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Phiaton BT 460 Bluetooth headphone review: Sleek, smart, and feature rich. But they sound best wired

Phiaton (pronounced FEE’ ah ton) derives its name from the Greek letter ϕ or “Phi” which was often used to represent the golden ratio. “Ton” has a double-meaning. It’s a nod to the word “tone,” which in English refers to the character and quality of sound. In French, “ton” to mean fashionable style. Phiaton attempts to express all of those virtues ... Read More »

Jio vs Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL, Aircel – These Are the Best Data, Calling Plans

Reliance Jio, which claims to be the world’s largest mobile data network, continues to bring about paradigm shifts in the Indian telecom market. Just last week, it launched new plans and revised the old plans to offer more data, and is widely expected to launch the rumoured 4G VoLTE-enabled Jio feature phone later this week. With such sweeping changes afoot, telecom operators such ... Read More »

Best Windows backup software 2017

We need backup software because we don’t live in a perfect world. If only Microsoft provided Windows users with something like Apple’s Time Machine: an effective, set-it-and-forget-it, total system recovery and backup solution that requires little interaction or thought on the part of the user. Instead, Microsoft offers a mishmash of restore points, recovery discs, file backup, and even the ... Read More »

The 10 best Android apps for Chromebooks

Running Android apps on Chromebooks is still a dream—a dream in extended beta, that is. After promising the feature earlier this year, Google has pushed out the release date. While a select number of Chromebooks can access Google Play right out of the box, more adventurous Chromebook users will need to run the developer beta of Chrome OS to experience ... Read More »

The best free PC games

‘Free-to-play’ has become a bit of a dirty word in gaming, mostly associated with rubbish smartphone apps and microtransactions designed to manipulate players into spending far more than they word on any other game. Free games aren’t all bad though, and there are plenty that are worth a lot more than their non-existent price tag might suggest. Some still include ... Read More »

 The Best Days Of Indian Consumer Internet Are Yet To Come

Consumer Internet startups, the hottest ticket in Indian startup ecosystem for the last decade, appeared to have hit a massive speed breaker in 2016. Funding slowed down drastically. In the ecommerce sector alone, funding fell to $1.94 billion in 2016 from $4.7 billion in 2015, as per data from Venture Intelligence. Many were forced to shut shop. Tracxn counted over ... Read More »

A Look Back at Some of Roger Moore’s Best Bond Gadgets

Roger Moore, who was among the more famous of the many actors to play James Bond, has died aged 89. We thought it would be good to celebrate him and the Bond movies by looking back at some of the best Bond gadgets, especially the ones that are now becoming reality. Bond’s early smartwatches A lot of Bond gadgets foresaw how ... Read More »

Despite Samsung’s best efforts, the smartphone can’t replace your computer yet

Business Insider/Antonio Villas-Boas Samsung has a deep history of testing wild ideas with new products and features. There were the “touchless” controls in the Galaxy S4. Curved TVs that are more expensive without adding much of a benefit. Even refrigerators with tablet computers built into the door. Samsung’s latest trick: turning your smartphone into a full-ondesktop computer. That trick is also ... Read More »

The 16 best free PC games

Worth the price of admission There was a time when “free-to-play” was a dirty term in the games industry. There are still terrible, exploitative free-to-play games on the market—more every day, in fact. But occasionally—occasionally—we get something…miraculous. We get a free-to-play game that doesn’t try to con players out of money or make the design intentionally boring in order to make those ... Read More »

Computers: Best computer? It depends

TALKING TECH WITH KIM KOMANDOHow to tell if your phone or tablet has a virus | 1:38 These days, smartphones and tablets are just as vulnerable as regular computers, and malware is often used to subvert your private accounts. This video will tell you if your phone or tablet has a virus. Kim Komando Question: Hi Nick. I purchased a ... Read More »