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Friday, December 30, 2016

The 5 Coolest Mobile Applications For 2016

The year 2016 has always been a great year for most of tech world's mobile applications and as it come to a close. As expected by many, Niantic's mobile hits Pokemon Go top the list of the coolest mobile apps for 2016.

Let's take a throwback at some of the Coolest Mobile Apps For 2016:

1. Pokemon Go for Android and iOS

Pokemon Go is an Android and iOS free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game developed by Niantic Labs for Android and iOS powered devices. Pokemon Go mobile app was the result of the long collaboration works between Niantic Lab and Japanese gaming giant Nintendo. The mobile app has been the most played and most talked mobile app of 2016. It uses the device's GPS tech to locate, catch, battle and even train virtual creatures called Pokemon, who appear on the device's screen as if they were in the same real-world location as the users.

2. Android Auto for Android

Android Auto top the list for coolest apps this year. The Android-based mobile apps provide Google smartphone users a safer way of using mobile devices while driving. According to Android Central, the app, which can be used either on the smartphone or a compatible car display, casts a Google Now interface onto car's infotainment display via USB. It's the search giant's own way of bringing the power of the smartphone to the relatively dumb nature of vehicle infotainment. Originally announced at Google I/O 2014 event, Android Auto is the counterpart to Apple's CarPlay.

3. Dropbox Paper for Android and iOS

Dropbox Paper, which just came out of its beta status this year, is a collaboration app for remote teams and for document management. It provides fast-moving teams the ability to work together on the same documents at the same time, find important information, while on the go. Any updates, changes, or feedback done to the documents will also be synced with the same documents.

4. SharePoint for iOS

For the first time in its mobile business history, US-based software giant Microsoft has launched a mobile app version of its SharePoint workplace collaboration app for the iPhone users. The business-focused mobile app is said to provide business users and IT professionals with site activities and files from Microsoft SharePoint Online, and also from Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016 software versions. Among the other features is access to important links, such as the user's company intranet, and information on a user's co-workers (with photos) to browse.

5. Bear for iOS

For some iPhone and iPad users who still searching for a better note-taking experience, Bear could be a good answer. Bear is a new, flexible writing app for doing quick notes and in-depth essays. It features a focus mode that could help user concentrate on their works. There's also an advanced markup option and full in-line image support to bring user's writing works to life. According to SplashGear, could be a good alternative to other note-taking apps because it's simpler than Evernote and still have lots to offer than the iPhone's native Notes app.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Gionee M2017 With 7,000mAh Battery Capacity - What Will You Do With The Battery?

Gionee M2017 is a super Smartphone with all the quality and classic features you might be looking for in a smartphone. The 7,000mAh battery capacity lasts up to 6days without getting low and not only that, the memory storage of 6GB RAM which will stop sudden slowness or lagging and will increase the speed and performance.

It has an impressive display, improved performance and long lasting battery capacity with huge memory storage. So let's see the specifications and price.

Specifications and price of Gionee M2017

NETWORKS - 2G, 3G and 4G enabled 4G LTE BANDS - LTE 2100, LTE 800, LTE 1800, LTE 2600, LTE 900, LTE 2300, LTE 2500
SIM - Dual Nano-sim 
DIMENSIONS - 155.2 × 77.6 × 10.78 mm and weight of 238gramOS - Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), (Amigo UI 3.5)
PROCESSOR - Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 chipset, Octa-core (4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU, Adreno 510 GPU
DISPLAY - 5.7 inches with resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels and it supports multitouch (up to 10fingers) and Sapphire Shield Crystal Glass, (Curved Edge Glass) screen protector

SENSORS - Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, Gyro, Fingerprint and Hall Effect
BUILD - Metallic frame
CAMERA - It has Dual camera of 12 MP and 1.3 MP with a front facing camera of 8MP

COLORS - Black and Gold
MEMORY - It has 6GB RAM and 128GB in-built memory storage but doesn't support SD card 
BATTERY - It supports quick charge feature and Non-removeable 7,000mAh battery capacity.

