Javed Anwer

OPEN TO OPINION

Tech editor at http://www.indiatoday.in . I review stuff. and occasionally write at http://www.dailyo.in . can speak intelese. usual disclaimers apply.

POLITICS

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Data democracy is a terrible idea, so why is TRAI for it?

Even in mature democracies, only the legislature is democratic. The executive and judiciary aren't.

Javed Anwer
@brijwaasi

POLITICS

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Why Congress has no right to criticise Aadhaar

If party leaders say they were not warned about Aadhaar, they are lying.

Javed Anwer
@brijwaasi

VOICES

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Good riddance if our 'nationalists' follow Sonu Nigam and leave Twitter

They derive too much power from the networking site.

Javed Anwer
@brijwaasi

SCI-TECH

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Aadhaar-enabled phone was a joke - now jokers are making it real

I don't understand what is the more frightening part here.

Javed Anwer
@brijwaasi

SCI-TECH

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Many legitimate websites are banned in India. Here's how to unblock them

Since there is no proper procedure in the country for internet practices, the list of websites you can’t access in India has only grown.

Javed Anwer
@brijwaasi

SCI-TECH

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DSLR or smartphone? This camera is the perfect answer

Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II is affordable, packs in a good enough performance and is easy to carry.

Javed Anwer
@brijwaasi

SCI-TECH

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How Trump’s arrival marks beginning of the end for net neutrality

Elevation of Ajit Pai as Federal Communications Commission chief is bad news.

Javed Anwer
@brijwaasi

SCI-TECH

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This is the smartphone with the best battery life

The Lenovo P2 is the perfect phone for roadrunners.

Javed Anwer
@brijwaasi

SCI-TECH

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How Jio has changed the market for the better

For consumers, it’s a win-win situation.

Javed Anwer
@brijwaasi

VARIETY

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Will 2017 be a smarter year for stupid social media users?

Imagine how many shared, and totally believed, that the new Rs 2,000 note had a GPS chip embedded in it.

Javed Anwer
@brijwaasi