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Fake Apples in China

Now this was really interesting blog post, I could not resist myself sharing, Thanks birdabroad for sharing the same.

Can you believe an entire fake Apple Store, with fake ipods, ipads, macs. This can happen only in China. Here’s the original post.

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I wanna go cashless …

June 8, 2011 1 comment

It was Saturday, 4th of June. Had planned for a movie with freinds. For a change thought of going towards Colaba area for the movie, boarded the fast local for CST from Kanjur Marg. While on the way it started raining heavily, it was the first rains, this year in mumbai.

Plan changed, no movie lets enjoy the rains, so we left our train at Marine Lines and headed towards the queens necklace. Whoever have visited the marine lines in rains knows how beautiful it looks, it was just wonderful. We were all wet and enjoyed to the full.My wallet, my mobile, my wiperless eyegear everything had a shower and totally wet.

While enjoying the rains, our eyes got struck to chaatwalas selling spicy kachha aam (raw mangoes) and bhel. Being foodie, I could not resist myself from getting some chaat, it was absolutely delicious.

While paying the cash and getting the change in return was wondering why an individul can’t accept cards and completely go cashless. No hassles of carrying cash in rains :). How easy the life would be, if this happens, We don’t have to pay cash to the bus, autowalas, chaatwalas, absolutely free from running to the ATMs.

There should be something like this somewhere, this thought led me to the “Search God”, Google. The God, redirected me to the url “https://squareup.com/“.This was exactly, what I wanted. Gods know what you want. Tried to signup, but found that the services are currently not available in India. But with this kind of innovative services, there is very little time for the extinction of our very own currency notes and coins. We will have to see ’em in the museums.

Square up makes it possible, for us to go cashless. Signing up with Square, provides a free card reader that can be attached to the mobile phones and have their app available for “andorid” and “iphone” with a nominal charge of 2.75% per swipe.

This sounds cool, wanna use it and know the comments on the usage from the one who have actually used it.

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December 4, 2010 Leave a comment
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iPad, is it bigger screen ipod touch?

February 12, 2010 1 comment

What is the big about  iPad ? Apart from a bigger screen, I really could not see anything great in it.

 The hype created prior to the launch, was making me excited and curious about what Steve Jobs gonna surprise us with the launch, but it was a mere dissapointment.

I really could not understand the primary purpose itself, Is it just a bigger ipod touch, ipod/iphone really revolutionised the music and superphone family but why iPad ? Is Steve Jobs not able to think big any more, or is the definition of thinking big changed ?

Bill gates, In an interview with BNET’s Brent Schlender, suggests netbooks will be the devices of choice in a post-iPad world, and I really think the same.

Gates added , “There’s nothing that the iPad does that I say, “Oh, wow, I don’t think we can do that.”

Gotto read one blog in which the blogger really compared the iPad with a stone with a touch screen, sorry dont really remember the url. Apple possibly might have tought of bringing the kindle market down, but kindle had a clear intension of being a book reader, but ipad is total confusion, the name itself makes one confused, like one of the ipad jokes says

The iPad: Protecting your data from embarrassing incidents.  (kathycacace) lol.

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