BATTERY CAPACITY - Stand-by Time up to 920 Hours, Talk Time up to 32 Hours, Music Playback up to 140 Hours, Video Playback 26 Hours
PRICE - It costs 316,500naira for the 128GB version and the 256GB version costs 768,700naira which will soon be available in Nigeria.

This smartphone is wonderful and super with quality specifications and features but the price might be a turn off because is very expensive.

Is it helpful? What do you have to say about Gionee M2017 Specifications, Features and price? Which of the feature will make you go for this Smartphone? 

Friday, December 23, 2016

How To Use Your Android Smartphone As Microphone Via Bluetooth Speaker

The most prominent feature about Android is that it’s completely customizable. There’s almost nothing you cannot change about it., it runs a lot of apps and games. There is no limit to what you can perform on an Android phone. Every Android genuine user is an explorer. They love to explore every nook and cranny of their beloved devices.

In this post am going to lay emphasis about an awesome app that can turn your Android phone into a microphone for the listening pleasure of your audience. When checking Google Playstore you will see numerous applications with similar functions, but Microphone App is our main focused.

There are variety of apps available by that name, you have to make sure you download Microphone by Wonder Grace developers. The app which is specifically designed for Android users to be able to use their smartphone as microphone connects to a speaker through Bluetooth. You can control almost all the aspects, using it.
First of all, you can control the gain, volume and even the equalizer of the output. It can be tough to get the ideal values at first and you might even hear an echo while using the app, but you will get there eventually.

Awesome Features of Microphone App

>1. Amplifier
>2. Mono / Stereo (Balance channel individually)
>3. Equalizer adjustments
>4. Line-In / Line-Out selection
>5. Sampling rate selection
>6. Widget support (Lock screen and Re-sizable)
>7. Supports Locale / Taker as a plugin

How To Connect Mic App With Bluetooth Speaker
Connect your Bluetooth speaker with your Android device and open the app, tap the microphone logo at the middle on your phone screen to ON/OFF the Mic.
The sound might not be perfect at first, but it can always be adjusted through settings and control to get the desired mic effect.

You can turn on the widget support to make it easier and flexible to use.

You can order for a nice Bluetooth Speaker at

Monday, December 12, 2016

Tips And Tricks for Samsung Galaxy A5

Samsung has recently launched its new flagships, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
Korean manufacturer does not only release high-end range devices; last December, they introduced, among others, the Galaxy A5. This smartphone did not completely convince us at its launch, especially because of its price, a little too high for a device of this level, but it is nevertheless a quality telephone.
Aside this, it is currently one of the best-selling phones in France. Below you will find tips and tricks for the Galaxy A5 (2016), those small options and hidden functions that can sometimes prove to be very useful.

> If you are used to using TouchWiz and / or if you have a Galaxy S7 of your own, you may already know some of these tricks. It would be difficult for Samsung to create many functions that are only suitable for this phone; it's an investment which may not yield much of a result. The logic is obviously different on these new flagships, the main aim here is for devices to stand out thanks to these special features which include;

1. Sending SOS messages

In the settings, we find this function allows you (as the name implies) to inform your contacts that you are in distress. The concept is very simple: you choose which of your contacts should receive the alert and, once enabled, all you will have to do is quickly press the power button three times to send it. Remember to activate the option (it's disabled by default) and choose which of your contacts should receive the alert.
This system send two messages by default:

In difficult situations, you can quickly warn your loved ones that you are in trouble..
You'll find this function in Privacy / Protection > Send SOS messages. You can also configure the function to send an image or sound. I sincerely hope you will never have to use this SOS function, but it is interesting to have it, just in case…

2. Easy use for the disabled

Do you have problems using your smartphone? Samsung is thinking about those users with disabilities, and is now offering different options to help improve their user experience. Whether you have vision impairments, hearing difficulties or mobility problems, you can find an Accessibility tab in the settings which will make the device easier to use.

