Varun Bhatia

All-Tech Fanboy. Digital Marketing Professional. Former Copywriter.
Google On Hub

People, Meet OnHub – Google’s Super Cool WiFi Router!

If you went out and took a survey, people would probably list Wi-fi as the second most important thing to survival, probably rating higher than food and water. After all, when you wake up in the morning, the first thing you reach for is your smartphone, not that glass of juice sitting on the table. Read more

New iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Dear Apple, Please Let Us Make Millions For You

It was half past ten (in India) on the night of 9th September when Tim Cook took to the stage and unveiled the bigger and gigantic iPhones 6s. There was a child-like excitement and anticipation amongst Apple enthusiasts. But, as always, there was also a question mark on the faces of Indian fan-boys.

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siri io9 feature

Hey Siri, Show My Photos

This is what you’re probably going to say when you come to know about Siri’s new iOS 9 functionality. You want to look at pictures on your iPhone from a vacation in Thailand you took two years back? It’s easy. All you have to do is say, “Siri, show me photos from Thailand”. Siri will immediately show you a series of photos from that wonderful trip you are reminiscing about so fondly. Read more

Why You Shouldn’t Pre-Order the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus

If you’re an iPhone enthusiast, the mega-announcement that Apple’s authorised resellers (and some online retailers) are taking pre-orders for both the new iPhones from the seventh of this month wouldn’t have escaped you.

We can understand your excitement and empathise with your temptation. We’re equally excited too. However, at the risk of sounding like party-poopers, we strongly advise you NOT to pre-order your iPhone. Here’s why. Read more

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Batman to play the Super-Tech-Man

There is good news, there is great news, and then there is THIS news. Speculations around the lead actor for Steve Job’s biopic have ended, and, as you can tell, we couldn’t have been happier with the name that’s been announced. It’s our favourite superhero – Christain Bale a.k.a Batman. Read more

Apple lands a lawsuit in India; this time it’s “iFon”

Shakespeare was absolutely wrong when he famously wrote “What’s in a name?”. In the 21st century, a brand’s success depends on its name. Sometime in 2007, a Tamil Nadu-based company, iVoice Enterprises Limited’ tasted failure when their affordable yet feature-rich product called ‘iFon’ or ‘India Phone’ got shelved even before it hit the market. Read more

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3 New iPads Expected This Year, Including a 12.9 Inch iPad Pro

Every year Apple introduces a new version of its beloved iPad. At times it’s a complete redesign (like the iPad Air); some years we get only an incremental upgrade (like the iPad Air 2); and on rare occasions there is a completely new addition to the lineup (like the iPad Mini). This year, unlike ever before, Apple is doing all three things together! Read more

iPhone 6S launch

New iPhones Coming on 9 September

It’s time to pump money into your ‘my next iPhone fund’! Start hinting about all the ‘problems’ that have crept up into your iPhone 6. Become friendlier with people who are likely to buy your old phone. Do all this quickly because the new iPhones are only a month away! Read more

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac

New Microsoft Office for Mac coming in 2015

The wait is finally over! Microsoft will be releasing a public beta version of Office for Mac in the first half of 2015. This big announcement was made by Microsoft in the last week of October on its blog. The last version of Office, which comprises Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote, was released in 2010. Read more