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 a potential of earning big from a sale of a collectible you may have as an NFT. This is not financial advice, but NFT sales have seen a steady increase over the past few months
Research firm Counterpoint’s Foldable Smartphone Shipment Forecast from August indicates the foldable smartphone market in the year 2023 will be 10 times bigger than now
Carmakers, infrastructure companies, and power suppliers are installing larger and fast chargers at public charging zones. These can charge an almost discharged EV battery up to 80% in around 60 minutes
Across the board, the attraction remains the same. Simple plug and play - connect this with the HDMI port on your TV, and even if yours is a smart TV, it becomes smarter still
You shouldn’t be surprised if incremental upgrades are all you find in the Apple Watch Series 7, because that’s just the direction the Apple Watch embarked on a few years ago
When a non-fungible token is created (also called ‘minted’ in some circles), it cannot be copied, edited, deleted or in any way modified or manipulated by anyone except the creator, as well as the owner at the time
Mozilla, the people behind the popular Firefox web browser for computers and phones, have a free tool called Firefox Monitor, which collects data updates from popular online tool Have I Been Pwned
Privacy, law and order, access are just some of the tangles that lie in wait as companies get set to create virtual worlds that mirror our own — worlds where one can buy, play, meet, work, all in the same simulation. Also vital, what will metaverses do to the nature of reality?
North India is seeing a spike in pollution levels and a dip in the air quality. The timing is right as Dyson’s new purifiers - Dyson Purifier Cool and Dyson Purifier Hot+Cool - are replacing similarly named models in the range
Just ahead of what we dismally call the “pollution season”, Realme is making an early move into the air purifier space in India. The Realme TechLife Air Purifier will likely make Philips, Honeywell and Xiaomi sit up and take notice
Microsoft has said next year Teams users will be able to access their meetings on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) headsets and participate in them as a virtual space
Facebook has built possibly the world’s largest repository of digital photos anywhere in the world, and the corresponding facial recognition algorithms at work all these years give it precise data of who is who
JioPhone Next: Reliance Jio and Google have partnered to develop this 4G smartphone for the Jio network in India. The customized version of Android for the JioPhone Next is called Pragati OS.
Innovation is the sole of the sneaker industry. And no, they’re not done yet. From carbon fibre plates that send energy charging back into your foot, to 3D-printed midsoles that compress better, manufacturers are upping their game in the quest to make the perfect one.
Facebook insists the corporate structure won’t change, and that Meta will now be reporting results for the current family of apps, including Facebook and Instagram, and the Reality Labs
Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it is now one of the few carmakers in the world to have been able to integrate Dolby Atmos audio into the in-car audio experience for a range of its cars
Where the HP Victus 16 gets a leg up is with the AMD price advantage. This is more than satisfactory as an entry-spec gaming laptop, sitting well below the ₹1 lakh price mark
Bobby Murphy, co-founder and chief technology officer at Snap, and in many ways the company’s secret weapon when it comes to developing new features and the experience on the Snapchat app, spoke with Hindustan Times
The time between ordering chips and when they are delivered is growing. According to one estimate, the chip waiting period is now 21 weeks — the highest it has ever been.
Technology, mobility and environment are no longer separate verticals when it comes to developing electricity-driven modes of transport as the spotlight is moving fast towards electric cars and electric bikes
A UK-based startup has developed world’s first biodegradable solution that leaves no microplastic behind and decomposes plastic
Electric mobility company London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has officially announced the brand is entering India. LEVC has partnered with Exclusive Motors, a new dealership which will sell the company extended range electric vehicle, the TX in India.
Abandonment rates are so high, about 30% of smartwatch owners don’t even know where their device is. Part of the reason is they never discovered all that it can do. Here goes...
Google isn’t approaching the new Pixel phones with just cutting edge hardware. There are upgrades for security and privacy which are integrated within the new Android 12 operating system, upgrades to continue Google’s mission to make smartphone cameras more inclusive by deciphering more skin tones as well as updates to speech recognition which make it understand conversations and context.
Framestore remains bullish about its plans for India despite the delay caused by the pandemic. The focus is on expansion of processes and doubling the workforce in India.
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 08:15 PM IST
For the first time, the MacBook line-up has two options that offer exactly the same series of features and specs. Both will get the M1 Pro and the M1 Max chips.
Published on Oct 19, 2021 01:41 AM IST
Apple has updated the HomePod Mini with new colours, come up with a new Apple Music voice plan that makes Siri control your Apple Music subscription and launched the third generation update for the AirPods wireless earbuds.
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 07:53 AM IST
The headline improvements, compared with last year’s iPad, include a new 12-megapixel ultrawide FaceTime camera with the ability to follow you around a bit
Published on Oct 18, 2021 04:01 PM IST
The gaming sector in India attracted an investment of $544 million during the August 2020-January 2021 period, according to Girish Menon, partner and the head of media and entertainment at KPMG in India
Updated on Oct 18, 2021 05:00 PM IST
The changes to the Audible subscriptions in India possibly come as a reaction to the engagement metrics
Updated on Oct 15, 2021 02:51 PM IST