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Hackers can steal sensitive PC data by tracking monitor brightness

08 Feb 2020

Hackers can steal sensitive PC data by tracking monitor brightness

If you think that your computer is safe from cyberattacks when it's not connected to the internet, you are making a big mistake!

7 browsers that would make you more productive

15 Jul 2019

7 browsers that would make you more productive

Despite hundreds of internet browsers being out there, most users generally stick to favorites like Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Mozilla Firefox.

This holographic all-in-one PC displays objects in 3D: Here's how

03 Jun 2019

This holographic all-in-one PC displays objects in 3D: Here's how

On regular computers, you can't see and interact with 3D objects - a limitation that doesn't really bother everyday users.

Selling your PC? Here's the way to remove data permanently

01 May 2019

Selling your PC? Here's the way to remove data permanently

When you use a computer for years, you naturally keep a lot of personal and professional stuff on it.

YouTuber makes 'Pasta PC' on wife's demand. And it works

22 Apr 2019

YouTuber makes 'Pasta PC' on wife's demand. And it works

We all like pasta but I never thought I would actually see a computer built out of the same food - until today!

By typing Captcha, you are actually helping Google. Read how

29 Jan 2019

By typing Captcha, you are actually helping Google. Read how

Have you ever come across the word 'Captcha' on the Internet while entering a password or filling a form, and Google says it is to prove that you are human?

Important changes being made by CBSE for Classes 10, 12

10 Jan 2019

Important changes being made by CBSE for Classes 10, 12

The 2018-19 CBSE board examinations for Classes 10 and 12 are going to be held from mid-February this year.

#CBSE2019: 5 YouTube Channels for Class-12 Computer Science preparation

27 Nov 2018

#CBSE2019: 5 YouTube Channels for Class-12 Computer Science preparation

The Class XII Board Examination is a crucial exam that plays an important role in shaping a student's career.

Paralyzed people text, stream music with their thoughts: See how

24 Nov 2018

Paralyzed people text, stream music with their thoughts: See how

A few weeks back, we reported that Samsung is working on a system to help disabled individuals operate televisions with their brains.

Six held in Noida for using malware to dupe foreigners

17 Nov 2018

Six held in Noida for using malware to dupe foreigners

Six persons were arrested from Noida on Thursday for allegedly using malware to lock up computers of American and Canadian citizens and then demanding money to fix it, police said yesterday.

Apparently, Japan's cybersecurity minister 'never used' computers

16 Nov 2018

Apparently, Japan's cybersecurity minister 'never used' computers

In a surprisingly funny news, Yoshitaka Sakurada, the minister-in-charge of Japanese cybersecurity, has admitted to never using computers in his whole professional life.

Here's how you can get Windows 10 October 2018 Update

03 Oct 2018

Here's how you can get Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Yesterday, Microsoft released the latest iteration of Windows 10, officially dubbed October 2018 Update, with a host of new features, improvements.

#TechBytes: 5 best wireless keyboards  available in India

01 Sep 2018

#TechBytes: 5 best wireless keyboards available in India

With wireless technology seeping into every aspect of our lives, clumsy, orthodox, wired USB keyboards are increasingly becoming a thing of the past.

Lenovo launches its lightest and thinnest laptop till date

14 Aug 2018

Lenovo launches its lightest and thinnest laptop till date

In a bid to cater to traveling professionals who want powerful, yet lightweight hardware, Lenovo has launched two new products in its ThinkPad series - the P1 and the P72.

ASUS ZenBook Pro, ZenBook S, ZenBook 13 launched in India

13 Aug 2018

ASUS ZenBook Pro, ZenBook S, ZenBook 13 launched in India

Taiwanese electronics giant ASUS has launched its latest ZenBooks including the ZenBook Pro, ZenBook S and ZenBook 13 models in India.

This traveling computer-classroom will reach 65,000 children in MP villages

09 Aug 2018

This traveling computer-classroom will reach 65,000 children in MP villages

In a step that would benefit over 65,000 children residing in Madhya Pradesh villages, a bus equipped with 20 computer systems and internet was flagged off on Saturday.

Top 6 highly addictive casual games for every platform

29 Jul 2018

Top 6 highly addictive casual games for every platform

Simple video games created for people to just have fun and de-stress are called casual games. They don't demand a lot of time and can be played anytime.

Acer Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop launched for Rs. 2,49,999

26 Jul 2018

Acer Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop launched for Rs. 2,49,999

Expanding its portfolio of gaming laptops, Acer has launched the high-end Acer Predator Helio 500 in India.

Apple apologizes for MacBook Pro throttling issue, releases fix

25 Jul 2018

Apple apologizes for MacBook Pro throttling issue, releases fix

Just a couple of weeks back, Apple upgraded its expensive MacBook Pro line with the latest hardware, and promised significant performance boosts on the new devices.

Wearable keyboard: The future of typing or a step backward?

24 Jul 2018

Wearable keyboard: The future of typing or a step backward?

Consumer tech does take bizarre turns at times, and that seems to be the case with a novel, wearable keyboard, simply called 'Tap'.

