Android Application Developer

Top 8 Tips to Hire a Good Android App Developer (Guest Post)

Due to the increasing demand for mobile applications, Android developers are required every year for hiring. Mobile applications have become a mandatory part of every nation every day, making it a mandatory part of the lives of people to facilitate daily and easy work.

So difficult for getting some good ideas, but with a great mobile app developer developing and it does not make you wrong telling your business even if it helps. If you are in a hurry, do not make enough efforts when choosing mobile application developer, you are in a big risk of choosing a wrong choice. This will certainly harm your business and will solve problems in the future.

Android App Development
Android App Development

So, if you plan to hire a skilled and experienced application developer, we need to know a number of key features here.

Now speaking Android, well, at the mobile application development phase, this is among the fastest growing markets in recent times. Because of its wide offerings and variants, Android plays a vital role among various IT services providers. It is the most popular ‘instant messaging’ or gaming apps, and Android has successfully delivered fantastic results in the form of various applications. So, when you throw Android App Developer in Android Application Development, consider the following:

1. Search Online:

Choose some of the most trusted and experienced developers in your work area. By creating a list of developers, you think you’re doing your job better.

2. Select the right platform for your app:

First and foremost, decide on any platform you want to create an app, whether Android, iOS or Windows or all of them. If you want to create a personalized application and apps using a framework like PhoneGap, you have to decide. Often, simple applications can be created in PhoneGap, but the need for functional applications and future measurements is simply created by home application development.

Mobile App Development
Mobile App Development

While only developers have created apps for the same site, only developers can build up to three sites. Android app developers, iPhone app developers or applications for all platforms for mobile application developers.

3. Last customer note about Projects:

Your interest is important to implement a background check by finding a developer. View apps created by developers in the past can access their success rates. Furthermore, there are references to how to review their past customers and how to talk with the developer about their experience.

Before hiring the Android app developer, you have to consider many features. And, one of them is connected to previous customers. By connecting previous customers, you need to know how the developer has treated with his previous customers. And, after the plan, how they work, how they respond, how often they relate, how they deal with challenges, etc.

4. Try creating a strong and lasting relationship:

The application development process is not a timer, so when you choose an application developer, look at what you can do with the product preparation time. A good and long working relationship with the developer is always good.

5. Right skills appraisal:

When creating an application, a developer can encrypt using various languages, which is not a favorable situation. So someone who writes the code that connects the selected services should be selected. Key languages are Objective-C (for Apple’s iOS), and Java (for Android). These two languages are very hard on public web languages like PHP, so choose the right skills for development appraisal.

Android App Developer
Android App Developer

Should you look for – Android Developer Approach or Android Application Development Company What are you working on? – Understand the developer’s ability to understand professional requirements, the ability to improve the design and the ability to provide the best-in-class user experience with innovative thinking to employ the efficient Android Developer Service Provider.

6. Select the price for the developers depends on quality:

Looking for cheap options is not good. Cost of the project is going to be complicated. In case you want to create a gaming app, make sure it’s an expensive affair due to complicated encryption. Instead, focus on quality. Your application must be user-friendly and no cost should be low quality. Otherwise, for a long time, you have to be prepared to make more costs.

7. App development not about coding only:

The coding design is an important aspect of the design, but it certainly is not. The user-friendly interface can be viewed easily and conveniently. At the same time, the app should be attractive that your competitors can stand out among the apps.

Look at the Android Developer Team that supports Android application development services. Many times, many companies and brands have noticed that the customer development process works with freelancers without any prior information. To meet this challenge, you need to be in touch with members of a developed team and inquire about their team in order to train developers.

8. Give experience worth:

If you choose an experienced developer, he has made some mistakes and can better understand your needs as compared to the new ones. An expert in the corporate operating system is very keen to show that the developer has worked very late and that the apps they have created are not included in their portfolio. You need to verify the developer’s experience and experience that has shown interest in mobile application development. The perfect developer will discuss the challenges you gain to get your mobile app successful.

Conclusion:

It is easy to find many trusted utility development companies in market use, except for mobile application and quality application developers, continuous application usage services. They serve many sectors such as banking, finance, retail, health, and media.

Author Bio:

Jessica Watson writes for websites and blogs for two years. She had a fair share of writing in various places, but his main focus is on technology, smartphone, and finance. This Guest Post is shared by her on behalf of 4kapks.com that provides free APK downloads. You can contact ShouTech to post your Free Guest Blog here today.

 

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Ransomware Prevention Tips by ShouTech

What is malware and how to fight it? (Guest Post)

After the recent Ransomware attacks, the need to protect you against malware is higher than ever.

In general, a malware is a software that contains malicious content. Malware is created to disrupt the functioning of electronic devices such as a mobile phone, a personal computer, a tablet etc. The ways that malware actually gets into the electronic devices are either through being directly downloaded in form of a file or being sent through an instant message or an SMS using a mobile phone.

There are different types of malware programs that are harmful to the electronic devices. They include computer viruses, spyware, internet worms, adware, and Trojans. These, are aimed at infecting your personal computer to have a variety of different effects. The harmful programs can potentially remove some important files from your electronic device without any possible options for recovery. It can also create additional files or extensions in your browser and it can cause your computer to function slower and to freeze more. Other effects also include slowing down the internet and weakening the phone signals.

A good way to avoid the mobile signal weakening is using a cell signal booster or mobile network booster to increase your mobile’s signal strength and avoid having the trouble of having dropped calls, interrupted and inaudible voices. However, this will not help get rid of the malware. In this case, Android phones, in particular, are more likely to be targeted by malware attacks as compared to Apple’s IOS; the Android OS tends to have more openings malware creators can target. So it is important to take extra steps to ensure your safety.

