Contrary to what you may think; Air Travel is Safest in the current scenario

July 28, 2014
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With the memories and wounds of MH 370 and MH 17 fresh in our mind, traveling by air has become a bit of a mission. Every time, post the incidents, I have landed safely, I have momentarily thanked the heavens that no mishap occurred. While the black cloud of safety looms large on air travels, the industry is bound to suffer from the incidents. But how much truth is there in all of this? Is […]

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Nokia X Software Platform 1.2 Update Now Available for Nokia X, X+ and XL

July 28, 2014
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It was a rather surprising decision when Nokia announced the Nokia X2 almost a month or so back. We had all expected the slow death of the Nokia X series of devices after a fairly muted response that it received from the customers clearly saying that Nokia has not done Android right. During the launch of the Nokia X2, which runs Nokia X Software Platform 2, Nokia had announced that the previously launched Nokia X […]

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HTC Brings the HTC Clock App to Google Play Store

July 25, 2014
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HTC, while announcing the HTC M8 announced that it would be bringing a vast majority of the Sense UI elements to the Google Play Store so that the users would be able to update the apps as and when new features are available instead of having to wait for major Android updates from the OEM. This meant several system apps such as HTC Input, BlinkFeed etc were made available directly for download in the Google […]

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Google Brings Material Design to its Play Store and Latest Chrome Beta build

July 25, 2014
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Google is already pushing the material design on several of its services as it prepares for the public release of Android L in the coming fall. Recently Google rolled out an updated Google Play with the material design firmly in the heart of it. The app description page has been designed from ground up with bigger install buttons as well as a neater and flatter interface. Make sure you have updated to the latest Play […]

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Gionee Updates the Elife E7 Mini to Android 4.4.2 KitKat

July 24, 2014
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Keeping true to their commitment of delivering timely updates to not just the high end devices but also the budget aimed devices, Gionee has released the Android 4.4.2 update for its Gionee Elife E7 Mini. The device with the rotatable camera lens device has not really been the best seller when it comes to the lineup that Gionee has, but irrespective of that, the device follows the likes of S5.5 and Ctrl V5 to receive […]

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Uber Launches the Official App for Windows Phone

July 24, 2014
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The popular cab rental service in India, Uber has announced its Windows Phone application. Uber has been in news a lot recently for revolutionizing the way cabs work. With their high end line of cars as well as the budget line recently launched under the umbrella of Uber X, the company has become a preferred service of a lot tech loving folks across the country. The service already has a dedicated iOS and Android app […]

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How to get rid of Scratches from the Lens of the Camera of your HTC M8

July 23, 2014
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I have been using the HTC M8 as my primary device for just over two months now. While the device is without a doubt, excellent and ticks most of the boxes you would want your daily driver to tick, there are a few minor things that annoy me. As revered as the build quality and designing capabilities of HTC are, they have always dropped big bombs when it comes to QC of their devices. Several […]

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Nokia Announces the Lumia 530 with 4 Inch Display and a Fixed Focus Camera

July 23, 2014
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After announcing the Nokia Lumia 630, the first Dual SIM Windows Phone 8.1 device in India, Nokia has decided to follow it up by bringing the Lumia 530 to the market today. The device will be a successor to the Lumia 520, but the Microsoft owned company has decided to cut more than a few corners with the device despite boasting a higher moniker number in the series. The Nokia Lumia 530 packs a 4 […]

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Bookmark your Facebook Posts to Read them Later on Web and App

July 22, 2014
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I would be the first to admit that I use Facebook as an RSS reader more than as a tool to connect to friends. In fact, for the past 2 months, I have virtually unfollowed every single friend on my Facebook feed which makes sure my feed is a constant fill from the content from sites or publications that I would be interested in reading. Given how important the social media audience is for all […]

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Xiaomi Announces Mi Fitness Band Alongside the Mi4

July 22, 2014
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Just on the day that the Xiaomi Mi3 went on sale in India, the Chinese giants have gone ahead with the expected announcement of the next flagship device, called the Xiaomi Mi4. The Mi4 was launched in an event in Shanghai, China today. The Mi4 is an incremental update from the Mi3 and can be seen more of an iPhone 5s succeeding the iPhone 5, there are no Touch IDs here though. The device will […]

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Watch the Highlights of Airbus at the ‘best Farnborough Airshow ever’

July 21, 2014
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The farnborough Airshow has just come to an end and there were a plethora of announcements from several big aerospace players. Right from new aircrafts to a small component, there were several things of interest if you are an aviation enthusiast. We wanted to sum up all the important announcements at the airshow for you to read through but were thinking of an efficient way of doing the same. Airbus has made our work a […]

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LG Announces LG G3 Starting at Rs 47,990 in India

July 21, 2014
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LG has announced the keenly awaited LG G3 in India today. The device was unveiled by the superstar of bollywood, Mr Amitabh Bachchan and LG billed the unveiling of the device as a launch of a legend by a legend. Mr Bachchan spoke of the features of the device stressing upon the ability to take quicker selfies as well as the awesome 2K display. A signature collection of the device bearing the signatures of the […]

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Stephen Elop Sends out a Company Wide E-Mail to announce the death of Non Lumia smartphones by Nokia and Microsoft

July 18, 2014
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It was a news that was coming, to be fair. Right from the day that Microsoft and Nokia deal had gone through we had been wondering when would Microsoft put a full stop to the flirting between Nokia and Android as well as some of the other line of devices such as the Asha phones. Sure as it is, Microsoft has put its foot down with Stephen Elop, the Executive Vice President of Device business […]

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Facebook Mentions is a new way for Celebrities to interact with their fans

July 18, 2014
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Facebook has become an easy way for the elite and famous to get in touch or interact with their fans or supporters. We have seen several influencers and such use their Facebook accounts to either get their message across or clear an alleged controversy. However given the number of features that the regular Facebook app on an iPhone has, it becomes difficult to keep track or interact with your fans. Facebook has made this simpler […]

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BlackBerry Brings its Digital Voice Assistant to compete with the likes of Siri, Google Now and Cortana

July 17, 2014
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When it rains, it literally pours. That is the sort of thing that is true for digital voice assistants. What had began as an interesting experiment with Siri on an iPhone 4s has become one of the most important differentiating features in the personal electronics space. With Windows Phone announcing Cortana, their version of Digital assistance as well as Android making huge improvements to Google Now, BlackBerry OS was the only one lagging without a […]

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