How you can Transform your Life with Internet of Things?

Transform your Life with Internet of Things

It’s a chilling Monday evening. You came home from the office and as you enter through the door your house’s thermostat turns ON. Your kettle is ready as you walk through the door, your fridge orders milk as you turn low, and your pill bottle messages at the right time when you need to take. Next day when you headed to your work, even before you reach the parking space you find an empty space to park. Welcome to the world of “Internet of Things” – a dream world wherein every device is connected with your day-to-day life via the internet. According

IoT can Revolutionize Education, But Challenges must be Addressed

IoT revolutionizes Education

In recent times, “IoT” has become more than just a buzzword. A Few years back, industry experts had predicted this – that a new system of interconnected devices will transform the way we are communicating. It happened, and it got a name “Internet of Things” or IoT. It’s become a fully established discipline now. By Gartner’s latest report, there can have a 30% increase in the total number of IoT-connected devices in this year. In various sectors, the implications of IoT are explicit, just like automobile and healthcare industry. But what about education? Extreme Networks conducted a survey on this

How to Make Use of Wasted Space using Windows 10 Disk Management

Due to improper partitioning or some other reasons, valuable hard disk space can become unallocated on your Windows 10 PC. You can’t use such a disk space unless or until  it is allocated into a simple volume. This unallocated space will lie on partitions hidden by default. Let’s try to find out such partitions and allocate space occupied by them. How to Find Hidden Partitions on Windows 10? You can see the overall allocation of your hard disk partitions from Windows Disk Management utility. To access this utility on Windows 10, right click on Windows Start button and choose “Disk Management”.

Teens’ Social Media Addiction and What Parents Should do to Protect Them

To say Digital Universe has “changed a lot” would be the understatement of the decade. We’ll often see new social sites popping out every year, including the Facebook ruling the world. Not to mention how Snapchat and Instagram has shook up our connected life. Parents worldwide suddenly started worrying about their kids’ safety and felt concern how kids glued to smartphones. Every time connected doesn’t mean becoming so obsessed with devices and virtual world that everything else doesn’t have any value. And more shocking is: around half of the kids between ages 6 to 12 have their own smartphone. For

How to Perform CHKDSK on Windows 10?

Last week, I wrote an article on how CHKDSK (Check Disk) reduces your hard disk space. Hope, you got it right that CHKDSK shows reduced space in hard disk for good. It indicates that your hard drive is failing. Today, I am going to drill down a bit more and will tell  – how to perform this CHKDSK on Windows 10. You can run CHKDSK command in two ways: Through Command Prompt Through Error Checking option in Drive Tools Through Command Prompt You’ll need administrator privilege to perform CHKDSK on Windows 10 through Command Prompt. For that, type CMD on

How to Recover Older Versions of an Existing File in Windows 10?

Have you ever been in this situation? – you made some changes to an important Word file on your Windows 10 PC and saved that. But after some time, you wanted an earlier version of that file existed two days before. You tried to undo the changes using Ctrl + Z. Nothing happened. What can you do for getting an older version of that file? Here’s the answer. From Windows Vista, Microsoft has included a feature in file management called “Previous Versions”. You can find out this feature by right-clicking on a file.     Can you see any previous versions

How to Take Complete Backup of Windows 10 PC and Restore the Data?

Already have a Backup, why not another one? Because it never hurts to play safe. A steady backup of your data will benefit you in more ways than you know. The world of machines can be unpredictable at times and this can lead to a hyperactive nervous system. I am sure, you wouldn’t want that. It is no longer about safeguarding your data, it is about protecting your valuable assets present in the virtual world. Windows 10 is specifically made targeting the people who are not tech savvy. Hence, it has a simplified way of backing up files which the

Warning!! CHKDSK reduces your disk space. But it’s for your good

Microsoft’s hard disk scanning and repair utility, CHKDSK (“check disk”) may not be unfamiliar to a common Windows user. It’s been in Windows for more than 2 decades. Even on Microsoft’s latest OS – Windows 10, this utility is available in both command line format and graphical format. Running CHKDSK in Windows 10 is very simple. Just assure that you have administrative privileges for that. Sometimes, the check disk process may take a long time – particularly, when you have a larger hard disk drive. But today, let’s not discuss “how to” questions. Instead, I’m thinking of addressing an issue

How to Create and Monitor a Child Account in Windows 10

Parents always live with a hidden but consistent fear of their child’s safety. And in this digital universe, online threats and health hazards because of over screen time adds the reason for them to worry even more. Somehow, every parent is cautious about what their kids’ are doing with their computers. Today, we’ll show you how to use Windows 10 parental control features to monitor your kids’ device activity. Microsoft first introduces the concept of child account in Windows 8, which gives privilege to parents to set up appropriate age restriction and time limits, and make sure a kid is

Internet of Insecure Things- Adopt Now or Wait?

internet of insecure things

The usage of internet ready devices is growing day by day. From the release of the first smartphone marked in 1999, the journey has witnessed an enormous evolution in terms of features, processors, and operating systems. This evolution has also witnessed a growth in security risk factors. Smartphone started kicking in IoT. Even after a decade, smartphones are still not 100% secure. As per Kaspersky Lab’s analysis, Adware (malware that automatically downloads advertisements when a user is online) is the most common malware at 26.7% followed by trojan SMS messages at 22%. Some of this malware are harmless whereas the