personal electronic devices

Powering iPods, tiny sensors with a whiff of air

June 30th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) A new genre of tiny sensors - like airborne and stationary spy cameras - may require just a whiff of air, not a battery, to operate, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

iPod and other gadgets could soon be ‘charged by pinch of the fingers’

March 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Scientists are reporting the development of the first commercially viable nanogenerator, a flexible chip that can use body movements to generate electricity.They described boosting the device's power output ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

FAA urges airlines to crack down on cockpit distractions

April 26th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday called on airlines to crack down on cockpit distractions such as the use of mobile phones and laptops.In an Information ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Carry-on bag allowed on flights from Canada

January 21st, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) Canada Wednesday allowed passengers one carry-on bag on US-bound flights. Tighter security measures, which included physical searches at the gate of the plane and ban on any carry-on bags, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tibet is a treasure trove of natural resources

March 26th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Chinas interest in Tibet might be more than political, with the hold over the region likely to do more with economics, taking into consideration the regions wealth ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tibet is No.1 lithium producer in the world

March 26th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 26 (ANI): The presence of the largest lithium mine in the Tibet Autonomous Region in China, has now made Tibet the No.1 area in the world in terms of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |