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 […]

     
 
 

Angry Birds 2 is Too Much Angry Birds

Angry Birds 2 is Too Much Angry Birds

I have fond memories of playing Angry Birds, on my iPod Touch, way back in 2010. It was probably the best $0.99 I ever spent. This was when Angry Birds was just starting to seep into the pop culture. Since then, there have been 13 different versions of Angry Birds games. All expansion packs or spin-offs. I haven’t completed any […]

     
 
 

Review: Stick Cricket 2: Well Played, Once Again

Review: Stick Cricket 2: Well Played, Once Again

“Cricket? It is a nightmare to make a cricket game. So many rules, so many perspectives. It is not just pass, pass, pass and shoot, or hit as hard as you can. You have to worry about so many variables – fielders, type of bowlers, type of delivery…making a cricket game, my friend, is not as easy as it sounds!” […]

     
 
 

App Review: Hyperlapse from Instagram(iOS): Speeding up Video, Bringing out the Chaplin in You!

App Review: Hyperlapse from Instagram(iOS): Speeding up Video, Bringing out the Chaplin in You!    

Remember those Charlie Chaplin films /where at times everything seemed to happen at the rate of knots? Well, Instagram’s new app, Hyperlapse, lets you do something similar, with minimum fuss. Yes, we could get into explanations of what hyperlapse videos are, how they are different from timelapse and so on, but we will keep things very simple. As simple as […]

     
 
 

App Review: Foursquare (iOS, Android): Chucking out Check Ins

App Review: Foursquare (iOS, Android): Chucking out Check Ins

A couple of years ago, it was common to see many people whip out their phones when they arrived at a place and ‘check in’ their location, letting their contacts know where they were. The app that made this famous was Foursquare and for a while, it certainly was synonymous with checking into different locations, appointing frequent visitors with ‘mayorships’ […]

     
 
 

App Review: MiHome 3.0 (Android): A Bit of Xiaomi in Your Android

App Review: MiHome 3.0 (Android): A Bit of Xiaomi in Your Android

As we keep saying, there is more to the much-in-the-news Xiaomi Mi 3 than just super hardware and a super price. There is the little matter of the MIUI, Xiaomi’s very innovative interface which overlays Android on its devices (you can read our ten-pointed take on it). Now, as recent events have shown, getting your hands on a Xiaomi Mi […]