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8 Things You Should Know About Narendra Modi’s BHIM App

8 Things You Should Know About Narendra Modi’s BHIM App

Demonetization has finally given the long-overdue push to digital payments in India. Platforms such as Paytm or even POS services have been at their peak position as the citizens continue to struggle due to the lack of cash. Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a new UPI-based app called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money). Hence, here are eight things […]

 
     
 
 

Ad-Vantage: the Best and Worst Tech Ads of 2016

Ad-Vantage: the Best and Worst Tech Ads of 2016    

2016 has been a roller coaster ride when it comes to tech advertising. There were some great ups and some exceptional lows as well. We have seen some of the really good advertising this year and well, some ads which were not quite up to the mark. So, as we come to the end of the year, here is a […]

     
 
 

6 Most Talked About Smartphone Apps of 2016

6 Most Talked About Smartphone Apps of 2016

This was a good year for apps. From machine learning to augmented reality, we’ve seen an extensive variety of applications that became incredibly prevalent in a rather short time span. Hence, as the year attains conclusion, we discuss in this article, the most talked about smartphone apps of 2016. 1. Snapchat Despite potential ups and downs, Snapchat managed to retain […]

 
     
 
 

Has Net Neutrality Been Neutralised in India?

Has Net Neutrality Been Neutralised in India?

It generated a lot of heat and controversy. And a fair bit of confusion as well, with different parties telling different versions. In fact, during the entire Net Neutrality debate, it seemed that while the general public had one definition of Net Neutrality, the regulator, TRAI, had another definition of it. For the general public in India, Net Neutrality meant […]

 
     
 
 

The Departed Dozen: 12 Products that Breathed their Last in 2016

The Departed Dozen: 12 Products that Breathed their Last in 2016

They came into the year with high hopes but were unable to keep pace with industry and consumer demands, and at the end, had to head for the exit. We are, of course, talking about technology products whose lives came to an end in 2016 due to lack of consumer interest or for shifting corporate and industry focus. Surprisingly, there […]

 
     
 
 

5 Google Services to Help With Your Next Vacation

5 Google Services to Help With Your Next Vacation

Google has been trailing the travel industry for quite some time now and as you might expect from a search engine, they’ve indeed come a long way when compared to other platforms which are in existence for years. Recently, I went on a week’s vacation and decided to give these services a shot instead of the usual ones I prefer […]

 
     
 
 

The Trends That Defined Tech in 2016

The Trends That Defined Tech in 2016

Call it whatever you will, but one thing that you cannot call 2016 is predictable. One of the least likely contestants won the US presidential elections, Indians have learned the not so gentle art of lining outside ATMs at odd hours and neither Rafa Nadal nor Roger Federer even made it to the final of a Grand Slam tournament. There […]

 
     
 
 

The Top 5 Unexpected Tech Launches of 2016

The Top 5 Unexpected Tech Launches of 2016

2016 was truly one of the most baffling periods for technology teeming with a series of significant iterations and trends being instituted. While the majority of companies steered throughout the year quite conventionally and righteously followed their usual roadmap, there were a bunch of them who startled the crowd by an announcement no one was particularly expecting. Of course, we […]

 
     
 
 

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Copying Snapchat!

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Copying Snapchat!

The world knows Facebook as “The Social Network”. It is the company which has taken over various platforms like Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus VR amongst others; the company which is worth hundreds of billions of Dollars; the company whose active user base is more populous than most countries. Oh, and in recent times, it’s the company which copies its competitors. And […]