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Speed Up Your Home Internet With These 5 Tools

Speed Up Your Home Internet With These 5 Tools

Enjoy An Uninterrupted Internet Connection With Easy Computer Tips

Internet forms the heart and soul of our daily work routines, for it shortens the work period and makes everything easier. It is even used in our homes regularly for the thousand nothings and five or six things of paramount importance. If you are in the habit of using your home internet connection every day, you’ll recognize the hassle of interrupted or slow connection. Imagine, downloading an important document, and right at 75% a pop up arrives stating ‘download failed’, or ‘check internet connection’. Few simple computer tips will help you boost your internet speed.

Simple Everyday Issues in Internet

If you are confronted with such a situation, firstly try to fix small issues that you can capably handle on your own. Keep a track of the monthly data cap, and move the router to the central location of your house. Computers or laptops also have a certain capacity of handling things, so whenever working on the internet close the unused open programs that hog the bandwidth. If you are a computer geek you can fix your operating system by disabling send offload settings or by escalating the reverse buffers.

Easy Computer Tips

Sometimes the issues are small and can be fixed at home, but sometimes the problem lies with the equipment itself. With the aid of a few tools you can easily maximize your broadband connection speed. Wire connections can sometimes help fix the problem of slow internet speed. It helps create a complete home network with the help of power cables, and it’s quite easy to set up. It is not the typical cable connection and the speed won’t be the same, but it will certainly offer faster service, in fact twice the speed that in home Wi-Fi. Some of the advanced models even help create a complete Wi-Fi hotspot.

Invest In a Good Modem

You can easily get a cable modem on lease from your internet provider, and while you have to pay an approximate of $ 150, it wouldn’t offer you with the fastest speed. Instead, you should invest in a more practical and better option like the cable modems available in the market which cost around $60 to $80. The high quality modems offer data speed about 343 Mbps, which means you, can download without facing the hassle of fluctuating speed. Most of the good quality modems are compatible with numerous cable systems. The indicator lights on the modem, can easily interpret any problem, and help you fix speed related issues faster.

Shut Extra Programs

The simplest and cheapest method of increasing internet speed is by periodically cleaning the computer. There are numerous applications running in the background that consume data and affect internet speed. Extra website tabs, Skype, chatting applications, multi player notifications, updates, security scans can easily falter the broadband speed. Shut down the bandwidth heavy streaming services, and other services that you have not used lately. Clear the browser history, and other old files using the web browser options menu. If you use home Wi-Fi ensure that it is password protected at all times. If not people can easily log into your Wi-Fi device and consume your internet, and these are probably the easiest computer tips for fixing fluctuating internet speed.

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You Can Now Put Multiple Personalities onto Your iPhone

You Can Now Put Multiple Personalities onto Your iPhone

Digital assistants were simply a over glorified feature in the mobile phones just a few years but currently it is seen as added luxury oozing with utility. Amazon has begun the unexpected war of the digital assistants with the launch of the Alexa voice assistant on the iPhone. Amazon is making this digital assistant available through its very own iOS based shopping app though Alexa will be sorely missed on the Android platform for some time. Alexa will be giving stiff challenge to the Apple’s own digital assistant Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana as well. In short iPhone users will be spoilt for choice with multiple digital assistants.

Features of Amazon’s Alexa

Alexa happens to be a core part of the Amazon smart home line up of devices and most importantly the Echo speakers. Alexa has shown its mettle in answering the questions, performing varied skills and setting times as per the need of the users. It has helped in making people aware of the smart home appliances and how they will be controlled in a more interactive and decisive fashion in the upcoming future.

It just like any other digital assistant simply say ‘Alexa’ and follow it up with your command. Users with Amazon Tap or Amazon Fire TV voice remote then they are required to press the button in order to wake Alexa. Amazon is growing the list of commands for Alexa and it is designed to understand the natural language with ease and simplicity. The best thing about Alexa is that it can easily comprehend complex command or even when users omit a few words from the command.

