Do you want an iPhone ?

If you dont want to stand in the long queues to buy an iPhone, you can buy them off eBay for the paltry sum of $660 (upto to $1500) 😀

Everything sold by Apple is way overpriced. I am not giving Steve Jobs any of my money.


More on this outrageous hype from Information Week :

Craigslist is running ads from people offering to either hold a place in line for iPhone customers, or to buy the phones outright.”

Read the full article here.

Edit # 2:

You can see the ‘internals’ of the iPhone here.

Edit # 3:

iPhone reselling seems like a bad idea :-)

Hacking for Dummies

I couldn’t help laughing aloud reading some of the “hacking tips” on a blog post here.

Tip 3 is the most amusing:

There are a couple of commands in DOS for refreshing the BIOS password. These stuff stuff works only on windows earlier than XP where direct DOS boot was allowed. Sorry I don’t remember any of the commands now.

The blog is aptly titled “ignoramus musing“.

P.S. Yes, that was pretty mean. Sorry dude.

Super fast, super cheap Sony Vaio

Today I saw an ad in Craigslist for selling a Sony Vaio (the URL will work for only 7 days). The seller says:

Sony Vaio Laptop – “BEST BRAND LAPTOP”
– Laptop – Very Fast –

Comes with XP, Office, McAffee


Blah… Blah….

Towards the end of the ad, we see the true colors:

Pentium III
192 mb of Ram – Very fast
Huge 12 Gigabyte Hard drive

So you think this ultra modern machine would be expensive? Not at all, my friend. You get all these for a mere $419 !

Any takers for this great deal ? Respond fast, this is sure to go fast.

What (wo)men want…

In my control panel (under Search Engine Terms) I can see the terms that people use to search which creates hits to my blog and the most popular search keywords that generates traffic to my blog are :

  • H1 salary USA
  • average salary software
  • software consulting companies H1B
  • indian life USA
  • wipro salary USA
  • monthly expense USA
  • tavant
  • visual basic encapsulation
  • visual basic OOP
  • nerdbooks
  • proof by analogy

In general this post generates most of the traffic to my site from search engines.

Alcohol Effects & Remedies

I got a forwarded mail today with subject lines as “Alcohol Effects & Remedies”. I usually ignore forwards but I decided to read this one because I thought it would contain some information on reducing the effects of alcohol on you (no no.. Its not for me, one of my friends drinks too much ;-)) It turned out that it was not a serious mail but I found it funny enough to share it with you.

1.Symptom: Cold and humid feet.
Cause: Glass is being held at incorrect angle (You are pouring the drink on your feet).
Cure: Maneuver glass until open end is facing upward.

2. Symptom: The wall facing you is full of lights.
Cause: You’re lying on the floor.
Cure: Position your body at a 90-degree angle to the floor.

3. Symptom: The floor looks blurry.
Cause: You’re looking through an empty glass.
Cure: Quickly refill with your favorite beverage.

4. Symptom: The floor is moving.
Cause: You’re being dragged away.
Cure: At least ask where they’re taking you.

5. Symptom: You hear echoes every time someone speaks.
Cause: You have your glass on your ear.
Cure: Stop making a fool of yourself!

6. Symptom: The room is shaking a lot, everyone is dressed in white and the music is very repetitive.
Cause: You’re in an ambulance.
Cure: Don’t move. Let the professionals do their job.

7. Symptom: Your dad and all your brothers look strange.
Cause: You’re in the wrong house.
Cure: Ask if they can point you to your house.