3.19.2019

How To Keep Your SmartPhone Running For A Longer Time..

In recent times it has become a habit of directly removing the battery from a phone without properly switching it off first.. In this article I'll explain to you some of the hazards of such behavior..


Image result for battery unplugged from phone

When you switched the phone off correctly, it knows that it power will be shut down shortly. That means, all the apps and the operating system get the chance to save whatever needs to be saved and to go through their proper shut-down process. 

Removing the battery without switching the phone off will immediately crash every running applications as well as the operating system(OS). It's just like unplugging your system while it's running. You can do it, but it's not advice-able, a bad idea though..

And another thing is that While switching off your device, the operating system will make sure that every thing connected to the phone's memory and external memory is properly and carefully closed. If you remove the battery before switching off your phone, you may corrupt the memory which may lead to unexpected behavior.

Hope you enjoyed this article. leave your comments below.
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3.06.2019

Here's The World's First Vein Recognition Smartphone – LG G8 ThinQ

LG declared its new G8 ThinQ cell phone on Sunday, and it accompanies a remarkable trap to open the smartphone: vein recognition.

To be sure, the LG G8 utilizes the veins in the palms of your hands to open the smartphone, which the organization calls "Hand ID." It's a novel strategy, yet it's indistinguishable thought from cutting edge facial recognition.



To distinguish and perceive your veins, the LG G8 has what LG calls a "Z" camera that recognizes a clients' veins with infrared light. There's likewise a 3D detecting "time of flight" (ToF) camera on the facade of the LG G8 that identifies the shape, thickness, and other individual qualities of a client's palms.

To open the LG G8 utilizing Hand ID, a client needs to float their palm over the LG G8's selfie camera, and raise it up gradually:

In the engine, you'll discover things like a Snapdragon 855 chipset, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of capacity (that can be extended), and a 3,500 mAh battery.

Here Are The Spec Sheet underneath;

LG G8 Specifications and Price

Working System Android 9 Pie

Show 6.1-inch OLED

3120×1440

Gorilla Glass 6

HDR 10

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Capacity 128GB

Expandable microSD up to 2TB

Smash 6GB

Camera (Main) 12MP, 1.4µm pixels, ƒ/1.5, OIS

78° focal point

Camera (Wide) 16MP, 1.0µm pixels, ƒ/1.9

107° focal point, fixed core interest

Camera (Telephoto) 12MP, 1.0µm, ƒ/2.4, 56mm OIS

Front Camera 8MP, ƒ/1.7

80° focal point, fixed core interest

Front Camera (Secondary) ToF

Network Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, NFC

USB-C 3.1

Sound 32-piece Hi-Fi Quad DAC

Boombox speaker

Gem Sound OLED Stereo Speaker

Earphone jack

Battery 3500mAh

Non-removable

Charging USB-C

Speedy Charge 3.0

Qi remote

Water Resistance  IP68

MIL-STD 810G ensured

Security Rear unique finger impression sensor, Face open, Hand ID

Measurements 151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm

Weight 167 grams

Hues Carmine Red, New Aurora Black, New Platinum Gray

Just amazing.
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3.05.2019

How To Transfer Pictures From Your iPhone To Your PC Without iTunes

iTunes can prove to be too complicated for most users to store photo albums even though there have been advances in mobile camera technology, smartphones today serve as the perfect photo capturing devices.
iPhones in particular have been known for their industry-leading camera performance. 



When on vacation with your family, an iPhone is more than enough to capture all the special moments, be it in photos or videos. But what happens when you want to store them on your computer, or back them up on a hard drive? In some cases users end up just letting the pictures sit idle on their iOS devices.

Turns out, there's an extremely simple work around to this. The best part? You don't even need to have iTunes installed on your system for this to work. Windows automatically reads your iPhone as a camera, and allows you to access pictures and videos on it like you would with a regular digital camera.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone or iPad to the PC using a USB cable.

Step 2: A dialogue box might pop up asking if you want to trust this computer. Tap 'Trust'.

