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Lenovo Yoga Book Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Lenovo Yoga Book with Windows 10 costs Rs. 49,990 The lower half is a stylus digitiser with a hidden keyboard and trackpad It weighs just 690g and can be carried around anywhere Ever since Intel kickstarted the 2-in-1 movement and Microsoft made touch support a core feature of Windows, Lenovo has been trying all sorts of designs and ideas for the next ... Read More »

Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA Review

HIGHLIGHTS The ZenBook Flip UX360CA is 13.9mm thin and weighs 1.3kg Performance is at par with similarly priced ultrabooks Laptop-style usage is more comfortable than tablet-style usage Asus has been pumping out new laptop models at a prolific pace, and is slowly but steadily climbing up into the top tier of manufacturers. It has one of the most diverse portfolios ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra Review

HIGHLIGHTS The ZenFone 3 Ultra is priced at Rs. 49,999 The 6.8-inch Full-HD screen is sharp enough for movies and games Build quality is excellent and battery life is quite good What is the ideal size for a smartphone? The answer is of course subjective, but there has been an obvious trend towards going larger. Models with 5.5-inch screens have ... Read More »

Kitchen gadgets review: animal mugs – it’s not right to pour boiling water over a cat’s head

As I sip, the cat’s ears rise to meet me. It should be cute, but isn’t. And who can drink that much tea? Photograph: Jill Mead for the Guardian What? Cat and dog mugs (£12, utilitydesign.co.uk). Porcelain bowl with handle and integrated interior statuette. Why? Miaow do you like your tea? One sugar, one hellish surprise? Well? OK, so these ... Read More »

Fastrack Reflex Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Fastrack Reflex is an activity tracker It costs Rs. 1,995, supports Android and iOS devices The overall experience lags behind its competition Fastrack is a well-known brand in India, owned by watchmaker Titan. Apart from watches, Fastrack sells several accessories such as sunglasses that are targeted at youngsters. The Fastrack Reflex is the company’s first attempt at an ... Read More »

Kitchen gadgets review: Fondoodler – the perfect device for our times

Kitchen gadget review / cheese gun / Rhik Samadder Photograph: Jill Mead for the Guardian What? The Fondoodler ($30, fondoodler.com) is a hollow cartridge and ratcheted plunger mounted in a nozzled pistol, with heated tip. Discharges cheese. Why? Want to eat food that looks like radioactive worm casts and will eventually kill you? You, my friend, are in luck. Well? ... Read More »

No concessions for Apple, but govt to review mobile manufacturing policy to boost the sector

NEW DELHI: The government won’t offer any special concessions to Apple but is reviewing its entire policy on mobile phone manufacturing as part of an effort to promote the ‘Make in India’ initiative, officials said. This could meet some of the demands that Apple has made apart from benefitting other phone makers as well. Apple had sought the concessions to ... Read More »

LinkedIn Connected Review: Annoying Emails Become Pretty Cards

LinkedIn, the professional social network, has recently launched a new app for iPhone – LinkedIn Connected. This app, which replaces the old LinkedIn Contacts app on iOS, is LinkedIn’s attempt at changing how you connect with professionals in your network. It is only available in a few countries including the US at the moment. LinkedIn Connected essentially lets you view ... Read More »

Facebook Lite for Android Review: Made for India

While phone makers are now launching 4G handsets and companies like Airtel and Reliance working towards bringing the networks in India, you might think that there’s no need for apps that minimise data use. The fact of the matter though is that even in a metro like Delhi, 3G access depends greatly on which part of the city you’re in ... Read More »

Review: Samsung Chromebook for Your Small Business

0 If you’re not familiar with the new Chromebooks, you may find this review interesting and these machines a good alternative to more powerful, and expensive, computers. The Chromebook is a laptop that runs only the Chrome browser from Google. That’s it. No operating system of any type that you may have seen before. It starts up in 8 seconds-yes, ... Read More »