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Mar
27
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 8:02 AM
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Attention Google Chrome browser users. You will now be able to save some of your internet data usage with the new Data Saver extension. The Data Saver extension which is currently in the beta form works in the same way as it does on Chrome’s Android and iOS browsers. While the reduce data usage feature is in-built on the mobile versions of Chrome, the extension for PC has to be installed separately. Google’s data compression proxy works in the following manner. When you send a request for a...
Mar
27
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by Jason Estibeiro at 6:04 AM
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Although, Google’s Chrome browser is the most preferred browser courtesy its great development tools but it is undeniable that there are certain palpable issues with it. One of such issues is the lagged scrolling offered by Chrome. It is no secret that Chrome has the most scrolling issues as compared to its counterparts Firefox, Safari etc. However, the good news is that Chrome has finally decided to address this scrolling issue for both mouse scrolling and touch scrolling across all...
Mar
26
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by Jason Estibeiro at 9:52 PM
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Almost a month after launching the ZTE N919D smartphone in India, telecommunications multinational ZTE Corporation has now unveiled two phablets in their homeland China. The two Nubia series phablets, ZTE Nubia Z9 Max and ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini were launched as successor to Nubia Z7 Max and Nubia Z7 Mini respectively. Both the phablets have the Android Lollipop OS. Let us have a look...
Mar
26
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by Dhananjay Harkare at 4:54 PM
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Rio Mobiles jumped into the Indian smartphone market launching three budget devices running Android OS. Named as Rio London, Rio Paris and Rio New York, all three smartphones would be available online on Snapdeal.com. Snapdeal announced its partnership with New Delhi-based Rio Mobiles offering Android smartphones. Adnan Kidwai, director of Rio said that the phones are characterized by style and simplicity combining functionality with high performance. He also hoped that the company would...
Mar
26
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by Chirayu Samarth at 9:35 AM
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After launching two new Windows-based hybrid tablet PCs, iBall Slide WQ149i and Slide WQ149R, the Indian mobile manufacturer has launched a new Wi-Fi only tablet- Slide Q40i. The company confirmed the release of tablet across all the retail stores in India but there is no news on the online availability of the device. The tablet is priced at INR 4,999. The company claims that the Slide Q40i comes with amazing five benefit features right from the power of quad-core processor to the...
Mar
26
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by Jason Estibeiro at 6:42 AM
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Leap Motion is a company that has a proprietary technology associated with it that can track in-air movement of all 10 fingers with great accuracy and the platform supports PC and virtual-reality based experiences. Meanwhile, Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) is a standard for Virtual Reality (VR) input devices with their main focus on VR-gaming. It was announced via a press release that both OSVR and Leap Motion are together going to bring the first VR headset that has natural motion...
Mar
25
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 8:44 PM
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The local handset maker, Lava International Ltd has announced a new dual SIM smartphone called ‘Lava Iris 414’ on its official website. The low-budget Android smartphone has a price tag of Rs. 4,049. However, the information about its availability in the market is not mentioned yet. Powered by 1 GHz processor, the new handset runs on Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) operating system and has standard Android user interface.


Lava Iris 414 has a 4-inch (10.16cm) WVGA TFT screen that...
Mar
25
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by Dhananjay Harkare at 8:25 PM
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Time to rejoice for e-book readers! Amazon India has launched the latest version of Kindle called 'Voyage' for Indian consumers. Kindle is the e-book reader offered by Amazon and Kindle Voyage is the company’s fifth product in this segment. Kindle Voyage is believed to be the best Kindle offered by Amazon. The company unveiled this ebook reader earlier in US and has now made it available for purchases on Amazon. The Kindle Voyage is thinner and lighter than Kindle Paperwhite and offers more...
Mar
25
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 5:44 PM
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The prosthetic or artificial hands are useful in regaining normal hand movements. However, these prosthetic hands are made of electric motors, pneumatics or any other machinery that makes these hands, in some cases, heavy, inflexible, expensive and loud. In order to address these issues, researchers from Saarland University have developed an artificial hand made of ‘nickel-titanium alloy’ wires, also called ‘shape-memory alloy (SMA)’ wires. This relatively flexible and lightweight hand...
Mar
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:52 PM
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Whenever you are trying to achieve a goal on your own, you need discipline. But more than that, we all have to admit, we all have tried our own secret ways to shun other activities & resist temptations to achieve what we want to, be it a health or fitness goal, an academic goal, a work related time-bound task or even a simple reminder to brush your teeth twice. Well, folks over at TheKitchenSafe have come up a wonderful new product known as the kSafe that let you be motivated for achieving...