Huawei Watch 2, Watch 2 Classic With 4G LTE Support Launched at MWC 2017

Alongside the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus, the company has also launched the Huawei Watch 2 and the Huawei Watch 2 Classic smartwatches. The big highlight of the smartwatch is cellular connectivity, and Android Pay support all thanks to Android Wear 2.0 OS. The Huawei Watch 2 starts at EUR 329 (roughly Rs. 23,200), and…


China’s Online Population Reaches 731 Million

 The number of Internet users in China – already the world’s highest – reached 731 million in December, authorities said, as e-commerce drives consumer demand across the Asian giant. Total Internet users rose 6.2 percent from the end of December 2015 and equals the entire population of Europe, the government-linked China Internet Network Information Center…


Asus Tinker Board Launched, a Raspberry Pi Competitor Capable of Playing 4K Videos

Raspberry Pi has now earned itself some competition as Asus has launched its Tinker Board card computer that pushes the boundaries for what card computers can achieve. Thanks to its robust hardware specifications, Asus Tinker Board is capable of playing videos at 4K resolution and supports up to 192kHz/24-bit audio. Asus says that the newly-launched…


macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Beta Features Night Shift Mode, Cricket Scores via Siri

Alongside the iOS 10.3 beta 1, macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 1 has also been released for Mac developers. This arrives a day after the commercial release of macOS Sierra 10.2.3 that bought along mainly bug fixes and improvements. macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 1 introduces the much needed ‘Night Shift’ feature to encourage users to snooze…


Android Wear 2.0 Final Developer Preview Released; Brings Along iOS Support for New Features

As the ‘early February’ timeline given by Google for the official release of Android Wear 2.0 approaches, the company has released the fifth and final developer preview for the upcoming version of its wearable OS. The latest build enables developers to submit their apps optimised for Android Wear 2.0, and, the final developer preview also…


Dell Unveils New Chromebooks and Latitude Laptops, Including Convertibles With Stylus Support

Google and Microsoft on Tuesday announced renewed focus on the education segment, and also unveiled new low-cost Chromebooks and Windows laptops for the classroom. To that end, Dell has launched Chromebook and Latitude laptops, including the new convertible form factor that Google was touting. These are the Dell Chromebook 11, Chromebook 11 Convertible, and Chromebook…


Ricoh Launches Pentax KP Weatherproof DSLR With Extreme Low-Light Shooting Capability

Ricoh Imaging has launched the Pentax KP, a compact and portable APS-DSLR, designed specifically for night photography. The camera will go on sale from February 25 for $1,100 (approximately Rs. 74,800). The highlight feature here is the very high sensitivity of the sensor which goes all the way up to ISO 819200, which should make…


HP Recalls About 101,000 Laptop Batteries Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

 In a new development, HP is recalling specific laptop batteries due to fire and burn hazards. The company is looking to recall as many as 101,000 laptop batteries worldwide, soon after this defect came to light. Notably, the latest action by the company is an expansion of the recall from June 2016, which saw 41,000…


Seagate Planning to Launch a 16TB HDD Next Year

After releasing its 10TB BarraCuda Pro Hard Drive, last year as part of its Guardian Series that’s targeted at home use, Seagate is now planning to release a 16TB HDD next year. The company is expected to launch its high-capacity hard disk drive within the next 18 months. The 16TB drive will be a standard…


Fitbit to Reportedly Layoff Up to 10 Percent of Its Workforce After Weak Q4

Fitbit’s recent revenue reports have been hammering the company and this is reportedly forcing the fitness wearables giant to make some tough choices. After its quarterly report on Monday, the company is expected to layoff up to 10 percent of its workforce. Fitbit currently employs 1,600 people and is expected to layoff somewhere between 80…