Google I/O 2024: Android might soon allow smartwatches to control phone audio. Google's update could reshape audio management (Unsplash) Gadgets 

Details about new feature: Smartwatches to soon control phone audio output at Google I/O 2024

Google I/O 2024: Google appears to be preparing to unveil a new feature for Android that will allow your smartwatch to control the audio output settings on your smartphone. While managing audio output sources on your Android phone is currently easy, Google has already created a system that enables quick transfers of audio output between devices using Chromecast devices and Spotify Connect. However, this feature is currently limited to your phone. It seems that Android will soon expand this capability to include your smartwatch. Media routing control in the development…

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Apple introduces generous discounts on premium Apple Watch bands, providing employees with exclusive access to savings. (Unsplash) Gadgets 

Apple offers new Apple Watch perk to employees: Get all the details

Apple is offering its employees substantial discounts on two Apple Watch bands. The Link Bracelet, previously priced at $349, is now available to employees for just $209. Similarly, the Milanese Loop, which used to cost $99, is now priced at $59 for employees. Uncertainty surrounding discounts Apple often offers its employees special discounts on a varied selection of products. However, it is uncertain whether this discount is a sign of future changes to the Apple Watch lineup or is just a regular special offer for Apple staff, reports MacRumors. In addition…

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Rumors suggest the Pixel Watch 3 will offer users a choice in size, catering to diverse preferences, in addition to improved battery life. (Google) Gadgets 

Google Pixel Watch 3 specs leaked, suggesting better battery life and increased customization choices

Google is preparing to introduce its newest wearable device, the Google Pixel Watch 3, as evidenced by recent appearances on certification sites. The upcoming Pixel Watch 3 is anticipated to improve upon the features of its predecessor, the Pixel Watch 2, with a focus on enhancing battery performance. Recent leaks spotted by 91mobiles.com on certification sites such as Dekra and Safety Korea shed some light on the battery details of the upcoming Pixel Watch 3. The device, with model number G1QME, is rumored to pack a 307mAh battery, which marks…

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A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed X Corp's lawsuit against a nonprofit group that has criticized a rise in hate speech on the social media platform. Gadgets 

Elon Musk’s X Corp Fails to Win Lawsuit Against Hate Speech Watchdog

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed X Corp’s lawsuit against a nonprofit group that has criticized the rise of hate speech on the social media platform formerly known as Twitter since Elon Musk took it over. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco granted the dismissal request by the Center for Countering Digital Hate, saying Musk appeared to have targeted the nonprofit because he didn’t like what it stood for. “It is impossible to read the complaint and not conclude that X Corp is far more concerned…

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Apple is facing a big lawsuit from the US Government, and the company is coming out with details that nobody knew. Gadgets 

Apple Watch could have been compatible with Android phones, but the company chose not to: Here’s why.

Apple confirms reports that the company wanted the Apple Watch to work with Android phones, but then decided not to make it official. The company is facing a major US government lawsuit accusing Apple of its anti-competitive nature, and now we’re hearing more unheard of stuff from the horse’s mouth. Apple has admitted in its response to the Department of Justice (DOJ) claims that it had tried to get the Apple Watch to work with Android phones, but for a number of reasons it never happened. In fact, a Bloomberg…

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Apple users in India have got a new security alert from the Government which quickly needs your attention and maybe update to the latest software. Gadgets 

Indian Government Issues Major Security Warning to Apple MacBook, Apple Watch, and Apple TV Users: Here’s What You Need to Know

Apple users in India have received a major security warning from the government this week. The country’s security agency, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), has issued a new security advisory dated March 19, warning users of Apple Watch, Apple TV, Mac and even Vision Pro. This risk can allow attackers to remotely access your devices to expose personal and confidential information and cause serious problems on the targeted system. Apple security alert from CERT-In on March 19 in India: Who it concerns As stated in the announcement, Apple…

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Weekend OTT watchlist: Taylor Swift's concert film, 'Grey's Anatomy' season 20, and more await your streaming pleasure (Pexels) Gadgets 

Weekend must-watch list on OTT platforms: Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and MLB The Show 24

Here are some of the new television, movies, music, and games coming to your device this weekend: Season 20 of “Grey’s Anatomy,” albums from Justin Timberlake and Kacey Musgraves, and more. The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists recommend checking out “The Girls on the Bus” starring Melissa Benoist, Taylor Swift’s concert film “The Eras Tour” on Disney, and the comedy “Girls5Eva” on Netflix for its third season. See the full weekend OTT watchlist below. NEW MOVIES SUPPLIED Taylor Swift’s concert film “The Eras Tour” is at Disney this week. The streaming…

