Smart home devices have come a long way over the past few years. Big tech companies like Amazon, Apple and Google are investing big in smart home gadgets such with smart speakers being the latest rage. This new smart mirror, iCVBT10 from iHome is the latest addition to the everyday household things becoming “smart.”
The distortion-free mirror 10 inches by 13 inches in size, and has a built-in Bluetooth speaker to play music while you are getting ready, and a USB jack to charge your phone. The adjustable mirror includes a removable 3.5-inch mirror with 10x magnification and variable LED lighting around the frame to see as much detail as you [...]
Excelling in creating intelligent machines, Dyson is UK-based tech company which was founded in 1987 by Sir James Dyson. He is still the Chief Engineer and Chairman of Dyson. Dyson holds 7,500 patents worldwide and is focused on combining hardware, software and algorithms to make intelligent machines which understand their environment and how to improve it.
The company has now ventured into India by launching three new products – The Cord-Free Vacuum, Supersonic Hair Dryer, Pure Cool Link Air Purifier.Cord-Free Vacuum Cleaner
In India, household dust is an ongoing issue caused by increasing construction, deforestation, dry weather, industrial [...]
It is November and iGyaan is back with another rendition of the top tech series. Let’s take a look at the top tech accessories you can buy for under Rs 2000.Mi Powerbank Pro 10000 mAh
This Mi Powerbank Pro is ideal for people who travel a lot and have smartphones that are fast charging compatible. The powerbank has a sturdy built and is extremely thin so it can fit anywhere in your backpack. It is both ways fast charging compatible, meaning it will fast charge your devices and fast charge itself, which is great considering its 10000 mAh capacity.
Buy it hereQuantumZERO USB C Hub
If you have multiple gadgets that you need to charge [...]
Ever since Apple decided to kill off the 3.5mm headphone jack in 2016, there has been a surge in accessories that let you use your wired headphones and charge the phone at the same time. The new dongle from MoArmouz also lets you do the same, and a bit more. The new MoArmouz dongle also gives you volume control and play/pause buttons for easy access.
After a few rocky months when the iPhone 7 was launched, there is a section of consumers who have moved on from wired headphones and embraced the wireless lifestyle. The purists on the other hand, still want to use their wired headphones since they produce better sound than bluetooth headphones. While there are good Type C [...]
It is that time of the month again where we look at the some of the best tech products that won’t break the bank. From rugged bluetooth speakers to a backpack, this list has it all. Let’s look at the top tech products under Rs 1000 for the month of November:Portronics LiteHouse Magnetic LED Lamp
This lighting solution has a neat trick up its sleeve. Apart from being a convenient magnetic LED lamp, it also has a 4400 mAh power bank. The lamp charges over a micro USB port and has a host of customisable features. You can turn on the SOS mode for a blinking light or even change the colour of the light depending on your preferences.Logitech [...]
Here are the top tech deals on GearBest right now:Xiaomi Smart LED Lamp
The strain caused to your eyes while working in a setting where the lighting is either too bright or too dim is something we’ve all experienced. In this era of smart lighting, Xiaomi has come up with a smart lamp in collaboration with Philips and it’s an instant winner. Take good care of your eyes and don’t let this lamp go out of stock!
Buy it hereXiaomi Sling Bag
For $13, this bag from Xiaomi is a steal! If you are a light traveler and like to carry minimal things to work or college, then the Xiaomi Sling Bag with its water-resistant material is ideal for you. Don’t [...]
Truly wireless earbuds are the new rage in the tech industry. The freedom from wires and light weight of the earbuds have been the driving factors in the growing popularity of the truly wireless earbuds. Bose has launched its new truly wireless earbuds called the SoundSport Free and it costs US $249. The earbuds are available in two colours, Black and Midnight Blue/Citron.
The earbuds weight 14 grams each and come with a carrying case that also acts as a charger. The battery life is about 5 hours of music playback with an additional 10 hours with the included charging case. Since the earbuds are targeted at people who are into fitness and sports, the earbuds are IPX4 rated [...]
The Amazon Great Indian Festival is on and lightning deals are a great way to save some bank on all the important tech you would need. iGyaan brings you the top tech lightning deals on Amazon right now.
HP Odyssey 15.6 Inch Laptop Backpack
If you are on the lookout for a new laptop backpack and are bored of the monotonous laptop bags, then take a look at this HP Odyssey laptop backpack. It has a green accent and a lot of compartments for all kinds of tech that you might carry. From your earphones to big headphones, thus bag will fit them all.
Sony Extra Bass Bluetooth Speaker
Available in six different bright colours, the Sony [...]
Samsung recently launched a new Android-powered tablet for a price of Rs 17990 in India. Samsung, apart from Apple is the only significant smartphone maker to continue making tablets. Let’s unbox the new Galaxy Tab A and see what’s inside the box:Samsung Galaxy Tab A USB Type C cable for charging and data syncing Wall charger Documentation Sim ejector tool
The tablet has a good form factor with significant bezels around the display.
The Galaxy Tab A (2017) has an 8 inch 1280 x 800 TFT display with a brightness of 480 nits. The tablet is powered by a 5000 mAh battery and runs Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box with Samsung’s custom TouchWiz UI [...]
Amazon has launched the first ever waterproof Kindle E-Book reader. The new Kindle is a new version of the Oasis, which was launched last year and it has IPX8 waterproof reading. The Kindle Oasis is up for pre-orders in India, and will start shipping from the week of November 13. The new Kindle Oasis is priced at Rs 21999 for the 8GB variant and Rs 28999 for the 32GB variant (Wi-Fi + free 3G).
The new updated model of the Oasis has a six-week battery life and a slightly larger 7 inch screen with a 300 ppi. Amazon claims that the new display is brighter than the one on last year’s Oasis. Unlike last year’s Kindle Oasis, which used a magnetic case you attached to the [...]
The smart speakers market has seen a constant one-on-one between Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home. For a while, Amazon had a US$50 alternative, the Echo Dot to the relatively expensive Echo. On 4th October, Google unveiled a smaller and cheaper alternative to the Google Home, called the Home Mini for a price of US$50. In April of 2017, the Google Home got the ability to recognise different voices in the home and have personalised responses. Amazon has announced that Alexa can do the same thing.
This basically means that if there are three people in the house and you ask Alexa to call a friend, Alexa will look through your profile your contacts by recognising the [...]
Google recently hosted its launch event on October 4th and announced the new Google Home Mini. A US$49 smart speaker to compete with Amazon Echo Dot but, with Google’s own AI Google Assistant. The Home Mini was available for pre-orders from 4th October and some of the early units shipped have a defect that was anticipated due to the “always listening” feature.
Smart home products are a great addition and smart speakers like the Amazon Echo, Google Home do make your life easier with voice commands. But, the fact that these speakers are always listening to you and how much of that is recorded and sent back to the company is a cause for scepticism in the minds [...]