LG launches LG K10 2017: First smartphone with a 112 panic button and 13MP rear camera
LG Electronics has launched the latest smartphone from the K series, LG K10 2017. The most touted feature of the smartphone is the built in ‘panic button’ as mandated by Government of India. The official price for LG K10 has been listed as Rs 15,000 on LG website while other reports have suggested that the smartphone will go on sale for Rs 13,990. LG is the first company in the market to launch the smartphone with panic button implementation, redirecting the calls to ‘112&rsquo...
India Electronics and Semiconductor Association signs four MoUs to bridge talent gap
India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), the trade body representing the Indian ESDM (Electronic System Design and Manufacturing) industry today said it has signed four MoUs aimed at bridging talent gap. The MoU’s have been announced with ESSCI (Electronics Sector Skills Council of India), SID (Society for Information Display), IIT Kharagpur (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur) and Infineon to build a robust talent pipeline in the ESDM space, by strengthening industry...
Pixl is the child-proof smartphone case that masquerades as a camera
 As a father I try to remember two things: my biological mission is complete and I am essentially fodder for the grave and my kids will probably destroy my smartphone. That’s why Pixlplay is particularly interesting. The Pixlplay is a smartphone case that looks like a big, bulky camera. You stuff the phone inside – it works with iOS phones for now – and plug a cable into… Read More ...
This candy sorting machine isn’t the hero the world wants but it’s the hero the world needs
 War. Famine. Drought. Imagine Dragons. The world is full of horror and what better way to assuage that grief then by watching this M&M and Skittles sorting machine do its amazing work in real time. Created by Willem Pennings the system is surprisingly robust and very well made. You can pour unsorted M&Ms into the top of the machine and a little nozzle spits out sorted candies into… Read More ...
Europe opens antitrust geo-blocking probe into Valve, others
 European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the Steam games distribution platform operator, Valve, and five PC games publishers to determine whether geo-blocking agreements between them amount to a breach of the region’s competition rules. Read More ...
Europe opens antitrust geo-blocking probe into Valve, others
 European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the Steam games distribution platform operator, Valve, and five PC games publishers to determine whether geo-blocking agreements between them amount to a breach of the region’s competition rules. Read More ...
Cabinet approves incentives for investments in electronics manufacturing sector
The Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for amendments in the Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (M-SIPS) to further incentivise investments in electronic sector and moving towards the goal of ‘Net Zero Imports’ in electronics by 2020. “Besides expediting investments into the electronics system design and manufacturing (ESDM) sector in India, the amendments in M-SIPS are expected to create employment opportunities and reduce dependence on imports,” an official s...
Can my phone be tracked?
Absolutely yes, your smartphone can be tracked – the question we should be asking is: what can we do about it? Today we’re going to run down several easy ways in which we can see our phone being tracked, first of all. Then we’re going to shut down this tracking in a few easy steps. It’s really not too big … Continue reading...
I drove BMW’s prototype self-driving 5 series, and then it drove me
 BMW had a story to tell at CES this year, a story of what our lives might look like when there’s more continuity between what we do at home and what we do in our cars, thanks to new features coming to market including connectivity and self-driving capabilities. I became a part of that story as I drove a prototype 5 series (fun even in manual mode) onto a public Las Vegas highway, pressed… Read More ...
What if the iPhone had never arrived?
 Ten years ago the cellphone industry was as teeming with life as a coral reef. Weird, multi-colored Nokias and Samsungs flitted between fronds of seagrass while Sidekicks scuttled in and out of tiny sea caves. Blackberries lumbered through the coral like lions on the hunt, eviscerating all “serious” comers with better software. Apple had released a deeply embarrassing clownfish of… Read More ...
Huawei to pre-load Amazon’s Alexa AI on US version of its Mate 9 flagship
 Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is having a good CES. Not only landing inside additional speaker hardware but finding entirely new incarnations in other connected household items — such as a lamp, a smart fridge and even a robot vacuum cleaner. Cars are on the cards too. Read More ...
