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Sunday, 14 May 2017

MP3 Audio Format Is Officially Dead! Here Is The Reason

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If you a music enthusiast then you should be familiar with the word MP3. For those of you who still can't get it - MP3 is a popular music file format that was owned and licenced by Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits.

That been said, MP3 the popular music file format is approaching its inevitable death. Well, the file format had helped Apple and Spotify become music monsters. People still choose MP3 format over other music file format, but its license is being terminated.


MP3 Audio Format Is Officially Dead


Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits which owns the patent for MP3 audio format and licenses it, has just announced that it will be no longer support the format. Well, if you are wondering the reason behind it, let me put you in the known. The creator said the reason behind it is that there are better ways to store music files nowadays. So the termination of MP3 will only but help those other formats. Below is Fraunhofer Institute’s official statement:
"Technicolor’s mp3 licensing program for certain mp3 related patents and software of Technicolor and Fraunhofer IIS has been terminated.”

The institute also said that well-known streaming, TV, radio service providers are now using ISO-MPEG codecs like AAC family or MPEG-H. Is this the end of the road of MP3? well, people can still use the MP3 because they don't need a licence for it.


Now that MP3 has been terminated in other for other superior audio formats to reign, So, what do you think about this? Share your views in the comment box below.
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Saturday, 13 May 2017

Meet Oukitel U22 - The World's First Smartphone With Four Cameras, See Specs And Price

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When it come to photography, we all want to take that perfect pictures with our smartphone camera, Because not so many people can afford the latest DSLR (Digital single-lens reflex camera). With this, a Chinese company has come out to be the DSLR of mobile camera by producing a smartphone with four cameras.

Meet the World's First Smartphone With Four Cameras

The Oukitel brand has surprised us all by launching the new smartphone U22, with the dual lens, at both front and back. You may not have heard that Brand name before, but they have been there for couple of years now, and their products is one of the best in China, The brand is known for making an affordable smartphone, a phone that are resistance, and not too great design. The company launch a U20 last year but this year they have come with a monster phone with four cameras.
Meet Oukitel U22 - the world's first smartphone with four camera. The U22 will have two front cameras and two rear cameras. In addition, they will be equipped with LED flashes. This move indeed will move the company to the fore-front.

Oukitel U22 specifications and price


Oukitel U22 Features

When it comes to Oukitel U22 specs, the main camera will be located at the rear and will have a 13 + 8 Megapixels sensor. While the front will have two 5 + 8 Megapixels sensors. And in addition to that, there will be secondary sensor of 2 MP on both. With that, you are sure of a great selfies that will wow you.



The main sensor captures the general information and the secondary sensor depth, hence making the operation of the four cameras took the look of a dual cameras used in 3D. The smartphone will come with a fingerprint sensor and the screen will have a curvature of 2.5D and will be made with soft glass.
"The world is very beautiful. Why not take a photo?" This is the slogan chosen by Outkitel for the U22. Having said that, Though the official U22 launch date is still unknown but the U22 will be available in mid-may, The U22 will be available in three colors: white, black and gold.

So, What do you think of this new smartphone? Simply share your views and thoughts in the comment section below.
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Tuesday, 9 May 2017

UMIDIGI Crystal Specifications: A $99 Bezel-less Smartphone With 6 GB RAM, See Full Specs And Price

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UMIDIGI Crystal is a 5.5-inch beze-less smartphone, Though it's not 100% beze-less, but it lack bezels on three sides and will come in two version - One with all metal edition and the other with a dazzling blue Lumia edition.

In terms of UMIDIGI Crystal specs, it comes with two different processors - the Lumia edition has a Snapdragon 835 processor while the all metals edition has a MediaTek MT6757T Helio P25 processor. And of course, the Crystal also come with 2 GB / 4 GB / While the Lumia edition has a 6 GB. Below is UMIDIGI Crystal specifications and price we have, we will update this thread once will have our hands on other specs when it's launched.

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UMIDIGI Crystal Specifications

Network and Software

  • GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 7(2600) / 20(800)
  • SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM (dual stand-by)
  • OS: Stock Android 7 Nougat

UMIDIGI Crystal blue edition specs


Design

  • Dimensions: mm
  • Weight: g
  • Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 PPI), IPS LCD Capacitive 2.5D curved glass touchscreen, Dragontail glass
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
  • Build: Aluminum Alloy Unibody
  • Colours: Gold. Grey.

