Vishal Mathur- Read all stories from Vishal Mathur | Hindustan Times


imageVishal Mathur is Technology Editor for Hindustan Times.When not making sense of technology, he often searches for an elusive analog space in a digital world.Articles by Vishal Mathur [AI’s chip wars are just getting started](/india-news/ais-chip-wars-are-just-getting-started-101711133281968.html) Tech companies are racing to dominate hardware for generative AI, with Nvidia leading the way with its Blackwell superchip.Competitors like AMD, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, and Google are also in the game, aiming to reduce reliance on traditional chip makers.This shift in hardware focus is crucial as AI processing moves from the cloud to on-device, with companies like Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm integrating AI-specific chips into PCs and smartphones.

Updated on Mar 23, 2024 06:04 AM IST By [Vishal Mathur](/author/vishal-mathur-101634819262257), New Delhi [Tech Tonic | Bosses, optics and the refined art of the poker face](/technology/tech-tonic-bosses-optics-and-the-refined-art-of-the-poker-face-101711124482746.html) Amidst a sea of vague answers and optics being managed, is it right to criticise OpenAI’s Mira Murati for being honest? Updated on Mar 22, 2024 09:56 PM IST [Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED rekindles the pursuit for an ultra slim, powerful laptop](/business/asus-zenbook-s-13-oled-rekindles-the-pursuit-for-an-ultra-slim-powerful-laptop-101711088602221.html) Asus not just has the early mover advantage with the Intel Core Ultra chip upgrades, but also a significant price to value equation compared with what the competition offers Published on Mar 22, 2024 11:53 AM IST [Nvidia’s new AI chips take no prisoners, and EU moves forward with AI regulation](/technology/nvidias-new-ai-chips-take-no-prisoners-and-eu-moves-forward-with-ai-regulation-101711018872391.html) Regulating AI, Nvidia and Apple make everyone take notice and subscriptions Published on Mar 21, 2024 04:43 PM IST [GaN chargers are relatively new and still expensive, but signify tech progress](/business/gan-chargers-are-relatively-new-and-still-expensive-but-signify-tech-progress-101710908624706.html) The new technology, switching from silicon to gallium nitride, allows these chargers to deliver faster speeds in much smaller sizes, and can remain absolutely cool after hours of use Published on Mar 20, 2024 09:53 AM IST [Tech Tonic | Bluetooth’s constancy has given us the soundtrack to life](/technology/tech-tonic-bluetooth-s-constancy-has-given-us-the-soundtrack-to-life-101710503003639.html) After defining how we listen to audio at home, in the office and in the car, it is now time for the wellness space to derive simpler solutions from Bluetooth Published on Mar 15, 2024 05:25 PM IST [As a concept, WatchOut’s watch and earbuds hybrid may prove a seminal moment](/business/as-a-concept-watchout-s-watch-and-earbuds-hybrid-may-prove-a-seminal-moment-101710217514569.html) Indian tech start-up WatchOut has written a new template to meld smartwatches and wireless earbuds, into one Published on Mar 12, 2024 09:55 AM IST [Wear next? The future’s calling: A look at the next-generation smartphone](/lifestyle/art-culture/wear-next-the-future-s-calling-a-look-at-the-next-generation-smartphone-101709989652268.html) The ‘phone’ to aspire to, in the age of AI, will likely be a tiny, multi-functional wearable device that looks nothing like what we‘re accustomed to.Updated on Mar 09, 2024 06:43 PM IST [Tech Tonic | WWW disruptions can be more worrying than Instagram outages](/technology/tech-tonic-www-disruptions-can-be-more-worrying-than-instagram-outages-101709913808943.html) Microsoft Copilot and Google Gemini define undersea cables that carry much of the internet traffic as “unsung heroes”, and for once, AI chatbots are on point Published on Mar 08, 2024 09:47 PM IST [Xiaomi 14 is a true flagship phone underlined by Leica’s photography expertise](/business/xiaomi-14-is-a-true-flagship-phone-underlined-by-leica-s-photography-expertise-101709867094952.html) Xiaomi 14 is simply some of the best camera hardware you’ll find on an Android flagship phone, for now.Excellent results are delivered with old-school optimisations, and little AI.

