3 Aug 2017

Blackberry KEYone priced at Rs 39,900;

BlackBerry's latest Android device that reached the Indian markets this week is the KEYone.

The limited edition of this Black variant will be made available on Amazon from August 8, by Optiemus Infracom, the company owning the manufacturing & selling license of Blackberry in India.The new BB phone comes with a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM (expandable upto 2 TB). Powered at the core with a 2GHz Octacore Snapdragon 625 processor.

It also includes Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology, making it possible for the 3,505 mAh battery, the largest ever in a BlackBerry device, to receive up to 50% charge in roughly 30 minutes.
15 Jul 2017

Google adds salon and spa bookings through Maps and Search

A Google search is all you need to schedule a haircut

The addition is an expansion through Reserve with Google, which rolled out a feature last year to book wellness and fitness classes right from a business listing within Search and Maps. Google has since partnered with several salons and spas to give us the same options there.

Booking is pretty simple and you can do it a couple of different ways. You can do it by going to Maps, searching for the salon and then booking straight from there. It’s the same process if you go to Search. Another, but less convenient way, is to go to Reserve with Google’s site and type in the salon or spa there.

The addition seems pretty convenient for users and keeps them on the Google platform, but also helps the search giant collect a bunch of data about where we are going and what we are doing with our time.

Have you downloaded the #GSTRateFinderApp?

A simple app to search through the various goods and services and their respective GST Rates and details.Search the entire list or respective categories of taxes for Goods and Services.

The GST Rates Finder mobile app which was launched for Android platforms earlier this week will soon be rolled out for iOS users. Currently, the app is available only for Android users and can be downloaded from Google Play Store. “Mobile app ‘GST Rates Finder’ is available on Android platform and will soon be available on iOS platform,” Finance Ministry said in a tweet. The GST Rates Finder app can be downloaded on any smartphone and can also work in offline mode, the Finance Ministry informed.
14 Jul 2017

The era of cloud computing

By Bipin Sasi

With the significant advances in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) , there is an increasingly perceived vision that computing will one day be the 5th utility (after water, electricity, gas, and telephony). This computing utility, like all other four existing utilities, will provide the basic level of computing service that is considered essential to meet the everyday needs of the general community. At present, it is common to access content across the Internet independently without reference to the underlying hosting infrastructure. This infrastructure consists of data centers that are monitored and maintained around the clock by content providers.
15 May 2017

Why did hackers attack Britain's National Health Service (NHS) ?

Hackers had no specific targets, the ransomware worm is designed to spread anywhere and make money.

The NHS unfortunately had outdated Windows installed on their computer/server systems, they are a victim of a vulnerability on Windows operating system exploited by NSA and discovered by hackers group Shadow Brokers months ago, NHS had the time to Patch their systems but they did not

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