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Nov
18
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 10:02 PM
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Just a few days ago, we mourned the death of the Nokia brand name as its adoptive parents Microsoft christened their new Windows smartphone without using the iconic Finnish brand name. Today however Nokia, by themselves, gave their fans the most pleasant surprise by announcing the existence of the Nokia N1 Android tablet. When...
Nov
18
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 6:24 PM
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Spice Retail Limited today launched its latest affordable smartphone - Spice Stellar 362 - targeted at the customers in Tier II and Tier III cities for a price of Rs 5499 only. For the given price, the phone generously packs in high-utility features, making sure that most requirements of their target customers are met. The phone runs Android KitKat 4.4 and supports 3G for high-speed internet experience, demand of which is constantly increasing among the sub-urban consumers. Mr. Prashant...
Nov
18
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 11:17 AM
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The NVIDIA Tesla K80 Dual GPU accelerator is the world's fastest graphics card - and boy, it's driving the entire graphics industry to a new benchmark! Nvidia announced the updated GPU on Monday, the fastest card from the company till date. The GPU is apart of Nvidia's Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform, which finds place in world's supercomputers used for AI, machine learning, big data, data analytics, scientific and high-performance engineering research applications. The K80 builds on the...
Nov
18
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:56 AM
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Jolla Ltd., the Finish company founded by ex-Nokia employees, has started making waves thanks to a teaser it has put on the official website that says 'Something Big is about to begin' with an image of a corner of a device displayed above it and a launch date set at November 12, 2014. This mystery launch has got the media and gadget-enthusiasts excited about the upcoming unveiling from the company. It was only in September that the folks released...
Nov
18
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:19 AM
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Dell India has made the Dell Venue 7 and Dell Venue 8 tablets with 3G & voice calling facility official in the country. These tablets were announced back in June and are now selling on some e-commerce portals at some great discount offers. The Dell Venue 7 features an Intel Atom Dual-Core processor (Z3460), whereas the Dell Venue 8 features a Dual Core Intel Atom processor (Z3480). Both the tablets pack inside them 1 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage which are expandable via microSD card up to...
Nov
18
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:16 AM
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The biggest chip maker in the world Intel and Opening Ceremony, one of the leading brands in retail spaces, showroom, and gallery in the US have teamed up to launch a luxury bracelet known as 'My Intelligent Communication Accessory or MICA' that arrives just ahead of Christmas. Designed by Opening Ceremony and engineered by Intel, the MICA smart bracelet is introduced for women and features the precious metal & stone with 18K gold coating and a curved sapphire glass touchscreen display. This...
Nov
17
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:29 AM
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If you thought those Quick Response (QR) codes could serve no other purpose than acting as a label that holds all information about the item to which it is attached or accessing webpages using your smart device, think again because you are about to be proven wrong by the engineers at University of Connecticut. Using a series of small lenses attached to any normal smartphone, the optical engineers have been able to display 3D images by scanning an array of QR codes. The interesting part is that...
Nov
17
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 8:52 AM
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Frank Swain, a London-based freelance science writer, has developed this new software called Phantom Terrains that turns local WiFi signals to audible sounds. The writer who has been slowly progressing towards deafness since his 20s, has worked with sound artist Daniel Jones to develop this software which works well with smartphones and hearing aids. Phantom Terrains employs the smartphone's WiFi sensors to collect and analyze data from nearby fields. This data is then further decoded and...
Nov
17
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:25 AM
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Broadly speaking, thousands of us own computers that have been affected by malware and viruses from time to time. The prevent and repair mechanisms we use are based on a pre-defined set of known viruses that could affect our machines. The anti-virus programs browse and compare the catalog of these viruses and detects if it matches with the new strange behavior in our machine to send an alert to the user about the infection. This means that there's no way to completely avoid the malware from...
Nov
17
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:23 AM
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WhatsApp has decided to let people disable the double blue ticks - that let the sender know when their message was read. WhatsApp (owned by Facebook) had recently introduced a new feature in WhatsApp that caused a Tsunami of concerns among the WhatsApp addicts around the world. Popularly called 'Blue sticks of death' on the social media, the double blue ticks next to any message you sent would indicate that the receiver has read the message. People were concerned that this feature was a serious...