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Saturday, 19 September 2015

Light can Bend Matter!! #Power_of_Light

Till now we have learn that matter can cause bending of light such as prisms, lenses etc. But now researchers at Michigan State University have found the reverse is also true that the light makes nano-particle ribbons twist. 



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(After 72 hours of exposure to ambient light, strands of nanoparticles twisted and bunched together. Credit: Nicholas Kotov)











Researchers first places nano-particle (billionth of a meter) ribbons in a darkened room, initially they were flat but when the light was made incident on them they mysteriously twisted, they curled up.

How did this happen? 
The surface of the nanoparticles in this experiment were made of cadmium sulfide. They had a slightly negative electromagnetic charge in the beginning. But when photons, or particles of light, hit the nano-particles, their energy excited electrons on the nano-particles, causing chemical reactions that made them even more negatively charged. Since two negative charges repel each other, the nano-particles began to repel more strongly.

It took them three and a half years to really figure out how photons of light can lead to such a remarkable change in rigid structures a thousand times bigger than molecules!!

"I didn't believe it at the beginning," said lead researcher Nicholas Kotov, an engineer at the University of Michigan. "What's happening is a layer of nano-particles starts repulsing from the others, so it creates mechanical stress, and in order to release this stress the ribbon twists itself," says Kotov.

The outcome of this experiment can be mind-blowing like self repairing materials, introduction of some new technologies. 

Well what remains is the progress and detailed study of this experiment.

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Source: livescience

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Probe Sent to Pluto Was powered by Original PlayStation CPU!!

What if you got to know that your smartphones are much more powerful than the computers who landed man on Moon which became "The Giant leap for mankind". Incredible isn't it. Here's one more mind blowing fact about the space explorations of NASA.



It turns out that the Probe sent to the planet (or not a planet) Pluto back then in 2006 is powered by Original PlayStation' CPU!! It is interesting because the probe which is about to reach it's destination in 2015 is running on the CPU of PlayStation's 1994 model. The CPU itself is the MIPS R3000 CPU which was re-purposed by NASA back in 2006.

But why so old technology in this much bigger project? Actually NASA prefers relies on Old and tested technologies against the latest. Which is logically right thing to do because, you cannot sent a technician or engineer far away in space to fix if anything goes wrong. So, technology which has proved itself much more reliable has to be used even if it's that old.

It's turns out that NASA made a right choice. The probe was launched back in 2006 and its about to reach Pluto now in 2015 and it's quiet impressive for a chip which is a bit older than 2 decades.

Now you would look differently towards your PlayStation, proudly indeed.

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Saturday, 15 August 2015

Drive "Unlimited" on a sunny day, with 0 fuel in tank.

Want to go on a drive on a sunny day with friends/family, gotta fuel problem? The "Immortus" is a car designed to let you drive unlimited distance on a speed of 60 km/h!! with a condition of sunny day. Sounds crazy yepp... it is, but true.


The Immortus is an electric car which which charges it's battery through 7 sq. m. of solar cells which cover whole of it's bonnet top and the back except the glass surface. The Immortus is founded by Australian Aurora Solar car team which has completed some solar car race events.

The car's shape is beautiful and minimalistic which super aerodynamic design which includes covered wheel. The light weight design and shape of Immortus give maximum exposure of sun to the solar panels. 

Unlike the racer cars it is designed to be on road. With top speed of 150 km/h and reaches 0-100 km/h in mere 7 seconds. The car is two seater and has optimum luggage capacity for daily use. Even the makers say the fun is a priority and tells that it will handle like a well made sports car.

The car uses small 10 kWh lithium ion phosphate battery. It has twin DC motors which are placed upright leading to each rear wheel hub each with peak output of 20 kw and total of 40 kw. It may sound less but car is designed in such a way that it will use the most of it's power.

The feather light design of the car of 550 kg give Immortus a power-to-weight ratio and acceleration equal to the Mazda MX5. The Immortus won’t use regular road tires. It’ll use tires specifically designed for solar racers, very thin wheels with low-friction tires that prioritize low rolling resistance over grip.

