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Enable Camera2API and Install Gcam latest version on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 was released on May 3, 2018. And it became popular in the... Read more » The post Enable Camera2API and Install Gcam on Max Pro M1 appeared first on...
Enable Camera2API and Install Gcam latest version on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.
Please do note that enabling Camera2Api does not void warranty of the device.
Gcam is also known as Google Camera. Some of the third party developers have created Modded versions of Google Camera to the devices which support Camera2Api option.
Google camera/Gcam Mod allows the devices to utilize the best camera settings available for the device.
By default, In Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Camera2Api is disabled. Just one line of code is to be entered in CMD or Powershell to enable Camera2Api.
Before that, you need to enable developer options. In Developer options, you need to enable an option. Enough reading, let’s head to the topic.
1) Go to Settings > About phone > Build Number
Tap on Build Number 7 times. Once done,
2) Go to Settings > System > Developer options > Toggle USB Debugging
A popup will appear to confirm the changes, Tap OK.
3) Next step is to enter Fastboot mode,
Steps to enter Fastboot mode:
– Switch Off your phone
– Press and hold the ‘Power’ and ‘Volume up’ buttons together for few seconds.
5) Connect your phone to PC,
Launch Command Prompt (CMD) or Powershell Window or Linux Terminal based on your OS.
6) Make sure USB drivers and ADB are installed correctly.
7) Enter this line of code in the terminal and Hit Enter
Windows Command Prompt:
fastboot oem enable_camera_hal3 true
.\fastboot oem enable_camera_hal3 true
macOS or Linux Terminal:
./fastboot oem enable_camera_hal3 true
After you hit Enter, Camera2Api will be enabled. And now, you need to download the latest Gcam version available for your device.
Latest GCAM version – Click on this link
Recommended Developer for Gcam – Arnova8G2
Enabling Camera2Api doesn’t root your phone nor it voids warranty.
It is easy and safe to enable this option.
If you face any issues regarding this topic, please do comment in the comment section. I’d be glad to help you.
NOTE: Links in this page are shorten url’s and not direct links.
Disable Latest Windows Updates to save your broadband limit or internet data. Updates take a lot of time and it also consumes a lot of data (depending on the update... Read more » The post Disable Latest Windows Updates in Windows 10 appeared first on...
Disable Latest Windows Updates to save your broadband limit or internet data. Updates take a lot of time and it also consumes a lot of data (depending on the update package).
If you have a PC with an internet connection, one of the main reasons for internet data being consumed rapidly is Automatic Updates.
By default, Windows 10 is set to automatic updates. You have the option to check for updates manually and download it later.
But sometimes it downloads automatically without notifying you.
Most of the PC users complain about this, but the downloads are necessary to be installed for PC.
And the installing time takes longer than expected.
There are no disadvantages, but it takes a longer time to install updates and it consumes more broadband data while downloading.
If the broadband data is limited and the updates start without notifying, You have no other option than waiting for data to reach FUP limit. Because automatic updates cannot be canceled in between the process.
But but but… THERE IS A METHOD TO STOP AUTOMATIC UPDATES. (JUGAAD)
Follow these steps carefully to stop windows 10 updates :
1) Search for services in search box and open.
2) Navigate to Windows Updates and click on it twice.
3) Then you will see a similar window popping up.
Here, You can change the settings as per your choice.
If updates are troubling you every time, you should prefer Disabled .
Then Click OK.
After Completing these above steps, Try for windows update.
And you will see a similar message as shown in this below image.
Eurekaaaa! Now these updates wont bother you again.
TO CHECK FOR UPDATES AND DOWNLOAD, YOU SHOULD REVERSE THE ABOVE SETTINGS TO AUTOMATIC OR MANUAL.
RESTART IF UPDATES DON’T START AFTER REVERSING THE STEPS.
NOTE: Check for Windows updates when WiFi is connected.
NOTE 2: Windows Updates are necessary to be installed for latest security updates.
Here is a video for the above steps :
FEEL FREE TO ASK DOUBTS. THAT’S ALL FOLKS.
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Hey there, this post is about my honest experience and review with Asus zenfone max pro m1 (Android Oreo and Pie Beta). I purchased this mobile in September 2018. It's been 7 months and I'm still using it. There are many pros and cons which I noticed with the usage. The post Asus zenfone max pro m1 (Honest Review 2019) appeared first on...
Hey there, this post is about my honest experience and review with Asus zenfone max pro m1 (Android Oreo and Pie Beta). I purchased this mobile in September 2018. It’s been 7 months and I’m still using it. There are many pros and cons which I noticed with the usage.
When I first Received my mobile in my hands, I was super excited because of the features it claimed on the website and reviews on youtube. It was better than all the other mobiles competing at that time.
