Gadgets

  • Google Glass to come with Ray-Ban, Oakley frames 25-03-2014 10:22 AM

    San Francisco: Google is hoping to make its Internet-connected eyewear more stylish as part of a partnership with the makers of Ray-Ban and Oakley frames. The alliance with Italian eyewear company Luxottica Group announced Monday represents Google's latest attempt to make wearable technology look less geeky as it tries to...
  • TalkBand B1: Huawei unveils its first wearable device at MWC 2014; compatible with Android, iOS devices 24-02-2014 01:12 PM

    New Delhi: Huawei unveiled its first wearable device - TalkBand B1 - at MWC 2014. The gadget features wireless calling with a Bluetooth 4.1 earpiece, up to seven hours of calls, and a 1.4-inch flexible OLED display. It supports Android 2.3+ and iOS 5.0+ compatible devices, and syncs via NFC....
  • LG to launch its first smartwatch this year 24-02-2014 12:35 PM

    Seoul: LG Electronics Inc. says it will launch a computerised wristwatch later this year, entering a nascent market where Samsung Electronics Co., Sony Corp. and smaller companies such as Pebble are already jostling for dominance. Park Jong-seok, president of LG's mobile communications division, said early smartwatch models failed to demonstrate...
  • Google, LG reportedly working on an Android smartwatch 24-02-2014 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: Having already unveiled its first wearable device - Google Glass - the company reportedly is working on yet another wearable gadget. Citing a person familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal reports that Google, in collaboration with LG, is preparing an Android smartwatch. If the report is...
  • Would you spend $30,000 on a waterbed that vibrates with music? 21-02-2014 02:10 PM

    The Tranquility Pod, which also looks like a giant mentos mint candy, is much more than just an expensive piece of furniture at $30,000. Once inside, you'll find yourself floating atop a six-feet-wide waterbed that is encircled with soft LED mood lighting. The bed is also engulfed by sound waves...
  • 7 gadgets to die for in 2014 17-01-2014 03:31 PM

    1. Lego Mindstorms EV3 Google bought eight robot companies over the last six months! And if you're wondering what they were doing, here's what you need to lay your hands on. The Lego Mindstorms EV3 robotics platform is the No. 1 platform for anyone who wants to do modern robotics...
  • 11 sci-fi inventions that you probably didn't know existed 13-01-2014 11:42 AM

    How many times you wished you had a gadget from your favourite sc-fi movie? There are a lot of such inventions that have been inspired by these sci-fi shows and films. ...
  • Despite the hoopla, wearable gadgets unlikely to make a splash 10-01-2014 04:18 PM

    Las Vegas: Despite the hoopla, wearable gadgets like wristwatches for checking your text messages or eyeglasses that capture video are unlikely to make a splash with consumers anytime soon, given the clumsy designs, high prices and technological constraints of many of the current offerings. That is the conclusion drawn by...
  • 2013: 5 tech surprises of the year 17-12-2013 04:06 PM

    New Delhi: Quite like other years, the year 2013 also witnessed the launch of many new devices including smartphones (with large screens and improved specifications), slimmer tablets, smartwatches, hybrid devices and premium video game consoles, but unlike many recent years, 2013 was a year when many groundbreaking mobile devices took...
  • Not 2013, Samsung's first wearable device dates back to 1999 14-11-2013 03:41 PM

    Contrary to popular belief that Samsung forayed into the wearable segment with the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, Samsung posted an infographic on its official blog, Samsung Tomorrow, featuring other wearable devices that it had come up with in the past. It was in 1999 that Samsung debuted its first wearable device....
  • Samsung Galaxy Gear review: Seems as if Samsung rushed out the smartwatch 02-10-2013 10:46 AM

    New York: It didn't take long to see how a computerised wristwatch might help manage my digital life - or to see how Samsung's new Galaxy Gear smartwatch falls short. First, the potential: Smartwatches are supposed to offer quick access to many of the things you normally do on your...
  • No gadgets are allowed in my bedroom: Daniel Craig 11-09-2013 10:41 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor Daniel Craig says he and his wife Rachel Weisz have banned taking gadgets in their bedroom. The couple has been married for over two years. "It's a good fight to have, as far as I'm concerned... There's nothing technological allowed in the bedroom," New York Times quoted...
  • Gadgets that are made to be worn 02-09-2013 02:22 PM

    When wearable devices are believed to be the next big thing, it becomes interesting to know about such gadgets. Here is a list of gadgets that you can wear.Memoto: It is said to be the world's smallest wearable camera. It has become the latest technological hit on Kickstarter, the USB 4GB Cufflinks: A pair of USB Drive cufflinks (2GB storage on 1 cufflink)  is available for $110.
  • Rupee fall causes an increase in the prices of gadgets 30-08-2013 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: People planning to upgrade their gadgets might be forced to think again as most manufacturers are being forced to increase the prices of their products despite the fear of losses with the price rise coming just ahead of the festive season. The customers who want to upgrade their...
  • More than 4000 students in Mathura receive free laptops 08-08-2013 01:28 AM

    More than 4,000 students were on Wednesday handed laptops in Mathura as part of the Samajwadi Party government scheme to distribute the gadgets amongst students in Uttar Pradesh. Since the company contracted to supply the laptops could not supply a bulk order, only 4,013 laptops were distributed on Wednesday. "The...
  • mKisan: Handygo Tech's mVAS to help 1 million Indian farmers 28-06-2013 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: In the age of hi-tech gadgets - technology and agriculture, once considered as different realms of experience, are partners in progress. Technology has been used by developed countries and some developing nations to generate more revenue especially in the agriculture sector by allowing local farmers to access markets...
  • Nvidia delays new game device, discovers mechanical issue in the device 27-06-2013 11:26 AM

    San Francisco: Nvidia Corp is delaying sales of its new handheld game gadget, a setback in the chipmaker's bid to use its appeal with personal computer gamers to challenge console makers like Sony Corp and Microsoft Corp. On Wednesday, a day before the scheduled launch, Nvidia said it had discovered...
  • Batteries hold key to wearable device revolution 18-06-2013 10:27 AM

    San Francisco: Longer-lasting batteries are crucial for a new crop of wearable computers whose rise may upend Apple and Google's dominance of mobile devices, two of the field's pioneers say. Wearable devices - from bracelets that monitor physical activity and sleeping patterns to clothing with built-in sensors and Web-ready glasses...