Apple iPhone SE unveiled; India likely to see May roll-out

Apple on Monday announced its iPhone SE, a 4-inch (10-cm) smartphone that it claims is the most powerful and cheapest, priced at $399 (approximately Rs 30,000) and could potentially hit the Indian market by May. This represents Apple’s second bid for the crowded mid-tier market after an unsuccessful foray three years ago. The new phone, […]

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iPhone SE may not make Apple’s India bite bigger

Apple’s plan to target buyers in emerging markets with its smaller and cheaper iPhone SE could backfire in India as the country’s mobile-first population, whose primary computing device is a smartphone, has already shifted to larger screen phones or phablets. With similar specifications to its outgoing flagship iPhone 6s Plus and a price tag of […]

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Redmi Note 3: An all-rounder with a small price tag

Gadgets for giftingAsus Zenfone Max: When battery overshadows everything elseAsus Zenfone Zoom: Not quite a DSLRXiaomi launches insurance cover, Mi Protect, in IndiaAsus partners Foxconn to manufacture smartphones in AP Despite its low price (Rs 11,999), the Redmi Note 3 has managed to up the ante with its appearance and the hardware it houses under […]

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iPhone SE: China, India key challenge for Apple

Apple Vice President Greg Joswiak introduces the iPhone SE during an event at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino Apple to unveil new iPhone today, aims to capture lower end of marketApple iPhone SE unveiled; India likely to see May roll-outApple unveils smaller iPhone SE, starting at $399Apple iPhone 6 No. 1 in BS Brand DerbyApple […]

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iPhone SE: Hits and misses

Power-packed processor Devices from Apple generally don’t wilt under pressure. Despite that, the iPhone 5s is showing its age and if you’re holding on to it just for its size, now is the time to let go. That’s because the SE is powered by the A9 processor, the same one which powers the iPhone 6s. […]

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New Technique Developed for 3D Imaging of Cells Under Your Skin

Scientists have developed a new technique that can create a 3D real-time image of individual cells or molecules under the skin of a living animal, showing intricate details of the lymph and blood vessels. The technique, called MOZART (for MOlecular imaging and characteriZation of tissue noninvasively At cellular ResoluTion), could one day allow scientists to […]

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Planet With Eccentric Orbit Spotted

A team of researchers has spotted an extrasolar planet about 117 light-years from Earth that boasts the most eccentric orbit yet seen. In this case, “eccentric” doesn’t refer to a state of mind, but instead describes how elliptical a planet’s orbit is around its star. While the planets in our solar system have nearly circular […]

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Nasa Papers Reveal Details of Pluto’s Moons

Nasa scientists associated with interplanetary space probe New Horizons have revealed the former “astronomer’s planet” and its “intriguing system of small moons” in a comprehensive set of papers describing results from last summer’s Pluto system flyby. “These five detailed papers completely transform our view of Pluto – revealing the former ‘astronomer’s planet’ to be a […]

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Astronomers Spot Early Stages of Planet Formation

Astronomers studied the new images of a young star taken by the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) and said it reveals very early stages of planet formation. The scientists used the VLA to see unprecedented detail of the inner portion of a dusty disk surrounding the star, nearly 450 light years from Earth. […]

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Frigid Pluto Is Home to More Diverse Terrain Than Expected

The most detailed look at Pluto’s surface to date has revealed an unexpected range of mountains, glacial flows, smooth plains and other landscapes, according to studies released on Thursday. The unprecedented window into the so-called dwarf planet, which orbits the sun like other planets but is smaller, comes via high-resolution photographs from Nasa’s New Horizons […]

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