Monday, 19 January 2015

How I want my next SmartPhone to be

I have come across a diverse variety of smartphones. Few were attractive in design, few were amazing in performance, few settled in my hands, few stayed in my heart. I just wanted to share the remarkable things in those smartphones that attracted me and how I want my next smartphone to be.

Saturday, 26 April 2014

RAMCloud : Everything will be stored in RAM !

I came to know about a cool idea from stanford university. The world is moving towards Cloud that makes everyone bother about our own data , may be THE BIG data :-) Some people thought "Why to store everything on a HDD / SSD / SAN etc etc. "Why can't we store in RAM ? That can surely speedup the response time " Cool ! Isn't it ! Next obvious question is "Is this possible in this BIG Data world ?"

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

My Rant on Mobile Operating Systems

Yes ! I am an owner of most-widely used mobile OS like Android, iOS, WP  (like some of you) ! I am not going to judge these platforms. This blog is entirely on my-point-of you, not intended to hurt the fanboys :-)

Saturday, 15 March 2014

"Reboot even if system utterly broken" - Linux

This must be an excellant functionality in linux but unknown to most of the newbies. It confirms the fact that Linux is a fantastic operating system that allows you to learn more than doing :-)

What if your linux operating system gets frozen leaving you know idea what to do ? Hard reset ? :o 

Apart from doing a hard shutdown/restart of your Linux machine, you can gently do a safe restart by the following trick.

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Chrome apps are coming to iOS and Android platforms !

A good news for the webapp developers :) Finally, its official that Chrome apps are coming to iOS and Android Platforms ! Its more exciting than the BlackBerry news that "BAR to APK conversion is in-built for BBM holders".

Sunday, 26 January 2014

A Simple Light-Weight dashboard for Linux !

Of course, am a big fan of Linux. This post is about a monitoring dashboard for linux machines.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Hijacking HTTP request [ WiFi+Mobile Apps vulnerability ]

Mobile security researchers have discovered a new way to access mobile phone apps from Wi-Fi networks.

The vulnerability allows the attackers to permanently alter the server URL from which a mobile app loads its data, so that instead of loading data from, for instance, the attack makes the app load data from, without the victim knowing. Attackers could use that data to load malicious links. The following video shows the simply steps involved in this attack.