#UrbanChenai Bloggers Meet – Loads of Fun & More..

Team echoVME organized it’s first Blogger Meet at Hotel Beverly Kilpauk and the event was sponsored by UrbanTree Which Build Luxury Houses at Affordable Cost. It was an prior registration event and the official hashtag for the event was #UrbanChennai

There were around 100+ bloggers from Chennai gathered for this event with lot of excitement.We were segregated into 4 teams after the initial introduction. We were divided into Team Oxygen, Team Wow, Team Infinity and Team Popular to commemorate their our upcoming projects.

Me and Sarath babu took a selfie prior to the event and surprisingly we both from Team WOW

me and sarathThe Event Started with Introduction round were we got to know more about Bloggers and their work.It was really interesting to see bloggers from various genres

Mr.Sorav Jain Thinker-in-Chief, echoVME gave us Welcome Speech

sourav jainWe then started with Stand Up Comedy by Shyam Renganathan from Team Enna Da Rascalas It was super awesome

shyam ranganathanThen We started with Tambola which I played Tambola for the first time and Yes I won Pen drive and GV’s for finishing the 2nd row! and yes other bloggers won for finishing 1st , 3rd and Full round. It was super fun and awesome.

#UrbanChennai Sponsor Urban Tree CEO Mr.Abhishek Mehta gave us a speech which was so inspiring.

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He Quoted “If there is nothing to hide nothing to fear” when he is saying about Urban Tree Advantages and I must say the quote he mentioned was so true.

Then He was talking about Urban Tree Upcoming Projects and Advantages such as none of his projects had been delayed by more than 4 months and they believes in “We Pay If We Delay” also He believes in quality and uses paint that has less LEAD which means people who dwell in his construction are least affected by the side affects the LEAD in Paint and other materials cause.

When he spoke about Oxygen property which would have 1Lakh Sapling which no other property would have and all were applauded for the same.

Overall Urban Tree Home Builds a Luxury House at Affordable cost by the Advantages below

  • Regular Customer Meet
  • Green Homes for Healthier living (Yes they Got IGBC Certification)
  • Quality Uncompromised
  • 100% Transperency

It was an Awesome speech by him and we got to know lot more about Urban Tree.

Then we continued with Fun Activities,Now with AdZap

Team Superb

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Team Infinity

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Team Oxygen

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and here comes our “Team Wow”

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Team Oxygen Announced as winner and our team just missed by 1 Points but it was super awesome and we learned more about Urban Tree Projects too.

Now it’s time for Blogger Awards,It was classified into two – Best Blogger ad Best Blogs.

Ganga Bharani had won Best #UrbanChennai Blogger

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Praveen Kumar and Pradeep won the #UrbanChennai Blog Award

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Shrinidhi Won #UrbanChennai Best Blogger Award

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Aaand I and Sarath Babu won the #UrbanChennai Most Active tweeters prize.

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Finally #Groupfie Time

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We were also served with Hot Samosas , Kathi Rolls , Gajar ka Halwa and Filter Kaapi.

It was an Awesome event and Team echoVME promised us much more event coming up and thanks a ton to Team echoVME and Urban Chennai for organizing this Blogger meet and making it success.

Review Of Nasi Kandar Pelita – Best Malaysian Fast Food Restaurant at Chennai

Being a Foodie My longtime wish to eat Malaysian food at Malaysian restaurant and as i’m in Chennai i thought it’s difficult to find. surprisingly I searched for the restaurant listings on AskMe and found One of the Best Malaysian Fast food restaurant which is Nasi Kandar Pelita.

Nasi Kandar Pelita is the largest Fast food restaurant in Malaysia that came long way from small stall and In less than 20 Years they have grown so big that they have currently has 26 branches including one in Chennai-India.

So Me and My friend made a visit on one rainy Saturday and guess the restaurant is almost fully packed and i was thinking there are so many Malaysian dish lovers in Chennai. somehow we managed to get the seat and waiter served the water and gave the menu.

Nasi Kandar Pelita Menu

Menu Card

After seeing the menu we were really hungry because there are so many dishes we is new to us and really made us interesting. As a start We ordered Hot Sour Mushroom Soup and i must say the taste is really awesome.

