To Mi or not to Mi: If Shakespeare Had Tried Selling the Mi Max!

To Mi or not to Mi: If Shakespeare Had Tried Selling the Mi Max!

No, it is not a hard sell and evidently its first batch sold out in seconds, but given the comments about it being too large, we just wondered how the Bard – William Shakespeare no less – would have defended the rather massive Mi Max. We bet he would have called on Hamlet, Mack Antony, and Macbeth to aid his […]

     
 
 

Meeting the Mi Max, Muhammad Ali Style [Humor]

Meeting the Mi Max, Muhammad Ali Style [Humor]

Look, aren’t you a bit on the large side… Large? Who are you calling large? I mean, sure, I am bigger than your routine smartphone. But who said I was routine? I mean, sure I am 173.1 mm long and 88.3 mm wide, but hey at 7.5 mm thick, I am so so trim. And admit it, at 203 grammes, […]

 
     
 
 

Hands-on Quick Review Preview Overview of the YeDekho 6s Dekho

Hands-on Quick Review Preview Overview of the YeDekho 6s Dekho

After 1,342 companies having already launched their me-too smartphones in 2016 to appease the chindi value-conscious Indian customer, here comes yet another one that you could buy in an invite-only flash-sale, or as they called it in the olden days, lottery. The YeDekho 6s Dekho has the looks of an iPhone with a god-awful, cringe-worthy custom Android interface that, other […]

 
     
 
 

Version Mania: Phone Buying in the Future

Version Mania: Phone Buying in the Future

“Good evening, sir. Can I help you?’ “Yes I am looking for a Lay Lee Z 2 phone” “Ah yes, the Lay Lee Z2. Very popular. Just step this way, sir. But tell me do you want the standard model, the game model, the shoot model, the selfie model, the pro model, or the amateur model?” “Er…what is the difference […]

     
 
 

First Impressions: The iPhone SE Chit-Chat

First Impressions: The iPhone SE Chit-Chat

Hi, and today we have with us the iPhone 5s… Hi, and it is actually the iPhone SE. The SE? You sure. You look frightfully like the 5s to me. Well, yes, we are pretty much designed on the same lines… I will say. It says here that the proportions of the 5s were 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm. […]

 
     
 
 

Getting a OnePlus 2 Invite… the Hollywood Way

Getting a OnePlus 2 Invite… the Hollywood Way

“Can you send me a OnePlus 2 invite” – that has got to be one of the most asked questions in the tech world in recent times. Whether it kills flagships or not, what cannot be doubted is that invites for the second OnePlus device are in great demand. So much so that we think that Hollywood is likely to […]

 
     
 
 

Two Phones Walk Into a Cafe: When the OnePlus 2 met the OnePlus One

Two Phones Walk Into a Cafe: When the OnePlus 2 met the OnePlus One

We have been deluged with requests for comparisons between the OnePlus 2 and its predecessor, the OnePlus One. We thought spec comparisons and photographs would be too routine, so just as OnePlus went the futuristic VR way with the launch of the OnePlus 2, we decided to use Half-Tone 2 and go into the past to compare the two OnePlus […]

     
 
 

World Cup 2015: If the Cricket Teams had been Smartphones…

World Cup 2015: If the Cricket Teams had been Smartphones…

As the curtain comes down on the 2015 cricket World Cup, we get into geek mode and take a look at the major teams in the tournament. By imagining they were smartphones. Hey, we told you we were in geeky mode! Australia: iPhone 6 Plus Well, just as the iPhone 6 Plus took flak for being too big and not […]

 
     
 
 

The Seven Commandments of The New Phone Order

The Seven Commandments of The New Phone Order

Not everyone seems to get it, but the last twelve months have seen a radical change in the smartphone world. Last year at around this time, it was impossible to think of getting a decent phone for anything less than USD 200 and if you were looking for flagship material, you had to be ready to unburden your wallet by […]

 
     
 
 

Octa(core)Pussy: If 007 was a Geek

Octa(core)Pussy: If 007 was a Geek

In an increasingly tech savvy world, the good old mix of sex and violence was not yielding the sort of spying results that the Secret Service was accustomed. So they decided to slip a geek into the shoes of Commander Bond after he botched up the last mission by allegedly misbehaving with an ambassador, courtesy his inability to understand a […]