Monday, May 25, 2015




Nandagopal Rajan is Editor New Media. He writes on technology, gadgets and everything related. He has worked with the India Today Group and Hindustan Times and is an alumnus of Calicut University and Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal.

Videocon d2h 4K STB Review: Stunning visuals, but wait for more channels to come
Fri, May 22, 2015

Videocon 4K set-top-box seems to be a good upgrade option for those who plan to buy a 4K television set this year.

Sennheiser Urbanite Denim review: Best headphones in the Rs 15k price range
Sun, May 24, 2015

The Sennheiser Urbanite Denim is one such headphone, made for the the smartphone

JBL Synchros Reflect Express Review: These headphones are the best in town
Wed, May 20, 2015

The best thing about the JBL Synchros Reflect headphones is the audio quality

Teewe 2 can play web videos, files stored in laptop on TV
Wed, May 20, 2015

Mango Man has launched Teewe 2, the second version of its content streaming dongle, exclusively on at Rs 2,399.

ZTE launches Nubia Z9 Mini smartphone octa-core CPU at Rs 16,999
Tue, May 19, 2015

ZTE Nubia Z9 mini has a 5-inch 1920×1080 IPS display, 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor

It is now cheaper to buy a computer, but it might not improve PC penetration in India
Mon, May 18, 2015

With Chromebooks and Windows 2-in-1s, never before have computing devices been as cheap or affordable as they are now

HTC One M9+ Review with video: Great design, smooth performance
Thu, May 21, 2015

The design has to be the best thing about the HTC One M9+ which costs Rs 48, 362

Smart wearable bands are the rage and here’s how to get to the most out of them
Sun, May 17, 2015

A report by Ericsson ConsumerLab, has found that users believe a wearable fitness device could increase their life expectancy by 1.9 years.

Audio conferencing evolves as Dolby adds sense of space, balance
Sun, May 17, 2015

Dolby’s expertise in cinema audio shows up a bit with them adding the dimensions of space and movement to audio conferencing

Modi govt will be known for information superhighways: Ravi Shankar Prasad at #DigitalBharat
Thu, May 14, 2015

Prasad also assured the industry that spectrum auctions will be conducted in a fair, reasonable and timely manner.

HTC One M9+ 2-day review: Great design, good camera, no major issues
Fri, May 22, 2015

The HTC One M9+ is made for the emerging markets like India. But how effective will the phone be? We live with it real time for two days.

India key market, we see potential opportunities, Seagate says after new launches
Thu, May 14, 2015

Seagate has a very loyal base of partners in India and we continuously take partners and customers feedback to ensure we create a win-win scenario: Mark Whitby

Blackberry Leap Express Review: Nothing wrong here, but still a tough sell
Thu, May 14, 2015

BlackBerry Leap is good option for those looking to pick up a second phone purely for their work profile.

How Rahul Sharma’s YU is taking the fight to Chinese rivals like Xiaomi
Wed, May 13, 2015

His price tags will make life tough for his competition, all of them, at least initially

Asus Zenfone 2 Express Review: Top specs at mid-range, what else could we ask for?
Thu, May 14, 2015

This is one of the best phones in the mid-range at the moment especially since it offers top of the line storage and memory options.

BlackBerry’s transformation complete, now software ahead of devices
Mon, May 11, 2015

BlackBerry is convinced that its strengths lie in being the most secure smartphone ecosystem and its ability to offer the best keyboard and virtual typing experience.

Chinese smarts: Big bang for fewer bucks, mid-range focus
Mon, May 11, 2015

For now, the biggest market share among these new entrants is that of Lenovo, the numbers driven up primarily by its acquisition of Motorola, which has at least two very popular budget smartphones in India.

Timex Ironman Move X20 review: Too many rough edges in this wearable
Sun, May 24, 2015

The Move X20 is a simple fitness band. It is easy to wear and comfortable on your wrists but there are issues that make it hard to recommend.

BlackBerry looks to gain new ground with SIM virtualisation, BBM Meetings
Mon, May 11, 2015

BlackBerry Meetings app lets users organise video chats seamlessly with up to 25 others across platforms and devices.

Confident that monetisation will eventually catch up with traffic, News Republic comes to India
Thu, May 07, 2015

News Republic is also bringing in Appy Geek, its technology news aggregator into India

As Indian mobile market contracts, Samsung pulls away from Micromax: CMR
Wed, May 06, 2015

CMR’s India Monthly Mobile Handsets Market Review for May 2015 show a a 15 per cent fall in overall shipments.

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Avant 85 Express Review: This 4K TV is the ultimate luxury tech
Wed, May 06, 2015

Statutory warning: Do not read further if you do not own at least a Jaguar, a bungalow in central Delhi and a condo in Dubai. When we talk about luxury, us lesser mortals might be swayed by the posters of ‘luxury homes’ that we see all across urban India. But that is luxury at a […]

Lumia 640 XL Express review: Big-screen, great camera are the biggest plus points
Wed, May 06, 2015

We review the Microsoft Lumia extra large 640XL smartphone and find that the big-screen and sharp camera is what really stands out.

Forget the specs: The smartphone can’t replace your PC at work, and here’s why
Tue, May 05, 2015

A lot of new devices can easily power a full computer, but most of us still prefer to run to an old Windows XP PC in the office.

Meet Nellie Bly: American journalist and adventurer on today’s Google Doodle
Tue, May 05, 2015

She was also one of the pioneers of investigative journalism and spend time in a mental asylum to learn and write about te plight of its inmates.

OTT: Calls for (almost) nothing, messages for ‘free’ on smartphones
Tue, May 05, 2015

OTT messaging apps have grown in popularity over the years, often at the cost of traditional SMS.

Timex wants to shrug off gold watch tag, goes smart with two smartbands
Tue, May 05, 2015

The biggest USP for Timex smartbands seems to be the company's large service network, as after-sales service is hard to find for the other brands in this space

Week before China visit, PM Narendra Modi logs onto Sina Weibo
Mon, May 04, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing for his China visit by opening an account on Sina Weibo, the largest Chinese micro-blogging site with over 140 million monthly active users.

Micromax Canvas LapTab is here for Rs 14,999. Here is the first look
Fri, May 01, 2015

Powered by an Intel Atom processor, the Micromax Canvas LapTab is basically an 10.1-inchWindows tablet with a keyboard dock.

LG G Flex 2 Express Review + video: You will have to pay for the curve
Sat, May 02, 2015

LG G Flex 2, is the company's second phone with an arc shape. So what works in this smartphone and what doesn't? Here's our review.

New rendition of Lalla, lalla lori: Putting a generation to sleep
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

New version of Lalla, lalla lori is not a parody, it is just an ode to the urge to be drunk at unearthly hours and at a every inappropriate age.

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM review: Stunning results, but heavy on wallet and hands
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Indulge yourself if you have the money. There is nothing to lose from owning a powerful lens like this.

MyAirtel app review: Finally, let’s make the payment on the phone
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Airtel is trying to change this user behaviour with the new MyAirtel app. Here's our review of the same.

Microsoft to launch new Lumia flagships only with Windows 10, in second half of 2015
Mon, May 04, 2015

Microsoft Devices now hopes to woo the India market with their new Lumia 640 and Lumia 640XL

Why luxury technology brands are now calling India home
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

The luxury technology segment, where people can shell out Rs 10,00,000 for a television set or Rs 12,50,000 for a smartphone is slowly and steadily growing in India.

XS Powercard Express Review: A power bank with storage that fits in your wallet
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

The XS powercard is practical and gives you some additional features at Rs 2,499. Here's our review of this power bank.