Rohan Badari

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Finally, A Cable That Can Charge an iPhone or an Android

Lightning on one side, MicroUSB on the other.<p>If you live in a mixed household—some Apple devices, some Android ones—you know the pain of looking for a charging cable. Not only do you have to find one, you have to find the <i>right</i> one, and good luck lending a charge to your friend, child, or spouse who …

How to turn your iPhone’s Health app into an essential fitness dashboard

Despite its heart-shaped icon, Health is an unloved app. It tends to gets relegated to a junk folder, along with other un-deletable Apple cruft, like the Stocks app.<p>But when you get past its garish colors and clunky user interface, Apple’s Health app turns out to be genuinely useful — if you …

This smart bag can charge phones, weigh itself… and nearly got me kicked off a flight

When I first received Bluesmart‘s pitch email to test its smartphone-controlled carry-on luggage, it was as if timing was fate. I was about to embark on a multi-city trip between New York, Montreal, Chicago, Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Ludlow, Vermont in a span of three weeks and it seemed like a …

The gadgets you will want in your home in 2016

We might not be living like The Jetsons just yet, but at the rate technology is advancing, we might not be that far off.<p>Anyone who attend the …

iOS 9.3 Beta 1 On iPhone 6s: My Experience So Far

No matter how often we I it, I always end up installing beta releases of iOS on my iPhones. It’s a bad idea, and I know it’s a bad idea, but it still …

11 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

Do you know what’s better than the nine paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free we told you about yesterday, some of which are still free …

This Is Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side (Backed by Science)

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Productivity

Top 10 Coolest Gadgets at CES 2016

We separate the best from the rest at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.<p>For the second week of every January, Las Vegas undergoes a peculiar transformation from the gambling capital of America into the stage for the latest and greatest in all the boundary-pushing, jaw-dropping consumer …

CES 2016: VU launches new TV series, to partner exclusively with Flipkart

Vu Iconium series comes in five models ranging from 40 to 65-inch versions.<p>Written by | Las Vegas |<p>VU Technologies has announced seven new television …

'Smart', self-cleaning, paperfree toilet debuts at CES 2016

Karnataka tussle'Join BJP, Your Wealth Will Grow 100 Times': Congress Releases Audio Tape Alleging Reddy Tried to Bribe MLA<p>Latest Flashpoint<p>Karnataka …

Apple registers automobile domain names, including "apple.car"

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has registered domain names related to automobiles, adding to speculation about the company’s plans to develop an automobile.<p>A portrait of Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs is seen on a BMW car in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. REUTERS/Toru Hanai<p>The iPhone maker …

Panasonic's transparent display is one of the prettiest we've seen at CES 2016

Panasonic has demonstrated a new transparent display at CES 2016, and it's quite something. As opposed to some of the others we've seen, like LG's …

Living Rooms

Wearables at CES 2016 from Fitbit, Fossil, Huawei, Misfit and more

1 / 9<p>FitBit Blaze: The FitBit Blaze is the first touchscreen enabled fitness tracker from FitBit that was announced at CES 2016 this year. The FitBit …

The Martian VR Experience is out of this world

<i>The Martian VR Experience</i> is 20th Century Fox’s first step into the world of VR entertainment, and I had a chance to demo it using several different technologies at a CES event last night. It allows users to virtually inhabit the body of Mark Watney, the stranded astronaut Matt Damon plays in …

Virtual Reality

If you build it, they will come (NSFW)

James Martin

The stories you may have missed from CES 2016

We may be in the middle of a desert, but there's been a blizzard this week -- a blizzard of technology news, that is. The technology industry gathered in Las Vegas for giant trade show CES 2016, and with all these exciting stories flying thick and fast you could be forgiven for missing some hidden …

Virtual Reality

Nielsen wired me with sensors and exposed my CES tech fetish

After four days on the ground in Las Vegas, I thought I didn't care about any of the new products announced this year at the Consumer Electronics Show. But Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience hooked me up with an array of sensors to prove otherwise.<p>It started half an hour before the doors officially …

CES 2016 Day 6: Wrapping up the show

ProDrone’s Byrd drone can be folded into the size of an iPad

A drone you can keep in your backpack or purse<p>There are dozens of drones at CES this year in the area of the show floor my editor colloquially calls "the drone zone." So one obvious challenge for these companies is figuring out how to differentiate their products from each other, whether they do it …

This crazy thin 6mm paper camera can take photos and video, all for just $28

You won’t find this at CES, but if you’re at all interested in zany and novel tech gadgets, you’ll definitely find a lot to get excited about with …

Sony aims to reinvent its LCD TVs to match OLED rivals

CES has a lot of TVs. So many TVs. Huge ones. 8K ones. HDR-capable ones (and not). In the midst of all that confusion, one thing has been constant: the increasing presence of OLED. LG is making more OLED TVs, Samsung is using quantum dot LED displays (while also tinkering with the same tech as its …

Oculus Rift: You've got questions, we've got answers

When Oculus Rift pre-orders went live Wednesday, plenty of people were scrambling to get their hands on a piece of virtual reality. While many have …

The top 10 gadget stories of the year

As with every year, 2015 was full of interesting innovations and smart technologies that help us live a more sustainable life. This year, readers …

15 Gadgets to Make Your Home Smarter in 2016

Redecorating your home might just be the most fun New Year’s resolution one can make. At Brit + Co, that means more than just a fresh coat of paint. We’re talking Jetsons-level tech gadgets to make your home smarter for 2016. This roundup of smart home gadgets and goodies has it all, from a smart …

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Bullet-size LED flashlights, e-lighters, and more

<i>At any given moment there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or</i> …

The best in-ear noise-cancelling headphones

<i>By Geoffrey Morrison</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Wirecutter</i><i>, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>The Bose QuietComfort 20 is the best set of in-ear noise-cancelling headphones, based on our objective testing with headphone-measurement equipment, subjective …

Health tech is going to save your life (for real)

We are nothing without good health. It's a cliche. It's cheesy. And I believe it passionately.<p>Health is one of the most important fields in technology -- and the most exciting. Why? Because of life's frailty. Because anything that can possibly hurt us has, or will. And because life is our single …

General Hospital

Was 2015 really the year of the wearable?

I need to lose weight. It’s been a priority for months now, one that’s been slipping down the list until I got my hands on a fitness band from Garmin …

Researchers use the Force (in an Apple Watch) to fly a drone

Taiwanese tech researchers at PVD+ created an app for the Apple Watch that remotely controls a drone with arm movements, briefly turning pilots into Jedi. <i>Reuters</i> caught the motion-controlled drone in action and you can check it out in the video below. The team also created an app that controls …