iOS 8: Continuity in action

iOS 8: Continuity in action

When Tim announced Yosemite and iOS 8, one of my favorite features was Continuity. I’ve finally mustered up the energy the write a short review of my experiences. Tldr; it’s pretty cool, I’ll tell you that.  More

Evolution of Online Gaming: 1970s and today

Evolution of Online Gaming: 1970s and today

 During the rapid growth of the Web in the late 90s, online gaming came into spotlight. With advancements in computer networking, increasing bandwidth and rapid globalization, online gaming has evolved greatly over the years. At any given instant More

An idea for a lightweight PHP CMS with .txt files and query strings

An idea for a lightweight PHP CMS with .txt files and query strings

Laziness often helps you figure out funny ways to solve problems. Put it this way. I’ve found a hack to create a lightweight CMS in PHP that uses .txt files and query strings. Yes, you publish through a URL, and the persistence happens inside a text file. Not a MySQL database. Crazy! It works. More

Android L Hands On

Android L Hands On

It’s been quite some time since Google rolled out the Android L Developer Preview for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7. We decided to boot it up and experience what’s inside. The device used is a Nexus 7 2013 (Wi-Fi). More

Managing Assets in Laravel 4 using Helpers and HTML Builder

Managing Assets in Laravel 4 using Helpers and HTML Builder

Laravel 4 doesn’t have a lot of documentation on managing assets such as stylesheets or Javascript files. Laravel 3′s documentation did however, but it seems to have been omitted for the newer version somehow. Today, I’ll be showing you some neat ways to manage assets using Helper functions and HTML Builder. More

Dead simple CRUD in Laravel 4

Dead simple CRUD in Laravel 4

I feel I’ve come late to the party. But they say, it’s never too late. Laravel’s community has matured and it’s safe to say the framework has brought the sexy back to PHP. Laravel is dead simple. It’s expressive, elegant, and extremely powerful at the same time.  More

Facebook buys Yo! app for $5 billion dollars

Facebook buys Yo! app for $5 billion dollars

Our team of Silicon Valley insiders have just reported a major development in the area. Facebook has just finished a deal to acquire mobile app Yo! for approximately $5 billion in cash and stock. Yo! will remain an independently branded standalone app that’s separate from Facebook. The transaction should go through this quarter pending some standard closing procedures. More