This ‘smart’ shirt can help improve your fitness

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This ‘smart’ shirt can help improve your fitness

Two Japanese firms have developed an intelligent undershirt that can be connected to a smartphone and provide data on the health of the person wearing it, the media reported on Monday. The shirt has an ultra-fine and flexible sensor (which can be removed before the shirt is washed) that can monitor posture, heart rate, and calories consumed and burned, spokesperson of the tech firm NEC, which has developed the shirt in collaboration with Gunze Ltd., told EFE news.  More →
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Scientists developing a wearable to help people recover after a stroke

By about 24 mins ago.

Scientists developing a wearable to help people recover after a stroke

Scientists at a British university are developing a new wearable technology to help people who have had a stroke recover with the use of their arm and hand. A team of researchers at the University of Southampton, England, will create a wireless sleeve to provide information about muscle movement and strength while patients practice every-day tasks at home, a university statement said on Monday. Led by professor Jane Burridge, the two-year project has been funded with a grant of nearly 1 million pounds from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) through its Invention for Innovation (i4i) program.  More →
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Oracle’s new program focuses on partner success in Cloud segment

By about 45 mins ago.

Oracle’s new program focuses on partner success in Cloud segment

Global software and cloud major Oracle has unveiled a new Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Cloud program to help partners accelerate the growth of their Oracle Cloud business by providing them with technical and go-to-market support. Through this new programme, partners will be able to showcase their Oracle Cloud expertise, vertical market offerings and success with customers through new tiers of recognition and progressive benefits, the company said in a statement. More →
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Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition, Moto G (third-generation) now also available via Amazon India

By about 1 hour ago.

Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition, Moto G (third-generation) now also available via Amazon India

Motorola is slowly expanding its portfolio of devices available outside Flipkart. Motorola has announced that the Moto G (third-generation), as well as Moto G Turbo Edition are now also on available on Amazon India. Currently, only the Moto G (third-generation) 16GB variant is available on the e-commerce site with a price tag of Rs 10,999. Motorola says that the 8GB variant of the Moto G will go on sale sometime later this week, while the Moto G Turbo Edition is set to go on sale from tomorrow onwards.

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Telcos to improve network quality in Goa, says COAI

By about 2 hours ago.

Telcos to improve network quality in Goa, says COAI

Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) today said that quality of service (QoS) levels for all operators in Goa is in conformity with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)-mandated benchmark. "These measures have resulted in a substantial decrease in instances of dropped calls in almost all key areas in Goa under supervision of Department of Telecommunication (DoT) and TRAI, along with government's support," Rajan S Mathews Director General COAI told reporters.  More →
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Android Wear devices to get app permissions and doze mode with the latest update

By about 2 hours ago.

Android Wear devices to get app permissions and doze mode with the latest update

Google recently announced a new update for its Android Wear platform. The update brings new gestures and speaker support for certain smartwatches, allowing user to make and receive calls right from the wrist. Motorola has also announced an update for its Moto 360 (2nd gen) smartwatch, which is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. While Google left out few features in its release notes for that update, Motorola has put up a complete changelog and new features that the update brings. More →
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Google launches flood alerts for India, available via Google Public Alerts

By about 2 hours ago.

Google launches flood alerts for India, available via Google Public Alerts

Google has introduced a new flood alerts feature in India as a part of its efforts to make critical information around natural disasters more accessible to everyone. Available via Google Public Alerts platform, the alerts will be displayed on Google apps such as Google web search, Google Maps and Google Now cards. Clicking on the alert, users will be provided with details about hazards, expected timeline, maps and a few tips to stay safe. More →
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Intex Aqua Wing, Aqua Raze 4G smartphones launched, price starts from Rs 4,599: Specifications, feature

By about 2 hours ago.

Intex Aqua Wing, Aqua Raze 4G smartphones launched, price starts from Rs 4,599: Specifications, feature

Intex has launched two entry-level 4G capable smartphones, called the Aqua Raze and Aqua Wing. Both the smartphones are available in black and white colors, priced at Rs 5,199, and Rs 4,599 respectively. The smartphones share features like quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 5-megapixel primary camera and dual-SIM card slots. Both run Android Lollipop, and are preloaded with Matrabhasha service that lets users communication in 21 regional languages. More →
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Apple inches closer to launching Apple Stores in India

By about 4 hours ago.

Apple inches closer to launching Apple Stores in India

Apple may soon receive approval from the Indian government for opening its first retail stores in India. The company is refiling its application with the Indian government as the previous one was not in the right format, Bloomberg reports. Apple had earlier confirmed it had applied to the Indian government, seeking approval to start its own retail stores in the country. BGR India reached out to Apple for a statement on the development but the company said it had no statement to give at the moment. More →
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Advent EchoPhonz BT500 Bluetooth headset launched, priced at Rs 1,999

By about 5 hours ago.

Advent EchoPhonz BT500 Bluetooth headset launched, priced at Rs 1,999

Leading mobile accessories and peripherals brand Advent has launched its latest Bluetooth headset EchoPhonz BT 500, which comes with a built-in mic and has a range of up to 8-10 metres, the company announced on Tuesday. The ergonomically designed headset comes with Bluetooth version V3.0. The device's in-built powerful rechargeable lithium ion battery ensures an incredible 4-6 hours of successive playing time. The icing on the cake is the foldable headband and ear cups, making it convenient to carry around.  More →
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