• Texas Wind Farm — wind power plant from the Amazon

    Many are familiar with Amazon for its online store. The company also manufactures various gadgets. However, the listed is not limited.

    Now the organization has decided to engage in renewable energy. The announcement of the draft Wind Farm Texas. Initiative dedicated to the creation of a wind power plant 253 MW. It is proposed to build more than 100 turbines with 120-metre blades. Such diameter is greater than the wingspan of a Boeing 747. The object is planned to place in one of the us counties — Scurry (Texas). The construction is entrusted to the firm of Lincoln Clean Energy. The launch is expected in 2017.

    Texas Wind Farm — wind power plant from the Amazon

    The expected development of Wind Farm Texas — 1 million MW*h Said enough to supply about 90,000 homes. The feasibility of the idea Amazon? Find out in a few months….

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  • iBall Slide Cuboid 8-inch tablet with FM radio launched at Rs 8,999

    iBall Slide Cuboid is powered by a quad-core processor with 2GB RAM, coupled with a Mali 400 MP GPU
    iBall has launched its new Slide Cuboid tablet with an 8-inch display. The tablet comes with a large battery, 4G, and front-end speakers. It features an aluminium body that encases its 8-inch IPS HD display with a resolution of 1280×800.
    iBall Slide Cuboid is powered by a quad-core processor with 2GB RAM, coupled with a Mali 400 MP GPU. The tablet runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, and comes with 16GB internal memory – expandable to 32GB via memory card.
    The iBall Slide Cuboid comes with Mira-vision technology, which the company says offers more colourful and richer experience, with sharpness and good readability under direct sunlight. The tablet is packed with a 4,500 mAh Li-Polymer battery that the company claims will give you 1,800 mi…

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  • Apple Watch Series 2 review roundup: Smartwatch, Fitness Tracker or just a minor upgrade?

    Apple Watch Series 2 requires an iPhone 5 device or later running iOS 10 (Image: Apple)
    Apple has finally updated its smartwatch offering simply called ‘Apple Watch’. The second generation smartwatch is called ‘Apple Watch Series 2’ and features a new GPU, which gives it twice the performance in comparison with the first Apple Watch. The watch is also the first to ship with Apple’s latest watchOS 3.
    Apple Watch Series 2 looks exactly like the first generation watch, but has some cool new features tucked inside. It has a thinner display which features 1000nits of brightness making for a better readability under direct sunlight. The addition of GPS in the watch, makes for a more capable running companion.
    Apple Watch Series 2, like the original Apple Watch, has a stronger focus on fitness tracking, and with its new waterproof desi…

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  • Motorola, Huawei and LG announce plans to not introduce any Android Wear watch this year

    Huawei and Motorola have not updated their Android Wear offering for more than a year now
    Smartwatches again spot to limelight when Samsung revealed its Gear S3 at IFA 2016 and Apple unveiled Watch Series 2 last week. Apple Watch, the most successful smartwatch runs company’s own watchOS while Samsung Gear S3 runs Tizen OS. Naturally, the common comeptitor for both the watches come from Android domain – but not this year.
    According to CNET, smartphone makers LG, Huawei and Motorola have decided not to release any Android-based smartwatch this year. While LG recently announced a version of Urbane with LTE, Huawei and Motorola have not updated their smartwatches for more than a year now. It is unclear whether Android smartwatches have hit a roadblock of any kind.
    At Google I/O 2016, the search giant announced Android Wear 2.0 wit…

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  • Sony CP-SC10 portable charger with Type-C USB port launched

    Sony CP-SC10 comes with a battery capacity of 10,000mAh. The CP-SC10 can charge up to two Type-C portable devices.
    Sony has launched two new portable chargers called CP-SC10 and CP-AD3. Sony CP-SC10 is available for Rs Rs 5,990 and USB Type-C AC adaptor CP-AD3 costs Rs 2,390. The CP-AD3 can be used to charge the USB Type-C portable charger or as a standard power adaptor for charging any USB Type-C device. Sony has also introduced USB-C-C cable and USB-C – Micro USB cable.
    Sony CP-SC10 comes with a battery capacity of 10,000mAh. The CP-SC10 can charge up to two Type-C portable devices. Sony claims charging input of CP-SC10 is two times faster than a regular USB-A portable charger. The devices have been manufactured using Sony’s Hybrid Gel Technology.
    Sony CP-SC10 can be charged via a USB port on a computer or an AC adaptor. The new C…

