Snap is speeding up its global expansion in countries from Mexico to Japan through tie-ups with wireless carriers and highlighting its popular augmented reality features, the company told Reuters. The parent company of the Snapchat photo messaging app is leaning on its relative safety during a period when social media platforms such as Meta’s Facebook,
Google is reportedly working on an augmented reality (AR) headset that could be launched in 2024. The headset, a part of the company’s ‘Project Iris’, is said to feature an in-house processor from Google. Tech giants Meta and Apple are also developing their own wearable AR technology. Unlike Apple’s upcoming mixed reality headset that is
Apple’s upcoming mixed reality headset has hit delays that could push the launch of the headset to the end of 2022 or 2023, according to a new report. The Cupertino company has been working on an augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/ VR) headset that is said to be in development since 2015, and the
Garmin Epix Gen 2 smartwatch was launched on Tuesday, The new Garmin smartwatch has three colour versions and all models come with a 1.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen display and offer up to 32GB of storage. Garmin Epix Gen 2 has a round dial. Garmin’s new wearable has a 10ATM water resistance certification and it is said
Microsoft HoloLens 2 was launched in India on Wednesday. The enterprise-focussed mixed reality (MR) headset was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in 2019 as the successor to the original HoloLens. It includes sensors that enable head and eye tracking and is designed to allow users to interact with holograms. The HoloLens 2 is
Garmin Venu 2 Plus, the new smartwatch from the popular wearables brand, is now official in India. The new Garmin Venu 2 series smartwatch comes with a voice-calling function for letting users make and receive calls directly from their wrist. The smartwatch offers support for voice assistants that allow users to control the device hands-free.
Noise Combat wireless neckband-style earphones were launched in India on Tuesday. The wireless earphones come with a dedicated gaming mode, offering 45ms low latency connectivity. Noise Combat earphones feature quick charging support and offer up to 25 hours of playback on a single charge. The earbuds come with LED lights that support a “breathing” effect.
Fire-Boltt Ninja 2 Max is the latest smartwatch by the company and was launched in India on Tuesday. The new smartwatch has been unveild a few days after Fire-Boltt launched its Ninja Max 2 smartwatch. It sports a 1.5-inch HD display in a rectangular dial. Fire-Boltt Ninja 2 Max smartwatch also features 20 sports modes
Zebronics Zeb-Fit Me, the latest smartwatch from the popular electronics brand, is now official in India. The budget smartwatch features a square 1.2-inch colour display and comes in five different colour options. The newest wearable from Zebronics has multiple health-tracking features including blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) and heart rate monitoring. Zebronic Zeb-Fit Me offers 14
Ptron Force X11 smartwatch with Bluetooth calling was launched in India on Monday. The affordable smartwatch sports a 1.7-inch square display wrapped in a metal body and thin bezels on all sides. Ptron also touts the smartwatch as a budget-oriented fitness wearable and features heart rate monitoring, blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) monitoring, blood pressure, sleep
Multiple states have begun investigating potential violations in how Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms, runs its virtual-reality Oculus business, according to three sources familiar with the matter. Two of the sources said the US Federal Trade Commission was also involved in the antitrust investigation. Meta did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
A ring shimmers on display at the Consumer Electronics Show, but this is no mere piece of jewelry — it’s packed with sensors capable of detecting body temperature, respiration and much more. Startups at the annual gadget extravaganza in Las Vegas touted technology-enhanced accessories designed to look fetching on the outside while scrutinising what is
OnePlus 9RT was launched in India on Friday, January 14, at the company’s Winter Edition Launch event. The latest addition to the company’s OnePlus 9 series comes a couple days after the company’s next-generation OnePlus 10 smartphone was launched in China. OnePlus 9RT is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC under the hood, and
OnePlus 9RT will be launched today (Friday, January 14) at the company’s Winter Edition Launch event. The successor to the OnePlus 9R smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC and sports a 50-megapixel triple camera setup. OnePlus Buds Z2 true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds are also set to launch at the event later
Apple Watch Series 8 is expected to arrive later this year, as an update to the company’s Apple Watch Series 7 smartwatch. The Cupertino company was previously believed to be working on adding support for measuring body temperature in its upcoming Watch Series 8 smartwatch, according to reports. However, a recent newsletter by Bloomberg’s Mark
