Jan 16, 2019

105 Useful Websites You Need to Know

Hello Visitors!!!!! I am giving the list of 105 useful websites which is divided into 3 parts.

Part 1
  1. 1. file.pizza — peer to peer file transfer over WebRTC without any middleman.
    2. onlineocr.net – recognize text from scanned PDFs – see other OCR tools.
    3. draw.io – create diagrams, wireframe, and flowcharts in the browser.
    4. homestyler.com – design from scratch or re-model your home in 3D.
    5. youtube.com/webcam — broadcast yourself live over the Internet without any complicated setup.
    6. calligraphr.com — transform your handwriting into a real font.
    7. fonts.google.com – the best collection of open source fonts that you can use anywhere without restrictions.
    8. earn.com — replace your email with a mailbox that pays when you reply to someone’s email.
    9. e.ggtimer.com – a simple online timer for your daily needs.
    10. videos.pexels.com — an online library of free HD videos you can use everywhere. Also, see videvo.net.
    11. flightstats.com – track flight status at airports worldwide.
    12. jotti.org – scan any suspicious file or email attachment for viruses.
    13. noisli.com — ambient noises to help you improve focus and boost productivity.
    14. copychar.cc – copy special characters and emojis that aren’t on your keyboard.
    15. dictation.io – accurate and quick voice recognition in your browser itself.
    16. slides.com — create pixel-perfect slide decks and broadcast your presentations to an audience of any size from anywhere.
    17. autodraw.com — create freehand doodles and watch them magically transform into beautiful drawings powered by machine learning.
    18. upwork.com — find freelancers and subject experts to work on any kind of project.
    19. thunkable.com — build your own apps for Android and iOS by dragging blocks instead of writing code. Also see: glitch.com.
    20. sway.com — create and share interactive reports, newsletters, presentations, and for storytelling.
    21. 10minutemail.com — create disposable email addresses for putting inside sign-up forms.
    22. buffer.com — the easiest way to post and schedule updates on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+ and Facebook.
    23. asciiflow.com — a WYSIWYG editor to draw ASCII diagrams that you can embed in emails and tweets.
    24. camelcamelcamel.com — Create Amazon price watches and get email alerts when the prices drop.
    25. htmlmail.pro – send rich-text emails with gmail mail merge.
    26. slide.ly — make marketing videos and branded stories for Instagram, Facebook and YouTube trailers. Also see: animoto.com and biteable.com.
    27. flowgram.com — make data-driven graphics, charts and infographics. Also see: adioma.com and eas.ly.
    28. googleartproject.com — discover museums, famous paintings and art treasure from all around the world.
    29. class-central.com — a directory of free online courses offered by universities worldwide.
    30. twitterbots — create your own Twitter bots that can auto-reply, DM, follow people and more.
    31. gravit.io — a full-featured vector drawing tool that works everywhere.
    32. webmakerapp.com — an offline playground for building web projects in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
    33. anchor.fm — the easiest way to record a podcast that you can distribute on iTunes without having to pay for hosting.
    34. carrd.co — build one-page fully responsive websites that look good on every screen. 

Jan 5, 2019

How WhatsApp make money

We all know that WhatsApp is one of the biggest freeware social networking platforms. Currently, Whatsapp has 1 billion monthly active users. Do you know how WhatsApp make money?

Let's read this article:

WhatsApp was founded in 2009 by Brian Acton and Jan Koum as an alternative to pricey SMS services. The app allows users to upload their contact book and message anyone who has the app installed at no cost.

Facebook Inc. purchased WhatsApp in February 2014 for $19 billion, and according to the 2014 Facebook Form 10-Q, in the nine months preceding September 30, 2014, WhatsApp generated revenue of $1,289,000. How is WhatsApp making its money?
WhatsApp makes money in a different way, they didn't earn directly from WhatsApp service or any ad promotion.

Let me show you:

More than one billion people are now using Whatsapp every day in the world. Currently, 55 billion messages are being sent per day. 4.5 billion photos are being sent per day. Currently, it supports 60 languages all over the world. It is not like a traditional SMS app, it has much more good features. It is increasing and expanding at every moment. Still, now it is totally free of cost.

Now the story is:

You don't know after buying WhatsApp, Facebook has increased their net growth revenue in a multifold. Facebook knows all about you even you don't know about that information of you, sometimes you forget those small incidents. They have made a large database from WhatsApp. They are able to serve interest-based advertisement now.

