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  • How the blue LED is changing the world and won its inventors a Nobel October 8, 2014

    Paris: Just over 20 years ago, three physicists working in two laboratories in Japan cracked a problem that had stumped rivals for decades - how to prise blue light from a semi-conductor. The feat paved the way to a low-energy source of light for illuminating homes, buildings, computers and mobile phones. On...
  • Philips, Disney India join hands to create LED lighting products for kids July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Philips Lighting has teamed up with entertainment company Disney India to create LED lighting products for kids. The range will be available exclusively on Amazon India's ecommerce platform, the two companies said in a statement. "The blend of Philips' expertise in lighting and Disney's beloved characters will transform kids rooms to...
  • Micromax launches a 32inch LED TV in India at Rs 16,490 July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Phone maker Micromax launched a 32inch LED TV which would be sold exclusively on ecommerce platform Snapdeal.com. This is the first time Micromax has entered into a strategic partnership with Snapdeal.com to launch its latest offering, the eretailer said in a statement. Priced at Rs 16,490, 32 inch LED TV...
  • Grammy Awards 2014: Led Zeppelin's 'Celebration Day' wins best rock album January 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Legendary rock band Led Zeppelin's 'Celebration Day' bagged the best rock album trophy at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. The gala event was held Sunday at the Los Angeles staples Center. 'Celebration Day' documents live performances of the surviving members of the band during their reunion in 2007. The album...
  • EC briefly halts AAP's campaign in Old Delhi for violation of poll conduct November 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Election Commission briefly halted the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) from campaigning in Old Delhi for violation of election code of conduct. The rally was having more than 10 vehicles in its cavalcade, whereas the rule states that only 10 vehicles will be allowed. AAP led by Arind Kejriwal...
  • Now charge your gadgets as you move November 1, 2013

    Researchers have developed a new device that turns human motion into power for electronic devices such as cell phones, cameras and tablets. The mobile generator 'Genneo' can charge a device with any type of movement so a user could purposefully shake it or just leave it in a pant pocket while...
  • AOC launches 23inch full HD 3D LED Razor TV at Rs 19,990 October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: AOC India has launched what is claimed to be India's first smallest 3D television. AOC's 23inch Full HD 3D LED Razor TV is priced at Rs 19,990. The 23inch HD 3D LED TV comes with a direct 3D key on the remote to convert and watch 2D content with...
  • BJP confident of getting 272 seats in Lok Sabha: Javadekar August 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of the general elections, BJP is holding the first meeting of its national campaign committee in Delhi on Sunday. Presided over by the party's campaign chief Narendra Modi, top leaders including LK Advani, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh are present in the meeting. The main agenda...
  • Govt plans to hike duties; gold, LCDs, high end cars likely to get costlier August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Gold, high end cars, LCDs and LEDs could get costlier in the next 24 hours as government is set to hike the import duties to fight the rupee slide and check the burgeoning Current Account Deficit (CAD). Sources in the Finance Ministry say that there could be hikes...
  • Intex launches new LED TVs at Rs 7,499 onwards July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Intex Technologies has announced the launch of its new range of LED TVs. The new range of LED TVs includes LE23HDR06VT13 (23 inches), LE20HDR05VT13 (20 inches) and LED 1601 ME13 (16 inches). These are High Definition (HD) models and and have 1 USB and 1 HDMI port for...
  • AOC launches 15.6inch LED TV at Rs 6,990 July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: AOC launched its new 15.6inch LED TV LE16A1333/61 at Rs 6,990. The LE16A1333/61 TV offers a photo frame design. According to the company, the Real Colour Engine technology produces true and natural colours. It also includes inputs like USB, HDMI and VGA port for connectivity. Power consumption of this LED...
  • Samsung unveils new Smart TV, LED TV series models April 10, 2013

    Bangalore: Samsung Electronics announced the introduction of 20 new television models across its flagship Smart TV and LED TV series. "With the launch of our 2013 Smart TV range, we are looking to consolidate our leadership in the Panel TV market in India. We expect LED TVs to drive our...
  • Delhi: Dikshit presents a tax-free budget in election year March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: No new tax was levied and chilly spray, desi ghee and LED lights will be cheaper with Delhi government on Wednesday proposing to reduce or eliminate VAT on them in its Rs 37,450 crore budget, which focused on social sector in an election year as Congress seeks a...
  • Review: Apple iPhone-controlled smart LED bulbs March 18, 2013

    New York: LED bulbs seem to be the future of home lighting: They save electricity, they're durable and they don't contain mercury like compact fluorescents. But having them produce white light like any old light bulb is like using a computer as a doorstop. That's because each LED, or light-emitting diode,...
  • Afghan: Hamid Karzai alleges US, Taliban are colluding March 10, 2013

