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Scientists developed `underwater Wi-Fi’ to control sea robots

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th January 2015

Scientists developed `underwater Wi-Fi’ to control sea robots MOSCOW: Russian Scientists at the Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU)  are working on a modem that will be able to provide users the ability to connect to the internet in an underwater environment. “The first results show a capacity for a 1.2 kbp/s connection under conditions of [underwater] constraints. Today, according to our data, similar devices in...


Google wishes to go ahead and takes World-wide-web straight to the billions lacking access

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th January 2015

Google wishes to go ahead and takes World-wide-web straight to the billions lacking access The breaking news is that Google hasn’t shied from novelty as well as investing big to figure out ways in order to connect a lot more individuals to the web. During the last couple of years, its concepts have included fleets involving tiny satellites, solar-powered drones which would fly all over the world as well...


‘All-out Mobile payments war with Apple’, Google is girding its loins

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd January 2015

‘All-out Mobile payments war with Apple’, Google is girding its loins Softcard, a mobile payments company developed by the largest wireless carriers in the country is on the selling block now. Reports claimed that to purchase Softcard, Google has made an offer of an amount less than $100 million, meanwhile, PayPal, the e-commerce giant owned by eBay, has also submitted an offer to acquire Softcard. The...


Superfluous technology, when you say to your car, ‘Go park yourself’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd January 2015

Superfluous technology, when you say to your car, ‘Go park yourself’ BMW has created a system that actually obeys when a driver says to the car, “Go Park yourself.” Now the owners are free from parking angst, because no more human intervention required in parking a car. Sensors and software have turned vehicles into robotic chauffeurs, dropping off drivers and then parking themselves. According to a...


Samsung Electronics Honored with 80 Awards at CES 2015

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th January 2015

Samsung Electronics Honored with 80 Awards at CES 2015 Best of Innovation and 31 Home Entertainment Honorees reflect Samsung’s achievements in industry-leading design and technology innovation across categories Lahore: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, semiconductors and telecommunications, today announced that it won 80 prestigious awards at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 Innovations Awards. CES, the...


Huawei launches its new “Ascend Y550” smartphone in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th January 2015

Huawei launches its new “Ascend Y550” smartphone in Pakistan Lahore: Huawei is a global leader in innovative telecom technologies, which has now launched its powerful new smartphone – Ascend Y550 in Pakistan. Featuring the 4G-LTE enabled connectivity, this new device promises to fulfill all the social networking, communication and info-tainment needs of the tech-savvy and ambitious consumers. Through a special launch offer, the buyers...


Samsung’s Latest and First Ever Full Metal Body Smartphone

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th January 2015

Samsung’s Latest and First Ever Full Metal Body Smartphone A Smartphone that possesses full metal body, Super AMOLED Display and a Smart High Quality Camera Lahore, 05th January, 2015- Samsung has launched its first ever full metal body, Smartphone i.e, Galaxy A5. This smartphone encases loads of ultra-cool and unique features and apps. This phone is equipped with A53 1.2 GHz Quad-Core processor that...


Meet Nokia 215: our most affordable Internet-ready entry-level phone yet

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 5th January 2015

Meet Nokia 215: our most affordable Internet-ready entry-level phone yet Microsoft introduces the Nokia 215 and Nokia 215 Dual-SIM With a price tag of just $29 before taxes and subsidies, Nokia 215 is our most affordable Internet-ready entry-level phone yet, perfectly suited for first-time mobile phone buyers or as a secondary phone for just about anyone. Built for the internet Nokia 215 has preinstalled Facebook...


Uber rings in New Year with two million rides

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd January 2015

Uber rings in New Year with two million rides SAN FRANCISCO:- Car-sharing startup Uber on Friday bragged it rang in the New Year with two million rides, many of them apparently to revellers heading home in early morning hours. And while demand for rides spiked from one to two in the morning in most cities where Uber operates, partiers in Paris didn’t put pressure...


Wi Tribe introduces a radical new technology for its Pakistani clients

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th December 2014

Wi Tribe introduces a radical new technology for its Pakistani clients Wi Tribe, one of the leading internet service provider in Pakistan has introduced a radical new technology for its Pakistani clients by introducing video optimization solutions. This state of the art innovation makes Wi Tribe the only internet service provider in Pakistan adopting this technology to enhance the experience of its customers. Video optimization aims...


Microsoft nurtures entrepreneurship with “MIC Pre-Accelerator” program in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th December 2014

Microsoft nurtures entrepreneurship with “MIC Pre-Accelerator” program in Pakistan As a global leader in technologies, Microsoft pursues a mission to provide a level playing field for aspiring entrepreneurs, who want to build something to make the world a better place. With this dignified pursuit of nurturing the culture of Entrepreneurship, by supporting the Startup companies, Microsoft has now announced the beginning of “MIC Pre-Accelerator”...


Samsung Electronics Launches the World’s First LTE Advanced Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation Smartphone

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th December 2014

Samsung Electronics Launches the World’s First LTE Advanced Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation Smartphone New technology delivers download speeds of 300Mbps, four times faster than LTE services Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today announced the world’s first commercially available LTE Advanced (LTE-A) Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation (CA) smartphone. The LTE-A Tri-Band CA enabled Galaxy Note 4 will provide a download peak speed of 300Mbps, four times faster than the speed of...


Samsung Electronics Starts Mass Production of Industry’s First 8-Gigabit LPDDR4 Mobile DRAM

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th December 2014

Samsung Electronics Starts Mass Production of Industry’s First 8-Gigabit LPDDR4 Mobile DRAM Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has started mass producing the industry’s first 8 gigabit (Gb) low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on the company’s leading-edge 20-nanometer (nm) process technology. LPDDR memories are the most widely used “working memory” for mobile devices...