In most cases, the main point of Trojan is not to harm your electronic device but rather stay in your device and boost your internet bill or perhaps use your device’s functions and capabilities for their own needs.

In order to avoid all the above-mentioned problems related to malware, here are 5 steps to protect you from it.

1. Download from Trusted Sources

 Whether you are on a PC or a mobile device, only download files that are from trusted sources. One of the most common ways that a device is infected is by downloading a file laced with malware. A good way to be able to check whether the software or files that you are installing from a trustful source, it would be beneficial to do some research beforehand by googling the given software or app that you are about to install. If after completing your research you are still not sure whether you should be downloading the software or file on your computer or other devices, you can also ask for help from a person who is specialized in IT.

 2. Install an Antivirus

Of course, depending on what operating system you are using, each of those has their own defending software; however, an antivirus can be one of the easiest and potentially most effective ways to prevent malware files from getting on your device or computer. Most major Antivirus programs today constantly update their virus protection database to keep your device safe. Even on mobile devices, a good antivirus can help a lot in keeping you safe. There are free and paid versions of antivirus and you get to choose whichever that is more convenient for you depending on how much protection you may think is necessary.

Install Antivirus - ShouTech
Install Antivirus – ShouTech

3. Stay Updated

The majority of breaches in protection are caused by people using old or outdated operating systems. It’s highly recommended that you install new updates as soon as they are made available. This is especially true for mobile devices since new being on an older OS automatically puts you in harm’s way. A major way that this can help you is that it provides you with a proactive approach with any potential malware, whereas in case of a reactive approach, trying to eliminate the malware may be a lot more difficult to handle, because the amount of damage will be significantly bigger.

4. Beware of Spam

It is in one of your best interests to try and reduce the amount of spam that you are receiving on a daily basis. No matter what software or platform you are using, it is always possible that it won’t be able to recognize all the spams that you may potentially get. Therefore, whenever you see something unfamiliar, consider marking it as spam so that the system automatically moves such messages to the spam folder. This also applies to random pop-up and pop-under windows that occasionally happen depending on what websites you are visiting.

Cyber Security - ShouTech
Cyber Security – ShouTech

5. Backup your important files

All the previous 4 steps help avoid getting malware on your electronic devices, however, it will be beneficial to take one step ahead and make sure that if you ever do get a malware you have all your important files backed up elsewhere so that you avoid further trouble with data deletion. A good way to do this is to have either an offline or online backup. In case of offline backup, you can use an external hard drive or a NAS which is a Network-attached Storage. However, you can also backup your important files online using Google drive or Onedrive, Idrive, Amazon drive etc. There are many platforms that you can use to store your data and avoid having it deleted.

Conclusion

In case of following these 5 steps you will be able to avoid having malware on your computer, however, they will not be effective if you already have malware on your electronic device. In case of having malware, it will be beneficial to run a scan using your antivirus and clean up all the temporary files. In case of new extensions added to the browser, you will have to reinstall the browser in order to get rid of the malware extensions. If those options do not work, it will be necessary to show the infected electronic device to a professional.

In conclusion, it is more efficient to have a proactive approach to malware rather than a reactive one, since a proactive approach minimizes the possibility of danger and doesn’t limit the functioning of the electronic device.

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Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ 2018

Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ announced featuring infinity display and dual-selfie camera

Samsung has recently added two more siblings in their Galaxy A series of smartphones and devices named A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) respectively. Both devices are rumouring on the web from a long time are finally out and here is everything you need to know about the devices.

Samsung has officially announced the release of 2 new smartphones for the upcoming year and confirmed that both devices are available in the early January of year 2018.

Smartphones are flaunting the design of 2017 flagship the Galaxy S8 and houses the similar infinity display along with a dual selfie camera setup on the front. These are the very first devices from Samsung featuring the dual front camera setup. Both smartphones are IP68 certified dust and water resistant.

Both smartphones are available to buy on the early of January 2018 but there is no official announcement has been made by Samsung about the prices of both smartphones.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A8 houses a 5.6-inch Full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with 2220×1080 pixels resolution with 18.5:9 and aspect ratio of and a Galaxy S8 like curved glass protection on top. Its sibling, the Galaxy A8+ features a 6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with the same specifications.

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 and A8+ 2018
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 and A8+ 2018

Both smartphones flaunts IP68-certified build and featuring the Samsung Pay integration as well. These are first smartphones of the A series supporting the Samsung Gear VR Headset. Both devices run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating System.

Cameras

Samsung has managed to equip dual camera setup on the front on the both devices to attract selfie-taking youth or customers. Both smartphones have a 16-megapixel (f/1.7) camera at the back with Video Digital image stabilisation (VDis) technology along with the features such as hyperlapse and a Food mode.

At the front, both smartphones feature a dual-camera setup which houses a 16-megapixel fixed focus, f/1.9 camera sensor and an 8-megapixel f/1.9 sensor allowing users to click pictures either with bokeh effect with the blurred background or either having a crisp and clear background along with the focused foreground. Also, both smartphones have a pre-installed Live Focus feature allowing users to adjust the Bokeh effect on images even after clicking the self-portraits or selfies.

Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ Smartphones
Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ Smartphones

Both smartphones are powered by an Octa-core processor (2 cores are clocked at 2.2GHz and rest 6 cores are clocked at 1.6GHz). The Galaxy A8 has 4GB RAM, however, Galaxy A8+ comes in two RAM variants one with 4GB and another with 6GB option.

The Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) will be available in 32GB and 64GB onboard storage and are further expandable up to 256 GB with the help of a micro SD card.

Talking about the connectivity features, both smartphones have 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port. The Galaxy A8 (2018) houses a 3000mAh battery and the Galaxy A8+ (2018) has a 3500mAh battery.

Both devices come in four colour variants Black, Blue, Gold and Orchid Grey respectively to attract the millennial and young customers in the market.

With the release of the Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018), we’re bringing our customers’ favorite features from our flagship smartphones, such as the Infinity Display and our first Dual Front Camera with Live Focus, to our Galaxy A series, which is already known for its premium design,” Said, Junho Park, Vice President of Global Product Planning – Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics, said in a press statement.

Key Features or Specifications:

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018

Display: 5.6 Inch

Display Resolution: 1080×2220 Pixels

Processor: 1.6 GHz Octa-Core

Front Camera: 16 Megapixels (Dual Camera Setup)

Rear Camera: 16 Megapixels

RAM: 4GB

Storage: 32GB

OS: Android 7.1.1

Battery: 3000 mAh

 

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018
Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018

Display: 6 Inch

Display Resolution: 1080×2220 Pixels

Processor: 1.6 GHz Octa-Core

Front Camera: 16 Megapixels (Dual Camera Setup)

Rear Camera: 16 Megapixels

RAM: 4GB and 6GB

Storage: 32/64GB

OS: Android 7.1.1

Battery: 3500 mAh

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: All you need to know about it

Qualcomm has announced the expansion of its latest smartphone platform with the latest Snapdragon 845 processor. The new chipset have several improvements on board including new processing technology for improved modem.

Qualcomm’s press release is heavily focused on multimedia, virtual reality and security but this is not done yet, it has lots of more than that, lets dive deeper into the chip to know the full features of the upcoming next year flagship.

Collection of processing upgrades

The Snapdragon 845 features a new Kryo 385 CPU architecture with an advanced Adreno 630 GPU. The chip is built on Samsung’s 10nm LPP FinFET technology; the 2nd Generation 10nm node offers 10-percent elevated performance and 15% lower power consumption compared to the first generation chip.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Collection of Processing Upgrades
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Collection of Processing Upgrades

As seen on last year, the Kryo 385 is built on Arm Cortex technology and Qualcomm promised that the new off-the-shelf design from Arm offers up to a 25 performance uplift compared with the last year’s Snapdragon 835.

The new design seems to be based on ARM’s DynamIQ technology and latest Cortex-A75 and A55 CPU designs. The newly introduced chipset offers 2MB L3 cache to improve the task and memory sharing capabilities between different core types in the shared cluster.

The four performance cores clocks up to 2.8 GHz which can be paired with four power efficient cores clocks up to 1.7 GHz. All these sits in same cluster to offer superior task scheduling and awareness of saving energy and lower memory latency capabilities.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Comparison with Snapdragon 835 and 821
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Comparison with Snapdragon 835 and 821

The new Adreno 630 Visual Processing Subsystem is present on the latest offering of Qualcomm. According to Qualcomm, there’s a promised 30% improvement in graphics and video rendering and reduction in power consumption compared to the Adreno 540.

The latest chipset offers great improvements as Qualcomm make a big take on Augmented and Virtual Reality with the Snapdragon 845. The Adreno 630 supports displays of up to 2K x 2K with a resolution of up to 120 Hz for a crisp and fluid display.

Foveated rendering, which lessen rendering requirements by reducing the resolution in your peripheral visualization, is now supported via Adreno foveation. It supports tile rendering, eye tracking, multiView rendering and fine grain preemption. The Snapdragon 845 is the first platform to facilitate room-scale 6 degrees of freedom (6DoF) of movement along with simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) capabilities which can enable features such as wall-collision detection.

Optimized for AI

Qualcomm has confirmed that the Snapdragon 845 doesn’t have integrated AI processor, something that Apple and Huawei are incorporating in recent times. Instead, Qualcomm is refining the algorithms two times better to power up the machine learning applications. With this incorporation, the Snapdragon 845 gets a 3x increase in AI operations as compared to the Snapdragon 835.

With a combination of CPU and GPU improvements the Snapdragon 845 also comprise a 3rd Gen Vector DSP with HVX known as the Hexagon 685 to optimize the AI and imaging workloads.

Qualcomm also confirms the presence of its onboard Aqstic audio codec, in this case the WCD9341. This component offers low power monitoring for keyword detection and processing to help power virtual assistants. It also boasts 130 dB of dynamic range, -109 dB THD+N, and supports 32-bit / 384 kHz PCM and DSD64/128 music playback support for audiophiles.

The Snapdragon 845 is also yet further handy for developers keen to get their machine learning applications up and running on the platform. The Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine SDK now supports TensorFlow Lite and the Open Neural Network Exchange, in accumulation of the stock TensorFlow and Facebook’s Caffe/Caffe2. The Snapdragon 845 also supports Google’s Android Nueral Networks API for use with Android 8.1.

Best for Multimedia

For the multimedia, Qualcomm’s latest Spectra image signal processor is totally rebuilt and upgraded from the ground up. The new Spectra 280 ISP introduces several new video capture options including 480 FPS slow motion 720p video, 60 fps video recording at up to 16 megapixels of resolution, and capable to capture 64x more high-dynamic range (HDR) color information.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chip 2 of 5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chip 2 of 5

The component can also handle power efficient multi-frame noise reduction, accelerated software image stabilization, and motion compensated temporal filtering, compared to others, helps to take the load of the CPU. 10-bit HDR support remains in place, complete with support for the Rec. 2020 gamut for 4K/Ultra HD content that pops off the screen.

