The second generation smartwatch from TAG Heuer, the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45, has been launched. As leaks had suggested, the Android Wear 2.0 from TAG Heuer has been launched at an uncannily expensive price of $ 1700, which roughly amounts to INR 1,12,000.
Intel and TAG Heuer have come together to introduce this all-metal customizable modular Android wearable. The successor of the TAG Connected, the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 will have customizable lugs as well as interchangeable straps. Moreover, the watch can be customized before it is bought. The customization allows you to choose from a range of 500 styles and 56 different versions (11 standard models [...]
Samsung has announced a new Gear VR virtual reality headset, and this time it is teamed with a physical controller accessory. The physical controller, Samsung claims, will “provide quicker selection and interaction”.
The VR headset has a 101-degree field of view and it boasts of compatibility with both USB-C and MicroUSB Samsung devices, which would include the Galaxy Note5, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, S7 and S7 edge and the upcoming S8 phones. Samsung’s primary focus with this release is on the controller, which is explicitly designed for convenient one-hand use. Oculus claims that the controller features a touch-pad which comes in handy for in-app gestures, and [...]
Huawei launched its flagship phones Huawei P10 and P10 Plus, along with the Huawei Watch 2 at MWC 2017.
Both the Huawei smartphones run on the Hi-silicon Kirin 960 chipset with an octa-core processor and Mali-G71 MP8 GPU. The Huawei P10 has a 5.1 inch IPS-NEO LCD display and 1920 x 1080 px resolution. On the other hand the P10 Plus sports a 5.5 inch WQHD display. While the Huawei P10 has 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal storage, the Huawei P10 Plus is available in two variants. One has 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal memory and the other one with 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of internal memory. Both the flagship phones will have an expandable storage of 256 GB.
The Huawei [...]
A report suggests that the Huawei Watch 2 is likely to embed a “sportier” design than its predecessor. The Huawei Watch, which was announced in March 2015, was rather bulky, however, it’s successor is likely to be lighter. The Huawei Watch 2 is expected to run Android Wear 2.0. Though the Huawei Watch did not offer a sim slot, it may not be the case with the Huawei Watch 2, which will have a nano-sim slot. When connected to a smartphone, the Huawei Watch 2 is expected to use the smartphone’s data or WiFi instead of its own cellular capabilities.
The second edition of this Android Wearable from the Chinese tech major is likely to launch at MWC 2017 in [...]
Snapchat Spectacles, which have been playing hard to get for a while now, are finally available online. The sunglasses by Snap are available for sale online in the United States.
Snapchat Spectacles are a pair of connected glasses that have an in-built camera. The camera lets you record video snippets that automatically get saved to your Snapchat Memories. The Snapchat Spectacles are fitted with a camera that has a 115-degree lens for capturing videos. The whole idea of setting up sunglasses with a camera is to imitate how humans actually see.
If you want to record a video, all you have to do is tap on the top left-hand corner of the glasses. And bam! It starts [...]
Come mid-March and TAG Heuer will have another smartwatch to its credit. The successor to TAG Connected, expected to be coined as TAG Connected Modular, was scheduled for a release in May 2017. However, recent reports suggest that the new inclusion in the TAG wearable family will be launched on 14th March, 2017.
The TAG Connected Modular is expected to have a string of unique features. For instance, the Android Wear 2.0 is expected to have customizable lugs and a wide range of interchangeable straps to choose from. What’s more, the wearable will also be able to make a switch between its digital and analog face.
If we go by the success of its predecessor, the Connected [...]
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 [...]