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Sep
13
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 4:00 PM
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The world's not yet convinced that the optical media is dying. While the electronics and computing giants like Apple have been cutting down optical drives from their machines for the sake of keeping the devices thinner, engineers at Singulus Technologies were busy testing out a new Blu-Ray disc format which can store about 100 Gb of data in a 4K friendly format. The German company has already ready with production tests of Blu-Ray discs that can store 100GB of data in three layers. The company...
Sep
13
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:39 PM
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The Indian Ministry of Railways has brought a sweet surprise for the India's train passenger. Now Windows 8 OS enabled device users can book train tickets on the go using the newly launched IRCTC app. Not just book tickets, users of the app are now able to do pretty much everything from their smartphones or tablets - be it checking the status of their PNR, checking booking and cancellation history or even checking the ticket availability. Launched in collaboration of the Ministry of Railways,...
Sep
13
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:24 PM
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Volkswagen India, the German car manufacturer, has today launched its compact hatchback Polo's new variant - the Volkswagen Polo GT TDI. Powered by the 1.6-litre 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine that features a max power of 77 kW (105 PS) and a peak torque of 250 Nm. It's been only a month since we saw the launch of Volkswagen Cross Polo, which was immensely...
Sep
13
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 8:53 PM
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Sony has a lot of expertise in the portable digital music player segment with its extensive range of Walkmans, headphones and speakers. Many of you must have bought either one or all of the above mentioned products at any point of your life, but what if you wanted all those features in one package? Sony has the answer with its range of Walkman WH Series that combines the features of the three products in a stylish avatar. Available in 4GB and 16GB variants it can store and playback MP3, WMA,...
Sep
12
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 5:06 PM
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Most popular inventions were never done intentionally, the reason being no one at that time was actually gunning for those. X-rays, Ink-Jet printers, Microwave ovens and many more were results of accidents. Now when scientists at Cornell University and Germany’s University of Ulm were busy in finding ways to produce pure graphene, they stumbled in what they initially termed as “muck”. On further investigation they found it to be a layer of glass which was made up of silicon and oxygen. The...
Sep
12
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by Ankita Katdare at 5:20 PM
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Blackberry has today launched a new smartphone called the Blackberry 9720. The new backlit QWERTY keypad featuring smartphone has 2.8 inch screen with a 4:3 aspect ratio. Alongside the 35-keyed board, users have an option of touch screen and optical trackpad for input. QWERTY has always been the USP of the Blackberry models. With dimensions of 4.48 inch by 2.61 inch by 0.47 inch, the phone is pretty lightweight at just 20 grams. The Blackberry 9720 screen features 480 x 360 display resolution...
Sep
12
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:41 AM
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This year has been great for Celkon. With frequent launches of its new smartphones, the Indian mobile manufacturere has been a part of the news headlines for multiple times over the last few months. We told you about Celkon Signature One A107, A9 and then the Celkon A119Q Signature HD. Last month we covered - Celkon A107+ Signature One too. Now here we are again,...
Sep
12
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:12 AM
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The mecca of Indian engineering & technology, the institutes most of you (had) bet your lives on to get into, the revered Indian Institutes Of Technology do not seem to be performing well in the global University rankings. According to ToI, between 2009-2013, the IITs have been experiencing a steady decline in the global University rankings. The Quacquarelli...
Sep
11
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 8:55 PM
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Disney’s Ishin-Denshin Project is something where audio could be beamed person-to-person via a simple touch. Huge win for the electronics segment, no? Indeed is! Disney Research has nicknamed their project after a Japanese mantra that means "what the mind thinks, the heart transmits." In other words, they've just created a medium of communication that's way more intimate than a silent whisper in the recipient's ear. Here, the technology that's at play transmits a high voltage, low power sound...
Sep
11
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by Ankita Katdare at 1:52 PM
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ASUS or ASUSTeK Computer Inc, the Taiwanese multinational, is all geared up to launch the new version of ASUS Padfone Infinity. With the invites now sent for the press event, it has been confirmed that the official launch date for the smartphone-cum-tablet is September 7th. Happening in Taipei, the event will witness the launch of 'the new Padfone Infinity' by the hands of company's CEO Jerry Shen. The Padfone Infinity line is a hybrid family that includes an Android-based smartphone which can...