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Hey there guys, This is yet another post after a long gap again. And this time, you're reading the brief review of the brand new Motorola Moto G4 Plus.

Smartphone lovers are always eager to know more about a phone whenever there is a new one. And this is yet another new smartphone from the great brand Motorola. And this time, Motorola has came up with a great new smartphone, with great specifications and a great new design too. 

This time, Motorola has added a fingerprint sensor on the bottom of the screen. But the placement seems to be not too good, because people usually likes to have a fingerprint sensor on the back. 
But its okay, because this phone powers a great fingerprint sensors that works almost very fast.
So we have to ignore that even if it makes the phone look slightly bad from the front. 
It would have been better to see the phone in a clean premium design on the front. The Fingerprint sensor makes it look like an old design....
 And this phone features a great processor which is powerful enough to play almost all good graphical games, even though it lags on some particular high end games. When compared to the Moto G3, the previous generation of this smartphone, this phone performs great with that new Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 CPU inside. This smartphone sports a new 16 Megapixel  rear camera which is supported by a Laser Autofocus technology which makes the camera one of the best in the range. 
And its great to see that this phone came with the latest Android Marshmallow, and that  makes this phone perform greater than others. The 5.5 Inch screen maybe too big for some people, but still its good for the big screen lovers. You can hold it on your hand, even though you can't completely take control of the phone with one hand.
Even though, the 1080p Full HD display gives fantastic picture quality, as usual. The display is vibrant enough and its slightly improved compared to the previous generation Moto G3.
Even while the 16 MP rear camera makes it great, the front facing 5MP camera may not be enough for some selfie lovers. But still, that 5MP works fine enough as it is a front camera.
With the rear camera, you can shoot 1080p 30fps Full HD videos that are vibrant and good in case of quality.

When coming to the sensors' side, this phone has an accelerometer, gyroscope, light sensor and that fingerprint sensor you saw. But still this phone lacks a great feature that could have been very great to see on such a phone, NFC! Yeah, If you don't know about the usages of NFC, please don't think bad. NFC is a very useful feature to have on a smart device. If you have a +Sony  camera with NFC on it, you can understand why I said that. And otherwise, this phone has all necessary sensors that anybody would need. 

We can't complain Motorola for not including NFC on such a budget smartphone because, NFC is not usually found on the category. But still that +Lenovo K4 Note has NFC which is lesser costlier than this phone!
 Moto G4 plus comes in two 3 variants, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. But still I recommend going for 32GB or 64GB. And this phone comes with three different RAM options too, 2GB, 3Gb and a 4GB!!.
But you can't buy a 16GB with 3GB or 4GB RAM  at the same time! Because its based on the one you select. The one with 32GB ROM comes with a 3GB Ram and the 64GB one comes with a 4GB RAM. And I recommend buy the 32GB one because, it has lesser heating issues compared to the 4GB one.

I'm not making you bored by this review, I want to let you know the problems before you buy this phone. 
Check out the PROS and CONS Below for more short info on this.....

  1. Fast and accurate Fingerprint Sensor
  2. Upto 64GB is offered
  3. Can capture 120fps Slow motion videos(120fps at 540p resolution)
  4. USB OTG Support
  5. 16 Megapixel Laser autofocus camera with dual led flash.

  1. Heats up very fast (Even when not using heavy apps)
  2. NFC is not included
  3. Device is not water resistant(Moto G3 was)
  4. Battery is not removable.
  5. The camera app lags sometimes.
  6. Doesn't support VoLTE
Should you buy this phone?

If you ask me whether you should buy this phone or not, I'd say, YES!
Because this phone has the power to be your favorite smart device. But I'd prefer the 32GB or 16 GB variant, because the 64GB - 4GB RAM variant has a very high heating issue. 32GB might be enough and you can expand it by using a micro SD too. So the 32GB variant is the best choice if you're gonna buy a Moto G4 Plus. And I'd prefer not choose the Moto G4, because G4 Plus is much better in case of everything. Both has same power inside but the features are pretty less in that Moto G4.
So go for G4 Plus if you want to have a great smartphone on your hand. But if you hate heating, you should go for this device.!

And at last, if you've decided to buy this smartphone, then you buy it from Amazon by clicking the button below.!

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Look at this photo, See how good it is. And I didn't use a DSLR to capture this photo. Instead, I used my +Sony Handycam Digital camcorder to capture this beautiful photo. And in this tutorial, we're gonna cover how we can get the maximum result out of our point and shoot camera or camcorders like Handycam!

