Gadgets

iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Everything Else Announced at September 12 Event

HIGHLIGHTS Apple announced three iPhone models at the event It also unveiled an Apple Watch with cellular connectivity The company launched the much requested Apple TV 4K too The crowd at Apple’s new “spaceship” headquarters saw new smartphones – including a premium version priced at $999 (priced at Rs. 89,000 in India) – as the company commemorated its 10th anniversary ... Read More »

TP-Link’s Kasa Cam is the company’s first home security camera

TP-Link is expanding its smart home market presence with today’s announcement of the TP-Link KC120 Kasa Cam wireless home securitycamera. The KC120 sports a wide-angle lens with 130-degree field of view and 1080p video resolution. It also includes most of the features we’ve come to expect from Wi-Fi security cameras: motion and sound detection, push notification alerts, night vision up to ... Read More »

iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Event: How to Watch the Keynote Live

HIGHLIGHTS Apple will live stream its 10th anniversary iPhone event The event starts at 10:30PM IST Tuesday You can follow us for minute by minute updates The big Apple event is upon us. At the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Campus in Cupertino on Tuesday, Apple executives will bolt on stage to unveil as many as three new iPhone models, a new ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Review

Xiaomi on Tuesday took the wraps off its all-new Mi A1 Android One smartphone which represents a reboot of Google’s Android One project. The Chinese company started working with Google for the Mi A1 Android Onesmartphone almost six months ago, it said during the launch keynote. Introducing the new Android One device on Tuesday, Google’s Jon Gold, Global Director of Android ... Read More »

World University Rankings 2018: IISc ranked highest from India, overall ranking falls

Indian institutes performed poorly for yet another year in the World University Rankings 2018 released on Tuesday. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was the highest ranked institute from the country, but it slipped from the 201-250 band to the 251-300 one. The fall was attributed to a drop in its research influence score and research income. Similarly, IIT Delhi ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Gets Android 8.0 Oreo in Closed Beta; Public Beta for OnePlus 3T, 5 Due This Month: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The closed beta build is said to be buggy The bugs in beta build are mostly associated with connectivity The stable builds are expected later this month Some OnePlus 3 users in closed-beta have reportedly received the Android 8.0 Oreo update and the builds are said to be on their way for OnePlus 3T as well as OnePlus 5 handsets apart from the OnePlus 3. ... Read More »

Five to Try: Learn Korean on the go with Duolingo, and preview ARCore with Atom Visualizer

Autumn is approaching, and temperatures are starting to cool in many parts of the country—which means you might be more tempted to curl up on the couch this weekend with a good app. Thankfully, Android users have a few new intriguing options from the Play Store to keep them company. Duolingo has finally added a long-awaited Korean language course, letting you ... Read More »

Moto Z2 Force review: A modular phone with very few tricks

Motorola is back with another modular smartphone—the Moto Z2 Force—proving it’s not going to be deterred by death of Project Ara (Google’s experimental take on modular phones), or LG’s decision to walk away from modularity in its transition from the G5 to the G6. This leaves Motorola sitting alone on an island. So what’s going on? Are phones with snap-on accessories like 360-degree cameras, battery ... Read More »

Oomi Home review: Semi-smarten your home, at a steep price

Remember the original Sonos Controller, a dedicated tablet for the high-end music system that sat on a dock in your living room? When you wanted to turn on the music, you didn’t reach for your phone, you reached for the Controller. Never mind the speakers, the Controller was a sexy showpiece that predated by years the smart home as we’ve ... Read More »

Galaxy Note 8 vs. LG G6: Can Samsung beat LG for the camera phone crown?

No one would have blamed Samsung if the Note 8 were never released. After a global recall halted sales of the Note 7 in their tracks, some execs at Samsung probably floated the idea of retiring the Note brand altogether. It’s good they didn’t. The Note 8 isn’t just a return to form, it’s the best phone Samsung has ever made, bar ... Read More »