Agha Zain (nickname Bes) is passionate about startups, mobile, and web. He's currently working as a Product Marketing Manager in the Silicon Valley on the latest tech to change the online and offline lives of consumers. You should follow him on Twitter, and can find out more about him on LinkedIn,

Bes's articles

  1. Google Market vs Amazon Appstore

    Android’s open source approach makes it possible for almost anyone with the initiative and resources to start doing offering customized Android apps and services. Amazon is one such company, taking on Google’s Android Market with its offering, the Amazon Appstore. The Google Android Market is the default phone app and website, for almost every Android […]

  2. Never Lose Your Data: Backup To Gmail

    With a Google account, your Android phone backs up a lot of your personal settings. With such backups, you can easily move to another device permanently or temporarily and get all your settings switched over automatically. For example, all your contacts on your phone are backed up to your Google account, allowing you to easily […]

  3. Pure News Widget

    I love finding new ways to use my phone online, so that I am less reliant on my laptop. With that in mind, one of the best replacements I found for my laptop’s RSS subscriptions was in the form of Pure News Widget. Pure News Widget turns any Android device into a news feed reading […]

  4. Interview – Matt Mecham of Ibforums

    Matt Mecham isn’t just one of the most well-known community software developers – he’s also one of the most experienced. Zain discusses with Matt his work on YaBB, Ikonborad, Ibforums, and what the future holds…

  5. Interview – Jeff Lewis of YaBB SE

    YaBB SE is one of the top open source bulletin board software products available today. How did it come into being? What has made it so successful? And where does its future lie? Zain persuades YaBB SE lead developer Jeff Lewis to tell all.