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Today during the monthly meet of “Professional Speakers Association of India”, my friend Navanee Viswa gave a good talk on the importance of video recordings for professional speakers. He was sharing his experiences of the actual recording for a typical video taking just a quarter of the effort, but the majority (3/4th) going towards editing the video and polishing it. When it comes to the software for video editing, there are plenty of apps for iOS…

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 &…

Today, Microsoft’s Windows team tweeted about giving away a goodie, a Sweater sporting Windows 95 days logo of Windows – calling it #WindowsUglySweater. Windows Ugly Sweater  | Photo Courtesy: Microsoft Corporation To get one you had to reply to the tweet, which I did with a picture attached of me holding various copies of Windows (Windows for Workgroup 3.11, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7) that I had bought. Venkatarangan…

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…

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 Store for Windows. My drawing skills are limited to a straight line with a ruler and a circle with a compass, but here it is just clicking and filling colours – I can combine…