Let's talk about it:

• Facebook knows about your personal information.
• Facebook knows about your professional information.
• It knows about your relationship and families.
• It knows what you like or dislike.
• It knows what kind of activities you are doing each and every day sometimes you forget about those activities but Facebook remembers it.
• Even they know about your mental and emotional situation. Sometimes you ignore these things but Facebook does not ignore, it records all these small things in their database system.
• It knows what you want and what you don't want in your daily life.
• It knows where you go when you go and why you go they always follow you (internet location services, group activities and status updating).
• Its ad performance is the best in the world, totally 100% target and interest-based ad they are selling.

[Read Also: Facebook Watch ]

So, the Facebook team is using their WhatsApp database system to grow and helps to achieve their target. Sequoia Capital invested around $8 million in the company, and many other investors are interested in investing in the venture. In India, Reliance Communications has teamed up with WhatsApp for providing a unique scheme for Reliance's prepaid users -- a WhatsApp Plan. So, WhatsApp is making money by tie-ups with popular telecom companies as well.

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Jan 1, 2019

Best Smartphones in 2018 (Budget)

2018 is the year for smartphones. Many phones launched which really impressed the people and at the same time many phones launched which upset the people. So I am today presenting the list of best smartphones in 2018 in the budget range.

Budget: 20k to 40k

1. Xiaomi POCO F1










Pros:-
1. Powered by Snapdragon 845
2. Good battery life
3. Good camera
Cons:-
1. Average speaker
2. Poly-carbonate rear cover

[ Read Also: Snapdragon 855 7nm chipset ]

2. Asus ZenFone 5Z










Pros:-
1. Almost stock Android experience
2. Good Camera
3. 100GB free space on Google Drive
Cons:-
1. No IP ratings
2. Fingerprint sensor is slightly lazy

Budget 15k to 20k

1. Nokia 7.1











Pros:-
1. Sleek and compact
2. Responsive fingerprint sensor
3. Good display
4. Good camera
5. Good gaming experience
Cons:-
1. Competition offers Snapdragon 845, but it has Snapdragon 660
Buy Here: https://amzn.to/2StO0GZ

2. realme 2 Pro











Pros:-
1. Good display
2. Security features (Face unlock and fingerprint sensor) are quick
3. Water drop notch
Cons:-
1. Average low-light camera
2. Plastic back cover

[ Read Also: Best Smartphones in 2018 (Premium) ]
3. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro










Pros:-
1. Comfortable to hold
2. Good battery
3. Water resistant
Cons:-
1. Big notch
2. No fast charger in the retail box (although phone supports fast charging)
Buy Here: https://amzn.to/2QfW8sR

4. Oppo F9 Pro










Pros:-
1. Stunning design
2. Good battery life
3. Premium design
4. Good gaming experience
Cons:-
1. Average performance
2. Sometimes heat
Buy Here: https://amzn.to/2Qfq2xb

Budget 10k to 15k

1. realme U1










Pros:-
1. Good battery life
2. Helio P70 chipset
3. Water drop display
4. Good selfie camera
Cons:-
1. No notification LED
2. No 4k video recording
3. Camera struggles in low light
Buy Here: https://amzn.to/2R17czi

2. Huawei Honor 8X










Pros:-
1. Good battery life
2. Good display
3. Good build quality
Cons:-
1. Camera struggles in low light
2. Offers micro USB
Buy Here: https://amzn.to/2Qi8OPY

3. Xiaomi Mi A2










Pros:-
1. Good build quality
2. Fingerprint speed is fast
3. Good speakers
4. Good battery life
5. Runs on stock Android (under android one program)
Cons:-
1. No 3.5mm Jack
2. Worst light sensor
Buy Here: https://amzn.to/2CIzrdq

Budget 5k to 10k

1. Xiaomi Redmi 6










Pros:-
1. Good battery life
2. Dedicated microSD card slot
Cons:-
1. Average camera performance
2. Average speaker
Buy Here: https://amzn.to/2AqCKV0

[Read Also: What is Facebook Watch? ]


2. Huawei Honor 9N










Pros:-
1. Dual 4G support
2. Easy to hold
Cons:-
1. Average performance
Buy Here: https://amzn.to/2QfrmjZ

3. realme 2










Pros:-
1. Good battery life
2. Comfortable to hold
Cons:-
1. Powered by Snapdragon 450
2. Average display
Buy Here: https://amzn.to/2CI76Uh

*Use the purchase link to purchase smartphones.
Here is the list of best smartphones in 2018. Hope you guys find it interesting. Share, Comment and Subscribe.
*All the information is taken from Phonecurry.

