QL IT Corner
All of QL members are welcomed to join QL IT Corner as it’s the group of all of us. Who is not in touch with IT these days? Who does not work on a Laptop or a Desktop? Who does not surf the Internet yet? Who is not facing any difficulties in solving issues related to IT?
If you can read our welcome message, it means that you are here and we would be there for you. Trying our best to listen to you, help you solving any problems or issues that you might face in your daily life regarding IT. We will discuss the common issues that most of us are facing and I hope that I would be able with your help to fulfill this mission.
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1. Get Rid of the Nasties
Viruses and spyware don’t always break your computer, but they do always slow it down. They’re more common than you may think, and can hang out in your system, gumming up the works, without you even knowing it. Microsoft Security Essentials is a great, easy, all-in-one solution to keep your computer healthy and running in top form.
2. Update Your OS
Windows issues updates all the time. These can patch holes in the software, closing vulnerabilities that viruses and spyware exploit, and generally make Windows run better. If you’re running Windows XP, right click on the My Computer icon on the desktop, select Properties and click on the Automatic Updates tab. Make sure you set them to download and install automatically.
3. Purge “Bloatware"
download and install from App Store. You can bring your drawings anywhere and view from your iPad, iPod & iPhones easily. You can edit, view and print at the same time.
All you have to do is Register /-a-t-/ https://www.autocadw... and upload all your drawings to the site. Then you can edit, view and open from your devices anytime, anywhere :)
The headlines around the story of the Stuxnet attack on an Iranian nuclear facility were familiar: “New malware attack”. Digital security threats and sometimes the hype surrounding them have become commonplace in our interconnected and IT-dependent world. However, this was no ordinary attack. Apparently malware was introduced into the Iranian nuclear facilities local area network. It entered between the internet and the internal network. The other possibility was a trusted insider who was an agent of the organisation which carried out the attack ..
In the last year there have been a number of organisations offering rewards, or 'bounty' programs, for discovering and reporting bugs in applications. Mozilla currently offers up to $3,000 for crucial or high bug identification, Google pays out $1,337 for flaws in its software and Deutsche Post is currently sifting through applications from 'ethical' hackers to approve teams who will go head to head and compete for its Security Cup in October. The winning team can hold aloft the trophy if they find vulnerabilities in its new online secure messaging service – that's comforting to current users. So, are these incentives the best way to make sure your applications are secure?
First Posted 11:27:00 08/11/2010
Filed Under: Technology (general), mobile phones, Computer viruses and malware
SAN FRANCISCO, California — Mobile security firm Lookout on Tuesday warned that a booby-trapped Movie Player application is infecting Android phones in Russia with a virus that sends costly text messages.
Russia-based Kaspersky Lab discovered the malicious "Trojan" code hidden in a media player application people are enticed to download onto smartphones.
"The new malicious program penetrates smartphones running Android in the guise of a harmless media player application," Kaspersky said in a blog post.
Owners of iPhones and other smartphones are one step closer towards taking complete control of their gadgets, thanks to a new government ruling Monday on the practice of "jailbreaking."
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Iomega: The last word in data access
(Source: The Inquirer)
ANYONE who has to bring work home from the office and vice versa knows how hard it is to keep everything in sync. Apart from the need to keep work flowing, one also has to be cautious about losing data.
There are several ways of doing these, but the most attractive is the one Iomega has to offer. And it’s not even a hardware.
Iomega’s v.Clone software is a clever new technology that basically clones your primary PC, which may be the one at home or in the office, saving it to an external hard drive. Once you plug it to a secondary PC, you don’t just get access to all your applications but also office software, e-mail programs, games, and browser favorites.
For those who wanted to try and buy Windows 7, check prices below for your info.
Windows 7 Home Premium, 469 QR.
Windows 7 Professional, 769 QR.
Windows 7 Ultimate, 899 QR.
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Today's world is all about technology, so education without technology is almost impossible, says Iqbal.
By Ashfaq Ahmed, Chief Reporter
Published: July 25, 2009, 23:06
Dubai: A young computer whiz who has four world records to his name says his aim in life is to work for the underprivileged and inspiring a positive improvement in their lives through technology.
Most of us uses Google to search something and no doubt it’s one of the best search engine but did you know that there are several built-in functions within Google which makes searching stuff even easier. Here are some of it:
Google search can be used as a calculator. It can calculate anything from the simplest math to the most complex equation. All you need to do is just enter the math in the search box and hit enter. You can use the following functions:
+ – * / (basic arithmetic)
% of (percentage of )
^ or ** (raise to a power)
12 + 34 - 56 * 7 / 8
45% of 39
2^5 or 2**5
You can define any word by entering “define:” following the word.
I have an AutoCad file and I would like to read it. However I do not have an Autocad program. Would it be possible to read it? Using someother program that is easy to use or do I need to install AutoCad? I do not want to change anything to the files. I just want to see what is on it- designs of a house and maybe print some of the files.
Congratulations to our dear member 'rayzet19710' for winning the QL IT Corner Logo design contest with Logo No.1
I would like to thank all the participants:
Logo No.1 - rayzet19710 - 25 Votes
Logo No.2 - alyasbobby - 20 Votes
Logo No.3 - sweet.angel - 02 Votes
Logo No.4 - tallg - 02 Votes
Logo No.5 - fRanCisM - 14 Votes
Logo No.6 - kurtecy - 09 Votes
Logo No.7 - myquel - 02 Votes
Logo No.8 - pids - 02 Votes
Logo No.9 - Celiaj - 14 Votes
You guys were awesome, thank you for taking the time and effort to submit your entries for the contest.
I know that all of you were waiting for this, the contest is over and it's time to publish the submitted entries. I received 9 designs for the contest all are nice, I would like to thank all of the participants who took time and effort to join the competition.
I was expecting to have more entries and therefore I'm going to post all nine of them.
The participants got already one personal vote on their own design.
Here are the entries posted according to submission order, please post the number of your chosen logo:
i want to major in IT in college......do you all think its scope is low??
Please check the link and have a try..
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