The company expects the car’s small 10 kWh battery pack to be good for just under 400 km (248 mi) worth of range even at night, when there’s no solar assistance topping it up. When the sun’s out and the road’s clear, that range goes up, effectively to infinity if you stay around 60 km/h. Upping the pace to 85 km/h the range drops to about 550 km.

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Source: GIZMAG. 

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Next ridiculously amazing dimension of Wearable Tech: Google.


Every year Google brings something freaky and for sure awesome. This time at Google I/O there something I didn't have even seen in sci-fi movies. They are called project #Soli and project #Jacquard and they are gonna make concept of Wearables something very different.



First talking about the project Jacquard (i.e. fitted to a loom to facilitate the weaving of figured and brocaded fabrics) as the definition says it has something to with the fabric. It is dedicated for manufacturing of touch sensitive fabric.  A giant blue sheet of cloth is laid out on a table here and at various points there were either monitors or light bulbs or phones stationed next to it. There are tiny little instructions too: tap here, swipe here. The arrows on those instructions point to the touch-sensitive zones on the fabric. I'm not sure what makes it tick, but there are larger threads sewn into those zones. When you tap, or swipe, or draw, it acts precisely like a touchscreen. It turns on the music, it draws a line on a screen, it changes the color of the Hue lights. Therefore, What could be mistaken for stitching is actually a touchpad.



Next to talk about is Soli. This something like -  You wave your hand over a disk and watch the screen in front of you to display your hand's position and movement in space. Basically a type of radar. The interesting part is that the chip doing all this is less than a inch square. And what's the neat thing about Soli is that it works even when something is covering it. 


Just think of putting Jacquard and Soli next to each other maybe we don't have limited touchscreen interactions and devices. It's a pretty big deal. Thinking of possibilities of these both projects together are enormous. 


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Wednesday, 20 May 2015

We breathe the light, we breathe the music. #Sony lightbulb with built-in Bluetooth speaker.

After floating speakers, the tech giant Sony has come up with this innovative and beautiful gadget which is a LED Light bulb and a Bluetooth Speaker.


So now set a perfect mood for a date, party or dinner with just a light bulb. Sony has very elegantly put the illumination and the audiology in a sophisticate light bulb. This bright gadget has 360-lumen bulb with a 2-watt, 40 mm speaker both not interfering with each other, due it's a astute and canny design. Sony has put the speaker at the bottom end of the bulb for perfect music with a reflecting surrounding to provide light in every direction equally. And for power just screw it into a normal bulb socket.

Though the bulb comes packaged with a remote of its own, users can also download an app to control sound and light via their Bluetooth-enabled smartphones. Below, check out a promo video of the light/speaker in use.



Sony is launching the device in Japan on May 23rd with a price point of ¥23,880, or about $199. There’s no word yet on whether it will make it to the States or other markets.

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Saturday, 16 May 2015

Phone not Smart enough: #Light_Phone




In a world of smartphones, smart watches, smart TVs and smart homes, The Light Phone seeks to stand out by being, well, not very smart at all. While in today's world everyone is n social media weather for a professional cause or a just to remain connected to friends, family and to the world.


Here Light Phone is for giving break to a person from intense connectivity to world. The project offers basic approach to the communication that is just making necessary calls.


The beautiful little device is roughly of a size of a credit card having weight of just 39 grams and thickness of 4 mm. It's basically a GSM device with 500 min prepaid talktime that links to the user's smartphone for call forwarding. Everything is handled by a companion app, and we can store up to 10 numbers and can be accessed via speed dialing.


It uses a micro usb jack for charging and can run 20 days on a single charge which is pretty interesting and need of the hour. The other hardware which it has is LCD dot-matrix display and a touch module over the illuminated keyboard. There is also a speaker, volume rocked and a microphone. Simple and beautiful. 

In today's busy world where notifications of our smartphone makes it more hectic, the Light Phone is for making your day less hectic. It might not be smartphone itself but it still requires a smartphone to do your job. 

The Light Phone project is asking for US$200,000 on Kick starter. Assuming the funding effort is successful, a pledge of $100 will secure a single unit. The company hopes to ship handsets to backers in May 2016.

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source: Gizmag

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Everything Connected to Everything #Internet_of_Things.


