Ankit Tuteja

  • Star Tech: 30 phones in 17 years. Know more about the tech enthusiast in Ranveer 'MasterChef' Brar 17-04-2015 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: Chef Ranveer Brar, who co-judged the fourth season of MasterChef India, appears to be the most tech savvy of all the celebrities who have so far been featured in our nascent Star Tech series. He not only uses a wide range of gadgets, but also holds a deep...
  • Asus Zenfone 2: A quick hands-on with the 'world's first 4GB RAM smartphone' 13-04-2015 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: After teasing the upcoming Zenfone 2 for over two weeks, Asus decided to give select members of the media an early look at what is touted to be the "world's first 4 GB RAM phone". The company, which is yet to officially launch the three variants of the...
  • Along with Zenfone 2, Asus to also launch 10000mAh power bank, two other mobile accessories on April 23 in India 11-04-2015 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Asus, which offered an early look at the Zenfone 2 to select members of Indian media on Friday, has more up its sleeves for its Zenfone 2 India event. Apart from the Zenfone 2, the company will also launch a 10000mAh power bank and two other mobile accessories...
  • Lava Icon with 5-inch HD display, 13MP rear camera launched at Rs 11,990 in India 09-04-2015 02:19 PM

    New Delhi: Expanding its smartphone portfolio, Lava has introduced a new device - the Icon. Priced at Rs 11,990, the new 7.7mm thick smartphone features a 5-inch HD IPS display and runs Android 4.4 KitKat with the company's Star UI atop. The Icon sports a 5-megapixel front camera with Omni...
  • Q&A with Fly Mobiles' Rahul Goel: 'We won't go beyond the four digit price point this year' 08-04-2015 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: UK-based Fly Mobiles that saw a reincarnation in India last month is planning to flood the Indian smartphone market this year with the sub-Rs 10K devices. Rahul Goel, president, Fly Mobiles spoke to IBNLive and shared with us the company's product roadmap for the Indian market and strategies...
  • Xiaomi looks beyond Flipkart, to join hands with Snapdeal and Amazon for online sales 07-04-2015 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: Xiaomi, which completed five years on April 6, has some big new announcements and offers up its sleeves for the Indian market. Xiaomi India, which so far has been selling its phones online exclusively through Flipkart, will announce its partnership with Snapdeal and Amazon on Wednesday, said Manu...
  • Star Tech: Here's why former Kiwi all-rounder Chris Harris stays away from Facebook and Twitter 07-04-2015 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Former New Zealand cricketer loves to be tagged an Apple fanboy and uses an iPhone 6 and an iPad Air. Chris finds the two gadgets "great tools" as they come handy for him. "I can look up for statistics on my iPad Air while commentating. Also my iPad...
  • Gionee Elife S7: First impressions review of the new slim (5.5 mm) smartphone 06-04-2015 11:14 AM

    Hyderabad: Within a month of its global release at MWC 2015, Gionee has introduced in India the Elife S7, a phone that swanks both a thin design and a large display. While the company continues to maintain a slim profile in its new phone, the Rs 24,999 price tag does...
  • Gionee Elife S7: Gionee launches new flagship phone with 5.5mm thickness at Rs 24,999 in India 04-04-2015 01:28 PM

    Hyderabad: Gionee, which is known for introducing thin phones, has launched yet another slim smartphone - Elife S7 - in India. The phone is priced at Rs 24,999 and will be available in the country in three colours - Back, White and Maldives Blue. The phone has a thickness of...
  • Gionee Elife S7: Gionee's new flagship smartphone with 5.5mm thickness coming to India today 04-04-2015 08:48 AM

    Update: Gionee Elife S7: Gionee launches new flagship phone with 5.5mm thickness at Rs 24,999 in India Hyderabad: Gionee is all set to launch its new flagship smartphone - the Elife S7 - in India today at its event in Hyderabad. The phone that has a thickness of 5.5mm is...
  • Motorola's new Moto E (2nd gen) review: This tortoise loses the race to insomniac rabbits 01-04-2015 11:46 AM

    New Delhi: The fable now has a twist in the tale. Moto E, consistent but slow in its efforts in bringing improvements, is the tortoise. While the rabbit(s) in the race has(have) no intention to catch a wink and this is why the fables have turned. Before we delve further...
  • WhatsApp to soon roll out video calling with Meerkat-like live streaming abilities 01-04-2015 07:12 AM

    Update: This was an April Fools' prank that was posted on April 1 and should be taken in that spirit. New Delhi: Amidst plans to roll out the much talked-about free voice calling feature to iPhones, WhatsApp is reported to be parallelly working on introducing video calls on its immensely...
  • Star Tech: Ricky Ponting's favourite apps reaffirm why the cricket great is called 'Punter' 30-03-2015 01:28 PM

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Ricky Ponting readily admits to not being a tech freak. "I am very basic and use only my iPhone and iPad," says one of the most successful captains in the history of international cricket. The former Australian captain's disinterest in the details of the world of...
  • Tips & Tricks: 11 ways to make the best use of your old phone 27-03-2015 01:52 PM

    I have changed 5 phones in 8 years. And it was only once that I sold off my old phone when upgrading to a new one. In rest of the cases, I kept the old phones in my drawer as back-up devices hoping that they would come to use in...
  • Quick review: Motorola Moto Turbo 24-03-2015 01:20 PM

