Top 5 Digital Trends in 2018

In the last few years, we have seen lot of Digital trends & transformations.

All the digital trends helped us to improve our digital life with data driven results.

In 2018, the digital transformations are taking upto entirely new thing which we are about to explore in upcoming years.

I have prepared a list of trends that are making impact in digital world.

Digital Trends
Woman exploring top digital trends

Digital Trends 2018:

1) IoT/IoE:

Internet of Everything is connected in all the way now.

Here is the official description of IoT in wikipedia,

The Internet of things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enables these objects to connect and exchange data.

What IoE does here?

Nowadays we are living in data driven world, where the massive amount of data is getting ready to propogate the next digital era.

Its purely based on IoE i.e. internet of everything.

When it goes live, everything will be happening with in fraction of seconds like what we see in advacned Sci-Fi movies.

How it will be? Be patient, I am going to tell you now.

Its 5th Gen Communication thing.

2) 5G:

Yes, when we live in data based digital era, communication will be in top notch.

Communications will be happening like never before at the speed of 1GB per second as AT&T i.e. verizon communication research report says.

When 5G comes into market for people use, communications will be happening in a rapid speed that lead us to

  1. Time saving
  2. High Productivity
  3. Reduce of money

A lot more thing can happen when 5G communication and IoE merges.

 3) Augmented Reality:

When the communication and IoT takes over the world,

Engineers and scientists are researching to make the AR very naturual.

Even nowadays Augmented reality based websites are launched to excite the customers.

AR is already in marketing automation.

Soon we can expect , AR in all the field where it required to be.

 4) Virtual Reality:

Virtual reality is the next world , where youngsters about to live.

I don’t know when NASA going to make us to live in MARS.

But I am sure that we are about to live in Virtual world.

Even some companies started to create virtual reality world to live there with their own set of tools & technologies.

Virtual reality really gives you an idea of what the product is going to be without physically accessing it like online shopping malls, live conferences and much more we are yet to imagine.

 5) Artificial Intelligence:

How can I miss this topic,

Artificial intelligence is really spreading into lot of branches.

When it first exploded into market, Machine learning and Natural Language processing were the main thing to everyone.

But now the limit has expanded into Deep learning where the machines are getting ready to learn more about us with the data.

Daniel Newman contributor & CEO of Broadsuite Media Group explains in his article about digital trends for 2018

 Conclusion:

I see the near future that robots will make us to live in the corner of the world

eventually The world is sphere 😉

How to remove android malware

remove android malware

Are you tired of getting unwanted full screen ads in your android smart phone?

That will be purely disturbing you to the core and the work you do.

And you may have tried many solutions and you will be succeeded only for few minutes and it again continues.

let me tell you today the five proven steps to solve and remove android malware (Virus) completely.

Remove android malware:

Before going into the steps of killing those malware , let me share the details of how it is entering in your smartphone so you will come to know what you are doing with smartphone.

1) Check the installation source:

when is the last time you checked your app installation source.

You may getting the apps (.APK) file from your friends or other apps provider like 9Apps.

As an android user, install the apps from Google playstore and not from other unsecured sources.

Even if you try to install it from other apps providers, you android smartphone will suggest you that

Don’t install it from unknown sources

If you haven’t seen that suggestion, you can turn that off by visiting settings -> security -> turn off unknown sources.

Note: Turning that settings on my cause you to install an app along with malware from other sources easily.

You are secured by your smartphone with protection.

2) Think when the problem started:

When unwanted ad pop ups started showing on your mobile , you will start to think only on how to remove it.

But if you narrow down your thinking to when the problem started , it will lead you to the file downloaded from website, because that could be your favourite or essential app for you.

Try to get the conflict app or file which made the problem started and kill it.

You problem will be solved almost and you will be free from further ad pop ups.

3) I have security tool and cleaners:

Yes, every smartphone comes with security tool and cleaners that clean your junks timely.

Also you may be wondering why the virus encountered in your smartphone and thinking what these inbuilt tools are doing in my mobile.

Let me tell you the secret behind this,

those virus apps made by hackers are very stronger than what you are inbuilt smartphone tool has

Shocking isn’t it.

So keenly watch whenever you install an app or download a file from website that is not familiar to download with.

