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

Windows 10 IoT Core vs Raspbian – Which is better?

“There is no comparison”, said a friend; “Raspbian is a full-blown operating system for Raspberry Pi while Windows 10 IoT is a heavily trimmed down operating system.” He said further that the Raspbian is a dedicated OS for Raspberry Pi […]

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Review of the Free Panda VPN for Windows 10 – Is it useful?

Though there are a plethora of options available with Panda VPN, the free versions offer extremely limited functions. The data allowance per day is just 150 MB. Normally, the paid versions provide you with 20 different location options, but the […]

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Email stating, I know your password – Online Sextortion

“I know you are a such-and-such person. I know your password. To avoid jail time, send me $2000 in Bitcoin.” If you receive such an email, what’ll be your reaction? Sextortion is back in a new format! Online sextortion has […]

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How to update Router Firmware

Firmware is the software embedded in your router. Its firmware helps the router figure out how to carry on different tasks. To update it, you have to flash updated software in the router. We’ll tell you why and how to […]

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Organized and Unorganized Cybercrime – Definition

Cybercrime is defined as any crime that involves the use of computer or Internet. It could be Phishing, stalking, fake offers, hacking for fun, or hacking for financial gains. The scope of this post is limited to organized and unorganized […]

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Integrated or Dedicated Graphics card – Which do I need?

This post aims to assist you in deciding which type of graphics card to use. The difference between Dedicated and Integrated Graphics cards may be small, but using a dedicated graphics card greatly improves real-time graphics experience. You should be […]

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Text Messages from Microsoft – Genuine or Phishing?

If you receive text messages from Microsoft, they could be genuine, or they could be some kind of phishing attempt. We’ll discuss both in this post about why Microsoft is texting you. With text messaging becoming so popular, scams involving SMS’s […]

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How to buy refurbished Mobile Phones and Laptops

If you are reading this, you might have been thinking about how to buy a refurbished laptop, mobile phone or another device – and where to buy them. This post talks about things to keep in mind when going for […]

How to scan email attachments online for virus

Normally we all have an antivirus software resident on our computers to protect our data files from malware. We have been taught not to open attachments from unknown email addresses. But what if you want to get a second opinion […]

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What is GTK+Runtime Environment? Does your computer need it?

GTK+ is a runtime environment that applies to a number of operating systems. If you create an interface for a program, GTK runtime should be installed on the users’ computers so that the program runs. Most computer manufacturers do not […]

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List of cellphones with the highest and lowest emissions

Someone from Microsoft once tweeted to me that smartphones are the super computers of the future. Looking at the current technology that brings in artificial intelligence (AI), GPS (Ground Positioning Systems), and Big Data, it won’t be a hype to […]

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PenguinProxy is a P2P network that can hide your IP address

Penguin Proxy is a Peer to Peer (P2P) network that can hide your IP address when connecting to any website. As of creating this post, the makers of PenguinProxy have built apps compatible with Windows 10, Linux, and macOS respectively. […]

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Is Bluetooth Radiation harmful to humans or is it safe?

When writing about cell phone radiation, we said that it is better to use a wired or Bluetooth device so that you are not affected by cellphone radiation. Questions arise that since Bluetooth communication too, is a form of radio […]