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Oct
30
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 10:13 PM
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The Taiwanese electronics giant has launched affordable options for both Windows 8.1 and Android fans in India just in time for Diwali. We start with the ASUS Transformer Book T100. This 10.1 inch 32-bit Windows 8.1 tablet cum laptop features a Intel Bay-Trail T Z3740 Quad Core CPU running at 1.33 GHz with 2GB LPDDR3 RAM. To keep the costs low it has not included a discrete GPU and has gone with the integrated Intel HD Graphics. To compensate for the low 32GB eMMC internal storage ASUS gives...
Oct
30
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 10:06 PM
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XOLO made its entry into the market with Intel processor equipped smartphones but it has recently opted for Tegra and MediaTek chipsets to bring affordable Android experience. Continuing the trend of affordable smartphones in a mid-range segment XOLO has launched Q900. The Dual SIM supporting Q900 has a 4.7” HD (1280 x 720) TFT display with a pixel density of 312 pixels per inch. To run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean XOLO has equipped the Q900 with a MediaTek MTK 6589 chipset that houses a 1.2 GHz...
Oct
30
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 6:11 PM
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Among all the Indian Institutes Of Technology (IIT), IIT-Madras is turning out to be an innovation powerhouse. We've seen a lot of innovations coming out of IIT-M engineers in the recent times (see recommended reads below this article). The latest from IIT Madras is a budget friendly device that keeps a check on the stiffness of the arteries and alert about possible issues. The device can help prevent cardio-vascular diseases which are spreading among humans like wildfire because of unhealthy...
Oct
29
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by Ankita Katdare at 4:32 PM
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SAARC or the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, the organisation that works for the socio-economic development of its member countries, now has a body working on developing a digital system based on mobile and GPS technology that will help track missing children at the regional level and combat cross-border trafficking. SAIEVAC is a SAARC apex body which works to protect children in south Asia from all forms of violence, abuse, exploitation, neglect and discrimination.

"We are...
Oct
29
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:54 PM
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Motorola is here to sizzle up the smartphone arena with a new initiative called the 'Project Ara'. The whole idea behind this project was triggered when Motorola's MAKEwithMOTO team roamed about the country in a velcro-wrapped truck called Sticky that was full of rooted, hackable Motorola smartphones and high-end 3D printing equipment with a motive to create a lot of interesting things at multiple make-a-thons. After the trip, Motorola realized that if they give the people the power in the form...
Oct
29
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:42 PM
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Zen Mobile is a brand of Teleecare Group in India known for manufaturing mobile devices for more than 15 years now. It has launched a new smartphone called the Zen Ultrafone Amaze 701 FHD which features a 5-inch IPS OGS screen with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. The Zen Ultrafone Amaze is the company's first Full HD phone in its portfolio and is made safe by the Corning Gorilla Glass 2. On the Amaze 701 tech specs list, we find support for Dual SIM and Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean operating system....
Oct
28
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:37 PM
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Vicarious Inc. a software company that specialises in creating artificial intelligence software (AI) has announced that they have developed new algorithms that can crack CAPTCHA (aka Completely Automated Public Turing Test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) with 90% efficiency. Vicarious Inc. said that their algorithms are capable of cracking all the modern CAPTCHAs, including reCAPTCHA and other mechanisms from Google, Yahoo, Paypal etc.,...
Oct
28
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:59 PM
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Samsung knows Indians are fond of gold - and nothing comes closer to a gold-plated phone when you want to show off. The company has announced Samsung Galaxy Golden - a flip phone in the popular Galaxy series that costs only Rs. 51,900; not a big price for those who want to make a statement in their social circles. For the rest of us, we've a few photos of the phone. Note that this smartphone brings back the flip design once made popular by the Motorola Razr.

Apart from the gold-plated body,...
Oct
27
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 3:05 PM
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Air Force Cellular (AFCEL) is the latest initiative of the Indian Air Force to become one of the first forces to have their own secure and private 3G data network. The network will be exclusively available for the air force staff all over India. Air Chief Marshal, N.A.K Browne said that it's a quantum leap in a quest of providing private and secure 'end-point' connectivity to the air force personnel located at various IAF bases. AFCEL will enable real-time communication and exchange of...
Oct
26
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 9:25 PM
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Airtel has teamed with Wikimedia Foundation to bring Wikipedia articles to its customers for free in Kenya via SMS. Airtel customers residing in Kenya have to use the USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) on their feature phones to access the service. To initiate the search users have to dial *515# on their mobile phones and they shall receive a text message asking them to enter the name of the topic they want to search. Next they will receive the ‘Disambiguation’ menu in a numbered...