• Nokia steps into virtual reality turf with Ozo, a spherical camera for VR

    Nokia’s new virtual reality experiment: Ozo camera.
    Finland’s Nokia, once the world’s largest phone maker, has unveiled Ozo, a spherical camera designed for making 3D movies and games that can be watched and played with virtual reality headsets.
    The device, showcased at an event in Los Angeles, takes video and audio in 360 degrees with eight sensors and microphones, and is the first from Nokia’s digital media solutions business — one of its new focuses for future growth.
    Nokia is going through restructuring after selling its mobile phone business to Microsoft last year and following that up with a proposed 15.6 billion euro ($17.2 billion) acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, which is set to boost its main network equipment business.
    “We expect that virtual reality experiences will soon radically enhance the way people commun…

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  • Strontium launches world’s smallest and fastest USB flash drive

    Strontium Technology has launched what it calls the world’s smallest and fastest USB.
    Strontium Technology has launched Nitro Plus Nano USB 3.0, which it says is the world’s smallest and fastest USB drive.
    The Nano USB 3.0 is designed in an ultra-small form factor and delivers an high speed performance up to 130MB/s read and 100MB/s write speed, says the company.
    Strontium’s Nitro Plus Nano USB 3.0 Flash Drive has space for up to 960 minutes of 1080p HD Video; 26,208 photos or 16,000 MP3 songs. It comes with 5 years Limited warranty.
    The drive comes in three sizes: 16GB, 32GB and 64GB which are priced at $6 USD, $11 USD and $20 USD respectively. The product will be available across all channels and e-commerce sites in India.

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  • Sony Bravia Android TV: 5 things you should know

    Sony Bravia Android TV
    Our first impression is that Android TV has the ability to get many users out of the rigmarole that is Indian television and give them the content they want, when they want it. The concept of adding Google Search or an YouTube app by itself is not new and for some time there have been a lot of Android boxes and dongles that have been able to bring this ability to your screens. But it is the first time that a TV will be powered natively by Google’s Android TV concept which is not the same as adapting the mobile-first Android operating system for a larger screen.
    Here are five impressions of the Sony Bravia KDL-50W950C Android TV:
    1. This is all about Android: Android is at the core of this TV and we do not mean it is going to show apps like it does on smartphones and like it did on some older generation smart TVs. Here Android ha…

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  • Logitech India launches G310 Ulta-Light Mechanical Gaming Keyboard at Rs 8795

    Logitech G310 comes with exclusive Romer-G mechancial switches (Source: Logitech India)
    Logitech G, the gaming division of Logitech has unveiled the G310 Atlas Dawn Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard priced at Rs 8795.
    Logitech is using its exclusive Romer-G mechanical switches with an actuation of 1.5mm . These switches allow for commands to be received almost 25% faster. The keyboard is said to last for 70 million keystrokes which is a significant number for a mechanical keyboard.
    The Logitech G310 doesn’t have a number pad or macro keys making it ultra-light to be carried around anywhere. The keyboard also has central backlighting that makes gaming easier even in dark. The keyboard also allows users to control the brightness for optimum glow for different gaming environment.
    The Logitech G310 comes with support fo…

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  • Nokia’s ‘virtual reality project’ could be revealed next week, says report

    Nokia headquarters in Finland. (Source: Nokia)
    HTC’s headset uses Valve’s Steam VR tracking and input technologies along with tracked controllers that will let users walk around and explore virtual space and inspect objects from all angles. The headset features high quality graphics, 90 frames per second video and high audio fidelity.
    Microsoft, the company that bought Nokia’s handset business, has also geared up to take the virtual reality business seriously with its HoloLens, which will allow high-definitions holograms to come to life and users can interact with them. Windows 10 will also support HoloLens.

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