CrazyEngineers

Oct
22
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 9:16 PM
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Suppose you are presented with the following xkcd webcomic.


What will you do? Chuckle and move on? Maybe. Think over it and move on? Maybe. Whatever the initial reaction, the final step in this two-part process will always be to move on; unless you work at Flickr. The Flickr guys took this really seriously and created parkorbird.flickr.com . As mentioned, the task of identifying whether the photo (with GPS data embedded into it) is taken from a US National Park is...
Oct
22
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:47 AM
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In the mankind's quest to create an advanced artificial life or system, the basic ingredient needed is a protocell. The biggest challenge faced in creating an artificial protocell is to create the information strings that can be inherited by cell offspring and are needed to control the cell metabolism and equip the cell with information on how to divide, much like the modern DNA. A team of researchers from Department of Physics, Chemistry & Pharmacy and Steen Rasmussen & his team from FLINT...
Oct
22
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by Guneet Kaur Khanuja at 10:06 AM
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PosterGuy is a printing company founded by Puneet Gupta and Praneet Singh Sahai in the year 2014. PosterGuy is based in New Delhi, India.

Puneet completed Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in the year 2013. Puneet then co-founded My Epoch & Pi Notes in May 2013. PosterGuy is his second entrepreneurial venture. His co-founder, Praneet Sahai completed his graduation in Mechanical and Automation engineering from Amity...
Oct
21
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 9:53 PM
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Remember Trakdot, the battery powered luggage tracker that made sure that your luggage remained safe wherever you flew across the world? A couple of guys from New York, USA have taken that idea and developed a carry-on sized suitcase called Bluesmart. As of this writing Bluesmart has managed to garner funds of $165,105 which is more than thrice its target goal of $50,000 in...
Oct
21
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by Ankita Katdare at 5:01 PM
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Philips India has brought a special treat for senior citizens in India by launching an all new smartphone designed specially for the elderly. Called the Philips Xenium X2566, the new phone's most striking features include large buttons and big fonts that make reading messages on the phone and dialing phone numbers super easy. We believe this is a great feature for senior citizens as we have witnessed our grannies and grandpas fiddling with the complicated functionality of smartphones when using...
Oct
20
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by Ankita Katdare at 1:06 PM
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The latest entrant to the sub-Rs. 5000 Android smartphone range in India is the all-new Intex Aqua Style X Smartphone that features Android 4.4 KitKat OS and a 4.5-inch touchscreen that comes with a 540 x 960p qHD resolution display. Now if we do a quick survey of the best Android phones under Rs. 5,000, you will find that there's not much competition in the space. There's Xolo A500S, Micromax Canvas A177, Samsung Galaxy Star and Panasonic T31 among others that fall in the same price range, but...
Oct
20
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 11:28 AM
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Microsoft is working on a smartwatch and it's got a heart rate monitor too. Nothing exciting, right? According to a report published in Forbes, Microsoft's smart watch will work with variety of mobile platforms and also boast a battery life of about 2 days. Already late to the party, if Microsoft cracks up the smart watch battery life problem, it can expect to capture some of the market...
Oct
20
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by Guneet Kaur Khanuja at 11:13 AM
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Attify, a Mobile Security Services and Training company, was founded by Aditya Gupta and Hrishikesh Kumar in the year 2013. Attify is based in Bangalore, India.

Aditya Gupta is an Electronics and Telecommunication engineer from Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneshwar. Aditya has spoken at security conferences about his research findings including BlackHat, ToorCon, Clubhack, Defcon Chennai, Defcon Bangalore, Nullcon and THC. At Attify,...
Oct
20
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:51 AM
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Pat Starace, a technology innovator from New York, had the most amazing motivation for building a prosthetic arm. He wanted to solve a mechanical challenge in an affordable manner such that it looks all kinds of awesome. Thanks to the modern technology, 3D Printing was his key. A child with a disability has to face the challenges of everyday life. The classic Iron Man hand is a definite way of raising the child's self esteem to (..the way Pat puts it) superhero levels. The first model of the...
Oct
18
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 12:58 PM
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Conventional payment card swipes are soon going to become a thing of the past. Tech giants like Google and Apple have already launched their payment platforms Google Wallet and Apple Pay respectively that use smartphones to pay bills. Independent players have also made a mark in the industry with inventions like Coin and Plastic. In a time like this the big names in the payment card industry are feeling the heat. MasterCard in association with Norwegian security technology company, Zwipe has...