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World Cup 2015: If the Cricket Teams had been Smartphones…

World Cup 2015: If the Cricket Teams had been Smartphones…

As the curtain comes down on the 2015 cricket World Cup, we get into geek mode and take a look at the major teams in the tournament. By imagining they were smartphones. Hey, we told you we were in geeky mode! Australia: iPhone 6 Plus Well, just as the iPhone 6 Plus took flak for being too big and not […]

 
     
 
 

The Seven Commandments of The New Phone Order

The Seven Commandments of The New Phone Order

Not everyone seems to get it, but the last twelve months have seen a radical change in the smartphone world. Last year at around this time, it was impossible to think of getting a decent phone for anything less than USD 200 and if you were looking for flagship material, you had to be ready to unburden your wallet by […]

 
     
 
 

Happy Birthday, Steve: Fifteen Awesome Jobs Quotes … As Free Verse

Happy Birthday, Steve: Fifteen Awesome Jobs Quotes … As Free Verse

He would have been 60 today. And you bet he would have been looking for ways to change our lives. We remember perhaps the most iconic CEO of them all, Steve Jobs by recalling fifteen of his greatest quotes. And well, as so much of his prose was close to poetry, we put it down as free verse. Our way […]

 
     
 
 

Octa(core)Pussy: If 007 was a Geek

Octa(core)Pussy: If 007 was a Geek

In an increasingly tech savvy world, the good old mix of sex and violence was not yielding the sort of spying results that the Secret Service was accustomed. So they decided to slip a geek into the shoes of Commander Bond after he botched up the last mission by allegedly misbehaving with an ambassador, courtesy his inability to understand a […]

     
 
 

If Flagship Phones Were TV Series…

If Flagship Phones Were TV Series…

They are both products followed by millions. And millions swear by them. At them. And for them. Information is leaked out them. Rumours proliferate. And everyone and their nanny is out to get a preview of them. We are talking about famous TV series. Oh, and smartphones. They may seem different but scratch the surface, and at the end of […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Grabs Nokia, the Dylan Way: The Tech Times They Are A-Changin’

Microsoft Grabs Nokia, the Dylan Way: The Tech Times They Are A-Changin’

It was the kind of event that would surely have moved him to song. If he had time to be a geek. Here’s our take on how the legendary Bob Dylan would have sung about the Nokia-Microsoft deal which went ‘official’ today. To be sung to the tunes of the classic “The Times They Are A-Changin’ ” Come gather ’round […]

     
 
 

Ultimate List of Funny Cortana Replies

Ultimate List of Funny Cortana Replies

Cortana might have been in works for a couple of years too long, but she has her sense of humor intact. Ever since Microsoft released the developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1, we’ve been stressing her out with our stupid questions, in a hope that Cortana slips up sometime. For most part, we found Cortana to be extremely funny and […]

     
 
 

If Dylan Was a Geek, Blowin’ in The Wind Would be Like This!

If Dylan Was a Geek, Blowin’ in The Wind Would be Like This!

Blowin’ in the Wind is one of the most iconic songs of all time, penned and sung by the great Bob Dylan. But what if by some accident, Dylan had been a denizen of Silicon Valley and a geek to boot? We still think he would have written awesome songs, but Blowin’ in the Wind might – MIGHT – just […]

     
 
 

A Tablet For Productivity? Impossible!

A Tablet For Productivity? Impossible!

MS Office might have become available for the iPad, but will it convince people that you can actually use a tablet for work? Well, it might. And then, it might not. Here is our tongue-in-cheek look at the followers of the ‘tablets for data consumption’ camp. “Young man, what are you doing on that device?” “Nothing, nothing, just working on […]