Dear Apple: don’t let a trackpad turn the iPad into a Mac

Good morning and congratulations on making it through another week. I had been planning on writing about some of the issues I had while writing my Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra review — specifically my bafflement that Samsung is once again asking reviewers like me to be beta testers. It’s inconceivable that the company didn’t realize there were issues … Read more Dear Apple: don’t let a trackpad turn the iPad into a Mac

Harvey moves into Louisiana with at least 35 dead, 17 missing

Tropical Storm Harvey spun across southeast Texas into Louisiana on Wednesday, sending more people fleeing for shelter after swamping Houston with record rains and flooding that killed at least 35 people and drove tens of thousands from their homes. The storm has forced 32,000 people into shelters since coming ashore on Friday as the most … Read more Harvey moves into Louisiana with at least 35 dead, 17 missing

IIT, MIT students and faculty join hands to convert Shantiniketan into a model heritage city

In order to convert Bolpur-Shantiniketan into a model sustainable heritage city, students and faculty members from the IIT-Kgp and MIT, on Friday came together at a brainstorming session. Those from IIT-Kgp were mainly research scholars and students pursuing masters in architecture and city planning. Shantiniketan to become a model heritage city RELATED STORIES Father of … Read more IIT, MIT students and faculty join hands to convert Shantiniketan into a model heritage city

Five,arrested,for,hacking,into,ATMs,and,stealing,$3.2,million

Law enforcement authorities from Europe and Asia have arrested five members of an international cybercriminal group that specialized in hacking into automated teller machine (ATMs). The investigation began in early 2016, according to Europol. Three suspects were arrested in Taiwan, one in Romania, and one in Belarus. Most of them had multiple citizenships and could … Read more Five,arrested,for,hacking,into,ATMs,and,stealing,$3.2,million

Hands on: Dell’s superb XPS 13 laptop twists into a 2-in-1 convertible

Dell has just improved its already brilliant XPS 13—it will now be available as a 2-in-1, which means the device has the versatility to be a laptop or a tablet. I had the chance to play around with the device prior to CES. It has a clever design and wowed me with its sleek design … Read more Hands on: Dell’s superb XPS 13 laptop twists into a 2-in-1 convertible

Lenovo moves into the smart home market with an Amazon Alexa-powered speaker and a 6TB NAS box

Lenovo is dipping its toe into the smart home market with two new product announcements at CES: a new smart speaker that will be powered by Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, and a wireless NAS box that that promises to help organize your digital photo library using onboard facial-recognition software. The Lenovo Smart Assistant ($130) looks … Read more Lenovo moves into the smart home market with an Amazon Alexa-powered speaker and a 6TB NAS box

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung resigns, wants to get back into academics

The 65-year-old former bureaucrat will be going back to his “first love, which is academics”, said the press release issued by Jung’s office In picture, Former Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung (File Photo) RELATED STORIES Democratic decision making process cannot be threatened: IIT-Kharagpur Teacher booked under IPC section 323 and 341 for injuring student: Bihar … Read more Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung resigns, wants to get back into academics

Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge Nougat update moves into carrier testing

Looks like the Nougat update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, which is currently being beta tested by the South Korean company, will soon be rolled out to the general public. That’s because the update has moved into the carrier testing stage. Specifically, Vodafone Australia has updated their website to reflect that the … Read more Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge Nougat update moves into carrier testing

Microsoft’s vision for LinkedIn is about tying its business data into Office and other services

Now that Microsoft’s massive $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn has officially closed, it’s time for the next step: figuring out how its massive store of business information can best be used by Microsoft and its customers. Building upon the company’s integration plan outlined earlier this year, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella laid out a set of plans for … Read more Microsoft’s vision for LinkedIn is about tying its business data into Office and other services

Italy’s pain has turned into even more gains for US banks

For how tumultuous of a year it’s been for business and politics, it’s somehow fitting that 2016 should end with Americans banks sitting pretty as an oasis of stability. After an explosive move higher during November, U.S. banks got another boost Monday from the “no” vote in the weekend’s Italian referendum. One of the net … Read more Italy’s pain has turned into even more gains for US banks