Jun 30, 2008

Best way to send large file attachments

Most of the email clients which will not allow us to send attachments when it exceeds more than 10 mb. Here are some of the website which allow's you to send more than 500mb.

How it Works?

In normal mode data is transferred to our server unencrypted. This means, potentially, that someone could evesdrop on the data you are sending.

In secure mode, the data is encrypted, so even if it was intercepted by a third party, it cannot be read. This is confirmed by the presence of a padlock symbol on your web browser. It's the same method that's used for protecting your credit card details on shopping sites.

If the big file you want to transfer contains sensitive information, we recommend you use the secure mode.

When a file is uploaded in secure mode, the download will also be secure.


Yahoo! BrowserPlus

Yahoo! BrowserPlus™ is software that extends the capabilities of your web browser to make richer web experiences possible. Different websites can use BrowserPlus to support things like drag and drop from the desktop, easier file uploads, more efficient and secure acquisition of feeds and information, and native desktop notifications. BrowserPlus is a technology designed to "extend the web," so that developers can build more exciting web applications and so end-users can get more done inside their web browser.

It support's the following operating systems:

* Windows XP
* Windows Vista
* Mac OS X 10.4, Tiger (intel only)
* Mac OS X 10.5, Leopard (intel only)

On Mac it support's Firefox 2 (or greater) and Safari 3

On Windows, it support's Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2 (or greater).

Try this now : http://browserplus.yahoo.com/demos/photodrop/

Jun 29, 2008

Bill Gates’ last day at Microsoft

Today is Bill Gates’ last day at Microsoft (Friday, June 27, 2008) and typically we would not care that much if a company founder goes into early retirement. But whether we like it or not, there is no denying that Bill Gates has achieved what many of us dream to achieve – to touch as many lives as possible and make your time count. While the modern tech industry loses one of its pioneers. Bill will not simply disappear, but has decided to make room for new talent to evolve and dedicate his wealth and influence to his charity.

The Microsoft we will have next Monday is a company that has lost its charismatic face and that is exposed to more challenges than ever before. Microsoft is in danger losing the Internet race against Google, it has a struggling operating system with a successor that does not appear to be able to turn things around, the gaming and entertainment business lacks focus and there aren’t any significant new ideas coming out of Microsoft that could spark passion for the company. Steve Ballmer may face the perfect storm in the next two years.

Source: TGD

Jun 25, 2008

Trojan Virus takes pictures of Mac users

Do you think you are safe from malware when you switched to a Mac? You may change your mind soon, especially now that Mac's recent market share gains appear to contribute to the growing interest of malware authors in Macs. Security experts are warning now about a new Trojan horse released in the wild, targeting OS X Tiger and Leopard users. The malware can steal your passwords, avoid detection, log what you type and even take your picture.

If the latest malware alert is any indication, Mac users may be forced to re-think their relaxed approach to online security. There is a new, dangerous form of a Trojan out there which already apparently is circulating in multiple variants that target OS X Tiger and Leopard users. Unlike previous malware attempts that often were proof-of-concept releases, this beast can cause real damage, researchers from SecureMac and Intego are reporting.

SecureMac and Intego said they have updated their virus definitions databases to detect and remove the Trojan.

Source: TGD

Jun 24, 2008

Microsoft automatic update eradicates password stealing programs

A Microsoft automatic update has eradicated password stealing programs from more than two million computers. The company’s Malicious Software Removal Tool detected and erased Trojan horse programs designed to steal passwords from popular online games like World of Warcraft, Valve’s Steam Client and Lineage Online.

Several malicious programs were wiped out, but most belong to the Win32/Taterf family which is actually a mutation of an earlier password stealing program. According to Microsoft data, China, Taiwan and Spain had the most infected machines. The software tool removed the Trojans from more than 500,000 machines in China alone. Approximately 213,000 machines were cleaned from the United States.

