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Will LG G Watch R be a Costly Affair?

Will LG G Watch R be a costly affair?

The LG G Watch R smartwatch, which was announced during the month of August, will be available in South Korea during the next week. LG has now confirmed that the latest Android wear device would be launched in its home country on 14October at a price of KRW 352,000, which is about $328. While there is still no information on the date of release or price for this smartwatch in Europe or US, it is known that LG’s cheaper G Watch was known to be originally priced at KRW 277,000, which is $230 in the US. This would mean that the watch would cost about $290 before taxes are added to the US sales. Also Read: Samsung Gear S vs LG G Watch R: The Star Of The Future Is… This means, the LG device would be an expensive Android Wear smartwatch for many. Smartwatches of most other brands stand [+more]

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5 Reasons Why Apple Watch Could Be A Good Buy

Why Apple Watch Could Be A Good Buy?

Apple Watch is all set to hit the market during the early 2015. This wonderful wearable technology is going to have some distinct advantages and disadvantages. 1. It is meant to be a helpful fitness companion because it takes constant note of how much you have moved around along with monitoring your heart beat and pulse rate. 2. For those who move time zones often, the Apple Watch adjusts itself automatically. This also happens when it’s daylight time so you need not save a new time each time. This smartwatch efficiently meets global time standards and has the same kind of precision found in GPS satellites. 3.Use this wonderful smartwatch to send messages, get weather updates and to receive stock quotes in easy steps. 4. The design is a definite advantage because it is sleek and good looking. 5. It would work better with an iPhone but the Apple Watch [+more]

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Apple Watch To Hit The Assembly Line In The Year January 2015

Apple Watch To Hit The Assembly Line In The Year January 2015

Apple has always surprised the gadget freaks with some amazing inventions. Be it iPhone or iPad, they have always been able to capture the market. Apple has taken the privilege to announce about the latest Apple watch during the event of iPhone 6 few days ago at historic Flint Center in California. Apple provided an idea on the launch of iPhone and they also indicated that it would be in the assembly line somewhere during the early part of next year. Apple Watch is said to be manufactured by one OEM and it would be from Quanta Computer in the Taiwan city. The production is scheduled to start during the month of January and it is said that it would be pushed in the stores somewhere during the month of February. So there is something exciting happening this Valentines day! As of now they have decided that Quanta will be [+more]

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Constraints of cost, features could cost wearable technology dearly

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The battle in the wearable technology market is warming up. Samsung has taken a lead in this league with its Galaxy Gear smart watch. Following closely are other tech giants as LG, Apple and Qualcomm all of whom are working on their range of wearable technology devices. While LG is slated to soon launch the LG 3G smartwatch, Apple Watch and Qualcomm Toq Smartwatch are already in the market. Sony is also working on the 2nd variant of its smartwatch after the initial success of its wearable tech device. It might sound enthusiastic in the first instance but wearable tech devices do have their limitations. Let’s get an overview of the technology behind these devices to understand things in a better perspective. Battery life of the smartwatch Limited battery life is one of the biggest concerns in wearable technology devices. The Galaxy Gear smartwatch from Samsung will last a day [+more]

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Review: Micromax Canvas A1 Android One

A Review of Micromax Canvas A1 Android One

US-based tech giant Google has recently announced the launch of three low cost Android One smartphones in India. This is in partnership with India-based companies such as Spice, Micromax and Karbonn.  With this, Google will be launching three different devices. This move by Google is primarily aimed at increasing its market share in key emerging markets by providing buyers with cheaper phones that come with quality software. One such product is the Canvas A1 by Micromax that has been termed as a ‘unique device’ because of its interesting design as well as advanced features and specifications. The Micromax Canvas A1 is equipped with a 4.5-inch LCD display. It has a pixel resolution of 854×480 and sports a microphone along with a wide range of sensors. It also has a removable back panel, 1,700mAh battery and 2MP front facing camera. It also comes with dual-SIM slots and a place for microSD card. [+more]

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Oculus VR: Rumored To Be Working On ‘Zelda-esque’ Videogame for Gear VR

