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Third Party Batteries and Power Adapters on Dell Laptops.

Dell has a slimy trick. Many people choose them for customizability, cost benefit compared to some brands and quality. All these are great reasons to buy Dell laptops. However, they have a trojan horse kind of a trick with them that goes unnoticed until much later. It’s their batteries and power adapter. Dell logo Dell batteries don’t have a long life and often they start failing after 1 or 1.5... read more

When two rivers cross, do they actually meet?

A few days back Shahrukh Khan got on to twitter and has been posting a tweet now and then… The latest one is interesting:    shahrukh_khan: When two rivers cross, do they actually meet?   Now what is your first reaction to this? Mine was: Gaah, what was that? I thought for a while, but didn’t know what to respond with… I thought it would be fun to see how others respond to it…... read more

College, Enthusiasm and Studies.

Professor is six minutes late.   Venu wrote a nice post presenting his hypothesis to explain the decline in enthusiasm with regards to studies among the undergrad students.  It was a great read and a good topic to contemplate on. Go read his post to understand what exactly I’m responding to.  The “pecking order” might be one of the factors. But I’m not entirely convinced. I... read more

Life in a Metro.

  Maa tells me this when ever she reads a news item about someone getting mugged and beaten to death on lonely Bangalore road at night Avoid going outside late nights and in lonely places. Maa tells me this when ever there is a terrorist attack anywhere: Avoid going to crowded places. When I point this out to her or when she reads about horrowing house theft stories in paper she tells: It’s nowhere... read more