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Mar
23
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:40 PM
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A lot of research these days goes into creating newer sources of energy for our many gadgets. The prominent source among these are the Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) batteries which are found in smartphones as well as tablets and many other industrial applications. Well, a team of scientists from Purdue University has been able to convert the packing peanuts into carbon electrodes for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and claim that their performance is better than the traditional graphite electrode...
Mar
23
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:13 AM
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When the big guns in the industry who have worked at Timex and Nike collaborate with a company, the product that they create is one of finesse. Here's a brand called Vector launched as a result of partnership between Steve Jarvis, ex-designer at Nike, Joe Santana, ex-CEO of Timex; Steve Jarvis, ex designer at Nike and Andrei Pitis, the CTO at Vector. At the Basel's jewellery event in Switzerland, Vector Watch was launched as a new smart timepiece that should compete with the likes of Apple...
Mar
23
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by Jason Estibeiro at 7:47 AM
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After a well-documented and a highly ridiculed launch of the new Macbook because of its lone USB port, the latest Macbook has given us one more reason to get laughed at. It is no secret that most people who purchase a Macbook also install the Windows OS on their Macbook either on a virtual machine or by making their device dual-boot. Apple is well aware of this need and it provides its users with Boot Camp- a multi-boot service that assists users in installing Microsoft’s Windows OS...
Mar
22
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:36 AM
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What do you do when you have access to all the personal information of hundreds of millions of people on the Internet, and you go by the name of 'Facebook'? Well, you develop an app that tries to put TrueCaller out of business! That's exactly what the rumours on the social media are hinting at. World's largest and currently unbeatable social network is trying to create a dialer application that will mimic the functionality offered by TrueCaller. The app will intend to put an end to anonymous...
Mar
22
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:22 AM
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If you are one of those people who has to lock and unlock their smartphone tens of times a day and would love to have an automated solution for it, here's a new feature in Android OS running phones, that you got to love. Known as the 'on-body' detection mode, here's an update to Google's Android that can smartly lock and unlock your smartphone depending on where it is. It means that, if your phone is in contact with your body, it will automatically unlock and if it's just lying on the couch...
Mar
21
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by Dhananjay Harkare at 5:56 PM
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Acer recently launched the updated version of its popular Chromebook C910 which packs a better Intel core processor. The previous models of Chromebook are powered by Intel’s i3 and Celeron processors, whereas the recently launched model would have more powerful fifth-generation Intel core i5 5200U processor. The product is globally famous as it is believed to be the perfect piece for educational and office purposes. Acer Chromebook C910 (model no: C91054M1) would be launched in US by April...
Mar
21
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by Ankita Katdare at 4:27 PM
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If you were following the launch of Datsun Go+ MPV in India during the month of January this year, here's some exciting news from the company. The Japanese automobile giant, Nissan has decided to launch its brand new Datsun I2 car in Indian market within next 18 months. Though it is being said that the Datsun I2 will be placed below the Datsun Go car, we recommend reading about the Datsun GO+ pricing and specifications...
Mar
21
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by Jason Estibeiro at 4:22 PM
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While most of us are still getting acquainted with Android’s Lollipop version, the 2nd generation of Moto X is all geared up to get a new update to Lollipop. It is no secret that the users are facing some significant issues with the Android 5.0 OS. Maybe that is why Android has quickly come up with the Android 5.1 update and they are all ready to soak test it with the Moto X 2014 in the coming few weeks. Let’s look at the important updates and bug fixes that Android 5.1 has to offer....
Mar
21
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:41 AM
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Tata Motors' future cars, small as well as mid-size ones, will offer keyless entry and operations. The technology, called "Passive Entry Passive Start Systems" has been designed and developed by Germany based Marquardt will be made available to Tata Motors. The company has received its largest order from India last year and has decided to set up a research and development center in Pune, Maharashtra. Marquardt is the sole supplier of the system to a range of luxury car makers across borders...
Mar
20
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by Dhananjay Harkare at 6:20 PM
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Benelli, one of the oldest manufacturers in Italy, launched a range of superbikes for Indian auto market. Benelli has partnered with Pune-based DSK Motowheels to introduce range of bikes priced from Rs 2.8 lakh to Rs 11.81 lakh. These include the entry level model TNT 300, a 300cc two-cyllinder bike, TNT 600i, 600cc model with four-cylinder engine, TNT 600 GT, a tourer-style model, TNT 899, a 898cc four-cylinder bike and three-cylinder TNT R featuring 1131cc engine. All bikes would be...