muCommander – The best MacOS Finder alternative

After the recent upgrade of MacOS, Finder has been crashing without any reason. This was pretty annoying when Finder is at core of almost all the work you do on your macbook. I also realized that Finder is pretty useless when it comes to dealing with networked storage locations, specially using ‘smb’ protocol. http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.jsI justContinue reading “muCommander – The best MacOS Finder alternative”

Buying eBooks in India ?

A few weeks ago, Apple opened its iTunes music and movies store for India users but Apple bookstore is still not available for Indian users. Similarly, Google Market/Google Play does not offer its vast collection of ebooks to Indian users. The Indian stores Flipkart and infibeam do offere ebooks but their collection is nothing muchContinue reading “Buying eBooks in India ?”

iPad Mini: A disappointment

The iPad 3rd generation (with ratina display) is a fantastic piece of technology but it is surely not for those who want to use it for prolonged period as a book reader. It is too big and too heavy to be a great ebook reader. So when the rumors started about the possibility of miniatureContinue reading “iPad Mini: A disappointment”

The must know Excel Financial Functions: Future Value

Future Value : The future value of an asset or investment is the value of asset or investment on a specific date in future. Most of the people who use excel for financial analysis or accounting purpose rely heavily on the excel’s inbuilt function for deriving the future value. FV = (rate, nper, pmt, [pv],Continue reading “The must know Excel Financial Functions: Future Value”

How to reset the security password for Day One app on Mountain Lion?

Day One is really very handy app for anyone  interested in writing daily journals. It syncs beautifully to all your devices using either Dropbox or iCloud. You can use a password to protect your journal from prying eyes and  it works perfectly. However, if you forget the password, reseting the password is not easy. YouContinue reading “How to reset the security password for Day One app on Mountain Lion?”

Amazon Kindle: After-sale service in India?

I really loved my Kindle classic, probably the best book reader around, but just las week it developed a snag with its displace and it made it completely unusable. There is a one ad that is stuck 3/4 of my display and only 1/4 of the screen is working properly. That means that you cannotContinue reading “Amazon Kindle: After-sale service in India?”

The best blog-editor for Mac

I have been searching for a good blog-editor for MacOS and experimented with a number of them (Sadly there are not many available). Most of the professional bloggers on MacOS use either Ecto or MarsEdit and while these are decent options, these are not free and I would not say the best options for amateursContinue reading “The best blog-editor for Mac”

Configure Facebook Chat on Message for MacOS X

Last week, Apple released beta version of the new chat/message client Message and I liked its interface and design. It is a great gift for users with multiple iOS/MacOS devices, you can start the conversation on one device and continue it on any of the iOS/MacOS device. It officially supports almost all the popular chatContinue reading “Configure Facebook Chat on Message for MacOS X”

How to configure iCloud mail on Android and other devices?

After three days of initial outage, I finally got my iCloud mail id working. It was really strange the way iCloud smtp server behaved. But anyway, I think this problem is over. After configuring iCloud email on my mac and windows, I really needed it on my android phones so that I can check myContinue reading “How to configure iCloud mail on Android and other devices?”