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The other day in my Phones (Google Pixel 2 and OnePlus 3T) I noticed an unknown Wi-Fi device (SSID) appearing in the list of Wi-Fi that I can connect to. I didn’t recognise the device, but something in the name was familiar, I was seeing my initials – I figured some device in my home network should be broadcasting this. Eliminating one by one, I narrowed down the behaviour to my Windows 10 PC (Asus…

If you are like me who post actively on social media and write regular blog posts, then you are editing lots of photos. Also, on many occasions instead of posting individual photos, you will like to create a collage to tell the stories better. For quick photo-editing say a crop here or adjusting the contrast there, I use the inbuilt Windows 10 Photos App if I am on my PC or Google Photos while posting from…

Last year, I sold my DSLR and purchased a Google Pixel 2 to serve as my phone and my camera – I am loving it, except for the few scenarios where I miss the zoom available in a proper camera.  One of the new features Google introduced this year (2018) in their camera app is the Night Sight mode. It has been an awesome experience using it.  Compare the two photos below taken in the…

This is about screen time limit for kids. Irresponsible behaviour by Google and Apple on NOT providing a decent parental control across all their devices sold worldwide. Microsoft has been having a solution for years that largely works for PC, XBOX and (now dead) Windows Phones. Lawmakers in India, say the of Women & Child Development, Government of India should enact laws to force them to do so for devices sold in India. I am…

பத்திரிகையில் படித்தவுடன், தமிழக அரசு சமீபத்தில் வெளியிட்ட உழவன் என்கிற Farmers செயலியை (Mobile App) பதிவிறக்கம் செய்துப் பார்த்தேன். நல்ல முயற்சி. பயன்படுத்த ஓரளவுக்கு நன்றாகவே உள்ளது. மேலும் முன்னேற்றங்கள் செய்ய வேண்டும், செய்வார்கள் என நம்புவோம். நன்றாக உள்ளவை (Good): The App Title is given in two languages “Uzhavan – உழவன்”, making it easy to search in either language. The developer (owner) of the app is given as “Agriculture Department, Tamil Nadu” and not as the vendor who got the contract to develop it.…