Shruti Dhapola


Looking at technology and web culture.

Google’s ‘Neural Machine Translation’ for Indian languages: Here’s what it means
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Google announced Neural Machine Translations for Indian languages, and here's what it will mean for users

Google’s Neural Machine Translation launched for nine Indian languages
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Google has announced neural machine translation for nine Indian languages, and Gboard will now support 22 Indian schedule lanaguages

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ vs iPhone 7 series vs Google Pixel: Specs comparison
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ vs the Apple iPhone 7 series and the Google Pixel phones: Here's a comparison

How Facebook’s Building 8 is working on tech to let people type from their brains
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Facebook revealed more details about its Building 8, and what sort of futuristic projects it is developing

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro review: Works well, but hefty price tag
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro is a giant phablet with a 6-inch display, and here's how it fared in our review.

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Google Chromecast 2: Here’s the difference
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Google Chromecast 2: Here's the difference between the two streaming devices

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote launched in India: Price, features
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote has been launched in India at a price of Rs 3,999

Snapchat CEO row: Here’s the full context around that ‘Poor India’ remark
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Snapchat is busy fire-fighting thanks to a report which claims CEO Evan Spiegel said the app was not for poor countries like India

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel’s comment on ‘Poor India’: Did he even say this?
Mon, Apr 17, 2017

Snapchat is in the news in India for all the wrong reasons. So what exactly is the latest controversy about?

Twitter Lite announced; company to partner with Vodafone in India
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

As a product Twitter Lite will be available globally, though it is launching first in India.

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Bixby voice-assistant: What’s really new here?
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ come with Bixby, the company's very own voice-assistant powered by Artificial intelligence

Facebook is now more like Snapchat with Stories, but is that good?
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Facebook's Stories have now been rolled, but will it have the same edge as the feature on Instagram?

Samsung Galaxy S8 Unpacked 2017 event: Timing, live stream, specs, and everything else
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will launch today at the Unpacked Event, and here are the details

Reliance Jio Prime membership: Here are your questions answered
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Reliance Jio Prime membership's deadline is approaching on March 31, and here are all your questions answered

Mega Wheels Hoverboard review: Is this really how you want to travel?
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Mega Wheels Hoverboard is certainly not for everyone. Here's our review of trying out this hoverboard

Internet shutdowns in India: Why it is bad for Modi’s Digital India
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Internet shutdowns in India have serious consequences, and it's not just about freedom of speech.

Xiaomi Redmi 4A review: A good budget phone for its price
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Xiaomi Redmi 4A is now officially out in India, and here's our full review of how this budget phone performs

Xiaomi Redmi 4A next sale on March 30: All you need to know
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Redmi 4A from Xiaomi goes on sale on Amazon India and today. Here's all you need to know

Apple’s iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus in Red colour: Here’s the significance
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Apple has a new colour for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: It comes in Red, which looks stunning. If you’ve wanted a more colourful iPhone, and don’t care for the Rose Gold or the Gold, the Red is a colour like no other. But Apple’s RED iPhone is more than just the colour. […]

Xiaomi Redmi 4A vs Redmi 3S vs Samsung Galaxy On5: Battle of budget phones
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

With Redmi 4A being priced at Rs 5,999, is it the ultimate budget choice? Here's a look at the competition

Xiaomi now has a second factory in India, manufactures one phone a second
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Xiaomi now has a second factory in India in Sri City in Andhra Pradesh in partnership with Foxconn

Xiaomi Redmi 4A first impressions: Priced at Rs 5,999, this looks like a good option
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Xiaomi Redmi 4A has been launched at Rs 5,999 in India, and here's our first impression of this phone

Xiaomi Redmi 4A launched at Rs 5,999; Amazon sale begins March 23
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Xiaomi Redmi 4A, the new budget smartphone, has been launched in India. Here are the details

HTC U Ultra review: This beauty is overpriced
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

HTC U Ultra, though priced at Rs 59,900, is a premium phone that looks like nothing else on the market. Here's our full review.

Google Jamboard is a giant $4,999 board, but not coming to India yet
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Google’s Jamboard, which was launched in developer preview last year, will be made available for enterprises in May 2017.

Google revamps Hangouts into Meet, Chat as it takes on Slack
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Google Hangouts has been revamped into Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat as it seeks to take on Slack

Next Conference: Google makes big pitch for its cloud platform
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

To boost its machine learning capabilities on the cloud, Google also announced the acquisition of Kaggle, which is used by over 800,000 data experts.

Google’s Video Intelligence API can recognise objects in a video
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Google's new video intelligence tool can understand, and dissect video just as a human would thanks to machine learning

Google makes pitch for its cloud, puts focus on Machine Learning
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Google made a big pitch for its cloud platform with machine learning as the focus at its ongoing Next conference

Netflix partners with Airtel, Vodafone, and Videocon d2h in India
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

Netflix has announced strategic partnerships in India with Airtel, Videocon and Vodafone

Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone and Idea: We explain the ‘free unlimited data’ offers
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

Airtel and Vodafone are now offering 28GB data for 28 days as a challeng to Reliance Jio. We decode these offers

Microsoft’s Kaizala: The messaging app that wants to change productivity in India
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

Kaizala is a product of Microsoft Garage, but has found popularity with state governments and organisations in India

LeEco top execs Atul Jain, Debashis Ghosh quit; company says not leaving India
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

LeEco's top executives Atul Jain, who was the chief operating officer, and Debashish Ghosh have resigned

DJI OSMO Mobile review: For those who love taking videos
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

DJI OSMO Mobile is a gimbal for those looking to up their smartphone video game.

Micromax launches new range of Air Conditioners, starts at Rs 21,000
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Micromax has expanded its foray into consumer electronics, and launched a new range of Air conditioners.

Facebook’s ‘SheLeadsTech’ introduced for India, will mentor women entrepreneurs
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

Facebook has announced ‘SheLeadsTech’ programme for women entrepreneurs in India