Category: Technology

iPhone 5

September 21 2012 was a FriPhone5Day :). I had Pre-Ordered an iPhone online last week and the ship date was September 28 but I couldn’t wait for it. so I drove to Verizon store on Friday morning and grabbed a 32 GB black iPhone 5 and then cancelled my preorder. This is the first time I drove my car all alone…

Tamil Alphabets – My first iBook

I have created my first iBook named Tamil Alphabets. This book is about Uyir Ezhuthukal and Ayutha Ezhuthu of Tamil. iBooks got me fascinated by its multimedia integration in to books. So I decided to create an interactive book about Tamil Alphabets. I have spent almost a month to complete this book and finally published it today. It just took 4…

Windows 8 Release preview : Balu’s vLog

Microsoft has launched Windows 8 release preview last week. It’s much more matured than the developer and consumer preview. The Metro UI is awesome and I’m sure it’s going to be a great OS for tablets. Unlike static icons in existing tablets like iPad and Android (No offense :)), Live tiles seem to be unique and fantastic. I’m not sure…

The New iPad

Apple has revealed its next iPad. While we were expecting the iPad3, apple has named it as just ‘The New iPad’. By watching the 1.5 hour keynote from their website, I understood that it does not have a revolutionary factor. Of course, we cannot expect a major change or innovation from every apple product release 🙂  Still it has some…

The Metro style

Microsoft’s Metro design User Interface has become quite popular after the launch of Windows Phone. In this article, I’m going to give an introduction of Metro UI design of windows Phone and Windows 8 operating system. What is Metro UI and how does it look? Well, Metro UI is built based on Swiss design language and resembles like signboards that…

Real books and the other kind

Reading books is the universal way of gaining knowledge. Once there were manuscripts written on palm leaves, clay tablets that passes information to their generations. Later we had hand written books inked with pen. Then came the printed books. Till this day we use the printed books and consider it as the appropriate way for reading and learning. But now, the…