Technology

The New Bajaj Pulsar N160 Bike Is Competing With These Fantastic Machines

Bajaj Auto up the bar for its competitors in the Indian market by launching a new Pulsar N160 sports commuter bike. Second model based on the new Pulsar 250 platform, the Pulsar N160 bike comes with both single-channel and dual-channel ABS versions priced at Rs.1.22 and Rs.1.27 respectively.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Bajaj Auto launched the Pulsar N160 bike at Rs.1.23 lakh for a single-channel ABS version
• The bike comes with a 164.82cc single-cylinder engine that generates 15.7bhp of power
• It has 17-inch alloy wheels equipped with disc brakes
• It carries a 14-liter fuel tank

Pulsar N160 Looks & Features

Pulsar N160 Looks & Features

At first sight, it looks like a baby Pulsar of its bigger 250 variants launched in October last year. It features a similar bi-functional LED projector headlamp with LED DRLs as found in the earlier version. Also, the bikers are provided with a user-friendly USB mobile charger. The color scheme arranged for Pulsar N160 includes Racing Red, Techno grey, and Caribbean Blue for the single-channel ABS version and Brooklyn Black paint for the dual-channel ABS version.

Pulsar N160 Mechanics

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Google Doodle: 140th Birth Anniversary Of Romanian Physicist Ștefania Mărăcineanu

Today’s Google Doodle is a tribute to Ștefania Mărăcineanu, the Romanian physicist and pioneer in the discovery and research of radioactivity. Born on 18 June 1882 in Bucharest, today is her 140th birthday and Google wants people to know about her contribution to science.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Ștefania Mărăcineanu established the link between earthquakes and rainfall
• She worked on polonium, an element that Curie discovered
• She founded the first laboratory in Romania for the study of radioactivity
• Academy of Sciences of Romania recognized her work in 1936

Early Life

Not much is known about her early life. She graduated in physics and chemistry in 1910. She taught science at the Central School for Girls in Bucharest. While teaching, she earned a scholarship from the Romanian Ministry of Science and decided to pursue graduate research at the Radium Institute in Paris.

Romanian Physicist Ștefania Mărăcineanu

Research Work

At the radium institute, she worked under the direction of physicist Marie Curie. She did her Ph.D. thesis on polonium, an element discovered by Curie. While working on the half-life of polonium, she noticed that the half-life was dependent on the metal type polonium was placed … Read the rest

OnePlus 10T Won’t Have This Feature Found In Other OnePlus Phones

As the launch of the OnePlus 10T comes closer, its images are leaked to keep the buzz about the latest Smartphone going. And the images show that the OnePlus 10T will be a massive phone with a punch-hole display and improved camera section.

HIGHLIGHTS

• OnePlus 10T looks promising in its leaked design
• The front panel features a centrally-located punch-hole display
• The rear panel sports a triple camera setup with a LED flash
• The design looks similar to the OnePlus 10 Pro

OnePlus 10T Specifications

OnePlus 10T Specifications

Display: It sports a massive 6.7-inch FHD+AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. But the biggest highlight of the display is the punch-hole in the center.

Chipset: It uses Qualcomm’s latest chipset, the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1.

Camera: The triple-camera setup at the rear features a 50MP primary shooter with an optical image stabilization feature, a 16MP secondary camera, and a 2MP third macro camera. The block containing the cameras also features a LED flash and covers almost 1/3 of the height of the Smartphone. Also, the phone sports a 32MP selfie shooter on the front.… Read the rest

Why did Tesla Chief Elon Musk Shot Back At Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal?

Tesla chief Elon Musk shot back at Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal’s long thread of spam and posted a “pile of poo” emotion as well. Parag Agrawal explained Twitter’s process of “human review” to which Elon Musk gave a terse reply.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Elon Musk wants the bots to remove from Twitter before his acquisition
• Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal said he would discuss the matter of spam
• Elon Musk has been sending mixed messages after the takeover of Twitter
• The takeover has been put “temporary on hold”

What Was Parag Agrawal’s Long Thread On Spam?

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal posted the thread on “human review” of potential spam and said that he would discuss the matter “with the benefit of data, facts, and context”.

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Which Industries Would Get National Awards For Indigenous Technologies On National Technology Day 2022?

National Technology Day 2022 will be celebrated on 11 May with the theme of “Integrated Approach in Science & Technology for Sustainable Future”. Union Minister Jitendra Singh launched the theme to begin the celebrations.

HIGHLIGHTS

• National Technology Day is celebrated on 11 May every year
• It is observed to honor India’s scientists and their achievements
• Celebrations include the announcement of National Awards for the commercialization of technologies

History Of National Technology Day

History Of National Technology Day

The National Technology Day was started in 1998 at the behest of then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. 11 May 1998 is a special day in the history of India. It was on that day that the country conducted a series of successful nuclear tests at Pokhran and then PM Vajpayee announced celebrations of all the hard work and efforts put the scientific community of India in the development of new technologies.

Also, the day coincides with the flight of India’s first indigenous aircraft, Hansa-3, in Bengaluru. The aircraft took its first flight when the nuclear tests were conducted in Pokhran.

Significance of National Technology Day

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Nothing Launcher Is Available Only For Flagship Phones

As promised in its March event, Nothing finally released its Nothing Launcher on the Google Play Store. Currently available in beta, it is a stock Android launcher available for other Android devices in the market. It carries a set of standard circular app icons and features a single custom wallpaper. For widget users, it offers a clock and a weather widget.

HIGHLIGHTS

Nothing Launcher released on Google Play Store
It is available with no-nonsense stock Android features
It features useful widgets including clock and weather widgets

Key Features Of Nothing Launcher

Nothing Launcher Is Available Only For Flagship Phones

Max Icons and Max Folders: Enlarge app folders and individual apps by hold and press command. It will allow you to view the app you want to use more clearly. Similarly, it is made easier to launch any app directly from folders. You will see the most used apps in the folders and enlarge them by holding and pressing the apps.

Bespoke Clock & Weather Widgets: It is raw technology balanced by human warmth to provide a unique experience to the users.

Nothing Wallpaper & Style: Now customize your home screen with an … Read the rest