Category Archives: Computers and Internet

New survey points out that Wi-Fi is more important than sex, alcohol or chocolate for people

   The craze for wireless internet connection has gone up so much that almost half of the people now crave for Wi-Fi on the go even more than chocolate, alcohol and, yes, sex, show results of a new survey. The … Continue reading

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Why Does Restarting Seem to Fix Most Computer Problems?

It usually goes something like this: YOU: “So I’m having this problem with my…”TECH SUPPORT: “Did you restart it?”YOU: “…” Few things cause more eye rolls than being told to restart something, be it your computer, smartphone, television, or whatever … Continue reading

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What Indians expect from future devices: Driver-less vehicles, phones with smell-recognition and more

Indians expect that in about 10 years from now technology will be advanced enough to give them phones that will have the capability to smell things, homes that would read their minds and talk to them and vehicles that fly, … Continue reading

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India world’s fourth largest victim of malware: F-secure

Growing popularity of smartphones and rising data usage in India is also making the country a favourite among cybercriminals, who are increasingly attacking mobile phones using malware. India, the world’s fastest growing handset market, is the fourth most affected globally … Continue reading

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Facebook outage shows social media is now key to a thriving Internet

When Google servers crashed last year, it brought the Internet to a standstill. As all Google services including Gmail, Drive, Maps and Chat suffered an outage, Internet traffic dropped around 40 percent during those five minutes. Recently, Facebook suffered a … Continue reading

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New SSL Server Rules Go Into Effect Nov. 1

CAs will reject requests for internal SSL server certificates that don’t conform to new internal domain naming and IP address conventions.Public certificate authorities (CAs) are warning that as of Nov. 1 they will reject requests for internal SSL server certificates … Continue reading

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Back With a Vengence: Sony Unveils 185 TB Cassette Tapes

CD’s and iPods made you stuff your old Michael Jackson, Enigma and Celine Dion cassettes in your attic. But remember a time when the cassette tapes dominated the sales market?  In 1990 alone, a overwhelming 442 million tapes were sold. … Continue reading

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