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Hot Sour Mushroom Soup

Then we ordered Malaysian dish named “Nasi Goreng” – It Mean a meal including stir-fried rice in small amount of cooking oil and it spiced with soy sauce,garlic,shallot and accompanied by other ingredients such as egg,vegetables,prawns etc. I Myself ordered Veg one and My friend ordered Egg one.

Nasi Goreng

Nasi Goreng-Egg

My friend told me that the rice is so thin and tasted delicious.

Nasi Goreng

Nasi Goreng-Veg

Nasi Goreng Veg serves with salad and Added Cucumber,Onion etc., and i must say it’s so different than normal fried-rice.

When coming over to Ambience you have 2 options either to sit out in the shade or in the AC and its quite clean and neat.

Nasi Kandar Pelita

My Friend

The best part of this restaurant is it serves Indian and Chinese dishes to apart from their favorite Malaysian and also it’s located in the busiest road of Chennai and it’s next to KFC Pondy Bazaar outlet.

Finally to end with special We ordered 3 In 1 ice cream

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Nasi Kandar Pelita 3 in 1 Icecream

It was real tasty and really liked it.

Guess how much it’s costed us ? It’s less than INR 700 for two and i felt it’s economical too.

Overall i rate Nasi Kandar Pelita to 5/5 and now it will be my one of the favorite restaurant in Chennai.

Folks when you are around Chennai don;t forget to try this restaurant and later you will thank me for this :)

Keep Exploring!

WD® INTRODUCES PERSONAL CLOUD STORAGE SOLUTIONS FOR SMBS AND PROSUMERS IN INDIA

My Cloud™ EX2 and My Cloud™ EX4 devices offer advanced NAS features with Up to 24 TB[1] Capacity for Creative Professionals, Prosumers, and Workgroups

INDIA. – July 01, 2015 – WD®, a Western Digital companyand a world leader in digital storage, has launched My Cloud™ EX2 and My Cloud™ EX4devices in India. My CloudEX2 and My CloudEX4systems belong to the My Cloudfamily of personal cloud solutions and are designed to fulfill data storage needs of creative professionals, prosumers, workgroups and anyone looking for a reliable way to save, share, back up, stream and manage massive amounts of digital data. My Cloud EX2 and My Cloud EX4 devices are high-performance two-bay and four-bay network attached storage (NAS) solutions, respectively.

“SMBs and small offices/home offices (SOHOs) in India are increasingly becoming aware of technology and its implications in advancing their businesses and gaining competitive advantage. They need an easy and private way to store all their business-related data, access it and manage it from anywhere in the world using any device.” said Khalid Wani,Director (Content Solutions), India, Middle East and Africa, WD. “With the My Cloud EX series of products, customers will be thrilled with the advanced features, high-performance and reliability that WD can provide.”

The populated My Cloud EX series featuresWD Red® hard drives for ultimate reliability in the unique 24×7 NAS operating environment. The highest capacity available in WD Red drives is 6 TB. WD Red drives are powered by NASware™ 3.0 technology, improving drive reliability and protecting customer data in the event of a power loss or disruption.Additionally, WD Red hard drives feature 3D Active Balance Plus, an enhanced balance control technology that significantly improves overall drive performance and reliability.My Cloud EX2 and My Cloud EX4 systems provide several capacity options, allowing customers to choose from a drive-less enclosure that allows customers to customize their capacity and add additional drives as their library of digital content grows

Some features that My Cloud EX2 and My Cloud EX4 devices offer include enhanced data control and protection, high capacity and reliability, anytime, anywhere access and advanced streaming and serving.

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With Easy-Slide-Drive technology, My Cloud EX2 and My Cloud EX4 devices allow customers to easily install or quickly hot-swap drives, without the need for a screwdriver, toolkit or trays. Additionally, customers can attach compatible USB 3.0 hard drives to the USB expansion ports on the My CloudEX series to instantly expand their storage capacity.

 Compatibility

My CloudEX series of products are compatible with Windows® 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP, OS X Mavericks™, Mountain Lion™, Lion®, Snow Leopard®, as well as DLNA®/UPnP® enabled devices.

