Online Privacy: DNS and VPN

Using the internet the way we do everyday is frankly very unsafe. There are companies who are very keen to know each and everything you do on your devices that should be morally out of their reach. These corporations make big bucks by selling our data to advertisers so they make accurate profiles of our…

Using a BlackBerry in 2019

I use a phone with a QWERTY keyboard. In this day and age.I get a variety of reactions when I pull out my phone in public (mostly pity for being poor, I guess)Which phone is that? When was it released? Keypads are in the past now!Is that a BlackBerry? Didn’t they die out long ago?…

Why Can’t We Focus?

Do you pull out your smartphone too often and don’t even realize it? Say, while watching a movie that you are actually enjoying? For me, the big moment of realization was a hard punch in the gut. I was thoroughly enjoying a book and yet, I pulled out my phone to check social media. I was…

Indian Console Gamers vs Nintendo

Am I a pro-gamer? I consider myself a ‘casual gamer’ because I play around 2-3 hours in a week and prefer easier games with least complications that I can just pick up and play anytime and not have to remember a lot of the story or moves. I dislike the addictive nature of endless games…

The #1 Method to Kill Bad Habits

Read the previous article first: How to kill bad habits (and create good ones) The bad news is: habits can never be deleted entirely. The good news is: they can be replaced. Hence, the key lies in figuring out your habit loop, isolating your reward and replacing your routine with something beneficial. Hence the best…

Best Reading Experience? (Kindle Paperwhite 5-year Review)

Thanks to Pixabay for the image! I have always loved reading thanks to the love of reading my mom instilled in me when I was just a little boy (thanks Aaie!) I was a regular at my school library and was a proud owner of a subscription to excellent children’s magazines Champak, Tinkle and Disney…

Why Tech is Awesome (when used right)

In my previous articles I pointed out how tech can drastically worsen our lives: Why Tech Is Evil Is your smartphone killing you? This time I want to highlight all the awesome things about the Internet in particular and technology in general. These days, high-speed internet plans have gotten so darn cheap! Even home broadband…