Tag: Mobile

  • Good (Bye) Times !!!

    Oh Man! 8.5 years since I logged out of Makaan.com and BOOKMARKED Times Internet. And now it’s time to say good(bye) Times. Here’s a small note thanking everyone whom I have met during this amazing journey. Hi All   Every beginning has an end. And every end is a new beginning. It’s a relentless cycle seen in…

  • What is QR code

    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…

  • upgrading of my blackberry 8520 firmware

    Few months back I joined the Blackberry train and bought a 8520 for myself. I found the phone quite handy and feature loaded even without subscribing to blackberry plan. The handset works smoothly using the standard mobile internet (GPRS) connection except for the push mail. Following application are seamless on blackberry 8520 on GPRS ,…

  • Safeguard your SIM card against misuse

    There seems to be a perfect synergy in the marketing and sales department of cellular companies. Both departments are supplementing each other in growing the subscriber base (And possibly redcuing ARPU). The telesales ladies pushes hard to sell complementary ‘Golden’, ‘Platinum’ and matching/similar numbers to your current Mobile number in ever sweet voice. I have…

  • My new mobile Nokia E63

    It has been now three days, and initial euphoria has died down. I feel this is a good time to write about my new possession a Nokia E63.  There are three small stories behind my new mobile.   – Deciding on the mobile   – Moving from Touch screen to Keyboard based phone   –…

  • 3G in India

    3G in India

    Bharti , Vodafone to bring Apple 3G iPhone to India later this year and with Bharti on verge of launching 3G services (Subject to all statuary clearance) . Hmmm… so would we get to see a revolution in the way people get to use mobile and mobile internet in India. The success will largely depend on the cost of…

  • Makaan Mobile

    Makaan Mobile

     Know your customers and the environment in which they operate.  At Makaan we found out that our customers (property providers) are not very tech-savvy and don’t have regular internet access, infact only little fraction of our total customer universe are internet friendly. But the irony is that thier customers (Property seekers) are more and more…

  • Long time no see

    Last few days were quite busy. So I didn’t get time to write but so much so has happenedd during this time. Phasing out of the Killer blue lines (As if the evil lies in the buses and not the one who drives them), Sacking of KPS Gill (Better late than Never) , Harbhajan slapping…

  • How to stop telemarketing calls

    How to stop telemarketing calls

    I just come across an Interesting email doing rounds. Ten ways to stop those credit card sales, mobile companies, insurance calls from irritating you:    1 After the telemarketer finishes speaking, ask him/her to marry you.    2 Tell the telemarketer you are busy at the moment, and ask him/her, if he/she will give you…