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Gadgets are now a CLiQ away with TataCLiQ’com’s Epictronic sale

With TataCLiQ.com, Tata group’s multi-brand phygital e-commerce platform flagging off the Epictronic sale on August 5, its time to get ready for a week full of exclusive and exciting offers on your favorite electronic brands. The sale promises to keep consumers engaged in a host of steal worthy deals across categories such as smartphones, televisions, kitchen appliances, laptops and many ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Feature In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor: KGI

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung to skip in-screen fingerprint scanner on Galaxy S9 Apple has been said to ditch fingerprint scanner on iPhone 8 Galaxy Note 9 smartphone is expected to come out next year Reports have suggested for months now that the in-screen fingerprint scanner has been a tricky feature to implement for both Apple and Samsung. As per a new report by research firm KGI Securities, ... Read More »

Samsung Hints at Upcoming Smartwatch-Fitness Tracker Hybrid

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung is working on a fitness tracker-smartwatch hybrid wearable Samsung has asked some members about promotional taglines It’s not clear when this product will be unveiled The nascent wearables market is seeing its ups and downs, and Samsung looks like it plans to stay in the business with a new kind of wearable device. The South Korean giant is sending out ... Read More »

Chinese Brands Hold 48 Percent Smartphone Market Share Globally: Counterpoint

While overall global smartphone shipments grew 3 percent Year-over-Year (YoY) reaching 365 million units in the second quarter of 2017, Chinese brands have emerged as the dominant force, making a dent in Apple’s market share, a report said on Wednesday. According to the market research firm Counterpoint Research, Chinese smartphone brands marked a record 48 percent market share worldwide with India, ... Read More »

Apple Said to Seek Tax Breaks for Its iPhone Suppliers in India

HIGHLIGHTS Government officials say meeting this request would require a new policy Apple submitted a list of prerequisites to make iPhones from scratch It began assembling the iPhone SE in Bengaluru in May Apple has asked the Indian government to extend tax breaks to its suppliers if India seeks to become a manufacturing hub for iPhones and its components. Government ... Read More »

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 »