Featured – OneTechStop https://www.onetechstop.net Your Source For All Tech Fri, 22 Feb 2019 22:40:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 77705806 Top 7 Best Project Management Tools https://www.onetechstop.net/2019/02/08/top-7-best-project-management-tools/ https://www.onetechstop.net/2019/02/08/top-7-best-project-management-tools/#respond Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:33:22 +0000 https://www.onetechstop.net/?p=34927

If you’re looking for a way to manage your team, and your projects, in a better way, then finding the right management software should be on your radar. Here are seven of the best project management tools you can work with. Scoro Scoro is well-known as one of the most comprehensive pieces of software a […]

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If you’re looking for a way to manage your team, and your projects, in a better way, then finding the right management software should be on your radar. Here are seven of the best project management tools you can work with.

Scoro

Scoro is well-known as one of the most comprehensive pieces of software a business can get. It allows teams, management, and clients to all keep an eye on various parts of a project from one central location. It also offers real-time overviews of how things are changing and automatically generates reports that keep everyone in the loop.

This particular software can be integrated with Outlook, Dropbox, Mailchimp, and a number of other popular tools and types of software. The most affordable plans start at around $30 a month and go up from there.

 

GanttPRO

GanttPRO is already in use by approximately 250,000 different project managers worldwide. With this software, you can arrange for collaboration among team members, build plans for each individual project, track workflow, and even control expenditures.

The software also comes with a lot of templates so you can get started on all kinds of projects with a minimum of effort. The board view is intuitive and easy to navigate both for managers and for team members. It costs just under $8 per month for each user.

 

nTask

This is a relatively new piece of software on the market, but it is making waves with its ease of use. It’s easy to look at and takes hardly any time to adopt. A lot of start-ups are choosing nTask and they’re loving it. Check out reviews on TrustRadius and see for yourself.

One of the most impressive features is the risk management matrix. This assesses possible risks and keeps track of how often they occur. With nTask, you can easily manage meetings and send out agendas as well as discussion points ahead of time. The basic plan which can be used by up to five computers is free. After that, you get unlimited usage for about $3 a month.

 

Workbook

This is a fully-functional suite of professional resources for CRM, file-sharing, accounting, project management, and any type of collaboration your team might need. Workbook lets you easily create projects and assign tasks. One of the benefits of the software is how easily customizable it is.

Workbook also allows you to create and control a client portal so you can allow your clients to see what’s going on while keeping other things private as necessary. You need at least 30 users for this software, and prices start at just about $20 a month. Customize however you like and the cost will adjust with you.

 

TeamGantt

TeamGantt is a simple project management software that is easy to use. Keeping track of projects on the project scheduling page is not only easy, but it’s also quite fun. You can invite anyone from colleagues to friends to look at your chart or edit parts of it.

Users love the drag-and-drop features and the progress updates that generate automatically in real time. For less than $8 a month, you can get on board with a standard plan.

 

Insightly

Insightly emphasizes client relationships over everything else. It allows you to track projects linked to clients, as well as keep communications, sales, and documents all in one place. It crosses platforms so it’s easy to go from your desktop to a mobile device.

Insightly automatically connects with Gmail, Google Docs, Outlook, Dropbox, and many other apps. It will work as well with iPhone as with Android and even with the Nexus. The to-do list is a useful way to remind everyone of what’s coming up next.

 

Hive

Hive is one of the most powerful PM and collaboration software tools out there. This piece of software focuses on the needs of your team and aims to put everything a project’s team could need right on one page.

You can move quickly and easily between projects, plan tasks and copy them to new actions, and access the software on any client across platforms. Since Hive integrates with more than a 1,000 other software clients, there’s almost nothing you can’t do with it. Costs start as $12 per user, per month.

 

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Update 2: How to get VoLTE and WiFi Calling on a Oneplus 6T on AT&T’s Network https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/12/30/how-to-get-volte-and-wifi-calling-on-a-oneplus-6t-on-atts-network/ https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/12/30/how-to-get-volte-and-wifi-calling-on-a-oneplus-6t-on-atts-network/#respond Sun, 30 Dec 2018 13:27:04 +0000 https://www.onetechstop.net/?p=34276

These features are not meant for the average user. Only perform this at your own risk. Onetechstop is not responsible for any issues that may arise from enabling and using these settings. What do you Need: Oneplus 6T Supported Sim Card (I’m using AT&T) Patience How to Make it Happen: Go into the dialer Dial […]

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These features are not meant for the average user. Only perform this at your own risk. Onetechstop is not responsible for any issues that may arise from enabling and using these settings.