The battle of the digital assistant

Alexa on iPhone comes with fairly limited options but it is expected to grow as more and more users start making active use of it. Setting a time or getting news pulled up is bit difficult in the beginning but as the AIexa gets a hold of it things gets seamless. But Alexa works like a charm when asked to make a search on the Amazon.com for any product. On other side Microsoft Cortana is great at scheduling meeting and setting up the reminders but still it happens to be better suited as a desktop or laptop assistant rather than iPhone assistant. Secondly users are required to make a separate download in order to get it work on the phone. Thirdly users will have to open the app in order to make use of it which is quite frustrating.

Siri works as the default digital assistant on the Apple’s iPhone and therefore it has a number of advantages. It has the coveted always on function which is deeply integrated with the voice assistant therefore it a great at getting a number of job done from opening mails, setting timer, calling others and much more without breaking a sweat. Siri is extremely capable & more than enough and very soon people will find that having multiple digital assistants installed isn’t a good thing.

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How Apple and Microsoft are Keeping the Desktop Off Its Deathbed

How Apple and Microsoft are Keeping the Desktop Off Its Deathbed

Innovation is the key to the comfort now a days. With the technology bringing a revolution, we are fortunate to witness the change which is quite dramatic in terms of the time that we dwell. The tech giants like the Apple or the Microsoft are always in the news for making something new- be it terms of gadget or software. In this week, the report from Apple was that there would be some minor upgradation in the famous Mac Pro desktop computer. The major Mac will get an update later. It has been more than 4 years that the Apple Mac has got an update.

THE ANNOUNCEMENT

Recently the announcement from Apple may confirm that the desktops era has not come to an end when people are busy in smart phones or tablets. The interesting fact is that the desktops may take a new shape. So the speculations are going on and that what keeps us thinking about the design. The end users may witness a specialised machine which will surely blow our mind. We know that the desktop era is coming to an end but still our hopes are high when the reports from the tech giant company came out.

THE FEATURES

After the year 2012, there has been a major decline of the desktops. The Android has taken over the market from the Microsoft Windows in terms of the operating system. The use of the Microsoft Windows operating system is on the decline with the introduction of new OS in the digital market. Once the leader in OS, Microsoft is thinking to bring something new in Desktop. Microsoft appears to be dealing with the PC in the most professional manner. They are taking the mobile technology and bringing on the desktop. Not only it is stylish but also fashionable. Recently, the Microsoft product which made a great review in the digital and electronics market is the Surface Studio. The product is a 28-inch touch screen desktop computer. You will be surprised to hear the price which ranges just $3000. The fascinating part is that the Microsoft product allows to use a stylus in addition to a dial. Microsoft has specially designed the stylus and the dial just for the touch screen.

THE APPLE WAY

Apple is taking the new leaf to turn things fresh with the designs and updates of the Mac book. The Mac pro from Apple is aiming to the Photoshop users as well as the music lovers. The cost is close to 3000$. With the inception of iOS way back in the early 2000, it created a sort of excitement among the then users of computers. People always are excited about the new operating systems available in the market. However, with the introduction of iPhone, iPads and other small gadgets from Apple have kept the users wondering for the next products. You need to be updated about the technology news that is happening in and around the world. The technology news will make you more of a tech geek. If you keep track of the technology news in a regular basis, you would be able to choose your gadgets like Desktop wisely be it Apple Mac book or Microsoft Surface Pro.

 

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Microsoft Windows 10 Review

Microsoft Windows 10 Review

The Best Computing Experience You Can Ever Get On An Operating System

Windows isn’t a new operating system but Windows 10 is certainly the one which will feel every bit new. Microsoft skipped the 9 and went 10 but it delivered an operating system which is designed for the future. It made its debut way back in 2015 when it was offered as a free upgrade for a year. When we say it’s new then it means ‘new’ as it is nothing like its predecessor. It is designed to work like charm across the devices whether it is a smartphone, tablet, laptop or the traditional PC and this is the future Microsoft has envisioned for its operating system.

Stand Out Features In The New Windows 10 OS

It comes loaded with a slew of new features ranging from the lean and fast replacement of Internet Explorer in form of Edge, the digital assistant called Cortana and the ability to stream real time games.  It is worth mentioning that Microsoft has skipped the Windows 9 and stated that the Windows 10 will operate as a continuum series wherein frequent updates will be brought to the OS to enhance its features and potential over the time.

Start Menu is back after a hiatus which is a welcome move on Microsoft part. Microsoft brings a metro style Start Screen with Lives Tiles filled Start Menu. Users can start typing as soon they open the Start Menu to search for any app.

