The Barra Dozen: 12 Things You Might Not Know About the Mi Man

The Barra Dozen: 12 Things You Might Not Know About the Mi Man

It came out of nowhere and hit the tech industry like a wrecking ball. Hugo Barra, the global vice president of Xiaomi soon after unveiling the Redmi Note 4 in India stepped from his current post at the Chinese brand. The Mi Man through a Facebook post today announced that he is leaving the company, although he will continue in […]

     
 
 

Make any Android Wallpaper Come Alive with Liven

Make any Android Wallpaper Come Alive with Liven

Live wallpapers are one of the most salient aspects of Android customization. However, the majority of them are annoyingly obtrusive or too wearying for your phone’s processor in some cases. But what if I tell you there’s a new wallpaper app in town that reinvigorates your home screen with minimal appendages? Meet Liven Live Wallpaper Liven is an overlaying live […]

     
 
 

Progressive Web Apps can now be Downloaded as APK’s on Chrome for Android

Progressive Web Apps can now be Downloaded as APK’s on Chrome for Android

Most of us either download and install Android applications from the App Store while sometimes we download the apk files from external sources and sideload the same on our Android smartphones. However in the recent past apps are becoming rich in features and this obviously means that they require more resources, storage space and not to mention the battery juice. […]

     
 
 

Oh Mi Gawd! Did Xiaomi Just Lose its Secret Weapon?

Oh Mi Gawd! Did Xiaomi Just Lose its Secret Weapon?

“A crucial ingredient for the success of Xiaomi in India. It cannot be manufactured in a laboratory. It cannot be patented. It has nothing to do with logistics or supply chains. There are some who say it is artificial. But none doubt its efficacy. It is the charm of Hugo Barra.” Almost two and a half years ago, I wrote […]

 
     
 
 

Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP Dual Front Camera Launched in India at Rs 27,980

Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP Dual Front Camera Launched in India at Rs 27,980

Vivo V5 Plus has been launched in India priced at Rs 27,980. As we expected, Vivo has gone ballistic with the selfie camera and this time around, we get to witness a dual front camera which Vivo claims to be the first in the industry (although, it isn’t. Remember the Lenovo Vibe S1?). The Vivo V5 Plus will be up […]

     
 
 

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 3

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 3

Feeling a little blue on Monday? We have got the perfect cure for the geeky side of you. We are back with the Great TechPP Crossword, a crossword that is literally the only one of its kind. Because it is designed for those who love tech and also have a hint of Robert Langdon’s puzzle solving panache about them. So […]

 
     
 
 

Hugo Barra Steps Down as Global VP at Xiaomi; Continues to be an Advisor

Hugo Barra Steps Down as Global VP at Xiaomi; Continues to be an Advisor

Hugo Barra, possibly one of the best Tech presenters since Steve Jobs and definitely the most well-known face of Xiaomi globally has decided to step down from his role as the Vice President (International) at Xiaomi. In a Facebook post addressing to Mi Fans, Barra confirms that he will be going back to the Silicon Valley without specifying his future […]

     
 
 

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro with 6GB RAM Launched in India for Rs 36,900

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro with 6GB RAM Launched in India for Rs 36,900

Samsung has brought the Galaxy C9 Pro to the Indian shores. Launched first in China back in October last year, the C9 Pro is one of the first devices under the Galaxy C series and comes with a big 6-inch Super AMOLED FHD screen along with 6GB of RAM. This is the first phone from the Korean giant to carry […]

     
 
 

HOME by Mediano Helps you Keep Track of Your Families Vital Signs

HOME by Mediano Helps you Keep Track of Your Families Vital Signs    

Thanks to the advent of technology most of us are using gadgets like fitness wearable to continuously monitor our physical activity and thus use the insight to stay healthier. In fact, wearables like Goqii band has tied up with nutritionist, doctors and diagnostic labs to ensure a complete ecosystem. Also, it becomes important for most of us to keep a […]

     
 
 

[Face Off] Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 vs Lenovo P2: Battle of the Battery Masters

[Face Off] Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 vs Lenovo P2: Battle of the Battery Masters

Making a purchase decision about a smartphone these days is no longer the simple process it was about half a decade ago. And it can get particularly tricky if you happen to be looking for something in the relatively affordable smartphone segment (say, sub Rs 20,000 – check out our buying guide incidentally). Barely a few weeks into 2017, we […]