Some Facts to Know About Electromagnetic Compatibility

In today’s device intensive world Electromagnetic Compatibility or EMC is becoming more and more important. This means that the risk related to radiation and interference to critical electronic equipment and their equipment has become critical today. One also needs to know the fact that a lot of the devices that can be malfunctioned by electromagnetic radiation operate in highly sensitive environments. If any interference is made in the functioning of airplane cockpits or hospitals, the result can be fatal to the lives of many people. Hence, manufacturers and designers should…

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iPhone 8 Tipped to Sport Iris-Scanner; 5-Inch Model Said to Make a Comeback

Apple’s iPhone 8 may feature an iris-scanner which can be considered as the biggest highlight of the upcoming iPhone models. 2017 is already being considered an important year for the iPhone as it marks Apple’s tenth anniversary of the launch of the original iPhone. Additionally, the 5-inch model of the iPhone has been rumoured again to launch this year. The iPhone 8 has already been rumoured to come with some major upgrades including featuring an OLED display and support wireless charging. Now, Digitimes citing supply chain sources claims that iPhone…

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The Best Laser Engraving Tips

In the early sixties, scientist discovered that they could use light sources for laser etching. By creating light source and focussing its energy they had a powerful tool that could shape an array of materials. These days, in the engraving industry, CO2 lasers are the tools of choice. Lasers like many of today’s inventions came out of a laboratory. Almost all kinds of materials can be engraved by them. Sometimes it is also called etching, but etching requires masks and chemicals which lasers do not. When one is looking for…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X Hatsune Miku Edition With Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4100mAh Battery Unveiled

As expected, Xiaomi has officially unveiled the Redmi Note 4X smartphone in China. However, several details about the Redmi Note 4X, such as full specifications, features, price etc., have not yet been revealed. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X Hatsune Miku Limited Edition Xiaomi has introduced a new Hatsune Miku Limited Edition Redmi Note 4X variant as well, which will be available on Valentine’s Day i.e. February 14. For now, Xiaomi has made only the Redmi Note 4X Hatsune Miku variant official, whose price and full specifications will presumably be announced ahead of…

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Oculus Ordered to Pay $500 Million in ZeniMax Copyright Infringement Case

A US jury Wednesday ordered Facebook and creators of its Oculus Rift to pay $500 million (roughly Rs. 3,370 crores) to gaming software firm ZeniMax in a lawsuit that claimed the virtual reality technology was stolen. The Texas jury made the award in a trial in which Oculus was accused of basing its Rift headset on technology stolen from ZeniMax’s virtual reality software, court documents showed. The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey and his colleagues developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.…

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Microsoft Nearly Doubles the Price of Xbox Live Gold in India

One of the bigger plus points to owning an Xbox One in India is Xbox Live Gold. The subscription costs a mere Rs. 2,240 a year and gives four free games a month, in addition to allowing for online multiplayer. However it appears that Xbox Live just became a lot dearer. Gadgets 360 has discovered that the company plans to hike its prices for an Xbox Live subscription in a big way. We received an email from the company stating that Xbox One gamers will be paying Rs. 3,999 per…

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Sony Cyber-shot HX350 Super-Zoom Camera Launched at Rs. 28,990

Sony last month launched the Cyber-shot HX350 super-zoom camera, the successor to the Cyber-shot HX300. The company has announced that the camera will be available in India from Monday itself, priced at Rs. 28,990. To recall, the camera had been launched in Europe at EUR 449 (roughly Rs. 32,600). As we noted in our launch coverage, a quick look at the specifications and not much seems to have changed in the new Sony Cyber-shot HX350. The camera features a back-illuminated 20.4-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor and an up-to-date BIONZ X…

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Ricoh Launches Pentax KP Weatherproof DSLR With Extreme Low-Light Shooting Capability

  Ricoh Imaging has launched the Pentax KP, a compact and portable APS-DSLR, designed specifically for night photography. The camera will go on sale from February 25 for $1,100 (approximately Rs. 74,800). The highlight feature here is the very high sensitivity of the sensor which goes all the way up to ISO 819200, which should make it possible to capture images in next to no light. The Pentax KP features a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor with a 27-point autofocus system and is the first Pentax APS-C camera to have the Shake…

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Xiaomi-Backed Yi Technology to Showcase New Action Camera, Drone at CES 2017

CES 2017 is ready to host a bunch of new toys from technology’s biggest players. This include Yi Technology as well, the Xiaomi-backed company that’s a direct competitor to GoPro. Yi Technology has announced it will unveil the Yi 4K+ action camera that can capture 4K photos and videos at 60fps, and the Yi Erida drone, which it claims is the world’s fastest tricopter. The Yi 4K+ action camera is said to be the first of its kind to capture 4K videos at 60 frames per second. It is the…

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Lenovo Refreshes ThinkPad X1 Carbon, ThinkPad X1 Yoga, ThinkPad X1 Tablet at CES 2017; Unveils Miix 720

Ahead of CES 2017, Lenovo has launched a host of products under its portfolio including ThinkPad X1 Carbon, ThinkPad X1 Yoga, ThinkPad X1 Tablet, Miix 720, Lenovo Active Pen 2, Lenovo Legion Y720 Laptop, Lenovo Legion Y520 Laptop, Lenovo Smart Assistant, Lenovo Smart Assistant Harman Kardon Edition, Lenovo Smart Storage, Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller, and Lenovo New Glass C200. Here, we look at the ThinkPad and Miix launches. The 2017 ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebook by the company has been touted as the lightest notebook in its class, weighing in at…

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