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iBall Slide Brace-X1 4G Review

HIGHLIGHTS The tablet runs on Remix OS, a fork of Android with a Windows-like UI It is powered by an octa-core processor and has 2GB of RAM The tablet shuts down abruptly when the battery level is low The tablet market has’t found long-term traction, and we now see a lot of manufacturers shying away from this product category. There are still ... 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 »

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 »

Lenovo K8 Note Review

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo’s K8 Note is an Amazon India exclusive The phone fares well in terms of overall performance Gadgets 360 rates the phone 8 out of 10 There has been a sudden increase in the number of powerfully-specced smartphones in the sub-Rs. 20,000 market, and the new Lenovo K8 Note is the latest to join them. The new Lenovo device ... Read More »

Legal review set to address social media threat to trials

The State’s legal advisory body is expected to make recommendations in relation citizen journalists and campaigners posting commentary on social media questioning the evidence of witnesses during trials in a forthcoming review of the law on contempt of court. The Law Reform Commission’s review, which started last year, is also expected to find that the right to a fair trial, including the ... Read More »

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 »