Google for Education unveils two new Chromebooks with Wacom stylus

Google for Education has unveiled two Chromebooks, that come with stylus and ‘world-facing’ or rear camera. The Chromebooks have been launched in the US. Acer Chromebook Spin 11 has a 11.6-inch touchscreen (1366 × 768 pixels), while Asus Chromebook C213 comes with a 360 degree hinge. The devices are designed for students and come with affordable Wacom styluses. Just like real pencil, the styluses come attached with an eraser to…

June 20, 2017
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Videocon unveils Hybrid AC series running on solar energy, claiming 100% in power savings

Videocon has introduced a new range of Hybrid Solar air conditioners for homes and businesses that will be running on solar energy. The new ACs from the company will be able to run utilising sunlight as their power source. According to the company, the new Hybrid Solar AC will allow ‘100 per cent power savings’ in comparison to traditional air conditione. Videocon’s Solar Hybrid AC draws its power from its…

June 20, 2017
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LG Watch Style first images leaked online: Here’s all we know so far

We are getting our first look at LG’s upcoming smartwatch, the LG Watch Style that has been leaked in Gold and Rose Gold colours. It will be one of the two wearables that LG will be announcing are running on Android Wear 2. – LG Watch Style and LG Watch SporT. According to a tipster Evan Blass, the ‘Sport’ will be coming with a 1.38-inch circular display with a 480…

June 20, 2017
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Sony Cyber-shot HX350 camera with 50x super zoom launched at Rs 28,990

Sony has introduced the Cyber-shot HX350 digital camera in India. The camera falls somewhere between a full blown DSLR and the standard point-and-shooter. Cyber-shot HX350 will cost Rs 28,990, and is now available for sale in the Indian market. Cyber-shot HX350 features a 24-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor. Sony claims the improved camera sensor will let you take best shots indoors or even in dim-light. The image processor also comes…

June 20, 2017
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Flying cars under development vary significantly

Spurred by technology advances and demand for transportation alternatives in increasingly congested cities, entrepreneurs around the globe are vying to become the first to develop a commercially viable “flying car.” The designs vary greatly, and most aren’t actually cars capable of driving on roads. Here are some examples: Vahana European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is working at its Silicon Valley research center on a driverless flying taxi that at first will…

June 20, 2017
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Fitbit may lay off up to 10% of its workforce: Report

Fitbit will lay off 5 to 10 per cent of its workforce as the company prepares to release a disappointing fourth quarter earnings later today. A report in The Information claims the job cuts are expected to affect between 80 and 160 people across multiple departments out of its strong 1,600 – work force. The purpose of the job cuts is to restructure the organisation and save around $200 million…

June 20, 2017
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Samsung files trademark for ‘Gear Fit Pro’; hints at a new wearable device

Samsung may be looking to launch a wearable device, dubbed the ‘Gear Fit Pro’. The news comes courtesy of a recent trademark filing with the European Agency For Intellectual Property.  The Samsung trademark application was first spotted by the Netherlands-based publication “Galaxy Club”, which noted a listing with Samsung as the applicant name. The trademark application was filed on January 23. Unfortunately, the application specifies the device’s name, with no specifications,…

June 20, 2017
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Apple starts rolling out first WatchOS 3.2 developer beta with Theater mode, SiriKit

Apple has announced the availability of the first beta build of the upcoming WatchOS 3.2 operating system for Apple Watch. The software update, WatchOS 3.2 (14V5205d) is available for registered developers so that they can build watchOS applications for the next major release of the Apple Watch operating system. The beta reveals some pretty significant features for the upcoming update of the WatchOS. The most notable addition in the beta…

June 20, 2017
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Daiwa launches 40-inch FHD ‘Smart TV’ in India at Rs 22,990

Daiwa, a homegrown TV manufacturer, has launched its latest FHD 40-inch Smart TV in India. The Smart TV is priced at Rs 22,990 and will be made available through Amazon and Snapdeal. The television has been made in India, at the company’s Greater Noida facility. The television comes with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with Zero Bright dot panel. The 40-inch TV features HRDP tech equipped gaming system that…

June 20, 2017
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Microsoft working on ‘Windows 10 Cloud’ to take on Chrome OS: Report

Microsoft is working on the light-weight version of Windows 10 operating system. It’s apparently called Windows 10 Cloud. A report from ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley claims Windows 10 Cloud will be able to run only Unified Windows Platform (UWP) apps installed from the Windows Store. That simply means, a new version of Windows RT. The report say Windows 10 Cloud will target Google’s Chrome OS installed on Chromebooks which relies on…

June 20, 2017
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