articles by Nikhil Rastogi

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Sony WH-CH700N headphone review: Long-lasting battery, average noise cancellation

The Sony headphone looks quite ordinary with all plastic and yet sturdy construction.

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Addicted to your smartphone? Here are 5 tips to take back control of your life

More often than not, we become slaves to the very gadget that is supposed to enhance our lives.

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FiiO M7 review: A good music player that's pulled down by its user interface

The 1,880 mAh battery of the FiiO M7 player lasts up to 20 hrs or so depending on the playtime.

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JBL Endurance Jump review: Average sound but a great sports activity companion

JBL Endurance is certainly quite a good pair of earphones if you are into sport-like activities.

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JBL Go 2 review: A small waterproof Bluetooth speaker with clear sound, low bass

The JBL Go 2 speaker is quite a noticeable improvement over its previous gen Go, speaker.

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X-mini Supa review: A Bluetooth speaker with a vintage premium-esque design

The X-mini Supa is certainly quite the looker with the minimalistic design and vintage looks.

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UE Wonderboom review: Well designed waterproof Bluetooth speaker with good sound

The product that we received has a funky styling to it compared to the rest of the line-up.

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Jays a-Six Wireless review: Clear and well-balanced sound on the go

The Jays a-Six wireless is perfect as on-the-go earphones, sound well-balanced and are clear.

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Sony V81D with Bluetooth Review: Unleash your inner always-partying alter ego

The Sony V81D speaker comes with a hell of a lot of features and is totally party ready.

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V-Moda Crossfade Wireless: Excellent bass heavy headphones with accessory options

V-Moda Crossfade Wireless is a definite recommend for those who appreciate sturdy well-made headphones, good sound and would like the possibility of additional accessories and custom fitting.

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OnePlus Bullets Wireless Review: Great value, unless you're a bass head

The OnePlus Bullets Wireless is a good pair of earphones with a neutral sound signature, albeit sibilant highs.

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Sony SRS-XB41 speaker review: The tough, portable, blingy party speaker

The audience is clearly those who want a “party speaker”, i.e. someone who wants more than just a speaker with good sound.

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FiiO F9 Pro with Mic: Premium class earphones with excellent sound

FiiO F9 Pro’s are no doubt a delight to have and listen to. The music really stands out well with a fuller and meatier sound to it.

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Ultrasone Performance 820 and Sirius Bluetooth review: Bassheads will love this

The Ultrasone Performance 820 triumphs the Audio Technica M50’s in overall clarity of sound, soundstage and comfortable fit and are similarly priced.

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boAt Nirvanaa Tres Triple Drivers Earphones review: An average sounding set for those who value style over substance

What you get are decent budget earphones that include the bragging rights that the "triple driver" tag entails. For Rs 3,000, that's not so bad.

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Audio Technica QuietPoint 40BT: A good pair of stylish noise-cancelling earphones priced competitively

Audio Technica has thoughtfully added the 3.5 mm jack meaning the earphones can work in the wired mode even if the battery runs out.

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Picostone Basic: A quick affordable home-automation setup for everyone

The device while works great by itself and has an immense amount of expandability with the IFTTT compatibility

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LSTN Troubadour: A unique set of wood-based wireless headphones with heart

These headphones are made for those who enjoy listening to music with a bit of colouring. Those looking for accuracy of sound, look somewhere else.

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Sony WH-1000 XM2: An incredibly feature-rich and well-designed wireless noise cancelling headphone

Fiddlers would love the Sony Headphones Connect app that lets you tinker with the EQ, sound profiles and increase/decrease the amount of ambient noise.