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[Cars] | India's first all electric hypercar - Vazirani Shul Unveiled

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Ever since mid-2017, we have been seeing a lot of improvements in the electric vehicle industry. Pioneered by Tesla, of course, there have been a lot of electric vehicles and hybrids entering into both the entry level and premium car segments.

After generic and premium segments have been covered, I think it was only about time when the sports cars' world and electric automobile realms converged. As a result, we have the Vazirani Shul (pronounced "shool"), the first all-electric hypercar of India.

The car has been showcased at the Goodwood festival of speed, and is said to be launched in India circa 2021.

The car has been developed by Chunky Vazirani of Vazirani automotive with the help of the Force India formula 1 team. The car is supposedly inspired by a Hindu God character-Shiva, and his weapon of choice, which is a trident. Hence the name Shul.


The whole car's body has been designed by keeping speed and maneuverability in mind. Hence, you see Carbon fiber used in…

Let's talk about the "dual-sim" feature on the iPhone XS

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The new iPhones released by Apple have made so much buzz and have been covered in so much detail that I decided not to post an article about the release at all. I mean, even I was busy debating over if it is a worthy upgrade over the iPhone X or not. I was never the one to drool over a new iPhone release anyway.
But one of the things which caught my attention about the new iPhone XS in XS Max is the new dual sim functionality. I was surprised when they announced this because no other iPhone, as you probably know, has this dual sim support in it. I am sure that has been a pain for many of you iFans out there, especially in countries like India.
But later on, I discovered that except China, no other country will receive a dedicated second sim slot in the tray of the new iPhones. Instead, we get something called as an eSIM in the iPhone XS and XS Max. 
What on Earth is an eSIM anyway?


In case you didn't have the curiosity to Google it before reading this, eSIM is short for embedded S…

[Smartphones] | Poco F1 impressions | Is it really a flagship?

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The Poco F1 has been officially available in the market for some time now, and I am sure you are well aware of it. So, in this article, I am not gonna eat your head with the same old spec sheet and other classic details which you have already seen hundreds of times in other websites and videos.

Let's instead try to focus on the real world values that the phone offers, and see if you can decide if it should be your next phone.

The first thing that surprised me about the Poco F1 when I pick it up the first time was the display quality. It was stunningly sharp, easily exceeding my expectations. It's a tall aspect ratio phone with the curvature at the bottom which is a little bit over done in my opinion. Its corners are curved way too much and looks kind of odd to my eyes. But that's personal preference anyway. Most of my friends didn't seem to care about it.

Another thing which no one else cared about was the notch this phone. It's a lot similar to the Mi 8, which i…

[Headphones] | Sennheisser HD 206 Review

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Sennheiser is undoubtedly one of the best headphone makers out there in the game. They make some top of the line headphones that have incredible audiophile grade features. They cover pretty much every segment in terms of price as well. They have some really good mid-tier headphones like the Sennheiser 6XX, and insanely expensive ones like the Sennheiser orpheus which can burn a hole in pretty much anyone's pocket.


That's all good, but what about their budget line up? They make some really good quality budget headphones as well, like the Sennheiser HD 180. It has been my top recommendation for anyone who asks my opinion on which is the best over-the-ear wired headphone that they can buy under an aggressive budget.

So, when I got a chance to check out another one of their budget headphones, the HD 206, I didn't even bat an eye before saying yes. This is my full review of the Sennheiser HD 206 after using it for about a week.



The first thing I noticed about these headphones w…