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The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 9

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 9

It has been a week of brands getting new brand ambassadors, new products getting ready to be launched, and of course a whole lot of additions and a few subtractions in the insanely crazy world of tech. And to find out just how much you remember – and do not – here’s the latest installment of the Great TechPP Crossword. […]

 
     
 
 

The Great TechPP Crossword: MWC 2017 Special Edition

The Great TechPP Crossword: MWC 2017 Special Edition

It has been a crazy few days for all of us covering the MWC 2017. So much so that we decided to give our weekly crossword a rest. It returns today and in keeping with the mood, it revolves around what happened in Barcelona over the past few days. Yes, it is an MWC special edition of the Great TechPP […]

 
     
 
 

Shape of You – Nokia 3310 Edition

Shape of You – Nokia 3310 Edition

Take a features writer who is an Ed Sheeran fan. Add an editorial mentor with a penchant for rhyming. Add all the hype around the newly (re)launched Nokia 3310. And what do you get? Well, a version of Ed Sheeran’s smash hit “Shape of You” dedicated to Nokia’s golden (new) oldie! To be sung to the tune of Shape of […]

 
     
 
 

To B or not to B, To Touch or to Type is the Question: Hamlet on BlackBerry

To B or not to B, To Touch or to Type is the Question: Hamlet on BlackBerry

BlackBerry seems to be caught between going the all touchscreen way and using its iconic QWERTY keyboard. As the company shows off its KEYone device with both touch and type at MWC, Nimish Dubey thinks the brand finds itself in a quandary worthy of a Hamlet-ian speech. And having played the confused Prince of Denmark (quite horribly), he conjures a […]

     
 
 

iQuote, iVerse: 10 Poems by Steve Jobs

iQuote, iVerse: 10 Poems by Steve Jobs

He was a master presenter. And he had such skill with words that Oscar Wilde could have accused him of writing poems in prose. Two years ago, our editorial mentor Nimish Dubey, converted fifteen quotations of Steve Jobs into poetry. Today, to mark the Apple co-founder’s 62nd birthday, he converts another ten, relatively lesser known quotes. Happy birthday, Steve. No, […]

     
 
 

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 7

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 7

It’s a new week and a new episode of the Great TechPP Crossword. Get those geeky grey cells of yours out and active, as we serve up a new crossword, complete with clues – some easy, some not so – revolving around events happening in the tech world. Regular followers of the site might have it a tad easier than […]

 
     
 
 

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 6

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 6

Got the Monday Blues? Well, you could try turning them grey by exercising the little grey cells in your cranium. Or at least the geeky side of it, For here we are with the sixth episode of the Great TechPP Crossword, with clues and answers from the world of tech. Go right ahead and see how many you get right. […]

 
     
 
 

[Believe Tech or Not] Jony Ive’s First Killer Product – A Ballpoint Pen

[Believe Tech or Not] Jony Ive’s First Killer Product – A Ballpoint Pen

Mention Jony Ive – or Sir Jonathan Ive (he has a knighthood) – and the first image that comes to most people’s minds is of the design genius behind some of Apple’s most pathbreaking products of recent times. The products that bear his design stamp include the iPhone, iPod, MacBook Pro, the MacBook Air, the Mac Mini and Apple Watch. […]

 
     
 
 

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 5

The Great TechPP Crossword: Episode 5

It’s time to give your little grey cells a bit of exercise again. After a week that was marked by hectic activity, including product launches, comparisons and experiments, we are back with our weekly crossword, built around events around the digital world (and a bit of us, we admit shamelessly). Go ahead and see how many clues you can crack […]

 
     
 
 

[Tech Humor] Genie, Get Me a Phone!

[Tech Humor] Genie, Get Me a Phone!

The geek had no idea what the bottle contained. It had been a long night though – one in which he had spent hours trying to explain to a client why cookies on a website were not called biscuits – and he was seeking spiritual peace. He hoped the contents of the bottle were alcoholic – that was the sort […]