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Capital Coffee!

OK. So Starbucks isn’t exactly falling over itself to come to India. So, while we wait we thought it would be worthwhile to compare the big three in the Delhi market today – Barista, Café Coffee Day and Costa Coffee. No jazz. All we care about is the experience of walking into each of these cafés. Experience, itself, can be ...

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Talaash – Quest for Music

Surya Ragunaathan interviews the up and coming band Talaash. They share their story and their professional hopes. 1) Tell us the origin of your band. When and how was it founded? How did you guys come together? How old is Talaash? It all started way back in early 1996 when I (Rittesh) was looking for some music for my words ...

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Tonium Pacemaker

Hemant Sahi reviews what maybe the coolest gadget ever to grace the pages of JAMMAG. A party in your pocket! No, this is not something that you have to surgically insert into your heart. It’s a portable pro DJing kit. How portable? It’s smaller than a PSP. Yes, that portable. iPod DJing might sound fun in theory, with its disk ...

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LIBRARY WALA

Just when you thought Seventymm and the likes were revolutionising the way you ripped movies and shared them online for the peer2peer community here comes a brand new service that I am taking quite a liking to. Librarywala.com is an online lending library with pick up and drop facilities that is fast finding many many fans. And rightly so. Their ...

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YEH NA SOCHO SIRF NACH HOGA!

True. There’s a lot more happening on the show besides dancing. In the second episode itself, the controversies have been ignited. They are as follows: – 1. The Rakhi Saawant and Kashmira Shah rivalry: Rakhi Saawant says “ Ganpati bappa ki kasam usne mujhse kaha- ab tujhe kaun dekhega…ab toh tere paas silicon nai hai”, and the anchors turn to ...

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Fake iPods

It looks like an iPod. It feels like an iPod. But it sounds anything like its clone. The cheap look-a-like is a good deal at 1.5ks (for the 1 GB version) but it is certainly not for those keen on quality. What makes this cheaper I hear you ask? Well first of all it’s the display. On this thing, you ...

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Mobile Game Review : Casino Royale

In time for the release of the movie, here’s the Casino Royale game from Sony for all the handset gamers. Even though the branding is the same, the “characters” bear only a vague resemblance to the people from the movie. Case in point: Bond. The character animation is passable, but what I can’t understand is why does he have to ...

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Rajgad Trek

Trek’Di Team is organizing everybody’s favorite trek, to Rajgad. The fort , the capital of Shivaji Maharaj’s Kingdom for a quite long time, is know as the fort that was never ever captured by anyone during his reign. Rajgad Trek 6th-7th October 2007 Trek Duration: 2 days Difficulty: (1:easy to 5:hardest): 3 Fees: Rs. 325/- Mode of transport: Public (ST ...

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Motorola Razr 2 v8

Sleeker and sexier – let’s see what else. – Hemant Sahi Let’s start by comparing the V8 to the original Razr. This model is 2mm and a centimeter or so longer. With its stainless steel frame, polished aluminum hinge, metal face and hardened glass screen, the V8 makes its predecessor seem like a piece of wood. The new external screen ...

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Drool on!

Just when you thought the iPod couldn’t get any better, it did. Hemant Sahi has the details. One thing that Apple is good at, is keeping a secret. I think that’s a good thing, because when the time is right, they unveil to this innocent world something so unexpected and beautiful, all that can be heard for miles and miles ...

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