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Beware of Matrix

March 21, 2014

If you are travelling abroad and considering taking a Matrix Global SIM, avoid it. I almost had a bad experience last time, but Matrix managed to solve it, as it was a billing related issue. I also gave a good review in sites like MouthShut. This time, I took a card for Thailand, as I […]

When ‘personal’ becomes public

July 12, 2013

CCTV and Delhi Metro are trending on Twitter as I write this. There was shock and surprise that the videos had managed to find their way to porn sites. I wasn’t. There is a dispute whether the clips are from CCTVs or mobiles. Whatever may be the source, the clips are available online. I wasn’t […]

Does pictures taken by your iPhone look like negatives?

March 1, 2012

Technorati Tags: iPhone,iPod Touch,camera,photos,negative You have just bought a new iPhone or iPod Touch. One of the first things you do is to try to take a picture. But you are shocked to see that the pictures look like negatives. Is it a problem with the camera? Will you have to get the phone /iPod […]

E72 firmware upgrade 31.023

May 15, 2010

I upgraded the software in my E72 from 21.024 to 31.023 today. Though there were warnings in Nokia forums about problems with the upgrade, I decided to go ahead with it. My ‘courage’ won. I have none of the problems faced by those in the forum. The upgrade installs a few apps like the long-awaited […]

Moving from Shozu to Pixelpipe

September 1, 2009

Sometimes, companies take decisions that are downright stupid. The latest to join the bandwagon is Shozu. It is now a paid app and can be downloaded only from mobile stores such as Nokia’s iPhone’s and Blackberry’s official stores. In India, the app costs 7 euros at the Ovi store. Why is Shozu’s move stupid? Suppose […]

Connectivity issue in updating Nokia E71 firmware to 300.21.012

August 31, 2009

Nokia has released a new firmware version for E71 series – 300.21.012. I like my phone to have the latest firmware and keep updating my E 71 as and when Nokia releases a new version. I downloaded and installed the latest firmware – 300.21.012 on Saturday. As usual, I lost most of my downloaded applications, […]

Servicing at Accel Frontline? Beware!

August 26, 2009

Accel Frontline is the servicing centre for Sony Ericsson, Fly and Orion phones. If you have one of these phones that require servicing, please avoid Accel Frontline. Here’s how they went about ‘servicing’ my mobile. My Fly E300 was not charging. As an Accel Frontline unit was near my house, I went there. They checked […]

Testing Blog and twitter.

July 13, 2009

Will this post be tweeted? Posted by Wordmobi

How Nokia replaces chargers

May 28, 2009

My post on the delay by Nokia for replacing a charger during warranty period.

The HTC charger story

June 3, 2008

What do you do when your mobile’s charger goes phut? Buy a new one. How do you buy a new one? Go to the nearest mobile shop or an authorised dealer (so that you get a genuine one) and buy one. Easy. Right? But the HTC mobile phone guys thought it shouldn’t be so easy. […]