Archive For April 6, 2011
Swype doesn’t quite work with Gingerbread (Android 2.3.2) on Galaxy S GT-I9000 due to a small, silly bug. If you attempt to select Swype as the input method, it gives the following error: The Swype package you installed is configured for another device and will operate with limited functionality. Please contact Swype about this issue….
My Samsung Galaxy S is doing relatively well. I’ve found some amazing apps for it and it is both productive and fun, though it is probably in for another update. Like I said, I wasn’t planning on doing anything funky with it at first, but Sohaib convinced me to work on it to get the…
I have often argued that the root cause of the problems we are facing in Pakistan is the lack of education. Without proper education, we are unable to elect competent leaders or make any rational decisions as a nation. If almost half of our population is unable to read and write a single word, extremism…
I’m writing this from my new Samsung Galaxy S, my first ever Android phone. I was considering buying the Tab instead, but lots of bad reviews put me off it (size is not much of an issue, especially if you use it with a Bluetooth device). It took a lot of sweat and tears, but…
This red boat stood out in contrast to the bleak surroundings. Taken from the far end of Rawal Lake, Islamabad, on February 5th, 2011.
Beautiful Pakistani truck cruising by. Taken on January 1st, 2011, at Sukheki, on the Lahore-Islamabad motorway.
The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore was built by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and remained the world’s largest mosque until the 1980s. It still holds the record for the world’s largest mosque courtyard. (This picture of one of it’s inner minarets taken on December 31st, 2010)
Pakistan Monument, Islamabad. Taken on November 24th, 2010
(Taken on October 12th, 2010, the River Indus, Rajanpur)
The floods of 2010 left vast areas of once fertile land covered with sand or clay. Baked by the sun, this is what the cracked layers of clay look like. (Taken at a village in Rajanpur district)