MY Cloud EX4

 Price and Availability

Product Part Code Capacity MRP
EX2 WDBVKW0000NCH-BESN 0TB 15300
EX2 WDBVKW0040JCH-BESN 4TB 26800
EX2 WDBVKW0060JCH-BESN 6TB 30800
EX2 WDBVKW0080JCH-BESN 8TB 38600
EX2 WDBVKW0100JCH-BESN 10TB 52000
EX2 WDBVKW0120JCH-BESN 12TB 56800
EX4 WDBWWD0000NBK-BESN 0TB 25500
EX4 WDBWWD0080KBK-BESN 8TB 54000
EX4 WDBWWD0120KBK-BESN 12TB 62900
EX4 WDBWWD0160KBK-BESN 16TB 75200
EX4 WDBWWD0200KBK-BESN 20TB 96900
EX4 WDBWWD0240KBK-BESN 24TB 103900

Both My Cloud EX2 and My Cloud EX4 devices come with a two-year limited regional warranty and are available through our IT channel.

The WD My Cloud mobile app is currently available for free download from the App StoreSM and Google PlayTM.

 

About WD

WD, a Western Digital company, is a long-time innovator and storage industry leader. As a storage technology pacesetter, the company produces reliable, high-performance hard disk drives and solid state drives. These drives are deployed by OEMs and integrators in desktop and mobile computers, enterprise computing systems, embedded systems and consumer electronics applications, as well as by the company in providing its own storage products. WD’s leading storage devices and systems, networking products, media players and software solutions empower people around the world to easily save, store, protect, share and experience their content on multiple devices. WD was established in 1970 and is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. For more information, please visit the company’s website at http://www.wd.com.

Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC), Irvine, Calif., is a global provider of products and services that empower people to create, manage, experience and preserve digital content. Its companies design and manufacture storage devices, networking equipment and home entertainment products under the WD, HGST and G-Technology brands. Visit the Investor section of the company’s website (www.westerndigital.com) to access a variety of financial and investor information.

[1]My Cloud EX4 (populated) system is shipped in RAID 5 configuration, which leaves three quarters of the system capacity available for data storage. System is configurable to RAID 0, JBOD or spanned, which leaves all system capacity available for data storage. Up to 0.1TB may be reserved for non-user accessible storage.

Best Accessories That fit with Sony Mobiles

In this modern world we look up for something more in everything right from our career to shopping online. We look for best Accessories for our mobiles because it provide the comfort and convenience you need. To avoid situations where your phone runs out of battery when it’s midday, you should always be ready and keep a standard charger in your office to ensure your phone is ready to use at all times. If you do not wish to carry around a charger, then get yourself with an extra battery and enjoy long-lasting power and reliability. It’s always good to be prepared than to be caught off guard.

Below are some of the Accessories that go best with Sony Mobiles.

1. SmartBand Wrist Strap (Active Large)​ :-

Customize your SmartBand to suit your personal style and taste with comfortable silicon straps. There’s a color for every day and for whatever you wear. Changing the wrist band is as easy as using.

Product Features:-

  • Comfortable silicon straps
  • Available in 3 colors
  • Customhouse SmartBand to suit personal style and taste.

This Product currently priced at around Rs.990/

2. Stereo Bluetooth® Headset SBH50 :-

A headset for people who want the best sound and smart wireless freedom Authentic audio Your music will sound as good as you want with these Bluetooth stereo headphones. The bass is deep and the treble is clean and clear. Music the way it was made. Even the person you are calling will experience superior sound. The integrated microphone technology is designed to pick up the broadest range of frequencies in human speech and its compatible for Xperia Z1 , Xperia Z and Ultra Phones.

Product Features:-

  • Bluetooth 3.0*
  • NFC
  • Multipoint Connectivity
  • FM Radio with RDS

This Product currently priced at around Rs.5, 290/-

3. Xperia Z2 Magnetic Charging Dock:-

An innovative magnetic connector enables you to easily place your phone snugly in the dock. The magnet steers the phone charging connector to the dock charging connector and makes the connection.

