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Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom First Ride Review

There’s something about a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. You may be the kind who totally lusts for one, or you may be the other kind who doesn’t set much store by these shiny, metal cruiser motorcycles. Truth be told, you can’t ignore a Harley. And this – the 2016 Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom is the latest addition to Harley-Davidson India’s stable of iron ... Read More »

2016 Ducati Multistrada 1200S: First Ride Review

Ducati developed the Multistrada over a decade ago, apparently in a bid to answer a question a growing number of superbike-riding Ducatisti were asking – “what Ducati should I buy next?” The result is the Multistrada, a bike with touring ability and sportbike-like performance. The 2016 version – the one we are riding – gets even more tech and an ... Read More »

First Drive: 2017 Audi A4

The new 5th generation Audi A4 was shown at the 2016 Auto Expo, and is a car that will drive into India in the second half of the year. Its styling is evolutionary at best, although closer examination reveals that not a single part and detail has been carried over from the predecessor. Audi’s mid-size sedan has been entirely redesigned ... Read More »

First Drive: New MINI Clubman

BMW India recently announced that it would bring the new MINI Clubman to India for the first time. BMW’s retro-chic MINI subsidiary revolves around the classic “hardtop” model in ever-widening circles. The latest from Munich – that’s where the Oxford/UK-built vehicles are designed these days – is the second-generation Clubman – and that is what will be launched in India ... Read More »

First Drive: New Honda Amaze CVT

There is little doubt that the sub-compact sedan segment is amongst the most important contributors to the growth of the Indian automobile market. Its constant evolution along with the presence of cars like the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent affirms its relevance to the market. After Tata initiated India to the idea of sub-4metre sedans, other carmakers ... Read More »

Opera Becomes First Major Browser Maker to Integrate Built-In Ad-Blocker

Opera, the pioneering Web browser developer, is introducing a new version of its desktop computer browser that incorporates ad-blocking features directly into the browser, promising faster page-loading times. Faster loading Web pages, increased privacy and security and a less intrusive web browsing experience are behind the growing demand for ad-blockers. However, their growing popularity is cutting into the growth of ... Read More »

HTC Vive VR Headset Sells 15,000 Units in First 10 Minutes of Pre-Orders

People are going gaga over HTC’s Vive VR, it appears. The Taiwanese company sold over 15,000 units of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset in the first 10 minutes of its pre-orders opening on Monday, an executive with HTC said. HTC began accepting pre-orders for its head-mounted VR gadget on February 29. Earlier this week, the company also revealed the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5’s First Flash Sale Sees 4 Million Units Sold: Reports

Xiaomi’s Mi 5 is already a hit among users, it appears. The first flash sale of the flagship smartphone in China on Wednesday saw nearly 17 million users showing interest in the device, and reportedly 4 million units were sold. The response was so overwhelming that Xiaomi has reportedly asked Foxconn to ramp up the production of the smartphone. Xiaomi ... Read More »

First Indian Tax Amnesty Since 1997 Seeks To Boost Compliance: Foreign Media

India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley offered residents with undisclosed income a one-time amnesty from prosecution as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deliver on his poll promise of unearthing black money. The window for declaring assets will open on June 1 for four months, Jaitley said in his budget speech on Monday. Taxpayers can get immunity from prosecution ... Read More »

ZTE Blade V7, Blade V7 Lite First Look

ZTE at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona unveiled two new smartphones, as well as a . The company expanded its youth-centric Blade series with the launch of the new Blade V7 and Blade V7 Lite. We got to spend some time with the new ZTE smartphones on the floors of the MWC 2016 trade show, and you can check ... Read More »