At the Google I/O 2019 developers conference, the company showcased a variety of new services(1) and the long-anticipated Pixel 3a smartphone duo. Additionally, it launched the Nest Hub Max smart display which succeeds the Home Hub launched last year. The company has announced the products under the home category that will be branded in the Nest lineup starting with the new Nest Hub Max.Nest Hub Max
The new Google Nest Hub Max is a smart display with a built-in speaker and Google Assistant. Unlike the previously launch Home Hub, the device features a front facing camera which can be used to make video calls via the company owned Duo video calling service. The camera [...]
Samsung launched its first smart speaker, the Galaxy Home alongside the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone last year. While the speaker isn’t available to buy yet, it boasts of Bixby integration and powerful sound output. Fresh leaks suggest a smaller sibling of the Galaxy Home might be on its way. Another smart speaker, named Galaxy Home Mini has just received its Bluetooth certification suggesting an imminent launch.Galaxy Home Mini
An Artificial Intelligence (AI) speaker by Samsung with model number SM-V310 was spotted on the Bluetooth Studio website. The name mentioned in the listing is Galaxy Home [...]
Technology isn’t limited to electronic devices anymore. Gone are the times when any advancements in technology were directly correlated to mobile devices, computers and televisions. Since the first 3D printer was developed in the mid 1980s, implications of the same have seen no limit. Recently, a fully-functioning heart was produced with the help of a 3D printer, which opened the path to many more organs that can be replicated with the help of the same. As per recent reports, a professor at the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering formulated 3D printable rubber, that can “fix” itself.
Qiming Wang, three of his [...]
Xiaomi is a company whose product categories are ever expanding and range from smartphones to lifestyle products to consumer electronics. In India, the company has mainly focused on smartphones, accessories and television sector. However, the company is slowly turning the focus on lifestyle products as well. Surprisingly, the company has launched a pair of sports shoes in the country which is called ‘Mi Men’s Sports Shoes 2 ‘. As the name suggests, they are the successor to the original Mi Men’s Sports Shoes which were unavailable in the country.Mi Men’s Sports Shoes 2
The Mi Men’s Sports Shoes 2 have an attractive design with a [...]
Within a day of General Motor’s announcement stating Cadillac would become General Motors’ “lead electric vehicle brand,” Cadillac has teased images of its first electric vehicle. Almost every luxury car manufacturer is entering the electric vehicle market. The year 2019 will be a great year for both environmentalists as well as car lovers, except for Jeremy Clarkson we suppose! Porsche Taycan, BMW i3, Tesla Model 3, Mercedes EQC and more are cars to look forward to this year. Cadillac’s new car is another step in the right direction it seems.
The image is a render of what the car will look like and it looks extremely [...]
Amazon’s smart voice assistant Alexa is one of the fastest growing, if not the fastest personal assistant out there. Amazon has included Alexa in multiple smart speakers made by the company itself and it is now expanding the reach of the assistant to home appliances and even cars. Alexa’s portfolio and scope are ever-growing. In fact, Amazon reported that Alexa enabled devices were among the best-selling products on Amazon, this holiday season. What’s more, Christmas day turned out to be even more surprising for Alexa enabled devices throughout Europe. With a sea of new Alexa devices being bought and set up, the servers just couldn’t hold it [...]
Amazon has opened its first cashier-less Amazon Go store outside its hometown Seattle. The highlight of the stores which are under Amazon’s Go department, is the fact that customers don’t need to wait in line to check out their purchase. That’s right, just pick up what you want and walk out, as simple as that!
Obviously the products are not free of of cost and Amazon does have a solid process in place. The Amazon Go concept was introduced back in 2016. Since then, Amazon has opened a few stores. It basically had its employees come in and shop in these stores, testing it completely. When a customer walks in to the store, they swipe their phone against a [...]
The Tesla Roadster, as one of the first electric super cars shook the automobile industry when it set its 0-60 mark at 1.9 seconds. Here is a car which is extremely fast, stylish, and it is electric. Probably the first time those three words have been used in the same sentence. Apart from its mind boggling acceleration, the Tesla Roadster has a top speed of over 250 mph and a range of 620 miles.
However, the arrival of the Tesla Roadster set a chain of events into motion. Each and every supercar maker is now in the race. Which out of these electric super cars will reach the finish line and that’s what counts! With Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar and Porsche in on it [...]
A new month calls for a new top tech video from iGyaan. This month we have picked the top 10 budget earphones, which are priced under Rs 1,000 in India. Make sure to grab one of these, as these earphones are in high demand and might go out of stock soon. Please note that the price of these earphones is subject to fluctuation at any given point.1More Piston Fit
These earphones are available on Amazon for a price of Rs 999. The 1More Piston Fit in-ear earphones have an in-line microphone as well. These earphones are available in four colours, Blue, Silver, Pink, and Black. These are made out of a single block of aluminium with a durable high-quality cable. There is a [...]
Google India is hosting an event on the 10th of April for the launch of the Google Home smart speakers. Flipkart has now made a dedicated page for the Google Home speakers. The Flipkart page features a Google Home and Google Home Mini with a hashtag #MakeGoogleDoIt. Additionally, the page also mentions different capabilities of these devices like hands-free play and pause gestures.
The Google Home and the Google Home Mini are the first set of smart speakers from the company which will also be powered by the Google Assistant. These smart speakers need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network. The speakers act as great music players but once connected they can be used to also control [...]
Xiaomi has launched a new service on it’s ongoing Mi Fan Festival 2018 called the Mi Crowdfunding. This is a similar platform to Kickstarter, where a set of users has to back a product. After reaching the required number (in this case 1000), the product will be shipped in the next 10 days.
These products are already available in China. For Xiaomi this could be a great platform to test the popularity of accessories, which will assist the company in actual launch of the product. So, some of these products might officially launch in India, after the funding period.
As of now, the company has announced two accessories. A Bluetooth receiver and a Tripod selfie [...]
Making a transition from phone to smartphone is a difficult task. However, once if you have a smartphone, transitioning your home to a smart home is pretty easy. These are Internet of Things (IoT) devices, which once connected to Wi-Fi to give you control over different functionalities. It is worth noting that these accessories can be controlled from any smartphone running iOS or Android smartphone.So, here are the top 5 gadgets that can convert your run of the mill home into a smart home.Amazon Echo Dot
Amazon Echo Dot can act as a hub to control other smart accessories. The Echo Dot is available on Amazon for Rs 4,499 and offers a plethora of features. The device comes with [...]