    This month witnessed the launch of two Motorola phones in India - with one placed at the top end of the spectrum (Moto Turbo) and the other at the other end (new Moto E). While we have already got our hands on the new Moto E that is now the...
  • Star Tech: Nokia-loyalist Gulshan 'Hunterrr' Devaiah's favourite gadget is a must-have for all households 23-03-2015 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Gulshan Devaiah's favourite tech toy might appear to be an odd choice but if you think about it, the choice does make sense. And chances are, the same might be the weapon of choice for you too, only that you haven't realised that yet. Gulshan, whose recent...
  • Tips & Tricks: 18 things that you should have in your car and why 19-03-2015 11:37 AM

    You car is like a third home to you (that is if you consider your workplace as a second home) and a home needs necessities extending beyond what it usually has. Some in this list of 18 could be things that you already have in your car, whereas a few...
  • Motorola's new Moto E vs Xiaomi Redmi 2: Round 1 and it is advantage Redmi 2 17-03-2015 01:13 PM

    New Delhi: Last week saw both Motorola and Xiaomi introducing the successors to their cheapest phones in India. While Motorola made the new Moto E available in India in around 15 days of its global launch, Xiaomi took over two months to bring it to India and is yet to...
  • Star Tech: Actor Karan Mehra is all-Apple with a pinch of Samsung 16-03-2015 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: One thing that we found common among the stars who have so far been featured in our Star Tech series is Apple. And actor Karan Mehra, last seen in the rom-com Badmashiyaan is yet another Apple aficionado. Karan is an avid Apple user and owns a plethora of...
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2: First impressions review 12-03-2015 06:36 PM

    New Delhi: In what appears to be a strategic move, Xiaomi has introduced the (two-month-old) successor to the low-cost Redmi 1S two days after Motorola brought its new Moto E to India. Named the Redmi 2, the new phone looks more or less the same as its predecessor, but comes...
  • Xiaomi launches 7.9-inch Mi Pad tablet in India at Rs 12,999; will be available on Flipkart from March 24 12-03-2015 03:21 PM

    New Delhi: Xiaomi, alongside the Redmi 2, has launched its Mi Pad tablet in India. Priced at Rs 12,999, the 7.9-inch Mi Pad tablet will be available in India from March 24 - the same day the Redmi 2 is scheduled to go on sale on Flipkart. The Mi Pad...
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 launched in India at Rs 6,999; to go on sale from March 24 12-03-2015 12:40 PM

    New Delhi: Just two days after Motorola launched the new Moto E in India, Xiaomi has introduced the successor to the Redmi 1S in India. Named Redmi 2, the new phone from Xiaomi is priced in India at Rs 6,999. Registrations for the Redmi 2 begin on March 12 at...
  • Motorola's new Moto E (2nd gen): First impressions review 11-03-2015 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: The improved specs and same price as the last year's model may make the new Moto E a desirable upgrade, but do these enhancements make it a worthy contender to offerings from rivals in the same price segment? We got to spend some time with the successor to...
  • Star Tech: Do you know what Neha Dhupia's coolest gadget is? 10-03-2015 01:39 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia has a spate of gadgets that include three Apple products - an iPhone 5s, iPad and a Macbook Pro. Quite like other celebrities who have been featured in our Star Tech series, Neha is also of the opinion that the iPhone 5s' battery life...
  • Tips & Tricks: 13 simple ways to protect your smartphone this Holi 04-03-2015 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: Holi is almost here and while all of us are busy preparing for H-day from what to wear, which colours to use and where to party, we often overlook the indispensable mobile phone, than can easily turn dispensable after a Holi mishap. If the phone you own is...
  • Star Tech: Sharib 'Filmistaan' Hashmi uses a Samsung power bank to deal with iPhone 5s' poor battery life 03-03-2015 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: Sharib Hashmi, best known for his role in the National Award winning movie Filmistaan, is not a tech freak and does not like to use a lot of gadgets. He said, the gadget he uses the most throughout the day is his iPhone 5s. Ironically, Sharib deals with...
  • Fly Qik+: First impressions review 25-02-2015 04:53 PM

    In what could be called the reincarnation of Fly Mobiles in India, three new Fly smartphones were launched for the Indian market at an event in New Delhi on Wednesday. The new phones from UK-based Fly Mobiles, which presents itself as a Russian company as it drives most of its...
  • Fly Qik+, Qik, Snap: Fly Mobiles launches 3 Android smartphones at Rs 2,999 onwards in India 25-02-2015 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: UK-based mobile manufacturer, Fly Mobiles, has launched three smartphones in India- the Qik, Qik+, and the Snap. These smartphones will be sold exclusively on Snapdeal. The Fly Qik+ is priced at Rs 6,999, the Qik at Rs 5,999, and the Fly Snap at Rs 2,999. Phones under the...
  • Fly Mobiles to launch 3 smartphones priced under Rs 12K in India on Wednesday, including 2 phones with octa-core processors 24-02-2015 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: Fly Mobiles may have been operating in the Indian market for a number of years, but it has not been an active player in the burgeoning Indian smartphone space. With the plans to diversify its lineup, the company now appears to have geared up and is all set...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 to be launched in India in the second week of April; to be available for pre-booking from March 24-02-2015 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S6 that is scheduled to be unveiled globally on March 1 will make its way to India in the second week of April. While the exact India launch date is yet to be finalised, the sixth generation smartphone in the Galaxy S series is...