Anuj Bhatia

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Honor 8 Pro review: OnePlus 5 has some serious competition
Mon, Jul 17, 2017

At Rs 29,999, Honor 8 Pro is priced lower than the OnePlus 5 which starts at Rs 32,999. And it is by no means an inferior phone. If you just want a solid phone at an attractive price, the Honor 8 Pro has everything. I have extensively tested the Honor 8 Pro on various parameters  in the past week or so, and here’s my verdict.

Asus ZenFone AR first impressions: Rs 49,999 for a peek into the future
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Asus ZenFone AR is priced at Rs 49,999 and could be a high price to pay for those of us who want to own a device that can do both AR and VR out of the box. Asus Zenfone AR comes with Google's Project Tango, and support for Daydream, and here's our first impression.

Asus ZenFone AR launched at Rs 49,999: Sale date, specifications, and features
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Asus has launched its flagship ZenFone AR in India at Rs 49,999. It's the world's first smartphone boasting of both Google's Project Tango augmented reality support, and Google Daydream mobile virtual reality platform. It will be made available exclusively on Flipkart, and goes on sale at 4pm IST on Thursday itself.

Airtel’s ‘Postpaid Promise’ will let users carry over data to next month, here’s how it will work
Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Airtel has come up with something called ‘Postpaid Promise’ that providers users the data roll over promise. So essentially, Airtel postpaid customers need not to worry about losing unused data at the end of the month. Next up is a family promise program that can be customised for the entire family by adding multiple postpaid connections to the account using MyAirtel app.

Airtel could launch VoLTE service in India today
Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Airtel, India's largest network provider, is expected to launch its Voice over Long-term Evolution (VoLTE) service in India. The telco has scheduled an event in India today, where it will likely to share all the details with the press. As of now, Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio is the only network provider in India currently offers VoLTE service in India.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review: The best Android tablet you can buy
Sun, Jul 16, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is a high-end tablet with a stunning display, and superior build quality. However, the question remains whether or not you need to invest in a tablet that’s going to cost Rs 47,990. Samsung may be bragging about the Galaxy Tab S3, but is it up to the job? I’ve tried to find the answer after testing the device for more than week, and here’s my verdict.

Honor 8 Pro first impressions: Big, powerful alternative to OnePlus 5
Thu, Jul 06, 2017

Honor 8 Pro has finally been launched in India at Rs 29,999. From an attractive metal bodied design to the impressive spec sheet, this is a phone that should be compared to the iPhone 7 Plus and HTC U 11 - not just the OnePlus 5. Oh yes, it has a dual-rear camera setup as well. Read our first impressions.

Honor 8 Pro India launched at Rs 29,999 in India: Key specifications, sale date and more
Thu, Jul 06, 2017

Huawei Honor 8 Pro smartphone has been officially launched in India, and the smartphone will be Amazon India exclusive. Honor 8 Pro price in India is Rs 29,999 and the first sale will be on July 10 as part of Amazon Prime day, but this sale only for Amazon Prime members.

Nubia Z17 Mini Review: This smartphone scores high on design, dual cameras
Sun, Jul 02, 2017

Nubia Z17 Mini is not perfect, but it has a few positives to its name. At Rs 19,999, you get a metal bodied design that feels premium, good performance and an exceptionally bright 5.2-inch FHD display. Having lived with the Nubia Z17 Mini for a couple of weeks, here’s my verdict.

iOS 11 public beta for iPad first look: Well, it’s a paradigm shift
Sat, Jul 01, 2017

From a completely redesigned app dock to the control center that can be fully customised, a lot has been changed. After using a beta version of iOS 11 on an iPad Air, I decided to highlight the top five standout features that will turn your iPad into a completely new device.

Apple iPhone 10 years: Cameras to MP3 players, how these devices died
Fri, Jun 30, 2017

Ten years ago today, the first Apple iPhone hit the stores in the US. While it wasn't the first smartphone, the Jesus Phone, as it was called then, changed the mobile telephony landscape altogether. Here is a list of gadgets that would have still been relevant had Steve Jobs not given us this new iPhone in 2007.

Petya ransomware global cyberattack: Here’s how to protect your PC and its data
Wed, Jun 28, 2017

A new 'Petya' ransomware attack has hit the globe, affecting several corporations, airports and government departments. The massive cyber attack that initially hit Ukraine has spread across the other parts of the world including Russia, US, Australia, India and the Middle East.

Bored of smartphone cameras? Well, it’s time to check out the Instax Square SQ10 from Fujifilm
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

With smartphones changing the way we experience photography, it seems natural for Fujifilm, a veteran in the camera business, to adapt to the market needs. Its Square SQ10 is a hybrid digital instant film camera, and also the most expensive one in the Instax series

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: Here’s what has changed, and should you upgrade?
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

OnePlus 5 has been made official in India, and starting today you will be able to purchase the phone from Amazon. But the last year’s OnePlus 3T is equally good, and it’s even cheaper to buy. Which can give you a real confusion if you’re looking to buy a new smartphone.

OnePlus 5 vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8+: Battle of the flagships
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

OnePlus 5 has finally been announced, and the India launch is on June 22. But how does OnePlus' most expensive smartphone compare to the competition? Ahead of its India release, we've put the OnePlus 5 up against the iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S8+.

Logitech UE Wonderboom review: Portable waterproof Bluetooth speaker comes at a premium price
Tue, Jun 20, 2017

The speaker quality is excellent, and a waterproof built is icing on the cake. However, the Wonderboom doesn’t come cheap. At Rs 7,995, it commands a premium price. If you’re okay with paying this much for a speaker, then try out the UE Wonderboom.