Imagining a world where things are connected to each other. By things we mean here not only smartphones or Machines or Computers, here we mean a chair a table a pen connected to each other and everything else in a room or a house.

Seems interesting and also complicated. The thought is really fascinating. I would not say it only a thought as it's becoming reality. All the major economies and technology blocks in the world are investing in it.


What actually will be the applications of the IoT ?

Major applications of the IoT will be in the health sector. Like we will be able to monitor a old age person's heart beat and collect his/her cardiac data while sitting anywhere in the world. Even that person is sitting in New Delhi his/her relatives can get real time cardiac data while sitting in Paris.



Other major application will be in the transport. Connecting cars to traffic signals and other cars will reduce time, money and energy. Even connecting people crossing the roads and notifying them about the.

Even you see whose id sitting on your chair when your not at home. We are heading towards a "Technocratic" world where future generations will make decisions on the technological basis. As we see the concept of Utopia. Not exact Utopia but we will have control over the resources of our planet.

All of this sounds very exciting but IoT has a dark side too. As everything will be connected to everything. Everything includes Humans and animals too!! So, the concept of privacy will become meaningless in a world having IoT. Hacking attacks could be done on massive scale, online harassment and worst of all Terrorism. We all can judge on how large scale these dark things can be done.


So, we need to be much careful in order to have a safe and prosperous future of mankind and this planet.

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Friday, 3 April 2015

Need Power+Memory+Cable+Stand = #Wonder_Cube

The new 1x1x1 inch cube has all the accessories you need for your smartphone. A stand, USB cable, Memory card reader, Torch, Emergency Juice. All the things in a small cube. And the best part can be used as a key ring. So, as they say "You won't even notice it, till you need it." 


See this video as not much description is needed and You will know the utility of this small accessory gadget.

To Learn more about this tiny accessory gadget Click this Link: Wonder Cube

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Thursday, 2 April 2015

Vehicles Without Motors. #Linear_Motors

Wow seems to be some crazy stuff but you read right. I always fantasied this thing that cars and bikes should also move on roads like the Maglev trains does on the tracks. Texchange a U.K. based company has come up with this idea. They have come up with a new concept of linear motors. Now what actually is this linear motor

Think of a normal Three-Phase Electric Motor cut till the center and unwrapping it till it becomes straight. As you can see in the pics below. Stator ( the part of motor which has the copper wire ) and the rotor the part of motor which rotates )are just flattened up. This creates a magnetic wave that can be used to surf the rotor from one end to the other.

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By synchronizing a series of those motors laid end-to-end along a track, a reaction plate could be made to "surf" a traveling magnetic wave all the way down that track in the same way as some maglev trains – but without the levitation. Attach that plate to the underside of a mine cart, and you get a motor-less moving cart. Additionally, multiple carts could be made to move independently on one track at the same time, going in either direction and at different speeds.

According to the English company the system or the vehicle will be much more efficient, robust, lighter and allow climbing gradient of 20%. Also this idea can be used in the concept of cable-less elevators.

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Monday, 16 March 2015

All you need to know #Review #Google_Cardboard


Virtual Reality Headsets were the main attractions in this year's CES at Las Vegas. All the headsets like Oculus Rift really seized the moment, but the main issue was there cost which varied between $200-$400 which is pretty much. Samsung also proposed that they want to work on a smartphone compatible VR headset.

But Google just replaced big, costly electronic VR headsets with just a cardboard!! what? Yes, just a piece of cardboard, two lenses and two magnets. As simple as that and it is that cheap too. It is available on Amazon only for 6 bucks. Moreover you can make it your own by just ordering the kit online and give it different colors which indeed makes it attractive you can check people's creativity on Google Cardboard's Official Site.

I had a chance of hands-on of this simple and amazing VR headset. Let's see what I found.

Firstly thing about the headset which attracted me is it's amazingly simple and cheap. Which will attract most of the user


Construction and Basic Look:

The basic look of this device is pretty simple a cardboard given shape of headset. Obviously you can make it by yourself at home as I told you earlier by just ordering the kit online. Now you can think how simple is building it. the shade which my friend ordered is black which is pretty good I would say. There's a black strap as you can see to just fit around your head and at the front a cavity for inserting the smartphone. 


