China Still ‘King’ Spam

The most active countries sending spam is still held by China. Although the percentages were little changed, down 1.2% China, the United States fell 0.9% and South Korea fell by 3%.

Of Kaspersky Lab notes, the majority of email spam remains small with under 1 Kb file. In the second quarter, email spam small rose 4.8% and in total accounted for 73.8% of all spam emails.

Number of malicious attachments in the second quarter, down 1% from the first quarter to 2.3% of all spam emails.

Among the threats that spread through email, the most dominant is the email that is designed to steal user accounts to access the data (eg username and password), especially username and password for online banking services.

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Digital Detox Cure ‘Poisoning’ Technology

Outbreaks of game addiction, Internet and other technologies smelling, inspired the establishment of the Digital Detox in California, United States (U.S.). Sort of rehab, Digital Detox accommodate those who ‘poisoned’ technology.

Digital Detox is a summer camp for their release from acute technological dependence. Those who have severe stage, really can not be separated from the gadgets, games, social networking and other things related to technology.

By paying about $ 305, participants were asked willing to ‘swap’ gadgets, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or console them with friends in the camp that occur based connections in real life. Here, they will have many positive activities that are not in contact with the digital.

According to The Guardian, Monday (01/04/2013), summer camp is not the first program that made ​​Digital Detox. Previously, Digital Detox also held a variety of activities aimed at curing digital addiction.

The U.S. is also not the only country that has this kind of organization. In China, there are many rehabilitation places for game addicts, internet and gadgets. However, some organizations use violent means. This makes the government issued orders ban violent means in rehabilitation.

iPad 2 & iPad Mini 5 Coming Mid-2013

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Mini iPad second generation expected to be released in the second half of 2013. This launch coincided with the introduction of the iPad reportedly 5.

Rumors are rife in China, sourced from one of the manufacturers component suppliers for Apple gadgets. Reported by one of the local media, Apple is now asking suppliers for ‘speeding’ set of components iPad 2 and iPad Mini 5, to be released in the third quarter of 2013.

Thus, as reported by Macotakara, Tuesday (19/03/2013), citing an unnamed source, the selected month in the period between July, August and September.

Another source reported by Cnet mentions, iPad Mini with Retina Display will have a screen resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. This resolution is the same as the iPad measures 9.7 inch Retina Display. Continue reading “iPad 2 & iPad Mini 5 Coming Mid-2013”

Instagram writhing in China

InstagramInstagram name is still a hit, not least in China, where success is evidenced by the number of photos dipload to Sina Weibo.

Sina Weibo, or the many who call it a Twitter version of China, reportedly inundated by many as a hundred thousand images Instagram. This happened just a month after the lapse Instagram adds support to the microblogging service.

The report further states that users are enamored with Sina Weibo Instagram and register themselves, there are as many as 50,000, as reported by TheNextWeb, Tuesday (04/01/2012).

This figure is quite remarkable considering Kevin Systrom (founder Instagram) was not too excited at the Bamboo Curtain country.

Speaking in Beijing last November Disrupt, Systrom admitted he was interested to integrate with social media sites of China, but did not deign to set up offices there. He also said that he did not think too much about China.

But it seems it did not rule out the possibility of developing Instagram community there. And decision making applications up to keep it separate from the site seems to be the right decision. For as is known, China blocked the use of the giant networking site.