Author Archives: Sharninder

Wuala – Free and Simple Online Social Storage

Move over Box.net, Mozy and Xdrive, Wuala is here ! Those were exactly the words in my mind when I first heard about Wua.la a couple of months back. Back then, it was in a closed beta and I couldn’t try the service. Well, Wua.la is open to the public now and, boy, am I […]

iPhone 3G in India – Vodafone and Airtel

So, Vodafone is finally ready to launch the iPhone 3G in India. Vodafone in an SMS to all their customers announced this yesterday. We are delighted to announce that the iPhone 3G will be available in India from August 22, 2008 It will be available in 8GB & 16GB models, priced at Rs 31,000 and […]

Things to do in Bangkok

Bangkok is a big and bustling metropolis and, for a first time traveller, it can actually get a bit overwhelming to take in all that the city has to offer.

Enhance page loading time for your blog

Darren over at Problogger has a guest post by technosailor on  optimising web pages for faster load time post on some of the points to take care of when optimising your blog. Most bloggers start with a small site hosted on a shared server and as most shared servers can’t handle the kind of traffic a good blogger […]

FUSE: Filesystem in Userspace

According to wikipedia, a filesystem is: is a method for storing and organizing computer files and the data they contain to make it easy to find and access them. It is the filesystem which provides us the abstraction of folders, directories and sub-directories that we use to store files on a computer. Infact, it is […]

Srinagar Trip

I’m in Srinagar right now and will try and update the blog as much as I can. Hang on for a travelogue which will be coming soon. I plan to visit Gulmarg definitely and a couple of other places, if possible. Wait for a full post and pics from the trip soon.

TechCruch’s Tablet PC – And what we really want

[tablet] Michael Arrington from TechCrunch recently posted about a tablet PC that he wanted built. And I have to admit that the mock up looks very cool.

Serial Blasts in Bangalore

There have been a series of 5-8 (the exact number is not clear yet) low intensity blasts in Bangalore. One person has Three people have died till now and about 20 injured. There is general chaos around the city and all telephone networks are Jammed right now. This is the link to IBN Live’s coverage.

Google Knol – Wikipedia killer or just another hubpages.com

So, Google launched Google Knol today and the whole blogosphere is talking about it. That’s understandable. It’s not everyday that Google releases a new product which gets its own sub domain. But, what I don’t understand is: why is everyone, including reputed blogs like Lifehacker, Problogger and others calling it a wikipedia killer ? I […]

Unix 101: Unix processes

I’m sure you’ve heard people tell you that Unix (and Linux) is a multiuser/multitasking operating system. But, what does that mean ? Well, for one, you can create multiple users on linux and let all of them use the machine at the same time, by letting them login remotely (We’ll cover this later). And thus, […]