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Our Own Devices

Nandagopal Rajan hosts this new weekly podcast which goes beyond the trends so you can stay ahead of the curve. Our Own Devices discusses quirky gadgets, dissects trends and reflects on the world of tech in India.

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Our Own DevicesNandagopal Rajan hosts this new weekly podcast which goes beyond the trends so you can stay ahead of the curve. Our Own Devices discusses quirky gadgets, dissects trends and reflects on the world of tech in India.
Episode 63 May 15, 2021

How social media transformed into a source of hope during the pandemic

In this episode, host Nandagopal Rajan is joined by Nimish Dubey to discuss how social media platforms have turned into essential Covid helplines in recent times.

Episode 62 May 8, 2021

How Indians have been working from home

In this episode, we talk about what work from home has been like for Indians so far, and the insights that we can gain from their behaviour patterns.

Episode 61 May 1, 2021

How women gamers are making their presence felt

In this episode, Leslie Pirritano of AMD speaks about her journey as a gamer navigating a male-dominated industry.

Episode 60 April 24, 2021

The big takeaways from Apple’s Spring loaded event

All you need to know about Apple's latest range of hardware products.

Episode 59 April 17, 2021

Why India needs to look at Chromebooks

In this episode, host Nandgopal Rajan is joined by Nimish Dubey to discuss the relevance of Chromebooks in India, why they have not picked up in the country yet, and how they could turn out...

Episode 58 April 10, 2021

Robots in the time of a pandemic

In this episode, host Nandgopal Rajan is joined by Jean Jacques Blanc, the Chief Commercial Officer of iRobots. Beginning with the company’s latest offerings, the duo discuss how cleaning robots are evolving to offer a...

Episode 57 April 3, 2021

Understanding the success of Xiaomi

Founded in 2010, Xiaomi, a global Chinese company, swiftly rose to become one of the world’s top smartphone brands. In India, its largest market, the company has successfully managed to tap into the consumer’s value...

Episode 56 March 27, 2021

How live sports broadcast reinvented itself in the pandemic

While coronavirus hit the global live sporting events industry hard initially, it did not take too long for sports federations and broadcasters to begin experimenting with technology to cut losses. In this episode, host Nandgopal...

Episode 55 March 20, 2021

Koo’s take on microblogging for India

Launched in early 2020, Koo drew people’s attention when it won the government’s Atmanirbhar App Innovation Challenge. The microblogging site was co-founded by entrepreneurs Aprameya Radhakrishna and Mayank Bidwatka. Most recently, it saw its user...

Episode 54 March 13, 2021

Cyber security in the times of a pandemic

Cyber security is proving to be a major challenge with remote working becoming a reality ever since the pandemic began.  Vulnerability to cyber attacks has increased since home workers no longer have access to firewalls...

Episode 53 March 6, 2021

Democratising noise cancelling

Nandagopal Rajan and Nimish Dubey trace the progress of active noise control (ANC) over the years and how brands have been adapting it for the market.

Episode 52 February 27, 2021

Understanding the success of Realme

The smartphone brand Realme founded by former Oppo head, Sky Li, and CEO of Realme India and Europe, Madhav Sheth, has skyrocketed in the Indian market space. The brand’s aggressive pricing and e-commerce-focused marketing strategy...

Episode 50 February 20, 2021

Could MapmyIndia really take on Google Maps?

One of the oldest tech companies in India’s cartography space, MapmyIndia, recently announced a partnership with ISRO after the government deregulated geospatial data. Now that it will have access to satellite imagery, MapmyIndia is all...

Episode 49 February 13, 2021

How Clubhouse could compete with podcasts

Nandagopal Rajan and Nimish Dubey discuss what they think of Clubhouse, why it appears a lot more democratic (and calmer) than other online spaces, and the challenges that lie ahead for it.

Episode 48 February 6, 2021

Data in the time of Facebook, Apple and other privacy scares

In this episode, Nandagopal Rajan and Nimish Dubey discuss data privacy and how Apple, Google and Facebook deal with user data.

Episode 47 January 30, 2021

What an alternative to Google can look like

In the current atmosphere of worry over data sharing, what would a private, ad-free search engine be like?

Episode 46 January 23, 2021

What sets the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra apart?

In this episode, Nandagopal Rajan and Nimish Dubey discuss the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, the new flagship of 2021, and the features that make it far superior to its predecessors.

Episode 45 January 16, 2021

How can Nokia standout in a cluttered smartphone market?

The challenges for Nokia in the current smartphone market.

Episode 44 January 9, 2021

Will work from home become smoother in 2021?

What would it take to start working in offices again, in what ways technology needs to get better this year, and whether we will be more efficient at work this year sitting in our homes.

Episode 43 December 26, 2020

Special year-ender: The devices that helped us through 2020

In the last episode of this year, Nandagopal Rajan and Nimish Dubey let us in on their picks of the best devices that helped us through this year.

Episode 42 December 19, 2020

Why Hyperloop is not in the business of speed

Hyperloop's co-founder on the company's future, the challenges ahead, and what it's like to travel in a Hyperloop Pod.

Episode 41 December 12, 2020

How do they decide what features to add in a smartphone?

A lot goes into deciding what features will be added in a smartphone. But how are those decisions made?

Episode 40 December 5, 2020

Can India become a smartphone manufacturing hub?

What are the challenges that come in the way of India becoming a smartphone manufacturing hub, and how it can make it happen.

Episode 39 November 28, 2020

Is Twitter cleaning up its act?

What Twitter is doing about issues of addictions, toxicity and fake news.

Episode 38 November 21, 2020

The trouble with Androids

Discussing Android’s fragmentation problem and talking to OnePlus’s Sam Twist about OxygenOS.