• Jays launches u-JAYS premium headphones at Rs 15,990 in India


    u-JAYS are the most premium set of headphones from the Sweden-based company (Source: Headphone Zone)
    Jays, the Sweden-based company has announced the launch of u-JAYS, its new premium headphones in India. The headphone is aimed at those looking for great comfort and acoustics from their audio device.
    Jays u-Jays follows previous headphone models like q-JAYS, c-JAYS, j-JAYS and S-JAYS. The u-JAYS is an offering that concentrates on deeper bass response and mid-tones.
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    The u-JAYS utilises 40mm dynamic speaker with Japanese silk-coated diaphragm. The vent holes on u-JAYS are covered with acoustic tuning filters that are evenly distributed 360 degrees around the speaker.
    The ear cushion and cable on u-JAYS are exchangeable which allows fo…

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  • Amazon Echo Dot and Echo Tap launched with Alexa inside


    Amazon Echo Dot is a tiny little speaker with Alexa virtual assistant that can be connected to other speakers to extend Alexa’s functions (Source: AP)
    Amazon.com is introducing two devices designed to amplify the role its voice-controlled assistant Alexa plays in people’s homes and lives.
    The products unveiled Thursday are echoes of Amazon’s Echo, a cylinder-shaped speaker with Internet-connected microphones that became Alexa’s first major showcase when it debuted in late 2014. Set these gadgets up and they’ll listen for your voice and respond to commands – for instance, to read the morning’s headlines.

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  • Amazon drops encryption feature in Fire tablet software


    Amazon drops encryption for its Fire tablets at a time when Apple is fighting over iPhone encryption
    Amazon.com Inc has quietly dropped support for disk encryption on its Fire tablets, saying the feature that secures devices by scrambling data was little used by customers.
    Privacy advocates and some users criticized the move, which came to light on Thursday even as Apple Inc was waging an unprecedented legal battle over U.S. government demands that the iPhone maker help unlock an encrypted phone used by San Bernardino shooter Rizwan Farook.
    On-device encryption scrambles data so that the device can only be accessed if the user enters the correct password. Cryptologist Bruce Schneier said Amazon’s move to remove the feature was “stupid” and called on the company to restore it.

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  • Samsung T3 SSDs introduced for India, start at Rs 10,999 for 250 GB


    Samsung SSD T3 is the latest solid state drive from Korean electronics company that offers capacity of up to 2TB (Source: Shruti Dhapola)
    Samsung Electronics India launched its new SSD T3 for the country starting at a price of Rs 10,999 for the 250GB, going up all the way to Rs 74,999 for the high-end 2TB version. The new all-metal body SSD T3 will be available in India starting March 21, and Samsung will start phasing out the older T1 series.
    Just like the previous T1 series, the new T3 looks like a credit card, except this one is slightly thicker, but still light for its capacity, and weighs around 51 gms.
    The T3 SSD comes with Samsung’s V-NAND technology (cell-to-cell vertical stacking) and SSD TurboWrite technology. The new T3 is geared at professionals, who wish to keep their data safe and secure.
    Samsung’s new SSD T3 allows full en…

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