5 Best Android Messengers for Youngsters

Nov 25 2014

Our younger generation seems to be more active with Tech Gadgets, they seems to have more knowledge than their elders when it comes to technology. Teenage youngsters are more enthusiastic about mobile devices, texting and using online social forums. After Web Services, now we can see the influence of Mobile Apps in our life, and we are converting towards Mobile Apps that are providing same features to us.

Finding right app for you from so many apps is really a headache for many of us, as when you search for any particular app, you will be provided by so many apps. Only Google has more than 1 million Android Apps Collection, so it is very difficult to filter the right app for you. Here in this post I am suggesting the 5 Best Android Messengers for Youngsters:

1: WhatsApp:

WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the most popular Messaging App that is hot favorite of millions of People and especially for youngsters for its features adoptability. Using WhatsApp for Android, you are powered by sending and receiving Free SMS messages in real time, exchange of pictures, audio and video messages, you can also add people to your conversation to make it a group chat. The same features you can also get in websites available on internet like smspunch and Pinger, that allows its users to send free sms to Pakistan and also receiving sms on your PC is also possible with these websites. WhatsApp search for contact first from your own mobile phone Contact List, so after installation, you can find a Contact List and you no need to add contacts manually, indeed you can modify the contact List at any time. WhatsApp is a paid service, however you can use it for free for first year, after that, WhatsApp will charge you for $0.99 per annum.

2: SnapChat:

SnapChat

SnapChat is another thrilling and growing Instant Messaging App that allows sending and receiving text messages in real time, the reason for which it has become more popular include sharing of snaps, these snaps will disappear automatically forms screen when its time expires. User can set any time i.e. from 1 to 10 second to disappear the snaps. You will be notified if recipient will take a snapshot of that. Further you can send video messages, add captions to pictures and can use SnapChat Story feature which allows you to share your snaps for next 24 hours, and then will disappear to provide space for upcoming snaps.

3: Line:

Line

Line has become one of the fast growing app, it has attracted more people across all the world due to its simple design and functionality, you can send and receive unlimited numbers of messages, you can make live voice and video calls to Line users from anywhere and anytime. To add more fun to your conversation, you can send and share pictures, can share your locations etc, while Line also supports Timeline feature.

4: Viber:

Viber

Viber allows free calls, text messages, sharing of pictures and video calls without paying a single rupee. You can make calls across the globe, further this app also enables you to make voice calls to non-viber user, i.e. to mobile numbers on low rates. Viber users Phone Number to registered you on Viber, so no need to remember a Special ID, your own number is your identification.

5: Kik:

Kik

Kik requires you to get registered with Kik in order to start sending Free SMS and to avail other benefits, though it may be annoying for you, but some people prefer this way they can maintain their privacy by hiding their personal number to give to strangers. Kik is famous for updating its readers about the status of their messages, i.e. when your message is delivered and when has recipient read your message, further Kik will inform you that recipient is typing back to you.

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HTC Desire 510 Features Solid Build, Blazing Speed and Excellent Battery

Nov 10 2014

HTC Desire is Android based Smartphone Mobile Series designed and manufactured by HTC, Desire Series is supposed to be affordable touch screen comes with slate size with Android Mobile OS. HTC Desire 510 is a mid range Smartphone Mobile and is a successor to last year’s HTC Desire 500. HTC Released Desire 510 in August 2014.

HTC Desire 510

Credit: HTC

Features:

HTC Desire is a mid range Smartphone which features a 4.7 inch screen and a Quad Core Processor. This post covers the pros and cons of HTC Desire 510 which are:

Display:

HTC Desire 510 displays rich graphics, the 4.7 inch screen has 480*854 pixels resolution with 208 pixels per inch density. This combination is not very good as there are already so may devices with improved graphics is presents, but it is a handy choice for those who want to start using Smartphone or want a mid range Standard Smartphone Device.

Processor:

The latest mid range Smartphone by HTC comes with a 64 bit capable processor with Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 EU Model for Europe and 400 for USA, the processor is powered by 1.2 GHz Quad Core Cortex A53 for Europe and Quad Core 1.2 GHz for USA residents. HTC Desire 510 features Adreno 306 for Europe and Adreno 305 for USA.

