Google’s Chromecast is a household name for streaming devices thanks to affordable hardware and a simple control method. However, in 2020 Google revamped that story completely by introducing the new Chromecast with Google TV.
Unlike past Chromecasts which were only controlled by a smartphone, Chromecast with Google TV runs an Android-based operating system with support for thousands of apps and is controlled by a physical remote control. Supported apps include Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Disney+, HBO Max, Peacock, and many others.
Google TV also allows the new Chromecast to use its homescreen to aggregate content from all of your favorite streaming services in a single place. A watchlist makes it easy to remember what shows and movies you wanted to check out too.
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Hello Lady Gamers! This one is for ya ❤️❤️❤️
For all the princes out there this is a chance to help out a real princess. As an educational game, Real princes gives birth to a baby, is created to teach how to take care of an expectant prince’s Penny. The princess will soon have a baby, and she needs attention during expectancy and also needs help in taking care of the baby.
The player acts as a doctor, checking Princess Penny’s blood pressure, heartbeat, or fever and even provides a pill to relax. After the baby is born the player also needs to act as a consultant to the child, checking the physical condition of the child and even picking out clothes for the baby.
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Sorry for kept you guys waiting.
You know what they say?
The best is yet to come!
We are happy to announce that 3 T-FAN's work have been exhibited at MAGNUM PHOTOS.
Click here to check out!
This will make them our top 3 winners of CAMON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2020.
Each one of them will get a brand new CAMON 16.
T-fan Taofeek ibrahim will get 1000 USD as creative fund.
We hope to support passionate photographers with what we have & the little things we could do.
Hope you guys find it interesting & being inspired to share photos here.
Now let's congrats to them again!
Global poll will start in the following weeks, please wait patiently~
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Are you ready to rumble? Then get ready for the third round of the HiOS Fans Challenge!
Think you've got what it takes to be on the hot seat and fight to become the Ultimate HiOS Fan? Then you're in for a thrill.
It promises to be more fun with many exciting gifts to be won!
Join us on our Facebook Live today by 2:00 PM (WAT). Let's have some fun!
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Christmas is upon us! Wouldn't you like to win some Christmas goodies for yourself? Don't just let the goodies of Christmas pass you by!
This event is only open to users in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana
How to participate
During the activity, SWIPE your phone into the ZEROSCREEN, you can see the link to the event. Click on it！Watch this Video on How to access the Zeroscreen
(1) Every day, users could get 3 free gift boxes when visiting the event page for the first time
(2) Users get 3 free gift boxes every 2 hours (up to 9 boxes a day for one user).
More details Coming soon...
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Looking for how to scan QR codes?
Scan any QR code and access a webpage or app on the go with Smart Scanner on #HiOS. No need for a bunch of permissions to install. Just Launch, Point and Scan. Smart Scanner is all you'll ever need.
Share if you use Smart Scanner frequently.
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I'm Kingsley, here is my entry for the TECNO LETS GIST 2020 CONTEST.
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The Clone App is designed to allow you to log into multiple accounts on a mobile phone at the same time privately. Your clone apps would run in parallel space and work independently of each other. Amazingly it's free and contains no ads!
1. Log into multiple accounts, ie, social networking apps or game apps at the same time on one device
Almost all apps are supported for a second account in Clone App. Data from both accounts won't interfere with each other.
2. Support for 32-bit apps
32-bit engine with independent core technology, perfect support for 32-bit apps.
3. Support for 64-bit apps
64-bit engine with independent core technology, perfect support for 64-bit apps.
4. It's free and contains no ads
Clone App has no ads, and is completely free, providing users with quality service.
5. Top game multi-account
Support popular games, easily switch multiple accounts.
6. Balance work and life
Support for popular apps, to provide them with stable multi-account services.
7. Fake GPS location
You don't need to root your phone to use the fake GPS location plugin. You can set up any location you want to appear in, and you can make the other party believe you are there without moving to the corresponding location.
According to your own needs, you can install the clone application into the internal space of the app or install it into the phone independently like a normal app.
9. Chaos engine
Self-developed chaos engine, security, stability, and high performance, achieved the clone without root mobile phone in the case of the use of virtual location plug-in.
Click here to download or here to visit the Clone App website.
For the smooth running of your clones, don't delete the main Clone App after cloning.
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Here we go again HiOS Fans! Answer this survey for a chance to Win Airtime!
How to Win in 3 steps:1. Click on the link below to answer a few short questions:
(kindly copy the link and paste in browser)
2. Post a screenshot of the appreciation message you got after finishing the survey in the comments below.
3. TAG your friends and encourage them to participate.
NOTE: You must LIKE our page Facebook and Tiktok and SHARE the post for your entry to be valid.
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Charging a device is an action we perform from time to time. This is to done to restore the lost charge on a device due to usage. The charging speed of each device is dependent on the charger brick type or the max watt allowed by the device.
A lot of the time, users dread the long hours it takes to charge their device. This even forces some people to use their phones while charging because they can’t wait for the long hours it takes to charge.
On the new POVA device, you get an 18W charging brick which provides unbelievable speed when charging your device. No more spending long hours charging your device.
