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  • Size does matter!

    Size does matter!

    By Anand Parthasarathy | August 09, 2017

    In the minds of many Indian smart phone users the brand Gionee is synonymous with selfies. Indeed the Chinese company that now manufactures its...

  • Android—IPhone sangam!

    Android—IPhone sangam!

    By Anand Parthasarathy | August 07, 2017

    Mesuit carrying case doubles as smart hardware, to run an Android OS on an iOS handset

  • Focused on the Indian user

    Focused on the Indian user

    By Anand Parthasarathy | August 01, 2017

    In a mobile landscape dominated by China-based players, it is a refreshing change to handle a smart phone whose name indicates that its roots lie...

  • Surround Sound!

    Surround Sound!

    By Anand Parthasarathy | July 31, 2017

    Ever since Dr Amar Bose left MIT and Harvard in 1964 to start his own company, focused on high quality acoustics, the name Bose has been a synonym...

  • Asus offers a smartphone, ready for Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Asus offers a smartphone, ready for Virtual and Augmented Reality

    By Vishnu Anand | July 25, 2017

    Sooner or later every new consumer electronics technology makes itself mobile phone-friendly. Some—like Google—do it sooner rather than later. The...

  • The in-and-out of listening

    The in-and-out of listening

    By Anand Parthasarathy | July 22, 2017

    In Jonathan Swift's savage satire, Gulliver's Travels, there are two factions on the island of Lilliput: the Big Endians who believe an egg should...

  • Shubh yatra! AI fuels travel tools

    Shubh yatra! AI fuels travel tools

    By Anand Parthasarathy | July 21, 2017

    After Siri (iPhone), Cortana( Microsoft), Alexa( Amazon) and Google Assistant, lay Internet surfers have got used to speaking rather than typing...

  • Picture that!

    Picture that!

    By V. Sudhakshina | July 21, 2017

    Today every person with a smart-phone can be called a photographer and most of our social media posts are filled with pictures of people, places,...

  • Smart alec

    Smart alec

    By Anand Parthasarathy | July 10, 2017

    Routers—those boring but necessary pieces of hardware for setting up your own home or office wireless hotspot—are smartening up, becoming easier to...

  • This camera shoots thermal images!

    This camera shoots thermal images!

    By Anand Parthasarathy | July 04, 2017

    Visible light is is what we see around us every day. But it occupies only a part of the electromagnetic spectrum, what we are taught in school are...

  •  High-Five to OnePlus 5

    High-Five to OnePlus 5

    By V. Sudhakshina | June 29, 2017

    Our expectations from smartphones are getting higher and higher these days, as they have become our go-to devices for most day-to-day tasks. Hence,...

  • Versatile powerbank embraces all USB standards

    Versatile powerbank embraces all USB standards

    By Anand Parthasarathy | June 28, 2017

    Indian computer peripherals and PC maker iBall, has once again come out with a compelling value proposition -- proving that one can be innovative...

  • Google Daydream View: Kickstarting mobile VR

    Google Daydream View: Kickstarting mobile VR

    By Anand Parthasarathy | June 28, 2017

    Oculus who pioneered VR headsets, arrogantly priced themselves out of the consumer market. In India it cost Rs 80,000 plus, that is, 100 times the...

  • New Samsung smartphones cater to mid market

    New Samsung smartphones cater to mid market

    By V. Sudhakshina | June 27, 2017

    The Galaxy J7 Max and J7 Pro work with tools like Samsung Pay Mini

  • Sansui Horizon 2: A value for money 4G VoLTE phone

    Sansui Horizon 2: A value for money 4G VoLTE phone

    By Anand Parthasarathy | June 23, 2017

    This Made in India handset has the latest Android OS plus a decent set of specifications

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