2016 in Pocket

Like for 2015, I am among the top 5% of readers in Pocket for 2016 as well.  According to them, “I’ve read 768,828 words in Pocket in 2016, which is like reading 16 books”. My most saved topics in order are Technology, Current Events, Books, Movies, and Health. For a better look, here’s the link to My Year in Pocket… Continue reading 2016 in Pocket

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Thoughts on Google Duo

I installed Google Duo, Google's new standalone video calling app, the day it was released to the public, and told a few of my friends to install it as well to try it out, or what's the point of a video calling app if there's no one to talk to to begin with? It was… Continue reading Thoughts on Google Duo

iPhone 7 Announced: Thoughts

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were announced along with some other announcements at the Apple Event. I was eager to watch it solely for the iPhone, but soon after the event started, I realised how silly it was to have forgotten that I'd have to listen to certain phrases and keywords if I watch… Continue reading iPhone 7 Announced: Thoughts

What is the Future of WhatsApp?

As of February 2016, WhatsApp had a user base of one billion, making it the most popular instant messaging client. WhatsApp was founded in 2009 by Brian Acton and Jan Koum, both former Yahoo employees, and the messaging feature that WhatsApp is known for actually came to be in WhatsApp 2.0. I was first introduced… Continue reading What is the Future of WhatsApp?

Medium was a Compelling Medium

Medium was shown as a recommended app in Google Play Store. It had a good rating and was an app for reading and writing. So I thought, why not. Upon installing and opening the app for the first time, I instantly fell in love with it. It is essentially a platform for reading and writing,… Continue reading Medium was a Compelling Medium

Buying Smartphone: Monetary Consideration

The smartphone industry is progressing fast, and having a smartphone for years is not as good an idea. There’s a cycle. Buy a phone, use it, take backup, sell the phone, buy a phone, restore backup, use it, take backup, sell it, and so on. You have something fresh, or relatively fresh, with you and… Continue reading Buying Smartphone: Monetary Consideration

Buying Smartphone: Old Expensive or New Budget-friendly?

Smartphone industry is progressing fast. As a result, phones launched even a year ago are seeming outdated and prices are dropping. Now you can get phones which were high-end a year ago for prices of current low-end phones. But whether that would be a good deal or not depends on your preferences, what you want… Continue reading Buying Smartphone: Old Expensive or New Budget-friendly?

Tempered Glass and Capacitive Buttons

These days most smartphones come with on-screen navigation buttons, but some still come with capacitive buttons on the bezels. The quality of these buttons is not the same on every model. Most models have a good set of buttons installed, but on some models they are less sensitive and on some they are hyper sensitive. But… Continue reading Tempered Glass and Capacitive Buttons

Xperia Z5 – Prefered Smartphone

As of now, if I were to choose a smartphone, I'd go for Xperia Z5. I'd have gone for Google Nexus 6P by Huawei, but its screen is a little large for me without any feature for one-handed operation. Specs wise it's not the best. But here is a checklist. Medium screen size - check… Continue reading Xperia Z5 – Prefered Smartphone