The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review – The grandest adventure yet
I’m just going to admit it right off the bat: I haven’t been on board the Breath of the Wild hype train this entire time. When Nintendo first started showing the game off, alongside the promises it made about a truly open world and a reinvention for the Zelda franchise, I was skeptical. I didn’t think Nintendo could deliver on … Continue reading...
For the Dollyrots, crowdsourcing fans free them from labels, keep them authentic
Luis Cabezas of the Dollyrots speaks with digital trends on how both vinyl and digital music have their time and place, and why crowdsourcing their fans keeps their music authentic. The post For the Dollyrots, crowdsourcing fans free them from labels, keep them authentic appeared first on Digital Trends....
Shiny Pokemon GO: all the details [UPDATE]
As of mid-day yesterday, Shiny Pokemon GO monster are live – they’re out there, released, in the wild! Today we’re getting down to brass tacks on all the details that are available in the game – in the code – and in the mix for the near future. Users will be able to participate in the Shiny Pokemon GO madness … Continue reading...
Oppo F3 Plus Review: A bigger, better successor to the F1 Plus, but loses against the competition
Oppo took the selfie-smartphone craze up a notch last year when the company introduced its F1 Plus smartphone. It packed in average specifications that one would find in a budget smartphone, at a not-so budget price tag. Its saving grace was its construction, build quality, design and that front facing camera, which set new standards for the sub Rs 30,000 smartphone segment. While Oppo retained the good stuff from the F1 Plus in its successor, the F3 Plus, it also managed to bring in some improv...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Review
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is the Galaxy Note Tablet that never was. In the best way possible, Samsung has created an Android answer for the iPad Pro. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 has some of the qualities of the Samsung Galaxy Note series – save a couple of the most important features. Where the Galaxy Tab S3 could have … Continue reading...
Android O developer previews are out; expect a new notification system, better battery life and more
While most Android users in the market are still waiting to upgrade their phones to Android 7 Nougat, Google has already released a developer preview of Android O. Don’t ask us what the O stands for, it could be Oreo or it could be Ostrich, your guess is as good as ours. Hey, if you have a suggestion, do let us know in the comments section below. Anyway, the developer preview is available for download here and ROMs are available for the Nexus 5X, 6P and Player as well as the Pixel, Pixel C...
Radical Gadget Time: OWC Drive Dock
For the past several months I’ve been using a piece of OWC technology called the OWC Drive Dock. This gadget surprised me, genuinely – and has proven to change my life in a significant way. Because of this drive dock, I was able to clear out a significant portion of my junk closet. This OWC Drive Dock device is certifiably … Continue reading...
Radical Gadget Time: OWC Drive Dock
For the past several months I’ve been using a piece of OWC technology called the OWC Drive Dock. This gadget surprised me, genuinely – and has proven to change my life in a significant way. Because of this drive dock, I was able to clear out a significant portion of my junk closet. This OWC Drive Dock device is certifiably … Continue reading...
SlashGear’s Birthday Gift Ideas Guide [Late Winter 2017]
Here in the the gadget universe where men’s gift ideas and women’s gift ideas are equally awesome, SlashGear’s latest look at the landscape is key. What we’re doing today is running down a few of the most awesome items out in the wild available for grabbing for your favorite boy or girl. Be it your anniversary gift for a geek-like … Continue reading...
Nintendo Switch review: Excellent hardware with one roadblock
I have something of a love/hate relationship with Nintendo consoles, especially in recent years. While I grew up with consoles like the Super NES, Nintendo 64, and Gamecube, in the time since then my preference has shifted to Nintendo’s handhelds like the DS and the 3DS. Now that the Nintendo Switch is on the scene, Nintendo is looking to bounce … Continue reading...
Sony Xperia L1 leaked details reveal upcoming budget smartphone
The Sony Xperia L was a wonderful device of its time and it seems like it is about to get a successor. Rumours have been around that Sony will be launching a new budget device soon by the name of Xperia L1 and according to a leak we have some info around the device. The Xperia L1 will not have any resemblance with the original, but will have the modern flat design language of today’s Xperia smartphones. It will be a budget smartphone from the Japanese tech giant and hopefully the fifth sma...
