Tag Archives: Book

Book Review: How Technology Transformed Indian Media and Politics

The media is pervasively present in our lives as we watch TV, read newspapers and share posts on Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp. Most of us, however, know little about how the media industry is structured, how that effects its content, affects our sensibilities and impacts India’s democracy. For media consumers in an era of a hyper-visible media and a mediatized ... Read More »

Microsoft Memo Shows High Return Rates for Surface Book: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Surface chief Panos Panay sent out this memo He claims that Consumer Reports heavily relies on two products’ data Return rates on the Surface Book and Pro 4 were very high at launch Microsoft’s Surface products came under the scanner when Consumer Reports released a survey report claiming that the laptops and tablets in this series were not reliable. The non-profit publication surveyed ... Read More »

Lenovo Yoga Book Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Lenovo Yoga Book with Windows 10 costs Rs. 49,990 The lower half is a stylus digitiser with a hidden keyboard and trackpad It weighs just 690g and can be carried around anywhere Ever since Intel kickstarted the 2-in-1 movement and Microsoft made touch support a core feature of Windows, Lenovo has been trying all sorts of designs and ideas for the next ... Read More »

Lenovo Yoga Book Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Lenovo Yoga Book with Windows 10 costs Rs. 49,990 The lower half is a stylus digitiser with a hidden keyboard and trackpad It weighs just 690g and can be carried around anywhere Ever since Intel kickstarted the 2-in-1 movement and Microsoft made touch support a core feature of Windows, Lenovo has been trying all sorts of designs and ideas for the next ... Read More »

Dow, S&P 500 book worst fall in a month as tech selloff flares up

Figures on weekly jobless claims rose slightly in the latest week. U.S. stocks tumbled Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Dow industrials logging their worst one-day declines since May as the technology sector resumed its selloff, overshadowing advances in financials. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.29%  fell 167.58 points, or 0.8%, to 21,287.03, its biggest percentage decline since May 17. The S&P ... Read More »

HI-TECH GADGETS FOR BOOK LOVERS

CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK Everyone knows one of them. They always have their nose stuck in a book; they don’t go anywhere without one and they are perennially asking you if you’ve read the book version of that movie that just came out. As National Library Week is celebrated from April 9 to 15, let’s dig into some gadgets that ... Read More »

Book Review: High Tech, High Touch Customer Service

0“What if you don’t want to use social media for your business?”  This is a question that I’m often asked and my answer is the same.  “You don’t have to.”  There is no right or wrong.  There are successful, profitable businesses out there that  don’t have a web site or a cell phone or a social media profile.  And in ... Read More »

Microsoft Touts Surface Book i7 as Ultimate Laptop — with Ultimate Price Tag

Coined the ultimate laptop by Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), the new Surface Book i7 packs a punch, in terms of performance and the bruising your wallet will take. The announcement of the new i7 comes just as Microsoft released Surface Studio, another bruiser that is squarely aimed at taking on Apple’s stronghold among creative users. And for the first time, Apple really ... Read More »

Facebook Now Lets You Order Food, Book Movies With Friends’ Help

Facebook Now Lets You Order Food, Book Movies With Friends’ Help Facebook on Thursday introduced new features to allow you to order food, request an appointment with a local spa, get a quote and even book movie tickets with your friends’ recommendations as you travel to a new place. Now if you are in the US, write a Facebook post ... Read More »

Facebook Now Lets You Order Food, Book Movies With Friends’ Help

Facebook Now Lets You Order Food, Book Movies With Friends’ Help Facebook on Thursday introduced new features to allow you to order food, request an appointment with a local spa, get a quote and even book movie tickets with your friends’ recommendations as you travel to a new place. Now if you are in the US, write a Facebook post ... Read More »