Gadgets

Nokia 9 Renders Surface on the Internet, Tipped to Ditch 3.5mm Headphone Jack

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 9 may ditch 3.5mm audio jack HMD Global’s next flagship is said to be Nokia 9 Nokia 9 likely to sport glass finish at the back panel Nokia 9, HMD Global’s much-anticipated flagship smartphone, has been leaked yet again. This time, the handset’s press renders based on leaks and rumours so far have surfaced on the Internet giving a good ... Read More »

Acer Aspire 5 A515-51G Review

Intel recently announced its 8th gen Core CPUs for laptopsand desktops, which were highlighted in new launches at IFA 2017. Laptops based on these new CPUs have already started trickling into the market, and Acer is one of the first companies to start selling them in India. The Aspire 5 series has gotten the refresh, and Acer has launched multiple SKUs with slight variations in terms ... Read More »

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Review

It’s not very often that two new iPhone models are upstaged at their own launch, but that’s exactly what happened at Apple’s September event this year. The iPhone X was the star of the show, the cool new kid everyone wanted to hang out with, while the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were relegated to the role of the ... Read More »

Apple Looking to Buy Advanced LCDs From Japan Display for Future iPhone Models: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Some future iPhone models may have LCD screens Apple is in talks with Japan Display for advanced LCD screens Japan Display’s advanced LCDs offer near bezel-less screens Apple may not be ready to completely ditch LCD screens just yet, if numerous reports are to be believed. The Cupertino-giant, which recently made the switch to OLED screen on an iPhone ... Read More »

Roku revamps its entire line of media streamers and slashes the price of its Roku Ultra

Roku is retooling its entire lineup of media streamers this fall, adding HDR support and voice-recognition to several models, while slashing $30 off the price of the Roku Ultra, its top-shelf offering. But at first blush, it looks as though Roku’s new streaming sticks are the most interesting new products, particularly the $69.99 Roku Streaming Stick+. This device delivers up ... Read More »

Fitbit Ionic review: A great fitness tracker, a mediocre smartwatch

My first few hours with Fitbit Ionic were horrid. Mind you, it wasn’t the device I had a problem with, but rather what I was doing with it. Before I received my review unit, Fitbit demanded that I test it first. Fair enough. What I didn’t know was that they really wanted to show off Ionic’s fitness capabilities. I did ... Read More »

The Anti-Rape Gadgets That Never Delivered

  Illustration: Angelica Alzona/Gizmodo It’s like clockwork: every month or so, you’ll be scrolling through your Facebook feed and stumble across a video about a new ring or underwear, color-changing straws or color-changing nail polish, or “smart stickers” that claim to help prevent sexual assault. There’s the inevitable swarm of uncritical media coverage that garners hundreds of thousands of views in a ... Read More »

Easy fixes for six common laptop problems

We live and work in a cold, cruel world where our laptops can take a lot of abuse. Regardless of how gentle we try to be, our notebooks will probably be dropped, spilled upon or worse—sooner, if not later. But if you think that all notebook damage can be repaired only by the manufacturer or a computer shop, think again. ... Read More »

TCL Movetime Review

HIGHLIGHTS The TCL Movetime is priced at Rs 9,999 and has a heart rate sensor There is no way to reply to notifications from the watch The straps are easily replaceable with standard 18mm ones Smartwatches have been around for a while now. Googlehas had a go at the market with Android Wear and Apple has pretty much nailed it with the Apple Watch. Now ... Read More »

CCleaner hacked with malware: What you need to know

It seems that CCleaner, one of PCWorld’s recommendations for the best free software for new PCs, might not have been keeping your PC so clean after all. In an in-depth probe of the popular optimization and scrubbing software, Cisco Talos has discovered a malicious bit of code injected by hackers that could have affected more than 2 million users who downloaded the most ... Read More »