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Just add water, Your Computer Will Work: Stanford Engineers’ Marvel

Standford University scientist Manu Prakash and his team of students have developed a computer that can operate using the fundamental physics principle of moving water droplets generate energy, which may heral new class of computers altogether based on manipulating water droplets for energy. Ever since he was a graduate student, Prakash tossed with the idea of ussing little droplets as ...

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CES 2015: Intel Shows Off Button-Sized ‘Curie’ Wearable Computer

In what could be a befitting tribute to atomic pioneer Marie Curie a century later, Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, has unveiled a button-sized computer, shrinking the device from the stamp-size computer chip showcased last year. “Last year we introduced Edison — basically a computer the size of a postage stamp, but as engineers we knew we could do ...

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Learn how to limit screen time for kids

It is no longer just the television or the computer that young children are glued to these days as smart phones and tablets have made it even more difficult for parents to limit the screen time for their kids. Researchers have now found setting limits by location (banning media devices in the bedroom or at mealtime), rather than counting the ...

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India launches world’s cheapest $35 tablet PC meant for students

India unveiled the world’s cheapest tablet computer on Wednesday priced at $35 meant for the students with the government subsidizing $15 as the manufacturing cost is $50. “When these devices are actually used by students across India we will then get valuable feedback,” said Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal, releasing the tablet as promised on time. The name of ...

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India’s $35 tablet computer meant for students to be launched today

India’s Human Resources minister Kapil Sibal will unveil the country’s $35 tablet computer meant for students, officially on Wednesday. The tablet was developed as part of the National Mission on Education as a low cost alternative to high-end tablets which were available at $200. Even the latest tablet made by an Indian company called Pepper was priced $99. “The tablet ...

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