Houston: Over 90 people, including 20 children, were killed after a monstrous tornado ripped through the US city of Oklahoma, flattening entire neighbourhoods, crushing two elementary schools and turning the area into a war-zone. The tornado, over a mile wide, ripped through the area yesterday with winds of up to 320 km/h. Worst hit was [...]
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Microsoft is expected to take the wraps off the next Xbox console on Tuesday and gamers are hoping that they will showcase some of the launch games at the event. Here are some of the titles we believe you’ll get a glimpse off in the next few days. Project Gotham Racing 5 The previous game [...]
Streaming sites continue to ignore India, but they are the ones losing out as the nation moves on.
Here are the major announcements that were made at Google I/O. New Messaging System Google announced a new messaging system called Hangouts which will combine Google Chat and Messenger while offering video and voice chat facility. This unified solution can be used on mobile as well as via browser. Game centre The new game centre [...]
Nwplyng This mobile app lets you tell the world which song you’re listening to, using a check-in system much like Foursquare. When you play a song on your Android or iOS device, the app will suggest that you tell the world about it. You can add text or a small audio clip of your own [...]
The story of Ravana as presented in Ravanayan will change the way you see and interpret Ramaayana. To anyone who grew up reading Amar Chitra Katha, Ravanayan will be a shock initially, but you will soon get over it as you sink into the story of Ravana, and it is then you realise how little you knew about [...]
Didn’t you hear? PC is dead and Widows 8 is to blame. The evidence? PC sales have been slowing down for the past couple of years and Microsoft’s new operating system hasn’t been able to bring up the numbers. Now if these details were presented in a court of law as evidence, the lawyers and [...]
When a design on an object is made to resemble another material or technique it is considered to be skeuomorphic. The term has been the topic of discussion for the past few months now and now it’s become the talking point again with talks of Apple ditching it for a flatter UI. Skeuomorphism has been part [...]