Life

Eye Care

I am in front of a computer on an average of 12 hours a day. To add to the misery, I carry an Android phone which I actively use to check emails, be in touch with friends etc. Because of the long hours, I try to take proper care of my eyes. A combination of various things have helped me over the past couple of years.   Healthy diet which includes lots of green more...

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Passing of a friend

Last week was a testing time for my team. One of our co-worker who was on a vacation passed away. The news was a shock to everyone. As a company and team, we were supporting each other on the sudden loss. There was a sense of dis-belief that something drastic like this could happen. When our clients learned about news, they were shocked. They sent several flowers and more...

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No Cable TV? Use Online Streaming

Me and Nainil were looking back at our cable TV usage in Feb 2011. It turned out that we were paying upwards of $50 per month just to watch a handful of channels. We called our cable operator and shared our concern. They were able to help us downgrade our package to $30 per month with the basic cable. That provided us most of our daily viewable channels except one. To get more...

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Region Free DVD Drive

DVDs come in several region-coded format restrictions. The DVD players are usually restricted to play a single-region or a couple of regions. However, I was always under the impression that computer DVD drives were region-free i.e. these computer drives can play content from any and all regions; without restrictions. Last year, we purchased a TV series from Amazon UK more...

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Mastering your eMail Inbox

Has it happened to you that you open your personal email and see the count of unread messages to be sky-rocketing? Have you faced issues with locating particular information which was sent in an email just because your email account is not organized? I know friends who have thousands of emails cluttered in the inbox. I have been very efficient in managing my work / more...

2011 – The past || 2012 – The current & future

2012 and past 2011 was an eventful year for me. A few events which I would like to share: Esha and me, we completed our first wedding anniversary (May 2011) I entered the Android world after my Windows Mobile Phone died (August 2011) I visited India to be with my family (December 2011) 2012 and beyond Looking back at 2011, I see that I have not been able more...

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Respect your eyes

Eyesight is one of the best gifts one has in this world. Without eyesight, one may be handicapped. How will one enjoy the beauty around us if our eyesight is poor? In today's world, with everything being concentrated heavily towards computers, it is necessary to spend some time taking good care of our precious eyes and respect them. I have been using a computer for more...

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Moms visiting us

A quick and exciting little week. My mom and sister-in-law's mom are visiting us for the next few months. When they arrived at the airport at Boston's Logan International Airport, the weather was pleasant, sun shining, highs towering over 54 F (12 C). However, two days later, we were hit by a snow shower pushing the lows to 11 F (-12 C). The sudden change in weather more...

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Getting back in action

Days are going on so quickly that I feel I am loosing my sense of retrospection and pen my thoughts down. What can one do? Discipline one self to spend 15 mins every day Identify what one has learned Share a couple of lines and see what people need to say on this Hopefully, I will be more 'active' and less preaching over the next few more...

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Travelled Countries

I have had an opportunity to travel across several places in the world. Today, I am going to list the countries where I have been to so far. North America: United States Europe: Germany Czech Republic Austria Asia: India Singapore Thailand In the coming weeks, I will pinpoint in detail the places I have visited in each more...

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