Archive for 9/09/2011

Nokia and social media : my perspective, my journey

Nokia is well known for it’s powerful slogan : Connecting people, how do they actually connect people ? Through mobile phones, of course, but that doesn’t stop there.

Social media, as we know by now, is very powerful in terms of scale and accessibility thanks to the giants like Facebook and Twitter. But the real power lies in the way it is used. Handling of any type of media is tough. Ask any of the media related persons, they would gladly attest to it. So, how does Nokia come into this picture ?

Read on to find out how i perceive Nokia as a social media brand.

(more…)

Blazing fast Windows 8 boot times revealed on video

Last time we saw the new ribbon interface being demoed and now yet another reveal, full of awesomeness this time. Long time requested feature on Windows is a faster boot time, which was never implemented till now.

Usually what happens when you shutdown your windows machines  : Kills all processes, kernel shuts down, and during startup : Loads kernel and starts all apps

What MS have done in Windows 8 : Kernel is set to hibernate with less write data to disk, so while starting up, the kernel resumes almost instantly after POST ( power on self test )

MS explains this in an image :

Microsoft claims this process makes Windows 8 50-70% faster than the current boot times. Hard to accept ? Well, they got a video demo for that, warning : dont blink

Source MSDN blogs via WinRumors