Best Smartphones in 2018 (Premium)

2018 is the year for smartphones. Many phones launched which really impressed the people and at the same time many phones launched which upset the people. So I am today presenting the list of best smartphones in 2018 in premium or flagship range.

Budget: Above 1,00,000

1.  Apple iPhone XS Max 256/512GB
Apple iphone XS Max









Pros:
1. Improved Face ID.
2. Brighter, Richer and Fingerprint-resistant screen with Oleophobic Coating
3. Bunch of Sensors
4. Dual Sim
Cons:
1. Earpieces are not bundled with the retail box
2. No fast charger in the retail box
Buy 512 GB storage variant: https://amzn.to/2Tq4nVp
Buy 256 GB storage variant: https://amzn.to/2Rph6tU

Budget: 80k to 90k

1. Google Pixel 3 XL 128GB
Google Pixel 3 XL









Pros:
1. Water Resistant ( IP68 Rated (up to 1.5m for 30 mins))
2. Stock Android Experience
3. Smart AI features in Camera
Cons:
1. Overpriced
2. Tall and Ugli Notch
3. Only 4GB RAM which can cause the bottleneck
Buy 128 GB storage variant: https://amzn.to/2GX0RjY
Buy 64 GB storage variant: https://amzn.to/2TkIdDD

[ Also Read: What is Bottleneck? ]


2. Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung Galaxy Note 9









Pros:
1. Good Cameras
2. Super AMOLED Display with 512 ppi
3. Bunch of Sensors
4. IP68 Rated 
5. Wireless Charging
6. Samsung Pay
Cons:
1. Too large to hold
2. Too Heavy (~200gm)
Buy 512GB storage variant: https://amzn.to/2AikJrV
Buy 256GB storage variant: https://amzn.to/2GOY3VX

Budget: 70k to 80k

1. Apple iPhone XR 
Apple iPhone XR









Pros:
1. Comes with A12 Bionic processor
2. Dual Sim Support
3. Bunch of Sensors
Cons:
1. Earpieces are not bundled with the retail box
2. No fast charger in the retail box
Buy 128GB storage variant: https://amzn.to/2AmfGH2
Buy 64GB storage variant: https://amzn.to/2R5U5gs

Budget: 60k to 70k

1. Asus ROG
Asus ROG









Pros:
1. Active Cooling Technology
2. Made for Gamers
3. 100 GB free space on Google Drive for 1 year
4. Good Speakers
Cons:
1. Difficulty to reach Fingerprint Sensor
Buy: Not Available

2. Samsung Galaxy S9/ S9Plus 
Samsung Galaxy S9









Pros:
1.  Good Screen
2. Water Resistant
3. Super Slow Motion Video
Cons:
1. AR Emoji needs improvement
Buy S9 plus: https://amzn.to/2QfmjzN

3. Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Huawei Mate 20 Pro









Pros:-
1. Vibrant Display
2. Powered by Kirin 980 processor
3. Low light photography is awesome
4. Fast 40-watt charging
Cons:-
1. In-display fingerprint is bit slow
2. Gesture navigation needs improvement
Buy: Not Available

[ Also Read: Snapdragon 855 7nm chipset ]


Budget: 50k to 60k

1. OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition
OnePlus 6t McLaren Edition

Pros:-
1. Runs on Oxygen OS which is best custom Android
2. 10GB RAM
3. Good battery life
4. Fast Charging support
5. Mute switch is very useful
Cons:-
1. No wireless Charging Support
2. No IP ratings
Buy: https://amzn.to/2GL3S6E

 2. Huawei P20 Pro
Huawei P20 Pro









Pros:-
1. IP 67 rating (dust and water resistant)
2. Good battery life and also supports fast charging
Cons:-
1. No 3.5 mm headphone jack
2. No wireless charging support
Buy: https://amzn.to/2R5VeVi

Budget: 40k to 50k

1. OnePlus 6T
OnePlus 6T









Pros:-
1. Good battery life
2. Fast Charging support
3. Mute switch is very useful
4. Runs on Oxygen OS which is best custom Android
Cons:-
1. No IP ratings
2. Gesture navigation needs more refinement.
Buy 6 GB RAM variant: https://amzn.to/2CGZB07
Buy 8 GB RAM variant: https://amzn.to/2CGx7n8

2. Oppo R17 Pro
Oppo R17 Pro









Pros:- 
1. In-display fingerprint sensor works well
2. 6.4 inch AMOLED screen
3. AI camera features on both the rear and front cameras
Cons:-
1. No water resistant
Buy Here: https://amzn.to/2An8eLQ

[ Also Read: Best Smartphones in 2018 (Budget)]

3. Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8









Pros:-
1. Good Camera
2. Good Display
3. Excellent build quality
Cons:-
1. Slightly Heavy
Buy: https://amzn.to/2QbuAVy

*Use the purchase link to purchase the smartphone.
Here is the list of best smartphones in 2018. Hope you guys find it interesting. Share, Comment and Subscribe.
*All the information is taken from Phonecurry.