Step 3: Now, Windows will detect the ios device as a camera. Go to File Explorer>This PC, and double-click on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 4: Now, go to Internal Storage>DCIM, and all the folders with your pictures and videos will appear.

Step 5: Copy and Paste whatever files you wish to save to your PC.

That's all there is to it, really. You can now organise these pictures, however, you may like, and back them up to the cloud.
Incase you are having troubles with this method, and Windows does not read the files on your iPhone, you can fix that in a matter of seconds. Search for 'Devices and Printers' from the Start Menu, and open it. 

Once there, find your iPhone and right click on it, and then hit 'Troubleshoot'. This will fix any problems with the connection, and Windows will now let you access files on the device.

I hope this tutorial would be helpful to iPhone users. If you still have any questions use the comments section below. 
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2.26.2019

Google Partner with UBA to Provide Free Internet to Customers

Google has collaborated with United Bank for Africa (UBA) and 21st Century Technologies to give free WiFi crosswise over 11 areas in Lagos State, Nigeria. This is an augmentation of the Google Station activity propelled at the #GoogleforNigeria held a year ago.


Google said it will reveal the activity in 200 areas in five urban areas crosswise over Nigeria before the finish of 2019. Google Station, a stage for giving free, fast Wi-Fi hotspots out in the open spots, started in Lagos a year ago, and reached out to Abuja in December in association with Backbone Connectivity Network.

This google-fueled activity would permit clients access to web network inside the 11 branches and its environs, in this manner encouraging their everyday organizations and exercises, while guaranteeing unhindered availability.

The 11 branches where the hotspot will be found are: UBA Bank Road, 810-811 Bank Road, Daleko; UBA Matori, 21 Fatai Atere road; UBA Surulere, 152 Ogunlana Drive; UBA Allen, 13 Allen Avenue, Ikeja; UBA Tisco Plaza, Alausa; UBA Apapa, 11-13 Warehouse Road, Apapa; UBA Marina, 55 Marina, Lagos Island; UBA HQ, Broad Street, Marina; UBA Lekki Admiralty; UBA Oke Arin and UBA Aspamda Plaza, Trade Fair.

Google Nigeria's Country Director, noticed that the organizations stayed concentrated on giving web administrations to clients to free.

She stated, "With the assistance of our accomplices, we are putting forth astounding web access in vigorously dealt territories like airplane terminals, markets, shopping centers and transport stations all through the nation, particularly in zones where there were no web associations previously.

"Indeed, even with the astounding advancement on growing portable web, we are finding that open Wi-Fi remains a critical advance in getting free, brilliant web to everybody," she clarified.
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2.20.2019

Instagram Tests Direct Messaging for Web

This is probably part of the move of Facebook towards messeges unification Instagram test the capacity to send and get immediate messages through its site on portable and work area gadgets.


At present, the work area experience on Instagram is a negligible, pared-down rendition of the versatile application that demonstrates minimal more than the feed. There's still no immediate method to transfer and upload photographs, and the administration is moderate to include new features.

Browser notification support was added only last September. A few highlights, for example, the capacity to transfer stories, are confined to the mobile application and portable web as it were. Instagram has said it has "no plans to give clients a chance to transfer photographs or stories from the work area." Direct messages going to the web would be a colossal advance forward for the previous mobile only application.

Application analyst Jane Wong tweeted the screen capture of the component and the test include added an immediate message symbol to the menu bar on the web, which would empower users to see, react to and send new DMs.

The move could have something to do with Facebook's arrangements to combine Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram DMs into a solitary, bound together stage.
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1.26.2019

How To Use Split Screen Mode On Your Android SmartPhone

As we're already aware, Android Nougat comes jam-packed with a range of features make the user experience as seamless as possible. The latest update highlights to be rolled out to Nougat include an improved notifications panel, optimization of the data and power saving mechanisms, and support for VR. One of the big ticket items that has won a lot of fans (us included) are the task management options. Thanks to the latest update, you can now use two apps simultaneously in split screen mode.

Not all apps are created equal, and for that reason you'll find that not all of them will be compatible with the split-screen mode. Don't worry, it's not you, it's them (the developers) as they will need to complete another update before more apps will be able to be used in this mode. For the moment, though, there is a way around this issue. You can run any application in split screen from the developer options in the latest version of the Google mobile operating system.

