General, Social Media, Work

WordPress Launches “WordAds” to Compete with Google “AdSense”


WordPress.com has launched its own Online Advertising Platform, WordAds. In direct competition to Google AdSense. Received this email earlier today from Jon Burke: Over the years one of the most frequent requests on WordPress.com has been to allow bloggers to earn money from their blog through ads. We've resisted advertising so far because most of… Continue reading WordPress Launches “WordAds” to Compete with Google “AdSense”

Apple

Apple MacBook Air, 15-inch… Coming Soon!


15-inch. Air. Thinnest laptop on Earth. A design marvel from Jony Ive, this is touted to be the bestseller for 2012. Currently in final stages of product testing, Apple is going to release: 15-inch Apple MacBook Air in 1st Quarter 2012. I would definitely get one for sure. I love my MacBook Pro, but use… Continue reading Apple MacBook Air, 15-inch… Coming Soon!

Apple, Electronics, Social Media

iPhone App of the Week: GarageBand


The iPhone App of the Week is GarageBand. This is a defo app that hardcore Mac fans have on their Macs, MacBook Pros, iPhones, iPods, iPads etc. GarageBand turns your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch (3rd & 4th generation) into a collection of Touch instruments and a full-featured recording studio. You can make music on… Continue reading iPhone App of the Week: GarageBand

Apple, Electronics, General, Work

10 Best Quotes from Steve Jobs


Have read hundreds of them - here and there; some awesome, some inspirational, and some simply amazing. These are my personal 10 most favorite quotes from the iCon of the Century, probably, the Greatest Man who ever walked on God's Green Earth - Steven Paul Jobs. 1. Do what you love. You've got to find… Continue reading 10 Best Quotes from Steve Jobs

Apple, Electronics, Work

Facebook Phone – Launching 2012


Yes. It is TRUE. Taiwanese phonemaker, HTC is building a special mobile phone for Facebook. To be released in 2012, the project is code-named 'Buffy'; it is predicted to have the following features: The phone will have Facebook as the social networking service built into its core and OS. It will run on a modified… Continue reading Facebook Phone – Launching 2012

Apple, Electronics, General, Work

Apple World Domination Continues on Thanksgiving Shopping!


This Thanksgiving - I had 2 personal predictions of mine pertaining to the Tech Industry. Both, incidentally, came true. Mobile payments would see a significant raise in number of transactions seen worldwide. Because mobile is the future - buying, selling, banking, recruitment, gaming, and so on; and mobile tightly couple with Social. Check out how… Continue reading Apple World Domination Continues on Thanksgiving Shopping!

Electronics, General, Social Media, Work

7 Steps to Help you Build Successful Mobile Applications


Editor's Note: The following is a Guest Post by Harshal Kharod. Harshal is a Techie with MBA turned into Microsoft Certified Business Development Professional. Experienced in Mobile Marketing & Mobile Application Development; helping Brands across Europe & US to leverage Mobile space to connect & engage with Global Customers. You can get in touch with… Continue reading 7 Steps to Help you Build Successful Mobile Applications

Apple, General, Social Media, Work

Why Being an iOS Developer Pays!


I like iOS. I absolutely despise Android. To quote Steve, "I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apple's $40bn in the bank, to right this wrong; I'm going to destroy Android, because it's a stolen product. I'm willing to go thermonuclear war on this."… Continue reading Why Being an iOS Developer Pays!

General, Work

B’day Celeb… I’m 31 Today


Comes once in a year. So is today for myself. Turned 31. Hate it, but can't do anything - days seem to run away! And nope... that's not me in the pic... 🙂 In the other top stories - Flout.me is nice, check it out! Nokia Siemens fired 17,000 people - wtf? They're still around?… Continue reading B’day Celeb… I’m 31 Today

Apple, Social Media

iPhone Game of the Week: Pocket Frogs


The iPhone Game of the Week is Pocket Frogs. Discover, collect, trade, and breed over 15,000 unique frogs on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad - anytime, anywhere! Price: FREE URL: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pocket-frogs/id386644958?mt=8 Game Features: ★ Trade frogs and habitat items with friends ★ Breed a diverse and unique collection of frogs ★ Play anytime, online… Continue reading iPhone Game of the Week: Pocket Frogs

Social Media, Work

Google Analytics Updated – Long Overdue!


