Official Tester: Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview

Yesterday morning when I checked my mails I was pleasantly surprised to see an email from Microsoft, stating that my request to be an Office 2010 Beta tester had been accepted. Yes, surprised because the news of it being previewed to the audience was already out on Monday, and so I had thought that I… Continue reading Official Tester: Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview

New bike: Bajaj XCD 135 DTS-Si

Yahoo!, we have a new bike, Bajaj XCD 135 DTS-Si, and right now I’m feeling on of the top of the world. The bike with its stunning design, especially the classy rear twin LED tail lamp, a spec-sheet full of goodies:5 speed gear box, digital instrument cluster with analogue tachometer, front disc brake, alloy wheels,… Continue reading New bike: Bajaj XCD 135 DTS-Si

VLC 1.0 Released

VLC Media Player, the media player that plays all the media files out of the box has just reached a great milestone of version 1.0.0. So here’s small quick list of changes Live recording Instant pausing and frame-by-frame support Finer speed controls New HD codecs (AES3, Dolby Digital Plus, TrueHD, Blu-Ray Linear PCM, Real Video… Continue reading VLC 1.0 Released

Spartan Tragedy

I bet you have seen the scene between King Leonidas and Persian diplomats in the movie 300. Here’s an excellent spoof on that scene. Sorry the quality isn’t that great, it was shot on a phone cam. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qX-GwXKD0aM) Personally I still haven’t been able to stop laughing, what about you?

Different Ages

As humans we have been through many ages viz. stone age, iron age, etc. Now we are in the computer age, but the similarities still exists and is perfectly illustrated by the following cartoon. (Please click on the image for better clarity.)

Atlantis Lands Safely

Space shuttle Atlantis with seven astronauts including the “made famous by Indian media” Sunita Williams landed safely at the Edwards Air Force Base, California today 0119 hrs (IST). Well I don’t have a problem per say with Sunita Williams. She has reached some amazing milestones including the honours for longest stay in Space. My problem… Continue reading Atlantis Lands Safely