Grammar inspired software: naming things

Grammar inspired software: naming things

Writing software is 0.5 art. See, almost anything that allows you to express your creativity is essentially an art form. I personally see software as a canvas for the mind, which makes me an artisan. Since a couple of weeks, an idea has occupied my mind. It’s about grammar inspired software and naming things. I’ll ink in a few thoughts here. Read on. More

Using Android Apps On A Mac

Using Android Apps On A Mac

Android Apps on a Mac? Yes, you read that right. I’ll show how Bluestacks App Simulator makes this process a cinch. At first, why would you want to do that in the first place? Well, the reasons can be plenty, but here’s one. More

ELLO is crap BUT here are a few INVITES anyway

ELLO is crap BUT here are a few INVITES anyway

Ello has clearly marketed their way to 35,000 signups an hour and ‘press love’. I got an invite a few hours ago and I am, as usual, fulfilling my duty of informing the public: move on folks, there’s nothing special here. More

Hands on with iOS 8: Swift Key and Swype

Hands on with iOS 8: Swift Key and Swype

Android has had third-party keyboards for years, and Apple, as usual, is late to the party. With iOS 8 however, Tim Cook has finally got into the act and changed that. I’ll be honest, I love the keyboard on my Nexus 7. It’s a treat to type on and I am glad I can do the same on my iOS device now. More

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