Category Archives: Gadgets

8 tech leaders on the kitchen gadgets they love

Image: Getty/dorian2013 SUMMARY Joanna Shields loves her waffle iron, while Russ Shaw loves his breadmaker. Who knew? Even Britain’s best and brightest must eat. But it’s rare we get an insight into their lives away from the boardroom. So today, for The Memo’s Future Food month, we asked some of the UK’s tech leaders what gadgets make their lives just that… Read More »

Cyber Monday kitchen gadgets and homeware deals: 2017’s best offers

At the end of every year, America celebrates Thanksgiving and follows it up a day later with Black Friday and Cyber Monday – the online sales phenomenon which has now spread to the UK thanks to Amazon and occurs not just on Black Friday itself, but across a whole weekend through to Cyber Monday. From NutriBullets to coffee machines, kitchen gadgets and homeware are… Read More »

Confessions of a kitchen hoarder Sue Quinn

A rare vision of simplicity in todays world of spiralisers, avocado huggers and strawberry hullers. Photograph: villagemoon/Getty Images/iStockphoto It’s not that I’m blind to the seductive wink of kitchen equipment. As others desire the scarlet flash of Louboutin soles or the buttery kiss of a Balenciaga tote, I’m susceptible to culinary gadgets and utensils. Show me a cool square of… Read More »

Micromax Bharat 5 Set to Launch in India Today, Large Battery Expected

HIGHLIGHTS Micromax Bharat 5 launch event is slated to start at 12pm IST The company is promoting the Bharat 5 with the tagline ‘Power of 5’ Bharat 5 is expected to compete against the new Redmi 5A Micromax Bharat 5 smartphone will be launched today at an event in Gurugram at 12pm IST on Friday as the Indian brand’s… Read More »

Samsung Unveils Graphene Ball Tech, Says Its Batteries Can Be Fully Charged in 12 Minutes

HIGHLIGHTS Graphene considered a wonder material, with many potential applications Graphene ball-based batteries could hold 45 percent more capacity They’re also said to deliver five times faster charging speeds than Li-Po Samsung researchers have developed a new type of battery material they call ‘graphene ball’. They say the technology could enable a 45 percent increase in battery capacity, and… Read More »

OnePlus 5T Doesn’t Appear to Have ‘Jelly Scrolling’ Effect Seen on the OnePlus 5

OnePlus on Thursday eventually ended its teasers and unveiled the awaited OnePlus 5T as its next flagship. The new smartphone is already touted to be a “refinement” of its predecessor – OnePlus 5. But there is one big refinement over the previous OnePlus flagship – it appears to have avoided the ‘jelly scrolling’ effect, that was spotted on the OnePlus 5. In our time with the OnePlus 5T,… Read More »

OnePlus 5T and Its Predecessors Won’t Support Google’s Project Treble

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus confirms the absence of Treble in an AMA session Project Treble framework comes with Android Oreo OnePlus 5T will receive stable Android Oreo update without Treble While speedier updates are what a large number of Android users demand nowadays, it appears OnePlus is not favouring Google’s Project Treble that will ship with Android Oreo to make the update process quicker… Read More »

Xiaomi India Launches Smartphone Exchange Programme: Here’s How It Works

This Xiaomi initiative is the company’s latest move to boost offline sales HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi ties up with New Delhi-based Cashify to launch exchange programme The exchange value will be determined by Cashify team Customers need to visit nearby Mi Home to pick a new Xiaomi phone Xiaomi on Tuesday launched Mi Exchange programme in India as part of its… Read More »

Redmi Y1 vs Moto G5 vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt vs Lenovo K8 Plus: Price in India, Specifications, Features Compared

Redmi Y1 is Xiaomi’s new budget warrior as the Chinese brand aims to continue the strong growth it has experienced over the past year. The new model goes on sale in India on Wednesday, November 8 at 12pm IST via a flash sale in two variants, alongside its sibling Redmi Y1 Lite. The youth-focused selfie smartphone offers very competitive hardware for… Read More »

Tablet shipments kept going down in Q3, but Apple gained

The third quarter of 2017 ended with 40 million tablets shipped globally, IDC said in its latest report. Growing demand for phones and traditional PCs strengthening their positions have been pointed out as the main reasons for the shipments decline for a 12th consecutive quarter. According to the analysts, the fall is 5.4% from 42.3 million tablets shipped… Read More »