India is no more the top spammed country in the world, but don’t celebrate just yet

According to the annual Truecaller Insights Report that listed the top 20 countries affected by spam calls in 2019, there has been a significant shift in the ranking of countries that received the most spam calls.

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Google Assistant: You can call me from your cellphone

Google for India

(Apologies to Drake)

At its annual jamboree – Google For India – now in its fifth year, Google announced that its virtual assistant, Google Assistant, will now be available over a call in India.

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The classic flip phone is back!

Nokia 2720 Flip

Since the rumors of the comeback of the Moto Razr, the summit of flip phones in the feature phones era, people have been nostalgic about the slick fun of flip phones.

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Android 10 is here… a list of new features

Android 10 is here!

While it’s rolled out to Pixel phones already, other OEMs would slowly (some slower than others) bring the update to their portfolio of devices.

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Nokia leads Android smartphone makers when it comes to software updates: Counterpoint Research

Nokia - HMD Global

More often than not, for most regular users, I end up recommending a Nokia phone in their preferred price segment. One of the primary reasons for the same is that HMD Global, the company that makes Nokia smartphones, promises two years of security updates across its portfolio along with Android version upgrades.

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Google Nest Hub review

Google Nest Hub

Google Nest Hub is essentially a Google Home, plus a 7-inch display.

So, there’s Google Assistant built-in with visual feedback – a screen to watch an occasional YouTube video or look at a cooking recipe while working on it in the kitchen. All this while serving as a fantastic photo frame on your nightstand or the desk.

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Kicking off my new column in Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times - Abhishek Baxi

Starting today, I’ll be writing a column for HT Weekend, the weekend special edition of Hindustan Times, one of India’s leading national dailies.

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Modi 2.0… built on lies, propaganda, and bigotry

Narendra Modi, RSS

Some thoughts from a Twitter thread I did as the results of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 poured in, giving a massive mandate to BJP and Narendra Modi.

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State of 4G in India

India’s mobile market has risen dramatically over the last few years and it doesn’t look like the growth will subside anytime soon. 

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See you on Forbes!

Some well-meaning friends tell me that I move between my writing gigs too frequently for them to remember. Several times in the past, I have, but it’s been a while since I added a new gig. So, here we are. I’ll now be a Contributor at Forbes.comRead more See you on Forbes!

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