What do you Need:

  • Oneplus 6T
  • Supported Sim Card (I’m using AT&T)
  • Patience
Oneplus 6T Information

How to Make it Happen:

  • Go into the dialer
  • Dial ” *#800# “
  • Press “Enter”
  • Then press “oneplus Logkit”
  • Lastly press ” Function Switch”
  • Check ” VoLTE”
  • Reboot
  • Repeat steps only instead of “VoLTE” press “VoWIFI” if you want WiFi calling as well.

After that complete these steps to check your work

  • Jump into settings
  • Press “Wifi & internet”
  • Then “Sim & network”
  • Then whatever sim is an AT&T Sim (mine was Sim 1)
  • Last you’ll see tabs for VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling
Why should you do this?:

A main complaint of mine with Oneplus devices (and other unlocked phones) has always been that they don’t normally support VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling on AT&T. The devices normally have to be certified for that network to get these seemingly simple features.

Whenever I make phone calls my phone defaults to HSPA+ for a while and it takes time to switch to LTE. I also assume that voice calls sound more crisp and clear when over higher bandwidth networks. It will also make it so you don’t have to wait to get faster internet back each time you try to make a phone call. Lastly, if you’re in an area with low coverage you can still make calls over Wi-Fi.

Why should you NOT do this?:

This feature is meant only for devs. We don’t know how stable it is or how well it will work in the long term. I personally only just enabled it so I cannot speak for its stability. Only do this at your own risk! I was recently on a voice call using this setting and it sounded really good, however the call randomly hung up and there were no service interruptions. Voice calls were also much louder so the person on the other line may hear their own voice if you don’t turn down the volume.

Conclusion:

Please let me know if you or anyone else tries this as well as your experiences with the hidden features. If you have a device other than the 6T please let us know if it work on your device!

Update #1: 12/30/2018

I ran a few specific tests after testing the stability of the VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling since writing this article on December 21st, 2018. Stability has been fine for me. I have not noticed any dropped calls calling to other devices with VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling as well as those without it. I call people at least once a day, most times I make 5-6 calls a day. Without any dropped calls and updating to Oxygen OS 9.10 and still having no options I’d say this is mostly stable.

Tests:

Note: I could not disable cellular calling for any of these tests. I will need to find a place with no cellular connection

Mobile Data off with Wi-Fi on and VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling enabled:

I saw no issues in stability. Calls came through fine and I did not find any stuttering. This call was made to a land line. The pictures below show the call being made and the settings that were used.

Mobile Data on, Wi-Fi on, VoLTE on and Wi-Fi Calling on Preferred calling setting was VoLTE:

This call was made to an iPhone 7 plus on AT&T’s network. Whenever you see the “HD” symbol I am assuming that means that means VoLTE is being used and not Wi-Fi calling. Calls come in far more clear when VoLTE is being used and I don’t notice as much crackling. I’m assuming that’s what HD voice is supposed to do. Regardless I do notice a difference. If you aren’t used to HD voice you will definitely notice a large difference.

All Settings on
VoLTE off Wi-Fi Calling on,  Mobile Data off and Wi-Fi on:

The HD symbol is gone, however I don’t know if this call is using Wi-Fi or cellular. As I explained above there is no way for me to check where the call is coming out of. I will note that the call did not sound as crisp. The person I was calling was the same person with the same iPhone 7 Plus with no settings changed on their end. I changed the calling preference to prefer Wi-Fi calls in this test.

VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling off, Wi-Fi on and Mobile Data off:

The call still went through just fine to the iPhone 7 Plus. Calls are definitely not as crisp without the HD voice going through. Wi-Fi Calling is still the preferred calling method. I can assure you this is just regular calling. All additional settings are off. The next test will show you why changing the preferred calling method is very important for testing Wi-Fi calling.