4) I will install an antivirus:

Yes, that’s a good idea to do.

But you remember the point which I said earlier in this article

those virus apps made by hackers are very stronger than what you are inbuilt smartphone tool has

Yes, that’s true for antivirus tools too.

Anti virus are programmed by security experts with list of their known malware, Trojans and spywares.

What it actually does is, it tries to matches the virus with their database and if it matches you are lucky else it says

Aha! Your phone is virus free

But it silently resides in your smartphone and if its there for long time , think all of your locally stored data are with them.

So are you tired of what I am going to say next, don’t panic I am going to provide the solution

Solution:

Try installing the Anti Malware bytes android app in your smartphone.

I hear you, you are asking me is the above app better than all anti virus apps.

Yes it is! How ? The above app is developed by security experts and hackers too.

So they will constantly gives security updates to that app to secure your smartphone.

You may be wondering , don’t the antivirus company does the same.

But can any one prove why antivirus fails to secure your smartphone sometimes.

That’s where to Anti Malware bytes comes to help you.

Try installing the app and once you see the result you will be happy with your smartphone.

Security experts Nick Lewis suggest some advises on removing the android malware.

Do you know any other security measures that helped you to stop the malware problems in your android smartphone?

or if you have any doubts regarding to your smartphone security, or any other viruses

do comment and let everyone know.

If you like this article, share it with your friends, colleagues and let them know and save their android smartphone too.

Datally: A new mobile app from Google

Datally

When you try to control your smartphone data you stop unnecessary apps background process.

And then what happens, your smartphone gives you new trouble with apps network performing.

So you will see some weird problems in your apps that don’t give you a proper access or show errors for better network accessibility.

Even with lots of data saver apps in play store even though which saves data partially but one still feels missing of some feature to save their data perfectly.

Google always launches a mobile app that attracts user and gets more download just within a week of launch.

Now Google has come up with a solution for saving your mobile data and wifi data connected to your device.

Yes the app is called

Datally

What this Datally app can do for a smartphone. They are

DATA SAVER

DATA SAVER BUBBLE

DATA USAGE METRICS

PERSONALIZED RECOMMENDATIONS

WIFI FINDER 🙂

But before seeing the features of Datally let me tell you some things

What makes the Datally so special to use.

Understand your data:

It understands your data when you use the app and how you use the app.

Control your data:

It controls your data on the background in real time.

Save your data:

It saves your data by connecting with near by WiFi’s.

Let’s explore the features of Datally app one by one:

DATA SAVER:

Google tells that with Datally app you can save 30% of your data with apps you use in real time.

That’s you really needed a feature of all the time.

DATA SAVER BUBBLE:

And you started thinking the difference between data saver and data saver bubble.

Yes data saver bubble is going to help you with when you are out of control data usage in any particular app.

DATA USAGE METRICS:

Have you ever analysed your data and determined how much of data you saved instead of wondering what it could be.

This Datally app give you a data usage by history for days, weeks, months.

PERSONALIZED RECOMMENDATIONS:

Even Datally asks you for personalized recommendations.

You can see your usage highlights, rate other wifi networks with help of wifi finders.

WIFI FINDER:

I know you are expecting this title.

Yes Datally gives you access to find nearby by WiFi’s with help of GPS.

The fun part is you can see whether its protected or open to public.

If it is public you can use and rate that WiFi network to know the quality of it to other users.

Even it also allows you to setup a VPN locally on your device to block unwanted data usage.

So if you are planned to download the Datally app and use it click here to get started.

 

image source: Datally

WhatsApp add new feature for group admin

Whatsapp add feature to group admin

As this is a regular one we always receive an unique feature from whatsapp a platform owned by facebook.

So what feature we are going to receive by this time, its more control to group administrators.

Yes, now WhatsApp group administrators can control what user posts in group.

This feature is especially to prevent users to stop spam the group. this feature is called as

Restricted group

Once group admin turned it on users will not be able to send any form of messages including

Texts

Images

Videos

Audios

Documents

GIFs

including their location.

All you can do is only read admin messages, its moreover become like telegram channel.

So how to text in the group especially then ?

All you have to do is send the message by using message admin button, once they approved the message it will get published in group.

This version is now available only in Beta whatsApp testers.

soon we see this to all android and iOS users.

