gadgets

  • group of people
    Apr 17, 2015 17:34 IST

    Thumbnail wearable device to answer your phone

    Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are developing a new wearable device that turns the user's thumbnail into a miniature wireless track pad.

  • Yahoo
    Apr 17, 2015 11:10 IST

    Apple watches will not be available in-store in May: Report

    Apple Inc's watches will not be available to buy in-store in May, according to a memo from Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts, the Telegraph reported.

  • Google Glass
    Apr 16, 2015 16:49 IST

    Google Glass used to diagnose skin conditions

    In a first, doctors at the Rhode Island Hospital have experimented with Google Glass to gauge the effectiveness, security and patient acceptance of a real-time skin consultation.

  • camera
    Apr 16, 2015 14:17 IST

    Indian-origin scientist develops first self-powered camera

    Computer scientist Shree K. Nayar from the Columbia University has invented the world's first fully self-powered video camera that can produce an image each second, indefinitely, of a well-lit indoor scene.

  • VivoWatch
    Apr 16, 2015 11:37 IST

    Asus VivoWatch boasts 10-day battery life

    At its Zensation exhibit at Design Week in Milan (April 14-19), Asus is showcasing the Vivowatch, a new wearable promising up to 10 days between charges, the longest battery life ever seen on a smartwatch.

  • Huawei P8
    Apr 16, 2015 11:20 IST

    Huawei launches 'P8' smartphone

    China's Huawei unveiled its flagship P8 smartphone on Wednesday, a device that stacks up against the latest models from Samsung and Apple in technical specifications if not marketing budget.

  • Jawbone
    Apr 16, 2015 10:56 IST

    Jawbone banks on smart fashion trend beyond watches

    On the one hand, or wrist, there may be an eye-catching Apple Watch, while the other will sport with more discreet jewelry packed with Internet Age smarts.

  • Apple Watch
    Apr 15, 2015 16:59 IST

    Teens not keen on Apple Watch

    Just 11% of US 13-19-year-olds are planning to buy the iPhone maker's first smartwatch, according to a new survey.

  • Lumia 540
    Apr 15, 2015 15:54 IST

    Microsoft launches selfie-focused Lumia 540 smartphone

    Aimed at consumers looking for their first handset, the company's latest affordable phone manages to cram in a number of useful features yet costs just $149.

  • Galaxy S6
    Apr 15, 2015 13:59 IST

    Samsung Electronics says demand for Galaxy S6 models much higher than planned for

    South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday said demand for both the flat-screen and curved-screen models of its new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphones is "much higher" than initially planned for.

  • Yahoo
    Apr 15, 2015 11:10 IST

    Apple Watch apps: the basics and more

    Just days from its official launch, the number of apps compatible with the Apple Watch continues to grow: the list includes preinstalled programs and staples (social networks, reservation services), but also a few surprises.

  • iPad
    Apr 15, 2015 10:54 IST

    Papal iPad fetches $30,500 at auction in Uruguay

    An Apple iPad which belonged to Pope Francis fetched $30,500 at auction on Tuesday, with proceeds going to a school for the poor in Uruguay, the local auction house selling the item said.

  • HTC
    Apr 14, 2015 17:07 IST

    HTC unveils M9 Plus for Rs. 52K, plans 4G phones under Rs. 20K

    Mobile device maker HTC unveiled three devices including its premium 4G smartphone M9 Plus priced at Rs. 52,500 which will be available from May.

  • Nokia
    Apr 14, 2015 14:43 IST

    Nokia says in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent

    Nokia Oyj is in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent, a deal that could create a European telecoms equipment group worth over 40 billion euros ($42 billion), and cut costs at two of the industry's weaker players.

  • Apple Watch
    Apr 14, 2015 11:24 IST

    Apple expected to quickly ramp up smartwatch production

    Apple Inc is likely to quickly ramp up production of the Apple Watch after strong pre-orders outstripped limited supply, analysts said on Monday.