About Samir Saurav Majhi

I'm a rolling stone, with diverse interests from Theoretical Physics to Ubuntu Gaming, Nature Photography to Buddhism. Basically, if you want to talk about ANYTHING, I'm your guy!

DIY How to Solve Laptop Overheating Shutdown Problem

Is your laptop overheating frequently? There may be several reasons for an overheating laptop, but in this post we're going to learn about the most common cause and its solution.  Why does a laptop generate heat? Is it supposed to get overheated normally? There is a high density of electronic equipment inside such a tiny [...]

Why Passwords are Bad for Data Security

Did you think using a password was enough to protect all your personal and financial information? Think again. The primary reasons why Passwords are a bad bet in the world of data security are: Badly chosen combinations – Most people choose passwords which are combinations of phrases and numbers somehow related to their identities. This [...]

Recent Technology News – Nokia Livesight for Windows Phone 8

Nokia releases Livesight in update to HERE Maps, only available on Windows Phone 8 Around half a year ago, Nokia had promised an advanced version of its City Lens app, and has now delivered with an update for HERE Maps for Windows Phone 8 users called Livesight, using which you can explore local features like [...]

Recent Technology News – Samsung’s 5G Plans

Samsung to offer 5G services by 2020, reports of exceeding 1Gbps in downlink data transfer tests Although 4G technology or LTE (Long Term Evolution) is still quite new and exciting, research has been going on full throttle to bring in newer, faster and more reliable wireless data transfer technology as early as possible all across [...]

2013-06-02T15:03:53-07:00June 6th, 2013|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , |

Recent Technology News – Replacing Passwords with Hardware Passkeys

Google working on replacing Passwords with Hardware Identification based Passkeys Passwords have been in existence in the computing world right from the beginning. In the past we have seen USB drives used as passkeys for logging into Windows 7, primarily to reset forgotten passwords. However, entirely phasing out passwords from local as well as web [...]

Recent Technology News – Samsung’s 275 ppi Green Panels

Samsung’s 13.3-inch, 275 ppi, 3,200 x 1,800 LCD Green Panels to be shipped in weeks Samsung’s much awaited enchanting Retina quality LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) panels are slated to be available on notebook PCs as well as desktop computers in a matter of weeks! In its recent launch event, the technology giant offered a demo [...]

Apple iPod Tips – iPod Gets Disconnected Repeatedly

Why does my iPod get disconnected repeatedly when I connect it to my PC via the USB cable? Have you ever tried connecting your iPod to a PC, whether to sync songs, photos or videos or simply to transfer files, only for it to repeatedly get disconnected? It gets really frustrating when you are in [...]

Why Games Are More Popular Than Reality

Games have always fascinated humans, dogs, cats, dolphins, birds and almost all other well observed intelligent animals. While in the case of less intelligent animals these games are usually about mate selection through tests of agility, social animals like cats, elephants, lions, dogs, monkeys etc. regularly interact playfully with each other. Especially the young ones, [...]

2013-05-02T14:36:35-07:00May 3rd, 2013|Categories: Gaming|Tags: , , , , , |

Recent Technology News – Android Malware, Blackstone Exits Dell Buyout

Recently, Android users have been thrown into a bit of an Android Malware scare after Lookout  discovered a new piece of malware called 'BadNews' in as many as 32 Google Play apps. Although somewhere between 2 million and 9 million Android devices have been estimated to be infected, if you haven't downloaded any Russian clone [...]

2013-10-19T20:31:50-07:00April 28th, 2013|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recent Technology News – Exploratorium, Toshiba Kirabook Launched

This Recent Technology News update is about the launch of the Exploratorium at Pier 15, San Francisco and the all new Kirabook ultrabook from Toshiba. The Exploratorium at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts has been moved to its new $300 million location at Pier 15, Embarcadero. The 330,000 square-foot interactive science museum is filled with [...]

Classic Shell Review – Windows 8 Start Button and Start Menu

Microsoft Windows 8 has been widely criticized for not having classic Windows features like the Start Button and Start Menu. While the latest version of Windows includes a comprehensive Start Screen with customizable shortcuts and a nifty search feature, loyal Windows users who have been using the decades old interface features have been complaining quite [...]

5 Free Ebook Readers for Windows PC

Do you like reading Ebooks a lot on your Windows PC? I read anywhere between 10 and 100 Ebooks each month, in various formats like txt, doc, docx, pdf, mobi and epub. While I can also read txt files on my iPod Classic, using a laptop or desktop PC is much better. I can choose [...]

Avast Free Antivirus 8 Review – New Features

Using and Anti-Virus program is a must for all Windows users. Especially if you use the internet regularly or transfer data from other computers using CDs/DVDs and flash-drives or USB drives. Since Windows operating systems are used by almost all PC users, most viruses, spyware, malware, trojans etc. are created specifically to infect Windows PCs. [...]

How To Keep Your Laptop Or Desktop Computer Clean

Do you keep swiping at your computer screen/monitor all the time? Is there dirt on the edges of your keyboard buttons? Does your computer mouse keep sticking to the table often? How thick are the layers of dust over your computer's hardware equipment? Just like any piece of furniture, your computer is bound to collect [...]

2012-10-11T11:53:44-07:00October 15th, 2012|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Master List of Software Programs for New Windows Installations

Have you ever had to re-install Windows on your PC? Did you wait until you needed them to download supporting programs like drivers, antivirus applications, document readers and media players? Waiting too long without an antivirus program might severely endanger your PC, and not having other programs might inconvenience you a lot. How about I [...]

2018-03-11T20:16:00-07:00October 12th, 2012|Categories: Software|Tags: , , , |

Windows 8 Series – Betting On Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has been, for a long time now, touting Windows 8 as its bid to counter the rising dominance of Apple in the computing world through mobile devices. While PCs remain its main source of revenue, Microsoft has recognized the need to pay sufficient attention to Mobile and Tablet PC users if it wishes to [...]

How to Fix External Speakers Earphones Headphones – Windows 7 Audio Drivers

Windows 7 Have you ever faced problems using earphones or headphones with your laptop or desktop PC due to Windows 7 Audio Driver incompatibility? If the inbuilt speakers work properly, but any external audio-output devices you plug in don't work, it is probably due to one of the following issues: The Audio-Out port [...]

2018-03-11T20:16:00-07:00September 29th, 2012|Categories: Windows7|Tags: , |

Windows 8 Series: Desktop mode and Office 2013 Buggy on Windows RT

Windows 8, out of all its objectives, was expected to be Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s iOS. While the tiled Modern UI appears to be built-for Tablets and other touch-based devices, apparently Windows RT – the ARM version – isn’t very user-friendly. Specifically, Office 2013 apps and the desktop mode leave a lot to be desired. [...]

2012-09-24T00:44:22-07:00September 28th, 2012|Categories: Windows8|Tags: , , , , , |

Windows 8 Series: Metro Apps To Decide Windows 8 Popularity

Over the past few months, I have been posting articles about the merits, demerits and rumors surrounding Microsoft’s latest OS – Windows 8. While its failure to gain instant traction in the OS market will not eliminate or even seriously threaten Microsoft’s hold on it, Windows 8 marks a drastic departure from the traditional Windows [...]

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