Jul
01
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 2:14 PM
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Er. Matti Makkonen, the inventor of short messaging service (SMS) is no more. Makkonen was 63 and fighting an illness and took his last breath on June 26th. Known to the world as 'Father of SMS', Makkonen was a Finnish engineer who pioneered the messaging service in the field of mobile communications. Makkonen graduated as an electrical engineer from the Oulu Technical College in 1976 and worked for various telecom companies. He avoided interviews, but BBC's Leo Kellon had managed to get him...
Jul
01
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by Radhika at 11:37 AM
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Most weekends call for an outing with family or friends to outskirts of the city and most prefer to drive the car themselves instead of a third-party driver. Nimish Agrawal and Navendu Saxena, graduates from Delhi College of Engineering (batch of 2010), knew that road trips are the latest 'in' thing. Though there are several really good car rental companies out there, most don't rent car without a driver. Cashing in on the opportunity, the engineer duo set out to build their own self-drive...
Jul
01
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:56 AM
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If you are an iTunes user on OSX or Windows, it's time to upgrade to iTunes 12.2. Apple has began rolling out the latest update that features Apple Music and Beats 1 Radio service; which Apple had announced few weeks ago. Apple Music is currently offering a 3 month trial of the service for all the users and all you need to do is pick up a subscription plan of your choice - Individual or Family and you're all set. You will be charged only after the three month trial ends and you can always...
Jun
30
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 11:44 PM
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If you are a grown-up, one of the most boring and filthiest chores that you have to do on a regular basis is cleaning up your toilet. You have to get your hands dirty with a toilet brush and smelly disinfectants. This has perhaps been the norm since flushable toilets were first invented. All of this is about to change with the Loogun that debuts on Kickstarter this weekend. As you might have guessed from the name “Loogun”, it is a hand-held motorised device that sprays a powerful jet into...
Jun
30
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:08 AM
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XOLO has been teasing about its new flagship smartphone called the 'XOLO Black' for quite some time now. The home-grown manufacturer has been building up the buzz around its all new Black series since last few months. It has become quite evident that the company hopes to compete with the likes of Xiaomi, Micromax Yu Series and Motorola smartphones. XOLO has tied up with Flipkart to launch its upcoming Black series phones exclusively via the ecommerce portal. Interestingly, the company has...
Jun
30
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:45 AM
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iBall has returned with a new mid-budget smartphone called the 'iBall Andi Avonte 5' priced at Rs. 5999 and available in a single gold color option. Though at first, this might look like just another phone, the device has the USP of a 8 megapixel rotating camera (180 degree) with dual LED flash that will let users capture good photos and selfies. Curious about the other features, we took a look at the Avonte 5 phone's specs list and found that there's a 5 inch display with a meagre FWVGA...
Jun
29
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 6:23 PM
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Not everyone can click great photos that will attract likes and shares on Facebook; and
Facebook knows that majority of your photos are totally boring. To jazz up your photos, Facebook has released a new photo uploader on iOS that lets you write text on your photos and also overlay Facebook stickers. Facebook had tested the photo filters and stickers with a limited number of FB users recently; but the text option is now totally new.

Of course, if you are a Snapchat user, none of this would...
Jun
29
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by Radhika at 11:12 AM
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In July 2014, Anisha and her friend Nupur Khanna started their own venture called Eatonomist. Their only motive was to provide lip-smacking gourmet meal options for customers who hope to maintain a healthy lifestyle in their busy schedules.

Hailing from Jammu, Anisha Dhar got her degree in Computer Science engineering in the year 2006. Later she went on to work with Ernst & Young Pvt. Ltd as a senior associate and later with PwC Consulting and KPMG as an...
Jun
29
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:39 AM
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Last year was full of wearable device launches that started making them more common than elite as one would've initially thought. One of such products that made it to the news was Google's Smart Contact Lens designed to measure glucose levels by analyzing the tears in a diabetic person. Google has partnered with Novartis, the Swiss pharmaceutical company,...
Jun
29
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:09 AM
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Sony India just brought its new smartphone Xperia Z3+ to the Indian shores hoping that it will compete the high-end phones in the market. Even if that might be the case, the phone has major highs and lows in terms of features. Talking of the positives first, we have a slimmer than ever design at just 6.9 mm thick body that weighs only 144 grams. The designs boasts of a sleek rounded aluminium frame which also has been tested to be waterproof and resistant to dust. Next on the goodie part is...