Free Wi-Fi for the entire world

Feb 27, 2014, 11:22 IST | MiDDAY Correspondent

Free Wi-Fi for the entire world

A US company is planning to build an Outernet — a global network of cube satellites broadcasting internet data to all the people on the planet for free. The idea is to offer free internet access to all people, regardless of location, and bypassing filtering or other means of censorship.

World’s thinnest phone unveiled

Chinese handset maker Gionee launched the Elife S5.5 smartphone at the ongoing World Congress (MWC 2014) in Barcelona. Company claims it is the slimmest Android smartphone in the world. The smartphone is expected to be shipped to India in March 2014 or in the first week of April 2014.

3D device that can sense heart attack

New York Soon, an implantable 3D device can deliver treatment or predict an impending heart attack before a patient shows any physical symptoms. Using an inexpensive 3D printer, biomedical engineers are developing a custom-fitted device with embedded sensors that can revolutionise prediction
and treatment of cardiac disorders.

Truecaller app, Nokia join hands

Aiming to expand its reach in emerging and mass markets like India, phone directory app Truecaller has tied up with Nokia for newly launched Android-powered X series smartphones. The Truecaller app will be available on the Nokia apps store for all devices in the Nokia X series.

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