Author Archives: Bharat Bhushan

Bharat is an associate writer responsible for weekend columns on SlashGear. Previously he writes for Bennett Coleman and Co (Times Group) publications. He earns a master of economics from the University of Delhi. Email

Smartphones with most capable cameras this year

Smartphones with most capable cameras this year

When choosing a premium camera-centric smartphone, the choice is not as simple as it seems. It purely depends on user preference such as point-and-shoot photography, clicking portraits, shooting self-obsessed selfies, the love for telescopic zoom or video shooting requirement.

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Apple Unleashed: Everything we can expect

Apple Unleashed: Everything we can expect

Slightly over a month after its September event, Apple is set for an “Unleashed” October event. This second product launch of the fall on October 18 is scheduled a day before Google’s much-anticipated Pixel event. Strategically timed or not, the Apple event is not going to have any competitive iPhones to show. The highlight of the “Unleashed” event will be the new MacBook Pros powered by an upgraded in-house processor.

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OnePlus 9RT is coming: Everything we know so far

OnePlus 9RT is coming: Everything we know so far

OnePlus has a slightly confusing lineup up front – there is the OnePlus 9, the 9 Pro and a surprising entrant called the OnePlus 9R – with very little difference between them. With a ‘T’ version on the horizon, we believe OnePlus will make it very difficult for us to keep count. Anyway! The company, by way of founder Pete Lau, had officially announced that it would not be releasing a T version of its flagship series this year. The idea to sit back on the T variant was derived from the global chip shortage, at least that’s how it was perceived.

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Twitch data breach: Everything you need to know

Twitch data breach: Everything you need to know

Twitch, the popular Amazon-owned video streaming service is hit by a major hack attack leaving the platform exposed open on both ends. This is one of the most embarrassing hacks in recent times and places a big question mark on Twitch’s security measures in place. This attack was executed by an anonymous hacker who has done more damage to the video game streaming platform than ever imagined.

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Google Pixel 6 series: Everything rumored and official we know

Google Pixel 6 series: Everything rumored and official we know

The Pixel 6 series made an official sneak-peak appearance in August yet Google has managed to keep the wraps tightly in place until the upcoming launch date. Close competitors like Apple have already dropped the gauntlet, but Google is taking its own time to make the year’s biggest reveal in the form of Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.

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MacBook Pro 2021 – What should we expect?

MacBook Pro 2021 – What should we expect?

The iPhone 13 series has already got Apple fanboys intrigued and the Apple Watch Series 7 is expected to ship sooner than expected. It’s however the much-anticipated MacBook Pro 2021 that we are excited about. The reasons are manifold: in particular, MacBook Pro is expected to arrive in a redesigned form factor with a more potent in-house chip and a display to talk about.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 8 – Why the 2-in-1 tablet matters

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 – Why the 2-in-1 tablet matters

Microsoft introduced new versions of mainstream devices that were due and also made some surprise announcements at the latest Surface hardware event. The limelight was stolen by the Surface Pro 8, a 2-in-1 tablet, which brings massive upgrade to the Surface Pro lineup powered by Intel.

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Apple Watch 7 vs Galaxy Watch 4: The better pick?

Apple Watch 7 vs Galaxy Watch 4: The better pick?

Both Samsung and Apple have released their flagship wearables for the year 2021. The big smartwatch war has thus unfolded virtually, but for everyone, this time it’s a little different tussle than in the previous years. This time smartwatches from both the tech giants are confined to their ecosystems, which means, choosing between the options would be more a decision of requirement than choice.

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iPad 2021 is a good deal, you can take the leap of faith

iPad 2021 is a good deal, you can take the leap of faith

The next-generation iPad has just landed and is available for pre-order. It’s a decent device to start with. Not a major overhaul on the exterior, so the look and feel is pretty similar to the previous year’s device. But the brand new ninth-generation iPad packs the firepower to deem the already popular iPad a compelling upgrade.

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iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13: Should you upgrade?

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13: Should you upgrade?

The much anticipated iPhone 13 line-up debuted at Apple’s Streaming Event in California and it is another impressive set of devices, at least on paper. The iPhone 13 model is destined to be the most popular among them, and it was only time it got compared with the predecessor iPhone 12.

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6 exciting things to know about iPhone 13 debuting next week

6 exciting things to know about iPhone 13 debuting next week

After all the rumors and speculations, Apple has finally released dates for its impending event. The special “California Streaming” event is slated to take place on September 14 and yet again it is going to be a virtual affair. The highlight of the event is more or less the iPhone 13 series, of which, we kind-off know almost all the ins and outs, even though they are all speculative at the moment.

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Facebook Ray-Ban Stories might actually surprise you

Facebook Ray-Ban Stories might actually surprise you

The Snapchat Spectacles came in 2016 with a lot of hype but turned out to be a bloated bubble that ultimately burst. While Snapchat users might disagree with this judgment, the glasses are pretty much useless for anything other than Snapchat. Now Facebook is looking to change that image with Ray-Ban Stories glasses developed in collaboration with EssilorLuxottica, Ray-Ban’s parent company.

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