SQL vs SQLi vs PDO

An overview

MySQL which stands for Structured Query Language is an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS). It is owned by Oracle Corporation. MySQL database is used by applications like TYPO3, Word Press, MyBB etc. it is used in many high profile websites such as Google, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Flicker. MySQL is basically written in C and C++.

MySQLi extension is a relational database driver used in PHP programming language. It is used to provide an interface with MySQL database. MySQLi is an improved version of older PHP MySQL driver, offering various benefits. The persistent connection of MySQLi extension provides built-in […]

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LeakerLocker Android Ransomware Threatens to Leak Your Personal Information to Your Contacts

It seems as though Google’s Android platform is facing its worst time yet as far as malware infestations go. After two malware-related reports in the past week – CopyCat and SpyDealer – there are now reports of another malware, called LeakerLocker, that has the potential to send your personal pictures, messages and browser history to your friends. What’s more, this malware is also reportedly a ransomware that does not encrypt files.

Popular security technology company, McAfee has discovered that the LeakerLocker ransomware can be accidentally downloaded from the Google Play. As of now, It has noted two apps in particular, Wallpapers […]

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Vertu, the Premium Smartphone Maker, Is Reportedly Shutting Down

Just last month, British luxury smartphone maker Vertu announced that the company has reached an agreement with TCL to use latter’s technology for its smartphones. At the time, Vertu said that 30,000 handcrafted Vertu phones will be manufactured under TCL partnership but now the premium smartphone maker is reportedly shutting down.

Earlier this year, Turkish businessman Hakan Uzan acquired Vertu for a consideration of GBP 50 million (roughly Rs. 402.65 crores). As per a report by Financial Times, Uzan tried to repay the company’s debt worth GBP 138 million (roughly Rs. 1,154 crores) for GBP 1.9 million (roughly Rs. 15.9 crores) […]

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WhatsApp Stopped Working on Older Devices

On of the most popular social media messaging application WhatsApp has stopped working in older iPhones and Android handsets to ensure that it could continue to introduce new features and stay secure, which relies on the app being used on newer operating systems.

WhatsApp stopped working on very older versions of smartphones

Anyone using Android 2.1 or 2.2, an iPhone 3GS or iOS 6 will find the app has stopped working. The same will happen to anyone on Windows Phone 7, the Independent reported yesterday.

The company has advised that anyone with one of those older handsets who want to keep chatting […]

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WhatsApp Update Brings Support for All File Types, Shared Media Bundling

WhatsApp has been on a roll this year, adding feature upon feature to the world’s most popular messaging app to make it more appealing to the users. The company is continuing the streak, and has added support for all types of file transfers (including archives) as well as shared media bundling in the stable version of the Android app. These features had been under testing in WhatsApp beta for Android for some time now. However, users still continue to wait for the final release of the message recall feature that has been leaked several times already.

To use the new feature, WhatsApp users […]

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Differences between Switched Networks and Routed Networks

Switched Network

Switched network involves the use of a device that filters, forwards, or floods frames based on the destination address of each frame. Switches perform their routing functions at the layers 2 model of the OSI. Some switches process data at the Network Layer (layer 3), This types of switches are referred to as layer 3 switches or multilayer switches. Switches form integral parts in networking LAN or WANs. Small office, Home office ( SOHO) applications normally, use a single or an all-purpose switch.

The network switch is a very adaptable Layer 2 device; it replaces the hub as the central […]

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Create a Joomla Hidden Page – A How to Guide

There are many reasons why you would want to create a hidden page in Joomla but unfortunately within the Joomla administration there are no simple ways of figuring it out. Learn why you may want to create a hidden page in Joomla and how to easily create links to those pages.

The main reason you may wish to create a hidden page in Joomla is for subscriber thank you pages that work alongside your mailing list provider software. When you set up your mailing list, whether it is with Aweber, Constant Contact, GetResponse or any other mailing list provider, you will […]

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Top 6 Trends Followed by the E-Commerce Website Design Company

An e-commerce web design has its own unique character and is indeed designed to lead the online shoppers to make purchases from the site. When a business designs an e-commerce website, it needs to consider the chief principles of designing e-commerce website. An e-commerce website has to be attractive and must use the right color combination. Only a well-organized website can help you convert. The best e-commerce website design company follows the latest trends in e-commerce website designing.

If you are looking to have an online store or redesign the site, you must choose only an e-commerce website design company which […]

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A Data Scientist Is More Successful When He Is A Skillful Story Teller

These days business houses are stockpiling a huge amount of data which is often considered as the precious asset for the companies. It is surprising to know that more than 90% of the data which is available in nowadays has been generated in the last two years. In earlier days, due to the scant knowledge, the companies didn’t know how to extract the meaningful and relevant information from this stored data. But the advent of data analytics has successfully bridged the gap between the company and this unpolished data.

So, it can be concluded that the data analytics has completely changed […]

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Nokia 9 Leaked Case Images Show Vertical Dual Camera Setup, Curved Design

HMD Global’s anticipated flagship, the Nokia 9, has been in leaks for some time now, and the latest leak gives us a glimpse of the design of the yet-to-be-announced handset. The leaked images of the alleged cases for the Nokia 9 have surfaced on the Internet and reaffirm the presence of a dual camera setup with vertical orientation.

The leaked images, shared by Chinese news firm IT Home, show the design on the Nokia 9 and suggest that the smartphone will have its rear camera setup in vertical orientation. Notably, all three cases (seen in the image below) shared by the […]

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Rare footage of ‘Sprites’ captured by astronomer:Top 7 facts about this unique phenomenon [VIDEO]

A rare phenomenon was captured by an amateur astronomer named David Finlay from Australia. The 44-year-old has captured a video showing stunning space lightning flashes. [WATCH THE VIDEO GIVEN BELOW]

These unusual lightning strikes took place in the skies above New South Wales in Australia. Finlay hails from a southwestern state in Australia – Kiama.

The rare lightning strikes known as sprites were spotted and captured by him while he was sky-watching near his home on Tuesday.

“I set my camera up, and literally within minutes – almost no time at all – I started to see the sprites flashing on the horizon,” Finlay was […]

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How to Recover Deleted Emails and Restore Them Completely

It can happen to anyone. We accidentally delete an email that we really need. And it just happened to be important work file, attachment or picture. So now what? How can I recover that email? Is it at all possible? Surely, it can be permanently deleted?

Well, there is good news and bad news.

Let’s start with the good news.

Restoring Deleted Emails

If you delete an email, it hasn’t really gone anywhere. Even if you’ve emptied your recycle bin or the “Trash” folder in your Inbox – the email still isn’t deleted. It’s just that your computer system now has no way […]

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