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Is Windows Phone really worth it?

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A question for the ages that every geek has at least asked himself once, Is the Windows Phone really worth it? I am quite uncertain myself though even I have a Windows Phone because some part of me loves it, some does not.

The Windows Phone system is very different from Android but quite similar to iOS in ways like security, closed source etc. It has its own look which is very different from both the contenders though some love it and some don’t. If you ask me, I have no problem with the tile system except after pro-longed use, it looks very mainstream so you might want to change the theme color and wallpaper everyday which becomes very annoying. If you are thinking of 500px Firepaper, don’t cause it’s not there on Windows Phone and will never come as it does not let any third party apps fiddle with such settings so you have to change it manually. It is true that many features are not on Windows Phone on which I strongly agree on. Even after 8.1 GDR1 update, one can’t change the ringtone without hooking the phone up to a computer and one might not have a computer or laptop at home looking at the strength of mobile phones in the past years. It’s not only ringtones but there is a long list of features Windows Phone doesn’t have that other OS’s have (but it does have all the basic and neccessary ones). On the other hand if you follow WPC, you would know that Microsoft is on fire with Windows Phone. It has shut down many programs just to work on Windows Phone which can be seen by examining the little time frame between the launch of WP8.1 and WP8.1 GDR1. I hope that Microsoft soon adds the awaited features like the one’s added recently for example File Managers in WP8.1.

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 Another thing is apps on Windows Phone Store. I am 99% sure you have heard that  the Store lacks in apps. To some extent, it is true considering the fact that the  Windows Phone Store has only 300000+ while both contenders have more than  1M apps. But to me, it is a myth as the number of apps are constantly growing and I  personally never had a problem with apps. Every app that i needed be it Airtel  Money, Faaso’s, Flipkart etc. They were either already there or came in later but  they did. One thing I have noticed that the app updates aren’t as frequent as on  Android and iOS. Sometimes I just think that Microsoft is too dumb. Seriously  Microsoft, why are you pricing your hardware at such a high price given the  competition already in the market. For example I was very eager about the Lumia  630 when it was announced and I expected it be near Rs. 7000 given the  competition given by the Moto E but I was devastated when I heard that the price was 10k. Also, why is Microsoft putting 512MB RAM on phones with Quad-Core processors? It makes the phone unable to play high end games which are only available to phones with 1GB RAM which is another big downside to Windows Phone and Microsoft as major sales of Windows Phone are found to be made with budget phones like the Lumia 520.

The fact Windows Phone is very much younger than its contender’s also needs to be taken into consideration. Being so young than its contender’s it still is placed at the third position which is fantastic for a platform like this one. It maybe isn’t doing so good in market share but is surely giving equal customer satisfaction like the others. I think that it would suit the general masses better rather than geeks like me but Windows Phone is definitely a great piece of digital art by Microsoft. One advise for the company would be too price their products competitively in market’s so as to contribute to the slowly increasing popularity of Windows Phone.

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8 Ways Profisee Helps You Maintain Your Master Data Lists: Keep Your Business Running Smoothly

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Having a clean and up-to-date master data list is crucial for any business. After all, your master data lists contain all the vital information about your customers, products, suppliers, etc., that you need to keep your business running smoothly. That’s why it’s important to have a tool like Profisee that can help you maintain your master data lists. They are experts in assisting businesses in managing MDM strategy for your business. In this blog post, we will discuss eight ways that Profisee can help you maintain your lists and keep your business running like a well-oiled machine!

Save Time

Profisee can help you save time by automating tasks associated with maintaining your master data lists. For example, the software can automatically check for duplicates and errors in your data and then take the appropriate actions to fix them. This way, you can be confident that your data is always accurate and up-to-date without spending hours manually reviewing it yourself.

Save Money

In addition to saving you time, Profisee can also help you save money. Our software is very affordable, especially considering the time and money you will save by using it. Plus, they offer a free trial so that you can try our software before making a purchase.

Powerful Tools

Another way that Profisee helps you maintain your master data lists is by providing powerful tools for managing your data. For example, the software includes a data quality module to help cleanse and standardize your data. They also offer a reporting module to generate custom reports on your data. These tools will give you the ability to understand better and manage your data, which will, in turn, help your business run smoothly.

Share Insights

It is a reporting tool that can help you generate reports from your data. This will allow you to share insights with others in your organization and make better decisions about how to use your data. With Profisee, you can create reports highlighting key data points, trends, and insights.

Expert Support

The team is always available to answer your questions and help you troubleshoot any issues that you may have. They want to ensure that you successfully use our software and will do everything they can to help you achieve that goal.

Secure Environment

Another way that Profisee helps you maintain your data lists is by providing you with a secure environment for storing your data. The software is hosted on Microsoft Azure, a world-class cloud platform that offers best-in-class security and reliability. Plus, the software is backed up regularly, so you can be confident that your data is always safe and sound.

