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The Unlimited Mobile Data Era Cometh?

The Unlimited Mobile Data Era Cometh?

Smartphones have come a long way over the years. The smartphones we use today have much more internal storage capacities, better cameras, processors, etc., than the ones just a few years ago. Smartphone displays are much better now in terms of color accuracy and resolution, and processors in today’s smartphones pack more processing power and consume lesser power than their […]

 
     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Tips and Tricks

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Tips and Tricks

Xiaomi has always impressed their users with the features that come along with MIUI. The recently launched, Redmi Note 4, comes preloaded with MIUI 8, which carries many features that can be useful on a day-to- day usage. If you upgraded from Redmi Note 3 or bought a new Redmi Note 4, let’s talk about how to make the experience […]

 
     
 
 

Portrait Mode vs Selfie Bokeh Battle: Vivo V5 Plus vs iPhone 7 Plus

Portrait Mode vs Selfie Bokeh Battle: Vivo V5 Plus vs iPhone 7 Plus

The past few months have been good times for people who love pictures of themselves. First off, there was the iPhone 7 Plus which introduced a “portrait” mode in which the background blurred artistically when you took a picture. And now comes the Vivo V5 Plus which boasts a humdinger 20.0-megapixel camera in front, accompanied by another 8.0-megapixel one, to […]

 
     
 
 

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 […]

     
 
 

Okay Google, Can You Stop Being Late at Everything?

Okay Google, Can You Stop Being Late at Everything?

Google has been the most eventful technology company in the past year. Autonomous cars, smartphones, home devices, you name it, chances are Google had a place there. While the majority of these products were received well by the industry, this haphazard need to ascend every field has led to a common feature which I think is now adversely impacting their […]

 
     
 
 

Dr Jekyll Becomes Mr Hyde: The Curse of Android

Dr Jekyll Becomes Mr Hyde: The Curse of Android

Few technologies from Silicon Valley have managed to create an impact as big as Android has. Whatever be one’s views on Android (especially versus iOS – what a debate that is!), there’s no denying that with the advent of Android, hundreds of millions of people that earlier had no access to any form of computing device are now in possession […]

 
     
 
 

Go Ahead, Make My Bokeh: The Selfie “Bokeh” Power of the Vivo V5 Plus

Go Ahead, Make My Bokeh: The Selfie “Bokeh” Power of the Vivo V5 Plus

The Vivo V5 Plus has made headlines for its dual front-facing cameras, which promise to take selfies to another level. Yes, we have seen dual front cameras on a phone before (the Lenovo Vibe S1), but whereas that arrangement was at a more budget-friendly level, Vivo have tried to take selfie-snapping to another level with the V5 Plus (read our […]

     
 
 

What are the Best Mini PCs Money Can Buy in 2017?

What are the Best Mini PCs Money Can Buy in 2017?

When it comes to buying a PC, something which is not portable, and stays on your desk, like forever, there are tons of options available. These kinds of PCs take up a lot of space, and in the age of portability, devices shrinking in their sizes, having a bulky PC just doesn’t seem to fit, even in one’s imagination. This […]

     
 
 

Living with Microsoft Edge [Tech Xperiment]

Living with Microsoft Edge [Tech Xperiment]

Tech Xperiment is a new web series on TechPP where we will be extensively using a new (or updated version of) software/app for a week or two in place of the default, well-known alternative. We start the series with Microsoft Edge, the built-in web browser on Windows 10 which is trying its best to shrug off the baggage of its […]

 
     
 
 

The Power of Three: Why the Vodafone-Idea Merger is Not a Good Idea, Sirji

The Power of Three: Why the Vodafone-Idea Merger is Not a Good Idea, Sirji

Consolidation has been the theme of the Indian telecom industry for the past few years. It started with Loop trying to sell its Mumbai operations to Airtel but failing to do so because of issues DoT had with Loop customers being transferred to Airtel. The deal with Airtel fell apart but Loop nonetheless packed its bags and left Mumbai as […]