One Click Extension Manager: Manage Chrome extensions

If you have multiple extensions installed in Google Chrome browser, whose icons take up a considerable amount of space on the computer screen, then this simple trick will help you disable them in an instant. Google Chrome doesn’t support one click disable feature. Every time you want to disable a extension you manually need to navigate to settings. … Read more

Amazon granted patent for authorizing payments with selfies

Online retail Amazon was granted a US patent on using selfies instead of passwords  for shopping when using smartphones. Seattle-based Amazon reasoned that combining sensor and camera capabilities in smartphones with face and gesture recognizing software results in higher security than passwords or identification numbers. Such approaches provide for user authentication without the user having … Read more

Hacker gets $15000 reward for finding bug in Facebook

Bengaluru-based Anand Prakash found a vulnerability on Facebook which could have been used to hack into any user account easily without any user interaction. This could give full access to view messages, credit/debit cards stored under payment section, personal photos and much more. According to a post on Prakash’s blog, he stated that, “Whenever a user forgets his … Read more

Restrict/set Time Limit for User Account in Windows 10-8-7

To Restrict Time Limit for User Account use the Net User command. Net User is a command-line tool that helps system administrators add or modify user account behavior. While you can always use Parental Control or Microsoft Family Safety to do this and more. But in Windows 10, this built-in feature is tied to your … Read more

BSNL to set up 40,000 Wi-Fi hotspots

Public sector telecom major BSNL said it is working on setting up 40,000 Wi-Fi Hotspots in the country to counter its inadequacy in providing 4G data services. “We are at present neither a 4G service provider, nor do we have the relevant spectrum to launch this service. But to deal with this challenge, we are … Read more

Print selected webpage data using Javascript

Many times we would like to place a button on webpage to print the content of that web page via an actual printer. JavaScript helps you to implement this functionality using the print function of window object. The JavaScript print function window.print() prints the current web page when executed. You can call this function directly … Read more

Flipkart : first Indian app to cross 50 million install

Flipkart recently announced that its Android app had crossed the 50 million installs landmark on the Google Play Store in the first week of February 2016. With a rating of 4.2 it is currently ahead of its competitors Snapdeal and Amazon which both have a rating of 4.1. Flipkart is now the first Indian app across … Read more

Truecaller : Third-party apps use caller profiles for verification

Truecaller has launched a user verification SDK (Software Development Kit) for third-party apps which will allow apps to verify users based on their information with Truecaller. As of now the SDK is only on Android and is available to registered third party apps on that platform. The company has partnered with 12 Indian apps including Quikr, Mobikwik, redBus, CarDekho, … Read more

How to Secure Cookie in PHP using Session

An alternative way to make data accessible across the various pages of an entire website is to use a PHP Session.session creates a file in a temporary directory on the server where registered session variables and their values are stored. This data will be available to all pages on the site during that visit. But … Read more