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PayPal currency conversion – which should I choose?

PayPal currency conversion – which should I choose?
DISCLAIMER: Your mileage may vary, and this test illustrates what I encountered as a non-US resident buying a product from the US. When you buy products from international sellers, whether on eBay or other sites, you are posed with an option to choose either: 1. PayPal's currency conversion process 2. MasterCard and Visa currency conversion process The question I always…

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Introducing Apple’s Siri

Introducing Apple’s Siri
In case you don't know yet, Miss Siri is Apple's smart artificial intelligence application that let's you ask voice questions and get voice replies. You can ask for the weather, send text messages, do math calculations, ask for directions (women, you'll be glad your men now ask!), and a whole lot more. It's full potential is yet to be known,…

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Apple releases Final Cut Pro X

Apple releases Final Cut Pro X
Finally, after whetting our appetites for long enough, Apple releases Final Cut Pro X, a revolutionary software tool that will change the face of video editing, but only on Macs. There was much speculation about when it'd be released, knowing that Apple normally runs press releases on Tuesdays, and since they promised it to be in June, it was highly…

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Social media disaster: Energizer Night Race 2011

Social media disaster: Energizer Night Race 2011
As a proponent of social media, we know how important it is to be transparent and to treat everybody with utmost respect. One golden rule that I uphold is, "whether a person is online or face-to-face, treat them the same". However, we oftentimes¬†witness brands / companies disrespect people online, just because they leave negative comments. It is seemingly too easy…

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