You can put the mouse cursor on your display.

The wizard menu (in the Dexterity and interaction menu) is particularly interesting. Once it is activated, you'll see a small blue circle with 4 white squares inside. By pressing on this you can access the quick commands (screenshot, key locking, etc.), as well as the use of a mouse cursor, just like on a computer.

3. A customizable Ultra energy saving mode

All current devices will offer at least one energy saving mode, though most offer several options for users. The Ultra mode is quite hard core; it allows you to connect only via WiFI but will still let you use Bluetooth and GPS. The display changes to the black and white mode so as to economize as much energy possible, which perfectly matches the smartphone’s Super AMOLED display.
The options available in this mode are reduced. Your Home screen disappears, as well as your access to most applications. Only a few still continue be available and will always try resist the invader: the phone, messages, browser, calculator, voice recorder, clock and memo.

4. Alternative to the absence of LED notifications

The LED notification is very practical… With most Android devices you only have to see the LED glow to know if we have received calls or messages. With the A5 (2016), you can forget that. This smartphone does not have this famous LED feature. Do we really have to turn on the display to know if we have notifications pending?

No LED notification but a vibration system is an acceptable alternative.

You can opt for a rather special vibration system: if you have messages / missed calls, your smartphone will vibrate when you pick it up. This is useful - providing your hands are free. You can activate this system from Movements and gestures > Smart Alert. Please note in passing that in this same menu you can associate other movements to an action: mute the sound by covering the display and taking a screenshot with a hand movement.

5. Deactivating the Flipboard

The previous generation of Samsung’s flagship devices, namely the S6 range, already had Flipboard pre-installed. Samsung has other projects in mind for the long term, but for now they are satisfied with imposing Flipboard, which is accessible directly from a simple swipe, with the application taking up the entire display.
The previous generation of Samsung flagships already had Flipboard pre-installed
Users are able to deactivate the application, as Samsung TouchWiz has a dedicated home screen settings shortcut that lets you simply remove Flipboard.

6. Activating the split screen

As its name indicates, this mode allows you to divide your display in two very distinct windows, each associated with an application. This is handy for those who want to do two things at once, like watching a video and taking notes at the same time. As you may be able to guess - the wider the screen, the easier it is to use. As for me, I hardly ever use it on my smartphone but it is a treat to have it on my tablet.

Accessing two windows simultaneously.
You just have to press and hold the multitask button, then select the applications you need.
>Please note that not all applications will be compatible with this system. As an FYI, Android N does plan to offer a window resizing system, which will enable this function to be used on all compatible devices.
Do you know any other tricks that make the strength of this smartphone?

Simply use the comments box below this post.
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Monday, December 5, 2016

Wine Windows App On Android

Wine is popularly known for Linux and Mac users for opening up the possibility of running Windows software on their preferred operating system. The self - referentially - named software ( Wine Is Not an Emulator ) is due for a new release in the next few weeks, but the hoped - for Windows -on -Android support is not yet there .

That being said, it is in the pipeline. Wine developers are working on integrating the existing CrossOver Android software into the open source Windows API . This will allow for Windows software to run in Android , but it won’ t make it into the up-coming Wine 2.0 , and there still some limitations.

The existing CrossOver Android preview lets you , in the words of developers Codeweavers, “run Windows software on Intel-based Chromebooks and Android tablets ”. “Android devices running on Intel chips?” , you cry. Sure…these are indeed few and far between , but that ’ s not really the point.
Writing on the Wine World News blog, AndrĂ© Hentschel shares a summary of Alexandre Julliard’ s keynote speech at WineConf 2016 from earlier this year:

The Wine developers decided to switch to time -based releases last year, so a code freeze will come soon , and Wine 2 .0 will be released most likely in December or January . The expected main areas of development after 2 .0 will be Aric ’ s HID support, the ongoing DirectX 11 work . Alexandre was hoping to merge the Android code CodeWeavers was working on before 2 .0 , but decided to postpone it because integrating the Java parts into the build system proved to be difficult.

