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National Sunglasses Day: 7 facts that will amaze you!

 facts you should know about sunglasses   With the scorching heat and National Sunglasses Day today, there is no better excuse to buy a pair of sunglasses. From making a fashion statement to blocking UV rays, sunglasses are more than just style. And today, we have listed few amazing facts about sunglasses that you probably had no idea about: This ... Read More »

Griefsploitation: an advertising trend that needs to die

Ads are everywhere. They are on our trains, they are on our planes, they are wrapped around our automobiles. They are in our homes, on our homes, they are even on the homeless. Yes, really; homeless people have been used as media space by marketers thinking outside the box; charmingly, it’s called “bumvertising”. Still, despite the constant creep of commercialism ... Read More »

8 tricky questions that your kids ask and how to answer them

“You know my parents call you ‘this’ in your absence.” “Atharv in my class doesn’t pee like me. He has something different down there.” “Why do you and daddy fight? You don’t love each other?” These are some of the common questions you hear when you are mothering a young and curious child. Awkwardly, these questions can spring up sometimes ... Read More »

Internet angrily reminds Jeff Sessions that Hawaii is in fact a state

They fly the American flag in Hawaii. You can pay for things there with U.S. currency. If you’re American, don’t need a passport to visit. That’s because it’s part of the United States of America — not that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions seems to care. Earlier this week on a conservative talk show, grumbling about a district judge in ... Read More »

BSNL Takes On Reliance Jio With Triple Ace Plan That Offers 270GB Data at Rs. 333

BSNL on Friday announced three new plans in the price range of Rs. 333 to Rs. 395, offering benefits like 3GB data per day and unlimited calling. These new plans are the latest in the line of offers that the likes of BSNL, Airtel, Idea, and Vodafone have announced ever since Reliance Jio made its disruptive entry into the telecom ... Read More »

Violence not something that social media can easily tame

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company’s annual F8 developer conference, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. It’s been a bad week for Facebook. First, a Cleveland killer livestreamed the act of murder through the app’s Live feature. Then, days later, a shooter in Fresno left behind a Facebook page littered with threats against the president and ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Isn’t Being Sold in Flash Sales, It Just Sells Out That Fast, Clarifies HMD Global

Nokia 6, the comeback smartphone for Nokia, is selling like hot cakes in China. HMD Global, which owns rights to the Nokia brand, has now clarified that the Nokia 6 wasn’t being sold via JD.com following flash sales model. HMD Global wrote to Nokia Power User clarifying that the Nokia 6 is selling too quickly giving an impression that it ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Receiving Firmware Update in India That Brings Samsung Pay App

Samsung has started rolling out firmware update to its Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones and interestingly, the update for the former device brings along yet-to-be launched Samsung Pay app to devices in India. This is a strong indication that the South Korean conglomerate might be announcing its payments service in India very soon. The Samsung Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Blackphone 2 Receiving an Update That Bricks Black Market Devices

Silent Circle, the manufacturer of the security-focused Blackphone smartphones, is releasing an update that bricks Blackphone 2 phones bought from the black market. The update in question is SilentOS 3.0.8 and it reads the IMEI number of the device. On checking, the update bricks the device. A notification popup appears on the screen of the counterfeit device that says, “This ... Read More »

Fasetto Link Is a Wireless 2TB SSD That You Can Carry in Your Pocket

This year at CES, a US-based startup called Fasetto is showing off Link – an ultraportable SSD external drive that’s small enough to fit into a jeans pocket. Available in three sizes – 256GB, 512GB, and 2TB – the Link uses Wi-Fi to wirelessly connect with smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other supported gadgets. Measuring 2 inch x 2 inch, the ... Read More »