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31 Jan 2018Moon
Here's how to best watch today's super blue blood moon
Ready yourself to witness a rare celestial treat today, a lunar event that hasn't happened in over 150 years.
30 Jan 2018Smartphones
Vivo to release world's first smartphone with 10GB RAM
Only weeks after Vivo unveiled the world's first smartphone with an under-display fingerprint sensor, leaks have surfaced on Weibo, claiming that the company is also going to launch the first-ever phone with 10GB RAM.
30 Jan 2018Rajasthan
NASA shows interest in 'Made in India' thermal paint tech
A Rajasthan-based researcher has caught the attention of a NASA scientist for developing a new thermal spray coating technology used for gas turbine engines in spacecrafts.
30 Jan 2018Nokia Mobiles
Iconic Nokia 3310 "4G variant" with Android-OS, Wi-Fi hotspot launched
HMD Global has "quietly" launched an all-new 4G variant of the classic Nokia 3310 in China.
30 Jan 2018Social Network
Fitness app Strava "accidentally" reveals secret army locations across countries
In a rather shocking incident, top secret military locations and exercise routes of army bases around the world have been revealed by fitness app Strava.
30 Jan 2018Moon
After 150years, we will see lunar eclipse, supermoon, blue-moon together
Skygazers and passive bystanders alike are going to witness a fantastic astronomical event on the 31st of January.
30 Jan 2018Samsung
Mobile World Congress: New smartphones to be launched
After CES-2018, tech companies are busy gearing up for Mobile World Congress between 26 Feb-1 Mar'18. It's the largest tech show focused on smartphones and exciting mobile technology.
30 Jan 2018Technology
This Indian techie can make fuel from plastic-waste
The planet is suffocating under the millions of tons of plastic-waste we create daily. The non-recyclable plastic-waste dumped on land also pollutes oceans and air.
29 Jan 2018iOS
WhatsApp's latest iOS upgrade gets CarPlay integration feature
WhatsApp has just released its latest update for iOS and it comes with some handy new features.
29 Jan 2018Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ latest leaks reveal secret "Intelligent Scan" unlocking
As the launch of Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ draws closer, a fresh slew of leaks from reliable sources revealed some of the most significant features of the devices.
29 Jan 2018Technology
Meet Motobot, the robot that can race a motorbike
Since late-2014, Yamaha Motor Corp and California-based research institute SRI International have been working on Motobot, an autonomous robot which can ride motorbikes.
29 Jan 2018Nokia Mobiles
8 most awaited smartphones of 2018
The year 2017 saw the launch of some of the best smartphones with excellent features, innovative designs, and a great performance from almost all device makers.
29 Jan 2018Technology
IIT-Roorkee professor invents drone-mounted video-geotagging system
Professor Kamal Jain of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, has invented a new and affordable drone-mounted system for conducting aerial surveys.
27 Jan 2018Xiaomi
Mi 7 will be Xiaomi's most expensive offering ever
Xiaomi is expected to take the drape off their new flagship phones - the Mi 7 and the Mi 7 Plus - at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in late February.
27 Jan 2018iPhone
iPhone SE 2 with wireless charging might see June launch
Apple is reportedly working on a new iPhone which will be similar to the iPhone SE but will support wireless charging.
26 Jan 2018Security
Google Chrome's latest update lets you mute 'annoying' websites
The Google Chrome 64 update has been released by the company and is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.
26 Jan 2018iPhone
Apple announces iOS 11.3: Know what's new in latest update
Apple has previewed iOS 11.3 - the upcoming update to its latest operating system - that's arriving "this spring" for users; the developer beta has been released.
25 Jan 2018India
Running short of memory on cellphones: Here's a fix
One in every three smartphones runs "out-of-space" every day in India, said Wall Street Journal.
25 Jan 2018DNA
Monkeys successfully cloned for first time: Are humans next?
In a historical breakthrough, Chinese scientists successfully cloned monkeys using the same technique as Dolly the sheep -first mammal cloned from an adult cell- in 1996.
