Category Archives for Internet & Mobile

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Pledge to Vote – India Election 2014

Independent India’s first polling station  was set up at Kalpa in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh.  As these areas of Himachal Pradesh are snow bound it was decided to hold polls in advance here on October 25, 1951. Google India under its Pledge To Vote campaign has created a truly inspirational musical video about the story of Shyam Saran Negi, 97  First Voter of Independent India and now one of the the oldest voters in … Continue reading

02. April 2014 by Amit Gupta
Categories: Google, India Insight & Beyond | Tags: , | Leave a comment

Why I would recommend Flipkart

v165w-HP mini pen drive

My personal online shopping is more or less restricted to travel, web products, movie booking , Bill pay etc which are very standardized products/services. I have made most of my online product purchases on non indian ecommerce sites (google, amazon , bestbuy etc) though I have few transactions in my name in erstwhile baazee.com (now ebay.in) way back in early 2000. Why ? I think the primary issues being TRUST. Trust on the service provider and the … Continue reading

24. September 2011 by Amit Gupta
Categories: Internet & Mobile | Tags: , , | 6 comments

Integrating FB social Plugin Like and Comment

facebook like - social connect

Facebook has made integrating of ‘Like’ , ‘Send’ and comments really a simple process with social plugin. I have implemented all three of them without using any plugin in my wordpress blog or creating an application ID on Facebook. You can find the complete documentation of the three social plugin on Facebook developer’s Page for social plugin. Facebook like : You can customize the like and send button for your blog. The customization include format … Continue reading

26. June 2011 by Amit Gupta
Categories: Internet & Mobile | Tags: , | Leave a comment

Google +1 for your blog

get google + 1 button

Google launched +1 recommendation button for publishers yesterday. This could possibly be the turning point in the Google vs Facebook war to control the web. Facebook has taken a lead by share and like button but google +1 is a bigger counter to all this. With Google controlling the major portion of publishers organic traffic they would be more than willing to install the recommendation button on their blogs and sites. The implementation is really easy and … Continue reading

03. June 2011 by Amit Gupta
Categories: Blogging, Google | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

What is QR code

qr code as business card

There is so much buzz around the QR code recently. Frankly I initially thought its some feature available with Blackberry phone , when I purchased one last year. So what is QR code ? By definition its Quick Response Code and look like a square bar code. The information stored on the QR code can be decoded or read by Bar code reader and mobile phones. Qr code can be used to add contacts to … Continue reading

27. April 2011 by Amit Gupta
Categories: Advertisement, Marketing & advertising, Mobile | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

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