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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Zakaas #ZenMeetUp in ZENbai

Now, it has become a rule for me to attend any conference as the WINNER. 

Hi Sujata ,

Congratulations for winning an invite to the Exclusive ##ZenMeetUp in Mumbai, which will be held on 18th Apr 2015. 

Event Details are as follows:
Time: 5.30 p.m.pm
Venue: HILTON MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

      
See you there :)


Thanks,
ASUS  Team

The #ZenMeetUp in Mumbai on April 18, 2015 started with registration at the Hilton International through Jeny's ever-smiling, ever-welcoming sweet persona ...


The stage was set up to #SeeTheUnseen  ZenFone2 

All Mumbaikars were ready to #WelcometheZenFone2.


The eager, enthusiastic audience, greeted with assorted Welcome drinks.


Super-Hit and Super-Fit #ZenMeetUp in Mumbai #CantWaitf4Zenfone2 , still Waiting ... Waiting... Waiting for #ZenFone2 



The Charming, vivacious hostess of #ZenMeetUp , Komal holding forth on ZENtastic features of #ZenFone2


ASUS representative demonstrating the ZENtabulous features of #ZenFone2.


PlayBoys playing games, testing the beast on ZenFone2 as well as Multi-Tasking by praising the #ZenFone2 in the same breath. ZENsational...


Our Team 3 won the Ad-skit contest. All 10 members of our team won 4GB pen-drives from Peter Chang.


The crazy #PanoramicSelfie with #ZenFone2  


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Futuristic Asus Zenfone 2

I am a Dreamer, Day-Dreamer to be specific. I always dream about people , things , situations molded according to my whims and fancy. Take for example people. I want , wish each and everybody to be efficient, perfect, faultless, powerful, understanding, and look like Zillion dollars. Is it possible? My Utopian concept is more rigid when it comes to gadgets as I am technologically challenged. I wish my smart phone to have numerous advanced, futuristic features and still it must be user-friendly.

I had this ' Aha...'  moment of realizing my Utopian dream about smart phone , when I read the news about ZenFone2 launch.   

" Asus unveiled ZenFone 2, the flagship smart phone in the new-generation ZenFone family, with a gorgeous all-new ergonomic design, a 5.5-inch full HD IPS display, 13 MP / 5 MP PixelMaster camera , 2.3 GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor with 4 GB RAM and 4G / LTE connectivity. ZenFone 2 delivers powerful all-round performance." ...That's it.

Let's tally ... I wished for

1. Zillion Dollar Looks : ASUS ZenFone2 boasts of stunningly luxurious, ultra-thin Ergonomic Arc design. It vouches for the spirit of Zen with rich brushed-metal finish and distinctive concentric-circle detailing. ZenFone2 spells aesthetics with graceful curved case.The curvature ( a curved back and rounded edges )offers comfortable secure grip, intuitive control and convenience through the rear-mounted volume control key for the user's index finger-operating. It is bold yet elegant. Most importantly , we have a choice of Osmium Black, Glacier Gray, Glamour Red, Sheer Gold, Ceramic White colors to select our favorite ZenFone 2. Special Transfusion and Illusion covers are available to match our styles. I would definitely love to show-off my Asus ZenFone 2.


2. Power : ASUS ZenFone2  is World's 1st smart phone with 4 GB RAM with 32 GB of internal storage ( expandable ) around 26 GB is user accessible, paired with 2.3 GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor 73580 which can deliver up to seven times faster gaming performance than its predecessor.A 60ms touch response time ensures lag-free input and OpenGL 3.o provides incredible gaming performance

ZenFone 2 has built-in 4G/LTE connectivity for super fast data speed of up to 150 Mbit/s plus 802.11ac Wi-Fi for stutter-free video-streaming and music. Dual-SIM capacity with Dual Active technology allows us to have 2 active phones.

