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  • Opera TV to debut on Android L TVs in 2015

    8 January, 2015 3:57 PM 93

    Opera’s Blink-based TV rendering engine will ship on the latest Smart TVs and entertainment devices based on Android L. The Opera Devices SDK (Software Development Kit) 4.x series will launch on Android TVs by long-term Opera Software OEM partner, Sony, with the Opera Devices SDK 3.x series delivered on connected-TV devices using Android Open Source

  • Panasonic launches range of Lumix and 4K cameras and Next-gen Blu-ray disc player | The Indian Express

    8 January, 2015 3:37 PM 103

    Panasonic at CES 2015 has introduced its range of high-end consumer camcorders with three new models – the HC-WX970, HC-VX870, and HC-V770 along with the all-round Lumix SZ10 model, Lumix TS6 and TS30 rugged cameras and the Lumix ZS range. The company also showcased the prototype of next-gen Blu-ray disc player. The HC-WX970 and HC-VX870 models are both equipped

  • NASA robot can explore extraterrestrial volcanoes

    8 January, 2015 7:52 AM 114

    NASA researchers are developing robots to explore crevices of volcanoes where humans can not go in order to gain new insights about these wondrous geological features. Carolyn Parcheta, a postdoctoral fellow at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, plans to take a robot, called VolcanoBot 2, to explore Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano in March. The research has implications

  • Intel CEO says computing ‘unleashed’ by wearables, unveiles Curie module

    7 January, 2015 1:39 PM 116

    Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich said today that computing is being “unleashed” by the move to wearables as the tech giant unveiled a button-sized device for new connectivity. Speaking at a keynote at the huge Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Krzanich said he sees wearables and similar technology taking computing power out of the constraints

  • Kodak launches its first Android smartphone IM5 | The Indian Express

    7 January, 2015 9:34 AM 111

    Kodak at CES 2015 launched its first smartphone called IM5. The Kodak IM5 is a dual-SIM smartphone running on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, which will be upgraded to Android Lollipop. The IM5 runs on a 1.7 GHz octa-core processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory which can be expandable up to 32GB via microSD card slot. The smartphone features

  • Asus launches flagship ZenFone 2, ZenFone Zoom and Transformer Book Chi Series

    6 January, 2015 3:50 PM 104

    Asus at CES 2015 introduced the full lineup of the Transformer Book Chi Series 2-in-1 laptops along with Zenfone 2 and Zenfone Zoom. The Transformer Book Chi Series boasts about 2-in-1 Windows laptops that transform seamlessly into Windows tablets via a smart magnetic hinge. Transformer Book Chi is available in three sizes. The flagship T300 Chi has a 12.5-inch

  • Samsung’s latest ultra high definition TV is powered by Tizen OS | The Indian Express

    6 January, 2015 10:48 AM 106

    Korean consumer electronics major Samsung today unveiled its latest line up of premium ultra high definition television under the SUHD range, which would be available in India in the coming months. The Ultra High Definition (UHD) television with 4k resolution comes with a smart TV feature, powered by its homegrown operating system — Tizen. The SUHD TV has a homescreen

  • ISRO to launch IRNSS 1D satellite to match US navigation system

    6 January, 2015 10:04 AM 109

    After completing an eventful year, ISRO is gearing up for some satellite launches this year, with the IRNSS 1D being the first, which would put in place India’s own navigation system on par with the Global Positioning System of the US. “The launch campaign for IRNSS 1D has come, which starts on January 16. Within two months, all components from other

  • Toyota ‘opens up’ to boost hydrogen-powered car development

    6 January, 2015 6:51 AM 110

    Toyota will allow others to use several thousand of its patented or patent-pending technologies for free to speed the development of its hydrogen-powered car dubbed the Mirai, due to be sold in the U.S. by October. Toyota has been working on a hydrogen-powered car for some time. But now it’s opened up its technologies to anyone, even its competitors

  • Cyber crimes in India likely to double in 2015

    5 January, 2015 1:34 PM 145

    Rising at an alarming rate, the number of cyber crimes in the country may double to 3 lakh in 2015 and could pose serious economic and national security challenges, an Assocham-Mahindra SSG study has warned. The increasing use of smartphones and tablets for online banking and other financial transactions have increased risks. India has emerged as a favourite