Tech and You: Most clear images of Martian clouds; Oppo launches limited edition F3 smartphone & more
12 August 2017
- NASA’s Curiosity rover has sent “the most clearly visible” images of Martian clouds from the planet Mars. These clouds resemble Earth’s ice-crystal cirrus clouds. These have been observed previously during other missions but the latest images of the clouds are the most clearly visible. Curiosity rover landed on the surface of Mars 5-years-ago & since then it has been providing many detailed information about the red planet.
- HP Enterprise is planning to launch supercomputer with SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The Spaceborne Computer is estimated to add some serious computing power to the ISS. Scientists will be able to use the computer to crunch numbers without relying on the station’s internet connection. It claims that he machines themselves need to be ruggedised for extreme cold, cosmic rays, and even solar flares.
- Amazon is said to be looking at using the technology originally designed for military to create meals that don’t require any refrigeration and are ready for consumption. Amazon is aiming to enter the ready-to-eat meals delivery market very soon. This refrigeration-free prepared meal technology will help amazon from logistics standpoint and transportation will become far less complex.
- Oppo has unveiled its Oppo F3 Deepika Padukone Limited Edition in India that comes in Rose Gold color. Priced at Rs. 19,990, the smartphone features a front-facing dual camera setup. There’s one 16-megapixel sensor, and another double view wide-angle camera that has an 8-megapixel sensor. The Oppo F3 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
- Samsung has launched its portable Bluetooth speakers ‘Level Box Slim’, ‘Bottle’ and ‘Scoop’ in India. The ‘Level Box Slim’ is water resistant and comes with 2,600mAh battery that provides up to 30 hours of music playback. The ‘Bottle’ speaker has 360-degree surround sound which is good for better listening experience. The smallest with name ‘Scoop’ is a compact speaker that is splash resistant. The Level Box Slim, Bottle and Scoop speakers are priced at rs Rs 6,699, Rs 4,999 and Rs 2,799 respectively.
By NewsX Bureau | First Published : 12 August 2017 , 10:13 AM