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

Public Cloud vs Private Cloud computing difference explained

You probably already know the difference between Public clouds and Private clouds. There is one Hybrid cloud too. The article takes a quick look at the definitions and differences before these types of cloud computing going on to explain what kind […]

Peer to Peer Networks (P2P): Explanation and File Sharing

Computer networks are of two types. One is the Client server model where all computers are connected to a server computer that facilitates file sharing. The other type of computer network is Peer to Peer. Peer to peer means absence […]

Bring Your Own Network (BYON) … Seriously?

We are living in an era where the IT departments of businesses are still trying to fit in the Bring your Own Device or BYOD model in a secure arena. In our article on BYOD implementations, we talked of two […]

Windows As A Service – A Discussion

After the success of offering Microsoft Office as a Service – in the form of Office 365, is it possible for Microsoft to offer its operating system, Windows as a Service? The article tries to find out answers, while talking […]

What is ShellShock or Bash Vulnerability?

Bash is the basic shell of UNIX, a language that is used on many platforms: from different web hosting servers to modems, toys etc. If you are a Windows user, you need not fear ShellShock vulnerability as the chances of […]

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What are Torrent files? Are Torrented files legal, illegal, safe?

Torrent files are small files that contain information on how to download a larger file using BitTorrent protocol. The protocol, unlike HTTP/HTTPS, needs a torrent client for downloading the client. We’ll take a quick look at how BitTorrent works and […]

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How to Securely and Safely dispose of old Computers

Over time, you store plenty of data on your computers. If you wish to sell them, you should never sell them as such. There are dangers of data theft and misuse. At least, you will have people know about you […]

Moo0 Connection Watcher Review – Does it suit your needs?

We have covered Glasswire and Wireshark network monitoring tools in the recent past. Moo0 Connection Watcher tool is another simple tool to check out what all processes are connected and how the data is being sent and received over the […]

Hybrid Drive vs SSD vs HDD: A comparison

With Flash storage devices picking up, you would want to know which type of storage device to buy for yourself. Solid State Disk or SSDs are faster than conventional Hard Disk Drives or HDDs, but a lot costly. There is […]

Steps to secure OneDrive Account

The iCloud breach that happened few days ago, left everyone wondering how safe are their online vaults – the remote storage systems that they have been using to store their photos and documents. Hacking is common, and will always be […]

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Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air Comparison

When MacBook Air was launched, it was the fancy of many. It still continues to impress many. Later, Surface Pro 3 came along into the market and we’ve found it to be better compared to Macbook Air. Check out the […]

Top 5 free personal Web Hosting Sites

Personal websites or blogs do not require much space and hence there are many hosting providers who have a free plan that you can use. However, free plans come with plenty of restrictions such as low bandwidth, restriction on number […]

Glasswire Firewall and Network Monitoring Tool review

When writing about Wireshark network analyzer, I mentioned that it was among the best free network monitoring tool available for administrators to check the details of every device connected to the network. However, the interface of Wireshark is too complex […]

What are the Salaries at Google?

I was just browsing across Facebook when a news article caught my attention. It mentioned about the facilities one gets when working at Google. I did a little research, studied Glassdoor survey and here is the summary of salaries at […]

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How much salaries do Microsoft employees get paid?

How much does Microsoft pay to its employees? In addition to money, Microsoft perks include free paid leaves like maternity and paternity leaves, paid time off for new parents, free food, gym, playing spaces and more. There are other perks […]

Wireshark Network Analyzer: Review and Free download

Network administrators can perform better if they have relevant information at their fingertips. There are certain tools that help network admins to capture and analyze network data so that they could figure out what is going on. Wireshark Network Analyzer is […]

VPN One Click Review: Access blocked and restricted websites

We’ve already talked about the TOR (The Onion Router), UltraSurf, SpotFlux, OpenDNS and many more tools that offer you privacy and other related features like parental controls, etc. You can type the names in the search bar towards the left […]

Best Free Network Monitoring Tools for Windows 10/8/7

Managing a network could be a hard task without proper information about what is happening on your network. There are some free Network Monitoring Tools that allow network admins to check out different information about their networks. We are listing […]