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 […]

     
 
 

If Flagship Phones Were TV Series…

If Flagship Phones Were TV Series…

They are both products followed by millions. And millions swear by them. At them. And for them. Information is leaked out them. Rumours proliferate. And everyone and their nanny is out to get a preview of them. We are talking about famous TV series. Oh, and smartphones. They may seem different but scratch the surface, and at the end of […]

     
 
 

If Dylan Was a Geek, Blowin’ in The Wind Would be Like This!

If Dylan Was a Geek, Blowin’ in The Wind Would be Like This!

Blowin’ in the Wind is one of the most iconic songs of all time, penned and sung by the great Bob Dylan. But what if by some accident, Dylan had been a denizen of Silicon Valley and a geek to boot? We still think he would have written awesome songs, but Blowin’ in the Wind might – MIGHT – just […]

     
 
 

A Tablet For Productivity? Impossible!

A Tablet For Productivity? Impossible!

MS Office might have become available for the iPad, but will it convince people that you can actually use a tablet for work? Well, it might. And then, it might not. Here is our tongue-in-cheek look at the followers of the ‘tablets for data consumption’ camp. “Young man, what are you doing on that device?” “Nothing, nothing, just working on […]

     
 
 

Shirts With Cells : A Day at a Smart Clothes Shop!

Shirts With Cells : A Day at a Smart Clothes Shop!

Wearable tech is the future, the pundits say, with chips, bits and bytes residing in every part of your wardrobe. What will shopping for clothes be like? We put our tongues firmly in my our cheeks and took a peek into the wearable tech showroom of the future. Any similarity to existing technology and brands is…ahem…purely coincidental! “Ah, sir, good […]

     
 
 

To Buy or Not To Buy… If Hamlet Had to Buy a Phone

To Buy or Not To Buy… If Hamlet Had to Buy a Phone

To buy or not to buy, that is the question, Whether it is nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of Angry Birds In the restricted joys of the iOS walled garden Or to take up an Android device, And by so doing, Cut the Rope and run on open pathways? Which to get? To buy, to […]

     
 
 

Mobile Avengers 2013

Mobile Avengers 2013

As 2014 dawns, we take a look at some of the most notable mobile devices of 2013. In the style of The Avengers. Iron Man Lenovo K900 No, it had not the attitude of Tony Stark but what the K900 had, and had in stacks, was metal. Oh yes, and some power too. The K900 was one of the stylistic […]