The high infection rate in China and Taiwan is probably due to the prevalence of illegal software and the lack of decent anti-virus software. In addition, Lineage and other online games enjoy a huge following in Asia, but are relatively unknown in the United States. McCormack believes many of the Trojans are transferred via infected USB drives or network shares. LAN parties and the prevalence of Internet Cafes in Asia may have something to do with this.

The password stealing Trojans transfer game logins to a central repository and hackers then try to sell the information to the highest bidder. Then criminals log into the accounts and steal all of the virtual gold and equipment. The accounts can also be used to funnel gold to other players.

Source: TGDaily

Jun 22, 2008

Erase your files permanently from your hard disk

Eraser is an advanced security tool (for Windows), which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns. Works with Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Windows 2003 Server and DOS. Eraser is Free software and its source code is released under GNU General Public License.

Most people have some data that they would rather not share with others - passwords, personal information, classified documents from work, financial records, self-written poems, the list can be continued forever.

Perhaps you have saved some of this information on your computer where it is conveniently at your reach, but when the time comes to remove the data from your hard disk, things get a bit more complicated and maintaining your privacy is not as simple as it may have seemed at first.

Your first thought may be that when you 'delete' the file, the data is gone. Not quite, when you delete a file, the operating system does not really remove the file from the disk; it only removes the reference of the file from the file system table. The file remains on the disk until another file is created over it, and even after that, it might be possible to recover data by studying the magnetic fields on the disk platter surface.

Before the file is overwritten, anyone can easily retrieve it with a disk maintenance or an undelete utility.

There are several problems in secure file removal, mostly caused by the use of write cache, construction of the hard disk and the use of data encoding. These problems have been taken into consideration when Eraser was designed, and because of this intuitive design and a simple user interface, you can safely and easily erase private data from your hard drive.

Top reviews from the most popular software sites and magazines confirm that Eraser is one of the best security tools available for Windows.

Download Link: http://www.heidi.ie/node/14

Free worldwide SMS messaging

"Creating mobile applications that work uniformly across multiple devices has always been the Holy Grail for adoption and growth of new mobile services, and will remain increasingly important as content providers rush to develop complementary mobile eco-systems to drive usage," explains MobileMonday Toronto co-founders Alexander S. Bosika and Jim Brown. "While popular social platforms like Facebook and YouTube have designed specialized Mobile 2.0 applications for Apple's iPhone, local Toronto firms such as www.Peekamo.com have pursued this growing market agnostically with text messaging, which M:Metrics identified in their study as the most popular mobile application. Quite clearly, the market is ripe for growth and the battle lines are being drawn today."

Save money by sending international sms messages from the web or from your mobile phone.

Jun 18, 2008

Mozilla sets a new Guinness World Record

Mozilla set a new Guinness World Record with the most downloads in 24 hours. The United States has the most downloads of Firefox 3 world-wide with 2.5m. Germany is 2nd with an amazing 661,751 downloads. Iran has more downloads than China or Russia.

As almost expected the servers got overloaded in the beginning yesterday but they recovered and 8,249,092 downloads world-wide have been delivered.

Firefox is available in over 45 languages, grab your copy now.

Download link: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-rc.html

Jun 14, 2008

CKing Projector Phone

World’s first projector phone incorporating a LCoS-based projector with a LED light source from ChinaKing also known as CKing. The projected image is 30″ in size with a pixel format of 640 x 480. The image's can be projected for up to 2 hours.

This phone seems to be very thick when compared to the other normal phone, but still it will overcome this in its future versions.

Jun 3, 2008

Kingmax 8GB memory cards

Kingmax is displaying microSDHC memory cards among its various product offerings at Computex 2008.

The company's 8GB microSDHC card, is produced using die stacking and package-in-package (PIP) technology. The card is connectable with an adapter and compatible with general SD application products.

Specifications of the Kingmax Super Stick L series USB flash drive:

# USB2.0
# Dimensions: 34mm × 14.5mm × 2.2mm
# Support Vista READBOOST
# Weight: 3g
# Plug-N-Play
# Capacity: 4GB~8GB
# Lifetime warranty
# Waterproof/dustproof