• HP Pavilion Wave, HP Elite Slice desktops with sixth-gen Intel i7 launched

    HP Pavilion Wave is backed by 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an optional AMD Radeon R9 M470 graphics card
    HP has announced two new two new PCs today – the HP Pavilion Wave and HP Elite Slice. HP is pitching the Pavilion Wave as an entertainment and productivity device for home. This desktop is built around a fully integrated audio system, with a triangular form parabolic reflector that gives 360 degree sound.
    HP Pavilion Wave houses a sixth generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor. It comes with either a 1TB SSD or a 2TB HDD drive. The computer is backed by 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an optional AMD Radeon R9 M470 graphics card.
    Its design is built around a central audio system. A parabolic reflector on top of the PC reflects the sound coming from the speaker grille in parallel from all directions while also acting as an outlet vent for hot air to come o…

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  • Sony FDR-X3000 Action Cam with full 4K video recording launched

    Sony FDR-X3000 is waterproof up to 60 meter, shockproof and dustproof as well. It comes with adjustable FOV and zooming.
    Sony FDR-X3000 camera with image stabilisation and support for full 4K video recording has been launched. The camera comes with Action Cam design and is said to reduce shake with its balanced Optical SteadyShot technology. There’s 7.20 mm Exmor R CMOS sensor to shoot in the dark and BIONZ X image processor that helps in recording moves up to 4K at 100 Mbps. It has an f/2.8 aperture.
    Sony FDR-X3000 can be used to create 4K time-lapse movies by shooting a series of stills of a scene over a period of time. These scenes can then be edited with Action Cam Movie Creator6 to make a 4K Time-lapse movie. Action Cam App7 is capable of creating time-lapse movie in Full HD.
    Sony FDR-X3000 is waterproof up to 60 meter, shockproof…

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  • Now a device to detect if fruit is ripe

    The riper an apple is, the dimmer the glow from the chlorophyll, the researchers said.
    You may soon be able to tell if a fruit is ripe or not, thanks to a new handheld device developed by MIT researchers, including one of Indian origin. The device can evaluate how ripe the fruit is by measuring the glow of chlorophyll in the fruit’s skin under ultraviolet light.
    Such a gadget could make a big difference for apple distributors, who sometimes have to guess when deciding where to send their stock, researchers said. Testing ripeness could also help farmers decide the best time to harvest their crops. “There’s a tremendous amount of wastage,” said Anshuman Das, a postdoctoral researcher in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Media Lab.
    One solution could be to analyse apples using a spectrometer, which measures the bright…

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  • Microsoft may announce Surface all-in-one PC at its October event: Report

    Microsoft traditionally announces new Windows-based Surface Pro convertible device at its October event
    Microsoft is reportedly planning an October hardware event focusing on company’s Surface branded products. This year, however, the company could just unveil Surface-branded all-in-one Windows 10 PC.
    Microsoft’s October event have always been about Surface Pro and last year, Microsoft surprised everyone with its Surface Book. It seems, Microsoft is just not announcing a new Surface Book or Surface Book at its October hardware launch this year. Microsoft could simply refresh the Surface Pro and Surface Book lineup with new and faster processors, reports ZDNet.
    The report further confirms that Microsoft is working on new Windows 10-based all-in-one PC codenamed Cardinal. Microsoft’s Cardinal is being dubbed a…

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  • Sony PlayStaion 4 Pro to launch in November: Specifications revealed

    Sony PlayStation Pro is slated for November 10 launch and will be priced at 9 (approx Rs 26,500)
    Sony has put the PlayStation 4 through its mid life upgrade. For those who were stuck watching the Apple event, Sony was conducting another event in New York. The company announced the launch of not one but two new PS4 models. The first model is a slimmer version of the original PS4. The company also gave a sneak peak at the PS4 ‘Pro’ – a console that will be capable of doing 4K gameplay.
    The first in the lineup is the PS4 Slim, which will be replacing the first generation (thicker) PS4. Sony will phase out the thicker first generation PS4, and the slim version will carry the PS4 name forward. There is no hardware changes to the new PS4, so if you already own a the first generation model – you have practically no incentive to upgrade to this newer mode…

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  • PowerEgg — drone in the form of eggs

    At the Berlin IFA show 2016 was demonstrated to an unusual UAV. We are talking about PowerEgg created by the developers PowerVision Robot.

    The release of the quadrocopter is expected in October 2016. The invention pleasing unique design. In folded form, the product resembles an egg. The handset facilitates transportation and protects the blades. Capacity battery lasts for 23 minutes of flight. It is controlled by tablet or smartphone. Navigation easier GPS. Avoid obstacles helps camera, 13.9 MP. Supported shooting 4K at 30 frames per second.

    PowerEgg — drone in the form of eggs

    PowerEgg accelerates to 46.8 km/h. the Ceiling height is at 4 km. Price — 1400 Euro….

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  • Sony’s PlayStation Pro will finally bring 4K gaming to consoles

    The slimmer, more energy-efficient PS4 effectively replaces the existing model and will cost 0
    Sony is unveiling a slimmer, lighter, cheaper version of its PlayStation 4, as well as a Pro device targeted at hardcore gamers that features high-resolution images and a 1-terabyte hard drive.
    The Japanese electronics company revealed the long-rumored updates to its video game console at an event in New York’s Times Square Wednesday.
    The slimmer, more energy-efficient PS4 effectively replaces the existing model. It will cost $300 (approx Rs 20,000), down from $350 for the previous version, and go on sale on Sept. 15 in most markets.
    The PlayStation Pro will cost $400 and go on sale Nov. 10, in time for the holiday shopping season. It will offer 4K gaming, displaying hyper-realistic graphics and immersive visuals — as long as it is…

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  • Apple Watch Series 2 and Apple AirPods: First Impressions, India price and More

    Apple Watch Series 2 is here with GPS, and will be swim-proof. (Source: Nandagopal Rajan)
    While Apple announced two new version of the iPhone 7, there were a couple of other important announcements at the keynote on September 7. The Apple Watch Series 2 was announced with a better, faster, processor and swim-proofing. The AirPod meanwhile became Apple’s first wireless device, ushering in a new era. Here is what we thought of the two new devices.
    Apple Watch Series 2
    The Apple Watch Series 2 is swim-proof and can resist water till depths of up to 50 metres. But how do you achieve something like this in a smartwatch with a bunch of entry points for the water to get it? Well, you cap most of the entry points and for the rest use the speaker to expel the water. Simple when you look at it, as speakers use air to create sound and the same air can be use…

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  • Apple’s new AirPods bring custom-chip and five hours of wireless audio

    Apple has finally done away with the 3.5-mm headphone jack, but will now support headphone connectivity via the lightening (charging) port
    Apple has introduced its new earphones called AirPods. These wireless headphones will provide a wireless audio experience for users. Apple has finally done away with the 3.5-mm headphone jack, but will now support headphone connectivity via the lightening (charging) port. If you don’t want a physical tether to your phone, AirPods is what you need according to Apple. By flipping open the lid of their charging case and with a single tap, they are synced with your iPhone and Apple Watch.
    Sensors onboard the earphones know when you are listening to music and will automatically play or pause your music. AirPods allow you to access Siri with just a double tap. the AirPods are powered by Apple’s n…

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