Android OS so today’s most popular operating system compared to Windows OS

Android claimed to be the most popular operating system in the world. The information revealed from the data reported by the StatCounter data and research institutes summarizing data on the newest mobile and desktop operating systems.

Interestingly, Android conquer that previously occupied the Microsoft Windows operating system most widely used by people.

It’s the first time Windows fallen from the top ranking. According to StatCounter, the data indicate a change massive internet consumption experienced by users of desktop PCs to mobile devices.

This is a new milestone in the realm of technology, stating that Windows has become the most mainstream operating systems of the 1980s. And now, the position achieved by Android.

The data also shows the operating system market share globally from March 2012 to March 2017. Android pocketed 37.93 percent, while Windows scooped 37.91 percent share.

Factors increasing the adoption of the Android operating system is also due to the growth of smartphone penetration in developing countries. However, Windows still ‘rule’ North American and European markets.

Windows actually already have a strategy for reaching the mobile market with Windows Phone operating system. Unfortunately, Windows Phone’s market share continued to decline.

In fact, Windows Phone only sold 5.8 million units worldwide. This number declined considerably from the previous year to reach 9 million units.

Tips to take advantage of some unique features WhatsApp

WhatsApp is the most popular messaging service application on a mobile platform. For those users WhatsApp, you need to know the features that exist in the messaging application.

Shortcut conversation friend

When a user is intense enough to communicate with someone via WhatsApp and sometimes need to quickly reach them, then the user can use the shortcut features. How, in the column Chats, find friends who elected.

Then touch screen or hold the friend until the option at the top right of the screen, click on the option and find the ‘Add chat shortcut’. Now your friends will appear in the form icon in the row of application icons on the home of your Android phone.

Turning off the mark has been read

Users can see a blue tick on the side of the message, which indicates that the message has been read by the recipient. A user may not want others to know that the message has been read. How, go to Settings, select Account, then Privacy. Now users can remove the tick in the Read Receipts.

Use text effects to the message

When users want to add some effects such as bold text, then the user can type *test*. Meanwhile, to make the text italic, user type _test_. In fact, users can also do both as * _test _ *.

Sharing status to a specific person

Status feature with a photo or a new video released WhatsApp some time ago. When users only want certain people can see that status, then the user can follow the steps below.

First, open the application WhatsApp. Then, select ‘Status’ at the top of the screen, right next to the ‘Chats’. After that, select the three dots in the upper right corner. Select the privacy status, if you just want to share the status of a particular person, it can choose ‘Only share with’.

Change font size

If users want to change the font size to be small or large, then the user can enter Settings, then go to Chats, and then select Font Size. Now select the desired font size.

Hacker selling 126 million US mobile users’ data

Hundreds of millions of mobile users in the database of the United States (US) sold freely on the website Dark Web. Worse, the database is stolen by the same vendor who stole billions of internet users in China account.

Databases are sold containing the personal information of 126 million Americans who are subscribers United States Cellular Corporation (U.S Cellular),

U.S Cellular itself a telecommunications network operator with the fifth largest in the United States which has 4.9 million users spread across 426 territories in 23 US states.

The database itself contains personal information, such as full name, address, telephone number of 126 761 168 subscribers. Meanwhile, the price set for the database it is Bitcoin 0.5497 (equivalent to US $ 500).

In other words, anyone who has access to this database can scan and check the phone number of the millions of US citizens. Party Hack Read yourself trying to confirm to the management U.S Cellular that attempts to break access. However, the company has not responded

This is not the first time the US public personal data is sold on the internet. Last year. DataDirect sell unscrupulous hacker full access to the voter registration database (voter) US to the free market.

Personal data of 80,000 netizens hostage hacker

Ransomware become one of the threats to watch out for in 2016, because this attack is very beneficial for hackers. Since April 2016, Kaspersky Lab has detected CryptXXX ransomware attacks against at least 80,000 netizens worldwide.

More than half are located in six countries: the United States, Russia, Germany, Japan, India, and Canada. However, these statistics are based on the users who have been protected by Kaspersky Lab detection technologies.

The worrying thing is the actual number of total users attacked by ransomware the perpetrator is certainly much higher.

The real figure is unknown, but experts Kaspersky Lab estimates that there may be a few hundred thousand users were infected.

Ransomware CryptXXX has the ability to infect thousands of PCs around the world and previously was not possible to fully decrypt files that are victims of this malicious program. However, now it is not an impossible thing.

