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Gift guide — what to get that techie in your life who has everything

  Finding the right gift can be a challenge, especially for that person in your life who seems to have everything already. Here’s a round up of six high-tech gadgets that will surely surprise and impress the tech-lover in your life this holiday season. [“source=cnbc”] Read More »

iPhone Xs Max That Retails at $1,249 Costs $443 in Parts and Assembly Costs: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple shaved some parts from the display in its largest new iPhone iPhone Xs Max (256GB) contains about $443 in parts and assembly costs Apple released a trio of new phones earlier this month Apple shaved some parts from the display in its largest new iPhone, helping keep costs under control in what has become the priciest component of its ... Read More »

iOS Web Attack Surfaces That Can Crash and Restart Your iPhone, iPad

HIGHLIGHTS A new iOS hack has been found that restarts iOS devices The hack uses all the available resources on the system This brings a kernel panic that ultimately brings a sudden restart While Apple is busy in the last-minute preparations of iOS 12, a security researcher has shown a proof-of-concept webpage that uses CSS to crash and restart your iOS-running iPhone or ... Read More »

Lithium-Ion Batteries That Don’t Catch Fire May Arrive Soon, Researchers Say

Adding powdered silica (in blue container) to the polymer layer will prevent lithium-ion battery fires. At a time when consumer electronics players are aiming to develop safe Lithium-ion batteries that don’t catch fire, a team of researchers has developed a practical and inexpensive way to help prevent these fires. In a lithium-ion battery, a thin piece of plastic separates the ... Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus Is a Nexus Phone That Google Stopped Making

HIGHLIGHTS The Nokia 7 Plus is priced at Rs. 25,999 OS updates are guaranteed with Google’s Android One Programme It has a metal body, good cameras, and a snappy processor Google pulled the plug on its Nexus lineup of smartphones about two years ago. This put an end to a popular line of affordable smartphones running stock Android, and getting updates straight from Google. While the ... Read More »

Five Startups That Caught Our Eye at CES 2018

HIGHLIGHTS CES 2018 was held in Las Vegas, Nevada One of the startups is an Indian robotics company Two of them make really useful healthcare products CES 2018 was full of exciting gadgets, many of which gave us a peek into the future of technology, while some were just too bizarre for our liking. There were plenty of Indian companies displaying their waresat the ... Read More »

Imagine an education system that worked for everyone

One swallow does not make a summer, nor does one academy reverting to local authority oversight do anything for our present incoherent, expensive and unaccountable education system (Take heart from the academy chain drummed out of town, 14 November). Already we have parent groups springing up all over the country, not just complaining about the funding crisis but also railing ... Read More »

Popular apps with social media features that you may have missed

Apps with no background in social media have started incorporating some mode of communication to keep users hooked up longer, and share more with friends. New Delhi: Most smartphone users rely on messengers WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger or social media apps such or Twitter or LinkedIn to chat, share photos, or even location with friends and family members. Interestingly, these features ... Read More »

“I cannot imagine life without the internet”: Yep, that basically describes Indians

It is exhaustively slow or exceptionally expensive, but Indians love their internet. According to a recent survey, 82% of internet users in the country agreed with the statement “I cannot imagine life without internet.” The poll, by market and opinion research firm Ipsos, included 18,180 adults across 23 countries and was conducted between Sept. 12 and Oct. 11, 2016. The availability ... 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 »