The Ultimate Cord-Cutter Solution: You Might Never Leave Your Home Again

Cord-cutting in the United States has grown insanely popular with consumers over the past several years. This is being driven by a combination of factors: anger with the incumbent cable or satellite companies over paying too much for premium channels; the fact that today’s consumers no longer are confined to their living rooms and want … Read more

Apple recruits former smartlock developer Sam Jadallah to head up home initiatives

Jadallah’s status has already been updated on his LinkedIn profile, according to CNBC. Recent credentials include running Otto, a startup that produced a $700 smartlock with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The product wasn’t a success, forcing Otto to halt operations just four months after launch — a buyer for the firm may have pulled out at the last moment. … Read more

Xiaomi to Open Mi Home in Delhi-NCR ‘Very Soon’, Says India Head

Aiming to ramp up its offline presence in the country, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is all set to open its ‘Mi Home’ signature retail store in the Delhi-NCR region, a top company executive has said. Xiaomi opened two Mi Homes in Bengaluru earlier this year. “Delhi-NCR will get its ‘Mi Home’ sometime very soon. Perhaps in next few weeks,” Manu Kumar … Read more

iPhone 8 Tipped to Feature Resizeable Home Button, Gets Leaked in Videos

Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 has already seen its fair share of leaks but it seems like there will be plenty more coming our way before the company finally unveils the smartphone next month. The HomePod code, which was leaked recently, has now revealed that the iPhone 8 might feature a resizeable home button and the smartphone will allow users to … Read more

Moto Z2 Image Leaked, Shows Front Flash and New Home Button Design

While Moto Z2 Play has been leaked in renders before, it seems like another member from the smartphone lineup has now shown up on the Internet. Lenovo’s Moto Z2 smartphone has reportedly been leaked in an image and has been suggested to feature an oval-shaped home button instead of a square one, as was present … Read more

iPhone 8 Render Leak Tips No Bezel-Less Display, Embedded Home Button, Dual Selfie Cameras

The most anticipated smartphone of the year is rumoured to have faced many hurdles towards its goal of final production. The iPhone 8 is therefore reported to be delayed till the holiday season, or maybe even next year. Digressing from the potentially delayed launch date, a separate render leak shows us what the iPhone 8 … Read more

Google Home, Wifi Break US-Exclusivity, Will Go on Sale in the UK on April 6

Google Home and Google Wifi are no longer exclusive to the US, as they have been since their launch last year. The search giant is finally bringing its voice-activated smart speaker to UK, and it will be available from April 6 at the price of GBP 129 (roughly Rs. 10,500). The search giant has also … Read more

Think twice as that second home won’t save much tax

TNN | Feb 2, 2017, 06.01 AM IST 7 Comments (Representative Image) While the Budget has let sellers of immovable property claim long-term capital gains after two years instead of the earlier three, it has discouraged investment in the housing sector for rental income by taking away a benefit provided on buying a second house. … Read more

Think twice as that second home won’t save much tax

TNN | Feb 2, 2017, 06.01 AM IST 7 Comments (Representative Image) While the Budget has let sellers of immovable property claim long-term capital gains after two years instead of the earlier three, it has discouraged investment in the housing sector for rental income by taking away a benefit provided on buying a second house. … Read more