Facebook brings Reaction to Facebook Lite

Facebook today declared new India centric characteristics for its platform at an occasion called as “A place to connect” in Delhi. The social community is carrying India particular camera channels alongside the edges and impacts that come in the Facebook camera. The custom effects for India incorporate Namaste and geo-specific experiences in urban communities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, and different spots.

Facebook said India has more than 184 million month to month dynamic users and half of these 184 million clients get to Facebook consistently. The social community likewise declared that it will soon extend Reactions, for example, “Cherish”, “Haha”, “Goodness”, “Pitiful” and “Angry” to Facebook Lite in the not so distant future. Facebook Lite is a conditioned down rendition of the social network that is gone for clients living in developing markets that have moderate web connection. There are more than 200 million users in India who utilize Facebook Lite.

A month ago, Facebook taken off Reactions to Messenger. Till date Reactions have been utilized 300 billion times on Facebook posts.

Zopo Flash X Plus

There has been a disclosure that Zop announced new Zopo Flash X Plus smartphone. This smartphone comprises of octa core processor and offers a 13 MP camera that supports 4G LTE networks. Besides, the Zop Flash X Plus is around 13,999 and will go on sale with online retailers like Amazon India, Flipkart, Snapdeal and Shopclue by mid- March.

The Zopo Flash X Plus is having amazing metal design with fingerprint reader that sits on the front below display. Also on the front is a 2.5D curved glass that makes a budget smartphone with the mid-range look.

Specifications: The Zopo Flash X Plus is having 5.5-inch full HD display on the front with a 3100mAh battery on the back. Inside there is 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 chipset with an octa core set up paired with a Mali T720 GPU

You can also take benefit of 32GB RAM and 32GB internal storage which can be expanded to 128 GB using microSD card. The camera comes with dual tone LED flash and an 8MP front camera that uses a screen flash for selfies in low light.

Coming towards the connectivity options, you may include 4G LTE bands, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 GPS and FM radio. The Zop Flash X Plus will be available in various standard colors. This includes Space Grey, Orchid Gold, Royale Gold and Charcoal Black. The Zopo’s last smartphone was Color F2, which was a budget smartphone which was having 5.5 inch full HD display, 2GB RAM and was launched at Rs.10,790 price tag. So users are expecting the same from Zopo Flash X Plus that will allow them to take the benefits.

Easy Solution to fix Windows 10 Store Problems

Sometimes, Windows Store in Windows 10 may not work as it should and it might be really annoying to you, isn’t it? If you are currently finding some issues with Windows store then quickly check out following things which will help you to re-solve the issue yourself.

Check Time and Date Settings

edited 2.1Sometimes, if time and date settings are not correct then Windows Store in Windows 10 system won’t update. To ensure they are correct, click on time and date in the right corner of the taskbar. Then, from displayed panel select Date and Time settings which will open the settings app.

Make sure that the time is correct and in case it is wrong then set the slider to Set Time automatically and Set time zone automatically. If this fails to show correct time then turn off both the sliders and set the time manually.

WSReset

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You can also try “wsreset” command to fix Windows Store problems. As the name suggests, this tool will reset Windows Store cache in Windows 10.  (It also works well with Windows 8).

You just need to type wereset into Cortana search box. Once you click wseset option, a command-line window will open and then run the executable file:  WSReset.exe.  Don’t worry, if the reset window sits doing nothing and let it be until it closes automatically. When the process gets over, the Windows Store app will boot up and you can use it.

Erase Some Temporary Files

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If you are facing difficulties with updating, then you need to erase bunch of files & logs and then again try downloading and updating. To delete data, follow below path

C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore and C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download

Above mentioned are the basic steps, but if it doesn’t work then just copy error codes using Textify  and then search online to re-solve the issue.

Warning: Don’t type any commands into the command line without understanding them first. Even doing a reset of Windows should be your last choice as it is used in extreme situation.

Best Wearable Gadgets of 2015

Today wearable’s market is growing rapidly with lot of emerging brands. Previous year, we got plenty of interesting launches which caught our attention. Besides, some new brands like Fitbit and Jawbone that have set shop in India. However, this year we got affordable wearable brands such as Xiaomi MiFit and even Micromax with its YuFit trying to provide offer at the same price. Though there are Lots of brands, there are not yet available in India and there are also few that are not launching their devices in India at par with the international markets. Inspite of all these, we have got some best launch of wearable’s in 2015.

Here are list of some best smartwatches /wearable’s we have in India which are based on performance, design and price

Fitbit Charge HR

This wearable is simple and offers a screen which lets you to check time your heart rate, gets continuous updates about your everyday activity such as steps walked, floors climbed, calories burned. Though it’s not fashionable, but if you want a band that can be worn all the day long with a good battery then go for Fitbit Surge HR.

Sony Smartwatch 3

One of the best-performing Android smartwatch is Sony SmartWatch 3, which features 1.6-inch transflective TFT LCD to provide better visibility in all conditions. Also, the battery lasts for 47 hours and comes with in-built GPS and regular health jazz. Unfortunately, heart rate monitor is missing.

Samsung Gear 2 Neo

If you want a smart looking wearable that does more than just keeping track of your health then Samsung Gear 2 Neo is the best one. This wearable runs on Tizen OS with 1GHz dual-core processor with AMOLED screen. Also, this allows you to make and receive calls as well as read notifications from various apps installed on your phone.

