Category: Business/Property

Love is in the Air

Do you remember the song Love is in the Air, which was a big hit by John Paul Young in 1978? I guess the normal people under us will, and don’t get me wrong, I don’t...

The Unnecessary Fire

We call the magical device we have in our pockets a “phone”, but it really should be called a “communicator”. Amazing advances in technology in the last few...

Top 10 Technological Woes in Jakarta

1. “The internet has stopped working.” This shouldn’t even surprise me anymore. I arrive at the office in the morning, switch my computer on and can’t get...

Mark’s Top Apps for 2012

I’ve been an active user of smartphones since I got my first Treo 180 in 2002. All the devices I have owned had the basic functions like email and calendar and...

Apps that will help smart phone users go green

Living in a country that is not really ready to go green yet makes it a bit difficult to say or write something smart about IT and going green. Waiting at a traffic...

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Rediscovering Radio with TuneIn

For about the last 15 years I haven’t listened to the radio. More specifically, I haven’t even owned a radio to listen to (except the one in my car that I would...

Finding a Restaurant Near You

A friend of mine once asked me, “What are the 5 largest cities in Indonesia?” Confidently I replied, “Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, Yogya and maybe Medan.”...

Managing Jakarta’s Traffic

Jakarta Traffic should be added to the certainties of life like death and taxes. It’s the number one thing all visitors and locals complain about and the bad news...