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Kindling a very basic kind of fire

R Dinakaran

If you have used an Amazon Kindle before, the first thing that strikes you in the new basic K... »

An umbrella that uses air to keep you dry

Amrit Ramakrishnan

A Chinese inventor has developed a new type of umbrella which could spell the doom for conventio... »

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

Reuters

Microsoft Corp is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks that will p... »

For creatures of comfort

Sabyasachi Biswas

With its latest Bluetooth on-ear headphones, the new SoundLink OE, Bose has made a very... »

HTC unveils small handheld camera RE, smartphone Desire Eye

The small camera comes with a 16 mega pixel CMOS sensor and a 146-degree wide-angle lens, which enables you to do a full length HD video recording.

Nalinakanthi V

Taiwanese smart phone maker HTC Corporation unveiled its small hand held camera -RE at a media e... »

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Will Bookpad acquisition herald Bangalore’s day in the sun?

Venkatesh Ganesh

The recent buyouts of start-ups based in India’s Silicon Valley have rekindled hopes that home-g... »

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Keep on movin’

Sabyasachi Biswas

While one could argue that there are a lot of options available while picking out an activity... »

Other Gadgets

Universal USB plug on its way

DPA

The USB Implementers Forum has come up with the specifications for a new USB 3.1 standards, mean... »

Flipkart launches Android LED TV

Priyanka Pani

E-commerce firm Flipkart has announced the exclusive launch of VU 32” Android LED TV from Vu Televisions, promoted by Zenith Technologies. The TV is priced at Rs 26,990 and will go on sale from fr... »

Motorola prices Moto 360 at Rs 17,999 in India

PTI

Handset maker Motorola today said its smartwatch, Moto 360, will go on sale today in India for Rs 17,999. The smartwatch will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting from mid-day to... »

Will Bookpad acquisition herald Bangalore’s day in the sun?

Venkatesh Ganesh

The recent buyouts of start-ups based in India’s Silicon Valley have rekindled hopes that home-grown entrepreneurs do have a shot at international success. Internet giant Yahoo acquired B... »

Apple to unveil new devices today

A 1960s era Dick Tracy wrist radio (top C) is modeled in District Heights, Maryland September 8, 2014 alongside contemporary smartwatches in a combination of file photos. Rumours of an Apple smartwatch go back several years, but September 9, 2014 may finally be showtime. The watch, which will reportedly have a flexible screen and come in two sizes, will track its wearer's health and fitness, double as an electronic wallet and of course, display messages. Top row (L-R): A Samsung Gear S smartwatch in Berlin on September 5, 2014, a 1960s era Dick Tracy wrist radio in District Heights, Maryland on September 8, 2014, and a Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch in Barcelona on February 23, 2014. Bottom row (L-R): A Moto smartwatch in San Francisco, California on June 25, 2014, a Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch in Berlin on September 4, 2013 and an LG G Watch R smartwatch in Berlin on September 5, 2014.

PTI

Apple pulls back the curtain today on its latest innovations, amid frenzied anticipation over new big-screen iPhones and possibly an “iWatch” which could shake up the world of wearable computing.<... »

Betting big with the Mini

Oppo N1 Mini

Sabyasachi Biswas

When you compare Oppo with the existing smartphone brands, is still a relatively new player in the Indian smartphone market. But that’s not to say that the Chinese smartphone maker is immature – o... »

Online and Only

Anuj Srivas

When the top executives of Motorola Mobility gathered together late last year to discuss the company’s re-entry into India, they were confronted with a burning question, the answer to which would... »

Apple delays production of larger iPad

U.S. President Barack Obama holds up an iPad during a visit to Buck Lodge Middle School in Adelphi, Maryland. File photo

Reuters

Apple Inc suppliers have delayed the production of a larger iPad to early next year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The suppliers had planned to... »

Will Cain do what Adam couldn’t?

Sabyasachi Biswas

There are a few great 10-inch Android tablets in the market, and then, of course, there’s the iPad Air. However, if you don’t want either, it’s a Windows device for you. We’ve seen a few new de... »

Keep on movin’

Sabyasachi Biswas

While one could argue that there are a lot of options available while picking out an activity tracker, with a plethora of features, sometimes the user wants just a basic fitness monitor. And Ga... »

Intel puts its chips in the affordable category

Our Bureau

Just last week, online marketplace Flipkart launched five tablet computers powered by Intel Atom processors, pitching the chipmaker’s computing devices against that of competitors Qualcomm’s Snapd... »

Budget bloomer

Acer’s new Aspire E 15.

SABYASACHI BISWAS

Tablets and smartphones may have taken over a lot of older computing devices, but at any given point of time, there will always be a strong demand in the market for affordable laptops, mostly by s... »

Samsung launches virtual reality headset for Galaxy Note 4

Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has launched a virtual reality headset for its new Galaxy Note 4 phablet using technology from Oculus VR, a company that Facebook Inc is buying for $2 billion. ... »

We pick out some cool wireless external hard drives to get you a bit less tangled! »

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