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September 2014

Coolest Websites on the Internet

Everyday I'm on a lookout for websites that I find amusing & entertaining. Today I've compiled a few which I've encountered from pas…

iPhone 6 plus bends when forced against 70 pounds body

Consumer Reports, a non-profit organization ran a stress test on Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus and concluded that iPhones 6 Plus starts deforming when…

Making of /r/MakeInIndia Campaign

Last week I created the subreddit /r/IndiaInTech in midst of achieving a huge success of MOM by ISRO and to keep on top of all the technological dev…

Hacker discovered a way to run Android apps on Chrome OS

An unplanned convergence of Android apps and the Chrome OS may be setting the stage for a wide-open cross-platform architecture that combines An…

Tim Berners-Lee calls for internet bill of rights to ensure greater privacy

The inventor of the world wide web has warned that the freedom of the internet is under threat. Web inventor says world needs an online Magn…

Josh Williams - The person behind the iOS 8.0.1 disaster

They say history repeats itself, this seems true in case of apple. The recent disastrous iOS 8.0.1 update that rendered the new iPhone 6 useless…

Top Ubuntu desktop Certified Laptops

As the world’s most popular open-source desktop operating system, Ubuntu is used extensively throughout the enterprise, government, public …

Movie Review: Lucy

I've got interesting theory to tell, mind boggling one. The movie revolves around our capacity to obtain information by tapping into our brain…

iOS is much better than Android in every sense

Structure of an SSH binary packet  iOS is true Unix at every level. Apps are not run in a VM , and a jailbroken iPhone is vastly more powerfu…

Samsung raises SSD capacity to 3.2TB

Samsung in logo The SM1715 drive is Samsung's highest-capacity SSD to date, and is built for reliability and durability, Samsung said in a …

Jail for Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa has been charged with accumulating Rs 66 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income from 1991-96 in her fir…

Free and Open Source Software Everywhere

The logo of the Free Software Foundation, the organization founding the principles of free software. When I was 19 yrs old, I started using Linu…

Carbon Emissions on Rise

English: Biosphere CO2 Flux along 08.07.2006 (NOAA Carbon Tracker) People are big on emphasizing individual initiatives to moderate one CO2 emi…

/r/IndiaInTech: Promoting Scientific & Technological Knowledge of India

Indian Space Research Organisation.  "I presume most of the users here are not aware of the surroundings in the field of technology &a…

Apple has been named 'Coolest Brand' in Britain

If you think about it, millions of people in the UK (and everywhere else) use apple products everyday. All Apple products feel luxurious and high cla…

An Experts Guide to Apple

We all know the sites and bloggers/vloggers that peddle rumors, superficial news, hardware/software reviews. But where to turn when you want expert…

Philosophy behind Ubuntu

It all started from a philosophy based on Fitt's Law, which was very popular when Unity and Gnome 3 were being designed. W hat Fitt's Laws …

Ubuntu for Smartphones almost ready to be Shipped

The first smartphones to run Ubuntu software could ship later this year, and they’re expected to sell for between $200 and $400. Ubuntu Touch Us…

Humans use more than 10 percent of their Brain

"On an Average Humans only Use 10% of their Brain" It takes just 5 seconds to google search about it. Stop believing that stupid fac…

Samadhi of a Girl: Another Ridiculous Story ?

The grave of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl whose parents claimed she was a “goddess” drew large crowds on Thursday amid conflicting versions about…

Google is more than a Tool or a Company

Screenshot of Google Suggest function in Google search. I think that by having access to such a large bank of knowledge at any time, we are more…

Is Ebola Outbreak Out Of Control ?

Ebola virus disease Ebola has a much higher mortality rate , and historic outbreaks have been contained in very rural areas.

I'm Sorry to Turn You Down

I've always cared for people, most of the time helped them when needed. But i can't be around all the time. Sometimes when you expect me to …

Can Universe Expand Faster than Speed of Light ?

