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Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung has launched its latest piece of well designed smartphone Galaxy Alpha in Canada. It packs 4.7 inch Super AMOLED  HD display having resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It will compete directly with recently launched iPhone 6. Samsung still has not launched this beautiful device in US. The design of Galaxy Alpha pretty much resembles with iPhone but it is much better than its previous smartphones. Moreover Samsung has tried something good with metallic body instead of polycarbonate (plastic) one. Coming to availability and price it is available with Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile for $149 with 2 year term period and for $699 without any contracts.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a premium smart phone with metal frame and thin design with light weight and easy to handle. It has similar finger print scanner technology as Samsung offered in Galaxy S5 or as it is also available in iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. With this technology Samsung is offering something more than just lock/unlock using fingerprint sensor. you can store your personal files in a secure folder which can only be accessed by your fingerprint or pass code. This beautiful smart phone has some beautiful specifications. It comes with 12MP CMOS camera and it has 2.1MP CMOS front camera. Samsung Galaxy Alpha is capable of playing and recording 4K videos @30fps. It is powered by 2.5Ghz Quad Core processor and packs 2GB RAM with 32GB storage memory. It has no expandable memory slot. It supports LTE bands. It comes with HR Sensor which helps you monitor your Heart Rate. This same sensor is also present in Samsung Galaxy S5.

Samsung Galaxy comes with 1860mAh battery which gives 13 hrs of talk time backup. It is available in White, Gold and Black colors. It weighs just 115gms.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Specifications:

  • 4.7 inch Super AMOLED HD Display
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat OS
  • 2.5GHz Quad Core OS
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB memory
  • 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, micro USB v2, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct
  • 12MP rear camera with flash, 2.1MP front camera
  • Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
  • 1860mAh battery

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Moto G 2nd Generation

Motorola has announced the new Moto G 2nd Gen in the market. It is available in United States, Canada, France, UK, Spain, Germany and India from today onwards. The unlocked US and Global GSM edition of Moto G is available for $179.99 where as in India it is available for Rs.12,999 at Flipkart only. The all new Moto G features 5 inch HD Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The new Moto G is larger than older model having dimensions of 70.7 x 141.5 x 10.99mm. It runs on stock Android 4.4.4 Kitkat OS being powered by Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz Quad Core processor and Adreno 305 Graphic processor unit clocked at 450MHz speed.

The new Moto G features 8MP rear Auto focus camera, capable of HD recording plus slow motion recording and it has 2MP front camera. The older Moto G had 5MP camera. The new Moto G has 2 front stereo speakers and 2 mics. It is available in 8GB and 16GB space options with expandable storage up to 32GB via micro SD card slot. It is available in Dual Sim and Single Sim options. This version of Moto G has same water-resistant properties like older version.

Moto G comes with Motorola Migrate app which can help you to transfer photos, videos and contacts from your old phone. Another app is Motorola alert which can alert your friend  or family members when you need any assistance.

New Moto G specifications:

  • Dual Sim(GSM+ GSM) / Single Sim
  • 5 inch HD IPS Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Android 4.4.4 Kitkat OS
  • 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 450 MHz Adreno 305 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8/16GB internal storage, 32 GB expandable memory via micro SD slot
  • 8MP rear camera with flash and 2MP front camera
  • 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB v2, GPS, GLONASS and 3.5mm audio jack
  • Accelerometer, eCompass, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Hall Effect Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor
  • 2070mAh battery
  • 149gms
  • Color: Black & White

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Sony Xperia C3Sony has announced Sony Xperia C3 which comes with a 5 MP front camera and that too with a LED Flash. The ProSelfie smartphone is powered with a 1.2 GHz Quad-Core  Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU. Sony Xperia C3 has 5.5-inch HD IPS LCD display with 267 ppi. The device will run on latest Android version 4.4 KitKat. The smartphone has 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory which can be expandable up to 32 GB via microSD. It also has 8 MP rear camera with LED flash and with Exmor RS sensor and can record videos at 1080p too. Sony Xperia C3 has 2G, 3G, 4G / LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Bluetooth v 4.o, NFC and GPS for the connectivity. For the Selfie lovers never miss a SELFIE moment with the Sony Xperia C3. 

