Despite underwhelming evidence, concerns persist electronics like wireless headphones pose a potential health risk. Those worried say harmful radio waves being pumped into our head could lead to tumours and other conditions associated with abnormal cell functioning. Dr Jerry Phillips, professor of biochemistry at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, is the latest to reignite such fears, claiming a product like Apple’s AirPods could be subjecting users to harmful radiation so close to the blood brain barrier. “My concern for AirPods is that their placement in the ear canal exposes tissues in the head to relatively high levels of radiofrequency radiation,” he told Medium recently. It’s true some experts who study wireless technologies have concerns about their health effects, and Dr Phillips says there is some evidence that “indicates potential concerns for human health and development from all technologies that operate at radio frequencies”. … [Read more...] about Researcher raises radiation fears over Apple AirPods, wireless technology
Realme is launching its flagship wireless earbuds, Buds Air in India on December 17. The upcoming earbuds will come equipped with wireless charging and will be compatible with any Qi-standard wireless charger.The Realme Buds Air looks similar to Apple’s AirPods true wireless headphones. The charging case of the wearable also looks identical to AirPods.Realme Buds Air is likely to feature Bluetooth 5.0 and 12mm bass boost driver. It may be powered with built-in voice assistant and one-touch access to digital assistants like Google Assistant. The price in India is expected to be around Rs 5,000.As the launch date of Realme Buds Air is nearing, let’s take a look at a few earbuds by other companies that it will be competing with:Apple AirpodsOnce launched, Realme Buds Air will face stiff competition from Apple’s AirPods. With a starting price of Rs 14,900, AirPods have active noise cancellation and the battery has life of up to 5 hours of … [Read more...] about Realme Buds Air to launch in India on Dec 17: A look at its top competitors
Realme is all set to launch the Realme Buds Air, the company’s first truly wireless ear buds, on December 17 along with the Realme X2. The company has been teasing the buds for a while now in an attempt to keep the hype going. Given that they intend to compete with the likes of the Apple AirPods, the fact that they look identical notwithstanding, the Realme Buds Air is being placed as a more affordable alternative to the Rs 10,000 plus Apple offerings. The Realme Buds Air are supposedly coming with a proprietary R1 SoC which makes them Realme’s player to contend against Apple’s AirPods 2 that run on the Apple H1 chip. They are also supposed to deliver almost 17-hours of playtime on a single charge. Now, a whole report has surfaced online that gives us pretty much all the information one could need regarding these buds. PriceThe Realme Buds Air are expected to be priced at Rs 4,999. This information comes from a post on Flipkart that … [Read more...] about Realme Buds Air price and specs leak before December 17 launch: Here’s what you can look forward to
Realme on Thursday confirmed a big feature for its upcoming “Buds Air” true wireless headphones. Company CEO Madhav Sheth revealed Buds Air’s charging case will support wireless charging and is compatible with any Qi-standard wireless charger. Interestingly enough, the wireless charging feature was leaked just a day ago. A GSMArena report revealed a black colour charging case on top of a wireless charger. The report also confirmed the presence of a black colour model of the Buds Air. Realme Buds Air is scheduled to launch on December 17 alongside Realme X2, said to be a rebranded Realme XT 730G. The Buds Air looks very similar to Apple’s Air Pods true wireless headphones. The charging case is also identical to AirPods’. Realme, however, is expected to launch the product at a much lower price than Apple’s and give more colour options such as yellow and black. Also, Apple offers a wireless charge case separately. … [Read more...] about Realme Buds Air wireless charging feature confirmed, official launch on Dec 17
The new Mac Pro starts at $9999, which already makes it one of the most expensive computers you can buy. For that price you’d expect some impressive performance stats, and the Mac Pro does deliver in that regard, with an 8-core processor, 32GB of RAM, and 8GB graphics card and 256GB of the speedier solid state storage. But if you need absolutely the most powerful Apple computer on offer, you’re going to need close to $100,000. The new Apple Mac Pro starts at expensive and goes up from there. Picture: Brittany Hosea-Small / AFPSource:AFP Fully-specced out, the Mac Pro will set you back $84,778 for a maxed-out model offering a 28-core processor (which adds $11,200 to the price), a massive 1.5TB of RAM (which contributes a staggering $40,000), two graphics cards with 32GB of memory apiece ($17,280) and 4TB of solid state storage ($2240). Apple’s Afterburner card can also be added for better video rendering performance for an additional $3200. An extra $640 adds wheels … [Read more...] about Apple’s new Mac Pro can cost almost $100,000, but why?