Technology


How to help Harvey victims

Phone lines will be open from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. Viewers will be able to make donations over the phone and via text message. Although Hurricane Harvey has been downgraded from the category 4 storm it was when it made landfall to a tropical storm.


Militants ambush police bus on Srinagar outskirts

Militants ambush police bus on Srinagar outskirts

Four policemen were injured in a militant ambush near Srinagar on Friday evening. Meanwhile, an assistant sub-inspector of Border Security Force ( BSF ) was killed when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in the border district of Poonch in Jammu region.


The Smartwatch Market Is Taking Off

The Smartwatch Market Is Taking Off

On the other hand (no pun intended), smartwatch shipments rose at an annual rate of 60.9% in the second quarter. "Factor in how smartwatches are taking steps to become standalone devices, and more applications are becoming available, and the smartwatch slowly becomes a more suitable mass market product", said IDC's Ramon Llamas, research manager for firm's wearables team, in a release .


Frankfurt Motor Show: Kia teases 'stretched' hot hatch of the future

Frankfurt Motor Show: Kia teases 'stretched' hot hatch of the future

Kia will lift the wraps off its unnamed concept vehicle on September 12 at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The concept model is expected to be powered by a new or a revised existing engine options. The frontal view of the auto is still not out, but you can trust Kia designers with that - it should be as striking as the rest of the bodywork, we think.


Garmin Vivoactive 3 Features 'Garmin Pay' in GPS Fitness Watch

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Features 'Garmin Pay' in GPS Fitness Watch

Not to leave fitness in the dust, it also unveiled the Vivosport , a slim tracker with built-in Global Positioning System. Garmin says the Vivoactive 3 ships in September. Smart notification vibration alerts are delivered right to the wrist. Both have a classic analogue watch style with a round colour touchscreen, and the HR Sport is available with a sport band while the HR Premium comes with a leather strap and full steel body.


Skoda Auto unveils 'fastest ever' Octavia

Skoda Auto unveils 'fastest ever' Octavia

Sources close to the company say the model will have "lots of torque", suggesting that the range-topping version will come powered by a diesel engine, with an optional gas-powered model. The new Octavia RS gets sporty black interior, RS-Sport seats, pedals in aluminium finish, multifunctional steering wheel, touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, MirrorLink and more.