We know that smart phone is the best way of communication. It is a movable device which moves with us easily. Now it is the important part of human life. We can do everything with the use of smartphone. We can use smart phone in place of television, radio, laptop, computer. But we can't use television or radio or anything else in place of smart phone.
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Do want to make your TV smart? Do you think buying a new smart TV is very heavy on your pocket? You don’t really need a new Smart TV .you need is to spend INR 3000 and purchase a Google Chromecast and connect it to your TV's USB port and Wi-Fi.
You can mirror your smart phone on your LED and convert it into a smart TV within minutes. This will enable you to:
1.Watch & Stream videos (YouTube, Gallery, etc)
Basically it enables you to access everything by mirroring your Smartphone on your LED TV through Chromecast.
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Sound can be used and applied in several interesting ways. A common observation is when two houses located at a considerable distance, each other during day time we can’t come to know what going on in the other house (whether it be party or music).
However, at nights when it is quiet we can make out if a party or loud music is going on there or not. Well this is because of the sound effect and temperature changes. During the day, temperature is high so the sound ways rise and pass over our head and we can’t listen to it but during night they pass at a low level and we can hear it. Interesting, isn't it?
I know it’s a common observation and many people know about it but the reason behind this was new for me too. If you want to observe the activities that is going on in a nearby house just by listening to it then wait for nights and quiet environment. You surely will be successful to some extent. Even the submarine pilots use it to protect themselves from sonar detection. That is cool.
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Whether it is the sound of the dawn chorus, a breeze through the trees on a summer’s day or your favorite music track that always brings you to tears, the ability that sound and music moves us is well recognized.
Sound is not only that connects to our emotions it can used in several ways, sound is used in submarines to navigate as well as communicate. It can also be used as detecting machine underwater. Wherever we go, we are surrounded by sounds. Although we usually we take them for granted, they can sometimes be used in ways we didn’t expect.
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If you’ve been meaning to learn something new for the challenge or because it interests you, you are likely find something on YouTube or a site that teaches the concepts for free.
Enter Giveaways DC used to enter giveaways as a side hustle, and it has the potential to be fairly lucrative if you keep up with it. He even won a trip to Hawaii! There are plenty of free giveaways to enter on your laptop during your spare time.
If you’ve got nothing else going on, why not try? The more you enter, the more you increase your chances of winning. Just as a bit of a warning, you might need various social media accounts to enter into these giveaways, as some require a like, follow, or tweet, so create a few specifically for entering giveaways before going on an entry spree.
Earn money for free along the same lines, if you to unwind while watching TV, or if you spend a decent amount of time on the bus or train for your commute, why not take the time to earn extra money?
Sites like Swagbucks can help you with this. All you need to do is watch videos, take surveys, conduct searches (as you normally would) with its search engine, or shop with retailers, and you get Swagbucks that you can redeem for gift cards or cash back via PayPal. What’s not to like?
Check in with your spending you didn’t think we’d forget about money management, did you? While lots of great budget apps exist, if you’re on your laptop more often (like me), you might prefer to check in on actual websites.
Besides, while automating your money management is easy, you shouldn’t rely on these sites 100% to get everything right. Once in a while, you should check into your bank and credit card accounts online and review your statements for accuracy. Set a reminder for yourself to sit down with your laptop and have a budget check-in once or twice a week to make sure you’re on track for the month.
Watch educational videos. If you’re not a podcast person, Ted Talks might be up your alley. They tend to be on the shorter side, and they’re usually focused on one subject. Experts talk about interesting discoveries they’ve made and explain how their findings can be applied to the real world. Others present a radically different perspective on subjects you might have learned in school that will make you think differently about them. You are bound to find a few lifehacks here as well.
Maybe watching someone give a talk on a stage isn’t your thing, or you’re looking for material more in the realm of traditional education. Check out the following informational YouTube channels that also have animations to keep your attention: CrashCourse, AsapSCIENCE, MinutePhysics, and SciShow.
If you love picking up useless knowledge give Mental Floss and Because Science (lots of nerdy topics) a try.
Lastly, How to Adult is filled with useful knowledge on, well, something I’m sure we couldn’t find useful as young adults. Read a Book; I know, why read a book on your laptop when you might have a tablet or phone that can do the job? Well, everyone has different reading preferences, and some people can’t stand holding an actual book or reading on a tiny screen. A laptop provides a middle ground. Check your library for ebooks or borrow a classic for free online. You don’t necessarily need to read a book either.
Maybe there’s a short ebook freebie you got when you signed up to a newsletter that you’ve been meaning to check out. PDFs longer than 20 pages count as long as you’re learning something, right?
Are you awful at cooking watch tutorials? Always wanted to learn how to sew, draw, or play guitar? Maybe you want to pick up knitting or cosplaying? Is there a DIY project on your mind that you don’t know how to start? There’s a ton of tutorials out there on each, and most of them are entertaining as well as informational. Try and find a series for beginners out there that can guide you step-by-step through a certain process.
Write in a Journal; Admittedly, I love journaling with pen and paper, but there are some great online journals out there. No, I’m not talking about LiveJournal (if anyone remembers those), but there’s one I’ve used called Penzu that allows you to customize the look of your journal, and allows you to password protect it. You can have multiple journals if you want, which is great if you’re trying to track health or financial goals.
Start a Side Hustle. We’ll leave off with the most obvious one: start a side hustle in your spare time on your laptop! Yes, you can run a small business right on your laptop and become location independent, if that’s something you’re interested in. Or you can earn a few extra hundred dollars a month by using skills you already possess and offering the service to others. Or you can start a blog and monetize it down the road!
Earning more helps you advance toward your financial goals more than pinching pennies, and you’re bound to pick up valuable skills you can either take back to your workplace, or use to launch your own business full time. Okay, you have no excuses to waste hours away now! (Aren’t you happy?) Try and pick three things on this list that you’d enjoy doing, and figure out when you can dedicate the time to it. Be consistent, and try to make a habit out of it so you become more productive every day.
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When it comes to smartwatches, new features‚ including Android Wear apps and a built-in intuitive operating system. This means there are a ton of cutting-edge things to try out. Sleek, stylish and handy, here are eight reasons why a wrist near you might enjoy wearing a smartwatch:
1. Get directions with the car packed and your crew buckled up, get turn-by-turn directions (as long as your phone is in the car with you). How it works: Just say ”OK Google”, “navigate to” state your destination. Turn-by-turn navigation such as ‚turn right on Washington Street in 50 feet will appear.
