The Great iPhone Camera Battle: iPhone 5s vs iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus

The Great iPhone Camera Battle: iPhone 5s vs iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus

For many people, the iPhone is the gold standard when it comes to smartphone photography. The iPhones may not have always yielded the highest quality of imagery – the others caught up in that department a couple of years ago – but their sheer ease of use, speed and consistency, topped off with a terrific dollop of photo editing and […]

 
     
 
 

Seven Impressive Vibe UI Touches We Loved in Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

Seven Impressive Vibe UI Touches We Loved in Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

One of the heartening trends of recent times has been the effort manufacturers are putting into the interfaces of their Android devices. Yes, we love stock Android, but we would be the last ones to object to additional features being added to the interface of a device, provided they make a positive impact on the user experience (simple English: if […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry Passport Review: Type ‘P’ for Productivity?

BlackBerry Passport Review:  Type ‘P’ for Productivity?

We had written earlier on how the Passport was the first device from BlackBerry in ages (perhaps even the first ever) to elicit curiosity from passers by. And there is no doubt that if one were to line up all handsets in its price point, the BlackBerry Passport would stick out. Quite simply because there has never ever been anything […]

 
     
 
 

[How to] Get Stock Android on the Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

[How to] Get Stock Android on the Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

Speaking for ourselves, we rather like the app drawer-less Vibe UI interface on the Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro, but there is always something to be said for pure, untampered Android. Which is perhaps why Lenovo allows you to put the device in stock Android mode if you wish. No data is lost, there are no mysterious passwords, and no, your […]

     
 
 

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Review: Lenovo Pulls Off a Xiaomi

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Review: Lenovo Pulls Off a Xiaomi

This is turning out to be a wonderful year for all those who believe that one should not be forking out a fortune (or heck, the price of a MacBook Air) for a good smartphone. At the very beginning of the year came the Moto G in India, making it possible for a consumer to have a very good smartphone […]

 
     
 
 

Octa(core)Pussy: If 007 was a Geek

Octa(core)Pussy: If 007 was a Geek

In an increasingly tech savvy world, the good old mix of sex and violence was not yielding the sort of spying results that the Secret Service was accustomed. So they decided to slip a geek into the shoes of Commander Bond after he botched up the last mission by allegedly misbehaving with an ambassador, courtesy his inability to understand a […]

     
 
 

Review: Three Phones, One Android: the Android One Brigade FAQ

Review: Three Phones, One Android: the Android One Brigade FAQ

How do you compare three handsets that have totally identical hardware (many say originally manufactured by the same company) and software? Well, we thought and thought and then figured that with the Android One threesome, a simple Q&A would work best. So here are our attempts to answer the queries you may have about the Micromax Canvas A1, the Karbonn […]

 
     
 
 

First Impressions: Lumia 830: A Flash of Metal!

First Impressions: Lumia 830: A Flash of Metal!

The word “Lumia” in most people’s minds conjures up images of gloriously colourful phones with curved edges. So anyone who claps eyes on the Lumia 830 will get a bit of a surprise. For, yes, you do get the different shades (we still ended up with a white one. Luck of the draw!), but this is perhaps the most boldly […]