 

To help download and share high quality content, the Snapdragon 845 possesses an improved Wi-Fi modem and the company’s X20 LTE modem for faster speeds than the gigabit. The X20 LTE modem is Category 18 LTE compliant and offers up to 1.2 Gbps downloads and 150 Mbps uploads rate. The modem also supports License Assisted Access (LAA) for unlicensed spectrum, 5x carrier aggregation, 4×4 MIMO on up to 3 carriers, and dual SIM-dual VoLTE. For the WiFi, there’s diversity-enhanced 60 GHz 802.11ad Wi-Fi for extra strong multi-gigabit exposure at speeds up to 4.6 Gbps. There’s also integrated 802.11ac Wi-Fi with advanced features that provide up to a 16x faster connection setup, simultaneous dual-band support, and 30 percent more capacity utilization. Now, downloading and uploading content shouldn’t be a headache for users.

Everything you need to know about Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845
Everything you need to know about Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845

Optimized for Extra Security

In the implementation of security features, Snapdragon 845 has a new integrated hardware security subsystem called the Secure Processing Unit (SPU).The dedicated silicon chip is used as a vault to protect any saved biometric information such as fingerprints, iris or face scans which is built on Qualcomm’s existing security software. The hardware can also be used for storing user and application security keys used for encryption to keep them safe from any security beach from both apps and OS level threats. This should keep your financial transactions and sensitive data more secure as our phones are containing plenty of sensitive data and financial transactions well, it’s a much needed feature for users to protect their confidential data and transactions.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Extra Security Features
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Extra Security Features

Fast Charging, the chip has been upgraded to Quick Charge 4+ which is designed to keep the devices cooler and charges the devices 15% more efficiently and it is 15% faster than the Quick Charge 4 technology standard. Ultimately, Bluetooth 5 is now supported to pair the latest peripherals, along with aptX and aptX HD Bluetooth codec support for audiophiles who have gone wireless.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Advanced Bluetooth TrueWireless
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Advanced Bluetooth TrueWireless

According to Qualcomm, they have made some proprietary enhancements in the Bluetooth 5 hardware to enable the support for ultra-low power wireless earbud support and direct audio broadcast to multiple devices.

All set for 2018

If you are a Qualcomm follower and loves the Snapdragon than the Snapdragon 845 also feels familiar to you. The chip performance is improved to 25-30% which cannot be ignored but the Qualcomm’s biggest strength is to provide a SoC which is optimized for delighting the smartphone owners.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 5G

The Snapdragon 845 is equipped and optimized to handle various processing requirements of machine learning applications along with the capabilities to support virtual and mixed reality, with support of pre-5G data connectivity to capture and stream high quality multimedia.

The Snapdragon 845 is currently tested by the corporate customers and is expected to be seen on the commercial devices of early 2018. Xiaomi has already confirmed to use the SD 845 on their next flagship and very soon we will hear more new announcements from the giants such as Samsung, LG, Oneplus and others from following the same suite.

 

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Best Budget Smartphones Under 10K

Top 5 Android smartphones under Rs 10,000: Buying guide from ShouTech

As Year 2017 comes to the end, many smartphone launch events have been done with the launches of some pretty decent budget smartphones. Today, we have pulled out top 5 smartphones at a budget of Rs 10,000.

So, without wasting much time, let’s start creating the list for you…

1. Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Rs 8,999)

Xiaomi has a fruitful performance in low budget Indian smartphone market and this year, Xiaomi released a bunch of smartphones with decent features to claim the No. 1 spot. Redmi Y1 is the most recent cool device launched by the company in India and is the first device focused on the selfie experience for the users. The major highlight of the smartphone is the 16 megapixel front selfie camera accompanied by a selfie flash light. But apart from being a selfie smartphone, the device is packed with all the required features to be an everyday smartphone. The device is very fast and no lags were seen in hands-on usage as it comes loaded with the MIUI.

Specifications:

The Redmi Y1 comes with a 5.5 inch display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass packed under an Aluminium Alloy Mid-Frame. Device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor along with 3 GB RAM and 32GB internal storage which can expanded upto 128 GB via an external SD card. The device runs on the latest MIUI9 on top of Android Nougat. The device is juiced by a battery of 3080 mAh and has a dual nano SIM card slots along with a dedicated Micro SD card slot.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1
Xiaomi Redmi Y1

Redmi Y1 has a 16 MP Front Selfie Camera with selfie flashlight and a 13 megapixel primary camera supports PDAF feature. The device weighs 153 grams and dimensions of the smartphone are 153×76.2×7.7mm.

2. Micromax Canvas Infinity (Rs 9,999)

Native company Micromax managed to make a comeback with this smartphone. The Canvas Infinity is the first smartphone comes with 18:9 bezel-less display. The device is a great for those who love watching videos and playing games on the smartphones. The build quality of the device is impressive and positioning and placement of the fingerprint sensor at the back is really appreciating. I also loved the stylish placement of antenna bands. It’s a great budget device for people looking for an impressive smartphone with a bezel-less display.

Specifications:

Canvas Infinity comes with a 5.7 inch 18:9 aspect ratio bezel-less display powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor. The device has 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage which can be expanded upto 128 GB through a Micro SD card. The device runs on Android 7.1 Nougat and juiced by a 2900 mAh battery.

Micromax Canvas Infinity
Micromax Canvas Infinity

The device has a 13 Megapixel primary camera and a 16 megapixel front camera for selfie lovers.

