Realme launches Dizo, its new tech lifestyle brand with focus on non-mobile gadgets

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Realme has announced its first brand in the tech lifestyle ecosystem. It is called Dizo. Pronounced “dee-zoe”, the new brand from Realme, which itself spun off from Oppo three years back, will act as a name for all AIoT products that the company will be launching going forward. Realme has a growing portfolio of interconnected smart devices, along with lifestyle products such as a tote bag and a backpack. It makes sense Realme wants to give a separate identity to these products to maintain a core focus on phones, but it may be too much for customers.“Urging its consumers to “Be Different”, Dizo wishes to offer technology that complements individuality of a consumer, empowers them, and becomes an extension of their respective personalities,” said Realme, highlighting how Dizo will coexist in the current portfolio of the company. Think of...

Interesting tech gadgets for minimalists

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Reading Time: 3 minutes You like new technologies, but you are not really a fan of installing new applications on your smartphone and being online all the time? Fortunately, there are plenty of amazing, minimalistic tech gadgets that you could use while being offline. Here are some of the most interesting devices for a minimalist. We no longer want to be online all the time Nowadays, you can operate your multiple home devices and applications simply with your smartphone. It has some cons too – constant notifications can drive a person crazy! Do you have a simple taste and look for minimalistic equipment, or maybe you just want to run away from informational noise, but still live smart? Minimalistic gadgets will help you live a simple life while staying comfortable. Check out our list and learn about the most practical and minimalistic gadgets...

Back Market, platform for refurbished tech gadgets, raises $335 million

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Back Market, an online platform for buying, selling and servicing refurbished tech gadgets, said on Tuesday it raised $335 million in its latest funding round which valued the company at $3.2 billion.The company, started in France in 2014, aims to make it easier for customers to buy refurbished gadgets like iPhones without having to worry that the seller may be peddling stolen or broken goods, said Chief Executive Thibaud Hug de Larauze.To ensure the quality of the refurbished-goods merchants, Back Market has a strict onboarding policy, he said. That includes an acceptance rate to join the platform of only 30%, followed by a sales limit of five items a day for 40 days to prove their products have low failure rates and their customer service meets the standards.“We basically take all the feedback from the clients. We make a quality score. And...

The ultimate consumer tech gadgets guide of 2021—smart home, IoT, robots, and more » Gadget Flow

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Looking for some strategies to take pressure off of your everyday duties? Or perhaps you want to feel more comfortable and safer indoors with a gadget that can dim lights, automatically lock doors, and create a digital zen without you having to touch a button. Check out today's daily digest to discover the best consumer tech gadgets that tick those boxes. If you want to make your home smarter, we have several gadgets that can help. This list of 15 gadgets can raise your home’s IQ while adding more convenience to your life. Because not all of us enjoy gardening and vacuuming, and we don’t all feel safe indoors when home alone. So, in this article, we’re sharing a spectrum of consumer tech gadgets that you can use every day that host a mountain of benefits. Related: HTC launches two new high-spec...

Travel tech: the best gadgets to pack on your holiday this summer | Money

Summer is rapidly approaching and with it the possibility of getting away, whether within the UK or to one of the countries on the green list.It’s 2021 and holidays no longer mean leaving all your worldly possessions behind but your phone, tablet, e-reader, headphones and even your smartwatch all need to be kept ticking. To keep them charged, organised and ready to go, here’s a quick guide to the best tech gear.Noise-cancelling headphonesBose QC35 IIRobust, long-lasting and with great sound, the Bose QC35 II are the tried-and-trusted noise-cancelling headphones for travelling. Photograph: BoseRRP: £250 – deals from £195Travelling is stressful enough without having to listen to the drone of engines or fellow passengers. The tried and tested Bose QC35 II noise-cancelling headphones can at least give you a bit of peace and quiet. They have...

8 essential tech gadgets, gear and games for your kids this summer

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Kids around the world are looking forward to the summer of 2021 and here are a bevy of interesting tech games and gear that will keep them occupied throughout the months of freedom from schoolwork. Anticipation for summer this year has a decidedly different vibe, stemming from the anxiety-filled, pandemic-induced, sheltering- and schooling-from-home year. School attendance and schedules varied throughout the country, not just from state-to-state, but city-to-city and public or private. The inconsistencies have resulted in many districts considering adding days to the school year. Many children had difficulty adjusting to virtual school, so summer activities that add low-key learning are especially beneficial. Balance your summer activities. Be sure you have enough wind-down activities...

Best heart rate monitor in 2021: Top health tech gadgets

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are paying more attention to our personal health and wellbeing.  Smart healthcare gadgets and services have the capacity to improve our health by monitoring vital signs and flagging up any unusual rhythms and behaviors for further investigation. Some can help us learn about -- and potentially improve -- our sleeping patterns; others will help monitor our fitness, gym sessions, and activity, and portable, smart electronics provide testing kits for everything from gluten to blood pressure readings.  Smartwatches, rings, brooches, clothing, and other devices small enough to be thrown into your bag that also perform as medical devices are all now common and widely available. They can be stylish, too, and can suit a range of budgets.  Top heart rate monitors Below, we have...