Posts under Misc tag.

How to stop or disable CCleaner Alert Popup on Windows 10 / 8

CCleaner bears the reputation of being one of the best Windows junk, temporary file cleaning tool. It helps you free up some space by automatically removing unwanted files generated by Windows programs and other third-party software. It also cleans traces […]

Best Selfie Sticks for Windows Phone, Android and iPhone

Hold your Smartphone at a high angle, show some attitude or a pout and click a good Selfie. Seeing its popularity and usage Oxford Dictionaries announced selfie as their international Word of the Year 2013. Right from the celebrities to the […]

What Are EMV Cards: Chip & Pin and Chip & Signature Cards

EMV stands for Europay, Mastercard and VISA. EMV cards are joint effort by these three companies to create better cards for safety of cardholders. While the regular debit cards have a magnetic stripe containing all the account information of the […]

WhatsApp Web for Windows desktop runs in Chrome browser

WhatsApp the most popular messaging platform is now available as a Web Application too. Now you can use WhatsApp from your Windows computer running Google Chrome. WhatsApp Web for Windows The WhatsApp Web application is basically a mirror to your […]

Free Computer Forensics Tools

Computer Forensics means examining computers for traces of data that might solve a problem – be it legal or workplace related or personal use. While the term computer forensics brings to mind, an image of professionals using high-end tools to […]

History of Computers

Evolution and History of Computers – PPT / PDF

The computers we see today, were not always the same. By computers, I mean anything that is able or helpful in computing. Early computers were mechanical calculators, punching machines etc. Then came ENIAC etc. that digitally computed but were too […]

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What is Silly Window Syndrome – Explanation and Prevention

Data is transferred over the network and Internet using the TCP/IP Protocol. The TCP/IP is not perfect but is easier to implement compared to other protocols theorized for data communication… such as ISO OSI model. As with any technical thing, […]

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How to take a Selfie

If you have been using the social networking websites, you might be very well aware of the term ‘Selfie’. A ‘Selfie’ is a picture that one has taken of oneself, with a smartphone or webcam to upload it to the […]

What is Windows 64-bit Itanium

What is Windows 64-bit Itanium ?

At times, you may have seen on some Microsoft sites or some download sites, download links being available for Windows x86, Windows x64 and Windows x64 Itanium as well, and wondered what Itanium x64 stood for. Itanium refers to a […]

Big Data 3 Vs – Concepts & Models

The term ‘data’ is not new to us. It is one of the primary things taught when you opt for Information Technology and computers. If you can recall, data is considered the raw form of information. Though already there for […]

What is Big Data? The Basics – Meaning and Usage

The term Big Data is being increasingly used almost everywhere on the planet – online and offline. And it is not related to computers only. It comes under a blanket term called Information Technology, which is now part of almost […]

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Top 10 failed Electronic Gadgets and Devices (Wearable)

With wearable technology gaining momentum after the announcement of Google Glass and Smart watches, you might want to know the history of the technology morphed. This is not a history of wearable computer ware. Instead, it shows you glimpses from […]

Popular Computer, Tech and IT Buzzwords of 2014

Every field has its own set of acronyms and buzzwords that are used frequently. Some buzzwords are easy to understand given the context while others need an online search to find out what they mean. The definition of buzzwords according […]