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Dec
05
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 8:15 PM
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Researchers at Bristol University, UK have developed a method to 'feel' virtual shapes using ultrasound. The technology, called 'haptics' is being used in a wide array of applications ranging from entertainment to surgical training and rehabilitation. The researchers published their result in the latest issue of ACM Transactions on Graphics and the same will be presented at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 conference. The research team includes Dr Ben Long and colleagues Professor Sriram Subramanian,...
Dec
05
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by Aditya Deshmukh at 4:46 PM
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The fight between budget smartphones is getting tougher with every passing day. This fight is won by the phone which provides maximum specifications at minimum price. For the Indian smartphone market, XOLO has introduced two smartphones in its new Omega series. Packed with new and amazing features with an insanely low price (below 10 grand), the Omega Series is currently comprised of XOLO Omega 5.0 and XOLO Omega 5.5. The Indian smartphone market is always looking forward to such budget phones,...
Dec
05
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 3:07 PM
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Now-a-days, for our daily requirements we need long lasting batteries. The consumer electronics for everyday use such as smartphones, digital cameras, MP3 players, tablets, et al works on batteries. Most of us don’t want to spend hours while waiting for these batteries to get charged. In order to fulfill the demand of charging the batteries in minutes, the researchers from Purdue University have designed a new electrode for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. They have replaced the traditional...
Dec
05
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by Jason Estibeiro at 1:02 PM
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SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, has launched the high-speed Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive in India. This device weighs a mere 9 grams and delivers exceptional performance. Coming in three memory variants – 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, the new Flash Drive promises a read speed of up to 130 MB/s. The 32GB and the 64GB variant writes up to 10 times faster than the USB 2.0 drivers, while the 16GB variant comes with a write speed 5 times faster than the USB 2.0...
Dec
05
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by Aditya Deshmukh at 12:31 PM
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Our scientists are constantly searching for a trace of living things on other celestial bodies in the space. Though theories & counter-theories are produced every now and then, a recent evidence of life found on a meteorite hurled from our very neighboring planet Mars, has grabbed the world's attention. This meteorite landed on earth on 18th July 2011 in a Moroccan desert and it is believed that it had broken away from Mars 700,000 years ago. This remarkable findings are the work of a team of...
Dec
05
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:29 PM
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ASUS India is back with a bang by announcing its suite of mini PCs that are ultra-compact and offered with a decent price tag. The two new PCs - ASUS VivoMini UN62 and ASUS VivoMini UN42 are launched in India at a price of Rs. 26,500 and Rs. 13,500 respectively. In a market that's abuzz with mini PCs popping up from most leading electronics manufacturers, the arrival of ASUS ultra-compact mini PCs only leaves the customers with more options. Let's take a look at the features that each of these...
Dec
05
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 11:36 AM
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The immense power unleashed even by the normal smartphones is day by day being utilised for more and more powerful tasks previously deemed fit only for machines with a high computational power. Data analytics typically requires devices capable of a performing millions of mathematical operations per second. Thanks to the new types of software which efficiently harness the hardware, even our phones are capable of performing data analytics, that too, in real-time. Microsoft has released the 2.0...
Dec
05
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 10:38 AM
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A team of biomedical engineers from Washington University in St. Louis has invented a two-dimensional camera by using Compressed Ultrafast Photography (CUP) technology developed at School of Engineering & Applied Science. According to Lihong Wang, the head of the team and eminent Professor of Biomedical Engineering, this newly developed camera is the world’s fastest ‘receive-only’ 2-D camera. The novel device can capture events up to 100 billion frames per second. In order to capture the...
Dec
05
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 9:38 AM
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One of the biggest fears of a petrol head or a gear head is that when the world finally runs out of petrol, his or her favourite supercar will go out of production and he/she has to live in a world of slow hybrids like Toyota Prius and electric cars like the G Wiz. These fears were alleviated in the year 2013 when companies like McLaren and Porsche launched the P1 and 918 respectively. These were proper supercars with over 800 horsepower and they utilised electric engines along with petrol...
Dec
05
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 12:19 AM
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Frank Swain, a science writer and sound artist Daniel Jones have made it possible for people to listen Wi-Fi signals. They have managed to hack Bluetooth hearing aids to monitor ambient Wi-Fi signals being transmitted by routers. The project was conceptualised by Frank Swain when he had to wear a pair of Starkey Halo Bluetooth hearing aids to compensate for his hearing loss. Being a writer for many science news websites he decided to upgrade the capability of his hearing aids that can surpass...