Month: May 2014

Mindfulness is only a touch away

Does the everyday work stress drain you completely? One of the easiest ways to bring some peace in your busy life is meditation. Keeping in mind the stress and work pressure that you go through in your life almost daily, iOS introduced a new app Buddhify 2 that takes a modern approach to mindfulness. The app is helpful for people who seek activities like meditation and mindfulness to cure problems like stress, anxiety, depression, and many others. Buddify 2 is a user-friendly app that contains guided meditation tracks for 14 different activities that you may do while travelling, at work, during holiday, at home and achieve mindfulness any where you want. The activities included in this app give you a guided meditation of different length so that you can involve in some quick meditation whenever you get free time. With the help of this app you can attain peace and calmness while online as Buddify 2 is designed specifically for users who are online most of the time. It has two sophisticated systems to help you track your progress and handy stats and graphs to provide you feedback based on your performance. The Buddify 2 app is not only a best meditation app but it is also a beautiful looking mobile application that runs distinctive color wheel with lovely illustrations to give user a mind-blowing experience. This application is...

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Beware of Trojan that combines Zeus and Carberb

A new computer Trojan has hit the world of online banking lately. To your surprise it has its features drawn from the infamous malware programs Zeus and Carberp. This threatening Trojan has wide range of features that could be helpful for authors to collect information about infected computers, such as their IP addresses and names, and to take screen shots, upload them to remote server, steal SSL certificates, FTP and POP3 credentials and information inputted into web forms, etc. Not only this but one can also hijack browsing sessions and insert rogue content into opened websites, and start off rogue remote desktop connection using VNC and RDP protocols. This nasty threat is named Zberb by some security researchers from IBM subsidiary Trusteer and the same is considered a variant of ZeusVM, which is nothing but a modification been made on Zeus Trojan program the source code of which was leaked on underground forums in 2011. Discovered in February, Zberb is different from other Zeus-based malware as the authors in this can hide configuration data inside images. They can use the technique to evade detection by anti-malware programs and send configuration updates rooted in an image with Apple logo. Hooking technique is another step that Zberb is capable of taking to control browser that seem to have been borrowed from Carberb, which is another Trojan designed for online banking frauds....

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Mozilla Adblock can eat away your PC’s memory

Your computer’s memory is getting affected day by day and you are still not sure what is making it weak? Mozilla has the answer for this! Well, there are numerous reasons that increase the memory usage in your computer. Mozilla Adblock Plus plugin is one of the reasons that result into memory usage from your PC. Recently, the company warned that the popular Adblock Plus Plugin of Mozilla could potentially suck up gigabytes of memory from PCs using its Firefox browser. The bugs and the design of the plugin are said to be responsible for the memory usage. It is found that any additional elements added to a browser can increase the memory consumption, whether it is a plugin for Chrome or Firefox. But, AdBlock is one of the major culprits that have its hand involved in memory consumption. AdBlock filters out the annoying ads that pay for various sites and it has over 19 million users on Firefox alone. If a plugin has to filter those ads from sites with high number of ads then it automatically put a strain on the browser’s memory. For example- If you are browsing one site without AdBlock on then amount of memory consumed will be 194MB and 417MB in case AdBlock is on. Nicholas Nethercote, developer for Mozilla, said that enabling AdBlock Plus consumes 60-70MB on a 64-bit build of Mozilla...

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Speed Up Your Mobile Apps with Golgi

Every time you think of downloading a mobile app, a mere thought of slow-loading stops you from getting your hands on your favorite mobile application. Slow-loading apps can be a real frustration for users who seek better and fast result in shortest period of time. Keeping in mind their basic requirement, Golgi has come up with a “spinning wheel” sort of mechanism where in a user can increase the loading speed of apps by up to 20 times. It does this by managing the exchange of data between apps, servers and devices. Founded just a year back, Golgi launched with US$5 million in funding from Openmind Networks and the company aims to help developers by speeding up the transfer of data. During its launch, Golgi explains that 80 percent of Smartphone users expect apps to load in three seconds or less and the 79 percent will only retry a mobile app once or twice in case it failed to load the first time. This research encourages the team of Golgi to find a solution and here they are with a perfect way out. Golgi CTO Brian Kelly tells, “If one thinks of transferring data reliably, efficiently, and in a timely fashion, it occupies a significant portion of a developers limited time. Also, getting the data delivered to the device as soon as it is available is a big challenge...

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Moto E is a smart Smartphone

Are you planning to buy a new Smartphone? Hands on Moto E Smartphone, the cheapest Smartphone that is been in talks for some time now! The designers of Motorola have made this realistic phone for regular use at a very nominal price. The Moto E Smartphone is the first of its kind that you could use on a daily basis. During the launch, Motorola’s Software Chief Steve Horowitz caught saying that this device is every bit a performer and one could enjoy the quick responsiveness of it at a very reasonable price. Available for just $129, the Moto E runs the latest Android 4.4 software with all basic apps and services that an Android phone is worth. It can easily help you navigate through maps, browse Google Chrome, edit and delete photos in the gallery, and check Gmail. Motorola’s Moto E is good Smartphone and it is far better than Moto G of the same brand that costs user $50 more and achieves performance similar to a typical Android Smartphone. The exterior of Moto E is very similar to HTC’s 2011 flagship Android phone, the Sensation, which too had 1.2GHz dual-core processors and 4.3-inch screens with qHD (540 X 960) resolution. The phone has a bigger battery and it lasts for relatively longer time. Appearance wise the phone is sleek and stylish and it doesn’t try to look like...

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