3. Moto E4 Plus (Rs 9,999)

Motorola is an all time strong challenger in budget smartphone category. Motorola E4 Plus is launched earlier this year which houses a massive 5000 mAh battery along with fast charging support. The device has a 5.5 inch display and the smartphone is ideal for people seeking big battery.

Specifications:

Moto E4 Plus has 5.5 inch display and a MediaTek MTK6737M SoC. The device houses 13 megapixel primary camera and a 5 megapixel front camera for clicking selfies. The device is available to buy in 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB RAM and storage variants.

Moto E4 Plus
Moto E4 Plus

The device runs on Android 7.1 Nougat and houses a massive 5000 mAh battery.

4. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Rs 9,999)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the best smartphone of the company for the year of 2017. The device’s blazing fast performance and rich features makes it impossible to keep it out from the list. The device reflects the sales of the smartphone as company claimed that it is the most sold smartphone in India for the year 2017.

Specifications:

The Redmi Note 4 features a 5.5 inch Full HD IPS display accompanied by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. The device comes with various choices in terms of RAM such as 2GB, 3GB and 4GB variants and 32 GB and 64 GB storage variants respectively. The device offers 4G LTE connectivity with a Dual-SIM Hybrid tray with the capabilities of expanding storage up to 128 GB.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

The Redmi Note 4 comes with a 13 megapixel f/2.0 77-degree wide angle camera with PDAF and Dual Tone flash support. It has a 5 megapixel front camera as well with f/2.0 for clicking selfies. The device houses a 4100 mAh battery with fast charging support.

5. Lenovo K6 Power (Rs 9,999)

The Lenovo K6 Power is launched on last year but the device is still capable enough to be in the list due to its great performance. The smartphone houses a massive 4000 mAh battery along with some great attractive features such as Dolby Atmos and TheatreMax. Due to its great performance, Lenovo has still not announced any price-cut for this smartphone.

Specifications:

The Lenovo K6 Power is sports a 5 inch full HD IPS display powered by a 1.4 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and 530 GPU. The device comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage with a capacity of 128 GB storage expansion slot.

Lenovo K6 Power
Lenovo K6 Power

The device features a 13 megapixel primary camera along with an 8 megapixel front camera. The device has a hybrid dual-SIM tray and known for its great features like Dolby Atmos and TheatreMax.

So, which one suits the best for your needs? Let me know in the comments below.

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WhatsApp Instant Messenger

New WhatsApp feature lets you quickly switch voice calls to video calls

The upcoming new feature of WhatsApp will allow users to quickly switch from voice calls to video calls without disconnecting the ongoing call.

WhatsApp is eagerly on a spree as the instant messaging app is continuously rolling out new features to delight users. Recently WhatsApp released the Delete for everyone feature and text status and lots of more. But, it seems like it is not done yet and WhatsApp is planning to bring more features in it to delight users. WhatsApp is reportedly planning to bring a payment option to the platform and additionally introduce WhatsApp for business app.

WhatsApp is already testing these features and according to a new report, WhatsApp is also developing a new feature which lets you quickly switch from voice to video calls without disconnecting or stopping the currently ongoing call.

According to the website, the messaging service will release an Android update which will bring a new button on the calling screen allowing users to switch from voice call to video call quickly, without stopping or disconnecting the currently ongoing call.

Switch Voice Calls to Video Calls - WhatsApp
Switch Voice Calls to Video Calls – WhatsApp

WABetaInfo posted to Twitter on Thursday to reveal that the upcoming feature has been spotted in WhatsApp beta for Android 2.17.163 version. The feature will also allow the recipient to reject the video call if he or she wants.

Additionally, WhatsApp is also testing another feature that allows users to mute a video directly. Apart from this, the group is also working on another feature which lets users to record voice messages without the need of holding the microphone icon.

In July, WhatsApp announced that over 1 billion people around the globe use the messaging service daily. Company also said that it had 1.3 billion active users monthly and over 55 billion messages were sent every day using the app.

WhatsApp users stats
WhatsApp users stats

In the meantime, WhatsApp is rumoured to be working on a dedicated app for iPad users.

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Cool Android Tips

20 most useful hidden features on Android phones

Android Operating System is a very broad OS which cannot be completely understandable in just one time. That’s why we like sharing the information with you all frequently related to mobile phones, so that you can use those useful tips and tricks with your Android smartphone. Today we are going to tell you the 20 useful tricks which you probably don’t know about, or maybe you know some out of it…

Android Tricks and Tips
Android Tricks and Tips

1. Developers Mode

The developer mode is the very useful feature in Android Smartphones. You can do several great or big changes in your Smartphone’s UI (User Interface) with the help of it. This feature is much hidden and one cannot easily discover it. To turn on the Developers Mode in your Android smartphone you need to go to phone Settings and then scroll through and select the “About Phone” tab. You will be seen a Build number here, then click on it continuously until you see the “Developers mode has been enabled” message. Then again you have to come out and to see the “developers mode” tab in the main settings menu.

Developers Mode
Developers Mode

2. Animation Scale

If you feel some slight lag in your phone than you can correct it through the Animation Scale. You will need to go inside the phone settings to disable the Animation Scale. However this feature is also slightly hidden and you need to enable the Developers Mode first which we have already told you above. After that go into the Developers Mode and here you will see Window Animation Scale, Translation Animation Scale and Animator Duration Scale option. You need to turn of the all three options here.

Animation Scale
Animation Scale

3. Change the default App

Many times whenever you clicked any link then it will be opened in the Google Chrome Web Browser. Same like this, photos are opening in the Android photo viewer and videos are opening up in the phone’s default video player. But if you want then you can change the default app. To do so you need to go to the phone’s settings and choose the App sections. Then click on to that app which you want to change the Default App. You will see a clear default option beneath just tap and click on to that.

