Wearables

Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale has kicked off for Flipkart’s Plus members. The sale will open for everyone else at 12pm (noon) today. Flipkart is looking to take on Amazon’s Prime Day 2019 sale with its four-day sale. The Big Shopping Days sale includes deals and offers on popular mobile phones, laptops, electronics, TVs, and
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The app’s functionality has been disabled indefinitely to minimise any possible risks Apple introduced a unique communication feature with watchOS 5 that allowed the Apple Watch to double as a walkie talkie using a dedicated app. The company has now disabled the eponymous Walkie-Talkie app due to a vulnerability that could allow malicious parties to
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Fitness wearables are a dime a dozen now, and multiple manufacturers have attempted to make their own, because a lot of consumers like being able to keep tabs on their fitness. We have tested many of the popular fitness wearables in the market, and the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 is one that is easy to
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Photo Credit: Bertrand Guay/ AFP The French subsidiary of Samsung Electronics is facing charges of deceptive marketing over its corporate ethics pledges after local activists complained that the smartphone giant’s practices in its factories, including the use of underage labour, violated human rights, two NGOs said Wednesday. The preliminary charges were lodged in April against
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President Donald Trump’s decision to allow US companies to continue selling to Huawei followed an extensive lobbying campaign by the US semiconductor industry that argued the ban could hurt America’s economic and national security. In multiple high-level meetings and a letter to the Commerce Department, the companies argued for targeted action against Huawei Technologies instead of
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Photo Credit: Lancaster University You may have used a wrist band that tracks your steps, but a new generation of smart wearables might help you monitor emotions which can be very useful for those who diagnosed with depression, anxiety and bipolar disorders. Researchers have found that smart wearable technology that changes colour, heats up, squeezes
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After working at Apple for 24 years, Sabih Khan has been named as the Senior Vice President of Operations at the Cupertino-based company. In his new role, Khan would be in charge of Apple’s global supply chain, ensuring product quality and overseeing planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics and product fulfilment functions, the iPhone maker said on
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In a bid to make virtual reality (VR) experience highly believable, researchers from Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) have developed a revolutionary system called “Codec Avatars” that gives VR users ability to interact with others while representing themselves with life-like avatars precisely animated in real-time. “Our work demonstrates that it is possible to precisely animate photorealistic
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Refreshing its flagship Forerunner series, US-based wearable major Garmin on Monday launched its Forerunner 945 wearable in India at Rs. 59,990, a premium GPS-enabled smartwatch from the company focused on fitness. The Garmin Forerunner 945 packs built-in activity profiles for running, cycling, swimming, skiing, paddle sports and trail running which covers majority of the workouts.
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