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Mar
13
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:24 PM
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Nikon Corporation has proudly announced the launch of their new advanced camera with Nikon 1 V3 that features interchangeable lenses. Along with that, the company has also released a new normal zoom lens - NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM, which is compatible with the CX format and covers the 10-30mm range of focal lengths. The speciality of this lens is that, according to Nikon's research, it is the world's lightest lens equipped with a power-drive zoom function to utilize an...
Mar
13
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 11:39 AM
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London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) researchers in their study with peers from Cambridge and Oxford have observed that thin films of spin ice reveal astounding properties that could aid in the development of applications of magnetricity (*magnetricity = magnetic equivalent of electricity).


Science had long established the maximum limit to how cols an object can be - what we know as the 'absolute zero' of temperature. Third law of Thermodynamics states that a...
Mar
13
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:53 AM
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Opera has released the new Opera Mini 8 Browser for all the basic phones or Blackberry OS running smartphones. With a refreshing look and a bunch of new features, Opera Mini 8 is now available for download for Java platform for the basic handsets or feature phones as they are called as well as on Android and iOS. With 250 million+ users across the world, Opera people seem to have some good reasons to kick-in some cool features in the latest release. In the new look, users will find an...
Mar
13
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 8:42 AM
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Phew! I thought it was just me whose Google search results were appearing all different of late. Came to know that the search giant is experimenting with the way it displays search results, and a minor tweak reveals how it plans to cash in on the paid links from unsuspecting visitors. Till recently, the paid links were highlighted within a yellow banner, but now they're just flagged with a small yellow button below reading 'Ad'. For some users, it shall be pretty much easy with the labeling...
Mar
12
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 9:35 PM
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Even after numerous security and privacy updates, controversies surrounding the Facebook acquired messenger WhatsApp do not seem to slow down. More and more privacy concerns as well as security holes are being bought to forefront each day, even after the big software update that could hide the last seen field.

Bas Bosschert, the CTO at DoubleThink, wrote about...
Mar
12
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:00 PM
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Lenovo has launched a new Ideapad Notebook in India with Lenovo Z510 running Windows 8.1 operating system. Powering this laptop is a 4th Generation Intel Core i5/i7 processor. Featuring a 15.6-inch display with 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, the all new Z510 laptop brings a 16:9 widescreen experience coupled with Intel HD Graphics 4600/4000. As we take a look down the specifications list, we find an internal memory up to 8GB Dual Channel DDR3L-1333 / 1600 MHz (2 SO-DIMM slots). There's a 1TB...
Mar
12
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by Ankita Katdare at 6:56 PM
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The new Hyundai Xcent has been launched in India today with some impressive features. From the looks of the new sedan, we can say they are a bit progressive yet sporty. Featuring 15 inch diamond cut alloy wheels with tubeless tyres, Chrome door handles and Fog lamps, the new Hyundai Xcent boasts off a 2nd generation CRDi technology engine that promises lower NVH and lesser emissions. Available in two variants - 1.2 Kappa dual VTVT petrol engine and 1.1 U2 diesel engine, the car features...
Mar
12
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by Ankita Katdare at 6:17 PM
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If you want to see all the mainstream smartphones featuring projectors, an engineering research team from CalTech might have a solution. A new silicon chip developed by Ali Hajimiri and his team from the Electrical Engineering department at the California University of Technology can make it possible for you to project the big presentations or videos right from your smartphone to the wall. Most projectors in use till date pass a beam of light through a tiny image and use lenses to map all...
Mar
12
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by Dhananjay Harkare at 5:29 PM
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Engineers from Duke University have developed world’s first 3D acoustic cloaking device. The acoustic cloaking device is built out of several sheets of paper and number crunching. It works in three dimensions which reroutes the sound waves and creates an impression that the device and anything beneath it does not exist. Professor Steven Cummer from the of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University explained that when the cloak is kept around the object, sound waves...
Mar
12
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by Jason Estibeiro at 1:18 PM
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Connected cars are very soon going to be accessible to all. Connected cars take advantage of the rise of smartphones and the constant effort made to make internet accessible to everyone with projects such as Outernet and Project Loon. Users will be able to access their cars...