Ninite

One of the common annoyances I have faced while rebuilding laptops is to have to individually install my favourite applications. The monotonous clicking through those EULAs one-by-one is just painful. Then I found Ninite. Essentially, Ninite compresses all of this activity into only a few clicks. Choose your favourite software. Get the combined installer, run…

The Average Problem

“Never read a best-seller. A best-seller appeals to the average man, and an average man reads average literature.” -Ibu Hatela   Would you cross a river if it was 4 feet deep on average? If your answer was ‘no’; you are one of the smarter ones. If your goal is to cross the river without drowning…

Let’s talk Phone : The Moto G

So I recently acquired the Google Moto G, produced whilst Google owned Motorola, when my last phone (the Nokia Asha 201) finally packed up on me. I’m not the greatest expert on technological matters (my standard solution to all problems is to switch the phone off and on and, if the phone is a Blackberry,…

Hullabaloo in the Bitcoin Orchard

  For the past few weeks, bitcoins have suddenly found an almost permanent spot in every newspaper. There is talk of the volatility of the bitcoin market, its either plummeting or another bitcoin exchanger has gone defunct. Then there is the extra fascinating world of the Silk Road (marketplace) and its creator, Dread Pirate Roberts.…

Know your shortcuts!

We perform a number of repetitive tasks on our computers daily. Whether it be renaming files or a simple combination of cut-copy-paste, shortcuts can help save some of your frustration. Of course, different shortcuts apply in different interfaces. Windows There are a decent number of Windows shortcuts revealed here. Microsoft Support too covers some of these here. While Ctrl…