Category Archives: Technology

Informational Black hole : Error 404

Error 404: A Look At Digital Decay. In 2005, one of the most intriguing advertising stunts of the internet age was hatched. Alex Tew launched the The Million Dollar Homepage, where anyone could “own a piece of internet history” by … Continue reading

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Wikileaks Vault 7: How CIA allegedly used hacking tools to infest your smartphones, smart TVs and more

Wikileaks released a data dump of what it is calling as the alleged Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) tools used for hacking into smart devices. The leak is code-named Vault 7 and comprises around 8761 documents, which have been sourced from … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks releases Vault 7 “Dark Matter” Apple malware, with Doctor Who inspired “Sonic Screwdriver”

The latest set of documents released under the WikiLeaks Vault 7 disclosures, is called “Dark Matter”. The Dark Matter release contains several CIA tools that infected Apple Mac firmware, that allowed CIA software to be persistently present on Apple hardware. … Continue reading

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Bluetooth 5 coming with four times speed, double range on 16 June

The next-gen Bluetooth standard version dubbed Bluetooth 5 is on its way with some significant improvements. Bluetooth Special Interest Group executive director Mark Powell has now revealed that the new version will be formally announced on 16 June, and also … Continue reading

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5 Things That Will Disappear In 5 Years

Just five years ago the world was a very different place. In 2010, the iPad had just made its debut, Kick starter was introducing a new form of venture capitalism that would change the face of fundraising and Square was … Continue reading

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Comparisons -POP/IMAP/MAPI

# Description POP IMAP MAPI 1 Inbox Sync ✓ ✓ ✓ 2 Sub Folders Sync X ✓ ✓ 3 Sent Items X ✓ ✓ 4 Calendar Sync X X ✓ 5 Contact Sync X X ✓ 6 Server Side Rules … Continue reading

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Ever Wondered What’s Inside This Bead At End Of Your Laptop Charger? Mystery Solved!

We all have a basic idea about the purpose of each wire going in and out of our computer. But a few wires seem a bit off when it comes to their appearance. They have a cylindrical bead dangling near … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPads and Why You Shouldn’t Either

If you fall within the Gen-Y era like us, chances are you’ve given a bunch of thought as to how you would raise your own children in this day and age (assuming you don’t have children already). Especially with technology, … Continue reading

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Tiny, Reversible Type-C USB Connector to Debut by 2015

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced that it has completed work on designing the much-anticipated USB Type-C connector. USB Type-C will replace the existing Type-A and Type-B used across millions of computers, peripherals and portable devices today. The single … Continue reading

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CERT-In alert: ‘Bladabindi’ virus targets Windows users in India, steals personal info

Cyber security sleuths have alerted Indian Internet users against hacking attempts of a clandestine multi-identity virus – Bladabindi – which steals sensitive personal information of a user for nefarious purposes. The virus, the Computer Emergency Response Team-India (CERT-In) said, could … Continue reading

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