To avoid attacks ransomware, Kaspersky Lab’s security experts suggest, if there is currently no decryption tools are available for versions of malware that encrypts files, never pay ransom to the hacker.

Keep the corrupt file and be patient. Probability decryption tools that appear in the near future is quite high. Kaspersky CryptXXX v.3 consider the case as proof of this suggestion. Some security specialists around the world are working hard to help victims of ransomware. Sooner or later the solution to most of ransomware victims would be found.

Suggestions from other Kaspersky Lab is proactively protect themselves from the outset. You do this by backing up data regularly on portable data storage media that is not constantly connected to the computer all the time.

Then install a good security solution. According to recent independent study showed that Kaspersky Internet Security is very good at detecting ransomware.

To note, after releasing the tool descriptions for the two variants of ransomware CryptXXX in April and May 2016, Kaspersky Lab again released a new decryptor for the encrypted files by the latest version of the malware’s various hostage-takers.

Facebook has just Acquisition Startup Face Recognition

Video and pictures to Facebook almost certainly still be the main focus, considering the consumption of two such content continues to increase. One of the strategic steps Facebook is acquiring several startups or startups.

The latest, Facebook announced it has acquired a startup with an unspecified value. Startup named FacioMatrics developed an algorithm based on machine learning that allows smartphones to recognize faces in real-time, through the camera.

FacioMetrics team is expected to bring more fun effects to your photos and videos on Facebook. Not only that, Facebook user experience will certainly be better in the future.

Thus, after this agreement, all applications created FacioMetrics has been removed from the App Store and Google Play Store. For information, FacioMetrics founded in 2015 and is made to respond to the increased demand analysis system faces. Actually, this is not the first time Facebook acquires startup in similar fields. In March 2016, the company has acquired the live application filters and face swap ‘modifiers face’, Masqurade (MSQRD).

In addition through the acquisition, Facebook also continues to present the latest features for video and image sharing service hers.

Although the feature rolled out is still limited, Facebook now allows users to broadcast live Live with artistic filters belonging to Prisma application.

Acquisitions and the presence of brand-new features, according to analysts, is Facebook’s strategy to continue to compete with Snapchat, especially, after Zuckerberg failed to buy the company. Unlimited Facebook, currently some services of its subsidiaries, such as Instagram, also often equated with Snapchat.

Twitter continues to add features to send messages in Direct Message

Direct Message (DM) on Twitter again got new capabilities. The presence of these features makes the experience of texting on the microblogging site was becoming rich.

This time, Twitter launched a feature that lets users know who sent the message has arrived at the destination. There is a blue check mark next to the message that indicates a read.

This feature is only available to users of mobile apps on Android and iOS. However, this feature will also be present on the Twitter website.

Users can also set if do not want a message sent to her own views.

To turn it off, users can through Twitter security page. But keep in mind this feature is two-way. So when a user to turn it off, he also could not tell if someone else has read the message or not.

In addition to these features, Twitter also presents another feature that makes texting via Direct Message increasingly similar chat application in general.

Through DM, users can now find out if someone is typing a message, similar to the existing capabilities in WhatsApp.

Not only that, the link sent via DM can also be displayed preview. This view is similar to the link that is usually given through a regular tweet. Later these features will be rolled out gradually to users of Twitter worldwide.

For information, Twitter is being intensively reforming the Direct Message feature. Since last year, a growing presence of brand-new features to enrich the experience of using the messaging service.

Previously, the company is now led by Jack Dorsey that adds to the character limit of 140 characters prior messages to 10 thousand characters. Users also possible to send emoji, GIF, and videos directly from the Direct Message.

Google Duo version of Android Downloaded 5 Million Times in a week

Google Duo recently reported impressive scoring record. Video call application has now been downloaded 5 million times on Android devices in just a week.

Good news is delivered directly by the CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai via his Twitter account @sundarpichai.

Until this news was revealed, cuitannya been retweeted 611 times and bagging as many as 1,558 heart, this means that users of the Google duo’s enthusiasm is quite high.

Google Duo claimed as video call application with a simple concept, through this application Android and iOS users can make video calls smoothly, though with a less stable connection.

Google said, Duo is designed to provide convenience. Simply register the phone number, users can directly contact people on your contact list without having to create a separate account.

Do not stop there, Duo comes with a design that is “friendly” and so efficiently. Users can take advantage of features ‘Knock Knock’ which made him see callers before you can answer the call.

Additionally, Google designed a duo with an emphasis on privacy and security, so that all calls are encrypted Duo application from beginning to end (end-to-end encrypted).