2. Connect to your phone. You can connect your phone to any of the smartwatches with the latest version of Android Wear, even when they, are miles apart. If your smartwatch is connected to Wi-Fi while your phone is connected to Wi-Fi or a cellular network, you can send messages and access email on your smartwatch.
How it works: Make sure your Wi-Fi password is already loaded on the smartwatch. If you are going to a new place and a Wi-Fi password is needed, your phone must be present to key in the password (but only once). To connect your compatible smartwatch to Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi must be set to automatic in its Wi-Fi settings. You also need to make sure Android Wear cloud sync is on. On your phone, open Android Wear, touch the settings icon, touch cloud sync, and move the switch to the on position.
3. Use voice search ask a question or text a friend hands-free, while buying movie tickets or waiting in the checkout line. How it works: To activate voice search, just say “OK Google” this command tells your smartwatch to start listening. Ask anything, such as ”Will it rain tomorrow?”. You can even set reminders, such as ”Remind me to call Jill at noon”. Need to text a friend that you are running late? Just speak into the smartwatch, and what you say will be converted into a text that you can send. You can also start an app simply by saying ”OK Google” “open” and then the name of the app.
4. Send hand drawn emojis to your pals You can reply to your friends using Facebook Messenger, auto-reply responses and texts by sending emojis, How it works: Simply draw them with your finger on your smartwatch screen. Suppose a friend texts: ”Drinks or a bike ride after dinner?”‚ Just swipe your smartwatch until you see ”Auto-reply” then draw an emoji. When you start to sketch a cocktail glass, for example, the smartwatch recognizes it and gives you a list of related emojis to choose from. Just the one you want to send and, voila.
5. Stay informed get alerts about breaking news and weather, great for helping make sure your travel plans don’t hit any unexpected roadblocks. How it works: With Google Now cards, your information is automatically organized into simple cards that appear when needed. Just sign in and adjust the settings to determine what info you want and when without having to search for it. Google Now will also give you info you didn’t realize you needed, such as - Leave now for your 10 a.m. meeting. While factoring in traffic, weather and location. You can also view the list of cards now available.
6. Play music, shop, book a flight and more customize your smartwatch with thousands of Android Wear apps that let you do everything from making an airline reservation to changing your font size for a more stylish look. How it works: Visit the Google Play Store, then download apps to your smartwatch. There is one that lets you shop on Amazon. another lets you use Pinterest (the app will alert you if you are near a place you have pinned). You can even track your steps or distance traveled. Use your smartwatch as a remote to play music on your phone or you can download music to your smartwatch and listen to it through a Bluetooth speaker or headset.
7. Respond to messages on-the-fly, Access emails and messages and reply to them right from your smartwatch. How it works: Digging for your phone to thumb out a reply can take more time and often it isn’t necessary. Ping them with a quick response from your wrist by using your voice, a canned response or a few emojis, the choice is all yours.
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The Nest Learning Thermostat is the pinnacle of smart home technology for most, but depending on what your home is like, it‚ not blasphemous to say the Ecobee3 is superior. Now, at their cores, both devices carry most of the same benefits. They are both capable of learning your preferences and schedule, then adjusting the temperature accordingly.
They are both better-looking and more enjoyable to use than the basic pieces of plastic that occupy most households. Their very presence will probably make you more conscious about saving energy. They both can pay for themselves over time. And once you heat up or cool down your house using your phone, without having to get out of bed, you will never go back.
If you live in a larger household, however, the Ecobee3 can be much more convenient‚ provided you pick up a couple more remote sensors. Yes, it can get pricey at this point, but having these will give you granular control over the temperature in different rooms around your house.
By contrast, the Nest Thermostat measurements are largely limited to the area in which it is installed. If you live in a condo or smaller place in general, that won’t be an issue; the Nest is highly adept at taking the work of climate control off your hands.
We would also suggest the Ecobee3‚ it’s display, which isn’t as vibrant as the Nest, comes with touch-enabled controls and covers a larger area, making it less frustrating when you want to enter a WiFi password, see weather info, access the settings, and so on. Still, both devices are remarkable. Which one is more suitable simply depends on whether you need a complete-home solution or a limited one. For now, if it is the former, go with the Ecobee.
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Most of us know we are supposed to drink plenty of water, but how often do we spend our days drinking coffee and soda instead? Many apps and fitness trackers can help you track how much water you are drinking, but they rely on making you enter how much water you have had. The Hidrate Spark takes a different approach. It has a smart water bottle that tracks exactly how much you have had to drink today. Pair it with an app for iPhone and Android devices to give you an in-depth look at your water drinking habits.
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1. Use Telegram (it has web app too) if your whatsapp group is beyond 250 people. 2. Use Inshorts if you prefer to stay updated with what’s happening in the world. 3. Use SkyView free to point your cellphone to stars/ constellations in the sky and identify them. 4. Use Udemy mobile app to learn new skills (some of them are free too). 5. Use QuizUp app if you want to play quiz with different experts all over the globe
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Now-a-days, we are highly addicted to technology because it makes our life simple. This is just because of revolution created by the people who love to help other people by creating unique innovations. This lead to the invention of Smartwatches. Smart, yes, they are way more smarter than you think. They can perform most of the functions of your mobile phones while sitting on your wrist. You simply name it and it will be done. Small in size and big in performance. This can be a life saver in time of emergencies by pressing a single button only. And most important, they don't create a hole in your pockets but they fill them with infinite number of solutions to your day to day problems. Go to the nearest store now and find your perfect match, because you never know your fate. Make yourself happy.
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Launched early this year, Xiaomi Redmi 4X comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. Powered by 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, it comes with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a card. It has a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Xiaomi Redmi 4X is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G. It runs on Android MIUI 8 and is powered by a 4100mAh non-removable battery. This smartphone has got a user rating of 4.5/5.0
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Moto G5 Mobile is quite slim and sleek with a beautiful back that has a circular camera which gives it a good look. It is a light weighted phone which will be easier in handling. The Moto G5 features a 5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, for a density of 441ppi (pixels per inch). Under the hood, it is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4GHz, with Adreno 505 graphics. There's also 3GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage, plus support for microSD cards of up to 128GB. Moto G5 users will also get to save photos online in their original size using Google's Photos app, for a period of two years, which in my opinion is a neat addition. The handset measures 144.3x73x9.5mm and packs a removable 2800mAh battery. It supports two Nano-SIMs and supports 4G with VoLTE (voice over LTE). There's Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, and even FM radio. Its bigger sibling, the Moto G5 runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box and is one of the first in its price segment to offer a stock UI. The Moto G5 also has some neat software and gesture shortcuts. The Moto Display feature shows preview of notifications while the phone is asleep, with just a nudge. Lenovo says this is better than an LED indicator which cannot filter different apps and notifications. At Rs. 11,999, the Moto G5's biggest attraction is its near-stock Android Nougat experience, and the Google Assistant feature which is hard to find on any other device in this price segment.
