Category Archive: Featured, Tech Track

Understanding the 3G and 4G Spectrum

Understanding the 3G and 4G Spectrum

With the recent hype about the 3G auction in Pakistan, the use of technical jargon could well leave the average consumer lost about what it all means except for better speeds.   Let’s start...
Social and Digital Media On The Rise

Social and Digital Media On The Rise

Social media has taken over our lives, changing the way of communication for all. Digital space is changing with a blink of an eye giving brands a new medium to advertise and interact with their...
Information Technology Ministry- a Chaos so far

Information Technology Ministry- a Chaos so far

It has been around a year now I moved back from the Uk and I found everything stand still in Pakistan where I left it off in 2009. The same Corruption from the cleaner of my street to the police men...
The Father of Modern PC Interface

The Father of Modern PC Interface

He was called “The father of modern PC Interface” owing to his achievements in streamlining human interaction with computer systems. He engineered mouse and integrated it with a graphical user...
Telecommuting is the Thing to Do!

Telecommuting is the Thing to Do!

There can be nothing truer than the fact that hard work is a key to success. Success awaits, if you work hard in a right direction. However, being a Pakistani citizen one must be familiar with a lot...
Does Social Media make Valid Promises?

Does Social Media make Valid Promises?

Back in the early 90s, when the Internet was still a crawling toddler of a ghost known only to techie geeks, the promise it made was intimidating. It was billed as the weapon of mass information and...
Marriage of MSN and Skype a New Heaven

Marriage of MSN and Skype a New Heaven

All of you are well aware of MSN Messenger i.e Windows Live Messenger. If I say MSN has ruled the entire world for every age group and specially the youth then it is absolutely right. But now...
Birds Tweet too?

Birds Tweet too?

Yesterday when my six-year-old son asked me the spelling of ‘tweet’, I told him to check an online dictionary. What he began to read shocked me. It said, “A message put on Twitter by people”....
Misuse of Freedom in Cyber Space

Misuse of Freedom in Cyber Space

The cyber world of digital information has no boundaries. The World Wide Web (WWW) is widely known as a vast avenue for freedom of speech. It allows everybody to speak their mind in a large number of...
Do you Wish to be an ‘Online Enterprenuer’?

Do you Wish to be an ‘Online Enterprenuer’?

How many of us realize that the oh-so-technologically advanced West has always been counting on Pakistani software and web developers for their future IT challenges? Where Pakistani Entrepreneurs...
Power Line Communication

Power Line Communication

The revolution of digital communication is changing its dimension and using new means of data transmission. Popularity of Wireless and WI-FI devices are on full swing but it does not replace...
Do You do E-Shopping?

Do You do E-Shopping?

Some argue that E-Commerce or Online Shopping has just recently come to existence. However, the fact  is Online Shopping has been around for almost 29 years. Compuserve built the very first...
Funny Phrases used in IT Industry

Funny Phrases used in IT Industry

I started my career in Information Technology, and from the very first day I knew that this would be my bread and better in years to come.   My career spans from development to consulting,...
Windows 8 brings Back Microsoft in the Game

Windows 8 brings Back Microsoft in the Game

Microsoft has released Windows 8 on October 26th. This new windows is a major re-design of the operating system since Windows 95. I speculated Microsoft’s win amongst the other tech giants...
New Challenges of Social Media

New Challenges of Social Media

The emergence of some recent incidents in Middle East and South Asia and their analysis in the context of the wide-spread use of Social Media Websites and overwhelming response from internet-users...
Blue Casting – Advertisement on Mobile Phones

Blue Casting – Advertisement on Mobile Phones

Gone are the days when we only had a single TV channel and we were forced to watch the advertisements during short break of our favorite TV Show. But Cable TV now has allowed us a liberty to switch...
Computers that can See, Hear and Feel

Computers that can See, Hear and Feel

Few days ago, as a representative of Jang Group, I attended a workshop powered by Intel Corporation. The workshop was based upon the upcoming product of Intel family named Ultrabook. I have learned a...
The Truth About the Water Car Fable

The Truth About the Water Car Fable

Nothing sells like religion in our country. Ranging from the ruling class politicians to the less fortunate lower class, our country is governed by religious fanaticism with no check and balance on...
Cloud Computing- Nothing Less than Magic

Cloud Computing- Nothing Less than Magic

Nowadays, almost everybody is connected via Internet and can be easily accessible by a click. Some may chose Face Book for socializing while others may use Twitter. Hi5 or LinkedIn may also be an...
Crowdsourcing – the Right Strategy!

Crowdsourcing – the Right Strategy!

To bring out the best ideas, IBM holds an ‘innovation jam’ at frequent intervals; which are the rewarded and implemented. Regardless of the variety in reach – negative or positive – the...
Information Burst!

Information Burst!

In this technological explosion today, large amounts of funds are directed towards information technology (IT) software development. Despite the enormous advances in the IT industry, there are still...
Why Go to Office when you have a Virtual One?

Why Go to Office when you have a Virtual One?

These days we all know the state of our beloved Karachi. People are virtually scared to leave home. When outside home, our fears come into play and cloud our perception, somehow stopping us from...