Final Test: All Settings on (Mobile data, VoLTE, Wifi and Wi-Fi Calling) with Preferred calling setting set to Wi-Fi Calling:

This test is to prove that the preferred calling setting matters. You’ll notice that although VoLTE and mobile data are on there is no HD symbol next to the caller. This means that the call is either going through Wi-Fi or cellular. The call was still muffled as though it was going through cellular. The only way to most accurately test this setting is to find a place with no cellular, or LTE service. Only Wi-Fi. When I find a place like that I’ll update the article.

Update 2: Wi-Fi Calling with Airplane Mode

This update will be short and sweet. Unfortunately, Oneplus does not allow calls to go out, even over Wi-Fi when the device is in airplane mode. I will post the prompts I received below. I am going to continue looking for a space where I get absolutely no service and only Wi-Fi. Those places are not common by me but when I find them you will all be the firsts to know.

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How Much RAM is Too Much for Your Phone? https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/12/18/too-much-phone-ram/ https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/12/18/too-much-phone-ram/#respond Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:27:58 +0000 https://www.onetechstop.net/?p=34203

In January 2015, Asus unveiled the Zenfone 2 with 4GB RAM. The RAM was one of the highlighting features of the device. At that time, we thought 4GB RAM is too much! But we all were wrong, weren’t we? Almost 4 years later, Lenovo has launched the world’s first phone with 12GB RAM –  the Z5 Pro GT. […]

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In January 2015, Asus unveiled the Zenfone 2 with 4GB RAM. The RAM was one of the highlighting features of the device. At that time, we thought 4GB RAM is too much! But we all were wrong, weren’t we? Almost 4 years later, Lenovo has launched the world’s first phone with 12GB RAM –  the Z5 Pro GT. But is it also too much?

For starters, RAM is something which helps your phone to run apps. The more RAM a device has, the more number of applications the processor can run simultaneously. These days, Android apps are heavy. They require at least 3-4 GB of RAM so that your phone can function the way it is intended to. But what is the advantage of having more RAM than 4GB?

Need For More RAM

Extra RAM gives your processor more “space to breathe”. Your processor doesn’t have to unload a running application if you run a new one. As I said earlier, more the RAM, more the apps. Not having to decide which apps to unload saves a lot of processing power. This unused power saves battery as well as processing time. The processor doesn’t have to reload an already loaded app which gives it an advantage in terms of performance.

This is one of the reasons why OnePlus’ phones frequently outperform traditional flagship phones having less RAM. But if you aren’t one of those people who keep 15 apps open at once and expects them to run without reloading, up to 6GB is enough for you. 

The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition has 10GB RAM

The decision to put how much RAM in a device is made by its manufacturer. The manufacturing cost also plays a vital role in that decision. But what if you want a make a phone with the highest amount of RAM and money isn’t a problem? Then you might have to build a processor as well. Mobile chipsets such as Qualcomm’s Snapdragon, Samsung’s Exynos and even Huawei’s Kirin have a limit that determines how much RAM you can put on a device. Latest flagship processors like the Snapdragon 855 supports  4x16bit, LPDDR4x memory. Which means it is possible for OEMs like OnePlus and  Lenovo to make a special edition ultra flagship device which has got up to 12 GB RAM.

In addition to the 12 GB RAM, the Lenovo Z5 Pro GT runs on Snapdragon 855, has got 512GB of storage, a 6.39-inch AMOLED display, dual 16MP + 24MP rear cameras, a 3,350 mAh battery, NFC, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

How much RAM does your device have? Let us know the comments below.

 

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Does the ‘Dark Web’ Really Exist? https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/12/11/does-the-dark-web-really-exist/ https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/12/11/does-the-dark-web-really-exist/#respond Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:33:10 +0000 https://www.onetechstop.net/?p=34109

The internet as you know it is only the tip of the iceberg. Beyond the web that you access every day using your search engines, there is a deeper web that holds important information and is reputedly home to some dark and sinister websites. While these tales are always floating around the web about websites […]

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The internet as you know it is only the tip of the iceberg. Beyond the web that you access every day using your search engines, there is a deeper web that holds important information and is reputedly home to some dark and sinister websites. While these tales are always floating around the web about websites that are quite often illegal and dangerous to visit, very few know about it and fewer know how to access it. So, the question remains, does the dark web really exist? Well, it does but it may be surprising to learn that it is not all that it is said to be. To better understand the dark web and how it functions, let’s go through each of the components of the world wide web and find out what the dark web is truly about.

