Google sells more than 500,000 units of Cardboard, releases updated SDK for VR headset to developers

By on December 11, 2014 at 1:05 PM.

Google sells more than 500,000 units of Cardboard, releases updated SDK for VR headset to developers

Google announced earlier this morning that it has sold more than 500,000 units of Cardboard, its dirt-cheap ($20) virtual reality headset. The company is also finally making the service open to developers and third-party manufacturers with an updated SDK for Android and a new developer tool for Unity. More →
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Google Chromecast launched in India priced at Rs 2,999, on sale at GOSF 2014 via Snapdeal tonight

By on December 9, 2014 at 12:34 PM.

Google Chromecast launched in India priced at Rs 2,999, on sale at GOSF 2014 via Snapdeal tonight

Google today announced it is launching the Chromecast in India, which will be one of the exclusive launches at its annual Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF), which starts from midnight tonight. Chromecast is essentially a dongle-like device, which brings universal streaming from any device to one’s TV. It is priced at Rs 2,999, and Google has partnered Airtel, Eros Now, and the device will be exclusively available on Snapdeal. More →
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Amazon Echo is like Apple’s Siri in a speaker, costs $199

By on November 6, 2014 at 11:31 PM.

Amazon Echo is like Apple’s Siri in a speaker, costs $199

Amazon today quietly announced a new hardware project. It’s called Amazon Echo, and it’s a voice-activated smart wireless speaker. Priced at $199, the Amazon Echo provides users with information like news or weather conditions, as well as let them set alarm, and play songs users want to listen to. More →
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Here’s why Apple discontinued the iPod Classic

By on October 28, 2014 at 9:55 AM.

Here’s why Apple discontinued the iPod Classic

At Wall Street Journal’s WSJD Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed the reason behind discontinuing the iPod Classic. As is Apple’s traditions, after the launch of a new device it discontinues older devices, and this year post the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch, it quietly discontinued the iPod Classic and the iPhone 4S. More →
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Amazon launches Fire TV Stick, a $39 streaming device to compete against Google’s Chromecast

By on October 27, 2014 at 7:28 PM.

Amazon launches Fire TV Stick, a $39 streaming device to compete against Google’s Chromecast

Amazon has just announced the Fire TV Stick, a streaming device designed to compete with the likes of Chromecast. Priced at $39, the Stick plugs into a TV’s HDMI port. More →
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HP Sprout PC with a 3D scanner and projector will reportedly launch next week

By on October 22, 2014 at 10:40 AM.

HP Sprout PC with a 3D scanner and projector will reportedly launch next week

HP will be releasing a new computer named Sprout with a built-in projector and 3D-scanner next week, Re/code reports. The news comes weeks after HP announced that it is splitting in two divisions. One part of the company manages PCs and printers, while the other is devoted to enterprise IT. More →
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iFixit cracks open the new Mac mini, finds soldered RAM inside

By on October 21, 2014 at 3:51 PM.

iFixit cracks open the new Mac mini, finds soldered RAM inside

Apple launched the new Mac mini at its “special event” last week. The company boasted about the processor upgrade and the $100 price drop the miniature computer has received. But apparently those aren’t the only noticeable things about the new Mac mini. As revealed by iFixit, who tore down the device apart, the new Mac mini is extremely hard to repair. More →
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Now, a $249 Raspberry Pi-powered laptop that you can build with your hands

By on October 15, 2014 at 2:30 PM.

Now, a $249 Raspberry Pi-powered laptop that you can build with your hands

Just last month, we saw a make-it-yourself smartwatch that let us customize the wearable on your whim. Now, a new crowdfunding project has emerged that has made a build-your-own laptop kit. London-based startup company Pi-Top has built a RaspBerry Pi laptop, that can be created with the help of instructional manuals, by any novice. The company provides a comprehensive kit that costs $249 which includes different components that are essential for building a fully functional Pi-powered laptop. More →
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MediaTek MT6595 chipset to bring 4G LTE to affordable smartphones in India by the end of 2014

By on October 13, 2014 at 6:55 PM.

MediaTek MT6595 chipset to bring 4G LTE to affordable smartphones in India by the end of 2014

Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek has announced that its latest MT6595 ‘true’ octa-core processor has reached commercialization in India. The company said in an event today, that a wide range of LTE products in both the entry and mid-level ranges should be available in the market by the end of this year. This would be company's first processor with 4G LTE support. More →
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