Archive for the ‘General’ Category
Shantanu Goel (a hardcore geek and my brother) achieves this feat. He makes Kinect work with PS3 in a mash up. As far as I know, no one has done it till now. The entry barrier was not a technical one but, he just crossed a mental barrier of “Sony Devices cannot work with Microsoft [...]
It’s been a long time since I posted something on my blog. and then, a twitter discussion with a friend sparked this thought in my mind. I am no expert on Google TV but given the nature of my job, i feel that I understand TV industry in some way now.
My friend questioned the existence [...]
It seems like browser war is back after a long silence. And this time, it will be big, it will be noisy and even a person who does not have an email account will know about Chrome and Internet Explorer 9. Google placed a full page Chrome advertisement in “The Times of India”, a leading [...]
Update: This article has been published in India’s leading Electronics magazine “Electronics For You (EFY)” january’2010 edition.
With the advent of Digital Television, Set Top Box (STB) has become the buzzword. The transmission of television signals has gone digital whereas most of the TV’s at home are still analog. So, an STB converts the digital [...]
Update : This article has been published in a leading electronics magazine Electronics For you July’2009 edition.
Television is not a new concept. We are watching television for more than three decades. But, as everyone knows, technology is ever evolving which is leading towards the exponential changes in the world of television. With the [...]
Finally, I have logged on to my blog site after quite a few months. My personal and work life kept me busy for these few months …
Anyway, So I thought to get back with one of my favorite topics : Gaming.
Recently, I read about XBox Live new development kicked off by Microsoft, called, [...]
My brother, Shantanu Goel and I, have started another blog called http://www.safercode.com which is an aim to tell people about some tips and tricks to make your code safer, secure and faster.
You’ll find quite a few interesting discussions and concepts about code optimization, securing coding, safety and reverse engineering on this website. The [...]
ALRIGHT!!! THE PARTY IS ON. The war has begun with the latest entrant being Bharti in the Indian Satellite TV (DTH) space. Bharti entered the market with the brand name “Airtel Digital TV” a day before. For the past one week, Airtel was running teaser campaign (”See you at home soon”) for its Digital TV [...]
Alright!! this news is an old shit. I was thinking to write about it for many months but was always wary of the leagal bindings I have with my company. Now, that the news is old, stale and widely public, I feel like talking about it.
Satellite TV hacking has been in a lot of focus [...]
So, I am back to blogging. But this time it is different. I have my own web space, with my own domain name. I plan to run this place as my web-log for all the technical stuff I read about, for all the prototyping I do, for all the technical stuff I learn and [...]