Windows 7 Is Officially Dead

Jan 19, 2023

Image: spacedrone808 (Shutterstock) Windows 7 launched in October of 2009 . Barack Obama was president, Avatar was soon to hit movie theaters, and swine flu was officially declared a global pandemic. The world has changed a lot since then (for example, Avatar 2 is set in the water instead of the forest), and so has Windows. While Microsoft “ officially” ended support for Windows 7 on Jan. 14, 2020, this week, it’s truly, officially dead. If you’re still using it (or W ...read more

Technology is a fragile machine that seems to power everything

Jan 19, 2023

(Image credit: Android Central) This past week we have seen all U.S. flights grounded, people stuck on a cold dark Amtrak train for 29 hours, and every single third-party Twitter client stop working at the same time.  Obviously one of those things is direr than the others but they all share one thing in common — they were brought down because the technology behind them "broke". None of us should be surprised. I'm not knocking the people responsible for keeping the ...read more

NetEase rebuffs Activision Blizzard offer to extend gaming partnership for six months

Jan 18, 2023

Activision Blizzard, the major US game developer behind hit franchises Warcraft and Overwatch, has taken to Chinese social media to state that its offer to extend its licensing agreement with NetEase has been declined, Reuters reports. Blizzard posted a statement on its official Weibo account saying that the Chinese gaming giant had turned down its proposal to extend the two companies’ 14-year partnership for a further six months rather than let it expire on Jan. 23. The failure of the e ...read more

Game review: Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot and Bardock DLC (PS5)

Jan 18, 2023

It has been three years since the original release of Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. The game came out for the PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch platforms. Fast forward to 2023, and the game is still alive thanks to its release on the newer PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles. We reviewed the game back in 2020 and gave it a respectable score of 8.0/10. Although some of the battles might drag on for far too long, the game is great for those that want to relive some of the more memorable mome ...read more

New Year: Countries around the world celebrate after Covid lull

Jan 18, 2023

Image source, Getty Images Image caption, Thousands of people gathered in Wuhan and released balloons as 2023 began Countries around the world have celebrated New Year, after two years of muted or cancelled events due to the Covid pandemic. Celebrations have taken place on the east coast of the United States, and in Brazil, Argentina and the Caribbean. Cities across Europe, Africa and Asia have also held firework-filled festivities marking the start of 2023. In ...read more

Lenovo unveils a powerful 16-inch AI-tuned gaming laptops

Jan 18, 2023

The newest 2023 Lenovo Legion line-up of battle-ready PCs, monitors, and accessories are unveiled recently, setting a new standard in PC gaming for 2023 that gives gamers the edge they need to top the leaderboards.  Lenovo is harnessing the pure power of PC gaming with its new lineup for CES 2023, unlocking the freedom to dominate the battlefield with AI-tuned performance that lets gamers crush both framerates and the competition.  Brand new for 2023 is the new Lenovo LA AI chip, the world’ ...read more

New Oriental’s Koolearn sees 590.2% increase in revenue thanks to e-commerce

Jan 18, 2023

Koolearn, a subsidiary of tutoring firm-turned-livestream e-commerce retailer New Oriental, saw its total revenue increase 590.2% from a year earlier to RMB 2.08 billion ($293.5 million) in the six months ended last November. The subsidiary also made a net profit of RMB 585 million during the period, having recorded a net loss from continuing operations of RMB 108.7 million in the same period of the prior fiscal year. Koolearn attributed the revenue spike to its private label products and ...read more

New Apple MacBook Pro features M2 Pro & M2 Max chipsets

Jan 18, 2023

Apple has announced the release of its new generation MacBook Pro laptops, containing its more powerful updated chipsets, the M2 Pro M2 Max. Apple says next-generation pro silicon brings even more power-efficient performance and battery life to pro users, with Apple saying that the battery life on the MacBook Pro is now up to 22 hours, the longest battery life ever in a Mac. "MacBook Pro with Apple silicon has been a game changer, empowering pros to push the limits of their workflows while on t ...read more

Things to keep in mind when buying bangles

Jan 18, 2023

For Indian ladies, bangles are more than just pieces of jewellery; they also connote a variety of cultural feelings. Since they were first worn by married women decades ago, these lovely wrist charmers have advanced in fashion. The traditional gold bangles have been a staple in every family among all other styles, whether they are worn for wedding customs or as jewellery passed down through generations. Women no longer only wear the traditional round shapes of gold bangles as they now come in ...read more


China EV price war: Xpeng, Huawei-backed Aito join Tesla in cutting prices

Jan 18, 2023

Logo of Chinese car manufacturer Xpeng Motors. Credit: 123RF China’s electric vehicle price war has edged up a notch, with Xpeng Motors and Huawei-backed Aito now following Tesla in slashing prices on their lineups, responding to intensifying competition as Tesla’s China-made vehicles gain market share. Why it matters: These latest price cuts could force more EV makers to follow suit, hitting profit margins that have already been squeezed by the recent sharp rise of battery raw m ...read more