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Sep
16
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:08 PM
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When Apple introduced the iPhone 5 Touch ID, we went ga-ga over the innovation that the company had brought to smartphones. Well, here some news that is sure to baffle you with its sheer novelty. We all know that - Gone is the age of passwords. Now, we have a new software that can enable your touchscreen smartphone to identify you by the unique way you tap and swipe on the device. Developed by Cheng Bo and his colleagues at the Illinois Institute of Technology, this software is called...
Sep
16
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:48 AM
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Hewlett Packard or HP has recently launched its latest laptop the Chromebook 14 which will be known for featuring the 4th generation Dual-Core 1.1 GHz Intel Haswell processor. Alongside HP are the other mega-giants Acer & Asus who wil also be bringing their new Chromebooks with Haswell processor. Just two months back, we told you about MacBook Air featuring the Haswell...
Sep
15
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:21 AM
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To all the engineers from India and around the world, we wish you a very happy engineers day! Every year, September 15th is celebrated as engineers day all over India in honor of a legendary engineer of our times - Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraiah, popularly known as Sir MV. Born on September 15, 1860, Visvesvarayya is remembered for his work on the design of the flood protection system for the city of Hyderabad (capital of Andhra Pradesh) and as a Chief Engineer of the Krishna Raja Sagara Dam in...
Sep
15
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 12:22 PM
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A (MRI) Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine can be louder than you expect. GE Healthcare pegs the noise levels of a standard MRI machine to go up to 100 decibels. To get an idea exactly how loud is 100 decibels you would have to operate a jackhammer or stand in front row of a rock concert. You can now have a vague idea about the noise levels...
Sep
14
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 10:41 AM
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Getting rid of advertisements on your computer browser is easy; you download and install an Ad-Blocking plug-in, add a few subscriptions and the job is done. The trouble with pesky ads however continues when you start browsing on other devices like your smartphone and consoles where ad-blocking is not so easy. To get rid of this problem Justin Cooper (not related to Dr. Sheldon Cooper) decided to remove the ads at the source of your home internet itself. After getting your hands on a working...
Sep
14
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:25 AM
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Intego, the creators of antivirus software products for Apple Mac machines has reported a new type of malware that spies on the infected machines. The latest malware the team has discovered is a variant of OSX/Tibet.C The malware gets distributed along with Java Applet via compromised websites - one of the common tricks hackers are using these days. Instead of directly targeting the end users, the hackers upload the malware on websites. When the users visit the affected website, their machines...
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,...