Is Google Maps Navigation Upside Down? Touch On Compass To Fix It

Are you puzzled by Google Navigation showing directions upside down? Don’t worry it is very easy to fix – just tap on compass icon available on the left side top of the screen. Tapping on the compass icon toggles navigation display orientation and not sure when the upside down mode is helpful. Unknowingly I changed …

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Set iPhone Style Location Based Alerts On Your Android Device With Google Now

Location based alerts of iPhone are very useful. You can set an alert to popup as soon as you reach a specific location like “Pickup milk and eggs” when I’m near a grocery store. This feature was missing in Android for a long time, but last week at Google I/O conference Google released an update …

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At $20/month Windows Azure host my website with 99.97% uptime

Couple of years ago a reliable and decent performing Windows hosting was not affordable to many enthusiastic developers who want to try a startup idea or build a hobby site. I tried to start an ASP.NET website few years ago to provide services like – Mobile Tracing, Vehicle Tracing. But due to high cost of …

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Mark Zuckerberg tops the list of 50 Highest Rated CEOs. 3 Indian CEOs feature in the list.

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook is rated as the best CEO according to a report released by the popular employee reviews website Glassdoor.com. 50,000 employees reviews submitted to Glassdoor in the past 1 year are considered for preparing the rating list and Zukerberg topped the list with 99 percent approval to the question “Do …

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Empty APN list on your Android phone? Restart the phone to fix it

Today I tried to connect to internet on my Google Galaxy Nexus running on 4.2.2 using Cellular Data connection and it failed. Tried reaching customer care representative to figure out why data connection is not working, but the robots (Interactive Voice Response systems) never allowed me to reach a human. After digging through the settings …

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Looking for a comfortable Laptop Cooling Pad? Repurpose a pillow as a Laptop Cooling Pad

Update: This idea sucks as using a pillow blocks laptop cooling fans and air flow, which in turn would damage the laptop. Thanks Vijay I’ve a HP Pavilion laptop which turns hot quickly and most of the time I would not be able to keep it on my lap after 30 minutes of usage. It’s …

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Speed up your computer with SSD (Without paying a fortune)

Ok, we all know SSD’s are great devices, its the future of storage medium and they have incredible response time. But, despite the best efforts of SSD makers the price is on the higher side. Hard disk drives with our traditional spinning disk have now a whooping storage capacity of  1TB (Tera Bytes) and are affordable. Dont spend a …

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