App42 is a platform agnostic PAAS provider that wants to provide plumbing to app developers

App42 is a platform agnostic PAAS provider that wants to provide plumbing to app developers

It’s not every day that one gets to profile startups that are doing very cool stuff in the platform space. While Platform (henceforth referred to as the P word) is pretty much an abused word with everyone using it left,…

Kinect on Windows–The Next Big Thing?

Kinect is supposed to bring the same paradigm change that a remote control for a TV brought vs a TV mounted control (e.g. touch screens).

So What’s Next With Bharti Softbank JV, BSB? First Venture goes Live

So What’s Next With Bharti Softbank JV, BSB? First Venture goes Live

We had covered the news of Softbank and Bharti coming up with a JV – which Kavin later clarified in the comments is not a fund. At that time the website had precious little in terms of information – so…

Justdial Launches Android app [Appnomy Review]

Justdial Launches Android app [Appnomy Review]

The app crashes on Android version 2.1, but worked perfectly fine on 2.2+ versions.

Apple Charged Me For An International SMS. And Why That’s NOT Cool

Apple Charged Me For An International SMS. And Why That’s NOT Cool

So the precise fact that pissed me off was that iOS sends an SMS in the background for validating my phone number for its own app. But it doesn’t extend the capability of sending an SMS in the background to other apps and neither the capability of intercepting them.

Blackberry–RIP.

Blackberry–RIP.

The recent news about Blackberry outage somehow reminded me of my first kiss. In short, overhyped, badly executed and bettered by every subsequent model I have used.

India’s $60 tablet – Akash

We have been hearing about the launch of a $35 tablet coming in from the government. News has just come in that the tablets would be retailed at Rs. 2999 from November commercially. The tablet would be available to students…