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Book Review: How Technology Transformed Indian Media and Politics

The media is pervasively present in our lives as we watch TV, read newspapers and share posts on Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp. Most of us, however, know little about how the media industry is structured, how that effects its content, affects our sensibilities and impacts India’s democracy. For media consumers in an era of a hyper-visible media and a mediatized ... Read More »

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Review

The Amazon Echo Dot has been the runt of the litter among the Echo lineup. It’s the most affordable model and the easiest way to get yourself in the world of voice assistants. And because all the Alexa smarts are based in the cloud, the Echo Dot could do almost everything that the bigger and more expensive models could. This ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Review

HIGHLIGHTS There is only one variant with Wi-Fi and 4G connectivity The S-Pen is included in the price and is integrated into the Samsung UI The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 has average cameras and battery life Samsung was the one of the first companies to release an Android tablet, back when the iPad was brand new and exciting. The Korean ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J8 Review

Samsung Galaxy J8 price in India is Rs. 18,990 HIGHLIGHTS The Galaxy J8 sports a 6-inch AMOLED with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio It has a non-removable 3500mAh battery Samsung Galaxy J8 price in India is Rs. 18,990 Samsung has been in the smartphone race longer than most of its competitors. Naturally, the brand has a lot of recognition in India, such ... Read More »

Facebook Launches User Review for Ads, May Ban Advertisers Based on Feedback

Facebook said on Tuesday it would allow users to review businesses that advertise on the social network and possibly ban those that receive the most negative feedback. The move is aimed at cracking down on businesses whose ads mislead users into buying low-quality goods or services or firms that fail to deliver products in their stated shipping time. Facebook users can ... Read More »

Facebook Privacy Review Now Available in 11 Indian Languages; Privacy Info to Become More Transparent

HIGHLIGHTS The update will be available on the Facebook for Android app This comes in the wake of GDPR implementation in Europe Users will see the developments in the coming weeks Facebook on Friday announced that it is rolling out privacy review in 11 Indian languages, starting with Facebook for Android users in the country. This comes in the wake of the company’s ... Read More »

AC for Indian bikers : BluSnap helmet cooler customer review

AptEner Technologies, a Bangalore-based start up is now selling the BluSnap, a helmet cooler that can fit any full face helmet. This cooler is meant to keep motorcycle riders comfortable, especially in hot weather during city traffic crawls. Here’s the first customer video review of the BluSnap. Watch how the helmet cooler fares in humid conditions of Mumbai, where it ... Read More »

After no-bid deal falls apart, Texas Education Agency review calls for clearer contracting procedures

Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath testifies before the Texas Commission on Public School Finance about education outcomes on Jan. 23, 2018.  Bob Daemmrich for the Texas Tribune An internal review of the Texas Education Agency’s contracting regulations found this week that the agency needs a more concrete process for determining whether to bypass competitive bidding when it enters into ... Read More »

REVIEW: MOTOROLA MOTO Z2

WIREDYou won’t find mods as useful or well-designed on other phones. Motorola’s gestures are handy. Fantastic battery life, especially on the Moto Z2 Play. Storage is expandable via MicroSD. TIREDWhere’s the waterproofing? The Z2 Force has no headphone jack. The best Moto Mods are pricey, as are these phones. The cameras are acceptable, but still need work. A LOT OF Android ... Read More »

Kult Gladiator Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Kult Gladiator sports a 5.5-inch HD display It is powered by a MediaTek 6737 SoC and has 3GB of RAM Camera performance suffers in low light Some smartphone companies try to make a mark with high-end flagships, but the entry-level segment is still where most of the action is, and plenty of companies focus only on the low-end. ... Read More »