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May
09
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by Ankita Katdare at 1:35 PM
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As engineers we value our time and being stuck is something we inherently dislike. Speaking of being stuck, traffic jams are the biggest head-ache. And so, it looks like engineers over at Terrafugia are busy working on every engineer's dream - flying a car to work. Yeah, Terrafugia TF-X is the latest development from the US based scientists to make a four-seater flying car a reality. Terrafugia Inc, the company based in Woburn, MA founded by pilot-engineers from MIT is best known for developing...
May
09
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by Smriti Jha at 4:40 AM
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The mission isn't even official yet and there are close to 80k applicants already. Mars 2023: Inhabitants Wanted says the site, and the overwhelming response tells you just how ambitious the humans to Mars mission is going to be. If that wasn't enough motivation, hear the second man to walk on the moon rooting for the cause. The...
May
08
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by Ankita Katdare at 6:52 PM
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Celkon, the India OEM has brought for us its all new - the Celkon A119Q Signature HD, an Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) running smartphone. One can't help but notice the upsurge of all these tablets/phablets and smartphones coming every other day from Indian cellphone manufacturers. They just blow up our screens when we see gadget news. Well, coming back to the smartphone - A119Q Signature HD features a sleek 5-inch screen that has a resolution of 720x1280 pixels while being powered by a 1.2GHz...
May
08
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by Ankita Katdare at 4:51 PM
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Opera's latest strategic move consists of partnering with seven Indian OEMs to bring its web browser - Opera Mini pre-installed in the Android devices they manufacture. These mobile manufacturers include - Karbonn, Lava, Intex, Celkon, Fly, Zen and HCL ME. All the smartphones and tablets from these makers that run the Google’s mobile operating system Android will now feature Opera Mini by default in the apps list as users buy these products. This is an interesting move, because even today most...
May
07
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by Ankita Katdare at 1:48 PM
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Windows fans, there's a reason to rejoice. Windows has confirmed the launch of the much-anticipated update to Windows 8 for later this year under the codename - 'Windows Blue'. Just now, when Windows 8 has reached the sales mark of 100 million, the news of the Windows Blue's launch is a welcome refreshment. Windows 8, the OS designed for the touch-devices, that couldn't make too big a room in the tablet segment owing to the over-powering dominance of Apple's iPad and Samsung's tablets, is now...
May
07
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:51 PM
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A person who apparently does not wish to reveal his true identity has come forward to say that now some channels on YouTube are about to become paid. In the few weeks to come, we will be seeing certain channels getting paid subscription service. According to The Financial Times, the viewers would be charged as little as $1.99 a month. Though the internet is raft with speculations in and around the nature of reactions this would garner to YouTube, the company behind has said it has no such...
May
07
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:05 PM
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When the Indian cheap smartphone market is tumbling and tolling with a new entry every week, this time around, we have an Android Ice Cream Sandwich running - Karbonn A25. Karbonn has just launched the 5-inched A25 in India and its all set to talk about its great features. At a price as low as INR 6,590, the A25 is already on sale at leading eRetail sites. The Dual SIM nature of this device, giving it an edge over the competitors bring us a decent 1GHz dual core processor packaged with a 5-inch...
May
05
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:04 AM
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MediaTek, the company well-known worldwide for being Taiwan's biggest handset chip designer is now making raves, owing to its latest launch. The MediaTek MT6572, is a next-gen, dual-core smartphone platform and is being proudly called the World's First SoC (System-On-Chip) that has WiFi, FM, Bluetooth and GPS Functions that enables a four-layer PCB design which at the same time is cost-effective. Now this chip being cost-optimized, in near-future we will be able to see a lot of price-cutting in...
May
05
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by Smriti Jha at 6:31 AM
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A team of students at Columbia University has been working on a robotic arm that reacts to facial gestures. The robotic arm is called, well, ARM, which stands for Assistive Robotic Manipulator and is aimed as a wheelchair attachment that would attend to the disabled. The goal of this venture was to build assistive tech that can be covered by insurance so the cost has been kept low. The crew was able to keep the price to an affordable $3,200 by using laser cut wood to build the artificial limb....
May
01
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:46 PM
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A Boy and His Atom has entered the book of Guinness World Records for being the world's 'smallest movie', made with atoms. The movie features thousands of atoms that 'act' in sync to produce 250 frames of non-stop action. The protagonist of the movie, Atom befriends a single atom and then goes on a playful journey; dancing, bouncing & catching the atom. The background score is a playful music track that keeps you glued to the screens for whole 1.34 minutes, from beginning to end. Watch the...