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Apr
23
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 3:59 PM
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It all started with USB (3.0) guys upgrading the speeds to 5 Gbps and the Thunderbolt folks introducing the game-changer at 10 Gb/s. The latest Thunderbolt 2 offers 20 Gb/s data transfer speed (that's quite fast, you see!) and a recent update allows 10 Gbps...
Apr
23
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:58 PM
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Lytro, the company that amazed us all by its first one-of-its-kind boxy camera released in 2012. And now it is back in action by launching its new light-field camera called the 'LYTRO ILLUM'. The first high-end camera from Lytro is here and it is priced at $1,599. Even though the camera will start shipping in July 2014, you can pre-order yours from the company's website at a special introductory price. Let us take you on a tour of the Lytro Illum camera's technical specifications, features...
Apr
23
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:09 PM
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The entire tech community has been waiting for this phone's launch and here it is - The OnePlus One phone. The company which believes that as a consumer you should "never settle" for less, has made its mark and launched the OnePlus One Android smartphone with amazing set of features bundled inside one package. What is being called a game-changer, the company has been so far successful in raising high hopes of tech-enthusiasts and gadget-lovers across the world from their flagship smartphone....
Apr
23
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 2:00 PM
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Arion1, the streamlined capsule-shaped velocipede seems to be inspired by a futuristic science-fiction movie, and boasts an epic pedal power of 90mph - seriously, the fastest bicycle ever (earlier record was set by a Dutch team in 2012, where they registered 83.1mph). Designed by the students of Liverpool University, Arion1 shall be going to the World Human Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain, Nevada, in September next year. Team lead Ben Hogan stated that the project was no simple...
Apr
23
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 12:56 PM
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While the world is already talking about 5G Internet, one of the largest mobile markets in the world - India is still struggling to get bare-minimum download speeds on mobile. That's totally unacceptable since Internet has become one of the basic necessities of life for the mobile generation. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, aka TRAI has acknowledged the...
Apr
23
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by Guneet Kaur Khanuja at 12:44 PM
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Launched in May 2013, Aureus Analytics is a Singapore based Big Data Analytics platform that provides integrated platform as well as products for understanding Customers, Risk to Business and Operational efficiencies. Aureus Statistical and Analytical Platform (ASAP) is a unique platform that combines industry specific best practices with relevant Data, Statistical & Analytical Models thus enabling organizations to rapidly deploy Big Data Analytic solutions across the organization in reduced...
Apr
23
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:53 AM
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A research team from a group of universities in Japan has come up with a great solution to the problems associated with the currently used commercial vacuum UV lamps. The team's new vacuum ultraviolet (UV) lamp is capable of emitting high-energy UV light at the shortest wavelengths (140 to 220 nanometers) ever recorded for such a device. The speciality of the lamp is that its light can propagate in vacuum, but gets quickly absorbed by oxygen in the air. The team's research work can find...
Apr
23
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 1:40 AM
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Hitachi’s Elevator division has announced their plans to build the world’s fastest elevator for the Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre in China. The proposed elevator is expected to have a speed of 72 km/h (1,200 m/min) and will be able to scale the entire length of the building from 1st to the 95th floor in 43 seconds. For this elevator Hitachi has successfully developed a permanent magnet synchronous motor with a thin profile that delivers the power needed for the immense speed. To reduce the load...
Apr
22
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:24 PM
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Micromax has done it again. This time it has launched a new mid-budget smartphone that some people might find really attractive. Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 was launched today following a lot of anticipation and promos. Featuring a huge 6-inch screen, the Doodle 3 phablet runs on a 1.3GHz Dual Core processor. With the pre-loaded app called "M!Doodle" users can create & send Doodles to their friends, regardless of the phone they use. Another feature introduced to lure customers is a 6 months free...
Apr
22
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:27 PM
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Hero Motorcorp has launched its latest 150cc motorcycle - the 2014 Hero Xtreme in India today. Available in four color options - Blue, Orange, White and Red, the Hero Xtreme 2014 is powered by a 149.2cc, air-cooled, 4 stroke SOHC engine. It was only last year, that Hero India launched the Xtreme Sports variant, which will go on sale later this year. The all-new Hero Xtreme 2014 comes in two variants - both have front disc (240mm) brakes, the difference is in rear drum brakes (130mm and 220mm)....