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Feb
02
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by Jason Estibeiro at 8:58 AM
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In India, you would normally find a 15-year-old teenager preparing for his SSC exams. Well, meet Angad Daryani, a school dropout working on 3D printer which he plans to sell in India. People call him a number of things: child prodigy, little genius, but he describes himself in one word – Maker. At the age of 8, he built his first robot. At 13, he built his first prototype of the RepRap 3D printer. One of his prototype 3D printers is being used at the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai....
Feb
01
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by Chirayu Samarth at 9:06 PM
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Apple is in the news for all wrong reasons. This is not for the first time that an Apple gadget has caught fire. According to TOI, in November an iPad demo unit in Australia exploded spontaneously which forced the evacuation of the store.

This time around a 13-year-old girl’s iPhone caught fire while the phone was in her pocket. The girl, from Maine, US suffered first-and-second-degree burns as her phone spontaneously caught fire. As quoted in TOI, according to WMTW.com when the teenager...
Feb
01
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 7:49 PM
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About 140,000 lives were lost in India in 2012 in road accidents and an estimated 17% (about 24,000) of them were the vehicle occupants. What could be the reasons for this huge loss of human life?
  • Bad roads? Maybe.
  • Unsafe driving? Maybe.
  • Lack of safety in cars? Definitely.
Yes. It is has been proven. Global NCAP, a UK watchdog for car safety conducted tests on five best selling car models in India- Tata Nano, Hyundai i10, Ford Figo, Volkwagen Polo and Maruti-Suzuki...
Feb
01
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by Dhananjay Harkare at 6:48 PM
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‘Can magnet with only one pole exist?’ is the question that can now be answered with a yes. Physicists have successfully synthesized a magnetic particle having only North Pole allowing to explore its mysterious properties. In 1931, Paul Dirac, one of the founders of quantum physics, predicted the existence of mono-pole. The recent discovery have given life to his theory and experiments. Researchers at Amherst College in Massachusetts and Aalto University in Finland managed to simulate the...
Jan
31
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 8:16 PM
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Worrying about shattered glass and broken glass shards may well be a thing of past! Researchers are aiming for a glass that does not shatter when dropped but simply bends and becomes slightly deformed. Glass breaks on impact due to it's property of being brittle and as one may have experienced, glass shards are often dangerous.

These scientists, from McGill University, Canada, headed by Professor Francois Barthelat, Mechanical Engineering Department, were inspired by the mechanics of...
Jan
31
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:46 AM
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Sony Playstation enthusiasts from UK have a reason to cheer. Sony has revealed an official release date for Sony PS Vita Slim or 2000 in UK as 7th of February 2014. Last year, the same gaming console was launched in Japan in October. The original PS Vita was launched following a lot of buzz, but the sales figures did not went sky rocketing for the hand-held...
Jan
31
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by Abhishek Rawal at 4:35 AM
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Recently, MATE development team released LiveCD ISO based on ArchLinux that boots full MATE desktop environment, allowing potential users to try MATE without installing it in their current system. MATE is an attractive desktop environment which aims to bring the traditional user experience of GNOME2 along with best possible support for GTK+ 3. MATE is turning out to be one successful desktop environment, thanks to the distributions like Mageia, Fedora, openSUSE, Linux Mint, ArchLinux...
Jan
31
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 1:10 AM
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iBall has launched the Slide 3G 7334Q-10 Android tablet in the Indian markets today. The Slide 3G, as you might have guessed from the name supports WCDMA connectivity. The tablet is also capable of handling voice calls and offers Dual-SIM standby. The iBall Slide 3G 7334Q-10 sports a 7-inch (17.8 cm) IPS panel display which has got an HD (1024 x 600 pixels) resolution. Underneath we find a 1.3 GHz ARM Cortex A7 quad-core processor and 1GB of RAM which seem quite capable of handling Android...
Jan
30
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 10:18 PM
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Leaked documents have revealed an elaborate plan giving police the ability to remotely disable car engines. This technology comes under ENLET's(European Network of Law Enforcement Technologies') 6-year development project. ENLET is a group working for the European Union police. These documents have been leaked by Statewatch: a civil liberties monitoring watchdog in EU. It is further stated that these measures have been implemented to curb high-speed car chases and to stop commonly used car...
Jan
30
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by Netradeep Dhonde at 8:05 PM
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Isn't it really boring to see the same screen every day? A change in regularity is welcomed by everyone. Well, GeeksPhone – a Spanish smartphone company has come up with a new device that lets you do just that. It has unveiled a new device, a first of-its kind that would offer multiple operating systems on a single handset. The base OS of the phone will be Android whereas for the second, Geeks Phone says that “any other community supported OS” can be loaded onto the device.
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