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Google introduces offline search for its Mobile App

Google introduces offline search for its Mobile App

Google have today rolled out a new offline search feature for its traditional search app which lets you save your searches when you are not online. As soon as you go online, you automatically get all your searches displayed one by one.  

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Do not become a victim of this new Gmail Phishing scam. Be careful and stay safe!!

Do not become a victim of this new Gmail Phishing scam. Be careful and stay safe!!

Security researchers have identified a “highly effective” phishing scam that’s been fooling Google Gmail customers into divulging their login credentials. The scheme, which has been gaining popularity in the past few months and has reportedly been hitting other email services, involves a clever trick that can be difficult to detect. Researchers at WordFence, a team that makes a popular security tool for the blog site WordPress, warned of the attack in a recent blog post, noting that it has been “having a wide impact, even on experienced technical users.” (See these people, whose accounts were targeted.) Here’s how the swindle works. The attacker, usually disguised as a trusted contact, sends a boobytrapped email to a prospective victim. Affixed to that email, there appears to be a regular attachment, say a PDF document. Nothing seemingly out of the ordinary. But the attachment is actually an embedded image that has been crafted to look like a PDF. Rather than reveal a preview of the document when clicked, that embedded image links out to a fake Google login page. And this is where the scam gets really devious. Everything about this sign-in page looks authentic: the Google logo, the username and password entry fields, the tagline (“One account. All of Google.”). By all indications, the page is a facsimile of the real thing. Except for one clue: the browser’s address bar. Even there, it can be easy to miss the cue. The text still includes the “https://accounts.google.com,” a URL that seems legitimate. There’s a problem though; that URL is preceded by the prefix “data:text/html.” Via WordFence  In fact, the text in the address bar is what’s known as a “data URI,” not a URL. A data URI embeds a file, whereas a URL identifies a page’s location on the web. If you were were to zoom out on the address bar, you would find a long string of characters, a script that serves up a file designed to look like a Gmail login page. This is the trap. As soon as a person enters her username and password into the fields, the attackers capture the information. To make matters worse, once they gain access to a person’s inbox, they immediately reconnoiter the compromised account and prepare to launch their next bombardment. They find past emails and attachments, create booby trapped-image versions, drum up believable subject lines, and then target the person’s contacts. And so the vicious cycle of hijackings continues. Google Chrome users can protect themselves by checking the address bar and making sure a green lock symbol appears before entering their personal information into a site. Because scammers have been known to create HTTPS-protected phishing sites,...

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Here’s the list of Samsung GALAXY devices that are to get Android Nougat update

Here’s the list of Samsung GALAXY devices that are to get Android Nougat update

As per a few reports coming out of Sammobile, our most reliable source of scoops and insights on everything related to Samsung, have confirmed that the following devices will be getting the latest Android Nougat update in the coming months. There were rumors floating around since the last few days that the update was ready to roll out for the GALAXY S7 and the S7 Edge and they would probably still be the first devices to officially receive the latest update. Here’s the list of all the devices that are scheduled to receive the update: Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016/2017) Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016/2017) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016/2017) Samsung Galaxy A8 Samsung Galaxy A9/A9 Pro Samsung Galaxy S6 Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 As mentioned earlier, the official dates for the updates roll out have still to be officially confirmed by Samsung but we do expect them to arrive sometime in the first quarter of 2017 (fingers crossed). For those of you owning any of the aforementioned devices receives the update in the near future, feel free to share your experiences with us in the comments below. We’ll keep you guys posted on any further happenings in the weeks to come so do stick around for more....

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Nokia 6 Un-Boxing and First Impressions – [Video]

Nokia 6 Un-Boxing and First Impressions – [Video]

After a long awaited wait, we finally got to see the one thing that eluded us all since a very long time – A Nokia device running on Android. Our wish was fulfilled last week when Nokia announced its first Android device, the Nokia 6. Today we take a closer look at the device thanks to our friends at TechDroider who have done an un-boxing video. The Nokia 6 is currently only available in China but as per a recent announcement made by HMB, the company plans to share more about the Nokia 6 on February 26th — a day before Mobile World Congress 2017 kicks off in Barcelona. The Nokia 6 will feature an aluminum unibody, 5.5-inch Full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with X6 LTE modem, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera and dual speakers with Dolby Atmos support and is currently retailing in China for approximately $250 (approx 1700...

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Huawei Sweeps the Market With Its Staggering New Prices

Huawei Sweeps the Market With Its Staggering New Prices

Huawei has swept the market with its startling new prices for the new year– Huawei recently unveiled the new price updates of a few of its hot selling devices for 2017, which has the tech-lovers going crazy! To the consumer’s great delight, as a New Year treat, Huawei has decreased the prices for some of its best selling smartphones in the market. A few incredible models of Huawei: P8 Lite, P9 Lite, Honor 5X, Y5 II 3G, and the Y6 II LTE have undergone a major change in their prices, with the primary intention of benefiting and treating the loyal consumers. The P8 Lite now stands at Rs. 21,000/-, which was Rs. 22,000/- earlier. The P9 Lite is now Rs. 25,900/-, significantly decreasing from Rs. 28,500/-. The Honor 5X has decreased to Rs. 23,000/- instead of Rs. 25,000/-. The Y5 II 3G is now at Rs.12,800/- instead of Rs. 13,500/-, whereas the Y6 II LTE is down to Rs. 19,299/- instead of Rs. 19,900/-. “Huawei firmly believes in staying up-to-date in this technological advanced world and therefore, we go out of the way to be the most avant-garde smart phone company. Huawei believes in treating its loyal customers who have helped us become one of the top smartphone brands in the world and therefore, as a token of appreciation for the new year we have decreased the prices of some of our highly sought after models”. – Marketing Manager, Huawei. As its New Year’s Resolution for 2017, Huawei manages to put forward yet another great deal for its customers. Go to buy a new year gift at the nearest store without hesitation or you will be left holding the...

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