Category Archives: Technology

Volvo XC90 Excellence PHEV launched at Rs 1.25 crore

Volvo Auto India has launched the range-topping Volvo XC90 Excellence PHEV in India at Rs 1.25 crore, ex-showroom, New Delhi. Like the XC90 D5 diesel variant, the XC90 Excellence is imported to India as a completely built unit. The exterior of the Volvo XC90 Excellence looks largely identical to the regular model currently sold, save for chrome-plated B- and C-pillars, Read More

The secret behind Xiaomi’s success in India

Experts say for multinationals to succeed in India the key is learning to do business the Indian way, rather than dumping global business models and practices on the local market. It’s a lesson Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has applied to its advantage. As things stand, Xiaomi is the third largest smartphone brand in the top 30 cities in India. With Read More

Smartphone makers line up 70 new models

With the sale of smartphones failing to reach the desired level in the first half of this year, handset makers are banking on the coming festive season to gain traction. According to sector estimates, about 70 new smartphones could be launched in the festive season, which begins end-September and goes on till the end of the year. Of these, 50 Read More

LG X cam with dual rear camera setup, launched in India at Rs 21,500

LG X cam smartphone has been launched in India at Rs 21,500 on the company’s official website. The phone features a dual rear camera setup fitted with a 120-degree wide angle lens. The phone features a 3D Arc glass design, and will be available in only one colour – Titan Silver. LG X cam has a 5.2-inch Full HD (1920×1080 Read More

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with 4K recording launched at Rs 2,54,995

Canon has officially launched the EOS 5D Mark IV in India. The launch comes a day after its global announcement. The USP of EOS 5D Mark IV is its 4K recording, which makes it the first 5D range viable for a video professional. Canon EOS 5D Mark IV improves on the legacy of EOS 5D Mark III, and aligns itself Read More

Meet Octobot, a tiny octopus robot that’s a real softie, and cheap

The latest revolutionary robot isn’t the metallic, costly machine you’d expect: It’s squishy like Silly Putty, wireless, battery-less and made for pennies by a 3-D printer. Meet Octobot. It looks like a tiny octopus and is designed to mimic that slithery creature to get through cracks and tight places, making it ideal as a rescue robot. A team at Harvard Read More

Apple iPhone 6 SE box spotted; is that it this year?

Is there an Apple iPhone 6 SE going to be announced at the big launch next month? Images of the upcoming iPhone’s box have been leaked and shows the ‘6 SE’ branding instead of the iPhone 7. If these images are to be trusted, this will be the third consecutive year when Apple’s flagship will carry the number six in its Read More

Micromax offers instant repair and replacement warranty with Canvas Unite 4 Plus

Micromax has introduced an on-Spot Service Promise with Instant Repair or Replacement for its latest flagship – Canvas Unite 4 Plus. The Canvas Unite 4 Plus is one of the company’s most popular smartphone in its ‘Unite’ series. Micromax has increased its focus on product quality and service experience, which the company claims has led to a 25 per cent Read More

Nextbit Robin’s limited edition ‘Ember’ variant now in India

Nextbit has announced that its ‘Ember’ coloured Robin smartphone is now available on Flipkart. The phone was already available in Midnight and Mint colours. The ‘Ember’ coloured variant of the phone was launched in July. The colour is limited edition and sports a black rear panel with bright red colour on both ends. Nextbit Ember is currently available on Flipkart Read More

B&O Beoplay A1 review: Can it get any better

It is pointless to buy anything other than a Bluetooth speaker for your audio needs. Depending on your spending capacity you can go to any level of sound quality with these wireless devices. They range from the really small sound bombs to room-filling speaker sets that can put a 60-piece orchestra to shame. But is there a perfect consumer Bluetooth Read More