Author Archives: Loknath Das

Oil India Confirms Recent Cyberattack Did Not Affect Operations

Giving a clarification about the recent cyber-attack on the company’s IT systems, Oil India said that a malware threat was noticed by the company’s officials and reported, but it did not have any effect on its operations. The state-owned company had suffered a major cyber-attack in its field headquarters in eastern Assam’s Duliajan, with the hacker demanding $75,00,000, IANS reported ... Read More »

Cryptocurrencies Worth Over GBP 2 Million Seized From British Teenager

The British police caught a 17-year old in possession of more than GBP 2 million (roughly Rs. 21.61 crores) worth in Bitcoin (BTC) after the teen was intercepted for what the cybercrime unit of the police claim to be a “sophisticated cyber fraud.” The teenager created a copycat website of a popular gift voucher site named Love2Shop and advertised it ... Read More »

Get ready for the big game with all-time-low prices on Bose soundbars

Even if you’ve already got your big-screen TV for the big game, there’s one thing you’re still missing: a soundbar to boost the audio. And right now, Amazon’s running a great sale on one of our favorite brands: You can get the Bose Soundbar 500 for $500 or the Bose Soundbar 700 for $700, both matching the best prices we’ve ... Read More »

How to get rid of old files and clean up your PC with Windows’ Storage settings

How to find and delete unwanted files on your PC is a chore everyone thinks is going to take hours, when in fact it takes just a minute or two. Just don’t use Windows 10’s File Explorer! The Windows Settings’ Storage menu was designed to eliminate digital file clutter. It’s the DIY kit to the more sophisticated WinDirStat tool (which we recommend if you want ... Read More »

Apple Watch may only get blood pressure tool in 2024

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch4 family features a blood pressure monitor already, but Apple is taking its sweet time in adding something similar to its wearables. According to a new report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the company may only have an Apple Watch with blood pressure monitoring on the market in 2024. This is because it’s apparently “hit some snags”, which mean ... Read More »

Best TWS Earbuds Under Rs 5,000 in India – April 2022 Edition

The true wireless earbuds market continues to get more competitive as smartphone makers are still ditching wired earphones from the package. Not only this, but some smartphone makers have also started removing the 3.5mm audio jack from their entry-level mid-budget phones to boost the sales of the in-house TWS earbuds. In India, customers will find a lot of options under Rs ... Read More »

How Intel’s Optane Memory leads to misleading specs in PC advertisements

When does a PC have “24GB of memory?” When its Intel Optane Memory, which assists in storage, is being counted on top of the 4GB, 8GB, or 16GB of RAM we’re used to seeing on mainstream PCs. Traditional RAM and Optane Memory do different things, so the fact that some PCs are showing this blended spec is bound to confuse shoppers ... Read More »

What are the new Surface Edition chips in the Surface Laptop 4?

Microsoft has released more information about the custom-built Ryzen Surface Edition processors found within the Surface Laptop 4, allowing potential buyers to compare them to the 11th-gen Core chips also being offered for this product line. Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 4 includes two Ryzen chips: the Ryzen 5 4680U Surface Edition, and the Ryzen 7 4980U Surface Edition. These are semi-custom processors, co-developed ... Read More »

Got FOMO? Tips for Overcoming Your Anxiety Post-Pandemic

Is your social media feed more packed these days with photos of dinner dates, get-togethers and trips to the beach? It seems like everyone is out from isolation living their best lives again, yet here you are on your couch in your home not quite ready for it all. These days, we’re still navigating COVID-19, variants, vaccinations and minimizing the spread, but many ... Read More »

Here’s an amazing Navratri diet plan that won’t affect your weight loss goals

The nine-day festival Navratri is celebrated every year with great pomp and show across the country. Navratri this year has already begun on October 7 and will end on October 15. Though Navratri fasting has a religious significance, it is also scientifically a great way to cleanse your body with the right food to lose some weight and tone your ... Read More »