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Cortana makes the OS smarter than ever before. It is designed to do more than just accept the voice commands. Users can set reminders, add calendar events and make a number of other tasks with ease.

Microsoft Edge is the new age light weight and fast web browser for the Windows. It comes with a number of interactive features which includes an annotation tool, text only reader mode and the Cortana integration allowing users to search online easily. So far extensions are not available for the Edge but it will be debuting soon enough.

Bridging The Gap Between Large And Small Scale Devices

Microsoft has taken the unwanted burden of making the world understand the next age of computing will be the eventual synchronization of the PC and touchscreen devices. Windows 8 was launched 2012 which showcased how this operating system will behave in future and Windows 10 helped in bringing one operating system which intelligently bridges the gap between large and small scale devices. Windows 10 also works at its full glory on the 2-in-1 devices where it makes the transition from the tablet to PC mode which has never seen before.

The Verdict

If you are wondering what the future of computing in the operating system will feel like then Windows 10 is the apt answer for that. It is designed to work like a charm across the different size of devices from the smartphones, tablets, laptops to personal computers. Microsoft has promised to release timely updates to fix bugs and bring new features to this variant of Windows.

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Gadgets

Gadget Review: Google Pixel is Android at Its Best

Gadget Review: Google Pixel is Android at Its Best

Google Pixel – Balance between Beauty/Speed – Ergonomics/Straight up Usability

The launch of Google Pixel had been in October 2016 which featured a 5.00-inch touchscreen display having a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at PPI of 441 pixels for an inch.  The Gadget Google Pixel runs Android 7.1, is powered by a 2769mAh non detachable battery.

Its measure in height x width x thickness – 143.80 x 69.50 x 8.60 and tends to weight 143.00 grams.  The Google Pixel is said to be powered by 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor.  It tends to come with 4GB of RAM and the phone comes with an internal storage of 32GB which is not expandable and a 12.3 megapixel main camera on the back with an 8-megapixel front shooter for the purpose of selfies.

In India, the Google Pixel begins at a price from Rs 57,000/-. The Google Pixel is considered to be the favourite phone unless one is on the lookout for a larger screen and this case, its big brother, the Pixel XL is recommended.

The Google Pixel strikes a tremendous balance between beauty and speed, ergonomics and straight-up usability and for the mobile operating system of Google it is the cleanest vehicle for Android Nougat 7.0.

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Rumours – Innovative AR/VR Development

It is comparatively a quick charger offering the most seamless integration with Daydream View VR Gadget of Google.  However it tends to have some flaws wherein the back glass treatment of the panel could be a visual failure for some and is also susceptible to cracks.

Moreover it is also not water-proof as the others and in spite of the camera being fabulous, the iPhone 7 Plus tends to deliver greater video quality in portrait mode.Nonetheless Google has not officially confirmed anything yet regarding the future of the Pixel line, but there seems to be news with regards to innovative AR and VR developments and probably a foldable display.

Though HTC have put the phones together, Google had designed, engineered and branded them.  At a price of $649 in the US, £599 in the UK and AU$1,079 in Australia, the Pixel is considered to be fast with an eminent, smooth design.

The results of its substantial investments in its camera has ended in a deft shooter also and though its special portrait mode seems to be poor, it tends to take a remarkable shot which competes with those of the Apple iPhone Plus.

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Sophisticated/Well-Fashioned

The Gadget Google Pixel a sole SIM (GSM) smartphone, receives a Nano-SIM  Connectivity possibilities comprising of GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, 3G and 4G with the assistance for Band 40 utilised by some Indian LTE networks while the sensors on the phone contain Compass Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, Temperature sensor and Barometer.

The Pixel and Pixel XL are considered to be almost similar though the latter tends to have larger, sharper display together with bumped-up battery.

Besides that, they seem to be almost the same.  Both the Gadgets seems to be classy and well fashioned wherein their smooth, one-piece aluminium design tends to make them more sophisticated than the  earlier Nexus devices.

The camera is fast, the images seem to be in focus while the colours are vibrant.  The close-up shots seems particularly sharp and superior and the landscape scenes maintain an impressive amount of detail as well as depth in spite of the objects being far away

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