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Nov
11
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:17 PM
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Firefox has announced 'Firefox Developer Edition' as a part of its 10 anniversary celebrations. Mozilla had released FF 1.0 10 years ago. Aimed at the nerdy folks on the Internet who make the Internet work, the dev edition replaces the Aurora channel. The impatient ones may head over to the source link below and download the developer edition right away. The patient ones may keep reading to know what all tools and features this new Firefox edition offers.

To begin with, the FF developer...
Nov
11
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:50 AM
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Raspberry Pi, the mini computer everyone loves has been released in a new avatar; smaller and cheaper than its earlier version. UK based Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced Raspberry Pi A+, the latest card-sized single board computer at a super low price of $20 (will cost £20 in the UK). You may remember that the guys had announced Raspberry Pi B+ back in July that retailed at $35....
Nov
11
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:58 AM
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A researcher duo from University of Washington may well be on their way to achieve the closest possible thing to telepathy today. The recent efforts by Rajesh Rao and Andrea Stocco together with the collaboration between the UW Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, Computer Science & Engineering and the Department of Psychology, have led them to develop a system that lets a person’s brain to control another person’s hand motions while sitting in a remote location via transmissions sent over...
Nov
10
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:31 AM
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If you are curious about the research in the field of electric cars, here's something to truly dazzle your brain. A team of researchers from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has achieved a breakthrough in nanotechnology that makes it possible for an electric car to be powered using its own body parts/panels. With the help of light weight super-capacitors that the team has developed and the regular batteries in-use today, the electric cars will be able to derive a significant boost in...
Nov
10
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:42 AM
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In a joint research work done by University of Surrey, University of Southampton and University of Cambridge, it has come to the light that our scientist might be able to build computers with faster processing speeds in the near future. Using a material made from glass, the results of the study showed that it was possible to manipulate the electronics properties of amorphous chalcogenides, an important ingredient used in data transfer technologies widely used in CDs and DVDs. The material used...
Nov
07
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:56 PM
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If smart devices talking back to you when asked don't intimidate you and are used to giving voice commands by now, here's a new interactive device that's smart and can sit in a corner of your room. Amazon, the e-commerce giant, has launched a new voice-controlled speaker called Echo that not only lets the users purchase and listen to music available on Amazon, but it goes beyond and does much more. It listens to the user's commands and answers questions about information, news, weather etc. The...
Nov
07
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:27 AM
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If you had been feeling the vibes about the new smartphone from Lenovo, well here it is. The company has officially launched its brand new Android smartphone titled Lenovo Vibe X2 in India today. The most amazing feature that stands out with the new phone is its multi-layered design. As unique as that sounds, the Vibe X2 features three differently-colored layers running across the four sides of it. Available in 4 vibrant colors White, Gold, Red and Charcoal, the new Lenovo smartphone does pack...
Nov
06
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:23 PM
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The latest entrant in Panasonic India's P series of smartphones is Panasonic P55, a 5.5 inch screen phablet that runs on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. We've earlier covered the Pansonic P11 and P31 and now the company...
Nov
06
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:00 AM
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The latest smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer Gionee has been launched in India with the name 'Gionee Marathon M3', an elder brother to the previous Marathon M2. The biggest USP of the phone is the 5000 mAh battery that it packs inside, that's said to offer a standby time of 32+ days and talktime of 32+ hours on 3G and 50+ hours on 2G. That's huge. Yep and with that the Marathon M3 has officially become one of the first few smartphones to feature a 5000 mAh battery. The only other names...
Nov
05
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 12:57 PM
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Sharp has introduced a new night vision CCTV camera that can record colors even in total darkness! You no longer have to rely on the scary green videos captured by the traditional night vision cameras. Sharp claims that it's industry's first ever Infrared color night-vision camera that does the job at Zero Lux illumination (total darkness). The camera is capable of 720p video (1280x720 pixel resolution) at 30 fps (frames per second). Sharp says that the camera will be marked to the corporate...