WhatsApp color status available now

WhatsApp color status

Finally, WhatsApp color status released for iPhone and Android variants this week.

As Hike messenger and Facebook already have this feature, Whatsapp comes with a multi color option where Hike messenger doesn’t have.

As usual Windows phone doesn’t get this feature now as of now. May be it will be introduced later.

Steps to setup a WhatsApp color status:

A pen icon on the status tab will let you update your text status on a single touch.

A color palette like button will offer you to change the background colors.

It also has various emoji to show your emotions better.

And in the very next press of that usual green paper jet button will publish this status to all your WhatsApp contacts just like your video or photo status updates.

As of now, not all users have got this update, but some noticed this in Android version 2.17.296 without updating the app that is a remotely activated.

But it disappeared in the very next day as they said.

So, we can expect this update officially for all the users very soon.

So, Whats up?
It’s Whatsapp.

How to Play YouTube Videos with Screen Off

Play youtube videos with screen off

YouTube, we are all aware of this name.

There are hardly any who haven’t visited the YouTube to enjoy their desired videos.

There are millions of videos available on YouTube which can help or can entertain you easily.

The vast ocean of videos on this platform makes this system one of the best-used video platforms.

Over the time this platform has grown extensively with all kinds of videos and as we all know YouTube has given birth too many starts.

Many use this platform to earn and promote their products.

From Movies, funny videos, music videos even you can watch tv series online without registration right here.

YouTube itself comes loaded with different useful features where you can select your desired video quality and can even save them.

But there are some problems with YouTube like, you can’t play YouTube videos with your screen off.

So here in this article, we will share out how you can play YouTube videos with your screen off.

The process is very easy and many are using this method.

Now below we will list out the step by step process which will help you to play YouTube with off screen.

Now let’s have a look and find out the ways.

Steps to Play YouTube videos with off screen

Listed below are the easy steps to play your desired YouTube video with your screen off.

For Android:

Screen off play youtube video
Firefox Android

To do that first you have to copy the URL of your desired video from YouTube.

Once you have done this now you have to open the Firefox browser from your Android running device.

Now on your Mozilla browser app, you have to paste the link and switch it to the desktop mode.

Now as you have done this process play your desired video and off the backlight you will notice the video is still on and it is playing smoothly.

For iOS:

Now let’s check out how the IOS users will do it.

For them, the process is almost same.

You need to go to YouTube and then copy the URL of your desired video.

Once you have copied the URL, paste it in the safari browser.

The video is been played in the safari go back to your home screen and you will see the video stopped.

Now to start the video again you have to swipe so that the control center comes and then there will be the play option click on that to start the audio.

Now here if you off the backlight the audio will be still on.

The most advantage of this process is here you do not have to go for any kind of download of software.

Just follow these simple steps and you are done with the process.

The above steps include both the IOS and Android process which is very effective and works well.

But unfortunately, this process can’t play any kinds of saved videos.

For rooted device:

Rooted Android Device
Rooted android device

If you have rooted smartphone device with the Xposed frame work installer, then the process of playing videos in the background or with backlight off becomes easy.

With the help of the Xposed module, things get very easy for the YouTube lovers as they can now easily play YouTube videos in the background.

The system is so advanced that if any update is given from YouTube the Xposed will find out a way to tackle the update and provide you with a background play of the YouTube.

The most advantage of this video is you can even play saved videos with the backlight off.

But to use this system you have to root your device and this system is only meant for the android users.

So these were some of the steps which will help you to play your desired video on YouTube even if you shift it to backlight off.

There are many who have used this system and have given positive feed backs.

The process is trusted and many have tried it.

Most importantly the process is very easy to follow so you do not have to worry.

Now it is your turn go ahead follow these easy steps and play your YouTube videos even if your system is on backlight light off.

 

Top 5 Best iOS Apps That iPhone User Must Have

Best iOS apps that user must have

This the guest blog post from Debdeep Biswas, Founder of ChromeTechny

So basically, most of the smartphone users love to try new apps in their Smartphone.

A lot of developers come with their innovative and useful apps.

But to be good, for the iOS user, there are 2.2 million available apps in Apps Store.

So, do you think all of them can be used? Obviously not.

Make yourself free for finding the best apps for your iPhone, as this post is totally related to your concern.

