Fitbit has launched new products; the Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Fitbit Inspire HR and Fitbit Inspire in India and Fitbit Ace 2 will be available soon. The company says that these are designed to prioritize health and fitness and make it more accessible to consumers across the globe. Fitbit also mentioned it would soon launch a major redesign to the Fitbit app so users can further personalize their dashboard, better understand their data, discover new content and more. Continue reading “Fitbit Versa Lite Edition smartwatch, Inspire HR and Inspire fitness trackers launched in India starting at Rs. 6999”
Update — March 19: After confirming that it will shut down Inbox by Gmail app at the end of March 2019, Google has started showing alerts for the users that says that the app will be going away in 15 days, which is April 2nd, 2019. Google has already shut down Allo this month, and will shut down goo.gl URL Shortener later this month and Google+ on April 2nd as a part of Spring Cleaning.
Ottomate, which is India’s home-grown smart consumer electronics brand has launched its first product; theOttomate Smart Fans. It is powered by the latest Qualcomm BLE 5.0 chipset with CSR Mesh and operate through Ottomate Smart App. Continue reading “Ottomate Smart Fan with Bluetooth launched in India starting at Rs. 3999”
According to IDC, the smartphone market continues to be challenged and 2019 is projected to experience its third consecutive year of declining shipments. The worldwide smartphone volumes are forecast to fall by 0.8% in 2019 with volumes dipping to 1.39 billion. Continue reading “Worldwide smartphone shipments expected to drop third consecutive year in 2019: IDC”
With increasing usage of social media across the globe, concerns regarding privacy are at its peak. With Facebook owning the majority of social media apps worldwide including Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has put forward his privacy vision where the main focus revolves around user privacy.
Continue reading “Facebook details plans for ‘privacy-focused’ revamp”
The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 31.4% during the Q4 2018, reaching a new high of 59.3 million units according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. The growth was driven by new wearables launching during the months leading up to the holiday season as well as new smartphone launches as many were bundled with wearables from leading brands. Continue reading “Worldwide wearable shipments reach 59.3 million, up 31.4% YoY in Q4 2018; Apple and Xiaomi continue to lead: IDC”
Smart Compose is a neat addition to Gmail which based on your email writing patterns and commonly used phrases, tries to predict what you will say next and surfaces it as a suggestion that you can simply accept. The feature was initially available as an experimental feature on the desktop and then was added to G Suite accounts. Then it later was available as an exclusive to the Pixel 3 which is changing finally. Continue reading “Gmail Smart Compose now available to all Android phones”
Google has released Bolo, an Android app that is aimed at improving the reading skills of children. Bolo is powered by the company’s speech recognition and text-to-speech technology that comes built-in with a helpful reading buddy, “Diya.” which explains and corrects the child, as they read aloud.
Continue reading “Google Bolo speech-based tutor app for children released in India”
Portronics has launched the “Mport 4C1” which is a 4-in-1 Type-C to Type C/USB/HDMI/VGA connector. Portronics Mport 4C1 is a smart & sleek, portable plug n play device. It is an on-the-go companion which helps you to connect up to 4 different smart devices of different connector types to the Type C port of your laptop. Continue reading “Portronics Mport 4C1 4-in-1 multimedia hub launched”
A recent study shows that Google is the first place shoppers in the USA go to discover or find a new brand or product. Google says that it has seen that about 50% of online shoppers said images of the product inspired them to purchase, and increasingly, they’re turning to Google Images. Continue reading “Google introduces new shoppable ads on Google Images”
LG has announced that its 2019 premium TV lineup featuring advanced OLED and NanoCell TVs will begin rolling out this week. This year, OLED models will make up 20% of the company’s high-end TV portfolio and with demand for OLED TVs expected to grow to 3.6 million units this year, 7 million units in 2020 and 10 million in 2021. Continue reading “LG 2019 TVs global roll out starting this week; Apple AirPlay 2 and Apple HomeKit support coming later this year”
Samsung Electronics has announced that it has commenced mass production of its first commercial embedded magnetic random access memory (eMRAM) product. It is based on the company’s 28-nanometer(nm) fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) process technology, called 28FDS. Continue reading “Samsung starts mass production of first 28FDS-based eMRAM”
Foldable phones are slowly making their way, whether you’re ready or not. However, it seems like they’re coming whether they’re ready or not given how the software remains untested or nonexistent and the prices are on the higher side. But those potential issues can be fixed, but the real thing for which you should hold out for is the glass. Continue reading “Corning working on truly foldable Gorilla glass”
Opera, back in July had announced that it has started testing Cryptowallet beta built-in to its Android app and it supports the Ethereum Web3 API. After expanding it to the desktop, and Android, Opera has now mentioned that it is bringing this feature to iOS soon. iOS users around the globe will soon gain access to a full-featured browser with an integrated native Crypto Wallet and Web 3 browsing functionalities. Continue reading “Opera expands its built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet to iOS”
Update – March 5, 2019: Facebook has released Dark Mode for Messenger officially. The company says that you still need to send crescent moon emoji to enable it, and the feature will be fully rolled out in settings in the coming weeks.