Mar
18
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 3:34 PM
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Chain slapping is one of the most annoying thing for every mountain biker. Until now, using a chain guide was one of the suggested methods to avoid chain 'slapping' the chainstay when riding over the bumps. It's however not very effective. On uneven pathways; the up and down motion of the rear wheel causes the chain to strike (aka slap) against the chainstay and produce annoying noises. Several mountain bikers have discussed the problem on various forums but haven't found a fix yet. It looks...
Mar
18
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:17 PM
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Plants are set to become way more useful than ever before, thanks to the research work done by MIT. It has now been brought to light that enhancing the energy production in plants is very much possible. By augmenting nanomaterials in plants, MIT researchers have come up with what are called "plant nanobionics" or bionic plants that can capture 30% more light energy and thus become super-charged energy producers. All this has been done by embedding carbon nanotubes in the chloroplast - the...
Mar
18
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by Dhananjay Harkare at 12:52 PM
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It might sound like a scene from a James Bond movie, where the protagonist uses contact lenses that give a perfect heat vision for his mission! Well, researchers at Michigan University have proved that such heat vision technology can be put into contact lenses. This would allow a user to have infrared vision without the need to put on high-end goggles. Researchers used Graphene light detector which can sense the full infrared spectrum. Unlike the detectors already available, this detector...
Mar
18
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by Jason Estibeiro at 11:33 AM
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Owing to the demand by OneNote users on various other platforms, the OneNote app has now been made available on the Mac OS. In a recent post on the Office Blog, the OneNote team pointed out that the application would now be available on all platforms, for free. In addition, it has also introduced a number of new features to simplify note-taking such as the OneNote Clipper, Office Lens and the provision to email new notes to OneNote.

A cloud API has been introduced into the...
Mar
18
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:22 AM
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Facebook has released a new version of its app for the Windows Phone platform. The social networking giant has delivered a lot of performance improvements with the Facebook Beta 5.2.3.1 update. These include - Faster notifications, Redesigned primary and secondary tiles and Messaging platform. Facebook feels that there is still room for bugs and has appealed the audience to help them find more as they head towards a more stable release. To send the company a feedback about the app's...
Mar
18
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:06 AM
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The all new Seiki U-Vision HDMI cable can easily convert any HD video into a 4K ultra HD video on the go! The Godsend for those who recently bought 4K TVs home and already done streaming most of 4K content on YouTube is now available in the US markets for just $50. That's definitely not a big price to pay to enjoy your existing HD content your new 4K TV in all its glory. The chord will convert HD video from your set top box, blu-ray player or gaming console to eye-popping 4K resolution...
Mar
17
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 8:24 PM
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Transcend has announced the launch of 16GB and 32GB DDR3 Registered DIMM (RDIMM) modules. These modules are aimed at boosting the memory in Apple Mac Pro 2013 workstation. The Apple flag-bearer was originally advertised to support up to 64 GB of RAM.

Angus Wu, Director R & D, Transcend, said that even though the factory-built RAM can handle most of the common applications, most of the 'power' users' requirements cross the 64 GB limit. These are the users who perform RAM-intensive tasks such...
Mar
17
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 4:56 PM
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Finnish handset maker Nokia has announced that the X+ and XL Android mobile phones will be unveiled in the 2nd Quarter of 2014. It had previously announced it's association with the Android OS at the Barcelona Mobile World Congress 2014 with the plans for three new phones: Nokia X, X+ and XL. Of these only X has been released until now.

Nokia X was launched earlier this month. Priced at Rs. 8,599, it appeared to be a modest phone, which many felt was a bit overpriced. The dual SIM phone ran...
Mar
17
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by Jason Estibeiro at 1:28 PM
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A new release of Office 365 was discussed at the SharePoint conference held by Microsoft last week and it christened: Office 365 Personal. Aiming for a Spring release, it is the newest instalment of Microsoft’s cloud-based service which, until now, has had a large consumers’ base of 3.5 million subscribers.

In contrast to Office 365 Home Premium, which was provided at a subscription rate of $9.99 per month and $99.99 per year, Microsoft plans to retail Office 365 Personal at a rate of $6.99...
Mar
16
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by Chinmay Joshi at 4:38 PM
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These days everyone is concerned about the security of their accounts. Our passwords are in letters, numbers or in special characters. Everyone has to manage 5 or more passwords for different sites. It is really very difficult to remember them all. And as hacking a password has become a routine now a days, it is not at all good practice to use the same password everywhere.


What's The Idea?

Winfrasoft is currently working on a method to develop a password that...