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Month: August 2017

SanDisk Launches New 400GB MicroSD Card, iXpand For iPhones

SanDisk Launches New 400GB MicroSD Card, iXpand For iPhones

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The IFA 2017 is witnessing the release of several technological improvements, one of which is the latest unveiling of the SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card with a 400 GB capacity. Yes, the storage device card can accommodate as much as 400 GB of data and the tech company also unveiled the SanDisk iXpand Base for iPhones which enables the Apple product and its users automatically back up files and photos using a charger or portable hard drive. The new microSD card from the tech company has managed to rear its head at a time when smartphone users have been known to need additional storage spaces on their devices. WD reports that over 150 billion applications are expected to surface in 2017 alone, one which will ultimately need a larger storage memory leading to the concept behind ...
These Sony Phones Have Been Confirmed To Get Android 8.0 Oreo OS

These Sony Phones Have Been Confirmed To Get Android 8.0 Oreo OS

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Sony has officially unveiled the roadmap of smartphones in its line which will be getting the newly released Android OS 8.0 Oreo. According to the tech company, asides the upcoming Xperia XZ1 and the Xperia XZ Compact which have been revealed to be coming with the OS out of the box, some other devices in its Xperia series are qualified to get the OS update. However, the tech company failed to reveal when the update will eventually start rolling out. The tech company shortlisted most Xperia smartphone from its 2016 release on the update roadmap, the devices revealed to be getting the latest Android OS include: Xperia X Xperia X Performance Xperia XZ Xperia X Compact Xperia XZ Premium Xperia XZs Xperia XA1 Xperia XA1 Ultra Xperia XA1 Plus Xperia Touch The tech company has however ...
How To Know You’re Chatting With A Verified Business Account On WhatsApp

How To Know You’re Chatting With A Verified Business Account On WhatsApp

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WhatsApp has since it's purchase by Facebook gone beyond just an instant messaging app as the tech company has in recent months brought several updates and upgrades to the application including the 24-hours status story and the text status. However, going beyond this, the tech company has also begun verifying some accounts as business accounts which makes it easier to conduct business on the Instant Messaging app by just chatting to your potential clients instead of having to visit their physical office. WhatsApp has in its latest inclusion of updates brought the business verification account feature on which is great for business holders. The update which was formerly being tested on Windows Phone beta app has been extended to the Android platform. WhatsApp on its FAQ page noted...
OnePlus 5 Users, What To Expect On OxygenOS 4.5.10 OS Update Release

OnePlus 5 Users, What To Expect On OxygenOS 4.5.10 OS Update Release

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OnePlus has once again pushed the latest update of the OxygenOS 4.5.10 to the users of its latest premium device, the OnePlus 5. The latest update comes packing a few improvements for the smartphone over the previous update which was made available OTA. The OTA update will however roll out to a small number of users today and subsequently to a larger audience in the coming days. The OxygenOS 4.5.10 does not come bearing new features sadly although it comes packing a few improvements over the existing features. The improvements include squashing bugs, fixing nagging issues, and improving the phone's camera performance. For the camera performance, the OS update comes packing improved camera stability, noise cancellation and texture improvements for the 60 frames per second videos....
All You Need To Know About MediaTek’s Two Newest Processors, Helio P23 & Helio P30

All You Need To Know About MediaTek’s Two Newest Processors, Helio P23 & Helio P30

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MediaTek has just announced two new chipsets into the SoC market and they come packed for processes. The newly unveiled processors, Helio P23 and Helio P30 will be available for use in the last quarter of the year. They will however be available only in the Chinese market according to the tech company. Below are the details of the newly released processors. Helio P23: CPU: 4 Cortex A53 cores @ 2.3 GHz,  4 Cortex A53 cores @ 1.65 GHz4 GPU: Mali G71MP2 @770MHz Camera: 13 MP + 13 MP Dual / 24 MP Single Modem: LTE Cat 7/13 300/150Mbps DSDS w/Dual VoLTE, Process: 16 nm TSMC Helio P30: CPU: Cortex A53 cores @ 2.3 GHz, 4 Cortex A53 cores @ 1.65 GHz GPU:Mali G71MP2 @950MHz Camera/ISP: 16 MP + 16 MP Dual / 25 MP Single Modem: LTE Cat 7/13 300/150Mbps DSDS w/Dual VoLTE Proces
Europe gets HTC U11 with 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM, How to spot dual-SIM variant

Europe gets HTC U11 with 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM, How to spot dual-SIM variant

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Following the announcement of the Taiwanese company, It's U11 device which was formerly deemed Ocean, the tech company has been making sure advances in the area of specifications. The tech market has however witnessed the release of yet another variant of the smartphone as Europe has been reported to be getting a much more premium variant of the device. According to latest information, the HTC U11 variant which will pack 6GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM will be hitting the European market soon. HTC has promised that the higher end variant of the device will go on pre-order sales as from September. The much more premium variant will however sell for about £700 while the 4GB/64GB model will be available for around €650. For those who want the dual SIM variant of the device, a quick h
How To Use Your Full Photo As Display Picture On IG, WhatsApp, BBM, Others