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Apple Watch Series 9 came out with the new iPhones in 2023 and if you have been waiting for a good deal on the watch, here's your time. Gadgets 

The Apple Watch Series 9 Model in India is Currently a Great Buy

The Apple Watch Series 9 model is available at a special discount price in India this week, making it a great deal for many of you who have been eyeing the latest model. The Watch Series 9 was launched last year with the iPhone 15 series at a price of Rs 41,900, but now is the time when you can get up to Rs 10,000 off with select debit cards. The Watch Series 9 is still very new in the market and most people are waiting for a price drop,…

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Apple Vision Pro was used to perform spine surgery. (REUTERS) Gadgets 

First spine surgery performed using Apple Vision Pro headset, doctor claims device reduces human error

Exciting news from the UK as Apple’s latest mixed reality headset, the Vision Pro, was utilized during a spine surgery at Cromwell Hospital. The VR headset assisted the doctor in navigating the surgery, ensuring the correct procedures and tools were used for a successful operation. It is important to note that while the doctor did not wear the Apple Vision Pro, the theatre nurse provided instructions using the headset. Learn more about this innovative surgery using the Apple Vision Pro headset. Spinal surgery with Apple Vision Pro According to Metro’s…

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Samsung has stuck to the circular design for its smartwatch for a long time, so now it is time for a change and square seems to be its pick. Gadgets 

Samsung is expected to take inspiration from Apple’s design for its upcoming Galaxy smartwatch.

According to the latest reports, the Samsung Galaxy Watch lineup may see a major visual change in the near future. The company is likely to follow Apple’s design cues and opt for a square screen, just like the Apple Watch series. Samsung has stayed true to its rotary dial efforts for the longest time, but it’s probably time to change things up, and using a new design for the screen really makes sense. The Galaxy Watch lineup has gone through updates over the years, but you tend to see the…

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Oscars 2024: Everything You Need to Know (Bloomberg) Gadgets 

Get ready for the Oscars: How to watch online and what you need to know

Following a series of winter award shows such as the Emmys, Golden Globes, and Grammys, the highly anticipated Academy Awards are approaching. The 96th Oscars are expected to be dominated by “Oppenheimer,” which leads with 13 nominations, but other contenders like “Barbie,” “Killers of the Flower Moon,” and “Poor Things” are also in contention. Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s show: WHEN ARE THE OSCARS? The Oscars will take place on Sunday, March 10 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The ceremony is scheduled to begin…

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Enjoy up to 50 hours of wireless freedom with the Accentum Wireless headphones, now available for pre-order at a special price. (Sennheiser) Gadgets 

New Sennheiser Accentum wireless headphones with ANC now available in India! Explore specifications, cost and additional details

Sennheiser, known for its high-quality audio products, has once again set a new standard with the launch of the Sennheiser Accentum Wireless headphones in India. The latest addition to the Accentum range, these wireless headphones offer outstanding sound quality and impressive battery life, meeting the demands of discerning customers. Learn more about the innovative Sennheiser Accentum wireless headphones. Vijay Sharma, General Manager, India Consumer Business, Sennheiser, expressed his excitement at the launch and stated, “The Accentum series epitomizes our commitment to Sennheiser’s premium sound quality at an incredible price. Following…

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MWC 2024 has come to a close, and this year we got a glimpse of the AI future, bendable phones getting more mileage and some more launches. Gadgets 

Flexible Phones, Artificial Intelligence Gadgets, and Other Innovations

The second big tech event of 2024 is done and dusted as the latest Mobile World Congress 2024 in Barcelona draws to a close. Several tech companies use the platform to showcase their new products and also dazzle everyone with flashy concepts, which we saw from brands like Lenovo, Motorola, and Samsung among others. The best thing about MWC is that lesser-known brands get a chance to talk about their products and get people excited. Like every year, MWC 2024 had some interesting products that we may see on the…

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A U.S. judge on Thursday will consider whether to dismiss X Corp's lawsuit against a nonprofit that has criticized a rise in hate speech on the social media platform. Gadgets 

