Wednesday, July 19, 2006

What is Online Shopping?

Nowadays, every 'netizen' is aware of "Online shopping", which is the process where "online consumers go through online shopping websites,to purchase products or services over the internet". An online shop, Internet shop or online store resembles to our bricks-and-mortar retailer or a shopping mall.

This is done through an electronic commerce application used for Business2Business (B2B) or Business2Consumer(B2C). There are several advantages of online shopping such as shopping at user's comfort, speed of payment & transactions, discounts, deals & more.

Online shopping is becoming poular as more & more sites are coming up with ease of use & secure transactions mechanisms (using technologies like SSL) in which "User and payment data is encrypted" when it is transferred on the Internet. Even though, consumers are afraid of doing online shopping, due to several issues, mainly pertaining to security.

Methods of Payment:

  • Debit card / Credit Card
  • Cash on delivery (C.O.D.)
  • Cheque
  • Money transfer / delivery on payment
  • Postal money order
  • All kinds of Electronic money, Ecash (or digital money)

Please verify that the online shopping sites which you transact on are secure sites, i.e. those has security seals from security certification companies like "VeriSign", which displays a seal such as "VeriSign secured site with 128-bit encryption". Also, verify about particular website's customer support, Security Policy, Product Guarantee, etc.

Check following few websites for online shopping in India.

Wish you a happy & safe online shopping experience!

New Microsoft Windows Vista!

Windows Vista is the name of a new major version of Windows by Microsoft, an operating system that's widely used on personal computers (PCs), including home and business desktops & notebook computers. Before the final announcement of the 'Vista' name on July 22, 2005, it was codenamed as "Longhorn".

Microsoft is yet to launch the final edition of Micrsoft Windows Vista. Till then, you can download & check out latest Windows Vista betas and licenses, including the Go-Live licenses for .NET Framework 3.0.

Below given are few links / websites where you can see lot of good stuff for Windows Vista.

A blog site for Windows Vista:

Some Reviews on Windows Vista:,39023100,39210991,00.htm

Check out the previews of new Microsoft Windows Vista now!

Welcome to my blogs - TechnoCreat

Welcome to my own blogs site, "TechnoCreat - Everything from Tech to Creative!".

I want to make this blog dedicated to various stuff like technology, creativity, internet media & our life!

I will make contributions on all possible aspects of technology, creative stuff & everything that I can think & write about. I will also try to provide great links & resource for fun, e-learning & much more!

Keep visiting my blog for updated stuff & contriubute to make this blog more better.
Thanks a million!

Vishal Tandel