Flipkart has announced that it is kicking off its next major sale on Monday, January 17. Called Big Saving Days, the Flipkart sale will last for six days until January 22 and will bring deals, discounts, and offers on various smartphones and gadgets including digital cameras, smartwatches, and truly wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds. Flipkart also
Boult Audio Airbass Y1 true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds were launched in India on Thursday. The new AirBass Y1 TWS earbuds are the latest addition to the company’s TWS earphone lineup in the country and feature up to 40 hours of battery life and fast charging support. Users can also listen to music or take
JBL Tour One wireless headphones were launched in India on January 12. The headphones offer True Adaptive Noise Cancellation technology and are the latest addition to the company’s noise-cancelling portfolio in India. JBL Tour One headphones are Hi-Res Audio Certified and offer Adaptive Ambient Aware and TalkThru features. The headphones offer 25 hours of playback
Amazon Great Republic Day Sale dates announced on Wednesday. The four-day sale will begin on Monday, January 17, and will last until January 20. Amazon claims that it will offer deals across smartphones, TVs, electronics, and large appliances, among others. The Amazon sale will also bring instant bank discounts and no-cost EMI options. Among other
OnePlus Buds Pro have been updated with a new Dual Connection feature which will allow users to connect to more than one device at a time. The dual connection mode will allow the true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds to seamlessly switch between two connected devices, based on the audio source. OnePlus has revealed that the
Nokia Lite Earbuds BH-205 and Nokia Wired Buds WB 101 were launched in India on Tuesday, January 11. The company’s new true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds offer a total battery life of up to 36 hours, which includes the backup of the charging case. The company’s new Nokia Wired Buds feature a flat, tangle-free cable,
Apple’s rumored AR/VR headset will use the same 96W USB Type-C power adapter that is bundled with the 14-inch MacBook Pro, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. This implies that the headset will use the same amount of power that is needed by the company’s flagship laptop. The analyst had previously said that Apple’s AR headset
French fashion house Louis Vuitton has expanded its smartwatch portfolio by launching a new model called the Tambour Horizon Light Up. Unlike the past two generations of smartwatches in the lineup, the Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up comes sans Google’s Wear OS and instead runs on a custom-designed operating system. The smartwatch also flaunts
One of the biggest lessons COVID-19 has taught us is how to take care of ourselves and the people around us. More and more people have started to set fitness goals to maintain their health and wellness. And that is where a fitness tracker comes in. Staying fit can help improve your productivity and also
Titan Eye+ launched its first set of smart glasses earlier this week. Titan EyeX features open-ear speakers, touch controls, along with fitness tracking systems. Titan’s new smart glasses are compatible with Android and iOS devices and can connect via Bluetooth v5. They also get an inbuilt tracker and an IP54-rated build for dust and water
Fire-Boltt Ninja 2, the newest smartwatch from the popular wearables brand is now official in India. The budget smartwatch features a 1.3-inch touch screen display and a blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) monitor. It also comes with inbuilt arcade-style games. Fire-Boltt Ninja 2 offers 30 sports modes and is claimed to have a battery life of
Fossil has launched two new smartwatches at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 – Razer X Fossil Gen 6 and Skagen Falster Gen 6. Both of them are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ SoC and run Google’s Wear OS. Razer X Fossil Gen 6 – developed in partnership with gaming peripherals brand Razer – will
HTC Vive Wrist Tracker has been announced by the company at CES 2022 as a controller for the company’s Vive Focus 3 Virtual Reality (VR) headset. The new tracker works in tandem with the Vive Focus 3 headset, and can be worn on either arm. According to the company, the new Vive Wrist Tracker can
Dizo Buds Z Pro true wireless stereo (TWS) earphones and Dizo Watch R smartwatch have been launched in India. The new products from Dizo, a Realme TechLife partner brand, are the latest and most advanced in the company’s growing product range focused on affordability and value for money. The Dizo Buds Z Pro feature active
Garmin has unveiled its latest wearables at the ongoing CES 2022 tradeshow. The company has added two smartwatches to its catalog, the Venu 2 Plus and the Vivomove Sport. The Venu 2 Plus joins the existing Venu 2 series but brings two key new features, the ability to take phone calls and voice assistant control.