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Feb
21
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:22 AM
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It was recognized that Holography could become the future of data storage with the capability to read-write huge amounts of data in a parallel way. The technology has been put in action by a research team from University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and Russian Academy of Science. The team has developed a new holographic memory device that shows unprecedented storage and processing power. Introduced in 1940s, the first holograms used electron microscopes and with...
Feb
21
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by Aditya Deshmukh at 8:24 AM
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The California tech giant Google Inc. has announced a new research project named ‘Project Tango’ on Thursday, aiming to bring 3D technology to smartphones for developing potential applications like indoor mapping, gaming and helping visually impaired people to navigate. Google also said that Project Tango will provide prototypes to other developers to develop new and interesting application from this new technology.

Project leader Johnny Lee says that this project incorporates robotics and...
Feb
20
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by Chinmay Joshi at 11:03 PM
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Bats have the ability to flap their wings during their flight. This tendency of bats has inspired scientists to design flying robots known as “micro air vehicles”. Researchers from Virginia Tech studied the motion of wings in fruit bats and how they manipulate air around them to fly swiftly.

Mr. Danesh Tafti, a mechanical engineering professor and director of high performance computational fluid thermal science and engineering lab at Virginia Tech, shared his views by saying that the size...
Feb
20
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by Chirayu Samarth at 6:48 PM
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The much-awaited Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, the mini-variant of the popular Xperia Z1 is now official in India. The phone has been launched at Rs. 36,990 on company’s official website and is currently available on e-commerce sites like Snapdeal, Infibeam, Amazon. Sony had launched Z1 Compact at Consumer Electronic Show 2014, alongside Xperia Z1S earlier this year. It has similar specifications as that of Sony’s top-end Xperia Z1 smartphone.

The new Xperia Z1 Compact has 4.3-inch screen, 720p...
Feb
20
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by Netradeep Dhonde at 6:22 PM
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Acer has announced the mid-range Liquid E3 and the entry-level Liquid Z4 smartphones. Both the smartphones will premiere at the MWC in Barcelona.

Acer Liquid E3:

This one comes with a 4.7” 720p IPS display and packs a 1.2 GHz quad core processor (most probably a Cortex A7 chipset), 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage, Wi-Fi, and integrated GPS. The backside of the device has a Acer RAPID key, which can be used to answer a call, launch an app or unlock the device. A long press launches the...
Feb
19
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 11:19 PM
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For all those who find it difficult to keep track of their valuables, Nokia has launched a new accessory for its Lumia range of smartphones which make sure that the valuables are always monitored. Nokia Treasure Tag can be put on any item thanks to its tiny size. The coloured tags measure 30 x 30 x 10 mm and weigh just 13 grams. The Treasure tags can be paired with smartphones using NFC or Bluetooth. The companion Nokia Treasure Tag app is currently available only for Windows Phone devices...
Feb
19
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by Chinmay Joshi at 2:34 PM
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Even before Samsung’s official reveal, SamMobile has confirmed that Samsung’s Galaxy S5 will be equipped with a fingerprint scanner. The fingerprint scanner will work similar to that of Apple’s iPhone 5S. Most of the rumours reported that the fingerprint sensor would be built into the actual display but Samsung will be using the home button. This fingerprint scanner in Samsung Galaxy S5 has actually been implemented by a South Korean person.

If you wish to unlock the phone you would just...
Feb
19
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by Sunil Singh at 4:13 PM
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South Korean Electronics giant Samsung has announced the unveiling of the updated Galaxy Gear 2.0 just ahead of MWC 2014 to be held in Barcelona. This updated gear will run a special HTML 5 version of Tizen. The lighter HTML 5 will encourage and attract third-party developers to create apps specifically for this smartwatch. Introducing Tizen on Gear 2 appears to be a smart move adopted by Samsung so that the users become more familiar and comfortable in using this new OS and gain a good hold...
Feb
19
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by Aditya Deshmukh at 5:21 PM
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Samsung is introducing entry level 4G android phone in their massive line-up of Galaxy smartphones. This android device is same as that Samsung’s Galaxy core with added support of LTE. Samsung has named this phone as Samsung Galaxy Core LTE.

Samsung Galaxy Core LTE comes with same features as that of Galaxy Core. We’ll find some minor changes which distinguishes Samsung Galaxy Core and its LTE version. Galaxy core LTE features 1.2 GHz dual core Cortex A5 processor, a 4.5” display with qHD...
Feb
19
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by Abhishek Rawal at 4:16 AM
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In the recent post on Insights Ubuntu, Canonical announced some of its new partners who have decided to develop their applications for Ubuntu Touch. These third party applications will be available at the time of release of Ubuntu in the first Touch device which is likely to arrive in market by 2015. The proposed third party apps package includes some very well known open source & closed-source applications such as:

VideoLAN's VLC Media Player
- World's famous opensource multimedia...