Google started launching devices with its branding with the first generation of Pixel smartphones. Some praiseworthy devices that the company has launched since then include the Google Home smart speakers and Pixel range of smartphones. However, the company has only had a handful of devices to its credit. Fresh Reports claim that Google is working on several new devices, and it might launch a total of five products this year. These are expected to be the Pixel 3 Lite series, the Pixel 4, a new version of Google Home, Pixel smartwatch and a Google Security Camera.
This news arrives after numerous leaks of the Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel smartwatch have surfaced on the [...]
Xiaomi has launched the Mi Home Security Camera Basic in India after teasing it on social media for a long time. Xiaomi plans on expanding its home security portfolio. The security camera offers a plethora of features and will be available on sale starting tomorrow on Xiaomi India’s website. It is priced at Rs 2299 but will be on a discount for a limited time.Mi Home Camera Basic
The Mi Home Security Camera Basic has a 130-degree lens which is capable of recording in 1080p. The maximum frame rate captured by the device is 20fps. The camera is capable of sensing motion through Artificial Intelligence(AI). It is also capable of capturing images and videos in the [...]
Xiaomi has a vast array of products from home electronics, smart home, kitchen appliances, smartphones, televisions, computer appliances – almost everything imaginable. Xiaomi also has had launched projectors in the past, one of which had also won Japan’s 2017 Good Design Award! Now, the company has launched a small portable projector called the Mi Home Projector Lite that can be a perfect fit if you are a movie buff or like to consume your entertainment larger than life. This will be the company’s second projector after the Mi Laser Projector 150 which was released in early 2017.Specifications
The projector is a compact long-throw projector which is [...]
The Arlo Ultra is a security camera but it isn’t your everyday security camera. It has a 4K sensor and is wireless. The Arlo Ultra features HDR image processing. But the question is do we really need a 4K security camera? It depends. There are several downsides to recording in 4K but there are a lot of great things too. Arlo’s 4K footage can help you to uncover critical information by getting better video quality when you zoom in. This may include information such as license plates, clothing, or other telling details or suspicious activities. The camera also features an integrated spotlight. It can illuminate an area in the night with a powerful LED light to see colour [...]
Winter is coming! And it is time to get your jackets out. But some cities in India are just too cold for jackets, hoodies and scarves to save you when you go to sleep. We list the best room heaters that will help you sleep well at night in the peace and comfort of your heated room.Eveready Room Heater
This heater is a little pricey but is a lifesaver. It features dual side air inlet vents for maximum air intake with dual heat settings. It also has an adjustable height which can be great if you wish to place it on a desk or on your bedside table according to your needs. The heating indicator is also quite handy. The fan is a little noisy but if you are a heavy sleeper [...]
MIJA, a sub-brand of Xiaomi has launched an Air Quality Detector. This detector is a part of Xiaomi’s smart home ecosystem. Xiaomi has previously launched an air purifier as well. With a growing need for such products in cities across the world, the Chinese tech giant is expanding its portfolio in this segment. The detector is available only in China as of now.The Air Quality Detector
The MIJA Air Quality Detector has 5 parameters which it follows for air pollution detection. These include PM 2.5, TVOCs, Carbon Dioxide, humidity and temperature. With this, it not only tells you about the quality of the air. But also about the temperature and humidity levels in your [...]
With Diwali right around the corner, everyone is decking up their houses to welcome guests to celebrate this auspicious occasion. But with Diwali comes a natural hazard that can cause a lot of harm to the human body and sometimes can even be fatal. Air pollution is a massive problem in India with metropolitan cities such as Delhi and Mumbai being hit hard. So, we are listing five air purifiers that are great in their own ways and we will explain how each one has features that can be useful for your home. These air purifiers range from as low as Rs 8000 to as high as Rs 38000 and can make for a considerate Diwali gift as well!Sharp Air Purifier
Amazon launched a new series of devices including a newly designed Echo, Echo Connect, Echo Plus, Echo Spot and Echo Button. The retail giant also launched devices like a voice-controlled microwave and a wall clock. With these products, Amazon is on its way to strengthen its foothold into the domain of home-appliances. The company recently expressed its ambition to make their automated assistant Alexa ubiquitous. However, the new products have done little to add to Alexa’s capabilities. Instead, Amazon has worked on enhancing the design and sound of the products.
The new Amazon Echo devices include:1. The Echo Dot
Amazon Echo Dot is one of the most [...]
Although the highlight of the Apple Special event last night was the lineup of new iPhones, Apple did manage to slip in a little bit extra. The Apple HomePod is going to be receiving a few new features. These will probably bring it up to speed with its competition in the smart speaker segment.
The update involves increasing the capability of Siri with respect to the HomePod. Other than these features, Apple has also added support for a few languages in the HomePod. The device now supports Spanish in the US, Spain and Mexico and expands support in Canada with Canadian French.
With Siri on HomePod, you can also access these new features:
Search by lyrics: [...]
Xiaomi has launched one of the most affordable Mi A1 Speaker in China. The accessory has been launched along with the Mi MIX 2s and the Mi Gaming Laptop. The Mi AI Speaker comes with a cubical design with rounded corners. The speaker is priced at 169 Yuan (Rs 1,699) in China. The speaker has a shiny white plastic build quality, which is acceptable for the price tag. As of now, the company has not made any announcement on the global availability.
The mini speaker is powered by AI, which has an access to more than 35 million songs. Additionally, the speaker can also work as a smart alarm clock, with the ability to schedule a memo or a reminder. Similarly, the speaker can also [...]
Buying an Amazon Fire TV Stick is one of the best ways to convert your standard television into a smart television. The only competition it has is the Google Chromecast. However, both devices suffer over copyright issues, as the Chromecast does not have access to Amazon Prime Video and the Fire TV Stick misses out from native YouTube support. ACT Broadband is getting ready to launch the Android-powered ACTTV+ streaming device, which might solve these problems.
Buying an ACTTV+ might be a one-stop solution, as ACT being an internet service provider (ISP) has partnered with different streaming services. The company has partnered with online content providers like HOOQ, Hungama, [...]
For most smart-homes a shiny looking, flat-screen panel in the living room is the heart of everything smart, and beautiful. Over the years, display manufacturers have gone to great extents to create gorgeous looking TVs that not only add a dash of class to your home, but also are an embodiment of the latest technology available in the market.
Panasonic, in a bid to take things in this already heavily competitive space to another level, has come up with a new experimental screen that fades to total transparency when not in use.The display technology has such potential, that when it eventually gets retail release, it could well turn out to be one of the biggest TV advancements [...]