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15May, 2017
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New WannaCry Ransomware and How to Protect Yourself

This entry was posted in General Security on May 14, 2017 This is a public service announcement (PSA) that describes new WannaCry ransomware variants that have emerged in the past few hours and describes how to protect yourself against the WannaCry ransomware, also known as the WannaCrypt ransomware. On Friday there was an alert sent out on a global ransomware campaign a few hours after it started. That […]

05Jun, 2015
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Google Chrome for Android gets a cool new feature

  During Google’s I/O event last week, the next version of Android was introduced to the public and some information and even an early test build of the system was showcased. An interesting new feature that perhaps caught the eye of most was the new Google Now on tap functionality. With Google Now on tap, one can simply highlight text from within just about any […]

Google silently removes the prominent Google+ profile links on its sites

Just last week Google officially broke off what was once Google+ Photos from the social network to form a standalone application of its own called Google Photos. The move had long been rumored with even several leaks confirming the claims which then led to people asking what plans Google had for Google+ in future. Its easy to tell that Google+ is not as popular as […]

04Jun, 2015
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Microsoft Unveils yet another low end device under the Nokia brand

If you thought Microsoft had completely killed off the Nokia branding in place of its own then think again, it looks like the Nokia brand name is still valued by many people in emerging markets who are looking to buy affordable phones they know can trust. With that in mind, Microsoft has yet again unveiled another low end phone under the Nokia branding. The new […]

03Jun, 2015
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Skype bug causes it to crash continuously after receiving an 8 character message

It’s not just iOS that can be easily taken down by sending a given string of characters to a device running it, Skype also appears to exhibit a similar unexpected behaviour when a user receives some 8 characters which will cause the application to crash on multiple platforms. If you are a Skype user on either Windows, Android or iOS then you need to beware of […]

03Jun, 2015
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SSH protocol support coming to Windows says Microsoft

Unless you are a network, system or web administrator, you might not know much about SSH (secure shell) access protocol that is used mainly to remotely connect to a given device or system for either monitoring, troubleshooting or administration purposes using a (CLI) command line interface. Microsoft usually doesn’t provide native support for this protocol on Windows but the company has announced that it plans […]

02Jun, 2015
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SoundHound launches Hound, a voice controlled personal assistant

Well, this came as a complete surprise to most but SoundHound has unveiled a voice assistant application called Hound which is currently in beta. SoundHound as you might now is a music recognition application similar to the likes of Shazam. The new virtual voice assistant application will be more like Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana and it will  let you do things like make a call, […]

02Jun, 2015
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SourceForge vows to stop ad bundling without permission

SourceForge is a website you might have visited a couple of times in your pursuit to get hold of some free software you badly needed for a given use. Unlike other websites that will probably lead you to install malware on your machine instead of what you were actually looking for, SourceForge will get you want you want but with a catch. You will have […]

02Jun, 2015
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SanDisk unveils what they claim to be world’s smallest 128GB flash drive

As you still ponder on whether or not to purchase a 32GB flash drive to save your ever existing number of files you always want with you on the move, SanDisk has unveiled yet another ridiculously small flash drive – roughly the size of the small 1 Shilling coin, boasting a massive 128GB of memory. SanDisk is claiming the crown for the smallest USB 3.0 drive […]

01Jun, 2015
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Meet the Asus ZenFone Selfie that spots dual 13MP cameras

Asus is going all out on the selfie craze with their new ZenFone Selfie, a 5.5 inch smartphone that spots an impressive dual 13MP camera set up, meaning that you have a 13MP front and rear camera. The phone was announced today at the opening of Computex Taipei along the ZenWatch 2 and the new ZenPad series. The ZenFone Selfie borrows allot from the ZenFone 2 and it features the same […]