Memory and OS:

HTC Desire 510 is powered by 8 GB internal Storage Space (Internal Storage is not in any near to customer needs), you can upgrade internal storage space via microSD card slot up to 128 GB as you required, while 1 GB RAM is a part of Package when you will unfold its package for the first time. HTC Desire 510 users will enjoy the KitKat flavor, It runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat Mobile Operating System

Camera:

HTC Desire 510 comes with basic Camera support, it lacks in this field, It features a 5 MP Primary Camera with Flash but without LED light. The front camera has a 0.3 MP lens make you able to get selfies but with poor performance, other features of camera include proximity sensor. The lens of primary camera is placed on wrong spot as you can’t avoid touching it with your figure.

Connectivity Panel:

On its Connectivity panel, HTC Desire 510 supports Wi-Fi with 802.11 b/b/n protocol, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, and DLNA. It also supports 2G and 3G Networks, while it accept micro SIMs only.

Battery:

HTC Desire 510 support 16 hours 3G non stop talk time and 25 days or 655 hours backup time.

Price:

HTC Desire 510 is priced at £149, $99 in USA with contract.

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Advantages of Text Messages Marketing

Nov 06 2014

SMS has emerged as an affordable way to communicate with desired person in real time. It spans all over the world, especially Younger generation has adopted texting on daily basis. The changing trends of communication from letter to Telephone, and then Mobile Devices has also forced Business and marketers to follow the new trends in order to access their audience and clients in time. Mobile based text communication is in use for several reasons, including business, awareness campaign, to deliver message immediately to numbers of people and others. The recent use of text messages in health sector is by WHO (World Health Organization) to educate people about Ebola Viruses via Mobile SMS Alerts. Beside this social use, almost every business regardless of its size is using SMS based marketing tricks to expand business operations and to reach more users by texting to targeted audience and class of people.

SMS based marketing

There are several reasons that force every Business Organization to use text messages marketing campaigns to get more business and clients. Some of them include:

Reliable Source:

SMS or Short Message Service is a reliable source of approaching more customers as SMS for expanding business doesn’t have to tackle issues like spam or some other email filters. SMS for business organizations is just like a face to face meeting where you showcase your agenda, offers and stuff before your targeted audience.

Precise:

Normally people avoid lengthy and boring commercial or add, SMS is a good way to render your business message to your customers via 160 words on their mobile device. Many websites available Online those are providing services to free sms to Pakistan and other countries are also offering text messages characters of 160, however there are many websites and Android apps that are offering more than this to their premium customers. Those businesses that excel in rendering best words in 160 words, normally get good response as you only go for relevant message and user can avoid any irrelevant conversation, that also creates a relation of trust between your and your customer that you will never render any irrelevant message.

Quick Approach:

SMS is the fastest way that can deliver your message to targeted people or subscribers within a few of seconds, normally mobile carriers take maximum 7 seconds time to deliver SMS, this approach make SMS Marketing blazing fast.

Short Codes:

Have your customers make the first move by adding a shortcode or keyword to print collateral, advertisements and advertising boards and others like social media platform. This will help your customers to become familiar with a brand code and specific term, this will help in interaction and quick response.

Quick Response:

SMS is the currently offer most quick interaction between you and your customers, records suggests that people tend to open SMS as soon as possible they receive it. SMS Marketing is much quicker than Electronic Mail Marketing strategy, as people can access their Mobile device easily than approaching their Computer, Laptop or Smartphone with Internet Connection. There are such ways which forces automatic opening of SMS as well.

Learn about Customers:

SMS Marketing is helpful to read your targeted audience and customers, it helps how users will act after receiving your message. You can get valuable feedback from surveys, it help businesses to understand customers needs and approach. According to facts, 31% consumers respond to a survey via SMS with in 5 minutes of receiving SMS.

Affordable:

SMS Marketing is an affordable way to acquire more customers, SMS Marketing has emerged as more efficient and elegant way for Small Enterprises, thus Small Businesses can focus on their real operations instead of investing a huge portion towards marketing their products.

