Shruti Dhapola


Looking at technology and web culture.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises fix after data leaks: Here’s what he said, what it means
Fri, Mar 23, 2018

In a post, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has addressed for the first time the misuse of data of 50 million users, and outlined steps to safeguard the information of its more than 2 billion monthly users.

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data leak: How to check, revoke FB access for apps
Fri, Mar 23, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced steps where the company will try and restrict what user data can be accessed by third-party apps. Here's how to check what apps have access to your Facebook account.

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data leaks controversy: Key developments to keep in mind
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Facebook's Cambridge Analytica data leaks have seen the social network face criticism across the world. Here's a look at top 10 developments in the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data leaks.

Facebook Cambridge Analytica data leaks: When social media stops being fun
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Facebook is facing the heat on both sides of the Atlantic after it has come to light that UK-based firm Cambridge Analytica illegally harvested profiles and data of some 50 million users.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 first impressions: At Rs 7,999, the new value for money phone
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Xiaomi Redmi 5 first impressions: The price in India starts at Rs 7,999, and this is a new budget phone from the company. But how does the Redmi 5 perform on a daily basis? Here's what we thought.

Redmi 5 vs Redmi Note 5 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: All specifications compared
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Xiaomi Redmi 5 is the more budget friendly one with a starting price in India of Rs 7,999 going up to Rs 10,999. So how does the Redmi 5 compare to the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro? We explain all the details.

Bose SoundSport Free wireless headphones review: Worth the price tag
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Bose SoundSport Free wireless headphones are priced at Rs 18, 990 and truly wireless earbuds designed for sports. Here is our review of the Bose SoundSport Free wireless earphones.

Google Maps gets Plus codes in India, voice navigation in six new Indian languages
Wed, Mar 14, 2018

Google Maps in India is getting Plus codes and other new features in order to make address search simpler across the country. Google Maps will also support voice navigation search in six additional Indian languages.

Oppo F7, Mi Mix 2S, LG G7 and more: Which Android phones will sport the iPhone X notch?
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

Apple iPhone X's notch is likely to inspire many copycats in the smartphone world for 2018. Oppo F7, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, OnePlus 6, LG G7 are some Android phones, which are expected to sport a notch-like feature.

Android P accepts the notch: So will Google Pixel 3 follow the iPhone X design?
Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Android P will have space for a notch on top, similar to the Apple iPhone X. So will the Google Pixel 3 smartphone also get a notch on top as well, just like the iPhone X?

Samsung Galaxy S9+ first impressions: 5 things you should know about this flagship
Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9+ is officially here with a camera that claims to be the best in business, ahead of the arch-rivals Apple iPhone X and Google Pixel 2 XL. Here's what we thought after using the phone for two days.

Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs iPhone X vs Pixel 2 XL: Specifications, price compared
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are officially out in India at a starting price of Rs 57,900 and Rs 64,900 for the base 64GB storage variants. Here's a comparison of Galaxy S9 Plus vs iPhone X vs Google Pixel 2 XL.

Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ launched in India: Cashback offers, Reliance Jio offer, and more
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

Samsung's Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones have been announced for the India market. The smartphones will go on sale from March 16 at a starting price of Rs 57,900 for the S9 and Rs 64,900 for the S9 Plus.

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ India launch Highlights: Sale from March 16, here are the prices
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are the two new flagship phones launching in India today. Here are live updates from the India launch of Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus.

Samsung Gear Sport review: Geared towards fitness tracking
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

Samsung Gear Sport review: The Gear Sport is designed for those who are looking for a wearable to track their daily fitness activities and it supports a range of activities, including swimming.

Google Android Oreo Go edition is for entry-level phones, and here’s what it really offers
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

Android Oreo Go edition phones come with Go version of Google’s apps like YouTube Go, Google Assistant Go, Google Search Go, etc.

MWC 2018: 5G internet finally seems ready to enter real world
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

At MWC 2018, 5G is no more a buzzword, and looks ready to become a reality. Players like Qualcomm, Huawei, Nokia, Ericsson, Intel were some of the big names showcasing what a 5G-ready future will be like.

Galaxy S9, Nokia phones dominate consumer segment at MWC 2018
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

The two phones will also compete against arch rival Apple’s iPhone X and Apple iPhone 8 series.

MWC 2018: Asus announces new Zenfone 5Z with iPhone-X style notch, new Zenfone 5
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

Asus’ Zenfone 5Z will be the first with Android phone with an iPhone-X style notch on the top. Asus also announced a new Zenfone 5 smartphone at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona.

MWC 2018: Reliance Jio aims for 99 per cent India coverage by October 2018, announces new IoT network with Samsung
Mon, Feb 26, 2018

Reliance Jio executives shared this information at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, where the company also announced a new NB IoT (Internet of Things) partnership with Samsung.