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Get your car monsoon-ready: 5 must-have gadgets that will make your drive hassle-free

If you think that a coat of wax before the rains start is enough to prep your car for the season, you are mistaken. From portable airpump and smart dashboards to in-car coffee makers, you can now thank technology for making your time behind the wheel more enjoyable and safe this monsoon. PORTABLE AIRPUMP AND BATTERY BOOSTER The Wagan portable tyre inflator ... Read More »

Apple Unveils New 9.7-Inch iPad, Cheapest Full-Sized iPad Yet

Apple has unveiled a new iPad with 9.7-inch screen as it phased out the iPad Air series from its line-up of tablets; the Apple iPad portfolio now consists of iPad mini 4, two iPad Pro models, and the new iPad. Available to order from Friday, the new iPad with 9.7-inch screen starts at base price of $329 (roughly Rs. 21,500), the lowest ... Read More »

US Laptop Ban on Middle East Carriers Has Officially Ended

HIGHLIGHTS Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport was the last of 10 airports US officials lifted the ban after visiting the 10 airports New requirements include enhanced passenger screening The United States has ended a four month ban on passengers carrying laptops onboard US bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa, bringing to an end one of ... Read More »

The top 5 tech gadgets college students really want

As summer winds down and college students ponder the return to classes, it’s time to consider what to bring to school this fall. No surprise, trendy tech gadgets often tops the list. CNBC has assembled a brief guide to the hottest choices. However, buyer (that’s you, parents) beware: If you snatch up everything on this list, it could set you ... Read More »

Oculus Rift VR Headset Gets a Temporary Price Cut

HIGHLIGHTS Combined price of its Rift headset and Touch controllers is now $399 New price matches Sony’s PlayStation VR This is the second price cut for Oculus this year Oculus, the virtual reality company owned by Facebook, is temporarily cutting the price of its hardware, as the industry tries to figure out why the technology for immersive games and stories has ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On Max With 4GB RAM, Front Flash Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy On Max price in India is Rs. 16,900 Smartphone currently listed as ‘coming soon’ It supports Samsung Pay Mini Samsung on Friday launched a new Flipkart exclusive smartphone, the Galaxy On Max. The smartphone’s highlights are the presence of 4GB RAM, a 5.7-inch full-HD display, front flash, large aperture cameras, and support for Samsung Pay Mini, all of ... Read More »

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is here, but the Indian Apps Just Don’t Seem Ready

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon has finally launched the Fire TV Stick in India The launch was accompanied by a large number of Indian apps Most of these offer a poor experience on the television screen On Wednesday, Amazon launched its Fire TV Stick in India, priced at Rs. 3,999 (there’s a Rs. 499 cashback for Prime members), which means that for the first time since ... Read More »

The 9 best smart home gadgets of 2017 (so far)

Boosting your home’s tech skills sadly isn’t quite as easy as sticking in some extra RAM or upgrading the firmware. But thanks to 2017’s best new smart home offerings, you don’t need to knock down walls or embark on a rewiring disaster either. Whether you’re looking for a garden watchdog, some programmable buttons, or a fix for your home’s infuriating internet blackspots, this ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Router 3C Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Mi Router 3C has four antennas and 64MB of RAM Range is good and the companion app is very useful The Xiaomi Mi Router 3C is priced at Rs. 1,199 Xiaomi has earned its reputation by offering good products at bargain prices. The company has really made a mark on the Indian smartphone market, but in China, Xiaomi ... Read More »

Nativ Vita Music Player Is a $1,599 Tablet for Audiophiles

Nativ, a tech startup which was came into prominence via a crowd-funded campaign early last year, has launched its Vita music player with a large touchscreen display and starting price of whopping $1,599 (roughly Rs. 1.03 lakhs). The Nativ Vita music player, which can also be termed a tablet thanks to its 11.6-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, comes with built-in ... Read More »