Coffee Joulies – A refreshingly new way to drink your Coffee

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 1 comment

Coffee or Java as it is most popularly called, is a magical drink which mesmerizes millions of people around the world with its tempting and delicious aroma and flavor.

Hot cup of Coffee

Hot cup of Coffee

For most of us a good hot cup of coffee is the right way to start our day or rather a perfect way to start our day. Imagine the best cup of coffee burning your tongue and playing spoilsport on your early morning coffee drinking experience. Or imagine waiting for your cup of coffee to cool down to your comfortable drinking temperature. Or frankly speaking for people who like to drink their coffee not so hot (just like me 🙂 ) – I know people might wonder – “How the hell do your drink that not so hot coffee – Yikes!!!” For all of you now there is a good news. Two design engineers from US named Dave & Dave have designed a special coffee bean called “Coffee Joulies

Coffee Joulies

Coffee Joulies

Coffee Joulies cools your hot cup of coffee immediately (three times faster than normal) and gets it to a comfortable temperature. Also it retains the comfortable drinking temperature for almost 4 to 5 hours for you to savor. Yes, its true. This is achieved by packaging a special type of non-toxic material inside a stainless steel polished shell. This material absorbs the heat from the hot cup of coffee instantaneously and releases it over a period of time keeping your cup of coffee hot for a longer period of time. Surprising isn’t it. These two engineers have revolutionalized the way we drink our every day cup of coffee. Its priced around $50 per bag of Joulies.

I know you wouldn’t believe what I say – Watch this video to believe the unbelievable 🙂

The two Daves started this Coffee Joulies which was launched as a project on Kickstarter. Seeking $9500 to pay for half the cost of tooling, Dave & Dave ended up raising $306,944 earning them third place in the Kickstarter Hall of Fame and providing enough money to make Joulies in the USA.

I would really like to try those out if I get a chance to do so. So will you I think…

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Free Jaipur Foot Camp @ Chennai

Friday, September 18, 2009 1 comment

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Its tough to see a child disabled, with amputated legs. He feels sad 😦 losing his freedom seeing other kids playing and running around him. But now there is this nice opportunity for such kids. Hey Kids, cheer up. 🙂


Bhagawan Mahaveer Vikalang Sahayata Samithi in association with Dow India is organizing a free Jaipur foot camp in Chennai during October. They are in the process of distributing Jaipur foot, calipers and crutches free of cost. 🙂


You can make use of this nice opportunity to gain your lost freedom back. Inform your parents to try this out.



Date: 6th & 7th October, 2009
Venue: Murugan Kalyana Mantapam, #25/1, Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan Road, (South Boag Road) T Nagar, Chennai – 600017.
Contact: 044 – 26691616, 044 – 25322223
Time: 9AM – 6PM


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Jaipur Foot Camp


Lets gift a child his/her freedom 🙂



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Free Email – Way2SMS

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 2 comments

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Way2SMS Version 2.0  ( Manage all your Emails, Chats and SMS at one Place) is coming Soon.

Way2SMS is about to launch a new version with the following new features..

  • Way2SMS Now offers Free Email. Get .
    You deserve the best. Way2SMS Mail delivers..
              * Top quality Spam filters blocks spam before it gets into your inbox.
              * Search your mails instantly
              * Auto display of contacts while composing your mail
              * Saves every outgoing mail contact automatically.
              * Folders and colored mails to organize your mails and to mark important mails.
              * New email alert notification.
              * Import contacts from yahoo, gmail and other accounts.
              * Signature – automatically added to the end of all your outgoing messages.
  • Receive instant free email alerts on your mobile.
    Don’t miss important mails just because you’re away from the PC. Get SMS alerts on your mobile phone as and when the new Mail arrives. You’ll receive only alerts for the emails you want, when you want them.
  • Notify recipient on mobile while sending an email.
    Send Mail with SMS alert -More visibility to your emails. Notify recipients on their mobile while sending an email.
  • Get mail alerts on mobile for your Yahoo & Gmail accounts.
    Link your Yahoo, Gmail and other email accounts with Way2SMS mail account. And get instant Free SMS alerts for your Yahoo, Gmail accounts too. Way2SMS delivers an alert on your mobile whenever an email hits your gmail or yahoo inbox. You can link your other mail accounts too.
    Chat right inside way2sms with your Yahoo& Gtalk contacts simultaneously.
    Way2SMS enables you to chat with your Gtalk and Yahoo contacts simultaneously. Just login with your gmail/yahoo account to start chatting – it’s as easy as that!. Allows you Chat with online friends and SMS to those who are away from computer.
    Access Gmail, Yahoo inbox inside way2sms.
    Now, check your Yahoo, Gmail inbox right inside Manage all your mail communication, chats and SMSing from Way2SMS. Send mails to your Yahoo, gmail contacts right from Way2SMS.
    Get latest news, cricket scores/updates as RSS feeds.
    Never miss anything ! get breaking news and other current happenings when you are on way2sms. We buzz you with the latest news, cricket scores etc.,. We bring all the latest stories from popular sites such as,,, etc.


So stay Connected with WAY2SMS… 🙂 or else you will be losing access to the finest features.


