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Nandgopal-Rajan

Nandagopal Rajan writes on technology, gadgets and everything related. He has worked with the India Today Group and Hindustan Times. He is an alumnus of Calicut University and Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal.
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Project Ara: Are you ready to assemble your own smartphone?
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Market pilot of modular phone in 2015, but we could be a couple of years away from buying it.

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2: Is this the best Android tablet at Rs 20,990?
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 is one of the best value for money Android tablets in the market at the moment.

The new Kindle: Good upgrade, but you might miss a backlight
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

The latest version of Kindle gives you better features at a very affordable Rs 5,999.

Acer Aspire E15 review: A better bet for student than buying a tablet
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

If you are looking for a very affordable, full function laptop then the Acer Aspire E15 is definitely a good option.

Most first-time computer-buyers still prefer laptops
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Though smart devices have become the focus of computing today, the market for laptops and PCs isn’t dead yet.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: The affordable flagship
Fri, Oct 24, 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a good options for those trying to switch over to a top end smartphone.

Silicon Valley firm fined for paying 8 Indian workers just Rs 75 an hour
Fri, Oct 24, 2014

The US Department of Labor called the incident unacceptable, but ended up fining the company a paltry $3,500 as fine.

It needed a Google doodle to remind us of Mars orbiter success
Fri, Oct 24, 2014

Google’s now-iconic doodle has become a cultural icon on its own, often an indicator of the global mood, at least the online kind.

BlackBerry Passport video review and video: Is this the most productive phone around?
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

The different display size means you will never have to flip the orientation of the phone to do anything.

Apple iPhone 6 review + video: Worth every penny you spend on it
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 is among the best phone flagships phones available in the market at the moment.

Yahoo updates Flickr iPad app for iOS 8
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

The Flickr iPad app for iOS 8 does not compress images and users can save photos in high resolution.

HTC RE camera video review: The life chronicler you can afford
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

At Rs 9,990, the HTC RE is among the best camera options for those who don’t want to spend on a GoPro.

Google’s Nexus 9 challenge in hours as Apple launches super thin iPad Air 2
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Apple is launching its new iPad today. What else is coming?

India in first wave for Google Nexus 9, Nexus 6 and the target is clearly Apple
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Google seems to be stepping on Apple's toes with all three devices

Everything you need to know before buying Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and more
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

Note 4 is among costliest phones in the market at the moment, pipped only by certain versions of the new iPhone 6 Plus

Everything you need to know about the new Samsung Gear S
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

The Gear S, first announced at the IFA in Berlin, comes with a curved AMOLED screen.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launched at Rs 58,300, Gear S at Rs 29,000
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

The pricing is premium, reiterating Samsung's premium playing for the Note 4.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has premium written all over it
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

The phone's 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen sets it apart from other such screens in the market

HTC aims for slot in mid-segment, to launch sub-R10,000 handset
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

HTC is expected to announce the RE camera, a new product category for the company, in Mumbai next week along with the HTC Desire 820.

HTC will consolidate in mid-segment before next Sub-Rs 10,000 smartphone launch: CFO
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

HTC is expected to announce the RE camera in Mumbai next week.

HTC RE coming to India by November; To be priced around Rs 15,000
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

The HTC RE will become available in India by November and could be priced around Rs 15,000

HTC RE camera, HTC Desire EYE with two 13-MP clickers launched
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

The devices will be coming to India soon and local prices will be announced then.

New Eddy tablet review: Ideal learning tool for kids
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

As of now, Eddy is among the best options available in India in this segment.

Bose SoundLink Color: is this the best Bluetooth speaker money can buy?
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

At Rs 11,138, the Bose SoundLink Color is a steal, one that can suffice all your music needs for years to come.

iBall Windows Slide WQ32 review: Workable Windows 8.1 tablet option
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

iBall Windows Slide WQ32 is a decent Windows tablets, but you will need an extra keyboard and storage.

BlackBerry Passport review + video: Packed with innovation and power
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

The BlackBerry Passport is the closest you can get to a full fledged pocket computer

Broadband speeds: Akamai study shows India at bottom of pile in Asia
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

While we harp on the Digital India dream, it is a fact that the average Broadband speed here is less than half of the global average and peak speeds. According to a the State of the Internet report released by cloud computing services and content delivery network Akamai, the average Internet speed in India is […]

ATH-Sport 3 review: Great earphones for joggers
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Perfect for those who like to stretch themselves as well as their headphones frequently

Is Modi the next Reagan, or a cliche? US TV shows debate
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

The piece starts by calling him America's Next Top Modi and gives a snapshot of the show at Madison Square Garden.

With three new Lumias across price bands Microsoft eyes festival sales
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Microsoft services like Skype, OneNote and Cortana is being pushed as the USP for these devices

Be a source of energy for others: Nadella’s lesson for India’s youth
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's told students that the opportunity in front of them was unparalleled.

Cloud computing will help India boost economic productivity: Satya Nadella
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Microsoft will offer Azure and Office 365 services from data centres located within the country by end of 2015.

Toshiba Satellite P50t 4K laptop review: The world in UHD
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

This is the world's first Ultra HD 4K laptop. But for regular users, there is no need to hurry.

Is the fear of missing out driving Internet use?
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

According to the Connected World II survey, 43% of Indians were ready to give up TV for an Internet connection.

BlackBerry hits the premium market with Rs 49,990 Passport
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

With a stainless steel frame and a very strong built, the phone feels premium and robust.

BlackBerry gets its Passport to redemption
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

The BlackBerry Passport is the most unique phone we have seen in recent times.