Many of us have hard drives full of movies and seasons of different shows. Yes, downloaded content can be easily shared but still hassle of looking for more physical storage is at times big turn off. Like many users I too have started to prefer media streaming apps over traditional downloads. There are several apps for movie and music streaming such as Spuul, Apple Music and Saavn among others.
If you were to ask a smartphone owner what is the one thing they would like to see improved, more often than not, the answer would be the battery life. Charging a smartphone has become a daily chore that you simply can’t avoid. To change that, we have recently seen the likes of the Gionee Marathon M5 and Lenovo Vibe P1 launch in India boasting massive batteries. Joining the club is the Asus Zenfone Max with its mammoth 5,000mAh battery, and a set of specifications that are aimed at maximizing the battery performance. What’s more, the smartphone is also light on the pockets with a price tag of Rs 9,999. We spent a considerable time with Asus’ new smartphone, and here’s our review. More →
The India launch of Netflix was met with a lot of excitement, but the euphoria didn't last long after users realized that 93 percent of the content available in the US won't be available to them. More →
YU signed off 2015 with its latest flagship smartphone, YU Yutopia. Touted as the ‘most powerful smartphone on the planet’, the Yutopia is perhaps the most ambitious device from Yu thus far. Priced aggressively at Rs 24,999, the Yutopia checks all the boxes for being a worthy ‘flagship killer.’ More →
I bought the first-generation iPad when it was launched in 2010. Five years later, it still works and is actively used by my family. For my mom, it is her only access to the Internet. My sister sketches on it, while my five-year-old niece watches her favorite YouTube videos. Since then, I have used multiple variants of the iPad, including the mini and the Air, but I never ended up using any of them daily. With smartphone screens getting bigger and being able to handle most of my needs, the iPad seemed a device I could do without -- it couldn't replace my smartphone and at the same time was not good enough to substitute for my laptop while traveling. For me, the iPad was dead. More →
If you look at evolution in smartphones in past few years, software and hardware elements such as cameras and form factor have significantly improved. Battery life, however, has continued to remain one of the main challenges for smartphone companies. More →
Micromax has long dominated the smartphone market in India. Its strategy of aggressive pricing along with competitive hardware has evidently worked for the company, and even inspired several new entrants in the Indian smartphone market. More →