Shruti Dhapola


Looking at technology and web culture.

WhatsApp Business app now on Android: Everything to know
Fri, Jan 19, 2018

WhatsApp Business app has been released on Android and is geared towards small and medium enterprises, and helping them connect with their customers. Here's everything to know about WhatsApp for Business.

Google Cloud AutoML wants to make AI accessible for all businesses
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Google Cloud has expanded to offer machine-learning solutions for businesses through its new product: Cloud AutoML

What Aadhaar’s new 16-digit Virtual Identity means, how it seeks to add security
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Amid mounting concerns over breach of privacy, UIDAI has announced a new layer of security for Aadhaar, involving VIDs and a system of Limited KYC. But details are unclear, a lot of questions remain unanswered.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) launched at price of Rs 32,990; Amazon sale from Jan 20
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) has been officially launched in India at a price of Rs 32,990. The Galaxy A8+ is Amazon exclusive in India and sale begins January 20. Here's a closer look at the specifications and features of the Galaxy A8+

Bitcoin and beyond: What’s driving cryptocurrencies, the global frenzy surrounding them
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Google’s ‘Year in Search’ report showed ‘How to buy Bitcoin in India’ and ‘What is Bitcoin’ were among the year’s top queries.

Honor View 10 review: At Rs 29,999, this mid-range flagship offers a lot
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

Honor View 10 is no doubt a worthy phone for its Rs 29,999 price. Here's is our review of the Honor View 10 smartphone

Meltdown, Spectre flaw affects all processors: Here are all your questions answered
Sat, Jan 06, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre are two processor-level security flaws, which affect nearly all modern processors from Intel, AMD, ARM, etc

Security flaw affects Intel, ARM, and other processors: Everything to know
Sat, Jan 06, 2018

Intel processors, with the x86-64 hardware have a serious design flaw vulnerability, now named 'Meltdown' that impacts billions of PC. Here's everything to know

Apple’s battery replacement for iPhones: Price, who is eligible and everything else to know
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

Apple is now replacing batteries for older iPhones like iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone SE and the iPhone 7 at a discounted price. Here's everything to know

Apple’s apology letter for slowing old iPhones: Everything to know about the battery saga
Fri, Dec 29, 2017

Apple wrote a letter of apology to customers for slowing down iPhones with older batteries and now put out the price of the new batteries in India

Apple faces lawsuits in US for slowing down old iPhones: All you need to know
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Apple is facing a spate of lawsuits in the United States over reports that it was 'slowing down' older iPhones with aging batteries. A detailed look at what this controversy is all about.

Honor View 10 first impressions: Taller display, software focus is on AI
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

Honor View 10 is the company's upcoming flagship, which will go on sale in India from January 8, 2018. Here is our first impressions of the Honor View 10

Honor 8 Pro, Oppo F5 to Moto X4: Best mid-range mobiles for 2017 from Rs 15,000 to Rs 30,000
Fri, Dec 29, 2017

Here's a list of the top mobiles for 2017 for Rs 15,000 to Rs 30,000: Honor 8 Pro, Oppo F5, Moto X4, Honor 9i, Samsung Galaxy On Max and others on the list.

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL and AR stickers: Here’s how to get, use on your phone
Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL now support AR stickers: Here's how to use this feature on your phone.

US FCC ruling on Net Neutrality step back in time
Fri, Dec 15, 2017

The lack of Net Neutrality in one of the world’s most important tech markets means that an online startup might not have the same chance of succeeding as an established player

Reliance JioPhone: What plans work with this, the list of apps, and everything else to know
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Reliance JioPhone might be just a feature phone, but for 2017 it was one of the most hyped devices. Here's everything to know about the Jio Phone works and what it offers.

Honor View 10 puts focus on AI with host of new features
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Honor View 10 will launch on January 8, 2018 and this is one of the first flagship, AI-driven phones from the company which is coming to India.

Honor 7X review: Mid-range smartphone with great display, dual-rear cameras that can take on Xiaomi, Moto
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Honor 7X review: This is the latest mid-range smartphone from Huawei's Honor brand. Honor 7X has full vision display and dual-rear cameras and here is how it performs.