 

The surface web

 

The surface web refers to any part of the world wide web that can be indexed and found by search engines, the most notable being engines such as Google and Yahoo. Believe it or not, the web that we use on a daily basis is only a minute portion of the web that actually exists. This portion gives the general public permission to access these web pages so that you can do things such as shop, learn more about specific topics, and access resources for entertainment or social connectivity. Everything that you use regularly, that can be located by absolutely anyone using the internet, and can access without special permissions can be found in the surface web.

 

The deep web

 

Beyond the web pages that are publicly accessible, there are also pages that require special permissions to access. One example of such web content could be your email. While the provider’s site would fall into the surface web, your personal email consists of a webpage that requires a password in order to access it, making it a part of the deep web. In addition to websites and pages that everyone can access with the right permissions, there are also databases of information that can only be accessed by certain organizations and businesses that generally contain sensitive information that are not meant for anyone outside of the business or organization. Overall, if it is private and meant only for certain individuals, it is part of the deep web.

 

The dark web

 

The dark web does exist and it refers to a small portion of the deep web that is meant to be hidden away and is not accessible through search engines. In fact, the dark web can only be accessed through special protocols such as the Tor browser and the Tor network. The Tor network is an anonymous and heavily encrypted network of sites that can only be accessed through the Tor browser. Due to the anonymity, privacy, and secrecy of the dark web, it is known for its illegal activities. By utilizing dark web monitoring tools, which monitor and protect businesses and individuals from threats, you can proactively stay ahead of planned attacks, data breaches, and stolen credentials to your business and yourself protected.  However, not all dark websites are as terrible as you might have heard. Some may be simply sites where people who are not allowed to normally share information can speak freely or may be email providers who give you an anonymous email for a short period of time.

Does the dark web really exist? Yes! It is a hidden corner of the deep web that gives users more anonymity and privacy than other parts of the internet. Whether its uses are meant for information sharing or more nefarious purposes, the dark web houses content that is meant to be hidden away so that others cannot monitor what is being hosted, accessed or shared.

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Stellar Data Recovery: Do not worry about losing your data anymore https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/12/05/stellar-data-recovery/ https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/12/05/stellar-data-recovery/#respond Wed, 05 Dec 2018 18:22:15 +0000 https://www.onetechstop.net/?p=34034

All of us have ended up losing crucial data from our computer one day or the other, be it intentionally or due to a stupid mistake. You go search around the internet on how to recover those files and a lot of the methods do not work so you end up getting over it but […]

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All of us have ended up losing crucial data from our computer one day or the other, be it intentionally or due to a stupid mistake. You go search around the internet on how to recover those files and a lot of the methods do not work so you end up getting over it but you do not have to worry anymore.
Stellar Data Recovery Premium for Windows is a powerful software to recover data from PCs, MacBooks, Ultrabooks, etc.

The software just does not help in recovering lost data from your device, but also has the functionality to monitor the drive, and repair photo and videos. Yes, it’s a pack full of productive features.

Recovery of lost and deleted data:

It helps in recovering each and every type of data and supports recovery from FAT, ex-FAT and NTFS drive partitions.
The steps to recovery are straight forward:

First, we need to choose the type of file we need to recover (Documents, Photos, Emails, Videos, etc.)

 

Second, we choose the location where the lost file was present and click scan.

 

The scanning process takes time depending on the size of the location it scans, but anyway the process is pretty quick.

 

Next, it displays the list of files we have lost or deleted from the scanned location. We can preview it in the preview pane before finally recovering it. If you have not found your desired file, then you can go for the Deep Search. After that we choose the file(s) and click on “Recover”.

 

After finding your file, we recover it to any location we want.

And that is all of it, neat and quick.

Monitoring the Drive:

It helps you check the health status of a hard drive.

You can clearly see all the details of your hard drive, along with the no.of partitions and also get the feature to clone the disk. You can also scan the disk to check if there are any problems with your hard drive. The process takes around 10 minutes.

Repairing Photos and Videos:

If you have some photos or videos which are corrupted, damaged or unusable, this software can also help you in repairing those.

It is a 3 step process:

Add the video/image file(s) which is/are corrupted.

