5 Best cloud storage websites

We like to have our digital baggage available everywhere we go – photos from the latest vacation, files of a project at work, a collection of our favourite songs, a movie clip or a blog post in the works. Cloud storage websites make it easy to access, modify and even sync these files regardless of the … Continue reading

How To: Get the best wireless router settings for your home

Using an Internet connection on a single PC is a pretty simple task that can be done by connecting an Ethernet cable, but  wireless-enabled devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops require wireless connectivity, which brings in the need for a router. Most users step out and buy a wireless router off the shelf and install it … Continue reading

Office 2013 vs Office 365: Should you buy or subscribe?

Pirated or legal, the vast majority of us use Microsoft Office. It’s impossible to imagine computers without Word, Excel and PowerPoint and very few people are fully satisfied with the alternatives that have appeared over the years. One huge reason for that is piracy—since the very first Windows PCs appeared in Indian homes and offices, … Continue reading

Apps on your phone could be stealing your data

How many apps do you have? On an average, on any given smartphone or tablet you will be sure to find at least six to seven apps, and it wouldn’t be a surprise if you were to find even more than twenty apps. Whether it’s a smartphone you are using or a tablet, your experience … Continue reading

New York Times says targeted by China hackers after Wen report

The New York Times said on Thursday that Chinese hackers had “persistently” attacked its computers over the past four months since the paper published a story on Premier Wen Jiabao, but sensitive material related to the report was not accessed. The New York Times said the attacks coincided with its report last October that Wen’s … Continue reading

Valve quietly ports Half-Life to OSX and Linux

After a fifteen-year wait, OS X and Linux users can finally enjoy the original Half-Life on their Macs and Linux PCs. Valve has not yet officially announced the port, but Cult of Mac has confirmed that the game does download to, install and run on OS X, and is available for $9.99 (approx Rs 500) on Steam. Geek claims … Continue reading

Facebook launches ‘Ask Our CPO’ to address privacy concerns

Do you think Facebook’s Privacy Policies are getting more confusing by the day? Well, the social networking giant finally seems to have awoken to the fact and has launched a new service called ‘Ask Our Chief Privacy Officer’ (CPO) to help address concerns users might have related to privacy and its Privacy Policy. Users can fill … Continue reading

BlackBerry 10 OS announced, multi-tasking and gesture-based UI take centre stage

BlackBerry just announced its brand new BlackBerry 10 OS at a slick launch event in New York. BB10, which is a big departure from the company’s past attempts at touchscreen OS, will be available with the new handsets that were also announced at the event. The new OS will be available on the new devices … Continue reading

Anonymous hackers deface United States Sentencing Commission website

Anonymous hackers deface the official website of U.S. Sentencing Commission website (ussc.gov) on Friday under a new campaign called “Operation Last Resort” in memory of  Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz and also threatening to release a massive WikiLeaks-style exposure of sensitive U.S. government secrets. “The time has come to show the United States Department of Justice … Continue reading

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