GoPro Hero 10

GoPro or GoPRO Inc is an American Technology Company engaged in the manufacturing of Action Cameras. These cameras are for making stunning dynamic videos in which it captures the dynamic scenes like traveling, mountain climbing and underwater life in oceans. These cameras can take photos, make videos, time lapse videos. Bikers can fix these on their body using the accessories provided.

Latest camera released by GoPro is GoPro Hero 10. It was launched in 16 September in 2021 in India. Camera is available here in India either in stores and also on Amazon and Flipkart. It costs around INR 50000/-. In US it costs around 500$ and in UK around £480.

The major change is the upgradation of the processor. All previous versions used GP1 processor. Hero 10 uses GP2 processor with almost double speed. It shoots 5.3K video with double the frame rate, 23MP photos. Maximum frames per second are 240. It is equipped with HyperSmooth 4.0 video stabilization. It has enhanced low light performance.

It is very lightweight camera . It’s dimensions are 68x50x29 mm and weight is 54 grams.

The camera is connected to cloud and once connected footage can be automatically uploaded to the cloud. Otherwise in such high quality videos the file size of the video would be huge and camera card would be easily become full. Similarly the power consumption would be high. So it is recommended to keep an extra battery with it while outdoors.

The camera is waterproof and is used in under water conditions without any fear with same convenience as on the land or the sky. There are many videos about unboxing on the YouTube. One of the beginner’s tutorials link is given below. It is a very thorough video covering everything from unboxing to hardware explanation to its functions accompanied by video examples.

Beautiful Tutorial

Smartphone Security

Smartphones have become in an indispensable accessory for the modern day life. It can perform so many tasks in addition to the original functions of making calls and SMS. Now it can make photos and videos , financial transactions, browse the internet, mail. In contrast to the personal computer, mobile phones do most of these chores using Apps. It also holds the personal information of the owner.

Hackers can send you malicious code hidden inside the innocuous looking videos or email and acquire the complete access to the private sensitive information. It happened recently and victim was not none other than the Jeff Bezos. A malware was sent to him hidden in a video message in Whatsapp allegedly by Saudi Arabian prince Mohammed bin Salman. Hackers were able to break into his phone and copied his sensitive information for blackmail.

Some suggestions about keeping the mobile info safe:

1. Keep system’s OS upto date.

2. Caution when opening videos or documents from unknown persons.

3. Install antivirus

4. Download apps only from app store

5. Backup data regularly

Internet Data is Mind Boggling

Scale of data generated and used is astronomical in the internet. It becomes fruitless to figure out this on yearly, monthly even day basis. The scale is so mammoth that even 1 minute data will send your head spinning.

What happens in 1 minute on internet 

  1. Facebook: 9,00,000 logins
  2. Whatsapp: 16 million text messages sent
  3. YouTube: 4.1 million videos viewed
  4. Google Play Store: 34200 app downloaded
  5. Instagram: 46200 posts updated
  6. Twitter: 452000 tweets
  7. Tinderbox: 990000 swipes
  8. Emails sent: 156 millions
  9. Spotify: 40000 hrs listened
  10. Amazon Echo: 50 devices shipped
  11. Linkedin: 120 new accounts opened
  12. GIFs sent via Messenger: 15000
  13. Snapchat: 1.8 million snaps created
  14. Spent online: $751522
  15. Netflix: 70017 hours watched
  16. Google: 3.5 million search queries.
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