Honor 7X, Honor View 10 launched: Price, specifications, and features
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Honor 7X price in India is Rs 12,999 for the 4GB RAM and 32GB storage version, while the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs 15,999. 

Defence Ministry to Indian armed forces: Uninstall these Chinese apps immediately
Sat, Dec 02, 2017

Ministry of Defence in India has issued a new order to the Indian armed forces asking officers and all security personnel to remove, uninstall over 42 Chinese apps, including Xiaomi's Mi Store, Mi Community, etc

Learning from patterns, Google AI push has bigger problems in mind
Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Google's mission with AI and ML is not just to make their products more useful, but also to help others innovate and solve bigger problems.

Nokia 2 at price of Rs 6,999 in India: Here are other mobiles for under Rs 7,000
Fri, Nov 24, 2017

Nokia 2 has a price in India of Rs 6,999. Here are other mobiles under a price of Rs 7000 from Xiaomi Redmi 4A, Redmi Y1 Lite to Motorola Moto C Plus

Honor 7X first impressions: Wider display and improved dual-rear cameras
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Honor 7X first impressions: Huawei's Honor 7X offers an 18:9 display, a dual rear camera and metal unibody design. Here's what we think of the device so far

Uber data theft in 2016 saw 57 mn accounts breached: All you need to know
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Uber has confirmed a massive data breach that took place in late 2016, where hackers stole personal information of both riders and drivers.

Google Pixel 2 camera: Update to fix audio quality issue, HDR mode coming to third-party apps
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL camera will get an update to fix software issues with the audio quality when recording videos.

Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2i launched starting at price of Rs 799, will be ‘Made in India’
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2i launched in India. It will come in two options 20,000 mAh and 10,000 mAh size. The company says these Power Banks will be Made in India

OnePlus 5T goes on sale on Amazon: Price in India, launch offers, specifications
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

OnePlus 5T, the new variant of the mid-range flagship from OnePlus has gone on sale via Amazon India. Price in India for OnePlus 5T is Rs 32,999 for the 6GB RAM version.

OnePlus 5T will soon be the only model, online to remain key focus: India head
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

OnePlus 5T, the new flagship smartphone from the start-up brand will go on sale from tomorrow on Amazon India. OnePlus 5 will be phased out from the market.

Vivo V7+ review: High price to pay for selfies, bigger display
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Vivo V7 Plus review: The Vivo V7 Plus comes with a full vision 18:9 display and a 24MP front camera for selfies and here's how it fares.

Microsoft 365 showcased in India, geared towards SMEs and enterprises
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

Microsoft 365 can allow for one solution to ensure setting up of company-issued devices with the right data policies, as well as deploy these policies to personal devices.

OnePlus 5T is here with a refreshed design: Will it be a winner in India?
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

OnePlus 5T comes at a crucial time for the company. It sports a bigger display, improved camera and aims to compete with the newer range of flagships in the market.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite sale today: Comparison with Redmi 4A on price, specifications
Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Xiaomi's Redmi Y1 Lite and Redmi Y1 will go on sale today on Amazon India at 12 pm. Redmi Y1 is a new budget series. Here's a comparison of Redmi Y1 Lite and Redmi 4A.

Redmi Y1 review: Is this the new budget king from Xiaomi?
Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 review: Redmi Y1's price is Rs 8,999 for the 3GB RAM variant and here's how the phone performed in our review.

Reliance Jio triple cashback offer: What you really get on Rs 399 recharge, how it works
Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Reliance Jio launched what it calls a "Triple Cashback Scheme' for every recharge of Rs 399 and above. It claims to come with benefits of Rs 2599 for customers.

Honeywell Air Touch i8 Air Purifier review: Necessity of the times
Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Honeywell Air Touch i8 is one of the newer air purifiers, claiming to fight PM2.5 particles showing real-time data on the touch-based panel on top. Here's our review for the air purifier.

India-based Indus OS partners with China’s itel Mobiles
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

Indus OS, which is an India-based smartphone operating system built on Android, has announced a partnership with China's based itel Mobiles