Backed to Business: When gadgets accept a gesture

As sensors burrow deeper into our lives, they’re giving rise to new means of input and new features for tried-and-true products as well as emerging product categories; both have a home on crowdfunding platforms as recent projects demonstrate. As always, exercise caution when backing a crowdfunding campaign and don’t pledge what you can’t afford to lose. 

Palmcat Pero

If you’re looking for more flexibility or distance from your laptop’s trackpad, Palmcat’s wearable bracelet Pero acts as a mouse as well as a program controller. Other models of wearable pointing devices include the gesture-reliant Padrone Ring, but Pero’s design offers more practicality even if it is quite bulky. In contrast to the Tap Strap 2, which can also be used for pecking out letters in addition to controlling the cursor, the Pero provides a full 360 degrees of rotational control. Both products have a learning curve. But they might even be

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After SC order, CBI to seek all evidence, electronic gadgets from Mumbai cops (Ld)

As the Supreme Court ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the mysterious death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput on Wednesday, the CBI is set to write to the Mumbai Police to get hold of all the evidence and statements it recorded in the last two months.

According to top CBI sources, the agency will write to the Mumbai Police to share all the evidence it has collected in the probe.

The CBI will seek details of the autopsy report, crime scene photographs from the Mumbai Police and the same will be shared with the forensic experts posted at CFSL. The sources said that the agency will demand the statements of all the persons whose statements were recorded in the last two months and the electronic devices of the late actor which are with the Mumbai Police.

The sources said that a team of CBI”s IT

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8 must-have gadgets to spice up working from home

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Having a hard time adapting to your new work setting at home during the pandemic?

A few gadgets might be just what you need to spruce up your work area. The good news is you can find every possible gadget you may need at SM mall.

Here are some work-from-home essentials that you can find at an SM mall near you:

The latest smartphone. Smartphones are now on a whole other level with upgraded features like triple-sensor cameras, ultra-HD display, enhanced privacy protection, 5G mobile network, and more.

Super-fast connection. From having virtual meetings to sending important files via e-mail, the internet is what makes working remotely possible. SM partnered with Smart and PLDT to offer you various postpaid and monthly Wi-Fi plans that can give you strong, stable, and unlimited connection at home.

A sleek multi-port adapter. A multi-port adapter can be useful

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Which Of Cisco’s Gadgets Come From The Comics (& Which Were Created For TV)

Cisco Ramon is one of the most popular characters in TV’s The Flash series, providing comic relief, pathos, and also some of the coolest gadgets in the Arrowverse. Fans were relieved to hear about Cisco’s continued importance in the series after all the major changes instigated by the “Crisis on Infinite Earths” storyline.

RELATED: Arrowverse: 10 Characters We Want To See Closer To The Comics After Crisis On Infinite Earths

As a mechanical engineering genius with S.T.A.R. Labs, Cisco has provided Barry and several other characters in the series with crucial tech that has allowed them to defeat their enemies, travel between dimensions, and much more.  But, knowing that much of TV’s The Flash deviates from the comics, how many of these gadgets were taken from the four-color pages? Conversely, which were invented for TV? In some cases, the answer is both.

10 Comics: Cisco Had Nothing To Do With

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New report details Apple’s plan for iPhones (and other gadgets) this year

A new report from Bloomberg’s Debby Wu and Mark Gurman says that Apple tasked its suppliers with building “at least 75 million” 5G iPhones. That’s in the ballpark of what was produced last year, so Apple is expecting strong sales despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

More interesting for our purposes here, though, are tidbits about what those iPhones—and other Apple products planned for release this year—look like.

Citing people familiar with the situation, the Bloomberg story claims that Apple has a busy holiday season ahead of it. The sources say that Apple

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Yes, you can use Bluetooth headphones with your old gadgets. Here’s how.


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Like it or not, wired headphones are a dying breed. At least, wired headphones with a 3.5mm jack are. It may be many years from now, but the trend towards “all-wireless-everything” is in full effect, outside of specialist cases where audio quality is absolutely critical.

With that switch, we’ve seen an absolute bonanza of “true wireless earbuds” pop up in recent years. For better or worse, all of them use a Bluetooth connection to keep tunes flowing. Sometimes, as is the case with Apple’s AirPods, there’s a little extra magic thrown in with a custom chip.

But what if you have some old gadgets lying around that don’t have Bluetooth built in? Whether you, like me, are still holding onto your aging Zune collection, or you just want to add some wireless audio to an

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Pranab Mukherjee: A person who stayed away from modern gadgets, modern lifestyle, late night parties

About Pranab Mukherjee, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh once told me that he was like Dhrupad Sangeet. If you don’t understand Dhrupad or if your ears are not trained to listen to Dhrupad, then it will be difficult for you to enjoy the music.

The analogy with Dhrupad gives the impression that Mukherjee, senior Congress leader and former President was a dreary person, who stayed a thousand hands away from so-called modern gadgets, modern lifestyle, late night parties and instead remained engrossed in politics and reading — a person from whom people might have heard, when they went to him, about Congress politics before Indira Gandhi.

It also happened, when someone went to his place, that he would narrate details of the first Congress session and explain how, from there, the party got transformed. So many times listening to his references from 1956 and 1962, many would think that he was

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How one tech expert simplifies life with toddlers

When you have young kids, even the most mundane tasks can become challenging — not to mention the actual parenting. From face masks to sunscreen, products designed for kids run the gamut, as do products that help parents deal with their kids. As a tech writer and product reviewer, I’m always on the hunt for ways to streamline my daily life, especially with regards to technology — handling my two toddlers is no different. Here are a few gadgets I’ve found over the years that have made my life easier in that sense.

When my wife and I had our first kid, we didn’t think a video baby monitor was necessary. We were so, so wrong. A video baby monitor lets you check to see if they’re “awake but quiet,” warning you when it’s time to finish up whatever you’re doing. It lets you see when they’re transitioning to

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Who Says Laptops Can’t Be Eco-Friendly? Shop HP’s Line of Sustainable Gadgets

Laptops, desktops, printers and other gadgets make the modern world go round. These powerful machines don’t just make our lives easier. They’re also continually being reinvented and improved to match both the speed and ways in which we live our lives. However, what about those of us who want to change our behavior and purchase decisions to be more environmentally friendly? As much as we love our smartphones, we also know that these gadgets come with a big carbon footprint. The same goes for laptops, from production to shipping and the amount of energy they use on a daily basis.

To help out eco-conscious shoppers, HP has released the HP Sustainability Buyer’s Guide, which helps shoppers find desktops, laptops, monitors and printers made with sustainable materials and recycled plastics. On top of that, HP has released a line of laptops that function efficiently with ENERGY STAR ratings. No longer do

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Flipkart FLIPSTART Days 2020 September: Offers On Smartphones, Laptops And Other Gadgets

Flipkart Month End Sale: Discount Offers On Smartphones

These offers will apply from September 1 to September 3 and here are all the details that you need to know about the same. In addition to the per-product offer, customers can get up to 10 percent instant discount by using the Bank of Baroda credit card.

Up to 30% Off On Laptops

Up to 30% Off On Laptops

Laptops are a must for both students and working professionals during this situation, and Flipkart is now offering up to 30 percent off on some of the best selling and newly launched laptops in India.

Up to 70% Off On Headphones And Speakers

Up to 70% Off On Headphones And Speakers

Headphones are speakers that will help you increase productivity and are also considered for watching movies and to listening music. Now, you can get a premium brand headphone or a speaker with up to 70 percent off on Flipkart.

Up to 60% Off On Home Theater

Up to 60% Off On Home Theater

Bought a new smart TV and not happy

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