• Apple MacBook Pro price cut expected in 2017, new 32GB RAM variant: Report


    Apple introduced its new series of 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro at its media event on October 27
    Apple released its 2016 MacBook Pro lineup, but KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said that he expects the Cupertino giant to drop the price of the new lineup, and even add 32GB RAM support next year.
    Kuo noted that Apple usually launches its products at a higher price, and only does price cuts on the units in the new year that follows. He anticipates that the drop in prices will be coming during the second half of next year. Kuo additionally believes that customers will gravitate towards the new MacBook’s once the USB-C market matures along with the Touch Bar.

    Kuo believes that the 2017 MacBook laptops may find support for 32GB RAM, and might also come with Intel’s new Cannonlake CPU (which features 15-20 per cent less power consum…

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  • Apple’s new MacBook Pro 2016: Price, specifications and features


    Apple’s0 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar launched on October 27, and will take a couple of weeks to ship in India
    At its event on October 27, Apple unveiled its newest MacBook Pro, which is the thinnest and the lightest one yet. The new MacBook Pro has seen the exit of the function key on the keyboard, which is replaced by a new ‘Retina-quality’ multi-touch display – known as the Touch Bar. The new MacBook Pro also sees the integration of a larger Force Touch trackpad.  The new Touch ID feature on the MacBook Pro allows users to quickly unlock the Mac and use Apple Pay on the web.
    Apple claims the new MacBook Pro features the company’s ‘brightest and most colourful Retina display yet’ with 500 nits of brightness, which the company claims is 67 per cent brighter than the previous generation. The new 13-inch MacBook Pro is 17 per cent thinner compa…

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  • Microsoft Surface Studio PC announced: Price, specifications and features


    Microsoft Surface Studio PC: Panos Panay, Corporate Vice President for Surface Computing demonstrates the new Microsoft Surface Studio computer at a live event in the Manhattan. (Source: Reuters)
    Microsoft has finally taken wraps off the Surface all-in-one PC, which is named Surface Studio. Microsoft says Surface Studio will transform the way you work and will fundamentally immerse a user into content creation. Microsoft Surface Studio features a 4.5k ultra HD 28-inch PixelSense display (192 dpi resolution) with a 10 point multi-touch. Microsoft has also built true scale into this, which means 1-inch on the screen equal to 1-inch in real life.
    The Studio PC has the world’s thinnest LCD Display ever built inside a PC, and Microsoft claims this has 63 per cent more pixels than a high-end 4K television display. The PC also f…

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  • Dell announces new Inspiron 5567 notebook at a starting price of Rs 39,590


    Dell Inspiron 15 5567 can be configured with up to seventh gen Core i7 processor and up to 2TB storage (Source: Dell)
    Dell has announced the launch of new Inspiron 5567 notebook in India. The new Windows 10 notebook is the latest addition to Dell’s flagship Inspiron 5000 series. Dell Inspiron 5567 is aimed at students and individual users. Dell Inspiron 5567 is ideal for entertainment, computing and content creation needs. The laptop is 23.3mm thick and has a light,easy-open design.

    Like most Inspiron series notebooks, Dell Inspiron 5567 comes in vibrant colour options including white, midnight blue, fog gray, black, bali blue and tango red. In a press release, Dell says “The Inspiron 15 5567 is a perfect for individuals and families who share a PC.” Dell Inspiron 15 5567 features a 15.6-inch display with an optional full HD p…

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  • Xiaomi Mi Band 2 launched in India: Price, specifications and features


    Mi Band 2 has introduced a digital heart rate monitor which also works like a heart rate sleep assistant
    Xiaomi has launched its new fitness tracker in India today, called the Mi Band 2. The band features an OLED display, with a physical button underneath it. The OLED display will show functions like time, heart rate and steps taken. The band gives alerts for calls, app notifications and can also be used for phone unlocking.
    Mi Band 2 has introduced a digital heart rate monitor. It also works like a heart-rate sleep assistant, and is IP67 splash resistant just like the the original Mi band, allowing it to be used while taking a shower, workout sessions and more. By tapping on the button, it lets a user view information like heart rate and steps taken.
    Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is thickest at 10.5mm, and weighs in at 19gms. Xiaomi claims that t…

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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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  • Micromax Canvas Smart LED TV range launched: Price and Features


    Micromax Canvas Smart LED TV: The smart TVs will be launched on Flipkart.com
    Micromax has launched its Canvas Smart LED TV range in India, which will start at Rs 19,999 and go all way to Rs 49,999. Micromax’s new Canvas Smart LED Tvs will be available exclusively on Flipkart on August 14, and pre-booking for the television sets will start from August 10.
    Micromax is launching the Canvas Smart TV range in three screen sizes: 32-inch, 40-inch and 50-inch, and pricing for each is Rs 19,999, Rs 29,999 and Rs 42,999 respectively. The 32-inch has a 720 p resolution, while the other two support 1080p resolution.
    The TV range will offer wireless smartphone control with an inbuilt Smart OS and comes pre-loaded with the Google Play Store. Apps like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail can be accessed via the Smart TVs. Micromax’s TV also have a n…

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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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  • Asus ROG G20CB gaming PC with Pascal GPU launched at a starting price of Rs 1,85,990


    Asus ROG G20CB is a gaming PC with world’s most powerful NVIDIA Pascal GPU (Source: NVIDIA)
    Asus has announced another new gaming device under its ROG series in India. The newest desktop PC is the first PC in India to feature NVIDIA’s Pascal GeForce GTX1080 GPU. The laptop will be available in limited quantities at a starting price of Rs 1,85,990.
    Asus ROG G20CB is a gaming desktop that is extremely compact and console-sized with clean aesthetics. The ROG G20CB is powered by a sixth generation Intel Core i7 processor based on Skylake architecture. Asus says its ROG G20CB is primarily meant for mainstream gaming. The desktop gaming PC’s main feature is the use of NVIDIA Pascal GPU which is the most advanced graphics card ever created for a gaming. The NVIDIA Pascal GPU promises unprecedented performance, power efficiency and gami…

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  • Dell Inspiron 2-in-1 range has starting price of Rs 32,690


    Dell is only bringing the Inspiron 3000 and 5000 series to India and company has no plans to launch the 7000 series anytime soon.
    Dell has officially launched the 2016 range of Inspiron 2-in-1 notebooks in India. The devices were first showcased at Computex in May.
    Dell is only bringing the Inspiron 3000 and 5000 series to India and company has no plans to launch the 7000 series anytime soon. Dell Inspiron 3000 series includes a 11-inch notebook while Inspiron 5000 series has a 13-inch and 15-inch offering.
    Dell Inspiron 11 3000 is the smallest of all the laptops announced on Tuesday. The laptop can be configured with quad core Intel Pentium or latest sixth generation Intel Core m3 processor. The laptop features an 11.6-inch display with a resolution of 1366 X 768 pixels. In spite of its small form factor, Dell Inspiron 11 3000 serie…

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