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.

With focus on offline and price, Comio starts making inroads in budget smartphones
Sat, Jan 20, 2018

Less than half a year after a launch in August, Comio is pushing monthly sales of 1.25 lakh units and hopes to go completely local with manufacturing soon.

Fitbit Ionic review: The smartwatch for fitness freaks
Sat, Jan 20, 2018

Fitbit Ionic review: This is the first smartwatch from the company and aims to woo customers who want to add a layer of smartness to their fitness regime.

Hike launches Total which brings internet services, messaging to smartphones, without data
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Hike Total is powered by a new technology that makes it easy for Android users to go online after buying a new smartphone. Total by Hike takes over the setup process and installs basic apps easily and with minimum use of data

Why UIDAI has opened its eyes to face authentication for Aadhaar card holders
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

A brand new mode of identification is on the way from July 1 for Aadhaar card holders to use alongside other systems. Nandagopal Rajan explains how this new mode will work.

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman: New entry-level camera coming soon, will be ideal for India
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

GoPro will soon launch a entry-level product which founder and CEO Nick Woodman thinks will be very relevant for the Indian market.

KaHa’s Cove platform now on Titan We watch for women, but that’s just the beginning
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

The Titan We — which looks like any traditional analogue watch — features one of the key features of the Cove platform, which is creating a social safety net for its users.

CES 2018: A suitcase you can ride, a DIY gardening shed and other quirky gadgets
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

CES 2018 is now in its penultimate day and we found some rare gadgets that all of us would love to own. In fact, over the years, these quirky gadgets have been the big draw of CES. Here is our pick of top quirky gadgets from day 3 of CES.

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman interview: ‘GoPro has a place in India, will be relevant for Indian consumers’
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

GoPro has been in the news this week with the announcement that it was pulling out of the drone segment and with buzz that the company could be up for sale. We spoke to GoPro founder and CEO Nick Woodman about the future of the company and their vision for India.

CES 2018: Flipkart announces ACs, smart TVs under MarQ label
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Ramping up its game in the private labels space, e-commerce major Flipkart used the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to announce an exclusive line of air conditioners and smart televisions under its MarQ label.

Why sleeping at CES is a good idea
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

There was one new area which seems to have the startup ecosystem interest at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and that is sleep.

CES 2018: GoPro Fusion, Lenovo Miix 630 and other best gadgets of the show, Day 2
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

CES 2018 Day 2: GoPro Fusion with new Overcapture software, the 2018 edition of Dell's XPS 13 laptop, Lenovo Miix 630, Lenovo Vital Moto Mod and Ockel Sirius A, these gadgets impressed us the most on day two of the show

Bangalore startup Ethereal Machines holds India flag high at CES 2018 with innovation prize
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Ethereal Machines is already getting good interest in the Halo as well as their regular 3D Printer, the Ray. IIT Hyderabad has already placed an order for Halo, along with a university in UK.

With Winter Olympics in VR, our viewing experiences will take an immersive turn
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Virtual reality will get a big-ticket boost as Intel partners with the Winter Olympics, to provide VR-enabled coverage.

CES 2018: The gadgets that impressed us the most on Day 1
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

CES 2018: On Day One we found quite a few gadgets that really impressed us. Here is a list.

CES 2018: With Ola Play, the Indian ride-sharing company could tune into something big
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Ola is trying to tap into with Ola Play, which could be the start of something really big and unprecedented, especially in a future where autonomous cars come to dominate.

Intel keynote at CES 2018: Data is going to change our lives, let’s start with art and sport
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

While the Winter Olympics in South Korea will be the first to get a full VR broadcast powered by this technology, Intel also announced a new partnership with Paramount to start an exploratory project for volumetric content

CES 2018: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich addresses chip flaw; promises fix by Jan end
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

CES 2018: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich on Monday said some workloads will see larger impact and his company will work with others to minimise this

CES 2018: Intel 8th Gen core processors with Radeon RX Vega M graphics officially launched
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

Intel has launched its new 8th Gen Core processors with Radeon RX Vega M graphics aimed at the enthusiasts community which is growing exponentially with gaming, content creation and virtual as well as mixed reality.

