Love, Proposal, Break-up And Divorce 2.0

Remember the crush notification feature on orkut and people trying out hacks to know if anyone has crush on them?Well, as time changes, people find out new ways to express love and also add a pinch of Web 2.0 to the ritual of marriage proposal. Recently, a Googler, Michael Weiss-Malik, popped the question to his love, Leslie, on Google Maps. Now, she might be thinking of a geeky reply, huh!Previously,...
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5 things to do while waiting for your iPhone or to avoid buying it

Something is wrong! “iPhone, iPhone, iPhone” – this is all I can hear everyone yell, these days! People are eagerly waiting for iPhone like an expecting mother. An expecting mother shows her eagerness and excitement by designing and decorating the interiors with baby photos, thinking of baby names, knitting baby sweaters, collecting toys etc.(Pic source: Nick Anderson) What are...
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Facebook & Opera Mini Apologized On Opera Mini Fanpage Deletion Issue!

Well, update on my last post on Facebook Opera Mini fanpage deletion controversy, both Facebook and Opera Mini have apologized for the mix-up. Opera Mini gave a quick response when contacted, and few things became clear after the exchange of emails:-    Opera thought of its presence on Facebook, but found various namesake fanpages (created by users like me) on Facebook, contacted Facebook...
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Facebook Controversy- Opera Mini FanPage Deleted; Aftereffect of Opera Browser 9.5 release?

I am a BIG fan of Opera Mini and have accessed to more than 2,000 hours of internet on my mobile. Even, I created an Opera Mini Fanpage on Facebook & used to send regular updates for the same which had 130 fans till the last time I went through the page. But, today morning when I logged onto my Facebook account I got a Warning Notice as follows:-      I noticed that the Opera Mini...
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Google Says It Has A Tool So That Brands Can Leverage Social Media

Nowadays, everyone is yelling “Social Media is the next BIG thing…“. Again, if you look at the social media, search is an important aspect in the process of Social Media optimization.      Now, when you talk about search, how can you forget Google! Recently, Dr. Vinton G. Cerf, “The Father Of The Internet” and VP, Chief Internet Evangelist for Google,...
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orkut Apps Score 100, Facebook Applications’ Installation Crosses 1 Billion

So, it took about a month to cross the 100 mark. Yes, I am talking about the orkut App directory, which now lists more than 100 applications since its launch in India & Estonia in mid-April.    Though the concept of application is taken from Facebook, & orkut has also highlighted several apps, most are derived from Facebook applications only.     Apart from not sharing...
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Microsoft Windows XP to be hanged till death on June 30, 2008

As per Microsoft’s posted timetable, it will show the exit door to its very popular Windows XP operating system.    This is despite Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s last month’s widely-reported speech where he said that the company might reconsider the decision to end retail and large computer-maker availability of XP on June 30.   Though system builders & market...
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Out Now! Opera Mini 4.1 – Fast & Furious

In a previous post, I had blogged on sneak-peek of Mobile Firefox prototype user interface where I had mentioned Opera Mini which is by peoples’ choice: world’s favorite mobile Web browser.   Today, Opera Mini graduated to release 4.1 & again the folks at Opera Mini have done a good job in improving the product & introducing some new features:-   1. Upto 50% more faster- Opera...
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Google quietly launches mobile version of orkut

Long time back, I had blogged on my personal blog- how to access orkut on mobile phone. After months of waiting, finally Google folks have developed & launched (quietly, no announcement on official blog yet) an official mobile version of orkut i.e. http://m.orkut.com             After logging in, it displays your scrapbook, Birthday reminders & Updates...
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Wannabe Musician? Get An Audience At Muziboo.com!

You might have heard the song, ठंडे ठंडे पानी से नहाना चाहिए…. गाना आए या न आए, गाना चाहिए…!!   Bangalore based start-up, Muziboo.com provides a platform to all wannabe musicians to showcase their music skills, whatever they might be – singer, guitarist .etc. On Muziboo community, you can...
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