Gadgets

Sweat Can Power Wearable Devices, Claims New Study

HIGHLIGHTS These cells extract energy from sweat & could power a range of wearables The epidermal biofuel cells are a major breakthrough in the field The cells oxidises lactic acid present in human sweat to produce current Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed stretchable fuel cells that extract energy from sweat, and could power a range of wearable ... Read More »

Sony is planning a whole range of robots after its Aibo dog

Aibo is primarily a toy, its artificial-intelligence capabilities and robotic architecture can be used to create machines for various service fields. Photo: AFP Tokyo/San Francisco: The verdict is still out on Sony Corp.’s new pet dog ‘Aibo,’ but that’s not stopping the company from planning a deeper push into robotics. The mechanical mutt, which goes on sale in Japan on Thursday, ... Read More »

Nokia 3310 may soon get a 4G variant

: HMD Global, the company that hold the license to manufacture Nokia branded phones, launched the re-imagined version of Nokia 3310 with 2G support. However, now it seems that the company will launch the 4G version of the device. According to Chinese certification website TENAA, the company will launch the 4G version of Nokia 3310 next year. The phone with model number ... Read More »

iBall Slide PenBook Windows 10 2-In-1 Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The iBall Slide PenBook is priced at Rs. 24,999 It features Windows Ink, Hello and support for Cortana It packs a 6000mAh battery iBall has expanded its Slide tablet series with the launch of the Slide PenBook on Thursday, a Windows 10-based 2-in-1 with features like Windows Ink, Hello, and Cortana support, to name a few. The company says that ... Read More »

Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 Rugged 2-in-1 Laptop Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 is priced at Rs. 2.7 lakhs in India It is touted as the world’s first laptop with a 3:2 aspect ratio It is powered by a 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-7300U vPro processor Japanese tech firm Panasonic on Friday launched the Toughbook CF-33 – a rugged detachable laptop – at Rs. 2.7 lakhs in India. To recall, the laptop ... Read More »

iOS 11.0.1 Update Now Available to Download, Brings Exchange Account Mail Fix and More

HIGHLIGHTS The issue prevented users from sending across emails iOS 11 update was said to bring battery life woes to the devices It remains to be seen if battery life issue has been fixed with update While Apple’s iOS 11 release cannot be termed smooth as there were some problems that users started facing post the upgrade, the Cupertino-based company is already ... Read More »

Gionee A1 Plus, A1 Lite Price in India Slashed, Get New Bundled Offers

HIGHLIGHTS Gionee A1 Plus price in India is now Rs. 23,999 Gionee A1 Lite price in India is now Rs. 13,999 Gionee now offering Airtel and Jio bundled data offers Gionee on Wednesday announced that two of its smartphones, the A1 Plus and A1 Lite, have had their prices cut. The company said the price cuts were announced ahead of New ... Read More »

Vodafone Launches Itel A20 Smartphone at an ‘Effective Price’ of Rs. 1,590

HIGHLIGHTS Itel A20 will come with a cashback offer worth Rs. 2,100 Customers need to stick to the handset for 36 months The cashback will be available through M-Pesa Vodafone India on Tuesday announced its partnership with China’s Transsion Group-owned Itel Mobile to launch the Itel A20 in the country with an effective price of as low as Rs. 1,590 – actually priced at Rs. ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Gets a Rs. 1,000 Permanent Price Cut in India

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi India Head Manu Kumar Jain announced the price cut on Sunday The new price is applicable on both Mi.com and Flipkart Flipkart is additionally offering bank discount and no-cost EMI option Xiaomi Mi A1, the first Android One smartphone by the Chinese company, has received a permanent price drop of Rs. 1,000 in India and is now available ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 at Rs. 39,999, ‘Biggest Ever’ iPhone X Sale, and More Mobile Deals in Flipkart Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 offer includes a flat discount, apart from a card-based discount Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale will be held from Thursday There will also be discounts on iPhone 7 and Xiaomi Mi A1 The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective buyers, ... Read More »