articles by Nandini Yadav

News & Analysis

After TikTok ban, 'Ding Dong' app gains popularity, but there's more to it than meets the eye

As can be seen from the screenshots uploaded on the Play Store, the UI of the app mimics TikTok

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Google For India: Sundar Pichai announces investment of Rs 75,000 crore in India over the next 5-7 years

Pichai says Google will make this investment through a mix of equity investments, partnerships, and operational infrastructure in the ecosystem.

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Instagram starts testing Reels in India, a feature dedicated for short-form videos, following TikTok's ban

Instagram Reels is a feature that will be a part of the Instagram app and will show up next to the Live and Create options in the app's camera.

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OnePlus Nord to launch on 21 July in an Augmented Reality event: What to expect

OnePlus has also confirmed that for customers in India, the pre-booking for the OnePlus Nord will kick off from 15 July.

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Nokia 5310 review: Meant for music-lovers, but it’s got something for budding gamers too

The Nokia 5310, doesn’t look as good as the OG XpressMusic phone, but the new design is compact, lightweight, and fits in pockets of all shapes and sizes.

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Boycotting Chinese products: Brands like Vivo, OnePlus unaffected but may severely hurt employment in India

The call to boycott Chinese products in India is irrational, untenable, hypocritical, and ultimately, counter-productive.

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Snap Partner Summit 2020: Minis, new lenses, games, original shows, more announced on Snapchat

The highlight of the event was definitely Minis – a suite of mini-apps made by third-party developers that will run inside of Snapchat.

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People have got the flavour of working from home and they aren't going back to office anytime soon: Zoom India head Sameer Raje

After the lockdown is lifted, would you like to go back to the office? Would you be ok spending time and money to get to work every day?

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Riversong Air X5 Plus review: An AirPods look-alike that costs only Rs 2,999

Riversong Air X5+ are basic stereo earphones, with a 10 mm driver for output and a 20 Hz- 20 KHz frequency range of its speakers.

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Netflix's 'Coronavirus, Explained' Docuseries review: Tells you everything there is to know without freaking you out!

Coronavirus, Explained offers balanced information about the pandemic without creating a panic in the viewer's mind.

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Facebook Messenger Rooms: What is it, how does it work, and should you use it? All your questions, answered!

As of now, Facebook is testing the feature in a number of countries, so only a select number of users are able to see the feature.

Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus review: Despite few shortcomings, it’s still the best Android flagship out there

Despite being far from the ideal smartphone, it’s still close to the best in most other categories, which justifies the eye-watering price tag.

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Houseparty, Zoom, WhatsApp, other video calling apps see surge in activity following coronavirus-related lockdowns

Zoom has seen the biggest surge in user base with its daily usage, rising by over 300 percent since the lockdown.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review: If this foldable phone isn’t cool, then I don’t know what is

Here’s a detailed review of all things good about the Galaxy Z Flip, and the things that could have been better.

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Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max vs Realme 6 Pro: A really close fight

The Realme 6 and Redmi Note 9 Pro are both priced starting Rs 12,999 with the same RAM on board.

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Dyson V11 Absolute Pro review: Pet hair begone!

The Dyson V11 Absolute Pro seems expensive, but its efficiency is worth the asking price.

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Samsung Galaxy A51 review: It's just a functional device

Galaxy A51 is priced at Rs 23,999, and its highlights are its 48 MP quad camera setup and 4,000 mAh battery.

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Realme X50 Pro 5G first impressions: Snapdragon 865 leaves an impression, 5G doesn't

Realme X50 Pro 5G debuted as the first smartphone in India to feature Snapdragon 865 chipset and 5G support.

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Snapchat now lets you play 'floor is lava' and it's the most fun lens ever

Kids who grew up pretending the floor was hot lava would especially love the lava lens.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is equal parts old school and futuristic

The Galaxy Z Flip will be available for pre-order starting 21 February and will go on its first sale on 26 February.