About ArunKumar@TWC

Arun Kumar is a Microsoft MVP alumnus, obsessed with technology, especially the Internet. He deals with the multimedia content needs of training and corporate houses. Follow him on Twitter @PowercutIN

Facebook Security Checkup lets you secure your account

Facebook contains too much data about you and yours. Users share information related to their biography, occupation, date of birth, phone numbers, etc in their profiles. This info, if hacked and passed into wrong hands, can lead to identity theft. […]

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Windows 10 Review – The Good and the Bad

Windows 10 is certainly the best operating system from Microsoft yet. The new operating system is optimized both for PCs and tablets. Users will be as comfortable in using Windows 10 on tablets as they will be when they run […]

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Windows 10 Problems, Issues with solutions and fixes

If you have installed Windows 10 RTM Final version, you may be facing some Windows 10 problems and issues. Fortunately, the list of known issues is not long and is limited to some countries for some reason. The best thing […]

Spyware Blaster free version: Protect your Windows PC

SpywareBlaster is a popular software that protects your Windows computer from malware, potentially unwanted programs and malicious and blacklisted websites. So far is good. But if you are expecting anything more, you are in for a major disappointment as even the blacklisting […]

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How does Microsoft make money from Android

Many of us often wonder how Microsoft makes money from Android OS. The revenue probabilities point towards the products that Microsoft creates for Androids. But then, aren’t they freemium goods? I mean, Word for Android or Office for Android and […]

Use Google Privacy Settings Wizard to harden your settings

There are many speculations regarding the privacy policies of the search giant. To counter these, Google has released a Google Privacy Settings Wizard that will help you assess your current settings and allows you to make changes wherever possible. Google […]

Microsoft Products that failed or were abandoned

If you read our article on failed Google projects, you may be curious about Microsoft. There is not much to add to Microsoft failures as the company has been comparatively persistent. It may sound like a Microsoft fanboy but it […]

List of top Google Projects that failed

Is Google Plus dying? What is Google doing to take care that Google Plus won’t fade away into history as its other projects did? Google tried their best to promote it and make it popular, but it just doesn’t seem […]

A workaround to Turn Off Windows Update in Windows 10

There is no option to turn off Windows Updates using the Control Panel or Settings app in Windows 10, as it used to be with earlier versions of Windows. But there is a workaround to disable or turn off Windows […]

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On the Edge of Internet Explorer

With a new Windows 10 installation the default browser is Microsoft Edge. It was earlier called Project Spartan before being renamed Edge based on the rendering engine it uses. It is said that the Microsoft Edge employs an engine (EdgeHTML) […]

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Best Free Benchmark Programs for Windows 10

Now that you have installed Windows 10, you might want to see how the different components of your computer are working. If you have Windows 10 and Windows 8 side by side on different machines, you may install these best […]

How to protect yourself from NSA spying & snooping

Ever since it has been made public that the US National Security Agency has a surveillance program named NSA Prism, that is checking out data packets moving into and outside of USA, the security and privacy concerns have increased not […]

The Secret of Cloud Computing With Microsoft

Even as the Ignite conference was going on, the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, spoke about his ambitious plans for cloud computing and about the edge they have over other cloud computing service providers in the field. He disclosed few […]

Uranium Backup Free review & download

There are plenty of free backup tools available. Even the default backup tool that comes with Windows 8.1 is good enough to let you take different backup sets of the data you want. You also get to choose between overwriting […]