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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Retrieve Deleted Pictures on the Nikon D5000 With Photo Recovery Software

The Nikon D5000 camera is one of the best cameras to own when you want to learn how to take photographs and practice with the technical aspects of a camera, and is much like the other DX cameras that are offered in the market. It is the smallest in size, weight and price of the series. However, it can be sensitive and you may lose photos, when you save on the Single SD card that comes with it. It is a very silent camera, and you may not notice that you are accidentally deleting photos instead of reviewing the pictures.

You […]

Memory Card Advantages and Disadvantages

Memory card has gone onto become one of the most widely used storage media worldwide in the present day. These tiny little chip like devices are being used in various gadgets right from digital cameras and mobile phones to mp3 players and gaming consoles. They are almost everywhere and anywhere, with almost all devices having data storage making use of a memory card. Nowadays it is difficult to find a multimedia device which does not support this device. Like the advantages, the memory card also has certain disadvantages, both of which are summarised below.

One of the major advantages of the […]

Can You Enjoy the Galaxy S8 Without a Case?

Samsung just launched two of the most hyped phones of 2017, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus. Not only are these the state of the art phones on the Android market, they are also a shot across the bows of Samsung’s biggest rival in the smartphone business, Apple. The iPhone has looked the same for three years in a row now while Samsung has iterated and improved its phones by leaps and bounds each year. So even before the new S8 and S8 Plus phones were launched, the iPhone was looking a little dated. It isn’t just the […]

5 Best Android Apps for Graphic Designers

For designers from all walks of life, mobile phones and even tablets are becoming useful and personal tools to excel in their field of creativity. Most of the phones whether it be low-budget or high-end flagships, they run on android as it is the most popular mobile platform in the world.

Basically, android apps make smartphones and tablets interesting tools to do anything a user feels like. There are tons of apps on Google Play Store to help you make graphical masterpieces but to find best ones is not a piece of cake! Do not worry as here is a list […]

Xiaomi Mi6 Release date, Specification, Price in India

Bits of gossip about a successor to Xiaomi’s 2016 Mi 5 lead cell phone has started to warm up and keeping in mind that the telephone didn’t dispatch at MWC 2017 as some normal, despite everything we’re hearing very about it and when it will be propelled. Xiaomi Mi 6 dispatch is currently affirmed. Xiaomi Mi6 has perceived the previously mentioned as a most elevated cell phone industrialist in the inside a little time. By prepare somebody its mouthpieces with uncertain systems and geologies, the enterprise has turned into a strong contender in the overall cell phone commercial centre.

Xiaomi has […]

How Android Differs Depending on the Hardware Manufacturer

Android devices come in a wonderful variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and capabilities. They can differ from one to another in terms of operating system-level features, pre-installed apps, and innovative interface experiments. Why is there such a difference?The Android Open Source Project gives device manufacturers a lot of leeway in creating unique features that will draw customers. Compare this to iOS, where Apple controls the hardware and platform (although this has its own advantages).In this guide we’ll take a look at how new versions of Android are released, how manufacturers use them in their devices, and some of the most intriguing changes they’ve baked into […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Facial Recognition Can Reportedly Be Fooled by a Photo

South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung may have another publicity nightmare on its hands. Following the controversy of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and its exploding batteries, and reports that the Samsung Galaxy S8’s facial recognition feature can be fooled with just a photo, now, a new report indicates that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s facial recognition also falls prey to the same photo prank.

According to developer Mel Tajon, during his time playing around with a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 demo unit at Best Buy, he was able to fool the facial recognition feature with a photo displayed on another […]