Tag Archives: Review

2017 Royal Enfield Himalayan FI review, test ride

It’s been a rocky ride for the Royal Enfield Himalayan. The bike received high praise at the test ride event in Shimla, where it impressed in the environment it was designed for and named after. But then things went a bit downhill, with numerous reliability issues creeping up. Royal Enfield eventually stopped sale as they set about developing the BS4-spec bike, and they also used ... Read More »

Suzuki Intruder First Ride Review

The Suzuki Intruder has been launched in India at Rs. 98,340 The Suzuki Intruder name isn’t new. In fact, the first Suzuki Intruder was launched more than three decades ago, in 1985. Over the years, the Suzuki Intruder has seen several revisions, and has made a mark as a beefy, new age, muscular cruiser motorcycle from the Japanese manufacturer’s stable. Over the ... Read More »

Nosk Air Pollution Mask Review

HIGHLIGHTS Nosk is an air pollution mask that goes into your nostrils You can get a set of two plugs for Rs. 499 Each one should last you for around 10-12 days of use Most of the products we review fall into an established category, but in the case of the Nosk, it’s necessary to first talk about what it ... Read More »

Assassin’s Creed: Origins review: Climb like an Egyptian

It all makes sense once you know the team who worked on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag worked on Assassin’s Creed: Origins. Which is to say: The reboot has been rebooted. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Assassin’s Creed Origins – PC [Online Game Code] MSRP $59.99 VIEW on Amazon After Black Flag’s sprawling Caribbean adventure, Ubisoft said it wanted to rediscover the “roots” of I the Assassin’s ... Read More »

Kult Gladiator Review

Some smartphone companies try to make a mark with high-end flagships, but the entry-level segment is still where most of the action is, and plenty of companies focus only on the low-end. Kult is one such brand, and has been launching a steady stream of such products for a while now. Interestingly, Kult is a brand from Optiemus Group, the same company ... Read More »

Nuviz motorcycle HUD review

Are motorcycle riders ready to join fighter pilots with a Head Up Display (HUD) in the sightlines of their helmets? Or is it too much distraction while riding? We set out to find some answers in our review of the Nuviz, a stick-on HUD that attaches to any full-face helmet. Some backstory: In 2014, a startup named Skully got motorcyclists’ ... Read More »

2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom review, test drive

What is it? Meet the eighth generation of the Rolls-Royce Phantom which comes 14 years after the previous one to, once again, stake claim to the ‘world’s best car’ title. That it has come after so long makes the arrival of the Rolls-Royce’s flagship an even more momentous occasion, like the coronation of a new king and with it, the ... Read More »

Christmas: a Biography review – ‘a feast of illusions’

Christmas in the US in the 1950s. It is only recently that the season has become a celebration of domesticity. Photograph: H. Armstrong Roberts/Getty Images One Christmas Day in the 1780s a London woman was murdered. Her husband testified that he had not the smallest recollection of where he had been that day because “he was so much in liquor”. Nothing unusual ... Read More »

Renault Captur Review: Hot New Compact SUV Driven!

The much-awaited Renault Captur compact SUV has been unveiled, and I got my hands on it for a drive in lush green Goa. This allowed me a mix of tight and narrow country roads, spurts of thick traffic, winding hilly bits and yes – rough broken roads too. The Captur is launching in October, but Renault has opened bookings for ... Read More »

RADMINI FOLDING EBIKE REVIEW

Folding bicycles are nothing new, and you can now find ebikes being used by recreational riders, commuters, and delivery people in any major city. One significant problem of living and traveling in such an environment is lack of storage space. Folding bikes have helped mitigate the problem of storing your vehicle at work or at home, and ebikes can replace ... Read More »