Apr
04
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:28 PM
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Folks behind the Vine app have revealed a new feature for its users by introducing Vine Messages in its latest update for iOS and Android. If you install the Vine 2.0 update, you get to privately send videos and text messages to your friends, no matter if they are on Vine or not. To avail this option, users will have to select the new "Messages" option in the navigation menu, type a text or record a video and send it to your friends. Just like other social messaging platforms such as...
Apr
04
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:03 AM
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Festo, the German industrial control and automation experts, have come up with a new piece of innovation in the form of BionicKangaroo - a robotic system that mimics a real-life Kangaroo and jumps around just like the real thing. But that's not it, this artificial kangaroo just like its natural counterpart recovers the energy when jumping, stores it and efficiently uses it for the next jump. Voila. The first of its kind Bionic Kangaroo, smartly integrates the pneumatic and electrical drive...
Apr
04
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by Jason Estibeiro at 8:18 AM
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Recently, Microsoft announced the release of Windows Phone 8.1 on the Windows Phone blog. This new update boasts of a number of impressive features which will surely make a user’s experience more personalised. It introduces marginal changes in various aspects of the device like the Start screen, Lock screen, Calendar, Music and Entertainment, Email and Accounts, Photos and data related fields like Data Sense, Wi-Fi Sense and Storage Sense. In addition to the above, a number of new features...
Apr
03
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by Chirayu Samarth at 10:15 PM
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Recently, Facebook Messenger saw an update and now Samsung’s cross-platform instant messaging software ChatOn has been updated to version 3.5, which packs some exciting new features. The major upgrade will have enhanced features like recalling sent messages, sharing files of size up to 1GB and allowing users to share their real-time location with other users for a specific time period. Further, the update will also see group size being increased to a maximum limit of 1001 people, enabling...
Apr
03
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 8:44 PM
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Intel made a number of important announcements on the second day at a conference in China. These include a new range of processors, codenamed "Braswell", a 64-bit kernel for Android KitKat 4.4 devices with Intel Architecture, a 3G product named SoFIA and a media box developed by QVOD Technologies. Surpassing the U.S., China is the no.1 market for PCs and Intel has been making announcements there instead of the U.S. for quite a while now and this year is no exception. The Braswell series is a...
Apr
03
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by Jason Estibeiro at 7:56 PM
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Microsoft plans to take on Siri, Google Now, S Voice and all other voice assistant software, by coming out with their own smartphone assistant, “Cortana”. This software is one of the prime features of the latest Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 update and it increases the accessibility of a Windows Phone by a great margin. The name ‘Cortana’ has evidently been taken from a character of Microsoft’s famous video game, Halo.

The voice assistant was introduced for the first time on stage by Joe...
Apr
03
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by Ankita Katdare at 5:24 PM
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XOLO has officially announced an all new 6-inch device called the 'XOLO Q2500 PocketPad' in India today. Powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad Core MTK 6582 processor, the XOLO Pocketpad features a huge 6-inch screen with IPS HD Display and 1280 x 720 pixel resolution with 245 PPI. Packed inside the device is a Mali 400 - MP2 graphics core clocked at 500 Mhz. At 168 x 83 x 8.5 mm dimensions, the XOLO is your best bet for a device that's half a smartphone and half a tablet. On the phablet's body, you...
Apr
03
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:45 PM
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Twitter, the micro-blogging giant, has come up with a facility that lets user search for tweets between a date range. This makes it possible for Twitter users to search a tweet from a particular day by a particular person. The facility wasn't available as a direct feature till date. Those wishing to look for a tweet done on say April 1st, would have do some manual work. In other words, those who are aware of how search works, could use the “since:” and “until:” operators to do the trick....
Apr
03
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 12:48 PM
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Remember Yahoo Messenger? The app with 'Y' & smiley icon continued to be one of your favorite one a few years ago. It's still alive and getting more secure; says Alex Stamos, Yahoo's Chief Information Security officer. Yahoo's laid out a plan to ensure that all the data that flows across its servers will be encrypted and won't be available to the spying eyes (read NSA). Even if the government taps data cables; it won't be able to read your messages. Yahoo's declared that as of March...
Apr
03
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:19 PM
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Engineering researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a one-of-its-kind light detector that operates at room temperature and is capable of sensing the full infrared spectrum all through putting the heat vision technology into a contact lens. Yep. That means, after night-vision goggles it is now the time of night-vision contact lenses. Without the necessity of the bulky cooling equipment, their technology can be incorporated into a super-thin design and therefore finds...