Snapchat Aims at Wearable Tech Dominance with a New Hardware Team

March 14, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Snapchat is working on lenses, with an advanced team. This time, it’s not the Lenses feature that has pushed them to the top core, but they are literally working on physical lenses under the hardware segment. According to a newly emerged report, Snapchat is secretly hiring hardware employees to develop a piece of wearable technology […]

Seagate ‘Fastest SSD’ Offers Nearly Double the Speed of Modern-Day SSDs

March 10, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Solid State Drives are currently the fastest option available in terms of storage, and drive manufacturers haven’t yet come up with anything that outshines the convenience of SSD. However, all the giants have been trying to raise the bars within the SSD segment, and American manufacturer Seagate now appears to have emerged winners on that […]

Google Just Opened a Dedicated VR Store for Google Cardboard with Mattel Bonus

March 2, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Cheers! There’s finally a way to have an official Google Cardboard kit purchased in its full form from an official vendor. The third party-only nature of Google Cardboard is now finally getting dropped as Google has just started its dedicated VR section in Google Store. The official channel for purchase will now bring forward a […]

Microsoft’s New Android Keyboard will be the Hub of your Smartphone Operations

February 26, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Keyboards for Android devices are available aplenty in app stores. So, when one says there is a new keyboard out to be tested, it may not evoke any big interest in Android users, unless it comes from Microsoft. There are plenty of reasons to get excited about this, as this new keyboard, called Hub, comes […]

Dual-Lens Camera Will Have its ‘Real Start’ Next Year, says Sony

February 9, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Dual-lens camera was once touted as one of the salient features that could revolutionize smartphone photography scene. HTC picked it up and embedded it swiftly on their flagship smartphones, but only to be at the receiving end of all the brickbats. Things have changed since then. According to Sony, one of the top names in […]

Google Might Just Push Themselves onto VR Hardware Terrain

January 29, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Year 2016 looks like the year that will finally be marked by the presence of commercial VR outings. Oculus Rift has been the most spoken about name ever since its appearance a few years back, and it still appears like there would be seldom another name that could catch up. But what if Google decides […]

Intel Reveals Next-Gen Compute Sticks with the Skylake Might

January 9, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

CES 2015 saw Intel revealing the Compute Stick PC-transformation dongle to the world and it came powered by Intel Atom processors. A year has passed since then, and the gap has now forced Intel to bring some strong and essential changes to its cheap computing stick. The very vital overhaul Intel has brought onto Compute […]

Apple iPhone 7 Might Arrive Sans 3.5mm Headphone Jack

December 1, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Switching to the ultra-thin form factor means there’s an essential compromise; ditching of the standard 3.5mm headphone jack. Oppo earlier started this trend when they launched R5, the then world’s thinnest smartphone. And, guess who’s following suit? It’s none other than Apple. Apple is reportedly planning to make their next iPhone slimmer by around 1mm […]

Raspberry Unveils Pi Zero; Cheapest, Smallest Computing Stick

November 28, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Raspberry, the tiny computer hardware providers, has introduced their latest offering in the Pi devices range. Called Pi Zero, the device now makes it to the list as the smallest, and the cheapest computing board from the manufacturer. Raspberry has designed the Pi Zero to be kept short in size, but uncompromised in performance. Certainly, […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 with Kyro CPU and Adreno 530 Unwrapped

November 16, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It had been coming to us in forms of bits and pieces. But now it’s finally here, and official. Yes, the Snapdragon 820 SoC by Qualcomm has arrived. As expected, Qualcomm has made heavy investments into its next-gen processor, mainly towards improving the overall performance and power efficiency. The new unified inner architecture is said […]

Google to Have a Go at Self-Designed Chips on Future Android Devices

November 9, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google is among the masters when it comes to software. But their hunger towards Android development is not yet over as yet, as shown by the tech behemoth’s desire to drive into the hardware segment of smartphones. According to a report from The Information, Google is currently trying their hands at designing a chip for […]

T-Mobile CellSpot is a Network-Extender for the Indoors

November 4, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

We all have gone through the torrid experience of seeing our signals dropping when entering our home or when inside a specific room like in your basement. Those are times we wish if there was a signal-booster for network signals, like you having a Wi-Fi extender for boosting the wireless data signals. Luckily, we are […]

Samsung Galaxy S7 to Reunite Flagship Series with Qualcomm

October 7, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The in-house Exynos chipset was something that rocked the smartphone capabilities in Samsung Flagship smartphone, Galaxy S6. With combined octa-core powers, Exynos 7420 was rated the fastest smartphone chipset on this planet by both geeks and the benchmarks. With that said, we definitely expected that Samsung would stick with the same chipset technology for its […]

Canon Prototype Camera Show with 250MP Sensor

September 14, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

What’s it that could embarrass technology? If there’s one answer for that, then it has to be technology itself; or more precisely, the progress of technology. Just take the instance of cameras. We once had cameras that bragged 5MP sensors as the key-highlight. But today, those might not even satisfy your selfie-requirements. The current benchmark […]

Snapdragon 820: Kryo Revelation and Stellar Benchmark Performance

September 7, 2015, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Qualcomm had been a bit hesitant in revealing the upcoming chipset all at once. They have been throwing us only the bits and pieces of what’s making their upcoming Snapdragon 820 chipset. The latest to get revealed is the Kryo CPUs, which will form the heart for their heterogeneous architecture. After the insights about GPU/ISP and […]

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