Technology

Learn to type like a pro

type faster like a pro using keybr

I have been associated with computers for more than two decades now. During this time, I have typed programs, typed posts, typed emails and then typed some more. As you may have guessed by now – it is safe to assume that I have typed a lot during this time. All this typing would have consumed time – ** a …

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3 Apps to Make Free International Calls

icoco voice chat call

Gone are the days of haggling with unknown numbers, calling cards, and fidgeting with complex methods to reach out to a friend. Internet has revolutionized the international and domestic calling space, and all you have to do now is to do a couple of taps to get to the dear one. Of course, not all apps are born equal. Here …

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Robochop: future of our industry?

robochop the future of industry

People talked a lot when 3D printing came into the fore. We could easily establish whole industries using one machine – that too local to the consumer. 3D printing certainly has its uses, but is constrained by the material it can use. The size of the finished product is limited to what the printer can do. You could produce parts …

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Voice recognition has come of age

While the world around me have been singing praises about Google Now, Siri and the new Contana, I never had any use for applications that understand voice. First, I did not talk to my smart devices like crazies do. Second, I loved to type – not because I was really good at it, but typing cleared up my mind. I could think …

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Don’t click this

new way to navigate in websites

Seriously. How did you get here after following my instructions? The title clearly says “don’t click”, doesn’t it? The technology geeks would now probably be thinking about a number of weird ways to get here – use tab and enter keys after navigating to the website from the address bar, follow the damn feed, or just use voice control. But …

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Avoid sleep disturbance from computer monitors

flux control monitor light avoid sleep issues

If you are like me, you will be spending most of the time in front of your computer. Along with causing wrist pain by continuous typing and other such exciting things, did you know that the light from monitor can cause you trouble while sleeping? Blue light can impact the way you sleep, and cause disturbance in the pattern. Monitors …

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App for multiple message apps – you got that

snowball review all messaging apps in one place for Android

I am scary of the “new” messaging world nowadays. At a minimum, I get to enjoy – WhatsApp SMS messages / Google Hangout Viber WeChat Snapchat This is in addition to the all magnificent social platforms including LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. This obviously is information overload. So, did you not at sometime wonder what if you could force all your …

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Grow a garden in your kitchen

grove labs kitchen garden

I am a fan of sustainable living. I try to incorporate many of the principles in my life, but I have a far distance to cover. As one of the many things that we try to do as a family is to grow our own vegetables in a small garden. When I say “we” – it is mostly my team …

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Know more about Google’s Self Driving Cars

google self-driving car prototype

Self-driving cars are being experimented by car companies, technology companies, and probably even by your neighbour (secretly of course). Google self-driving cars have been making more noise than the rest. And, they took it to the next level when they removed the steering wheel, break pedals and all the paraphernalia that you have come to associate with the driver-less cars. …

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Share Kindle Notes to Specific People

Kindle Reader for Android EVERYWHERE

I just love Kindle. Not the device (that just wouldn’t be me), I love the app. I have used Kindle reader on my Android tablet(s) for a long time now. Kindle has a really well-done interface, understands multiple formats (MOBI, PDF, HTML and of course Amazon’s own AZW), and acts like a bookshelf in addition to being a reader for most of …

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