• Computing
    This Gadget Can Turn Your Phone Into a 3D Printer

    A US-based company claims to have created a portable device that lets users create 3D prints by using the light from their smartphone screen. The gadget called OLO is designed to be simple, consisting of three plastic pieces, one chip, and one motor, all operated by four AA batteries. It measures 720x1150x1480mm and weighs 780 […]

  • Education
    Right to Education Act remarkable achievement

    The Right to Education Act was a “remarkable achievement” despite its shortcomings, Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Monday, even as he lamented that government financing for education was insufficient. “Despite the shortcomings in its implementation, the Right to Education Act remains a remarkable achievement,” Ansari said addressing the National Stocktaking Convention organised by the […]

  • Education
    Government brings online facility for medical colleges application

      As an add-on facility, Union health ministry on Monday introduced an online procedure of receiving application from medical colleges seeking to start post- graduation courses or increase seats in existing ones. After the online submission, applicants will have to upload a scanned copy of the consent of university, demand draft and other documents. As […]

  • Education
    Delhi University among world’s elite

    It may have dropped one notch from last year, but Delhi University again ranks among the world’s top 20 institutions for development studies. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject to be released on Tuesday , DU occupies the 18th spot in the category of development studies, the highest achieved by an Indian varsity […]

  • Education
    Hungary mulls education reforms after protests says media

    Hungary is considering reforms to its public education system, a senior official said on Tuesday, following three major protests in two months against the centre-right government’s centralized control over schools. Bence Retvari, a state secretary at the Human Resources Ministry, told ATV television that lawmakers would draft an overhaul of school financing to replace the […]

  • Education
    Government working on aptitude test for school students

    The HRD ministry is developing an aptitude test which will help school students assess their areas of interest so that they can choose and pursue the right courses. The ministry has formed a task force comprising officials of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and psychometric experts […]

  • Software
    Great video downloader with a big caveat

    In just a few clicks, Softorino YouTube Converter makes it easy to download, convert, and transfer YouTube videos to your Mac or iOS devices. There was a time not so long ago when downloading YouTube videos to a personal computer required a mere click of the mouse. Try this trick today and you’ll discover it’s […]

  • Hardware
    This is a feisty ultrabook at an incredibly low price

    The Razer Blade Stealth is not a gaming laptop. I know, you’re checking over your shoulder for the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. But it’s true! Despite sharing many design cues with Razer’s standard Blade and Blade Pro gaming laptops, the Blade Stealth is an ultrabook. Familiar style Actually, when I say “many design cues,” […]

  • Software
    Paradox Interactive reveals release dates for Hearts of Iron IV and Stellaris

    “I don’t want to be demoing Hearts of Iron IV in another room like this again,” said Paradox’s Johann Andersson to me yesterday. And thankfully he won’t have to. More than two years after its official announcement, the World War II grand strategy behemoth finally has a release date. Spacefaring grand strategy game Stellaris too, […]