Gadgets – May 2018
Google isn’t here with promises of just another Chromebook. This is the Pixelbook we’re talking about, the tech giant’s most recent addition to its range of products. This high-end laptop comes with a superfast operating system and convertible features to boot. The touchscreen device comes with a sleek, sophisticated design and high-speed performance, and is sure to give you a run for your money.
Price: Starts at INR 59,000
30 seconds. That’s all it is going to take you to convert your regular bicycle into an electric, pedal-assist bike. The new Electron wheel easily fits into most bicycles with rim brakes and does not require any wiring to work. All you need to do is mount the device onto the front fork, install the Electron app, and attach the wireless pedal sensor on to the wheel. Voila! You just created your own electric bike!
Price: INR 59,000
It’s the holiday season and that means it’s time to explore the world around you as a family. For the ones with curious little kids, there will always be times when you tend to forget the names of a fruit or a flower in your garden. But with the new LinkSquare device, you can now get to know the colorful and teeming life around you, at the tap of a button. The device’s software collects data that helps recognize objects around, and also uses near-infrared light to determine the molecular makeup of things.
Price: INR 26,000
The Wacom Intuos could be a doctor’s best friend. If you’re someone who dislikes hundreds of papers lying around with prescriptions and random notes, Intuos lets you save time and effort while letting you maintain your own privacy. The device instantly converts your writings into a digital format and can be directly plugged into an EMR system, making lives easier. Next time you want to scribble your thoughts on an X-ray, Intuos has you covered.
Price: The basic version starts at INR 4,170