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Newbie for the beginners

For three years, Canon’s EOS 1100D enjoyed a good run as the most basic and least expensive camera in the manufacturer’s DSLR line-up. But three years is a long time in the gadget industry, where upgrades matter a lot. Nonetheless, »

Turn your mobile into a microscope

Lens can magnify objects 150 times »

A step-up in our virtual lives

Virtual Reality A programmer uses the Oculus Rift virtual reality console to play a dirt-bike racing simulator.
The Rift provides a 360degree immersive view of the game. R. RAVINDRAN Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus is a pointer to a deeper personal presence online »

Get a digital workout buddy

Need a motivator to lose the flab and get a six-pack? Check out these four fitness trackers that will more than get the job done »

XBox One: Microsoft to punish gamers for anti-social behaviour

The days when gamers could behave without fear of consequences are coming to an end for the XBox One.Microsoft plans to install a ratings system based on traffic lights, with green indic... »

Ready, and…. action!

These cameras are a must-have if you intend to embark on an adventure filled holiday! Made to endure all your outdoor activities, be it cycling down a mountain, skiing on the snow-covered slopes o... »

Pack your bags, and these apps!

We use apps for practically everything – to connect with people, to avoid people, to get work done, to do anything but work, to pass time and sometimes to save some. So why not use them to make yo... »

Zebronics unveils multipurpose Bluetooth speakers

 Zebronics has launched multipurpose Bluetooth speakers for students.Called Closic, the speakers comes with its inbuilt digital alarm clock, can connect to any music device through B... »

Care for a connected car?

Today when we decide to buy a smartphone, we do so not keeping in mind how great the call quality is. We prioritise a good screen, a vast app store and great speakers over a decent microphone. In... »

Top games in March

South Park: The Stick of TruthThe characters of South Park are on an epic quest to become “cool” in The Stick of Truth. Armed with weapons of legend to defeat crabpeople, underpants,... »

Tech takeaways from MWC

An attendee tests a prototype pair of Mirama Solutions virtual smartglasses

A toothbrush that tells how well you have brushed your teeth, a gadget that alerts farmers to changes in the temperature of pregnant cows signalling when the delivery is about to begin and a se... »

Transforming the budget space

We’ve been checking out some really good hybrids during the past one year, especially after the advent of Windows 8. The problem was, that we weren’t quite impressed with many tablet-laptop hyb... »

Tata Tele garners 40% share of dongle market

Mobile services provider Tata Teleservices (TTSL) has garnered a 40 per cent market share in the dongle space nationally, making it the largest player in the segment. The Tata group comp... »

iGame, therefore I am!

Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery If you are looking for a controller only for an iPhone 5/5s, or a fifth-generation iPod touch, then you should try it out. The PowerShell c... »

Do you REALLY need a 4K TV?

In the last two decades we've gone from hold-the-antenna-to-get-reception to wave-your-hand-to-switch-channels with our TV sets. Not only has the user interaction changed but the quality of imagin... »

Building castles in the air!

SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

LP Recharge is not your run-of-the-mill social media game. It is special for more than the usual reasons. First off, it is supported by one of the most popular American rock bands, Linkin Park... »

Stealers, keepers; losers, weepers

Some game franchises enjoy very long runs and go on to have a lot of sequels every now and then. Halo, for instance, is one of them. Thief, on the other hand, is not. And that’s because the latest... »

Will BB ever resurface as the preferred business smartphone?

Most of us can’t help but notice how BlackBerry the once-dominant Canadian smartphone maker is desperately trying to get back into the game – the one that it lost to the iPhone and several Andr... »

3D printing: the new buzzword for software companies

Software firms are betting big on 3D printing, an emerging technology that could prompt manufacturing companies to spend more on information technology.Infosys, Cognizant Technology... »

Who needs wires…

Sound docks and headphone are things one would usually associate JBL with. The company, however, in competition with the likes of Plantronics has launched a new pair of Bluetooth-enabled wirele... »


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