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Hardware

  • Processor Type: Octa-core
  • Processor Name: MediaTek MT6757T Helio P25 / Lumia Edition: Snapdragon 835
  • Graphics Processor: ARM MALI-T720 MP2 600MHz
  • RAM: 2 GB / 4 GB / Lumia Edition: 6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB / 64 GB / Lumia Edition: 128 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB (hybrid slot)


Cameras

  • Rear: 13 megapixel, PDAF, autofocus, dual LED flash
  • Video recording: Yes
  • Front-facing: 5 megapixel

Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
  • FM Radio:

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.1
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB

Miscellaneous

  • Charging:
  • Battery:
  • Announced: May 2017
  • Availability: June 15, 2017
  • Launch Price: From $99
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Thursday, 4 May 2017

Meet Jelly: The World's Smallest 4G Smartphone (Video), See Full Specs And Price

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The world's smallest smartphone named Jelly, is a small but mighty device that can fit in the smallest pockets of your pants. Jelly comes with a 4G connectivity, and also with the Google latest, Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.

Jelly will come in two variant: the Jelly, with 1 GB of RAM and 8GB of storage memory, and Jelly Pro with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage memory.

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Having said that, Jelly is a dual Sim smartphone, which comes with a 950 mAh battery that offers a range of 3 days (with normal use) and 7 days in standby mode. The front camera is of 2 Mega Pixel and the rear is 8 Mega Pixel. Below is some of Jelly specifications.

Jelly smartphone: The World's Smallest 4G Smartphone


Jelly specifications

Here's some of the jelly smartphone specs:

Jelly smartphone specs

To have an idea on how this smartphone function, you can watch the unboxing video of the smallest 4G smartphone, Jelly. below.



Jelly Price

Regarding the Jelly price, the Jelly version will cost $59 while the Jelly PRO version will cost $75. So will would like to know your view about the new 4G smartphone. Share your view and thought in the comment box below.

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Tuesday, 2 May 2017

How To Turn Your Android Device Into A Security Camera

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Do you know you can convert your old phone or any android phone that you are not using into a CCTV camera? yes, you can. With this tutorial you will learn how you can convert your android device into a security camera to monitor any place in your home, office or any other place you want to keep tab on.

How To Turn Your Android Device Into A Security Camera

You might not have so much money to afford a CCTV security camera for your Office, home or your shops, but with this post you will be able to have an excellent alternate surveillance camera in those special places you want, so as to monitor the place.

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How To Turn Your Android Device Into A Security Camera


Steps To Turn an Old Android device into a Security Camera

setting up your old android device into a CCTV security camera is quite easy and very straightforward, all you need is to follow the 3 steps below.

Step 1. First of all, head to Google Playstore, download and install the IP Webcam app. - This app will help you to stream the camera video from the Android device to the network from where the registered users can easily watch the streamed live view from the camera. Note that, there are free version with basic features and paid version with more features.

ip webcam settings, How To Turn Your Android Device Into A Security Camera

Step 2. After installing the IP Webcam app on your android device, launch the app and go to settings to set up the app video preferences effects, and other cool aspects your would want in the video. Using this app you will have to register and login to Ivideon - which will help you in broadcasting the view of the camera.
Step 3. After done with all the settings, you are now ready to your start your video stream of your Android device. tap the Start Server button placed at the end of the app itself on the device. This will begin the device to capture live video around and then stream it back to the server. In other to view it anywhere, just enter the Ip address you will get on your Android and then paste it in the address bar of the web browser on any other device. Just go to that address, and you could see the live video stream from the camera of Android while online.

That is it, you now have a home made CCTV surveillance camera using your old phone Android smartphone. The only thing that makes it not so great, is that you will have to charge up those Android phone you are using as a CCTV camera every time in order to keep the battery active.
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Friday, 28 April 2017

Vivo V5s Specifications: With 20 megapixel selfies, See Full Specs And Price

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India has been raving in the tech world these days, most smartphone manufacturer has an eye on the Indian market by releasing one or two devices on the market every other day.

The Vivo V5s has been announced for the Indian market, with a powerful 20 megapixel camera for selfies shooter, it is definitely the major selling point. in term of Vivo V5s specs, it's a 5.5-inch smartphone. Below is the Vivo V5s specifications and price.

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Vivo V5s Specifications - Full Phone Specifications

Wireless Technology and Software

  • GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G: FDD-LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 40 / 41
  • SIM Type: Micro + Nano SIM (dual stand-by)
  • OS: Android 6 Marshmallow + Funtouch OS 3.0

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Design

  • Dimensions: 153.8 x 75.5 x 7.55 mm
  • Weight: 154 g
  • Display: 5.5-inch, 720 x 1280 pixels, IPS LCD Capacitive 2.5D curved glass touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Ambient, Proximity, e-Compass
  • Build:
  • Colours: Rose Gold. Matte Black



Hardware

  • Processor Type: 64-bit Octa-core
  • Processor Name: Mediatek MT6750
  • Graphics Processor:
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD up to 256 GB

Cameras

  • Rear: 13 MP, f/2.2, autofocus camera, PDAF, LED flash
  • Video recording: 1080p @ 30fps
  • Front-facing: 20 megapixel, f/2.0, flash

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Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes


Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB v2.0, USB OTG


Miscellaneous

  • Charging:
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh
  • Announced: April 27, 2017
  • Availability: April 27, 2017
  • Launch Price: INR 18,990
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How To Improve Video Game Graphics On Your Smartphone

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Do you want breathe taking video game graphic? In this tutorial we shall show the simple steps to improve your video game graphics irrespective of the smartphone you are using. We all want a high quality Graphics games on our smartphone, however, the graphic on some video game may turn out to be what we don't want. But this tutorial we improve any game graphics for you.