Product Features:-

  • Innovative magnetic connector
  • Interchangeable inserts in the kit.
  • Stands at a comfortable viewing angle while charging.
  • FM Radio with RDS

This Product currently priced at around Rs.2, 990/-

4. USB Portable Charger:-

Sony Portable Charger Black) Power up your smartphone anywhere, anytime with Sony’s entry capacity models of its USB Portable Charger range with a battery capacity of 3,800 mAh.

Product Features:-

  • Slim plastic body charger for charging smartphones on the go.
  • Battery Capacity of 3,800 mAh
  • Micro USB cable included
  • Compatible with other devices including Xperia , Cyber Shot and Walkman players

This Product currently priced at around Rs.1,990/-

The above are some of the Accessories for your Sony Mobiles it will fit with your style.

See you on next post!

Best HTC Mobiles Above Rs.20,000

In today’s world smartphones are easily available starting from lower price but the most difficult in selecting a handset in the above Rs.20,000 category as most entry level segment are competing for the lower price with good features. Here is the selection of HTC Mobiles above Rs.20,000 which is VFM-Value for Money.

1. HTC Desire 826 Dual Sim :-

Enjoy stunning speed and power with the HTC Desire 826 Dual sim.seamless multi-tasking,smooth video streaming and silky gaming are a breeze for the superfast Qualcomm octa-core processor.Taking and sharing photos has neeven been easier with all-new Andoid L Operating system,

Product Features :-

  • Dual Sim, 3G, Wi-Fi
  • 2 GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt
  • 2600 mAH Battery
  • 13 MP camera with flash
  • Android v5.0.1

HTC Desire 826 Dual sim currently priced at around Rs.23,000/

2.HTC One X :-

HTC One X goes beyond user expecatations which runs on powerful 1.5 GHz Quad Core processor that is meant to be superfast, whether you are surfing the net or playing one of the specially enhanced games. Based on the Android v4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system, you can expect enhanced multitasking capabilities, user-friendly widgets and easy interactivity. The One X features the HTC Sense user interface that offers you a collection of tools and features that are powerful and customizable. The Android phone has a 4.7-inch Super LCD 2 capacitive full HD touchscreen that supports 720 x 1280 pixel resolution with 16 M colors offering vivid display.

Product Features :-

  • 1.5 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 4.7-inch super LCD 2 Touchscreen
  • 8 MP Primary Camera | 1.3 MP Secondary Camera
  • Android v4.0 (Icecream Sandwich)

HTC One X currently priced at around Rs.36,000/

3. HTC Desire 600 Mobile :-

HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM strikes the perfect balance between work and play with a Dual SIM that allows for two separate accounts (for example: business and personal) on one phone. The expansive display provides an amazing viewing experience while Beats Audio built-in answers all your sound desires with deep, authentic sound.

Product Features :-

  • 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 4.7-inch super LCD 2 Capacitive Touchscreen
  • 8 MP Primary Camera
  • Android v4.1.2 OS
  • 1860 mAh battery

HTC Desire 600 currently priced at around Rs.27,000/

4.HTC One X S720E  :-

HTC One X S720E mobile is a smart phone that has compatibility with Android v4.0 Ice cream sandwich operating system and boasts a 4.7 Inches LCD 2 touch screen, It is included with 8 MP primary cameras as well as 1.3 MP secondary camera. It is enabled with various features like Full HD Recording, Micro SIM WI-FI and USB for connectivity.

Product Features :-

  • 1.5 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 4.7-inch Super LCD 2 Touchscreen
  • 8 MP Primary Camera
  • Android v4.0 Iceceam Sandwich OS

HTC One X S720E currently priced at around Rs.21,599/

The above HTC Mobiles are some of the best smartphones with extraordinary features and super cool designs that you go for. so why wait ? explore HTC Mobiles and choose the best.

Tips to consider before buying a headphone with mic

In this modern world whether we are at home or on the go most of us spend lot of time to listen music , business call with customers , talk with your loved ones etc.If you are lookng to go beyond normal one and invest in a nice pair of headphones,here’s to pick out the perfect set for you.

