Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

The “business” cycle

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 22:58 No Comments

I recently stumbled upon a startup, Fonolo – a web-app that lets you skip the phone menus when calling large companies. The need for this kind of an application is completely understandable in a place like US where you have to wait for 15-20 minutes to get to a human being when you call the [...]

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Email forwards .. and Hoaxes ..

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 0:10 2 Comments

Forwarding emails is a part of our lives. If sending emails could generate money, the email forward business would be one of the biggest in the world. I know I am talking like Donald Trump, but cannot help, I am an ardent fan of the man! Anyway, this post is not about Mr. Trump or [...]

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Rediff does it again !

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 8:42 No Comments

Dear Rediff Team Being a widely used web portal of good repute, I do not see any reason why you should allow blunders like the following to happen, especially on the homepage! Moreover, earlier, I had observed this. A suffering surfer Pawan Jain

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First ever issue with GMail

Sunday, July 20, 2008 23:43 No Comments

Google just doesn’t seem to get its counting correct. It was with Orkut communities (there were, and I believe there still are, those famous “Showing 1-10 of 5″, “Showing 1-20 of 0″ kind of bugs in orkut community threads pages, and the eternal wrong counting errors of number of friends), now I see it with [...]

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I feel light !

Friday, June 27, 2008 9:49 No Comments

This is in continuation of my previous post, where I have discussed my habit of piling things. The first thing I did after going home yesterday(which was today early morning actually), was to reduce the number of labels in my GMail account. I have been able to come down from 57 to 15 !! I [...]

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A habit of piling things

Thursday, June 26, 2008 16:48 1 Comment

My mother often used to comment that I have a bad habit of piling up things, the irrelevant and useless ones with the relevant ones – so much that at times I lose touch with the relevant ones. I have, time and again, ignored that comment till the time I left home and started staying [...]

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When double clicks start bugging….

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 16:49 No Comments

When I read a web page, I have to have the mouse in my hand, just like when I read a book, I have to have a pencil in my hand ! Though I have almost grown past my latter habit, it is almost impossible to leave the former one. When I am reading a [...]

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Must read !

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 8:36 No Comments

Just go through this “We regret to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, the publication of The Astrological Magazine will cease with the December 2007 issue.” Can you appreciate what I am trying to show here?

This was posted under category: Events, Internet, News, Opinion

Poor Rediff !

Friday, January 18, 2008 10:07 1 Comment

Need I say more?

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