Xiaomi announces a $13 fitness band that can also unlock your phone

Along with the Xiaomi Mi 4, the Chinese company also announced the Mi Band, a $13 fitness band. The Mi Band tracks your movement (running, walking, etc) and sleeping patterns, and can also work as an alarm where it will vibrate to wake you up in the morning. The band is also waterproof and can go up to 30 days on a single charge, which is way longer than most of it's competition. The Mi Band can also be use ...

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Plantronics India launches a Web Store

Plantronics India launched a web store this weekend, to make it easier for customers to get their hands on their Bluetooth headsets. As y'all might already know, we're big fans of Plantronics, and their latest headsets like the Voyager Edge and wireless headphones like the BackBeat Go FIT were quite impressive. Plantronics headsets are also available at other online retailers like Amazon India or Flipkart b ...

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Spice SmartPulse: a smartwatch that’s a dual-SIM phone (Rs 3999)

The Spice Smart Pulse was announced in India today, a smartwatch that can independently function as a dual-SIM phone as well. Launched at an MRP price of Rs 4999 but the smartwatch will be offered on Homeshop18 and Saholic for a MOP price of Rs 3999. The Smart Pulse runs a java-based operating system, has is compatible with Android (4.3 or newer) devices, supports 3G connectivity and comes with a free bluet ...

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Samsung Gear 2 Review

Samsung has been a big player in the smart watch game for the past 18 months, launching the Galaxy Gear last year, running Android and now Tizen thanks to a software update, and this year the Tizen-powered Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit and even the Gear Live (running Android Wear) that was announced last week. In for review though, is the Gear 2. The design language is definitely familiar, building upon last ...

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FitBit Flex Review

Wearables are the current trend in the tech space at the moment. Mainly, its been smart watches or Google Glass that garners all the attention. The first wearables though, have been around much longer, and come in the form of fitness trackers - think Nike+ Sportsband. The fitness category of wearables though hasn't gone anywhere. In fact, the game is just heating up. FitBit is at the forefront with its rang ...

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Bose FreeStyle Earphones Unboxing [VIDEO]

Last week, we checked out the Bose SoundTrue headphones which were a part of a new, more colorful range of headphones announced by the company earlier this year and a redesign of the Bose OE2i. Also announced, were the Bose FreeStyle In-Ear type earphones which are an update on the popular, ol' Bose IE2 earphones. Y'all know I'm a bit of a Bose fanboy because I absolutely love their products. The FreeStyle' ...

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Google ‘Cardboard’ is an extremely affordable VR headset

Google's taken a sudden interest in the virtual reality scene, with something a little strange but clever. At the end of his Google I/O keynote, Sundar Pichai announced that everyone at the conference would get a cardboard package. Apparently it wasnt any ordinary cardboard package, instead it folds out into a do-it-yourself VR headset. Still, it's called Google 'cardboard' for now. Google has released asse ...

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Google debuts the Google Fit platform preview

Google also announced their new Google Fit platform preview at Google I/O earlier today. Google Fit aims to be a centralized platform that will pull in fitness information from a variety of sensors and apps. Google has also partnered with Nike, Adidas, HTC, and Motorola in addition to other companies, so we might be seeing a lot of Google Fit compatible devices soon. There's no exact information on whether ...

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Video: Motorola demos the Moto 360 at Google I/O

Motorola, the swell guys that they are, have released an official hands-on with the new Moto 360, demonstrating how the watch looks and works. Moto 360 sets itself apart with a design that reimagines time for the modern era - a distinctive round display, carefully chosen materials, and fine craftsmanship all while keeping you on track and up to date without taking you out of the moment. Moto 360 also respon ...

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Google gets back into the living room with Android TV

Along with all their major announcements at Google I/O, the Search giant also announced Android TV, their new take on TV hardware. Android TV makes use of the new features in Android L, allowing devices to accept live video input, such that Android TV hardware can superimpose it's UI over a stream from an external source, somewhat like a cable box. Google says that the interface is designed to minimize comp ...

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LG G Watch & Samsung Gear Live Launched in India, Available from Google Play

They might have been unveiled just 12 hours ago, but Google is already selling the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live on the Indian Google Play Store. The LG G Watch is available now at a price of Rs 14,999, and will be shipped on July 8th. The Samsung Gear Live is priced at Rs 15,900 but has no release date mentioned so far. As you might already know, both devices are powered by Google's Android Wear pla ...

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Video: LG G Watch Promo

Along with the Samsung Gear Live, LG also showed off their already announced smartwatch at Google I/O yesterday. The company also released a quick promo video to show off how owning an LG G Watch (or any Android Wear, really), and while it greatly exaggerates how life without Android Wear is, the video is fun enough that it's worth a watch. Check it out, right below: ...

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