Besides Fortnite, here are some video games that have us hooked

Salvation for the seemingly irredeemable Kratos isn’t an easy task, nor is breathing fresh life into an action series that had begun to lose its lustre. God of War achieves both in sensational fashion. The furious combat and gorgeous exploration is the best it has ever been, opening up the land of Midgard for the biggest God of War yet. But in tandem with that is an effecting and deftly-told story, with the relationship between Kratos and Atreus forming its beating heart. Its greatest achievement is humanising Kratos without shying away from his violent past.
Tom Hoggin Aug 15, 2018 00:00 IST

The Face that disappears

The Facebook app has disappeared from my Sony Xperia Z5 Premium phone. I am not able to download and instal it again.
Surit Doss Aug 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Now, anime actioon mobile

There have been many games inspired from anime. Honkai Impact 3 is for those anime fans who want to be part of a crazy story with amazing graphics - on their mobile.
Karan. R. Gaikwad Aug 13, 2018 00:00 IST

A guide to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note9

Bigger screen. Bigger battery. More powerful S Pen. The Samsung Galaxy Note9 was unveiled in New York on Thursday night and it looks like a solid performer. Here’s what you can look forward to if Note9 is on your wish list.
Aug 11, 2018 00:00 IST

Let’s Unfold, the app that’s making Instagram Stories appear cooler

In the US, Android users are spending 49.5 minutes per day on Snapchat and 58.5 minutes on Facebook. According to SimilarWeb, sandwiched between the two is Instagram with 53.2 minutes. Compare the data for June 2018 with that of October 2017 when Snapchat was ahead of the curve with 42.4 minutes against Instagram’s 37.1 minutes. That’s a huge improvement and it has a lot to do with one feature — Stories, which Instagram copied from its competition two years ago.
Mathures Paul Aug 10, 2018 00:00 IST

Lava International takes on competition with a new phone

Homegrown mobile handset maker Lava International has introduced the Z61, a phone you may want to look at in case you are moving from smartphones to feature phones. But can it compete with Chinese phone manufacturers or the big name from South Korea? Deepak Mahajan, vice-president of Lava International, speaks to t2.
Mathures Paul Aug 08, 2018 00:00 IST

TV, at your beck and call

Watching TV is a hassle for me these days. You have to juggle two remote controls if you are at home. In a hotel, you also have the air-conditioner remote that's only slightly different from the other two. So when you are in a hurry to watch the news, you have to call somebody - a smart child at home or a reluctant room service personnel in the hotel - just to lead you to a decent news channel. If none of them arrive in time, you lose patience and start cursing the new technology and your techno phobia. What's a minor hassle for me is actually a huge headache for my 88-year-old aunt who mostly lives alone and whose closest companion is her TV.
Prasun Chaudhuri Aug 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Click, call, watch

The Nex is Vivo’s most ambitious phone so far, one that takes a serious shot at the dream of an all-screen smartphone. From the elevating pop-up front camera that rises from the top edge, to the screen that vibrates to act as an earpiece and even the fingerprint and ambient light sensors embedded below the display, the Nex pulls out all the stops to deliver a flagship smartphone with an impressive 91.24 per cent screen-to-body ratio. 
Tushar Kanwar Aug 05, 2018 00:00 IST

OnePlus hits a new high in the premium smartphone segment in India

The OnePlus 6 mobile phone went on sale on May 22 and within 22 days, the company notched up one million sales globally. Good news for the Shenzhen-based Chinese smartphone manufacturer continues. According to data released this week by Counterpoint Research, OnePlus has surpassed Samsung to lead the premium smartphone segment for the first time in India, for a full quarter (Q2), capturing 40 per cent market share (30 per cent owing to OnePlus 6 sales, and 10 per cent owing to sales of the OnePlus 5T).
Mathures Paul Aug 02, 2018 00:00 IST

Skype hacks you will love

Even though Skype has lost ground as the number one video-calling app, many people still swear by it. Here are some tips on how to maximise your experience with Skype.
Surit Doss Jul 30, 2018 00:00 IST

A left hook and a right, enjoy the fight

Boxing is a sport that is not everybody's cup of tea. Nevertheless, it is a lot of fun to watch. Boxing Star gives you the opportunity to realise your dream of rising from a backyard boxer to heavyweight champion.
Karan. R. Gaikwad Jul 30, 2018 00:00 IST


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