Personally Tech is our weekly look at the apps and gadgets that people from different walks of life love and can't live without. This week's answers come from Nitish Mittersain, the CEO of Nazara Technologies, an Indian mobile game developer. It's no surprise that Mittersain keeps the latest and greatest mobile devices with him at all times, so that he can game on anywhere. But his dream is to see virtual reality gaming pick up in popularity. Read on to learn about the apps and gadgets that he depends upon and can't do without.
1. Describe your technology setup - what computer/ phone/ tablet/ camera/ gaming console/ other gadgets do you use?
2. What are three apps (mobile/ tablet or PC/ Mac) you couldn't live without?
Nitish Mittersain: For me, Google Maps is very important as it allows me to navigate the notorious Mumbai traffic. The other app I use often is the Facebook app which helps me remain connected with my friends and family. I also use FaceTime frequently as it allows me to video call my son anytime from anywhere in the world.
3. What is the one gadget (other than your phone) you never travel without?
Nitish Mittersain: The phones I use have all the features I require and hence serve as all-purpose gadgets. With iOS and Android I am able to play mobile games, listen to music and browse through books seamlessly, and at the same time they help me stay in touch with work related matters.
4. What is your dream gadget/ technology setup?
Nitish Mittersain: Right now I would love to get an Oculus Rift for an immersive virtual reality gaming experience and the latest 3D printer on the market.
5. How has technology changed the way in which you work?
Nitish Mittersain: With the help of advanced technology I have the flexibility to log in from anywhere, be it home or any other place. Also, evolved technology allows me to remain connected even when I am travelling.
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