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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...
Sep
11
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 11:10 AM
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The brand new iPhone 5S isn't a big shot upgrade over the iPhone 5, but it does have something, I'd say 'innovative' - the Touch ID. As rumored, it's your fingerprint scanner that leads to a few interesting use cases. As Apple calls it, the sensor takes fingerprint scanning to an entirely new level with 500 PPI resolution. This means that it can scan your fingers very accurately to identify you uniquely. The sensor itself is just 170 microns in thickness and is capable of scanning in every...
Sep
11
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:38 AM
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More often than not, the All India Radio is getting used to being in news with its new features and offers. A few months back we heard about the Android App for All India Radio (AIR) i.e. Aakashvani and Doordarshan launched by Prasar Bharti. Now its time for a new free SMS service that will let the radio subscribers to receive news updates via SMS. So, now you can keep yourself up-to-date with all the latest scoop in news even if you prefer to keep your data packet turned off. The service was...
Sep
11
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 8:27 AM
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When rumours and leaks of the iPhone 5C began to surface, people in countries like India and China were quite excited. Everyone was hoping that Apple has finally paid attention to the two most populated countries in the world with a cheap iPhone. People had hoped that Apple would somehow manage to keep the price between 20,000 to 25,000 rupees, but it was not supposed to happen. Sure, if you live in the US the phone comes in 16GB and 32 GB variants on a two year contract from a service provider...
Sep
10
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 8:01 PM
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The WikiLeaks server that hosted the site during the release of classified US State Department docs, is now available on eBay for $25,200. The server belongs to Swedish Internet service provider Bahnhof, and the same was rented to Wiki in 2010, using which WikiLeaks flushed out the ‘Collateral Murder’ video's 2007 footage that showed a US helicopter crew gunning down a few Baghdad activists, including two Reuters journalists. It also disclosed the Guantanamo Files and CNN reports, among others....