So what now the point in Windows on Android if it is limited to Intel chips devices? While this may not cover many current phones and tablets , it does cater the needs of certain Chromebooks that support Android apps and the potential to run Windows software on Chrome OS could give Chromebooks a much needed boost. But there exist the possibility that Intel chips will become more widely used in phones and tablets; we’re not at that point yet and, coupled with the niche markets that Chromebooks occupy, the delay in bringing Windows on Android support to Wine is understandable.

Image credit : Rasdi Abdul Rahman
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Thursday, December 1, 2016


This trick is simple and best trick so far which you can do it yourself, how you can make your Computer welcome you in its computerized voice. You can make your Windows based computer say "Welcome to your PC, Username."
Make Windows Greet you with a Custom Voice Message at Startup.

To use this trick, follow the instructions given below:-

1. Click on Start . Navigate to All Programs, Accessories and Notepad.

2. Copy and paste the exact code given below.

Dim speaks, speech
speaks="Welcome to your PC, Username "
Set speech=CreateObject("sapi.spvoice")
speech.Speak speaks

3. Replace Username with your own name which you prefer to be greeted by the computer.

4. Click on File Menu, Save As, select All Types in Save as Type option, and save the file as Welcome.vbs or "*.vbs".

5. Copy the saved file.

6. Navigate to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup (in Windows XP) and to C:\Users\ {User-Name}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup (in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista) if C: is your System drive. AppData is a hidden folder. So, you will need to select showing hidden folders in Folder options to locate it. If you have trouble locating the startup folder, press Windows key+R and type shell:startup in the Run dialog box and press Enter. The startup folder will open.

7. Paste the file.

Now when the next time you start your computer,
Windows will welcome you in its own computerized voice.

Please Note : For best results, it is recommended to change sound scheme to No Sounds very important.

You can change the sound scheme to No Sounds by following the steps given below:-

1. Go to Control Panel.
2. Then click on Switch to Classic View.
3. Then Click on Sounds and Audio Devices.
4. Then Click on the Sounds Tab.
5. Select No Sounds from the Sound Scheme option.
6. If you wish to save your Previous Sound Scheme, you can save it by clicking Yes in the popup menu.
7. Click on OK.

Do it yourself to see how it works. This trick is the most amazing of all tricks I have ever come across on Windows. Whenever I start my PC in front of anybody and the PC welcomes me, the fellow is left wondering how I have become a computer geek.

Windows 10 Tips And Tricks: Playing Games From Store Offline

Active strong internet connection is required so that running Windows Store games on a PC will run smoothly. After hearing out consumer complaints, Microsoft has removed this requirement. Offline play is now available in Windows Store. This request has been pending long enough that the company is no lagging behind its competitors.

Although Microsoft has permitted offline play for Windows Store games, but there still exist some limitations from the main features. For example, the player cannot make any additional purchases, leaderboards will not display game progress, and players cannot showcase their achievements. Until a connection is established, these features will not go off.

On top of that, only a single device can be designated as an 'offline device' at a time. Changing of offline devices is allowed but only thrice a year. A lot of steps are also required to go offline gaming. Most games with campaign mode, however, will be playable offline. Of course, multiplayer games need an internet connection.

How to set a Windows 10 device as designated offline device to play Windows Store games

Firstly, users need to ensure that they're online. The latest Windows updates are also needed to push this through. To check if so, go to Start>Settings>, then select 'Update & security'. Once there, check for Windows Update option. Users can check here if there are pending updates.

Secondly, check out all requirements above, users need to open the Windows Store. A prompt will pop out for signing in, if there wasn't any sign in happening earlier. Once signed in, users need to click on the
'Me' icon on the upper right-hand corner.
Once there, select
Settings, and then Offline Permissions**, this needs to be activated by making sure the toggle is set to 'ON': 'Make this PC the one I use to run some games or apps that have a limited license, even when I'm offline'.

Watch full tutorial from here..