• UE Roll 2 launched in India with better wireless range at Rs 8495

    UE Roll 2 is IPX7 rated and can be immersed in liquid up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes
    Ultimate Ears has announced the successor to its UE Roll wireless speaker. The aptly named UE Roll 2 wireless speaker continues on the legacy of first generation’s anywhere-you-go-proof wireless mobile speakers.
    UE Roll 2 weighs 330 grams and has a diameter of 135 grams. The speaker is IPX7 rated and can be immersed in liquid up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. UE Roll 2 rechargeable lithium-ion battery lasts for up to 9 hours and has a charging time of 5.5 hours.
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    UE Roll 2 can be paired with up to 8 Bluetooth enabled devices. The speaker can connect up to two source devices at the same time. There is also support for wirelessly streaming to 2 UE Roll 2s from one single source.
    “Thanks to its bungee cord loop, UE ROLL was our most port…

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  • Fujifilm launches Instax Mini 70 camera in collaboration with Michael Kors

    Instax Mini 70 instant camera from Michael Kors and Fujifilm comes in a gold metallic colour (Image Source: Michael Kors)
    Fujifilm has announced a one-of-a-kind collaboration with fashion designer Michael Kors. The aim of the collaboration is to “capture the creativity of the fashion and photography worlds” with the introduction of Fujifilm’s new Instax Mini 70 instant film camera.
    The new Mini 70 instant camera from Michael Kors and Fujifilm comes in a gold metallic colour, which helps capture the aesthetics of Michael Kors designs. The camera has the Michael Kors brand logo on the front of the body, and also includes the designer’s signature in gold on the camera door – as a stamp of approval from Micahel Kors.
    The camera has an automatic exposure control and an interlocking range (ISO 800). It comes with an automatic electr…

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  • CoWatch, the first Alexa-enabled smartwatch is now available on Amazon

    CoWatch runs Cronologics OS based on Android and integrates Amazon’s Alexa voice-assistant (Source: Amazon)
    CoWatch, the Indiegogo based smartwatch project is now available for sale. CoWatch, which runs Android Wear like many other smartwatches also has Alexa built-in. Alexa is the digital assistant developed by Amazon.
    CoWatch is the first smartwatch to feature Alexa virtual assistant. Alexa, which made its debut as an intelligent virtual assistant on Amazon’s Echo speaker, is now being made available to third party vendors. Amazon has been expanding the availability of Alexa to third party speaker makers like Sonos and Denon. But it is the first time we have Alexa speak from a smartwatch.

    CoWatch features a 42mm watch face which might seem big for many and it comes with a 12mm thick metal body. CoWatch uses stainless st…

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  • Xiaomi’s Mi Air Purifier 2 review: The cheaper, simpler option

    Xiaomi Air Purifier 2 itself is pretty compact and won’t occupy much space in your house (240 x 240 x 520 mm is the size)
    Xiaomi’s Mi Air Purifier 2 has officially launched in India at a starting price of Rs 9,999. The WiFi-enabled Mi Air Purifier is part of Xiaomi’s range of IoT products, most of which are available in China. For India, this is the first IoT-based home product from Xiaomi; one that is strategically chosen given the deteriorating air quality in the country.
    Air pollution remains one of the most talked about topics for a city like Delhi. You don’t need to go to the live AQI index to know that Delhi still has air pollution problems. And pollution in upcoming Tier-II and Tier-III cities has hardly been addressed. So don’t be surprised if more players launch air purifiers and similar products.

    Xiaomi’s Mi Air Purifier requir…

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