Manipal Institute & Tata Power Solar unveil solar car with 60 kmph top speed

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Solar car

Udupi : A team from Manipal Institute of Technology and Tata Power Solar on Wednesday unveiled SERVe (Solar Electric Road Vehicle), the university’s first prototype solar car ready for exploring commercial viability. This four-wheeled prototype, run solely on solar energy, is designed by the above team of 27 student enthusiasts. Weighing 590 kgs, this two-seater […]

Nokia internet ready phone

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
Nokia net phone

Microsoft launched its most affordable internet ready phone — Nokia 215 dual SIM — in India on Wednesday priced at Rs.2,149, a company statement said. The device is the first in its category that will bring consumers the choice of accessing Facebook in nine local languages and also comes preloaded with Facebook and Messenger. “India […]

Skype cofounder launches wireless communications app Wire

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

New Delhi: Skype cofounder Janus Friis, along with the rest of the Zeta Project Swiss team, has just launched a new free communications app simply called Wire. The company will soon be launching browser add-ons as well. Wire is also synced across the platforms it’s available on, whether on smartphone, tablet, or desktop. The app […]

Mahindra Gusto 110cc The nicest scooter

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

2014 Mahindra Gusto 110cc The nicest scooter built by Mahindra to dateNew Delhi: Mahindra and Mahindra’s two wheeler division has launched a new 110cc scooter. The Mahindra Gusto is the company’s first attempt at the competitive 110cc scooter market in the country and is priced at Rs 43,000 for the DX and Rs 47,000 for […]

Mahindra launches ‘XUV 500 Sportz’

Friday, June 27th, 2014
XUV 500 Sportz

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) on Thursday launched a special edition of its sports utility vehicle XUV 500, priced at Rs. 13.68 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai). The special edition-XUV 500 Sportz, which has been built upon the top end model of XUV 500, comes with various external and internal features including rear-view camera and leather-fabric seats. “This […]

Soon, smart phone to diagnose diseases in real time

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Washington: Not just helping us with road directions, finding favourite food joint, photo sharing and chat sessions, smart phones would soon diagnose diseases for us in real time. Researchers from University of Houston are developing a disease diagnostic system that offers results that could be read using only a smart phone and a Rs.1,200 lens […]

Apple to launch updated iOS-based TV set-top box

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Washington: Apple is reportedly planning to release an updated version of its TV set-top box in first half of 2014 with revamped operating system based more closely on iOS. According to a report by 9to5Mac, the product is already into testing, and is expected to include a version of the App Store to house content […]

Micromax airms to be the Big Boss of India’s smartphone market

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

New Delhi: Domestic handset maker Micromax today said it aims to become the number one player in India in the smartphone category by Diwali on the back of excellent demand for its Canvas series.”As per the IDC figures for Q2, we are at number two with 22 per cent market share and given the growth […]

Hyundai on a journey to drive ‘Made in India’ car; to launch Grand i10 next month

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Hyderabad: Korean auto major Hyundai is aiming to develop cars from scratch in India, which is its second biggest global market after China, in its bid to strengthen its position in the country. The company, which will launch a new compact car Grand i10 next month in the market, is hoping to cater to markets […]

Karbonn’s Smart A1 Star and A5 Star now available at online stores

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

New Delhi : Bangalore based Karbonn Mobiles has released a couple of budget smartphones – Smart A1 Star and A5 Star, into the Indian market, for Rs 3,514 and Rs 4,890 respectively. The smartphones are available on online retailers Saholic and Flipkart.The Karbonn Smart A1 Star features a 3.5-inch HVGA display with a resolution of […]