Camera with 1,000 megapixels

Posted by Shailendra Doke | Jun 25, 2012


“The prototype camera was developed by electrical engineers from Duke University, along with scientists from the University of Arizona, the University of California - San Diego, and Distant Focus Corp., with support from DARPA. By synchronizing 98 tiny cameras, each with a 14-megapixel sensor, in a single device, the team created a camera that can capture images of around one gigapixel resolution. However, with the addition of extra microcameras, the researchers say it has the potential to capture images at resolutions of up to 50-gigapixels - the team points out this is five times better than 20/20 human vision over a 120-degree horizontal field.”

Via Gizmag

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Happy New Year : Last Google Doodle for 2011

Posted by Shailendra Doke | Dec 31, 2011


Here is the Last Google Doodle of year 2011 greets people Happy New Year. Google published a video of all the Biggest Moments of 2011.

You may like to read The secret of two hidden messages in Google 2008 Logo.

Happy New Year to All.

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Biggest Moments of 2011 by Google - Zeitgeist 2011

Posted by Shailendra Doke |

See how the World Searched with Google's 2011 Zeitgeist:

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Gmail: Google Enables SMS Text Messaging in Chat

Posted by Shailendra Doke | Dec 12, 2008

sms_big Google first launched this feature in October, but was quickly removed due to bugs. Now you can use this feature in your Gmail Chat. You can send SMS Messages to anyone right from the chat window. Just enter the phone number to which you want to send SMS Message, then the recipient can reply you by simply selecting reply option from his phone.

According to the Gmail Blog, the service is currently applied for the US numbers only, you can send SMS Messages from anywhere in the world to the US numbers only.

what Google says about this feature..

Text Messaging in Chat
Send SMS text messages right from Gmail. You chat from your comfy computer and reach your friends on the go; they get your messages as texts and can peck out replies on their little keyboards.

To activate this feature in your Gmail account, simply click on Settings, and then click on Labs tab. Here, scroll through the list and find the option "Text Messaging (SMS) in Chat" and select Enable and Save Changes.

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SecureZIP Express Software give-away and Contest

Posted by Shailendra Doke | Oct 23, 2008

PKWARE, the inventor of the .zip standard, is giving away a non-commercial use license of SecureZIP Express and the opportunity to win great prizes in the new “Decrypt and Drive” contest! 

With SecureZIP Express you can compress/decompress and encrypt files that you store or send. Compressing files is a great way to save storage space, especially on thumb drives and CD’s, and we all have files we should be securing! The software also includes a digital certificate so you can exchange files securely with others without using passwords. Only the person the file was encrypted for can open it when you use a digital certificate. 

The software is fully licensed for non-commercial use and has no toolbars or spyware! For years, PKWARE has given free .zip software away and wants as many users as possible to receive the benefits of SecureZIP. 

PKWARE is giving away great prizes including a Honda scooter, bicycles, Wii games, gas cards, and more! Visit to play the game daily and/or download the free software. You need to have SecureZIP, and the digital certificate it installs, on the computer you play the game from. 

You can also get SecureZIP Express at 

Good luck!


Hope you win something cool!

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World Map - Popularity of Social Networks around the World

Posted by Shailendra Doke | Oct 22, 2008

The above world map courtesy Oxyweb represents the popularity of various social networks across the world. The data available in this map is more detailed than previous world map, specially for Asia, Europe and African nations. 

Oxyweb has used Alexa traffic data to determine the popularity and use of social networking sites across the world. [via Digital Inspiration]

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Minoru - webcam that delivers 3D Internet Video Chat

Posted by Shailendra Doke | Oct 18, 2008

Minoru is designed to deliver the experience of 3D video chat over the Internet. it is webcam that has two discrete lenses spaced at roughly human eye distance, these two lenses form one image which appears 3D, but it requires red and blue 3D glasses.

Minoru, which means "Reality" in Japanese, can be used with most Instant Messengers. You can also use this webcam for taking 3D photos or even 3D videos. You can upload the videos to YouTube.

To use this webcam you don't need a special platform or software for viewing 3D videos. The Minoru is supposed to be available in December 2008 for less than $100.

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