• Zebronics DOT speaker launched in five neon colour variants at Rs 777

    Zebronics DOT comes with a built-in microphone that also allows the user to make and receive calls.
    Zebronics has launched its portable DOT bluetooth speakers in five neon colour variants at Rs 777. The speaker is cylindrical in shape and small enough to fit in a palm.
    Zebronics DOT speaker features a 360 degree sound fidelity. The device has a range of 10 meters. Zebronics says that the mids and highs are crisp.

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    Zebronics DOT comes with a built-in microphone that also allows the user to make and receive calls. It comes with a 3.5 mm audi…

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  • Acer Predator 15 and 17 gaming laptops with FrostCore technology unveiled for India

    Acer has announced the launch of its Predator 15 and 17 gaming notebooks in India.
    Acer has announced the launch of its Predator 15 and 17 gaming notebooks in India. The new gaming notebooks are powered by Intel’s sixth generation Core i7 processor.
    Acer Predator 15 and 17 are running Windows 10 and come with features that appeal to gamers. Considering the heavy use of graphics, Acer has added an aluminium fan and dust defender which ensure that the laptop won’t heat up easily.
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    In order to keep the heat low, Acer has worked with Cooler Master to create FrostCore technology that allows users to swap the optical drive with a Cooler Master designed fan module. Acer says this fan module will stay exclusive to its products.

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  • Lenovo shows off prototype bendable smartphone and tablet

    Lenovo’s bendable smartphone: CPlus. Image via Lenovo.
    At its tech world conference, Lenovo showcased its progress in the flexible display technology area with two new product concepts.
    The first is CPlus, a new conceptual  smartphone with a totally flexible display, that can also be worn as a band on a user’s wrist. The second is the Folio tablet, which can be folded into two just like a piece of paper.
    Lenovo CPlus and Folio concepts are all about creating 100 per cent flexible devices. Lenovo is not the only company that is tinkering with the idea of flexible displays and phones.
    Recently a report by Bloomberg said, Samsung will launch its bendable smartphone with a flexible display at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in 2017 in Barcelona. The report in Bloomberg notes, Samsung will launch two new smartphones with bendable…

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  • E3 2016: Images of ‘slimmer’ Xbox One S leaked ahead of Microsoft event

    Microsoft Xbox One S pictures have been leaked online ahead of a possible launch. (Source: Neogaf)
    Microsoft is hosting an Xbox One event later today at the ongoing Electronic Entertainment Expo 2016 (E3 2016), and images of a new slimmer Xbox One S console have been leaked online ahead of the launch.
    According to pictures posted by users at the Neogaf forum, the new Xbox One S will be 40 per cent slimmer, and comes in a white colour option, which actually looks quite nice.
    One of the leaked images shared appears to be screenshot from the Microsoft site, saying the console is up for pre-order.
    Other features indicated in the leaked photos are 4K Ultra HD support, High Dynamic Range, 2TB hard drive, a streamlined controller (meaning a slimmer one), and a vertical stand.
    Microsoft’s press conference takes place today at around 10 pm IS…

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  • Intex announces 5.1 channel speaker IT-6050SUF BT at Rs 6,600

    Intex has launched 5.1 channel speaker IT-6050SUF BT at Rs 6,600. It supports a USB port, SD card slot, Bluetooth and has FM tuner.
    Intex has launched 5.1 channel speaker IT-6050SUF BT at Rs 6,600. It supports a USB port, SD card slot, Bluetooth and has FM tuner. The speaker comes with support for AUX, which is compatible with DVD, PC and LCD TV.
    “Intex has been successful in delivering innovative products which continue to delight consumers. The new speaker is yet another product with performance and style catering to the young generation,” said Nidhi Markanday, Business Head, Consumer Durables & IT, Intex.

