Tag Archives: ‘Home’

Android 101: how to organize your home screen

If you’ve had an Android phone for any length of time, it’s easy to get used to living with, well, chaos. If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly adding new apps, deciding they’re okay but not great, adding another, and so on. Then, a few months later, as you’re scrolling through your app drawer, you’re surprised to see… Read More »

Smart but affordable home gadgets for beginners

Many people think that incorporating technology into their homes is a difficult task. The truth is that there are plenty of different types of gadgets which are not only affordable but also good for beginners as well. You don’t have to make a lot of modifications to your home when using these gadgets. However, you can easily make… Read More »

Social Media Data Mining, Face Recognition Tools to Be Given to Security Agencies: Home Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Cybercrimes posing “big challenge” to security establishment: Singh Terrorists using the “dark Internet” to recruit operatives, he said “We have created a cyber-security division in the home ministry” Security agencies are trying to obtain new software and improved face-recognition technology to enable themselves to dig deeper into social media about a criminal whose record is unavailable in… Read More »

Lenovo at IFA 2017: Yoga 920, Yoga 720, Miix 520, Explorer Mixed Reality Headset, Home Assistant Pack Launched

At IFA 2017 in Berlin, Lenovo took to stage on Thursday to launch a slew of products in its Yoga and Miix range of convertibles, apart from unveiling its mixed reality headset and a smart speaker. The Chinese company launched Yoga 920 and Yoga 720 2-in-1 convertible laptops, the Miix 520 detachable 2-in-1, Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality headset, and an Amazon Echo-like… Read More »

Xiaomi Doubles Down on Offline Strategy, to Open First Mi Home Store in Delhi-NCR This Week

A physical Xiaomi store is coming to a mall near you. The Chinese smartphone maker says it will nearly triple the number of brick and mortar stores that offer its high-end, low-cost smartphones in the country by the end of the year. In addition, the company is also planning to setup its flagship stores at many more cities in India.… Read More »

Retailer offering free Chromecast with Google Home pre-orders in Canada

Google’s smart speaker Google Home has been available to pre-order in Canada for quite some time now. If you haven’t pre-ordered a unit yet, and are planning to do so, you’ll be glad to know that a free Chromecast device is on offer with the speaker. Best Buy Canada is offering the deal. All you have to do… Read More »

Social Media and Home Protection: 3 Tips to Stay Safe While Sharing

Daily social media activities can expose us to another more displeasing world of stalkers, burglars and other nefarious people. To stay safe, we’ll need to be more vigilant about what we share and how we share it. From ideas, thoughts, inspirational messages and photos, right to the short pieces that we caption “#NoteToSelf,” we like to share everything… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Home Rakes in Rs. 5 Crores Sales Revenue in First 12 Hours

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi opened its Mi Home offline store in Bengaluru on May 20 The company says it had a sales revenue of Rs. 5 crores The company also plans to open 100 more store in India in next 2 years Chinese tech company Xiaomi has a lot of hopes pinned on its own foray into the offline market… Read More »

Apple to replace home button with ‘function area’ on iPhone 8

Apple is closer than ever to the no-home-button phone. Latest reports suggest we should expect three devices in 2017, including an OLED screen-packing iPhone 8 with no physical buttons on the front. It will sport a 5.8” OLED with 5.15” display area, while the other part is going to be reserved for ‘function area’, the report suggests. According… Read More »

Apple iPhone 7 may have a capacitive Home key

A new leak shows that Apple may be rethinking how iPhone 7’s home button will work – unverified photos offer a close look at a button that’s just a circle drawn under the glass. This would make it a capacitive touch button, but there’s no reason to think it can’t continue to operate as a fingerprint reader. At… Read More »