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Motorola g5 plus the fifth-generation moto smart phone with a lot of upgraded features and finally with a metallic body and it now has an aluminum finish with a big screen. When it comes to specifications it competes with the world market of smartphones under this price group which is an affordable starting price of Rs. 14,999. It supports VOLTE, both the sims (dual 4g sim slots). It weighs 155 grams. It comes with an IPS LCD display having a screen size of 5.2 inches and is protected by corning gorilla glass 3. This smart phone comes with android OS nougat (v.7.0) powered by 2 GHz octa core processor having a chipset snapdragon 625 which is amazingly fast. And when it comes to memory it has an internal memory of 16 GB with 3 GB of ram and the other having 32 GB internal memory with 4 GB of ram and varies in price. It has a 12 MP rear camera with dual auto focus and dual LED flash and with shoots 4k videos with it. The front camera is of 5 MP, f/2.2. Another feature which is added in this phone is NFC for lightning fast file transfer. When it comes to sensors, it comes with a front mounted finger print sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor and compass. This moto G5 plus is powered by a big 3000 mAh battery and it is available in two color variants one is lunar grey and the other is fine gold.
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Moto Z - Your phone becomes a film projector, a music player, a battery powerhouse, and more. It has a all-day battery life and it captures crystal-clear photos in any light. Moto Mods Battery + Turbo Power Advanced camera Performance Moto Enhancements Ultra-thin design Beautiful shots. Any setting. Any time. The perfect moment doesn't always mean the perfect conditions. That is why Moto Z includes a 13 MP rear camera with optical image stabilization and laser autofocus, which help you take true-to-life pictures in any light, in crystal clear detail. The front-facing 5MP camera includes a wide-angle lens, which is great for fitting friends in the picture. With an extra flash on the front, everybody looks their best even in low light. Free storage with Google Photos Your Moto Z comes with up to two years of free storage at original quality in Google Photos, the smarter way to store photos and videos. They are automatically backed up, organized, and searchable, so you can find and share photos faster than ever.
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Currently, Samsung Galaxy On Nxt is one of the best budget phones in the market. I have been using it for past 4 months and I'm so glad that I bought it. It is a powerhouse of good features in every department. With a primary camera of 13MP and a front camera of 8MP, the pictures are great even in low light. It comes with 32GB internal memory and can be expanded up to 256GB!!! With 3GB of RAM and Samsung's octa-core Exynos processor, you can multitask easily without any lag. The battery is also great with 3300 mAh capacity and easily lasts the entire day plus some. Also, it is a dual sim phone. It has been an awesome buy for me. I bought the black version, while it also comes in gold, and both are good looking and with ergonomic design, easy to hold even with the big 5.5-inch full metal body. If you are looking for a smartphone between the price range of 15-20k INR, this is currently the best buy.
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With Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 1080p cam and sturdy wheels designed to traverse any interior flooring, Kuri has a lot going for it. What I first noticed, though, were the eyes. For better or for worse, every inch of Kuri looks to be designed with the goal of making this robot helper adorable. At first, I thought Kuri would be an Amazon Echo strapped to a set of wheels. In practice, Kuri doesn't have nearly the functionality of the Echo -- it's more of a roving security cam with a Bluetooth speaker than an always-listening, multi-purpose assistant. Kuri's advantage is its personality. Its wordless chirps and nods remind me of a Pixaracter, and Kuri was clearly designed to please the younger members of your family while it helps you patrol the halls and keep an eye on your home. Getting to know Kuri on display at CES, Kuri -- created by the Bosch-backed startup Mayfield Robotics -- will be able to use its camera to check on your pets when you're away. It can set reminders and use its Wi-Fi connection to tell you about the weather. It'll also work with IFTTT, the online rule-maker with a ton of smart home partners, to control some connected devices. Supposedly, Kuri can also recognize faces and context and adapt its responses accordingly. Those responses include chirps and nods, since Kuri doesn't talk, though it will play podcast, music and tell stories. It also has LEDs built into its chest that can change colors. Hands-on time After spending some time with Kuri in person, I can confirm that it's instantly likable. The way it smiles with its eyes is cute, though I had some trouble getting it to respond to me when I said Hey Kuri. Weirdly, it responded just fine when I said Hey near it in another context, but the voice recognition still needs some polishing before it ships in December 2017. The Kuri team has work to do in the coming year, as Kuri wasn't yet ready to follow me autonomously or ready to do anything else via voice command other than chirp. Kuri does successfully navigate room to room now, remembering rooms are once you guide it there using the remote control in the app. It also successfully navigates around objects in its path using a laser sensor. The rest Here's everything else we know about Kuri so far: It'll have an iOS and Android app It has three hours of battery life A four-microphone array helps it hear your voice commands It's 20 inches tall and 14 pounds, so it won't be easy to lug it to different floors Kuri's sensors help it map rooms and objects and avoid falling over edges Outlook By the time it launches, Kuri will supposedly be able to follow a routine based on who it recognizes. It can send you a custom notification if it spots your dog on the couch, so you can yell at Fido using Kuri's speakers. Kuri can patrol your home using a predetermined route, letting you know if it spots something out of the ordinary, and it can use its motion and sound detection to hunt down an unusual occurrence and send you a recording. Of course that sounds cool, but Kuri will cost a hefty $700. Starting today, you can preorder Kuri for a $100 deposit. Kuri will only be available in the US when it launches, but its price converts to around ¬£570 or AU$975. For that much, Kuri will need to be more than a security camera that doubles as a toy. I'd particularly hope for more smart home integration and more options for voice commands.
