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Curve 8900

Resident tech expert Satish S gets his paws on the Blackberry 8900 Curve! I was largely disinterested when I got the Curve 8900, simply because I didn’t find anything novel in it or any of the earlier models. I mean any half decent smart phone can handle email and be a good organizer. But that was because I never really ...

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A Weighty Issue

Most people usually have one common New Year’s resolution – lose weight. Those who don’t are thin. But losing weight is easier said than done, and there are as many ‘prescribed’ ways to lose weight today as there are gyms and ‘experts’ who offer plans for the same. We wanted to find out for ourselves whether people believe the weight-loss ...

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Kerala TRAVELOGUE

JAM Travelogue: Wayanad Looking for a break from the bustle and the madness of city life? Head to Wayanad in Kerala! Kerala has always had this air of pure. For those of us who live in cities, and go to college/work every day in crowded public transport, and have projects to complete, and have relationships to manage, getting away from ...

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Indian Football Reloaded

A crash course in our country’s top football league! McDOWELL MOHUN BAGAN A.C Coached under Karim Bencherifa from Morocco and managed by Debashis Dutta, the team from Kolkata is sitting pretty on top of the table with 33 pts from 15 games. The key players to watch out for are ex-East Bengal and the Indian team skipper Bhaichung Bhutia, the ...

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For Your Eyes Only

Satish checks out the latest in display technology! Displays are what make everything digital come alive. Unfortunately they also consume the most power and increase the size of your carbon footprint while only getting bigger. Or so you think. Enter the new wave of displays which promise a more enriching experience while trying to reduce how much electricity they consume ...

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Adventure in RI HYNNIEWTREP

Rashmi Bansal went on a trip to Shillong and came back captivated. It is my first evening in Shillong. I’ve just had dinner at a restaurant called ‘Bombay Bites’ (would you believe it!) and decide to take a stroll in the famous Police Bazaar area. It’s close to 9 pm and the place does look a tad deserted. But to ...

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Inflation101

Inflation has been blamed for a lot of things of late. From prices of onions to your boss refusing your annual salary hikes. Inflation, in its simplest interpretation, means that stuff that used to cost less, now costs more. But this does NOT mean that stuff is more valuable! It’s just that the value of money itself has gone down, ...

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Straight Talk

We meet the cast of the much anticipated new Parvati Balagopalan film Straight! Anuj Chaudhari How did you venture into acting? I’ve been modeling for quite some time now and my sister has been acting for some time in the TV industry in Mumbai. After I moved to Mumbai from Delhi, I happened to see Vinay Pathak’s C for Clown ...

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7 TIPS

for the recession wary Beauty need not come at a price. Here are a few tips to look good AND save a ton of money! 1. Get free haircuts! Training institutes like B Blunt, Nalini &Yasmin, Beyond the Fringe and Christine Valmy give free haircuts to students in their training institutes. You just need to call them and book an ...

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Trendy Touch

Resident tech expert Satish S reviews the Nokia 5800. Nokia hasn’t had a touch screen phone for quite a while now, since the 7710 to be precise. They were so busy perfecting their rounded corners on the myriad range of the superbly useless N series phones that they forgot all about touchscreen phones till the Apple iPhone came along. Then ...

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