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Guide on How a Person Can Send Videos on Kik App

Guide on How a Person Can Send Videos on Kik App

Mar 28, 2017

There are many reasons for which Kik messenger is giving tough competition to its competitors like WhatsApp, Viber and many others. Due to the amazing features it offers, it has become very popular among people across the globe.

One reason for which it is used and appreciated by many is the online security it provides to its users, by allowing them to sign up on Kik without providing their phone numbers. Almost all the messaging app available in the market, do require your phone number and other personal details to complete the registration process.

Kik Features

 

Through this instant messaging app, you can send messages to your Kik friends and can also enjoy the real-time online chat. The most amazing part is you don’t need to pay a single penny for using this app. Your phone only needs a wifi connection or enabled data within your phone to share messages and files.

Through this app, you can send pictures, videos, voice recordings and various other media files with your friends. It allows you to group chat with people. By synchronizing your Kik account with your other social networking accounts like Facebook, Twitter, etc., you can connect with a number of people and can explore a totally new online world.

Sending video files

 

Many people are unaware of the fact that sending videos through Kik is really simple and uncomplicated, you just need to know the correct methods and you are all set to share video files with your dear ones through your Kik account. There are some easy methods which you can follow to send video messages from your Kik account.

Using YouTube

 

Yes, you can use your YouTube account to send a video message with your favourite person or a bunch of people having a Kik id and added on your Kik account. Once you are ready with your video message, make sure you have an active YouTube account to share the video file with your Kik friends.

Send Videos more easily

 

You will be glad to know that you can send video files from your Kik id without the involvement of any third party and that means with a lot more ease. You can send a previously recorded as well as instantly made video on Kik.

Open the chat box of that Kik friend to whom you want to send the video file, go to the Gallery option by tapping it, to find a recorded video. To take a video at the moment, you can go to the camera option, tap it and hold the button while recording the video.

Then you can simply release the hold button to send an instantly made video and for a recorded video, you can press the send option available to the right.

Editing

 

You may not always want to share a lengthy video and hence Kik offers you an “Edit Video” option so that you can cut off the unnecessary part of your video and make it shorter before sending it. After clicking on the “Edit video” option, you can suitably use the yellow bars by dragging them for shortening the video and can tap “Use” to send Kik videos.

It is very important for smartphone users to keep their downloaded apps updated to make the best use of them for online communication. With the older version of Kik, it wasn’t possible to send the video files, but an updated version of it has made sending video files possible for you, so don’t wait and update it, if you are still using its older version.

5 eBook Reader Apps for Android Tablets

5 eBook Reader Apps for Android Tablets

Jul 19, 2016

While most people use their Android Devices for gaming and fun-filled activities, there is a group of android users (like me) who want more out of their gadgets than mere entertainment. These People are always on a constant hunt for knowledge and text to feed to their brains which would otherwise be thinking about the next big thing mankind is about to achieve or might be reflecting on the words of great men.

eBook Reader Apps for Android Tablets

These people find pleasure in reading and the amount of satisfaction they get from it is immense. This passion when combined with the latest technology gave rise to eBooks or electronic books and hence the electronic book readers. As technology advanced, eBook technology gained popularity and migrated to several platforms including the mobile-phones. The popularity has been growing ever since giving rise to countless eBook readers.

Here are the top 5 eBook readers that I would recommend to my audience:

  • Google Books

Although I mostly save the best for the last, this time we will be doing the opposite. With more than 3 million titles, Google Books is the ultimate source of satisfaction for knowledge hungry people.

Filled with free books from across the world spread over countless genres and sub-genres, Google Books provide a very simple yet elegant user interface. The best part about this app is the availability of some books which are very rare to find. If you are one avid reader, you can’t afford to miss this one.

  • Moon+ Reader Pro/Free

This is one of the eBook readers which is on the rise in the Play Store these days because of its ability to open a large number of formats and a sleek user interface.

This feature rich android tablet app boasts of TTS module, multi-point touch support, highlight, handwriting, dual page mode, auto-scroll, night mode and the list goes on. Although the free version of the app is also available, but it is not as impressive as the paid one. With a price tag of just around $5, this eBook reader surely does stand out of the crowd.

  • Cool Reader

This is one of the lightest and the fastest eBook reader available in the Play Store. The app supports all major eBook formats and provides the features that are provided by premium/paid eBook readers (including most of the features provided by the Moon+ Reader Pro mentioned above). Although the quality of the experience is a bit lower when compared to the paid apps, I would still recommend it if you are not in a mood to spend a few bucks on these apps. For me, this is one of the best free tablet app you should have on your device.