Many Joints are supported by pairs of velcro. At the front there is a sort of cutting or hole for the camera. Behind the flap there is a pair of Biconvex lenses divided by a piece of cardboard for separating the vision of both eyes for a 3-D sensation. The only flaw which I found in the headset was that there is no setting for spectacles for a specy guy like me it was a bit of problem but overall it has a nice design.
My friend Abhinav Goyal who ordered the Headset online tried to make the same headset by wood in the University Workshop. But there was a bit of parts problem as he was unable to find Biconvex lens used in the Headset. But, that headset is still under development.

The white one is the one which my friend made.

Working and the 3-D sensation:

Now comes the main working and and the 3-D sensation. When I wore the headset, it was pretty comfortable and the moment I wore it I really was in a Virtual World the app which was running on the Headset was the Cardboard app itself. I started the windy Day demo in the app a funny animated story of a mouse and it's hat. I was like I am standing in front of the mouse. My Friend  has Xiaomi Mi 3 smartphone which has a very nice 1080 p display. So the 3-D Picture was really crisp and vivid.Basically the the apps for the cardboard divides the screen in two parts which when sen through the Biconvex lens fitted inside the Cardboard.


The other application I tried was the Virtual Tour of space and Guys one of the most amazing 3-D video experience I ever had. Really those big planets and there was a spaceship too but I did not understand that were the aliens of Human spaceship.

I also tried a bunch of apps they were as amazing as they other two were. As to conclude I would say that the it really has the excellence of Google. Such an advanced technology and complex electronic circuits replaced by just a cardboard and a pair of lens. I would say I had a really amazing experience with the Google Cardboard.


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Friday, 6 March 2015

The first Beautiful Laptop of 2015 with #Infinity_Display #Dell_XPS13



As same of the Smartphone race the notebooks are also becoming thinner, lighter and elegant in terms of looks. Dell launched it's new XPS 13 notebook the ultimate ultraportable and smaller. All Aluminium and Carbon fiber body makes it the perfect notebook.
Let's have a look at this impressive machine.

Basic Specs:

Design:

The beautiful machine having 13-inch display is packed in the 11-inch display notebooks body. The silver color of the aluminium metal body makes similar to Mac Book Air. The Notebook durable and sheen. The interior of the notebook is made of black colored Carbon Fiber.


It is the smallest 13-inch notebook till date having dimensions of 11.98 x 7.88 x 0.33-0.6 inches. It is not only attractive but it's soft-touch finish was very comfortable.

It weighs 2.8 pounds were as the HP EliteBook 1020 weighs 2.68 pounds and Lenovo Yoga 3 weighs 2.6 pounds.

Display:

The new display has been installed in Dell's new machine is named as the Infinity Display. It's not only a good marketing name but the vivid reds and the deep blacks give the name a good justification. Dell XPS -13 has got Quad-HD display. The resolution of this machine is same as that of yoga 3 and slightly higher than the 12.5 inch HP EliteBook 1020's resolution.


The higher-end version looks clear and bright, with excellent off-axis viewing angles, and the better-than-1080 resolution means you likely won’t see individual pixels or a screen door effect no matter how close to the screen you get.

Audio: 

The speakers are mounted at sides and are able to crank out loud sounds. The XPS-13 delivers 94 decibels which is much higher than the Yoga 3 (86dB), the EliteBook (85 dB), the MacBook Air (73dB) and the category average (84 dB).

Ports:

The Notebook has got two USB 3.0 ports, miniDisplay Port and a headphone jack. Dell has given a SD card slot for the ones who transfer lot of pics from their camera.

There is no Ethernet port which can make it a no deal for enterprise users. Also small indicator lights are installed that show how much battery is left.

Performance, Graphics and Battery Life:

XPS 13 is first notebook which packs Intel's 5th generation Core processors, and its Core i5-5200U and 8 GB of RAM which gives enough power to run all day.


Talking about Graphics Intel HD Graphics 5500 GPU is more powerful than  the previous version, but its limitations gets visible when dealing with screens whose resolutions exceed 1080p.