Oculus Rumored To Presently Working On 'Zelda-esque' Videogame for Gear VR

Oculus VR left everyone surprised earlier in September 2014 when the company launched their first internally-developed videogame, VR Quest for Gear VR. The videogame is a third-person dungeon crawler and was showcased during an event. However, the company did not disclose many details. Meanwhile, during the company’s Oculus Connect Developer Conference in Hollywood, California, its Chief Technology Officer Carmack talked about the product in little detail. Carmack has said that VR Quest is among the best Gear VR titles as of now, all thanks to its colors and high quality of visual presentation. He also mentioned that the title is ‘Zelda-eqsue’, while making a reference of Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda series, and also said that VR Quest itself is a working title. This is the first time that the company has come up in the open to talk about its own experience. Gear VR is likely to be launched by the company in [+more]

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Bringing the Best of Maker Faire NYC 2014

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Maker Faire is considered as one of the greatest and most-awaited shows on earth today. This year it took place in New York displaying its biggest products ever. The event showcased a wide range of start-ups along with the usual display of big 3D printers, huge robots and new developments. The event had something for everyone–right from technological solutions, interesting new toys to innovative technologies. Intel launched two development boards, Galileo and Edison, to grab eyeballs of self-starter developers. Edison is a mini-computer powered by a 500MHz dual-core Atom processor and has the capability to run x86 applications and most Linux distributions. It also has a low-power 100MHz Intel Quark processor for wearable devices. Edison is equipped with 1GB of RAM, 4GB of eMMC storage, built-in Wi-Fi and low-energy Bluetooth 4.0. The event also saw Raspberry Pi’s Director of Hardware Engineering, James Adams, talked about the credit card-sized PC. The [+more]

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Take your Pick from the Best 10 Mobiles

Take your Pick from the Best 10 Mobiles

In this age of smartphone, nothing but the best will do. The advent in technology has brought a revolution in the mobile market and stores across the world are vying with each other to showcase the best of the lot. Below are listed some of the best mobile phone available. Take your pick and make your life a bit more exciting. 10.) Samsung Galaxy Alpha        The 4.7 inch screen of Samsung Galaxy Alpha does justify the Super AMOLED technology which the phone boasts about. The contrast ratio is appreciable and colours seem to pop out making it a worthy buy. 9.) Nokia Lumia 930 The improved Office functionality and simple interface of Nokia Lumia 930 is one of its biggest USP for the buyer. For a dedicated Nokia fan, the Lumia 930 could have been the best thing to happen in a long time. 8.) Google Nexus 5 With its [+more]

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Sony Xperia vs Moto G – a Reality Comparison

Sony Xperia vs Moto G – a Reality Comparison

Moto G (2014) and Sony Xperia E3 have been launched recently. Both have a sleek design and a smart finish. Before you opt for any of these it would be worthwhile to do a comparative check between the two in terms of features as display, size, price and other specifications. Size and Display A large screen size of 5.0 inch IPS LCD display is what attracts the customer to Moto G2014. In comparison, the Sony Xperia E3 has a screen size of 4.5 inches. The thickness and weight of Moto G 2014 are 0.43 inches and 149 g respectively. In comparison, the Sony Xperia E3 is 0.33 inches in thickness and weights 143 grams. Memory Sony Xperia and Moto G are powered with quad-core Cortex A7 processors. Sony Xperia has a internal storage of 4GB while the Moto G comes with 16 GB of storage space. MicroSD Card support is [+more]

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iOS8 Jailbreak Release Update

iOS8 Jailbreak Release Update

Jailbreak community got enthralling news this week. An iOS8 Jailbreak was already on the way and the same was released on September 17th. Tech news site BigBoss.com points out that if iPad and iPhone users need to enjoy the benefits of jailbroken iDevice, they should look forward to sticking with iOS 7.1.2 or install the same now. The site further mentions that the jailbreak for iOS8 might be the one available, as of now. No new updates are expected for long. After one upgrades to iOS8, it will not be possible to downgrade or restore to iOS7. However, things have been quiet on the iOS8 Jailbreak, as of now. Only a few iPhone and iPad hackers offer a firm timeline for the jailbreak ware from their stores. Apprehension is also building up among the fans as if they install the iOS8 they are stuck with the same. Though iOS8 Jailbreak [+more]

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