  • Kindle

Amazon has tried to bring the sweetness of eBook reading experience of the Kindle on the Android devices with this application. Whether you are a seasonal reader, a regular newspaper reader or a hardcore novel fan, Kindle has something in store for everyone. Boasting of countless free titles and hand-picked premium reads, this application is surely a reader’s delight. One feature that I personally find very useful is the built-in dictionary feature which allows you to look up the meaning of new words instantly. Even if Kindle provides all these, the inability of Amazon to make all the titles available worldwide haunts this application.

  • Kobo

Kobo has been reader’s favorite from a long time for 2 specific reasons.

1)      Library including more than a million and a half free titles.

2)     The interactive and statistical user interface which helps user to keep a check on their reading habits.

While most of the features are like any other eBook reader discussed above, its social sharing feature is one that caught my attention. The social options of the app allow you to share the book you are currently reading with your friends, see their activity on their timeline and recommend books to people in your friend list. The sleek interface provided by the app (the 2nd reason) can be fine tuned to suit your taste up to a great extent.

Reading is a habit that everyone should develop (even if it’s a couple of pages daily). It not only helps us to feed thoughts to our brain but also refreshes our mind like no other can do. Technology nowadays is changing rapidly and we never know when the reading part will be out of the scene (Newspaper has been replaced by TV already up to a good extent). While it is still in, why not loosen up a bit?

Wave Launcher for Android App Review

Wave launcher is something we have overlooked slightly, their Android Market listing explains it better than we ever could:

“Wave Launcher is the ultimate add-on launcher available for Android! With a single swipe you can launch up to 120(!) of your favorite apps, shortcuts and recently-used apps regardless of which app is currently running. Wave Launcher is accessible anytime, anywhere!” An interesting proposition so say the least, so how does it work? Well, perhaps not like you might expect. It isn’t a launcher in the sense of LauncherPro or ADW – it is an add on for any launcher. We tested it on the default launcher of the Samsung Galaxy S – Touchwhiz.

Initially you will need to add your apps to the app using the configuration tool. This is really easy to do and works pretty well. There are then many other settings to configure the app exactly as you would like it. The main settings you may want to change are where you need to start the swipe from to bring up the ‘wave’ and how big the area is for initialising the ‘wave’. The default area spans the whole bottom of the screen which works well enough but if the area is too big, then any buttons (especially on the keyboard) at the bottom of the screen will not work because they are covered by the gesture area for Wave launcher. On the flip-side, if it is too small then it becomes hard to Wave launcher to recognise your gesture most of the time.

This is the most frustrating thing about the application – it would be great if the area for gestures would simply shift up with the rest of the screen when the keyboard pops up, but this doesn’t seem to be an option. The application is really smooth and didn’t cause any crashes whilst testing but the above mentioned problems really stop it from being a ‘must have’ app. There is currently no free version to try, so purchase with caution. Whilst it may not be perfect yet, definitely an app to watch.

Top 5 Iphone Siri Alternative Android Apps

Top 5 Iphone Siri Alternative Android Apps

Mar 28, 2016

As Siri (software) was launched by Apple inc. and not by google so Android missed it but I dont think that you want to miss that and not even you want to dump your device for that reason. Isn’t that? Siri was introduced with the launch of new Iphone 4s and because of such an extra-ordinary feature it hiked the sale of Iphone 4s.This so called software ( I think more than a software) works to make communication between you and and your device much more easy than ever before.For example: If you want your gadget to have a alarm or a reminder of christmas eve on 25th DEC at 4:00PM GMT, than what all you need to do with siri is to just open your Siri app and say to the mic “remind me for christmas eve on 25 at 4:00 PM” and that all you are done. This is not the only part, you can ask your device to search for anything by just giving it a voice command and it will find that for you. Now for the one who will not be aware of this feature of Iphone 4s will be thinking to dump there Android and thinking to buy an Iphone but I dont think there is a need!

I agree to the fact that Siri is an extra ordinary feature and too dont want the Android users to become jealous for Iphone but what about having it on your Android. What you need it to just select one from the below given list and install it for free on your Tablet or phone.

  • Skyvi (Siri for Android) :

This app coming first under my list with the tag line “Got Siri jealousy,get Skyvi now!” is going to cover the maximum features of Siri for your Tablet or Phone such as you will be getting Text-to-Speech HQ and its features like Getting the Answer of your question” When was Osama killed ?”, get in chat with this app, ask for jokes, ask for funny sms, use your twitter or facebook by simple voice commands even update or tweet your Facebook or Twiiter accounts by telling what you want to type.

