Diffractive sails on spacecrafts

A Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) researcher is taking solar sailing to the next level. He proposes replacing reflective metallic sails with diffractive metafilm sails. The new materials could be used to steer reflected or transmitted photons for near-Earth, interplanetary and interstellar space travel. Grover Swartzlander is leading an exploratory study supported by phase one … Continue reading Diffractive sails on spacecrafts

China ‘in’ the hyperloop

China has enlisted the help of a US company to build a hyperloop in the mountainous southwest region. Hyperloop transportation technologies (California, USA) in partnership with a company controlled by the government of Tongren, Guizhou, will build a test track no longer than 10 kilometers in length. The expansion of the track will depend on … Continue reading China ‘in’ the hyperloop

Microsoft Andromeda?

Microsoft Surface device, code-named "Andromeda", is planned to be released sometime in 2018 or early 2019. The device is expected to come with a dual-screen display, since it had been seen multiple times in patents for a 'pocket-able Surface device'. It is believed that the device will be one of a kind, further blurring the … Continue reading Microsoft Andromeda?

HTC U11 to launch today

#HTC #smartphone #U11 #newtech #technology #mobile #gadgets HTC will be launching it's latest model U11 today in India. Considering the price tag for HTC U Ultra is INR 59,990, we can expect a minimum price of INR 50,000 for U11, which might probably be higher than U Ultra price. The phone comes with Edge Sense, … Continue reading HTC U11 to launch today

Nokia released in India

#Nokia #technology #newtech #India #launch #Nokia6 #Nokia5 #smartphone HMD Global, the company responsible for Nokia brand at present, is working hard on launching Nokia Android smartphones across the globe. The company launched Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 on June 13th. The phones will have various offers, like cashback for Amazon Prime members and … Continue reading Nokia released in India

Microsoft Xbox One X release

#gaming #console #Microsoft #XboxOneX #launch #technology #entertainment #newtech Microsoft Xbox One X, the company's smallest and most powerful video-game console, will be released in November 7, 2017. The device will carry a price tag of $499, and is designed to work with new generation 4K television sets that offer greater picture quality as well as … Continue reading Microsoft Xbox One X release

OnePlus 5 tech specs?

#OnePlus #smartphone #NewTech #mobile #technology #Snapdragon #Amazon According to the technical specifications revealed from Amazon India's teaser page source code for the smartphone, the OnePlus 5 will be featuring an 8 GB RAM and the phone will be using a Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor that reaches speeds upto 2.35 GHz. The phone is set to … Continue reading OnePlus 5 tech specs?

Snapdragon and Windows 10 to come together

#Microsoft #Windows10 #Qualcomm #Snapdragon #technology #laptops #newtech Microsoft and Qualcomm announced at Computex 2017 that they will be releasing Snapdragon 835 Movile PC platform on laptops & 2-in-1s with Windows 10 as the OS. The first three companies that will make such devices will be HP, Lenovo and Asus. This move will bring the best … Continue reading Snapdragon and Windows 10 to come together

The edge-to-edge screen Android phone

#android #mobile #EssentialProducts #Apple #Samsung #technology #newtech #gadgets Andy Rubin, the co-creator of the Android mobile phone operating system, launched a new company called Essential Products. The Palo Alto based company will be selling its first high-end smartphone and home assistant device. The new phone will be featuring an edge-to-edge screen, a titanium & ceramic … Continue reading The edge-to-edge screen Android phone

Using the Android O beta

#Android #Google #AndroidO #AndroidNougat #GoogleI/O #technology #mobile #newtech Android O was one of the most awaited segments at Google I/O 2017. It was announced that users wanting to use the Android O platform can do it by enrolling themselves in the Android O beta. Also, you need to have a Google smartphone, such as Nexus … Continue reading Using the Android O beta