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Dangers of Internet of Things – Security Issues

Internet of Things (IoT) is about smart appliances that have a computer chip at the core and are connected to the Internet for functioning. An example can be a remotely triggered smart oven that heats up the food inside by […]

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Convert and resize your images with VarieDrop

The images which are captured with your digital or DSLR cameras are high resolution images which are good if you want to print out the images without losing the quality. However, when it comes to uploading images on the web, […]

Script Defender: Security extension for a safer Chrome

Selecting the best and safest Chrome extensions has always been uncertain. I personally select the Chrome extension on the basis of its ratings and number of users but seeing recent reports of Chrome extensions injecting adware into web pages, one […]

How to update Office 2013 manually

Microsoft recently released Office 2013 Service Pack 1 for customers wanting to experience enhanced level of general stability, functionality, and security in Office, SharePoint Server, and related products. The pack comes with many improvements and changes, compatibility fixes for Windows […]

Prevent access to Registry Editor

Prevent access to Registry Editor in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

In this post we will see how to disable, restrict or prevent access to Registry Editor or Registry Editing Tools using Group Policy Editor or by tweaking the Windows Registry in Windows 10 / 8 / 7. Prevent access to […]

Bring Your Own Device Policy and Program best practices -2

Bring Your Own Device is a system where people can use a single mobile device for both business/office and personal work – from anywhere. The very definition creates several issues, the foremost being Security, as the employees would be roaming […]

Remove or delete your entire Facebook Search History

Quite often, you may fail to recall your search activity on Facebook. For instance, the last time you checked upon your ex or places recently he/she had been to. Facebook does not! The social network giant stores every single term […]

Dell Precision M2800 Affordable Mobile Workstation PC

Many PC buyers today have the firm conviction that no matter how advanced the technology gets, smart phone will NEVER replace actual computing devices and the tablet will only be relegated to a niche accessory. PC/Laptop will still be used […]

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How to lock Windows 8

You can lock your Windows PC if you aren’t using it, but don’t want to sign out. This way, your running applications continue to remain open. At times you may also need to lock your Windows 8 computer quickly, just […]

Lock all Taskbar settings

Lock all Taskbar settings in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

In this post we will see how to lock or unlock the Taskbar settings and prevent access to taskbar control panel and disallow resizing, arranging, moving toolbars and so on. You can do lock all Taskbar settings using the Group Policy […]

The Garage: Microsoft’s Real Activity Center

Meet Microsoft Garage! A Microsoft community full of passionate individuals and cheerleaders that come from vastly different backgrounds, and bring with them a variety of talents, ideas and interests to pursue things they love to do in their spare time. […]