Samsung is definitely a veteran on the smartwatch scene, perhaps even more so than LG. The Korean giant has already done a few experiments in the field, some of which arguably quite successful, but the Gear S2 might just be the biggest one yet.
The Gear S2 is radically different from any other wearable Samsung has put out. There is, of course, the obvious fact that it is the first to utilize a round form-factor, but that is just the tip of the iceberg. The new Gear is yet another radical development in Samsung’s wearable family that has been frantically moving towards and then away from standardization and the Android Wear OS. (more…)
Microsoft has unveiled Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual SIM feature phones. Both the phones have been priced at $55 (approximately Rs. 3,700) before local taxes and subsidies.
The Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual SIM will go on sale in India next month. The phones sales are also expected to start in December in Asia, and the Middle East. The company confirmed that other markets will follow in 2016. At the time of writing, neither of the two handsets was listed on the company site. (more…)
When you think of Amazon’s Kindle, the first thing that would come to your minds is probably books. But for people like me who read more articles online than books, this e-book reader can be immensely useful too. After buying a Kindle Paperwhite during Amazon’s latest sale, I explored the possibility of using it as a read it later device, to catch up on articles and blog posts in my free time. (more…)
In case you haven’t been paying attention, computers around you are getting increasingly smaller. The market is already jammed with miniature portable computers, and now there is another interesting addition to the mix. InFocus, an American electronics company has announced the launch of Kangaroo. (more…)
Intex launched its PB11K power bank in the Indian tech accessories market. The power bank comes with a 11000mAh Li-ion capacity and is priced at Rs. 1,099. Users can purchase the accessory via Paytm, Snapdeal, and Amazon. Intex is giving a one-year warranty with the power bank. (more…)
According to the TV comedy The Big Bang Theory, everything is better with Bluetooth. We’d disagree, because the only thing that really makes everything better is laser beams. The crew behind the Skarp Laser Razor on Kickstarter seem to agree, because they’ve set up a crowdfunding project that could make shaving a very high-tech affair. (more…)
Motorola has launched the Moto X Play smartphone in India, priced at Rs. 18,499 for the 16GB variant, and Rs. 19,999 for the 32GB variant. The latest Motorola smartphone will go on sale via Flipkart, Motorola’s exclusive online retail partner, from midnight Monday. The company, as before, has announced a galore of launch offers with its latest smartphone launch. (more…)
Google wants to do to hardware what apps did to software.
By creating a phone that can have each component changed, Google believes it will drive down hardware pricing while allowing users to pick and choose what they want. That’s what Google’s Project Ara – a modular smartphone – aims to do.
Google wants any developer to be able to create modules for its Ara device, meaning kit you might have seen on Kickstarter in the past as a standalone device could go directly into your Ara phone in the future. (more…)