In addition, this device comes with a heart rate monitor along with several pre-loaded apps such as CNN, Line, BWM and Garmin. Also, this smartwatch can be used as a remote with certain TV and set-top boxes.

Goqii Life

Goqii Life is a stylish band with a complete health package. The band comes with touch screen OLED display and even helps to track your steps, sleep and your health history. After purchasing this band, you will get connected to a personal coach who keeps your health goals under test and provides all sorts of guidance and support to help you to stay on your health track.

However, this service is not free, you have to buy any of the three subscriptions plans mentioned on Goqii website i.e. 3 months plan for Rs 3,999, 6 months at Rs 6,999 and 12 months at Rs 11,999.

LG Watch Urbane

When LG Watch Urbane came into smartwatch arena, it could not be disagrreed by the folks as it was good looking wearable. Also, it is a good fitness watch once paired with Google Fit, Strava, and Runtastic along with a heart rate monitor and barometer built in but there is no GPS

Jawbone UP3

Jawbone entered Indian market in partnership with Amazon India and then launched its wearable bands here. It tracks your activities like sleep, monitors heart rate, and offers a healthier future for yourself. So, if you are looking for fashionable wearable then it suits you.

Fitbit Surge

This device is meant mainly for those who are enthusiast about fitness and it works well accordingly. It comes with in-built GPS and helps in monitoring heart rate, sleep and other exercises that you perform. Coming to battery life, on a single charge, it withstands for a day. One limitation is its not waterproof.

Xiaomi Mi Fit

In 2015, Xiaomi came up with the launch of its new wearable band at Rs 999 and it features heart rate, step counts, sleep and so on. In addition, this wearable is waterproof and soundproof and battery life goes on for a month on single charge.

But the only limitation with this wearable is the absence of display screen and hence data has to be collected on the connected smartphone. However, Xiaomi has now come up with a launch of an upgraded version of the band, Xiaomi Mi Band Pulse in China market. Hope that Xiaomi will be launching this product in India and other parts of the world as soon.

Apple Watch

Apple entered the smartwatch arena with an elan. This watch is notable for its light weight and provides classy look any wrist and even offers you to customize the apps as per your requirements. However, this fitness tracker works better with watchOS2 but you need to take your iPhone wherever you go for GPS tracking. You can even send emails, texts and in addition, Siri’s abilities also been expanded.

The Moto 360 (2nd Gen)

The first iteration of Moto 360 had a swooning and even the upgrade seems to have a same impact. But in upgraded version the resolution has been boosted from the original at 233 pixels per inch on the 46mm version and 263ppi on the 42mm, “for women” incarnation. However, compared to Apple Watch and LG Watch Urbane, this watch is easier on pocket.

Tips to Improve Home Wi-Fi Signal

Wireless Internet is the most convenient thing used to do work sitting at any corner of your home. But, when there is no proper signal or any issue with the Wi–Fi then it might be quite annoying. Here, you will get to know in what way home Wi–Fi can be improved with some basic tips and tricks.

For improving your Wi-Fi signal at home, you need to look at your hardware like repeaters, extenders and routers. You also need to keep in mind that no old Wi-Fi devices or components are degrading your internet signal. Have a look at following things which helps in improving your home Wi-Fi signal.

Upgrading Router to 5 GHz Wi-Fi

Most wireless routers are still working on 2.4 GHz frequency and whereas modern 802.11ac routers supports both 5GHz and 2.4 GHz. New devices automatically connect to 5GHz Wi-Fi and old device connects to 2.4 GHz. Upgrading your router connection to 5GHz is an important factor to improve wireless connection as if offers many advantages. Some of them are:

  • 5GHz is a less cluttered part of spectrum
  • People in your surroundings may be using 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi, hence signal interference in 5GHz is reduced
  • 5GHz offers 23 non-overlapping channels whereas, 2.4 GHz offers 3 non-overlapping channels
  • Old 2.4 GHz wireless devices like baby monitors and cordless telephones won’t interfere with 5GHz Wi-Fi

Thus, keeping all above aspects, upgrade to 5GHz wireless routers which in turn will improve home Wi-Fi signal.

Increase Coverage with a Repeater

Repeaters are used to extend Wi-Fi coverage and thus are useful for covering large homes or home with many nooks and corners where signal cannot reach. Sometimes, you may even require more than one repeater.

Visit any store like Amazon, where you will get networking equipment’s and search for Wireless repeater or Wireless range extender. Buy the one which is compatible with your router for better internet signal. Such kind of devices is easy to use and small in size. You just need to plug into an electrical socket like a night light and functions similar to repeaters.

Stronger Antenna

Instead of using a repeater, you might buy a strong and powerful antenna for your router. Such antenna can boost the range of Wi-Fi signal, covering maximum distance and improving signal strength.  Before you buy antenna, make sure that it is compatible with the connector on your router. Even you could make use of DIY antennas made from old aluminum can to some tin foil.

Modern Wi-Fi Standards

Devices using Wireless B was the first successful Wi-Fi standard launched in early 2000 and later replaced by Wireless G in 2003. Some modern routers do support old 802.11b devices, but it slowdowns Wi-Fi connection affecting the performance.  If you are using Wireless B devices then it is time to replace them with modern device.

You can connect 802.11g device to an 802.11n network and it will work absolutely fine at wireless G speed. Check your old Wi-Fi-enabled devices and make sure that they support 802.11g at a minimum.