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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 […]

 
     
 
 

[Tech Ad-Ons] “One Night on iPhone 7”: Good Old Recipe, with New Ingredients

[Tech Ad-Ons] “One Night on iPhone 7”: Good Old Recipe, with New Ingredients    

On 5 November 2016, Apple selected a group of photographers and asked them to take photographs from ‘dusk to dawn’ using the iPhone 7. There was just one condition: one had to use the camera in low light conditions. The results from the latest “Shot on iPhone” campaign that has been launched in 25 countries, but does this campaign add […]

     
 
 

[Face Off] Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Vs. Honor 6X: The Ali-Liston Battle of Budget Smartphones!

[Face Off] Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Vs. Honor 6X: The Ali-Liston Battle of Budget Smartphones!

Hello everyone and welcome to Tech Face off section on TechPP, which promises to be the most sophisticated rumble of all times. In the orange corner of the ring, we have the smartphone which is trying to repeat history created by its predecessor. This contender has proved that it is worth being called the successor of the undisputed king of […]

 
     
 
 

Chip and Charge: The Qualcomm-Apple Fracas

Chip and Charge: The Qualcomm-Apple Fracas

Qualcomm is one of the best-known names in the mobile phone industry. The company’s Snapdragon line of chipsets has now become the equivalent of “Intel Inside” for smartphones. Considering the fact that SoC (System on Chip) plays a very important role in smartphones, Qualcomm’s influence amongst component makers far outweighs everyone else’s. The Snapdragon 810 might have been a disaster […]