British scientists create material for the screen that uses no power


facebook-360-advertising-810x456The hassle of having to charge your smartphone for hours a day could become a thing of the past.

British scientists have created a material that replaces the screen glass for phones, tablets and smartwatches, but uses no power – meaning they could be charged weekly.

The discovery is significant because more than 90 per cent of a device’s battery power illuminates the screen.

Technology firms have focused on improving battery life. But the British experts say tackling the main drain on a gadget’s power may give better results.

Oxford University engineer Dr Peiman Hosseini, who invented the material, told the Sunday Telegraph: ‘You have to charge smartwatches every night. But if you had smart glass, you could recharge it just once a week.’

The innovation uses electrical pulses to create displays that require no power and can be viewed even in direct sunlight. Dr Hosseini’s company, Bodle Technologies, hopes…

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Once Booming, 3D Printing Companies are Now Contemplating Layoffs


makerbotfactory3D printing companies Stratasys and 3D Systems painted a bleak picture about their businesses earlier this month by reporting declining revenue in the latest quarter. It was a dramatic about-face compared to the buzz around the two giants from 2012 to 2014. Even as projections about the overall 3D printing remain bright—it’s expected to be a $17 billion market by the end of this decade—the next year will likely be a rough one for Stratasys and 3D Systems. Both have promised to cut expenses while dealing with the serious challenges.

Potential customers are slowing their buying of 3D printing technology, a trend that Goldman Sachs analysts recently described in a note to investors as being “likely industry-wide more than company specific.” Meanwhile, makers of 3D printing technology are facing increased competition as newcomers enter the field, most notably HP Inc, which is expected to start shipping its own line of 3D…

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Some of my random designs..

I’ve been making digital art since 2015 using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

So, without wasting much time, here goes…

Dreaming Infinitely! This image has been featured by Adobe on and viewed by about 14,000 people. Images used are downloaded under the creative commons license.


A mini-bot I made while chilling in my living room. And the background image here is actually my living room.
Image downloaded from under creative commons license. This design doesn’t really mean much; its more of an experiment that I did to try out some new things I discovered in Adobe Photoshop.

company-profile-for-sisystems-surat—This is a company profile that I designed for my previous employer ‘Softtouch Interactive Systems’ where I worked as an app developer. This is still a work in progress (especially the text—DO NOT READ IT, IT DEFIES GRAMMAR)

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This is an advertisement for a product of Softouch Interactive systems. Its still a work in progress.
I made this poster to serve as a teaser for an internal event in an organization called AIESEC that I used to work for.
Logo design for my current employer. The looping infinity pattern in the ‘O’ represents the all inclusive nature of this company and its products.
we love graphics even more royal
Just being randomly creative with an image of the Cloud Gate at Chicago, IL, USA. image downloaded under the creative commons licence.
font used - raleway
Background Image downloaded under the creative commons license. This is an experimental collage I made when I was new to design
text waiting in line
Random 2 minute design. I don’t even remember what I was thinking while making this..!

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15 Quotes To Inspire You To Greatness in 2015

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The misconception between ‘Value’ and ‘Greatness’ of people

I’ve seen many people talking about being “great and renowned” by the efforts and hard work that they put in doing stuff they love. While there’s nothing wrong with that, a common thought that prevails among most brains is that having a lot of fame and greatness is the only thing that’s going to help them leave their mark on the world . Continue reading The misconception between ‘Value’ and ‘Greatness’ of people