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Tech This Week: Nokia X in India, iOS 7.1, Google Drive Price Cut, Universal Phone Charger

Tech This Week: Nokia X in India, iOS 7.1, Google Drive Price Cut, Universal Phone Charger

This weekend we’re “resurrecting” a series of articles we have been doing in the past, called “Tech This Week“. If you have been following Technology Personalized for the past few years, then you probably know what I’m talking about. Judging by the name, you already realized that this is a round-up and a summary of the most important news from […]

 
     
 
 

Windows Phone 8.1 Features: Everything we Know so Far [Videos]

Windows Phone 8.1 Features: Everything we Know so Far [Videos]    

Windows 8.1 for desktop devices and tablets has been around for a while now, but the same thing can’t be said about its phone counterpart. Windows Phone 8.1 is the third generation which will replace Windows Phone 8. The public launch is expected to take place at Microsoft’s BUILD Conference in San Francisco, California in April, as it was released […]

     
 
 

The Lumia 520: WP Superstar or Android Iceberg?

The Lumia 520: WP Superstar or Android Iceberg?

Napoleon had once remarked that it was but a step from the sublime to the ridiculous. And in the case of the Lumia 520, that certainly seems to be the case. Only, it seems in danger from the sublime to the ridiculous. On paper, there is not much you can fault in the Lumia 520.The first “really” affordable Windows Phone […]

 
     
 
 

Is Samsung in Danger of Repeating History?

Is Samsung in Danger of Repeating History?

They say that history has the odd habit of repeating itself. And call me a pessimist, but I have a sneaky feeling that Samsung is slowly walking down the very path that cost its predecessor, Nokia, its smartphone throne. No, this is not an anti-Samsung dirge. To be honest, I think we owe the company a lot. Its Galaxy S […]

 
     
 
 

Should You Let Your Kids Play With Smartphones / Tablets?

Should You Let Your Kids Play With Smartphones / Tablets?

This is a problem for all new-age parents, now more than ever, since almost all households have multiple smart devices like smartphones and tablets. While this wasn’t too much of a problem back in the day, when we were kids, since the only screen in the house was a small TV, today’s kids are constantly interacting with touchscreens and computers, […]

 
     
 
 

A Guide on Self-Destructing Emails, SMS, Facebook Photos, Tweets and More

A Guide on Self-Destructing Emails, SMS, Facebook Photos, Tweets and More

The internet is written in ink and not pencil. That’s what Erica Albright told Mark Zuckerberg in the movie The Social Network. If you follow the timeline of that movie, she almost got all her facts right. But things have changed since, as with most of the medicines, a lot of things you share on the interweb too come or […]

     
 
 

8 Lesser-known Features of Mozilla Thunderbird

8 Lesser-known Features of Mozilla Thunderbird

I absolutely adore Mozilla Thunderbird. I’ve been using it for the last couple of years, and I must admit, it’s one of the best freeware out there. For those who haven’t used it yet, Thunderbird is a third-party email client suite from Mozilla. Besides its support for multiple email accounts and compatibility with every email service, Thunderbird offers a plethora […]

     
 
 

The Internet is More Deceiving Than You Thought

The Internet is More Deceiving Than You Thought

There is no doubt that Internet is an incredibly useful resource. But, at the same time, it shelters home to a huge chunk of misleading information. It isn’t that only personal and not-so-popular websites tend to do slip-ups, or generate false stories, over the past few years we have seen many mainstream network biting the dust as well. How do […]

     
 
 

6 of the Best Winamp Alternatives You can Try

6 of the Best Winamp Alternatives You can Try

It’s been a great 16 years in which we enjoyed the soothing sounds of our favourite tunes, with the help of one of the best known and loved media players of all times: Winamp. Following the announcement from AOL, worldwide users have been searching for a Winamp alternative that will suit their needs. Luckily, there are lots of other media […]

     
 
 

PlayStation 4 Reviews: What’s Great and What Needs to Get Fixed

PlayStation 4 Reviews: What’s Great and What Needs to Get Fixed

The battle between Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One has started, with the first one finally going on sale tomorrow at midnight. The Xbox One is going to be commercially released on the same date as the PlayStation 4 for US customers, but for the rest of the world, the Xbox One will be out from 22nd November  and […]