Xiaomi may have given Samsung and Google some sleepless nights, with pricing too Published on Mar 08, 2024 08:34 AM IST [Nothing’s resolute personality and value recipe defines an affordable Phone (2a)](/business/nothings-resolute-personality-and-value-recipe-defines-an-affordable-phone-2a-101709781955924.html) There are the underpinnings from its more expensive siblings, the Phone (2) and indeed the Phone (1), which should allow Nothing something to mount a challenge against its rivals Published on Mar 07, 2024 08:55 AM IST [Asus morphs this year’s ROG Zephyrus G16 into a more likeable gaming rig](/business/asus-morphs-this-year-s-rog-zephyrus-g16-into-a-more-likeable-gaming-rig-101709615711994.html) A lot making up this gaming rig, has played its part in delivering performance.It’ll only make HP and Lenovo’s task difficult, as they prepare a response Published on Mar 05, 2024 10:45 AM IST [Apple MacBook Air gets more power with M3 chips](/business/apple-macbook-air-gets-more-power-with-m3-chips-101709563897944.html) There are three base specs each for the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air that will go on sale in India, and Apple is talking about a Neural Engine that’s optimised for AI models Published on Mar 04, 2024 08:21 PM IST [Tech Tonic | Adieu, Apple car! You prove it is not easy to make a motor vehicle](/technology/tech-tonic-adieu-apple-car-you-prove-it-is-not-easy-to-make-a-motor-vehicle-101709204214333.html) Whilst Apple exits its car project to refocus on things of immediate importance, Xiaomi’s energetic approach must draw warnings from the struggles of EV makers.

Published on Feb 29, 2024 05:06 PM IST [Mobile World Congress: More than phones and Leica’s history](/technology/mobile-world-congress-more-than-phones-and-leica-s-history-101709191032484.html) The biggest attraction this year at a show that gets its name from a passionate interest in mobile telephony, is a car.Published on Feb 29, 2024 02:43 PM IST [Xiaomi SU7’s in-house tech ingenuity is indicative of a shift in philosophy](/business/xiaomi-su7-s-in-house-tech-ingenuity-is-indicative-of-a-shift-in-philosophy-101709005272461.html) There are 8 cameras all around the car as just one crucial part of the expected autonomous driving tech.Updated on Feb 27, 2024 09:11 AM IST [From 1914 to now, Leica’s definitive history is Xiaomi’s photography trump card](/business/from-1914-to-now-leica-s-definitive-history-is-xiaomi-s-photography-trump-card-101709004913077.html) In an era where artificial intelligence is being used extensively to define photography results in phones, Leica and Xiaomi are on the same page – optical hardware basics over artificially boosting photo results Published on Feb 27, 2024 09:05 AM IST [Mobile World Congress 2024: Xiaomi SU7, AI progress and Android evolves](/business/mobile-world-congress-2024-xiaomi-su7-ai-progress-and-android-evolves-101708934268229.html) Better known for smartphones and smart home ecosystems, Xiaomi has taken an undeniably bold leap of faith by investing heavily on a powerful electric vehicle, the SU7 sedan Updated on Feb 26, 2024 01:27 PM IST [Xiaomi 14 is likely what the premium journey needs, with Leica’s secret sauce](/business/xiaomi-14-is-likely-what-the-premium-journey-needs-with-leica-s-secret-sauce-101708883448934.html) While specs are on point and Leica camera partnership is delivering results that’d worry flagship competition, Xiaomi’s pricing will have to put perceived value Published on Feb 25, 2024 11:29 PM IST [Tech Tonic | Your phone camera is at a crossroads](/technology/tech-tonic-your-phone-camera-is-at-a-crossroads-and-its-going-to-change-your-life-101708777295854.html) Phones may be replacing cameras, but not camera makers.Would you trust their expertise, or hand over control to AI? Published on Feb 24, 2024 06:07 PM IST [No escaping AI videos, but are we ready to answer tough questions about reality?](/technology/wired-wisdom-no-escaping-ai-videos-but-are-we-ready-to-answer-tough-questions-about-reality-101708569367466.html) There’s no escaping AI videos, Xiaomi rediscovers form and gaming exclusives Published on Feb 22, 2024 08:31 AM IST [ReMarkable 2 is a paper saving writing tab we think we need, but do we really?](/business/remarkable-2-is-a-paper-saving-writing-tab-we-think-we-need-but-do-we-really-101708498742019.html) This unique e-ink display tablet excels at taking handwritten notes and for creating documents, also, Cloud storage is sorted too Published on Feb 21, 2024 12:29 PM IST [With washable MESP filter, Nirvana Being’s air purifier saves money and e-waste](/business/with-washable-mesp-filter-nirvana-being-s-air-purifier-saves-money-and-ewaste-101708424727787.html) An MESP filter has a life of 10 years or so.

