Android Wear Smartwatches to Get Marshmallow Update in ‘Coming Months’

Google has started rolling out API 23 SDK for Android Wear devices, based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The company has also confirmed that all previously launched Android Wear wearables will receive an update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The company on Wednesday confirmed that the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition is the first watch to run Android 6.0 Marshmallow (API 23) for Android Wear. Adding further, Google revealed that Android Wear-based…

November 21, 2015
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LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition Sales Halted Due to ‘Hardware Issue’

LG, a week after releasing its Watch Urbane 2nd Edition with LTE support, has announced the halt of the smartwatch’s sales worldwide citing a hardware issue that can affect day-to-day functionality of the watch. An LG representative confirmed the news to CNET but did not mention when the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition is proposed to hit shelves again. No further details were revealed about the hardware issue. “Late in…

November 21, 2015
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Ricoh Theta S 360-Degree Camera Launched

Ricoh India just launched its latest 360-degree camera called the Theta S at a price of Rs. 39,995. The camera is available for a pre-order price of Rs. 7,199 through Ricoh’s online store and will begin shipping in December. A note of caution here; the pre-order price can be easily mistaken for the final price when you view the product by category, as the price break-up is only mentioned in…

November 21, 2015
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000, DMC-FZ300 Bridge Cameras Launched in India

Panasonic has just added the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 and the Lumix DMC-FZ300 to its lineup in India, priced at Rs. 45,990 and Rs. 58,990 respectively. Both cameras support 4K video recording and feature Panasonic’s wide-angle Leica lens system with Oled viewfinders. The term bridge camera is used to define a class of cameras that sit between SLRs and point-and-shoot, commonly referred to as prosumer or superzoom cameras. Both the Pansonic Lumix…

November 21, 2015
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Apple Pencil Almost Impossible to Repair, Finds iFixit Teardown

Earlier this month, iFixit, which is popular for product teardowns and DIY fix-it guides, found that Apple’s recently launched iPad Pro is one of the most difficult to repair devices available on the market. Turns out, its accessory the Apple Pencil is even tougher to fix. The iFixit team cracked open the Apple Pencil, a stylus accessory designed to work with the iPad Pro, to find that it is extremely…

November 21, 2015
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