• ELECTRONICS
    Augmented Reality Mapping Out Tech’s Next Mind-Bending Trip

    Virtual reality is a trip, but an even wilder ride could be around the corner as mind-bending startups and technology trendsetters try to emblazon the world with interactive holograms that enlighten, entertain and empower us. The concept, known as augmented reality, looks like something out of a science-fiction movie. Think Tony Stark, the comic-book character […]

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    Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016) With 7-Inch Display Goes Official

    Samsung has quietly introduced its new 2016 edition of the Galaxy Tab A. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016) is now listed on the company’s Dutch site without pricing and availability details. It’s worth noting that the 2015 edition of the Galaxy Tab A tablets included both 7-inch and 8-inch devices as well as […]

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    Government Buying Boosts Tablet Sales in India: CMR

    Thanks to government buying, the sale of tablet PCs in India rose marginally in 2015 with 4.4 million devices sold across the country – registering a growth of 13 percent over 2014, a report said on Wednesday. According to the “India Annual Tablet PC Market Review, CY 2015” by market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR), […]

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    Foxconn Lowering Offer for Japan’s Sharp: Report

    Taiwan’s Foxconn is lowering an offer for loss-making Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp from an initial plan of JPY 489 billion ($4.4 billion), the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Sunday. The reason behind the move is that Foxconn appears to be concerned about financial risks of potential liabilities at Sharp and its business outlook, according to […]

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    Micromax Canvas Tab P702 With 4G Support Launched

    Micromax has launched a new tablet in India, the Canvas Tab P702. Exclusively available on Snapdeal at Rs. 7,999, the highlight of the tablet is its 4G LTE support at this price point. The dual-SIM supporting Micromax Canvas Tab P702 runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box and features a 7-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) resolution IPS display. […]

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    ‘Detachables’ the Hot New Thing in Cooling Tablet Market: IDC

    The global market for tablet computers will see another decline in 2016, but one bright spot is in “detachables” which are gaining as PC replacements, researchers said Tuesday. A report by research firm IDC said tablet sales worldwide are likely to slip 5.9 percent this year to 195 million units, following a drop of 10 […]

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    Amazon to Restore Encryption to Fire Tablets This ‘Spring’

    Amazon is reversing course and will let customers resume encrypting locally stored data on their Fire tablets. Amazon removed the ability to encrypt local data in September because it said customers weren’t using the service. That decision came under new scrutiny last week as Apple squares off against the FBI over access to the encrypted […]

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    HTC Vive VR Headset’s International Pricing, Bundled Apps Revealed

    On the same day Microsoft began accepting pre-orders for the HoloLens Development Edition and unveiled a shipping date for it, HTC too had something to say about its HTC Vive. The Taiwanese company – which announced the price, pre-orders, and shipping dates for its consumer virtual reality headset at MWC – revealed the international pricing […]

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    Fitbit Blaze Fitness Smartwatch Launched at Rs. 19,999

    Fitbit in January during the CES 2016 trade show launched its Fitbit Blaze smartwatch with fitness tracking features along with customisable textured rubber bands, leather bands, and metal bracelet. The company has finally launched the wearable device in India priced at Rs. 19,999. The device is exclusively available with Amazon India in small and large […]