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Nokia's Rebirthed 3310 Available For Shipping

After Microsoft's selling it's assets to Taiwanese firm Foxconn Technology and newly established firm HMD Global, recently Nokia was  famous for it's Lumia phones under the Microsoft licence. It's no more, don't expect new Lumia phones from Nokia.
The giant company is back to business after it unveiled new mobile devices at  the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Nokia launched the rebirthed 3310 alongside other models, Nokia 6,5 and 3 running on Android platform.
It's 17 years now since Nokia released 3310 back in 2000. The anticipated device  is more upgraded compared to the first one. Last week the shipping started to countries like India and soon to go global.
The new 3310 features a polycarbonate body, 2.4 inch screen, 16MB of internal storage, 2MP camera with LED and 1200mAh Battery
Specifications;
Physical appearance:
Screen Size: 2.4 inches features QVGA
Dimensions: 115.6*51*12.8mm
Body: polycarbonate Colors: Warm Red and Yellow(Glossy finis…

The Health Benefits Of Pomegranate You Need To Know

Pomegranate is not a very common fruit in some regions and may be new to the young generation. It's scientific name is called Punicagranatum. It's a Shrub(small tree) bearing fruits which usually fall off especially when ripe. It contains a hundreds of seeds called arils rich in vitamins, minerals, fibers and sugars.
  Pomegranate is cultivated on large scale in some regions of  South East Asia, Central Asia, California, Arizona, Mediterranean Basin, Indian sub continent, Middle East and Caucasus and Tropical Africa.
Here is an insight on the health benefits of pomegranate you should know

Pomegranate juice can be used for the treatment of sore throats.
It lowers the risks of arthritis since it damages the enzymes that responsible for development of the disease.
It prevents oxidation of LDL (bad cholesterol) since they are rich in antioxidants.
Daily consumption of pomegranate maintains good blood flow in the body. This ensures proper supply of iron to the blood hence re…

Google Assistant vs iPhone Siri

During the keynote at the Google I/O conference 2017, the company rolled out Google Assistant. The App is available for download from the Apple App Store. The app (Google Assistant)  features search engine and slick design. Some iOS embraced the Assistant because of their mixed reactions with Siri and hope Google Assistant can change the game. This raises questions whether Apple's acquisition of Dark Data and Google's promise of a full stand alone App will make improvements. It's upon a time to see if Google Assistant will dominate or be the second best. Now it's upon you to stick with Siri or try Google Assistant.
iPhone is built on Siri integration, this gives it an upper hand to access device system than Google Assistant. This makes it appear like a third party programme since it is just downloaded from the Apple App Store.
With Google Assistant, you're required to tap an extra button to confirm the actions. You can't use it in car while Siri is deeply …

Whatsapp Rolls Out Pin Chat

whatsapp has finally rolled out the pin chat feature for Android users around the globe. The feature allows you to pin your favourite chats at the top of the chat. The choice is upon you to pin your friends or groups. All you need to do is to long press the chat name in the chat tab  and different options will pop at the top and pin icon will appear and pin your favourite chat.


According to the statement from whatsapp, "With the pin chat feature, you never have to worry about scrolling through the long list of conversations to text your family members and best friend. Users can now pin up to three(3) of the most important group or individual chats to the top of their chat list for easy access-simply tap and hold a chat and then tap the pin icon at the top of your screen."
The feature allows you to pin or unpin chat. All you need is to update your App or download the latest version from Play store

All You Should Know About Ransomware, WannaCry, "The Cyber Attack "

The world is still mourning the Cyber Attack, this all started on 12/05/2017 when computer networks lost access to their data on computers. According to statistics more than 200,000 computers' (especially Microsoft based) data was encrypted from more than 150 countries. The attack did not spare big organisations, government agencies and private companies including National Health services, Nissan Motor Co and others.
Ransomware is a malware (malicious software) designed to target users' data. Once the computer is infected, the user looses access to data (data is encrypted) and  required to pay a specified fee to the perpetrators to decrypt data. According to the recent wanna cry, the victim was required to pay a fee $300 within 72 hours, failure to meet the allocated time, the fee was doubled or you had to loose your data permanently.