  1. Make your camera as steady as possible while taking the photo.
  2. Point and shoot cameras have a small sensor when compared to DSLRs(not in case of costly point and shoot cams).So that a very small shake can cause a bad blur on the photo we take.So keep your camera very steady and capture the photo only when its steady.
  3. Use the timer function instead of pressing the shutter button to capture.
  4. A slight vibration can cause the photo to be slightly blurred, or non clear.So use the timer function after focusing and leave the camera stable to take very nice and clear pictures.
  5. Don't take pictures handheld!
  6. When taking photos with your point and shoot camera, don't take it handheld if you want really great photos.You can take it handheld if the situation is like that.But when shooting a non-moving subject, use a tripod instead of holding the camera on your hand.And don't forget to use the timer function to make sure you get the best out of it.
  7. Make sure you focus the right object!
  8. Most point and shoot cameras doesn't offer a manual focus function.If one has the function, then use it to touch focus the subject.But when you touch focus a subject, that may or may not be in focus.So to verify that, most cameras offer a way to identify this. When you touch on the cameras' screen or press the shutter half way down to focus, then you might notice one or more green colored boxes around your subject(if you're in auto mode). If that box doesn't turn green and you don't hear the bleep noise, then move the camera a little and retry focusing. By doing this, make sure that the subject is sharply in focus and make your photo entirely perfect.Remember one thing that you won't hear that bleep noise if the object is not focused.!

Hope you enjoy this post.!
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As all the Ubuntu lovers were waiting in India, two Ubuntu phones were just launched by the famous and the first company which built an Ubuntu phone.
The spanish hero, and the first company to launch ubuntu phones has officially launched their two Ubuntu based smartphones in India.
You may have already heard about those sleek little devices just when they were launched in european union even while it weren't available to buy from out of Europe. That made us all disappointed a little. But even then, Indian Ubuntu lovers kept on searching for ubuntu phones to come and their specs a lot. And at last, that long time of waiting is ending here. Ubuntu Phones are here.

BQ Has launched Two devices with Ubuntu touch as the default operating system which are AQUARIS E4.5  and AQUARIS E5

BQ Aquaris E4.5 is a low end smartphone which has limited features but still good enough.
And BQ Aquaris E5 is a little more better than E4.5. And it has better features which really people need.

Aquaris E4.5 comes with a non HD IPS Display which is good enough but still a bit bad even while the Aquaris E5 has HD IPS Display which is far better than that.

There is something cool is that these two devices has big difference in features which really contrasts the people. But still their prices are only about 2,000₹ different. But it is good from the side of the buyers.

Aquaris E4.5 has an 8GB of internal memory and Aquaris E5 has 16GB. And everything is almost double the amount in Aquaris E5. And also about the RAM, Aquaris E5 has 1GB of RAM while the E4.5 has only 512 MB.!

And if we check about the Camera, it has also big difference. E5 has 13 Megapixel Primary camera and 5 Megapixel Front facing camera. And the E4.5 has only 8 Megapixel Primary and 5 Megapixel front snapper.

There is big difference between these two devices. But if you check their prices you will have to wonder why!
Aquaris E4.5 is ₹11,999 and Aquaris E5 is priced at ₹13,499 ... Its no big different right?
Yes it isn't. 

Let the price be anything, Lets check the specifications,
If you check out the tech specs of both of these devices, you won't see any big difference. But still both are performing very well as per the user reviews. Aquaris E5 is a little bit bigger than E4.5 . But its just a little difference. But as we can guess, Aquaris E5 is a new model in which they fixed the problems found in the E4.5 version even while they don't say that.

And one good thing is that both models have dual sim support. So its so easy to carry your contacts with you. And also about the processor, both smartphones has 1.3 GHz of clockspeed which is good enough for gaming and everything at most. Both phones has Quad Core Cortex A7 Processor.

Android is a young brother of Ubuntu (Android has Linux Kernal in base). So Ubuntu might be experienced than Android!

And the Greatest thing you get by buying this amazing little device is that UBUNTU TOUCH Operating system.

Yes I am talking about Ubuntu. Ubuntu had never been so easier to use like in this one before even in Computers. Ubuntu had lots of limitations. But those were gone within the past few years.
And then we all waited for Ubuntu edge, a great smartphone announced  by canonical to come.But it was a failure. But from then onwards, ubuntu was being optimized for greater user experience to be used in smart devices. And now it became a great os which looks pretty cool than any other. It has a new way of usage. So it is making a big difference in the world of smartphone. When Samsung launched a Linux based OS named Tizen, it was a big Success. When Google has a Linux Based OS called Android, it is also a big success. They are all Linux. But they just look different. So Think what happens when the biggest and the most popular and used Linux Operating system's Developers make an os for smartphones......!

That is what happened here. Most big companies scare to take a challenge to add new os in their devices. Because they want to make sure that whether it is a success or not. But BQ took a big challenge towards that thought and they launched it. So we might have to thank BQ for launching millions of peoples' Dream come true smartphone.

