Friday, June 06, 2014

The 100 ways of technology

With the advent of technology reaching right into our palms in mobile phones and the latest frenzy, tablets, it's been possible to achieve a lot of things with a 7 inch 150 gram device , that a 21 inch 15 KG desktop cant do. I have listed an exhaustive Top 100 things you can do with such an amazing net connected device here
  1. Whatsapp messaging : With an unlimited data plan in my mobile , I am connected to the WWW 24*7 and hence endless messaging in Whatsapp with friends across the world
  2. Google Sky Map : exploring the endless sky and identifying objects using Google Sky Map App
  3. Selfies
  4. Instagram pictures of food when ordering in hotels and shops. Explore the various collections of pictures friends and others have posted in Instagram site/app
  5. I'd use sites like cleartrip.com and jetairways.com app to book flight tickets with a online app discount 
  6. Facebook Posts: Keep checking the facebook timeline for new posts and status updates from friends and update mine
  7. Twitter : Read the tweet timeline and check out what different political leaders has to say on the affairs of the economy
  8. Play quizup quiz in my phone/tablet and send challenges to several people across the world
  9. Read ebooks using my EZ PDF Reader
  10. Ask and answer questions in Quora
  11. Google search
  12. Writing blog posts for Indiblogger contests with blogger.com
  13. Playing candy crush
  14. Skype video calls with friends and loved ones
  15. Send voice messages with Wechat , Line
  16. Make Free Voice calls with Viber with friends across the world
  17. Check Personal mails with GMail app
  18. Download  latest hit songs off the internet
  19. Stream  Youtube videos
  20. Bluetooth file transfer pictures and files with other friends
  21. Track cricket scores with cricinfo.com
  22. Play Twitter contests and win prizes
  23. Check in to places using Foursquare and earn badges
  24. Watch movies already loaded in my Tablet/Phone
  25. Listen to my song playlist in my phone
  26. Take photos of places and people when outside
  27. While in a club or a hotel, use Shazam to identify the track that is playing
  28. Work !  : Yes , even if I am outside I constantly check corporate mail and try to track important mails and schedules
  29. Pin interesting content in Pinterest.com and reshare other’s posts
  30. Use Google Maps to navigate the area while going out
  31. Use evernote app to note interesting thoughts or points to remember
  32. While going out to a gym , use apps like Jefit Pro Fitness and get fitness tips and exercise schedules to be done
  33. Design images using the photo apps in my phone
  34. Create/edit powerpoint presentations in my phone on some important presentation that I was working on
  35. Use apps like Burrp and Zomato to identify new restaurants and clubs to hang out
  36. Being a member of many forums, will login to these sites and track the different threads people post and try replying to them
  37. Using theatre apps like bookmyshow will login and check for new movie releases and plays , events and concerts happening in the city
  38. From a few movie sites, will download the latest TV Serials and movies directly in my phone/tablet
  39. Read other’s blogs in Indiblogger and Network with other fellow bloggers in Indiblogger.in
  40. With an online game like Frontline commando  or Counterstrike ,will play with other friends on the network who are also online and logged into the game
  41. Host a tweetup with Twitter and FB friends on the move
  42. Check out new deals in Deal sites like Groupon ,TimesDeal and so on and reshare some interesting deals in  FB and Twitter
  43. Do online shopping for  gadgets, games and clothes with sites like Flipkart , Amazon etc
  44. Use a pedometer app in phone to track the calories and distance that I walked/ran while outside
  45. Dig and find some interesting articles using sites like Digg.com and Stumbleupon.com
  46. Chat live with multiple people using Google talk
  47. Use the basic form of messaging , SMS to people who aren’t connected to the net or one who doesn’t own a smartphone
  48. Read interesting articles in Wikipedia
  49. Update job status updates with Linkedin.com
  50. Track the recent local and international news with BBC , Hindu and MSN apps/sites
  51. Check recent international movie releases and review and rate movies in IMDB.com
  52. Online Netbanking  from my tablet/phone with my HDFDC app
  53. Book train tickets using the mobile app of IRCTC from my phone/app
  54. Paypal : I'd Transfer and receive money to people using Paypal which is easy and almost instant
  55. Rottentomatoes : Check out the RT score of every movie released 