How To Use Your Full Photo As Display Picture On IG, WhatsApp, BBM, Others

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Getting your full photo on WhatsApp or BBM could be stressful sometimes as many have complained that the apps do not allow a larger area of photos to be loaded on. Others have encountered this same problem on their Instagram pages and may have had to crop a part of their head or been robbed of the opportunity to show off their footwears in the photo. Should you be a victim of this technological injustice, here’s how to ho about loading a full photo on your Instant Messaging apps. Download MirrorPic application or any other application which allows you to combine more than one photo from AppStore. This application allows you to tweak your photo without losing significant quality.   The trick is simple, select the photo you wish to use then click on “Grid” and select the s
Top 5 Smartphones Unveiled Last Week

Top 5 Smartphones Unveiled Last Week

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The last week witnessed the release of new phones, some powerful, others not so much. However, for those who missed the whole lineup for the last week, here is a quick recap of the newly released phones of last week and their specifications. Alcatel U5 HD Comes sporting a 5.0-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Under the hood is the Quad-core Mediatek MT6737 processor clocked at a speed of 1.1GHz and Mali-T720MP2 GPU for graphics. The device boasts of 1GB of RAM paired with 8GB ROM and for optics packs a 13MP camera on the rear panel and an 8MP front camera running on a 2,200mAh battery Gionee X1 Comes packing a 5.0-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Under the hood is the Quad-core Mediatek MT6737 processor cl...
Top Trending Phones Of Last Week

Top Trending Phones Of Last Week

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The previous week witnessed the disruption of the top smartphones released as some came into the market packing some pretty specs, enough to displace some of the already spotted smartphones. However, last week was not a great week in terms of high end smartphones as most of the smartphones on last week’s chart remained in their position. The position will however not be maintained for long as some smartphones are billed to be released soon including the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the Galaxy J7+, Apple iPhone 8, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 and a host of other promised phones. The new week still witnesses Samsung topping the chart with the upcoming Note 8 skyrocketing to the top of the chart for unreleased smartphones while the Galaxy S8 is doing pretty impressive on the list. Check out the list
How To Force 3G Or 4G Mode On Your Smartphone

How To Force 3G Or 4G Mode On Your Smartphone

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Dealing with poor network connection especially on 2G mode can be very frustrating and in case you’ve been wondering if it is possible to force a 3G or 4G mode only on your phone for faster internet connection, the answer is YES. To get this mode kicking though, there are a number of steps, some simple, others complex. To avoid the chances of damaging your smartphone in the process of forcing networks, we will only attend to the simple steps which you can use to force 3G or 4G mode on your device. However, should you force any of these modes and find out that your smartphone isn’t receiving cell reception, do not fret, this only means that either the 3G or 4G network you switched to is not available in your location. Method 1: Try any of these two codes on your smartphone and wa
How To Use WhatsApp’s New Colored Status Feature

How To Use WhatsApp’s New Colored Status Feature

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In case you haven’t updated your instant messaging app, WhatsApp in a while, then you are definitely missing out on some of the cool new features which have been loaded on the latest release of the app. The instant messaging app some time ago released the Status update which allows you share photos and videos to friends for a period of 24 hours just as Instagram affords users and same feature as found on Snapchat. In a bid to make the chat application friendlier, developers have added yet another cool feature asides the Pin Message feature which allows you to pin favourite messages to the top of your chat board. The latest roll out of update on the instant messaging app allows you to use the Colored Status feature as found on Facebook. The app developers keep releasing more and
How To Delete Google’s Copy Of Your Browsing History

How To Delete Google’s Copy Of Your Browsing History

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For those who love their privacy both online and offline, this won’t come as a really great news but you should know that Google keeps tab on you at all times and has a copy of your browsing history so you might not have been as thoroughly careful as you thought. Google goes far beyond a search engine but most people are yet to figure this out as the tech company stores related and unrelated data about you even your online junk folder. However, the good part is you can access the Google copy of your browsing history and choose to delete it at will in simple steps should you choose to wipe your tracks entirely. To delete Google’s copy of your browsing information, here’s how to go about keeping your online business private and your slate squeaky clean.   Step 1: Log into y
This Is What The Fuss About Android 8.0 Is All About

This Is What The Fuss About Android 8.0 Is All About

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Google has made the Android 8.0 OS available and the tech world has been agog since the release of the latest Android OS. However, if you’re yet to catch the Android 8.0 Oreo frenzy, here is a breakdown of what all the fuss about the latest OS from Google is:   Notification: Google made sure to pack a new notification Channel framework on the latest OS allowing for the proper organization of your notifications into custom channels. You can also modify alerts of an entire channel at will. The notification tab also comes with badges which indicates which applications have unread notifications. Users can get a quick preview of what’s new on each notification dot or easily clear them by swiping.   Autofill: This allows filling of repeated forms easier to handle as you wo
Will Your Phone Get The Latest Android 8.0 Oreo? Confirm Here

