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by hanumadu
25 Feb 2013 09:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Ipad mini is priced around 21k in india which means must be around 17k in usa. Galaxy note2 has a huge price of 33k here. Now what is going to be pricing for galaxy 8 when it will have a bigger screen than note2, phone hw and the s pen system as well? If they price it above the note2 nobody is goin...
by hanumadu
23 Feb 2013 09:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Very impressive build q on that lumia...are the more affordable 620 of same roughness. I like it. Wags say smart watches is next battleground and apple has put 100 people working on it. Shud feature network integration, app store, bp, pulse, mapper , gps, timers, stopwatches and many more for sure....
by hanumadu
23 Feb 2013 05:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

My Nokia E71 has been snagged away by my matashri ; I think that was the last in the line of battleship class phones made by Nokia. I was using it in Unkil land until COY gave me a free 4S . It has survived a lot of falls and bumps in the tennis court. Nokia continues to make battleship class phone...
by hanumadu
16 Feb 2013 01:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5262
Views: 1090830

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

India's largest CNC company has high speed 5 axes machines
http://www.jyoti.co.in/

Jyoti has a french subsidiary Huron
http://www.huron.fr/index.aspx

So atleast machining technology does not seem to be an issue here. Only material technology.
by hanumadu
16 Feb 2013 00:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5262
Views: 1090830

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Are the blisks machined out of a single crystal block of metal? Youtube video of blisk machining XYz3HFRr1Hk A couple of CNC machines used to machine blisks http://www.starragheckert.com/sh/index.php/en/produkte/5-achs-zentren/stc-800 http://www.breton.it/machinetool/pt/product/All~29/XCEEDER~1051 I...
by hanumadu
09 Feb 2013 06:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Amazon's margins are less. The kind of stuff they sell have low margins and amazon sells it lower than most to attract customers. They are also still spending on capex.
by hanumadu
08 Feb 2013 04:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Smartphone operating systems: The rise of Android, the fall of Windows Is it the installed base or sales during the 12 week period? comScore might be counting Windows Mobile and Windows Phone together. Windows Mobile had a significant user base which is getting eroded over the last few years as peo...
by hanumadu
03 Feb 2013 10:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5732
Views: 585382

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Singha wrote:per SSC thread, T2 optimistic opening is Sept 2013, realistic Dec 2013.

Thanks GD.
by hanumadu
30 Jan 2013 07:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012
Replies: 2857
Views: 108047

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Dec 25, 2012

SSridhar ji, paki textiles (cotton) are high end and very expensive. Only geared towards an export market. Indian cotton textiles are low end and have mass appeal (cheap and best :) ) and an already existing huge local market. There will be great demand for very affordable Indian cotton textiles in...
by hanumadu
29 Jan 2013 08:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5732
Views: 585382

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Not sure if this video has been posted here before, but a superb animated presentation about Mumbai's new T2 Terminal. Why is it taking so long to complete? According to a youtube video they did not want to close a Shivaji temple on the airport premises even temporarily and so had to come up with s...
by hanumadu
24 Jan 2013 12:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

anmol wrote:
BhairavP wrote:Sony is in a big mess, bleeding money left right and centre.


They can afford to bleed LOT MORE, they have ~170 Billion USD of cash reserves.


I am not an expert at reading a balance sheet, but if you take away the debt and accounts payable it comes down to 20 billion or so.
by hanumadu
16 Jan 2013 00:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

instagram? what about it? take a pic, proc it, broadcast it? all thats native to mango. you can broadcast it to any subset of people you want. you dont need an app for that. Not having it is a deal breaker for some. But I think WP is getting it soon. M$ is working on with 46 of the top 50 app maker...
by hanumadu
22 Dec 2012 07:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 187108

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

OR.....the rest of the world can take advantage of cheap Chinese goods when it can. after china goes bust, the world can buy up the Chinese companies for cheap. Listen folks, if the CPC is selling things at a loss and making the Chinese eat crow to manufacture them....you don't look a gift horse in...
by hanumadu
22 Dec 2012 06:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 187108

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

The Chinese government owns all land in China. It is then leased out for development on long term land leases, with the rent probably dictated by market values. The PRC government therefore has an interest in development as a means of furthering its own revenue base through land leases. GoI doesn't...
by hanumadu
21 Dec 2012 03:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 187108

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

The chinese with their free supply of money without any concept of profit or loss f*(k it up for every body else. The plans of the genuine players who invest in R&D, play by the rules, take demand and supply into consideration and operate on a need to generate proft are sent for a toss once the...
by hanumadu
18 Dec 2012 03:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 187108

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

The above article from New Scientist refers to the following $290 Billion for clean energy, but with a sting. The Downside of China's Clean Energy Push ha, we have to take Public Finance courses now? The downside is that China’s $30 billion solar power industry is overbuilt and heavily in debt . An...
by hanumadu
17 Dec 2012 15:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Lets say one wants a running navigation plus maps thingie in India. Whats the easiest way to get there? Nokia lumia 510 .610/710 ? Garmin with India maps (it takes its maps from navteq...so they get the same maps as the nokia, BUT crucially they cannot google search which in my experience, is half ...
by hanumadu
05 Dec 2012 07:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373032

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

Since we talked about how Samskritam is the back bone of Indian civilization and how it formed our civilization and influenced PIE idea. Since we also talked about how Macaulayrian education is changing Bharaytiya civilizational landscape, I thought it is appropriate to post a paper which talks abo...
by hanumadu
05 Dec 2012 01:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 187108

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

Chinmayanand wrote:I hope, he can live on one and has not sold both.

