Jul
26
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:09 AM
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Sony Corporation has made a major addition to its television portfolio by introducing several Android TVs to its lineup in India. By adopting the Android 5.0 (Lollipop), the company is bringing all the latest features of the operating system for its users. Along with that, the new 4K processor X1 is set to enhance the picture quality significantly. However, among all the launches, the one to stand out is the Sony Bravia 4K LED TV X9000C series which has bagged the title of 'World's Slimmest...
Jul
26
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:51 AM
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China has launched two new satellites to advance its own navigational system called BeiDou aka COMPASS; which will rival the American GPS (Global Positioning System). The new satellites were launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the Sichuan at about 8:29 pm, local time. These two satellites are numbered 18 and 19 among a total of about 35 satellites that will ultimately form the navigation system.

This was China's third satellite launch in this year and once complete, China aims...
Jul
25
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:21 PM
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Graphene is the wonder material that continues to surprise researchers worldwide. At its core, it's just a one atom thick layer of carbon atoms that exhibits astonishing properties. For the sake of comparison, Graphene is about 200 times stronger than steel by weight, it's an excellent conductor of heat and electricity and transparent as well. In the recent times, we've seen multiple applications of graphene - from...
Jul
25
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by Jason Estibeiro at 12:22 PM
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It seems that besides the usual smartphones, Samsung is also on the launching spree of tablets this year. Just last month it launched the two variants of Samsung Galaxy S2 tablets of 8 inch and 9.7 inch displays which were deemed as the thinnest and the lightest tablet by Samsung ever. And then it launched the Samsung Galaxy Tab A and barely a month afterwards, now it has launched its successor- Samsung Galaxy Tab A Plus.

The specs of A Plus are surprisingly similar to that of its...
Jul
25
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:03 AM
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We've an interesting development on the net neutrality issue in India. The Department of Telecommunications aka DoT had formed a panel to look into the issue. BBC reports that the panel has released a report titled Net Neutrality Dot Committee Report (PDF) and has invited comments on the same....
Jul
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:38 AM
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Folks over at Micromax are surely having a very busy week. They just announced that a media conference has been arranged on July 27 in New Delhi. The news came to light when the company sent out press invites that mentioned: "Micromax introduces a new level of multi-tasking with Mr. Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax Informatics." There's not much in the invite card, apart from the appeal to block the date. From a photo leaked online, it is being speculated that the phone may sport a metallic...
Jul
24
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by Jason Estibeiro at 10:01 PM
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With almost each and every person around the world having atleast one smartphone, if not more, as per YouTube, more than half of the videos watched on its site are on mobiles and other hand held devices. Having said so, the YouTube app isn’t (or wasn’t) as nearly as perfect as it should be and does have its fair share of glitches. But now, the YouTube app developers, after taking their own sweet time, have finally introduced the required changes in the UI of the app and as well as presented...
Jul
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 1:33 PM
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How do you like the idea of controlling the amount of heat and light passing through the window? Interesting, isn't it? Well, that's exactly what the researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at University of Texas have achieved. It's now possible to let the light pass through the window, minus the heat and also just let the heat pass through it, without light. It's just as incredible as it sounds. The researchers have developed a new material that helps us just do that.

About two...
Jul
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:54 AM
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LINE Corporation has unveiled the lightweight variant to its popular messenger app in 11 countries including India, Pakistan, Vietnam and Saudi Arabia. Called 'LINE Lite', the new version is said to take up much lesser space on your smartphone and and use less data to run. In fact, the company boasts that the app installs in 1/20th of the time required by the app's standard version and the speed may impress the app loyalists. LINE Lite has been designed to provide a smoother user experience...
Jul
24
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by Radhika at 11:25 AM
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A computer engineer by degree, this Indore girl has done it all. Right from working at various levels in the financial services sector, to donning the hat of leadership positions in the field of technology & venture capital to writing books to running her own startup, Nistha Tripathi is an entrepreneur with panache.

After completing her graduation from S.G.S.I.T.S, Indore, Nistha worked with CSC India for about an year before going for MS in Computer Science from University of Illinois at...