Category Archives: Gadgets

Motorola Sphere+ Bluetooth Speaker With Over-Ear Headphones Launched in India

Motorola has launched the 2-in-1 Sphere+ Bluetooth Speaker with Bluetooth headphones in India. In the new design, Motorola has brought a 2x8W speaker with bass porting and wireless over-ear Bluetooth headphones, together to form a 2-in-1 system. The company says the Sphere+ won the Innovation Award at the recently concluded CES 2018. The Motorola Sphere+ 2-in-1 Bluetooth speaker with over-ear… Read More »

Slack Removes Apple Watch App in Latest Update, Adds New G Suite Integration Features

Slack, in an update to its iOS app on Thursday, has removed its standalone Apple Watch app. Slack, a team communication and collaboration platform for businesses, is the latest company to end development of apps for the Apple Watch and start focusing on solely Apple’s iOS platform. Meanwhile, in the latest G Suite integration, Google is enabling users to view their Slack activities from… Read More »

OnePlus 5T Gets Android 8.0 Oreo-Based OxygenOS 5.0.2 Update, OnePlus 5 Gets It as Well

HIGHLIGHTS The update is rolling out to users in countries including India It will be available as an OTA download with a file size of around 1.7GB OxygenOS 5.0.2 brings core Android Oreo features to the OnePlus 5T OnePlus is now rolling out the OxygenOS 5.0.2 update for the OnePlus 5T. This update is the first one to bring Android 8.0 Oreo… Read More »

Android May Let Carriers Hide Signal Strength: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Android P likely to get signal strength restriction feature Code based on AOSP already features some early signs The initial change won’t bound access for third-party apps Android P may be set to give telecom carriers the ability to hide the signal strength in Settings. Signs of the new development have already surfaced through a piece of code… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Specifications Leaked, Tip 7-Inch 18:9 Display

HIGHLIGHTS Rumours suggest the Mi Max 3 will have a bigger 5500mAh battery The display is rumoured to be bezel-less with an 18:9 aspect ratio There might be two variants of the Mi Max 3 Xiaomi’s Mi Max phablet range has been known for offering plenty of screen real estate for users to enjoy multimedia content on their phones. The… Read More »

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 »