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Why a VoLTE Feature Phone Makes Sense for Reliance Jio

Why a VoLTE Feature Phone Makes Sense for Reliance Jio

It has been almost four and a half months since Jio launched its services to the public. According to RIL’s latest Q3 financial report, Jio’s subscriber base has reached 72.4 million as of December 31st, 2016. I’m pretty sure that before their free offer ends on March 31st, 2017, Jio would have more than 100 million SIMs sold. One would […]

 
     
 
 

How Microsoft is Trying to Shape the Future of Personal Computing

How Microsoft is Trying to Shape the Future of Personal Computing

It’s been over three decades since Microsoft embarked on a journey to empower millions of devices with its software. From the MS-DOS genesis to Windows 10, their vision for revolutionizing personal computing has largely remained constant. Throughout this extensive journey, which involved a series of downfalls and attainments, the Redmond-based conglomerate underwent endless iterations and revisions to reach a point […]

 
     
 
 

Four Months of Reliance Jio: Disruption Done, Time to Recalibrate?

Four Months of Reliance Jio: Disruption Done, Time to Recalibrate?

It has been over four months since Jio publicly launched its services in India on September 5, 2016. Initial expectations were that Jio would close its free offer by December 31, 2016, and start charging customers from January 1, 2017. However, in a surprise move, Jio extended its free offer all the way till March 31, 2017. Most of the […]

 
     
 
 

Oh My Godphone! Did You Know these Ten Facts about the iPhone?

Oh My Godphone! Did You Know these Ten Facts about the iPhone?

January 9, 2007. There must have been a ton of things which happened ten years ago on this very day. January 9, ten years ago must have been very different than what it is today. It might have been a cold winter morning; there must have a lot of hustle and bustle backstage, some must have been nervous, some very […]

 
     
 
 

Been There, Seen That: the Predictability of Budget Smartphone Design!

Been There, Seen That: the Predictability of Budget Smartphone Design!

“Camera on top. Camera in the center. Speaker grilles on the back. Speaker grilles on the base. Fingerprint scanner behind, Into the budget phone market Rode the new handset…” Well, I think that is how Lord Tennyson (or so our Editorial Mentor tells us) would have described the budget smartphone market in India right now. For, there is not much […]

 
     
 
 

Walking the Line(age): The Demise of CyanogenMod

Walking the Line(age): The Demise of CyanogenMod

When I was new to the Android world, I did not know much about how smartphones worked and the various functions that can be performed using a smartphone. My first smartphone was the Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus. The gadget freak in me wanted to know what all a smartphone could do and more. However, being a smartphone that had a […]

 
     
 
 

Personal Computers are Back Again in a Lengthy Experimental Age

Personal Computers are Back Again in a Lengthy Experimental Age

I don’t know what defines a personal computer anymore. It’s probably true for you too, look around and think again. Computers aren’t the same and that’s not because they needed to. Every technology category needs a revamp once in a while for sustaining innovations and keeping up with the advancing culture. A personal computer isn’t just keyboard, monitor, processor, and […]