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Apr
20
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 12:33 AM
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NASA purposely ended the six month journey of its Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) by crashing it on the moon. It might seem a poetic way of biding adieu to a spacecraft but NASA had their reasons. According to NASA, LADEE did not have enough fuel onboard required to maintain a long-term lunar orbit or continue science operations. The manoeuvres to initiate the crash were carried out on April 11. This sent LADEE on a trajectory to the far side of the moon, the side of the...
Apr
19
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:51 PM
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Google Chromecast, the HDMI streaming dongle from the online search giant is now available on Indian e-commerce stores with a price tag of Rs. 3099 (on Amazon) and Rs. 3998 (on Ebay India). The uninitiated may note that Chromecast is a little piece of hardware that attaches itself to the HDMI port of your HDTV. Once properly setup, it can play audio/video content...
Apr
19
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 11:33 AM
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Current generation of electric vehicles (EVs) rely on lithium-ion batteries for power. While these batteries have their own advantages, the disadvantages cannot be ignored. Li-Ion batteries have longer life; but their energy storage capacity is very limited. Researchers have demonstrated that Lithium-Sulfur batteries can store as much as 4X the charge as compared to the Li-Ion batteries and have the potential to make it to EVs. The Lithium-Sulphur batteries can help extend the range of electric...
Apr
18
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:17 PM
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Samsung India has finally put up its 10.1 inch Android tablet on its eStore. Priced at Rs. 36,340, The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 tablet's screen features a WXGA resolution (1280 x 800, 149PPI) and is powered by a 1.6 GHz Dual Core Intel Atom processor. Running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, the tablet carries the dimensions 9.57" x 6.93" x 0.31" and weighs just 0.51 kg. The battery life promised on the technical specs list is up to 8 hours. The SD RAM memory is 1 GB whereas, the internal user...
Apr
18
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by Ankita Katdare at 4:34 PM
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ZTE corporation has launched a new smartphone in China called the ZTE Star 1. Although there's no official word from ZTE about the smartphone's global launch, we now have the details about the smartphone's technical specifications and important features. Running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system, the ZTE Star 1 is powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8928) processor. The smartphone features a 5-inch full-HD (1080 x 1920) IPS display and packs inside it 1 GB of RAM....
Apr
18
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:28 AM
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Rare earth metals or deep-sea rocks such as Yttrium, Praseodymium and Dysprosium may soon be used to manufacture the parts of your smartphone. Yep. In an exciting research done by Geochemistry researchers at Jacobs University in Germany, it has come to light that your smartphone's screen, speakers or internal circuits could very well be made out of these earth elements. With thousands of new smartphones and tablets popping out everywhere, the high-tech materials used to create these are...
Apr
18
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:45 AM
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LG - the South Korean tech giant, has come up with a new smartphone titled 'LG L65' and gone live with it on its Russian website. Powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, the L65 runs the latest version Android V4.4 (Kitkat) operating system and features a 4.3 inch IPS display with a WVGA resolution (480×800 pixels). On the storage front - the smartphone packs inside it 1 GB RAM and 4GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to 32GB using the microSD card...
Apr
18
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:58 AM
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Sony has announced that the Playstation 4 will soon receive a brand new firmware upgrade, 1.70, that's going to add cool new features to your system. While no official release date has been promised, Sony's Scott McCarthy wrote on the official playstation blog that the 1.70 update is going to be a major one and it will include the most requested features by PS4 users. McCarthy offered a sneak peak at the features that all of us can look forward to; and the biggest one among them is the launch...
Apr
18
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:13 AM
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uBuntu 14.04 LTS (Long Term Support) is now available for download from the official website. It's been just ~6 months since the launch of uBuntu Saucy Salamander and we've a new version of uBuntu to play with. The 14.04 aka Trusty Tahr as it's called, will receive official support from Canonical for a period of 5 years, compared to usual 9 month cycle, making it kind of a big deal for the SME and large enterprise businesses that rely on the linux distro for their servers and desktops. The real...
Apr
17
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 2:58 PM
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Corning has announced the availability of USB 3.0 Optical Cables. While the topic of cables is usually boring for many of us, the latest offering from Corning should definitely get some attention. The new Optical cable is capable of delivering 5 Gbps speed at a distance of about 30 meters. Not only do these cables look stunning, the features (and we'll talk about them in a minute) would definitely make you want to own one; especially you are a speed fanatic like us, at CrazyEngineers. Corning...