Long overdue. Finally happened. Google Analytics (GA) has finally added some new features... and a few of them really look cool as well. Some of the most significant new features include: Google Analytics Real-Time Real-Time reporting shows you what’s happening on your site - right now! The reports are updated continuously and each pageview is reported… Continue reading Google Analytics Updated – Long Overdue!

Social Media, Work

Microsoft Social Networking Site: Socl


Rumormongers have been running wild. Gonzo journalists are going amock. Microsoft is doing in-house testing of its hybrid social networking platform - Socl. Gonna be released soon. As of now, date(s) unknown. What this could mean - stiff competition for already existing social networks (Facebook & Google+ namely), higher the number of registered users on… Continue reading Microsoft Social Networking Site: Socl

Apple, Social Media

iPhone App of the Week: iCookbook


The iPhone App of the Week is iCookbook. iCookbook with Voice Command: now for iPad and iPhone! The only cooking and recipe app that everyday cooks over need! Over 2,000 recipes to choose from, and free monthly updates as well! Get iCookbook now for 50% off the list price! Price: $4.99 URL: http://icookbook.com/ Designed to… Continue reading iPhone App of the Week: iCookbook

Social Media

Social Commerce… Making it Happen Socially!


Social & Mobile. These two are the future. Apps, Services, Gaming, Sales, Music - on Social & Mobile platforms are the future. In fact, already starting to happen. With PC & Mac sales dwindling, mobile CPUs getting faster, sleeker and more powerful, the day isn't so far when 99% of the work that you do… Continue reading Social Commerce… Making it Happen Socially!

Apple, Electronics

Mac OS X Lion Updates – [Mac Only]


If you're running Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2, there are 3 system updates available for you. Includes: MacBook Pro SMC Firmware Update, ver 1.5, 160 KB - This update resolves an issue where a MacBook Pro being used with a power adapter may unexpectedly shut down under heavy workload if the battery charge level is… Continue reading Mac OS X Lion Updates – [Mac Only]

General

Future of Gaming: Social Gaming coupled with Mobile


I was recently doing some background research on the Gaming Industry as a whole. The numbers are mind-boggling. Video gaming industry was worth around $100 billion in 2010, and online gaming companies are catching up real fast, at around $23 Billion in 2010. I did some further research into Electronic Arts (EA) - (NASDAQ: ERTS)… Continue reading Future of Gaming: Social Gaming coupled with Mobile

Apple, Electronics, Social Media

iPhone 4S – Buy in India from November 25, 2011


From Nov 25, 2011. Apple iPhone 4S will be available in India. Airtel & Aircel as providers. IBN Live says the price could be marked at: iPhone 4S, 16GB = Rs. 40,000 iPhone 4S, 32GB = Rs. 50,000 I will wait to upgrade from my iPhone 3GS 32GB, originally bought in 2010 for INR 50,000,… Continue reading iPhone 4S – Buy in India from November 25, 2011

Social Media, Work

Firefox 8 for Mac OS X – Update NOW!


Mozilla has released Firefox 8 for both Windows and Mac OS X. Firefox is my primary Web Browser on my Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2, with Safari acting as a backup. So felt it would be best if I could update. The update was smooth, auto restart, and now have the following features: Firefox 8… Continue reading Firefox 8 for Mac OS X – Update NOW!

Apple, Social Media

iPhone Game of the Week: Ninja Throw HD


The iPhone App of the Week is Ninja Throw HD. Play the part of the tiny ninja with expert shuriken-throwing skills in this puzzle adventure game. Price: $1.99 URL: http://www.chillingo.com/games/ninja-throw/ Game Features: Bang the gong in each stage with your shuriken. But sometimes that requires ricocheting around tricks and traps. Use your Sensei's mystical powers,… Continue reading iPhone Game of the Week: Ninja Throw HD

Apple

iPhone App of the Week: Photogene²


This blog actually started out as a place to write stuff on Social Media and Apple. But as time passed, the earlier gained precedence over the latter. Thus, to bring back balance, I've decided to dedicate 2 blog posts exclusively on Apple every week from now on. On Mondays of every week, there would be… Continue reading iPhone App of the Week: Photogene²