Moto C Plus first impressions: The new budget king with 4000 mAh battery
Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Moto C Plus smartphone with 4000 mAh battery has been launched in India. The smartphone, which has been priced at Rs 6,999, will go on sale from June 20 on Flipkart. I tested the Moto C Plus at the launch, and here's my first impression of the smartphone.

Moto C Plus vs Moto C: What’s different and which one should you consider?
Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Moto C Plus will cost you more in comparison to Moto C. Moto C PLus is priced at Rs 6,999 compared to the Rs 5,999 price of Moto C. But is it worth paying more for the Moto C Plus model, and which one should a user pick? We answer in our comparison.

Moto C Plus launched at Rs 6,999: Key specifications, sale date and offers
Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Motorola Moto C Plus has been launched in India at a price of Rs 6,999 and will go on sale from June 20 on Flipkart.com. Launch offers with the Moto C Plus include 30 extra data on Reliance Jio 4G network, and discounts on Flipkart Fashion sale from June 24-June 26.

Huawei to launch Honor 8 Pro in India next month, wants to open exclusive stores
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Huawei’s online brand Honor will introduce the Honor 8 Pro in India in the first week of July. Honor 8 Pro, which was launched in China as the V9 earlier this year, will be a high-end smartphone. The phone comes with beefed-up specifications.

Tekfusion Twinwoofers M2 In-Ear headset review: Solid audio quality, affordable price tag
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Many of you might not have heard about Tekfusion, a Bangalore-based audio company that makes high-quality headphones. Its latest product, Twinwoofers M2, are inexpensive headset that doesn't cut any corners, despite its low price. Here's our verdict

Vivo V5s Review: Delivers on camera, but there are some misses
Sun, Jun 11, 2017

While the phone’s specifications may not be the real highlight, the 20-megapixel front camera is the star of this phone. The V5s is what exactly company needed to remind people that the selfie culture is here to stay. But the question still remains: Is the V5s a good buy at Rs. 18,990? Here's our review of Vivo V5s

Dolby’s big focus: Take over the big screen, and the one on your mobile
Sat, Jun 10, 2017

Dolby is known for making your device sound much better, further enhancing visual and audio experiences. Bob Borchers, Senior VP and CMO, Dolby Labs, talked about Dolby’s big plans for India, creating an ecosystem and forging relationships with key local content creators. Here are edited excerpts from the interview:

Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs Moto Z Play: What’s the difference, and should you upgrade?
Thu, Jun 08, 2017

Motorola has expanded its Moto Z lineup, with the release of the Moto Z2 Play. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 27,999. Is Moto Z2 Play worth the upgrade over Moto Z Play? We compare the two phones on the basis on the specifications, price, and other features

Apple’s HomePod Siri-speaker: How it fares against Amazon Echo Show, Google Home
Tue, Jun 06, 2017

Apple has made its entry into the smart home speaker segment, with the launch of the HomePod at WWDC 2017. We try to compare the HomePod with Amazon Echo Show, Google Home and Sonos Play:5

Apple WWDC 2017: iOS 11’s ARKit for augmented reality, and what it offers
Tue, Jun 06, 2017

Apple announced a new development platform , dubbed ARKit, that will let developers create AR experiences on the iPhone and iPad. ARKit will be incorporated deep into iOS 11 that will give help Apple to create the "largest AR platform in the world"

Google I/O 2017 takeaways: AI, Machine learning, VR, and more
Sun, May 21, 2017

This year's annual I/O is over now. Here’s a look at the key takeaways from the developers conference.

Google’s Android Go is nothing like the Android One: Here’s why
Fri, May 19, 2017

Android One was Google’s much-talked about initiative launched in 2014 to tap the rising community of first-time smartphone users in India, and other developing countries.

Google I/O 2017: Daydream 2.0 ‘Euphrates’ adds screen-casting, Chrome support
Fri, May 19, 2017

Euphrates will be available on all Daydream compatible handsets later this year, including the Galaxy S8 and S8+ and LG’s upcoming flagship smartphone.

Google I/O 2017: Five announcements key to Google’s ‘AI-first’ agenda
Thu, May 18, 2017

Google 2017 I/O keynote saw CEO Sundar Pichai share his vision about the company’s “AI-first” world

Google I/O 2017: HTC, Lenovo working on standalone Daydream VR headsets
Thu, May 18, 2017

Google has released a new standalone virtual reality headset that does not need to be paired with a smartphone or any other device.

Google I/O 2017: Android Go is a lighter OS for entry-level smartphones
Thu, May 18, 2017

An entry-level Android smartphone can't handle demanding apps, but with Android Go, the phone's software to use use less memory, storage space, and mobile data.

Google I/O 2017: Android O, Fuchsia OS and everything else to expect
Wed, May 17, 2017

Google I/O, the company’s annual developer's conference begins on May 17, and here's a look what to expect

Oppo F3 smartphone launch: “Selfie among core demands of consumers”
Fri, May 05, 2017

Oppo F3 focuses on the selfie camera, which the company believes is a core demand of consumers in India

Sennheiser HE 1 headphone is here, will cost just Rs 45 lakhs !
Thu, May 04, 2017

Sennheiser limited edition HE 1 headphones are coming to India, but its more expensive than a BMW

Oppo F3 with dual front camera launched at Rs 19,990 in India
Thu, May 04, 2017

Oppo F3 looks a lot like the F3 Plus in terms of design, and carries a price tag of Rs 19,990