May
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:12 AM
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Timex is a leading brand in watches for over a century. The company has jumped on the bandwagon of wearable devices by introducing its own new smartwatch called 'Timex Ironman Move X20'. Checking a little history of the brand will tell you that Timex Ironman is a digital wristwatch first produced by Timex over 30 year back that continues to be made in different styles even today. The same brand is continued in the Move X20 activity tracker, a gadget to worn on the wrist. Compatible with iOS...
May
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:49 AM
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You must've seen a kid play with lego blocks and learning to put them together on their own by the good ol' 'trial and error' method. Well, that's how the UC Berkeley robot learns various motor skills. A team of researchers from University of California has developed algorithms that empower robots to learn on their own. What is now being called a major step forward in the field of AI, this technique of reinforcement learning helps a robot complete different tasks without pre-programmed...
May
24
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by Jason Estibeiro at 9:03 PM
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The Gionee Elife E7 handset was released back when Mobile World Congress was held in March 2015. The handset mostly received positive reviews wherever it was released. Maybe this is the reason that Gionee is rumoured to launch the Elife E8 handset soon. The handset recently received its certification from TENAA, a Chinese telecommunications equipment certification centre and according to Android Headlines, because of this reviewing, the specs of the device have become known.

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May
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:30 PM
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Digital India program is getting stronger with every passing month. Government officials working on this project have taken an initiative for analysis of malware and cleaning of botnets so that device owners can remove malicious software for free and have a more secure experience while using various services. Botnet (a word short for robot and network) is a term used to denote the network of internet connected computers that start spam attack or DDoS (Denial of Service) attacks. The...
May
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:16 PM
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The government of India has taken steps to setup 70 supercomputers to accelerate research work in various domains including weather and defence. These supercomputers will have varying speed of operations from 0.5 to 20 petaflops. However, as the work progresses, the newer super computing machines will even operate at 50 petaflops. In case you are not aware - a petaFLOP is a unit of measuring computer's processing speed. One petaFLOP is 10^15 floating point operations per second.

The early...
May
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:30 AM
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Android factory reset option promises to wipe out all your personal data and information from your gadget. It's a common and suggested practice to factory reset your phone or tablet before you sell it to someone or discard it. It turns out that the factory reset could just be making you believe that you've wiped out your personal data forever and no one can retrieve it. A team of researchers from Cambridge University have published a paper titled...
May
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:41 AM
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ETI Dynamics has launched a new solar electric hybrid scooter in India. The scooter, priced at Rs. 50,000 is a sure-shot head turner with a canopy of bendable solar panels that promise to add about 15-20% efficiency gain. The solar panels at the top will keep the batteries charged when you're on the move and offer a total range of about 50 kilometers on a single charge. Intended for use on city-roads; this scooter can cruise at a top speed of 50km/hr.

ETI Dynamics informed the media at the...
May
23
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 11:19 PM
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The weekend is here, which means most of you would like to escape the heat in city and live in the arms of Mother Nature. If camping or nature resorts aren’t your likeable choices, a Slovakian architect firm is pitching the idea of a tiny home away from home that produces its own energy. The Ecocapsule, from Slovakian firm Nice Architects is an egg-shaped structure that contains all the necessities you need from a home. The Eco capsule measures 4.5 meters (14.6 feet) in length, 2.4 meters...
May
23
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 6:57 PM
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The researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD) and Temple University have discovered a new class of magnets called ‘non-Joulian magnets’. The unique property of this kind of magnets is that they expand in volume in the presence of magnetic field. Not only that, they can also harvest or convert energy without wasting much heat. Due to these characteristics, the non-Joulian magnets can be employed for developing next generation of sensors and actuators. The newly discovered magnets could...
May
23
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by Coral Jain at 2:08 PM
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Samsung, the South Korean tech-giant has finally launched Grand Neo Plus in India. Ever since the proliferation of low budget smartphones from Lenovo, Motorola, Xiaomi, etc. in India, Samsung's place in smartphone market has surely taken its toll. With the launch of this product, Samsung must be wishing to regain the support of its Indian customers. This new smartphone from Samsung has already been listed in the official website of Samsung and we are expecting an official launch soon....