Shruti Dhapola


Looking at technology and web culture.

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

Hyperloop One unveils grand vision for India, but don’t get too excited yet
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

HyperLoop One, the US-based startup that wants to revolutionise how the world travels, today showcased its vision for India

Nokia 6 to Nokia 3310: The hype is great, but it won’t be an easy run
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Nokia’s smartphones will now be manufactured by HMD Global. but it won't be an easy run for the company

Nokia 3310 launched at MWC 2017: Specifications, price and everything else
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Nokia 3310 (2017) has been announced by HMD Global and Nokia, and here's everything you need to know

MWC 2017 Nokia launch highlights: Nokia has three smartphones and the colourful 3310
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

Nokia and HMD Global will be preparing for a comeback today at MWC 2017. Here's our live blog on their announcement

MWC 2017 Live updates: Samsung will announce the Galaxy S8 on March 29
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

MWC 2017 live blog: Today is the launch of LG G6, Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3310, the Lenovo Motorola Moto G5 series, and more.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s India vision focuses on cloud and productivity
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said his company’s mission is to empower every person, every organisation on the planet to help them achieve more.

Skype Lite app announced just for India: Here’s all you need to know
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced Skype Lite application designed for Indian mobile users

WhatsApp is gunning for Snapchat next with Stories in Status tab
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

WhatsApp’s Status will be the next to follow the Snapchat-inspired Stories path and will let users post videos, photos.

In a first, no Indian smartphone manufacturer in IDC’s top five list for Q4
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Xiaomi, Oppo, Lenovo, Vivo are in the top five in India's smartphone market, completely overshadowing the Indian players

Google announces Android Wear 2.0: Will it revive smartwatches?
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Android Wear 2.0 from Google, the latest platform for smartwatches is here, but will it see a boost in user base?

Samsung Gear S3 review: More features, but is that enough?
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Gear S3 is now available in India, and here's our review of Samsung's most talked about smartwatch.

Asus Zenfone 3s Max review: Another big battery player
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Asus Zenfone 3s Max review: The phone lives up to the battery claim, but the overall package is far from perfect

Facebook has nearly 1.9 billion monthly users, and video is its big focus
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Facebook has close to 1.9 billion monthly active users, and videos will be the next big focus for the company

Budget 2017: Here’s where mobile phone prices are heading
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

The price of mobile phones will likely go up in India, after the announcement of Budget 2017-2018

Apple Q1 results: iPhone sales at 78 million, ‘Services’ rise, and other points
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

Apple Q1, 2017: The company shipped over 78.2 million units of its iPhones in the quarter, and posted $18 billion profit

Microsoft Teams for enterprise messaging coming to India soon
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Microsoft Teams, the company’s rival to Slack’s enterprise messaging, will be coming to India by the end of March.