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CES 2014 Booth Babes

Article by Shaun An Last week we attended Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014). As always, this is the biggest electronics show of the year and if you never been there, it is quiet an experience. It is so big, that you probably need the full 4 days to visit every booth. I was there only […]


How to Cool Down an Overheated Laptop

Article by Pierre Zarokian Heat is not good for any computer. The hotter it gets, the greater danger of malfunctions and crashes or even permanently damaging your hardware. Although laptops don’t emit as much heat as a desktop does, the truth is that laptops are less ventilated than desktops. With that said, it’s important to […]


How to Install Any Version of Windows From any Disk That You Can Find

Article by Pierre Zarokian One of the common problems that Windows users face is not possessing a Windows Recovery Disc, thanks to manufacturers not distributing them out anymore. Worse still is the fact that new PCs don’t optical drives either. But there’s a solution: it involves procuring a Windows ISO files as well as Ei.cfg […]




5 Ways to Increase your Download Speed

Article by Shaun An Are you experiencing slow download speeds? Considering the latest developments in technology, that is required these days to enjoy the entertainment that the internet has to offer, almost all of us, would have faced this problem at some point or the other. So, here are some ways by which you can […]


How Does Blackberry Email Work?

A Blackberry is a convenient tool that allows you to communicate with others on the go. Because of this, Blackberry phones are great for businessmen, students, or anybody else who is always out and about. Using your Blackberry, you can place calls, send and receive SMS messages, and send and receive emails. But, how does […]


The benefits of an open source firewall

The closed source and licensed nature of most commercial firewalls leave very little room for any kind of alternate approach to running your own firewall. What if you wanted to pair your own hardware, or even virtualize one of the commercial firewalls? It would not be possible. There is now a solution to this problem, […]


Advantages of hosting at a data center

Written by Rack Alley When a company grows they always end up facing the same choice when it comes to hosting their website, build or buy? Smaller businesses will have some form of in house web server where they hosted the website, but as time and traffic grows, so does the bandwidth and resource requirement. […]


Google Chrome gets built-in Cast integration

The most amazing feature of Google’s chromecast HDMI dongle is to be able to cast your Chrome browser tab directly to a bigger screen. This is possible using the chrome browser extension for the Chromecast. Fortunately, it will no longer be a necessity as Google has announced that from version 51 of Chrome, the ability […]


How to get started with home automation

Home automation used to be limited to people who had a lot of technical knowledge. Standards like X10 were both difficult to implement and required a lot of work to get them working. Not anymore. Thanks to smart and connected home devices, home automation is now possible for anyone. Here is how to get started: […]


The Role of Antisense Oligonucleotides in Research

Oligonucleotides are key components in therapy. Oligonucleotides are often used for research purposes and biological studies. However, they are also prevalent in the pharmaceutical industry as well. The emergence of oligonucleotides in the world of biological research has brought new opportunities for scientists to uncover more information. There have already been breakthroughs in the medical […]




Cost-cutting, growth could lift Symantec shares 25 percent: Barron’s

(Reuters) – Symantec Corp shares could gain 25 percent or more following steps to cut costs and a recent acquisition that could propel the company's business in the hot cybersecurity market, a Barron's report said on Sunday. Barron's said Symantec, an early pioneer in antivirus software with its Norton brand, boosted its prospects of gaining a larger share of the cybersecurity... [Read more]


Cost-cutting, growth could lift Symantec shares 25 percent: Barron’s

(Reuters) – Symantec Corp shares could gain 25 percent or more following steps to cut costs and a recent acquisition that could propel the company's business in the hot cybersecurity market, a Barron's report said on Sunday. Barron's said Symantec, an early pioneer in antivirus software with its Norton brand, boosted its prospects of gaining a larger share of the cybersecurity... [Read more]


Uber, Careem suspend services in UAE cTechnology Newsital

Ride-hailing companies Uber [UBER.UL] and Careem have suspended services in Abu Dhabi, the cTechnology Newsital of the United Arab Emirates, since Saturday and do not know when they can resume operations, they said on Sunday. The National, a UAE newspTechnology Newser, quoted unnamed sources as saying that as many as 50 drivers for Uber and Careem had been arrested. An Abu Dhabi source familiar with... [Read more]


Uber, Careem suspend services in UAE cTechnology Newsital

Ride-hailing companies Uber [UBER.UL] and Careem have suspended services in Abu Dhabi, the cTechnology Newsital of the United Arab Emirates, since Saturday and do not know when they can resume operations, they said on Sunday. The National, a UAE newspTechnology Newser, quoted unnamed sources as saying that as many as 50 drivers for Uber and Careem had been arrested. An Abu Dhabi source familiar with... [Read more]


Iran detects malware in petrochemical plants, says not linked to recent fires

Iran has detected and removed malicious software from two of its petrochemical complexes, a senior military official said on Saturday, after announcing last week it was investigating whether recent petrochemical fires were caused by cyber attacks. The official said the malware at the two plants was inactive and had not played a role in the fires. “In periodical inspection of petrochemical units,... [Read more]