Samsung has launched the third edition of the Samsung Gear S3 in India at a price of Rs. 28,500. Available in two models the classic and frontier, the Gear S3 also features IP68 water resistance, up to 4 days of battery backup, dedicated app store and built-in speaker and GPS.
The Gear S3 features Corning Gorilla Glass SR+, which is specifically designed for wearable devices to provide a tougher and more scratch resistant display. The Gear S3 features a case crafted from watch grade steel 316L, and has an Always On Display (AOD) and Super AMOLED screen.
Gear S3 has a rotating bezel that comes with new features users can accept or reject a call or snooze an [...]
Loaded with the WatchOS 3, Apple has launched the new Apple Watch Series 2 at the Apple event in San Francisco. Apart from the fact that Pokemon Go will be now on Apple Watch, the new Apple Watch Series 2 will be Water resistant till 50m, it is rated as a swim watch, meaning now you can swim with Apple Watch Series 2.
Apple has designed a new System on chip for the Apple Watch Series 2, giving an output of 60fps for the display the new redesigned CPU and GPU. The display is now 1000 nits which is exceptionally bright.
The new Apple Watch Series 2 also has built in GPS so that you don’t have to carry your phone when you go for a run. You can sync up [...]
Xiaomi at an event in its home country launched the new Mi VR Play headset. The Headset which is available to beta testers for just RMB 1 (US$0.15) already has millions pre-registered for it. So if you want one now, you have a long wait ahead.
The Mi VR Play is different because it is made out of Lycra as opposed to traditional plastics, this synthetic and starchy compound is used in clothing to give them more durability and comfort.
It supports 4.7- to 5.7-inch phones and they are held down not by clamps but by zipper. Yes, Zippers! The dual openings on the front allow for slight positioning adjustments and ventilation.You will also get the newly renamed Mi VR [...]
After reports of the new Google Phone, it seems Google is keen on making a Google Watch too. A new report claims that Google will make two new round smartwatches codenamed; Angelfish and Swordfish.
Angelfish comes with a thickness of 14mm and has a bezel of 43.5mm. Angelfish will have GPS, LTE, and a heart-rate monitor and is designed to be a “standalone” Android Wear device. Swordfish has a single button centered on the right-hand side of the body, bezel of 42mm and a thickness of just 10.6mm.
The Angelfish device will not support Google’s interchangeable MODE watch bands but, Swordfish will be [...]
Apple has updated the WatchOS to version 3, with WatchOS 3 Apple is paying strict attention to performance and basic usage addons.
The new load times for apps on WatchOS 3 are seven times faster. Apple has also included the Mini Mouse watch face and a new activity circle watch face, which will come in either analogue or digital.
You will also get control centre just like iOS by simply swiping up from the bottom of the watch face.
There is also a new scribble feature that will let you scribble characters on the watch face directly to make words and sentences for replying more quietly in various languages.
Apple WatchOS 3 will [...]
Apple’s big WWDC 2016 announcement is hours away, and the Cupertino giant has a lot up its sleeve. The company is expected to launch and announce several improvements to its software products and also possibly upgrade some hardware.Siri
Apple is serious about making Siri better, not only by making it more open but also more connected. While Google showed off some major improvements at Google IO, Amazon has also been working on Alexa which has left users excited about what next to expect.
However, with Siri being the most used assistant globally, thanks to Apple’s tight control, opening up to select third parties may be next on the [...]
Motorola has launched the Moto 360 sport in India through online website Flipkart. The smartwatch which retails for US $ 299 in the US has been launched for roughly the same price in India Rs. 19999.
The 45 mm smartwatch comes with a sweat and dustproof silicone strap and in only the black color for the Indian market. Its enhanced features are targeted at the fitness enthusiast community, however, it can be used as a regular Moto360 and will work Android and iOS devices.
The iP67 rating keeps the Moto 360 Sport waterproof and can be immersed in water for up to 30 minutes.
The pricing is appreciated as it does not jump much higher than the global pricing, however [...]
Motorola has already started teasing the Moto 360 sport on their Facebook and twitter pages. The company is all set to launch the Moto 360 sport in India officially.
The watch which is a sportier variant of the Moto 360 launched last year, features a black silicone casing and strap that is sweat and dust resistant. The watch which costs US $ 299 in the US is expected to launch in India for a price of Rs. 17999 and will go on sale on Flipkart.
Moto 360 Sport has built-in GPS that works with Moto Body to measure your performance. It Also works independently without the smartphone. With inbuilt storage, Sync’d music can be directly played onto bluetooth [...]
In the near future wearable tech, not watches and glasses, but the tech that you wear right on your skin may become something that we take for granted. However, we might be headed in that direction sooner than expected. University of Tokyo researchers have developed an optoelectronic skin whose polymer LEDs and organic photodetectors are thin enough to directly slap onto your skin. This 3 Micrometer thin display at the moment doesn’t do much more than tell your blood oxygen concentration levels.
This 3 Micrometer thin display at the moment doesn’t do much more than tell your blood oxygen concentration levels. The current prototype is a little rough and requires a [...]
VR technology which has gained traction amongst users in the last couple of months looks set to be breaking barriers and becoming a truly social hub for activities in the coming days. Facebook-owned Oculus has decided to shift its focus towards making our VR experience in the coming days more social with the addition of a number of features such as the addition of social games and social elements to viewing videos while using the Gear VR.
The Gear VR, which was launched on 21st January here in India and is available for free with all S7 and S7 edge Pre-Orders, is Samsung’s VR offering that was developed in partnership with Oculus. Owners of the VR headset which [...]
Virtual Reality is the next big thing to happen to technology and every big name out there is getting into the game. Samsung, Apple, Google and many more are all working on VR technology as we speak. When it comes to virtual reality, Oculus is the name that first comes to mind. While the Oculus Rift is one of the more premium VR headsets out there, there is also the Oculus-powered Samsung Gear VR for the general masses that stands as a stepping stone into the realm of virtual reality. Here’s everything you need to know about the Samsung Gear VR.Design, Features, and Compatibility
Samsung launched the Gear VR headset in India last month at a price of Rs 8,200. The [...]
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has voiced his opinion about Apple’s Macs and has clearly stated that the computers just aren’t powerful enough to support the Rift VR headset.
“That is up to Apple and if they ever release a good computer we will do it,” Luckey tells ShackNews when asked about Mac support. “It just boils down to the fact that Apple doesn’t prioritize high-end GPUs. You can buy a $6,000 Mac Pro with the top of the line AMD FirePro D700, and it still doesn’t match our recommended spec.”
Apple’s high-end MacBook Pro laptops come with pretty mighty specifications including dual-discrete GPUs. However, the Macs [...]