Month: november 2018

Qualcomm’s Next Snapdragon Is Not the 8150

I’m not 100 percent sure who started this “Snapdragon 8150” thing, but let me end it: Qualcomm is announcing the chipset that will go into all of the first major 5G phones next week, and it isn’t called the Snapdragon 8150. The full details for Qualcomm’s …

5G Could Overtake LTE by Mid-2023 in North America

The fastest-ever growth in mobile technology was that of LTE, according to Ericsson. But it will be eclipsed by the growth of 5G over the next five years. The company estimates that by 2024, there will be 1.5 billion subscriptions to 5G connections worldwide, covering 40 …

Google’s Find My Device Service Adds Indoor Mapping

Finding your lost Android smartphone in a shopping mall or airport will soon be a little easier, now that Google has updated its Find My Device service to include indoor positioning. The service can now pinpoint approximately where your lost device is located in major buildings …

5 Best Tools For Deep Packet Inspection in 2018

Networks are a tough thing to manage and monitor. It’s understandable, network traffic happens inside copper cabling or optical fibers and it can’t be seen. This makes it a bit complicated for any administrator to have a clear and definite picture of what is going on …

Are VPNs legal in Canada? Which ones should you use?

“Are VPNs legal and safe to use?” Many people who are considering using a VPN for the first time question whether this is so. Bypassing regional restrictions and protecting your identity – are these illegal acts? Are you putting yourself in the territory of legal risk …

How to Unblock WhatsApp Calling in UAE and Dubai

Most VoIP services are banned in Dubai and the other Emirates, including Abu Dhabi, and WhatsApp–with its convenient built-in voice and video calling features–is no exception. One way to beat this block is by getting a VPN, which beats these countermeasures by giving you a foreign …

How to Unblock Spotify in the UAE and Dubai

Spotify was recently introduced to UAE, but there are still many restrictions when it comes to its usage. Perhaps the most notable of these issues is the significantly smaller audio catalogue available when compared to that of, say, the United States. These regional limitations are present …

5 popular Windows games that work on Linux

Gaming is becoming the norm on Linux thanks to technologies like Wine making it easier to run Windows games. In this list, we’ll cover 5 of the most popular Windows games that work on Linux and that you can play right now. Please note that though …

Best Tools to Monitor MPLS Networks

MPLS networks are one of the most popular types of WAN service. They are very efficient and kind of offer a combination of the best of routed networks and switched networks. They are fully meshed services where all sites are reachable from all others without requiring …

Are VPNs Legal In India? Which one you should use?

Internet freedom in India is considered to be quite limited. In order to stay protected online, keep your activity logs safe and avoid geo-restricted content, you will need a quality VPN provider. The main question that arises – is it legal to use a VPN in …

How to set volume levels on Windows 10 lock/unlock

The volume mixer on Windows 10 has to be the smartest volume control that any desktop OS has to offer at present. maOS doesn’t offer anything like it but Microsoft hasn’t made any changes, or improvements to it, to date. There’s application specific volume control but …

Wireshark 2.6.5 Released with Many Vulnerabilities / Bugs Fixed

The popular network packet analyzer Wireshark released version 2.6.5 yesterday afternoon with numerous bug-fixes. Following vulnerabilities, bugs has been fixed in Wireshark 2.6.5: The Wireshark dissection engine could crash. The DCOM dissector could crash. The LBMPDM dissector could crash. The MMSE dissector could go into an …

MusicBrainz Picard 2.0.4 Tilgængelige installeres via Snap

MusicBrainz Picard music tagger now is available as Snap package for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and higher. Snap is containerised software package designed to work within most Linux desktop. It bundles all its required dependencies, so the latest Picard 2.0.4 works in Ubuntu 16.04 while the …

PlayOnLinux 4.3 Released with POL 5 Winebuild Compatibility

PlayOnLinux, a graphical frontend for the Wine software compatibility layer which allows Linux to install Windows-based applications, released version 4.3 a few days ago. While Phoenicis PlayOnLinux 5 is currently under development, the POL 4.3 is a bug-fix release that also brings Phoenicis (POL 5) winebuild …