Jan
16

How to travel light?

Hmmm this seems to be an easy task however, I learned it over a long period of time after many trips to different countries.  Today for the first time I am going somewhere for 8 days with a very small bag. Here are some of the tips that might help you to travel light. Try …

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Jan
12

Sold my HTC Desire

Finally I decided to sell my HTC desire for $360. I tried to fix the battery problem by doing everything possible. I tried to reflash it, installed different kinds of monitoring software’s, also performed the famous HTC plane mode trip, and another trick to calibrate the battery. However, none of these worked. The most frustrating thing …

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Jan
04

HTC Desire strange battery problem !!!

Ever since I got my first mobile back in 2000, this is by far the strangest problem I have ever faced. My HTC desire’s battery behaves very different in different cities of Japan. I am living in Sapporo, a city in the northern Island of Japan. On one full charge the standby time that I …

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Jan
03

Interview with Amazon

I applied for a mid-career job at Amazon Japan. My interview went fine but I was not selected for some reason. The interview lasts for 45 minutes and they ask three simple but conceptual programming problems. Then they have around 10 minutes time for any questions that you might want to ask them. Here are …

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Jan
01

iPhone 4 vs. HTC Desire

I was planning to change my mobile since mid 2010. Finally, in October I decided to go for HTC desire. It was expensive at around 450$ but it was partially sponsored by my mother-in-law as my wedding anniversary present. I have always been a fan of android OS. But, I had a tough time choosing …

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