CES 2018: Here’s what to expect, and what not to expect
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

Here's what to expect at CES 2018: Smart speakers, TVs, self driving cars, home appliances, and more

WD MyCloud Home Duo review: Bring the cloud home, but please use it well
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

The WD MyCloud Home Duo is a small compact box, smaller than a UPS, with an LED light that gives it a slightly alien feeling.

Eelo, new ‘privacy-enabled’ smartphone OS, will have no Google inside
Mon, Jan 01, 2018

Project Eelo is a brand new open-source operating system with its own associated web services to take on the likes of Google

Apple Watch 3 review: Three months on, I’m wondering if I have really used the best smartwatch well
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

Apple Watch 3 is clearly the best smartwatch you can buy now. But are you really using a smartwatch this powerful to its full capabilities? I guess not.

In coming year of AI, your computer could start feeling your emotions
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

The pressure to change at a breathless pace has delivered a lot of half-baked technology and devices — many of which were eventually abandoned — into millions of hands across the world. Will 2018 be different? in 2017: When you searched for the top news and found what mattered
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

In 2018, we know you will be inquisitive about celebrities and stars, fidgety about new incomes tax rates and curious about what PM Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi are up to in run-up to the big elections a year later.

How to clean up your social media footprint in 2018
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

Are you a social media addict? Here is a list of dos and don'ts that users in India can follow in 2018

Sony a9 (ILCE-9) review: Can a camera be more versatile?
Sun, Dec 24, 2017

Sony Alpha A9 (or A9 for short) is designed to compete against with Canon and Nikon's professional DSLRs. Here is our review

Microsoft’s take on Artificial intelligence: ‘Will be an enabler for humans to do more’
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

Microsoft India’s Sundar Srinivasan speaks about the “tectonic revolution AI is bringing to human lives” and how his company is helping democratise it.

WD My Passport Wireless Pro review: Good backup, but pricey
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

If you are looking for some professional grade extra storage then the WD My Passport Wireless Pro is a great option.

Apple names company veteran Michel Coulomb as head of India sales 
Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Apple India head Sanjay Kaul has resigned with immediate effect amidst reports that sales is under pressure

Bose QuietComfort 35 II review: Noise cancelling has just gone smart
Sun, Dec 17, 2017

Bose QuietComfort 35 II is certainly among the best noise cancelling headphones you can buy in the market today.

Sharp FP-FM40E air purifier review: Catching bad air and mosquitoes
Sat, Dec 16, 2017

Sharp FP-FM40E air purifier, the only one in the world with a mosquito catcher built in.

LG V30+ review: Buy this for a wider world view
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

LG V30+ mobile review: The new flagship smartphone is priced at Rs 44,990 and here's how it performed in our tests.

Google will start serving more answers, as smartphone users don’t want blue links: VP Ben Gomes
Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Ben Gomes Google’s VP for Engineering and Search, explains how the depth of universal search and the context from Knowledge Graphs have helped to provide answers to people’s queries.

1More Triple Driver headphones review: Hi-res audio that wraps around your head
Fri, Dec 08, 2017

At Rs 8,999, the 1More Triple Driver is one of the best high-resolution headphones you can buy.

Mi Gadgets Car Pro X10 dashcam review: Sharp images for an affordable camera
Mon, Dec 11, 2017

The Car Pro X10 looks like a slightly old-fashioned smartphone. The best feature of the dash camera is the camera itself. It captures some really sharp videos.

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) review: Best Kindle ever, but do you need it?
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

Amazon's flagship Kindle has a bigger screen, and is more durable than its predecessor. Here is our detailed review of Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017).