Dec 24, 2018

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, X50 and 5G compatibility

Snapdragon 845's elder sibling will be based on 7nm

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 is the flagship chipset based on 10nm but its successor is set to release with the 7nm process.

Qualcomm is working on its next premium mobile chipset that will probably be called as Snapdragon 855. Although, the Qualcomm has not yet confirmed the name of its next flagship chipset but it has confirmed that it will be based on 7nm process while its predecessor, 845, is based on 10nm.
Snapdragon 855

Power Efficient

The 7nm process will allow the chipset to boost 20-30 percent performance and become more energy efficient than Snapdragon 845. Snapdragon 845 offers the GPU Adreno 630 whereas the upcoming 855 SoC will have Adreno 640 which will boost 20 percent performance with 30 percent reduction in power consumption.

5G Compatible

This year everyone talks about the 5G connectivity. So the wait is about to end. As the Snapdragon 855 comes with 5g compatibility. The 7nm SoC will be paired with the Snapdragon X50 modem. This will be the first 5G-capable mobile platform for premium range smartphones.


Artificial Intelligence (AI)

As far as AI matters, both Snapdragon 845 and Snapdragon 855 are Al-powered. This will use Al noise cancellation to block all the unnecessary sound around you. Suppose you get a call in a crowded place, this AI noise cancellation will help you by blocking all the ambient noise so that the recipient can hear your voice easily. The Google Assistant and the Alexa, the two voice assistants, may be embedded in the Snapdragon 855 with voice wake up command.

[ Read Also: Amazon Echo Vs Google Home ]


Advance Portrait-mode

Today every smartphone company is offering dual cameras in which one is primarily for photo shooting and the second one is used for portrait mode where the background gets blurred. The new SoC will allow you to record 4K videos with live portrait mode.


Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner

We all have heard about the in-display fingerprint scanner which is optical but now the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 offers 3D sonic sensor which is world's first under display Ultrasonic Fingerprint which is quite faster, more accurate and can also work under the water. Samsung may offer this in its upcoming flagship smartphone-Samsung Galaxy S10.
3D sonic sensor
[ Read Also: Samsung Galaxy S10 ]

We may see the phones with  Snapdragon 855 in early 2019 till then you browse the phones with Snapdragon 845. The new chipset will surely enhance your smartphone experience.

Here is the short discussion about Qualcomm Snapdragon 845's successor. Hope you guys find it interesting. Please share, comment and subscribe.

Dec 18, 2018

20 Famous Social Media Platforms You Need to Know Them

List of 20 Social Media platforms

"Here is the quick list of 20 most famous Social Networking sites and Social Media platforms, arranged in decreasing order of  their active users per month."

1. Facebook

facebook




Facebook is an American social media and social networking service company based in California. Its website was launched in 2004 by its founder cum CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. It is available in 140 languages. Messenger is its products. It has more than 30 employees. Currently, Facebook has 2.2 billion monthly active users.

2. Whatsapp

whatsapp






WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware messaging and Voice over IP (VoIP) service owned by Facebook. Whatsapp was released in 2009. The application allows the sending of text messages and voice calls, as well as video calls, images and other media, documents, and user location as well. The application runs on smartphones but is also accessible from desktop computers by its 'Whatsapp Web' feature. Currently, Whatsapp has 1 billion monthly active users.

3. YouTube

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YouTube is an America-based video sharing platform created in February 2005. It is one of the subsidiaries of Google. Every minute more than 400 hours of content uploaded to YouTube. Every day 1 billion content being watched. Users can share videos, comment on them and like them.


4. WeChat

wechat







WeChat is a Chinese freeware and proprietary multi-purpose messaging, social media and mobile payment app. It was released in 2011. Currently, WeChat has over 1 billion monthly active users. It was also described as one of the world's most powerful apps by Forbes.

