Browsing articles in "Tech"
Jun
3
2014

How a local hero is born: The Micromax story

How a local hero is born: The Micromax story

The ‘Made in India’ tag has long been a victim of it’s own identity and the significantly low standards set by lazy industry stalwarts. It’s not vehemently difficult to argue otherwise, but who would, when you could just spend some extra cash and get a “better” product. One that hasn’t been manufactured or assembled here, one that does not contribute to the nation’s economy and most importantly, one that gives you a higher perceived social high ground to stand on and gloat from your axe deodorant humidified body.

May
30
2014

The tablet nobody asked for – Microsoft Surface Pro 3

The tablet nobody asked for - Microsoft Surface 3

We are witnessing the launch of Microsoft Surface Pro 3. It’s latest attempt to salvage something from the Tablet/Ultrabook market. From the outside, it seems like every surface pro before it, a tablet that’s desperately trying to be a Ultrabook and from the looks of the new surface, it seems like a fairly triumphant effort.

May
27
2014

What mystery is Apple? Answers Kawano

What mystery is Apple? Answers Kawano

Irrespective of where you stand on the Apple Love – Hate scale, it’s near impossible to dismiss the impact Apple products have had on this world. Since the launch of the first Ipod, Apple has been redefining product categories through the entire decade. May it be the Ipod touch, the Iphone, Ipad or the more recent development, the frighteningly well engineered Mac pro. Apple’s secrecy regarding new product launches, acquisitions and general working creates a sort of aura which sets the industry standard for envy. Their product design philosophy has undeniably been a primary source of “inspiration” behind many popular products. The sort of emotional commitment vested in a Apple purchase is still unparalleled. So, it’s not farfetched to assume that Apple has the best designers and engineers in the entirety of Silicon Valley. Well, you’d be wrong to assume that.

May
26
2014

A Smartwatch that runs on Gears – Kairos

A Smartwatch that runs on Gears - Kairos

By now everyone must have heard about Smartwatches. Most of you must already be planning to splurge their next salaries to buy the device to show it off to friends and be the talk of the town or whatever. On the other hand, I have always liked my watches with the mechanical movements. Why you ask? Because they don’t run on batteries that require charging every day and they are not as flimsy. The art, complexity and the brilliance that goes behind making these mechanical wrist watches is something that is and will be unparalleled. That’s when I came across Kairos.

May
24
2014

How to Spot a fake Apple Charger

How to Spot a fake Apple Charger

If you find it difficult to differentiate between the loss of a pet and that of a Iphone/Ipad/Ipod charger then I think this article and an intervention is in order for you. Now, It’s difficult not to sympathise with Apple users who are on the hunt for alternative sources to juice up their devices considering a new charger, sans the cable will run you $19 .

May
22
2014

Honda thinks Car Emissions might be Healthy for You!

Honda thinks Car Emissions might be Healthy for You!

You might have heard of alcoholic beverage companies using bottled water to promote their products or their brand. This trend seems to have caught up with car makers too. Honda has become the first car manufacturer to use its bottled water brand- H2O to promote Honda FCX Clarity, the world’s first mass-produced car to use compressed hydrogen instead of gas.

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