Will Your Phone Get The Latest Android 8.0 Oreo? Confirm Here

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Following the official release of the latest Android 8.0 Oreo, some smartphones have begun receiving the update with Blackberry leading in the line of update push. However, several other devices are expected to get the OS in the coming weeks while some others might not. Here is a list of the confirmed phones getting the Android OS 8.0 update. Google Phones: Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel C, Google Nexus Player Samsung Phones: Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Unannounced), Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017), Samsung Galaxy A5(2017), Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017), Samsung Galaxy A8 (2017), Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro, Samsung Galaxy J7v, Samsung Galaxy J7 Max (2017), Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro (2017),...
Download Facebook Chat For Mobile

Download Facebook Chat For Mobile

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It’s no longer news that Facebook provides mobile-friendly layouts in it’s social network for easy access to mobile phone users. Nowadays, because of the ever-increasing percentage of mobile internet users, most websites provide mobile freindly sites called wapsites, for their mobile users. Today, the world has evolved(and it’s still evolving), instant messenger applications like 2go and Mozat have taken the Social Networking stage. But Facebook does not want to be left out. That was why they introduced the Facebook Chat Application for mobile phones. The Facebook Chat Application supports most mobile phones like Nokia, Blackberry, Motorola, Samsung, Sagem,iPhone, etc. Downloading Facebook Mobile Chat Application. To download and install the Facebook application, click here. After suc
How To Download Apps That Are Restricted For Your Region

How To Download Apps That Are Restricted For Your Region

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Have you ever been in the situation where you need to download an application but you are restricted from downloading it because of your location, yes, it could be very frustrating and as such, there is a need to cater for this major lapse which seeks to rob us of what we need. In this article, we will be tackling the major steps to employ when you hit this brick wall. Follow me in the steps below to liberate yourself from the shackles of location restriction. Step 1: You need to install a Virtual Private Network, VPN, app on your smartphone which will allow you properly mask your location, it is totally legal and there are a ton of free VPN apps in the Google PlayStore. Step 2: Open the VPN app and select the country where the application you wish to download is available in. O...
Plan To Switch From Android To iPhone: How To Sync Mail, Contacts And Calendar

Plan To Switch From Android To iPhone: How To Sync Mail, Contacts And Calendar

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For smartphone users who are planning to make a major switch from one platform to another, one of the most challenging aspects is getting your data and other files from one platform to another. In the case of moving your data from the Android platform to iOS, it could prove rather tasking but here is a single guide on how to help you sync your files from one platform to another. To move your data, there are several options available but the cheapest and rather, easiest way is if you own a Google account which can be used to back up your data from the Android platform and then log into your account on the Apple product. Make sure you have all your information backed up as well then: Go to Settings > Choose Mail, Contacts and Calendars > Accounts Choose Google Mail account...
Camera Tips For Samsung S8, S8 Plus Users

Camera Tips For Samsung S8, S8 Plus Users

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Following the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus device some weeks ago, South Korean tech company, Samsung has indeed flaunted the device as one which it is proud of. However, as a means of tutorial for fans using the device, it will be more than perfect to know how to handle the camera on the device especially as it comes packing a dual camera setup on the rear end. Here are some helpful tips on what you can achieve using the Samsung S8 and S8 Plus camera. One thing you may have noticed is that you can snap a photo of your food and use the Food mode to better the photo. https://youtu.be/imiuQXw2TbI However, before getting to that stage, choosing what to eat on the menu may prove to be a tasking job and the Samsung S8 and S8 Plus provide the perfect ...
List Of Smartphones Confirmed To Get The Latest Android O Update

List Of Smartphones Confirmed To Get The Latest Android O Update

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Google has the yearly mandate of releasing new Android OS into the market and with each releases, smartphone companies announce the smartphones which have been shortlisted to release the update while others will either get the OS update much later or never. However, seeing as the tech company has just released the Android 8.0 ‘Oreo’ into the market, it is expedient to bring to your notice the list of major smartphones which will be getting the latest OS update along with its added features. Here is a list of smartphones according to the OEMs that have readily been confirmed to be getting the Nougat update sooner or later. To start the list, it is important to factor in Google’s very own Pixel line of smartphones as they are always the first smartphones to feature the OS. Check i
Camera Focus: 5 Best Smartphones To Get For Perfect Photographs

Camera Focus: 5 Best Smartphones To Get For Perfect Photographs

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Smartphones have graduated to become a mobile business hub and more recently, the camera sensors loaded on the device have contributed to the distinguishing factors by which users choose smartphones over the other. For the best photography, there are quite a number of smartphones in the market which provide the perfect photography both on the front and rear panels. In case you are a camera freak and you’re stuck on the next possible smartphone to get with a great camera, here is a list of 5 smartphones which boast of incredible shooters. OnePlus 5 Comes packing dual 16MP + 20MP camera on the rear end equipped with LED flash for lightning and on the front panel it packs a 16MP sensor. The OnePlus 5 comes packing a 5.5-inch screen with a display resolution of 1920 × 1080. The oct