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  • Xiaomi India to Launch New Smartphone Series on November 2, Mi Note 3 Expected

    October 26, 2017 8:17 AM 29

    Xiaomi India has sent out invites for a launch event next week where it will unveil "a new series" in the country. It is widely expected that the November 2 Xiaomi India launch could see the release of a new smartphone in a price category that it has not tapped so far. With the Mi and Redmi series already in India, the company may bring the Mi Note series

  • Made-in-India Jeep Compass SUV Export Begins, 1st Batch Shipped to Australia And Japan

    October 26, 2017 5:11 AM 37

    Jeep India has shipped its very first batch of 600 units of the Compass SUV from the Bombay Port Trust facility to Australia and Japan. FCA India announced that it has begun shipping right-hand drive units of the Made-in-India Jeep Compass as part of its export strategy, articulated during the SUV’s market launch in India three months earlier. The automobile

  • Galaxy S8 will miss-out on the latest Android features until next year, and this is why

    October 25, 2017 12:23 PM 29

    SAMSUNG is believed to be targeting an early 2018 l date for its Android 8.0 Oreo update to Galaxy S8 smartphones. Samsung is likely targeted its most recent flagship phones in the first wave of updates, so expected Android 8.0 Oreo to arrive on Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8 before anything else. It’s likely the Galaxy S7, Galaxy

  • Smart home technology: Quarter of homes use smart products with sales up 135 per cent

    October 25, 2017 10:41 AM 33

    NEARLY a quarter of British households now contain a smart home product, according to new research. Technology retailer Maplin says its new Smart Meter survey found that 24 per cent of UK homes now featured a smart home device, with smart plugs that can remotely switch off power identified as the current most popular product. The rise of artificial intelligence-powered

  • Happy With iPhone 8, Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Says He Won't Buy iPhone X On Launch Day

    October 25, 2017 7:21 AM 35

    Though there may be plenty of Apple fans eagerly awaiting the new iPhone X, the company’s co-founder Steve Wozniak himself doesn’t seem to share the enthusiasm. In an interview with CNBC, Wozniak says he won't be upgrading to the iPhone X immediately, and will instead wait to see how the device turns out. “I’d rather wait and watch that one. I’m happy

  • Misfit Vapor smartwatch gets October 31st release date, after months of delays

    October 24, 2017 1:00 PM 30

    Misfit says its Vapor smartwatch, which was introduced at CES this year, will finally be available on October 31st. Misfit typically releases fitness trackers, but this is the company's first full-blown smartwatch. Misfit had initially planned to release the watch this summer but delayed the release date. The Vapor watch runs Android Wear 2.0 and features

  • A $25 Apple Watch? This insurer says yes

    October 23, 2017 8:58 PM 35

    Last year, insurance company John Hancock introduced a program for certain customers to get an Apple Watch for $25 in exchange for recording their daily activity. The activity goes toward points that reduce (or eliminate) the monthly payments for the wearable. That program has proven very successful for the company, which has announced that it is now an option

  • Here's How You Can Buy an Apple Watch for Just $25

    October 23, 2017 6:16 PM 25

    Now you can buy an Apple Watch Series 3 for just $25—provided you’re willing to sweat for it. Once a policyholder receives the Watch, they have to reach specific “wellness targets” through exercise and health screenings over two years. If they’re successful, then they “earn” the discounted wearable. If they’re not, then they’ll have to pay off the remaining

  • Britain to give Canada the shipwrecks of explorer Franklin

    October 23, 2017 4:04 PM 44

    LONDON -- Britain will give Canada the shipwrecks of British explorer John Franklin, who tried to chart the Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic in 1845. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says the arrangement "will ensure that these wrecks and artifacts are conserved for future generations." Franklin and 128 hand-picked men sought to find the passage

  • Your Google Assistant takes a chill pill

    October 23, 2017 2:19 PM 53

    These days, AI-based voice assistants are all the hype and they have been coming in various shapes and sizes — from separate smart speakers to your smartphones. If you are an Android user, you have your humble Google Assistant at your disposal, always ready to provide you all the information you need on a particular subject. However, as informative Assistant