Elon Musk’s X Takes Hate Speech Watchdog to Court in Lawsuit

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge will consider on Thursday whether to dismiss X Corp’s lawsuit against the nonprofit that has criticized the rise of hate speech on the social media platform formerly known as Twitter since Elon Musk took it over. X sued the Center for Countering Digital Hate last July, accusing it of trying to “intimidate” advertisers by claiming Musk did little to prevent hate speech, racist messages and other misinformation from spreading on the platform. According to X, the nonprofit scraped and misrepresented data to create false and…

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Check out the Top 5 gadgets announcements at the MWC 2024, including the Nothing Phone 2a. (Bloomberg) Gadgets 

Top 5 gadgets unveiled at MWC 2024, including the Nothing Phone 2a and Humane AI Pin

The second day of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 has ended with a series of innovative and revolutionary announcements. The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is becoming increasingly prevalent in new product launches, with companies seemingly believing that without an AI component, their products will be quickly forgotten. Here are the top 5 gadgets that stole the spotlight at the MWC 2024. Top 5 devices at MWC 2024 Humane AI Pin: Humane, an AI startup introduced its AI pin, a wearable device powered by multiple sensors and generative…

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The rise of smishing, or SMS fraud, poses a major challenge for telecom operators globally, with cybercriminals exploiting mobile messaging for fraudulent activities. (Pixabay) Gadgets 

Watch out for smishing! SMS fraud causing headaches for telecom companies

The rise of SMS fraud, also known as “smishing”, is becoming more prevalent in numerous countries due to the growing popularity of smartphones. Telecom operators are facing this challenge as they convene at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, the industry’s largest annual event. What is cheating? Smishing is a cyber security attack carried out via mobile text messages, also known as SMS phishing, which targets both individuals and businesses. The name is a play on the term “phishing”, the fraudulent practice of sending emails to supposedly reputable companies…

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Tech companies unveiled cutting-edge gadgets at the Mobile World Congress 2024 in Barcelona, including the 'world's first' flying car. (AP) Gadgets 

At MWC 2024, Robot Dogs and Flying Cars Steal the Show as Mobile Gadgets Take Center Stage

Numerous tech companies presented a wide array of interconnected devices at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 in Barcelona, the largest wireless telecom fair in the world, which concludes on Thursday. Here’s a selection of highlights: The “world’s first” flying car US-based Alef Aeronautics presented to the public for the first time a working model of what it says is the world’s first real flying car. “It drives like a car, looks like a car and has vertical lift,” said company CEO Jim Dukhovny. The electric car has received a…

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Ever wondered how much it costs Apple to make the Vision Pro headset, especially with its several high-end components and new technologies? Read on to find out. Gadgets 

Apple’s Cost to Produce the Vision Pro Headset Finally Unveiled

The Apple Vision Pro is definitely not a cheap product, coming in at a whopping $3,500 for the base 256GB storage model. Apple states that the price is high because of the many high-end components and new technology in this game, but do the components really make up the full retail price? Well no. Like most products, the bill of materials, or BOM as it’s called, is said to be around $1,500. That’s a full $2,000 less than what you pay Apple for headphones. According to Omdia‘s research, the materials…

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OnePlus is using the WearOS platform for its new smartwatch and also promises a long battery life that is worth keeping an eye on. Gadgets 

OnePlus Watch 2 debuts in India with WearOS 4 and impressive 100-hour battery life: Price and features revealed

The OnePlus Watch 2 has been announced, and the wider rollout includes India. OnePlus released the first generation Watch a few years ago, and it didn’t do well. The company is now ready to make up for lost time, and what better way than to introduce a new smartwatch. Unlike the first model, the Watch 2 has Google’s WearOS 4 platform and you get a Snapdragon Gen chip under the hood. But things get exciting as the battery life looks to be the highest we’ve heard in the ecosystem. OnePlus…

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OTT Releases this Week: Explore top OTT releases this week from Maamla Legal Hai, Sunflower Season 2, Napoleon and more. (Prime Video, Hotstar, Netflix) Gadgets 

New Releases on OTT Platforms: Watch Maamla Legal Hai, Sunflower Season 2, Napoleon, and other shows online this week

New content is set to hit popular OTT platforms this week, including Disney+ Hotstar, JioCinema, Zee5, Netflix, Prime Video, and more. With a diverse range of movies and web series in various genres and languages, viewers can look forward to a binge-worthy experience. For those seeking quality additions to their watchlist, we have curated a list of upcoming releases on different OTT platforms. Here’s a look at upcoming releases on leading OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney Hotstar and more: 1. Anyone But You – February 27 (Amazon Prime…

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