Gadgets

iPhone X Feels Like an Evolution of the iPhone, but Not of the Smartphone

Apple needed to wow skeptics with its 10th-anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X. (That’s pronounced “iPhone 10,” for the curious.) As expected, Apple showed off a phone with an edge-to-edge screen, advanced facial recognition technology and no home button. I got to try it out, spending some brief time with the phone at Apple’s launch event Tuesday. ALSO SEEiPhone X First Impressions This is ... Read More »

Xiaomi Ties Up With Big Bazaar to Sell Redmi 4, Redmi Note 4

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has partnered with Big Bazaar chain This festive season, Big Bazaar will be selling Note 4 and Redmi 4 phones Xiaomi is increasingly expanding its reach in the offline market of India You can now purchase some of your favourite Xiaomi smartphones from your neighbourhood Big Bazaar store. The Chinese smartphone maker has announced that it has partnered with Future Group’s supermarket ... Read More »

Honor 9i With Four Cameras, 5.9-Inch FullView Display Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 9i priced at Rs. 17,999 It will be an online exclusive smartphone It packs four cameras Huawei-owned brand Honor has launched the Honor 9ismartphone with a bezel-less 5.9-inch display and four cameras in the Indian market. The Honor 9i price in India is Rs. 17,999, and the new smartphone will be available in the country starting October 14, exclusively ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Ties With iPhone 8 Plus for Best Smartphone Camera: DxOMark

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sports dual cameras It has been rated 94 out of 100 iPhone 8 Plus also received similar score Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has tied with the iPhone 8 Plus for the best smartphone camera rating by DxOMark. For smartphone camera quality, the DxOMark review is considered one of the biggest reference points. The iPhone 8 Plus earned ... Read More »

5 gadgets and apps to jazz up your Diwali party

From cocktail makers to pancake printing machines, these offbeat home appliances will jazz up your parties… Mix it up : Throwing a house party? You don’t need to be an ace mixologist to treat your guests to heady cocktails. Barsys is here to help. This handy gadget is your resident bartender and whips up bar-style cocktails. It comes with an iOSand Android app that tells you ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus With 23-Megapixel Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone was globally launched last month Sony Xperia XA1 Plus houses a 3430mAh battery The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display Sony launched its Xperia XA1 Plus smartphone last month at IFA 2017 and on Thursday, the company introduced the new handset for the Indian market as well. The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus price in India is Rs. 24,990 and it ... Read More »

Belkin 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar Lets You Simultaneously Charge, Listen to Your iPhone

HIGHLIGHTS The Belkin 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar is priced at $34.99 It comes with a Lightning port, and a 3.5mm audio jack It is available on the Apple and Belkin website Last year, just after the launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus without the headphone jack, Belkin launched the Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar adapter to bring back the lost functionality of ... Read More »

iPhone X Supply Will Be Limited This Year, Will Only Meet Demand in 2018: KGI

HIGHLIGHTS Kuo predicts iPhone X shipments to be around 40-45 million in 2017 In 2018, the shipments should go up to 80-90 million units Kuo says iPhone X supply-demand equilibrium will be met in 1H18 While the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already up for pre-orders, the anniversary edition iPhone Xwill go on sale on November 3, with pre-orders starting from October 27. Now ... Read More »

Sony’s new flagship smartphone model to go on sale Sept. 15

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Sony Mobile’s latest flagship smartphone model — the Xperia XZ1 — will go on sale in Taiwan on Sept. 15, with hopes the new model will help the Japanese firm maintain the lead over its peers in the high-end Android smartphone market here. In addition to the Xperia XZ1, Sony Mobile is planning to launch the ... Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3 Voice Calling Feature Isn’t Coming to India

The Apple Watch Series 3 that the iPhone-maker unveiled at Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Campus on Tuesday, is the most advanced smartwatch in the world, Apple CEO Tim Cook said. The top feature of the Apple Watch Series 3 is cellular connectivity, which enables users to make and receive phone calls. But if you’re in India and planning to purchase ... Read More »