Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Google Docs & Spreadsheets launched as a single entity

Today when i opened my google spreadsheet account , to my suprise i found Google's online word .. By intergrating Writely's Online word and Google Spreadsheet ,google has joined the list of companies which are trying to over take Microsoft's Office suite ..

The UI of this is cool having some decent features .Played on it for a while and found it bit difficult to use it for a longer time. The loading it slow , and found error messages while doing dome operations . Definately a lot needs to be done to over the microsoft office suite .

Best and Top Laptop companies

The following are the companies whose laptops are getting sold like hot cakes .Click on the company names to go to the company websites.

1. Dell :The lap top which i am presently using .The main market for Dell is the corporate world and it is not seen outside in the open markets.

2. Lenovo :A Chinese company having its headquaters at US .Lenovo has taken over IBM PC and has become a inspiration .

3. Toshiba : It is a Japan based company which is very strong in the Asian market

4. HP Compaq : With its low cost and best Hp Pavilion and Compaq Presario laptops ,it is doing pretty much well in the market .

5. Acer : Acer is a taiwan based company .With its low cost laptops , it has become a important player in the market.

6. Apple : With its creative and best attractive Mac OS , Apples Mac book and Mac book Pro are doing very well.

7. Fujitsu Siemens :The company is a 50-50 joint venture between Fujitsu Limited
of Japan and Siemens AG of Germany .With is various Notebook/Laptop brands , it is doing very well in the markets of Europe , Middle East .

8. Samsung : Samsung , with its big list of electronic consumer goods have scattered very well in global Laptops market

9. Gateway : Well known and pretty much doing well in US market .

10. SONY : Known very well for its electronics , it has entered the Laptop market a bit lately , but captured the market very well .

The other companies that are present and doing well in the market are Benq ,Panasonic, HCL and Asus

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Best DVD Players

Music and movies have become part and parcel of our life , and for me they have come much much more ....

Last i was looking for a DVD player and after my unexhaustive search and i landed on SONY DAV-DZ120K .

Finalising my decision was very tough as there were many choices in the market . Some were best with features and some were with very high cost . I would list some of the rates(US rates) and best DVD Players present .I will come out with the Indian Prices in the next post .

Sony DVP-NS55P/S ---------- $70.00
Sony DVP-NS75H ------------ $130.00
Samsung DVD-HD950 --------$180.00
Panasonic DVD-F87S ---------$130.00
Samsung DVD-V5500 --------$100.00
Zenith XBV442 ---------------$100.00
Panasonic DMR-E55S ---------$220.00
Sony DVP-NC875V/S ---------$130.00
JVC XVN512SL DVD Player---$120.00
Philips DVP642 ---------------$75.00

Coming to the companies which manufacture DVD Players . Each one is at its best .The market for DVD Players is very huge and hence many top notch competitiors . The following are some of the Best in this field.Click on the company name to go their respective sites and have a look at the different DVD Players offered by them .
* Sony
* Panasonic
* Pioneer
* Samsung
* Philips
The other companies that are prevailing in the market are
* Denon
* Toshiba
* Yamaha
* Zenith

I would come out with prices in Chennai , India my the place which i live in the next post . Until then have a nice day ..

Monday, September 25, 2006

Best top browsers and their download

The following are some of the top browsers present in the market . Click on the links to download them and have a try .

Microsoft Internet Explorer :The most used browser in the world from microsoft and it stays way ahead in both usage and Downloads .

Firefox :The browser which has come out very well with many add-ons and plugins , and has
become my favorite within a very small time .

Netscape Navigator :Netscape after intial collapse is coming out quite well now a days . One can have a look at it for knowing its latest features

Neoplanet :Is going well featuring skins support, built-in instant messaging client and email. Uses the IE rendering engine.

Opera:Competing very well with other browsers present ,it has taking out its share from the IT market .

Safari Browser - Apple's elegant Safari browser, included free on every Mac has the best design and UI. But it isn't available for Windows. A product of apple which is capturing the market now .

