Why you should not open more tabs in browser

Are you opening multiple tabs in your browser. More than 9 tabs at a time, make your browser slow. Open enough browser tabs and it doesn’t matter whether you’re running Chrome or Firefox or IE or Safari or Opera: your system is going to slow down and eventually your browser will crash altogether, quite possibly bringing your entire environment down with it. Details here – http://lifehacker.com/5984149/why-you-should-never-have-more-than-nine-browser-tabs-open

“Frost” Attack Unlocks Android Phones’ Data

Have you secured your Android phone by a pin or unlock pattern. What if you lost your phone? Is your data still safe. No. “Frost” Attack Unlocks Android Phones’ Data By Chilling Their Memory In A Freezer. The researchers from Erlangen University of Germany, found they could read all the secured data, by simply cooling the phone to around five degrees Fahrenheit and quickly rebooting it. With a technique called FROST, or Forensic Recovery of Scrambled Telephones, they could read data from its memory including images, emails and web browsing history, as well as the key that in some cases allows them to decrypt the phone’s encrypted storage disk. Details here – http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/02/14/frost-attack-unlocks-android-phones-data-by-chilling-its-memory-in-a-freezer/

Zero Day Java Attack, led to malware infection of Facebook employee’s machines

An unseen flaw in Java software  made by Oracle, led to a sophisticated attack on the system of Facebook. Though the attack didn’t expose user’s data and was confined to the personal devices of the facebook employees. The attack, named as ‘Zero-Day Java Attack’, installed malware on their machines. More details here – http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/02/facebook-computers-compromised-by-zero-day-java-exploit/

Micromax sold 25 units of Canvas HD per minute

The emerging mobile company in India, Micromax, sold over 9000 units in the first 24 hours of launch, online. Priced at Rs 13,990, the Canvas HD is Micromax’s first quad core processor phone and launched sales only online. It’s the Valentine’s Day gift to the company by the mobiel users, who were anticipating this version, after the success of Canvas 2. Details – http://www.firstpost.com/tech/micromax-canvas-hd-sells-over-9000-units-in-24-hours-627357.html

Source Code for Adobe Photoshop released

The Computer History Museum, today released the Source Code for Original 1990 Version of Adobe Photoshop. Written, primarily by the co-founder Thomas Knoll, this software has nearly 130,000 lines of code. When Adobe launched the version 2, a second programmer was added to the team. Details – http://www.petapixel.com/2013/02/14/photoshop-v1-0-1-source-code-released/

51 must have apps for the Android devices

As more and more smart devices are opting for Android operating system and the market is being flooded by the Android devices. Google App Store, which was formally known as Android Market, has approx 600,000+ apps available. Here is the list of 51 must haves, which range from ‘Advanced Task Killer’ – to kill stubborn, memory consuming apps, to ‘Cloud Print’. Check the complete list, here – http://www.datamation.com/mobile-wireless/51-must-have-android-apps-1.html

Intel to launch hardware to stream live television

Intel plans to give competition to File and TV streaming companies like LoveFilm and NetFlix, by launching the hardware for live streaming. Yet not decided, if that will be a set-top box or embedded in a TV set, Intel is negotiating deals with the content providers. For more details – http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2243649/intel-confirms-it-is-making-hardware-to-stream-live-television

Oracle Announced MySQL version 5.6

New Version of the World’s Most Popular Open Source Database Designed to Power Next Generation Web, Cloud and Mobile Applications

MySQL 5.6 provides enhanced linear scalability, helping users to leverage modern hardware capabilities. With this version, users can experience simplified query development and faster execution, better transactional throughput and application availability, flexible NoSQL access, improved replication and enhanced instrumentation.

Highlights include Better Query Execution Times and Diagnostics, Greater Performance Throughput and Application Availability, Improved Scale-Out and High Availability and more…

For details – http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/1904335?msgid=3-7873088894