Category Archive: Featured, Tech Track

A Troll’s Diary

A Troll’s Diary

  I have a single point agenda. Is trolling on social media forums the most serious issue in Pakistan today? Are not enough people dying because of target killings in Balochistan, Karachi and...
Torrents In, DVDs Out

Torrents In, DVDs Out

  There are a millions of reasons why DVD remains to be the premium format of entertainment available in Pakistan. It is not expensive like Blu-Ray, it is available everywhere in the country and...
Facebook- You Annoy Oh-so Much!

Facebook- You Annoy Oh-so Much!

It seems like Facebook is intent on imitating or co-opting everything its competitors are up to
DRS: Umpire’s Bully or Buddy?

DRS: Umpire’s Bully or Buddy?

Loss of innocence maybe celebration for some but then there are others who bemoan it with the kind of grief reserved for the dear departed. Many among us equate innocence with a world untouched by...
Video Games Demonising Our Children!

Video Games Demonising Our Children!

Can you really call them games, the kind my son loves to play all the time? And despite being a pacifist by nature and sweet as an angel, he seems to relish playing those violent video games on his...
Fuel Efficient Cars in Pakistan- a Possibility?

Fuel Efficient Cars in Pakistan- a Possibility?

It all started when a group of young lads launched an audacious effort to leave an impression on the face of Shell Eco Marathon having a history that nearly stretched over seventy years. And with in...
The Rise of the ‘Smarter’ Phones!

The Rise of the ‘Smarter’ Phones!

There was a time when people used to think of Nokia whenever the thought of mobile phones came into their mind. ‘Connecting People’ was all they could think about, irrespective of the person’s...
3D technology : Coming home !

3D technology : Coming home !

In the late 1920’s the birth of color televisions was a huge boost to the industry, and was a technology that people were hankering after. As the modern era of stunning motion graphic approached,...
Liberated by the Web

Liberated by the Web

The Net is a great leveller and is fast challenging the powers that be and bridging the divide between the haves and have-nots...
Four Best Gadgets of 2011

Four Best Gadgets of 2011

Admittedly, Tec gadget are becoming more approachable for people, owing to the somehow affordable prices and good...
3D is Just a Headache!”

3D is Just a Headache!”

The new third dimension has changed the image and popularity of modern blockbuster movies like Avatar and Harry potter and has greatly helped in boosting the box office income in an era of great...
Is Internet a Waste of Time?

Is Internet a Waste of Time?

“The value you expect is always higher than the price paid and is also subjective, which is why the idea that using dollars to measure the “value” of search has in my opinion, ignored the...
Steve Jobs: An Influence That Spread as Far as Pakistan

Steve Jobs: An Influence That Spread as Far as Pakistan

Why do I feel like I have lost someone really close to me? That’s the question that kept popping in my head when I heard of Steve Jobs’ death. I didn’t know the guy, didn’t have...