This has been a busy week for product launches. HP introduced its new gaming laptops. And we got new smartwatches from Realme. Fire-Bolt. And Noise. Samsung has launched the new speakers in India. Telegram went Premium, Microsoft decided to say goodbye to Windows 8.1 and Google brought the Nest Camera to India. All this and more in our top tech news of the week.
Microsoft is turning off support for Windows 8.1
Microsoft decided to make a presentation of Windows 8.1. Software giant Redmond has announced that it will end support for Windows 8.1 in January 2023. And with alerts to users starting next month.
The tech giant said in an update. Click here for the full story.
Noise launches its first smart glasses priced at Rs 5,999
Leading audio and wearables company Noise has launched its first smart glasses in India. The Noise i1 smart glasses are priced at Rs 5.999. On gonoise.com. You can purchase the device. It is a limited edition device so stocks will be limited.
The Noise i1 smart glasses is a device made in India that comes with various features like motion recognition, motion compensation. Microphone for calling. Magnetic charging.
Hands-free voice control and more.
The Noise i1 supports Bluetooth version 5.1 and claims to provide up to 9 hours of battery backup on a single charge. The smart glasses also support fast charging, and with 15 minutes of charging. Users can enjoy 120 minutes of music playback. Click here for the full story.
HP launches new range of gaming laptops, starting at Rs 67,999
HP has updated the entire line of gaming laptops with the launch of the latest generation of gaming laptops. The update range includes new OMEN 16. OMEN 17. Victus 15 and Victus 16 laptops. With prices starting at Rs 67,999. The new gaming hardware is powered by 12th generation Intel Core processors as well as AMD Ryzen 6000 series processors. Besides. The company has also updated the Omen and Victus desktop app and the Omen Gaming Hub app.
The HP Omen 16 and Omen 17 both come with refurbished thermostats. New laptops come with a built-in IR thermal sensor that can detect CPU and GPU capacity in real time and allocate power between them. This. According to the company. Claims to offer a better in-game FPS.
The laptops feature a QHD 165Hz IPS panel with a 3ms response time and 100% sRGB rating.
They come with up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070Ti laptop GPU / RTX3080 Max-Q or an AMD Ryzen RX 6650M GPU. Click here to find out all about the prices of each range of laptops.