• Mon, Jan 23, 2017
  • Cyberspace: Strong password ideas for greater security

    Updated: Jan, 23, 201707:30 AM

    Passwords are the first layer of defence against intruders into our digital life. Yet when it comes to creating and remembering passwords, we make a few compromises. The problem is that there are too...
    Cyberspace: Strong password ideas for greater security
    We could create complicated passwords but, the risk is we are likely to forget them. As a result, most of us either use simple passwords or reuse passwords across multiple sites. As you will see below, this is unsafe. There are a few things you can do to make passwords easier and more secure.Do not use passwords, use pass-phrases. Passwords must be hard to guess but easy to remember. A password like ‘ibrokemyfirsttoothwheniwasseven’ is harder to guess but easier to remember. To make it even more secure, transform the pass-phrase to a password. For example, the pass-phrase above could be changed to ‘Ibrokemy1sttoothWenIwas7’. Try to throw in a few words in your mother tongue to make it even more secure.   Do not use the same password across multiple sites. Reusing passwords is one of the biggest security risks today. The LinkedIn breach of...
  • Exciting new gadgets to get your hands on this month Exciting new gadgets to get your hands on this month
    Updated: Jan, 23, 201705:30 AM

    Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 4 in India starting from Rs. 9,999. The Note 4 builds on the success of the Redmi Note 3 which offers great specs at an affordable price. The successor does not...

  • Samsung to release report on Galaxy Note 7 fire incidents Samsung to release report on Galaxy Note 7 fire incidents
    Updated: Jan, 22, 201703:50 PM

    Samsung Electronics will publish the results of an investigation into the reasons behind its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones catching fire which led to a recall of the item worldwide, the tech giant...

  • Trump ditches Android, may get highly secure iPhone Trump ditches Android, may get highly secure iPhone
    Updated: Jan, 21, 201703:23 PM

    As Donald Trump stepped into a high-security ring after he took the oath to become the 45th US President, one of the things he was forced to do was to ditch his Android smartphone for a potentially...

  • Apple adds new features to its music creation apps Apple adds new features to its music creation apps
    Updated: Jan, 20, 201705:33 PM

    Apple has updated its music creation apps - GarageBand - for iOS 2.2 and Logic Pro X 10.3 - with new features for music makers on iPhone, iPad and Mac.

  • Samsung launches Galaxy C9 Pro at Rs 36,900 Samsung launches Galaxy C9 Pro at Rs 36,900
    Updated: Jan, 19, 201706:39 PM

    Mobile maker Samsung launched its latest handset Galaxy C9 Pro with features such as 6 inch full HD display and 6 GB Ram, among others.

  • Google acquires Twitter's mobile app developer platform Google acquires Twitter's mobile app developer platform
    Updated: Jan, 19, 201712:30 PM

    In a bid to help developers build better apps and grow their business, Google has acquired Twitter's mobile app developer platform Fabric.

  • Microsoft files patent for foldable smartphone Microsoft files patent for foldable smartphone
    Updated: Jan, 18, 201706:06 PM

    A new patent filed by Microsoft hints at a device supported by flexible hinge that would transform a phone into a tablet.

  • Apple to offer up to 32GB of RAM in 2017 MacBook Pro Apple to offer up to 32GB of RAM in 2017 MacBook Pro
    Updated: Jan, 17, 201703:12 PM

    Aiming to cater to the needs of professional users, Apple is predicted to offer up to 32GB of “potentially desktop-class” RAM in its high-end MacBook Pro models in 2017 and 16GB of RAM in its 12-inch...

  • Evernote, a must-have multipurpose app Evernote, a must-have multipurpose app
    Updated: Jan, 16, 201706:30 AM

    One of the most versatile apps that I found very useful is Evernote. It’s a brilliant app for information storage, storing web clippings, a daily journal, iron safe for critical info etc. It’s no...