Technology

What is wearable tech and why should you care?

If you read newspapers and delve into consumer electronics, you would have surely come across wearable tech, or technology that is friendlier to human beings than the typical technology. By definition, wearable tech is something that you want to own, be with and expect life-saving acts from (literally or figuratively). Although the field itself is vast, developing fast with plenty …

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Why Windows OS still makes sense for me?

My mother has an Android phone. I was quite surprised when the decision to switch phones was made since I don’t believe Android is friendly to all and sundry. This is especially true when you consider a generation that uses phone only to make calls, and probably, send a message or two over the course of a year. What is …

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2 free, powerful ways to tame your music collection

Music elevates you to an all new level of enjoyment, and tends to brighten up your day. Music also comes in a variey of forms, and can turn into an untidy mess if not organized well. For lesser mortals organizing the megabytes or gigabytes of music is not an entertaining or exciting task to do. Fortunately there are smart people …

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Top 5 reasons to use a Windows phone

Recently I have been playing around with Windows phone a bit, and I must say I am impressed. Windows 8 phone can sure prove to be the thing that is good enough for most people, and then some. The assured quality from Nokia (the most popular Windows phone at least in India) is just another plus. 1. Fast and Responsive …

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Maintain to-do lists without getting overwhelmed

To-do lists help you stay organised in this chaotic world. They can be as simple as scribbles on a piece of paper, or as complex as a well-defined structure in Microsoft Project Plan. With the explosion in technology related to mobility and how you remain connected across devices, to-do lists must also morph to the new reality. This has happened …

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Learn programming faster by using practical problems

Programming is not rocket science. But, like many acquired skills, it does need your constant attention. One cannot learn a program, and apply it out-of-the-hat 5 years later. Even by not considering the advancement in techniques, programming does not stay imprinted long enough on a typical human brain. So, programming needs practice and constant application of solution to problems. And, …

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Feedly – Personalize your internet

I am a big fan of feed aggregators. You not only get to read what is going on the big bad world from all your preferred sources, but you end up reading more, saving a lot more time, and pick and choose articles that you really want to read. This becomes an addiction (a rather good one, I must say) …

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[Bangalore] How and Where to Buy Computers?

When it comes to computers or computer components, there is always a section of people confused about where to research, buy and whom to trust. Although I cannot possible answer all questions and clarify all issues, I can very well specify the approach that I follow. I sincerely believe the approach has lot of advantages and has resulted in saving …

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Why not to build a personal website?

Why not to build a personal website? Or rather, structure your thoughts on the proposed website first! Website in the context of this article refers to a the blog, or custom content hosting that will enable you to share your interests, opinion, and what not with the world. There are tens of reasons you want to have your own site: …

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