Category Archives: Gadgets

Parrot AR Drone 2.0

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Update: It’s a bit long in the tooth now, but if you’re looking to get in on the world of drone flying, but don’t fancy the bells and whistles (and associated price tags) of newer models, Parrot’s AR Drone 2.0 is getting some hefty price cuts ahead of the Christmas shopping season. Check out our […]

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HomePod Launch Delayed Until 'Early 2018', Says Apple

Apple said Friday that it’s pushing back its plans for a Siri-powered smart speaker until sometime early next year. The HomePod speaker was announced in June, with an initial launch date set for December. Apple said that its smart speaker will be able to control home appliances and take basic orders. In June, some analysts […]

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Romain-Jerome builds a Batman watch that tells you your time is up, bat

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Watchmaker Romain-Jerome has announced a new Batman-themed watch that looks like something Bruce Wayne would wear to the club. The watch, which is based on R-J’s Skylab design, features a meticulous reproduction of a map of Gotham City cut into the rear sapphire glass and a glowing Bat Signal that lights up in the dark […]

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New Overwatch Hero Moira Now Playable on PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC

Announced at BlizzCon 2017, new Overwatch hero Moira will be playable to all players in Blizzard’s hero shooter from November 17. Apt timing since the company is having a free weekend event for the game from November 17 to November 20 allowing those who don’t own Overwatch to try it out. Prior to this, it […]

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FDA approves an electrical device to help ease opioid withdrawal

Amid an epidemic of opioid addiction, doctors are looking for ways to help people wean themselves off of the drugs, but withdrawal symptoms are a major hurdle. Innovative Health Solutions says its NSS-2 Bridge is a “percutaneous nerve field stimulator (PNFS) device system” that sends electrical pulses to certain cranial nerves, treating symptoms including sweating, […]

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Call to ban sale of IoT toys with proven security flaws

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Ahead of 2017’s present buying season, UK consumer rights group Which? has warned parents about the risks of giving connected toys to their children, and called for devices with known security and/or privacy risks to be banned from sale on kids safety grounds. Working with security researchers the group has spent the past 12 months […]

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Xiaomi Joins Samsung at the Top, Vodafone's New Plans, OnePlus 5T India Launch Date, and More: Your 360 Daily

Xiaomi has jumped to the top of the Indian smartphone market, and now holds the position of the country’s biggest smartphone brand by volume, along with Samsung. According to market research firm IDC, Xiaomi and Samsung each accounted for 23.5 percent of the Indian smartphone market in the previous quarter, followed by Lenovo (including Moto) […]

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Bill Murray's Facebook show is a tour of minor league baseball

Bill Murray and Brian Doyle-Murray’s Extra Innings will debut the first of ten 8-minute episodes on Monday, November 20th, with a new one coming every week. Murray, a well-known Chicago Cubs fanatic, is also an apparent longtime supporter of minor-league baseball. Across the show’s run, Bill and Brian will visit the St. Paul Saints and […]

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Jio Recharge Offer, Moto X4 India Launch Date, Flipkart Phone Launched, and More News This Week

A month after the Diwali cashback offer, Reliance Jio cashbacks made a comeback this week – with a lot more benefits than before. The company is offering cashback and vouchers worth up to Rs. 2,599 on recharges of Rs. 399 and more, with greater benefits for new users than existing customers. Of course, you need […]

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Hasbro offers to buy Mattel as tech pressures the toy world

Hasbro is likely taking advantage of Mattel’s relative weakness. While Hasbro has been riding high on sales of Disney-themed toys (including Star Wars) as well as licenses for movies and TV, Mattel is in the midst of turning around years of failed toy lines that weighed it down. Also, the two are complementary: where Hasbro […]

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