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Jul
15
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 5:28 PM
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Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are developing a sensor which can be easily connected to the smartphones that will measure the levels of pollutants suspended in the air. As most of the cities have high level of particulate matter, this new novel device can be helpful in detecting the level of pollutants emitted by vehicles in the area nearby. The objective of developing this sensor is to track the pollution level in different parts of the city in real time and to form...
Jul
15
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by Ankita Katdare at 1:11 PM
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Researchers across the globe are busy finding ways of generating green energy that can be used to charge our electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets and notebooks. In a recent development, a R&D team from MIT has been able to demonstrate how water droplets spontaneously jumping away from superhydrophobic surfaces during condensation, can generate a small amount of electricity that can power our smartphones. The team comprised of Mechanical Engineering Professors -Evelyn Wang, PostDoc...
Jul
15
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:33 AM
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It's been about two years since the makers of mini-computer for DIYers, Raspberry, announced Raspberry Pi Model B. Ever since, the global DIY community has been asking for improvements and new features to be incorporated in the board; and just a few hours ago, Raspberry officials announced the latest version of the board, called "Raspberry Pi B+". The new board will cost $35 (same as earlier model) and is available right now with the partner resellers.

Here's a quick overview of the new...
Jul
14
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:38 PM
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A research team from Allen Institute for Brain Science has developed a new cost and time efficient technology named 'Virtual Finger' that lets the user navigate through digital images of complex biological structures such as cells and neurons, using their flat screen computers. Having huge benefits in the field of experimental biology, the software and its applications developed by these researchers is the newest working model of how a image analysis software ought to be. In the current...
Jul
14
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 1:42 PM
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While many of Indian electrical engineers are writing & testing software for the big IT services companies, here's comes an inspiration - Mr. Naveen Rabelli. 33 year old Mr. Rabelli has built a solar powered electric auto rickshaw and wants to drive it all the way from Bangalore to London. Ribelli plans to start his journey sometime next year and travel 9600 kilometers through 10 countries to promote green and environment friendly travel.

Rabelli says that 'tuk-tuk' aka auto rickshaw is an...
Jul
14
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by Guneet Kaur Khanuja at 11:48 AM
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ShopClues is an online retail website founded in 2011 by Sanjay Sethi and Sandeep Aggarwal. Founded in the Silicon Valley - USA, ShopClues is now headquartered in Gurgaon, India.

An alumnus of IIT-BHU and IIT-Delhi, Sanjay Sethi has worked for companies like Tradebeam, HCL Perot Systems, IIS Infotech, Steel Authority of India and eBay, where he was the Global Product Head.

In an exclusive interview with CrazyEngineers.com, Sanjay Sethi talks about Shopclues, how he got in touch with his...
Jul
14
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:53 AM
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RV Sindhu Sadhana is India's indigenously built 'Research Ship' aka a floating laboratory. The ship is equipped with multiple laboratories to conduct research on data collection and analysis, echo sounders, acoustic doppler, profiler and can act as a completely autonomous weather station. The ship will also conduct research on air quality and is equipped with the latest machinery and equipments allowing the researchers to conduct experiments and research in the field of ocean technology....
Jul
13
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by Smriti Jha at 6:33 PM
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The Chromebook is a stylish, Google-powered computer that is suited to casual users and low-demand tasks priced at an affordable range of $200-$250. A recent development attempts to bring the price lower to make the ultra-portable ultra-afforable. MediaTek has contributed code for Chromium OS, the base of Chrome OS, which is the operating system Chromebooks are shipped with. The experimental setup uses a ARM Cortex-A7 processor...
Jul
13
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:14 PM
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If you are a true geek who's unhappy with the current choice of browsers that dominate the market viz. Chrome, Firefox, IE, Opera etc., and want a browser that's a true extension of your own self; it's time to say hello to the 'Breach Browser'. It's no ordinary browser and not at all meant for the ordinary people - because it just doesn't run right-away after you download and install it on your machine. The browser can't function without asking you to install a few modules. Here's how...
Jul
12
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by Akhilesh Garud at 4:19 PM
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In an event held in Delhi, HTC took the stage to unveil two new smartphones for the Indian market: One E8- a cheaper version of flagship One M8 and the Desire 616 Dual-SIM smartphone. The former, priced at Rs. 34,900, will be available from this month end in Polar White, Electric Crimson, Maldives Blue, and Misty Grey colors. The Desire 616 will be available from tomorrow for Rs. 16,900....