CES 2017: Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe packs in Kaby Lake goodness with a bigger display
Remember the Asus ZenBook 3 that we reviewed a while ago? At the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (CES 2017), Asus announced a better, bigger and a more power efficient variant of the same and its called the Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe. The Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe comes with a couple of highlights and basically improves on the shortcomings of its predecessor, the Asus Zenbook 3 which was launched last year to compete with Apple’s MacBook. The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe will...
CES 2017: Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe packs in Kaby Lake goodness with a bigger display
Remember the Asus ZenBook 3 that we reviewed a while ago? At the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (CES 2017), Asus announced a better, bigger and a more power efficient variant of the same and its called the Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe. The Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe comes with a couple of highlights and basically improves on the shortcomings of its predecessor, the Asus Zenbook 3 which was launched last year to compete with Apple’s MacBook. The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe will...
Samsung Electronics expected to show best profits in nearly three years
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is likely to forecast its best quarterly profit in nearly three years on Friday, analysts said, with robust memory chip sales easing the pain of the costly failure of a flagship smartphone. The South Korean firm discontinued sales of the Galaxy Note 7 phones after some of the devices caught fire, warning of a $2.1 billion hit to its profit in the fourth quarter of 2016 due to expenses tied to an ongoing global recall and lost sales. But investors are betting a surge in...
CES is coming! 9 themes to watch for as the blockbuster tech show unfolds
It may not be the biggest, but CES is easily the most important tech show of the year. What will 2017’s monstrous tech fest hold? Here’s my list of the 9 biggest trends to watch for --what you’ll see in the year ahead -- as well as a few tips about companies to keep your eye on. The post CES is coming! 9 themes to watch for as the blockbuster tech show unfolds appeared first on Digital Trends....
Going to CES? Join us at the official Hardware Battlefield Party in Las Vegas
 There ain’t no party like a TechCrunch party because at a TechCrunch party you can meet investors who may or may not give you a term sheet for your hardware startup . That’s why we’re inviting 150 lucky readers to our event in Las Vegas to be held in conjunction with CES and our own Hardware Battlefield. Tickets will sell out soon so click here right now and reserve yours. Read More ...
Going to CES? Join us at the official Hardware Battlefield Party in Las Vegas
 There ain’t no party like a TechCrunch party because at a TechCrunch party you can meet investors who may or may not give you a term sheet for your hardware startup . That’s why we’re inviting 150 lucky readers to our event in Las Vegas to be held in conjunction with CES and our own Hardware Battlefield. Tickets will sell out soon so click here right now and reserve yours. Read More ...
Going to CES? Join us at the official Hardware Battlefield Party in Las Vegas
 There ain’t no party like a TechCrunch party because at a TechCrunch party you can meet investors who may or may not give you a term sheet for your hardware startup . That’s why we’re inviting 150 lucky readers to our event in Las Vegas to be held in conjunction with CES and our own Hardware Battlefield. Tickets will sell out soon so click here right now and reserve yours. Read More ...
Expanding fitness wearables in Africa, Garmin launches a watch line in Ghana with MTN
 Garmin has partnered with mobile telecom giant MTN to launch a line of fitness watches in Ghana. The GPS navigation and sports tech company will offer its vivoFit3, vivoMove, vivoActive, Fenix3, and vivoSmart activity trackers through select MTN Ghana distribution outlets. Read More ...
Hottest Tech Items For The Holidays
We are living in the technological age and every year you can expect cutting-edge gadgets to add to your growing collection. If you’re looking to please the techie in your life, or if you want to add a few more items to your wish list, here are some of the top trending tech gadgets this year. Anka Cozmo ($180) – These small robots are powered by artificial intelligence. The robot is self-aware, capable of expressing feelings and can even recognize its owner. This is the perfect gift ...