Just like Whatsapp Java is very important for feature phones to use WhatsApp Messenger, these top 5 iOS apps also much needed for your iPhone.

Smartphones are smart but these become smarter with best useful apps.

Owning an Apple device?

Then it’s time to look top 5 best iOS apps that an iPhone user must have on their device.

I will list out some of the best apps for your Apple smartphone so that, you can enjoy the most useful apps on the iOS device.

Top 5 Best iOS Apps

iPhone devices are very popular for its iOS consistency and reliability.

Its iOS operating System is also well known for mass availability of good apps.

Among these good apps, I have found some of the best iOS apps for you.

Let’s dig into the top 5 best iOS apps for your iPhone or iPad.

snapseed:

When it about best photo editing app then personally I would pick Snapseed.

This app is powered by Google, which is available to download for free from the App Store.

Being a free app, this app doesn’t contain any ads.

Nevertheless, it includes all the important editing option for better retouch of your images.

Lots of photo filters, color correction, text addition, selective edit, facial correction etc. These features are very useful if you are selfie lover.

As this is free to download, you must try it and I am sure you will use it for most image editing purposes.

1password:

In this heavy internet era, we use many platforms to get connected with other online users.

Generally, we need to sign in and have to remember our profile for all of these platforms.

As passwords are sensitive, we have to set a strong password.

For many random platforms and random passwords, we couldn’t remember all of the passwords.

So, here is 1Password app for you that can memorize all passwords of you.

And further, there will be no trouble of forgetting a password, as 1Password will be there to remind you.

So, if you one of the having lots of passwords for various accounts and online profile then this is a must have app for your iPhone.

Waze:

Though, Google Maps and Apple Maps are already dominating in the mapping class.

But Waze also not behind impressing its users.

Some unique features of this app make it one of the top 5 best apps for the iOS device.

It shows you the best route for tripping, notifies traffic camera and police, cheapest gas station, accidental prone area and much more.

The app is free to download from App Store so, download it right now for your iPhone.

Spotify:

No need to ask if you are a music lover or not, as all of us love listening to music.

Enjoy millions of music with Spotify music streaming app.

This is again one of the best pick apps for iOS users.

Holding millions of soundtracks in its library Spotify is a heaven destination for true music lovers.

Make your own playlist, find your favorite artist and songs in this apps.

This highly popular music streaming app is free to download, which makes another positive sign for downloading the app.

So, get it now for iPhone or iPad and feel the world of music with this music beast app.

Swiftkey:

Using the same keyboard could be boring after a time, as mostly we spent time chatting or texting with friends.

Why not you try Swiftkey? If I’m not wrong it could be a better experience than Apple Keyboard.

This keyboard app can memorize your typing and auto suggest it further.

Swiftkey comes with many cool themes to change the way of look of your keyboard.

Besides pro like features, it is free to download for your iOS device, which you can download from Apps Store.

As said, best iOS apps make your iPhone smarter and useful.

So, download all the mentioned Top 5 Best iOS Apps That Every iPhone User Must Have.

By downloading these top apps for iOS, the experience would be more fun with it.

Let me know, if you have any favorite apps for your iOS device by commenting below in the comments section, I will be happy to know that.

WhatsApp may stop work for android, windows and iOS

WhatsApp may stop work on android, windows, iOS

Yes! it is true, WhatsApp may stop work.

And it has been officially announced by WhatsApp.

Since we using Whatsapp service for last 7 years, we received a lot of features from status to pinned chats and audio calling to video calling.

What is the need of this announcement from Facebook?

From the day we started using WhatsApp it is also providing maximum safety for protecting our smartphone data from crackers.

Due to some security reasons, WhatsApp says that we couldn’t provide updates for some devices in Android, windows, blackberry, including iOS too.

Now let’s see in detail about the reason.

WhatsApp may stop work

What’s the main reason:

When the WhatsApp launched in 2009, the mobile phone technology was different.

Most of the mobile phone had Symbian and Blackberry operating system.

But now the entire scenario is different.

Today 99.5% of mobile phones are powered by Windows, Android and Apple.

Why it may stop work:

In upcoming years WhatsApp will be announcing lot more features for multiple platforms like Android, iOS, Windows, which make the WhatsApp run without any trouble.

