Apr
21
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 12:31 PM
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Last week, we read about the researchers at the Stanford University who had developed a new aluminium-ion battery that was not only safer than lithium-ion battery but had phenomenal charging times of less than one minute. While the researchers at Stanford focused on safety and speed, a couple of researchers from University of Illinois at...
Apr
21
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:05 PM
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In their latest research work, a team from Oregon State University (OSU) has achieved major breakthrough in increasing the bandwidth of WiFi systems. Having blazing fast internet speed is a dream for thousands of netizens across the world. With WiFi spots now not being limited to office spaces or homes, Internet users in public places like parks, malls or restaurants demand high-speed WiFi connectivity. It seems that if this research ever goes mainstream, netizens will have many reasons to...
Apr
21
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:19 AM
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A team of researchers led by Ashutosh Saxena, Asst. Prof. Computer Science at Cornell University, have developed a new system that can anticipate the driver's actions so that he or she could be warned against doing it. For instance, the car safety system can predict if the driver is about to take a turn or change lanes and determine if that action could be dangerous. Depending on the system's algorithm that calculates the probability of something bad happening, it warns the driver to avoid...
Apr
20
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 9:57 PM
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Even before its public launch, Apple has received 2.3 million pre-orders for its Apple Watch. Noticing the immense popularity of its major opponent, Google has released a major update for Android Wear smartwatches. The first feature addition is always-on apps. While displays on the Android Wear watches are switched on when you bring up your wrist, they can be asked to remain always-on. The trouble is the “always-on” only works on the home screen and not on apps, so Google has decided to take...
Apr
20
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 6:45 PM
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Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has launched the refreshed edition of its popular sedan, Elantra with a few notable changes to its exterior and interior. The company has also added some new features as well. 2015 Hyundai Elantra is priced between Rs. 14.13 lakh and Rs. 16.45 lakh for petrol variants and from Rs. 14.58 lakh to Rs. 17.94 lakh for diesel variants (ex-showroom Delhi). The MD & CEO of HMIL, B. S. Seo, mentioned in a statement that the new Elantra is designed with a vision of...
Apr
20
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by Ankita Katdare at 6:38 PM
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Chinese brand OPPO Electronics Corp is here with a new smartphone called OPPO Joy Plus priced in the same range as the Xiaomi Redmi 1S and Asus Zenfone 4. That's right, here's a new entrant in the Android phone marketplace that offers nothing new when it comes to features. OPPO has been steadily building its portfolio in India over the last few months. For instance, the new year brought...
Apr
20
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:13 PM
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Volvo Group, the Swedish manufacturer, has announced the launch of the brand new petrol variant of Volvo V40 Cross Country in the Indian market. Similar to other Volvo models namely S60, S80, XC60 and XC90, the all new V40 Cross Country is priced in the higher bracket of price range at Rs. 27,00,000 (ex-Showroom Mumbai). Set to compete against the likes of Audi Q3, Mercedes Benz A-Class and BMW X1 in India, the V40 Cross Country model is power packed with rich set of specifications that can...
Apr
20
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by Ankita Katdare at 1:40 PM
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Disney Researchers or better called Imagineers always have some new technology up their sleeves and this time it's a 'Layered 3D Fabric Printer' that can create soft, flexible 3D objects. We live in an era where custom manufacturing technologies are on the rise. Not only are companies letting users create & own wearable custom jeans, but there's a huge demand for getting 3D models printed and mailed to your doorstep. It's no wonder therefore that we are imagining the next soft toys of our...
Apr
20
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:12 AM
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On April 19th, Gordon E. Moore, a young electrical engineer from California who worked for 'Fairchild Semiconductor' in Mountain View, published a paper that has been the inspiration behind the eye-blinding evolution of the computing industry. Contrary to the popular belief that the original paper talked about the number of transistors installed on an Integrated Circuit will double every two years; it wasn't until...
Apr
20
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:59 AM
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Every major thing you want to know about the new flagship phone LG G4 is out in the open. As a part of weekly Gadget Roundup, we sought all the details that there are to know about the latest phone from the South Korean tech-giant. LG Corporation's G4 is the successor to LG G3 which made its debut in India (Asia), Europe and Middle East...