Gadgets

Advent unveils MFI lightning cable for Apple devices at Rs 900

Advent, the mobile accessories company has launched MFI lightning cable for Apple devices at Rs 900. The cable is Apple certified and compatible with all its devices. MFI cable supports high-speed data transfers at up to 480mbps and can be used for charging as well as syncing devices. It can be used with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5 ... Read More »

Google Cardboard Camera app lets you take ‘Virtual Reality’ pictures

Google Cardboard Camera app will let users take Virtual-reality (VR) ready pictures  on their smartphones and then experience these on a cardboard viewer.  Google’s official blogpost offers an explanation of how you can use this ‘VR’ feature on your smartphones. Android users will need to take a photo and move the phone around them in a circle, while doing so. ... Read More »

Google patent hints at device that could draw blood without needles

Google has filed a patent that could allow for blood to be drawn without needles, according to reports. Google’s patent is available here. The patent explains how the device would draw blood. It reads, “A system for needle-free drawing of blood is disclosed.A device can include an evacuated negative-pressure barrel with a membrane sealing an aperture at a distal end, ... Read More »

Apple promises 25 hrs talktime with Smart Battery case for iPhone 6, 6s

For Apple iPhone users, poor battery back-up has been a constant complaint and with the new iPhone 6s we saw, Apple reduce the battery size to 1715 mAh from the earlier 1810 mAh. With the new battery case, which has been listed on the Apple website, the company is offering longer battery life of over 25 hours of talk-time and ... Read More »

In China, researchers showcase a mind-controlled car

Researchers in China have unveiled a car that can be controlled simply by the mind, according to a Reuters report. A research team from Nankai University in Tianjin helped developed the car, which is the first of its kind. The car works by capturing EEG (electroencephalogram) signals from the driver’s brain. It comes with 16 sensors to covert these signals into commands ... Read More »

Majority of Apple Watch owners in US plan to give it as gift

As the Apple Watch enters the critical holiday sales season, its biggest boosters may be people already sporting it. Cupertino, California-based Apple Inc appears to be benefiting from its loyal fan base as it rolls out its first new device since the iPad. Sixty-two percent of US adults who already have an Apple Watch plan to give the gadget as ... Read More »

Panasonic announces HX-A1, a wearable waterproof camera at Rs 19,990

Panasonic has announced a light-weight wearable camera, HX-A1 at Rs 19,990. It is compact, weighs 45gms and can capture videos in full-HD mode. HX-A1 comes with 1/3 MOS sensor and can shoot videos at 2.87 MP. It can also capture still images at 2.66MP. The total pixel size of the camera sensor is 3.54 megapixels. It has 0 Lux night-mode ... Read More »

Samsung to start working on self-driving cars, in-car entertainment

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said that it will create a team to develop automotive-related businesses, as it searches for a new profit driver while struggles at its smartphone division deepen. Samsung, in a statement, said the team will work outside of existing divisions to grow sales of car components, with initial focus on in-car entertainment, satellite navigation and autonomous driving ... Read More »

Intex announces washing machine range starting at Rs 10,750

Intex has announced a new range of washing machines, WMS76FT and WMS76ST at Rs 10,750 and Rs 11,000 respectively. The washing machines come with a 7.6kg capacity and is available in maroon and grey colours. These are semi-automatic washing machines and come with salt-water technology and claims to help in balancing the spinning basket. This significantly reduces reduces noise produced ... Read More »

Spider Designs announces Bluetooth-enabled skate board for Rs 34,550

Spider Designs has announced its self balancing skate board with Bluetooth connectivity for Rs 34,550. The skateboard moves with movement of the body, whether pushed in front slightly to go ahead or body weight set a little back to make it stop. It comes with lights for better functioning during evening or night. It will available on all leading portals ... Read More »