A letter to Kapil Sibal
Dear Sir, This is regarding your recent attempt to control content posted on the internet. You being one of the very few politicians I have respect and faith in, I am sure your actions were intended for good and comes from the right place. But any attempt to curtail information on the internet will be […]
Google Maps on Laptop with GPS on Option GTM378
Finally I did it! I am now a proud owner of a Dell XPS M1330 which has a 3G internet connectivity and a GPS too! I was initially not able to get the GPS working and finally after a bit more of tinkering with the wires, it has finally managed to lock in on satellites. […]
Option GTM378 keeps me online on the move!
I have not been this excited about a hardware purchase in recent times! I recently bought myself a Option GTM378 PCIe card which adds 3G and GPS capabilities to my Dell XPS m1330 laptop. Features of my Option GTM378 card PCI Express MiniCard module with HSDPA 3.6 / 7.2 support Easy to integrate High speed: […]
Error 14 – iPod Touch Sync/Restore Error
My first sour experience with my first apple product. I bought an iPod touch last thanksgiving and so far, I am pretty impressed with its capabilities. But last weekend, I tried to update my OS into the latest 3.1.3 and ended up pretty much bricking my ipod. The screen was stuck at the sync screen […]
Will the iPad be ‘StillBorn’?
The most expected product launch of recent years by Apple was definitely the iPad. Those following various tech blogs of the sphere would have heard at least one rumour of the much anticipated device. But when Steve Jobs announced it last month, the reaction could be pretty much summerized as Ooh! Ooh! Oh. But this […]
How To Tell If a Website Is Down?
Friend: Hey dude , I see the red sign which means you are busy, but can you help? Friend: BUZZ!! You: Yea mate, tell me. (frustrated with the sudden interruption) Friend: Check up this site hxxp://abc.com , does it load for you? You: Yea, it loads…. Friend: Thanks a ton man! You: yea sure ….. […]
Convert Web Applications into Desktop Applications
Mozilla Prism is an easy and perhaps the easiest way to convert a web application into a desktop appliation. If you are a regular user, you will have a few web appliations open on your browser all the time. I, for instance, I have our custom project management tool, Google Calendar, Google Reader and my […]
Why are Domains Parked?
I was recently talking to Arun of MillionClues about a goof up I saw on TV sometime back where a reporter was talking about a resourceful Cosmetics site. We wandered to a topic on why people just buy and squat on domain names. What is Domain Parking? Our good friend, Mr. Wikipedia defines Domain Parking […]