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Jul
08
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 1:22 PM
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It's official! The Xiaomi Mi3 price in India is Rs. 14999 and the makers will start accepting pre-orders for the phone starting July 15. It's expected that the phone will start shipping to the early adopters by the end of July or early August. If you are looking for big bang for the buck you are spending, look no further! The Mi3 phone has already won millions of heart in the eastern region and if you have a little more to spend than you'd on...
Jul
08
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 1:10 PM
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The New York based technology market research and intelligence firm, ABI Research has released the list of the top 20 smartphone models sold across the globe in Q1 2014. The list of top 20 is dominated by Samsung and Apple smartphones. The renowned smartphones like the iPhone 5s 16GB and iPhone 4s 8GB and Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Euro i9500 16GB, Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB and Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 top the chart.

The following table shows the names of the top 5 smartphones in the list:

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Jul
08
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by Smriti Jha at 9:49 AM
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NASA is planning to use Google's 3D mapping technology for its SPHERES project. SPHERES which stands for Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites was deployed by NASA in 2006 but couldn't offer much more else than precise movement. The space agency has since been working to make the device smarter by improving upon its communication, camera, processing capability and accelerometers. They realized soon enough that the answer to all their woes lied in smartphones. And...
Jul
07
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 1:15 PM
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First came telephones, then came mobile phones. Similarly, first came the giant warehouse-size computers and now (thankfully), we have slim and light laptops. For us humans, anything is better when it can be carried around. NASA and German Aerospace Centre (DLR) probably got hooked on to this concept and constructed the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a 17-tonne observatory mounted on a modified Boeing 747SP. SOFIA is currently undergoing modifications and overhaul at...
Jul
07
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by Akhilesh Garud at 9:27 AM
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Scientists digging deep inside the human brain may have found a switch that can literally make you fall asleep. It might take us a step forward in solving the mystery of exactly how our consciousness works and how its awareness arises. In a study published last week, Mohamad Koubeissi and his colleagues at George Washington University described how accidentally they managed to switch the consciousness on and off of a woman (having epilepsy) by electrically stimulating her claustrum.

The...
Jul
07
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:45 AM
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India's Railway Minister, Sadananda Gowda will present India's Railway Budget tomorrow in the parliament and is likely to introduce a new railway track safety mechanism, called 'Trackside X-Ray System'. There have been accidents all over India because of faulty railway tracks and the new technology will help preventing such accidents to a greater extent. The X-Ray units will be located at strategic locations on the railway tracks to continuously monitor the health of the track and report any...
Jul
06
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:31 AM
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If you happen to be one of those who believe you can't get work done or achieve your weight-loss goals without some kind of shock treatment, this may well be the next device you ought to purchase. Kind of a shocker with its unique feature, the Pavlok Wristband designed by a Stanford University alumni - Maneesh Sethi and Jim Lynch from Northeastern University, is a new wearable gadget in town that is launched with a goal to help you meet your goals.

Can't get off the sofa and hit the gym?...
Jul
06
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:34 AM
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The proud owners of Moto G, Moto E and Moto X phones may now upgrade their phone's firmware to latest Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat. Google's began offering the upgrade to all the handsets over the air and it's available to all the users in India. Motorola India informed the Moto phone owners through a tweet that they have began rolling out Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat to all the Moto G, Moto E and Moto X phones. The seasoned users may...
Jul
06
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by Akhilesh Garud at 3:29 AM
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The Indian market has turned into playground for almost all the smartphone manufacturing companies. One such company- Xolo, recently launched the Q 500s IPS by giving it a price tag of Rs.5,999. This phone may prove to be a healthy competitor for Motorola’s Moto E. So, without wasting much time, let’s see the full specs comparison between these two budget smartphones.

Display and Dimensions:

The Q 500s sports a 4-inch IPS HD display (1080p) with a screen resolution of 480x800 whereas...
Jul
05
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 8:37 PM
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The researchers at KU Leuven's Institute for Astronomy have developed a new way of determining the age of fledgling stars. This new method not only identifies young stars but also differentiates their evolutionary states. In the study, the researchers have used ultrasound technology similar to that which is used in medicines for seismic analysis of stars. Determining the age of the young stars by measuring acoustic vibrations using ultrasound technology is easy as the knowledge of which...