• Wifi STB Remote+ (JAVA) for laptop and desktops

    My Android App Wifi STB Remote+, which works as a remote for TataSky+ HD Settop boxes, now has a laptop/desktop counterpart. This application is built over Java and packaged as a Jar file. (Download link below.) So, Java (JRE 8 or JDK 8) needs to be installed on the computer where you want to run […]

  • Important Javascript Fundamentals for OOP Developers

    In this guide I have tried to put together all important nuts and bolts of Javascript. I had a really hard time learning JS, since all these parts were scattered over the net. I gradually found them over the years. I hope I have covered all of them. Please let me know in the comments […]

  • Lessons learned from PhoneGap (Cordova) and jQueryMobile on Android

    I recently created my first Android app – JustTodo. This is a simple app but took considerable time to finish due many unexpected problems. Google wasn’t too helpful either. Here is a list of issues I faced and their solutions I discovered. General tips Zooming and Scaling I presume that you have already encountered suggestions […]

  • The Emperor’s Old Clothes

    This is a republication from ACM’s archive of Prof. C. A. R. Hoare‘s lecture at 1980 ACM Turning Award. Prof. Hoare is popularly known for inventing QuickSort. The original piece can be found as PDF here. The primary reason for republishing this is the source PDF’s fonts. The PDF fonts are too horrible to read. […]

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Spot the people in the picture.

Microsoft Staff – 1978 How many people can you spot in this picture? Write in the comment. Let me pick-out the obvious one – Bill Gates.

How to make the top banner of Blogger.com disappear!

Note This trick no longer works. For a better and newer trick that actually works now see my post Make the top bar (navbar) disappear. As u can see at the top of my blog, there is no banner. I read about tricks to do that. That trick required us to remove a code in […]

How to save videos from Google Video.

In the last post I posted a video from Google Video. If u wanted to save that file to hard disk then u might have found that there is no way to save them. Well, u can save them! First, download Google Video Player from here. Then click on Goto Google Video in the button […]

Crazy Frog CHAMPIONS Mondial 2006 – Music Video

This is a Crazy Frog Video – CHAMPIONS Mondial 2006.It’s a lovely song. Check this out.

Setting movie brightness etc. when these settings are not available in the media player.

Today I saw a movie. I had copied the full DVD to the hard disk because my PC had trouble reading it. I clicked on the .ifo file but PowerDVD failed to open it, same thing with VideoLAN, then I found refute in Media Player Classic. It played it exactly as if it were being […]

Pics for Laughs.

It seems the cow has some tastes for dogs. Quack-Highness Royal Bengal Tiger. Is McDonald responsible for it? “Who is that, with wierd hairs?” “There u r.” Cross Atlantic Cruisers. “It’s just a bad hair day” “The coast is clear.” Cross breed-ed? “No I won’t go with u. I will stay at home.” “Hey sis. […]