• Vu announces limited edition premium UHD and curved TVs in India

    Vu’s new premium TVs offer 4K UHD resolution, faster processing and competitive pricing (Source: Vu)
    With smartphone market cannibalising in India, more and more companies are looking at TVs as the next big hardware play. After the recent launch of flagship UHD TVs from LeEco, Vu has now joined the bandwagon too.
    Vu, the US-based television manufacturer has now launched two premium TVs and one curved TV in India. Vu’s Premium TV range now comes in 65-inch and 75-inch range. The curved TV on the other hand features a 55-inch panel.
    “Our revolutionary UHD TV series and the advanced Curve TV undoubtedly are category defining products in their own right. There are no competing products in the industry, with similar features or price points. Discerning consumers who are looking for an all-inclusive techno-luxurious experience i…

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  • Zebronics Major tower speaker launched at Rs 8,787

    Zebronics Major has 70 watts RMS sound output, and it comes with wireless mic for karaoke. It is priced at Rs 8,787.
    Zebronics has launched its new tower speakers called Major. Zebronics Major come enclosed in a wooden cabinet and sport a glossy front panel. Each tower houses a subwoofer of 16.51 cms to deliver low range frequencies. There are four 7.6 cms speaker drivers that produce mid and high range sound frequencies. Zebronics Major has 70 watts RMS sound output, and it comes with wireless mic for karaoke.
    Connectivity options on Zebronics Major include Bluetooth for wireless music streaming and AUX for connecting to TV, DVD player, computer and more. It has built-in FM radio. Zebronics Major comes with USB/SD card reader slot. The tower speaker on online as well as offline channels. Zebronics Major comes with 1 year warran…

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  • Electra Meccanica Solo: 3-wheeled electric car for egoists

    The developers of the canadian Meccanica Vehicles of Electra Corporation have decided to surprise. The company introduced an unusual electric car. The model is called Solo.

    “Name” stands for. The novelty is intended only for 1 person. The seat is driver only. The creators justify this by the statistics — 80% of car owners drive alone (from home to work and back). Another feature is the configuration of the wheels. 1 is rear, 2 front. Such vehicles do not meet every day. Solo maximum speed is 130 km/h. Acceleration to 100 km/h takes 8 seconds. Said provides the actuator with a capacity of 82 horsepower.

    Electra Meccanica Solo: 3-wheeled electric car for egoists

    The battery pack with a capacity of 16.1 kWh allows you to travel 160 km. Charging takes 3 hours (AC 220V). In addition, the presence of audio si…

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  • Ashley Chloe Inc officially launches Helix Cuff earphones at $199

    Helix Cuff will be available for order now in three colours – Black on Black, Silver/Champagne Gold and Black/White
    Fashion Tech company, Ashley Chloe Inc, announced the official launch of its flagship wearable Bluetooth headphones, Helix Cuff. According to the company, Helix Cuff is for both form and functionality. It responds to voice commands and can activate Siri. It sits like a bracelet on your hand when not in use.
    The Helix Cuff features aptX technology for CD-like stereo audio quality, and cVc technology to increase voice quality and reduce background noise. Its smart multipoint connectivity enables simultaneous connectivity to two devices.
    “The Helix Cuff was designed to combine performance with style and convenience, making it the perfect solution for the iPhone 7 and a fantastic holiday gift for those who val…

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  • Jabra Halo Smart wireless headphones launched at Rs 3,499

    Jabra Assist app will let a user track the exact battery usage of the headset
    Denmark based consumer electronics company, Jabra, has announced the launch of its Halo Smart wireless headphones. It is the latest addition to the Jabra Halo family of wireless headphones. It comes with integrated wind-noise protection, voice capabilities via a dedicated Google Now/Siri button. It gives 17 hours of talk time or 15 hours of music listening on a single charge.
    “When it comes to basics like battery life, Jabra Halo Smart removes the hassle of constantly charging your headphones. Unlike other solutions, it discretely incorporates a 230mAh battery into the back of the neckband using bendable “flex zones” to provide up to 17 hours talk time (or 15 hours of music listening) with just one charge,” said the company.
    Jabra Halo Smart allows y…

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  • 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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