Author Archives: Siddharth Karia

3G Services and Dongles : BSNL 3G

This is fourth in the series of posts about our experiences with 3G services in India. Read our coverage about Airtel 3G, Vodafone 3G and Reliance Netconnect+. Getting the BSNL Huawei USB Modem was a real pain. The customer service centres kept sending me from one branch to another until finally at the fourth branchMore…

4 Android keyboard input methods [analyzed]

4 Android keyboard input methods [analyzed]

The worst part about getting used to a whole different kind of phone is the touch input. People who used phones with keypads, qwerty or otherwise, find it pretty difficult to get accustomed to touch-only input. Some people even put off buying a touch-only phone because they don’t think they can ever get used toMore…

3G Dongles and Services : Vodafone 3G

This is third in the series of posts about our experiences with 3G services in India. Read our earlier coverage about Airtel 3G and Reliance Netconnect+. Vodafone was the quickest to respond to my request, and I got my connection within 2 hours of asking for it on their call centre number, with activation takingMore…

3G Services and Dongles : Airtel

This is second in the series of posts about our experience with 3G services in India. Read our Reliance NetConnect+ post. I have been using Airtel’s cellular services for close to ten years, and was very happy with them, so the day they launched, I bought the dongle. Since Airtel did not have a 3GMore…

3G Services and Dongles : Reliance NetConnect

This is the first in a series of documenting our experiences with 3G services in India. First to be covered is Reliance Netconnect+. Later in the series, Tata DoCoMo, Airtel, Vodafone and BSNL will be covered. 3G services have been around for a while now, and there are plenty of options to choose from. Unfortunately,More…

10 must have apps for your Android Tablet

10 must have apps for your Android Tablet

Got yourself an Android Tablet? More and more tablet-optimized apps are available every day. Though many of these apps are optimized¬†for Honeycomb tablets such as the Motorola Xoom or the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, there are alternate versions available for your older tablets too. Here’s a list of some must-have apps for your tablet. FriendMore…