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  • Canon EOS M5 with DIGIC 7 Image Processor launched at $980

    Canon EOS M5 features a 24.2MP APS-C sized CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 7 Image Processor
    Canon has announced the launch of its latest addition to the EOS M series – the new Canon EOS M5. It features a 24.2MP APS-C sized CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 7 Image Processor, which the company claims is the fastest AF speed in the M-series. EOS M5 is the first camera in the series to feature a low energy Bluetooth connection that can stay connected to a compatible device using the camera connect app.
    The camera has an ISO setting between 100-25,600. It can take high-speed continuous shooting at up to seven frames per second, and up to nine frames per second with the AF lock. The new DIGIC 7 Image Processor allows for an improved AF tracking performance.
    Canon EOS M5 has an inbuilt EVF (electronic view finder), and the touch LCD panel allows user to touch and dra…

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  • Uber riders in Pittsburgh get a taste of driverless future

    Uber became the first company to make self-driving cars available to the general public in the US through a test program in Pittsburgh. (Source: AP)
    Taylor Pollier got an offer from Uber he couldn’t refuse — to be part of an experiment with a car of the future.
    Uber became the first company to make self-driving cars available to the general public in the US through a test program in Pittsburgh. The ride-hailing service selected a group of customers, including Pollier, to take free rides in autonomous Ford Fusions, with human drivers as backups.
    Pollier, 27, said the Fusion “felt sharp,” and the 15-minute ride to his bartending job went smoothly and felt “like taking an Uber any other day.”
    If other riders have a similar reaction, and the autonomous cars are able to handle all the challenges Pittsburgh offers, including snowstorms…

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  • NVIDIA announces Pascal GPUs for AI and neural network

    NVIDIA’s latest GPUs based on Pascal architecture are aimed at deep neural networks and artificial intelligence (Source: NVIDIA)
    NVIDIA is pushing its Pascal architecture even further with the launch of Tesla P4 and P40 GPUs. The company’s latest GPUs are designed for artificial intelligence and neural network programming.
    The powerful Tesla P40 GPU clocks in at 12 teraflops for single precision calculation and capable of 47 trillion 8-bit INT8 operations per second. The Tesla P40 GPU pairs a 24GB GDDR5 GPU with 3,840 CUDA cores. While P4 is less powerful, it still offers 5.5 teraflops single precision calculation and 22 trillion INT8 operations per second. The GPU uses 8GB DDR5 memory coupled with 2,560 CUDA cores. The Tesla P40 has a memory bandwidth of 346Gbps while the P4 has a memory bandwidth of 192Gbps.
    “With the Tesl…

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  • Indian company introduces innovative smart shoes in US

    Boltt says the new smart shoes will scientifically improve running, track and further fitness levels and show the consumer their health in a whole new way. (File)
    In a bid to revolutionise the fitness wearable space, an Indian company has introduced smart shoes in the US which claims to scientifically improve running and fitness levels by giving real-time feedback to the consumer.
    Arnav Kishore, CEO and founder of Boltt, a Mumbai-based startup, introduced smart shoes, a range of smart bands, shoe pod sensor and wireless headsets at Tech Disrupt event in the Silicon Valley.
    “Till now, all activity trackers and wearables gave data. We are conspiring to change that by inferring this data and giving it a meaning,” said Kishore.
    This, he said will scientifically improve running, track and further fitness levels and show the cons…

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  • Microsoft plans to stop making fitness bands to focus on health software

    Microsoft Band 2 was launched last October with Barometer, onboard GPS and special activity tracking feature (Source: Microsoft)
    Microsoft is reportedly planning to kill its fitness wearable range by the name Microsoft Band. Microsoft Band 2 could become the last device to come from software major in the wearable space.
    Microsoft is reportedly preparing to host a hardware event for next month. Earlier rumours hinted at the launch of Microsoft Band 3 at that event but now it seems, the product may never see light of the day. Microsoft Band is a wearable device that puts fitness and Cortana at the heart of activity tracking.
    According to ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft plans to stop making its own fitness band and rather innovate in the Health platform. Microsoft’s change of heart could mean that there won’t be a Band 3 this year o…

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