My gains and losses with the Kindle Paperwhite

I was only mildly curious about the added functionality of the new Kindle Paperwhite as I was happy enough with my Kindle Keyboard, that came encased in a rugged cover with an in-built reading light. The Paperwhite, however, came as a gift from the husband a few weeks ago and--after some weeks of use--removed all … Continue reading My gains and losses with the Kindle Paperwhite

Typewriter—now only an artefact

This announcement from Mashable that Godrej has formally stopped its manufacturing of typewriters didn’t upset me at all. I’m afraid I never did care for typewriters…whether manual, electric or electronic… I began using a typewriter in the year 1983 while acceding to self-induced pressure to acquire job skills. The first I got to use formally … Continue reading Typewriter—now only an artefact

Does your iPod Touch only sing to you?

When you have Technologist for spouse, your birthday present would likely be an iPod Touch and a wedding Anniversary could well bring a Kindle... Am I complaining? Not really, for these gadgets keep me feeling younger than my age...probably by doing to the brain what solving crosswords helps achieve. New gadgets and their convenience also … Continue reading Does your iPod Touch only sing to you?