Warid Telecom Launches LTE Services in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th December 2014

Warid Telecom Launches LTE Services in Pakistan “The Best HAS Arrived!” •Warid Telecom, Pakistan’s most trusted and innovative mobile service provider, is proud to announce the commercial launch of its LTE (Long Term Evolution) services in Pakistan. •Starting from 26th December, 2014, Warid customers will be able to enjoy 7 days of free customer trials of LTE services in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi,...


Sony’s PlayStation offline, Microsoft’s Xbox restored

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th December 2014

Sony’s PlayStation offline, Microsoft’s Xbox restored WASHINGTON- Microsoft’s online network for its Xbox gaming console was restored to nearly full service Friday after an allegedly coordinated Christmas Day hack brought it and Sony’s PlayStation network down. The PlayStation network remained down, while Xbox’s service returned to all except three of its applications during the day. The disruption started Christmas Day, PlayStation...


QMobile signs Priyanka Chopra for upcoming ad campaign for LINQ Smartphones

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th December 2014

QMobile signs Priyanka Chopra for upcoming ad campaign for LINQ Smartphones After signing many renowned Bollywood celebrities and sports icon including Adiitya Roy, Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Atif Aslam and Shahid Afridi, QMobile signs Bollywood Diva Priyanka Chopra for it’s upcoming ad campaign for LINQ Smartphones. According to the CEO of QMobile Zeeshan Akhtar, they are all set to launch it’s new brand, LINQ, the new...


Apple suppliers accused of poor treatment of workers

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 19th December 2014

Apple suppliers accused of poor treatment of workers LONDON: – Workers in Chinese factories making Apple products are poorly treated, with exhausted employees falling asleep on their 12-hour shifts, British broadcaster the BBC found in an investigation broadcast Thursday. Reporters who took jobs undercover at the Pegatron factories found workers regularly exceeded 60 hours a week — more than the company’s guidance —...


Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th December 2014

Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack by Michael THURSTON LOS ANGELES:- Sony Pictures on Wednesday cancelled the release of a madcap comedy about North Korea that triggered chilling threats from hackers, as US investigators reportedly blamed Pyongyang for a damaging cyber-raid on the movie giant. The Hollywood studio announced the move after US theater chains said they would not screen “The...


Hackers trick way into ICANN computers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th December 2014

Hackers trick way into ICANN computers SAN FRANCISCO: – The private agency that acts as a gatekeeper for the Internet on Wednesday said that hackers tricked their way into its computers. A “spearfishing” attack aimed at US-based nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) hooked staff members with emails crafted to appear as though they were sent from peers...


Samsung Unleashes New Era of 3-bit V-NAND SSDs for Consumers with Introduction of 850 EVO SSD

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th December 2014

Samsung Unleashes New Era of 3-bit V-NAND SSDs for Consumers with Introduction of 850 EVO SSD Delivers industry-leading performance and endurance to maximize everyday computing experience Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung’s 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the 850 EVO SSD provides a significant boost in...


Mobilink Exclusively Launches Microsoft “Lumia” Devices in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th December 2014

Mobilink Exclusively Launches Microsoft “Lumia” Devices in Pakistan Mobilink has entered into an exclusive partnership with Microsoft Pakistan to launch “Lumia” devices. The partnership entails exclusive launch of a range of devices under the Lumia brand. As part of this partnership, the first device Microsoft Lumia-535 was launched last week at Rs. 14,250. Microsoft Lumia 535 is a feature-rich devices aimed at providing...


Taser or electric eel? Both use same mechanism

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th December 2014

Taser or electric eel? Both use same mechanism WASHINGTON:- The electric eel, the scaleless Amazonian fish capable of producing 600 volts of electricity which can knock over a horse, uses a electroshock mechanism similar to a Taser, scientists said Thursday. The eel’s electrical impulses briefly paralyze prey by causing muscle contractions, not unlike the electric stun guns used by police. “I was struck...


New NASA spaceship’s test flight reset for Friday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th December 2014

New NASA spaceship’s test flight reset for Friday ISLAMABAD: The launch of NASA’s deep-space Orion capsule for a test flight around Earth was delayed on Thursday after a last-minute technical problem with its rocket, NASA said. United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing that builds and flies the Delta 4 rocket, plans to try again at 7:05 a.m. EST (1205...


ADB introduces new Service to speed flow of low-carbon technologies to Asia

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th December 2014

ADB introduces new Service to speed flow of low-carbon technologies  to Asia ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank has set up a new service to match buyers and sellers of low-carbon technologies to speed technology transfer to developing Asia. The pilot service will initially focus on clean energy and energy efficiency technologies with the average transaction size expected to be $2 million-$5 million. Called IPEx Cleantech Asia, the...


Winter Jacket with Solar Panels can now keep your phone charged at all times

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th December 2014

Winter Jacket with Solar Panels can now keep your phone charged at all times Winter season, a season of wearing trendy jackets and sweaters is now in demand and guess what the season brands has introduced in the market. Surprise! Its a $599 Winter Jacket which comes with a Solar Panel which can keep the batteries of your mobile phones charged at all time. Tommy Hilfiger is selling a...


Lumia 535 Dual SIM Launched in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th December 2014

Lumia 535 Dual SIM Launched in Pakistan The first Microsoft branded Lumia smartphone, Lumia 535 Dual SIM features five free, integrated Microsoft experiences, a spacious 5-inch display and a 5 MP front & rear facing camera Karachi – 4th December, 2014: Microsoft today announced the availability of the Lumia 535 Dual SIM in Pakistan. Offering five great integrated Microsoft experiences, a wide-angle...


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