The attack is said to have been spread through email phising, usually the perpetrators send an email with a malicious link and once clicked y…

Opera Reborn, A Browser To Change Your Browsing Experience And chatting Online

Opera is most popular for it's mobile browser, "Opera mini". On the other side of desktops and laptops, the competition is quite stiff between Opera and other browsers like Chrome, Edge and Firefox.
This year Opera in it's errand to change the browsing experience, it introduced Neon browser with streamlined features like free VPN, native ad blocking and battery saver. In innovation world usually exits no comfort zone, Opera released a new browser codenamed operareborn with  cool features of Neon and also more improved. 
Opera answered one of the questions frequently asked by friends if it's possible to use whatsapp on their computers, i always recommended them to install the Android Emulators. Unfortunately some emulators have their Cons and Pros. Now my answer is Opera reborn. 
Opera reborn is changing the concept of browsing and chatting online, previously you had to exit one tab and switch to another. The new browser allows you to run different tabs simultan…

Facebook To Launch TV Shows

After the success story of facebook live tv  streaming, the giant social media continues to position it's self as a one stop hub for entertainment and news online. The romours of facebook tv started spreading since December last year, now it's high time it became a reality.
Facebook tv show is anticipated in June of this year. According to sources, the giant company will roll out the service on premium basis. The shows will be in two tiers, the shorter ones for low costs and the longer ones for higher budget. The shorter shows are expected to run at an interval of 5-10 minutes and refresh every 24 hours and the long ones between 5-30 minutes.
Facebook want to fill the service with episodic contents and it's major target is to reserve billions of dollars spent on television advertisements.

ITunes Is Coming To Windows Store

At Microsoft developer conference, the company announced that Apple will add iTunes desktop App to Windows store by the end of this year. Before users were able to download iTunes from internet but, now the windows 10 and Windows 10 S users will have full access to iPhone support, Apple music and the iTunes store.

  The anticipated new App to the store will allow Windows 10 S users to have their music without having to upgrade to the pro iterations. This is giving a room to developers to construct apps with in Windows visual studio using Xamarine Live Player.

Instagram Launches Mobile Web Featuring Photo Upload

Instagram in it's move of being the giant photo app, is leaving no stone unturned. Instagram is extending it's services to emerging market and users of low bandwidth connection especially in Third World countries. Now you can instagram and upload photos on your mobile web browser than before. Previously it was only preserved for respective platforms of Android, Windows and iOS.

  Instagram joins the footing of other top social networks like Twitter and Facebook which run on both native apps and mobile web browsers. Though some features are not yet supported like video uploads, direct messaging, stories and filters, users can now upload photos, search, like, web sign-up, browse, follow, share, explore tab and see notifications on mobile web no matter what device or network you are on. The web version is designed to overcome the burden of downloading app, data costs of downloading app and low memory space, however this raisesquestions whether Instagram has plans of rolling …

Micro USB DVB -T TV Receiver Tuner For Android Smartphone And PC Tablet

Viewing television on smartphones and tablets is most popular via internet streaming, but with the Micro USB DVB-T TV Receiver tuner it is different.  Sometimes back watching TV via analogue source had consquences, like poor picture, sound quality and unreliable signals. That moment required you to twist your antennas to receive the signal.
Now in this digital era where the world migrated to technology of digital broadcasting, it's possible to watch digital tv via your  smartphone.
Thumbs up to Gear best, the Chinese based online store making it's best to add more fun to smartphones, tablets and other gadgets. Gear best is targeting the viewership market to enable the smartphone users to watch televisions unlimitedly without using internet connection in areas covered by digital terrestrial signal.
Some of the notes to consider, the user is required to download and install the Android App onto CD and then connect the the tv turner to the connector port.  Once the installation i…

Facebook Messenger Rolls Out Instant Games Globally

After the previous testing of the gaming feature in messenger, Facebook had already games in messenger like Basketball and Soccer. Instant Games is quite different from the ones you know. Facebook has recently announced the instant games feature globally available to 1.2 billion users who use the app every month.