I purchased a 4gb RAM variant so that the performance stays smooth. And it is really smooth up to now. I liked every feature of the phone. I was glad that I purchased a good phone after all.
And this day arrives “Festive Offers” on Flipkart.
I was disappointed to see that the price of the mobile was dropped up to Rs 3000 and it was a discount for the new buyers.
It felt like Asus stabbed me at the back. I guess, a lot of people felt the same as me.
Well, it’s okay but unacceptable.
Overall the features are many but sometimes the camera app crashes. Even the stock camera quality is not so good. But there’s a way to fix this issue: You need to download Gcam(Google Camera) so that the camera can utilize its unlimited power.
In Android Oreo, Everything was perfect and cool, I had no problem.
PUBG graphics settings were available till HIGH and the frame rate too.
To sum up everything with Android Oreo on this device, i loved every bit of it except the camera crashing
But in Android Pie Beta,
PUBG graphic settings are now available till MEDIUM and the frame rate became less compared to the previous version.
Sound quality got decreased compared to the previous android version (Oreo).
In the display settings, the night light feature is missing.
Also, the battery drains faster. I tried factory reset but still, I saw no change.
After the Pie Beta update, this device lost its charm.
I hope Android Pie stable update may fix all the issues and problems of the users.
It doesn’t has screen protection i.e, Gorilla Glass. And I’m angry about this thing because,
I broke my phone within 3 months. The screen is broken at the right side but I’m still using it.
Asus zenfone max pro m1 manufacturers should have thought about screen protection.
I used tempered glass but still it broke the screen. Because the glass didn’t cover at the edges of the phone so it broke. You can say this is a bad luck for me.
I have no other issues in the physical appearance except the screen protection.
My answer will be Yes, but now there are a lot of better options of mobiles compared to this. So, it’s a free real estate of your mind to choose what you prefer
In the coming future, it looks like Realme Mobile is going to win people’s heart with budget range prices.
Because it gives the coolest features similar to the ones available for the high-end mobiles.
I hope Android Pie stable update brings joy and happiness to everyone.
As per the official sources of Asus, Android Pie update (stable) for Asus max pro m1 and Asus max pro m2 will be received to the users on 15th April 2019 by OTA update.
Maybe security updates will be included with this or maybe it will come later. Asus provided with security updates every month since the sale of the device in the online market (e-commerce). It is doing a great job but it is slow in updates.
Is it worth buying? Well, of course.
With all the discounts, you get a good performance phone under 10k. It is better to compare mobiles and check the specifications for a better understanding and to purchase the best performance phone. Hard earned money should be invested correctly.
Whenever you purchase a mobile you should be aware of the latest specifications of the mobile. Research before you buy a phone, Money should not be wasted.
Even if you sell your phone after 2-3 months of usage, you won’t get the full amount. You’ll get half of the amount or slightly more. Because technology is improving every day and the mobile manufacturers are implementing it as soon as new technology is released in the market.
So, be updated with the latest specifications such as what as the Processor, CPU, GPU, RAM. Because these are the main specs and the speed of device depends on it mainly.
If you are a gamer you have to purchase 4GB RAM or higher. Whereas if you’re a normal user (Social media apps and browsing) you should consider buying 3GB RAM or higher. It all depends on your budget. Higher the price = Higher the qualities and performance.
If you’re an Asus zenfone max pro m1 user, comment down the difficulties and problems you faced and since how many months are you using this device?
Don’t hesitate to comment.
And if you know any secret tricks and tips about this device, please let me know in the comment section below.
Have a good day, take care.
Are you searching for meeting new friends online and betraying them later because you got bored of them? Hurray! You came to the wrong place then :/ . Seriously, i... Read more » The post 5 Best Android apps to meet new people Online (2019) appeared first on...
Are you searching for meeting new friends online and betraying them later because you got bored of them? Hurray! You came to the wrong place then :/ . Seriously, i don’t understand this human behavior. If someone ignores you, you should search “5 best android apps to meet new people online” and select the website which has techiesmind in the link name. OMG I’m so funny ha ha ha, thank you.
Jokes aside, Humans are unpredictable. We look for happiness in the temporary things. A research tells that most of the people are sad because of high expectations. Maybe I’m getting distracted from the topic.
OK, enough being sad and cursing old friends. Let’s jump to the list of 5 best android apps which will help you in meeting new friends online.
Let me be clear that there are no Dating apps present in this list.
Ranked from the overrated to the underrated.
Everyone knows about Facebook. For formality purpose I’ll describe it again.
Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in the year 2004. Facebook’s birth name was “TheFacebook” and later it changed to “Facebook”.
You can add people you know or people you may not know. But the chances of getting a reply back is less. Only people who are friendly in nature may reply back to your message. Facebook is for everyone, use it wisely and maintain discipline. Do not abuse or harass anyone.
