Lenovo Vibe X Hands on: First Impression

Lenovo Vibe X Hands on: First Impression

Chinese major tech vendor Lenovo has come a long way from the debut of K900 to the very latest sensation, the Vibe X. Both devices are different from each other in respect to look and feel. One can also say the Vibe X is a refined version of original K900 that was launched earlier this […]

Google Glass ‘rivals’ ruled CES 2014

Google Glass ‘rivals’ ruled CES 2014

While many of the digital glitterati thronging this week’s Consumer Electronics Show were wearing Google’s new internet glasses, rival online eyewear products abounded among the trade stands. US-based Vuzix showed off what it billed as the first commercially available “smartglasses,” an Android-powered monocle-style device with a high-resolution camera. It can be connected to smartphones or […]

Apple, Samsung set to discuss patent case settlement in US

Apple, Samsung set to discuss patent case settlement in US

Apple and Samsung Electronics have agreed to attend a mediation session to be held on or before February 19, as they prepare to clash in court in March over smartphone patents. Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon will attend the session with in-house lawyers only, according to a court filing. Their legal […]

CES 2014: PlayStation games go console-free

CES 2014: PlayStation games go console-free

PlayStation Now will allow subscribers to play some of the platform’s greatest hits without the need to own a console. It works by streaming data from the company’s servers. The firm’s latest smart TVs will be among the first devices to support it, but Sony also intends to offer the facility to other third-party products. […]

Internet-connected toothbrush unveiled at CES

Internet-connected toothbrush unveiled at CES

Brush smarter. That’s the message from the makers of what is billed as the world’s first Internet-connected toothbrush. Unveiled Sunday at a preview event for the Consumer Electronics Show, the device from French-based startup Kolibree aims “to reinvent oral care,” according to co-founder Loic Cessot. “The technology in the industry has not evolved for years,” […]

Microsoft launches new app for women’s safety

Microsoft launches new app for women’s safety

Microsoft India today said it isintroducing Guardian, a new safety application (app), available exclusively for Windows phone users in India. Incidents such as ‘Nirbhaya’ prompted the global IT giant to come out with an app aiming at protecting women, Microsoft IT India Managing Director Raj Biyani said. Explaining its features, Biyani said Guardian enables users […]

Samsung, LG to unveil 105-inch curved TVs

Samsung, LG to unveil 105-inch curved TVs

Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. said their curved TVs will get bigger and sport the sharpness four times the regular HD television sets. The world’s two largest TV makers will display ultra-HD TVs with curved screens that measure 105 inches diagonally in Las Vegas next month, they said in separate statements Thursday. The […]

Microsoft CEO Ballmer to retire within 12 months

Microsoft CEO Ballmer to retire within 12 months

Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer unexpectedly announced his retirement on Friday, ending a controversial 13-year reign at the head of the world’s largest software company and sending the company’s shares up 7.1 per cent.Ballmer, 57, took over from co-founder Bill Gates in January 2000, but his leadership was questioned throughout his tenure by Wall […]

Facebook plans to roll out online purchase just by using log-in details

Facebook plans to roll out online purchase just by using log-in details

Facebook is planning to roll out a service that will allow you to make online purchases through your mobile devices just by using your Facebook log-in details. AllThingsD reported that the service would allow any online shopper to make purchases on partnering e-commerce mobile apps without entering billing information. The shopper however needs to provide […]