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Rahul Srinivas

Rahul Srinivas

Rahul is a smartphone buff turned tech journalist who has been tinkering with all things mobile since the early 2000s. He has extensive experience writing a wide variety of smartphone-centric content ranging from news, reviews, and features to how-to’s and opinions. Previously, he held the position of Senior Editor at NextPit, and was also part of the team that built MySmartPrice Gear -- an Indian tech blog. When not obsessing over the next smartphone launch, Rahul and his wife Nisha plan cross-country trips across India on their 150cc scooter.


An image showing a women using her phone for messaging.

How to preview WhatsApp voice messages before sending

Unbelievable as it may seem, WhatsApp hasn't always given you an option to preview voice notes before sending. Until now, that is.
The Asus Zenfone 9 in all its color options.

The Zenfone 9 looks like the small 2022 flagship you’ve been waiting for

Asus seems to be trying its luck with a compact flagship smartphone for the second time in two years. This time, with a much better design.
Burgundy colored Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra placed on a table alongside the S Pen.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra vs. Google Pixel 6 Pro: Clash of the titans

What happens when two of the best Android smartphones square off against each other? Should you buy the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra or the Google Pixel 6 Pro?
An Apple MacBook placed on a table along with a camera.

The growing list of tech companies’ responses to the Ukraine War

Here's how some of the biggest names in tech have reacted to Russia's decision to go wage war on Ukraine.
Man clicking a picture using the iPhone 12.

The newest iPhone factory will not be in China

Yet another iPhone factory is expected to churn out millions of iPhones. Except, this time around, it's not in China.
The Moto G Power (2022) in the Ice Blue color option shown with a blank, while background.

Moto G Power (2022) finally meanders its way into the U.S.

The 2022 edition of Motorola's battery-centric Moto G Power lineup is finally on sale for U.S. consumers.
The rear panel of the Samsung Galaxy A52 showing its camera array.

Samsung’s virtual event on March 17 may feature Galaxy A phones

Samsung sent out virtual invitations for a global launch event scheduled for Thursday, March 17, 2022.
An unfolded LG Wing smartphone placed on a table showing its rear cameras.

Here’s how LG could make money from its dead mobile business

LG is really keen on licensing some of about 20,000 patents to anyone who's interested in using them.
Instagram app on the Google Play Store on an Android smartphone.

Instagram pulls stand-alone Hyperlapse, Boomerang apps

A week after retiring the IGTV app, Instagram has now removed stand-alone apps for Boomerang and Hyperlapse effects from several app stores.
A person using the Apple iPhone 13 Pro.

You can no longer buy Apple products in Russia

After stopping the export of Apple products to Russia, Apple is now halting sales of all its products via its online store.
Instagram being used on an iPhone.

Instagram just killed the IGTV app — now it’s up to TikTok

It's curtains for Instagram's IGTV app as the company pulls the plug on the video-sharing platform.
The Sikur One smartphone held by a person.

Sikur One, a go-to Android phone for the privacy conscious

The Sikur One might just be the most secure Android smartphone you can buy today. But should you?
The five smartphones launched by TCL at MWC 2022.

TCL’s five new phones flesh out its budget lineup

TCL's product launch spree continues unabated as the company announces five new affordable smartphones at MWC 2022.
A product shot showing the front and rear design of the TCL 30XE 5G.

You can finally buy TCL’s new midrange 30XE 5G and 30 V 5G

The TCL 30XE 5G was announced in January 2022. Nearly two months on, we finally have availability details for this affordable smartphone.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Flip 3 together, showing their partially folded displays.

Foldable phone sales are set to reach $29 billion in 2025

Foldable smartphones may prove to be a great opportunity for smartphone brands as consumer interest in the segment increases over the next few years.
The camera app of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs. Google Pixel 6: Battle of affordable flagships

In this battle of affordable flagship phones, we pit the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE against the Google Pixel 6.
Man using an iPhone 13 Pro.