    Kabul: Afghan President Hamid Karzai is accusing the Taliban and the US of working in concert to convince Afghans that violence will worsen if foreign troops leave. Karzai says two deadly suicide bombings on Saturday show the insurgent group is conducting attacks "at the service of America" to help show that...
  • In pixel wars, LCD has staying power, refuses to die December 11, 2012

    Seoul: Liquidcrystal display (LCD) screens were expected to slowly fade and die, giving way to lighter, thinner and tougher organic lightemitting diode (OLED) panels in everything from smartphones to televisions. But LCD is refusing to go quietly as its picture quality keeps getting better. At the same time, the major backers...
  • Lightup stumps to be used at Big Bash December 7, 2012

    Twenty20 cricket heralded another illuminating innovation on Friday with the introduction of stumps and bails that lightup when dislodged during an Australian Big Bash League (BBL) match in Melbourne. Powered by hidden low voltage batteries, once the wicket is broken, the bails instantaneously flash bright red thanks to LED lights and...
  • BenQ launches LED TV L7000 series in India at Rs 25,000 onwards November 19, 2012

    New Delhi: BenQ has expanded its LED TV L7000 Series that comes in two sizes 32inch and 37inch. The BenQ L7000 Series is said to have an ultrahigh dynamic contrast ratio of 1M:1. BenQ L32 7000 LED TV has an IPS Panel with 1366 x 768 resolution, 8W RMS...
  • Sony launches wearable 3D TV, 84inch Bravia TV in India October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Sony today has announced the launch of a slew of devices in India, which include Sony's 84inch Bravia 4K LED TV, wearable 3D TV, Vaio Windows 8 laptop, Vaio Windows 8 ultrabook, fullframe Alpha 99 camera, and Cybershot RX 100 camera. The Sony Bravia KD84X900 is an 84inch LED...
  • Micromax launches LED TVs, home theatres October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Micromax, which is known for its low-cost handsets, is now widening its offerings and has announced its entry into the home entertainment segment in India. Micromax has introduced six LED TVs, two home theatre systems, a 3D Blu Ray player and a Smart Stick Android dongle. The LED TVs...
  • London Olympics: Hadrian's Wall to host 400 LED balloons August 6, 2012

    Hadrian's Wall in northern UK is the best preserved ancient remains of the Roman England. The site will be hosting about 400 LED weather balloons on Aug 30 as part of the ongoing London Olympics cultural extravaganza. ...
  • T'puram: CFLs, LEDs to light up govt offices July 14, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Incandescent bulbs and other energyguzzling electrical equipment are being shown the door at the Government Secretariat and the Vikas Bhavan as part of a statewide energy efficiency programme being launched in government offices. If things go as planned, they will soon be replaced with compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), energyefficient...
  • World waits and watches as Greece heads to vote June 17, 2012

    A win for the Leftwing Syriza LED party would mean Greece's exit from the EU and bloodbath in the markets worldwide. ...
  • Mumbai's expensive skywalk to cost Rs 50 crore June 5, 2012

    Mumbai: The city will be getting a brand new skywalk at Grant Road. The structure, touted by the MSRDC as unique in the country, is all set to represent the latest innovations in architecture, with a 510 metre long walkway supported by stress rods suspended from a central tower, replete...
  • Nepal parties fail to finalise constitution May 28, 2012

    Kathmandu: Nepal's warring political parties said on Sunday they had failed to narrow their differences sufficiently to agree on a new constitution for the Himalayan republic before a midnight deadline, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil. A new constitution was widely seen as crucial to ending the instability that has...
  • Tech Toyz: The movies special March 24, 2012

    In this episode we talk about various Hollywood and Bollywood movies, the 5 Cs of cinematography, LG LED projector HW300G and much more. ...
  • LEDs to light up Parnasala February 21, 2012

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The famed marble lotus at the Santhigiri Ashram, Pothencode, will be lit using Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) on Tuesday in connection with the Poojithapeetam Samarpanam celebrations. The celebrations will commence with the pushpanjali ceremony at 5 am. The festival flag will be hoisted at 6 am. Finance Minister K...
  • Onida launches iTube, Internetenabled Android TV October 11, 2011

    Bangalore: Onida on Tuesday launched its new innovative LED TV Onida iTube powered by Google's Andriod operating system and said it was eyeing to tap the growing market in this segment. Onida iTube delivers a 3D viewing experience and is Internetenabled, powered by Android. iTube has an internal...
  • Samsung reports breakthrough in LED technology October 11, 2011

    Seoul: Researchers at South Korean electronics giant Samsung have reported a breakthrough in lightemitting diode (LED) technology that will allow production of cheaper ultralarge advanced display panels on ordinary glass, such as window panes. Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology succeeded in fabricating nearly single crystalline Gallium Nitride (GaN) on amorphous...