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In the olden days, life was simpler – browsing online meant using the inbuilt Internet Explorer on Windows and Safari on Mac OS X. Then came Google Chrome, moving the entire web browser space to high gear it changed everything. Microsoft IE and Firefox became casualties of Chrome’s success. Till a few weeks ago, I was “happy” with Microsoft Edge as my default browser, and in the few cases where a site (mostly Government & Google’s own) had issues with Edge I used Google Chrome. But now, with Edge moving to Chromium rendering engine I was curious about how browsers…

Sometime back a friend, Mr Kiruba Shankar, had written about using “Adult” Colouring Books to #Destress. While he recommended using Paper n Pencil, I went with the easier way – should I say ecofriendly way – downloaded “free” apps in…

Microsoft has a mobile messaging (SMS) App called “SMS organizer” for Android that is the best out there. Sporting automatic SPAM blocking, Bank Transaction summary, alerts for important payments/Travel dates, Categorization into Personal / Transactions / Promotion / Starred – the app is awesome. Today when I checked they have introduced a feature to get #CBSE exams results right from the app. மைக்ரோசாப்ட் குறுஞ்செய்தி செயலி தமிழில் – Microsoft SMS Organizer supports Tamil User InterfaceI wish Microsoft develop a Phone Dialer too, that has a similar set of features, TrueCaller feels like bloatware trying to do everything and the kitchen sink. #MicrosoftIndia #SMS

I love WordPress. This blog has been using WordPress, the “open source” software for many years, which I have self-hosted in an Azure VM. The power of WordPress as a content management platform comes from its open architecture – which…