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.

Why Samsung Z2 and Reliance Jio is not a winning combination yet
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Samsung Z2, an affordable Tizen OS based smartphone with Reliance Jio 4G is not a winning combination.

Apple acquires Gliimpse, a med tech startup set up by Indian entrepreneurs
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

By some estimates healthcare is a $9 trillion global business and it is no surprise that Apple is striving for a big pie in the consumer side of this segment

Samsung Z2 with 4G comes at Rs 4,590: Key features and specifications
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Samsung Z2 is a new 4G enabled smartphone based on the Korean tech company's own Tizen operating systems.

Gionee S6s first impressions: This one is a selfie wonder
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Gionee S6s is another one of those devices aimed at those who just can’t get enough of their own photos,

Reliance Jio 4G SIM: Here’s how to purchase, verify and activate
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

We recently purchased a Reliance JioFi device to experience the service first-hand, here is how to buy and activate a Reliance Jio SIM

Dr Aeroguard SCPR700 review: Powerful fan, lots of features
Fri, Aug 19, 2016

Dr Aeroguard SCPR700 is a relatively large air purifier, and takes up a corner of your room.

Nikon KeyMission 360 action camera will take the fight to GoPro
Fri, Aug 19, 2016

Nikon’s next big innovation with be the KeyMission 360 degree camera, which will take on GoPro.

India second only to China in importance for Asus, says CEO
Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Asus Zenfone 3 series has been launched in India, and the company has a slightly different strategy for the new series of smartphones.

Mixed reality is here and it could better virtual reality
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Intel unveiling of its Project Alloy all-in-one VR headset has opened up an untethered future for virtual reality

Sony Xperia XA Ultra review: High on camera specs, battery life
Tue, Aug 16, 2016

Sony Xperia XA Ultra aimed at those who are looking for premium specifications and features in the mid range. Here is our full review.

Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech packs a few subtle hints after the hard messages
Mon, Aug 15, 2016

At an all-party meeting on the Kashmir unrest, Modi had told the attendees PoK is an integral part of Jammu and Kashmir and there “cannot be any compromise on national security”.

Narendra Modi speech Independence Day 2016: Transparency seems to be the highlight, says processes simplified
Mon, Aug 15, 2016

Speaking from a wind swept Red Fort, Modi also spoke about Passport applications going up to around two crore a year now as Indian had started travelling more.

A leaf out of New York’s Playbook
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

New York’s ‘Playbook’, which is a road map for making the city user-friendly and innovative, could be a blueprint for Indian cities like Delhi as well

Rio Olympics 2016: What does Fiji have which India doesn’t?
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

We need to inculcate the fire in our sportspersons and insulate them from the other elements which end up being hurdles before the track.

Sree Sreenivasan: I look at my job as chief listening officer of New York
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Sreenivasan is in India to talk to people across the country about how to use social media better.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 First Impressions: The top five features
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will go on sale from September 2, and here are the top reasons why this is a great phone.

Smartron t-phone Review: Decent phone, but competition is tough
Mon, Aug 15, 2016

After launching a 2-in-1 convertible, Smartron is back with a made for India smartphone. Here is what we thought about this device

Micromax eyeing a 114 million opportunity with Canvas range smart TVs
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Micromax is entering the smart televisions space with its brand of “value-for-money” offerings.

Why Instagram Stories might just win the older audience, and developing markets too
Tue, Aug 09, 2016

Instagram Stories will need to move users out of Snapchat to use the same feature on Instagram.

Sony Bravia KD-55X9300D Review: Classy, but costly
Mon, Aug 08, 2016

Sony Bravia X9300D is a top-end 4K television, which brings class to your living room though at a price.

Xiaomi Redmi 3s shows the debate around battery life might be dead
Mon, Aug 08, 2016

Xiaomi Redmi 3s is finally hitting the market, and its biggest selling point is the 4100 mAh battery.

Narendra Modi on cow vigilantes: Here is hoping gau rakshaks get the message
Sat, Aug 06, 2016

PM Modi hit out at these so-called cow vigilantes who he rightly identified as criminals and this entire show of cow protection a “business”.

Smartphone boom could actually be good for PC business, says Acer India head
Sat, Aug 06, 2016

Acer, which is celebrating its fortieth anniversary, has a full bouquet of devices in India catering to all price points and use cases.

LeEco Super3 TV series launch shows 4K has finally arrived
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

LeEco has launched its Super3 TV series in India and all three are 4K resolution television sets.

Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime sale on August 9: More units, no registration needed
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime goes on sale on August 9 on Flipkart and, and all units will be made in India.

Porn clips on sale in Uttar Pradesh: Shocking, but not surprising
Thu, Aug 04, 2016

Rape porn: Could the trade in such clips be triggering a spate of rapes in parts of India?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 suggests the era of smartphone innovation has plateaued
Wed, Aug 03, 2016

Samung Galaxy Note 7 is better note series phone, but not one that is significantly different

East or West, Bangla is the best
Tue, Aug 02, 2016

West Bengal is now Bengal. Yes, with no east, there was no reason for a west.

Twitter looks to countries like India for growth, but damn those feature phones
Tue, Aug 02, 2016

Twitter's quarterly report does not really paint a rosy picture for the micro blogging platform.

India tops list of countries that have had women leaders, thanks to Indira Gandhi, Pratibha Patil
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

Indira Gandhi served as prime minister for almost 16 years, while Pratibha Patil served as President for five

Oakter Smart Home Kit Review
Sat, Jul 30, 2016

Is Oaktar Smart Home Kit an effective solution to smart home things or just ahead of the curve? Here is our review

Google’s free Wi-Fi: This is why it chose railway stations to connect India
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

Google was pondering over where the they could see the 'experience divide' plaguing Internet users in India the most and that is when they zeroed in on railway stations.

Gurgaon or Gurugram: Still gaon and not all that good
Sat, Jul 30, 2016

Gurgaon is flooded and life has come to a standstill, now enjoy your time in the car

Wacom Bamboo Spark review
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Wacom Bamboo Spark is actually a smart folio with a tablet sleeve Bluetooth ready smart devices. Here is our full review.

BlackBerry DTEK50 is here: But why am I not surprised?
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

BlackBerry DTEK50 shows this company has a rare spirit of dogged perseverance seldom seen in the corporate world.

BlackBerry DTEK50 costs $299, is based on Android and aims mass adoption
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

BlackBerry has just announced a new smartphone, the DTEK 50 based on Android. The phone is priced $299.