Gadgets

Pebble Frost smartwatch with Bluetooth calling and a 1.87-inch IPS touch screen has been launched in India, priced at Rs. 1,999. The new smartwatch, which bears a strong resemblance to the Apple Watch in terms of design, is an affordable basic watch with hardware-based functionality such as Bluetooth calling and fitness tracking. The Pebble Frost
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Smartwatches and fitness wearables continue to grow in popularity, with India being among the leading global markets for wearable devices. While much of this growth can be seen in the affordable smartwatch segment, we’ve also seen strong performance from brands in the premium space, where Apple and Samsung continue to excel. If you’re looking to buy
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Mivi Model E smartwatch was been launched in India on Thursday, December 1. The affordable wearable from the Telangana-based company is available for purchase of the official website of Mivi and on Flipkart. The Mivi Model E smartwatch comes in six different shades to choose from. It sports a 1.69-inch HD touchscreen, while also being
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India has grown to become the biggest market for smartwatches globally, as bumper shipments in Q3 2022 helped the country overtake other global markets in the smartwatch segment. As per a new report from data and analytics firm Counterpoint, 30 percent of global smartwatch shipments came to India, with affordable brands in the basic smartwatch
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Facebook’s parent company Meta Platforms has responded to the German cartel office’s concerns by allowing the use of its virtual reality headset without a Facebook account, the office said on Wednesday. The cartel office has been closely watching Meta since May when it declared it was of “paramount significance for competition across markets”, a classification
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Skin-like electronics combined with Artificial Intelligence are being developed by researchers in order to detect potential emergent health concerns.  The study was published in the journal Matter with the title Intrinsically stretchable neuromorphic devices for on-body processing of health data with artificial intelligence. Although flexible, wearable electronics are becoming increasingly common, they have yet to
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Apple’s mixed reality headset is in the works and is tipped to be launched next year. The headset that combines elements of virtual and augmented reality is considered Apple’s next big bet after the success of its smartphones. A report by Bloomberg says that the Cupertino giant is reportedly continuing to hire engineers for the
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Samsung is rolling out a fresh Galaxy Watch 4 update offering a fix to previously reported issues that affected users who had updated their wearables to version R870XXU1GVI3. The new software update comes with firmware version R870XXU1GVK4 and brings system stability improvements. It also includes the latest November 2022 security patch. A considerable number of
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Billionaire Snap founder Evan Spiegel rubbished the idea that future computing will migrate into a virtual world dubbed the metaverse, arguing most people prefer a lighter touch known as augmented reality. Augmented reality, which broadly speaking superimposes digital info on the real world, lets people harness computing power without forcing them to rely on a
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According to Mark Zuckerberg, the “metaverse” – which the Meta founder describes as “an embodied internet, where instead of just viewing content – you are in it” – will radically change our lives. So far, Meta’s main metaverse product is a virtual reality playground called Horizon Worlds. When Zuckerberg announced his company’s metaverse push in
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Australia’s competition regulator has begun court proceedings against Fitbit for allegedly making false or misleading claims to consumers about their guarantee rights on faulty devices, it said on Monday. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said between May 2020 and February 2022, Fitbit claimed consumers will not be entitled to a refund unless they returned
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