About CES 2014


This was the first year in my life where I consciously waited for CES 2014(Consumer Electronics Show 2014). Previously I wasn’t much focused on the buzz during the time when CES was held due to huge reasons, I was in college days and I was taking time. Also I didn’t posted anything regarding CES during previous years anything in my blog.

Now it’s time to break the glass, I was anticipating Chrome OS in an LG laptop. This news particularly circulated in the internet very widely but this didn’t happen in CES 2014.

From my personal choice of productivity accompanied with affordable product of CES 2014 is the Asus Dual OS Tablet, Honestly I was surprised.This particular news which made me smile literally in this year’s CES was due to many reasons.

I already have an android device which is a tablet so I was thinking of buying a Windows Phone with my expenditure to try something different mobile OS. This lead me into continuous thoughts, how long will this OS parallel carry through? So this particular news was much special and also Tablet is an affordable thing for most people for a person who plans for spending on productivity-centric device. It was also a device which can be in 4 different featured lives when connected to a keyboard device.

Rest of things like LG G Flex curved phones, Curved Televisions, 4K displays, seriously isn’t as impressive to me as they portray. Do eyes of human beings really recognize pixels in anyways?

The curved displays have disadvantage of distortion for people who sit in side. Nokia and Microsoft didn’t play a major role in the show apart from Xbox, I am waiting for their bang formula. Let’s see how they turn up.

Have nice days fellows 🙂

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Browser speed inside slow computer


I was having a Old 8 year old PC with Configuration of Intel Pentium 4 processor, 256MB RAM, 40GB HDD running Windows XP.

I currently got my PC upgraded to Intel Core i3, 2GB RAM, 500GB HDD running Windows 7. But for more than 5 years I was having a faster internet connection. I did upgrading PC last December 2012. I didn’t update it in my blog.

And, I specifically need to tell the world one thing which I noted in web browsers with regard to slow computers (Take my Old computer configuration as example).

 I perfectly felt “Mozilla Firefox” far better browser than “Google Chrome”.

When you open Google Chrome working with multiple tabs, you can notice multiple threads of tasks running in Task manager, whereas with regard to “Mozilla Firefox” It has been designed to run tasks with one thread of process to be shown in task manager. So, basically Chrome tries to occupy more memory and when it does it fumbles a lot, I had a many personal experience guys. Firefox does the job of occupying smoothly and of course I am damn sure guys even you can notice, despite Chrome is best for working fast, It is not designed for slow computers. “The world will never run behind slow computers or slow processing devices, but I am just telling the fact about the test result truth“, it’s just a thing which Firefox is better than Chrome for 256MB RAM”.

The minimum working RAM configuration for both Firefox and Chrome is 256MB. When I considered testing I landed in this particular performance results. I found Firefox better than Chrome.

Firefox is the Winner

Firefox is the Winner

One again I like to quote my favourite line here:

“The world will never run behind slow computers or slow processing devices, but I am just telling the fact about the test result truth“

Nokia & Microsoft


I felt it as good news for both Nokia and Microsoft. It was much predictable. Nokia was struggling directly with its competitors. It was actually a good decision for Nokia to be with Microsoft. Nokia and Microsoft have proven enough number of emotional attachments over the past which was much evident during the time when windows phone operating system was released. Nokia was the only company to release high-end smartphones with Windows Phone OS.

Windows Phone OS can prove it much preferable if they provide a section of much free application. And the primary application among them should be Antivirus. Of course since it’s not a much used OS for mobile phones there can be less number of mobile phone viruses. For the future, I believe free antivirus software would be the primary market takeover solution for Windows Phone OS to the world.

Let’s first see that in mobile phones, after that lets see whether Nokia releases tablet or not. 🙂

About Windows 8


Its been officially the chat across the web that Windows 8 is a great flop. Not just the windows OS of PCs but also the Microsoft Surface and Windows 8 Phone also shattered in their race in bringing new technology.

 It’s already the world dominated by Android and Open source environment when it comes to mobile sector and Tablet sector. Windows has great lack of applications either it be Windows OS for Computers or Phones. And, the craziest thing I heard when I heard about Windows 8 is Bluetooth sharing is possible only with Windows devices with regard to windows phones. This concept is just the copy what Apple was making with their iPhones.

 This is just making alienization of devices. There is no necessity for copying this concept from Apple which was actually no longer an advantage for them too. In a world where equality is attained by people by their doings and capability now, this concept of working in operating system is aimed by Microsoft and Apple is been brought only for making ethnic barriers. Even a person who is doing a small job with is document editor or whatever software they use, Its unfortunately cannot be shared with people who belonged to Android devices. It is a well known fact with most internet users that each day 1 million users are activating android devices. And, I am very soon going to become a member of that large database with my new Samsung Tablet. People in the world always wish only to be in the larger community market and that’s the thing they missed focusing with joining hands with fellows.