Scalable

In addition to being secure and reliable, Profisee is also scalable. As your business grows, your data lists will likely increase as well. But no worries, the software can easily handle larger data sets, so you can be confident that it will always be able to meet your needs.

Easy to Use

Last but not least, Profisee is easy to use. Their software is user-friendly, so you can get started managing your data quickly and easily. Plus, they offer a variety of training resources (including online tutorials and webinars) to help you get the most out of our software.

Final Thoughts

As you can see, Profisee is a powerful tool for managing your MDM strategy for your business. Their software can save you time, money, and headaches by providing you with an easy-to-use platform for keeping your data up-to-date and accurate. So if you’re looking for a way to streamline your data management process, be sure to check out Profisee.

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Jumbo React Template Review

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When working on a new project be it either for yourself or for a client, the very first thing that comes to mind is the design of the website. A software or a SaaS is as good as it looks, with the number of players in the industry, one has to make sure their UI, as well as UX game, is strong else users leave as soon as they come. Nobody likes to see a highly-priced SaaS with a UI of a website that seems like it was built by a high schooler.

Jumbo is a react admin template currently available to buy from themeforest. Jumbo not only offers all the templates but the development using Jumbo is also pretty good. In our testing, we were able to use the ready-made Jumbo components easily as the code was well structured and the documentation was apt to redesign the code ourselves. For the UI part, Jumbo offers a host of ready-made components and screens.

Top Dashboard Screens

Screen #1

One of the best-looking stats screens that Jumbo offers is the ECommerce dashboard as they call it. The use of line graphs is still in the trend and lines with a gradient background make it look even more upcoming and enhance the overall look and feel of the dashboard. This screen not only can be used for E-Commerce but can be used in monitoring dashboards, people management, fleet management, etc.

 

Screen #2

The other Stats screen that Jumbo provides is the Crypto Dashboard. Now even though the name says Crypto, the dashboard can be used for various different uses as well the primary being finance related like pay management, stock portfolio, etc. Here we have Gradient Line graphs which are very trendy nowadays. Along with this, the template also provides a table row view in the same minimal theme.

 

Screen #3

Out of the various other screens, the profile screen was something that we personally really liked. While all other templates are going for that curved look all around, here the profile seemed like something a real project would actually have. It also has the same material look and feels that is going around in the template and overall it will dwell really well for any SaaS-based website. I can go really well for a social networking site, an educational website, or even a recruitment website(very similar to HandShake).

Todo Application:

Jumbo has also provided us with a todo application. This is something that not many themes have provided in the past. The UI of the Todo applications seems very neatly made and the margin for all types of devices is neatly done.

Along with these, the theme also offers other screens like:

  • Chat
  • Mail
  • Kanban
  • Social Media Feed

Development

The development flow on Jumbo is the part where it outperforms most of its competitors. The best part is the modular documentation that is able to explain each bit clearly. The code base is also very modular and picking up components and using them in your code base is very easy. Currently Jumbo is only available on React but the developers have mentioned that the Angular and Vue version of the same is coming soon.

Redux

All the hooks are called using Redux. The redux actions can be found in the folder called actions. The reducers are subsequently inside the reducers folder.

Layout Structure

The layout of each component is divided in the following ways:

Conclusion

Overall, the Jumbo template is a fine template to use for most of application that needs an admin dashboard. It offers a host of features and comes at a great price of USD $24 on themeforest.

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Use Google Search instead of Bing on Microsoft Edge

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Indeed Microsoft has made a great piece of software, Microsoft edge is really a browser of 2015, It is fast, supports latest platform and is simple and user-friendly. Microsoft edge comes with Bing as a homepage as well as it is the default search, that means that whenever you type a search query in the address bar, it searches on Bing and not on Google. Even though Bing is not that bad but if someone uses multiple platforms of google, he would be using Google, So today I will tell you a simple procedure by which you use Google Search in Microsoft Edge’s Address Bar.

Use Google Search instead of Bing on Microsoft Edge’s Address Bar

Nowadays every browser use Open Search, It enables users to search from the browser’s address bar on your selected default search engine, so we would just be replacing the default search engine, which is Bing in this case to Google. So here are the steps.

  1. Open the latest version of Microsoft Edge.
  2. Click the three dots on the extreme right of the address bar.
  3. You will get a menu, click on “Settings”
  4. Once in Setting, On the left bar, CLick on Privacy, search and services. Scroll down and you will find an option called “Address bar and search“, Click it.
  5. then scroll below, In the Search engine used in the address bar, toggle where it is written Bing and change it to Google.

That is it, Now whenever you will type any search query on the address bar, it will be searched on google and not on Bing.

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