Tag: mobile devices

Free Business Class Email Addresses For Your Personal Domains

Microsoft recently ended free email service support for custom domains, the mainstay for many Small and Medium Business Enterprises. Google buried Google Apps free edition, a similar business email application back in December 2012. So with Microsoft and Google having turned their backs, what option remains for these SMEs? Enter zoho.com Zoho recently announced its offer Read More

Bank App Users Warned Over Android Security

Mobile banking on Android smartphones could put consumers at risk of fraud and cost banks millions. An IT security company, MWR Labs, investigated the security standards of Android mobile phone brands to determine the overall exposure to risk of consumers who use mobile banking. It said that its results indicated that on some handsets as Read More

Deezer Music Service – Unlimited Music Downloads

A few weeks back, i wrote about Xbox Music, a Windows 8 app that gives you access to an estimated 30 million+ of songs to stream for free on your PC (Online or Offline mode), on the web and on your android & iOS tablets or phones . This music service, however, has at least Read More

Surdoc – Free 100GB Online Storage For Everyone!

Many are probably familiar with popular free cloud storage options available; 2GB from Dropbox, 5GB from Box and SugarSync, 7GB from SkyDrive and 15GB from Google Drive but few are aware of the new kid on block, Surdoc. This company has indeed raised the bar by offering a whooping 100GB cloud storage free to users, Read More

“In The Name Of The Father …”

The influence of technology on religion has long been a subject of discourse on this blog and it is definitely an issue that will continue to generate a lot of controversies. You can read my earlier posts on the influence of technology on religion here. Apart from the “End of the World” proponents who are Read More

Product Review: Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500

I must confess that I never knew it existed, though I had fantasized about such a technology in the past. Recently, I was saddled with the task of scanning a huge pile of papers at my workplace, over 200 pages! Just the thought of using the traditional scanners filled me with so much apprehension. There Read More

Embracing Employee – Acquired Smartphones Without Compromising Security

This article was first published in Diary of a Geek on April 20, 2011 If your capacity as an IT professional involves dealing with people in your office going on the road with mobile devices and bemoaning policies that keep them from accessing the company’s network because of pesky security protocols, then my heart goes Read More

Are Hybrid Tablets the New Netbooks?

Hybrids have gotten a lot of hype lately, with a slew of touch-enabled laptops and flipping, folding convertible designs launching so far this year. But with some of these new hybrids—specifically smaller tablets with docking keyboards—there’s been a nagging question that I can’t quite shake: Are hybrid tablets the new netbooks? You remember netbooks, right? Read More

Watching porn is bad for your smartphone

We’re not making any moral judgments here. But it is definitively a bad idea to visit pornography sites on your smartphone or tablet. Nearly one-quarter of malware on mobile devices comes from porn websites, according to a new study from Blue Coat, a Web security and optimization company.  Mobile users don’t check out porn sites Read More

Using The Right Charger For Your Mobile Device

About three years ago, 10 major mobile devices manufacturers, including Apple, Nokia and Samsung, committed to a voluntary agreement to work towards a universal charger based on a micro USB connector, in an effort to reduce unnecessary waste. But no such universal charger has been settled on, and Apple appears to have backtracked on the Read More

Facebook Messenger for Firefox

Lately, i have been torn between Mozilla’s Firefox and Google’s Chrome as my default browser. Both are intuitive with the ability to sync your bookmarks and password across multiple PCs and mobile devices. However, for me, what gives Firefox the edge is its tons of plugins or add-ons. Not that i use so many of Read More

Google To Converge Android OS And Chrome OS By 2013?

The China Commercial Times reports that Google has placed hardware orders with Taiwanese manufacturers Compal Electronics and Wintek to produce a Chromebook with a 12.85-inch touch display. Could this be the start of Google merging Android and Chrome OS? Chromebooks are lightweight laptop and desktop devices that use the Chrome Web browser for their primary Read More

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