 My country is India and when it comes to smart phones, the cheapest android smartphone which is sold roughly around just Rs.3600(1$ = 54 ruppes) by Lava Iris and on the either side Samsung Galaxy S4(Which is roughly Rs.35000). So, the android gives a chance for each and every consumer of their different circles of budget. There lies the greatest difference between them.

My Final Year Project


Finally I became a final year student in my graduation of Electronics and communication engineering. This is the year where I need to submit the abstract for the project which I need to device with the my dept (Electronics and communication) engineering concepts and create abstract for the present semester, Followed by moving on and working with it in the next semester. First step is choosing the area of interest unfortunately my area of interest is software programming. Hence I am interested in the programming part of the device I made and succeed. You may question me why I took Electronics, when I have Interest in software programming. But I need to say that I was pushed, but I was not guilty because I have chance to get software job. In the time period of when I finished my higher secondary school graduation it was 2009. That was the year when there was a huge crisis across the globe in the field of software. Hence the surrounding people around made impact on my choice of choosing the department for my college. I will now proceed with getting good job in Software Company after my graduation. So that’s not a great issue to be spoken about and also I didn’t say that I hate Electronics and communication Engineering.

The project:

So, at the present time when I am typing this post, I AM in the process of development a concept in embedded systems. The concept is about a mobile phone and computer interfacing device which is used for making users type faster in computer using T9 language support of mobile with computer for word processing. The question you might probably ask, why we need to substitute keypads mobile phones for typing. The question is too simple to explain. In India basically not only people from rural but also from urban cities people doesn’t get aware about new technologies which are available in the present world like Iphone,Ipad,etc. Cost is the first factor. Due to this reason people are unaware about many things with the usage of the hardware. But somehow today, Cell phones have reached the major population of the country.

People who knews English have great easiness in using the T9 Support of mobile phones for typing messages(SMS). On the other hand many people didn’t get easiness in typing in the keyboard. For this reason my concept of making the mobile phone and computer interfacing. This could be useful for slow keyboard strokers.

The first advantage which I also like to put in front is the recycling of Old keypad mobile phones which has support for T9 languages.

I have already stated in one of my previous posts in my blog – One of my post regarding Ewaste control which involves a technique of recycling of old mobile phones. In that post I have already quoted yet I need to state the same fact here.

Only 10% of the mobile phones which are abandoned by first hand person are received or reused by the second person after abandoning.  The rest are simply “Electronic Waste”.

This is the concept which I use in my project that lies under my project. My staff in charge of my batch need to approve it for my proceedings. Lets see what happens.

I will also blog about what has happened inside the review of my project to the staff in charge. Until then, Wait for that readers. Thanks for reading.🙂

About Free Online Storages


Google Drive was really useful. I was able to save many old files which I was thinking to take a backup. I was having about 700MB of data from old CD which consists of some free arcade games, joke applications and some little boy stuffs which I using in 2005 at my young age of non-internet guy. Now I saved it in the drive for precious memories of past.

SkyDrive of Microsoft offers 7GB online storage for hotmail users. This is a fair aspect for more space. Hotmail users are blessed with this particular aspect. I am not a hotmail user. I will quote the hotmail users with describing SkyDrive as “Newborn baby born with a silver ring” for that 7GB storage.

UbuntuOne is another online storage service provided by Ubuntu. I am a fan of Ubuntu operating system. I created an account in UbuntuOne a month and some days. What I landed was with some disadvantages. Firstly no multiple files can be uploaded in drag and drop, Probably since I didn’t used the software of UbuntuOne that was a reason I found out. For one particular reason, I was unfortunately disliking UbuntuOne(I am really sad to say this, Since I am a fan of Ubuntu OS) for one reason specifically.

I was unable to delete my user account in that. Let me explain about that, Take Gmail, Facebook or whatever as example, when we search the instruction of how to delete the Gmail account or Facebook account in a particular search engine. The first link which is found in the search engines results provides the desired solution for us. Take this particular thing for UbuntuOne. The things which I found in web were there was no easy way to delete the user account of UbuntuOne, we need to play hide and seek to find. And I found no best answer in web to do this successfully. A person in web can delete his or her account even for a security reason, these are also certain customer satisfaction which need to be.

Telling the negative critics is the necessity of a fan for anything for the improvement and fulfillment of the active relationship of bonding. I am a fan of Ubuntu OS, I was mesmerized with the User interface and that invited me for trying out or figuring out what’s peculiar here . But I landed in this “state of life with this”. I just shared this information to you readers. 🙂

My first day of internet browsing:


It was a Sunday and I remember that and there is a point to note that I can use internet only when my dad is not present because he desired that he  have more pay large telephone bills since we were having dial up connection at that point of time.Here comes the story of the first day of my internet. I was sitting in-front of the PC aimless what shall I do with internet.