ZenFone 2 has high-capacity ( 3000mAh ) battery, which provides more than a full day of use on a single charge. Plus fast-charge technology enables recharging to 60% battery level in 39 minutes.
Wow... all these features make my ZenFone 2 so much more powerful.


3. EfficiencyASUS ZenFone2 has sharp 5.5-inch FullHD IPS display with high density and a wide viewing angle, guaranteeing lifelike photos , videos and superb-looking apps. ASUS TruVivid technology enhances display performance with brilliant colors. The display has an ultra-narrow bezel for a maximized viewing experience and is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for super resistance to damage. An anti-fingerprint coating reduces friction by 30%. It offers a luxurious, smooth feel to touch gestures. I am sure my ZenFone 2 would be convenient for my mother and father as well


4. Camera : ASUS ZenFone2 has 13-mp rear camera and a 5-mp front Pixel-Master camera, which guarantees excellent. high-resolution results. This means ZenFone 2 would be a perfect partner for shooting group-photos / natural landscapes / sports-activities / candid moments / portraits / flowers / fashion-events-pageants ... even in low-light conditions with pixel-merging technology to capture up to 400% brighter photos at night without the flash i.e. anything under or without the Sun and everything over the Earth. The rear camera's video mode can record 1080p ( full HD ) videos.I would love to carry my Asus ZenFone 2, wherever I go to capture the Bold and Beautiful.


5. Understanding : ASUS ZenFone2  Zen UI - Running Android Lollipop with ZenUI atop the Zenfone 2 has numerous Asus proprietary apps. ZenUI has various advanced features such as ZenMotion ( Intuitive touch gestures ), SnapView ( Security feature ), Trend Micro security, ZenUI Instant Updates, which enhances ZenFone2's usability, ensure security and privacy. ZenFone 2 delivers a seamless user experience. ZenFone 2 is the world's 1st smart phone to give all the ability to completely customize it to match their personal preferences , including ZenUI's launcher, themes, fonts, icons and more. A technologically challenged person like me would love to experiment and benefit from this user-friendly ZenFone2

Plus .....   The back panel of ZenFone 2 has a speaker grill at the bottom, which produces clear results even in noisy environments.

A Flash, Camera lens, Volume key and Asus logo give the back panel of ZenFone 2, a designer look. 

There are slots for SIM cards ( 4G and 2G ) and a microSD card slot that supports the memory card up to 64 GB below the removable panel


Oh.. my... I can go on and on ... praising the qualities of ASUS ZenFone2  which redefine my smart phone experience to the Utopian summit.

I just  #CantWait4Zenfone2. What about you ?  To get latest updates on ZenFone 2 follow @ASUS_India

ASUS ZenFone2






To get latest updates on ZenFone2 follow @ASUS_India

 #CantWait4Zenfone2.

ASUS ZenFone2



Wednesday, April 8, 2015

We Are The City-Womens International Day

  We Are The City India hosted the International Women's Day event " Make It Happen " at J.W. Marriott, Mumbai on 16th March, 2015.ent Details

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WeAreTheCity India invited me to celebrate the most important day of the gender calendar, International Women’s Day!

 Hosted by event partner, Marriott Hotels, the event featured inspirational women from across India who shared their secrets of success and advised us on how to get ahead in career.




Apurva Purohit

The key note speaker of the event was the unstoppable CEO of Radio City,Apurva Purohit, author of the best selling novel, ‘Lady, You’re Not a Man’.


A lively panel debate picked up the theme of ‘Make it Happen’, with heavy-weight panelists from the corporate world including:





  • Archana Shiroor – Head HR, Barclays India
  • Shalini Naagar - Head of Human Resources and Sustainability, India and South Asia, Marks and Spencer
  • Marita Maier – Head of French and German Business Centres India, EY
  • Khushnooma Kapadia – Director of Marketing Communications, Marriott Hotels
  • Roohi Biswas – Head of HR, Jean-Claude Biguine – Paris, India
  • Dr Sahar Bhaloo – Clinical Psychologist for Social Change


The panel debate was moderated by WeAreTheCity’s founder and CEO,Vanessa Vallely.
The talking panel discussion was followed by a glittering fashion show courtesy of Marks & Spencer who presented their new business dress collections.  The hair and make up of the models in the show was styled by Jean-Claude Biguine Paris.



