Category Archives: Cloud computing

The Dawn of a new day for Drones

There has always been a vision for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in cities and fields and industrial areas across the world doing the things that are challenging for humans to do. Some of it has been happening for a while now like automated seed dispersers in fields, disaster response and more. Thanks to Jeff Bezos […]

Nadella’s Microsoft: His first year as CEO

Microsoft has been one of the most successful and profitable companies in the world for the past two decades. Over the past few years though, Microsoft’s supremacy has been brought to severe question by Google, Apple, Amazon and a bunch of nimbler competitors. From being one of the earliest leaders in the smartphone business, they […]

Internet of Things(IoT) and the Cloud – Part 1

Over the past couple of years, I have drafted, updated, deleted and revisited a post on Internet of Things (IoT). The reason I never published it was that it didn’t feel like compelling enough. There are a ton of very good articles and books on the paradigm of Internet of Things. A few months ago, […]

Google Chromecast: Well worth $35

A few days ago, Google’s Sundar Pichai announced the launch of Google Chromecast, a small $35 HDMI dongle that promises to change how you view streaming content on your TV. I ordered mine the same day on AmazonĀ and received it today. Here is my brief review. Unboxing The Chromecast package is small measuring no larger […]

iOS7 and other Apple WWDC announcements: Very early thoughts

This week, Apple kicked off its annual WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC). Apple uses the keynote for WWDC to announce its annual updates to iOS and MacOSX. This year, on June 10th, Apple kicked off the conference with something rare for it in the recent years, expectation. Apple tends to be the market leader and its […]

Dropbox and Evernote: Two cloud pioneers waiting to be bought

The cloud revolution is very much being televised and we the consumers have a ringside view of all the action. I am calling it now- Evernote and Dropbox, two incredibly valuable and still private startups based out of the Silicon Valley will be part of a heated acquisition battle sooner than later. The battle will […]

The Facebook Phone

There has been a lot of speculation in the last couple of weeks about Facebook making its own phone. I wanted to write a post on what this could mean to the eco-system in general and Facebook in particular. Facebook has not had a good month by any yard stick. What should have been a […]

The next iPhone

The iPhone is the single largest selling smartphone in the last decade and continues to power ahead in the US and global markets. Much of China and India are relatively untapped by the iPhone phenomenon due to pricing and availability with favored carriers. So the future looks bright for the next iPhone, expected to be […]

The post-PC era

The term “post-PC” has been getting increased attention over the last few months. None more than today when the venerable Hewlett Packard, the king of PC’s humbly admitted that the PC era was over. It was a tacit acknowledgement that they didn’t not move fast enough to adapt. But there are some contradictions in the […]

Is the Google Chromebook a game changer?

As always, there are some good articles to read on the Chromebook launch if you choose to get journalistic coverage on it. The best ones in my opinion are here, here and here. Read on below if you want to know why I believe it could be a game changer. Google previewed its Chrome OS […]