I was greatly interested in tweaking Windows XP with control panel,  and many other various settings. In many occasions there are many places where you can be dragged to a browser. When there was no internet installed in my home . Internet explorer will says “You are currently offline“. I analyzed that stuff in the internet in my first visit. And what I did was checking more themes online stuff if the Themes category of Windows XP. Sweet memories to remember. It was in the time period of January 2006.

The first website I visited for a purpose:


It was the first summer vacation holidays of my 9th Standard academic year completion. An I woke up little late  in the morning, freshened myself and settled with my computer to fulfill a stuff what my neighbour asked me to do a thing for my system.  At that point of time I was learning Internet stuffs from the person. He asked me to download “Download Accelerator” to my PC from the website..

http://www.downloads.com

The entire website is now changed as http://www.downloads.cnet.com.

I visited the site. I found internet convenient to use and i was gradually gaining confidence,. nothing seems to be weird since everything is just the same GUI. Wow that’s great I said to myself when the website loaded.

I was amazed to see the word “Games“. . .I was questioning myself do games here in internet for downloadable and free.??
Then i clicked the tab inside the site.

I could see a list of fields and showing all the details for the game list such as OS, license, file-size , etc..
I just clicked a category as “Arcade” game, chosen the first game in the list to download and fulfilled steps to download game. I downloaded the game in my PC which is the first game I downloaded form the internet. I was initiating the game and   surprised to  knew free game are available in internet Wow, I said to myself and this is the screen short of the first game which I downloaded  form the internet.

"Arcade Gamer Pack"

“Arcade Gamer Pack”

My favorite PC game


The passion for this game started when I was a budding computer user in 2006. I was interested in tweaking the different components of a software tool. Starting from control panel, Windows Media player equalizer, etc. At that time period I was having some arcade game given by one of my friends of my dad.

There are plenty of clones for this game in the internet and one of the most popular clones in the internet was DXBALL. Most of the readers by now knew about this famous clone of the game I guess. Yes, Arcanoid is my favorite game with PC. When I started the program and start playing the game for the first time, I found the mouse sensitivity for the game to be too high as I was a budding mouse control expert too; I couldn’t control the mouse easily. Then after plenty of attempts and good practice it helped me with not only mouse control but also mind reflexes. Do you agree that it’s a mind game yes I do agree. We need to judge wisely to protect the ball.

In DXBALL, the different components used in the game such as music, sound effects, are present in the particular name of the components used in the game such as for ball bounce, Ball hit, etc and I was interested in editing the sound effects which are in the format of .WAV. They can be edited using sound recorder and also why not I can replace with Pinball sound effects too. I did those kind of stuffs..

In the year 2007, I came across a website called

http://www.caiman.com

This site was a famous small game website where one can download plenty of arcade games from it. Most of the games are small. Even today I found the particular website to be identical with the same web interface what I have seen in the time period of 2007, January.

In that website there are as many as 83 arcanoid games available free to download. At that point of time I aw using dial up connection so I could download only 4 to 6 KBs per second. And on the other hand I must use the internet when my dad is not present.

In this case I mostly download games only in the file size up to 8GB. I enjoyed most of the arcanoid games in the site.

I enjoyed a trial version of a sensationally programmed arcanoid game in the same year using a trick and the game is “Ricochet Extreme”. The trial version of the game can be run only for 2 hours in the calculated time time period of how much minutes the game has been used.

I used a particular trick for that 2 hours restriction. The trick is Firstly when I install the game. I will set a system restore point in the system with a particular name. When two hours finishes, I will go to safe mode and I will make my computer to land at the restore point which I set when I installed the game. And when I initiate the game again in my windows start up Two hours recharged again. Thus my most favourite PC game made me do many enthusiastic things with my PC.

Arcanoid

Arcanoid(Arcade version)

For decent freeware download


To be very short and sweet internet is undoubtedly a large pool of freewares.
Starting from the unbeatable open source applications to shareware version software.
The main aim of budding computer user in the internet is choosing the top rank of the free software.

There are plenty of sites Google will fetch you with regard to freeware sites.
A software must be user friendly.. It must fetch the desired tasks of the computer user in a pleasant seamless manner.

For a budding internet user File-hippo is a recommended website I like to wish for.

It is so simple to explain about the website.
* Appealing design pf the website
* Top software of a particular category are clearly listed.
* Latest Updates of the software are always upto the mark of availability.
* Easy download by clicks

Another most appreciable thing I like to say thankfully is:

🙂 Home page delivers everything 🙂

http://www.filehippo.com/

FileHippo-logo

FileHippo-logo

This is a website that is highly recommended for budding internet users. 🙂