These phones even support 3G for now.4G can be expected in MEIZU MX4 or even a newer ubuntu device from BQ.
 But for now this is a great relief for those who loved to buy one of those ubuntu phones.
And this means that BQ knows the mind of the people. We Appreciate it.

(I am feeling happy as I also sent a message to BQ saying that please launch it in India!)

                                     BUY NOW

For now these ubuntu phones are exclusively available through Snapdeal in India.
If you want to be different. you can be. Life at your Fingertips!

For more info : http://www.ubuntu.com/phone

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Hello, are you an Ubuntu user? And are you so creative? Then you might have thought of editing the themes of your ubuntu system and make it look how you want it to be... May be you are one like that... And that might be why you are reading this article right in here now....
So, you may be thinking that why am I saying such things. I was like that. I always wanted to edit my ubuntu themes and even almost everything as I liked... I didn't like Windows that time. I was a pure Ubuntu enthusiast. But I always wanted to make the structure of a traditional ubuntu style and make it look like a premium Operating system. I always wanted that. And so I searched online for every doubts I had and found how to edit almost every visible things in ubuntu. And that way I found how to edit the splash screen of ubuntu. If you don't know what I meant by splash screen, then here it is,

These splash screens are somehow not visible in some devices. But in most, it is. And you will see those red dots being lit and being white one by one. Its a good animation. But as a creative thinker, you might want to change it and make it look more like something you love. As I loved Apple, I wanted to make my Ubuntu look like Apple OS. And I have tried lots of themes and none were as good enough as I wanted. And that is how I turned into learning the basics of editing the default plymouth theme in Ubuntu.
A Splash screen or Boot animation is called Plymouth theme in Ubuntu
And after that, the result was something like this,

 I got the logo from the internet and made few edits and made it a plymouth theme. And there you go,...

If you want to install this theme on you ubuntu and change that old ubuntu orange dot splash animation to something premium like this..

Information on how to install this plymouth theme on your Ubuntu, is in this page : Click here

Hello, This is a brief review of the wonderful brand Sony's latest mid range smartphone Xperia M4.
This smart new device is a new generation of the Sony's M2 series. But Its better and mostly improved too. Thats the difference it has in most.
   Sony made a big thought that people need good and water proof smartphones for cheaper price.
And thats why they made this phone water and dust proof. This phone is about ₹22,000 in india.
And it has extremely great features  too..
  First of all, let's take a look at the camera.
     CAMERA in this phone is amazing as it is one of the Sony's best phone cameras. It has a 13 Megapixels which is ultra superb in low light as compared to other smartphones.Sony has their own new technology in this 13 megapixel camera which helps it make the photos and videos amazingly bright and vivid.
   It doesn't just have a rear  camera of 13 MP. It also has a 5MP front camera which is great to take good looking selfies.It works like a point and shoot camera.

And in brief, this phone has 100/100 in camera.

And the next thing, Display.
This smart new phone has a 5 inch HD Display which allows you to view extremely wonderful pictures  and videos.
And also this is a sony phone, so the display is brighter than any other too.

And about the Design, this phone has a sleek but not new design. Sony didn't make any big changes in the design of the main body. But they've made a lot of features stunning in the hardware and software.

The main advantage of taking this phone is that it has Android 5.0 Lollipop as the Operating system. As compared  to the older devices from the same brand, it was looking a bit bad in the User interface (UI). But now its all solved with Google's new Android 5.0. Which has a flat UI design that looks amazing and clean.
This improvement gives a nice user experience.
    And also in this phone, its slimmer than before. The body is as slim as 7.3 mm thin now. So it will look amazing in hand also with the Sony's tradepower Aluminium power button on the right.!!

And one of the biggest advantage of this smartphone, is that its Battery life. Sony has made a big difference in this one. This Xperia M4 Aqua is not just good in CAMERA and Water/Dust proof. It is extraordinary in Battery life too. It has a 2400mAh Li-Ion battery which gives a large time of 2 full Days!!!
And its not just being said by Sony. Everyone who bought this phone says its right as sony says...
It gives you the power to hear music for almost 64 Hours!! and Playback of Videos for upto 7 Hours.!! That is an extreme amount of playback time you can get from this.
So you don't have to worry about the charge from now, if you own this smart new device, you can just go along without even thinking about battery....!

And its not just an ordinary phone that has Water proof , dust proof and Good battery life. It is a 4G phone which supports LTE with a faster technology.

The phone has 2 Gigabytes of RAM and 1.5 GHz of processing speed which is just more than enough to do whatever you think...!
The Ocata-core Processor will never  make you stuck anywhere....
The speed is enough to play any games you wish without even being stuck anywhere.
You can drive without scaring
So anyway, Sony's new try is yet another success. They made yet another awesome device that can rock on performance and outstand in build quality.... So anyway, Xperia m4 Aqua is a great new smartphone...