[ Read Also: What is Facebook Watch? ]

5. Tencent QQ

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Tencent QQ is an instant messaging software service developed by the Chinese company Shenzhen Tencent. QQ also offers online social games, music,  microblogging, movies, shopping, and group and voice chat software. QQ was released in February 1999. Available in 7 languages including Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Laotian. Currently, QQ has 850 million monthly active users.

6. Tumblr

tumblr







Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded in 2007. The service allows its users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Users can follow other users' blogs. Bloggers can also make their blogs private. Tumblr was managed and owned by Yahoo Inc. from 2013 to 2017. Now it is owned by Oath Inc. Currently, Tumblr has 555 million monthly active users.

7. TikTok

tik tok






TikTok is a video sharing social media where users can create video, share video and live broadcast video. It was launched in 2016. ByteDance is the parent company. Musically, a similar platform as TikTok was also owned by the same parent. In 2017, ByteDance merges Musically and TikTok under the single as TikTok. Currently, it has 500 million monthly active users.

8. Sina Weibo

sina weibo







Sina Weibo is a Chinese microblogging website. Launched in 2009, it is one of the most popular social media platforms in China. Sina Weibo has over 445 million monthly active users. It is available in Chinese and English.

9. Instagram

instagram







Instagram is a photo and video-sharing social networking point owned by Facebook, Inc. It was launched in October 2010. The app allows users to upload photos and videos to the service, which can be edited with various filters, and organized with tags and location information. Users can browse other users' content by tags and locations, and view trending content. Users can "like" photos, and follow other users to add their content to a feed. It is available in 36 languages(Android) and 29 languages (iOS). Currently, Instagram has 400 million monthly active users.

10. Twitter

twitter







Twitter, Inc. is an American online news and social networking service on which users can post and interact with messages known as "tweets". I was launched in 2006. Tweets were restricted to 280 characters. Currently, Twitter has 335 million monthly active users.

[ Read Also: Amazon Echo vs Google Home ]

11. Skype

skype





Skype is a telecommunication application software launched in 2003 that specializes in providing video chat and voice calls between computers, tablets, mobile devices, the Xbox One console via the Internet. Skype additionally provides instant messaging services. Users can transmit both text and video messages and can exchange digital documents such as images, text, and video. Skype allows video conference calls. It is available in 108 languages. Currently, it has 300 million monthly active users.

12. Pinterest

pinterest







Pinterest is a multi-media sharing point. It enables its user to share pictures, GIFs and videos. It was launched in 2010. Currently, Pinterest has 250 million monthly active users.

13. LinkedIn

linkedin






LinkedIn is a business and employment-centric service owned by Microsoft. It was launched in 2003. It is mainly used by professional networking including employer posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs. It is currently operating in 200 countries with 250 million monthly active users. It is available in 24 languages.

14. Viber

viber




Viber is a Japanese instant messaging and voice over IP (VoIP) application. In addition to instant messaging, it allows users to exchange media such as images and video records. It was released in 2010. It is available in 30 languages. Currently, Viber has 250 million monthly active users.

15. Reddit

reddit






Reddit is social news, web content rating and discussion forum launched in 2005. Registered users can submit content to the site such as links, text posts, and images, which are then voted up or down by other members. Currently, Reddit has 234 million monthly unique users.

16. Snapchat

snapchat







Snapchat is a multimedia messaging app. It was launched in 2011. It enables you photo sharing, instant messaging and video chat. Pictures and Messages are usually available for a short time. It has 200 million monthly active users.


17. Telegram

telegram






Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging and voice over IP service launched in 2013. Users can send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio, and documents. It is available in 14 languages. Currently, Telegram has 200 million monthly active users.

18. Quora

quora



Quora is a question-answer platform where users can either ask questions or answer question. It was launched in 2010. Initially, users can access Quora only by visiting their website but now it is available on iOS and Android. Quora claims that it has 190 million monthly active users.

19. Flickr

flickr




Flickr is image hosting and video hosting service, launched in 2004. This service is widely used by blogger to host image. It is traditionally available in Chinese. Flickr claims that is 87 million monthly active users.

20. Foursquare

foursquare





Foursquare is a navigation app which shows recommendations of places to go, to its user based on their location. It was launched in 2009 and available in 12 languages. Currently, Foursquare has 60 million monthly active users.

Here given the list of  20 popular social media platforms and social networking sites starting from Facebook and ending to Foursquare. Hope you guys find it interesting. Please share, comment and subscribe.