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Jul
11
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 8:23 AM
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Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a novel device that will help the visually impaired to easily read books. Known as the Finger Reader, this amazing gadget will not only help the people with low vision read through texts in a hassle-free way, but also guide them by providing instant feedback via tactile sensations.

According to World Health Organization there are about 285 million people worldwide who have impaired vision. It is estimated that 39 million...
Jul
10
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by Akhilesh Garud at 8:42 PM
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Taking a picture by just staring might sound like science fiction, but not anymore. Folks over at U.K. based startup 'This Place' have developed an open source app called MindRDR (pronounced as mind reader), which lets users control Google Glass using your mind! This app not only allows users to take photos but also allows you to share them instantaneously. To do this, users need to grab a MindWave EEG headset (priced at $79.99) from Neurosky, which is an additional sensor that translates brain...
Jul
10
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 8:02 PM
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Researchers at the University of California have found an inexpensive and environment friendly way to increase the efficiency of lithium ion batteries by up to three times by using sand. In the past graphite was considered as the ideal material for anodes but as electronics got more powerful the potential of improving efficiency of graphite was tapped out. Researchers then started concentrating their efforts on using silicon at nanoscale levels to find a replacement for graphite. This idea has...
Jul
10
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:24 AM
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As manufacturers around the world are sprinting towards getting the wearables (especially the smartwatches) on their portfolio, here we have a product titled 'Trendy Style L12S OLED Bluetooth Bracelet Watch' that has been introduced by GearBest.com, to catch up with the maddening frenzy. In their effort to get the smartwatch's features right, the L12S smart bracelet is equipped with the basic facilities that let the user dial and answer calls, display caller ID, sync SMS and play music. Keeping...
Jul
09
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 6:23 PM
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Intra-uterine devices (IUDs) offer sure-shot method for reversible birth control but these require clinic visits and outpatient procedures that certainly no one would enjoy. Massachusetts-based startup MicroCHIPS has made a remote controlled chip implant that releases a contraceptive hormone called levonorgestrel. If they wish to concieve, the device can be turned off with a simple press of a button. While normal contraceptive devices can't last for more than 5 years, MicroCHIPS' contraceptive...
Jul
09
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 1:37 PM
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Spice Digital Limited, previously known as Cellebrum Technologies Limited is popular for launching android smartphones and tablets at reasonable prices. This time, Spice has launched its first, low cost smart watch Smart Pulse M 9010 at jaw dropping price of Rs. 4,999. The unprecedented and remarkable feature of this smart watch is that it can be used as a standalone phone with dual SIM support. The wearable phone will be exclusively available on HomeShop 18 from 11th July.

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Jul
09
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by Akhilesh Garud at 12:49 AM
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If you think you have seen the best smartphone in the Xperia series, you are wrong because Sony has just announced Xperia C3. What makes this phone stand-out in the competition is its 5-megapixel front facing camera with a soft LED Flash designed especially for selfies. Wait, there’s more. This 5 MP camera features a 25 mm wide-angle lens with an 80 degree field of view, so that no one from the group is left out. Sony has also added various software features to go with the snapper such as...
Jul
08
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 1:22 PM
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It's official! The Xiaomi Mi3 price in India is Rs. 14999 and the makers will start accepting pre-orders for the phone starting July 15. It's expected that the phone will start shipping to the early adopters by the end of July or early August. If you are looking for big bang for the buck you are spending, look no further! The Mi3 phone has already won millions of heart in the eastern region and if you have a little more to spend than you'd on...
Jul
08
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 1:10 PM
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The New York based technology market research and intelligence firm, ABI Research has released the list of the top 20 smartphone models sold across the globe in Q1 2014. The list of top 20 is dominated by Samsung and Apple smartphones. The renowned smartphones like the iPhone 5s 16GB and iPhone 4s 8GB and Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Euro i9500 16GB, Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB and Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 top the chart.

The following table shows the names of the top 5 smartphones in the list:

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Jul
08
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by Smriti Jha at 9:49 AM
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NASA is planning to use Google's 3D mapping technology for its SPHERES project. SPHERES which stands for Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites was deployed by NASA in 2006 but couldn't offer much more else than precise movement. The space agency has since been working to make the device smarter by improving upon its communication, camera, processing capability and accelerometers. They realized soon enough that the answer to all their woes lied in smartphones. And...