On building products, analyzing data and observing life
A thought came to my mind, thought of sharing it with you - In business or job, build competencies which are hard to build, because then they will be harder to compete, copy, match or excel. Serving people is one of them :)
I have been hearing since eternity that how bad is Kindle for reading PDFs. The fact is everyone who says is has been doing it wrong. They transfer them directly via USB and grumble how bad PDFs look on Kindle.
As far as reading PDFs on Kindle is concerned, don't transfer them directly.
Instead, do the following:
1. Go to your respective Amazon website (http://www.amazon.in/ or http://www.amazon.com/ etc)
2. Sign-in with the e-mail id you have registered on Kindle
3. On the Top Nav, under Hello, drop-down, go to "Manage your content & devices". Quite, like this:
2. In "Settings" tab, look for "Send-to-Kindle E-Mail Settings" - you will have an email id with @kindle.com
3. Send your desired pdf to this @kindle.com email id from your registered email id as an attachment, with subject of email as CONVERT, nothing else in the email
4. You will have the book in your kindle in few minutes automatically, if the wi-fi is on, on your kindle, and it wil…
My experience with the mobile apps has been mixed both as a user and as a product guy. Most of the organizations, whom apps I have used, have created the apps more as an afterthought than as a planned strategy. As a result, these apps have become more like a broken and hanging limb off their body than a part of theirs.
Usually, these apps are created thinking the target users being people who are connected with the Social brand. Now the intent is great, but the direction is flawed. The mobile apps are indeed are a part of your Social business than Social brand and hence there is a huge divergence in the way people look at it.
I personally believe that with screen size of phone getting larger every six months, by 2015 we should see a movement more towards mobile websites from apps, since they don't need to be installed and with a bigger screen size and HTML5 adoption, most of their current limitation will get away.
However, in this blog, I am dealing with one of the most contentiou…
While at a event yesterday, discussing what an aspiring product manager should read, I mentioned the list of blogs I usually read. It ignited a lot of discussion. So here I am sharing the list of all what I usually read. Please take your pick.