Moreover it bring features for business proffesionals too whose cares for time and saves there time searching the best requirement of them about local business searches, keeping an eye on there businees schedule and lot much more.The developers till now have kept in care for the speed of this application and also worked to make it a perfect match for your personality.

  • Speaktoit Assistant:

If you have this I think you have a buddy in your device for talking to you whenever you needs it.It provides you cover your full social network such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Evernote, and many others.Till not this app is powered by Ispeech and so provides you the best voice recognization. It can find maps for you, wheather reports, opening an app of your choice, currency, stock exchange, and many other are its highlighting features. The developers promises for the app being the best but I have 3 more for you..check them too.

  • Vlingo Virtual Assistant:

As till now update this app having 4.8 user rating have only a single issue -“VLINGO NOT WORKING WITH HTC REZOUND” but that too have not affected its like by its users because of its un-matchable features to Text, to call, getting direction, buying movie tickets and booking hotels etc. It works very much smooth with voice commands and follows them strictly as if you want to msg Arthur, and you need to say “Text Arthur, will he be coming to the party or not?” and its done. It makes calling more easy than ever before.

  • Voice Search :

As is powered by google inc. this app is itself a master in searching with an added feature of voice-recognization.It searches the whole web for you on the simple command of your voice and displays the best result in front of you.You can even call your contacts and control your device according to your command.”IT IS ENGLISH ENABLED TILL NOW”

  • Iris :

Last but not the least will satisfy your need in the most capable way it can do it for you. It sound a reverse for Siri but do compete with the Siri in the right direction and straight way to make you feel better with it. It will help you out in searching and finding the most relevant of the context.

There are many apps available in the market related to enable Siri on your Android but I found these 5 as the best of all and so I just thought to put my effort to make them available to you and know them better. They all are available to you for free and what for they work is to make your work more easier. These apps can be very useful for you while you are driving and want to send a text, and many more reasons why you must have one of these installed in your device.

Benefits of Tablets Devices in Education

Benefits of Tablets Devices in Education

Mar 21, 2016

Integrating technology with education is just one of the many ways of benchmarking the level of advancement the education sector has reached.  Nevertheless, it remains to be an important indicator.  Suffice it is to say, technology has helped the sector do things that used to be impossible.

The internet and manifolds of digitised information served to bridge the gap between many far-off places, countries or students.  Now, more forms of education are fitted to suit the technological platforms – the MOOCs and educational apps.

Apparently, these “platformed education” is made available in students’ hands – thanks to Tablets Devices.

The Tablet

In material and functional terms, Tablets Devices are a cross between those bulky but multitasking PCs and those geeky but powerful handheld gadgets.  In the subsequent years, its hardware and software components have undergone various brush-ups.  Furthermore, it became increasingly affordable for wider market niches, which empowered the information and technological capabilities of today’s learners.

The Sector

The evolution didn’t solely work for the tablet device; the same progression happens to occur for platforms like the social media and applications, or apps.  The capability to bring together various people from across the globe of the social media networks has paved the way to bringing a definitive kind of groups – this time, they were learners and educators.

These groups, backed by what is called MOOCs (stands for Massive Online Open Courses), started their learning gig via the Internet and the available mediums (the PC and/or laptops).  The increasing fame of various Tablets Devices, be it iOS or Android-backed, to students has made the forward step natural.

The MOOCs was eventually overhauled to take centre stage in the tablet.  Apart from MOOCs, educational applications which used to be available for the PC- and Smartphone-users, became accessible to Tablet-users.

The Benefits

All the hard work spent in overhauling the “platformed education” into Tablets Devices were intended for one primary purpose – to further education and make it accessible.  Interestingly, this purpose wasn’t met by simply raising the accessibility of education; the meeting of its main purpose manifested across differing angles, such that these benefits surfaced:

  • Students are empowered to learn anywhere – provided that they’re within Wi-Fi zones.
  • Educators can monitor their students’ progress in real time.
  • Students can “design” their learning through various available educational apps.
  • Educators can detect errors via forums and could use forums to correct not just one student but the rest of the student populace.
  • Students can integrate apps and their MOOC subjects with their schedules and synch it with their digitised calendars and alarms.
  • Educators can bring into the picture invaluable learning tools – videos, readings and even quizzes – as well as, evaluation tools for feedback.
  • Students can vary learning mediums (from apps to MOOCs, vice versa) as they choose to fit it with their needs and time.

The user-friendly design of the Tablets Devices should be accounted for its increasing relevance inside and outside the classroom.  And with the continuing evolution of Tablets Devices, students and educators have good reason to stay tuned.