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The One M9+ and One E9+ is not Just HTC, but also MediaTek Dreaming Big!

The One M9+ and One E9+ is not Just HTC, but also MediaTek Dreaming Big!

Once the media at the HTC event at Delhi yesterday had got to grips with the fact that the company would not be launching its flagship, the HTC One M9 in the Indian market right now, the conversation turned to the processor powering the two major devices HTC did launch – the One M9+ and the One E9+. While everyone […]

     
 
 

New Humble Bundle Brings some Awesome EA Games Almost for Free

New Humble Bundle Brings some Awesome EA Games Almost for Free

Humble Bundle is one of the greatest websites ever made, and if you play games on your computer from time to time or better yet, if you’re a heavy gamer, you’ll wholeheartedly agree with me. If you’re not acquainted with the concept, you should know that Humble Bundles are collections of mostly digital games (but there can also be eBooks, soundtracks […]

     
 
 

Micromax, YU and I: Meeting Rahul Sharma!

Micromax, YU and I: Meeting Rahul Sharma!

There are some people who charge into an office, as if wading into battle. Rahul Sharma is not one of them. The founder of Micromax and YU tends to ooze in quietly, a bit like PG Wodehouse’s iconic gentleman’s gentleman, Jeeves. I had been waiting in the reception of Micromax’s head office in Gurgaon (near the Indian capital of Delhi) […]

 
     
 
 

Apple’s WWDC 2015 Scheduled for June 8-12, will be Live Streamed Online

Apple’s WWDC 2015 Scheduled for June 8-12, will be Live Streamed Online

As some of you know, the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, or WWDC, is a conference held annually by Apple to showcase its new software and technologies for software developers. There’s a growing interest in this event, especially as the number of iOS developers increases year by year; and so does the revenue generated by the iTunes store, among others. So, if you’re […]

     
 
 

HTC Brings new One M9+, E9+ and Desire 326G Smartphones to India

HTC Brings new One M9+, E9+ and Desire 326G Smartphones to India

Last week, HTC has unveiled its newest handset, the One M9+, featuring some nice specs; and now the company is already making the device available for Indian consumers. It’s actually a triple launch, as HTC has also unleashed the E9+ and the Desire 326G smartphones in the fast growing Indian mobile market. For now, we only know the price of […]

     
 
 

Trusted Voice Unlock Starts Rolling out, Lets you Unlock your Android Device with your Voice

Trusted Voice Unlock Starts Rolling out, Lets you Unlock your Android Device with your Voice

The Smart Lock feature in Android lets you use various features to set up your device for automatic unlock. Thus, you can set Smart Lock to keep your device unlocked in a couple of situations – when you have a trusted Bluetooth device connected, when you’re in a trusted location, when our device recognizes your face and when you’re carrying your device with you. […]

     
 
 

Why “Zero Rating” is NOT the Same as 1-800 “Toll Free” Numbers

Why “Zero Rating” is NOT the Same as 1-800 “Toll Free” Numbers

Guest Post by Rohin Dharmakumar. Editor’s note: The Net Neutrality debate has engulfed Indian social media, and amidst this is the country’s biggest telecom provider, Bharti Airtel. The company has come out with Airtel Zero, a marketing platform which ropes in companies with deep pockets to provide their apps and services for free to Airtel’s subscribers. The Net Neutrality activists […]

 
     
 
 

Xiaomi Mi 4i with Snapdragon 615 Leaks; Might well be Launched on April 23 in India

Xiaomi Mi 4i with Snapdragon 615 Leaks; Might well be Launched on April 23 in India

Last week, Xiaomi had sent out invites for a global smartphone launch scheduled to happen on April 23rd in New Delhi, India. Although the invite didn’t reveal much (except for a familiar design), it just said “i IS COMING“. Speculations were rife about what Xiaomi might be launching that day, and now, we seem to have a possible answer. The […]

 
     
 
 

Moto E 4G with Snapdragon 410 Comes to India, Available on Flipkart for Rs.7,999

Moto E 4G with Snapdragon 410 Comes to India, Available on Flipkart for Rs.7,999

Motorola has silently launched the 4G variant of its 2nd generation Moto E in India. The Snapdragon 410 powered Dual SIM Moto E 4G is now available for pre-order on Flipkart for Rs.7,999 (~$128). Although both 3G and 4G versions of Moto E 2015 were announced together globally, Motorola had brought only the 3G version to India to begin with. […]

     
 
 

Seven Things Tech Writers Could Learn From Richie Benaud

Seven Things Tech Writers Could Learn From Richie Benaud

He enjoyed iconic status in cricket – be it on the crease or in the commentary box. When he passed away earlier today, millions mourned. But Richie Benaud could teach a lot of us tech writers a lesson or two in the noble art of coverage, analysis and commentarty. Here are seven things that tech writers could learn from the […]