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Apple Introduces iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3 with Touch ID & Apple Pay

By agaur on October 16, 2014
iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3

Apple has announced iPad Air 2, the thinnest iPad ever. 6.1 mm thin and weighing less than a pound, iPad Air 2 features an improved Retina display with anti-reflective coating and is available in gold, silver and space gray. The new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 offer Touch ID so users can unlock their iPad with just the touch of a finger and make purchases within apps using Apple Pay.

Nokia Unveils Three Lumia Smartphones for Windows Phone 8.1

By agaur on April 8, 2014
Nokia Lumia 930

Nokia recently announced three, Windows Phone 8.1 based, Lumia smartphones dual-SIM Lumia 630, Lumia 635 and Lumia 930. Nokia also confirmed that Windows Phone 8.1 is scheduled to be available across the entire Lumia Windows Phone 8 portfolio as an over-the-air update this summer following testing and partner approvals.

Nokia Lumia 930 specifications are as below

Jelly Bean Has Largest Android Device Share

By agaur on January 12, 2014
Android Distribution

Google has announced Android device share data for this year. Based on the released data, Jelly Bean has largest share with 4.1.x @ 35.9%. This data is based on devices running the latest Google Play Store app, which are compatible with Android 2.2 and higher.

KitKat is ramping up with 1.4% share so far while Ice Cream Sandwich has usage of 16.9%.

Samsung Unveils Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO series at CES 2014

By agaur on January 7, 2014
Galaxy Tab Pro

Samsung Electronics Co., has unveiled the Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO line of tablets at CES 2014 in Las Vegas. Company aims to satisfy every possible type of user case scenario with these tablets. The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO have 12.2-inch WQXGA Widescreen (16:10) display and offer a resolution of 2560x1600 with more than 4 million pixels. 

Moto G Gets Android 4.4.2 KitKat

By agaur on December 21, 2013
Android KitKat

Motorola has started to roll out Android 4.4.2, KitKat—the very latest version on Moto G. At the launch of Moto G last month, company had committed to delivering Android, KitKat, to devices by early 2014. Motorola is rolling out Android 4.4.2 to Moto G phones in the U.S. KitKat will come to other Moto G carriers and regions soon as well.

LG to Unveil Chromebase in CES 2014

By agaur on December 21, 2013

LG Electronics (LG) plans to introduce Chromebase, an all-in-one computer powered by the Google Chrome operating system at next month’s  2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). In addition to Chrome operating system, the LG Chromebase (Model 22CV241), a new desktop computer comes with a 21.5-inch widescreen Full HD IPS display and a raft of advanced features.

Zoho Announces Zoho Vault, Online Password Manager for Businesses

By agaur on May 31, 2013
Zoho Vault

Zoho has announced a new offering Zoho Vault, an online password manager for teams and businesses. According to company, Zoho Vault securely stores all passwords, online credentials, financial records and other sensitive information in a centralized repository, generate strong, unique passwords, organize them for easy access and management and also safely share them among work groups.

How to Create/Remove Shadow File in Linux?

By kamal on March 9, 2013

In Linux, it is recommended to store the password in /etc/shadow file. In case, if /etc/shadow file is not available then the Linux saves the password in /etc/passwd by default. The advantage of using /etc/shadow file is that it is accessible only by the root user. However, /etc/passwd is readable by all users.