iPhone 5 is on the way. Soon. But when - the release date, is the million dollar question. There are a few rumors in the market - pertaining to the reason and exact date of the official release of iPhone 5. Personally, having followed Apple's past history of product announcements, I feel: Apple will NOT… Continue reading iPhone 5 Release Date – On Steve Jobs’ First Year Death Anniversary?
Hardest Part. You didn't mean to offend someone, but the person is pissed off on you. Hardest Part is to live with it every day. And be Happy. I recently joined a new organization wherein the people are so nice, kind and warm. Especially connected with a pretty lady, and we immediately gelled well. She… Continue reading The Hardest Part
Most companies have product(s) to sell to make money and remain in Business. A few make the fruitful transition from 'products' to Brands. A very very very less number of Brands make the cut to the final stage of their lifecycle - a lifelong experience. Zappos, Starbucks, Apple are not brands anymore - they are… Continue reading When does a Brand Become an Experience?
Pinterest is my latest Facebook. Mostly because of 2 reasons - Firstly, I prefer to see more than hear, listen or read. And secondly, its always fruitful and more fun when I get to see things which appeal to me based on my interests rather than watching useless comments, arguments, photos and links uploaded by… Continue reading Pinterest Bug Workarounds
I personally stay away from cheap items. Especially when it comes to clothes, shoes, electronics and food. The bare essentials should be stuff of pristine quality and not quantity. Means, buy an Apple MacBook Pro for your essential work, rather than buying 4 DELL laptops. Buy an Armani jacket for that special evening with your… Continue reading Aakash – The Tata Nano of Tablets?
The fast and sleek browser for Mac & Win platform - Firefox from Mozilla just got faster and sleeker. Download the current update from the release update channel: ver 9.0.1 Though I'm am Macs 24/7 and have no clue as to how this update is working for PC Windows, but am sure, would work perfectly… Continue reading The Fast Got Faster: Upgrade to Firefox 9.0.1
Smoother - sleeker - more efficient and ergonomic in design - some of the common traits between the Microsoft Multi-touch mouse and Apple Magic mouse. Technically, since Microsoft has gotten better over the years in stealing, or euphemistically put, 'borrowing' ideas from Apple and delivering it in new packages - the Microsoft Multi-touch mouse is… Continue reading Multi-Touch Mouse: Microsoft Or Apple?
I often meet people - especially Techies who have million questions regarding Startups. What are they? Why should one work for one? What are the risks involved? Is it better than working for an MNC? And so on. In fact, there are loads of articles and blog posts on the Net where you can get… Continue reading 5 Pros of Working for A Startup (Startup Series: Episode 1)
Taggle.com has closed shop. Initially launched as a Group Buying site in June 2010 (based on Groupon model), they relaunched and repositioned themselves recently into a full-fledged e-Commerce portal in mid-2011. The demise of Taggle.com doesn't mean the END of the e-Commerce Industry in India. In fact, quite the opposite. e-Commerce spendings have increased many-fold… Continue reading Death of Taggle.com: Lessons To Be Learnt
Christmas is the time for Happiness & Shopping! For the brands, this is the time of the Year to establish an emotional connection with their existing customers, engage them deeply and also entice the new ones. And one of the best ways to do this is via Digital Marketing - TV commercial advertisements. Besides re-establishing… Continue reading Top 7 Christmas 2011 Commercials – Target, Walmart, John Lewis, Ebay, JC Penny, Victoria’s Secret & T.J. Maxx and Marshalls
Guys & gals, it's hiring time. Hurrah!!!!!!!!!! Sprinklr is currently looking for 2 outstanding candidates to join the 'Community Management' team at their Bangalore offices in India. Designation: Social Media 'Community Manager' @ Sprinklr # of Openings: 2 Location: Bangalore, India (check blog post for Office pics) What is Sprinklr? Sprinklr, based in New York,… Continue reading Currently Hiring: Social Media Community Manager @ Sprinklr
Vision. The single most important thing on Earth - that separates a good CEO from an outstanding one. Steve Ballmer the Salesman. Steve Jobs - the Visionary - the Genius. Want to know WHY they are where they're today? Check this video out. Steve Ballmer opening ridiculing iPhone for being an overly priced hardware piece… Continue reading What Happens When CEO Lacks Vision: Steve Ballmer Laughs at iPhone
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
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
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
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!
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
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]
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
Apple iOS 5.0.1 is available for download and update. As mentioned in the software update detail box, this update contains improvements and other bug fixes including bugs affecting battery life, bugs dealing with Documents in the Cloud, and improved voice recognition for Australian users using dictation. Products compatible include: iPhone 4S iPhone 4 iPhone 3GS… Continue reading Apple iOS 5.0.1 Update