Gadgets

With the popularity of smart home devices on a constant rise, innovators can’t miss out on upgrading those devices which add a sense of comfort to our homes. A thermostat is one such device. It adjusts the temperature of one’s home according to the resident’s preference. Imagine getting back home after a long day as there is water logging everywhere but once you enter your house, the familiar warmth of that place washes over you. No this is not because it is your home; this is because of the thermostat you installed in your house. Now...
Headphones are a great way to enjoy your music as they offer noise reduction and let you enjoy each beat with maximum clarity. Also, the people around you need not know what you are listening to and you can ignore human contact if you aren’t in the mood to do so. Headphones are not only an entertainment device anymore; they have become more of an everyday essential. But an everyday essential is usually in one’s budget. Can you visualize yourself spending $600 on a pair of headphones for its classy design? Well, this is the price range...
Last Christmas, I saw a cheeky ad that didn’t quite hit the mark. It showed a Smart Barbie that can respond to kids’ questions and movements using the internet, capture audio and video, and have chats with other devices over Bluetooth. The smart toy could use, store, process and send recordings to third parties; potentially revealing the child’s intimate thoughts and details. Isn’t privacy of children of greater importance than a smart toy which can be easily exploited? Toy companies don’t agree on the concept of smart toys being used...
Atari has revealed images of its new Ataribox, the company’s first video games console we’ve seen in years. The new console won’t be out soon and the only thing we know is that it’ll be available in wood and one in red/black. The video game maker has not provided many details about the console in a 20-second YouTube teaser. Atari still exists? Atari plans to deliver classic hits in the Ataribox, alongside current popular games. It’s unclear whether this involves republishing Rollercoaster Tycoon. In a move similar to the NES and ...
Dell has come out with the world’s first wireless charging laptop, the Latitude 7285 2-in-1 notebook computer. The versatile tablet with an attachable keyword is also the world’s thinnest and lightest Windows-based convertible. A report by The Verge had earlier explained, the keyword is the key to the wireless charging feature. (Although, the keyword comes with a caution that it cannot be used on a metal surface.) The hybrid laptop can be charged on Dell’s new desktop wireless charging pad, which delivers 30W of power. (The wireless ...
If Google also works on the regular rhythm that Apple Inc. follows we can assume that in three months it will roll out its next Google Pixel XL for 2017. As we are getting closer to the release of the new Google Pixel 2 the speculations, rumors, and leaks are also increasing. Android Police, as usual recently posted a first-hand render of the new phone by Google. It says that this is an accurate representation of the new design of Google’s Pixel 2017. Going by the record, this site did the same last year with the first Google Pixel. ...
Just when we thought that only high-tech devices could baffle us, technology went one step further. Almost everyone is well aware of the trend of smart wearables and a majority of us already own them or are craving to make the purchase. As people are willing to disturb their budget to get their hand on these wearables, innovators decided to add a style quotient to it as well. This makes a smart wearable even more appealing than it already was. One of the latest products of this concept is the Louis Vuitton smartwatch. Louis Vuitton i...
The first time that users saw a FullVision screen on any LG phone was on the company’s G6 model, having an aspect ratio of 18:9. Now, the company plans for a similar screen ratio in its lower-priced category phones. According to rumors, many also assumed that the new LG phone model will be launched as a successor to the G6 model, i.e. as LG G6 mini. But the company has come out with a whole new model named the LG Q6 and two others. According to leaked sources, this new phone does hold similarities with the G6 model. While as a lower-r...
Will the Galaxy Note 8 explode? Jokes apart, last year’s Galaxy Note 7 was a disaster. Following reports of battery fires and explosion, Samsung was forced to issue a recall, which later resulted in the handset being discontinued altogether. If rumors are to be true, Note 7 doesn’t mark the end of the line for the Galaxy Note range. Samsung has confirmed it will unveil a half-price Note 8 in the second-half of 2017. Rumors and leaks will no doubt surge over the next few weeks as we move closer to the launch date. Let’s walk through th...
The launch of smartphones by Apple Inc. is like a seasonal affair that is much-awaited by people worldwide. It is like one of those final matches by the best team in a particular sport for which its fans from across the globe flock to the stadium to witness it. Here, everyone can’t attend the launch event yet they are glued to various news sources awaiting updates for the next iPhone. Now it’s the season for the excitement of the iPhone 8. Being an Apple product, it’s obvious that the internet is filled with rumors about the model. Ov...