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After the runaway success of its Echo smart speaker, Amazon began encouraging third-party manufacturers to integrate its Alexa virtual assistant in their own products. The Jam Voice is one of those, a very compact Bluetooth speaker that features Amazon Alexa. The Jam Voice connects to your smartphone using Bluetooth, but also needs to connect to your home Wi-Fi network in order for Alexa to work. That means the setup is a multi-step process, download the Jam Wi-Fi app, connect to the speaker using Bluetooth, then connect the speaker to your Wi-Fi network using the app. The Jam Voice only supports 2.4GHz, so depending on how your network is configured, there may be some fuss involved there. The app is used to link the speaker to your Amazon account. You also need to download the Amazon Alexa app for full functionality --more on that later. You also need to connect to the power source. The Jam Voice has a 4-hour battery, but forging and ongoing use, you will want it to be plugged in. Jam includes a USB cable. Performance-The Jam Voice is a very small Bluetooth speaker. Officially, its measurements are 3 x 3 x 3-inches, in a cylindrical form factor. It has a single driver system, which means audio performance is spectacular. Music playback is pretty bass-heavy and flat. The app includes an EQ that lets you adjust the sound, but you have limited hardware to work with. It can get fairly loud (with the air really pumping out of the rear port), but distortion is a problem as volume approaches higher levels.
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I have used these hacks for my problems –
1. Laptop Fan Error: - I had a laptop in which fan was not working with an error shown followed by shutdown. So, I used ESC Key to bypass the shutdown and start the boot process.
2. File Transfer: Transferring large files from phone to computer is a pain, if we don't have this app 'shareit’. My phone had inbuilt Wireless file transfer method which also works with Hotspot Wi-Fi. Without any app, I could transfer/accept files with any devices.
3. Using unsupported app: - I am using a smart phone since Sep 2016, I was using an old java phone before. When i visited the website, it showed app not supported on your phone (I understand the hardware incompatibility issue, since it was an old phone). I checked on google and found that app for java phones (.jar files) are still supported. So instead of visiting website (example.com) for downloading the app, i directly entered the URL with .jar files (example.com/download/app.jar) which allowed me to download the app over unsupported phone. I enjoyed using it for more than a year :).
4. Using bootable CD's / Pen drive to retrieve passwords if forgotten.
5. Extracting a portion (say 2 minute songs or comedy) of a 2-hour video is a pain and even with software the video cutters as they take time. But using VLC can do this even while watching the same video. i.e. if you are watching a movie and you liked the song, record that song and save it in new file.
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1. For Camera lovers - Do not rush for mega pixel, Look for image sensor and camera lens aperture.
2. Smaller resolution & Smaller display gives better battery life.
3. Don’t look only for the name of the processor (e.g.- Snapdragon) Look for the architecture built & Clock Speed & Cores
4. Use 3rd party launchers. Nova - its provides you tons of customization with great performance, increases battery life, uses less RAM.
5.Buy a Smartphone with android 6.0 or higher. You can use your memory card as internal storage (Expand your built-in storage which ever you want)
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Can be used as a DIY Microscope: Just take a drop of clean water on camera lens to turn a smartphone into a DIY Microscope. Can be used as a Leveling Tool: There are many applications that can help you in leveling things, for example you can align and hang a picture with utmost accuracy with the help of your smartphone. Can be used as a Measuring Tool: You can also measure the height, distance and width without using the tape. There are several apps that lets you measure the things practically. Can be used to scan and digitize old film negatives: You can use the negative effect of your smartphone's camera to digitize (or just view) the old film negatives. Can be used to project an augmented reality map on your windscreen: In case you are driving during the time of low visibility, or just unfamiliar condition then your smartphone can act as a savior for you. What you need is just an appropriate app for example Hudway, just enter your destination and put your phone on dashboard and your phone will project the GPS-enabled map on your windscreen.
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1) Clear the cache - Many Android apps use stored -- or cached -- data to give you a better user experience. Cached data can save a little time (and mobile data), but the files stored in app caches are for convenience and are not strictly necessary. If you need to clear up space on your phone quickly, the app cache is the first place you should look. To clear cached data or single app, go to Settings > Applications > Application Manager and tap on the app you want to modify. In the app's Application info menu, tap Storage and then tap Clear Cache to clear the app's cache. To clear cached data for all apps, go to Settings > Storage and tap Cached data to clear the caches of the apps on your phone. 2) Your downloads -Your Android phone has a downloads folder everything you download -- photos, videos, documents and other files -- is stored. Chances are most of the files in your downloads folder are not files you're particularly attached to. (For some reason my downloads folder is full of pictures of Pizza Hut's Ultimate Hershey's Chocolate Chip Cookies.) So you should be able to free up some storage space by deleting these unnecessary files. You'll find your downloads folder -- which might be called My Files -- in your app drawer. Tap and hold a file to it, then tap the trash can icon, the remove button or the button to get rid of it. 3) Take advantage of Google Photos Guess what? Google Photos lets you back up an unlimited number of photos. In other words, you can back up every single photo you take with your Android phone directly to Google Photos, and it will not count against your Google Drive space. Once your photos are backed up, you can delete them from your device to free up space. You will need to turn on Google Photos' Back up & sync feature to take advantage of this free cloud storage space. To do this, open the Google Photos app and go to Settings > Back up & sync and turn it on. You can choose to back up your photos at high quality resolution -- up to 16 megapixels -- or to back them up at the original size. Google Photos only offers unlimited storage for high quality photos, and any photos backed up at the original size will count against your Google Drive storage limit. Once you've backed up your photos using Google Photos, you can go to Settings > Free up device storage, and Google Photos will show any photos and videos that have been backed up. 4) Move apps to the microSD card Apps probably take up most of the storage space on your phone. If you've got an Android phone that lets you add a microSD card for extra storage, you may be able to move some of your storage-sucking apps to that microSD card. To do this, open Settings and go to Applications > Application manager and tap the app you want to move. If the app can be moved, you will see a button that says Move to SD card -- tap this button to move the app to the microSD card. (On some phones, you may have to tap Storage to find this option.) Only part of the app will be moved to the microSD card. How much of the app will be moved depends on the app and, unfortunately, many large games will not move a significant portion of their data to the microSD card. 5) Move apps to the trash- If you've tried these tips and you still need more space, there's no getting around it -- you will have to start deleting some things. You've probably got some (maybe several) apps on your device that you never use. To figure out which apps are taking up the most space, open Settings and go to Storage > Apps. You'll see a list of apps sorted by size -- the biggest apps will the at the top of the list.
