First Impressions: The Moto X Force – Moto’s Crash Test Dummy?

First Impressions: The Moto X Force – Moto’s Crash Test Dummy?

It cannot be easy being the Moto X Force. Ever since Motorola (scratch that, we mean Moto by Lenovo) announced the device, plots were being hatched to damage it in the worst manner possible. Hitting it with a hammer, stamping on it with hob nailed books and dropping it from a great height were just some of the options discussed. […]

 
     
 
 

No Basic Free-Dom for Facebook as India’s TRAI Votes for Net Neutrality

No Basic Free-Dom for Facebook as India’s TRAI Votes for Net Neutrality

In a landmark ruling that is expected to have a global impact, India’s telecom regulatory authority, TRAI, has finally sided with Net Neutrality and has banned differential pricing for digital content, and this would also mean a strong blow to the Facebook’s Free Basics scheme that the company had spent a huge fortune on advertising in the country. This new […]

     
 
 

First Impressions: Asus ZenFone Zoom – Plus Zoom, Minus Bulk

First Impressions: Asus ZenFone Zoom – Plus Zoom, Minus Bulk

They might have been claiming to match and even outdo ‘proper’ cameras for a while now, but phone manufacturers know that even the most humble point and shooter in tech town has something that most phone cameras do not – the optical zoom. Stripped of jargon, optical zoom lets you get closer to the subject of your photograph, without you […]

 
     
 
 

LeEco Le 1s Review: There’s More to it Than the Price

LeEco Le 1s Review: There’s More to it Than the Price

Breaking into the crowded Indian smartphone market for any company is tough, more so for a new Chinese player. There has been a deluge of Chinese entrants to India over the past couple of years, but other than Xiaomi (and OnePlus), no one has really managed to get a significant mindshare from the Indian consumers. And Xiaomi did that with […]

 
     
 
 

Micromax Maintains Second Position in India, but Fast Losing Ground

Micromax Maintains Second Position in India, but Fast Losing Ground

Guest Post by Sanjeev Kumar. Whenever one talks about the Indian smartphone market, especially the budget segment, the first brand that comes to the mind is Micromax. No matter wherever you go, you will spot every third person flaunting a Micromax smartphone. The Indian brand, which threatened the market leader Samsung in the year 2014, appeared to be losing its […]

     
 
 

Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Amidst an organisational shuffle and a myriad of other issues, Twitter is planning to introduce a timeline based on an algorithm. The new timeline is expected to reorder the tweets based on the Twitter’s algorithm analogy. For instance, the Tweets which the algorithm thinks is relevant for you will be displayed. Now this also means that Twitter will mark its […]

     
 
 

MEEM is a Smartphone Charger that Doubles up as a Data Backing Device

MEEM is a Smartphone Charger that Doubles up as a Data Backing Device

Lost your data along with the phone? if this sounds like you, apart from setting up a reminder to back up your stuff regularly, here is a new innovation that will greatly help you out. It won’t be wrong to call the smartphones the treasure cove of our personal information, with all the sensors, applications and the accounts synced it […]