In our weekly Personally Tech entries, we talk to people who make the products we love about the products that they love. We hear from leaders in all walks of life about the apps and gadgets that they use every day, from the heads of tech companies like Nvidia and Jabong, to companies like Bacardi or Sbarro.
This week, the Founder and CEO of Biteclub.in - a service that allows you to order food from home chefs in your locality, so you don't have to rely on restaurant food all the time - talked to NDTV Gadgets about the apps and gadgets that he can't live without.
Describe your technology setup - what computer/ phone/ tablet/ camera/ gaming console/ other gadgets do you use?
Prateek Agarwal: I'm able to get all of my work done through a Macbook Air and a LG Nexus 4 phone. Most of my time is spent on these gadgets. Apart from these, I have a Google Nexus 7 (2nd Gen) tablet for reading ebooks. I love my Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 superzoom camera when I get time to indulge in photography.
What are three apps (mobile/ tablet or PC/ Mac) you couldn't live without?
Prateek Agarwal: Life is difficult to imagine without Whatsapp, Google Maps, and Google Drive. These are the perfect tools available for communication and productivity.
What is the one gadget (other than your phone) you never travel without?
Prateek Agarwal: Has to be my laptop - my Macbook Air. I need to carry it everywhere for work.
What is your dream gadget/ technology setup?
Prateek Agarwal: My dream gadget would a device that offers the portability and convenience of a smartphone and the productivity of a laptop.
How has technology changed the way in which you work?
Prateek Agarwal: Thanks to the penetration of smartphones, high speed Internet and cloud, it has become incredibly convenient to collaborate and communicate in a highly effective way. WhatsApp allows me to have instant and quick communication with almost anyone at any time in the world. This is truly revolutionary, because it allows me to save so much time that I'd have otherwise spent calling, or waiting for replies on email.
To see more stories about the apps and gadgets that people swear by, check out our earlier Personally Tech entries.