WordPress 2.7 is now online

Friday, December 5, 2008 Leave a comment

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Finally after a long wait, its now online. Yes WordPress 2.7 is online now. Those who have not logged in for a very long time will find it very different and interesting to see the new version of WordPress when they initially login. Even I felt the same way when I logged in today. A sudden change in the view leaves you confused (even when I logged in yesterday). The sudden change in the homepage itself gave me a hint about the availability, but I wanted to check it with my eyes before I can believe it. 🙂 So the change is good…

This new upgrade is more interesting than its predecessors. The new design is based on the JSR 168 Portlets design it seems if I’m not wrong. Portlets are pluggable user interface software components that are managed and displayed in a web portal. Typically, following the desktop metaphor, a portal page is displayed as a collection of non-overlapping portlet windows, where each portlet window displays a portlet.

The navigation is so easy between the modules. You just pick a module and rearrange the way you like it. If one wants to get a feel of the power of portlets, you can see IGoogle by loggin in. The pages in the webpage are easily adjustable and rearrangeable. This upgrad of WordPress is designed the same way I believe.

All together, the new upgrade is very nice. Try it out yourselves to get a feel of it.

Need Blood – It’s just an SMS away

Thursday, November 27, 2008 2 comments

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Airtel, India’s leading mobile service provider today strengthened its tie up with Jeevan Blood Bank of Chennai, taking a step ahead in its “Airtel Cares for Everyone” (ACE) project. This is a first of its kind initiative, wherein people can source information on blood within minutes and access the real time stock of tested blood components from Jeevan Blood Bank 24 hours a day.

Airtel already has a partnership with Jeevan, in which a few numbers have been provided free of cost for Jeevan to stay in touch with people wanting to donate blood and patients in need of blood. This is now being strengthened through an SMS service, which provides information about availability of blood.


Type <Blood group + or -> and SMS it to 9600097000

Ex: Type “Blood B+” and SMS it to 9600097000

A response will be sent back to the person within a minute, containing information on quantity of readily available tested blood components of the group required. This facility is available for customers of all networks and you know it is toll free for Airtel mobile customers 🙂 .

If the required blood is available, one can call Jeevan Blood Bank directly on 044-28351200 or 044-43524242 for further assistance. This service will help minimize the time spent on searching for safe blood and help save more lives.

About Jeevan Blood Bank:-

Jeevan Blood Bank and Research Centre was started on 24th September 1995 with the vision of providing, on demand, safe blood and blood components collected from non-remunerated voluntary blood donors using appropriate and current technologies and in accordance to international standards. Over the past thirteen years Jeevan has collected over 72,000 blood donations and made available over 130,000 units of safe blood and blood components to the community. Every blood donation is tested for HIV ( HIV Ag and 1 & 2 Ab), Hepatitis B ( HBsAg & Anti HBc), Hepatitis C ( Anti HCV ), Malaria, Syphilis and Leptospira.

Please note that every unit of blood is being tested by Nucleic Acid Testing ( NAT ) for DNA / RNA for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.

I hope you will also spread this word across your circle so that you can also be a part in saving many a lives. 🙂

GMail – Themes

Thursday, November 20, 2008 2 comments

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Today GMail as part of its continued innovation, has introduced a new Themes feature to its users. The themes feature is available as part of Settings in GMail.

See the Settings as shown below:


In that “Pebbles” is my favorite 🙂 Mild and cute. Next favorite is the “Desk” theme. Some of the themes are selective based on your location as well.

Also they have introduced “Labs” feature, where in you can select and enable features/gadgets which would make your email accessing easy.

Some of the features I like were

  • Mouse gestures – In Inbox, Click and hold your right mouse button and move left and right to move to previous and next emails. Click and  hold right mouse button and move up to go to inbox etc.,
  • Quick links – Adds browsable url links to your quick links section from your email for faster access
  • Google docs gadget – All your recent Google docs available right next to your inbox
  • Right side labels – If you are a big fan of labels, your list of labels might increase dramatically over a period of time 😦 . It would be tough for you to see it as a long list. Move your Labels to the right side of your screen for a detail view of it. Cool na 🙂
  • Google Calendar gadget – Shows your calendar items right next to your inbox.
  • Navbar drag n drop – Drag and drop frequently used gadgets in your inbox, similar to iGoogle

There are lot more of such features. Try out these new features and let me know your comments.

HP TouchSmart – Touch the Future now, Feel it to your heart

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 1 comment

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I think everybody has got the touch fever 🙂 . Its now HP after Apple who got infected with this fever of touch. HP has unveiled a new TouchSmart PC series where you can access everything by touching it on the screen. That’s true no need of using a keyboard or a mouse. Don’t believe me, watch this on YouTube

This new series of PCs features a sleek design with a piano-black finish. HP has specifically designed a software for touch. Users can browse music collection by album, edit and share photos as well as upload them without using keyboard or mouse as I said earlier. Features:

  • Powered by Intel Core 2 Duo processor, the PC has a 22-inch diagonal high definition widescreen display.
  • 4 GB of memory
  • Media card reader
  • High-speed hard drive
  • Built-in webcam and mic.
  • Wireless keyboard (for name sake 🙂 )
  • Integrated WLAN

The price of the HP TouchSmart IQ500 series PC in India is Rs. 87,990 😦

Comparison of models (prices included):


Hope I can get a chance to lay my hand on that 😦