 

Let the software do the magic, and then preview the repaired files. Click on “Save Repaired Files”

Choose the location where you want to save the file, and you have your image/video opening again.

 

Stellar Data Recovery is a multi-functional lifesaving software that we highly recommend to have installed in your computers to quickly help you when you accidentally lose your data or have a corrupted image which you need to repair.

It is available for both Windows and Mac, with a Free version and Premium version which actually lets you do all the magic. You can download the free version and check for yourself how the software works, and then purchase the software. Trust us, when we say it is worth the money. The software has been globally recognized by PCMag and PCWorld with tons of positive review.

You can check out their website for the different editions of the software and everything else in detail. Grab the software now and do not worry about losing your data ever again.

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Nubia Red Magic Gaming Phone To come With 10GB RAM and 4D gaming experience https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/11/30/nubia-red-magic-gaming-phone-to-come-with-10gb-ram-and-4d-gaming-experience/ https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/11/30/nubia-red-magic-gaming-phone-to-come-with-10gb-ram-and-4d-gaming-experience/#respond Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:14:42 +0000 https://www.onetechstop.net/?p=33983

Gaming phones are the talk of the town as of now and with the rise of high-end games on handheld devices such as PUBG Mobile, Fortnite and PES 2019, the community wants more. Yesterday, Asus launched its much-awaited ROG gaming smartphone in India with a price tag of Rs. 69,999. One of the first smartphone […]

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Gaming phones are the talk of the town as of now and with the rise of high-end games on handheld devices such as PUBG Mobile, Fortnite and PES 2019, the community wants more. Yesterday, Asus launched its much-awaited ROG gaming smartphone in India with a price tag of Rs. 69,999. One of the first smartphone companies to initiate the gaming smartphone craze, Nubia, plans on launching its Red Magic Mars.

The Nubia Red Magic Mars plans on breaking all records by featuring its device with a 10GB RAM socket which will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, rumors have it that the Snapdragon 8150 might be used after its initial announcement this week. The phone features liquid cooling which is mandatory in such a high-end gaming device. Poco F1 and Asus ROG phones also have this feature.

The Nubia phone will have a DTS 7.1 channel along with 3D surround sound for better audio quality. It also consists of RGB LED’s at the back like any other gaming smartphone.

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The main highlight of the device other than the 10GB RAM it features is the 4D gaming experience it’ll provide. The device gives haptic feedback for supported games and also comes with touch-sensitive buttons similar to the ROG phone which are very useful while playing action games.

As for the cameras, the Red has one 16MP camera with f/1.8 aperture at the back and an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.

The device is priced at CNY 2,699 in China for its 6GB/64GB variant and yuan 3,199 for its 8GB/128GB variant. For the 10GB/256GB variant, the device will you around 3,999 Yuan. The device is cheap when compared with the ROG smartphone which is priced a bit higher.

The Nubia Red Magic Mars is available in China only as of now and you can pre-order it on JD.com starting December 7, 2018.

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How to Be More Productive at Work https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/11/07/how-to-be-more-productive-at-work/ https://www.onetechstop.net/2018/11/07/how-to-be-more-productive-at-work/#respond Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:48:55 +0000 https://www.onetechstop.net/?p=33656

No matter which job are in, there will be days when you feel as though you are not doing your best. Although sometimes these causes can be out of your control, most workers can take their fate into their own hands and become more productive at work. When you are productive, you are more likely […]

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No matter which job are in, there will be days when you feel as though you are not doing your best. Although sometimes these causes can be out of your control, most workers can take their fate into their own hands and become more productive at work. When you are productive, you are more likely to be successful in your job and move onto the next stage in your career. This is an attractive prospect to anyone but being more productive is tricky when you don’t have the right tips. To help you be your most productive self, it’s best to take note of some golden advice.

Stay hydrated

When you are dehydrated, you can lose some of your focus and concentration, which means you are more likely to make mistakes at work. It can also leave you feeling tired, so you may be less enthusiastic to work your hardest. There is one very simple way to combat this issue, which is making sure you drink enough water throughout the day. Some people find that drinking regular water puts them off consuming it, so it’s a good idea to add some flavor into your bottle to make it tastier and healthier.

