Times of India Alive App – Review

Today I came across an interesting app, Alive app from Times Of India. A very nice concept to engage smartphone users to interactive content. But this app is from TimesMobile, not Times Internet Limited. Whatever, lets go and try it out. I quickly opened web-browser on my Android 4.1 tablet and jumped to aliveapp.in. Install. Open. And here is what I felt about it, discouraging, my all hopes are stranded. Read on to know how wrong they are in marketing, technological advances, app design, and mobile user interfaces. (It should be noted that I have not used this app on…

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Time to forget Mahatma

Today morning, I picked a few newspaper, expecting a glimpse of Mahatma Gandhi. You might know it’s 30th Jan, 62nd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Well, none of these newspapers had a picture or an article on Mahatma Gandhi. These newspapers* are Times of India, Amar Ujala and The Economic Times. Typically, on this day either government or some organizations publish public service ads declaring their vision. But today it seems our government is run out of funds. There were some ads by Ministry of Power, but that did not cover all leading publications. The TOI group has huge spaces…

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