2023 iPhone may ditch Samsung displays for Chinese screens

Samsung and LG may be losing the battle to manufacture the 2023 iPhone's OLED screen to a little-known Chinese company
Leaked renders showing the front and rear views of the Realme 9 Pro.

Leaked Realme 9 Pro specs show a potent Redmi Note 10 rival

Leaving nothing to chance, Realme has prepped a potent Redmi Note 10 competitor in 2022 with the Realme 9 Pro.
A leaked image of the Lenovo Legion Y90 showing its rear panel.

Lenovo’s cool new gaming phone leaked, but you can’t buy it

Lenovo's upcoming ROG phone rival has some outrageous hardware specs. Unfortunately for you, the Lenovo Legion Y90 may never make it to the U.S.
A render of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A53 with its quad camera array and large display.

Latest Samsung Galaxy A53 leaks point toward imminent launch

The much-rumored Samsung Galaxy A53 could be launched in the next few weeks. Here's the first leaked image we have of the device.
The rear panel of the Samsung Galaxy S21 showing its triple cameras.

Using Google Keep on a Samsung S21? Don’t install One UI 4

Samsung's newest One UI 4.0 update may have broken Google Keep on several flagship devices.
The Chinese variant of the Redmi Notr 11 Pro seen in its five color options.

Redmi’s Note 11 global launch comes with a few big surprises

Xiaomi has announced a date for the global launch of the Redmi Note 11 series, and the device comes with a few big changes from the one in released in China.
An aircraft landing at an airport at dusk.

5G apocalypse is here as major airlines suspend U.S. flights

Major airlines have canceled U.S.- bound flights fearing interference caused by newly deployed 5G networks
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Here’s why Samsung shipped fewer Galaxy S21 phones in 2021

Shipments of the Samsung Galaxy S series have been on the wane since 2020. Is the pandemic alone responsible for this?
The Samsung Galaxy S21's rear panel with its triple camera setup.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs. Samsung Galaxy S21

Now that the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is here, we find out how it fares against its older, more expensive sibling -- the Galaxy S21.
Samsung Galaxy phone on counter.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs. iPhone 13: Affordable flagship takes on the mass-market iPhone

Does the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S21 FE stand a chance against the similarly priced Apple's iPhone 13?
Chinese actress Song Yi with the Honor Magic 3.

Honor’s Magic V foldable reappears flaunting a more premium look than the Fold 3

Honor’s first foldable phone, the Honor Magic V, could be a lot more expensive than the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3
A photo showing the camera UI of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs. Galaxy S20 FE: Should you upgrade?

Here's a detailed comparison between the just-launched Samsung Galaxy S21 FE and its predecessor, the Galaxy S20 FE.
Leaked render of the Motorola Moto G Stylus (2022).

Leaked 2022 Moto G Stylus details indicate a largely unchanged phone

The poor man’s Galaxy Note alternative is getting a 2022 refresh, and it’s going to be largely incremental.
The front view of the AT&T Fusion 5G smartphone.

AT&T’s Fusion 5G is the carrier’s newest affordable 5G smartphone

The AT&T Fusion 5G may look ordinary, but things get interesting when you take a little peek at its specifications.
A possible early render of the Asus ROG Phone 6.

Asus may have accidentally leaked the upcoming ROG Phone 6, Zenfone 9

Asus might just have accidentally leaked two of its most important smartphone launches for 2022.
A silhouette showing the outline of the Honor Magic V -- the comoany's upcoming foldable smartphone.

The Honor Magic V — foldable rival to the Fold 3 — finally gets a launch date

Honor has just announced the launch date for its upcoming foldable smartphone -- the Honor Magic V.
A press image showing the front and rear sides of the TCL 20 V 5G smartphone.

TCL 30XE 5G And 30 V 5G are the latest additions to TCL’s 5G phone lineup

TCL has just announced the launch of its first 30-series handsets -- the TCL 30XE 5G and 30 V 5G smartphones for the
OnePlus 9RT

The OnePlus 9RT is finally going global months after China-only launch

Three months after it first launched in China, the OnePlus 9RT will reach its first-ever overseas market with an India launch.