Nandagopal Rajan


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.

X-Mini Xoundbar review: The best tiny speakers
Sun, Oct 22, 2017

Looking for great speakers for your dorm room? Check out the review of X-Mini Xoundbar.

Honeywell Air Touch S8 review: Quick cleaning is what makes this one stand out
Sun, Oct 22, 2017

Honeywell Air Touch S8 is a large air purifier, but stylish enough not to look awkward in your living room. It comes with three filters and you have to set it up before it can be switched on.

HyperX Cloud Revolver S review: Spatial audio that gives gamers the edge
Sun, Oct 22, 2017

The HyperX Cloud Revolver S is a premium headset that offers you comfort as well as precision required for success in gaming.

Samsung Wireless Speaker series review: A good bunch to gift this Diwali
Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Samsung is bringing a range of wireless audio speakers in the Indian market on the occasion of Diwali. We tested all the three new audio speakers to find out how they fare in the real world.

Audio Technica ATH-AR3BT review: Great audio, design can be softer on the ears
Thu, Oct 12, 2017

The ATH-AR3BT is an over-the-ear Bluetooth headphone that has a stylish look with leather finish ear cups and headband. I found the headband is bit tight when it comes to adjusting.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus review: Till the iPhone X comes, this is the best
Sun, Oct 15, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 Plus is an upgrade on the iPhone 7 Plus, and sports one major design change in the form of a glass back. But is there more to this phone?

HP Sprocket 100 review: Easy to use, but picture quality has to improve
Sat, Oct 07, 2017

HP Sprocket 100 review: The HP Sprocket 100 comes with 10 sheets of HP Zink paper in the box and you just need to load this set into the device to start printing.

Pixel 2 to Home Mini: Google’s new hardware proves the core business is still search
Thu, Oct 05, 2017

Google unveiled a new range of devices from Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL smartphones to Google Home smart speakers and Google Pixel Buds earphones and Google Clip intelligent camera.

Amazon brings Alexa, Echo speakers to India; Prime Music is coming too
Thu, Oct 05, 2017

Amazon Echo smart speakers with Alexa is now available in India as an invite-only service; those pre-booking now will get a discount of 30 per cent on the three Echo models.

Amkette Urban headphones review: Sounds good, feels light
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

Amkette Urban headphones review: The Amkette Urban takes up the popular neckband design which is gradually becoming the vogue.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus review blog: Great phone, but should you buy this?
Mon, Oct 02, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 Plus review: The iPhone 8 Plus looks identical to its predecessor the iPhone 7 Plus, but a lot has changed. Here's our daily review of the latest iPhone.

Sony MHC-V50D speaker review: Buy this to go loud
Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Sony has had high-powered Bluetooth speakers for sometime now. The latest is the MHC-V50D, a large unit for the home, especially a home that hosts a lot of parties. Here is our review.

LG XBoom OJ98 review: As loud and versatile as it gets
Sun, Sep 24, 2017

LG has refreshed the XBoom with the OJ98, making it a bit more louder than before. Here is our review of the LG XBoom OJ98.

Logitech hopes to own the huddle space with MeetUp conference cam
Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Logitech, with a wide range of devices that cater to any video conferencing platform the client might want to use, is now the largest provider of room-based VC equipment in the world.

VideoTap, the Noida startup that wants to change the way video is delivered, consumed and sold
Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Video is already a major chunk of the data consumption pie. But the fact is that online video delivery has not really changed over the years. And that is what Noida-based startup Videotap wants to change.

Apple iPhone 7 driving wireless headphone adoption across globe: Sennheiser
Tue, Sep 26, 2017

The personal audio segment is slowly but surely going wireless and the Apple iPhone 7 series could be playing a significant role in the same.

Apple Watch Series 3 first impressions: Three new features that keep up with the times
Fri, Sep 22, 2017

Apple Watch Series 3 first impressions: Here are the three new things than excited us the most with Apple Watch Series 3.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus first impressions: So what’s really new out here?
Wed, Sep 20, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 Plus first impressions:, I attempt to answer some questions people have been asking me about these new phones.

GoPro Hero 5 Black + Karma Grip review: The best ecosystem for the adventurous
Mon, Sep 18, 2017

GoPro Hero 5 has been launched alongside the Karma Grip in India. We decided to test the GoPro Hero 5 Black, along with its entire paraphernalia, including the Karma Grip.

Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular connectivity unlikely to come to India soon; here’s why
Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Apple Watch Series 3: The cellular version of Apple’s smartwatch is not headed to India at the moment, at least not till a mobile network partner volunteers to set up the infrastructure needed.

Five technologies that will get a boost from Apple iPhone X
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

With iPhone X, Apple has put its weight behind a few technologies that have been around for a while but are not looking at better times for themselves. Here is a list:

High price might actually be differentiator for iPhone X: Experts
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

The “one more thing” that CEO Tim Cook announced, the iPhone X, seems to be taking the thunder away from the iPhone 8 series at the moment. While it offers Apple loyalists choice across price points and feature sets, the iPhone X also brings innovation the people have been expecting.

Apple iPhone X can reinforce consumer loyalty to Apple ecosystem, says expert
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Apple announced the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X at an event in Cupertino on Tuesday. What does this mean for the brand and its consumers? Well, we spoke to Thomas Husson VP, Principal Analyst - Marketing & Strategy at Forrester Research for his opinion.

Apple iPhone X first impressions: Here are five reasons you can’t ignore this
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Apple iPhone X was clearly the star of the show at the Apple event on Tuesday. Here's our first impression of the iPhone X that will come to India on November 3, starting at Rs 84,000.

Apple iPhone X is the new gold standard for smartphone industry, even Apple
Wed, Sep 13, 2017

The Apple iPhone X is innovative to the extent that this phone packs almost all top-end features you would find in phones from various brands across the world

Apple iPhone X launches at Steve Jobs Theater in new campus
Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone Plus smartphones were announced by the company. The company held the launch event at the brand new Steve Jobs Theatre in its yet-to-be-opened Apple Park campus.

Apple iPhone X event live video: Check out the Steve Jobs theater where it will be revealed
Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Apple will unveil its tenth-anniversary iPhone called the iPhone X Edition in Steve Jobs Theater, in the new Apple Park Campus. Apple Park Campus, which was envisioned by Steve Jobs, is powered by 100 per cent renewable energy.

Apple iPhone X live updates: iPhone X (Ten) price is $999, ships from November 3
Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X or iPhone X Edition will launch today in Steve Jobs Theater at the Apple Campus. Follow our live updates from the event itself.

Apple iPhone X launch: Going beyond $1000 price tag might just work
Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Apple iPhone X is to be launched at the Steve Jobs theatre in the spanking new multi-billion dollar Apple Park campus. Reports claim iPhone X price will be more than $1,000.

Addappt, the app that wants to tap social quotient of contacts
Fri, Sep 08, 2017

While addappt has been around for a while, it is now, with version 3.0, that the app is disclosing its business model.

Google’s Android One is back, but catering to a different price range and sensibilities
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

When the Xiaomi Mi A1 launches in India today, it would mark a significant pivot in Google strategy for connecting the “next billion”. The Xiaomi Mi A1, with the A1 signifying Android One, will be the return of Google’s much-touted pure Android experience for basic smartphones.

Now you can take a Deep Learning course online, Coursera co-founder says barrier to entry has come down
Sat, Sep 02, 2017

Coursera’s co-founder and leading AI expert Andrew Ng, who created the certificate programme, told that that it is becoming possible take this deep learning course online because the barrier to entry for AI is lowering for most people.

Apple event confirmed for September 12: It is the new campus, but is it the iPhone 8 launch?
Fri, Sep 01, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 event? While it is most likely that Apple will announce the new iPhone 8 at the event, the company has not yet announced this as is the norm.

Sennheiser CX 7.00BT review: For (wireless) music on the move
Sun, Aug 27, 2017

Sennheiser CX 7.00BT is a good option for those who want wireless comfort, but not at the cost of audio quality. While the Momentum is better if you are looking for a headband, this model is one you can use everywhere. Here's our detailed review.

Skagen Jorn hybrid watch review: Silent, very silent
Sat, Aug 26, 2017

Skagen Jorn is a wrist watch at its core. So you have the option of using it like a regular watch, though that would not make much sense. For the smart features you download the Skagen app on the phone and connect the smartphone to the watch. Here is our full review.

Nokia 6 review: Mid-range segment has a serious new challenger
Thu, Aug 24, 2017

Nokia 6 review: Nokia has always been known for a very European design philosophy, one that is practical, sturdy and stylish, while not tending to be outlandish. The Nokia 6 is no exception, but HMD Global has focussed on the style part too.