• Apple iPhone 7 lightning earpods leak in a new video


    Apple iPhone 7 earpods video leak hints at what the lightning connected earpod might look like (Source: Weibo)
    It’s almost confirm that Apple will drop the 3.5 mm headphone jack in favour of dual stereo speakers and one single lightning port as the only medium of interface when it launches the next iPhone sometime in September. The reports and rumours have indicated at Apple introducing a lightning earpods with the new iPhone in order to mitigate the lack of headphone jack. While we have seen press renders of what it might look like, it is being shown in a video for the first time.
    Apple won’t be the first smartphone manufacturer to drop 3.5 mm headphone jack, if at all it does with the next iPhones. Chinese internet technology company, LeEco and Motorola have already dropped headphone jack from their recent smartphines in favour of…

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  • Xiaomi’s Daydream VR headset might launch on August 1: Report


    Xiaomi’s Daydream-based VR headset is expected to launch in August
    Xiaomi’s next big product announcement could be a VR headset. Xiaomi, which is steering away from smartphones with alternate smart devices like smart rice cooker and air purifiers, could announce a new VR headset based on Google’s Daydream on August 1.
    Xiaomi’s reason to enter Virtual Reality seems to be its own MIUI based on Android. Xiaomi ships its smartphones with MIUI which is a forked version of Android that relies heavily on customisation and smart features. Xiaomi’s VR headset plans have been revealed by company’s General Manager, Tang Mu. Tang Mu says, Xiaomi is building its own VR headset to provide best VR experience to its MIUI users.
    Xiaomi was a surprise entrant at Google’s I/O 2016 this year. While Xiaomi only announced a 4K enabled Mi Box based on…

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  • Wow! Samsung Gear VR upgrade could have expanded viewing angles


    Samsung Gear VR 2016 will support the Note 7’s USB-C port and offer expanded 110 degree view (Source: Onleaks/Twitter)
    Samsung is set to launch its next Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on August 2 in New York but it seems the company also has a new Gear VR in the offing. Samsung which was likely to launch a new Gear VR at its pre-MWC event decided to continue with the existing version.
    Now, Twitter user @Onleaks has confirmed that Korean company will introduce new Gear VR along with Galaxy Note 7 on August 2. It seems the new Gear VR is bring introduced in order to make it compatible with the USB-C port on Galaxy Note 7. Samsung’s previous Galaxy lineup including Galaxy S7 and S7 edge used regular USB ports for interface.
    According to French website Nowhere Else, the new Gear VR will possess expanded vision of 110 degrees and will be wider than the c…

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  • Creative Aurvana ANC active-noise cancellation headphones announced at Rs 10,999


    Creative Aurvana ANC headphones come with a braided audio cable and inline microphone for music controls
    Creative has announced the launch of its Creative Aurvana ANC noise cancellation headphonse. Creative has designed the headset for urban travelers to enjoy long hours of music, movies or games while cancelling the surrounding noise. The Aurvana ANC has a steel headband wrapped in leatherette for greater comfort. The ear cups come with a polished chrome finish lined with a tinge of blue.
    The headphones sport a lightweight design and leatherette memory foam ear padding, making for long hours of comfortable use to listen to music in a noisy environment such as aircraft cabins, trains or buses. The headphone comes with a braided audio cable and inline microphone for music controls and phone calls. The control will let a user…

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  • TCL 562 smartphone launched along with new TV ranges


    TCL P1 series features 48-inch Curved Full HD Smart TV has an overall thickness of 69.6mm
    World’s third-largest TV manufacturer, TCL has announced its new range of Curve, Ultra HD and Full HD TV series, which are available in the Indian market exclusively on Amazon.in. The new TV series will be available on pre-booking, and registration commences from July 28. The company is also set to introduce its TCL 562 smartphone with a diamond cut design and a 5.5-inch full HD IPS screen. TCL will offer its range of five Televisions and two Smartphones portfolio of products in India starting first week of August.
    Commenting on the launch, Mr. Praveen Valecha, Regional Director – TCL India, said, “Our entry into the smartphones and television category in India is a strategic move that reinforces our commitment to lead technology and innov…

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  • Asus ROG G20CB gaming PC with Pascal GPU launched at a starting price of Rs 1,85,990


