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Nadeem Sarwar

Nadeem Sarwar


Nadeem is a tech journalist who started reading about cool smartphone tech out of curiosity and soon started writing professionally. Aside from keeping a track of the latest developments in the segment, he also tests out the newest gizmos, serves hot opinions about disastrous product decisions, and occasionally talks to smarter people for stories that connect tech with our lives. His work has appeared at reputed outlets like WIRED, Rest Of World, and NDTV, among others. When he's not busy furiously typing on his precious mechanical keyboard, he likes to play Doom Eternal and cooks weird delicacies.

Two pairs of AR glasses on top of an iPad and an Android tablet.

I used AR glasses with Android tablets and iPads. Only one was good

AR Glasses are still struggling to get past their gimmicky appeal, but you can still push them in meaningful ways. The experience gulf however, is vast.
Splash screen of Beeper Mini app.

Apple may have already killed Android’s newest iMessage app, Beeper Mini

Beeper Mini put iMessage on Android. But merely two days after its launch, it seems Apple is pulling the strings to kill the ambitious project.
Someone using the camera app on the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Want to make a movie on your iPhone? Experts told me their secrets

A BAFTA-winning filmmaker tells us you don't need the latest phones. The mind behind the world's first phone film festival wants you to just start.
Realme GT5 Pro in ornage.

One of 2023’s most interesting Android phones just dropped

Realme's latest phone is a flagship powered by Qualcomm's best silicon. But it's the touchless hand gestures that truly set it apart from the rest.
A 2021 iPad Pro is attached to a keyboard on a desk.

Apple has an iPad shocker planned for early 2024

The OLED iPad Pro might arrive early in 2024. But there could be a surprise 12.9-inch iPad Air as well.
The Google Pixel 8 Pro laying face-down on a wood bench.

Your Google Pixel 8 Pro is about to get an incredible update

With the December feature drop, the Pixel 8 Pro gets the superpower to natively run Google's Gemini Nano AI model — and lands cool new tricks as well.
Launch screen of the Beeper Mini app.

This app put iMessage on my Android phone — and it blew me away

Beeper Mini brings iMessage to Android. Takes away the green bubble shame. Doesn't rely on a hack. But above all, it promises an ever better messaging future.
Leaked renders of Galaxy S24 series in purple.

This is your best look yet at the Samsung Galaxy S24 series

The Samsung Galaxy S24 just had another big leak — this time giving us official-looking images of all three phones.
Person working on iPad Pro with Xreal Air 2 connected.

This strange accessory did something amazing to my iPad

My iPad is one of my favorite mobile gadgets — and I found a way to make it even better thanks to an unusual accessory.
Sunbird messages app for Android

Sunbird — the sketchy iMessage for Android app — just shut down

Sunbird, the iMessage app that powered Nothing Chats, is shutting down. And the way it happened is a bit ... odd.
Render of MediaTek Dimensity 8300 SoC.

MediaTek’s new smartphone chip sounds too good to be true

MediaTek's latest mid-range processor for Android phones is the Dimensity 8300, and it sounds incredible.
iPhone 14 Pro Max and iPhone 15 Pro on leaves.

iPhone 15 Pro vs. iPhone 14 Pro: is it really worth upgrading?

The iPhone 15 Pro is the latest Pro iPhone you can buy. But if you already have the iPhone 14 Pro, do you really need to upgrade? Let's find out.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 artwork.

Qualcomm’s newest chip will bring AI to cheaper Android phones

Qualcomm's new midrange processor, the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3, will make its way to Android phones that will be announced toward the end of this year.
The back of the OnePlus 11 and OnePlus 10 Pro.

One of my favorite Samsung features is coming to OnePlus phones

With the arrival of Android 14, OnePlus phones will offer seamless connectivity with Windows machines, plus a ton of meaningful cross-device features.
A person holding the Google Pixel 8, showing the back of the phone.

Google is finally fixing an annoying issue with its Pixel phones

Downloading and installing updates on Google Pixel phones can be a long, tedious experience. Thankfully, it looks like that's about to get a whole lot better.
Nothing Chats app on a. phone.

