Month: March 2011

Google™ Remotely Wiping Malicious Apps on Android™

Security is the prime concern for any organization or a person. It is applicable here in case of mobile phones also. We all know that the mobile phone market is being flooded with new and never before models each day. It has gone a long way from the initial stages of the mobile phone industry. The operating systems on mobile devices are prone to several security threats. To combat the situation, the development team of Google Android has come up with some solutions which are safe and easy to apply. Android team has come up with a solution to malicious threats to your device. It was reported that these malicious applications get your device’s information as IMEI No. and other unique codes that are vital to your device in terms of proper working and safety concerns. But there are other risks involved in it as these exploiters are able to get other data and after that they are able to exploit you and commit some crimes like identity theft. Taking a serious step towards this, the Android team has taken it seriously and that is why Google has decided to remove infected apps remotely. It is all possible and the user is intimated by the support team of Android. If a device is found infected, a mail is sent to the...

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Microsoft® Launches New Dynamic CRM For 2011

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 service is the most advanced version of the CRM program that facilitates midsize industries to help to follow their clients. This program is now made available for their on location usage as well as by partnering with Microsoft in terms of a hosted solution. The news of the arrival of the Microsoft Dynamic CRM 2011 services comes around exactly a month after Microsoft launched a version of the CRM service that had already been hosted on the company’s servers. It had originally been planned to roll out the 2011 version of CRM by the end of the month in order to allow additional testing of the program. There are several enhanced features included in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 program works in a manner as prescribed by the user. The Small Business version is directly incorporated into Microsoft Outlook as well as other Microsoft Office applications. This allows the user to work within the recognizable and secured environment of Outlook. This will further facilitate the employees to quickly understand the program and start using the tools and services that it offers for the benefit of the companies’ turn over. The latest version of CRM 2011 program will allow easy handling of customer administration and will help in maintaining customer relationship. The tasks that can be efficiently performed by them include managing...

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Next generation games may cost $100

Despite denials from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, it is generally accepted that the three gaming giants are already working to replace their gaming console PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii. According to Danny Bilson, manager of THQ, if the machines were forced out over the next three years, the gaming consoles would be very expensive. Danny Bilson has issued a statement in which he has raised the alarm for all gaming lovers that the advent of the new generation of consoles could give rise to a disaster scenario (means quite expensive). All this is possible because the development teams of PlayStation 4, Xbox 720 and Wii 2 could be forced to increase investment and work on each title. This could lead to a result in soaring prices for each title and it would cost around $100. Bilson is convinced that the new generation of consoles which will hopefully release in coming three years, laying the foundation for a very manageable situation. Even if it currently costs a lot to the software house to develop a single title, the advent of gaming machines may lead to production costs rise exponentially. The result will necessarily be more expensive, the final cost of the product, which according to Bilson could rise to $100 per copy. This figure is as impossible for almost all budgets and the manufacturers themselves seem to be aware...

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WordPress hit with second big attack in two days

The website, WordPress.org, offers several tools for creating websites and blogs. Many of us have enjoyed using this wonderful creation of the Open Source Project. This Open Source Content Management System, very popularly known by most of us, as a blog publishing application, is powered up by MySQL and PHP. The powerful template and plug-in architecture of WordPress is used by over 10 to 15 percent of the websites. Initially released in 2003, WordPress has grown over the years, with several versions and code names of the releases. In the past, much vulnerability has been noticed and many security issues have been taken care of. Over the last week, however, WordPress saw a severe Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack. DDoS attacks are accomplished using botnets of thousands of compromised computers that are directed to a target website with the motivation of overwhelming the site and taking it offline. The said attack has been fixed, but WordPress users have been advised that it could again recur at a later stage. This problem was earlier also noticed in 2009 and the required fix was introduced in version 2.8.5. WordPress even reported that the extremely large DDoS attack even affected connectivity in some cases. As of now, after the March 4th and 5th attacks, the site appears stable and up and...

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Apple® boosts MacBook® Pro speed

Apple with its MacBook Pro is all game to set standards in design and features which are sufficient to attract lots of customers. With its simple and smooth texture, the Apple MacBook Pro is lovable. Apple has launched its laptops with the new Sandy Bridge chips. This ultra fast chip has made it all possible for you to get the data transferred at a never before speed of 10 Gbps. With this never before speed, it is possible for you to enjoy high quality video streaming. It will be great to have a computer like this. Apple MacBook pro comes at an entry level price of $1199 and has a 13-inch screen. The price varies as the size of the screen increases. The 17 inch screen Apple MacPro comes with a price tag of $2499. The Apple MacPro computers run on the Intel Core i5 or i7 processors. With these high end devices you can enjoy multitasking at a smooth speed. Apple MacBook Pro is a product of rigorous research and development. Talking about the keyboard, it is all set to give you a smooth gliding experience of typing. Now come to the graphics features, Apple MacBook Pro is a great buy because of good visuals. With its crystal clear picture quality, it is a good experience to view pictures and videos you like. It is because of its...

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