    Asus ROG G20CB is a gaming PC with world’s most powerful NVIDIA Pascal GPU (Source: NVIDIA)
    Asus has announced another new gaming device under its ROG series in India. The newest desktop PC is the first PC in India to feature NVIDIA’s Pascal GeForce GTX1080 GPU. The laptop will be available in limited quantities at a starting price of Rs 1,85,990.
    Asus ROG G20CB is a gaming desktop that is extremely compact and console-sized with clean aesthetics. The ROG G20CB is powered by a sixth generation Intel Core i7 processor based on Skylake architecture. Asus says its ROG G20CB is primarily meant for mainstream gaming. The desktop gaming PC’s main feature is the use of NVIDIA Pascal GPU which is the most advanced graphics card ever created for a gaming. The NVIDIA Pascal GPU promises unprecedented performance, power efficiency and gami…

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  • Lenovo Air 13 Pro is a Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air competitor


    Lenovo Air 13 Pro is direct competitor to Xiaomi’s Mi Notebook Air and comes with similar specifications and price (Source: Lenovo China)
    Lenovo, the world’s No.1 PC manufacturer has pulled out its Mi Notebook Air competitor. The laptop not only has same price tag but also shares the word Air in its name. Lenovo Air 13 Pro shares its hardware specifications with Mi Notebook Air and is immediately available on sale.
    Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air is the first Windows notebook from Chinese smartphone maker. The notebook available in two variants were launched yesterday and it already has its first big competition. Lenovo Air 13 Pro comes with a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS display and is powered by an Intel Core i5-6200U processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 256GB storage. The laptop weighs just 1.29kg and has a thickness of just 14.8mm.
    Lenovo Air 13…

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  • Vaio C15 series laptops launched in Japan


    Vaio’s C15 series laptops are customizable and come with either an Intel Core i3-5005U processor or a Celeron 3215U processor
    Vaio has unveiled a new range of new laptops in Japan with focus on visual appeal. The C15 series laptops will be available in four colour combinations, which is also the USP of the series. The Vaio C15 series is reported to be available starting at JPY 66,800 (approx Rs 43,000), while the top end model will be price at JPY 94,800 (approx Rs 61,000). The prices of the laptops have not been revealed for other countries.
    Vaio C15 series comes in colour combinations of White and Copper, Yello and Black, Orange and Khaki and Navy and Grey.
    The customizable models come with either an Intel Core i3-5005U processor or a Celeron 3215U processor. The laptops will features a 1366×768 pixels 15.5-inch display and wil…

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  • Altec Lansing’s new range of headphones, speakers start at Rs 1,590


    Altec Lansing range of audio devices are available on e-commerce portals including Amazon and Flipkart.
    Altec Lansing has launched a range of speakers and headphones starting at Rs 1,590. The IMW140 dual motion Bluetooth speaker is priced at Rs 3,290. The earphones include MZW100 Bluetooth Sport earphones, MZW300 Bluetooth headphones, Earc60 French Touch earphones and MZX147 in-ear earphones.
    IMW 140 Dual Motion speaker
    IMW 140 Dual Motion Speaker is a portable speaker which comes with a built-in microphone. The battery provides 6 hours of playback time. It is packed with features like onboard song navigation controls, a 33-feet Bluetooth range and integrated carry strap frees. The device is priced at Rs 3,290.
    MZW100 Bluetooth Sport earphones
    MZW100 Bluetooth Sport earphones are priced at Rs 3,090. The headphones a…

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  • Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air vs MacBook Air vs HP Envy 13: Specifications comparison


    Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air is the first Windows 10 notebook from Chinese smartphone maker, manufactured by Tian Mi (Source: Xiaomi/Twitter)
    Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air running Windows 10 was unveiled at a special event in Beijing. Xiaomi, which is known for its smartphones, has a wider product portfolio in China that includes electric bikes and IoT devices. The Mi Notebook Air is its first Mi branded laptop.
    As one can expect from a Xiaomi device, the Mi Notebook Air comes with latest hardware specifications, metal build quality, and an attractive price. Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air is pitted against Apple’s MacBook Air, and has been launched at a time when PC and Mac sales are declining quarter after quarter.
    Xiaomi Mi Notebook won’t have an easy time in the PC market. The company has to compete with offerings not only from Apple, but also fro…

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