One thing which comes to my mind when i hear Instagram is memes. Because i like memes and i look for new memes everyday. You may have other obsession such as animals, lifestyle, automobiles, fashion, etc.,
You can make instagram friends by texting them, liking and appreciating photos of others by commenting, replying to their stories.
Same as Facebook, here you have less chances of getting back replies. Once you find a person of mutual interests, marry them instantly. Just kidding, be kind and talk nicely.
PUBG?? You must be wondering why PUBG is on the list?
I’ll tell you briefly.
PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) is a multiplayer game where you can connect with your friends and play along with them. Basically, it can be played Solo, Duo, Squad and Crew.
Solo = 1 player
Duo = 2 players
Squad = 4 players
Crew = 6 players
When you play PUBG with random players online, you can make friends by just talking and gossiping about the latest updates in PUBG or whatever the topic may be. Recently, i read news about two PUBG players getting married XD.
I hope you find your PUBG Soulmate soon.
I was bored, so i was searching something related to virtual world and my eyes got captivated to this amazing game. It was confusing in the beginning but after 1-2 hours of usage, i was addicted to this game. I made lot of friends within a day and i was busy the whole day talking.
But later i had to delete it because it was stopping me from doing productive work (i.e., Blogging). It is good for time pass. You can do anything in the virtual world. Give it a try if you’re a teenager.
Download: Hotel Hideaway
There are many games similar to this virtual world. This is the best one i found so far. Maybe there are other games better than this.
The best thing about this app is that you can send postcard to anyone randomly. You can select where to send your postcard based on country, language, interest, gender. Your postcards will be answered by a random person, vice versa. You can chat with new people around the world and make friends instantly. Unlike Facebook and snapchat, here you will get 100% reply from a random person.
Ask any interesting topic and wait for someone to answer it. When they answer it, you can continue talking. The only tricky thing about Daily Postcard is you can only reply once, you don’t have another chance. Still you can reply more than one time using Special Bird.
With these Android apps mentioned above, you can meet new people online. Based upon your attitude and behavior of talking the other person may respond to you without any worries.
If i have missed any app to meet new people online, please let me know in the comments.
Have a good day, take care.
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Every person on earth gets excited when they purchase a smartphone, the user interface is so smooth at the beginning but at the later stage it gets sluggish. You must... Read more » The post Speed up android phone in just 5 steps  appeared first on...
Every person on earth gets excited when they purchase a smartphone, the user interface is so smooth at the beginning but at the later stage it gets sluggish. You must have faced a similar situation, i understand your concern. I have gone through the same problem when i first purchased a smartphone with 1gb RAM. Anyways, let’s stick to the topic. Speed up android phone in just 5 steps:
Note: Slowing of your Android phone has many factors, these steps may work or may not work depending on the condition of your phone. If you’re lucky, these steps will work fine for you.
Animations may look beautiful for the user interface but it makes the device slow. There are 3 types of animations present in every android device, they are Window animation, Transition animation, animator duration. You have to set them to 0 seconds.
But first, you have to enable developer options to access this setting.
Next, search for Developer options in the settings.
There are many settings available inside Developer options but your main goal is to turn off the animations. So don’t change any setting unless you have knowledge about that.
Scroll down to the animation section and change the values to Animation off. By changing this setting, your android phone may look ugly but the performance will be boosted.
If you don’t want your phone to look ugly, you can change the settings to 0.5 seconds.
When you open an app and use it for a while, it stores data in the form of cache. So that the contents in the app load faster the next time you access it. But what if the cache data grows big? It may slow down your device performance. Thus, it is recommended to clear up the cache at regular intervals.
Go to settings -> Storage -> Select an app from the list -> Clear cache (These navigation settings maybe different for other devices) But the procedure is same.
You can install Files Go app in your device, it helps in deleting the unnecessary data.
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Bloatware means pre – installed apps which come with the device. These apps are installed at the time of manufacture, You can uninstall them. Also uninstall every app which you didn’t use since a month.
If you have installed heavy apps in your device, then you should consider deleting them and replace it with a lite version of that app if available.
Facebook consumes a lot of space whereas Facebook Lite consumes less space.
Check for system updates and install them whenever they are available. Because system updates bring you smooth experience. It comes with bug fixes and security patches. So, it is important to check for updates regularly and install them.
When you restart, it clears up cache and refreshes the device at it’s normal state. So, it is a better and effective option.
If these steps didn’t work for you, then you should consider Factory Reset. It is the last but not the least option available.
Before performing Factory Reset, take backup of the important files.
If we have missed anything important in this article or if you know any other method you can let us know in the comment section below.
Thanks for reading. Have a good day, Take care.
