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Aug
05
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:00 PM
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Flipkart has posted a teaser saying "Exciting times at Flipkart, we've got a brand new digital product lined up in a couple of days... can you guess what it is?", followed by a screenshot (see below). The screenshot itself doesn't reveal any information except that we tried to guess what the 'blurred' part of the screenshot said. It appears that it says "Web Reader [beta]". Followed by the words < eBook Library. Have a look & guess -





The launch of a web-based eBook reader might be a...
Aug
05
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:18 AM
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Indian Railways will soon have the AC coaches powered by solar energy. The Integral Coach Factory at Chennai has joined hands with IIT Madras to design coaches that will use solar energy to power the air conditioning systems. In addition, the solar energy will be used to power the lighting inside the coaches. This would be the first project of its kind that Indian Railways is undertaking to tap solar energy.


Indian Railways, world's largest railway system, is looking to...
Aug
05
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:50 AM
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WeChat version 5.0 has been launched. It may not be available in your country as of yet, but App Store in China seems to be the first in the lot to get the update. Android version of the App (Chinese) is expected to go live in the next few hours as well. So far, the launch date of the English version is not known. Let's have a quick look at what's new in the latest update.


Game Center: With about 11 game titles in the offering, WeChat is expecting to generate some...
Aug
05
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 6:57 AM
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Biomedical engineers from Drexel University, University Of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University and UCLA have identified a new type of cell in your brain that helps humans keep track of their relative location when navigating in an unfamiliar environment. What this research indicates is that there's a natural GPS programmed right inside our brains. These cells appear in the grid pattern, and hence derive the name 'grid cells', are distinct inside human brain. Their activation represents...
Aug
03
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 12:00 AM
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Engineers have rolled up their sleeves to create artificial earthquakes - with an aim to develop techniques to build sturdier and safer buildings & structures. A team of structural and civil engineers from Johns Hopkins University are going to shake themselves up using massive moving platforms to simulate the earthquake. They'll test how a two-story building made of cold-formed steel can stand up to a lab-generated earthquake that resembles the Southern California quake. The testing will be...
Aug
03
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:13 AM
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Worrying about keeping your electronic empire charged when you're roaming at places far-away from the power points is a thing of a past with this Solar Tent. The Katabatic Solar powered tend would be a great companion to keep you safe and also take care of providing electricity to your gadgets. This could be the camping product you might have been waiting for a long time.


The solar tent has been released by Eddie Bauer in association with Goal Zero. The tent uses a solar...
Aug
02
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 6:51 PM
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Aakash 4 launch date will be in January 2014, reports MobileIndian. The fourth generation of the tablet that the Indian government is pushing hard to boost the delivery of education will be released next year, according to Kapil Sibal who is the Information Technology & Communication minister in the Indian government. Aakash 4 specifications were finalised by the design team in July and till now about 12 global players have shown interest in manufacturing the tablet. Mr. Sibal was speaking at...
Aug
02
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 2:01 PM
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Indian Telecom Department is working on development of a sub $100 smartphone to drive the broadband push, one of the top telecom officials has disclosed to ToI. The move, if true, would be a surprise one after the market's indifferent response to the Aakash tablet that the ministry introduced in India. The overall plan is to manufacture the phone locally in India so that it'll be affordable to larger section of the society. This could be a move to attract the voters by giving the new smartphone...
Aug
02
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:58 AM
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India's leading automobile maker, Tata Motors and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) have jointly developed India's first fuel cell powered bus, after several years of research. The final model of this bus that uses hydrogen as its main fuel was demonstrated to public at ISRO center in Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu, last Sunday. Hydrogen stored in the tanks at the top of the bus is used by the engine and it creates zero emissions. Which means this bus doesn't cause air pollution....
Aug
01
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:46 PM
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The USB 3.0 promoter group has announced the availability of USB 3.1 specifications. What's the most important point to notice is that the new standard will offer whooping 10 Gbps data transfer speeds - imagine transferring all of your music collection to your external HDD or flash drive in just a few seconds. Awesome, right? It's going to be a reality in the next few months. The latest release of USB specifications is available for download from the USB-IF website. The SuperSpeed USB 10 Gbps...