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Dear Tech Brands, Can we Stop the Gifts at Events Already?

Dear Tech Brands, Can we Stop the Gifts at Events Already?

Just as the Mi Max launch was about to get underway at Delhi today, there was a disturbance in the crowd (which was large-ish, as a number of ‘Mi fans’ had been invited to the launch as well). It seemed to be about seating initially, hardly surprising as there had been large crowds outside the venue as the event got […]

     
 
 

LeEco Le 2 vs Redmi Note 3: Frequently Asked Questions

LeEco Le 2 vs Redmi Note 3: Frequently Asked Questions

So the LeEco Le 2 goes on sale today and there is a question running on most of our minds – is this the one to get? Is this better than the Redmi Note 3 which is one of the top all round performers out there in the mid rangers? How does the Le 2 compare with the Redmi Note […]

 
     
 
 

Is Chrome OS Google’s Ultimate Bet on Tablets?

Is Chrome OS Google’s Ultimate Bet on Tablets?

Despite manufacturers’ continuous efforts to create a third entry in an everyday user’s gadget lineup, tablets still are not as well received as envisioned. They were supposed to offer the convenience that neither a smartphone or laptop offers when it comes to portability along with productivity. That’s mostly because of the era that raised giant smartphones and light ultrabooks. Consequently, […]

 
     
 
 

A new YU, a new Rahul Sharma too?

A new YU, a new Rahul Sharma too?

For most people, the defining moment of a tech product launch presentation is when the price of a product is revealed. But at the launch of the Yunicorn, the latest device from YU, Micromax’s sister brand, the moment came just a few minutes before the announcement of the price. Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma, asked for a microphone for the Flipkart […]

 
     
 
 

OnePlus 3: Frequently Asked Questions

OnePlus 3: Frequently Asked Questions

So the much awaited OnePlus 3 is out now and with much of the features that were out there in the leaks. But with many other options out there in the form of Mi5, LeEco Max 2 and yet to come (perhaps sooner) Lenovo Zuk Z2, there is always a confusion on which one to pick up. The OnePlus 2 […]

 
     
 
 

Top 10 Exciting iOS 10 Additions You Should Look Forward to

Top 10 Exciting iOS 10 Additions You Should Look Forward to

Apple’s tenth major update for their mobile OS is finally here. As expected, it is filled with a series of crucial additions their mobile operating system has been criticized for, especially after a keen focus on Artificial Intelligence in the industry. While the keynote was divided into categories, 3D Touch improvements, and machine learning advancements are the one that are going […]

 
     
 
 

Tech Events in India: Who Let the “Fans” In? And Should they Stay?

Tech Events in India: Who Let the “Fans” In? And Should they Stay?

Slightly more than a year ago, tech events in India used to be a relatively straightforward affair. The media were called, a few presentations were made, questions were asked and answers were given, and generally after a demonstration of the product or service that had been launched, everyone headed back to respective destinations – some to corporate offices, some to […]

 
     
 
 

Transition of Apple into a Services Company has Just Started

Transition of Apple into a Services Company has Just Started

In its previous earnings call earlier this year, Apple had put a lot of focus on its services. The company had for the first time stated its user base which was around 1 billion devices. Those one billion devices generated $5.5 billion in services revenue for Apple during the three months ending Dec. 26, an increase of 15% from the […]

 
     
 
 

Analyzing the Upcoming 700MHz Spectrum Auctions in India

Analyzing the Upcoming 700MHz Spectrum Auctions in India

The telecom industry is a serious cash cow for the Indian government. The auctions in past two years have seen the government raise record amounts of money as incumbent telecom operators tried to renew their license in service areas where it was expiring. Telecom operators also bid for extra spectrum in the 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz bands to bolster […]

 
     
 
 

All You Need to Know About Lenovo’s Phab 2 AR and Project Tango Enabled Smartphones

All You Need to Know About Lenovo’s Phab 2 AR and Project Tango Enabled Smartphones

As anticipated, Lenovo, at their event today,showcased its intuitive Phab 2 series smartphone lineup with additional hardware that underpins Google’s Project Tango and Augmented Reality. While the major focus here has been appointed towards the former, only one of the three models actually features specific sensors for that. The rest are limited to AR effects and gaming. Despite packing supplementary […]