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How Indian Android Device Manufacturers are Fooling and Misleading You

Indian Android Manufacturers

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Micromax Canvas 4, a mid-range smartphone is seeing hype and excitement comparable to the likes of multinational brands — perhaps for the first time for an Indian manufacturer. Promising specifications better than many high-end devices, it has led people into thinking that this company is offering much more value at much lesser price.

Which is wrong.

For a nation that has always been highly price-conscious, it’s very easy to mislead people by advertising the number of cores a phone or a tablet has.

Same goes for Lava, Karbonn, Intex, Spice and all other Indian manufacturers, which are having a dream run this year. Continue reading

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How Single Click Can Save Your Browser from Unwanted Toolbar & Addon

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Dubious applications for Windows that offer you free smileys and dictionary (cough Babylon cough) and automatically install annoying browser toolbars & add-ons are no new thing. But of late, scores of trusted applications have also joined the league by packing in similar spamware in their setup.

Applications such as µTorrent, KCleaner, AVG, Veoh Player, GOM Media Player are a few examples of widely used applications that try to slip in browser toolbars, add-ons and even try changing the browser settings. They not only slow down the browsers, but sometimes can be malicious too. Continue reading

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What Hacker Suggests to Secure Yourself Online from Malwares

While technological advances continue to ease our lives by transitioning our physical world jobs to the displays of our personal computers, maintaining the secrecy of our account credentials has always been an area of concern. Be it when we’re purchasing something on the internet using our plastic cards or logging into our bank accounts, it is always important to make sure that no one is snooping on our keystrokes by silently installing a malware. Continue reading

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