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Honor View 20 officially announced, comes with in-screen camera and 48MP rear camera

December 10, 2018

Honor View 20 has been announced as the world’s first smartphone with a “punch hole” display and a 48MP rear-facing camera. The successor to the View 10 features top-of-the-line specifications and is seen as a rival to Xiaomi’s upcoming phone with a 48MP camera, slated to launch in January 2019. Honor says the View 20 will […]

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Indian Robotics Company Emotix Launches Miko 2, a Companion for Children

November 28, 2018

Emotix, a Mumbai-based robotics startup, has launched Miko 2, a companion robot for children. Miko 2 comes two years after the company unveiled Miko, its first robot on the market. The Miko 2 has advanced parental controls, better microphones, a front camera, and improved “emotional intelligence”. This is the third product that Emotix has brought to […]

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Elon Musk Renames SpaceX’s BFR Rocket for Interplanetary Trip

November 21, 2018

SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), a fully reusable vehicle designed to take humans and supplies to Mars and also to dramatically cut travel time within Earth, is getting a new name, Starship, the company’s CEO Elon Musk has announced. “Renaming BFR to Starship,” Musk said in a tweet late on Monday. This two-stage vehicle – composed of […]

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China Unveils New ‘Heavenly Palace’ Space Station as ISS Days Numbered

November 7, 2018

China unveiled on Tuesday a replica of its first permanently crewed space station, which would replace the international community’s orbiting laboratory and symbolises the country’s major ambitions beyond Earth. The 17-metre (55-foot) core module was a star attraction at the biennial Airshow China in the southern coastal city of Zhuhai, the country’s main aerospace industry exhibition. Outside, […]

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China’s Xiaomi aims its priciest phone at Huawei and Apple

October 27, 2018

Xiaomi unveiled the MIX 3, the fourth generation of a series introduced in 2016. (Image: Bloomberg) Xiaomi Corp really wants to shed its down-market image. China’s No 2 smartphone maker is counting on its most expensive device yet to face off against HuaweiTechnologies Co and Apple Inc at home while carving out a bigger footprint in Europe. The Chinese […]

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The perfect convertible that is powerful and versatile

October 6, 2018

  It was in 2016 that I first used a Microsoft Surface Book. At that time it was amongst one of the best laptops you could buy, provided you had the moolah to get one. But that device never came to India. In 2018, things are a bit different and Microsoftsees potential for the Surface series – […]

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NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft Marks 4 Years in Mars Orbit With a Selfie

September 25, 2018

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft released a selfie image of the spacecraft at Mars, celebrating its four years in orbit studying the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet. MAVEN’S selfie image looks at ultraviolet wavelengths of sunlight reflected off of components of the spacecraft. The image was obtained with the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) instrument that normally looks at […]

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JBL Endurance Dive Take it for a swim

September 14, 2018

JBL Endurance Dive is perfect for swimming, surfing and other water sports activities. Here’s our review of JBL Endurance Dive. My morning walk is pretty much the only time I get to listen to music. But over the past couple of years, I have weaned myself off the habit, preferring to listen to nature more. […]

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Google is shutting down its Inbox app

September 13, 2018

NEW DELHI: Search giant Google is pulling the plug on its Inbox app. In a blog post, the company said that it will soon be bidding ‘good-bye’ to the Inbox app. “Support for Inbox will conclude in 2019,” said the company in the post. Google launched the Inbox app in the year 2014 in order to improve Gmail. The […]

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Sign up now for 2-for-1 tickets to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, released April 5

March 17, 2017

Disrupt Berlin 2017 doesn’t take place until December, but if you’re looking to attend the best startup show in Europe for the lowest possible price, an important deadline is fast approaching. We’ll be releasing a limited number of tickets to Disrupt Berlin on Wednesday, April 5 and the special price of two for the price of […]

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