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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Shruti Dhapola


Assistant Editor at and looks after the Indian Express Technology section. Covering smartphones, web culture and technology policy.

Experts say Personal Data protection Bill 2019 strong, but call social media verification ‘disastrous’
Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Personal Data Protection Bill 2019: Experts have termed the part of the Personal Data Protection Bill that calls for some form of user verification from social media companies, though ‘voluntary’, a “disastrous” move.

Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 3 review: Bigger fan, new touchscreen display
Sun, Dec 08, 2019

The advantage with the Mi Air Purifier 3 is that it continues to be reasonably priced, and at least does the job well, when the conditions are not apocalyptic.

Flipkart launches Nokia branded 55-inch 4K TV in India: Starts at Rs 41,999
Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Nokia has unveiled its new smart TV that comes with a 55-inch 4K screen for Rs 41,999. The new TV has been manufactured by Flipkart and will go on sale starting December 10.

Breo Isee4 Eye Massager review: It will help you fall asleep
Wed, Dec 04, 2019

The Breo iSEE4 Eye Massager is a ‘beauty tech’ product which starts at Rs 8,000, and comes with three modes for the kind of eye massage you want, so that you can fall asleep easily.

Xiaomi Mi Credit app with partners, not against entering loan space itself
Tue, Dec 03, 2019

In India, the Mi Credit for now is a curated platform with multiple partners such as Aditya Birla Finances Limited, MoneyView, EarlySalary, Zestmoney and CreditVidya.

Contract for the Web: ‘Can’t force governments, but this is a starting point’
Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, recently announced ‘A Contract for the web’, a set of nine principles with over 76 clauses aimed at fixing problems plaguing the Internet.

Coming: A rulebook, bill of rights and ‘Contract’ for the World Wide Web
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, has announced a “Contract for the Web” — aimed at saving the future of his invention, which is now almost an essential condition for human existence.

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 review: New display, reliable for most part
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Xiaomi Mi Band 4: The big upgrade in this year’s Mi Band 4 is the colour AMOLED display and the ability to track swimming. Here's our review on how it performs.

Artificial Intelligence will assist humans to do work better: Deloitte
Mon, Nov 25, 2019

According to a new report by Deloitte and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), AI could prove to be most beneficial in areas like agriculture, manufacturing, education and health care services in India.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 review: Excellent for entertainment, but software leaves you wanting more
Mon, Nov 25, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 review: Galaxy Tab S6, which boasts of all the features you would expect in a device priced at Rs 59,990. It also comes bundled with the S Pen. But does the Tab S6 have what it takes to compete against the premium iPad Pro series?

TikTok-owner working on a new music streaming service: A look at existing options available in India
Tue, Nov 19, 2019

TikTok-owner ByteDance is planning to soon launch a music streaming service in India. We look at the existing players in India from Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama, Wynk, and Apple Music, Spotify to YouTube Music and what they offer

Explained: Disney+ and the future of video streaming
Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Disney+ also launches at time when on-demand video streaming services continue to grow in popularity across the world. Among other big players, Apple launched Apple TV+ on November 1.

Motorola Razr is back with a foldable display and clamshell design: All the top features
Sun, Nov 17, 2019

Motorola's razr is back in a familiar flip form but with an important difference. The razr now has a foldable or flexible display, which is supposed to be future of smartphone displays.

Xiaomi Redmi 8 review: Affordable yes, but what’s different here compared to Redmi 8A?
Thu, Nov 14, 2019

The Redmi 8 is the new upgrade to the previous Redmi 7, though it is offering 4GB RAM and 64GB storage at a price of Rs 7,999. Here's our review of the Redmi 8 smartphone.

Explained: Why Indian Twitter users have taken a liking to Mastodon
Fri, Nov 08, 2019

Indian Twitter users might have just discovered Mastodon, but it was launched back in 2016 by Eugen Rochko and briefly went viral in mid-2017.

Explained: Why Facebook has a new company logo
Wed, Nov 06, 2019

Facebook says it will use the new logo within its products and marketing materials soon.

Delhi air pollution: What to keep in mind when picking an air purifier for your home
Mon, Nov 04, 2019

Delhi, North India air pollution: As smog continues over Delhi and other parts of North India, here's a look at everything to keep in mind when it comes to air purifiers before buying one.

Explained: What is Israeli spyware Pegasus, which carried out surveillance via WhatsApp?
Sat, Nov 02, 2019

What is the Israeli-made malware that WhatsApp has said was used to snoop on journalists and activists around the world this summer, including in India? Are you personally at risk, and should you stop using WhatsApp?

Xiaomi Mi TV 4X 50-inch review: A great bouquet of features
Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Xiaomi Mi TV 4X 50-inch review: Xiaomi's new Mi TV 4X stands out given the number of features it packs and the performance, and that Xiaomi is offering a big screen at a reasonable price.

Facebook’s big Libra hearing: What we learnt from Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony
Thu, Oct 24, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has testified in front of the US House Financial Services Committee over the company's digital currency project called Libra. Here are the important points that stood out in his testimony.