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Electronics make for particularly bad waste. Extracting those materials already took a toll on the environment. Modern technology, however, allows us to recycle electronic waste and reuse many of its components to produce new devices. We have a desire to a buy a new computer by discarding the old one. But before doing this we need to remember one thing; there will be many useful components in the old computer such as RAM, Hard Drive, Fan etc., may be much more also. We should collect these from the computer and then we can dispose it. Sometimes you may encounter with certain situations less working capability of 8GB RAM in our new system in such cases we may use the older ones RAM.A working 2GB RAM is always better than non-working 8GB RAM. We can also convert our old computer into a Web Server. Many of us here probably own a website. Well, if you are up to the challenge, you can set up your own server to serve your websites from. Having your own server gives you the advantage of controlling what software to use, as well as the freedom to upgrade flexibly. Running out of server space? Just add another hard drive! Are the pages loading too slowly? Just add more RAM! If you can also turn it into a web server, you can use it as your torture machine. Abuse it anyway you want, install anything and everything. If you ever saw some free app, but aren’t sure whether it has a virus or not, you now have a sandbox to test it in. This is a real sandbox, not those fancy software sandbox techniques that are so common now-a-days. It doesn’t even have to be a virus. If you are experimenting with dangerous software, you can do your damage here. Just make sure to keep a Windows install disc handy. If you're a content creator using a title3dsmax, Adobe After Effects or Sony Vegas, having another PC to help with distributed rendering chores can greatly speed up final renders for complex projects. Each application handles distributed rendering a little differently, so you'll need to consult your documentation. But typically, you'll install a lightweight application on the secondary rendering system, which will take data and commands the primary system and then return results when done. The main application on your production system, or a separate manger app, manages the rendering across multiple networked systems. If you have a do-it-yourself bent and build your own systems, you may reduce the cost of your new system by salvaging the parts from old one. Good candidates for salvage include the case (if it's not a proprietary, prebuilt system), the optical drive, the power supply, and, sometimes, the memory modules. Depending on how much you actually reuse, the distinction between new system and one that's simply been upgraded is a hazy one. If you replace the motherboard, CPU, memory, and primary hard drive, but keep the case, power supply, optical drive, and graphics card, is that a new system, or one that's been upgraded? That will still leave you with a few old parts. Which brings us to our final point. There are still many interesting ways in which one can reuse their old electronics...try them .Thank You!!!
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Electronics is a branch of electrical systems that have become powerful with low-power consumption as opposed to high power consumption of electrical systems such as smartphones, they have taken more and more roles: Digital camera, MP3 player, GPS navigator, Flashlight and more. Add a third-party app store the Google Play Store to the mix, and the number of ways you can use your phone grows even further. Here are some interesting things that consumer can do with smartphones. Detection of infrared light - Our eyes cannot see it, but digital cameras can certainly. The camera of a smartphone is indeed sensitive to IR radiation, and if you want to try it yourself, simply use a common IR remote control. The infrared beam that is output when a button is pressed points as white or purple light in the viewfinder of your camera app. You can use this trick to check if the batteries of a remote are dead when it stops working. Pair with a Bluetooth headset for an improvised remote camera shutter - Bluetooth headsets can be used as remote shutters for the camera of a smartphone. There's a catch. You should not expect this hack to work with almost any headset. What's more, you're on your own in figuring out which button or button combination makes the camera off. Connect to a USB stick or mouse - Android's on-the-go functionality allows us to connect most popular USB devices to newer Android-based smartphones and tablets. USB sticks can be connected for file transfers and a connected USB mouse can be used to navigate the user interface. You'll most likely need a USB-on-the-go cable to pull this trick, though, although some cool new USB drives come with a micro and a full-size connector. Measure distances with a camera - you might be surprised to know that this works. So roughly. Distance measurement apps cannot match the precision of a device designed for the purpose, but they should be good enough if a rough measurement is sufficient. You use trigonometry to calculate the approximate distance between the user and a visible object. To get the distance, you only have to enter the height at which you are holding the smartphone and the crosshairs at the base of the object.
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Straight hair may have made a quiet exit from the world of runway fashion, but it is far from dead as far as style trends go. For more than a few popular and very chic hairstyles, straight hair can be an absolute boon. In fact, even now, women visit parlours just to get their hair straightened. But what if we tell you that you can get fabulously straight hair all by yourself, without damaging or spending too much time on the process? Below are the ten most helpful hair straightening tips and products you will need to give yourself healthy and gorgeously straight hair.
1. Buying Hair Straighteners Online
There are many ways to straighten hair, whether at home or in a parlour. All of these involve the use of heat in different forms, and heat can damage your hair. From blow dryers to flat irons, electronic hair straightening products have heat settings to help you control how much heat you expose your hair too. So when you’re buying hair straighteners online , make sure they come with a decent range in terms of heat control. If it’s a blow dryer you’re considering, make sure it has the option to blow cool air too.
2. Protecting Your Hair from Heat
As mentioned before, exposure to heat can damage your hair by causing dryness which can lead to breakage and split ends. Ideally, you should use hair straightening products such as heat protection sprays, creams or mousses. These should be applied on damp hair before you use that hair straightener you bought online to give yourself that elegant hairstyle. This will keep the individual strands of your hair from losing moisture and getting brittle when straightened.
3. Maintaining Volume While Straightening
Overusing hair straightening products can make your hair look limp and greasy. That is why heat protection sprays most often work better than lotions, mousses or creams. Whichever heat protector you choose, remember to use it in moderation since too much is never a good idea. A neat trick to maintaining volume when using flat irons is to lift hair strands while ironing instead of pulling the iron downwards. This raises your hair from the scalp at the roots, providing just the right amount of volume while still giving you stunningly straight hair.
4. Using Hair Serum the Right Way
Hair serum is easily one of the most valuable of all the hair straightening products you’ll ever use. Unfortunately, it can also cause damage to your hair unless you use it correctly. Hair serum should be treated like hot oil – it can fry your hair if you haven’t protected it from the heat first. Applying the serum after using that hair straightener you bought online makes sense – it will work the way it’s supposed to by locking in the moisture and giving you volume even after straightening. Remember to keep it off your scalp to avoid causing dandruff.
5. Using Cooling Functions to Set Your Hairstyle
The reason you should ensure that the hair straightener you buy online has a cooling function too is because this can be incredibly useful for soothing your hair while working wonders for your hairstyle. After straightening your hair, blow cool air over it to drain excess heat. This soothes the individual hair strands as well as the scalp, and helps set your hairstyle so that the difference in temperatures between your hair and the climate outside doesn’t cause your hair to shrivel or curl.