He will use the other one for next year's model.
by hanumadu
30 Nov 2012 17:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

^^That's another problem - the damn thing is not available in Verizon yet :(( :(( Its a bit heftier than the competition but yes, that camera rocks (literally and mechanically). I may have to switch to iPhunwa5 for personal phone. :(( :(( It may be available after the 6months exclusive for att ends...
by hanumadu
28 Nov 2012 16:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373032

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

shiv wrote:
hanumadu wrote:Shiv, I can email it to you if you can give me your email address.

Thanks.

Please use bennedose AT hotmail


Done.
by hanumadu
28 Nov 2012 15:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

^the model is clear in the sense not all geographic data changes that random. so, any change has the coordinates / sector and only that needs to be updated. To update that sector, you have to send personnel and equipment. It is not possible to send them for one or two changes. If I understand corre...
by hanumadu
28 Nov 2012 14:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373032

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

shiv wrote:This is a good one. If someone could please get the pdf and put it where I can download it I would be grateful
Read online
http://ebookbrowse.com/aryan-invasion-m ... d281174166


Shiv, I can email it to you if you can give me your email address.
by hanumadu
30 Oct 2012 02:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

When I bought my GSIII, it cost well over $600 unlocked as opposed to $200 on a 2 year contract. If I had bought the unlocked version, I would have still paid the same amount of money each month to AT&T as I do now. There are no special "unlocked only" data/voice plans available which...
by hanumadu
07 Oct 2012 04:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

I think the sharp edges of the iphone5 combined with it being made from aluminium makes it easy to nick. More than a manufacturing defect, it might be a design flaw. Perhaps ShauryaT can shed some light on how his phone is holding up. Iphone 4/4s are like that too, you drop them once on a concrete ...
by hanumadu
06 Oct 2012 12:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 273459

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

I think the sharp edges of the iphone5 combined with it being made from aluminium makes it easy to nick. More than a manufacturing defect, it might be a design flaw. Perhaps ShauryaT can shed some light on how his phone is holding up.
by hanumadu
01 Oct 2012 05:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 187108

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

The Coming Collapse Of Consumption In China The downward trend in the figures becomes even more worrying when you strip out of them inflation and exclude government procurement and store inventory, which are inexplicably included. The growth of “retail sales” in China, at least as we think of the t...
by hanumadu
20 Sep 2012 23:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 187108

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

China's a 'Roach Motel'; Don't Trust the Numbers: Chanos "Take a look at the Chinese stock market. It's gone nowhere despite having one of the highest rates of growth of any emerging market, any market," he said. "GDP growth has been 9, 10 percent for 10 years and you've made no mone...
by hanumadu
05 Sep 2012 11:50
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 293106

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

My secret sources* tell me that US Banks are conducting exercises on greece exiting euro zone. What is going with Euro and Greece? Based on various assessments I have heard, it will devastate Greek economy and give huge blow to euro countries. Scenario heard is Greeks will start withdrawing all the...
by hanumadu
01 Sep 2012 06:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373032

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

Oh no, you don't have to apologize. :D This is what i come to expect in this forum. And, this post also exemplifies mere sujective pisko passing up as crtical scientific analysis by many. Just avoid getting hatred kind of arguments: i am practicing Hindu, but also want to be scientific and rational...
by hanumadu
28 Aug 2012 07:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5456
Views: 578609

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Somdev's US open first round match live now at

espn
by hanumadu
14 Aug 2012 19:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373032

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

RajeshA wrote:hanumadu ji, AntuBarwa ji,

welcome to the discussion!


Thanks Rajesh ji. But I am not new to this discussion though :). I made a few posts in the earlier pages but mostly lurk. Thank you for your efforts in demolishing AIT.
by hanumadu
14 Aug 2012 12:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373032

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

Apologies if this is posted earlier.... S Kalyanaraman's book on Indus script If a significant number of rebus homonyms used in the Indus Valley hieroglyphs are present in Sanskrit, does it not mean that either Sanskrit has a lot of words borrowed from the language of the IVC or it is the language s...
by hanumadu
12 Aug 2012 15:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 83079

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Supratik, Please tell me you are jinxing onlee...

edit
OK. You were jinxing onlee..
by hanumadu
12 Aug 2012 14:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 83079

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

VikramS wrote:Marten: It seems the Comcast is going paqui and not letting the feed through....
I am checking the text feed 4-0 to the good guy.


They made it 3-0.
by hanumadu
12 Aug 2012 14:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 83079

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Its already 10:27 and the match hasn't started yet.
by hanumadu
09 Aug 2012 07:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 83079

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

There is just too much emphasis on Sports in the US. For every successful sports person, there are dozens if not hundreds who do not make it and do not have a back up plan either. May be in the years gone by, USA would have been able to absorb them into some decent paying job. I doubt its the case a...
by hanumadu
15 Jun 2012 16:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373032

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

There is a lot of common vocabulary between Telugu and Sanskrit. From my limited knowledge of Sanskrit, it appears that the grammar for Telugu and Sanskrit is practically the same.
by hanumadu
13 Jun 2012 19:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373032

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

for example mithras was the most popular roman god for a long time before xtianity started making inroads into roman power circles. no one really remembers mithras any more. i dont think manish is talking about "forgetting" in a literal sense, but more in an evolutionary sense Thanks for ...

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