Let me first say that there  is not much changes added in this new version of Ubuntu as usual. But it is changed  a lot more. You may be confused. Let me explain!

We can't find lots of improvements in design as we usually do in this new version. But still there is changes made in this Vivid Vervet. This version is mostly made with improvements to the internal technologies and the things that we don't see!
So we cant find so much difference in this Ubuntu version. You may feel that it is just the same 14.10. But its not.
Check out the main changes in this version of Ubuntu:

  • Even if the Linux kernal 4.0 has been released it had been too late for Ubuntu to wait for. So in this version, We get Linux kernal version 3.19.3.But its not bad!
  • The main color scheme has changed a little more. From the orange to Purple background color schemes.
  • Updated Applications : In this version we can see a lot of applications are updated by default and the main thing we can say in highlight is that Libreoffice. Its been updated to the latest version.
  • Its still using Unity 7. : As Unity is a great looking Desktop environment, It  is not bad. But even after 2-3 years, Its not yet been upgraded to the version 8 as we heard a lot before.
Mostly This new version of Ubuntu is amazing and it is greater for official, home and any kind of usages. And I prefer Ubuntu for kids and I'm pretty sure that Ubuntu would make children think creative and redirect them from playing Games all the time.
(I am a big example!!)

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A lot before, gnome was a cheap and crappy desktop environment which is mostly used by people who don't have money and who just need the basic operations of a computer.So it was too simple and visually nothing to look at.! GNOME was a really smooth but looking bad Desktop environment then. But now a few years ago, the brand new shell of GNOME and also with a brand new User Interface had been launched. And it was amazing and just stands beside Ubuntu's latest Unity desktop environment.

From the Version of GNOME 3.12, Its amazing. But there was one big problem that every users had to face- It was too difficult to use for an ordinary Linux/Ubuntu/GNOME user. That made it a bit to go back in usage. But still it was amazing in performance and usabilities for the ones who had experienced in it. The main advantage of GNOME's new shell is that it is really fast and it has fixed the old problem that people hated it's Interface. So it is really making GNOME amazing. And the improvements are really that we've never seen before. But just because of the usabilities and hard to learn usage layouts, it's been a bit hard for ordinary computer users. But lots of pros still use GNOME!!! That's what is the proof that GNOME is amazing...

So let's talk about this new version just launched now...
There is a lot of new improvements and bug fixes in this new edition.

First of all it has a great new looking Notification bar on the top right side. And if you look at it straight, you can notice that the notification feature has a bit flavor of Android notifications and iOS notifications. But if you ask "Is GNOME is Copying Android or iOS?" The answer is NO. Because it is first time we see such type of Notifications in a desktop environment. So we can't compare it with Android or such Mobile Operating systems. And the main advantage of adding this new notification menu is that you will get facebook messages, twitter notifications and lot of such notifications we can expect.

And its faster than Ubuntu I believe, Because it has an improved style, but it is still GNOME which had always been fast and simple. And if you had used the old versions of GNOME 12 shell, Then don't think it's still like that old Black and grey colored. Because the color combination has completely been changed. Now there is mostly White and black used. But there is still an amazing unlimitness of customisations possible.!! Because its a Linux....!!!

GNOME calls their new look "Contemporary"
 And there is a lot more improvements in this GNOME 3.16 edition. There is new animations and overlay transitions are used. And also a lot more things which makes it amazing in look and also usage. But still it doesn't makes the OS run so slow...! Its just like Unity. But its not Unity. Its Unique. That's what we can call it.

And also all of the notifications we got as a popup window before will now come up in the notifications drop down placed left the Clock and calender.So it will be easier for the people who've used Android or smartphone OS's. But still its a bit harder to use for ordinary people. But the people who has experience in using GNOME, then its made for them. The people who've used most of the versions of GNOME. So its made for them. They can use it with ease.And also there is a bit more great things we didn't notice at first look is that there is a lot more application controls has been added to the Notification bar. So it will be easier to control the apps like Alarms, Timer, and music players, just as we experienced in the Ubuntu with Rhythmbox or Audacious !!

That means you can just use the basic controls of applications right inside the notification bar!!

And also it has a lot of unique apps like Maps, image viewer and some others too... And the design of the User Interface. We can't just ignore it from appreciations... That design deserves it. And also the Maps app has a new improvement called Foursquare check ins, which integrates the maps with your connected facebook account and adds extra info bubbles to the Maps.

And let me say the UI design is pretty amazing than Mac

And one good news at last, is that GNOME 3.16 may be shipped as default with Ubuntu 15.04 or 15.10. But still its not sure. So wait for it. But I prefer you to download it right from the internet.


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