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Creative Writing (Live) | Deadline: 10:00 PM (IST)


Engineering Life Photo Contest (Live) | Deadline: 11:00 PM (IST) Today


Mega Contest: Engineering For Change In India, Project Report Contest (Live) | Deadline: 11:59 AM (IST), Tomorrow


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Jun
06
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by Ambarish Ganesh at 9:23 AM
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Stanford University scientists writing in Nature Communications asserts that novel electrodes made of silicon and conducting polymer hydrogel betters the performance of rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries. Using this method, these scientists have come up with a new technique which creates low-cost, silicon based batteries that hold potential spanning several electrical devices. Study co-author Zhenan Bao, a member of chemical engineering at Stanford stated that for the development of...
Jun
06
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:08 AM
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If you care for energy, Microsoft has something very important message for you - 'Ditch Chrome & Firefox and switch over to IE10'. Why? Because Microsoft's latest study finds out that if everyone switched from Chrome or Firefox to IE10 on Windows 8 for about a year, the energy saved would be equivalent to powering over 10,000 households in the United States in that year. On the World Environment Day, Microsoft announced that IE10 is the most energy-efficient browser on Windows 8 - the latest...
Jun
06
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by Smriti Jha at 1:31 AM
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AMD has decided to give up the long-running Windows exclusivity stand and extend its loyalty to Google's Android and Chrome OS Operating Systems. Advanced Micro Devices is now open to designing chips that are based on x86 and ARM architecture so that they can run multiple OSes. AMD had declared full devotion towards Windows 8 while claiming little interest in Android on previous occasions but the sentiment seems to have changed since then. The company is eager to expand its custom-chip business...
Jun
06
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by Smriti Jha at 2:49 AM
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After gathering more than 100 million users around the world to opt for the 'One Channel' during its open beta phase, the new channel design goes universal today. If you hadn't already switched to the new layout, you'd be introduced to a brand new look across all devices. The new 'One Channel' design claims to be advantageous in more than one way. The new design is already more popular than the old, and users who have employed the latest design have enjoyed an increase in new subscribers. A...
Jun
05
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:06 PM
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If the constant bombarding of soaps and mindless reality shows make you want to go back to the 90s, Prasar Bharati is readying a solution for you. Soon, viewers in 10 cities across India, including Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai & Kolkata will be able to watch Doordarshan along with other 19 channels offered by Prasar Bharti on their mobile phone, tablets or laptop computeres. And all the goodness will be delivered free to all users across India. the officials say that the national broadcaster has...
Jun
05
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 7:05 PM
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It has happened again. A product gets listed online even before its official launch to give us a preview to what the phone has to offer. HTC’s Desire XDS has now been listed online on Saholic[dot]com at an price of Rs. 16,089. This mid end handset comes with a 4 inch Super LCD screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The phone runs a slightly outdated Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with the company’s Sense 4 skin on it. The phone is powered by a 1 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor...
Jun
05
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by Ankita Katdare at 6:33 PM
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Lenovo seems to have quietly launched the IdeaPad Y510p Laptop and is currently available for purchasing via the website. The laptop features a brushed metal exterior and metal speaker grilles and is powered by Intel's new Haswell Core i7 2.4GHz quad-core processor and is equipped with NVIDIA's 750M GPU. You can dial up your laptop's performance with the Ultrabay that can be instantly swapped out for dual graphics capability, increased storage space or an additional fan for cooling. Lenovo...
Jun
05
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 5:51 PM
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Well, Samsung’s GALAXY range has long been at war with Sony’s Xperia range for capturing market share. Samsung’s policy of making cheap droids worked successfully but they also drew a lot of flak for uninspiring design and flimsy outer casing. So seeing how the Xperia has managed to have a niche market for strong rugged devices that can withstand dust and water, the Korean mobile manufacturer has decided now to put GALAXY S4 Active in the competition. The smartphone has been qualified with IP67...
Jun
05
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by Ankita Katdare at 5:32 PM
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Just like always, Apple engineers seems to be working really hard for stealing the audience's breath away at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 starting monday next week. With news about the event's keynote featuring the launch of iOS 7, a lot of rumors, photo leaks and guess-work has been spreading. Though there isn't a lot to reveal the mystery, one thing is sure - iOS 7 is going to have a major redesign! Coming to you with this iOS update is a flat user interface, a new...
Jun
05
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 1:02 PM
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We all have received free samples of products every now and then. It’s a promotional gesture by the company to see how their product works in the market. The way I see it, there are two troubles - first the company cannot obtain feedback from users timely and next they have to recruit manpower for the same. So Pepsi has now brought a new way of dispensing samples and obtaining users’ credentials at the same time with the Pepsi Like Machine. This machine is basically a vending machine containing...