November 2016

Jio: Performance Update – November 2016

Rumour has it that Reliance will extend the “Jio Welcome Offer” by at least three more months to ensure that the network works as promised. Until that’s confirmed, I’ll assume that I have another 31 days of free usage left…. Continue Reading →

Ezio Auditore Does Not Need A Remastered Face

Assassin’s Creed The Ezio Collection came out for the PS4 and XBox One earlier this month. It features the remastered versions of the three games featuring Ezio Auditore. I wondered if the trilogy really required the remaster treatment, considering that… Continue Reading →


Arrival is a serious sci-fi movie. That’s not unusual in this genre, but usually sci-fi movies also include huge action set pieces that culminate in a CGI-fueled climax. Arrival sort-of has something like that, but in most ways it is… Continue Reading →

A Dull Gaming Holiday

The “Holiday” season is usually quite busy for gamers, as most publishers release their “best” titles around this time of the year. This year it is no different, with a huge array of blockbuster titles coming out almost on a… Continue Reading →

(Re)Discovering Dubbed English Movies

I had a few free Tata Sky Showcase titles expiring next month. I wanted to use one of them at least, so I looked at what movies were available to choose. There were only two options – Captain America Civil… Continue Reading →

Black Friday 2016

Black Friday is here! And even if you’re not in the US, there are plenty of amazing sales happening online right now. A few of my favourites: XBox Black Friday Sale Steam Autumn Sale GOG Black Friday Sale Hostgator Black… Continue Reading →

Airtel Payments Bank

Imagine going to an Airtel retail store not only to recharge your account but also to withdraw money from your bank account. That’s going to become a reality right away if you live in Rajasthan, or soon next year if… Continue Reading →

FIITJEE – Where We Cash In On Your Fear

Usually I’m happy whenever I open the morning’s newspaper and immediately find something to blog about on that day. This morning however, I was just disgusted. I was greeted by a two-page advertisement from FIITJEE. I had seen similar ads… Continue Reading →

Thank You, Jio!

I haven’t used my Jio SIM in more than two weeks, simply because I found it to be unreliable outdoors. While I’m not sure if the network has stabilised, I’m definitely thankful that Jio is in the market right now…. Continue Reading →

(Re)Discovering Freakonomics

When it came out more than ten years ago, Freakonomics was one of those “must-read” books which everyone talked about. These days, we rarely have any “must-read” books and more of “read-this-if-you’re-interested-or-there’s-no-harm” books. Anyway, I finally got around to reading… Continue Reading →

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