Make the most of your lunch break

It is easy to feel as though you are not working your hardest when you take your lunch break, but it is essential to help your brain refuel for the rest of the day. There are numerous ways you can make the most of your lunch break, such as taking a walk in the great outdoors, which will leave you feeling refreshed. One other popular option is to unwind by playing online games. For adults, casino games are a good choice, and you can increase your chances of winning by following some reliable casino guides Unibet have created.

Cut out distractions

The human brain can only concentrate fully for short bursts of time, which is why many people become distracted by the smallest things at work. It doesn’t help that most people are now in possession of handheld devices, which can be detrimental to productivity. Ideally, you should keep your mobile time restricted to your lunch break, and keep your phone stored in your bag until the end of the day. It is not just social media on these devices which acts as a distraction but talking to friends can pull up some stressful issues that may also impact your concentration.

Manage stress effectively

Everyone has experienced stress at some point in their lives, and unfortunately it can also get in the way of your work. As arguably the biggest distraction, it is easy to wish your stress away. However, cutting stress out is much easier said than done. If you feel as though your stress levels are becoming unmanageable, it is always wise to speak to a doctor. In the meantime, you should commit to trying some stress-busting exercises at home and at work, so that stress no longer affects your productivity.

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Android Wear Vs. Apple Watches : Which one should you get? https://www.onetechstop.net/2017/11/18/android-wear-vs-apple-watches-one-get/ https://www.onetechstop.net/2017/11/18/android-wear-vs-apple-watches-one-get/#respond Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:18:22 +0000 https://www.onetechstop.net/?p=28239

  Smartwatches have been here for a while now, and 2017 saw some more interesting advancements in the smart watch business. Features like LTE compatibility, GPS, etc were pretty awesome. The right smartwatch should fill in the gaps left by your smartphone, and provide you with renewed access for things like nonchalantly glancing at notifications […]

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Smartwatches have been here for a while now, and 2017 saw some more interesting advancements in the smart watch business. Features like LTE compatibility, GPS, etc were pretty awesome. The right smartwatch should fill in the gaps left by your smartphone, and provide you with renewed access for things like nonchalantly glancing at notifications in meetings, accessing travel details on the go or recording a voice memo. But which is the ideal smartwatch? Is it the latest Apple Watch Series 3 or the LG Watch Sports? Let’s put both of these against each other in our battle of the smart watches.

Apps :

Both iOS and Android have a gigantic store for apps. For the Apple Watch, you need to download the app on your iPhone and they include services for travel, messaging, and notes or voice recording. It’s important to note, however, that Google Apps won’t sync with the Apple Watch. Google discontinued its Apple Watch apps earlier this year.

Whereas, the LG Watch Sport, like all Android Wear smartwatches, has access to the Google Play Store. That means you cam download watch specific apps directly to the watch. iPhone users won’t have the same flexibility, as the watch doesn’t have access to Apple’s App Store. Even with all these app options on the LG Watch, this is a small selection compared to the Apple Watch’s 20,000 apps.

Source : Android Central

Battery Life :

Well, at this stage, there haven’t been any smart watch with impressive battery life. Most of them have a sub 1.5 day battery life which, I personally think, isn’t something really good for a smart watch. These devices have fitness trackers like heart rate sensors and they even detect sleep and you probably want your smart watch to be in your wrist rather than on the charging pad.

Apple says that its Series 3 should have up to 18 hours of battery life, but connection to the cellular network reduces this time substantially, with some reviewers saying they struggled to get through the entire day on a single charge while connected to cellular. According to our sister site, Tom’s Guide, being connected to a cell network reduced battery life from 18 hours to eight hours with mixed usage.

Likewise, the LG Watch Sport features an always-on face, which can drain the battery. Like the Series 3, the LG Watch drained considerably when reviewers used extra features, like GPS. Despite its more powerful, 430-mAh battery (the 3 Series sports a 279-mAh battery), the LG Watch Sport’s battery may struggle to get you through the day if you’re heavily using GPS or cellular features.

Size and Durability :

The Apple Watch Series 3 has a scratch-resistant face and is waterproof up to 50 meters. This makes it ideal for withstanding daily wear and tear, as well as swims or other water activities. The actual weight and size varies by model. Most watches weigh around 30-50 grams and are less than a half-inch thick.