Average that with swapping out HEPA filters once a year, and assuming an average cost of replacement filters to be around ₹3,000, you’ll be saving around ₹30,000 over the same period Published on Feb 20, 2024 03:55 PM IST [Dashcam footage is being recognized as valid evidence: SafeCams’ Vanesh Naidoo](/business/dashcam-footage-is-being-recognized-as-valid-evidence-safecams-vanesh-naidoo-101708335048927.html) As tempers often run high, video footage from ever-improving dashcams inarguably describing a road incident, can be quite helpful Published on Feb 19, 2024 03:00 PM IST [Push towards premium is a journey, and we’ll persist: Xiaomi’s Muralikrishnan B](/business/push-towards-premium-is-a-journey-and-we-ll-persist-xiaomi-s-muralikrishnan-b-101708332887342.html) Xiaomi India president Muralikrishnan B decodes restructuring that’s helping regain lost smartphone market share, a new approach to retail, software synergy and plans for computing devices Published on Feb 19, 2024 02:24 PM IST [How do you tell an AI-generated image apart from a real photo?](/technology/separating-fact-from-fiction-how-do-you-tell-an-ai-generated-image-apart-from-a-real-photo-101708007218688.html) AI nutrition labels, Proton’s sensible move and Gemini’s new home Published on Feb 15, 2024 10:51 PM IST [Flagship killers continue to be a thing as OnePlus 12R works a familiar draft](/business/flagship-killers-continue-to-be-a-thing-as-oneplus-12r-works-a-familiar-draft-101707887906060.html) OnePlus 12R is attempting to deliver an experience that’s a notch above what the price tag suggests, and succeeds for the most part.It is a fine balancing act with the processor, display, cameras and underlying optimisations Published on Feb 14, 2024 10:48 AM IST [To counter to hazardous air, Dyson Purifier Big+Quiet rethinks size and method](/business/to-counter-to-hazardous-air-dyson-purifier-big-quiet-rethinks-size-and-method-101707710236876.html) A completely redone design and air dispersion fundamentals, it is immediately clear that intake of larger volume of polluted air passing through a big filter, is an effective way to maintain air quality in big indoor spaces in your home Published on Feb 12, 2024 09:27 AM IST [Labels and watermarks become weapons of choice to identify AI images](/business/labels-and-watermarks-become-weapons-of-choice-to-identify-ai-images-101707457390351.html) Meta is ready to add overlays identifying AI content on their social networks, but more generative AI platforms must follow OpenAI’s lead proactively Published on Feb 09, 2024 11:13 AM IST [Apple Vision Pro underlines a world with virtual overlays](/technology/apple-vision-pro-underlines-a-world-with-virtual-overlays-and-flagship-phones-are-changing-101707404158483.html) Here’s the template for the future.

Unlike other headsets, this doesn’t create a cocoon.Published on Feb 08, 2024 08:36 PM IST SHARE Copy.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Next Post

How to Make a Niche Review Site in WordPress Like a Pro

Do you want to create a review website and make money from your blog? Online reviews help others make a buying decision while allowing you to earn referral fees, known as affiliate commissions. You can build a reviews website dedicated to a specific niche, or you can add a reviews […]
How to Make a Niche Review Site in WordPress Like a Pro

Subscribe US Now