September 2012

There has been a lot of outrage in several Islamic countries over what many consider to be gross sacrilege against the religion and its prophet, Mohammed. The film, dubbed ‘Innocence of Muslims’ (also known as Muhammad Movie Trailer and The Real Life of Muhammad) is seen by many as a horrible portrayal of the religion itself and many violent... Read more »

September 30, 2012 at IST / Social Media.

It was August 6, 1991, at a CERN facility in the Swiss Alps, when 36-year-old physicist Tim Berners-Lee published the first-ever website. It was, not surprisingly, a pretty basic one — according to CERN: Info.cern.ch was the address of the world’s first-ever web site and web server, running on a NeXT computer at CERN. The... Read more »

September 30, 2012 at IST / Science & Technology.

Computers and their parts are filled with millions of jargon’s and specs making it difficult to understand them and find the right device for the right job. Let us shed some light into understanding the specifications of the core component of your computer – “the processor alias CPU” The number of bits 32 bit vs 64 bit: If you... Read more »

September 30, 2012 at IST / Science & Technology.

Minecraft creator tells Microsoft to ‘stop trying to ruin the PC’ The creator of the popular game Minecraft, Markus Persson, took to Twitter on Thursday to slam Microsoft over Windows 8. Persson’s critique is the latest to emerge from the gaming world, which is bad news for Microsoft, as the company seeks the support of... Read more »

September 30, 2012 at IST / Science & Technology.

Facebook Has A Festering, Global Problem With No Solution All around the world – in France, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States – Facebook users are outraged that the social network has exposed, to all their friends, their private messages from years ago. There is research out there that shows 28 percent of teens using... Read more »

September 29, 2012 at IST / Social Media.

In 1975, Gates and Allen co-founded Microsoft Corporation to market their version of BASIC, called Microsoft BASIC. It was the primary interpreted computer language of the MS-DOS operating system, and was key to Microsoft’s early commercial success. In February 1976, Gates wrote the Open Letter to Hobbyists, which shocked the computer hobbyist community by asserting... Read more »

September 29, 2012 at IST / Story.

Some collection of important software. Office: Apache Open Office is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. Download Open Office Adobe Reader Adobe Reader software is the global standard for electronic document sharing. It is the... Read more »

September 29, 2012 at IST / Tips & Tricks.

When it comes to interacting via social media channels, there’s the perception that young people are the masters at it. But while this may be true in some respects, we often neglect to explore the impact of adult interaction and sharing. A new study conducted by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that... Read more »

September 29, 2012 at IST / Social Media.

Android is a Linux-based operating system designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers, developed by Google in conjunction with the Open Handset Alliance. Initially developed by Android Inc, whom Google financially backed and later purchased in 2005, Android was unveiled in 2007 along with the founding of the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of 86 hardware, software, and telecommunication companies devoted to advancing open standards for mobile devices. Google releases... Read more »

September 29, 2012 at IST / OS, Science & Technology.

A robot is a mechanical device that can perform tasks automatically. Yes thats what a robot is. Its not the sci-fi humanoid that you have seen in thousnads of movies, but just a mechanical device. So even if you r making a door open by itself after sensing a man, you are making a robot... Read more »

September 28, 2012 at IST / Science & Technology.