Category Archives: Technology

Do we have Digital Monopolies?


Our world today is dominated by internet giants who hold sway over our daily routine. Google, Amazon, Facebook not only dominate a part of the internet, but hold such commanding market share that we could start calling them Digital Monopolies. … Continue reading

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The 15 years of Google


Interesting graphic that depicts the evolution of Google and its business model since 1997. In many ways, Google defined what internet is and yet it evolved quickly with what the internet came to be today. We take many things for … Continue reading

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Is Apple Listening to 7 million jail break customers?


With every iOS update it seems that the percentage of users  jailbreaking their phones is increasing. What does that tell? Customers want more out of their devices than what Apple is providing. The divergence is increasing with every incremental update. … Continue reading

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Best of Android Apps for Galaxy SIII


As a reluctant convert from iPhone, I was surprised by the quality and the range of apps available on Android. For every app that I had cherished on iOS, there is a good enough replacement on Android. The best part is they … Continue reading

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The Swanson Effect


Swanson’s law, named after Richard Swanson, founder of a solar firm, suggests that cost of solar cells will reduce by 20% with each doubling of capacity. We all know the Moore’s law and how it defined the technology boom. It … Continue reading

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iPad prices – The Economist


Interesting chart from Economist about iPad pricing across the world. The price of iPad varies significantly – as much as $200 – between countries. Logistics, variation in personal incomes and differences in sales tax lead to significant price anomalies. A … Continue reading

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Build ’Em and They’ll Come – NYTimes.com


If you need to take a guess, about how much US plans to spend to build eight innovation centers that will pioneer research in energy security, the answer will throw you off the chair. It is about $60mn. Surely this … Continue reading

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Fascinating Google experiment on eye tracking


More than what meets the eye : Fascinating Google experiment on eye trackingWhat exactly are you doing when you visit a website. Are you looking at the pictures or the text. Are you scanning bottom-up or top-down? Google is experimenting … Continue reading

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Storage is cheap


The Utility Belt: Hello, gadget revolution? Your storage is ready. Now that the prices of 2Gig mico memory cards are dropped to 30$. What we could possibly do will all that memory. I use a Cingular 8125 which is truly … Continue reading

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Top 10 apple products that flopped


Top 10 Apple products which flopped – Newlaunches.com Intersting Article on the Apple products flopped in the market. I do not see this article in negative spirit. Making products has lot of luck and timing involved. Succesful companies have a … Continue reading

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