The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 7

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 7

It’s a new week and a new episode of the Great TechPP Crossword. Get those geeky grey cells of yours out and active, as we serve up a new crossword, complete with clues – some easy, some not so – revolving around events happening in the tech world. Regular followers of the site might have it a tad easier than […]

 
     
 
 

Hey Nokia, Give us New Versions of these Six Classic Phones!

Hey Nokia, Give us New Versions of these Six Classic Phones!

The news wires have been buzzing with Nokia launching a new version of its classic 3310 phone. Well, as someone who started his smartphone journey with the Nokia N70 and who doggedly stuck with Symbian until 2010, Nimish Dubey has a wish list for other devices the brand would bring back to life. We made him trim the list to […]

     
 
 

The Two “Comms” that Took Xiaomi to Numero Duo in India

The Two “Comms” that Took Xiaomi to Numero Duo in India

“We are not giving them more than a year in India. You cannot succeed here if you focus on an online-only strategy. The vast majority of users are in smaller towns and villages and buy from traditional retail. If you do not advertise heavily, they won’t even know you exist!” Thus spoke a very senior executive from one of India’s […]

 
     
 
 

OK Golf Review: Golf with a Touch of Zen…and Myst

OK Golf Review: Golf with a Touch of Zen…and Myst

I will admit it right off – golf is not my favorite sport (football and tennis are – cricket of late having been baseball-ized, but THAT is another story). I have played it a few times but I found it a tad on the slow side, almost like billiards or snooker in a large area – the idea being to […]

 
     
 
 

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 6

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 6

Got the Monday Blues? Well, you could try turning them grey by exercising the little grey cells in your cranium. Or at least the geeky side of it, For here we are with the sixth episode of the Great TechPP Crossword, with clues and answers from the world of tech. Go right ahead and see how many you get right. […]

 
     
 
 

BlackBerry DTEK 50 Review: Affordable… But Only by BB Standards!

BlackBerry DTEK 50 Review: Affordable… But Only by BB Standards!

BlackBerry’s inability to find the perfect device for the “budget smartphone” segment has been touted as one of the reasons for the brand’s decline in recent years. Ironically, the Canadian brand had its high noon when it released the 8520 in 2009 at a price that was considered staggeringly low in a market. And then seemed to lose the plot […]

 
     
 
 

[Believe Tech or Not] Jony Ive’s First Killer Product – A Ballpoint Pen

[Believe Tech or Not] Jony Ive’s First Killer Product – A Ballpoint Pen

Mention Jony Ive – or Sir Jonathan Ive (he has a knighthood) – and the first image that comes to most people’s minds is of the design genius behind some of Apple’s most pathbreaking products of recent times. The products that bear his design stamp include the iPhone, iPod, MacBook Pro, the MacBook Air, the Mac Mini and Apple Watch. […]

 
     
 
 

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 5

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 5

It’s time to give your little grey cells a bit of exercise again. After a week that was marked by hectic activity, including product launches, comparisons and experiments, we are back with our weekly crossword, built around events around the digital world (and a bit of us, we admit shamelessly). Go ahead and see how many clues you can crack […]

 
     
 
 

[Tech Humor] Genie, Get Me a Phone!

[Tech Humor] Genie, Get Me a Phone!

The geek had no idea what the bottle contained. It had been a long night though – one in which he had spent hours trying to explain to a client why cookies on a website were not called biscuits – and he was seeking spiritual peace. He hoped the contents of the bottle were alcoholic – that was the sort […]

     
 
 

Lenovo Yoga Book Review: Ecstatic, Erratic – The Harvey Dent of Two-In-Ones

Lenovo Yoga Book Review: Ecstatic, Erratic – The Harvey Dent of Two-In-Ones

Remember Harvey Dent? The charismatic district attorney of Gotham City (yeah, yeah, THE Gotham City where you find THE Batman) has a traumatic experience and thanks to a mutilated face, goes mad, and becomes a criminal known as Two-Face. But no mere criminal. For perhaps in all of Batman’s rogue’s gallery, there is no one to match him in terms […]