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The Only Mysterious Thing About Apple Events Now… the Invite?

The Only Mysterious Thing About Apple Events Now… the Invite?

Few days back, Apple officially confirmed that it’ll be holding an event at its Cupertino campus on March 21. A few years ago, such an announcement would have triggered reckless speculation, with people racking their brains to come out with what they thought the big A would be showing off on stage on that day, Well, it does so today […]

 
     
 
 

A Tale of Two Events: Samsung S7 and Redmi Note 3 Launches

A Tale of Two Events: Samsung S7 and Redmi Note 3 Launches

They both had the same first name but in terms of approach, chalk and cheese could not have been more different. Manu Jain wore a half sleeved jacket over a formal shirt and trousers. Manu Sharma opted for an immaculately tailored blazer over crisply ironed denims. The first week and a half of March was a massive one for both […]

 
     
 
 

At Rs 48,900, the Galaxy S7 is Well-Priced… Compared to Whom?

At Rs 48,900, the Galaxy S7 is Well-Priced… Compared to Whom?

Let’s get one thing straight: no one – NO ONE – in the world sells more smartphones than Samsung does. The Korean electronics behemoth has gone and done what many had thought impossible a decade ago: knocked Nokia off its perch. So before we proceed, we are not going to claim that we know the art of product pricing better […]

 
     
 
 

Phone Star Wars: Redmi Note 3 vs LeEco 1s vs Honor 5X

Phone Star Wars: Redmi Note 3 vs LeEco 1s vs Honor 5X

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away (if you were not in the Milky Way), on one of the most populous water bearing planets, there came a time when three brands clashed with each other, offering devices of communication that bore seemingly similar appearances and price tags. With whom would the Phone-y Force be? We compare the […]

 
     
 
 

Gorilla Glass, Dragontrail… Too Much Ado Over Display Protection?

Gorilla Glass, Dragontrail… Too Much Ado Over Display Protection?

This article would not have been written if we had not posted a review of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 last week. For, within a few minutes of putting up that story, we were deluged by queries – not about the device’s performance, display quality, camera, processor, storage or battery (the usual suspects when it comes to reader interrogation following […]

 
     
 
 

The Internet of (Too Many) Things: Is There a Lack of Balance?

The Internet of (Too Many) Things: Is There a Lack of Balance?

Be it at events such as the Consumer Electronics Show, or trends coming in from global OEMs, one thing is for certain: The IoT is definitely IN. The Internet of Things is turning out to be a fast paced movement which aspires to connect a multitude of devices to the internet – and not just smartphones or laptops, but also […]

 
     
 
 

Analyzing Airtel’s Project Leap

Analyzing Airtel’s Project Leap

The telecom field has always been an interesting one but data has been sparse in India. Most private telecom operators have been hesitant from releasing data for various reasons. Airtel for example initially used to report the number of 4G subscribers only to drop it midway. Although TRAI releases several data regarding various operators for the circles they operate in, […]

 
     
 
 

Has the Phone Design Mantle Passed to… OnePlus?

Has the Phone Design Mantle Passed to… OnePlus?

“They don’t get it, do they?” OnePlus’ general manager, India, Vikas Agarwal, is rather soft-spoken by nature, but his voice had just an edge to it when he spoke of the reception accorded by some sections of the media to the OnePlus X. “It was not about the processor, or the RAM. It was about a premium experience in terms […]

 
     
 
 

MWC 2016: That “Is there no one” Feeling…

MWC 2016: That “Is there no one” Feeling…

In one of the most famous scenes in the film Troy, Brad Pitt, who portrays legendary Greek warrior Achilles, walks over to the enemy lines after slaying their champion, and screams “Is there no one?“, throwing down a challenge to anyone who dares cross swords (or lances) with him. As the curtains came down on the 2016 edition of the […]

     
 
 

10 Interesting and Cool Features of Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5 Pro

10 Interesting and Cool Features of Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5 Pro

Xiaomi recently launched the Mi5 and the Mi5 Pro amidst much fanfare, both the devices come fitted with high end hardware and retail at nearly half the price of flagships from other brands. The Mi5 has been redesigned and Xiaomi are done away with the overtly boxy look of the phone, now the Mi5 comes with chamfered edges and additional […]