Specifications of Sony Xperia C3:

  • 5.5-inch HD IPS LCD display with 267 ppi (720 x 1280 pixels), Triluminos display
  • Android  4.4 KitKat
  • 1.2 GHz Quad-Core  Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU
  • 5 MP front camera with LED Flash with 720p video recording
  • 8 MP rear camera with LED flash, Exmor RS sensor, 1080p video recording
  • 2G, 3G, 4G / LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Bluetooth v 4.o, NFC 
  • 1 GB RAM, 8 GB  internal memory expandable up to 32 GB via microSD
  • 2500 mAh Battery

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Xiaomi Mi3Xiaomi has finally gone official in India and they launched Xiaomi Mi3 as their first smartphone in India. Xiaomi Mi3 is a device which everyone would like to buy as it is just priced at Rs 14,999 in India and for this price you will get a smartphone loaded with amazing specifications. Xiaomi Mi3 has a 5-inch FHD IPS display with 1920 x 1080 pixels and has 441 ppi resolution with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The device currently runs on Android 4.3 but is up gradable to Android 4.4 KitKat. Xiaomi Mi3 is powered with a 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-Core processor and has 2 GB of RAM. The device comes with a 13 MP shooter at the back with LED flash and a 2 MP front facing camera as both the cameras can record FHD videos. The device comes in two variants as the storage is concerned (16 GB / 64 GB) but sadly there is no micro SD slot in the smartphone. For th connectivity you will get 2G, 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC. Xiaomi Mi3 will surely rock in the market with a price tag of Rs. 14,999.

Specifications of  Xiaomi MI3:

  • 5-inch FHD IPS display with 1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 ppi resolution with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Android 4.3 (up gradable to Android 4.4 KitKat ) with MIUI
  • 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-Core processor
  • 2 GB RAM, 16/64 GB Internal Memory
  • 13 MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony EXMOR BSI Sensor, Records at 1080p
  • 2 MP front facing camera, 1080p video recording
  • 2G, 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC
  • 3050 mAh Battery

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Xolo Play 6X-1000Xolo already launching several android smartphones , the company is on a roll. Recently, Xolo has a announced Xolo Play 6X-1000, the first Xolo smartphone to be powered with a Hexa-Core processor. Xolo Play 6X-1000 is powered with a MediaTek MT6591 Hexa-Core processor which is clocked at 1.5 GHz and it has 5-inch HD IPS Display with 1280 x 720 pixels.  For better multitasking and hardcore using it come with 2 Gigs of RAM. The device runs on the latest operating Android 4.4 KitKat. As per the storage is concerned it has 8 GB of internal memory which can be expandable up to 32 GB via microSD. Xolo Play 6X-1000 has 8 MP shooter at the back with LED flash which can record videos at 1080p. It also has 2 MP front-facing camera for video calling. For the connectivity the device has 2G, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG. The device comes with Play-Zone which lets you download High-End games for your device.

Specifications of  Xolo Play 6X-1000:

  • 1.5 GHz Hexa-Core MT6591 Processor with 600 MHz Mali 450 GPU
  • Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 5-inch HD IPS Display (1280 x 720 pixels)
  • 8 MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording
  • 2 MP front facing camera for video calling
  • Dual SIM
  • 2 GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, expandable upto 32 GB via microSD
  • 2G, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
  • 2100 mAh battery

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Wireless networks are normal today. Every home is now having wi-fi capable routers or modems, so what is the problem, it is the wireless security which is mostly not up to mark. Even now WPA/WPA2  keys are available but still most people are using WEP. Wireless Security

Last year one of the user filed a complaint against one of the top broadband service provider that their employees configuring modems with lowest secure keys i.e WEP, After that company instructed their employees to set the highest security option available.

Now most people even don’t bother to change the default passwords. One should change passwords after setting up first time. We can make our wireless network secure with some of the steps so  that unauthorized users will not be able to connect easily.

1. Use strong password which is hard to guess and it should not be a dictionary word.

2. Select encryption key WPA/WPA2 or atleast WEP if  WPA is not available.

3. You can disable transmitting SSID or change  default SSID so that only that person can use your network who knows SSID.

4. Last you can disable DHCP and assign IP address manually, it will be an added security.



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In day-to-day life we do various online activities where passwords are used that may be social networking, online shopping, e-mail or money transfer or even your desktop password etc. So most of us what do, they use common password for all online services so that they can easily remember them. We people also use easy to guess password like birth dates, name , mobile nos. , license no., etc. These passwords known as weak passwords and are easy to guess which lets to compromised account in future.Secure Password

Password is the first thing which stops third person accessing your account and if not created securely it can let to heavy data loss or misuse of your account. In your life some of you or your friend may suffered due use of weak password because there account got compromised by some one.

Let me first tell you how to safe your password and make your account secure.

