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Lot of us are willing to buy an app for ...

Lot of us are willing to buy an app for ad-free browsing

It is clear that there many people do not like ads on the web pages we browse on our iOS devices. Apps which provides ad-free browsing experience are always in top 10 paid app list.  The iOS9 release included “Content Blocker API” made it possible to create such apps. As you can see, “Crystal” and “Purify […]

How do you know quality of software in a...

How do you know quality of software in a car?

When did you purchase your car? In last 5-7 years? How would you describe your car purchase? A car with some advanced software or advanced software with a car? Car manufacturer’s of hybrid and electric cars are the leaders in using software to provide more functionality and value to the customer. For that matter Tesla […]

Saturated fat is back?

Saturated fat is back?

Saturated fat in meat and dairy products is seen as a villain responsible for increasing risk of heart disease since late 1970. US dietary guidelines asked reducing saturated fat from the meals since their first guideline published in 1980. Though research now suggest that relationship between fat and increased risk of heart disease is inconclusive. What […]

Keynote 6.x – Has Apple lost focus on th

Keynote 6.x – Has Apple lost focus on their user base?

More than a year after first release and couple updates, I still don’t like new Keynote. I thought features like similar look and feel between OSX and iOS, new transitions, and iCloud support will win me over but…It is clear that in order to simplify this time around Apple actually added more steps for a […]

Microsoft’s user base is different

Microsoft’s user base is different

Last week I received an email from our IT team to ensure I am not running Windows XP and if yes then to remind that I must update to Windows 7 ASAP. After 12 years of supporting Windows XP, Microsoft decided to stop supporting the OS after April 8, 2014. On a positive note it is […]

Technology companies growing fruits now

Lenovo is a member company of Legend Holdings who also owns a global fruit-sourcing company called Joyvio since August 2012. Not to be left behind another company in the Asia region Sharp recently announced that they are growing Strawberry’s. This is an interesting trend where technology companies are planning to use technology and reach to customers who […]

Evernote Market – Selling software alone

On 26th September 2013, Evernote launched Evernote Market continuing the transformation from just software company to merchandising complementary products like scanners to now selling backpacks, socks, etc. Is this because money alone from software is not enough or is this to cash in till you are popular move? Phil Libin in 2012 explained how Evernote’s […]

There is a cost for free

Nikos Moraitakis of Workable recently shared his thoughts about why they dropped free plan from service plans they offer. Read the article for details. To me summary is simple, free is not a sustainable business model. I am sure others have shared similar thoughts but it is important we highlight them as they are rare. I keep […]