ONE PLUS THREE REVIEW When i first heard of the one plus three i thought this was another vain attempt by a bunch of folks to come up with at best another samsung clone. I started reading about it then though and then soon ordered one online. It arrived a few days ago and i…

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Facebook fires trending team, and algorithm without humans goes crazy

Facebook fires trending team, and algorithm without humans goes crazy Ahh the algorithms…. one algorithm to rule them all is the mantra social media platforms and many other facets of our online life have been seeking for some time now. Facebook in particular is very fond of tweaking big data with its algorithms opening new…

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Closure: Final page turns on Saeed Book Bank Peshawar – The Express Tribune

Closure: Final page turns on Saeed Book Bank Peshawar – The Express Tribune When i was a child my best moments in my formative years were spent in a bookshop close to my house which would let me rent any book or comic I needed for a sum of money I could afford growing up….

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Grease – Review

    To say that pakistan has a serious dearth of theatre and musicals which form an even more niche part of this industry would be the understatement on the year. Overworked underpaid and struggling, the industry has a few backers and supporters in this country where arts as a profession neither fits in with…

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Stand up for love

Its hard to shut it off…its a constant stream… your mind can shut off your body can shut off your senses can shut off but the stream goes on…you wake up and the phone is jumping around buzzing like a mosquito…I only woke up early on this particular day because it buzzed about 200 times…

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Refugees and our apathy

Social media has recently been inundated with an international outpouring of sympathy for a 3 year old Syrian child washing up on the beach in turkey. Memes have been made out of him, his father the only living survivor of this tragedy has been interviewed extensively and calls have been made for better or for…

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Aap bakwaas band karen ge?

These were the words spoken to me by a smiling girl with glasses in a small cafe which was the first version of T2F many years ago here in Karachi, . The premise was me sitting and hammering something out on a laptop mini I had at that time and her coming over to invite…

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Match preview – SA vs Pak

By : Arman Imam A nocturnal, lazy teenager whose first loves are good food, playing sports and all things cricket. (This article was written before news of haris sohail’s injury came out) Match Preview: When the Proteas meet Pakistan in Auckland on Saturday, it will be a battle of the two extremities of the cricketing spectrum….

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I am not charlie or ahmed and I don’t want to be either

Lets call a spade a spade here shall we, what happened at the offices of Charlie Hebdo last Wednesday was a grotesque act of savagery and murder & what happened at the same offices before the attack in the name of cartoons and satire wasn’t anything short of extremely offensive and demeaning either. Demeaning not…

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Unveiling the lenovo S850

By Shayan Kamaal I received the new Lenovo S850 for review. Initially I was excited to see how Lenovo had managed to set the handset apart from the hoard of other Android devices in the market by the standard of its materials which clearly looked superior, even though the box looked a little bulky and…

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