Milna – a social media revolution!

The Milna application has been officially launched FREE on the  App store and the Android Market place. Milna was the brainchild of  Prathap Chandran @notprathap who then involved  Aanjhan Ranganathan @tuxmaniac   his now business partner and Milna was born. Milna is a location based social networking service which uses your 3G or Wifi and your GPS coordinates to communicate with fellow Milna users. Say you want to find out what is going on in the local area, or are looking for a job or a great place to eat, you ask the users on Milna. Do what you want to do. Together. […]

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Malware Email spreading fast!

Hitting with force in your inbox at the moment is an email regarding a speeding ticket – Traffic Ticket – that you haven’t paid.   This email contains a Trojan horse, which is basically malware disguising itself as a safe program or application. A Trojan horse…  …may allow a hacker remote access to a target computer system. Once a Trojan has been installed, the hacker may have access to the computer remotely and perform various operations, limited by user privileges on the target computer system and the design of the Trojan. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trojan_horse_(computing) Many people are reporting being caught by or receiving  this […]

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The New Social Networks set to take on Twitter – Meet Subjot and Heello

New Social Networks set to take on Twitter Yes, new social networks launched recently – Subjot and Heello.  We’ve all heard about Google+ the project that aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life is its claim. With its Circles, Sparks and Hangouts it makes it a little different to Twitter and Facebook. However in the past two weeks we  have seen two new kids on the block. Subjot – Created by Chris and Becky Carella and launched on the 4th of August  – in private beta. The main element  is that is Chris and Becky […]

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WorldCard Mobile – Business card reader.

Business card reader and scanner –  iPhone / iPad / iPod touch application.   Also available for Android – see Penpower Technology website for details WorldCard Mobile is an application that acts as a business card reader and a business card scanner for iPhone which was created by Penpower Technology Ltd. This application allows  business card capturing and recognizing through 3GS iPhone. Meanwhile it automatically sorts recognized information by name, company, position, address, phone number, email address and other fields. Then it puts all of this information into your contacts automatically. Brilliant. Simply, you take a photo of a business card […]

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Facebook Phonebook – are my contact numbers on show?

Here we go again .. There is some confusion on Facebook about your contact numbers from your phone showing on your Facebook profile – this has popped up again since the arrival of the new application from Facebook called “Facebook Messenger”  where you can IM people from Facebook.  (Maybe because you have to Sync your contacts to use it?) There is a viral message appearing in our feeds that says … All the phone numbers in your phone are now published on Facebook.   This ability (contacts)  has been there since the “Facebook Phonebook” feature at least a year ago, maybe […]

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Twitter and BBM involvement in UK riots

Riots that started in London have now spread to other British cities, such as Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham and Manchester. It has been said that networks such as Facebook, Twitter and BBM have helped organise some of the riots.  Police say that the main culprit however is BBM; BlackBerrys Messenger service as it is/was thought that messages cannot be traced, although Blackberry have said that they will help police to trace people which is a little confusing? I am surprised that if the police felt so strongly that BBM was to blame for the start of the London Riots that it still […]

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