• Zebronics BTRUCF fantasy 2.1 speakers launched at Rs 2,626


    Zebronics Fantasy BTRUCF speakers come with a glossy front panel and LED display
    Zebronics has launched its latest in Fantasy speaker series called BTRUCF. The company claims that the speakers can deliver an enriching music experience and are for loud music listeners, promising high bass. The BTRUCF 2.1 speakers will be priced at Rs 2,626.
    Fantasy BTRUCF speakers come with a glossy front panel and LED display. According to Zebronics, the speakers are 27W sound monster certified for sound output, the sub-woofer comes with a 12.7cms inch full-range driver for satellites and the satellite speakers are powered by 7.62cms full range drivers for high performance output.
    The speakers in addition to promising loud music, promises clean high notes and a warm mid-range, claiming no harmonic distortion even at high volumes. The sp…

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  • LeEco Super3 TV series launch shows 4K has finally arrived


    LeEco Super3 TV series in India is all 4K and comes in three variants, starting at Rs 59,790.
    This week, Japan became the first country to get an active 8K broadcast stream. I saw my first 8K TV a couple of years back at IFA in Berlin. Then the first consumer 4K televisions were just trickling in, that too with exorbitant price points. Now, that technology has finally become affordable.
    On Thursday, when Chinese technology upstart LeEco announced its array of televisions for the Indian market, it was the price points that everyone was talking about. At about, Rs 59,790 you can now own a 55-inch 4K television. Of course, there are cheaper 4K versions as well from Indian brands like VU, available at Rs 40,000 for a 43-inch version. The Rs 1,000 per inch rate that used to hold true for Full HD televisions is now application for Ultra HD scree…

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  • Raspberry Pi 3 starts receiving Windows 10 Anniversary Update


    Windows 10 IoT Core Anniversary update for Raspberry Pi 3 brings brings performance and application-support improvements (Source: Microsoft)
    After announcing Windows 10 Anniversary update for PCs, the Redmond-based software company is now rolling a new version for Raspberry Pi 3 under the IoT Core programme.
    Windows 10 IoT Core anniversary update brings performance and application-support improvements and an easier setup experience. The Anniversary for Raspberry Pi 3 also brings functional parity with Raspberry Pi 2.
    With Windows 10 IoT Core Anniversary Update, Raspberry Pi 3 users can remote into their IoT device and remotely control what’s displayed on their IoT device from any desktop or phone. The Raspberry Pi also gains support for Windows Store’s service applications. With NOOBS, Windows 10 IoT Core on Rasp…

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  • LeEco Super3 TV series in India; starts at price of Rs 59,790


    LeEco has launched Super3 TV series in India. In this photo, LeEco Super3 X65.
    LeEco, the Chinese Internet Ecosystem company has announced its Super3 TV series in India. After the success with its ‘Superphones’, the company now wants to put smart TVs in every Indian household. LeEco is bringing its Super3 TV series to India first, which includes two 65-inch models and a 55-inch model, and not the latest Super4 series that was launched in China in April. The Super3 television series is relatively an year old one.
    The Le Super3 Max65 is the most expensive of the lot priced at Rs 1,49, 790, while Super3 X65 will cost Rs 99,790, and Super3 X55 is the cheapest at Rs 59,790.  The new television sets will be available on LeMall.com and Flipkart during preview sale dates between August 10-12. The company will offer Rs 5000 instant discount t…

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  • Xiaomi Mi VR headset launched in China: Key specifications and features


    Xiaomi Mi VR is a basic VR headset that supports smartphones with screen sizes ranging from 4.7-inch to 5.7-inch (Source: Xiaomi)
    Xiaomi has officially launched its mobile VR headset, the Mi VR headset in China. The company has opened up the beta reservation for its first VR headset, and the reservation starts at 1 Yuan once the beta tester is selected. Xiaomi Mi VR headset features a two-way zipper design with dual front openings for easier adjustment of the smartphone. The Mi VR headset is compatible with smartphones with screen size ranging from 4.7-inch to 5.7-inch. The Mi VR headset also uses Lycra fabric, which Xiaomi claims is skin-friendly and does not cause discomfort.
    Xiaomi Mi VR headset was reportedly set to launch with Google’s Daydream compatibility, but it seems Xiaomi has announced a very basic headset instea…