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  • Wearables related to personal security most popular: Ericsson report

    Ericsson report says wearables might replace smartphones and help users interact with physical things.
    Ericsson ConsumerLab has unveiled its ConsumerLab report, ‘Wearable technology and the internet of things’; which reveals the top five most wanted wearables. According to the report, devices related to personal safety and security, such as panic buttons and personal locators are most popular.
    The survey was conducted across five markets and here are the top five wearables with the percentage of people interested in buying:
    1. Panic/SOS button (32 per cent)
    2. Smartwatch (28 per cent)
    3. Wearable Location Tracker (27 per cent)
    4. Identity Authenticator (25 per cent)
    5. Wearable Water Purifier (24 per cent)
    The report is based on a survey conducted on 5,000 smartphone users, out of which 2,500 are use wearables. The use…

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  • Micromax unveils its range of air conditioners starting at Rs 20,000

    Micromax ACs come with turbo cooling feature. The ACs cool faster with turbo cooling.
    Micromax has unveiled its range of air conditioners with three split ACs and one window AC. The air conditioners will be manufactured in Uttarakhand, under Make in India initiative.
    Micromax has also set up service centres, accompanying the launch. Micromax air conditioners come with ECCO Blu Technology, that protects the condenser coil from moisture. The technology helps in prolonging the life of the condenser by up to three times.
    Micromax ACs come with turbo cooling feature. The ACs cool faster with turbo cooling. They also come equaipped with Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) filter that removes chemicals with the help of oxidizing agents.

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  • BenQ launches W2000 and W3000 home projectors in India

    BenQ W2000 and W3000 come with Rec. 709 standard support and also bundle MaxxAudio (Source: BenQ)
    BenQ, the leader in DLP projector space has launched two new projectors in India. The DLP projectors, W2000 and W3000 come equipped with Rec. 709 HDTV standard for true colour reproduction.
    BenQ says its new projectors are perfect for live European Championships broadcasting in HDTV quality. The W2000 and W3000 give out a short-throw ratio of up to 100-inch a 2.5 metres. BenQ W2000 and W3000 support 1080p Full HD optimised optical system for better picture clarity.
    The USP of these projectors has to be the Rec. 709 standard support which guarantee accurate colour reproduction with Rec. 709 compatible displays. BenQ W2000 and W3000 also comes with CinemaMaster Audio powered by MaxxAudio. BenQ says the audio technology will bost…

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  • Fitness bands boost wearable segment in India, Xiaomi on top: IDC

    Fitness bands in India dominated the wearables segment, with Xiaomi being the top vendor: IDC
    India’s wearable market reached 400,000 units in Q1 2016, reports research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), with fitness bands dominating the market and accounting for 87.7 per cent of the market share.
    While Xiaomi and GoQii are have a 45 per cent market share, Fitbit has the maximum market value share, noted IDC.
    “The wearable market is rapidly gaining traction as it provides an easy health tracking mechanism to the users. In terms of units, Xiaomi and GOQii together contributed over 45 percent share, however Fitbit had maximum market value share. The smart wearables have not yet gained enough ground because of the higher price attached to them,” said Raj Nimesh, Senior Market Analyst, Client Devices at IDC.
    IDC also sa…

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  • LG Mosquito Away TV: Yes, it does exactly that

    LG Mosquito Away TV is equipped with an Ultra Sonic device, which uses the sound wave technology to keep mosquitoes away.
    LG Electronics has Mosquito Away TV, that drives mosquitoes and is odorless. Yes you heard it righ. A TV that also provides a solution to keep your surroundings mosquito free.
    LG Mosquito Away TV is equipped with an Ultra Sonic device, which uses the sound wave technology to keep mosquitoes away, without emitting harmful radiations. The device needs to be first activated.
    LG says the technology does not use chemicals, used in other toxic repellents. More importantly, it does not require refilling or any other maintenance.
    “The new Mosquito Away technology in television is an extension of this philosophy, transiting beyond viewing experience and truly building a healthy environment at home,” Howard Lee,…

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