Xiaomi will host a launch event on May 31st in Beijing, China. The company will launch the Mi 8 and the Mi Band 3 at the event to commemorate Xiaomi’s 8 years. The Chinese smartphone maker is expected to launch the first-ever Android smartphone with Face ID-like 3D facial recognition system. However, the Mi Band 3 is also a very important for the company as Xiaomi prides itself on being more than just a smartphone brand.
The Mi Band 3 will succeed the Mi Band 2 and has been in the news ever since the CEO of Xiaomi was pictured wearing it. Lei Jun, CEO of Xiaomi confirmed that the Mi Band 3 will indeed launch on May 31st and now, a leaked image has revealed the [...]
Xiaomi has launched a really good flagship smartphone in 2018, the Mi MIX 2s. Before the Mi MIX 2s announcement, it was highly anticipated that the Chinese smartphone maker will launch the Mi 7 at MWC 2018 instead. However, the company pushed the launch of the Mi 7 for a later date and it now appears that the Mi 7 might not launch at all. Xiaomi will instead launch the Mi 8, to commemorate its eighth anniversary. The Xiaomi Mi 8 might be one of the most ambitious smartphones from Xiaomi, and new renders of the device reveal the possible design.
The leaked renders of the Mi 8 imagine the smartphone with an iPhone X like notch and extremely thin bezels around the other three [...]
OnePlus took to stage in Mumbai to launch the OnePlus 6 in India. However, just like the London event, OnePlus launched the OnePlus Bullets Wireless earbuds at a price of Rs 3990 The earbuds will be available via Amazon but, the availability details have not been revealed yet.
The OnePlus Bullets Wireless earphones are not truly wireless earbuds like the AirPods. The left and the right earbuds are connected via a wire that goes around the user’s neck. Interestingly, the earbuds have fast charging, and can be charged using a type C cable. OnePlus claims that just 10 minutes of charge can provide up to 5 hours of battery life which sounds incredible.
Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 3 along with the iPhone X back in September 2017. In India, the smartwatch goes on sale on the 11th and will be compatible with Airtel and Jio postpaid connections. The highlight of the 3rd generation of Apple Watch is that it has cellular support, which means that users can leave their iPhones behind and still be able to make calls, send texts and surf the web. The pre-registration for Apple Watch Series 3 began on the 4th of May.How To Set Up Apple Watch Series 3:
You need an Airtel or Jio postpaid connection for this to work. Head to the Settings and go to About section. Users will get a carrier update and once updated, simply open the [...]
Last Year at the World Wide Developer’s Conference 2017, Apple talked a lot about the Augmented Reality. The following iPhone X launch had a 15-minute segment of an Apple employee demonstrating the AR capabilities of the new iPhones with the A11 Bionic chipset. It is a known fact that Apple has invested a lot in AR/VR and by 2020, the company could launch a game-changing device. A report has claimed that Apple is working on a standalone AR/VR headset with a whopping 8K display for each eye.
The report comes from CNET and cites a single source “familiar with the matter.” The report also mentions that internally, the project is being referred as ‘T288’. This [...]
Snapchat has launched the second iteration of its wearable product, the Snap Spectacles V2. This is not the official name of the specs, as Snapchat is just calling them the Spectacles. The new Spectacles cost US$ 150, which US$ 20 more than the original Specs. This time around, the company appears to have fixed many of the issues that users had with the original Spectacles.
Unlike the original model, the new Spectacles can also take images along with videos. As is with Snapchat, the videos are recorded for 10 seconds, and users can take continuous videos up to 30 seconds. The glasses are water-resistant at shallow depths, and the company says you can safely dive into a pool [...]
Apple and Airtel have announced that the Apple Watch Series 3 will be available to buy in India from the 11th of May. The 3rd generation of Apple Watch has cellular support, which means that users can leave their iPhones behind and still be able to make calls, send texts and surf the web. The pre-registration for Apple Watch Series 3 begins on the 4th of May and it goes on sale on the 14th of May via all the major Apple authorised sellers across the country. Cellular services on the watch will be free for Airtel postpaid customers on an Airtel My Plan or Infinity Plan.
It is worth noting that to activate cellular service with Apple [...]
Apple Watch is one of the most successful smartwatches with a market share of 21%. Apple WatchOS has been appreciated for a lot of features like, easy to navigate UI, battery life and design. However, just like iPhones, Apple has a control over the design elements of the smartwatch. This means, only Apple can develop new Watch Faces. This might change soon, as, according to a new leak, the Apple WatchOS might soon support third-party Watch Faces has been hinted in the source code of the WatchOS 4.3.1.
The line of code leaked from the latest version of watchOS has a statement ‘This is where the 3rd party face config bundle generation would happen’, which [...]
We recently picked out the 10 best in-ear style earphones under Rs 1000. However, earphones are not everyone’ cup of tea and some people prefer headphones. So, we have now picked out the 5 best headphones under Rs 1000 available in India. These headphones have some nifty features for their pruce tag and offer different kinds of sound stages. It is worth noting that the price of these headphones fluctuates a lot.Panasonic Headphones
The Panasonic over the ear Stereo Headphones are priced at Rs 982. These are available in series of colours, Red, Blue, White and Black. These headphones are entirely made out of plastic and really comfortable to wear over the head. [...]
Wearables, unlike smartphones, are not a necessity in our lives. However, the wearable tech has come a long way in the recent past with smartwatches and fitness bands being the most common of the lot. While smartwatches mean a lot of monetary investment, same is not the case for fitness bands. Let’s take a look at the top fitness bands in India at under Rs 2000!Xiaomi Mi Band 2 -10% [...]
Google recently released the first beta build of Android P for the Pixel smartphones. Similarly, the company has now released an Android P Wear OS developer preview for the Huawei Watch 2, as there is no official Google smartwatch. Here are the top five features from the latest Android P beta preview for Wear OS.Dark Theme
This is one of the features, that was long due. As most of the smartwatches have an OLED display, a dedicated dark theme will increase the battery life of the device. This feature will also increase the visibility of the content in low light conditions, without straining user’s eyes.Limited Background Activity
As smartwatches come with a [...]
The smartwatch industry, much like tablets, is dominated by Apple. Google recently rebranded its smartwatch OS to Wear OS in a bid to revive it a bit. However, all of that might not come to any fruition as Apple plans a design overhaul for the upcoming Apple Watch. Apple has already launched three generations of the Apple Watch. However, all three generations look very similar. According to a new report, the Apple Watch Series 4 will have a new design with a 15% bigger screen.
The Apple Watch Series 4 will debut in September 2018, along with the new iPhones. According to KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo, the watch [...]