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Nimish Dubey

  • If Indian political parties were Operating Systems

    They are both out to grab public attention. Only one wants your ballot while the other wants a slice of your digital life. And they both renew their attempts to win you over to their cause every few years. We are talking about political parties and operating systems. And while they might seem to...

    Thursday, 1 May 2014 - 3:48pm
  • Three phones that bust the Made in China myth

    They are not dirt cheap. They look good. They deliver sterling performance.  And well, believe it or not, they are Chinese. We look at three handsets from China that are as good as anything out there in the market.  

    Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 9:27am
  • It is back, but should you buy the iPad with retina display?

    Apple has reintroduced the iPad With Retina display in the market. But is it worth purchasing? Here's a simple Q & A to help you make up your mind.  First, which iPad model is this? I am confused with so many around in the market.  Fair point. Let us just give you a run down of the entire iPad...

    Friday, 28 March 2014 - 5:26pm
  • The Budget Smartphone Battle: Moto G vs Nokia Lumia 525

    Both have won praise from critics and users alike for offering a very good smartphone experience at a relatively low price. But which of the Moto G and the Nokia Lumia 525 is the better deal for someone looking for a smartphone that performs well and comes at a reasonable price? Here’s our...

    Friday, 7 March 2014 - 3:15pm
  • Nokia's Android phones: Everything you wanted to ask, answered

    It has been raining devices and innovations at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but not too many have captured as much attention as Nokia's first Android phones, the X Series. Rumoured to be in the works for ages, Nokia's Android phones finally saw the light of the (official) day at...

    Wednesday, 26 February 2014 - 9:29pm
  • Paper vs Kindle Paperwhite: Can e-books ever replace the 'proper' paper ones?

    Amazon's new Kindle Paperwhite became officially available in the Indian market today. And as with every Kindle launch, it too has been accompanied by the usual argument about whether e-books can ever replace "proper" paper ones. Well, we have spent some time with the new Kindle Paperwhite (and its...

    Tuesday, 4 February 2014 - 6:13pm
  • Nokia Lumia 1520: The DNA Report

    Name of specimen: Nokia Lumia 1520 Manufacturer: Nokia Device species: Phonus Tabletus (slang: phablet) Price: Rs 47,000 (approx) Evaluation Report Subject: Appearance Grade: A Comments:

    Tuesday, 4 February 2014 - 2:21pm
  • Google Nexus 7, Nokia Lumia 920 and Samsung Galaxy Note 2 : Old gadgets that still rock, and now cost lesser

    They were once hailed as the latest and greatest in their segments. And they cost a pretty penny too. They are older now. But still around. And much more affordable. Oh, and they still work a treat. Even as the world buzzes about CES 2014, we take a look at seven gadgets that may be long in the...

    Monday, 6 January 2014 - 8:18pm
  • So many iPads... which one to buy?

    It seems to be the season of choice for iOS device users. After having to choose between five iPhone models, they now have as many iPad models to choose from. Which one works best for you? We attempt to find out.

    Thursday, 26 December 2013 - 6:36pm
  • The iPad welcome party: Seven tablets that could take on the iPad

    As the iPad Air and the iPad mini descend on the Indian market, they are likely to receive the stiffest competition that any Apple tablet has received in the country, with a number of players having already released devices that offer a fair bit terms of tablet magic. Here are six in particular...

    Saturday, 7 December 2013 - 8:09pm