Gadgets

One in Two Feature Phone Users in India Intend to Buy a 4G Feature Phone in Next 6 Months: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS One out of three feature phone users willing to buy a data-enabled phone 50 percent are considering 4G feature phones in next 6 months 75 percent of high-end offline phone purchases are made in cash One out of three feature phone users in India are willing to purchase a data-enabled phone in next one year, and more than half ... Read More »

How to send Android SMS messages with Amazon Echo, and why it’s a big deal

If you got a Google Home Mini to go with your Android phone this Christmas, one of the first things you probably asked it to do was send a text. But instead of asking what you wanted to say, your Google Home said this: Sorry, I can’t send texts yet. But starting today, if you ask the same question to your Amazon Echo, it ... Read More »

Nokia 3310 4G Launched: Features, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 3310 4G is officially listed in China HMD Global has partnered with China Mobile to launch the new handset The 4G variant runs Alibaba-owned YunOS The Nokia 3310 4G has now been officially launched in China, weeks after receiving TENAA certification. HMD Global, the company licensing the Nokia brand, has silently listed the 4G variant of the Nokia 3310 on the official Nokiasite and has ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra With 23-Megapixel Cameras Launched at CES 2018: Specifications, Features

Sony Xperia XA2 HIGHLIGHTS Sony Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra will be available starting February Sony Xperia XA2 features a 5.2-inch full-HD display Sony Xperia XA2 has a 6-inch full-HD display Sony has joined CES 2018 by bringing the Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra. The new Xperia series smartphones are specifically designed to cater the growing demand for self-portrait shots (aka selfies). Both the ... Read More »

LG 4K UHD HU80KA Projector With HDR Support Unveiled Ahead of CES 2018

HIGHLIGHTS LG claims that the new projector is almost half the size of its 4K rivals LG has pitched the 4K UHD projector as an “affordable yet premium device” LG will put the whole 2018 projector series on display at CES 2018 LG has unveiled a new model in its projector lineup ahead of CES 2018. The LG 4K UHD projector with ... Read More »

Kingston DataTraveler 2000 Review

HIGHLIGHTS The DataTraveler 2000 has its own battery and microprocessor All encryption is handled in hardware on the drive itself You could buy a much larger and faster USB SSD for less USB pen drives come in all shapes and sizes, but there’s very little else differentiating them. Some might promise high capacities or rugged bodies, and others might have multiple connectors to work ... Read More »

Micromax Bharat 5 Plus With 5000mAh Battery Goes Official

HIGHLIGHTS It sports a quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM Micromax claims 21 days standby time with a 5000mAh battery Features portrait mode in the front camera sensor Micromax has listed the new Bharat 5 Plus smartphone on its official website in India. There has been no announcement from Micromax regarding the phone. As we mentioned, the Micromax Bharat 5 Plus has ... Read More »

New wrist-worn gadget to track your sleep habits: Study

gadget may help people with sleep problems by objectively tracking their real-life sleep habits and quality, scientists say. The gadget, called actimeter, records data on wrist movement from which one can obtain activity patterns for up to three months. The researchers from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) in Germany used the actimeters to assess rest/activity cycles not just over the course ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Pro LTE Variant Release Date Set for December 1: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Surface Pro LTE version tipped to launch next month It is said to go on sale from December 1 It is likely to come in only Core i5 version A new report claims that Microsoft will be launching a new Surface Pro variant with LTE connectivity later this year. Neowin reports that the company in one of its sessions, ... Read More »

Apple Sees Sharp Increase in US National Security Requests

HIGHLIGHTS National security related requests quadrupled for Apple in the first half Apple said it had received 13,250 – 13,499 national security requests Google said it had received between 0 and 499 National Security Letters Apple Inc has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the US government in the first half of this year versus a ... Read More »