Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Kochi going hi-tech

This is an email forward I got from Sunil, my bro; Is Kochi turning to be a Satellite city ? I see good and bad with all these ..

Kochi 2009

Kochi currently has no malls; however, by 2009, the city is expected to have 6 malls covering a built-up area of 1.60 million sq ft, according to Cushman & Wakefield. Malls like Forum (expected to have 1 million+ sq ft of space), Lulu Mall, Aerens Gold Souk, Abad Mall, Metro One, Mall O, The Summit (to be spread over 12 floors) and Kalyan Mall are being planned. There have been reports that DLF too is looking at a mall-cum-hotel project in the city, near Marine Drive.

RAK Princeton, Edappally - 20 floors

RAK Princeton, Edappally - 20 floors

The Summit Mall, MG Road
Peevees Group, is in the process of setting up an international style shopping and entertainment mall in Kochi at an investment of Rs 175 crore.the project will host the first cine multiplex in Kerala

Mall O, Edappally - 350,000 sqft

Metro One Mall, Kaloor - 16 floors

Aerens GoldSouk mall, Vyttila - 450,000 sqft

Swapnil Regency, Kakkanad - 30 floors

Prestige Neptune's Courtyard, Marine Drive - 18 floors

Dreams Hotel - 19 storeyed

Choice Prestige, Tripunithra (40 floors)

Cochin Media City

L&T Tejomaya Tech Park, Infopark Campus

Park View, Convent Road - 16 floors

A hotel-cum-mall Admiral Plaza, Palarivattom - BCG builders

Sunday, May 06, 2007

Connecting a Wireless device to a LAN

1. Bootup the windows computer (wireless device) to be connected.
2. From Start Menu, select Run, type in cmd and hit OK. This opens a black command box.
3. Type in ipconfig /all and hit enter. This will list all your logical and physical network interfaces and details.
4. Identify the interface corresponding to the wireless device using its Description. Note down the Physical Address which will look something like 00-50-EB-C0-00-A1.
5. Open up the admin console of the wireless router / access point using browser; authenticate as the admin user.
6. Navigate to the MAC Address Filter; add the Physical Address from steps above to the list. Save the list; apply the changes. Warm boot using the restart option in the admin console.
7. Using the wireless admin tool on the wireless device to connect to the network using your wireless network's SSID (KALATHUR.NET in one case I know !!) and also provide the encryption key, if there is one.
(8. Drop a comment in this blog, if this was a success or not !!)

I am well fed with these !!