GADGETS

  • Gionee A1, A1 Plus to Launch on February 27 at MWC 2017; Images, Price, Specifications Leaked

    Gionee has started sending out invites for the launch of its A1 and A1 Plus smartphones and as per the invites, the new devices will be unveiled by the Chinese smartphone manufacturer on February 27 at MWC 2017. Separately, the Gionee A1 smartphone was leaked in live images alongside price and specifications.

  • Alcatel Tipped to Launch a Modular Smartphone on February 26 at MWC 2017

    Handset manufacturers including Nokia, LG, Sony, BlackBerry, and Lenovo have already confirmed their presence for the upcoming MWC 2017 trade show next month in Barcelona. A report now claims that TCL-brand Alcatel has also sent out invites for an event on February 26 where the company is expected to unveil up to five smartphones including a modular one which will be the highlight of the launch event.

  • Sony Cyber-shot HX350 compact camera with 50x super zoom launched in India at Rs 28,990

    Sony has introduced the Cyber-shot HX350 digital camera in India. The camera falls somewhere between a full blown DSLR and the standard point-&-shooter. The Cyber-shot HX350 will cost Rs 28,990 and is now available for sale in the Indian market.

  • Google for Education unveils two new Chromebooks with Wacom stylus

    Google for Education has unveiled two Chromebooks, that come with stylus and ‘world-facing’ or rear camera. The Chromebooks have been launched in the US. Acer Chromebook Spin 11 has a 11.6-inch touchscreen (1366 × 768 pixels), while Asus Chromebook C213 comes with a 360 degree hinge. The devices are designed for students and come with affordable Wacom styluses.

  • Videocon unveils Hybrid AC series running on solar energy, claiming 100% in power savings

    Videocon has introduced a new range of Hybrid Solar air conditioners for homes and businesses that will be running on solar energy. The new ACs from the company will be able to run utilising sunlight as their power source. According to the company, the new Hybrid Solar AC will allow ‘100 per cent power savings’ in comparison to traditional air conditioners.

  • Airbus CEO sees ‘flying car’ prototype ready by end of year

    Airbus Group plans to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year, the aerospace group’s chief executive said.

  • Bose announces SoundTouch 300, Lifestyle 650 and 600 Luxury wireless systems

    Bose has announced three new products – SoundTouch 300 soundbar, as well as Lifestyle 650 and 600 Luxury home entertainment systems. The SoundTouch 300 soundbar measures 97.8 cm (W) x 10.8 cm (H) x 5.7cm (D). It is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth enabled and comes with NFC for pairing. You can stream services as as Spotify, Pandora etc on the device. It has a perforated wrap-around metal grille and a glass top.

  • Unleash Your Creativity With These 3D Printers

    A 3D printer enables users to create various objects, design concepts, replacement parts, and even tools in a relatively easy and inexpensive manner. Entry-level models offer a great entry into the engineering realm for kids and students. More advanced offerings on the other hand, can speed up the development process of products by easily churning out prototypes and parts.

  • Moto Z (2017) With Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4GB of RAM Leaked in Benchmarks: Report

    Shortly after Lenovo's rumoured Moto G5 Plus was spotted in a benchmark leak, another Motorola smartphone has now been tipped in new benchmark listing. The new Moto handset dubbed Motorola XT1650 has been spotted Geekbench benchmark listing tipping some of the innards of the handset that's thought to be the Moto Z (2017).

  • China's Largest Chip Company to Build $30 Billion Semiconductor Factory

    China's largest chip maker has announced it will invest $30 billion (roughly Rs. 2,04,579 crores) to build a new semiconductor factory, as the world's second largest economy seeks to reduce its dependence on foreign technology. The state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup will open the facility in the city of Nanjing in eastern Jiangsu province, where it will mainly produce chips used in consumer electronics such as cellphones, cameras and computers, according to a statement posted Thursday on the company's official website.