Five to Try: Google’s VR Expeditions goes solo, and the Nintendo Switch Online app arrives

Got big plans for the weekend? If not, try strapping into Google’s Expeditions app. Thanks to a new update, now you can explore many of the world’s most dazzling sights on your own in VR, instead of needing another nearby user to act as the leader. It’s one of this week’s big Play Store picks, […]

Honor 8 Pro With 6GB RAM, 4000mAh Battery, Dual Rear Cameras Goes on Sale in India Today

Honor 8 Pro (Review), the latest flagship-level offering from Huawei Terminal brand Honor, was launched in India last week. The smartphone at its price takes on the recently launched OnePlus 5, and sports a dual rear camera setup, 6GB RAM, and 4000mAh battery. The honor 8 Pro will be available to buy in India from Monday during the Amazon Prime […]

Sony PlayStation VR Goes on Sale, Brings Virtual Reality to the Masses

Sony PlayStation VR Goes on Sale, Brings Virtual Reality to the Masses HIGHLIGHTS Sony is betting that it has a better package for mainstream consumers Sony has to sell a lot of devices to attract talented game developers Early reviews have praised its design, affordability and comfort When the PlayStation VR goes on sale Thursday, […]

India’s 23rd Regional Language Wikipedia Goes Live in Tulu

HIGHLIGHTS Wikiconference India 2016 was held at Chandigarh last week Wikipedia in Tulu can be browsed at www.tcy.wikipedia.org There are currently 1,100 articles live in Tulu The Tulu Wikipedia has just gone live, giving another boost to yet another ancient Indian language otherwise struggling to keep up with the times and speedily changing technology. The […]

Tinkle Magazine Goes Fortnightly, Introduces New Character ‘Wai Knot’

HIGHLIGHTS Tinkle Monthly has been a fixture since its launch in 1980 It has launched its first fortnightly issue this July It also introduced a new character, a kid from Bengaluru called Wai Knot Tinkle Magazine has been a fixture in India since its launch in 1980. Along with Amar Chitra Katha, Tinkle has long […]

HomeFood & DrinksPaan (Betel Leaves): The After-Dinner Sweetener Goes FashionablePaan (Betel Leaves): The After-Dinner Sweetener Goes Fashionable

Image Credits: Instagram/fervilares I learnt how to make paan from my eldest aunt. Every Sunday, she would open her big silver box, take out the freshly washed paan leaf, break the stem and hand it over to me. As I chewed on the stem, I would watch her lovingly smear a hint of slaked lime […]