  56. Would review the Local listings in a site similar to craigslist                          
  57. Upload pictures and files to dropbox
  58. Travel sites : Explore different holiday packages and last minute deals on the move with sites like Makemytrip , Yatra etc
  59. Track live weather with weather.com app
  60. Read entertainment news using Huffington post and Glam Media
  61. Play online inapp gaming like Farmville
  62. Check Online dating profiles with sites like Friendster.com , Match.com etc
  63. Tripadvisor.com – Will read upon and even write some Hotel and place reviews
  64. Pay telephone , electricity , water tax and other bills with my credit card with a mobile app
  65. Manage my blog advertising and earn the revenue through my Adsense account
  66. Read humor pages in 9gag.com app
  67. Read and learn technical info, programming courses using sites like w3schools.com
  68. Apply for jobs in different companies using Monster.com and Naukri.com mobile app
  69. Being a marketing person, I meet a lot of customers and hence load leads and opportunities in Salesforce.com with their mobile app
  70. Goodreads.com : Track recent book releases , and post my book reviews online
  71. Omegle.com – Chat with random strangers across the world
  72. Try to learn new  things and get more awareness on day to day activities using Lifehacker.com
  73. Order food through online delivery sites like foodpanda, Dinein.in etc,pizzahut.com etc
  74. Playing instruments in my tablet/phone  like Flute , Piano and Drums with my instrument apps
  75. Sell my less important things and also buy from other sellers using Quickr.com app
  76. Play pranks on my friends with humor apps like TalkingTom app
  77. Track , Buy and sell stocks using online trading apps
  78. AroundMe - a handy app to use out and about when I need to find all of the local amenities based around my current position
  79. Vote for online petitions with popular Survey and petition apps
  80. Track money spent with Pocketmoney app : This app makes it as easy as possible to keep track of your money with its plethora of functions, including photo receipts, scheduled transactions, reports and charts
  81. WolphramAlpha: On the fly analysis of anything under science, be it maths , physics or even an indepth analysis of financial ratios between any two companies , available right in your mobile
  82. Techcrunch : A wonderful app and site to read about news on startups and exciting product launches
  83. Odesk.com : Being a remote worker job place board, i'd try to find some quick tasks job that i can easily do it in my sparetime
  84. Disqus : Helps in fuelling my literature passion and also helps me post comments in the web and networked blog posts
  85. I'd Check out the daily Google Doodle in the Google.com homepage
  86. Lovelycharts.com : To aid to my work,I use lovelycharts.com to create flowcharts, network diagrams, sitemaps, etc
  87. Print from the app : With my  Cloud print app , Ill print important documents directly from my phone
  88. Random.org : Just to while away time, I’d login to random.org to  pick random numbers, flip coins, and more
  89. livestream.com – I’d broadcast events live over the web, including my phone, tablet screen 
  90. While on travel,  I would login to flightstats.com to  track flight status at airports worldwide.
  91. While writing important documents on the move , I’d make a few critical grammatical mistakes. Hence would  use  polishmywriting.com – check my writing for spelling or grammatical errors.
  92. Being a huge fan of music , I would use sites like noteflight.com to use music sheets, write my own music online directly from phone and tablet without even a pen or paper 
  93. kleki.com – create paintings and sketches with a wide variety of brushes right there in a mobile browser 
  94. similarsites.com – discover new sites that are similar to what I like already
  95. boxoh.com – track the status of any shipment on Google Maps 
  96. disposablewebpage.com – I'll create a temporary web page that self-destruct , just for the fun of it
  97. fiverr.com – I'd hire people online to do little things for $5. 
  98. bubbl.us – create mind-maps, brainstorm ideas in the browser.
  99. Mobile Price comparisons : With a mobile price checker app like pricedekho.com, I'd compare across prices of tablets and mobiles across different e-commerce cites
  100. Call people the old fashioned way
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1 comments:

Rahul said...

100 points. Wow! :-) I'll be honest, I didn't read past the top 10. But I kind of feel an honest admiration for the effort you put in to prepare this list. It must have been painstaking and a brain-wracking experience. But you pulled it off! CONGRATULATIONS!