Microsoft Teams: The Cloud Office of Tomorrow

Launched in 2017, Microsoft Teams had a quiet start. It was perceived as an visual upgrade to the ageing Skype platform rather than a potential new communication platform. Being used to Skype (despite the multitude of problems plaguing the users over the years), Microsoft Teams resided under the start menu, ignored and forgotten, in mostContinue reading “Microsoft Teams: The Cloud Office of Tomorrow”

The Macbook ahead of its time | Daily Blog. 01 May, 2021

When talking about the 12-in Macbook, the focus of discussion besides its brilliant hardware engineering, are the flaws that plagued it. The controversial butterfly keyboard was outright dismissed by many, complaining about its design-over-functionality approach and lack of tactility. The other complaint was the lackluster performance of the Intel m-series processors coupled with a fan-less designContinue reading “The Macbook ahead of its time | Daily Blog. 01 May, 2021”

2 reasons why I prefer Zoom over Teams?

With remote working in place, the necessity for virtual connect has increased drastically-Zoom and Teams surging are taking center stage in a normal work day. My clients use both in parallel. And it’s both a good and a bad thing (for my work system atleast). Lately, I’m trying to shift my virtual connects and remoteContinue reading “2 reasons why I prefer Zoom over Teams?”

4 Work From Home essentials for your health (for laptop users)

With most of the world shifting to a work from home model since the pandemic, people are exploring ways to boost productivity, prevent burnouts against lack of a defined work schedule and more. But one of vital yet often overlooked aspect is the impact of the work from home style on a person’s physical health.Continue reading “4 Work From Home essentials for your health (for laptop users)”

Lifehack #1: Unlimited email addresses with one Gmail account

Do you know you can have unlimited email addresses/ aliases against a single Gmail account? If not, it’s simple. If your Gmail address is: abc@gmail.com, then you can create unlimited email addresses using the following methods: Method 1: Appending any name, phrase etc. after your username with a “+” sign i.e. abc+xyz@gmail.com “xyz” here canContinue reading “Lifehack #1: Unlimited email addresses with one Gmail account”

Door-step delivery of rental cars, new Tile tracker and more @ #techbrief6

1. Nintendo to acquire “Luigi’s Mansion” developer studio. Canadian studio “Next Level Games”, a second-party partner making games only for Nintendo platforms, is in talks for an acquisition by Nintendo. As per Nintendo, the acquisition will help in securing internal development resources and boost collaboration. 2. Niantic acquires SF gaming startup Mayhem. The Pokémon GOContinue reading “Door-step delivery of rental cars, new Tile tracker and more @ #techbrief6”

Bose unveils new earbuds, Twitter focuses on “Spaces” and more @ #techbrief5

1. OnePlus’ Nord line is making its way to the US. OnePlus Nord N10 5G and N100 are releasing in the States on January 15. OnePlus Nord N10 5G specs ($299.99): 6.49-inch 90 Hz LCD display, 128GB of expandable storage, 30W fast charging, Snapdragon 690 processor and 6GB RAM. It also features four rear camerasContinue reading “Bose unveils new earbuds, Twitter focuses on “Spaces” and more @ #techbrief5″

Galaxy Unpacked event announced, new Tesla design spotted and more @ #techbrief4

Samsung confirms Galaxy Unpacked event for January 14. The rumored galaxy lineup – Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra – are expected to be unveiled in the event. The event will kick off at 7AM PT / 10AM ET. LG to showcase a transforming, bendable OLED gaming monitor in CES 2021. The monitor wouldContinue reading “Galaxy Unpacked event announced, new Tesla design spotted and more @ #techbrief4”

Apple bans apps hosting secret parties, Facebook’s Ad Integrity head leaves company and more @ #techbrief3

Apple bans app allowing hosting of secret parties. Putting in a fight against the spread of COVID, Apple banned apps like Vybe Together, which allowed people to locate secret indoor house parties in their vicinity (some of such parties included those held in violation of state guidelines). Google search result gets an upgrade – nowContinue reading “Apple bans apps hosting secret parties, Facebook’s Ad Integrity head leaves company and more @ #techbrief3”

Transparent OLEDs, Microsoft hacked and more @ #techbrief2

Through the looking glass (or transparent OLEDs). LG Display will be showcasing a 55-inch see-through OLED TV concepts at CES 2021. Samsung will be launching Galaxy Smart Tags for tracking lost items. These would use Bluetooth connection with nearby devices for boradcasting its location. It is rumored to be powered by replaceable button cell battery,Continue reading “Transparent OLEDs, Microsoft hacked and more @ #techbrief2”