Jun
25
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 12:41 AM
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We sure heard the rumour and some of us might have gone ahead and refuted it but the Facebook owned mobile messaging giant has proved us wrong. Yes, it’s now official voice calling has arrived on the WhatsApp app for the Windows Phone platform....
Jun
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:16 PM
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Every once in a while, there's a smartphone that hopes to become the best in class by offering specs that are a notch higher in value for a certain segment if compared to its rivals. HTC One ME Dual Sim is one such Android smartphone, except that it has some of the most brilliant specs in multiple departments. First and foremost thing to stand out on the features list of the HTC One ME is its 64-bit MediaTek Helio X10 Octa-Core Processor with clock speeds up to 2.2GHz. The processor supports...
Jun
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 11:19 AM
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Protecting the world's largest online social network from malware is the top priority of the security engineers at Facebook. The job involves removing all the malicious links; the ones that point to bad websites and ensuring that the malware itself does not spread through Facebook. Facebook' Trevor Pottinger, from the Threat Infrastructure team has announced that they are releasing a new tool in association with Kaspersky Labs to keep user's computer and the social network safe from all the...
Jun
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:22 AM
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Imagine a swarm of ant-robots carrying strands of threads to build a nest. That could become a reality with the research presented by a team of engineers from Iowa State University. The engineers have developed 8 mm long micro-robotic tentacles that can aid tiny robots in gripping & handling delicate objects. The tentacles are essentially microtubes (created using a new production technique) that wrap around very gently around an object. Made out of a soft rubbery material called transparent...
Jun
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:29 AM
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A team of researchers from UC San Diego have made it possible for an artificial cell to mimic an important characteristic of a living cell that makes them capable of sustaining continual growth. The team consisting of biologists and chemists have become successful in synthesising an artificial cell that replicates the behaviour of more complex organisms such as living cell membranes. One of the major achievements of the team is that they've made the synthetic cell adapt its composition in...
Jun
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:59 AM
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InFocus is a bit late in joining the gang, but never say never. The US based smartphone maker has unveiled a new smartphone called 'InFocus M530' in India. Though the company calls this device the 'Mother of all camera smartphones' owing to its 13 megapixel front camera (with flash, auto-focus, Sony Exmor lens & 80 degree wide angle viewing) and a 13 megapixel rear camera equipped with dual color flash and F1.8 aperture, it is only competing with previously introduced selfie phone rivals in...
Jun
23
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:08 PM
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Micromax India is back on the launch spree and this time its a treat for selfie maniacs among us. Called the 'Canvas Selfie Lens' smartphone, here we are looking at an Android device with a 8 megapixel AF rear camera and 5 megapixel front FF camera, both featuring Largan Lens and Sony OV sensors. Micromax takes pride in introducing 0.4X wide angle lens to its phone's cameras, a feature that let's you click really wide selfies so you can accommodate your entire extended family in one picture....
Jun
23
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:56 PM
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Everyone deserves a second chance in life; especially with their email and Gmail now officially gives it to you. Google's 'Undo Send' has now become an 'official feature' in Gmail. We're sure you've had your own experience of sending an email in haste that you wished you hadn't sent. Until now, there was nothing you could do after clicking on 'Send' button in your mailbox. How if you got a 'grace time' to rethink and stop the mail from actually getting delivered to the recipient's mailbox?...
Jun
23
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 2:30 PM
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Apple iPhone may ditch the Home key that occupies significant space on the front and also doubles as a fingerprint sensor. AppleInsider (AI)has reported that the long term goal of the company is to ditch the Home key entirely so that the future iPhone will be lighter and prettier. Note that this information was revealed to AI by a source who has a history of...
Jun
23
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by Coral Jain at 1:51 PM
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Imagine yourself enjoying high-voltage requiring appliances such as air-conditioners, microwaves etc. in your home throughout the day, without incurring heavy bills. A team of chemists at University of California, Los Angeles is working on a technology to make this a reality. They have developed a technology can store energy, just like plants, for weeks. Using the existing technologies, solar panels on rooftops can store solar energy only for microseconds. The UCLA team led by Sarah Tolber,...