Category: gadgets

Whimsical minds of indians

We all face obstacles everyday in our life no matter who we are or from where we belong. But Indians, my god they always come up with something using their whimsical mind to face these obstacles. I am also an Indian and I’ve been observing the nature of indians for quite a sometime now. I made a lot of conclusions but yesterday I saw something that blew my mind, that made me laugh & made me proud as well. Before I go further I would like you to see this picture of an Iphone5


This must be a bit difficult for you to delineate what’s going on in this pic. Let me tell you, there was some problem with the charger of this I5 so a friend of mine kept a jar of pickles on the phone to put some pressure on data cable so that it can work. Now this phone costs more than 50 grand in India but to save 1 grand on charger he used his mind and pickles, whivh hardly costs 50 bucks. Money is not an issue here all I am trying to convey you is how we indians use our mind.



Amidst the Mi 3 flash sale hype in India, Xiaomi on Wednesday unveiled the release date of its Mi Band as August 18.

The Xiaomi Mi Band is a wristband fitness tracker that was introduced last month. The fitness band by the Chinese smartphone maker is priced aggressively at $13 (roughly Rs. 790).

The announcement came via a dedicated webpage on Xiaomi’s Tmall China website – indicating China availability on that date. Global availability details are still not known.

The Xiaomi Mi Band, like most existing wearable devices in the market, focuses on users’ health by helping them track their fitness and sleeping routines. The fitness tracking band also features Bluetooth wireless connectivity to pair with smartphones.

Boasting of an aluminium surface with a micro laser perforation, the Xiaomi Mi Band is water resistant (IP67) and has a standby life of 30 days. Once paired with the smartphone, the Mi Band can be used to unlock the user’s smartphone without typing any password or patterns. The Mi Band will be available in range of colour variants including Blue, Pink, Brown, Black, Purple and Grey.

Notably, the Xiaomi Mi Band was introduced alongside the Mi 4 flagship. Some of the key features of the smartphone are a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor clocked at 2.5GHz, 3GB of RAM, Android 4.4 KitKat OS, 5-inch full-HD display, 13-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front-facing camera, and 3080mAh Li-ion battery.

Xiaomi seems to be performing extremely well in India with the Mi 3 (Review | Pictures) smartphone. The Chinese smartphone maker claimed that it sold 20,000 units of its Mi 3 handset in 2.4 seconds as a part of the flash sales in India via an e-commerce website, Flipkart.