Review: LG Plasma TV [42PG61]

I have just bought my first Plasma TV. A 42 inch LG set. Earlier I had a 21 inch Sansui CRT. So a big leap for me both in terms of tecnology and screen size. I am, so for, extremely happy with the purchase. In India this Plasma cost me Rs. 60000, thats about USD 1350. I got a better deal beacuse of the...
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Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

Microsoft recently gave us the second beta release of Internet Explorer 8. It has hardly been any time and the IE8 bashing is at full swing. The folks at exo.performance.network have said that IE8 is a seriously bloated software taking more memory than WinXp does as a complete OS. The usual memory print...
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Google Browser (Chrome) Beta Released

Google Chrome is out! Released while I was fast asleep, this browser secretly hopes to take away much more users from Internet Explorer that Firefox could ever do (even though in their info comic they talk about cooperation and stuff). One more weapon for world domination in Google’s arsenal. They...
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Review: Acer Aspire 4520

A few months ago, I was in the market for a laptop that I could use for the usual home stuff and also play some of the older games like Quake 3, Half LIfe 2, FarCry etc. I wasn’t looking to spend too much on this laptop and so I went to the local Acer Mall. These guys had a good selection of Acer...
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My Kjam VS iPhone 3G

Before I get down to the comparison of between my one and a half year old imate K-JAM and the shiny new iPhone 3G, I really have to say some thing about the literally blind fan following that the iPhone has been able to develop, and this is not India specific. Not having had first hand usage experience...
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My Ubuntu Experience

How did I start using Ubuntu? I had just bought a new laptop in February 08. I had also paid Rs. 4500 for Windows Vista Home Basic. I was not happy. After trying in vain to optimize the Vista installation for a whole month I was ready to go back to XP and put up my Genuine Vista DVD up for sale on eBay...
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How I use my Mobile

Well… technically it’s not a mobile. It’s a PDA. Here it is below. I have had the KJam for about a year now. What you see in the photograph is the KJam with a music dock / handsfree docking station from Mobile Brando. I use my KJam for a lot of things. A mobile phone: The sound quality...
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Review: i-mate K-JAM

Features: Windows Mobile 5.0 Quad Band GSM 65000 Colours, TFT LCD Touchscreen, 240 x 320 Slide out full qwerty keyboard. 200 mhz TI OMAP Processor 64mb SDRAM, 128mb ROM WIfi, Bluetooth SD Card Slot 1.3 megapixel camera Software: Office Mobile, and lotsa other stuff. Review: I have been using this...
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Review: Sony DSC-S80

Features: The camera has 3x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, automatic and manual exposure control, 7 scene selection modes, 32 MB internal memory, Memory Stick slot, 2 inch LCD screen, JPEG picture capture, MPEG-1 movie capture, microphone, speaker and a built in flash with red eye reduction. Review: This...
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Review: Philips HTS5310S

Features: The Philips HTS5310S is a not so distinctive home theatre system. It has all the bells and whistles that a home theatre has to have like, 6000W PMPO, multi-band tuner, multi-format playing (DVD, VCD, SVCD, SACD, DVR-R/RW, CD, MP3, WMA, Kodak Picture CD, picture files on CD-R/RW, MPEG4, DivX...
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