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As more and more business and orgalizations move to cloud services, we will see how it is beneficial to organisations and personal users

The three major types of Cloud Computing Platforms are

  1. Software as a Service (SaaS)
  2. Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  3. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Microsoft HoloLens was announced early this year just after Google Glass was pulled out from the stores. At the first glance both Hololens and Glass appear to be head gears. However, there are lots of differences. Let’s take a look at some

  • Design
  • Functionality
  • Target audience
  • Cost
  • Social aspect and privacy

Google-Glass

Image: Google Glass

Microsoft HoloLens is the first ever holographic computing device. Although the pricing and release date is not out, it has already gathered a lot of attention.

Why the name HoloLens?

HoloLens runs on Windows 10 platform. It projects its applications as holograms onto the user’s surroundings. They are not visible to the bare eyes. They need to be viewed via specialized lenses. Hologram seen through lens depicts the name HoloLens.

Before understanding what holographic computing is, let’s first try to understand the phenomenon and technologies that form basis of it.

Hologram

Hologram is a representation of an object formed as a result of optical phenomenon called interference. Holograms are designed to display 3-D images. If we look at a hologram from two different angles, we see a different image and get feel of the real object.

Security is of utmost importance for the Wi-Fi networks. Few preventive measures can be very useful for securing home Wi-Fi networks.

1. Change administrative console credentials

A router is configured via an administrative console which requires a username and password to access. Change the default credentials provided to you as usually such credentials are well-known to masses.

Wi-Fi routers used in setting up home networks or even small businesses have a built-in firewall feature. Most of the times users are unaware of this feature and it remains unused.

What is firewall?