Application Manager
Application Manager

4. Quick Access Settings Menu

Notifications come on the above part of the smartphone which can be seen by swiping on the display. However, if you swipe twice from top to bottom then the settings menu will be seen. But if you want to see the notifications with the one swipe, then you can do a two finger swipe to see the notifications directly. In new smartphones it will be visible with the 3 finger swipe however the old smartphones can access it with the 2 fingers swipe.

Quick Access Settings
Quick Access Settings

5. Can cast the screen

You might be heard about the screen cast or screen mirror, but how to do it and what are the uses of it, have you ever thought? Come on, we will tell you. In screen cast or screen mirroring you can cast your smartphones content on to television (TV). You can play the movie or games on your smartphone and then you can enjoy it on your TV through your phone.

Chromecast Mirroring
Chromecast Mirroring

However, it requires the cast support on your TV or either you require devices such as Google Chromecast to cast your smartphone screen to the TV. After then you just need to go in phones settings menu and find the screen cast menu and turn it on.

Must remember, while casting the screen your smartphone and chromecast both will be connected to the internet, otherwise screen cast function will not work.

6. Manage the app notifications

There are so many apps for which you don’t like to see the notifications; in this situation you can block the notifications for those apps. To do this, just go to the settings and click on the Apps menu and select the app and click on the block notifications. If you want to block notifications for multiple apps then you need to do it one by one for every app.

App Notification in Android
App Notification in Android

Other way to do is just touch and hold the notification of those apps which you want block to do it. A long press on the notification will directly take you to the manage notifications menu of that particular app.

7. Zoom the map with one hand

When you are using the phone with two hands then on that time you will use pinch to zoom to enlarge the map. But zooming becomes critical while using the smartphone with one hand. In this situation you can do double tap on the screen to zoom the map. Tap on that area which you want to enlarge.

Google Maps Zoom with One Hand
Google Maps Zoom with One Hand

8. Do not disturb (DND)

Sometimes you want strictly privacy due to some possible strict reasons like whether you are in a important meeting, conference, finishing important work, sleeping or maybe you are on a place where you don’t want any disturbance or don’t want to listen even any slight noise. In such situation turning off the phone is not the only situation, you can even choose for Do not disturb (DND) feature as well.

Do Not Disturb
Do Not Disturb

So that your phone will be turned on and get every incoming call and message without making any noise and disturbance. Do not disturb (DND) feature will be seen on while pressing the volume buttons.

9. Smart lock

This is also a very useful feature. You can keep your phone secure with the help of this feature and can save your valuable time as well. You can set the options of trusted place in your phone. Phone will be automatically unlocked on the trusted places and phone will be locked just after coming out from the trusted places area.

Google Smart Lock
Google Smart Lock

Let’s say if you choose the home as a trusted place then phone will be automatically unlocked when you are in the home. You can even choose your face as your device lock and your phone will not be unlocked until it sees your face. If there is a fingerprint sensor then to you can set your face as your device lock. Smart lock option will be seen in the security menu inside the phone settings.

10. Screen pinning

This is also a special feature in terms of security concerns. But there is a different way to turn this feature on and off. To do the screen pinning you first need to go to the settings menu of your smartphone. Choose the security menu from here. You will see the screen pinning option on the below and just tap to turn it on. Now come to the home screen and open the app which you want to pin. Then click on the task manager button. You will be seen every app of the phone here and that app will be seen on the very top which you want to pin. You will also get a pin too along with that app. You need to touch that pin and that application will be opened and seen by you on the screen. And then only that particular app will be used.

Screen Pinning
Screen Pinning

11. Safe mode

If you feel that your phone is lagging/hanging or heating up a lot then you can identify the problem with the help of the safe mode. Sometimes problem is raised by an app or sometimes with the software. In this situation, if you turn on your smartphone in safe mode then 3rd party apps will not work here and if your phone is working well in the safe mode, then must know that there must be an issues with the app you have installed recently in your smartphone. And if your phone is not working well even in safe mode then you must need to take your phone to the service center. To turn on your phone in safe mode, first turn off your smartphone and press the power button for a long time and then your phone will be turned on in safe mode.

Safe Mode in Android
Safe Mode in Android

12. Get the information about your phone

You can collect so many useful information about your smartphone by dialling *#*#4636#*#*. You can find information such as battery status, DNS check, and ping and usage time of the applications. This code is really an important to know several information of the smartphone.

About Phone
About Phone

13. Change the Wi-Fi

You can turn on and turn off the Wi-Fi of your smartphone by simply going to the quick settings, but when you need to change the Wi-Fi then you only follow that traditional old way, just going in the settings and in Wi-Fi networks scanning the Wi-Fi networks again and then you change the network. But the simple way to do it is, just go to the quick settings and do a long tap on the Wi-Fi, then every available network will be visible and you can change the network with your desired choice.

android wifi issues
android wifi issues

14. USB debugging

Sometimes your phone will not be able to connect with the computer, and then you can turn on the USB debugging in such events. You need to turn on the developers mode first to turn on the debugging options. You will be learned doing this first here. After turned on the developers mode just get into the developers mode and scroll down to locate the debugging options. If you are installing an app in your phone through computer then too you need to turn on the debugging option. Computer will get the full access of the phone through the help of the USB debugging feature.

Enable USB Debugging
Enable USB Debugging

15. 3 finger swipe for screenshot

In many latest smartphones, there is a feature called 3 fingers swipe to take the screenshot of the active screen. Such companies like Xiaomi has introduced the feature first in their smartphones and let users to take the screenshot with a 3 finger swipe from top to bottom on the display.

