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A Pen that Alerts You When You Make Writing Errors

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We have become dependent on digital technology quite a bit and now we can rely on it for mundane things like checking our grammar and spelling too. You can now pick up a garden variety ballpoint pen and you will be associated with a built-in dictionary.

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Suppressing Brilliance of Vishwaroop to please Bigotry

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Kamal_HassanAll film makers have a right to express and as long as that freedom of speech does not hurt the sentiments of a particular community of people, it cannot be suppressed. People have had to wait for over a fortnight as `Vishwaroop’ was stalled by the State powers in Tamil Nadu. How can a brilliant film maker like Kamalahasan be made to stoop down patiently to the didactic demands in a democratic nation that allows freedom of speech as a constitutional right? It goes to show that high-handedness of didactic despots and bigots still rules in our country. The Muslims can find nothing wrong in what is depicted in the film. Things around them are a mirror of what is actually happening in the world. Can they run from it or try to paint another picture?

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Colors of Peacock Feathers to Influence the Next Generation of Screen Display

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130205123017-largeThe color mechanism of a peacock’s feathers could now be unlocked leading to the next generation of color displays on screens and their high resolution. The foundation that makes the feathers of a peacock look iridescent is actually structural color. This has been the field of study for many scientists as they have attempted to use it in everyday technology. Whatever research has been done so far has resulted in work done without the rainbow effect that makes the colors unstable based on the angle of the viewer.

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4G may push up your Smartphone Bills

4G-smartphone-data-speeds-monsterIf you are thinking about upgrading to a 4G phone, you can also plan to pay a little more every month as the 2 GB data caps are going to take their toll. On an average, people are using about 750MB of data on their mobile devices currently.

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How to Erase Sensitive Data from your Computer

laptopWhen you use your computer, you build up a large amount of personal information. In case of giving your computer away or selling it, erasing the personal information from your computer would be advisable. There are many ways to get that done. You can format your computer or depend on third party software. Formatting would most probably be sufficient in erasing that personal information.

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Eggxactly Will Toast Your Eggs

originalA British designer has made a device that will cook an egg and you do not require any water for doing that. Eggxactly will serve as a toaster for eggs. Conventional method of boiling an egg requires a pot of water and fire or steam. With this device, you can boil the egg directly without any requirement of water.

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Facebook Celebrates its Ninth Birthday

Facebook-9th-birthdayFacebook turned nine years old today. The world’s largest social networking site began on 4th February 2004. It was started by Mark Zuckerberg in his sophomore year at Harvard. He had tried to launch the site earlier in 2003 and was going to call it `Facemash’ but Harvard University administration did not allow it as he had procured information by hacking into the university administration records for the site.

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The Buzz around BlackBerry 10

blackberry-10-phones-promo-leaked-0It looks like Research In Motion has created a huge buzz in the world of communication and among their staunch loyalists last week with the launch of their new devices, BlackBerry 10 models. RIM is going ahead with the Indian apps developer community to build feature rich apps. Will this move resurrect the company in a market which has been recently dominated by Android models and Apple designs?

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Get The Best Smart TV Technology

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The latest advancement in technology to hit the high streets is the smart TV. Due to the popularity of the smart TV, retailers like Richer Sounds are finding themselves running out of stock and having to order more of these devices in to sell. But why is the smart TV so popular?

Well, a smart TV is like a convergence between the internet and the features of web 2.0. When you ask a layman about smart television, the first thing that might surprise him is the method by which the computing ability is connected to your television. The integration between a computer and a set top box is amazing.

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The New Killer Feature from BlackBerry

The_New_Killer_Feature_from_BlackBerryFor people who depend on their phones a little too much day and night, BlackBerry may have just addressed a very big issue by breaking off from the trend towards batteries which are built-in and also by punching in some of its own technologies.

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