As with all WeAreTheCity events there were opportunities to network, re-connect and make new contacts. All registered guests received a free copy of Apurva Purohit’s book, courtesy of Barclays.



 Event Format was like this :

15:30    Registration
16:00    Welcome from WeAreTheCity Committee
16:15    Key Note Speaker, Apurva Purohit, ‘Accept, adapt & achieve your way to success!’
17:00    Panel debate moderated by Vanessa Vallely
18:00    Tea, coffee, snacks and networking
19:00    ‘Dress for Success’ fashion show from Marks & Spencer on the Terrace
19:45    Networking over cocktails and canapés
21:00    Close



The venue for this year’s International Women’s Day event was, JW Marriott Mumbai which has an iconic reputation. Its guest rooms and restaurants are favourite hotspots of business travelers and Bollywood celebrities. Featuring 14,000 square feet of stunning event space, 355 newly renovated rooms and 7 impressive food and beverage outlets, JW Marriott offers some of the most lavish venues for meetings, weddings, events and receptions. For further information on the Marriott’s hotels click here.

Marks and Spencer, the iconic British retailer, opened its first store in India in 2001 and in April 2008 signed a Joint Venture with Reliance Retail to form Marks and Spencer Reliance India Pvt Ltd. Since M and S formed its joint venture partnership with Reliance Retail in 2008, the retailer has built a solid platform to accelerate its growth in India. Marks and Spencer now has 46 stores located across Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Amritsar, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai and Kochi among other cities. The company aims to build a leadership position in India including in cities such as Mumbai and Delhi by opening a cluster of supporting stores around its flagship store locations along with expanding into attractive secondary cities such as Amritsar, Kanpur and Ludhiana.

In India, Marks and Spencer sells high quality, great value clothing and accessories for men, women and children. Marks and Spencer has also introduced a new standalone concept that is dedicated to bringing the very best of M and S's exceptional quality, stylish lingerie and edited beauty offer to customers. Marks and Spencer was founded over 129 years ago and currently has 798 stores in UK and over 455 international stores across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

WeAreTheCity India  is an online platform which supports the career development of Indian women through networking, events, thought-leading articles and interviews. The site aims to bring professional women, female entrepreneurs and the charity sector together onto one platform to empower, promote and celebrate the successes of local women in India.

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The Make In India - Organizing Committee of "WE Are The City" 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

LineGlobal EdCamp




Oberoi International School , Oberoi Garden City near Oberoi Mall, Goregaon East, Mumbai, 400063 , India

LINEglobal connects and supports dynamic, innovative partnerships between educators in the USA and India by creating a multi-platform dialogue among educators. It embraces various perspectives, encourages understanding, empathy and pave the way for continued communication and synergy through the use of technology.



Hello SUJATA, 
You are invited to the following event:
EDCAMPMUMBAI SPONSORED AND HOSTED BY LINEGLOBAL and OBEROI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
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Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:
Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (IST)
Oberoi International School
Oberoi Garden City near Oberoi Mall
Goregaon East
Mumbai, 400063
India

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edcampMumbai - the second iteration of India's first edcamp!
Questions? Contact Rekha Puri edcampmumbai@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you and to learning together!

Cheers,
Rekha Puri, LINEglobal, and team at Oberoi International School



The reception lounge of Oberoi International school was teaming with eager, enthusiastic educators from Mumbai's as well as USA's top-notch schools on March 28th, 2015. The LINEglobal-EdCamp officially started in the auditorium with welcome address from Ms. Rekha Puri ( Founder and President of LINEglobal )



The beauty / uniqueness of this EdCamp is that subjects to be discussed in various sessions were designed / coordinated by the participating educators themselves.