Also Read: 7 hair dryer mistakes you’re probably making
Keep your hair healthy and gorgeous this season with these simple tips and tricks about hair straightening and related products. You can now buy your very own hair straighteners online from the comfort of your house and get gorgeously, straight hair at home!
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In a world where every new technology is outdone by another in a matter of mere months, the best products in the market today may become outdated within a year or two. The LED TV you bought for Diwali in 2013 is most likely not the best in the market anymore. The thirst for betterment is not new to mankind, so if you’re feeling like replacing that old LED you have at home with something better, you probably should act on the urge. Here is a list of the top 5 LED TV brands in India to help you along the way.
1. Samsung LED TV Series 4
Available in three display sizes (22 inch, 26 inch and 32 inch), the Samsung LED TV Series 4 is clearly the top LED TV in India. It features a magnificent 1366×768 pixel display which delivers incredibly realistic image quality. The Samsung Series 4 LED TVs come with the groundbreaking Digital Natural image engine (DNie) technology coupled with Dolby Digital Plus sound and a digital noise filter which brings the sound to life. It is equipped with HDMI slots, USB ports, and Anynet+ connectivity. Feature-packed and ready to enthral, the Samsung LED TV Series 4 TVs are available at a range of Rs. 19,900 to Rs. 45,000, which is competitive in terms of LED TV prices in India .
2. Philips Series 5000 LED TV
The immediate contenders in terms of top LED TVs in India against Samsung’s Series 4 TVs are Philips’ Series 5000 TVs. They are renowned for delivering impeccable image quality while consuming very little power. Enabled to deliver full HD video, the Philips Series 5000 TVs also have noise reduction filters that make the sound rich and clear. Much like any of the latest LED TVs, these also feature HDMI and USB ports. These LED TVs, available in five display sizes (24 inch, 32 inch, 42 inch, 46 inch and 55 inch), are priced between Rs. 27,500 and Rs. 1, 80,000 in India.
3. LG Series LE5300 LED TV
The third best LED TV brand in India is LG with its LE5300 LED TV series. Featuring backlit displays with 1080p full HD capacity, these TVs have an ultra-slim design that makes them convenient to have in the house. Their 1366×768 pixel resolution is enhanced by an XD engine for video processing and 100Hz TruMotion technology which delivers incredibly good display quality. The Clear Voice II Audio Enhancement coupled with the HDMI and USB connectivity it offers only makes this TV better. Available in six display sizes (22 inch, 32 inch, 37 inch, 42 inch, 47 inch and 55 inch), this series of LED TVs is priced between the Rs. 25,000 and Rs. 1, 02,790 bracket in India.
4. Sony Bravia EX600 Series
The fourth among top LED TV in India is Sony Bravia’s EX600 Series. This series features intelligent Ambient Sensor Technology which enables the TV to adjust its colour and brightness according to the ambiance in which it is set. It features the Intelligent Picture Plus technology along with Intelligent Signal Booster and Picture Optimisation create noise-free, clear scenes. Edge lit LED backlight and a matt finished border makes the viewing experience brilliant. This series is available in two sizes (32 inch & 40 inch) and is very cheap compared to other LED TV prices in India, at Rs. 45,900 and Rs. 83,900 respectively.
5. Panasonic TH-L42E30D
India’s fifth best LED TV brand is Panasonic with its TH-L42E30D LED TV. It is only available in a single 42 inch display size in the market. One of the most striking features of the Panasonic TH-L42E30D LED TV is its ambient intelligence technology which automatically adjusts the brightness and contrast ratio of the display screen according to the light in the room where the TV is set up. Enabled to support Wireless LAN, Ethernet and SD card reading apart from the usual USB and HDMI input slots, this TV also features an IPS Alpha LED panel that affords a 1080p full HD display. The best thing about this LED TV is that it is priced in India at just Rs. 69,000.
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The best LED TV brands in India offer feature-packed TV sets that compete not only in terms of the technologies they present, but also in terms of prices and aesthetics. So when you’re choosing your next LED TV, keep in mind the size of the room in which you intend to set the TV up alongside the technology it features. With this list of top LED TV brands in India, your efforts to find the best TV just got optimised!
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The virtual gaming world has undergone a huge transformation. From cartridge based games to the CD based high definition gaming and the currently evolving motion sensor games, the gaming industry seems to bring the virtual world to life. The gaming consoles are keeping pace with the new age story line of the games that they support. The bold story lines now require consoles that do complete justice to their brilliant graphics and amazing game play.
A few years ago, the average age of the videogame target audience was 13. Today, that age has gone way up. Everyone from teenagers to adults likes to indulge in the games of their choice.
There was a time when we had only the 8-bit and 16-bit videogame consoles to choose from â€“ both running a limited amount of game. Today, we have three frontrunners on the console market, each playing a plethora of games, each unique from the other.
This buying guide will take you through the whole process of what and how you should buy a Gaming Console. It will not only tell you about the different parts and features but also expound on the latest Gaming Consoles available in the market. Whether you are a novicegamer or anadvanced enthusiast, this buying guide will surely help you choose the right gaming console.
Who is this buying guide written for?
Those who enjoy playing video games
Those who wish to shift from PC gaming to specialised consoles
Why do you need a Gaming Console?
Gaming Consoles simply spell out convenience which was absent in PC based gaming. We use our computer for work, general web browsing, social networking and a lot more. It is not completely dedicated for games and is just an alternative platform. Gaming consoles on the other handare loaded with features that have been exclusively dedicated to add life to your gaming experience. You just need to plug the console and enter the virtual story line.
What is a Gaming Console?
Gaming Consoles are machines that are exclusively dedicated to play games. Unlike personal computers which have a host of other functions, the gaming consoles feature built-in games or support compact disks with games. Gaming consoles have matured from the cartridge and joystick model to high definition CD/DVD gaming and the latest being the motion sensor based gaming consoles. Now-a-days consoles feature internal storage capacity and offer high definition graphic display to offer life-like gaming experience.
Hand Held Gaming Consoles
Hand held gaming consoles originated in the early 1980â€™s and since then have undergone commendable transformation. Initially available with preloaded games these light weight and compact consoles have been able to accommodate most of the functionalities available in wired gaming consoles. They offer portability and many of the recent models allow you to store games of your choice.