25 Jan 2018iOS
Google to add Augmented Reality's magic to Chrome
After launching ARCore Augmented Reality platform last year, Google is now experimenting to integrate AR directly into desktop and mobile web platforms through Google Chrome.
25 Jan 2018Technology
DJI unveils new Mavic Air drone priced at $799
Chinese consumer drone giant Dà-Jiāng Innovations Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (DJI) has officially announced its new, 'ultraportable' Mavic Air drone after a leak revealed images and specifications a day earlier.
24 Jan 2018Facebook
Flicks: A new unit of time invented by Facebook
Facebook has come up with a new way of measuring time. Just like hours, minutes and seconds, there's now a new unit of time called "Flicks" invented by Facebook's Virtual Reality team.
24 Jan 2018Moon
Google's $20mn Lunar project is falling apart: Here's why
Over ten years ago, Google and XPrize Foundation launched the "Google Lunar XPrize" competition, a private Moon race with $20mn grand prize.
24 Jan 2018Microsoft
Google v/s Microsoft: Who will win the K-12 education market?
Google currently dominates the American laptop market for K-12 education with its low-cost Chromebooks.
23 Jan 2018Facebook
WhatsApp developing new "notification system" to fight fake messages, spam
WhatsApp is undoubtedly one of the most popular messengers; it is regularly updated to offer new features and improve the user experience.
22 Jan 2018Xiaomi
Xiaomi Mi 6X and Mi 7 leaks reveal design, specifications
Popular Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is expected to launch two new handsets 'soon'.
22 Jan 2018Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. S9: Which one should you buy?
Samsung's much-awaited Galaxy S9 is only a month away from being officially launched as the company has confirmed that it unveil the device at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February.
21 Jan 2018India
OnePlus 5T Lava Red edition available for Rs. 37,999
The OnePlus 5T was launched in November 2017 but, despite its popularity, it came in only one color - midnight black.
21 Jan 2018Google
Google's certificate course for IT beginners in 8 months!
Dreaming of working with Google, Microsoft and other IT giants but no experience? No worries. Google is now bringing an exciting opportunity.
21 Jan 2018Android
Chinese hacker wins $112,500 from Google
This week, Google announced that it had awarded a sum of $112,500 to Guang Gong, a Chinese researcher who works for Chinese internet security giant Qihoo 360, for discovering a security issue which affected Pixel phones.
20 Jan 2018Security
40,000 users affected by credit card security breach: OnePlus
Smartphone maker OnePlus has confirmed that the recent credit card security breach on its official website has affected up to 40,000 customers.
20 Jan 2018Nokia 3310
Now you can buy a feature phone for Rs. 249
Indian mobile users can now buy a feature phone for as less as Rs. 249.
20 Jan 2018iOS
This iOS app reminds users of their impending death
An iOS app called WeCroak reminds users that they are going to die, which is rather scary.
20 Jan 2018India
India to soon get in-flight internet, here's all about it
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released its recommendations on permitting in-flight internet connectivity on domestic/international flights in the country.
20 Jan 2018Technology
US engineers create thinnest memory storage device
Engineers from the US have developed the thinnest memory storage device that will help them with much faster and smarter computing.
19 Jan 2018Moon
Three lunar phenomena to occur simultaneously on January 31
In a rare event, the three phenomena of super moon, blue moon, and total lunar eclipse will occur simultaneously on January 31, 2018.
19 Jan 2018Health & Wellness
Robot created to treat rare birth defect affecting food pipe
Scientists from the US have developed a new robot that can help doctors treat a rare birth defect in babies called Oesophageal Atresia that affects the food pipe.
19 Jan 2018India
India overtakes US, becomes second in total app downloads
According to a report by third-party data agency App Annie, India has overtaken the USA to claim the second position in terms of the total number of app downloads in 2017, with China topping the list.
19 Jan 2018Android
WhatsApp Business app launched for connecting users to businesses
WhatsApp has officially launched its new WhatsApp Business app on Android.
19 Jan 2018Stockholm
Birth control app blamed for 37 unwanted pregnancies
Birth control app Natural Cycles recently came under fire after it was blamed for 37 cases of unwanted pregnancies.