Gadgets

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Fitness Smartwatch With ‘Tap to Pay’ Launched at Rs. 24,990

HIGHLIGHTS Garmin Vivoactive 3 is priced at Rs. 24,990 Available via online and offline channels It also offers contactless payment option Garmin on Tuesday unveiled the Vivoactive 3 smartwatch in India. Priced at Rs. 24,990, the new Garmin Vivoactive 3 will be available in select stores of Croma, Helios, and Reliance Digital as well as Flipkart and Amazon. It will ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 to Take on iPhone X’s Face ID with Enhanced Iris Scanner: Report

While hackers are exploring ways to fool the technology behind Apple’s Face ID, Samsung is now rumoured to be working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s killer feature. The new development is reportedly in works for the Galaxy S9 that would supersede the existing Galaxy S8. ET News reports that Samsung is developing new software to make face recognition on ... Read More »

Comio to Start India R&D Operations Next Quarter

Chinese handset maker Comio Monday said it will start a research and development centre in the country that will work on bringing in features for the Indian market in the January-March 2017 quarter. The company has also commenced local assembly of smartphones in the country with partners V-Sun and Hipad Technology. “We are in the process of setting up our R&D centre, ... Read More »

Apple Served With Search Warrant for Access to Texas Shooter’s iPhone: Report

Apple has been served with a search warrant for access to an iPhone SE which was used by the gunman who killed 27 people in a Texas church, as per media reports. The gunman Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on November 5 and opened fire. He later killed himself. According to a San Antonio ... Read More »

Best Gadget Gifts for Geeks, Top Picks

Tech gadgets can make great gifts for business partners, clients, and tech savvy team members. And with plenty of new innovations being released each year, there are lots of new gadgets to choose from for the people on your 2015 holiday gift list. For the really tech savvy geeks on your holiday shopping list, check out the list of gadget ... Read More »

iOS 11.2 Said to Bring Faster Wireless Charging to iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Apple appears all set to enable faster wireless charging on the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and the iPhone 8 Plus with the upcoming iOS 11.2. The new experience is reported to be 50 percent faster than the present wireless charging feature that delivers 5W of power. With the iOS 11.2 update, which is presently available in a developer beta version, Apple looks set to enable ... Read More »

iPhone X Face ID Fooled on Video, Fails to Identify Between Mother and Son

While Face ID, Apple’s native facial recognition technology, is one of the key compelling features of the iPhone X, it seems to have some loopholes. Some security researchers have already claimed to have fooled Face ID with 3D-printed masks. And now, a mother and her 10-year-old son show how Face ID can be fooled, failing to secure the experience between family members. At the time ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

BlackBerry Shifts Patent Strategy Through Outsourcing Deal

Canada’s BlackBerry announced the outsourcing of a significant part of its patent licensing efforts on Wednesday to a unit of the US-based Marconi Group. BlackBerry said the work of sub-licensing a broad range of its patents to global smartphone manufacturers will fall to Teletry. Teletry is part of the Marconi Group, which launched earlier this year and says it specializes in patent ... Read More »

Nokia 2 vs Redmi 4A vs Moto C Plus: Price, Specifications Compared

Nokia 2 price in India remains unknown, but it will become available mid-November HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 2 comes with support for Google Assistant Redmi 4A is the only one to offer 3GB RAM under Rs. 7,000 Moto C Plus comes with front flash and dedicated microSD card slot Nokia 2 has been launched in India, giving yet another budget warrior to ... Read More »