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.

Articles By Nandagopal Rajan

Wanted to let Alexa learn Hindi with minimum human supervision: Top Amazon scientist

Alexa did have to learn Devanagari script from scratch since this was new for it. Having done 15 languages before Hindi, Amazon also leaned on multilingual modelling.

Apple Watch Series 5 review

Apple Watch Series 5 review: For those considering to buy their first Apple Watch, the Series 5 is a good option. Just make sure if you really need the LTE version or not.

Alexa is now available in Hindi and Hinglish, multilingual support coming soon

Amazon Alexa will now be able to understand and respond to queries in Hindi and Hinglish.

Apple iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro Max camera review: There is magic here, but not in the realm of reality

iPhone 11 camera review: As the new iPhones -- the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max -- were launched last week, the focus was on how the phones had new camera systems. But how do these new camera rings work? We tested them out.

Lenovo Smart Clock review: Yes, time will tell

Lenovo Smart Clock review: Priced at Rs 5,999, the Lenovo Smart Clock powered by Google Assistant is a good option for those looking for their first smart device.

Apple iPhone 11 first look and hands-on: The camera looks good

Apple iPhone 11 first impressions: The iPhone 11 does look exactly like the iPhone XR, its predecessor. The similarity ends only at the camera, of which there are two now in place of the single lens on the XR.

Explained: Why Apple launches new iPhones every year, packed in a cycle of hype

iPhone is still very expensive for the average Indian user. But Apple will win even if it manages to become the dominant player in the luxury segment, which now has very few smartphone makers left.

Amazfit GTR review: Smartwatch with the best battery life

Amazfit GTR review: At Rs 10,999, the Amazfit GTR is a good, stylish smartwatch option for those who want to wear something for work as well as workouts. The lack of an app ecosystem is a bit of an issue, but you will not miss much.

Explained: What sets apart the iPhone 11 series cameras from the competition

Video is certainly one of the strong points of the new iPhone cameras. The iPhone 11, for instance, can shoot 4K video at up to 60 fps with Cinematic video stabilization for video for the wide lens.

Apple iPhone 11 Pro: What does the Pro in iPhone mean?

According to Apple’s senior vice-president of worldwide marketing, the iPhone 11 Pro will be a phone the pros, or professionals, “can count on to get their work done”.

Apple iPhone 11 series is here, so is the aggressive pricing on Apple services

With the new iPhones, straddling different price points and feature sets, Apple will try to woo holiday buyers in the US and other parts of the world this year.

Apple iPhone 11 launch highlights: iPhone 11 India price is Rs 64,900 iPhone 11 Pro is Rs 99,900

Apple September Event 2019 Highlights: Apple has revealed its iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max smartphones. Apple iPhone 11 will cost Rs 64,900 in India and will become available from September 27. The iPhone 11 Pro starts at Rs 99,900 and the iPhone 11 Pro Max starts at Rs 1,09,900 which is the same as last year's iPhone XS series.

Why Apple could be strategically holding its horses this year

Apple is among the few companies to yet open its cards when it comes to 5G. But next year could be different and Apple seems to be readying up for a big 5G plunge in 2020.

Apple event today: What to expect from iPhone 11 to iPhone Pro Max, and what not to

Apple September 2019 event: Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 11 series today with three new iPhones, and here's what one should expect from tonight's event.

Vivaldi browser comes to Android, founder says it focuses only on needs of user

The Vivaldi desktop browser was launched in 2015 and the mobile version has taken four years to make an experience. But Vivaldi’s approach is different and the idea is to offer a full-blown experience on mobile and a not watered down version as is the norm these days.

Tagg Zero G true wireless earphones review: Value for money

Tagg Zero G true wireless earphones review: The Tagg Zero G true wireless earphones look a bit like the EarPods… just a bit. So they have the stick like protrusion but with the regular silicone ear pieces that you find in wired earphones.

Xech Grow Station review: Green up your desktop

Xech Grow Station review: The Xech Grow Station looks like any regular desktop lamp with a pen holder. But there is more. This comes with a flowerpot and all the paraphernalia needed to plant and grow some green life right on your desk.

Galaxy M Series a big hit, Samsung sure it will drive festival season sales

Samsung has now lined up two new phones, the Galaxy M30S with a 6000 mAh battery, triple camera with a 48MP lens and Super AMOLED display and the Galaxy M10S with a 4000 mAh battery, dual camera and 6.4-inch display.

Asus Vivobook 14 X403 review: A Windows device that is thin and powerful

The quest to create a thin, powerful, and portable Windows device has been going on and the Asus Vivobook 14 X403 is one such attempt.

‘5G is background architecture for future, needs to be looked at with national security mindset’

Australia’s Ambassador for Cyber Affairs Dr. Tobias Feakin, who is in New Delhi for his this round of official conversations with the Indian government on shared problems and opportunities in the cyber space, said the Australian position on 5G was “vendor agnostic, and country agnostic”.