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Review: Apple Watch – The Nuanced, Artful Nudger

Review: Apple Watch – The Nuanced, Artful Nudger

So permit me a slight digression into sport at the very beginning of a tech review. The game of cricket is supposed to be India’s ruling passion. The object of the game is to score as many runs by hitting the ball with a bat. Some batsmen choose to hit the ball as hard as possible and aim for clearing […]

 
     
 
 

Review: Oppo R7 Plus – Bigger the Better?

Review: Oppo R7 Plus – Bigger the Better?

Back in 2011, when Samsung launched the Galaxy Note smartphone which came with a humongous 5.3-inch display, some users and journalists were up in arms to protest this absurd size on a smartphone. Lest did they know that it’s beginning of a trend of big sized displays on smartphones. Since then we have seen many 6-inch+ devices from different OEMs, […]

 
     
 
 

Review: Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus – Everything You Wanted to Know

Review: Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus – Everything You Wanted to Know

We have been asked more questions about it than any other phone so we guess it is only fair that we structure the review of the new iPhones in the form of an extended Q&A – everything that you want to ask about the iPhone answered. We hope! Right, let’s get this out of the way first off – they […]

 
     
 
 

Review: Coolpad Note 3 has a Lot of Things Going for it

Review: Coolpad Note 3 has a Lot of Things Going for it

2015 has been a year of the midrange phones and very powerful ones at that. Tons of good specs packed in for highly competitive pricing and some of them have performed exceptionally well. And among the scores of Chinese smartphone makers who have set out on their global conquests is Coolpad which made its official entry to Indian markets only […]

 
     
 
 

Smartly.Me – Nifty App that Tells You Which Smartphone to Buy Next

Smartly.Me – Nifty App that Tells You Which Smartphone to Buy Next    

If you’re in the market to buy a new smartphone in India or following this space closely, you’ll know how difficult it has become to keep a tab on the sheer number of smartphones landing here every week – across price segments and brands. A non-techie friend of mine was joking that there are more smartphone models in Indian market […]

     
 
 

Samsung Galaxy A8 Review – A Perfect Mid-Ranger

Samsung Galaxy A8 Review – A Perfect Mid-Ranger    

Samsung is known for its wide range of phones that cater to almost every kind of user and budget, and has dedicated series in the form of Galaxy S, J, E, A and so on. While the Galaxy S series is the flagship range of phones that come usually with the latest and greatest components that make it such a […]

     
 
 

Review: Moto X Play: X in the Name, But Playing the Moto G Game!

Review: Moto X Play: X in the Name, But Playing the Moto G Game!

‘Tis verily the era of “two models under one brand” phones. We have seen two types of iPhones, two types of Nexus phones and now Moto comes to the party with two flavours of the Moto X – the Moto X Play and the Moto X Style. The X, for those who came in late, was originally considered Motorola’s flagship […]

 
     
 
 

iPhone 6s Plus Camera Review: A Massive Upgrade

iPhone 6s Plus Camera Review: A Massive Upgrade

It might be one of the most popular cameras in the world, but there has been a sense of stagnation when it comes to the shooter on the iPhone. Yes, the camera has been improving with every new edition of the device, but unlike in its earlier generations, the improvements seemed relatively muted and significantly, the megapixel count – a […]

 
     
 
 

First Impressions: Asus ZenPad 8.0 with Audio Cover

First Impressions: Asus ZenPad 8.0 with Audio Cover

At a time when relevancy of tablets is being questioned, Asus is amongst the handful few OEMs who bother to churn out new tablet models from time to time. The newest ones in their kitty (at least for India) are the Asus ZenPad 8.0 and ZenPad 7.0. These mid-range tablets were unveiled at COMPUTEX in July this year and have […]

 
     
 
 

Review: Moto G (3rd Generation): The Charge of Motorola’s Light Brigade

Review: Moto G (3rd Generation): The Charge of Motorola’s Light Brigade

“Half a league, Half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of death, Rode the six hundred…” Blame it on too much of poetry when I was in school, but the release of the Moto G (3rd generation) reminded me so much of Lord Tennyson’s poem about the legendary Light Brigade that rode into the valley to […]