Mar
14
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by Dhananjay Harkare at 3:29 PM
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Along with Micromax, Karbonn, Lava and other manufacturers, iBall is too known for its low-cost Android smartphones. Adding to its legacy, iBall has launched another entry-level smartphone priced at just Rs.3499 in India. The smartphone is named at iBall Andi 3.5 Classique and runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS. Looking at the price, one can expect all average features in phone. The device would be a “not bad” deal for not-so-tech-savvy users in India.


Just as the name...
Mar
14
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by Chirayu Samarth at 6:06 PM
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Intel’s plan to launch dual-boot devices has been ruined by Google and Microsoft. Dual-OS devices were one of the big stories at CES this year. Asus had announced the Transformer Book Duet, a laptop and tablet convertible that runs both Microsoft’s Windows and Google’s Android operating system. This device grabbed eyeballs at the CES and was scheduled for release this month. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Asustek has decided to indefinitely postpone sales of a tablet that...
Mar
14
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 4:01 PM
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India's leading motorcycle maker Hero Motocorp has launched the much awaited Hero Splendor iSMART bike for Indian consumers. The new Splendor iSmart is equipped with the i3S technology which stands for Idle Stop and Start System. Before we discuss the price and specs, let us inform you that i3S is a proprietary technology developed by Hero's engineers that automatically shut the engine when the bike is idle and turn it on when required, with press of a clutch. The company claims that i3S...
Mar
14
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 3:25 PM
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A new type of internal combustion microengine developed by a team of researchers from Russia, Netherlands and Germany is quite interesting - first because of its size and second, because the research team do not know how exactly it works. The team that built this engine (see pics below) describe the way they developed the engine and also discuss how they think it works. They also outline a plan about how it can be implemented in development of other microsystems. It's not the first time that...
Mar
14
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:57 PM
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Soft robotics is taking a plunge deep down in the water with MIT's new research work - in a good way though. A team of researchers from MIT - including Andrew Marchese, a graduate student from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and lead author on the new paper, Daniela Rus, director of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and postdoc Cagdas D. Onal - has developed an autonomous soft robot that looks and behaves like a fish and has the...
Mar
14
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:50 AM
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After a glimpse at the Auto Expo 2014 in India this year, news about Toyota Corolla Altis 2014 was eagerly awaited by consumers. And just in time, the Japanese automobile giant has made the release official with launch planned on 27th May 2014. Running on an 1.8 liter petrol engine, the new Toyota Corolla Altis promises a power of 140 PS at 6400 rpm and torque at 190 Nm at 4000 rpm. On the specs chart, the 2014 Altis states manual transmission, 7- speed CVT automatic with pedal shifters and...
Mar
14
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:18 AM
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An ARM-powered robot called Cubestormer 3 is getting ready to claim the world record for being the fastest to solve the Rubik's Cube. Developed by two engineers - David Gilday and Mike Dobxon, CubeStormer 3 uses Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone that houses the ARM9 processor to act as its brain. The robot is completely made out of Lego Mindstorms customisable and programmable robot building kits. The feat will happen at the Big Bang Fair at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. The current world record is...
Mar
14
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:36 AM
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LaCie has announced the world's fastest portable storage with - LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 Hard Drive that offers up to 1,375MB/s speeds for 4K video editing, Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports for daisy chaining, a compact size for field-based creative workflows and whisper-quiet dual cooling. The 1 TB SSD has been made available in the U.S. for a whooping price of $1,299. Yep. We know you are thinking of buying a Macbook Pro for that amount. Still, if you are ready to shell out that kind of...
Mar
14
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 12:13 AM
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The pharmaceuticals industry has once again used technology to spawn a new field called Electroceuticals. This new type of medicine therapy, that might seem like old wine in new bottle concept, uses electrical signal stimulation to treat ailments. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given a green signal to Cefaly, a device that uses electrical signals to stimulate cranial nerves to treat migraines.


Belgian company STX-Med, the manufacturer of Cefaly has already...
Mar
13
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by Divyanshu Sharma at 11:45 PM
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Adding fuel to the already worked up rumor mills regarding 'yet to be launched' iOS 8, a user on Chinese microblogging site Webio posted some alleged snapshots of the operating system. Apple's iOS 8 is expected to be launched later this year. If the snapshots are to be believed, Apple might be bringing Preview and TextEdit apps to the iOS, which could be termed as the migration of concerned apps from Mac to its smartphone counterpart. Using these apps will enable the users to read the PDFs...