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Swapnil Mathur


Swapnil Mathur indulges his passion for writing and technology by parading as a technology journalist by day, but also indulges his love for music by moonlighting as a photographer. He can often be found in long forgotten corners of the mountains shooting timelapse videos or writing about how the latest in technology is causing a paradigm shift in the social dynamic

Nikon D850 to go on sale on September 7: Here’s our first impression
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

Nikon launched their newest full-frame flagship DSLR, the Nikon D850 at an event in New Delhi. The camera comes at a time when Nikon is celebrating not just 10 years of its presence in India, but also its 100th birthday. Keeping that in mind, the company made extra efforts to make the Nikon D850 special. […]

What is the allure of the Blue Whale Challenge for children?
Sat, Sep 02, 2017

The Blue Whale challenge which has claimed the lives of a number of children worldwide, is a game that preys upon young impressionable minds and eventually leads to their death.

Moto G5s Plus First Impressions and Camera Samples
Tue, Jun 26, 2018

We have had the phone for a few days, and while we conduct our in depth review of the phone, you can read our first impressions of the device.

Coolpad Cool Play 6 first impressions and camera samples
Tue, Jun 26, 2018

If you're wondering what this phone has to offer that others don't, here's our first impressions to shed light on the matter.

Nokia 8 is all about the Camera and why you should care
Fri, Jun 22, 2018

The Nokia 8 is testament that the company is ready to come back to the market with a strong focus on smartphone cameras

Xiaomi to open largest Mi Home store in Gurgaon, reveals big plans for offline expansion
Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Xiaomi, the second largest smartphone brand in India this quarter, is looking seriously at online and will launch its fourth and largest Mi Home store in Gurgaon on August 19. Xiaomi India managing director Manu Jain said the store, the first outside Bengaluru, will open at Ambience Mall.

Sarahah: From a force of social change to feeding narcissism and cyber-bullying
Thu, Jun 21, 2018

The anonymous social media app is the latest evidence of how a good thing can turn horribly bad

Canon EOS 6D MarkII and Canon EOS 200D first impressions
Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Canon just got done launching the EOS 6D MarkII and the 200D in India and while the launch event and the press release have a lot to say, Canon India invited us to their headquarters in Gurugram to get a closer, more in-depth look and understanding of what the two cameras have to offer the Indian consumer.

Sony Bravia OLED A1 first impressions: This is a sight to behold
Tue, Jul 25, 2017

Sony India has announced the arrival of their flagship OLED series, the A1, in India from August 4.  Sony Bravia OLED A1 comes in two sizes, 55 inches and 65 inches. At the launch event, we got to spent some time with Sony's latest 4K TV. Here are our first impressions. 

DxOMark gives OnePlus 5 camera score of 87, ignores the secondary lens altogether
Thu, Jun 21, 2018

DxOMark releases its camera ratings for the OnePlus 5, but we can't help feel skeptical

OnePlus 5: A week later, what’s broken and what’s fixed
Wed, Jun 20, 2018

OnePlus has pushed out two software updates for the OnePlus 5 since launch, but some problems still remain

Sony’s 2017 audio range review: SRS-XB Bluetooth Docks, MDR-XB510AS headphones and more
Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Sony has launched its complete range of Bluetooth speakers, headphones and earphones in India this summer. Here's our review of the Sony SRS- XB40, Sony SRS- XB30, Sony SRS- XB20 Bluetooth docks, as well as the Sony MDR-XB510AS sports headphones.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH5 review: More resolution than your screen can handle
Thu, Jun 08, 2017

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH5 review: This isn't just about the 6K video. It improves its predecessor’s capabilities for recording 4K video, brings a number of enhancements for focusing, and also clubs a bunch of modes that photographers might love overall.

India vs Pakistan: Off the field, a match of friendship and love
Tue, Jun 06, 2017

India played Pakistan in their opening game of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and emerged as victorious by 124 runs (D/L) as they bowled out Pakistan for 184 after setting a target of 324 runs which was later revised to 289 from 41 due to rain.

OnePlus 5 official camera sample comparison disappoints
Tue, May 29, 2018

In a bid to create more hype for their upcoming flagship, the OnePlus 5, the company tweeted an image comparison that is misleading and disappointing at best

Five reasons to buy the Nokia 3310
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Why should you buy a feature phone in the age of smartphones?

Deconstructing Samsung Pay: A month with the future of payments, its challenges and opportunities
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Samsung Pay tries to be a unified payment service for India. Has the company set its sight on a goal too lofty?

Five features we hope to see on the OnePlus 5
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

OnePlus has always delivered when it comes to price & performance, but can it replicate the magic with the alleged OnePlus 5?

How to choose the right smartphone for your next trip
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Vacations are an important part of our lives, and the choice of smartphone we bring along matters

Why I’m ditching Reliance Jio and maybe you should too
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Cheap data is useless if it can't access your information fast enough

Samsung Galaxy S8 Camera: A missed opportunity for Samsung
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Did Samsung drop the ball with the camera on the Samsung Galaxy S8 & the Samsung Galaxy S8+?

Some things in smartphone tech we wish never existed: Top 4
Sat, Jun 16, 2018

Smartphone technology has brought the world closer, but it isn't without its faults

Moto G5 Plus Review: Very competent user experience
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

There’s a lot of things the Motorola G5 Plus gets right and then there are some that it doesn’t. Here is our full review.

Sony Walkman NW-A35 review: For those who love quality music
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

The Sony NW-A35 Walkman is latest addition to Sony's small portfolio of dedicated, high-resolution audio players.

Five Innovations that reshaped mobile photography
Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Smartphone photography has come a long way, but it would not have been possible had it not been for some major innovations