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Trackpad Gestures in Microsoft Windows 10, stirred by OS X

Oct 30 2014

Microsoft is rolling out some huge improvements in upcoming Windows 10, as we are highlighting here. Yet one of the greatest, which the organization didn’t specify, is backing for OS X-style trackpad gestures support. Regardless of the possibility that you don’t utilize a Mac, Windows users can admit that Apple’s gestures are much smoother and all the more capable. Actually, Windows isn’t even in the same league, which is the reason that is all going to change one year from now.

Windows 10

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As per Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, the organization is going to include “support for power users in a touch pad, where multiple finger gestures, which all of you power users learn, can make you really efficient”.

The issue at this time is that Microsoft permits OEMs to handle gestures for the hardware that they craft. So Dell does also has its own gestures, Lenovo its own, and other manufacturers too.

Microsoft needs to take control of that in Windows 10 so there’s no more disarray. A percentage of the things Belfiore notice are three-finger swipes up, left, right and down, which ought to sound recognizable to OS X clients.

Obviously, you could simply utilize a mouse, yet when you’re on the go; realize that in Windows 10 laptops, your trackpad experience ought to be altogether progressed. At any rate the extent that gestures are concerned.

Whereas some may criticize the new gestures trackpads as mortal a bit more than handy in Apple, it will surely formulate it simple for users to start using it from Macs to windows PCs. So, if you’re snooping to seek the new features instantly after reading this piece of writing, presently it’s not there, this gesture feature would be available in future Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview offering.

Furthermore, Microsoft is also humanizing window spontaneous on multiple display sources. Belfiore verified a new Windows 10 build (9865) with the capability to snap windows alongside on several monitors, which power users have required the most.

The feature functions by floating apps in the middle of the monitor tear, and then gradually exhausted them in the way of the see-through snap window that emerges. Even Microsoft is setting up to fetch both features to an imminent Windows 10 Technical Preview, and

Belfiore affirmed that Microsoft is “really focusing on smoothing out the power user experience” overall in Windows 10.

Via: TheVerge

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Downsizing in South African Mobile Operators, for Amplifying Profit

Oct 28 2014

The sources claim that leading South African telecom operators such as MTN, Telkom and Cell C are downsizing their employees for boosting their profits. According to reports, nearly 300 Telkom managers have voluntarily resigned from the company during company’s ongoing landline reformation process.

Downsizing in South African Mobile Operators, for Amplifying Profit

Moreover, A Reuters report claims that Telkom is slicing jobs from a management level of 2,650 positions to craft it further nimble.
Telkom has set the majority of the managers in new positions; however an alternate 104 don’t have the aptitudes needed for an exceptional 168 positions yet to be filled. Solidarity representative Marius Croucamp believed, these 104 individuals may at present be persuasively laid off.

As indicated by Solidarity, Cell C is arranging further conservations notwithstanding those that have as of now been affirmed as of late.

The union uncovered on 10 October that Cell C was in discussion, which would influence the employments of around 190 representatives, either through conceivable conservation or redeployment in different fractions of the business.

Furthermore, Cell C telecom group said that the methodology of rightsizing its business was nonstop.

Further added “Cell C is continuously assessing the operational requirements and needs of certain areas in the company to enhance efficiencies, streamline the business and avoid a duplication of functions”.

MTN, said in regards to 400 staff parts stand to lose their employments. MTN Group has planned release about 50% of its 850 managerial level employees South Africa.

South Africa’s Solidarity union affirmed in August MTN had arrangements to sack 850 managers. After years of hearty development, MTN is confronting expanded rivalry both at home and abroad, that’s the only reason one can suppose in this regard.

In the interim, MTN anticipates that Nigeria will include 3.5 million customers before the year over, against the prior focus of 5 million. The company credited the decrease in customers amid the quarter to administrative weight and the turmoil in the northern locale of Nigeria.

As of now, MTN Group’s aggregate customer base expanded 2% to 219 million subscribers. Total data income expanded 34% up till now helping 17.8% to aggregate income. The company’s South African business included 1.4-million new customers reaching 26.7 million.

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