A System on a Chip (or SoC) is considered to be the heart of a smartphone. An SoC houses CPU, GPU, DSP, modem and others, so no wonder a good SoC can make a difference between a pleasant and a laggy smartphone experience. There are several SoC vendors in the market. Amongst these, Apple, Qualcomm, Mediatek and Samsung are the […]
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Nov 21 2015
Nov 19 2015
“You can get whatever you have on the iPhone from another device that costs a fraction of its price” has been an argument that makes the rounds every time an iPhone is announced. And this time is no different, with many claiming even a basic Android device can deliver pretty much everything that an iPhone 6s can. They are right. […]
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Nov 09 2015
Android One was an ambitious project by Google. The company intended to bring sub $100 smartphones with specifications that would provide decent performance and fast over-the-air updates to the latest version of Android directly from Google. Android One targeted emerging countries and had made its debut in India. The idea was to team up with local manufacturers and create devices. […]
Nov 02 2015
Telecom networks are an important part of the mobile landscape. It’s the backend that puts the smart in a smartphone. Without a stable internet connection, your iPhone 6s Plus or Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is as good as a Nokia 1100 (which is still a great phone by the way). Over the years, interesting developments have taken place in both […]
Oct 16 2015
Guest Post by Rohan Naravane. Back in 2010, I had the misfortune of using the Dell Streak, a smartphone with huge screen size of 5 inches. Bear in mind that times were different back then — most phone screens measured anywhere between 3 to 4 inches. The first Galaxy Note that catapulted the big screen trend, was over a year […]
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Oct 04 2015
“Get ready to sell your kidneys” the call goes out as Apple releases a new iPhone. While that might sound a trifle extreme to some, the fact is that for a signficant segment of the tech using population, the iPhone is synonymous with expensive extravagance. In fact, there are many who hold Apple responsible for the emergence of the premium […]
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Sep 29 2015
“Yes, you can now meet Vineet, but be ready with your questions. He is a very reserved person,” those were the words with which a Nokia executive briefed me as we went to meet Vineet Taneja. It was 2009 and Nokia had launched its first salvo at Apple with the N97. Vineet Taneja was the Director Marketing at Nokia, and […]
Sep 25 2015
We keep saying that a year is a long time in technology and well, it seems to have taken exactly that long for Android’s flagship Nexus device to slip from uber desirable to also-ran. In case you think we are being too harsh, grab that time machine (the one in your mind or just search Google) and head back to […]
Jun 21 2015
Coming soon, we’ll have a unique opportunity to sit down and talk to local officials, politicians, community leaders, and those who are making great things happen in our community including local craftsmen and artists, musicians, and much more! Basically…if it’s happening in Marion County — we’ll be highlighting it in a new forum coming soon! Who would you like to hear from? What guests would you be interested in us interviewing? What topics would you like to hear us discuss with local officials? Comment below and let us know your thoughts! This new media venture will be an extension of our already successful web and social media reach, and we want your input to make this even more “in-touch” with our home county and local area! We’ll have more details soon on what to be on the lookout for — coming soon!