Battery under normal conditions the non-touch-screen version are expected to last 15 hours and the touch version up to 11 hours according to dell.

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Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Meet the newbies Cool Galaxy super gadgets.: #Samsung_Galaxy_S6 and the #Samsung_Galaxy_S6_Edge


The two most awaited gadgets of the year are the iPhone and the next Samsung Galaxy series smartphone. Yesterday (i.e. 02/03/2015) Samsung launched it's next gen smartphones i.e. Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge having the curved display at the edges of the smartphone. Both New gadgets got some really cool features let's check them out.


Both the smartphones comes loaded tech specs. They both have got improvements from the older Galaxy S5, much more lighter, smoother in use and a much better build quality. They main breakdowns are:

  • 5.1-inch 2560×1440 Super AMOLED display with 577 ppi
  • Exynos Octacore processor, 3GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • 32/64/128GB UFS 2.0 internal storage
  • Android 5.0
  • F/1.9 16MP rear camera with optical image stabilization and live HDR
  • F/1.9 5MP front camera with live HDR
  • Category 6 LTE with 300 Mbps down/50 Mbps up max theoretical speeds
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 AC with HT80 MIMO, Bluetooth LE, NFC, IR blaster
  • 2,550mAh (GS6) and 2,600mAh (GS6 edge) batteries



  • As we know that only specs are not the parameters to check a gadgets superiority. Most of it comes after the hands on of the device. Firstly speaking about the body and design the body is totally made of metal and glass. Samsung has completely boycotted the old plastic body manufacturing. The metal and glass body feels very good to the eyes while holding in hand. The metal frame runs throughout and is sandwiched between the two layers of Gorilla glass 4. which has also been treated on the inside with a special reflective material coating, giving them a jeweled-metal look that explains why some early leaks made it seem like Samsung had opted for metallic rear casing surfaces.


    Samsung has also redone the fingerprint scanner in the home button so that you no longer have to swipe, and they’re going to use that with the launch of their Samsung Pay tech coming later this year. Finally, they’ve lightened up their approach to skinning Android (UI add-ons removed by 40 percent, in fact, according to Samsung), and don’t even mention the word ‘TouchWiz’ anywhere, which is great news.

    As rumored, the phone also has embedded wireless charging tech, which includes support for both WPC and PMA standards, meaning you can use it with Starbucks, as well as with the more prevalent Qi-enabled home chargers. Samsung is also going to sell its own charging pucks, of course, and on the power front they’ve also upped wired charging by a factor of 1.5x, meaning you should get around 4 hours-worth of battery out of 10 minutes of plugged-in charging.


    The new devices doesn't have any kind of the external sd card support the company says it's new UFS 2.0 tech is much faster than any other external card and the older versions of internal memory.


    The Galaxy S6 and S6 edge go on sale starting April 10  in markets around the world, with White Pearl, Black Sapphire, and Gold Platinum color options for both, plus a special Blue Topaz for the Galaxy S6, and Green Emerald reserved for the Galaxy S6 edge. In the U.S., they’ll be available at AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon, as well as Samsung’s micro-stores within Best Buy locations, Amazon.com, Costco, Sam’s Club, Target and Walmart.

    Still there is lot more to come about these devices.
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    Source: TechCrunch

    Friday, 27 February 2015

    What If I Die on Mars?!! #Mars_One

    July 20th, 1969 Apollo 11 landed on moon carrying a 3 member crew and it became the "Giant leap for mankind". Now after approximately 4 decades Man is planning to land on the Red Planet of our solar system, first crew's expected launching date is in 2024. But, those will go will never return to Earth! See this short video by the Guardian



    9th September, 2013 application Mars One selection program was closed and a total of 2,02,586 applications were submitted mainly from these countries.
    1. USA (24%)
    2. India (10%)
    3. China (6%)
    4. Brazil (5%)
    5. Britain, Canada, Russia and Mexico (4%)


    Medically cleared candidates were interviewed, and 50 men and 50 women from the total pool of 660 from around the world were selected to move on to the third round of the astronaut selection process:.

