Aakash Tablet that was launched by union minister Kapil Sibal is now available for booking on the website aakashdatawind.com . The tablet is manufactured by DataWind of UK for the Indian Government. Indian government will provide 50% subsidy to students. Aakash was initially released only for students and is supposed to be available to general publick from Nov 2011. I came across the above mentioned website which has a booking form. I just booked my Aakash Tablet and got a message that they will contact me shortly, I’m waiting. There is no payment necessary for booking. The cost is around Rs.3000/-. (more…)
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With the widespread use of internet, a pc is always at the risk of virus attacks. A decade back, the risk was substantially low and the pc was safe if you do not use media from an unreliable source. Almost all modern day pcs access internet at some point and virus can infect the pc from a website we visit, or a mail we open. An Anti-Virus software is a must have on any pc.
There are a lot of free and commercial anti-virus programs in the market. For a home pc, a good free anti-virus program makes (more…)
USE TEMPORARY EMAIL ID AND AVOID SPAM
How many times were you in a situation where you had to submit your email address unwillingly just to visit that one page or receive that one document. You were 99.99% sure that you are not going to visit that site again, but you still didn’t had any option but to give your email id. You knew this could end up in spam mails, but what to do. You must have thought that you should signup for another email just for purposes like these.
Ever wondered if your friends are really offline or if they are just hiding from you? well, its not difficult to find out. There are lot of sites that show the real status of a yahoo user when you enter the id. Google the web for this (more…)