Apr
26
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:30 AM
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A lot of buzz got around as TATA initiated a campaign called # WeTheNanoGen as it was prepping to take the wraps off the latest variant of its people's car, now called, GenX TATA Nano. Though the car is set to be launched in May 2015 (2nd May being a probable date), the company has revealed its images via their social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter. The new facelift version of Nano is called the 2015 GenX Nano Easy Shift and it is slated to feature (AMT) Automated Manual...
Apr
26
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:13 AM
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Currently, the high performance permanent magnets that are used in wind turbines as well as automobile engines make use of a rare earth element called 'Dysprosium' which is really costly and not available in abundance. As an alternative to this traditionally used material, a team of researchers from AMES Lab (U.S. Department) involving Karl A. Gschneidner (from Materials Sciences and Engineering), Arjun Pathak and Mahmud Khan among others, have given birth to a new magnetic alloy that used...
Apr
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:28 AM
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Moto 360 Metal Band variant is finally here. Priced at Rs. 19,999, the beautiful smartwatch has gone on sale via Flipkart. To match the user's style quotient, Motorola put a lot of efforts in coming up with different kinds of straps for its iconic Moto 360 smartwatch. It's various bands - Metallic, Leather, DODO Leather, and TYLT Silicone have been quite popular across countries. Now in India, priced at Rs. 2000 higher than the basic Moto 360 (Grey Colour), the Metal Band version is going to...
Apr
25
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 9:03 AM
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The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has refined the process of making a special ceramic material called as Spinel that can serve as an alternative to conventional bullet-proof glass. Dr. Jas Sanghera who heads the team at the NRL says that spinel is actually a mineral called as magnesium aluminate. He also claims that the material is tougher, stronger and harder than glass and with the new manufacturing process that they invented the material can be moulded into any shape. This means...
Apr
25
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:54 AM
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Microsoft owned Skype Corporation is designing a new version of their Internet telephony cum video-calling software specifically for Indian 2G and 3G networks. Microsoft recently had a team of specialists study the current state of Skype adoption in India and found out that the rival messengers like Viber were providing much better services that work on relatively slower 2G / 3G networks in India. The company decided to develop a special version of Skype app for India that will address...
Apr
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:40 AM
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The folks over at Micromax recently shared in a press release that a new 7-inch tablet called 'Micromax Canvas Tab P480' is slated to go on sale by April end in India. The homegrown manufacturer has several other Android tablets in the similar price range. It seems that the company has decided to launch a tablet for different set of specifications to cater every kind of user. As for the specifications, there's nothing new or pathbreaking about the tab, however if buyer's are looking for Dual...
Apr
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 5:34 PM
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Lava Mobiles is back with a new big-sized smartphone called the 'Lava IRIS Alfa L' priced at Rs. 8000. It looks like the phone is an upgraded version of the company popular Lava Iris Alfa smartphone. Having a 5.5 inch screen with a qHD (960x540 pixel resolution) IPS display, the phone brings an awesome 8 megapixel camera on the rear and an average 2 megapixel snapper on the front. Running on the latest Android version 5.0 (Lollipop), as is evident from the phone's several promotional images,...
Apr
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:04 AM
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Lenovo has been on fire ever since the launch of its spectacular A6000 smartphone whose sales began in January this year exclusively via Flipkart. The company has silently unveiled yet another A-Series phone in India with Lenovo A5000 that is reportedly priced at Rs. 10,250. The news about the phone came to light when Mahesh Telecom posted an image on Facebook along with the...
Apr
24
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 8:49 AM
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Acer has released updated versions of its Iconia One 8 and Iconia Tab 10 Android tablets. Instead of renaming the products by adding a number increment, Acer has just changed the product numbers to make buying decisions more complicated, a strategy ASUS is well known for. The new Iconia One 8 (B1-820) boasts of Acer Precision Plus technology that includes touch sensors that are smaller and more precise than conventional ones. Smaller touch sensors can recognise strokes from fingertips and...
Apr
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:00 AM
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The new app, called 'Dowell' will now open the world of smartphones to people with arm paralysis, muscular dystrophy, ALS and other ailments that limit the movements. The app has been researched and developed by south Korean researchers from Seoul National University who recently demonstrated it at the 2015 Computer-Human Interaction Conference aka CHI in Seoul. Samsung Electronics collaborated with the overall development of the app. So far, the use of computers and Internet was limited to...