Shruti Dhapola

I’m the Assistant Editor at who looks after the Indian Express Technology section on a daily basis. I’m based in Delhi and I have been writing for the Indian Express since April 2015. My area of interests include smartphones, web culture and technology policy and I have extensively covered these topics at the Indian Express.

Articles By Shruti Dhapola

Tile Mate Bluetooth tracker review: A smarter way to track your personal items

Tile Mate Bluetooth tracker review: Tile Mate Bluetooth tracker will help you keep track of personal items such as keys, bags, and here's how it performed during our testing.

Google Nest Hub coming to India next: Here are the key features

Google Nest Hub will support apps like Google Maps, YouTube, show weather information, photos from Google Photos app.

iPhone XR is now half of Apple’s numbers in India, helps it regain top slot in $500+ segment

Apple's iPhone XR contributed to more than 55 per cent of the total Apple shipments in the second quarter of 2019, revealed data research firm IDC

Xiaomi Mi A3 coming to India on August 21: Will this Android One phone succeed?

The Mi A3 is basically the Mi CC9e being relaunched as an Android One phone for global and India markets. Mi A3’s specifications are known given the global launch, though Xiaomi has not yet clarified how much RAM and storage will be present on the Indian variants. The India price is also not known.

Facebook now shows ‘Send in WhatsApp’ button more prominently for public posts

Facebook will now make it easier to share directly to WhatsApp with a new 'Send in WhatsApp' button appearing more prominently on public posts.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active review: Excellent design, good choice for fitness

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active review: At Rs 19,990, the Galaxy Watch Active has a lighter design and a lot of features for user. But how does it all come together in terms of performance? Here's our review.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 vs Apple Watch Series 4: A comparison

Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active2 vs Apple Watch Series 4: We compare both the watches in terms of prices, specifications and features

Amazon lets you opt out of human review for Alexa recordings: Here’s how to do so

Amazon is now letting users opt of human or manual review of their Alexa voice recordings. Here's how you can go to the settings in the website and the Alexa app to change the option and also delete individual recordings.

Fitness trackers, watches: Everything to keep in mind before buying one

Fitness bands, fitness trackers and smartwatches have become very popular in the last two years and the segment continues to see double digit growth. Here's what you need to factor in before picking a fitness tracker.

Why is Apple buying Intel mobile modem business: Let the experts explain

Apple’s acquisition of Intel’s mobile modem business is a step towards its goals to make its “own integrated baseband processor” and be less dependent on third-party suppliers, experts suggested.

Google Pixel 3a has helped double sales, but that doesn’t mean much

Google has claimed that its Pixel 3a phones are a hit, with sales almost doubling in the last quarter. But the story of Pixel 3a's success is a little more complicated that just doubling of sales.

Apple to buy Intel’s smartphone modem business: Its all about 5G

Apple will acquire Intel's smartphone modem business, confirming earlier reports that the two companies were in talks for this acquisition. This Apple-Intel deal could boost the iPhone maker's 5G ambitions in the future

Explained: Why big tech firms are under scrutiny in US

The Justice Department wants to know if the leading online players are “engaging in anti-competitive practices and depriving users of benefits”. The probe comes at a time when there are increasing calls around the world for regulating these companies.

Redmi K20 Pro review: Does Xiaomi’s new ‘flagship’ live up to the hype?

Redmi K20 Pro review: Redmi K20 Pro starts at Rs 27,999 for the base 6GB RAM option and comes packed with high-end specifications like the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. Here's our review.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e review: Is this Android tablet worth the price?

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S5e also has the DeX mode for the full desktop experience. It comes in an LTE+WiFi variant as well as a WiFi only variant. Here's our review of the Galaxy Tab S5e.

FaceApp’s ‘old age’ filter goes viral, but company’s privacy policy sparks scare

FaceApp has gone viral once again with 'the old age' filter proving to be rather popular on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. But the terms and conditions of the app raise some serious privacy issues that should not be ignored.   

Choosing a water-purifier for home? This is everything you need to look at before buying

Finding the right water purifier in India can be confusing. One major concern with RO water purifiers is that there is a lot of wastage of water, often up to 80 per cent. Here's what to keep in mind when choosing a water purifier for your home

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro first impressions: Can this take on the OnePlus 7 Pro?

The Redmi K20 Pro is clearly aimed at the OnePlus 7 Pro and Xiaomi is making no qualms about this given the tagline, which is ‘Flagship Killer 2.0’. Here's our first impression of the device.

‘Excited by form factor, but no foldable OnePlus coming yet’

OnePlus's product manager Zake Zhang says OnePlus 7 Pro’s popular nightscape and ultra-wide mode, which now has hardware limitations, will get more improvements in future updates

‘Multiple OTA updates for OnePlus 7 Pro because of strict testing process’

The spate of updates OnePlus 7 Pro users have been getting since the launch of the new phone a few weeks back is because of their strict testing process, the company has revealed.