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Amazon Alexa to Reach Mobile Accessories Soon, Vuzix Showcases Alexa-Enabled AR Glasses

HIGHLIGHTS Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit launched to expand Amazon’s voice assistant Vuzix unveiled the first Alexa-enabled AR glasses The AR glasses will initially cost $1,000 After reaching a large number of smartphones and some smart speakers, Amazon is now set to bring its Alexa voice assistant to various portable, on-the-go devices. The company has launched the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit to make its new development ... Read More »

LG Signature Series to Launch in India on Friday

LG is all set to announce its latest Signature Series in India at an event in Mumbai on January 5. The Signature Series by LG has products ranging from OLED TVs to washing machines, refrigerators, air purifiers, and smartphones. While some Signature Series products are already available in India, there is no confirmation as to what the South Korean brand is ... Read More »

Sony A7R III Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Sony A7R III sports a 42.4-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor It features an updated BIONZ X image processor Sony A7R III has 399 phase detection autofocus points Sony on Tuesday launched the A7R III full-frame mirrorless camera in India. To recall, the camera had been launched last month at an event in New York, and is a refresh to the A7R II which ... Read More »

How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer to Find ‘Meltdown’ Chip Flaw

HIGHLIGHTS Researchers had thought such an attack was only theoretically possible They were aghast to find the kernel memory could indeed be attacked The flaw would allow attackers to gain access to user data Daniel Gruss didn’t sleep much the night he hacked his own computer and exposed a flaw in most of the chips made in the past two decades ... Read More »

Meltdown, Spectre Chip Flaws: Who’s Affected

HIGHLIGHTS Meltdown only affects Intel-based machines Spectre affects Intel, AMD, ARM-based machines Most software makers and OEMs have issued fixes already Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world’s personal computers and smartphones. The two hardware bugs discovered can be exploited to allow the memory ... Read More »

Amazon Kindle Entry-Level Ebook Reader Gets Audible Support

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon Kindle priced at $79 getting audible support Kindle Oasis already supports audible Amazon promises support coming in months Amazon, the online retail giant, is bringing audible support to its cheapest Kindle. The company, earlier this month, added an all-new waterproof Kindle Oasis Waterproof ebook reader with Amazon’s Audible service to stream audio books. The feature is finally coming to the ... Read More »

Swipe Slate Pro Tablet With 4G VoLTE Support, 10.1-Inch Display Launched in India

HIGHLIGHTS The tablet features a 10.1-inch HD IPS display It is exclusively available via online marketplace Flipkart It is capable of making voice calls, and supports 4G VoLTE Domestic smartphone and tablet brand, Swipe Technologies, on Friday launched an upgraded version of its Slate Pro tablet in India. Featuring a 10.1-inch HD (1280×800 pixels) IPS display, the 4G-enabled tablet has been ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Pro With LTE Advanced to Be Available in December

HIGHLIGHTS New LTE model will be available in December 2017 Its pricing starts at $1,149 Original Surface Pro was launched in May this year Microsoft at its Future Decoded event in London announced its all-new Surface Pro with LTE connectivity. The Redmond giant says that the Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Advanced model will be available to business customers starting ... Read More »

Hong Kong Arm of China’s LeEco Files for Liquidation

HIGHLIGHTS LeEco has struggled to pay debts after rapid expansion led to a cash crun In Hong Kong, LeEco sold smartphones, Internet TVs, online content At its peak in early 2016, LeEco employed hundreds in the city A Hong Kong arm of embattled Chinese tech conglomerate LeEco has filed a petition to the territory’s high court to wind up the company, media ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1, Other Mobiles Discounted on No.1 Mi Fan Sale, Re. 1 Flash Sale Detailed

HIGHLIGHTS The No.1 Mi Fan Sale will be held on December 20 and December 21 Xiaomi Mi A1: Special Edition Red will be available for Rs. 12,999 Re. 1 flash sales will be held at 2pm on both days of the sale Xiaomi India is hosting a two-day ‘No.1 Mi Fan Sale’ that will be held on Wednesday, December 20 and ... Read More »