The lightweight and portable design allows you to play games even while travelling
It is wire free and you need not connect them to any other device to get started
They are relatively inexpensive than other gaming consoles
Wired Gaming Consoles
The most popular and widely used consoles, they have defined the generation of video gaming. The inclusion of features like internal storage space, online connectivity, Bluetooth compatibility and ergonomic controls, have revived the cartridge and in-built game consoles. Many major brands like Sony, Microsoft Nintendo and many others have been continuously developing their offerings with a host of add-ons for a well-balanced gaming experience.
It does not require any installation
It does not have any system requirement
It is easy to rent console games
Motion Sensor Gaming
Motion sensitive gaming is the latest and the most innovative form of virtual gaming. The console makes use of accelerometer along with motion sensor to read the gesture and movements of your body, allowing you to interact and control the movements of the characters on screen. The best known among these are the Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Kinect for Xbox360 and the PlayStation Move for Play Station 3.
Freedom of movement while playing games
Less complex and easy to play games
Gives you complete physical workout
Personal computers and Laptops
The Personal computer and laptops have been doubling up as gaming consoles since we can remember. PC based versionsof games are still being created for a large section of gamers who refuse to move onto the modern day consoles. There have been exclusive computers designed for the avid gamers with improved graphic card, RAM,an exclusive gaming keyboard and an effective mouse.
Can be used to play games , browse the web, work and for entertainment
Do not have to buy an exclusive console only for gaming
You can modify the game, edit the maps and much more
Difference between Handheld, Wired and Motion Sensor Gaming Consoles
Handheld Gaming Consoles
Wired Gaming Consoles
Motion Sensor Gaming Consoles
These are lightweight portable devices
They are not easily portable and need a television or monitor access
They are not easily portable and need a television or monitor access
They have built-in screen
You need to connect it to a Television or monitor
You need to connect it to a television
Play using the gaming controls on the device
Play using the joystick connected to the console
You may either use the hand held motion controller or your body movements to play
Perfect for enjoying your games while on the go
Restricts movement as they are connected to the console
Offers free movement within a defined radius
Those who wish to enjoy virtual gaming where ever they go
Those who are not comfortable with motion sensor gaming
Designed for those who want to enjoy a unique gaming experience
The right gaming accessories are important for a complete gaming experience. Gaming accessories are exclusive piece of hardware, which, when teamed with your gaming consoles enhance your gaming experience. Genuine and good qualityaccessories help augment your gameplay and offers absolute gaming convenience.
Xbox 360- Accessories
When you are hauling your camera The Xbox 360 allows you to connect up to four controllers including both wired and wireless game pads. The wired game pads can be connected to any of the USB ports, while the wireless controllers require wireless gaming receivers.
Some of the most popular accessories of the Xbox360 are:
Wireless Gaming Receiver
The wireless gaming receiver allows the Xbox360 to be used with Windows based computers. The receiver has a six foot USB cable and is active up to a range of 10 meters (30 foot). Universal Media Remote
Universal Media Remote
The universal media remote assists in playing DVD movies and music on your Xbox360. It is compatible with a number of televisions or Windows Media Center based computers. These universal remotes feature basic level gaming controls along with dashboard navigation.
Wireless Racing Wheel
The Xbox360 wireless racing wheel features a steering wheel controller with standard gamepad buttons and floor-mounted accelerator and brake pedals. The wireless racing wheel has been designed to offer the same racing feel as enjoyed in arcade racing games. Best used with games like Project Gotham Racing 3, Test Drive Unlimited and many more, this Xbox wireless racing wheel is a must have for a virtual arcade gaming enthusiast.
Designed to offer a controller free gaming experience, the Kinectmakes the Xbox360 allows you to command the Xbox360 without even touching the controller. It commands game menus through natural user interface using gestures and verbal commands. The Kinect model has broadened the game base for the Xbox 360 users and helped capitalize on the changing game scenario.
Sony PlayStation 3- Accessories
A number of accessories including controllers, audio, video input devices and many other devices have been designed by Sony to make your gaming experience distinguished and pleasurable.
PlayStation Wireless Controller (Dual Shock 3)
The Dual Shock 3 has been exclusively designed for PlayStation 3. It features unique vibration sensing function along with motion sensing capabilities. It uses analog as well as digital signals and features a USB mini-B port for charging.
Play Station Motion Controller
The PlayStation Move uses a hand held motion controller wand with internal sensors. The wand is tracked by the PlayStation Eye webcam which in turn translates the moves on the screen.
Logitech Driving Force GT
Designed to be used with auto racing games of the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3, it adds the perfect hint of realism to your virtual auto racing experience. It features 900° steering with full sized throttle and brake pedals. It also features standard gamepad buttons and gaming added comfort.
Nintendo Wii- Accessories
The Nintendo Wii has revolutionized the way in which we enjoy virtual gaming. It has put the human body in command of the actions and moves that the game characters display. The accessories of the Wii are quite innovative and are designed to give a whole new meaning to motion sensor gaming.
Wii Motion Plus
The Wii Motion Plus is a wireless remote that accurately reflects motion in a three dimensional space. The Wii motion plus works in sync with the accelerometer and the sensor bar for capturing your body motions.
The Wii Wheel has been designed to offer wireless auto racing experience. It has been exclusively designed to give you the actual feel of driving a car and intend to make auto racing games more realistic, Just load the Wii remote control over the Wii wheel and you are ready to go.
The Wii Nunchuk has been designed to work together with the Wii Remote. It features anlog stick and two trigger buttons for effective gaming control. It features motion sensing three-axis accelerometer, a pointer function and a rumble function. It does not have speakers.
Memory cards for games are exclusively designed to give you additional space to store games and much more. Memory cards are designed exclusively for specific consoles or made compatible with more than one console. Genuine memory cards should always be considered rather than cheap grey market cards. An authentic memory card ensures protection and keeps your console safe.
A headphone enhances your gaming experience. While selecting a headphone, ensure that the design is comfortable and fits you perfectly. No matter how wonderful the headphone sounds, if headset is uncomfortable on your ears, they are nothing but useless. Headphones with noise cancelling system are preferred as they offer added clarity by filtering out external sounds. Hardcore gamers would always prefer headsets which offer crystal clear sound and voice transfer with a minimum maintenance.
A customized gaming mouse is sure to improve your gameplay. The design, features and the precision of the controls are all important while you switch between different weapons, gadgets or modes. There are a host of designs to choose from and the features are quite distinct for different levels of game users.
