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
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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 […]

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What is a BIOS Whitelist? Explanation and removal.

In this post, we will discuss what a BIOS Whitelist is, what is its use, and how to remove it. In short, a BIOS whitelist is essentially a list of hardware approved for use in that computer – if you […]

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How to get free WiFi anywhere on laptop or phone

There may be many reasons for seeking a free WiFi or hotspot. Maybe you are on a limited plan on your cell phone, so you want WiFi to spend less on mobile data. It may also happen that the place […]

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How to properly dispose of electronic devices

You might already have heard of the term ‘electronic waste‘ and the damage it does to the environment. This article is not about the waste and damages to earth. Rather, it focuses on the security of your data. That means, […]

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Internet Live Statistics that you can use

If we are to believe a website titled Internet Live Stats, at least one website goes online every second. Internet Live Stats is a website that has many different counters, each one displaying different information for a number of curious […]

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What is a Device Driver? What is its purpose?

Device Drivers are the software through which, the kernel of a computer communicates with different hardware, without having to go into the details of how the hardware works. It is a software that controls a hardware part attached to a […]

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Google Chrome vs Firefox Quantum on Windows 10

Which one is better for use on Windows 10? Chrome or Firefox? We discuss the main points to find out what are the key differences in Google Chrome & Mozilla Firefox Quantum web browsers. No tests were carried out. This […]