Meet The Latest Desi Gadget: A Smart Bangle Which Can Taser Your Harassers

The much celebrated choodi just got a 2019 makeover in Hyderabad. Forever a symbol of feminine frailty and old-school romance, the ornament has now been turned into a ‘smart bangle’ which can taser harassers. Two Hyderabad men, Gadi Harish, 23, and his friend Sai Teja, have invented a bangle which can be used to create an electric shock to ward off harassers and will also send your live location and an SOS message to relatives and police. The two inventors have named the device, ‘self-security bangle for women’. The gadget is activated…

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Citroën Ami One Is An EV For Young Urbanites, A Personal Gadget Controlled By Your Smartphone

I take the Citroën Ami One for a controlled test drive NARGESS BANKS Today I’m driving a tiny car which shares more with my iPhone than a traditional motor car. Sure, this Citroën Ami One looks like a small city car—it has a petite cabin that sits upright on four wheels, is guided by four lights, and has seating for two inside as well as regular car mirrors and a steering wheel. Yet conceptually very little of the French marque’s quirky latest concept, designed to mark its centenary, follows conventional automotive codes.…

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This Little Gadget Perfectly Chops Garlic in Seconds

Learning how to cut garlic is a near-necessary step for any budding home chef. Many different cuisines and cultures use garlic to add flavor to dishes, and while prepping cloves isn’t inherently difficult, it does take a certain amount of skill with a knife—and a tolerance for sticky, fragrant fingers and cutting boards. Forget figuring out how to get rid of garlic breath—getting the smell of garlic off your hands is its own challenge. Of course, the alternative to chopping garlic with a knife is using a garlic press or something else entirely:…

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5 ways 5G technology will change our gadget usage

ARTICLE – Gadget lovers everywhere frequently notice the news coverage about the upcoming 5G network and think about the possibilities. You may have heard about the broad promises associated with it, such as rapid speeds and virtually no latency. But, how could those advantages affect how we use our technology? 1. Plenty of Opportunities to Use 5G Mobile Broadband Mobile broadband coverage ensures people can connect to the internet while on the go. According to an Ericsson report, there will be 1 billion 5G mobile broadband subscriptions by 2023. Moreover, the study…

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5 items you must carry for your year-end vacation

Camera Well, you guessed it right. A traveller’s bag is incomplete without a good quality camera. True, most of us have smartphones these days which can click near-perfect pictures, but nothing can replace a good old-fashioned camera. Be it a budget-friendly point and shoot camera capable of recording full HD or even 4K videos or an advanced waterproof camera which can shoot underwater or a highly adjustable mirrorless gadget, a camera is the traveller’s best friend. (Image Source: Pixabay) 2/5 Power Bank The biggest challenge a traveller faces is to…

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5 fitness bands for a smart workout

Indian consumers bought 2.7 million units of wearables in 2017. While the demand for fitness trackers may have been subdued in 2018, enthusiasts swear by these gadgets. We take a look at the top five smart bands and watches that will make your workouts smarter. 1) Xiaomi Mi Band 3 The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 is the latest in a series that has already made a name for itself in the fitness tracker space in India. It is accurate for step tracking, and the touchscreen helps navigate through the options on…

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5 budget smartphones that you should watch out for in 2019

Pranav Hegde While premium category phones like the iPhone Xs and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 crossed the Rs 1-lakh price point, companies like Oneplus and Nokia provided similar specifications for about half the price. But the real game changers were Chinese manufacturers who brought premium specifications in the budget segment. In 2019, the trend is likely to continue – and you will be spoiled for choice for power-packed phones under Rs 10,000. We take a look at 5 great budget buys for 2019 that will give you greater bang for your…

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Did we get financially wise in 2018? Here are a few money habits that can make 2019 better

Mrin Agarwal A new year has started and no doubt resolutions are being made and things are being planned. A new year, a new start and way to go! But hold on! Is something being planned for your finances? For that matter, what changed in your finances in 2018? The assessment from my sessions is that only a small percentage of people have actually made a change in their money habits. Here is what I observed in 2018: [“source-ndtv”]

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