Author: Rahul Dasgupta

With advancements in technology Internet security threats have increased manifold as cyber criminals have managed to invade systems with innovative malware agents. They use sophisticated and deceptive cyber-attack technologies that are not recognized by traditional antivirus methods. To spot such attacks and prevent them in the future next-generation malware protection methods must be employed. These employ big data analytics to dissect and analyze unusual system behavior in extreme detail and in real-time. Let’s look at how new antivirus methods would lead to better protection from viruses, malware or spyware. Traditional Malware Defense The old virus protection vendors base their analysis…

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With many iPhone and iPad users still trying to settle down with the new iOS 8 version, Google has released updates to its Chrome browser for iOS to enable better compatibility with iOS 8. This has made it easy for iOS users to access Chrome and browse through various websites using just one hand. Let’s check out the latest features such as the Today View Notification Center widget and other app extensions that have been added to Google Chrome for iOS. Improved Multitasking for Users with Pull-Down Option The newly added pull-down ability makes it easier to access Chrome on…

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Google Search is the go-to option for people all around the world when they need answers to any type of question. Similarly, Google Maps provides directions to people who have lost their way in an unknown area. If all this was not enough, Google has now come up with probably the fastest way to find a lost Android phone or tablet subject to a few simple conditions. Let’s check out how a simple input text like “Find My Phone” in the Google Search box can trace the location of a lost Android device. Criteria to be Met To trace the…

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IKEA is making its debut in the high-tech gadgets business with the European roll-out of a new furniture and accessories that deliver wireless charging for devices. Wireless charging furniture seems like an odd direction for a company like IKEA, but the ubiquity of smartphones makes the demand for charging them rival the demand for other basic staples of living. In most homes there are either too many charging cords lying around or too much competition for free wall sockets where phones can be easily charged. IKEA has come up with innovative wireless charging solutions to meet these challenges. Wireless charging…

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With plans to launch in various US cities in Georgia, Utah, and North Carolina in 2016, Google Fiber has clearly thrown down the gauntlet for traditional broadband companies. In fact, many Internet service providers have accepted the challenge earlier this year. For example, to compete with Google Fiber’s service quality and pricing, AT&T improved its service significantly and began to offer 1Gbps connection to Internet users in Kansas City at $70 per month. Time Warner Cable also offered better speeds soon after the arrival of Google Fiber in Kansas City. With increased competition from Google Fiber, the older ISPs have…

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