  Facebook's Instant Games was first launched in 30 countries like, United States, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Denmark, Spain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Austria, Italy, Russia, Singapore and others  running on selected iterations like Android 5.0, iOS 8.0 and above.
 Here is the list of Instant Games on messenger;

Brick Pop 
Endless lake
Puzzle Bobble 
Zookeeper 
Hex 
Arkanoid 
Galaga 
PacMan 
Words with friends:frenzy
Everything 
Space Invaders 
Track &field 100m
Shuffle cats mini 
Templar 2048
The tribes 
Puzzle push 
Word a lot express 
2020 connect 

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 S

At the event in New York, Microsoft announced a new version of windows 10 S, the lighter weight of windows 10. It's rumoured to be a powerful competitor of windows 10. It's a streamlined version of windows 10 capable of running on low cost devices.

  Windows 10 S is targeting the Education market and Microsoft has partnered with different manufacturers of computers(OEMs) like, HP, Asus, Dell, Acer and others to provide a range of new Windows 10 S PCs for Education.

  Everything that runs on Windows 10 S is downloaded from Windows Store,said by Terry Myerson, the chief of Microsoft's Windows at the event. Windows 10 S is seen as a competitor to Chrome OS as most schools had shifted to using cheaper  chrome books which run on Chrome OS. The windows 10 S will be free for download and shipping to schools who were previously using Windows 10. The shipping of Windows 10 S will be available in the coming months at $189.

Sunvell T95P, The Plug Like Tv Box

Each and everyday the devices are getting different shapes, making it easy for the users to select the one that suit them. TV boxes are not so popular,but when you  visit gearbest, you find one affordable for you. You can  use the TV box to access internet on your tv, projectors and other devices. Here is some information about the Sunvell tv box which looks like an electric plug. 
Description: Amlogic S905Xquad-core CPU is rapid and stable which can give you high-speed feedback and smooth response. ● Five-core ARM Mali-450 as GPU of this TV box which gives you the high definition pictures and videos.
● With 64bit Android 6.0 stable and smooth system, you get swift and stable system operations.
● 2.4GHz WiFi: it offers a more stable WiFi signal for you to enjoy higher quality video experience.
● Supports 4K HD video, which brings us clearer image quality and HD vision enjoy.
● Remote control is powered by 2 x AAA batteries.

Specification General Brand: Sunvell
Model: T95P
Type: TV Box
Sy…

Tecno W1, The Mid Range Phone On Android Nougat(7.0)

Tecno W1 is the company's most affordable smart phone in W series. If you think owning a phone running on Android Nougat requires you to drain your bank account, the story is quite different with Tecno W1 as the latest Android version is seen running on large budget phones. This is good news for beginners and those who can't afford expensive phones.
  Tecno W1 packs a 4.0inch display, is powered by 1800mAh battery and runs on Android Nougat.

  The specifications of Tecno W1

Os: Android Nougat 7.0
CPU: 1.3 GHz Quad core
Chipset:MediaTek MT6580soc
GPU: Mali 400 GPU
Internal Storage: 8GB
Memory Expansion: up to 32GB
Camera: rear 2mp, front 2mp with LED  flash
Dimensions:126mm*64mm*10.5mm
Resolution: 800*480 pixels
Pixel Density: 233 PPI
Sim type: Dual Sim
Network:2G, 3G yes
Connectivity: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and micro USB 2.0
Colors: black, gold
Battery: 1800mAh

Prices:$50(may vary according to  location)