How To Run any app in split screen mode
First. you'll need to activate the developer options on your mobile. To do this go to Settings > Developer options > About this device. Once you are there click on "Version number" a few times until you receive a notice saying you are now a developer.

Return to the Settings menu and open "Developer options. Then scroll right down to the end of the page and enable the last option which is listed: "Force activities to be re-sizable." Once you've done this you will need to restart your phone to activate the option. Once you've activated this option, even those apps that aren't usually compatible with the Nougat upgrade will be able to run in split screen mode.

Finally, to activate the split screen mode, open two apps of your choice and then click and hold on the task manager button. Both apps will then open in the split screen mode.

Do you think the split screen mode will be helpful for your own multitasking needs? Or will you be sticking to the more traditional single task approach for the time being? Let us know in the comments below.
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1.16.2019

Netflix Raises Costs For US Subscribers With Quick Impact

The cost of your Netflix subscription is going up, paying little heed to the arrangement you are on. The administration declared the cost increment recently, which will see costs go up by between 13 percent and 18 percent, contingent upon the membership level.


The best level is expanding from $14 to $16 every month. The least expensive level, which as of now costs $8, will ascend to $9. The center level will see a difference in $11 to $14, coordinating the old cost of the best level.

The new estimating will become effective for new clients quickly, while existing supporters will see it creep in throughout the following three months. The Netflix cost increment covers all US supporters just as parts of Latin America. Basically, on the off chance that you pay for Netflix with USD, your bill is going up.

Netflix stock was up in excess of six percent following the news of a cost increment, announced by CNBC. The change pursued a commonplace example. At the point when Netflix raises its costs, supporter numbers will in general be safe, while stock is floated. It's a success win circumstance for the gushing goliath, as long as those endorsers don't abruptly escape the administration. The organization clearly felt that a determined bet worth taking once more.

The lift in pay will probably be put towards the progressing interest in unique substance that Netflix is embraced. With rivalry from Amazon, HBO, Hulu and Apple developing, and Disney going to enter the market with its very own Disney+ spilling administration, Netflix is wagering enthusiastic about restrictive TV shows and motion pictures.

Netflix has been putting vigorously in firsts, for example, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. The cost increment is Netflix's fourth since it propelled in 2007. The last time the cost was expanded was in October 2017.

How does the Netflix cost increment sit with you? Will you keep on buying in?
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1.07.2019

The Best Wireless Chargers For Your Smartphones

Numerous Android telephones bolster wireless charging, for the most part through the Qi wireless standard. The huge OEMs do make brilliant chargers to run with their telephones, yet there are additionally incredible 9and normally less expensive choices from outsider makers.

You don't generally need to spend truckloads of money on a charger that conveys indistinguishable logo from your cell phone. Here are probably the best wireless chargers around.



Samsung Fast Wireless Charging Stand 2018

This Qi good charger goes about as a represent your telephone, so you can watch recordings or answer writings while squeezing up rapidly with 9W control conveyance. You can rest the gadget in picture or scene mode and the charger shows LED pointers to tell you when your gadget is charged. It's good with the ongoing Samsung telephones: the Galaxy S8, S8+, Note 8 S9 and S9+ and the new Note 9. It additionally works with the most recent iPhones, for example, the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. The best part is that it's an exceptionally upscale charger, so it makes for a decent work area extra for the home and office.

This charger regularly costs $70, however at present has a $18 rebate on Samsung's store.

Samsung Wireless Charger Pad 2018

Samsung's chargers aren't the fanciest, yet are exceptionally useful. /© Samsung

Samsung's refreshed Fast Charge Wireless Pad conveys 9W of capacity to quickly charge the most recent age of quick charge good cell phones including all the ongoing Samsung Galaxy models (normally) and iPhone X-variations. It likewise charges the Galaxy Watch! It's not modest, however: at $60 from Samsung's very own store, and obviously there's no point getting it on the off chance that you don't have a gadget that is good with quick charging.

