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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Nandagopal Rajan


Nandagopal Rajan is Editor New Media. He writes on technology, gadgets and everything related. He has worked with the India Today Group and Hindustan Times and is an alumnus of Calicut University and Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal.

Explained: ‘Virtual human’ NEONs — how do they work
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

India-born scientist Pranav Mistry's Star Labs showcased the concept at CES last week. NEON's creators believe the virtual humans can ultimately be fully autonomous 'friends, collaborators, and companions.'

Maker of dreams and artificial humans: Meet Pranav Mistry, the brain behind the Neon project
Mon, Jan 13, 2020

In an interview with Indian Express, Pranav Mistry, President and CEO of STAR Labs (Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs), talks about the Neon project, where Mistry and team are hard at work creating "artificial humans."

CES 2020: Painless sugar testing to smart body suit – the best tech we spotted on the last day
Sat, Jan 11, 2020

CES 2020: As we strolled through the Las Vegas Convention Centre to scan for stuff we might have missed, there were some pleasant surprises. Here’s a list of the best products according to us.

Flipkart launches Falkon Aerbook thin and light laptop for Rs 39,990
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Flipkart is offering doorstep warranty support in 10000+ pincodes, highly-skilled technical specialists, genuine spares replacement and a 9 AM to 9 PM call centre.

With Tacto, Shifu wants to get older children to try its AR products
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

CES 2020: India-based augmented reality toy company PlayShifu is planning to launch new products this year aimed at users of a slightly older age group from what it has been catering to so far.

Dolby Vision IQ adjusts based on ambient light, shows picture as director intended
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Both LG and Panasonic have announced new televisions with the Dolby Vision IQ technology at CES 2020.

CES 2020: Dell too has a foldable laptop concept, but a very different take on when to ‘pull the trigger’
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

Justin Lyles, vice-president of consumer design at Dell, explains why they have shown just a concept and not announced a bendable laptop.

From smart yoga mat to smart belt, these are some best products shown at CES 2020
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Ranging from OnePlus Concept One phone with hiding cameras, Flipkart's laptop to Samsung's Ballie, and rollable TV, CES 2020 has seen various product launches this year. Here are some unique and best products shown at the event according to us. Take a look.

CES 2020: Twitter working on group conversations, author moderated replies
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

Twitter is also making it easier for people to follow their interests. "It is sort of ironic that actually following your interest is quite difficult on Twitter.”

Ken Wong interview: ‘Lenovo was a PC company… we are beyond it now’
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Ken Wong, President of Lenovo Asia Pacific, tells how one of the largest tech companies in the world is transforming its business.

‘For Alexa, the car is a war zone compared to the home’
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

“We underestimated the challenge of running Alexa inside a car,” says Miriam Daniel, the VP of Alexa and Echo Devices at Amazon, just a day after the launch of Echo Auto in the Indian market.

OnePlus showcases Concept One phone that hides camera
Wed, Jan 08, 2020

OnePlus, the company that is known for pushing the smartphone game, finally has a concept phone. And aptly it is called the OnePlus Concept One.

Lenovo X1 Fold: First impressions of the first-ever foldable laptop
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold looks a lot like a book, with a leather cover. It opens up to showcase a 13.3-inch OLED screen. There is a Bluetooth keyboard that can be attached to one of the sides when in a clamshell form to create a more traditional laptop experience.

CES 2020: Lenovo launches world’s first 5G PC, foldable laptop… and that’s not all
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

Lenovo has announced the Lenovo Yoga 5G, the world’s first 5G PC, as well as the ThinkPad X1 Fold, the first foldable PC in the world, at the CES 2020 in Las Vegas.

CES 2020 Day 2: Here are the biggest and best launches of CES this year
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

The second day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in full swing. Follow our live blog for all the details.

Sony WI-1000Xm2 review: Small innovations, big impact
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

Sony WI-1000Xm2 review: The Sony WI-1000Xm2 is all about customisation. And the headphone takes this way beyond just getting the silicone tips that are perfect fit for your ears.

LG G8X ThinQ review: I don’t need the second screen, but then it’s free
Sun, Jan 05, 2020

LG G8X ThinQ review: LG G8X ThinQ is a very interesting and extremely capable smartphone that deserves more than a second look. The two screens might appear as a gimmick, but they can grow on you and you can find ways to use these screens well.

Fujifilm X-A7 review: Camera that gives you the control
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

The Fujifilm X-A7 is perfect for those who are interested in photography, want to do more than what they can with the smartphone, but don’t really want to lug a large camera around.

In 2020: Expect Better phones, greater control over data, but no big 5G boom
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

Given the pace at which technology is moving, it is expected that countries like India will leapfrog a few steps — they miss the bus often, but are the first to catch the Metro.

Here are our top-read stories and most viral posts from 2019
Tue, Dec 31, 2019

While our live blog on general election results grabbed most attention, the recent incident of Bollywood stars joining the anti-CAA protests in Mumbai became our most popular Facebook post of the year.