Vikram Chaudhary

Articles By Vikram Chaudhary

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Asus ROG Phone 2 review: A game-changing gaming phone

If you use your phone for ‘normal’ telephonic needs, there are many options in the market. But if you are a gaming enthusiast, or simply want to show off, nothing comes close to this Asus device. And at 6000mAh, it’s go

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New BMW 3 Series: Gets you in the driving seat

Despite larger dimensions, the new BMW 3 Series is now lighter than before, by  55kg. The cabin is so quiet at idle that you might mistake you’re sitting in an electric car. And, surprisingly, like electric cars, it’s al

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Networking forms the core of all future technologies: Jetking VP

And in this age of AL, ML and blockchain that are network-based technologies, networking has gained a lot of importance, says Siddarth Bharwani, VP, Brand & Marketing, Jetking Infotrain.

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Lava Z93: Gaming phone built to a price

There is nothing exceptional about the Z93; just that it has some features that are usually available in phones that are priced twice as much.

Overall, the Z93 looks more expensive than it is, and it’s got some features that are usually available in phones that cost twice as much. News

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso: Thinking outside the box

It looks boxier than a box. But on four wheels a box shape ensures maximum space utilisation inside a vehicle.

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Even with a CVT, Datsun has a long way to Go

Soon, Datsun will launch the CVT automatic variants of both these models, making these the most affordable CVT cars in India. We drive these in Chennai.

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‘We must focus on ADAS to avoid road accidents’

When it comes to pilots and testing the feasibility of autonomous cars, some western countries are leading the pack with advanced automation and robotics.

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A quiz enables collective learning

Many years ago I was part of a brand team in a media house. I was a good quizzer and was asked to author quizzes in the paper, says Giri Balasubramaniam.

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Renault Triber: High on innovation, but will you want one?

If your idea of a car is minimal price per square feet of cabin space (and added flexibility), the Triber is hard to beat. Else, there is a lot to scout for in the market

The Triber definitely looks unique, but not stunning, i.e. it doesn’t have the wow factor customers in the entry-level car segment aspire for News

Move over Nandi Hills, Gudibande Fort is almost as approachable and far more serene

From 2006-13, Honda Cars India sold what is globally called the eighth-generation Civic. It then skipped the ninth-generation, and earlier this year the tenth-generation arrived in India.

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Edtech will be led by small screens

In terms of the future of education, online will play a critical role. Today, only about 3% of global education is delivered online, but like in e-commerce, media and other sectors where digital and online adoption is rising

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Audi AI: TRAIL Quattro | The off-roader of the future

According to Audi, its 22-inch wheels and 33.5-inch off-road tyres give it more than a foot of ground clearance and the ability to ford water more than 18 inches deep.

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Hyundai Grand i10 Nios: It’s not just another hatchback

The Grand i10 NIOS is not just another Hyundai hatchback; it’s the company’s attempt to make a car that, at least on paper, trumps the best-selling hatchback in the country, the Maruti Suzuki Swift

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Hiring tips: Matching right talent with right skills is important

Right Management India (RMI), a career management and talent strategy company, part of ManpowerGroup India, has partnered with certain universities to introduce a career management programme for students.

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Motorcycle Review: Revolt RV400; It’s impressive, but doesn’t look original

The Revolt RV400 has got the juice and the looks for city riding, but the looks are heavily inspired by a certain Chinese motorcycle

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Maruti Suzuki XL6: When an MPV meets an SUV

The XL6 builds on Ertiga’s utility, and adds premiumness to it. Unlike Ertiga’s seven seats, the XL6—‘XL’ stands for exclusive, and ‘6’ stands for a six-seater vehicle—has six seats.

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BMW new 3 series: Decades of automotive design in the bodywork

The 2.0-litre diesel engine (320d) produces an output of 190bhp and a maximum torque of 400Nm, accelerating the car from 0-100kph in 6.8 seconds.

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Interview| We’re on target to achieve the 3% market share goal in the next five years : Steffen Knapp

For instance, German automaker Volkswagen, which has had a reasonable success with the Polo hatchback, arrived late to the party in the Indian compact sedan segment (with the Ameo) and still doesn’t have a sub-4 metre SUV.

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IIITs don’t carry legacy baggage unlike IITs and NITs

There is also the issue of increasing gross enrolment ratio (GER) while maintaining quality, as the GER of India is at least 50% lesser than developed countries like Australia and the US. Low global rankings of Indian univers

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Vivo Z1 PRO: A cut above average

Vivo Z1 PRO: An area where the Z1 Pro stands out is gaming: Even though it’s not a hardcore gaming phone, the top-end variant (6GB+128GB) I used is pretty impressive, and can run heavy games such as PUBG Mobile.

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Lava Z62: Smartphone features at feature phone price

LAVA Z62: Priced just Rs 6,060, this Lava smartphone has premium features such as face unlock and Google Assistant key.

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Kia Seltos: A seductive blend of design, utility and luxury

The Seltos takes premiumness onto a different plane—the quality of the material used matches what you see in premium cars such as BMW or Audi.

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Designing the perfect range map for electric cars

MapmyIndia says it has a solution that tells the exact range of an electric car, as it is being driven

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Destination India: Travels to the land of the rising sun

We drive from Guwahati in Assam to Pasighat, the oldest town of Arunachal.

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Voting has gone paperless, exams should too: Srikanth Ganeshan

“The aim is to reduce paper consumption by targeting a sector as large as education.”

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