3 finger swipe
3 finger swipe

16. Remotely control your smartphone

You can remotely control your Android smartphone; you need to go to security setting menu in your smartphones settings menu. After that go to device administrator menu and check the box written with “remotely locate this device”. Now you can lock, block or erase the data of your smartphone even if your phone is lost.

Remote Lock and Erase Android
Remote Lock and Erase Android

17. Screen magnifier

This feature is so useful for those users who have slightly weakened eyes. You can enlarge or zoom the area of display in many parts through the help of this feature.

To do this, user will need to go in the settings and in the accessibility menu user just need to turn on the “magnification gesture” option. After that you will be able to enlarge or zoom the area of the smartphone with the 3 continuous tap.

18. Personal/Portable Hotspot or Wi-Fi Hotspot

Now you don’t need a router or modem to use the Wi-Fi on your computer or laptop or other such devices. Now you can use your smartphone as a portable/personal hotspot to create a Wi-Fi hotspot and let your computer or laptop to connect with it to browse the internet.

You just go to the settings and in the Tethering and Portable hotspot menu locate and turn on the Portable WLAN hotspot.

Note: Make sure that your phone has sufficient mobile data to share it with other through Wi-Fi hotspot.

19. Text to speech

Now you cannot only read the articles in your smartphone but you can even listens it too. Oh Yes! This is possible through your Android device. To do this, just go to settings and in accessibility settings and turn on the Text to speech feature.

20. Secret Game

You will definitely don’t know about this game, but we would like to tell you that this is exactly inside your smartphone. In about phone, tap multiple times on Android version to see or play this secret game.

There are several other interesting features are available in the Android OS as it is a feature rich operating system. But these are the best known features which are sufficient to delight you and maybe you might be used or heard about some of them not each. Just try and use each feature and show the newly learned features to your friends or others in your circle to be unique and famous in your group.

 

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Android O

Android O to be release in September, these are the expected features

According to the reports, Google can give some features like iOS in Android O. However, Pixel 2 will directly compete with the iPhone 8 and to attract the Apple’s users, company can give some new features inspired by Apple.

7th Version of the Android OS Nougat has been seen in very few smartphones yet. But Google is gearing up to launch the new version of the Android OS. Chances are there it could be introduced in the upcoming Google I/O event in the May. If the reports are true then the next version of android might have some new iOS like features.

Android 7 Nougat
Android 7 Nougat

Because, Google can launch the Pixel 2 around the August and Google can launch the Android O with a developer preview version. It’s very obvious that the company will launch the Pixel 2 the new flagship device of this year and definitely the device comes loaded with the Android O. Means, Android O will be started to be seen in the smartphones from the September.

Apple inspired features might be seen!

If you already known then you’ve been seen or noticed that many times Google and Apple has been copied the features of each other. And as the Pixel 2 compete head to head with the iPhone 8 so there are chances to see some new features inspired by Apple to attract the fans of Apple gadgets in the upcoming version of Android.

Copyless Paste Feature

It has a text copy feature, through this when you start typing from one place to another place, then the previous text will be automatically copied to that place. This feature is presently available on the iOS of Apple and now it might be seen on the new version of Android. The feature is called Copyless Paste feature by many tech geeks.

Copyless Paste Feature
Copyless Paste Feature

Google’s virtual keyboard Gboard

It’s still not cleared that the virtual keyboard Gboard will be a part of the new Android or it will be released as a separate app. Bboard is a virtual keyboard made by Google utilizes machine learning to let users to type smartly on their smartphones and such electronic devices.

Gboard
Gboard

Maps are seen instead addresses in the message

Right now in iOS there is a feature through that in iPhone to iPhone when address is sent and it will be open on the other phone then the address will be directly opened in the Maps. Such feature is not available in Android at least right now but it might be introduced in the Android O.

Maps will be shown in Messages instead addresses
Maps will be shown in Messages instead addresses

Off screen gesture feature

According to reports, the next version of Android might comes loaded with the off screen gesture feature. Off screen gesture feature means, when you draw or write something on the off screen it will open an associated or app matched to that particular gesture. Like when you write or draw a C on the off screen than camera gets active or opened. However, such companies known as Oppo and Vivo are already known for giving such features in their Android devices.

Off Screen Gestures in Android
Off Screen Gestures in Android

It will be interesting to see when the two giants of the new era will clash Head to Head with each other. There will be an interesting competition of the premium flagships from the both global giants. Let’s see who will win the battle and able to attract more consumers.

 

Written by:Anish Tiwari is an SEO/SMO expert and Blogger loves to write and explore newness relates to IT, Search Engines, Web Development, and Gadgets etc. Follow me on Facebook and Instagram for the glimpses. You can also find me on Twitter and LinkedIn for better communication.

Android Nougat

List of smartphones getting Android 7 Nougat update

“We’ve accumulated a list of gadgets that are affirmed or anticipated to get the Android 7.0 update”

In June, Google released Android 7.0 Nougat as the next emphasis of Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The organization released the new OS to public beginning with the Nexus gadgets in late August. Revealed a month ago, the LG V20 was the first smartphone features the most recent rendition of Android out-of-the-box, trailed by the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, which were revealed not long ago. Some manufacturers have additionally declared their arrangements to upgrade their devices to Android Nougat. We have aggregated a list of all the smartphones which are affirmed or anticipated that would get the Android 7.0 update.

