MediaTek and Qualcomm are dominant names when it comes to application processors used in consumer appliances. When it comes to smartphones, technological advancements that may be credited to competent core designs from ARM and advancement in chipset manufacturing processes have helped further narrow the performance gap...
Data is the new oil, said Mukesh Ambani while addressing Reliance industries at one of his recent Reliance AGM. The statement does hold water more so in today's time when work to leisure everything happens online. Just like oil, data also requires storage. While there are...
Best Chargers: Wired, Wireless, Qi, USB-C
A charger is no more a standard in-box content. As it happens, Apple disrupted the market with its decision to exclude a wall adapter from the boxes of the iPhone 12 series and the rest of the market is following suit. The stated reason is "ecological/environmental/sustainable". Now,...
Most TV manufacturers are sticking to 8K for their flagships this year. Not just TVs, but cameras and even phones are now brandishing 8K as the shiny new spec - and together this is bound to increase 8K adoption.  The industry was debating whether...
Realme today launched its X7 Pro and X7 in India that together covers the wide price band between INR 20,000 and INR 30,000. The Realme X7 Pro (review) is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 1000+, offers the convenience of 65W SuperDart charging, and has an AMOLED display with...
QLED TVs are an enhancement of LED TVs and are fast trickling down to more affordable price points. These TVs use a Quantum Dot Enhancement Film in front of the LED backlight in order to attain purer white light to go in the LCD substrate and this...
Best Mini LED TVs to buy
In the battle of OLED vs LCD panel, the latter has a new ace up its sleeve called Mini LED. Yea it's a hot thing right now in the TV display realm. TCL was the first to adopt the Mini LED in its 8-series TVs back in...
Technology brands love to match their innovations with befitting big, bold terms and thus with every new launch comes new tech jargon to wrap our heads around. OPPO recently started highlighting its Full Dimension Fusion (FDF) Portrait Video system ahead of its Reno5 Pro launch. That...
Xiaomi started the year 2021 with a very disruptive Mi 10i that includes a 108MP camera, Snapdragon 750G, and many other attractions at a very competitive price. The Xiaomi Mi 10i joins the list of capable OnePlus Nord alternatives and will also be...
QD-OLEDs are still conspicuously missing, but LG introduced the first QNED mini LED TV range at CES 2021. Samsung, on the other hand, is matching up with Neo QLED TVs this year that have mini LED backlight with signinicantly more dimming zones. Before...
Best gaming TVs in India
Playing games on big screens is immersive, fun, and once you taste that, there is no going back. Especially, if you splurge on high-end PCs and the latest consoles, you would want to experience the gorgeous graphics of games on a larger canvas. And it's not just...
Qualcomm announced the key details of its flagship 800 series chipset, the Snapdragon 888 at its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit. This will power most 2021 flagships, the names, and features of which are listed here. Realme, Xiaomi, and Oppo were quick to announce that...
Sony's quad-pixel camera sensors are quite popular on smartphones. The 48MP Sony IMX586 was a raging success, thanks to its impact on mid-range photography. This triggered a rat race of sort where Samsung quickly churned out up to 108MP quad-pixel sensors even before Sony could upgrade to...
Apple's iPhone 12 series phones are shielded by Ceramic Shield that Apple boldly claims to be the toughest glass on all phones. Ceramic Shield is manufactured by Corning and was initially expected to be a toughened version of Gorilla Glass Victus that was first used on Samsung's...
Quantum Dot OLED TVs are expected to finally go real by the end of 2021. As the name suggests, these TVs will use Quantum Dot technology to enhance and improve the existing OLED panels. How exactly are QD-OLED displays different from current OLED displays...
Best budget room heaters to buy in India
Winters can be really cold in certain parts of the world. For instance, my city Delhi had its coldest year in 2019 since 1901, and houses here aren't built to shield against such low temperatures. In such chilling weather, a room heater can be a big relief.
High refresh rate displays have taken on and it’s no surprise that manufactures are responding to consumer demand with 90Hz, 120Hz, and even 144Hz panels with full HD and 2K resolution. These displays can, however, be excessively harsh on batteries and that’s where the...
The sub-50K price segment is heating up with a few solid budget flagships. This includes the newly launched OnePlus 8T and Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, soon to be here Xiaomi Mi 10T, and the heavily discounted iPhone 11. Each of these phones come with vices and virtues....
Over the last couple of years, we have seen the smartphone face evolve with fast-changing trends — from a full-fledged top bezel to iPhone-ish notch to tiny cutouts of different shapes and sizes. But, regardless you are team no-notch or someone who doesn't mind the barren black...
Dual-screen phones or phones with two displays have been around for many years, but in 2021, we have seen the concept elevate to a whole new level. Manufacturers are trying to reinvent productivity and creativity aspects of the smartphone experience, and it all keeps leading back to...