Author Archives: Loknath Das

Ultrasound smartphone gadget helped a doctor diagnose his own cancer

A 59-year-old doctor doctor diagnosed his own stage four cancer last summer with the help of his iPhone, according to MIT Technology Review. Dr John Martin, who works as a vascular surgeon, was testing a handheld ultrasound machine Butterfly iQ, which connects to an iPhone. Dr Martin decided to scan his own neck with the help of the device because he ... Read More »

A Dashboard Gadget That Will Totally Change How You Drive

It was the last car on the rental lot: a white Nissan Altima that looked as if it had hit every pothole and puddle between Ohio, where it got its license plate, and Fort Lauderdale, where it was now parked. It was the last car on the rental lot: a white Nissan Altima that looked as if it had hit every pothole and puddle ... Read More »

Call our Circuit Breaker Live hotline to get emotional gadget support on Cyber Monday

Hey there. How you feeling? Ready to regret that fourth slice of pie tomorrow and then follow it up with some shopping on Monday? Same. I know we’re all going to be working through lots of feelings these next few days, and Circuit Breaker Live is here to help you. We’re back! Paul Miller, Ashley Carman (that’s me), and Chaim ... Read More »

iOS 11.2 Said to Bring Faster Wireless Charging to iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Apple appears all set to enable faster wireless charging on the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and the iPhone 8 Plus with the upcoming iOS 11.2. The new experience is reported to be 50 percent faster than the present wireless charging feature that delivers 5W of power. With the iOS 11.2 update, which is presently available in a developer beta version, Apple looks set to enable ... Read More »

iPhone X Face ID Fooled on Video, Fails to Identify Between Mother and Son

While Face ID, Apple’s native facial recognition technology, is one of the key compelling features of the iPhone X, it seems to have some loopholes. Some security researchers have already claimed to have fooled Face ID with 3D-printed masks. And now, a mother and her 10-year-old son show how Face ID can be fooled, failing to secure the experience between family members. At the time ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

Xiaomi Launches ‘Made in India’ Mi Power Bank 2i Range, Unveils Third Manufacturing Facility

HIGHLIGHTS Mi Power Bank 2i range comes in 10000mAh and 20000mAh capacities Prices of Mi Power Bank 2i start at Rs. 799 Xiaomi’s third Indian facility has over 500 workers Days after teasing a new “i” product, Xiaomi on Tuesday launched the Mi Power Bank 2i lineup as its very first ‘Made in India’ power banks in the country. The Chinese company has ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Launched in India via Amazon.in; Price Starts at Rs. 32,999

OnePlus 5T price in India starts at Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM variant HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5T price starts at Rs. 32,999 It goes on sale today at 4:30pm IST on Amazon India The open sales start from November 28 The OnePlus 5T has been launched in India, going on sale at 4:30pm IST via Amazon India only for Prime ... Read More »

Gionee F6, F205 Bezel-Less Smartphones Teased Ahead of November 26 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS The teasers confirm bezel-less display panels of Gionee F6 and F205 One of the teasers reveals upcoming smartphone range A TENAA listing showcases Gionee F205 While the official launch is just a few days away, Gionee has teased the F6 and F205 bezel-less smartphones through its official Weibo account. The smartphone are expected to be two out of eight that will be ... Read More »

Live Updates – Suzuki Intruder 150 Launched in India at INR 98,340

That’s all folks from the Suzuki Intruder 150 launch in India. To wrap it up, the Intruder 150 is priced in India at INR 98,340 (ex-showroom). The bike is powered by the same engine that powers the Gixxer twins, but is tuned to deliver higher torque output of 14 Nm as compared to 12.5 Nm of the Gixxer. The bike ... Read More »