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Microsoft Surface Book 3 15-inch Review: The Best Laptop Form Factor!

The Microsoft Surface Book 3 is Microsoft’s most powerful laptop. It’s also Microsoft’s most interesting laptop. See, the Surface Book series isn’t like the Surface Pro or Surface Laptop series. The Surface Pro is a Windows tablet with an attachable keyboard and a trackpad. The Surface Laptop is just a Microsoft-made laptop. The Surface Book...

Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition Review: The Hottest New Thin and Light Notebook – Literally

Xiaomi, traditionally known for its smartphone, first entered the laptop segment in China all the way back in 2016. Ever since then, I've seen countless posts from Xiaomi fans in India either asking the company to launch its laptop lineup in the country or asking their peers if it's safe to import the laptops from...

Realme Buds Q Review: Good-sounding, Affordable TWS Earbuds with Issues

Remember when headphone jacks were a thing? Yeah, me neither. Thanks to a certain fruit sealing a 3.5mm hole in its glass slabs, and others following suit, Bluetooth earbuds and headphones have really taken off. As we have progressed since the move, cheaper and more accessible options were bound to appear. It's time to talk...

OnePlus Nord Review: Great Performance at a Great Price

Every OnePlus smartphone since the 2014 OnePlus One has featured a flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series chipset. The use of Qualcomm's latest silicon has been integral to OnePlus' marketing, as is evident from the slogans that OnePlus chose for the OnePlus 6 ("The Speed You Need"), the OnePlus 6T ("Unlock The Speed"), the OnePlus 6T...

Motorola One Fusion+ Review – A harmonious blend of the right mid-range features

For the last couple of years, Motorola has given its undivided attention to its portfolio of budget and mid-range smartphones. With a shift away from its flagship Moto Z line, Motorola dedicated even more of its efforts to the mid-range segment and launched the Motorola One series in 2018. While the Moto G and E...

ASUS ROG Phone 3 Review: The King of Gaming Smartphones is back

Back in 2018, ASUS launched the ROG Phone, the company's first gaming smartphone under the ROG brand. Today, there are several competing gaming smartphones on the market from brands like Black Shark, Nubia's Red Magic, and Vivo's iQOO. Each of these brands offers powerful hardware and useful gaming features at a compelling price, but ASUS...

OnePlus Buds Review – Good audio, better price

OnePlus has just unveiled the OnePlus Nord, undoubtedly the star of the company's Augmented Reality-powered show. Alongside the OnePlus Nord, the company also announced the OnePlus Buds, a pair of truly wireless earbuds for just ₹4,990/$79/£79/€89. I've been using them for a few days now and really like them for the price. They've been the...

Realme X3 SuperZoom Review — An Actual Flagship Killer

Flagship smartphones are getting more and more expensive. In 2014, $750 would have gotten you the best-of-the-best flagship of that generation. Now, you're looking at almost twice that price for the absolute best. It's increasingly becoming more difficult to justify a $1,000+ purchase for a base variant unless you really need all the features a...

POCO F2 Pro Review – A battery champ that cuts the right corners

The Pocophone F1, also known as the POCO F1 in some markets, launched with flagship specs at a killer price at the end of 2018. A hit amongst smartphone enthusiasts, the POCO F1 was one of the cheapest Snapdragon 845-powered smartphones to hit the market, though it wasn't without its compromises. A massive iPhone-like notch...

OnePlus 8 Pro Display Analysis — Premium Hardware at a Cost

Surprising absolutely no one, OnePlus finally decided to hop on the high-end fleet of premium-priced smartphones. But what do they have to show for it? The most specs and features packed on a smartphone screen to date. Though by now, we should all know that hardware and their specs on-paper are only part of the overall...

OnePlus 8 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S20+ Review Comparison – The Quest to Attain Parity

Since 2011, Samsung has been the world's best-selling Android smartphone brand. Simultaneously, Samsung has also held the distinction of being the world's top premium Android smartphone brand. Over the last four years, Huawei mounted a serious challenge to Samsung by achieving second place in both the aforementioned rankings and began to quickly close the gap...

OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z Review: Comfortable Earphones with Exceptional Battery Life

The OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z are entry-level Bluetooth earphones, built upon OnePlus's philosophy of offering a unique product experience at a competitive price. Launched alongside the OnePlus 8 series in April, the new wireless neckband earbuds retain some of the key features of the more premium Bullets Wireless 2 while also bringing improvements of its...