T3 India January 2021

T3 India. Each issue is packed full of the latest tech news and analysis, gadget reviews, intelligent features and a buying guide.

Next Gen Publishing Limited
USD 14
12 Números

en este número

1 min.

A FACE FOR RADIO No matter how clever the R1 is, the most memorable thing is its looks. This is a gorgeous gadget: its attractive contoured polymer enclosure is acoustically inert, while its ash or walnut grille will make it an item of furniture you actively want to show off RUARK AUDIO R1 We know what you’re thinking: didn’t streaming kill the radio (star)? Far from it: rather than going extinct, they’ve evolved. Perhaps the closest you could get to the Platonic ideal of a digital radio, this is the fourth-generation of the Ruark R1, released for its predecessor’s 14th birthday, and the premium audio brand has essentially perfected the formula to give you everything you’d want from a discrete radio. It has best-in-class sound, helped in no small part by its linear…

1 min.
editor’s letter

Here’s wishing everyone a Happy New Year! 2020 was a difficult one, and one way to start the new year on the right note is being healthy. Our cover story showcases some gadgets and services you can use to stay fit and hit your fitness goals in 2021. Despite a slow month, we saw some new launches from Apple with their super-premium headphones, a 4K projector from ViewSonic, affordable smartwatches from Amazfit and a few more. However, it was the usual business for our monthly set of reviews. Do read our review on the latest Apple iPhone 12 and the 12 Pro, along with the latest iPad Air. Moreover, we also tried out Asus’ top-of-the-line convertible laptop with the latest Intel processor, a vlogger-friendly camera from Sony and VR headset from Oculus.…

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BEOLIT 20 ₹TBA, bang-olufsen.com It’s the little things that matter. Bang & Olufsen hasn’t reinvented the portable speaker with the Beolit 20, but they’ve further refined the already delectable Beolit 17 into a speaker you’ll just want to have around. Styled by designer Cecilie Manz to look like a posh lunchbox, in either a picnic-friendly aluminium and tanned leather or a somewhat more hip black anthracite dressing, this doesn’t stray far from the iconic looks of the original – but it sure packs in a lot of features. Bassier and batterier than before, with the same 360-degree sound as its forebear, the Beolit 20 now includes a Qi charger built into its conveniently large, lipped upper edge, perfect for taking advantage of the extra juice inside while you’re outdoors. If you have…

2 min.
go for an aurora tour

The northern lights are expected to be fantastically bright this winter, thanks partly to cleaner, clearer skies, so why not take an aurora-borealis-themed adventure? Here’s where to watch the greatest light show on the planet. Don’t make the mistake of assuming you have to head overseas to admire the aurora borealis. The dark skies above Northumberland National Park earned the region its Dark Sky Park designation in 2013, and it’s a great spot to observe the Northern Lights. We recommend basing yourself at Bardon Mill’s Twice Brewed Inn (twicebrewedinn.co.uk), with its packed calendar of stargazing events and team of aurora experts. This wonderfully cosy hotel even has its own observatory on-site. If you’re keen to head further afield, consider Finland’s remote Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort (kakslauttanen.fi), where you can bed down…

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warming winter gear

HELLY HANSEN H1 PRO LIFA SEAMLESS 1/2 ZIP Helly Hansen’s tech-packed top is ace. LIFA technology draws moisture away from the skin so that it can evaporate, while a combination of thermal mapping technology and laser cutting ensures perfect temperature regulation. hellyhansen.com COLUMBIA THREE FORKS BLACK DOT JACKET Columbia’s jacket, which launched in late 2020, features Omni-Heat Black Dot technology. Think of it as an external heat shield, courtesy of small black dots on the fabric that trap warmth and capture solar heat, keeping you toasty. columbiasportswear.com VANGO RADIATE HEAT MAT For some hi-tech heat, consider Vango’s heat mat, powered by a graphene heat element guaranteed to ward off any winter chills. This slimline mat slips into the smallest of sleeping bags, has four heat settings and can be charged using a power bank. vango.com…

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hit the right notes

1 RICHARD JAMES AQUA AROMATICA BLACK VANILLA Headily complex and seductive, with the vanilla accord melding with precious woods for a warm touch. A little will go a long way. richard-james.com 2 DUNHILL SIGNATURE COLLECTION VALENSOLE LAVENDER Warm notes of saffron, nutmeg, sage and amber pair beautifully with the classic lavender to provide a versatile winter scent. harrods.com 3 MAISON SYBARITE AMBER GAZE The first-ever water-based fine fragrance, this new subtle oriental scent smells amazing and is sustainable, with no ethyl alcohol, parabens, phthalates or silicones. maison-sybarite.com 4 IKON 807 Formulated with natural, vegan and responsibly sourced ingredients, perfectly balanced for gender-neutral notes. thefragranceshop.com 5 THE NUE CO FOREST LUNGS How about a scent which does more than just smell nice? Forest Lungs replicates compounds emitted by trees scientifically proven to ease stress and anxiety. thenueco.com…