Monday, April 10, 2006

Top 10 best products

These are the best products of 2005 in rank wise order .
  1. Mozilla Firefox Web Browser
  2. Google Gmail Web Mail
  3. Apple Mac OS X Version 10.4 (Tiger) Operating System
  4. Belkin Wireless Pre-N Router and Notebook Network Card Wireless Networking
  5. Dell Ultrasharp 2405FPW 24-Inch Wide-Screen LCD
  6. Alienware Aurora 5500 Performance PC
  7. Seagate USB 2.0 Pocket Drive Portable Hard Drive
  8. Skype VoIP Service
  9. Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital SLR Camera
  10. PalmOne Treo 650 PDA Phone

Top 10 IT firms of 2005

The top ten IT firms as follows ,(may not be rank wise)

AOL/TIME WARNER - $36.2 billion

GE - $129.9 billion

VIACOM , INC - $20 billion

WALT DISNEY - $25.4 billion


AT&T CORPORATION - $60 billion

NEWS CORPORATION - $11.6 billion

BERTELSMANN - $16.6 billion

VIVENDI UNIVERSAL - $37.2 billion

SONY - $53.8 billion

Sunday, April 02, 2006

Top Ten brands of 2005

1 Yahoo!

2 Microsoft


4 Google


6 eBay

7 MapQuest

8 Amazon

9 Real

10 Weather Channel

Top Ten Ad agencies in 2005

1. Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO http://www.amvbbdo.co.uk/

It is one of the leading advertising agencies in the UK. It provides creative development and strategic planning services for television, radio, and print campaigns. AMV BBDO operates as the London outpost of BBDO Worldwide, one of the flagship agency networks of advertising and marketing services conglomerate Omnicom Group.

2. JWT http://www.jwt.com/

Founded in 1964 , now a poineer in Ad making . It has its headquaters a Newyork and is spread across 21 countries with head count of 450.

3. McCann Erickson Advertising http://www.mccann.com/

Started in 1902 , has its head quaters at Newyork . One of the top agencies in Newyork

4. Publicis

5. Ogilvy & Mather

6. M & C Saatchi

7. DDB London

8. Saatchi & Saatchi

9. Euro RSCG London

10. Rainey Kelly Campbell Rolfe/ Y & R

Each of the companies are very competitive to each other ruling there respentive areas , but the main concentration of most of them is NewYork .

Friday, March 31, 2006

Top Ten movies of 2005 - Bollywood

Black - A truely beautiful piece i have seen in the recent time

Iqbal - A good inspirational movie

No Entry - Loads of fun

Parineeta - A classic with good performances

Sarkar - May not be up to the expectation but a very good watch

Socha Na Tha - Suprise and fresh package from new set of actors

Seher - A good movie to catch u up .

Tango and Charli - A good movie which did not get the attention of people

Salaam Namaste - A movie with a decent score

Garam Masala - One more movie of fun

Top Ten movies of 2005 - Holly wood

Brokeback Mountain : Ang Lee's devastating gay love story of the New West. A watershed.

A History of Violence : Small-town hero or savage gangster? Cronenberg's tight, provocative teaser.

Munich : Spielberg's tense, disturbing study of terrorism and reprisal.

The Squid and the Whale : Painfully funny comedy of a bookish family's self-destructing

The Best of Youth : This Italian epic follows two brothers from '66 to now. It's six hours. You don't want it to end.

Capote : Smart, unblinking portrait of a charming, ruthless genius.

Hidden (Cache) : This chillingly ambiguous thriller shows a French couple under siege. Is the enemy without or within?

King Kong : The Film is a spectacular piece of the gaint King kong and its love with a girl

Good Night And Good Luck : Clooney's stunning, stirring tribute to a brave journalist.

Kings and Queen : Exhilaratingly unpredictable French gem about the havoc wreaked by a bourgeois femme fatale.

Friday, March 24, 2006


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