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Facebook India Year in Review 2017: Baahubali 2 the Most Discussed Topic of the Year

Facebook India on Wednesday shared its Year in Review 2017 list, sharing the top single-day moments or most-discussed trends. Separately, starting Wednesday, users across the world will be able to see their own Year in Review video, which puts together special moments over the past year. A global Year in Review 2017 list was also released. The blockbuster epic Baahubali 2:… Read More »

Facebook Says Trained Person Will Review Nude Images to Curb Revenge Porn

Facebook has stressed that its experiment to fight revenge porn that requires users to provide their intimate images proactively to the social network where a “specially trained” professional reviews and hashes the image is voluntary. “To be clear, people can already report if their intimate images have been shared on our platform without their consent and we will remove… Read More »

Essential Phone Review: A Debut Phone from the Founder of Android

Built out of a ceramic back and titanium sides, Android founder Andy Rubin’s Essential startup’s eponymously named smartphone gets top billing in craftsmanship, eschewing the pedestrian aluminum and glass components on most modern flagships. The luxuriously crafted hardware is a marvel to behold and hold, and Essential is picking up the torch of the old Vertu, a spinoff… Read More »

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Review

Ultimate Ears (UE) is widely known for its professional-grade in-ear monitors and high-end consumer audio equipment, but it also has a line of budget-friendly Bluetooth speakers. Now part of Logitech, UE has become well known for its Boom series of Bluetooth speakers which are compact but deliver big sound and are waterproof. The latest addition to the series is the Wonderboom… Read More »

The Intel Skylake-X Review: Core i9 7900X, i7 7820X and i7 7800X Tested

Building a PC is an experience worth having. Finding out what works with what and putting it all together is an experience, and the first time always gives a sense of achievement and accomplishment. In the high-end desktop space, even more so: trying not to break your first $500+ CPU can be akin to feeling like a surgeon.… Read More »

Windows 10 S review: faster, simpler … and incredibly painful to use

Windows 10 S looks like any other version of Windows 10, just without traditional desktop apps. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian Windows 10 S is the latest version of Microsoft’s new and improved operating system, which is about to launch with the new Surface Laptop and a series of machines from third-party manufactures. It joins Windows 10… Read More »

HTC U11 Review

Introduction There’s no one “right” way to make a smartphone, and that’s probably more apparent with this year’s selection of new handsets than any batch in recent memory. We’ve got exceptionally widescreen phones, phones with hardware keyboards, and even those with multiple cameras. With so much up in the air, it shouldn’t be a huge surprise that HTC… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 Review

Introduction The rugged smartphone is, by all accounts, a form factor of interest to a tiny consumer niche, and as such isn’t a popular choice with manufacturers. Among the big players, Samsung has been the most supportive of the idea, with the best-known example being the “Active” spins on its mainline flagships. But one might consider its Xcover… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 review: the new frontrunner among budget smartphones

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 has finally been launched in India, and looking at it, I can’t help but marvel at the evolution of budget phones. It’s no surprise that the budget segment in India is the most lucrative for smartphone makers, and Xiaomi’s wildly successful Redmi series is testament to that. With last year’s Redmi 3S becoming the highest… Read More »

TomTom Touch Review

TomTom, the navigation and mapping company, entered the domain of GPS running watches four years ago. The Dutch company has infused its background and knowledge into its wearables, and produced some worthy products for athletes. But with its latest entry, the Tomtom Touch, it is taking on the much bigger casual fitness market. As such, the Touch tracks… Read More »