The woman in the Attic

It’s all things New York for Sasha Castelino, 28, MD, Phoenixx Apparel Services and Attic, the clothes store on Lavelle Road. Castelino is the buying agent for AXIS, NY. As an intern with Winona, NY, she designed mood boards and sourced fabrics and trims. With … Continue readingThe woman in the Attic

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Mind your language

‘It’s a rainy Sunday morning in downtown Jayanagar, but inside the three year old Bouyancee Centre, the mood is sunny.’ Those were my opening lines in the very first full-length story I wrote as part of this publishing house. “I love it,” said my editor. … Continue readingMind your language

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3G generation

My 5-month old daughter belongs to the 3G era. And her initiation has already begun. Staying at her grand parents home 320 kms from Bangalore where I stay, she is on a video call every other day. And she’s quite familiar with the iPod Touch … Continue reading3G generation

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TV3.0

OLEDs, Google TV, holographic displays, UDTVs and more will change the way we watch television Television has long been the preserve of the masses and the classes for the last several decades. But only now is it coming into its own. The promise of watching … Continue readingTV3.0

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Google vs Apple vs Microsoft

WW III has only just begun… Today, Google owns internet search. Microsoft is a leader in operating systems and applications. And Apple rules high-end hardware, entertainment and media devices. That may well change. Fast. As each company encroaches on the other’s territory, which one will … Continue readingGoogle vs Apple vs Microsoft

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Smartphone crashes

Do you find your smartphone restarting on its own or freezing? Here are some of the reasons why… 1. Delete the most recent apps you downloaded. Some apps, particularly the ones from getjar.com have apps that contain bugs which crash your phone. 2. Update your … Continue readingSmartphone crashes

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Defrag and bootscan

If your computer or laptop is using up a lot more memory than usual, it could be because you haven’t been defragging your Hard drives. Weekly defrags will help you save valuable GBs of memory space and keep your computer from slowing down. Similarly, if … Continue readingDefrag and bootscan

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Airtel GPRS scam

Airtel sure knows how to defraud its customers. When you sign up for the 2GB GPRS plan, you are sent Airtel Live settings. You promptly save it and go about surfing the Internet. And then, you end up with one problem. Nokia Messaging doesn’t work … Continue readingAirtel GPRS scam

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Back to the i-Future

Do you ever feel a bit overwhelmed by technology? Sometimes I think the world may actually soon start looking like it does in old movies and TV shows set in the distant future. You know, the ones in which people ride in flying cars, talk … Continue readingBack to the i-Future

Free-isms for E71

If you are a Nokia smartphone buff, here is one cool app you must not miss…Free-isms: runs your apps in comic blurbs like in a conversation; allows you to send fake sms from say a celebrity; schedule an sms and also flash sms where your … Continue readingFree-isms for E71

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Top gadgets of 2008!

NOKIA 5800 XPRESSMUSIC Rs 21,839 She’s arrived at last, the 5800 XpressMusic, Nokia’s tardy entry into the touchscreen phone space. Appropriately nicknamed the Tube, the device has a number of Nokia peculiarities that could appeal to certain sensibilities. The LCD itself is certainly impressive, at … Continue readingTop gadgets of 2008!

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Top 5 gadgets of September!

160GB PS3 Rs 22,500 Size does matter. Atleast to Sony that is releasing a 160GB PS3 in November, which is double the size of the existing model PS3. However, it’s limited-edition. Therefore, book yours now. This new PS3 will include the rumble-ized DualShock 3 controller … Continue readingTop 5 gadgets of September!

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