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New 8Mbps BSNL Broadband plans in AP (Hyderabad) 2014

BSNL Broadband Plans in AP

It’s been a long time since I wrote about a BSNL service. The company is reporting losses after losses and it appears as if (unless some magic happens) it is only matter of time until the whole company is shut down (for the benefit of tax payers). The only thing protecting BSNL is its presence in the Broadband market. By …

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Use IMPS for 24×7 instant funds transfer (SBI, ICICI, HDFC, Axis)


Your relative who stays in a different city has asked you to transfer some money urgently. What would you do? NEFT or RTGS? Each of them have their own benefits. NEFT costs slightly less than RTGS (some banks even offer it for free if amount is less than Rs.1 lakh) but it takes longer than RTGS. Depending on the time …

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Nexus 5 USB connectivity options (MTP, Camera, Debugging)

If you have a Windows 7 or 8 PC, the drivers for Nexus 5 will be automatically installed the first time you connect the device to your PC. What drivers get installed depends on what mode the USB connection is on. A certain set of drivers get installed if the USB is connected as a Media device or MTP mode …

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Google Play Store Devices (Nexus 5, 7) shipping status

Order confirmation from Google Play

Now that something useful is put on the Google Play Store in India in the devices section, I decided to purchase a device. Since I already have a decent phone in S4, Nexus 5 wasn’t a choice. I purchased the new 2013 Nexus 7 for general browsing and home entertainment purpose. Payment in Play store must be made through Google …

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Maxx Smart charger 2600mAh (PBS 26 SDI) Power bank review

Maxx 2600mAh Power bank

What will you do if you’re not satisfied with the battery backup that your phone is giving? You might change some settings on phone, or replace the battery with a new one if it’s really old. If both these don’t solve the problem, you might think about replacing the battery with a larger one; which would need special back cover …

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Android Security: Lock and Locate your lost phone on Google Maps

Android Settings app

Losing a phone is always a problem and more so, if it is a smart phone without any security shield installed. Some have their whole life in it, from personal pictures to financial information. So needless to say, if you have a smart phone it’s vital for you to have some security features installed. Many phones come with these features …

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Sound Magic ES18 (India) in-ear headphones review

ES18 Package in India

First things firsts. I’m sure you’ve already gone to various shopping sites and roughly skimmed through most of the reviews of Sound Magic ES18. On deeper research, you’ll know that Sound Magic is a Chinese Brand. It’s the same with me. I was really happy with all the reviews but on knowing its Chinese origin, I was a little apprehensive. …

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