Gadget

One of the Best New VR Things: Buying a Car

February 15, 2017

I had a fascinating experience last week. I got to see and experience the new Jaguar I-Pace, the company’s electric answer to the as-yet-unannounced Tesla Y SUV, long before I’ll actually get to see the prototype. I didn’t just get to see the car — I got to understand intimately why the car was created […]

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Sony Xperia VR Headset Rumoured to Launch at MWC 2016

February 20, 2016

A new report is tipping that Sony may have an Xperia VR headset planned for launch at its February 22 event at MWC 2016. The Japanese giant so far has not detailed what it will launch at its MWC event, despite releasing a new video teaser this week. The speculation is being led by Xperia […]

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Asus ZenPad M Series of Tablets for Businesses Launched

February 19, 2016

Asus has announced an all-new range of tablets built for businesses, dubbed the ZenPad M series. Under the new series of ZenPad M tablets, the company has revealed two enterprise tablets featuring 7-inch and 10-inch screens. Unfortunately, the Taiwanese company has not shed much light on the details about the new range but we can […]

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Google Cardboard Helps a Visually Challenged Person See Again After 8 Years

February 19, 2016

Google unceremoniously unveiled the Cardboard, its first virtual-reality headset in 2014. Little did we know, the low-cost VR headset, which works in conjunction with a smartphone, will set a benchmark for many others to follow, and that users would be able to make so much out of it. Such is the case with a visually […]

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Drones Becoming ‘Real’ Threat to Commercial Aviation

February 18, 2016

Civilian drones are increasingly becoming a “real and growing threat” to the safety of commercial aviation, industry group IATA warned Monday, calling for regulations to be put in place before any serious accidents occur. Tony Tyler, director-general of the International Air Transport Association, said the threat posed by unmanned aerial vehicles is still evolving as […]

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Canon EOS 80D, PowerShot G7X Mark II, PowerShot SX720 HS Launched in India

February 18, 2016

Canon has announced three additions to its EOS and PowerShot range of digital cameras. The EOS 80D is the successor to the EOS 70D and will be available for purchase this April. The PowerShot line gets two new additions in the form of the G7X Mark II which will be available in May and the […]

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Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 Receiving Update With Battery Drain Fix, More

February 18, 2016

Microsoft’s Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4 users have been complaining about battery drain and wake-up issues since the launch of the products, and Microsoft addressed the issue in December – saying it would provide an update sometime this year to fix the problems. It has since rolled out a few updates that didn’t […]

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Ricoh Launches the Pentax K-1, Its First Full-Frame DSLR

February 18, 2016

Ricoh has finally taken the wraps off its first-ever full-frame DSLR, the Pentax K-1. Designed for professionals, the camera will be available starting April at a retail price of $1,799 (approximately Rs. 1,20,600) for just the body. The K-1 boats of a 36-megapixel CMOS full-frame sensor and is powered by a new Prime IV image […]

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Mattel to Launch View-Master VR Headset Successor Later This Year

February 18, 2016

American toy manufacturing company Mattel impressed many of us last year with its View-Master virtual reality headset. It was cheap, it was well-designed, and it utilised Google Cardboard’s guidelines. The company has announced that it will be launching the second-generation of the device dubbed View-Master Viewer DLX later this year with improved features. First, the […]

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Leap Motion Opens Door to Reach Into Virtual Worlds With ‘Orion’

February 18, 2016

California virtual reality startup Leap Motion on Wednesday opened a door for makers of games or other applications to literally touch virtual worlds. The San Francisco firm is using its expertise in computer tracking of hands and fingers to let people manipulate things in virtual reality with the kind of dexterity that they do in […]

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