But the old technology mobile devices does offer the technology with some limitations.

So it is not easy for WhatsApp to provide the release for old technologies based mobiles.

WhatsApp has become essential in our life for communicating with people around us.

Facebook recommend upgrading to newer Android, Windows, iOS device before the end of 2016.

Even though the date has already passed.

Facebook extended its support up to June 30, 2017, for Blackberry OS, Blackberry 10, Nokia s40 and Nokia Symbian s60.

Which devices are out of the game:

  • Android 2.1 and 2.2
  • Nokia s40 and Nokia s60
  • Blackberry OS and blackberry 10
  • Windows 7
  • iPhone 3GS/iOS6

Judy malware infects 36.5 million android devices

Judy malware infects 36.5M adroid devices

This is not the next ransomware for mobile.

But Judy malware has been developed by some Korean company to generate ads click to make a gain of revenue.

How it spread into the Android devices.

Yes via the Google play store.

It is widely spread into 41 apps which are developed by the korean company.

The worst part is the virus has been in google play store for a long time.

After Checkpoint reported to Google about this issue, those apps are removed from play store.

So let’s look at how this app works and how to secure your android phone in future.

Judy Malware:

How does Judy Malware work:

Judy malware is an adware that generates clicks to gain revenue.

Once you download any of the apps from this app providing company,

They will silently take control of your smartphone.

This app act as a bridge to their server.

Once you downloaded and activated this app i.e. this app makes the connection to the server

And in return, it will send a malicious code that will make the false ad clicks.

Once the code entered into your phone it will silently open a hidden web page on your smartphone.

Then it will enter the target website to generate illegitimate clicks.

How to secure your smartphone from malware and viruses:

Even you may have a reliable antivirus in your smartphone.

Or even some of you may be thinking that how does the Linux-based Android os get infects.

Well, the reason could be installing apps from untrustable sources and things may lead you to corrupt your smartphone.

I will suggest a malware remover app which is personally I have tried to remove malware.

This app, unlike other apps which not only make a partial scan of your files or virus files and show off.

it will scan all of the installed apps and apps that you haven’t installed in your smartphone i.e. you may keeping the app as a .apk file in your file manager.

The scan may take a long process though, but its worth of time.

Well, am not promoting or affiliated with this app.

My mobile got infected once with some viruses that control my smartphone to randomly show full page ads.

Then this app malware bytes anti malware which helped me to remove the virus which was with .apk file

If you feel this article prevented you from getting infected, share this article with your friends and let them know about this too.

Feel free to comment if you have any doubts or suggestions.

 

Google changes its search engine algorithm

Google search engine algorithm update

From the beginning, google consistently improving its search engine algorithm for better and accurate search results.

Now google recently announced that there will be changes in search results to reduce offensive and inaccurate results.

Whenever a user searches google, the algorithm provides maximum accurate results depend upon the query.

But according to google engineering team, there are 0.25% offensive and inaccurate search results are shown.

To reduce it, google changing its algorithm instead of simply demoting individual websites.

Along with that, google also introduces some features which are for better search.

Let’s see them in detail.

Search engine algorithm:

There will be 3 major improvements with the impact of its change.

  1. Search ranking
  2. Autocomplete feedback
  3. Featured snippets feedback

1.Search ranking:

In march 2017, Google updated its search quality guidelines to improve the search quality results.

With a team of people for feedback, google evaluated its inaccurate search results.

That also leads to

lower quality web pages,

misleading information and

unexpected offensive results.

With the effect of these changes, google will improve search results on auto complete and featured snippets too.

2. Autocomplete feedback:

when you search on google, Google autocomplete shows you the instant answers for your queries.

with the advent of auto complete feedback, now you can report the inappropriate content which is the unwanted appearance to your query.

Need a clear picture, here it is

google algorithm change
Enlarge image to see results

This new feedback is categorized with the label and you can report the inappropriate predictions.

so you can easily report.

3.Featured snippets feedback:

This one could be more useful for students and women who are in rush to search for answers.

Featured snippets provide an accurate answer by precisely choosing a source from a website for your query.

It also has a suggestion and comments box to get your report on the query.

Here is the image of featured snippets feature

google change algorithm
Enlarge image to see the results

 

Image source: Google