  • Password can be observed when you enter it in some public place to get access to your account so look nearby you that nobody is having eye on you and if you are in public place with people around you try to hide keys while entering with your other hand or some notebook or other thing.
  • Never give your password to anybody not even your closest one.
  • Never write your password on paper or notes just try to remember it in your mind.
  • Please use long password at least more than 8 characters so that it can not be easily guessed.
  • While entering password online double-check URL in browser bar because you may become victim of phishing.
  • Use 2 step verification methods to login online like provided by GMail, Godaddy etc. In this service provider send a verification code on your mobile registered with your account. When you enter the verification number received by you on mobile then only you able to use your account.
  • Avoid using easy to guess security question answers for your account. In this case one can easily guess answer of security question by just looking profile at social networking site like Facebook, if person is having account on it. Because we people don’t about us that much what we shared on Facebook. This is also known as Social Engineering and girls become more victim of this thing.Phishing
  • Always use good and updated anti-virus with feature of IDS(Intrusion Detection System). I personally recommend you Bitdefender, Vipre, Kaspersky or Avast.
  • For online transactions use different e-mail account and don’t share or use this account for personal communication. It must be known to you only.
  • Never use dictionary word to create your password, try to create password in your local language words mixing with numbers etc.
  • Keyboard sequences like “qwertyuiop” , “zxcvbnm”, “asdfghjkl”, “1234567890″ must not be used as password.
  • Keep changing your password after a particular time period and have different password for different accounts.
  • Avoid accessing your account on open and public network.

Some interesting facts:

  •     4.7% of users have the password “password”
  •     8.5% have the passwords password or 123456;
  •     9.8% have the passwords password, 12345 or 12345678;

Now let me tell you how to create your password secure

  • At least use mixture of 8 characters(more recommended) to create secure password.
  • Include special characters in your password.
  • e.g Password like “Sweet” is short and easy to guess and other thing is it is a dictionary word. So how to make it strong. We can use some special characters and numbers like “$W33T”. Now it better than previous one but still not strong because it is short, Make it lengthy.
  • Password like “Ch@tt33Rb0X” is strong and it will take about 4 thousand years to crack a password by a desktop PC and “UTK!V@1tM4VRt@Y” will take 157 billion years to crack and it’s much secure password than previous one. You can also use “Space”,”!,@,#,$,%,^,&,*,(,).,<,?,/:{,}”  like special characters in your password to make it more strong if allowed by service provider.
  • You can use online tools to generate secure password.
  • Wanna check how secure is your password then visit here and also check how long it will take to crack your password.

How you make your password strong? What can be other methods, let us know by your valuable comments.


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Lava Iris 406Q

The latest Lava Iris 406q is a mid budget android that comes with powerful 1.2GHz Quad Core Snapdragon processor coupled with Adreno 302 Graphic processor. It packs 4 inch WVGA display having resolution of 800 × 480. It is a Dual Sim Android smart phone running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS but good thing is that it is upgradeable to Android 4.4 Kitkat OS.

Lava Iris 406q features 5MP fixed focus rear camera capable of HD video recording and 0.3MP front camera for video calling. The rear camera also features HDR Mode, Burst Mode and Panaroma Mode . It also features LED flash. It packs 1GB RAM for multi tasking and 4GB internal memory(2.25GB available) which is expandable up to 32GB via micro SD card. It has thickness of 10.3mm which is not bad for this range of smart phone. It supports connectivity via 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB, etc. It supports Dual tethering from Phone to PC or vice versa. It packs 1700mAh Li-ion battery. It is available for Rs.6,850 at Flipkart in Black and White Color.

Lava Iris 406q Specifications:

  • Dual Sim(WCDMA+GSM), Dual Standby
  • 4 inch WVGA(800 × 480) display
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS(upgradeable to Android 4.4 Kitkat OS)
  • 1.2GHz Quad Core Snapdragon Processor
  • Adreno 302 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory
  • 5MP rear camera with LED flash, 0.3MP front camera
  • 3G, Wi-Fi(802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB, GPS and 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor
  • 10.3mm Thickness

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Celkon Campus A125 3G Android Smartphone

Celkon Campus A125 is a Dual Sim 3G smart phone running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS. It is powered by 1.3GHz Dual Core processor coupled with Mali 400 graphic processor. Campus A125 packs 4.5 inch TFT display having resolution of 960 × 854 pixels.  For photography it has 5MP rear camera with LED flash and 1.3 front camera with video calling support.

Celkon Campus A125 has 4GB internal memory with 32GB expandable memory. It has 512MB RAM. It features 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, micro USB port and GPS. It comes packed with 2000mAh battery which gives decent talk time.

Celkon Campus A125 Specifications:

  • Dual Sim(GSM + GSM)
  • 4.5 inch TFT touch Display, 960 × 854 pixels
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • 1.3GHz Dual Core Cortex A7 processor
  • Mali 400 GPU
  • 512MB RAM
  • 4GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory
  • 5MP rear camera , 1.3MP front camera
  • 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, micro USB, GPS, aGPS and 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • 10mm thickness
  • 2000mAh Li-ion Battery

Celkon Campus A125 is available in Black and White Color. It is available for Rs.6,299 at online store Flipkart.