Fitbit May Buy Pebble, but Can It Really Make a Killer Smartwatch

February 16, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS There are reports of Fitbit acquiring smartwatch maker Pebble Third-party smartwatches have missing features or rely on hacks You’re probably better off buying Android Wear or an Apple Watch Recently, reports have been circulating that Fitbit, the foremost player in the fitness-wearable space, is looking to buy Pebble, one of the early smartwatch makers with considerable clout […]

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Fitbit Inspire, Inspire HR Fitness Trackers Quietly Launched, Targeted to Business Users

February 16, 2019

Photo Credit: Fitbit Fitbit has quietly launched its first fitness tracker for business users and partners HIGHLIGHTS Fitbit has quietly launched two new fitness trackers for business users Fitbit Inspire & Inspire HR will be available via employers and partners The company may also be working on a new fitness tracker for children Fitbit has […]

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Xiaomi Mi Men’s Sports Shoes 2 Debut in India: Where to Buy, Price, Features

February 7, 2019

Mi Men’s Sports Shoes 2 are priced at Rs. 2,499 on the crowdfunding platform HIGHLIGHTS Mi Men’s Sports Shoes 2 are already available on Mi crowdfunding site Priced at Rs. 2,499, the shoes will be shipped starting March 15 The Mi Men’s Sports Shoes 2 will be available in Black, Grey, and Blue After teasing […]

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India Said to Defer Plan to Tax Mobile Touch Panel Imports

February 7, 2019

India has deferred a plan to tax imports of touch panels, three sources said, after smartphone makers such as Samsung Electronics asked the government to delay levying tariffs on such new imported components under a phased plan to boost local manufacturing. The tariff, which was supposed to kick in from February, has been delayed after […]

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Motorola Razr 2019 Concept Renders Reveal How the Upcoming Phone May Look

February 7, 2019

Photo Credit: Yanko Design Motorola Razr 2019 renders are based on a design registration HIGHLIGHTS Moto Razr 2019 is expected to feature a foldable display Fresh renders have appeared online, based on company’s design patent Moto Razr 2019 may launch as soon as this month The once iconic Motorola Razr is expected to make a […]

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WhatsApp Says May Cease to Exist in India if New Regulations Kick In

February 7, 2019

Some of the proposed government regulations for social media companies operating in India are threatening the very existence of WhatsApp in its current form, a top company executive said here on Wednesday. With over 200 million monthly active users, India is WhatsApp’s biggest market in the world. Globally, the platform has over 1.5 billion users. “Of the […]

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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Price in India Cut Again, Now Starts at Rs. 30,990

February 7, 2019

New price of Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is Rs. 30,990 for the 6GB RAM variant HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price dropped to as low as Rs. 30,990 The price is reflecting on Samsung India’s online store The Galaxy A9 (2019) boasts of four sensors around the back Just last month, Samsung had slashed the […]

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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 855 mobile chip as it readies for 5G

February 4, 2019

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New Year health resolutions: Why can’t we keep up to them?

January 7, 2019

What’s the one word that’s most synonymous with a new year? Resolutions! Over the years I’ve realised that most of the time when we make a resolution, we think it’s coming from an internal motivation – a ‘push’. In fact, more often than not it is being ‘pulled’ from us externally by what’s trending and the ‘fear of […]

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Stroke: Biomarkers that could help in diagnosis of irregular heart beat condition identified

January 7, 2019

Researchers have identified two biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of a irregular heart beat condition that raises the risk of stroke. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance, affecting over 30 million people worldwide.  But it is often detected only after someone has had a stroke. The study, by researchers at the […]

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