When playing a game on your smartphone, and the phone does not overheat or misbehave, it simply means that your phone still have some power in reserve.You can turn that power reserve to improve the image quality of your smartphone. Do note that you can stop overheating issues on your smartphone on our previous post. However, below are the straight forward steps to improve your video game graphics.

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How To Improve Video Game Graphics On Your Smartphone


How To Improve Video Game Graphics On Your Smartphone

Step 1. Enable Developer Mode - Simply go to your android settings, tab on more, then tap on the build number 7 times. This will activate developer option.

Step 2. Go back to Settings, the developer option you enable in step one will appear, click on it and Go to the bottom of the page and tap on Advanced. Scroll to Force 4x MSAA and tick the box. Now, when you play any game, the characters should be smoother around the edges. If the game begins to crash frequently or stutter or becomes slower, go back and unselect the Force 4x MSAA option.



The above tutorial will improve your video game graphics. So if your game has been jagged around the edge and making your game look awful those steps mentions will get rid of that. Having said that, do note that when you improve your game graphics, it will drain your battery faster. The power consumption is always a trade-off for performance. Happy gaming.

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Meet Lilium Jet: The World's First Electric Flying Car, Take Off And Land Like A Helicopter (Video)

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Flying cars has been the objects of fantasy for many of us, We dream it, and everyone was sure that cars would fly in the future but with this successful first flight of an electric flying car, the future is now.

Before now, inventors have come up with various concepts for VTOL (vertical take off and landing) aircraft, including the autogyro and quadcopter, among others. Till date, the most mainstream VTOL aircraft in the history of man has been the helicopter, something that everyone is familiar with, But Lilium is here to change that when it goes mainstream.

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Meet Lilium Jet: The World's First Electric Flying Car

The Lilium Jet – is the world's first all-electric VTOL jet. According to the maker, Lilium is an electric flying car that can take off and land like a helicopter, yet fly like a plane, and also can be driven around like a car. Lilium flying uses electricity, which make it more silent than modern automobile and no emissions.


Watch the video of Lilium electric flying car



Having said that, Lilium says this car can fly from London to Paris on a full charge and can reach a maximum speed of 300 kilometre per hour. That is as fast as a Formula One race car. For the now, prototype that successfully flew is a two-seater craft. Lilium say they are working to build a 5-seater model next designed for on-demand air taxi and ride-sharing services. What do you think about this innovation?

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Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Gionee M6S Plus Specifications: With A 6,020 mAh Monster Battery, 6 GB RAM, See Full Specs And Price

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Gionee M6S Plus is a power house when it comes to battery. Gionee M6S Plus is a 6.0-inch phablet smartphone, it has a 6,020 mAh monster battery that should keep the most power-hungry user satisfied.

In term of Gionee M6S Plus specs, this powerful smartphone does not end with the battery though, it also has a monster 6 GB of RAM, the base model has 64 GB of internal storage, while other variants also comes with a 256 GB of internal storage. Not just that, the Gionee M6S Plus storage can be expanded with a microSD, up to 128 GB.

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Gionee M6S Plus Specifications

Network and Software

  • GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G: LTE bands 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 8(900)
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro SIM, Nano SIM dual stand-by)
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow + Amigo UI 3.5



Design

  • Dimensions: 163.3 x 80.9 x 8.25 mm
  • Weight: 215 g
  • Display: 6.0-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 PPI), OnCell AMOLED with Gorilla Glass
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, light sensor, gravity sensor, electronic compass, compass, gyro, proximity sensor
  • Build: Metal
  • Colours: Grey. Black. Gold.


Hardware

  • Processor Type: 64-bit Octa-core 1.95 GHz
  • Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 653
  • Graphics Processor:
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB / 256 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB

Cameras

  • Rear: 12 megapixels, f/1.9 lens, autofocus, LED flash
  • Video recording: 1080p @ 30fps
  • Front-facing: 8 megapixels, LED flash


Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Loudspeaker: Waves Audio Stereo
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes


Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB v2.0, USB-On-the-Go


Miscellaneous

  • Charging: Fast Charge
  • Battery: 6020 mAh
  • Announced: April 24, 2017
  • Availability: May 2, 2017
  • Launch Price: CNY3,499 ($510) for 64 GB model / CNY4,299 ($625) for 256 GB model
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