Apr
27
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by Coral Jain at 3:26 PM
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Spice Mobiles gained much popularity with its Stellar 526n smartphone that was launched this month at an affordable price with a decent set of features. Today, Spice has come up with a new phone that has 4G LTE technology, to give its customers latest version of data connectivity, which will have speed around ten times as fast as 3G mobile phones. The...
Apr
27
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 1:44 PM
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TRAI has put all your email Ids and thoughts on NetNeutrality out in the public. The telecom regulatory authority of India had asked for people's comments on Net Neutrality and over 10 lakh online supporters had sent an email in support of net neutrality to advqos@trai.gov.in. All those responses, along with your email Ids have now been put in the public domain for everyone to see. Check this PDF that had date-wise...
Apr
27
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:42 AM
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A team of engineers from Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering has built a really fast 3D capture camera that works in all environments with equal aplomb. It so happens that Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox faces several limitations including inability to perform well outdoors. Ever since the software for 3D capture has been made available by Microsoft, it has been integrated in various applications robotics & navigation. However, users who have loved how Kinect's 3D camera which let...
Apr
27
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:56 AM
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The new laser technology developed by researchers from Northwestern University promises a new form of 'lab on a chip' for critical medical diagnosis. It's the first liquid nanoscale laser that tunable in real time, which means that the researchers can easily and quickly create variety of colors. The concept can be understood by imagining a laser pointer that can...
Apr
27
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:39 AM
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Headquartered in Mumbai, the company iBall has a knack of naming its smartphones with the craziest titles. With a series of phones named Genius, Stallion, Baby Panther, Enigma, Frisbee, Ripple under its bag, you will agree that the new smartphone called "iBall Cobalt Oomph 4.7D" is no exception to its reputation. If you are wondering about the number 4.7D attached in the end, well, we believe it represents the smartphones screen size which is a 4.7 inch IPS HD display with 1280 x 720...
Apr
26
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:17 PM
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Engineers at the Stanford University in California have designed tiny robots that can move stuff about 100x their own weight. These new tiny, yet super-powered robots will be showcased at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Seattle (ICRA 2015). Robotics engineers deriving inspiration from nature is not very new. At CrazyEngineers, we've been following...
Apr
26
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by Ankita Katdare at 5:32 PM
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As the world still remains spellbound about the exciting new applications in the world of 3D Printing, here's an awesome innovation from University of Wollongong & ACES researchers that has potential to stir a great revolution in the field of additive manufacturing. Called '4D Printing', the new research work talks about using external stimuli such as water or heat for changing the shape of a 3D printed object after it's completely produced. Since the shift in shape is done post production,...
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...