Entries Tagged as 'Technology'

In the past I used to always compare the business model used by the technology companies of yesteryears ie. before 1990 (IBM, HP, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle etc) with those of the new entrants ie. after 1990 (Google, Amazon, Apple, Ebay, Yahoo etc) and notice these key differences: Asset lite: The investments made were purely in […]

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Apple has now come up with a new approach to push iPad as the standard technology device that replaces the computer. By doing so, they are directly competing with the mobile devices who have been pitted to replace computers for a long time. There have been many reasons used against the mobile devices such as: […]

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Amazon Fire TV Stick is one of the IOT (Internet of Things) enabled devices that have become quite popular in the recent times. I consider it a classic example of disruption using technology. Got a chance to order an Amazon Fire TV Stick on Amazon and was pleasantly surprised to receive it ahead of time. […]

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Amazon has been experimenting a new concept called Amazon Locker, where you could choose an Amazon Locker near you as the delivery address, and go and pick up the items from there.   This attempt clearly shows how Amazon is trying to focus on improving the experience at each touch point involved in the eCommerce […]

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Spent some time earlier this week on understanding ‘Audible’ book types, the recent innovation from Amazon, which allows users to download books using ‘Audible’ book type and it plays on Android/iPhone devices. As they also gave two books for free to be downloaded with new sign ups, I took this opportunity to download and listened to […]

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In the past two weeks, our MPMLA website has been attacked repeatedly by a hacker and he has been quite successful in many of the battles so far. I feel I now have a better understanding of how this hacker thinks. I feel like I am in the movie Enemy at the Gates – online version! While […]

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Time to write my top technology tools in 2013! As I did last year, this year also I have split my technology tools into a few sections. I have also introduced a new section called ‘Discovery Of The Year’. Hope you enjoy it. Discovery Of The Year – Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi is a small […]

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Apple announced the release of iPhone 5C and 5S phone models. It immediately reminded me of the Mercedes C class and S class models. Mercedes was known as the exclusive car for the elite crowd for quite a while. Then they realized they need to go deeper into the market and came up with a […]

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Happened to come across a series of slides developed by Dharmesh Shah, co-founder of a company called HubSpot. These slides were quite impressive, so I thought I should share it here. It also reminded me of the Netflix presentation that was done a few years ago by the Netflix management team. The message here is […]

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As we moved into the new year in 2013, I took a decision to try out Samsung Galaxy Note as my primary technology device. I am happy to say that by now, I am convinced that this device takes care of almost all my technology needs. I was an ardent fan of the Blackberry for […]

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