How To: Secure Your Office Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi routers, while convenient, are hardly secure. You need to enable encryption to ensure that others don’t mooch off your connection. Best case scenario, they may be harmless freeloaders who just browse, email and then log off. Worst case scenario, you may be opening yourself up to hackers and spammers. So how do you protect … Continue reading “How To: Secure Your Office Wi-Fi”

Facebook, Google asked to remove "unacceptable" content by Indian court

Social media giants Facebook, Google and up to twenty other internet firms have been ordered by a local Indian court to completely remove content “unacceptable to national standards”, according to a report released today. The “unacceptable” content in questions is mainly images which are “inflammatory and derogatory” and “cannot be accepted by any religion.” Civil … Continue reading “Facebook, Google asked to remove "unacceptable" content by Indian court”

BlackBerry Services Live Again

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has said that all the services pertaining to BlackBerry, which were down since yesterday in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) owing to a technical glitch, are back again and running as usual. The widespread service outages were faced by BlackBerry users all over the world, including here in … Continue reading “BlackBerry Services Live Again”

Unlimited Bandwidth* (humor)

Hosting your own website seems to be on everyone’s “things to do before i die” list. Out of the several web hosts out there, HostGator and Go Daddy are easily the best and most recommended. But there are some others who, just to be competitive, make false promises. Promises such as giving unlimited bandwidth. If … Continue reading “Unlimited Bandwidth* (humor)”

OFFICIAL: ‘The Daily’ iPad mag arriving Feb 2

It has been confirmed through many websites, on the merit of the invitation being doled out to them, that the news-making iPad magazine, The Daily, which has already been delayed by a few weeks, will finally arrive on the iPad on February 2nd (Groundhog Day). Owing to Steve Jobs’ medical leave, Apple will be represented … Continue reading “OFFICIAL: ‘The Daily’ iPad mag arriving Feb 2”

Evolution Of Windows

It all began at the Plaza hotel,New York City 10th november 1983 when two microsoft founders Paul Allen and Bill gates announced the new graphical user interface operating system Microsoft windows. Windows 1.01 (1985) Officially released on November 20, 1985, this 16-bit OS that cost less than 1MB in overall is Microsoft’s very first operating … Continue reading “Evolution Of Windows”

INCREASE INTERNET SPEED BY 20%

Would you believe me if i said you can increase your internet speed by up to 20% without having to do much? Irrespective of how fast your speed already is, another 20% is just like an icing on the cake! Yum! FYI, Microsoft reserves 20% of your available bandwidth for their own purposes like Windows … Continue reading “INCREASE INTERNET SPEED BY 20%”

Internet nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2010

It was the Italian edition of the Wired magazine which supported the idea of an inanimate object getting the prize. Wired reportedly nominated Internet for promoting “dialogue, debate and consensus through communication” as well as democracy. In an article published on Nov 20, 2009, titled ‘Wired Backs Internet for Nobel Peace Prize‘, the magazine said, … Continue reading “Internet nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2010”

MagicJack

MagicJack MagicJack is a well-known computer peripheral which provides Internet-based telephone service (VoIP) and was marketed widely on TV last year.  Now, another MagicJack gadget has appeared: A new device that allows users to make free calls by using cell phones. Thus, potentially this device could be setting a new trend and affecting the mobile … Continue reading “MagicJack”

Internet Explorer now in your own words

Now give Internet Explorer a name you like. And it is very easy too. To see a new name for Internet Explorer in its title bar, follow this: Go to: Start >> Run Type in: REGEDIT Navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main Single click on “Main” to view its contents in the right pane. Scroll down and … Continue reading “Internet Explorer now in your own words”