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  • Polar M600 fitness smartwatch, powered by MediaTek processor launched


    Polar M600 features a 1.3-inch TFT display with Gorilla Glass for protection. It is equipped with six LEDs in the optical heart rate monitor.
    Polar M600, an Android Wearsports-optimized smartwatch will be powered by MediaTek chipset. Polar is equipped with optical heart rate technology and integrated GPS. The Polar M600 is powered by MediaTek’s MT2601 system-on-chip (SoC), which has been developed exclusively for wearables like this. MediaTek claims the MT2601 delivers a fast and smooth user experience. The SoC includes multimedia display technology. MediaTek MT2601 s a compact chipset that comes with a smaller printed circuit board size, fewer components and low power consumption.
    “We developed MT2601 with full functionality for small form-factor connected devices. Polar integrated it beautifully into a styli…

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  • GOQii launches new bands, brings doctors and diagnostics on board


    GOQii also announced a tie-up with Max Healthcare as their hospital and medical partner.
    GOQii has announced an update, which will integrate doctors and diagnostics to its ecosystems. The update includes health features such as the Health Risk Assessment and Health locker. It will be available with all new GOQii fitness band. GOQii claims it has brought trained doctors on board to deal with general medical and lifestyle issues. The doctors will mainly deal with emotional wellness, counselling and preventive health being. The consultations will be available through an app-based service over chat and voice call.
    “Technology is transforming healthcare at an incredible pace and resulting in dynamic outcomes for the industry. Today we’re announcing the integration of doctors and diagnostics on our platform with the int…

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  • RDP ThinBook laptop with Windows 10 launched at Rs 9,999


    RDP ThinBook ultra slim is claimed to be India’s most affordable laptop in its segment.
    RDP, a leading IT hardware and mobility devices manufacturing company, on Wednesday announced the launch of its RDP ThinBook ultra slim laptop at Rs 9,999. The 14.1-inch laptop is claimed to be India’s most affordable laptop in its segment. Developed in strategic association with ecosystem players Microsoft and Intel, the new device aims to address the needs of entry-level consumers looking for an affordable yet robust device.
    The laptop, weighing 1.4 kg, is equipped with Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Processor, Windows 10, 32 GB and up to 128 GB of expandable storage, 2GB RAM and 10,000 mAh Li-Polimer battery with 8.5 hours backup.
    Telangana’s Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao, who launched the laptop, assured all support to the com…

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  • Lenovo Yoga 710 convertible laptop launched in India: Here’s all you need to know


    Lenovo Yoga 710 is available in Platinum Silver and Ebony Black colour variants.
    Lenovo Yoga 710 convertible laptop has been launched in India for users who need on-the-go connectivity. Yoga 710 is listed on the company’s website for Rs 85,490. The laptop offers its users, four different ways to work – Laptop, Stand, Tent, or Tablet. Yoga 710’s hinge and touchscreen display allows the screen to flip around 360 degrees. The Yoga wireless mouse supports Bluetooth 4.0 and can be converted into a remote for media player, presentations and other applications.
    Lenovo Yoga 710 features a 14-inch FHD IPS multi-touch display with a pixel resolution of 1920 x 1080. “Ten-point multitouch technology provides a superior touch experience, greater responsiveness, and faster response times,” says Lenovo. The laptop is powered by s…

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  • Fitbit market leader in basic bands, Apple Watch set to grow: Canalys


    Fitbit Alta band that was launched recently.
    Fitbit continues to dominate the basic band sector in Q2 2016 with over 3.7 million shipments, while smartwatches saw a sluggish growth, shows data from research firm Canalys. Xiaomi was in second place, according to Canalys and its Mi band shipments stood at nearly 3 million, with Garmin coming in at number three (over 700,000 shipments).
    Fitbit has seen a growth of over 36 per cent year-on-year, says the research firm. “Fitbit’s remarkable growth story has continued. It has managed to do this primarily by driving its main competitors out of business. Jawbone’s shipments, for example, will soon come to an end,” ,” said Canalys Analyst Jason Low. But he pointed out there is pressure in Fibit from smartwatches, especially if cheaper ones with better battery life become more common.

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