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Can We Stop the Apple-Bitching Already?

Can We Stop the Apple-Bitching Already?

It is the uninvited guest at every media event involving a mobile device these days. Lurking in the background. Waiting to be criticised and/or cursed. Whether directly or by hint. We are talking of course, of Apple. Cometh the product presentation and cometh almost inevitably the slides proving that the product being showcased is better than a similar one from […]

     
 
 

T-Mobile Binge On and Net Neutrality: Shutting it Down Isn’t the Answer

T-Mobile Binge On and Net Neutrality: Shutting it Down Isn’t the Answer

There has been a lot of fuss in recent times over T-Mobile’s recently unveiled program, Binge ON. EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) has said that Binge ON stands in violation of Net Neutrality. T-Mobile’s CEO, John Legere and CFO, Mike Sievert have voraciously defended Binge ON. Image source: Digital Trends What’s Binge ON and what’s the fuss? Binge ON is basically […]

 
     
 
 

Windows Phone: the Real Casualty of the Chinese Wave?

Windows Phone: the Real Casualty of the Chinese Wave?

“We used to sell several units a day. Before the Chinese phones started coming,” the executive at a Microsoft (formerly Nokia) store in Delhi is pretty clear about what really sent his brand’s fortunes into decline. And he does have a point. For while many might talk of the impact the high-performance-at-low-price phones from (mainly) Chinese brands have had on […]

     
 
 

OnePlus 2 vs YU Yutopia vs Qiku Q Terra : The Value for Money Flagship Battle

OnePlus 2 vs YU Yutopia vs Qiku Q Terra : The Value for Money Flagship Battle

It was the year which saw high-end phones become more affordable than ever before, so it was in a way entirely appropriate that 2015 ended with three phones slugging it out for supremacy in the value for money flagship segment. It was no less appropriate that all these came from relatively new brands in the Indian market, reflecting the sheer […]

 
     
 
 

5 Key Challenges for Netflix in India

5 Key Challenges for Netflix in India

CES 2016 was pretty boring for me all along till the time Netflix took the stage. The company announced a massive expansion which would see it operate in 130 new countries across the globe. India happens to be one of them. The subscription prices of Netflix in India is very similar to their US pricing, although the content availability and […]

 
     
 
 

5 Key Trends that Emerged for Smartphone Market in 2015

5 Key Trends that Emerged for Smartphone Market in 2015

2015 has been a game changing year for the smartphone market. If you look at individual players, there is no common pattern between them. Some players like Apple and Huawei have had a great year. Apple’s iPhone has had its best year ever in terms of profits and Huawei managed to ship a staggering 100 million smartphones with strong Y-o-Y […]

 
     
 
 

Tech in 2015: Hits and Misses!

Tech in 2015: Hits and Misses!

The year 2015 was a happening year in tech. From autonomous cars to augmented reality to crazy space missions, many boundaries were broken. In the land of gadgets, there were many expected hits and some surprising misses as well. So we (Nimish Dubey and I) at Technology Personalized put our heads down and listed down the 10 hits and 4 […]

 
     
 
 

Is 2016 Going to See the Return of the Compact Phone?

Is 2016 Going to See the Return of the Compact Phone?

“Yes, we can make a bigger phone. We have. But the question you need to ask is: how big can your hand get?” That was Xiaomi’s Vice President Hugo Barra’s response to a query from a member of the media about why Xiaomi had not endowed the Mi 4i with a larger display. It was mid-2015 and it was high […]

 
     
 
 

Guide to 4G LTE in India – Carriers, Bands and Coverage

Guide to 4G LTE in India – Carriers, Bands and Coverage

As we move to 2016, Indian telecom operators have increased the pace of their 4G rollouts. Earlier, mostly Airtel was launching 4G throughout the country. Currently Vodafone and Idea have stepped up their games, launching 4G in various circles. With so many operators launching/poised to launch 4G in the coming weeks and months, it’s becoming increasingly confusing as to which […]

 
     
 
 

My Cloud Life Has Begun and it’s Amazing

My Cloud Life Has Begun and it’s Amazing

Guest Post by Rohan Naravane. If you’ve been using computers long enough, there’s a chance you may have experienced the failure of a storage device at least once. Your photos, videos, documents… gone in a flash as your computer storage (like a hard drive) or external storage (like a microSD card) bites the dust. You may have even put in […]