Google Pixel Stand

The new Google Pixel Stand is an expensive ($150) however a la mode choice that is a characteristic decision for glad proprietors of the Google Pixel 3 or 3 XL. The plan is moderate and rich, with a stand calculated so you can easily peruse the screen from a separation.

Any Qi-empowered gadget can exploit the Pixel Stand which brags the present best standard 10W charging power. By the by, proprietors of the third era Pixels appreciate a couple of pleasant additional items. Place the Pixel 3 (XL) on the remain to open another interface that enables you to explore the stand's highlights and use Google Assistant and Nest security items. Choices incorporate setting a light-based caution for a gentler wake-up, running a photograph display, checking your every day plan, and getting a report on traffic conditions when you get up in the first part of the day.

Anker Powerport Wireless 5

Anker's models are incredible choices for customers on a financial plan. The cushion is just $14 on Amazon and you can get the represent just $22, however be cautioned that albeit both accompany Micro-USB links, you'll need to give your own AC connector to divider charging. The little blue charging-marker lights are subtle and won't bother you while you rest.

Bamboo WoodPuck

What number of pucks completes a WoodPuck… don't worry about it. The wooden-looking WoodPuck is as of now going for $29.99 on Amazon and works with Qi gadgets, for example, the present Galaxy line-up, and also gadgets with Qi connectors, for example, the iQi Mobile, PWRcard or SlimPWRcard.

IKEA Nordmärke wireless charging cushion

IKEA makes four Nordmärkes: a solitary gadget charger in white or wood, or a triple-gadget charger in a similar shading alternatives. The single-gadget display is $17.99 and the triple charger is $59.99. Both are extensively less demanding to assemble than a Pax closet and come in that run of the mill subtle IKEA tasteful, with a white or birch wood wrap up.

Beside wireless charging, these chargers likewise sport an extra USB port in the base for charging with a standard Micro USB-to-USB link, so the triple-charge model could conceivably bolster up to 4 gadgets without a moment's delay - extraordinary for all the family.

RAVPower Fast Wireless Charger with HyperAir Qi Wireless Charging Pad

This $30 Qi charging cushion is a moderate and powerful option in contrast to any semblance of Belkin and Samsung and can rapidly charge the most recent Galaxy cell phones and iPhones at their best 10W/7.5W speeds, and backings 5W for telephones without quick charging ability. It likewise controls non-Qi empowered gadgets when furnished with a Qi recipient, inasmuch as the telephone case isn't excessively thick or metallic.

Spigen Wireless Charging Pad

The Spigen cushion utilizes a raised plan to keep your telephone hoisted, and where a few chargers have a solitary loop with a moderately little charging territory, this one has three curls, so you can put your telephone in on a level plane, vertically or askew and still get a charge. Amazon's presently doing it for $24.99 rather than the $79.99 list cost, yet check the remarks previously choosing to get: it seems to have issues charging gadgets with Spigen's very own portion defensive cases.

TYLT VU 3

The VU 3 is a striking looking thing, particularly in the event that you go for one of the splendidly shaded models with the distinctive assortments accessible for around $45. Like the Spigen it has three loops that convey a relatively huge charging region, so it doesn't make a difference what way you embed your telephone, and it raises your telephone so you don't miss any notices. There's additionally an in-vehicle demonstrate for wirelessly charging when you're progressing.

What's your most loved wireless charger? Tell us in the remarks beneath.
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12.28.2018

Airtel Discontinues Their Night Data Plan of 1.5GB for N200

This isn't the first occation Airtel NG will end existing data bundle or reduce the data cap.

Airtel NG has ended 1GB for N200 night data plan on the SmartTrybe tarrif plan. Prior to now, SmartTrybe gives endorsers choices to go for any of the beneath plans;

1GB for N500, 500MB which cost N25 and 1.5GB for N200, and 250MB which cost N200 + 30Min call.

Be that as it may, right now, you just have N500 for 1GB (7 days plan) and 500MB for N25 night plan, others have been discontinued. Possibly the expulsion of that arrangement provoked the presentation of Instant Download package for N350 for 1GB.
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