One of our favorite Android phones just got its own iMessage app

The Nothing Phone 2 is one of 2023's better Android phones — and now it has its very own iMessage app. Here's how it works.
The Google Pixel 8's screen.

The iPhone’s futuristic satellite tech isn’t coming to Android any time soon

Qualcomm has killed an ambitious project that sought to bring Apple-like satellite connectivity feature to Android phones, but there's still some hope.
Leaked render of OnePlus Watch 2.

Here’s our first look at OnePlus’ next Apple Watch killer

OnePlus’ next smartwatch has just popped up in an apparent design leak, but more than the standout looks, it’s the promise of a Wear OS shift that’s excites us.
The Google "G" logo on an Android phone.

Heads up — your Google account may get deleted next month

Starting in December 2023, Google will start deleting inactive accounts. Here's why it's happening, and how you can save your account before it's gone forever.
The Google Pixel 8 with the Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 6.

Google’s Pixel phones are in trouble

Google's Pixel phones are great, especially the new Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. But they're also facing serious problems that are hard to overlook.
Render of the Wrapped for Instagram app on an iPhone.

You should probably stay away from the Instagram Wrapped app

An app called Wrapped for Instagram has been making waves lately. But is it safe to use, or is it a scam? Here's what you need to know.
Renders of the Google Pixel 8 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra next to each other.

Google Pixel 8 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S23 UItra: don’t buy the wrong one

The Pixel 8 Pro targets an audience that wants the best of Android, while the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra sits at the hardware summit. Which one's best for you?
Holding the Google Pixel 8 Pro in front of a bush.

The Google Pixel 8 just got its first update. Here’s what’s new

Google has released the first software update for the Pixel 8 series phones, but instead of adding new tricks, it focuses on correcting some nagging issues.
MediaTek Dimensity 9300 SoC inside Android phone.

MediaTek’s new chip just raised the bar for Android phones

MediaTek’s latest flagship chip will make its debut in Android phones later this year — and it looks like a beast.
Hinge view of OnePlus Open foldable phone.

2023’s newest folding phone is already putting Samsung to shame

The OnePlus Open is one of the newest folding phones to hit the scene — and it's already beating Samsung in a big way.
The Google Pixel Watch 2's charging puck.

There might be something wrong with the Google Pixel Watch 2

The Google Pixel Watch 2 just launched last month, but there's already a problem with it: some users can't get it to charge. Here's what's going on.
Exercise data showing on the Apple Watch Series 9.

The Apple Watch could get two amazing health features next year

The next Apple Watch in 2024 will reportedly be able to measure anomalies in a person's blood pressure levels and detect signs of sleep apnea.
The iPhone 15 Pro Max's camera module.

Apple did something surprising with the iPhone last night

Last night's Apple event was all about new Macs. But the iPhone also made a surprise appearance, and Apple did something pretty impressive with it.
Android 14 logo on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

Don’t update your Pixel phone — a new Android update might break it

Have a Google Pixel phone? Get a new Android 14 update? You may want to hold off on updating for now.
Motorola adaptive display concept on wrist.

This amazing concept phone from Motorola just made my jaw drop

Motorola just showcased an Android concept that doubles as a smartwatch. Tacky? Yes. Do I want one? Desperately so!
A person holding the Google Pixel 8 Pro in front of their face.

Google Pixel 8 Pro users are finding weird ways to use the phone

The Pixel 8 Pro's temperature sensor might sound like a solution searching for a problem, but users are finding practical scenarios where it's useful.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is here, and it’s a big deal for Android phones

Qualcomm just announced its Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip for Android phones. From new AI tools to gaming upgrades, it looks like a big deal.
Renders of the OnePlus Open next to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5.

OnePlus Open vs. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5: a really close call

The OnePlus Open is an incredible folding phone from OnePlus. But can it seriously compete with the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5? We found out.
USB-C port on Apple Pencil

The USB-C Apple Pencil fixes an iPad problem I’ve had for years

The Apple Pencil (USB-C) is a weird mix of omissions and conveniences. But beyond the value factor, it fixes an embarrassingly inconvenient design flaw.