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Nokia 9 Android with dual rear camera – leaked video

One of the most interesting aspects about this Nokia leak is that one of these units features a dual camera setup at the back. As posted by Evan Blast on a popular sharing website Vimeo, the video was posted by a longtime Nokia brand photographer who now works with HMD, serving as a very tangible bridge between the storied brand’s past and its present/future.   As pointed out in a report by VentureBeat, While Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 can also be seen in the 30 seconds video, which clearly seems to be shot professionally, the two phones on the left side (in the image down below) have not been announced by the company as yet. Speculation has been heavy,…

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PES 2018: release date and things you must know

In an attempt to beat FIFA 18 to an official reveal, Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 has been announced by Konami. The latest entry in the long-running football series will hit the PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. Pro Evolution Soccer 2018’s release date is September 12 in America and September 14 in India and Europe and casts its focus on improving its PC profile. A statement reads: “Centred on the concept that PES 2018 is ‘Where Legends are Made’, the new game hits the floor running with new features, new ways to play, a PC version to the standard of the leading console iterations, and an unrivaled gameplay experience.” A new user interface; improvements to dribbling, ball control,…

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Google announces Android Go for low RAM smart phones

I’m sure you still remember Android One Program… Well, this isn’t Android One 2.0 but something different. Something Google called Android Go. At its IO developer conference, Google has unveiled Android Go; an initiative created to cover the empty tracks left by Android One Program.   Android Go is a version of the popular mobile operating system that has been optimized for smartphones with 1GB or less RAM, thus primarily aimed at emerging markets. It’s essentially a set of features and apps for Android, which are set to debut with Android O, that are designed to limit both devices’ system resources and mobile data, helping people in developing nations have a reasonable mobile experience. What is Android Go?  Android Go…

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How To Fix Unknown USB Device Problems In Windows

Perhaps a majority of you have encountered unknown USB device problems, that is when you attach the USB device such as camera, printer, scanner, or any portable hard disks, your computer displays a message saying your USB device is not recognized. More often than not, people get more frustrated when they have tried dealing with the problem, to the extent of restarting the computer yet the problem prolongs. If your computer displays the stated message then basically it could not be a physical problem. see also: HP Omen 17 review: Great for gaming, but costly On how to fix USB device not recognized in Windows, you need to first probe into the errors to look for the primary cause of…

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Broadband Internet: What You Need To Know

Broadband Internet involves using a high-speed modem. This allows you to access information on the internet very quickly, so it is commonly referred to as high-speed Internet. Broadband Internet can be in the form of DSL, cable, or satellite. As the popularity of the internet exploded in the early 2000’s, Broadband Internet emerged, offering computer users something better. It was quite expensive at first but has become more affordable. Today it is featured around the world. If you are still using dial-up Internet connections then you may be wondering what all the hype is about. After all, it does get you connected to the internet as well! Most people switch their home Internet service to Broadband after experiencing the difference…

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Need a reason you update your drivers? here’s some

There are a lot of maintenance jobs that need to be done to ensure your computer is running top notch. You need to go out and upgrade your antivirus software and check for viruses. You need to go and make sure that your computer is using space efficiently. You also need to get new hardware and keep your computer really keeping up with the fast evolving industry! There is another step to go along with the upgrading of your hardware though and it is most crucial. This step is getting your drivers updated. If you are confused on why you should do this then read on and I will tell you why you should get your drivers updated immediately! Why…

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Smart phone architectures: 64 and 32 bits systems

There is something I think you should know… the bit your smartphone is running; is it 64-bit or 32-bit operating system? I know some of you will be thinking is my Android now a Laptop? Yes! A portable device that can do everything you can do on the system.   What Does 32- and 64-bit Mean? When a processor is labeled as 32- or 64-bit, it’s referring to a number of values that can be stored in that particular processor’s register. A 32-bit processor has room for 2^32 values (around 4 billion, rounded down), while a 64-bit processor can store 2^64 of them (18 quintillions, rounded down). This means that 64-bit processors have four billion times more addresses at their…

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Using Windows 10 Efficiently and Support

Windows operating system is used all over the world by billions of people. And presently, the users are getting a first-of-its-class experience with the latest Windows 10 OS on different devices. By this, one can get the new innovative experience because of the advanced technology associated. Windows 10 not only came on PC but it also came on Xbox one and the Windows phone. An important advantage of windows 10 is better synchronization the moment you shift seamlessly on the gadgets having the architecture based on the new universal apps. http://windows-support.windowshelp.support Other exciting characteristics associated with the Windows 10 operating system are Action Center, Microsoft edge, Cortana, more of [added] Xbox live features and also the coming back of Start…

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HP Omen 17 review: Great for gaming, but costly

Though a late entrant in the segment, HP Omen 17 might just be able to give the older players a run for their money. Here is our full review. Gaming still remains a domain where Windows devices rule the roost. All active gamers dream of owning a heavy-duty Windows device like the latest Alienware Rig to help them go for the kill when it comes to serious gaming. Now, HP hopes to make a serious dent in the gaming segment with its Omen series laptops, available in 15 and 17-inch versions. Though a late entrant in the segment, HP might just be able to give the older players good competition. HP Omen 17 The HP Omen is one large gaming…

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ALAT – Nigeria’s First Digital Banking. 100% Digital!

WEMA Bank Plc has launched Nigeria’s first full digital banking service, named ‘ALAT’…and it is 100% digital. With ALAT, account opening/sign-up can be done in five minutes from a mobile phone.   Features of ALAT 1. Open a fully functional saving account using just your BVN and phone number (We’ll get to the unbanked in a few releases down the line) in exactly 5mins (we timed this!)   2. Instantly fund your new account using any existing local or international debit/credit card you may have, in-app. No branch/ATM visits necessary 3. Upload any required documents in-app. No branch visits necessary 4. Select from 2 debit card designs in-app and have same delivered to you within 2 business days anywhere in…

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and its top five features

Qualcomm introduced Snapdragon 835, world’s first 10 nm processor at CES 2017. At its Qualcomm Technology Day in Singapore, the company has showcased the key features of the Snapdragon 835 mobile platform, which is centered around five main pillars – battery life, immersion, capture, connectivity, and security. The highlight Snapdragon 835 is smaller and packs more efficient transistors when compared to Snapdragon and 821 processors. It integrates more features, is smaller in size and consumes less power to increase battery life in smartphones. Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 comes with support for dual-rear cameras on smartphones. Qualcomm Snapdragon is presently being used in Sony Xperia XZ Premium, Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+, Xiaomi Mi 6 and Sharp Aquos R, though more smartphones with this…