[Update: Hello, Protect] Existing Nest products get new Google Nest packaging

From I/O 2019 onwards, unified Google Nest branding has permeated across the company’s existing smart home products. The latest step sees Made by Google repackaging existing devices, starting with the Nest Cam Indoor. Back in May, the fairly recent “Google Home Hub” was rebranded into the “Google Nest Hub,” while the first product to be announced and launched under this brand was the Nest Hub Max in September. With the 7-inch Assistant Smart Display, Google was quick to append stickers announcing the change. All other Nest products at this point have seen a similar marker. This weekend [10/19/19], we…

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Microsoft has a new way to keep your computer’s firmware from being hacked

In the constant cat and mouse game that is PC security, hackers have increasingly turned to firmware exploits to carry out their attacks. There are a couple of reasons for the uptick. One obvious one is that firmware, as the code that defines the relationship between hardware and software, is vitally important to any computer. Another major issue is that firmware is often written by hardware manufacturers instead of operating system developers like Microsoft. This means there are countless different varieties of firmware, each with their own particular set of…

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How to find new products on Amazon? Jeff Bezos has this plan for fresh listings

Jeff Bezos’ Amazon is reportedly testing a new feature for its popular e-commerce platform to help shoppers discover newly released products. In the latest attempt, Amazon will help customers to decide what to buy, CNBC reported, and the company is testing the feature in select markets for certain customers, a company spokesperson told the news channel. Amazon already has few live badges such as Top Brand, the orange-coloured Bestsellers flag, and Amazon’s Choice which take into account factors including customer reviews and pricing. Amazon has also been testing Top Brand badge for…

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Hailey Bieber Goes Makeup-Free in New Photo and Now People Are Accusing Her of “Having Work Done”

Take a quick scroll through Justin Bieber’s Instagram feed and you’ll notice that in addition to posting about mental health, religion, and his lifestyle brand Drew House, he also posts a fair amount about his wife, Hailey Bieber. On Thursday, September 5, the singer shared a photo of the two walking away, hand in hand, with a heartfelt caption about how Hailey challenges and strengthens him. Then just a few hours later, he followed it up with another post — this time, a solo shot of the supermodel with no makeup on. The…

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Apple products under pricing pressure as new 15% tariffs drop Sunday

A new 15% tariff on Chinese imports will go in effect just after midnight Sunday, placing levies on hundreds of household goods and consumer tech, including a bevy of Apple  products. The tariffs, put in place by President Donald Trump as part of an escalating tit-for-tat trade war with China, were entered into the Federal Register on Friday. Apple, the largest U.S. technology company by market cap, has its products assembled in China by Foxconn and then ships them to consumers all over the world. The Apple Airpods, Apple Watch and accompanying Apple Watch…

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Despite auto slump, Kia Motors hits the gas on new car launches in India

MUMBAI : Kia Motors will continue with its ambitious product introduction plans for India, undeterred by the worst slump in sales in nearly two decades in the world’s fourth-largest automobile market. The South Korean automaker and the latest entrant to the Indian market plans to introduce half a dozen new vehicles over the next three years, said Kook Hyun Shim, chief executive officer and managing director of Kia Motors India. A key focus will be on the utility vehicle segment, which is largely dominated by Hyundai Motor India Ltd, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd…

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New car launches in August – Kia Seltos, Renault Triber, Hyundai Grand i10

As we move closer to the festive season, car manufacturers in the country are gearing up with new product launches. New car buyers will soon have more options to choose from across different body styles ranging from the likes of a hatchback to the premium sedan. Here below are five new cars which are due for India launch in August – Kia Seltos Kia Seltos is due for India launch on 22 August. Bookings for the SUV commenced earlier this month on 16 July and interested customers can book the…

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5 new cars launching in August 2019

The Indian car market might have seen a harsh downturn in the past few months but there are a few bright spots in the form of new launches headed our way. One of the models on the list even marks the India debut for its manufacturer. So what’s coming? Read on to know more. New Hyundai Grand i10 Launch: August 20, 2019 Hyundai is going to launch the all-new Grand i10 in India and it will features refreshed styling, all around. Design-wise, the new Hyundai Grand i10 will come equipped with a…

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