Archive for May 2013

Follow your interest with the help from Google (google alerts) !!!


There is something which interests you and always want to be updated with the latest information around that interest. The interest could be anything!!! It could be a product (say HTC mobiles, Samsung TV, car, or anything), an organization (e.g. yahoo, tata, google, etc...) OR even a human being like PM of a country, a states man or your friend or even your self!!! And want to be updated with any new info around it as it floats on web.
Posted by Amber Marfatia

Using Tata Photon OR MTS OR Reliance NetConnect with Android Phones / Tablets!




This can be a killer combination!

You just purchased new Android Tablet OR an Android Phone and don’t know how to connect usb modem to android Tablet to access internet with it? Or having Tablet without inbuilt 3G sim
connectivity and wanted to connect your Data card/ USB modem to it , if it is so then this is the post for all of those who wanted to access internet via USB data card modem whether its 3G data card or any CDMA EVDO data card.

Posted by Amber Marfatia

Whats up with Google Now?

 Google Now is an intelligent personal assistant developed by Google that is available within the Google Search mobile application for the Android and iOS operating systems. Google Now uses a natural language user interface to answer questions, make recommendations, and perform actions by delegating requests to a set of web services. Along with answering user-initiated queries, Google Now passively delivers information to the user that it predicts they will want, based on their search habit.
Posted by Amber Marfatia

Connect Keyboard, USB Flashdrives, Gamepads, Mouse - ANY THING - with Android Smart Phone / Tabs

I know the title of the post is a bit long but its worth mentioning to emphasis how cool it would be to connect your Android Smart Phone or a Tablet with your existing Keyboard, USB Flashdrives, Gamepads, Mouse, music players or any other device you have that works on standard USB slot and use as extension to your device!!!!




 

Posted by Amber Marfatia

NFC coupled with smart phone makes life smarter!

There are certain things you do on your phone every day, like launch navigation when you get in your car or set your alarm when you go to bed. With a few NFC tags and almost no effort, you can automate these processes and never fiddle with your phone again.
Posted by Amber Marfatia

Do we have a Microsoft Azure clone? Check out Google Cloud Service!!




Do we have a Microsoft Azure clone? AWS lacks in providing a programing platform that can leverage in true sense the power of cloud computing and that is where MS Azure has been doing great with almost no competition. But, looks like the big daddy has set the foot in with Google cloud service!


Is BYOD here to stay?

Bring your own device (BYOD) means the policy of permitting employees to bring personally owned mobile devices (laptops, tablets, and smart phones) to their workplace, and use those devices to access privileged company information and applications.The term is also used to describe the same practice applied to students using personally owned devices in education settings. BYOD is making significant inroads in the business world, with about 75% of employees in high growth markets such as Brazil and Russia and 44% in developed markets already using their own technology at work.In most cases, businesses simply can't block the trend

Posted by Amber Marfatia

Money Money ...... Sending Money From My Gmail!!!

Google Wallet has just come closer to users in US! Wallet extension will now sit right into the Gmail (desktop) version and will allow to send money just like an attachment to the email recipient. 

Google announced that its has now integrated Google Wallet into Gmail. So what does it mean?

This means that Google Wallet users will be able to securely send mone
y to intended person in the US right from their Gmail inbox.

This new feature is for Gmail users over the age of 18 in the US.

To send money from Gmail, the user needs to hover over the attachment paperclip, click the $ icon to attach money to his message and enter the amount he wishes to send, and press send.


Posted by Amber Marfatia

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How to leverage cloud by writting 'good' cloud applications...

So, what is the difference between developing an application to a product versus developing an application to a service. Application you write
on premise is written to a piece of software purchased, installed and configured on a piece of computer hardware that you privately own. 

The application you write in the cloud is written to a set of services that are available to you as well as the public to exploit.


Posted by Amber Marfatia

Is this one of the dark side of IT industry?

IT Industry is surely for the young blood but what happens when blood starts having cholesterol - synonym for getting old!! So, what happens when one gets old?

The harsh reality is that if you are middle-aged, write computer code for a living, and earn big salary, you’re headed for the challenges! 

Your market value declines as you age and it becomes harder and harder to get a job.


Posted by Amber Marfatia

What to keep in mind while your APPS are on cloud?

It doesn't matter whether you use small cloud provider like Rackspace or larger one like AWS or Azure, having a plan how to move your workloads between providers is important for your business continuity.


Here are a few things you want to think about when you develop such a plan.

Do you have all the login information?

This one is silly but you will be surprised how may companies don't keep track of who has access to central lock box for such passwords and auditing the access to it has been for long an enterprise practice but startups normally don't have such a rigorous process. When you receive a message from your provider your first question should not be: "Does anyone knows the how to login?"
their cloud provider accounts. Having a

 


Posted by Amber Marfatia

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