Category: Techie

  • How to Unblock Twitter Users in Bulk

    How to Unblock Twitter Users in Bulk

    My twitter account was hacked a few weeks ago, thanks to a rogue app that ended up blocking all my followers, my follows and everyone on my lists. It was annoying to say the least, seeing over 2500 awesome tweeps blocked. Since all my network was blocked, I was no longer able to follow them […]

  • 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 […]

  • Tech Trends In Business

    Ah, technology. It is a constant source of fun for me. But a lot of this stuff has real uses; here’s a look at some tech trends that are going to change the way lots of businesses operate. Phone Conferences Conference calls have been around forever, but businesses are definitely starting to use them more […]

  • 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:// , 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 […]