articles by Anirudh Regidi

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Lockdown legends Part 1: The tech that got me through the lockdown feat. Apple, iRobot, and Fujifilm

Since Fuji uses a custom colour filter instead of the industry standard Bayer array, moiré is not something you ever need to worry about.

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Samsung 870 QVO SATA SSD review: Possibly the best QLC drive you can get, but it isn’t for everyone

QLC drives are supposed to be terrible, but Samsung’s 870 QVO is proof that they don’t have to be.

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ASUS ZenBook UX435 laptop review: A decent Ultrabook if you ignore the gimmicks

If it wasn’t for the gimmicks, the UX435 would have been a decent enough laptop.

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ASUS ZenBook Flip S UX371 laptop review: For the love of OLED

At Rs 1.5 lakhs, the laptop offers Windows 10, stunning display, decent performance, average speakers, and decent battery life.

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Fuel for India 2020: India is a very special, important country with remarkable entrepreneurship culture, says Mark Zuckerberg

Following the NPCI approval, WhatsApp will compete with players like Paytm, Google Pay, Walmart-owned PhonePe and Amazon Pay in the country.

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We remain committed to being an open, neutral and non-partisan platform in India: Facebook India VP Ajit Mohan

Regarding its handling of hate speech, Facebook India Head Ajit Mohan said: "we are not complacent on the issue".

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Microsoft Surface Go 2 review: Why?

The only thing I love about the Go 2 is its design — and the keyboard — both of which are engineering marvels in their own right.

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Facebook Fuel for India 2020: Making 'unique investments and bets', trying new things in India, says CRO David Fischer

Facebook Chief Revenue Officer David Fischer said the company has made investments and undertaken some unique bets that it hasn’t done in any other part of the world.

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MSI GS66 Stealth 10SFS (2020) review: A high price and poor thermals hold back an otherwise decent laptop

The 2020 avatar, dubbed the GS66, is a little more stealthy, a lot more powerful, but also not as unique or special as the GS65 once was.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 – 200 MP stills, huge AI and GPU upgrades, staggered HDR, and more: What to expect from 2021’s flagship smartphones

The Snapdragon 888 platform is a significant upgrade over last year’s 865 and introduces a number of exciting new features to boot.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (spoiler-free) review: I didn’t want to like this game

I’ll be honest, I didn’t jump into Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War (Really, Treyarch? You couldn’t think of a simpler title?) with much by way of hope.

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HP Omen 15-ek0019TX review: This plain-Jane gaming laptop may not be a looker, but it’s priced right and it does get the job done

There’s nothing in particular that stands out, but there’s also nothing in particular that’s wrong with the Omen 15.

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The future of PCs is in Apple’s ARMs: Breaking down the Apple-Intel breakup

Apple is now laying the groundwork for a smoother, more seamless transition from x86 to ARM.

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macOS Big Sur released: How to download, compatible devices, new features, more

The new macOS Big Sur brings a new design, enhancements to Safari, Messages, Maps, and privacy and it has been optimised for Apple’s M1 chip.

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WD My Passport 2 TB External HDD review: Slim and light, but also on performance

Reading and writing speeds are atrocious, but the technology is also part of the reason why you can get 2 TB of storage for just Rs 5,000.

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WD MyPassport SSD review (1 TB): Move over Samsung T5, there’s a new champ in town

The WD SSD doesn’t just exceed the T5 on the performance front, it’s also priced similarly to the T5, and it offers two additional years of warranty.

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Apple iPad 8th gen review: The blandest iPad yet is still compelling

It’s more comfortable to use than my phone, it’s more handy than my PC or laptop, and while the design is old, it’s also very familiar.

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Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha S Blackout Edition review: A comfortable, feature-rich set that's well worth the asking price

HyperX Cloud Alpha S is a set that sounds good, is comfortable to use, and features an excellent mic.