Vishal Mathur is Technology Editor for Hindustan Times. When not making sense of technology, he often searches for an elusive analog space in a digital world.
Articles by Vishal Mathur
There is an increasing overlap between the MacBook Air 15 and MacBook Pro 14, with increasing performance and design parity. Price differences will play a crucial role
The new Android app for Proton Drive adds fully encrypted photo backups and interface improvements, as it competes with Google and Microsoft’s cloud storage propositions. For iPhones, the same functionality arrives in the coming months
For consumers, Google Bard and Pixel 8 Pro phones will offer a first tryst with the new model.
Spoiled by convenience of quick access on smartphones or smart devices, we find ourselves in an era defined by unreliable digital purchases
Content shared by Instagram’s Indian user contingent is expected to spark conversations around careers, sports, gaming and fashion. No surprise that, since India leads Instagram’s global user base share
Alongside benchmark resetting performance, a familiar design but with a new colour and staggering spec customisation options that define a category
Proton’s privacy focused approach to a suite that includes email and VPN, makes it a subscription alternative to Google or Microsoft’s app ecosystems
There’s an app that watches the driver for signs of drowsiness; another lets users point to any 3-sq-m lot on the planet. Take a look.
One in three respondents consider gaming as a career choice with earning money and recognition the two primary attractions for the choice
The 200,000 token ability with Claude 2.1 does mean the ability to handle more information, but despite a 32,000 token upper limit, OpenAI’s GPT-4 still sets the standard for context quality
With the OpenAI and Microsoft AI research unit issue in the backdrop, we're seeing a shift in how we approach training, transparency and control of AI models
For now, details are awaited on the exact number of board members in its final configuration, but the expectation is the strength will be closer to seven
Even as Silicon Valley and the world beyond struggles to make sense of OpenAI’s turmoil, we must remember these very folks are tasked with building artificial general intelligence (AGI)
Unfortunately, this human power struggle is something AI cannot resolve. Microsoft is mediating, which isn’t a surprise as the tech giant has a lot at stake
This symbolises an already complex iPad accessory ecosystem and while a lower price tag is welcome, feature distinction won’t be easy to keep tabs on
There are significant material and composition changes to keep up with the times, and at the same time, Asics have managed to reduce its weight and improve a reassuring footprint
Humane’s AI Pin which starts pre-orders on November 16 is a big leap for wearables, but does it answer the existential question at the heart of all AI?
There are data security concerns with Sunbird’s iMessage-to-Android bridge service underlier for Nothing Chats
Physical keys are being used as an alternative to the vulnerable safewords-and-characters approach. The real game-changer, though, is virtual passkeys. See why.
Android tablets needed a change, and that’s effectively under way. OnePlus Pad Go is playing the ecosystem card effectively, whilst competing with price corrected rivals from a segment above
Stockholm-based Truecaller has grown, clocking 356 million active users globally across Android and iPhone. Quite an achievement for something that started as a project to try and solve a problem
Considering big leaps AI models take with each generational update, simply leaving AI safety, accuracy and fail-safes to be measured by voluntary commitments of AI companies, wasn’t enough anymore
The research paper, titled ‘APG: Audioplethysmography for Cardiac Monitoring in Hearables’, details the experimental tech that uses a low intensity ultrasound probing signal routed via an ANC
The M3, M3 Pro and M3 Max include significant improvements in terms of raw performance, graphics capabilities and on the MacBook series
Prices for the 14-inch MacBook Pro start at ₹1,69,900 for the M3, ₹1,99,900 for the M3 Pro and ₹3,19,900 for the M3 Max
While wearables as an ecosystem have seen focus on smartwatches and fitness bands, it is the more discreet and comfortable smart rings that potentially can deliver on more utility
We’ve spent years willing Samsung to push innovation with foldables. That’s changed. OnePlus’ fresh take will now have them pushing the innovation envelope on Samsung, Google and everyone else
There is a perception that Marshall’s audio products sport premium price tags. Comparisons with AirPods Pro 2nd gen, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 and Sony WF-1000XM4 reveal the fallacy of preconceived notions
Google is betting on AI as a definer for photography, with a chip that largely keeps heat in check, and displays defining both Pixel phones that carry similarities amidst subtle differentiation
You don’t have to spend flagship-esque amounts of money to get fully-automated sweeping and mopping, in one robot vacuum cleaner