Payal Dhar
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Gizmo Geek: The cream of coffee machines

There are times when writing about luxury tech feels like one April Fool’s joke after another.

Gizmo Geek: A retro phone with a lavish makeover

Do you remember the Nokia 3310? Of course you do, if you’re of a certain age, at least. All of us digital settlers and immigrants likely owned one of these phones or known someone who did.

Gizmo Geek: Gilded Gadgets- For that extra shine

Gold-plated gadgets—bling or tacky? The choice is yours, of course, but it’s hard to get away from the fact that anything shiny does make us look twice.

Gizmo Geek: Fly Your Way to Fitness

They say you can’t put a price on fitness. But would you pay in six figures to get that fit, toned body—sweat, toil and tears extra?

Timeless Timepieces

Come March, every enthusiastic horologist’s antenna swings towards Basel, Switzerland. No surprises here, for that’s when Baselworld, the world’s foremost watch and jewellery show, comes to town.

Gizmo Geek: Stax Sound of Music

If one were to set out on a quest to find the best headphones that money could buy, the chances are that one would zero in on an electrostatic earpiece.

Flying without wings

With virtual reality poised to become mainstream, the marketplace is abuzz with all kinds of peripherals to help make the virtual a little more real—or should we say “fantastic”?

Go BOXX-y!

What can you say about a 5,000-dollar electric scooter that can either be described as a ride-able suitcase or something out of the boxy tech of Star Trek from the 1960s?

Gizmo Geek: The TV that puts itself away

The nerds of the world usually have their eyes peeled in the direction of Las Vegas towards the start of every year.

Gizmo Geek: Drone to Work, Drone to Play

Till such time that flying cars become a reality, our fantasies of zipping around in air to get to office or dropping by at a friend’s remain castles in the air.