Plenty of Facebook Apps shoot hell lot of notifications and act like a spammer. Be it apps like Birthday Calendar, SkillPages, FarmVille, Zyanga Slingo or unwanted Group notifications! Many of us think that, it would take bit of an effort to block these notifications and hence live with that. But wait, now blocking such notifications is just a matter of one click. Facebook has given an intuitive way to kill all unwanted notifications. (more…)
Microsoft Outlook is essential for any professional working out there. And so does the Outlook Calendar as it houses all the meeting requests, reminders and appointments. But most of the organizations put data storage limit in their user Outlook usage. So mostly people will get around 100 MB of storage (and even less if you’re just developer or junior employee). Continuous inflow of mails and meeting requests/appointments will soon choke up the storage limit of Outlook. To free up the space you can move mails to personal folders, delete meeting requests/appointments from Calendar which are expired. But wait, that’s the tricky part. Cleaning up mails is easy but not the Calendar. If you’re facing problem in reducing the size of your Outlook Calendar, keep reading. (more…)
Computer users who remember the days of telephone modems and dial up access can sadly recall the days of downloading one song in 20 minutes and wouldn’t even consider trying to stream a movie over their 28.8 modem. Broadband has changed all this. Broadband is defined as any speed above 256 kbits/second, though in US it’s 4 Mbits/second. Broadband internet access is considered to be high-speed because it provides faster data transfer between your computer and internet. Though many are quite happy with the comparative speed of their service today, did you know there are ways to make your already snappy broadband even faster? Here are some helpful tips to get the most out of your broadband experience and optimize your speed.
Huge 45% discount on your existing postpaid Reliance Netconnect plan, sounds alluring, right? Let’s see how to avail it. Currently I am using 3GB day-10GB night plan for 600 INR/month, contrary to the fact that this plan actually costs 1049 INR. [source] So, the question is what makes me so special for Reliance Communication? Was it my plain luck or something else? Not sure but I will recommend you to give a shot.
Since last one year, I am using postpaid connection. Initially, I opted for 2GB plan but soon I realized, if I migrate to prepaid connection, I could get similar plan at lower price. So, I just dialed to customer care and asked for postpaid to prepaid migration with the reason citing as it seems costlier. With reluctance, they accepted my request and told that migration will be done at the end of billing cycle. (more…)
The article, specific to Indian audience, who used to travel a lot in train. Usually I too need to travel frequently among Ahemedabad, Pune and Hyderabad. Many times it is unplanned journey, So I opt for tatkal booking. Initially, I felt like a challenge to grab ticket in Tatkal quota. Reason behind that, a huge number of people are trying to grab the fewer Tatkal quota tickets. Second, a very unpleasant reason, inefficiency of irctc.co.in. But with few trial and errors, I found out the most optimized way to book the Tatkal ticket. (more…)
With reviving economy, more and more people are opting for an air travel. Most of the airlines, bleeding hardly in economic crisis, have a reason to smile with lesser loss or marginal profits. Among all Indian airlines, Air India is still struggling for its survival with its cumulative loss of Rs8,461 crore in fiscal 2007, 2008 and 2009, and estimated loss of Rs5,400 crore in fiscal 2010. Mother of all failure, Isn’t it? (more…)
Bored of plain Google home page? Then some good news for you. Soon Google is going to introduce new personalization feature that allows you to set background image on Google home page. Choose your favorite background image from your computer or your Picasa web album or any public gallery hosted by Picasa. So, now it is not only Bing who offers dazzling homepage or not only Yahoo who has the power of personalization, It is Google too who offers personalized colorful experience.
India is land of entrepreneurs. I’ve been closely connected with these entrepreneur families for past two decades and a half (Guess my age..huh!!). Do they really know all these blah-blah like bootstrapping, entrepreneur, venture capitals, VCs and so on? No they don’t, but from small “Kirana” stores to mid level industries and from neighborhood “Paanwalha” to Tatas and Ambanis, India have seen flourishing businesses in toughest times. They followed very simple rules. Want to know those rules? Read on.