September 2013

fbtw Smartphones and mobile apps have made sharing photos faster and easier than ever, but privacy has become a growing concern. Secret.li, an iPhone app, lets users take a photo with their iPhone’s camera and post it to Facebook knowing it will be automatically deleted an hour, a day, or a week after it is posted.... Read more »

September 26, 2013 at IST / How-to Guides, Social Media.

ka8bN0E2 Social media, be it Facebook or Twitter or others, with more than a billion active users across the globe, are becoming tempting ground for cyber criminals to spread malwares. Often embedded in the attractive post on social media, the malwares are just a click away from infecting your systems. ESET, an antivirus and security software... Read more »

September 17, 2013 at IST / Social Media.

sc001 Jolla Sailfish OS, an alternative mobile operating system that failed to enter the big time, could be coming to more devices, if the company has its way. Jolla on Monday announced that its operating system now works with Android applications and hardware, making the platform a bit more appealing to vendors that were unwilling to... Read more »

September 16, 2013 at IST / OS, Tech News.

GoogleNow Up until now, Chrome’s web Apps have been trapped in your browser, living with the rest of your internet like glorified tabs. Well, Google’s putting an end to that today. A new breed of Chrome Apps is here, and they live on your desktop. Like old-school Chrome Apps, these new ones can sync between devices,... Read more »

September 6, 2013 at IST / Social Media, Tech News.

jpg A team of British scientists have reportedly discovered a way to build communications networks using quantum cryptography and impenetrable codes, crucial for sensitive electronic data transfer. With increased threat to sensitive electronic data being vulnerable to attacks, the impenetrable systems are based on communication systems in which the information is carried by individual photons and... Read more »

September 6, 2013 at IST / Tech News.

cloud-computing Amazon, a big daddy in information technology’s hottest area – cloud – has 8,000 customers in India but does not have in this country a key element of cloud infrastructure – data centres. That’s because no foreign customers would let their data be stored in centres in India, and only their Indian customers would use... Read more »

September 5, 2013 at IST / Tech News.

images WiFi still makes the world go round, when it comes right down to it, so why not use whatever you can to facilitate the connection? There are many tools out there to make the task easier. This week we look at WiFi helper apps for Apple’s iOS. Our top choices? Free WiFi Finder, VPN One... Read more »

September 3, 2013 at IST / Tech News.