Showing posts from August, 2008

In India, the iPhone wait is over. Nah, the iPhone wait has just begun.

Take a deep breath. This will surely blow your heads.

What? Vodafone has launched the Apple iPhone 3G in India.

So? They have priced it at Rs.31,000. That's US $708.

Big Deal? Nah, just that India has no 3G operator yet.

India, the low-cost market where US companies outsource their work because it offers them cost advantage. A market with a middle-class population that surpasses the total population of Europe and is a wonderful place to do business. One might think targeting the masses here would make a very good business sense, but looks like Vodafone and Apple marketing crooks have something else in mind. Apple has also tied up with Airtel to sell iPhone in India.

A column in Economic Times read:

Interestingly, the move to partner Airtel and Vodafone marks a major shift in Apple’s global strategy of ‘one country-one operator’. With India emerging as the fastest-growing cellular market, Apple wanted to maximize its exposure here as Airtel and Vodafone have a combined subscriber base of…

Yahoo! Mail is Down! - Error Code 15 - Joins the infamous failed services

After recent failures of GMail, Amazon Web Services, Twitter, and few others, Yahoo! has felt the urge to join this infamous elite group.

I am unable to access Yahoo! Mail and while accessing my account I am taken to a screen which tells me about Error Code 15.

Here's the message:

Sorry for the inconvenience.You've stumbled upon a temporary problem we're having with Yahoo! Mail. Usually this problem gets resolved quickly, without you doing a thing.Try pressing the Reload or Refresh button on your browser, or signing out and back into Yahoo! Mail. Hopefully that will take care of things. If that doesn't fix the problem, please try again shortly. The fact that you're reading this page means we've been automatically notified of the issue, and chances are we're working on it now.If you think you've been more than patient and tried the tricks above, feel free to contact Customer Care about Error Code 15.
Thanks,The Yahoo! Mail Team
I hope these companies knew how…

[removed] Celebrating Independence Day

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[removed] Why ColdFusion?

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[removed] Hello World 2.0

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Hello World! Hello Beijing 2008!

Hello World! Welcome to Codecurry. It is a privilege to post the very first entry for Codecurry, a blog focused on providing technical briefs on Rich Internet Applications, software technologies, computers and communications.

My name is Sameer Gupta, I'm an Adobe Certified Professional and an entrpreneur. I work with Atos Origin and my tenure with them ends on 14th August '08. I am looking forward to give complete focus to my business plans and a lot of time to Codecurry.

My twin brother Sagar Gupta, again a Certified Adobe ColdFusionMX 7 Advanced Developer [and technology entrepreneur] will also share his thoughts on Adobe technologies in this blog. He has worked on many ColdFusion and Flash projects, and is currently heading the development of - Flex RIA which will enable video calling.
Atos Origin, if you are not aware, provides infrastructure that powers Olympics and since the Game opens today, it must be obvious why Beijing Summer Olympics for a Hello World int…