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Odd looking 3D printed violin to be showcased next month at 3D Print Design Show

3D-printed violin by Eric Goldemberg and Veronica Zalcberg

Besides mesmerizing listeners with its magical sound, Violin is also one of the most elegant looking music instrument. Well, Associate Professor Eric Goldemberg and architect Veronica Zalcberg of the Monad Studio have transformed this graceful instrument into something that looks like a futuristic weapon from an alien world. The sleek 3D-printed violin just have a couple of strings, two less than a traditional violin. Not anywhere near in terms of looking like a violin, the 3D printed 2-string piezoelectric violin has been designed in such a way to amplify its acoustics in various new ways.
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At just two pounds and 13.1mm, new Apple MacBook is thinnest and lightest Mac ever

Apple MacBook 2015

Apple MacBook 2015

Apple have just unveiled their latest MacBook which is ridiculously thin and is even lighter than the MacBook Air. The notebook was announced by Apple CEO Tim Cook event along with the much anticipated Apple Watch at Spring Forward Apple Watch which took place in San Francisco on March 9. Reinvented the notebook to create an all-new notebook line, the latest MacBook 2015 is just 13.1mm and weighs only two pounds. 24% thinner than the 11in MacBook Air, it’s the thinnest and lightest Mac ever.
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Gold version of Apple Watch to set you back in excess of $10,000

Apple Watch Edition

Apple Watch Edition

At the Spring Forward Apple Watch event in San Francisco, Apple unveiled the release date, pricing details and specifications of its most awaited product ever. Yes, we are talking about the Apple watch which was first introduced in September last year during the iPhone 6 launch event. Referred as the most personal Apple device ever, the smartwatch will be offered in three variants: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch and the Apple Watch Edition. The wearable will be available for pre-orders from 10 April and the in-stores sales will start in U.S., Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and Britain from April 24, 2015.
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Solar-powered plane takes flight in a non-stop journey across the globe

Solar Impulse 2 solar powered plane

The record breaking attempt to fly around in a solar-powered plane has begun with the Solar Impulse 2 plane taking off from Abu Dhabi, Emirate with Andre Borschberg at the controls of the single-seated plane; and the next destination is Muscat in Oman. Both Andre and Swiss pilot, Bertrand Piccard will share the flying duty in this grueling journey. This epic journey across the globe will go on for more than five months is going to traverse through continents. On the way this manned airplane will cross the Pacific and Atlantic oceans while taking pit-stops at various locations.
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New D7200 – Nikon’s first 24.2 Megapixel DSLR with built-in WiFi and NFC

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During last month, Nikon announced a couple of DSLRs, and that strongly hints how company wants to keep rolling out new models with a couple of modifications or upgrades. Pixel upgrade is a good temptation for amateurs, so Nikon has stepped a litter higher with upgrading to a 24.2 megapixel DX CMOS sensor in its new Nikon D7200, a successor of D7100.
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Geneva Motor Show 2015: Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept is exotically sexy hybrid sports car

Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept Geneva Motor Show

Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept at Geneva Motor Show

At the ongoing Geneva Motor Show, Bentley has turned eyeballs with its latest beast. The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept is a two-seater hybrid sports car draped in luxury, and perhaps the most tech savvy car on show at the auto show. EXP denotes the “Experimental” and “Speed 6” signifies the classic 6-speed cruiser. The car is designed very aerodynamically and even resembles the Aston Martin Vulcan from the rear. It has very muscular bodywork that draws inspiration from aerodynamic form of aircrafts and very meticulously represents a speedy car.
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GDC 2015: Nvidia Shield is a gaming supercomputer that doubles as a thumping set-top box

Nvidia Shield gaming console

Nvidia Shield gaming console and media streaming device

At the Game Developers Conference going in the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Nvidia has revealed their 4K Android Gaming Console that looks damn good. To make things interesting for gamers, they have also announced the Grid game-streaming service which will provide the users with on-demand games in the cloud in 1080p Full HD resolution at 60 fps.
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MWC 2015: Is Xiaomi Yi Action Camera better than Go Pro Hero?

Xiaomi Yi Action Camera

Xiaomi hasn’t given up on dominating the mobile device market, and it is well on its way to doing so in the coming decade. But they aren’t stopping there as the Chinese manufacturer has revealed its action camera at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Xiaomi Yi Action Camera, pitted as a competitor for the very popular Go Pro is targeted for adventure seekers. This compact action-travel camera made specifically for photographers who travel a lot is going to be a good quality budget camera.
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MWC 2015: Microsoft Lumia 640 XL budget smartphone released

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL smartphone

At the ongoing World Mobile Conference 2015 in Barcelona, Microsoft announced their two major upcoming smartphones, the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL and Lumia 640. The major talking point has been the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system based Microsoft Lumia 640 XL which is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM and comes preloaded with Lumia Denim Update. Interestingly the phone will be upgradable to Windows 10 OS when the new Windows operating system is rolled out for consumers.
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MWC 2015: HTC RE Vive VR headset promises smooth augmented reality imagery

HTC Vive VR headset

It’s been an eventful day at the Mobile World Congress and the surprise of this year’s event came from HTC. They revealed to the world a virtual reality headset that is powered by Valve’s Steam VR platform. HTC RE Vive VR headset vouches to be a wearable headset that traverses you into an immersive 3D environment and interact with objects like never before. Read More…