Xiaomi Redmi 4A first impressions: The affordable 4G smartphone that will be hard to miss
Xiaomi has been consistently doing well with its smartphone range and its latest handset, the Redmi Note 4, was recently said to cross 1 million units in just 45 days. Keeping the momentum going, the company today launched yet another promising looking device. The new Redmi 4A was made official in India priced at Rs 5,999 and comes as a replacement for the Redmi 3S. Aimed at the sub-Rs 7,000 price category, the new Redmi 4A is now the most affordable offering from the Chinese smartphon...
Xiaomi Redmi 4A launched in India at Rs 5,999; goes on sale on 23 March
After the success of the Redmi Note 4 in India, Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 4A smartphone at Rs 5,999. The smartphone features a polycarbonate body, is priced at Rs 5,999 and launches on 23 March at 12PM on Amazon.in and mi.com. The Redmi 4A is the successor to the Redmi 3S series, the it is Xiaomi’s latest sub Rs 7,000, entry-level offering. The handset was launched in China last year in November and was priced a CNY 599 (approx Rs 6,000). The smartphone f...
Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform announced; to provide VoLTE support to entry level phones
Qualcomm has announced its latest smartphone platform called the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform at an event in New Delhi. The 205 Platform will be focussing on Qualcomm’s entry level SoCs for emerging markets such as India, Latin America, South East Asia and so on. The idea behind the 205 Mobile Platform is to get 4G and VoLTE support to devices in the sub-$50 price tag (approx Rs 3000). Phones based on this platform will be seen in Q2 2017. Image: Qualcomm Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform comes...
Fuel Cell Safety: Why hydrogen cars like Honda’s Clarity are safe
“Will it explode?” isn’t the question Honda dealers want to be answering about the 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell, but hydrogen’s tricky history means they’ll probably hear it more than once. Fuel cell engines are faintly magical in science terms, taking hydrogen, converting it into electricity, and then emitting nothing but water as a waste product. Problem is, say “hydrogen” and … Continue reading...
Beware: Previous owners of used smart home gadgets may still have access to them
When you buy a used smartphone, there’s a pretty good chance it will be wiped of the previous owners’ data and access. The same isn’t true of smart-home devices. The post Beware: Previous owners of used smart home gadgets may still have access to them appeared first on Digital Trends.
Jim Eno of Spoon gives us the scoop on ‘Hot Thoughts’ and streaming music
Spoon drummer Jim Eno talks with Digital Trends about the overall sonic template for Hot Thoughts, the band's first studio effort in three years, the ongoing importance of album sequencing in the streaming era, and more. The post Jim Eno of Spoon gives us the scoop on ‘Hot Thoughts’ and streaming music appeared first on Digital Trends....
How autonomous vehicles will forever change how we buy, own, and insure cars
In the brave new economy of autonomous electric cars, you may never own the car you drive -- and that has the potential to disrupt the entire automotive economy. The post How autonomous vehicles will forever change how we buy, own, and insure cars appeared first on Digital Trends.
I loaded my condo with tech – and discovered smart homes still need a lot of work
I’ve lived in the Digital Trends smart apartment for six months. I found things I loved about it -- and also things I loathed about it. The post I loaded my condo with tech – and discovered smart homes still need a lot of work appeared first on Digital Trends.
Honda WR-V crossover launches in India; prices start from Rs 7,75,000
Honda Cars India today announced the much-awaited launch of its new crossover, the WR-V. The WR-V basically builds on the Honda Jazz and delivers a more capable crossover with a brand-new design and plenty of practical options targeted at younger buyers. Prices for the Honda Car India WR-V start from Rs 7,75,000 (ex-showroom Delhi) for the base petrol model. The complete pricing details are as follows: Honda WR-V S MT petrol:    Rs 7,75,000 Honda WR-V S MT diesel:    Rs ...