Jun
16
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:33 AM
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Satellite launches are expensive affair for space research organisations and governments that back them. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) wants to attempt lowering the cost of these launches by building a reusable launch vehicle so that every time a new satellite needs to be blasted off Earth, a new launch vehicle need not be constructed. Headed by A.S. Kiran Kumar, the present ISRO chairman, the new project by ISRO aims at flying a plane in the outer space at the pace as fast as 5x...
Jun
15
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:28 PM
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At first glance, iBall's new smartphone mSLR cobalt 4 looks like just another Android smartphone, but the shutterbugs among us have a reason to look again. The new iBall phone is called mSLR for a reason. Featuring an 8 megapixel snapper on the rear end (with Dual LED flash), the iBall mSLR Cobalt 4 smartphone comes bundled with not one, but four detachable lenses within the package under the price tag of Rs. 8699. Though there are many smartphone camera lenses available in the market, but...
Jun
15
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:21 PM
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OPPO Neo series has a new member. It's called OPPO Neo 5 and today it has been launched in India. An 8 mm thick phone with a 2000 mAh Li-Po battery, the new OPPO smartphone runs the slightly old Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS out-of-the-box and comes wrapped with Color OS 2.0.1 layer. The interior of the OPPO Neo 5 is designed with a double-layer metallic structure for a more compact, thin, and seamless body that has better heat dissipation capabilities. Available in two colors white and black, the...
Jun
15
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 2:28 PM
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Macbook users who prefer Google Chrome over the default Safari browser have always complained about the faster draining battery. Safari on the other hand, always played nicely with the resources and extended the overall battery life. Google's finally rolled up sleeves to make Chrome lighter on Macbooks so that it hogs lesser amount of resources; thereby extending the life. Google's Peter Kasting wrote on Google+ about the...
Jun
15
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:41 AM
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Tagged as the world's best selfie phone (tested by strategy Analytics), Sony Xperia C4 has recently made its grand appearance in the Indian Android phone market. Launched in May 2015, the Xperia C4 smartphone falls in the Pro Selfie category and brings a decent set of specifications with it. The primary camera on the phone's rear end is a 13-megapixel snapper and...
Jun
14
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:42 PM
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World's largest, favorite and crowd-edited online encyclopedia, Wikipedia is now more secure with HTTPS. HTTPS is 'HTTP Secure' - an Internet protocol that ensures secure communication over a computer network through encryption technology. It creates an encrypted connection between the computer or mobile you are using and the Wikipedia page that you are accessing. Because of this encryption, the connection becomes inert to interception by ISPs or governments. Wikipedia officials announced...
Jun
14
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 6:47 PM
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If you are spending more time going through the posts of a certain friend on Facebook, you will soon be seeing more of his/her posts on your News Feed. Facebook has announced that it will be taking into to consideration the viewing time of previous posts while hand-crafting your News Feed. Up until now Facebook used to monitor your likes, comments and shares on posts of other people to make sure that the newer posts from those people appear prominently on your News Feed. Ansha Yu and Sami...
Jun
14
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 3:52 PM
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NASA’s CubeSats are going to travel much farther in the year 2016 and they tow along with InSight on a trip to Mars. NASA’s pint-sized satellites have already proven their capabilities by orbiting around Earth since their debut in 2013. While earlier iterations of these satellites had smartphone at their core, NASA is taking things up a notch with the CubeSats that will be sent on the 225,300,000 km journey. The CubeSats that are being made by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are called Mars...
Jun
14
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by Coral Jain at 12:25 AM
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Netgear Inc., a global networking company has come up with an innovative product that could cause a breakthrough in the field of home security system. This new product from the American company is a wireless security camera, that offers crystal-clear, High Definition video having 720p resolution with a wide 130-degree field of view. The new Arlo Smart Home Security Camera is a battery-operated device that could be installed anywhere in your home, without requiring any power socket to plug-in...
Jun
13
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 3:05 PM
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Bloodhound SSC engineers achieved yet another milestone towards their goal of achieving the 1000 mph speed on the land. The parachute that will be used to slow down the Bloodhound SSC after it peaks its top speed was tested using a Jaguar F-Type at the Bentwaters Air Base, Suffolk. The uninitiated may note that a team of British engineers is working on developing a super sonic car (SSC) named 'Bloodhound' which aims to be the first one on land to achieve 1000 miles/hr speed. Read:...