The metric expansion of space.  Let's assume the universe was infinite even at or before Big Bang. It was just different in the sense th…

Automated/Online Driving Tests

Driving maneuver during the test.  I just came back from RTA Uppal, today was my sister's driving test . There was a huge crowd of people sw…

People are Amazing

Electronic eye Italiano: Occhio elettronico  Humans attempt on a daily basis to recreate technology that already exists in our bodies. Cameras …

Human Beings can survive Extinction

The global warming icon for the ubx. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Considering that we can survive in the harshest environment, from the hotte…

Windows 9 Preview leaks out showing Virtual Desktops

WinFutures A German site has videos of the Windows 9 new features, including virtual desktops and notifications. The virtual desktops remind …

Holy Grail of Free Programming Books on the Internet

Not sure if it has been seen before, however this is a pretty comprehensive list of all things programming. Has languages I haven't even h…

Only Perverts do Hypnosis on Others

I think that letting someone into your mind is a form of domination. The fact that you are willingly putting all trust into their hands when tha…

Candy Crush is Rigged

Candy Crush Game Candy Crush is rigged & winning each level is almost entirely based on luck. The candy pattern to start each level cha…

Straight Up Lying

In a week time both US President B Obama and the U.N. both said:   ISIS has nothing to with Islam . This is just false. Everything they do i…

Pakistan Media on Rising India & Modi

Clearly, Anchor seems to be Impressed by Modi. I have not seen so much details in any of Indian News Channels. I hope we get better relations with…

In the Next few Decades

I would like to see asteroid mining become a prevalent industry. Couple that with the ability to harvest the energies of the sun and the oceans and w…

How to stay Informed about News?

You have to understand that everything has some level of bias.  The information should come from multiple  sources . I emphasize that word because y…

Enemy's gate is down.

From Ender's Game. It teaches me that the situation is all that matters - your expectations must be adjusted to the environment you find yoursel…

Check to see if Your Gmail Account is Leaked

Almost 5 million Gmail accounts and passwords have been posted as text file on a Russian Bitcoin forum. Account details for users of Mail.ru…

iPhone 6 ? Meh..Voices of the People

Since the live stream of Apple (Sept 9) keynote , I've been observing and collecting opinions.. of people from social networks....Below is …

Reactions to the Apple Event

A lot of people complains that Apple is no longer offering new technology. But if you look at there product line , they really never offered n…

Should Companies be Worried about Apple Event ?

If what is about to be released has the power to be revolutionary , as it appears to be, this will cause an earthquake in a lot of markets and s…

What Apple stands for ?

Apple is a very long term goal oriented company, they don't ever do anything for short term gain, they don't need to and it's not part …

Hype surrounding Apple's new launch Event

At this point, I'm not even sure if the iWatch is the biggest news coming, there is so much hype and mystery around this whole event. All we kno…

Dying Star Captured by Hubble Telescope

These images do not look at all like what you would see if observed through an open filter (i.e. naked eye, no color band limiting). They are constru…

Registry Errors in Windows

The Windows family tree. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) I've been using windows since 2006. But there are still few problems that i encounter wi…

Universe isn't Infinite - Thoughts on Multiverse

I believe that the multiverse theory and the theory that the universe is infinite is wrong. If there were an infinite amount of universe and/…

Western Capitalism will come to an End someday

A banner reading "Capitalism isn't working" (a pun on the Conservative election poster "Labour isn't working") at the …

Automata : Robotic Laws

Asimov altered the rules in later stories to improve them, but they were never infallible. "A robot may not injure a human being or, through in…

Life is Pointless

I have no intention of any sort of self harm. We are going to die at some point, and at that point (or some point relatively soon after) all of our …

Hackers haunt celebrities by leaking nudes

The privacy uproar is understandable, but misguided. Just like a user who doesn't understand how to back up his data has only himself to blame wh…