From music speakers to thermostats, to lights and accessories, everything has some sort of intelligence; We are living in tech heaven, to be precise. Having moved from keypads to touch interfaces, we are currently in the no interface era. Every company is focusing on getting the maximum done with very little interaction with the device,… Continue reading IoT Security Challenges and how can we address them?
The Mi Band is one of the most successful products for Xiaomi in India. Announced in Early 2016, according to an IDC survey over a short period of time it has become the number one wearable brand in India with over 27% market. Globally, Xiaomi takes the second position followed by Apple. Fitbit leads there. We… Continue reading Mi Band 2 Review: A New Champion among Fitness Trackers
Pebble introduced their first smartwatch to the market through a kickstarter campaign which was a massive success, collecting around $10 million for development of the smartwatch. This was the most money raised for any product on Kickstarter at that time. Since then Pebble has introduced few models and the Time Round is the latest smartwatch from the company. This smartwatch… Continue reading Pebble Time Round Review: Thin, Super Light and a Premium Smartwatch
HDFC Bank has launched a new app for the Apple Watch. With the new app, HDFC Bank becomes the first bank in the country to foray into watch banking. With the launch of wearable devices and potential demand for wearable devices in India, consumers are highly likely to add yet another digital interface – a wearable device – to… Continue reading HDFC Bank Introduces Watch Banking in India for Apple Watch
Microsoft just unveiled a new wearable computer called HoloLens, a device that projects 3-D images you can interact with right in front of your eyes. The Windows HoloLens is similar to an augmented reality experience (the kind many apps on smartphones aim to give) except that this is much more advanced, because users can wear a… Continue reading Take a Bow Microsoft, HoloLens brought the trust back in you!
Google will stop selling its 1500 USD worth, Glass (a wearable internet connected eye-glasses), to consumers until the company can develop a more polished and affordable version. The Google Glass is more of an explorer edition as of now. Google hasn’t disclosed how many units of the Glass’ Explorer version were sold. The company says about… Continue reading Good Bye Google Glass, until we meet again!
Moto 360 is a neatly designed smartwatch from Motorola, powered by Android Wear. This was one of the jaw dropping gadgets announced early this year. This was always on my wish-list and I finally picked it when Flipkart made the watch available last week. In this review, let’s look at two main areas which makes and breaks the deal of this watch. Well, the battery lasts all day for me. I would’ve loved, if it ran for 2 days at least; but again, that’s not too big a concern. I am happy with it.
GetActive, one of the leaders in Indian wearable technology announced the launch of GetActive tapp in Bangalore today. The band tracks daily physical activity like steps taken, calories burnt and distance covered. Uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to communicate with mobile phones. It is available for sale exclusively on Myntra early october and is priced at Rs.4999 (roughly about USD 82).