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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CES 2019: The PC gear and smart home tech we can’t wait to see

More than 4,400 exhibitors showed off their hardware at CES 2018. That’s a lot of gadgets, and the show can become an unmanageable circus if you don’t enter with a game plan—and that counts for people following the action at home, as well. To give you a little head start, here’s our cheat sheet on what to look for at CES 2019. We’re focusing solely on PC gear, home entertainment and smart home gadgets—because that’s our bread and butter at PCWorld and TechHive. AMD’s 7nm CPUs, including Ryzen 2 It’s…

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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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