The LG Watch Sport is incredibly bulky compared to the Apple Watch. It weighs more than 85 grams and sports a thickness of 0.6 inches. It’s also waterproof up to 1.5 meters for about 30 minutes. While this may increase durability, it makes for a big watch that may feel clunky on someone with smaller wrists.

Price :

These watches also vary in price. The Apple Series 3, loaded with cellular capabilities, costs $499 on Amazon and an additional $10 on your data plan. Apple offers the Series 3 without a cellular option for $403 on Amazon. While this option requires you to have your phone with you to receive texts, calls and messages on the watch, it is still a great option at a lower price.

The LG Watch Sport costs $254 through Amazon, and it varies in price if you decide to purchase it through your cellphone carrier. Regardless of where you purchase it, it’s still less expensive than the Series 3 with cellular. While this makes it a cheaper option for a watch with cellular, its bulk and limitations on apps may strongly influence your buying decision.

Our Verdict :

Both of these smartwatches have their own set of pros and cons but the Apple Watch’s lighter frame and wider app selection outweigh its higher price. It also depends upon which phone you are using. While the LG Watch Sport does support the iPhone, you will not be able to use it to its fullest.  The LG Watch Sports is not bad either, as we haven’t seen a smartwatch revolution yet.

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These Windows Mobiles will receive the Fall Creators Update. https://www.onetechstop.net/2017/10/22/windows-mobiles-will-receive-fall-creators-update/ https://www.onetechstop.net/2017/10/22/windows-mobiles-will-receive-fall-creators-update/#respond Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:05:16 +0000 http://onetechstop.net/?p=27855 Windows Phone Upgrade

Microsoft has revealed the fortunate Windows Phone handsets that are eligible to receive Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. The list is fairly short, much like company’s ambitions with its mobile handsets and mobile operating system. The company says following handsets will be receiving the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the mobile version of the Fall […]

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Microsoft has revealed the fortunate Windows Phone handsets that are eligible to receive Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. The list is fairly short, much like company’s ambitions with its mobile handsets and mobile operating system.

The company says following handsets will be receiving the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the mobile version of the Fall Creators Update that Microsoft made available to Windows 10 desktop users earlier this week. The handsets that are eligible to receive the aforementioned software update are:

  • HP Elite x3
  • HP Elite x3 (Verizon)
  • HP Elite x3 (Telstra)
  • Wileyfox Pro
  • Microsoft Lumia 550
  • Microsoft Lumia 650
  • Microsoft Lumia 950/950 XL
  • Alcatel IDOL 4S
  • Alcatel IDOL 4S Pro
  • Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL
  • Softbank 503LV
  • VAIO Phone Biz
  • MouseComputer MADOSMA Q601
  • Trinity NuAns Neo.

If you happen to own any other Windows Phone handset, you’re out of luck.

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A Stable MIUI 9’s release is nearing. https://www.onetechstop.net/2017/10/22/stable-miui-9s-release-nearing/ https://www.onetechstop.net/2017/10/22/stable-miui-9s-release-nearing/#respond Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:57:26 +0000 http://onetechstop.net/?p=27850 According to a post from former MIUI marketing director Huang Longzhon, which was made via China’s Weibo social network, Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 should finally start rolling out to user’s of Xiaomi’s handsets soon. That post was also accompanied by a screenshot of the new firmware running on Xiaomi’s Mi 6, to back up the claim. […]

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According to a post from former MIUI marketing director Huang Longzhon, which was made via China’s Weibo social network, Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 should finally start rolling out to user’s of Xiaomi’s handsets soon. That post was also accompanied by a screenshot of the new firmware running on Xiaomi’s Mi 6, to back up the claim. Specifically, the shot shows that the device is running MIUI version 9.0.2.0, which is reportedly the first stable version the company has prepared for its devices.

Among the features said to be coming as part of MIU 9 is Xiaomi‘s own take on a digital assistant, which it calls Smart Assistant. Smart App Launcher is another feature set to arrive with the new OS, as well as Quick Reply and Notification Management tools. The update will also reportedly bring at least one new security features since it includes facial recognition software that should work with all MIUI 9 compatible devices. Meanwhile, other features, such as split-screen multitasking features, will probably only work with a few devices, though no specific smartphones or tablets were listed. As to which devices will eventually see the update, any devices for which the developer edition has been available should be included in the eventual roll-out.

 

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