Prashanth Krishnamurthy

365 questions for 2014

Though I am 2 years late in getting to know the below post, it is never late than never. The questions in the post are as relevant as humanity itself. Though most of them are repeated elsewhere and  may not be something new, it is a commendable effort to put all of these together. Questions like these do not have …

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Find good deals in India – iBhejo.com

You are looking at all the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on gazillion websites and wondering what you are doing in India? Badly need a product that is only available in US, but you don’t have anyone in the US right now to help? Well, iBhejo.com can help. iBhejo makes it to our quest for finding the good …

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Compare insurance plans for better deals in India

Comparing insurance plans in India has not taken off very well so far. But can save good amount of money if you are willing to do some reading up before you buy any insurance plan. In theory there should not be a lot of difference between the insurance plans providing same kind of benefits. All insurance companies abide by the …

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What is Airtel Money and why should you use it?

Airtel Money is virtual money that acts like a prepaid card. You fill it, and you get to spend it in a awefully limited number of merchants. So, why bother? Let’s see a few good reasons that are true today. While the sales are low, there are bound to be better offers. Rightnow Magazine had been offering various freebies for …

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How to easily create unlocked PDFs?

Chrome browser is invaluable in providing some of the functionalities that needed additional software that potentially required a cash transfer from your pocket. One of those really useful features is the ‘Print to PDF’ option. Using it is simple enough. Just right click on a web page > Click on Print. You can select printers available to you or have …

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Google Keep is a simple, but powerful note taker

If you are into maintaining to-do lists, notes and other bits and pieces in variety of paper, books, and tools, you should pay attention here. Google Keep is not really new, but the way everything comes together in the Google world does not fail to impress me. What Google Keep does is pretty simple: Create/edit/delete notes – that consist of …

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How to deal with grief?

Grief is as guaranteed in life as happiness is. Some people would even go the extent of saying that you will not enjoy happiness ‘fully’ without going through grief (wrong claim, but I digress). Dealing with death is arguable the worst time of anyone’s life. So, how do you cope with it? Or, how do the people around the affected …

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Use a password manager for better security

Password managers are not exactly new. But as in other areas of technology, password managers have become increasingly useful and irreplaceable in this age of tens or hundreds of websites or profiles. The most difficult question with password managers is about trust. When you are outsourcing the passwords to a tool, that tool better be the best. You want no …

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Winamp is going away, choose another great media player today

Winamp is going away. This is unfortunate but true. A note on the Winamp site tersely announces that the end date is 20-Dec-2013. Winamp has been my music player for more than ten years now. My association goes back to when we use to wait for CDs from various computer magazines for our dose of software/updates. That continued till now …

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Get your website done in minutes

One of the advisories I have previously given out here and elsewhere is that website building is a technically challenging job. Many people like me stick to platforms like blogger, or WordPress. Nothing wrong in itself, but there is a dependency on policy changes or restrictions introduced by Google or any other third party. This is pretty serious for people …

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