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Sony Gains on New Products

Sony Gains on New Products

The Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact are priced $699.99 (roughly Rs. 45,000) and $599.99 (roughly Rs. 38,500) respectively in the United States, and will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September. The XZ1 Compact will be available in Black, Snow Silver, Horizon Blue and in Twilight Pink colour variants. It has 2700 mAh battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging.


Created by the most capacious in the world memory card microSD

Created by the most capacious in the world memory card microSD

Costing a whopping $249.99, the first-ever 400GB microSD starts shipping in September. The microSD card includes 10-year warranty and is available at SanDisks website and United Kingdom major retailers at the tempting price of £224.99. The 400GB card can transfer files at up to 100MB/s, is classified as a SDXC UHS-I card, and is rated as an App Performance Class A1 device (i.e., it'll run apps well).


Fifteen repeating extragalactic signals deepen the mystery of fast radio bursts

Fifteen repeating extragalactic signals deepen the mystery of fast radio bursts

As revealed by Astronomers Telegram , the investigation of the data explored the presence of the new repeating radio bursts and also showed that the source is located in a "heightened movement state". The latest suite of lights was discovered from a dwarf galaxy, called FRB 121102 that sits almost 3 billion light-years from Earth. Breakthrough Listen is a global astronomical initiative launched in 2015 by Internet investor and philanthropist Yuri Milner and cosmologist Stephen Hawking in ...


Smartwatch with Blood Oxygen Sensor by Fitbit Ionic

Smartwatch with Blood Oxygen Sensor by Fitbit Ionic

While this is all expected from a fitness wearable, Fitbit takes it a step further by introducing Fitbit Pay, a new service that will allow users to make payments using the device on contact-less terminals. The $300 Ionic watch may not only be a sign of Fitbit's better execution, writes Oppenheimer's Andrew Uerkwitz, but also important for the company as a "connected health platform", more valuable than just a fitness tracker hardware manufacturer.


At $169, Nest thinks the Thermostat E is for everyone

At $169, Nest thinks the Thermostat E is for everyone

The display itself has a resolution of 320 x 320, and there's a layer of polarized glass to diffuse incoming light from the screen. Nest was co-founded by two Apple veterans, Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers; Fadell left the company previous year.