    39 from the Americas
    31 from Europe
    16 from Asia
    7 from Africa
    7 from Oceania


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    Thursday, 26 February 2015

    Portland Now Generates Electricity from Turbines Installed in City Water Pipelines: #Infinite_Energy


    Who says energy crisis may decrease our living standards, at least not till these Innovative minds keeps on developing the solution for these crisis. Similar example of this king of innovation is presented in the Oregon's (U.S.) largest city Portland. Where the new scheme of generating electricity with water running inside the Water pipelines.


    The city has collaborated with a company named Lucid Energy to generate clean electricity from the water flowing inside the water pipelines under the streets. The city has replaced all the existing pipelines with Lucid Energy pipes containing 42 inches turbines. So, as the water flows through the Lucid Energy pipes the water hits the turbines and turbines starts spinning and attached generators produces powers which then feed energy back to the city's electrical grid.

    This Electric Energy project is known as “Conduit 3 Hydroelectric Project” the project will be running up in full capacity in March this year.

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    Wednesday, 25 February 2015

    Loose Your things Easily #Pixie_Points will now locate them. #Augumented_Reality


    Most of us loose things easily like Keys, remote or even our tablets, but now Pixie Points offer us a very nice solution to find our lost things easily. They use Smartphone's camera to locate tagged objects in a actual pictures of your surroundings. The system is claimed capable of tracking down "pixified" objects, which are marked with a bold X, to within a few inches of their location.

    The Pixie Point sensor tag having water drop shape when attached to the remote or anything you don't want to loose, becomes pixified. Any pixified object can communicate with your smartphone with the Augmented Reality App. Also that object can communicate with other pixified objects. The free iOS/Android app is able to use a secure network to precisely triangulate an object's coordinates within a 30 - 150 ft (10 - 45 m) range.



    That means if you can find your remote control which is under the sofa seat then you will see a X-mark at the sofa seat. The app creates an AG reality map of every tagged object making it possible to see everything at once.

    If you have lost something beyond the range of 150 ft. then you will be notified it's last known location which indeed is a very nice feature. The company has spent 2 years on meeting the accuracy levels of few inches.

    Another nice feature of the pixie app is that we can create a checklists of all the tagged items you need when going on a vacation. Example when leaving for the office you need to verify that everything is in your laptop bag, the app will alert you if anything is missing Each Pixie Point tag has dimensions of 47 x 35 x 3.2 mm (1.8 x 1.3 x 0.1 in) and a lifetime of 18 months. The developers say that in order to keep the Pixie Points as thin as possible, a non-replaceable battery is used. When the internal battery runs low, the app will inform the user and the tag can be disposed of and replaced.
    Check out this video demo:



    A single packet with four Pixie Points can currently be pre-ordered for US$39.95, while a 12 Pixie Point packet costs $109.85. Shipping begins in the (Northern Hemisphere) summer.

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    Wednesday, 11 February 2015

    Smartphone Heating: This may be the solution. #ThermalImaging


    Researchers have developed a new temperature mapping technology for tiny devices that could help solve the problem of overheating in smartphones and computers.

    The new thermal imaging technique allows engineers to "see" how the temperature changes from point to point inside the smallest electronic circuits.

    Called plasmon energy expansion thermometry or PEET, the technique allows temperatures to be mapped in units as small as a nanometre, a unit of measure equal to one-billionth of a metre.

    This breakthrough should enable engineers to design microprocessors that minimise the problem of overheating in smartphones and computers, said the researchers.

    "With the old techniques, measuring the thermal conductivity of a nanowire returns one number. Mapping temperature with PEET, we get 10,000 numbers as we go down the wire," explained lead researcher Chris Regan, associate professor of physics and astronomy at University of California, Los Angeles.

    "It is the difference between seeing the score and watching the game one gives you much better knowledge of the players," Regan pointed out.

    Modern microelectronic circuits contain billions of nanometer-scale transistors.

    Although each transistor generates only a tiny bit of heat as it operates, many transistors operating at once make the computer chips get very hot, which is why cellphones get warm and computers need fans to run properly.

    The research team built its technique on the same physical principles behind the glass-bulb thermometer that was invented by Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1724.

