Monthly Archive: December 2014

Micromax to replicate Xiaomi’s business model; launches new Yureka phone

Micromax will be launching a new array of Android devices running on popular Cyanogenmod custom ROM. The first one has already been launched in India. The new phones are introduced under a new brand ‘Yu’. The is one the first wave of Yu phones. The model is named Micromax Yureka, a wordplay by adding Yu and Eureka. Key specs of Micromax Yureka Screen: 5.5″ LCD IPS display with HD resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection Camera: 13 MP (Sony sensor), 5 MP rear cam. Network: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE Software: Android (Cyanogenmod OS 11) Speed: 1.5GHz octa-core CPU with...

Free SSL certificate from CloudFlare for blogs. Is it worth it?

It has been a little over a month since CloudFlare started offering free SSL, or Universal SSL as they call it, to over 2 million websites using their free service. This essentially doubled the number of websites using SSL overnight, literally! Let us be clear about what we mean by free. As of now this service is free indefinitely like CloudFlare’s other services included in CloudFlare’s free plan. This is NOT a free trial for 90 days, which is like the industry standard of SSL providers. SSL is traditionally only used by eCommerce, social networks and email providers. And even...