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Microwave oven initially gained popularity for reheating frozen foods. But now, it has evolved to become one of the most important kitchen appliances that can cook a variety of dishes within minutes. The new-age microwave ovens feature many auto-cook settings so that even a first time user can operate those efficiently. As you get along with your microwave, you will see that a large number of delicacies can be conveniently prepared with this device, saving both time and effort.
This buying guide will familiarize you with the general features of microwave ovens; categorize them as per their overall design and targeted end-users, thus helping you to choose the right oven to meet your requirements. You will also get to know about a few indispensable accessories that you should buy along with a microwave.
Who is this buying guide written for?
Those who plan to buy their first microwave
Those who want to understand different types of microwaves
Those looking to upgrade their conventional oven to a microwave
How do Microwaves Work?
Microwaves work on the basic principle of agitating water molecules in food by using radio waves. These vibrating water molecules generate heat, which cooks or heats food inside the microwave. Since all particles in the food vibrate and generate heat simultaneously, a microwave is able to cook food uniformly and at a much faster pace.
The radio waves used in a microwave are generated inside a device called magnetron. These radio waves are the reason why a microwave is able to heat food through plastics, glass and ceramics without heating these containers.
Why Choose a Microwave?
Microwaves have become an indispensable part of the modern kitchen. They heat food within seconds and hence, save a lot of time and energy. You don’t even have to keep a watch while cooking your food, as in the case of a traditional stove because of the automatic sensors and timer function.
Moreover, they are easy to clean and occupy less space as compared to a stove. This makes it a desired choice among bachelors and in offices. Microwave ovens are designed to offer a great amount of convenience and efficiency while preparing or heating meals.
Solo Microwave Ovens
Solo Microwave Ovens are the most basic models of microwaves. They can easily handle heating and boiling but are not suitable for roasting or baking.
They are ideal in a setting where the microwave is used for quick heating or preparing microwave-ready meals.
Grill Microwave Ovens
In grill models, heating coils are provided in the microwave oven. These ovens have a grill function that can be used independently or along with the microwave function depending on the recipe.
They can be used for grilling or roasting process. You can prepare several vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian recipes in these ovens.
Convection Microwave Ovens
The convention microwave ovens are the most advanced and feature-rich type of microwaves. These come with the microwave function, heating coils and heaters with blowers. You can heat and cook food, prepare grilled delicacies as well as bake cakes or biscuits.
These options can also be used independently or in a combination depending on the requirements of the recipe. These microwaves offer versatile functions and are perfect for those who like to cook food in different styles.
Factors to Consider while Buying a Microwave
The capacity of a microwave is the factor that determines the amount of food that can be stored in it at a time. Choosing a microwave on this factor depends upon the type of dishes you want to prepare and the size of your family.
The capacity of a microwave influences its price; higher the capacity, more expensive the microwave.
Microwaves with higher wattage have higher power. A microwave with higher wattage will cook food faster as compared to its lower wattage counterpart. Buying a microwave on this factor depends upon the amount of food you normally cook and the size of your family.
If you use your microwave for extensive cooking, it is preferable to select one with higher wattage. However, despite a larger family size, if your microwave is mainly used for reheating and defrosting then lower wattage models will suffice.
A control panel is the interface you use while operating the microwave oven. It provides flexibility and convenience while using the device and controls all settings and cook modes. Following are the type of panels available:
These types of panels come with mechanical controls. They are easy to use and can withstand rough usage which makes them the perfect choice for offices.
Tact dial pad
This dial looks similar to the mechanical dial but it functions on electronic circuits. It provides convenient and precise controls for temperature and timer settings. These can withstand rough usage without the risk of damage.
Touch key pad
These keypads are flat and provide an aesthetic value to the oven. They are comfortable on your fingers and easy to use.
However, they have a comparatively short life span.
This is the latest control system offered by the high end models. It operates like a touchscreen phone and has precise temperature and timer controls. These panels must be handled with care.
Different microwaves in the market offer a wide range of features that assist you in the preparation of food. While purchasing a microwave, check if the features offered in a model match your requirements. Some of the additional features offered are:
Auto cook menu
This feature simplifies and speeds up cooking process of a variety of foods. Simply select one of the pre-loaded types of dishes along with the weight and the microwave will automatically set the appropriate temperature and cooking time.
Some microwaves have automatic sensors that measure the steam released by the food to determine when the food is ready to eat. This feature helps to prevent burning, overcooking and undercooking. Some sensors also determine the weight of the food in the oven which further aids the auto cook feature.
This feature is a must for homes with children. It helps you to set an electronic lock on the oven so that cook programmes are not interfered with. It prevents children from misusing or accidentally operating the oven.
Auto-defrost and steam cooking
All microwaves can defrost frozen foodstuff but with the auto-defrost feature, you can select the type and weight of the food and the microwave will automatically select the time and power level needed for defrosting.
The steam cooking is an augmentation to defrost function wherein you fill the built-in reservoir with water. The microwave evaporates this water to use the steam emitted to add moisture to food while defrosting.
Gloves / Oven Mitts
While using any heating appliance, safety should always come first. Oven mitts and gloves prevent burns that can be caused during handling hot trays and food.
While buying, look for a comfortable fit and ensure that the padding in the gloves is sufficient, while not affecting motility.
Microwave-safe containers and bowls
When you use a microwave for heating or cooking, it is imperative to use containers and bowls that can be operated safely in a microwave oven. While buying, make sure that the containers and bowls are labelled ‘microwave-safe’ or ‘type 5 PP’. Never use metal utensils in a microwave as they generate sparks when exposed to radiations.
For those who love to experiment and cook different type of food items, microwave-safe grilling trays are a must. These trays can be used for making kebabs, hot dogs, tikkis and other similar dishes.
Under cabinet mounting kit
By mounting the microwave above the ground, it adds an air of elegance to your kitchen and also serves as a child-safety measure. While buying, choose a sturdy mounting kit that can hold the weight of the microwave.
A rotisserie is a motorized accessory that is used for grilling. This accessory can be used only in certain models hence, make sure your oven supports it before making a purchase. It is used for grilling and barbecuing meat, paneer, vegetables, etc.
Making the right choice for microwaves can be difficult due to the wide range of options and brands available in the market. However, the decision should be made based on your needs, usage and budget.
While brand names are an important extenuating factor, utmost priority should be given to what do you plan to use a microwave for. Warranty and service support provided by different retailers and brands should be contemplated upon before making a purchase decision.
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