    PEET determines temperature in the same way by monitoring changes in density using a transmission electron microscope. The team demonstrated the technique on tiny aluminium wires that were heated on one end.

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    Monday, 2 February 2015

    Materials Never to get rust again #UniversityOfRochester #SuperHydrophobic

    Awesome future is near to us think about our house water pipes never getting damaged due to rust, Motor-less water transferring systems, our clothes never getting wet due to rain and many more things can be like this can be made with the help of this new breakthrough made by Professor Chunlei Guo and colleagues at the University of Rochester. All of this is explained by the beautiful pictures below.


    Watch this beautiful video:

    READ MORE:A Tech to repair your Tech. #LeatherMan #WristWatch
    They have made micro and nano-structures that turns metals black and make their surface clean and dry, therefore, it could help prevent icing and rust, collect heat more effectively also leading to water repelling Electronics.

    Many other hydrophobic coatings are available in the market but they are not long lasting as they depend upon chemicals, they certainly wear off after sometime.


    READ MORE:Turn your Room into your office or a Mario game: Microsoft HoloLens #VirtulaReality
    The researcher team at University of Rochester have found a way to change metal properties permanently at it's surface by exposing them to femtosecond lasers, which emit very high pulse in very short interval of time (femtosecond = 10^-15 Seconds)

    Using powerful 65-femtosecond laser pulses at a rate of up to one thousand per second the scientists were able to change the surface structure of platinum, titanium and brass samples. The structure they produced was an array of microscopic grooves which were then covered by 5 to 10-nanometer features, a design that was partly inspired by the way in which lotus leaves keep water and parasites at bay.


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    The result is a remarkable material that not only repels water very effectively (tilt the surface by five degrees and the water slides or bounces right off), but is also velvet black from every angle (which makes it highly light-absorbing) and even self-cleaning.


    There is much more to say about the new breakthrough because of shortage of time I can't write much more.

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    Source: Gizmag

    Sunday, 1 February 2015

    Much Awaited ROM to release on 12th Feb. :OnePlus #OxygenOS


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    As Cyanogen moves along a new path (apparently with help from Microsoft) phone maker OnePlus is working on its own flavor of Android, and now it has a name: OxygenOS. Unfortunately, it doesn't have much else beyond promises of going back to the drawing board with software that is "open, customizable, and free of bloat and unnecessary features." That's good to hear though, and matches up with the alpha build seen earlier this month. In classic OnePlus style, the tease just sets up another tease, and we're told more information is coming on February 12th, so mark your calendars.



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    After Cyanogen parted ways with OnePlus due to its exclusive deal with Micromax in India, OnePlus announced that it will coming out with its own ROM. The Alpha build of its own ROM was released by OnePlus on December 31 and got a fairly positive response from the community. 

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    Saturday, 24 January 2015

    A Tech to repair your Tech. #LeatherMan #WristWatch

    A simple Bracelet-cum-Wrist Watch has been designed by Leatherman the tools company of United States to repair your daily tech from smartphone to simple house clock. Interesting right....



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    Think of a multi-tool bracelet or watch that can be worn on your wrist. It may sound nerdy or geeky but this thing is really cool. Each link in the band contains two or three functional tools for a total of 25 tools.


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    This thing having a clever design so, it is fully customizable and can be rebuilt with slotted fasteners. The user can rearrange them, remove or add tools as needed and also can adjust it's upto quarter of an inch. Even the clasp is functional, with a bottle opener and #2 square drive. Other tools include hex drives, screwdrivers, box wrenches, a carbide glass breaker, and a hook-style box cutter that doubles as a SIM card pick.

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    This is MacGyver wristband constructed of metal-injected molded 17-4 stainless steel. The being tiny still they are not gonna be snap or bend under stress. Also the Swiss quartz movement watch which is available in the fall of 2015. But I will definitely go for a naked bracelet :-) . Have a look of it.


    Also a selling point it's TSA and security friendly therefore no worry for travel and security checks. The Tread bracelets will be available in April or May. The stainless steel finish will cost $150, and the black diamond-like carbon finish will cost $200. The tread watches will cost $500 for stainless steel and $600 for black DLC.

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    Source: Wired