Facebook had introduced ‘Nearby Friends’, a feature which helps users to locate their friends in real time. The app was launched on 17th April, 2014 and is available for both iOS and Android. But the app will work with select locations for the first few weeks.
LG G2 Mini has a 4.7-inch (960 x 540 pixels) capacitive touch screen display and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS. It will also come with a 1GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage with an option for its expandability via microSD card. The device also supports 4G connectivity.
Micromax’s latest Canvas series smartphone, the Canvas Power is now available for the Indian market. It has a 5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) capacitive touch screen IPS display, powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad-core Mediatek MT6582M processor and runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean).
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo has 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display; 2GB of RAM; 16GB inbuilt storage, which is further expandable up to 64GB via microSD card. It has 8 MP rear camera with LED flash and BSI sensor, while there is a 2 MP front-facing camera also featuring BSI sensor.
Lenovo launched a new smartphone, named Lenovo Vibe Z. It is a dual-SIM smartphone and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system. It features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1920×1080) IPS wide angle viewing touchscreen display. The Vibe Z comes with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 330 GPU.
CCleaner 4.10, the popular Windows cleaning tool from Piriform, is now available in portable form as well. CCleaner 4.10 now cleans the Facebook Windows 8 app, Picasa 3, Spotify, Kingsoft Office 2013, Sublime Text and Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate.
BSNL has recently launched a service online, where in you can Choose a Number from the list of available mobile numbers for Free. If you are ready to pay a small amount, you can search for a Fancy / Vanity number too.
Intel announced a tiny computer which is the size of a memory card named Edison. It has been built using Quark microprocessor technology and is a Pentium-class PC powered by a dual-core SoC. It features LPDDR2 RAM, flash storage, I/O capabilities, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth. it runs on Linux.
Netra(NEtwork TRaffic Analysis) is a defence ministry’s internet spy system that will be capable of detecting words like ‘attack’, ‘bomb’, ‘blast’ or ‘kill’ from reams of tweets, status updates, emails, instant messaging transcripts, internet calls, blogs and forums.
The Open Learning Initiative (OLI) is from Carnegie Mellon University, which offer innovative online courses to anyone who wants to learn or teach. They aim to create high-quality courses and contribute original research to improve learning and transform higher education.