HP Omen 15, Pavilion 15 gaming laptops launched in India

11 Jul 2018

HP Omen 15, Pavilion 15 gaming laptops launched in India

The market for gaming laptops is fast evolving. And as the latest entrants, HP has introduced HP Pavilion 15 and HP Omen 15 gaming laptops in India.

Which laptop to buy if your budget is Rs. 50,000?

11 Jul 2018

Which laptop to buy if your budget is Rs. 50,000?

Whether you want to buy a new laptop for designing, gaming, studying, or other needs, a budget of Rs. 50,000 is good enough to get you a machine that'll meet all your requirements.

#CareerBytes: How can a non-techie learn to code?

10 Jul 2018

#CareerBytes: How can a non-techie learn to code?

In this tech-driven world, learning how to code is no longer limited to software engineers or IT professionals.

#CareerBytes: These 6 online-courses will make you a cybersecurity expert

29 Jun 2018

#CareerBytes: These 6 online-courses will make you a cybersecurity expert

Growing dependency on computer systems and Internet has made almost everyone vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Michigan University develops world's smallest computer, smaller than rice grain

23 Jun 2018

Michigan University develops world's smallest computer, smaller than rice grain

Engineers at the University of Michigan have developed the smallest computer in the world. It's 0.3 mm x 0.3 mm in size and can stand on the tip of a rice grain.

6 technologies you must know for a job in IT-sector

01 Jun 2018

6 technologies you must know for a job in IT-sector

As a software engineer, if you are beginning your career, or thinking of a change, web technology is the space to be in.

Abacus to coding: 82-year-old Masako Wakamiya is world's oldest app-developer

24 May 2018

Abacus to coding: 82-year-old Masako Wakamiya is world's oldest app-developer

Aging is a new stage of opportunity and strength, American writer Betty Friedan said once. And she was right.

Everything you should know about the big Windows 10 update

30 Apr 2018

Everything you should know about the big Windows 10 update

Microsoft has released the latest version of Windows 10 for PCs and tablets called Windows 10 April 2018 update.

7 engineering colleges (other than IITs/NITs) for Computer Science courses

22 Apr 2018

7 engineering colleges (other than IITs/NITs) for Computer Science courses

With entrances for engineering colleges already going on, and with the plethora of engineering colleges in India, aspiring computer science engineers might find themselves overwhelmed by the options.

Logitech launches Hindi keyboards under 'Digital India' initiative

08 Apr 2018

Logitech launches Hindi keyboards under 'Digital India' initiative

Logitech has introduced its latest Hindi-based keyboards in India.

Researchers develop technology to make computers 100 times faster

28 Mar 2018

Researchers develop technology to make computers 100 times faster

Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) in Israel have developed a technology that can reportedly make computers run 100 times faster.

South Korea to shut down computers to regulate work hours

24 Mar 2018

South Korea to shut down computers to regulate work hours

South Korea has come up with an innovative idea to prevent employees from working overtime. Starting March 30, on every Friday, it'll shut down computers of all government staff in Seoul at 20:00.

Acer's most-powerful gaming desktop launched in India

23 Mar 2018

Acer's most-powerful gaming desktop launched in India

Expanding its portfolio of gaming desktops, Acer has launched its most-powerful gaming desktop yet - the Predator Orion 9000 in India.

'Schools having computers' survey: Kerala, Lakshadweep top, Bihar at bottom

19 Mar 2018

'Schools having computers' survey: Kerala, Lakshadweep top, Bihar at bottom

PM Narendra Modi's call for a digital India has far to go, what with states and UTs performing dismally in a survey judging schools having computers.

Mozilla releases Firefox 59 for Desktops and Android

18 Mar 2018

Mozilla releases Firefox 59 for Desktops and Android

Global non-profit foundation Mozilla has announced the release of Firefox Quantum version 59 for users on desktop and Android.

Intel gave Stephen Hawking his distinct voice

14 Mar 2018

Intel gave Stephen Hawking his distinct voice

Little did Stephen Hawking know when he met Intel co-founder Gordon Moore at a conference in 1997 that it would spark a series of events resulting in him getting a computer-generated synthesized voice that would became his most-recognized personality trait.

The new HP computers are germicide-resistant and best-suited for hospitals

06 Mar 2018

The new HP computers are germicide-resistant and best-suited for hospitals

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has released a new line of computers and displays, specifically designed for the health-care industry like hospitals, clinics and doctors' offices.

North Korea's shadowy hacking group 'Reaper' is a global threat

22 Feb 2018

North Korea's shadowy hacking group 'Reaper' is a global threat

According to reports, North Korea's sophisticated hackers group 'Reaper' is growing into a global threat as it aims to target international aerospace, defense and health care, among various other industry verticals.

Google rewards $2.9 million under its Bug Bounty Program

10 Feb 2018

Google rewards $2.9 million under its Bug Bounty Program

Google has announced on its official Security Blog that the company paid out $2.9 million to security researchers in 2017 under its Bug Bounty Program.

Afghanistan's first female coders take on the massive opium problem

09 Feb 2018

Afghanistan's first female coders take on the massive opium problem

A group of Afghan women has managed to break barriers and become the country's first female coders.