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Xiaomi MI 9 with Snapdragon 8150 SOC

Meet Xiaomi MI 9, First Snapdragon 8150 SOC Powered Smartphone

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi is all set to hit the Chinese phone segment with Xiaomi MI 9 sometime in the first half of 2019 with a massive feature list possible.

Xiaomi MI 9 with Snapdragon 8150 SOC

Xiaomi MI 9 with Snapdragon 8150 SOC

There are reports coming that suggest the Xiaomi MI 9 may arrive with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8150 SoC. In addition, it’s also being said that the phone Xiaomi MI 9 may have a triple-camera setup at the back. One of which will be a 48 MP Sony IMX586 image sensor.

Moreover, the phone is said to be coming with the Snapdragon 8150 in 6GB, 8GB and 10 GB RAM variants. Other renders made around the phone also revealed that phone may also feature an in-display fingerprint sensor, support for wireless charging and dust and moisture protection.

Please note that these the news related to the leaked specifications, the estimated timeline of launch, or the expected chipset haven’t been substantiated yet by Xiaomi. Stay tuned for more on the release.


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7 Things to Consider While Hiring a Website Designer

One of the best ways to enhance your business in today’s competitive world by making a great website. A good website contains all the information you want to promote. A web designer is a professional who can help you better in designing your website and manages your site while it is on the web.

Things to Consider While Hiring a Website Designer

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Creating a website for your business is a complex process and the quality depends on the choice you make when it comes to hire a web designer. Website designer should have known about the latest designing technologies and can create a great website platform. The web design service he offers should match your requirements.

Building a website is not an easy task. You need to register your own domain; buy a web address and then you need to design your website. The first two tasks are quite easy and simple but the trickiest part is designing a website.

The most important aspect is how your website attracts customers for your business. For this, you require to choose either hiring an economical, expensive or freelance website designer.  If you really want something unique and attractive, you need to hire the best website designer.

How can you hire someone who can create the perfect site for you? Don’t worry. Here are the seven essentials that you should keep in mind while hiring a website designer.


The experience of the website designer is the primary thing to check. The website designer should have knowledge about various web designing and have the proper experience. It includes HTML,WordPress, Drupal etc.  If you want to know the designer you can simply consider checking the person portfolio. (contd.:things to consider while hiring a website designer)

A portfolio can give you a clear picture of the projects that the designer has handled in the past. You can easily check his skills of the designer through his portfolio gallery. A good website designer should have good knowledge about e-commerce web designing. The person should have knowledge about e-commerce hosting in case your business deals with online transactions. Once you are satisfied with the portfolio, you can conduct a proper background check.


WhatsApp Update Version 2.16.264

WhatsApp for iOS Brings Notification Status and More

Facebook owned WhatsApp has updated its iOS app with a slew of new innovative features. The update has been rolled out for the iOS devices running on iOS 8.0 operating system or above.

WhatsApp for iOS Brings Latest Updates 

Lets dive deeper into these new WhatsApp feature for iOS:

WhatsApp Suspicious Link Detection feature:


After hitting Android, the feature is now available for iOS users as well. The feature, as name implies gives users ability to detect Suspicious Links sent in messages. WhatsApp marks a link in the message suspicious if it found that link dubious. Moreover, the user is alerted with a message if he tries to open the link. Alongside the feature, WhatsApp has also released a new FAQ related to the Suspicious Links feature.

WhatsApp Notification Extensions:

WhatsApp for iOS Brings Latest Updates 


This is another unique feature that iOS users get with the latest WhatsApp update. The feature is exclusive to the users having iOS 10 and newer. Using the Notification Extension feature, users can preview the photos and GIFs in notifications and download the media directly from notification. To enable the media preview to work, it’s required to swipe down on the notification.

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What is Tar.gz File? How to Open it on different Operating systems

This file system is also called as a tarball. It’s a group of files wrapped up in one single file to ensure easy and convenient storage. When you store files in this format, you needn’t to keep track of whole folder of files. Instead, you only need to keep track of one. When Tar files are created, they are compressed and saved with tar.gz file extension.

How Do I Open a Tar gz File on Linux and MacOS?

In case you’re using macOS or Linux, you can run a single command to run the .Tar files. In the example, we assume tarfile is the name of your file:

tar -xzf tarfile

The command is available with few pre-defined