Did you know that PC generates lot of junk files from it’s installed programs? Some files are used and others are just temporary files. There are some system settings you... Read more » The post Speed up PC [Windows 10] 10 easy ways appeared first on...
Did you know that PC generates lot of junk files from it’s installed programs? Some files are used and others are just temporary files. There are some system settings you should optimize to speed up PC. Because of the junk files such as temporary files, cached files, system restore point, old windows update files your PC gets really slow. Let’s optimize and speed up PC:
Uninstall programs which consume lot of disk space. Don’t overthink anything, Just do it.
Navigation: Search for “add or remove programs” on start menu and click on it.
Uninstall the unnecessary programs from the list.
There are some programs which automatically run in the background like a spy when the PC is started. To fix this issue you need to disable the programs from the task manager.
Navigation: Hold Ctrl + Shift + Esc (or) Search “task manager” on start menu (or) Right Click on Start menu and find “task manager” to open the window. Navigate to the Startup Tab.
It shows all the programs which run in the background, look for the programs which show Startup Impact as High.
Right click on the program and disable it.
Disk Cleanup is a built-in system software provided by windows by default. It helps in deleting the older versions of system restore point, old files of windows update, temporary files, recycle bin and so on..
Deleting these files wont harm your PC, because these files are outdated. It takes a long time to delete huge unnecessary data from your system (depends upon the cleanup size), so have patience and don’t cancel.
Navigation: Search for “disk cleanup” on start menu and click on it.
Now follow these steps to cleanup disk space:
Now, wait until the files are deleted completely. It takes a lot of time if the cleanup size is large. Let it run in the background, you can do other tasks in the meantime.
Clean up disk space at regular intervals to avoid large junk files.
By default windows has animations to make user interface beautiful, but it can slow down your PC. Reducing animations can speed up PC but the user interface may look ugly.
Navigation: Search for “adjust appearance” on start menu and click on the first result.
For best optimization settings, Select “Adjust for best performance” and tick “smooth edges of screen fonts” (Recommended) . Hit Apply and OK.
You can tick the options as per your choice but it can slow down your PC.
Enabling this option will boost your PC and reduce boot loading time.
Navigation: Search for “control panel” on start menu, again search for “power options” and click on it.
At the left sidebar select “Choose what the power button does“
Now, click on “Change settings that are currently unavailable“.
Make sure “Turn on fast startup” is ticked and Save changes.
High performance adjusts your PC to the best settings possible but it consumes more battery power.
Navigation: Search for “control panel” on start menu, again search for “power options” and click on it.
Select “High Performance“
With Disk Cleanup, temporary files get deleted. In case you didn’t, then:
Open “run command” from the start menu and type %temp% , Hit OK.
Select all the files and delete them.
Now, Open “run command” from the start menu and type prefetch , Hit OK
Select all the files and delete them.
These files are the system generated cache files to speed up PC, it stores lot of data. Therefore, you should clean the prefetch files at regular intervals.
Security updates are very crucial for your PC, update them regularly so that system stays fit and healthy.
Navigation: Search for “Windows settings” on start menu and click on it, select “update and security“.
Install new updates if they are available.
Navigate to the Windows Security tab -> Open Windows Defender Security Center
Maximize the window and select Virus & threat protection from the sidebar.
Windows has a built-in antivirus, it scans for virus & malware regularly and keeps the system clean. You can use other antivirus software along with Windows Antivirus.
Enable Periodic Scanning for better safety and stay away from virus.
SSD (Solid state drive/disk) is 10x faster than HDD (Hard disk drive). It speeds up your PC and makes your system run very smoothly. SSD is an upgraded version of HDD in terms of speed and reliability.
Want ultimate speed for your PC? Then spend some bucks and buy SSD.
RAM (Random Access Memory) is a form of storage device which stores temporary data and it is a volatile memory. Which means that you cannot save data permanently on RAM. When you Shutdown or Restart your PC, the temporary memory gets vanished.
Okay let’s stick to our topic now.
First of all you should check the RAM usage from the task manager to know whether you really need to upgrade RAM or not?
Navigation: Hold Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open Task Manager
Select Performance tab and choose Memory from the sidebar.
Here, check available RAM for your PC and decide whether to buy or not.
If you want to upgrade RAM, note down the type and check the price at online stores and offline stores.
In the pic above, DDR3 is the RAM type. So, if you want to check the price online you should search it as DDR3 RAM + your laptop model.
You can install it manually by watching YouTube tutorials or go to the nearest PC repair shop and pay him some bucks to install it.
I recommend you to go to a Computer Hardware store and purchase the RAM.
Finally, after optimizing the settings you should restart your PC to see the results.
And this comes to the end of this blog post. If you get stuck in any step, comment your problem and I’ll answer it as soon as possible.
Thanks for reading till the last. Have a good day, take care.
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