Posts Tagged Adnan Arif

How To Convert a SIM to a MicroSIM to use with IPhone 4G/HD and IPad

When I came to know that new IPhone 4G, IPhone HD and IPad will all not support the regular SIM Cards and they will be only MicroSIM compatible, I was very disappointed. It was good way to prevent or limit all the piracy or should I say all the jail break activities but on the other hand not so good strategy to promote all the development underway in app development market. But then I came across a very interesting read explaining how to convert normal SIM card into a MicroSIM Card.

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The Difference between Nerd, Dork, and Geek Explained

To all of you nerds and geeks who–like me–have been unfairly and inaccurately labeled “dorks,” only to then exhaustively explain the differences among the three to a more-than-skeptical offender, I say: You’re welcome. This nerd/dork/geek/dweeb Venn diagram should save you a lot of time and frustration in the future.

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Google Wave 101

I received invite for Google wave 3 days ago courtesy of a friend Yasir Haleem. I was really excited to get the invite as everyone is trying to get their hands on one and there is a buzz going around this whole Google wave phenomenon. I playing with it for few hours and exploring it [...]

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Accounting for a startup by examples

Let’s say you have an idea for a startup. How do you begin the process of finding co-founders and employees, creating a corporation, handing investors, growing the company, etc.? There are lots of details about building a startup that are usually a mystery to the newly initiated founder. Usually you have to learn this stuff [...]

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How users see your website

There is a difference between how we think people use web sites and how they actually use them. I read a great article by Steve Krug on How We Really Use the Web and I totally relate to his observations. When we’re creating sites, we act as though people are going to pore over each [...]

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How to become a Systems Architect

I am asked by many colleagues and IT Professional how can they become Systems Architect. What it takes to become one, what are the characteristics, what skills are needed, how much experience is required, what education is required, what courses are required. So I decided to share with you what it takes to become a [...]

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Who am i – Systems Architect

I am a Systems Architect and I have more than 8 years of experience in the field of Information Technology in various capacities. I started my career as freelance software developer while pursuing full time education (Computer Science Major). During this wonderful journey I took many responsibilities and roles and all this experience helped my [...]

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Myths surrounding a Project Manager

In my daily interaction with people at different IT organization in general and my company in particular, I hear different myths surrounding Project managers. There are certain expectations associated with Project managers both from top management and staff members and it’s very difficult to live up to these expectations and make both parties satisfied. So [...]

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25 Commandments for a Startup

Today as I was doing my usual routine of skimming through Tech blogs, I came across a document with list of 25 Commandments for a Startup. As I started reading them, I was crying out loud yes you are right, this is what happens and how it happens at different stages in life cycle of [...]

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Adnan Speaks!

I have been thinking to share my thoughts with my fellow beings for some time now. I decided the medium of my expression to be a blog. My mind travels to many different worlds and frontiers at different points in time. I may be thinking to develop a new revolutionary out-of-the-box social venture one minute [...]

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