• Pokémon GO Plus: Now catch Pokémon even with smartphone in your pocket

    Pokémon GO Plus will flash lights in different colours to denote PokéStop, new Pokémons and Pokémons that you’ve already encountered.
    Pokémon GO Plus has finally been launched. The band allows users to play Pokémon GO without taking their smartphones out of pocket. Pokémon GO Plus uses Bluetooth LE to pair to devices, even without leaving the GO app. You need to be on the latest version of Pokémon GO app to use the band. It is easy to connect – Go to settings, click the ‘Pokémon GO Plus’ menu and select the band to pair.
    Next, Pokémon GO Plus will flash lights in different colours to denote PokéStop, new Pokémons and Pokémons that you’ve already encountered. You can press the button on Pokémon GO Plus in response to catch a Pokémon or collect items. TechCrunch’s Darrell Etherington, who tried his hands on Pokémon GO Plus band explai…

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  • Samsung EVO Plus 256GB MicroSD card launched at Rs 12,999

    Samsung EVO Plus 256GB MicroSD has been launched in India at a price of Rs 12,999.
    Samsung EVO Plus 256GB MicroSD card has been launched in India at a price of Rs 12,999. Samsung says this memory card provides consumers with up to 12 hours of 4K UHD video storage.
    The EVO Plus 256GB offers the highest capacity for a microSD card in its class, and Samsung is offering support for smartphones, tablets, 360-degree video recorders, action cameras, and drones with this card.
    The MicroSD card will support 33 hours of Full HD video on the mobile device or action camera, says Samsung. It uses Samsung’s advanced V-NAND technology to offer high read and write speeds of up to 95MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively claims the company.
    According to Samsung, the V-NAND technology will make the EVO Plus ideal for performance, especially with professiona…

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  • Computex 2016: Acer Liquid Zest Plus and TravelMate P2 notebooks launched; company sets an IoT vision

    Acer’s Liquid Zest Plus smartphone is priced at 9 and comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display, Android 6.0, and a Mediatek processor.
    Acer has launched a new Liquid Zest Plus smartphone, along with TravelMate P2 notebook series and a cloud-based vision for IoT devices called BeingWare, at the annual Computex conference 2016.
    Acer’s Liquid Zest Plus smartphone is priced at $199 and comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display, Android 6.0, and a Mediatek processor. The USP of the phone is the 5000 mAh battery, which Acer says will last for three days and can also double up as a power bank.
    It has a 13MP rear camera with PDAF, and also supports DTS-HD premium sound.
    The smartphone will be available in Europe, Middle East and America markets by July.
    Acer also revamped its TransferMate Notebook series with the new P2 devices which have the Intel 6…

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  • Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim hard drive launched starting at Rs 5,699 for 1 TB

    Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim is 9.6 mm slim and comes with 2.5-inch HDD technology.
    Seagate has announced the launch of Backup Plus Ultra Slim, which the company claims is the world’s thinnest 2TB mobile hard drive. The Backup Plus Ultra Slim comes with 200 GB Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage and Lyve software compatibility.
    “Based on our breakthrough ultra-mobile hard drive technology, this new storage solution gives them a better way to manage the increase in both data volumes and number of devices,” said Tim Bucher, vice president for Seagate’s Consumer Group.
    Read: Seagate launches NAS HDD 8TB, the highest capacity drive for storage
    Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim is 9.6 mm slim and comes with 2.5-inch HDD technology. Users can keep more than 500,000 songs, 320,000 photos or 240 hours of high definition video in Backup…

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  • Timex Metropolitan+, an analog watch plus fitness tracker launched

    Timex Metropolitan+, which is aimed at men, will initially be available only on Amazon India.
    Timex today launched the Metropolitan+, an analog watch with fitness tracking capabilities, priced at Rs 9995. Timex Metropolitan+, aimed at men, will initially be available only on Amazon India.
    “We’ve married the fitness tracking element with the beauty and design of the analog smartwatch. Lot of consumers wanted a regular watch, but with the benefits of a smartwatch and that’s what we built with Metropolitan+,” said Anupam Mathur, Head – Sales and Marketing, Timex Group India Limited in an interaction with Indianexpress.com
    The Metropolitan+ has a regular analog display, offers a one-and-a-half year battery life. On the smart bit, the watch also reflects what percentage of an activity goal has been fulfilled by a user. The g…

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