The 19 Billion Dollar Question

On 19th February, 2014 Facebook announced the acquisition of WhatsApp for a whooping sum of $19 Billion and the internet went crazy. The internet had to be put on sedatives to calm itself down. This post however is not about how to sedate internet, it is about trying to figure out why Facebook spent more…

BlackBerry is Dead

“…those were the days! I used to be the most sought after person. My number was on the speed dial of almost all high-ranking executives of public and private corporations in the town! They would even wake me up in the middle of the night…”   Well, this is how a Corporate Account Manager of…

Is Smartwatch ‘Smart…Is It Even A ‘Watch’?

Last week at the IFA in Berlin, three new ‘smartwatches’ were unveiled. The most anticipated was the launch of Samsung Galaxy Gear. Sony showcased Smartwatch 2 and Qualcomm made an entry with Toq. While Apple’s iWatch is just around the corner, the Kickstarter backed Pebble has already sold more than 100,000 watches. It seems that…

The Tablet Buying Guide

Back in April, 2010 when Apple launched the iPad, no one had a clue what to do with it! Today more than 140 million people around the world are using tablets for number of things. The tablet category is growing faster than laptops and desktops and is expected to surpass laptop shipments by 2016. It…

iPhone 5: What Really Matters

After days of speculation and hype, finally came the moment when Apple unveiled iPhone 5 along with a new range of iPods and iOS 6 on 12th September. Being an apple enthusiast, I had expectations of a revolutionary product that would yet again re-define the phone industry. But obviously, no such revolutionary product was launched…

NOKIA Lumia 920 and 820: A Strong Comeback!

On the morning of 5th September, Nokia and Microsoft unveiled Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 smartphones, the new flagship models running Windows Phone 8 operating system. Although the presentation wasn’t as epic as what we are used to seeing at Apple events, the phones however surpassed all expectations. I believe that these two models along…