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Aug
28
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:22 PM
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China is ready to launch Chang'e-3, its first unmanned robot to roll on the moon-land. The robot is expected to make it to the faraway planet by the end of this year. The robot will be the first one in the Change'e series to actually land on moon. There were two robots, Chang'e-1 and Chang'e-2 which were set out for lunar probe in 2007 and 2010 respectively; but they didn't land on the planet. Chinese engineers have developed a unique, slow landing technique for the bot and the details of this...
Aug
28
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:37 PM
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Researchers, Rajesh Rao and Andrea Stocco of the University of Washington have developed world's first human brain-to-brain interface. Using the technique, Rajesh Rao was able to control the movements of Andrea Stocco. The duo demonstrated their technology by playing a game. Both researchers sat in different rooms across the campus. Rao began playing a game with his mind and Stocco wore a magnetic simulation coil over the left motor cortex region of his brain. Rao then remotely controlled...
Aug
28
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 6:16 PM
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Engineers at MIT and National University of Ireland (NUI) have developed a 3D mapping algorithm that can create highly detailed indoor and outdoor 3D maps in real time. The research team used a regular Kinect camera and tested their algorithms to create rich, 3D maps of the MIT's Stata Center. The camera roamed through the halls and the stairways of the center and as soon as it reached the starting point - the algorithms quickly stitched all the photos it captured to create a rich 3D map. This...
Aug
28
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:11 PM
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If you are like millions of others (nothing to be proud of it) who spend waste hours on Facebook looking at totally useless stuff - there's a way to fix it. Nope, we aren't telling you to stay away from your computer or mobile. If you keep Facebook open in one of the browser tabs and check it every few minutes while doing some serious work, Pavlov Poke will 'shock' you and remind you of your duties. That is, if you are studying for a test tomorrow and can't get yourself to log out of...
Aug
28
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by Ankita Katdare at 4:32 PM
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Nissan, the Japanese multinational automaker, is here with some awesome news. The company has promised to bring in the market the first "commercially-viable" self-driving car by 2020. Whoa! The last time we checked, Google was in news for its Self-Driving Car that travels 300,000 miles without any accident. It was a great achievement but with many shortcomings....
Aug
28
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:36 PM
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At a time in which public consciousness and concern about their security across the Internet is at its peak, a developer from UK - Robb Lewis and designer Ed Poole came together to develop a website that helps you get off the grid. Well, not completely, but they have launched a website called JustDelete.Me for people who want delete their web trace from various online databases, be it a social media site to an online retailer site you so regularly visit. The website gives its users a directory...
Aug
28
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 11:34 PM
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As everyone is excited about the return of Start Button on with the Windows 8.1 update on October 18, someone has decided to tease us with future Microsoft releases. WZOR, who is known for his string of leaks from Microsoft, has come up with details on Windows 9 and Windows 10. According to him, Windows 9 will bring back ‘Aero’ theme and shall be launched in 2014. This rush in release cycle seems out of place but if we consider how Microsoft is able to deliver Windows 8.1 just days before the...
Aug
28
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:05 AM
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India's leading eCommerce portal, Flipkart has introduced voice search that lets you command the portal like a King or Queen. We tried it and it worked about 3 out of 5 times, which we believe is good given our 'Indian' accents. For example, the service quickly realised 'Samsung Galaxy S4' but couldn't figure it out when we said 'The Midas Touch By Robert Kiyosaki'. On multiple tries, the best guess was 'Dutch', which believe came from 'touch'. The developers may already know that this voice...
Aug
28
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:43 AM
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It's just a few weeks since Google decided to launch a redesigned version of the Gmail app on iOS and nwo we have a new update that improves the Google Drive and Google+ integration with the app. The latest update, Gmail 2.4 app makes links to the services open in their corresponding app. That is if there's a G+ link in the app - your Google Plus app will automatically launch. Of course, this behaviour is completely customizable - because you may tweak the settings to make the links open in...
Aug
27
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 6:36 PM
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Sony's latest flagship device, the Xperia Z1, has got some outstanding specs to boast about, and one specific feature of the Android beauty that really had our attention arrested is the camera lens add-on, which even connects to iPhone via Bluetooth. Sources state that this attachment shall be called EspressOn. There've been a few leaks recently that reveal more about the lens attachment. Reportedly, there shall be two attachments- 1) the DSC-QX100, which is very much alike the RX-100 II...