1. Ear – Buds and In-Ear Headphones :-

            Earbuds and In-Ear headphones are tiny earpieces and super portable one which is nice if you are on the go.Earbuds generally sit in the bowl of your ears while In-ear variants actually go in the ear canal which is tangle free to the user. variants of in-ear headphones , clip headphones are ideal for people who lead active lifestyles or play sports,given that they stay in place by wrapping around the back of user’s ears.

2.On-Ear Headphones :-

On-ear headphones sit over , or behind a user’s head with speakers sitting outside of the ear and it normally capable of producing richer lower-end sounds given that they come with large drivers.it gives you great bass response that you will want to consider when buying your headphone with mic.

Below are the few other things that you will want to consider when buying your headphone with mic :-

  • Noise cancellation :-

It is circumular type of headphone and some models come with noise cancellation which sample the noise around you and play and inverted version of that sound in your ears and also while you’re on call it will help you to clear the noise outside and make your call clearer.

HP with mic

  • Look for tangle-free cable :-

Always look for tangle free headphone because it don’t make your irritating and don’t wait to get tangled up in your own wires. now a days lot of headphone with mic are tangle free and it consider as comfort for prolonged use.

  • Read Online reviews :

Reviews are a great way to narrow it down to a few models and to know what issues you want to keep an eye out for any given pair . I usually search for a review before buying any product as we get lot of ideas and also it makes you confident.

  • Durability and Warranty :-

The reason we buy new headphones so often is because the old ones often break or get somehow destroyed. lot of headphones with mic will come with warranties for a year or two which is really nice to know before buying so you can choose the best.

  • Comfort :-

When you try headphone the most important is comfort because you are going to use that for long and it will help you to take decision faster.now-a days any online seller comes with 30 day replacement guarantee so you need not worry if you not comfort after buying in online because you can replace the best one.

Lastly choose the best one that fits your style , need and choice because at the end you’re going to use it and don;t forget to check the above tips before buying.

There’s lot of different stuff so don’t be afraid to take your time. Once you get them it’s yours and investing in a good pair of headphone with mic makes sense.

See you on next post!

See the Unseen with Asus Zenfone 2

Asus ZenFone 2 smartphone with 5.50-inch 1080×1920 display powered by 2.3GHz processor powered by 64 Bit Intel processor and loaded with 4GB RAM and 13-megapixel rear camera.

There will be optional 16/32/64/128GB internal storage space along with micro SD card support of up to 64GB. This Zenfone 2 sports a 5.5 inch screen with gorilla glass 3 protection and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. There is 13MP AF pixelmaster camera on rear with flash and 5MP pixelmaster fixed focus camera on the front. Asus Zenfone 2 is likely is to be priced lower when considering the specs of the phone and really worth a wait to see the unseen.

The Asus Zenfone 2 has the best grip and yes thanks to the ergonomic arc design which give ultimate comfort

asus-zenfone-2-2Features of Asus Zenfone 2 :-

1. Performance

  • Intel Atom Z3580/Z3560 64-bit processor
  • Dual Active SIM
  • Lithium-Polymer 3000mAh with fast-charging technology

2. Pixel Master

  • World’s best Low-Light Mode
  • Beautification Modes and Panorama Modes
  • HDR Mode

3.Beauty / Design

  • Ergonomic Arc design
  • 72% Screen to Body ratio
  • Rear key for convenient Access

Also with the largest 4 GB RAM capacity in the market it will be really incredible multi tasking performance.

Asus has optimized the Android experience through ZenUI to provide a unique look that can be modified to each user’s liking. Some of the ZenUI features such as PixelMaster to take the perfect pictures, themes and icon packs, smart folder and app lock to keep your personal apps and accompanying your info safe.

The wide angel lens, panorama feature and low light mode for the front make capturing the perfect selfie easier than ever also it allows you to take a 140 degree selfie so that everyone can be part of the shot.

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One more exciting feature in Asus Zenfone 2 is kids Mode and it allows you to easily manage applications for your kids by setting up the app whitelist and even you can control how much time kid can spend and even you can set a passcode to answer calls.

Excited to experience it and spread the awesome? It will be really worth the wait and it will be sold exclusively at Flipkart (Link) and for more information to get updates on Asus Zenfone 2 check their facebook page