Ganesh Puja… when the festival became a platform to showcase creative skills

Come festival seasons, news papers & portals publish photographs & news about persons or institutions that make ‘different’ kind Ganesh Idols (Yeah… I refuse to call it Murti). Idols that are made of by anything other than what it should be. Recently I came across a news that a lady making Ganesh Idol out of… Continue reading Ganesh Puja… when the festival became a platform to showcase creative skills

Weird Handsets

This compilation lists some of ugly and weird handsets. Some manufacturers ignore usability and aesthetics and create products just to prove their design & technical superiority resulting an ugly piece of hardware. Bang & Olufsen Serene: Bang and Olufsen primarily make home audio components that both sound great and are visually appealing. But for some… Continue reading Weird Handsets

Nokia… down the memory lane

For many tech analysts the news of Microsoft buying Nokia’s device business was not surprising. They forecasted it long before. But I didn’t expect it to happen so soon. The Lumia line up is doing pretty good although not at par of their Android or iPhone counterparts. They just announced some S40 feature phones with… Continue reading Nokia… down the memory lane

Little known facts about Indian Advertising

This is a follow-up post to my previous post about old Indian TV ads. The Indian advertising industry has produced geniuses as Alyque Padamsee (the man behind Lalitaji and Liril campaigns) and Piyush Pandey (the man behind the original ‘Mile Sur Mera Tumhara’ and Cadbury’s Dairy Milk chocolate ads). Karen Lunel was the the original… Continue reading Little known facts about Indian Advertising

Old Indian Ads… Revisited

Ads are great stress busters. They come in between soaps, movies, reality shows & news headlines to break the monotony of the program. Ads provide us breaks that we can utilize to stretch our bones or go to relieve ourselves or fetch a glass of water or check quickly what’s going on other channels. Some… Continue reading Old Indian Ads… Revisited

Aadab Hyderabad

Before we start let’s get an idea how the City of Nizams got its name. The name Hyderabad means “Hyder’s abode” or “lion city”, derived from the Persian/Urdu words “haydar” or “hyder” (lion) and “ābād” (city or abode). One popular theory suggests that Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the founder of the city, named it “Bhagyanagar”… Continue reading Aadab Hyderabad

Wait & Buy Wise

Many people purchase cell phone, automobiles immediately after launch as if they were waiting for ages. They are eager to try their hand at a new product. Obviously money doesn’t come in between these buyers. The following points describe why it is not always a wise idea to jump for it. Windows 98 Windows 98… Continue reading Wait & Buy Wise