Nexus

Google start the roll out of Android Nougat starting with the Nexus and Android One gadgets. Tragically, the Nexus 5 won’t be refreshed to Android 7.0:

Android 7 Nougat for Nexus Devices
Android 7 Nougat for Nexus Devices
  • Google Pixel XL
  • Google Pixel
  • Google Pixel C
  • Nexus 6P
  • Nexus 5X
  • Nexus Player
  • Nexus 6
  • Nexus 9 LTE
  • Nexus 9 WiFi

Android One

Android 7 Nougat
Android 7 Nougat
  • Lava Pixel V1
  • Micromax Canvas A1
  • Karbonn Sparkle V
  • Spice Dream UNO

HTC

As it did with past versions of Android, HTC was one of the primary organizations to uncover its Android Nougat refresh guide. The brand has affirmed an upgrade for some of its flagships:

HTC Android N
HTC Android N
  • HTC 10
  • HTC One M9
  • HTC One A9

Sony

Sony recently declared the rundown of its gadgets that will get the Nougat refresh. The Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ will be the brand’s first smartphones to get Nougat sooner:

Sony Android N
Sony Android N
  • Sony Xperia X (around November 2016)
  • Sony Xperia XA (early 2017)
  • Sony Xperia X Compact (around November 2016)
  • Sony Xperia XA Ultra (early 2017)
  • Sony Xperia X Performance (around October 2016)
  • Sony Xperia XZ (around October 2016)
  • Sony Xperia Z3+ (around December 2016)
  • Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet (around December 2016)
  • Sony Xperia Z5 (around December 2016)
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (around December 2016)
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Premium (around December 2016)

Moto

Motorola (now possessed by Lenovo) has dependably been among the primary organizations to refresh its smartphones to the most recent Android versions. Recently, the brand affirmed the rundown of its gadgets that will get the refresh. It will be seeded first to the Moto Z and Moto G4 4th gen at some point in the not so distant future and to other gadgets later:

Android N on Moto
Android N on Moto
  • Moto G4
  • Moto G4 Plus
  • Moto G4 Play
  • Moto X (3rd Gen)
  • Moto X Style
  • Moto X Play
  • Moto X Force
  • Moto Z
  • Moto Z Play
  • Moto Z Play Droid
  • Moto Z/Droid
  • Moto Z Force/Droid
  • Moto X Style/Pure Edition
  • Motorola Droid Turbo 2

LG

As said over, the LG V20 is the company’s first smartphone to boot Android Nougat out of the box. The brand was one of the first to convey the Marshmallow refresh. In view of this, we expect these LG gadgets will be dealt with to Nougat soon:

Android-7-Nougat-Update-for-LG-G5
Android-7-Nougat-Update-for-LG-G5
  • LG G4
  • LG G5
  • LG Magna
  • LG Spirit
  • LG V10

Samsung

Samsung has begun revealing the Android 7.0 Nougat refresh to its smartphones beginning with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The brand has additionally uncovered the list of its gadgets that will get the update in the coming weeks. Starting at now, these gadgets are affirmed to get the refresh, in spite of the fact that, we will refresh the rundown when the organization declares the refresh for more phones and tablets.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Android N
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Android N
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Samsung Galaxy A3
  • Samsung Galaxy A8
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S Pen
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (LTE unlocked)

ASUS

ASUS has a terrible notoriety with regards to refreshing its smartphones to the most recent version of Android. However, we anticipate that the brand will update its most recent ZenFone series of smartphones to Nougat later on:

Android 7 Nougat on Asus
Android 7 Nougat on Asus
  • Asus Zenfone 3
  • Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe
  • Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra
  • Asus Zenfone Max

Oneplus

OnePlus has recently teased the Android Nougat refresh for their flagship OnePlus 3. We likewise anticipate that the brand will refresh its other late smartphones to Nougat too:

Android N for Oneplus
Android N for Oneplus
  • OnePlus 3/3T
  • OnePlus 2
  • OnePlus X

Xiaomi

Xiaomi is presently dealing with the following adaptation of its Android skin named MIUI v9, which will be based on the Android Nougat. These Xiaomi gadgets are expected to get the Nougat update:

Xiaomi Android N
Xiaomi Android N
  • Xiaomi Mi 5
  • Xiaomi Mi 5s
  • Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi 4 / Mi 4i
  • Xiaomi Mi Max
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
  • Xiaomi Redmi 3 / 3S
  • Xiaomi Mi Pad 2

Huawei

Huawei reported that Android Nougat refresh for its gadgets will be taken off at some point in the principal quarter of 2017. The brand has likewise affirmed that the refresh will land as adaptation 5.0 of its EMUI skin. These Huawei gadgets are affirmed to get the Nougat refresh.

Emui-5.0-Huawei-P9-Android-7-Nougat
Emui-5.0-Huawei-P9-Android-7-Nougat
  • Huawei Mate 8
  • Huawei P9
  • Huawei P9 Plus
  • Huawei P9 Lite
  • Huawei nova
  • Huawei nova Plus

Honor

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor as of late began revealing the Android Nougat refresh for the Honor 8. The company has likewise affirmed that a similar refresh for the Honor 6X will be discharged very soon in Q2 2017.

Android-7-Nougat-EMUI-5-Honor-6X-Nova-Plus-Beta
Android-7-Nougat-EMUI-5-Honor-6X-Nova-Plus-Beta
  • Honor 8
  • Honor 6X
  • Honor 5C

Many other smartphone companies such as Lenovo, LeEco, OPPO, Coolpad and domestic brands like Micromax, Karbonn and Intex are still in queue or we are still waiting for official statements from them regarding their plans to join the race of Android Nougat update. Well, you can bookmark this page as we will keep updating the list with the new information with more devices affirmed to get the update.