Traditionally, charging a device with as much MaH as 6000, it would take forever. But the new Tecno POVA drastically shortens the time it takes to charge your device so you can have both longer battery life and shorter battery life.
Do you own the latest POVA, share your charging experience!
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Have you ever thought what a resolution your smartphone camera should provide to make you satisfied? Any answer you give now will be incorrect because those who are interested in photography and cameras , know that it’s not a matter of megapixels. We mean the same camera sensor performs differently on various smartphones. So there are many other factors that have an impact on the photo quality.
Nowadays, there are many 100-megapixel smartphones on the market. Some of them even cost around $250. So for an average customer, it’s not difficult to get their hands on such a ‘cameraphone’. On the other hand, Apple, which offers its iPhones for more than $1000, is still sticking to a 12MP CMOS. In essence, what is the difference between the 100MP camera and the 12MP camera, and how should we choose?
THE ESSENCE OF THE DIFFERENCE IS MARKETING
The camera quality of a smartphone depends on the CMOS film, lens, and algorithm. The number of pixels is not directly related to the size of the CMOS film, but only depends on the density of imaging points on the CMOS film. Regardless of the effect of diffraction, the more pixels, the richer the details. However, it is still limited by the lens quality. Simply emphasizing pixels is more like a marketing gimmick.
Agree that a 100MP camera may take worse photos than a camera with a lower resolution. But you should also agree that the ‘phrase’ 100MP camera sounds attractive. And many customers are hooked. After all, many users recognize pixels, which is a simple, rude and effective marketing model . In contrast, Apple never cares about the data on the configuration table. For Apple (and Apple fans), experience is the core of its marketing.
THE ESSENCE OF MARKETING IS COST
Here is the biggest question – how to explain the customers why is the 100MP smartphone sold for $250, while the 12MP camera is sold for $1500?
High-end models that come our way from Apple and Samsung have only a 12MP resolution. They are often equipped with the highest-end lens modules. As the pixel density is relatively reasonable, the overall picture quality is better. It can show a better final shooting effect, the whole process is simple, natural, and smooth, and the price is high.
THE FINAL DIFFERENCE IS EXPERIENCE
Both the high resolution and high configuration are two different ways to improve the picture quality. Although the square-inch screen of the smartphone can be optimized to a large extent to achieve the same effect by different routes, the experience in the shooting process is completely different. Why do many flagship Android phones occasionally get stuck, panting, and unable to keep up with the rhythm of the capture? It is because there are too many ‘condiments’.
The strength of a 12MP CMOS is not bad. But the zooming process is slower. There are a few reasons for this. First, the number of pixels make the photo too large. So the data processing in the camera requires more efforts. Second, there are also a large number of pre-loaded AI calculations, various beauty stovepipe filters, and in-camera rendering. So the synthesis of thumbnails is extremely resource-intensive. In this sense, Apple’s ‘ancestral’ 12MP camera can be described as ‘lightly packed’. Even DxOMarK recognized the iPhone 12 shooting success rate is better.
THE DIFFERENCE IS MUCH MORE THAN WE MAY THINK
This explains why Apple can use 1/8 of the pixels and 1/2 of the memory to create a smoother photo experience, a better capture success rate, and a not inferior or even better image quality presentation, and a fresher and more imaging style. Although the camera strength of the Apple iPhone 12 series has not reached the top, its overall quality is still in the first echelon.
Another advantage of Apple’s use of a 12MP CMOS is to improve the quality of video shooting. Because video shooting requires low pixel count, even 4K video actually only needs more than 8MP resolution. Reasonable pixels and a powerful A14 processor was enough create the first real-time rendering of HDR video.
HOW TO CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO MAJOR SCHOOLS
Of course, we are even not trying to tell you that a high-resolution camera sensor is useless. In many high-end models of Huawei and Samsung, the highest image quality performance is often achieved through high-resolution and high-quality impact modules. That’s why when it comes to the choosing decision, the first consideration is still the budget. We mean, when you have enough money, you can choose anything you want.
In this regard, if you don’t care of how a camera works, what parameters it has, and reason like this, Android phones should be a better option. We mean they understand what an average user wants and provide a performance for them. On the contrary, Apple focuses on people who don’t mind to spend a fortune on a product that will provide the best performance via less powerful hardware.
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Barcelona and Real Madrid legends have dominated the three forward positions in the Ballon d’Or Dream Team, which was announced on Monday.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Ronaldo Nazario were selected as the three greatest forward players ever to play the sport.
Messi has netted 642 goals – one short of Pele’s all-time record at one club – across 746 appearances for the Catalan giants, for whom he has won 10 La Liga titles and four Champions League crowns among 34 total trophies: behind only former teammate Dani Alves in the current active player list.
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored an astonishing 754 goals across his senior career at club and international level, including 450 in 438 appearances at Los Blancos – with his spell in the Spanish capital between 2009 and 2018 dominated Real Madrid news , but is now at Juventus.
Former Brazil international striker Ronaldo Nazario was also on the list – the current Real Valladolid president scored 47 goals in 49 Blaugrana appearances in 1996-97 before hitting 104 goals in 177 outings at Madrid.
Russian goalkeeping great Lev Yashin was selected as the best goalkeeper ever, while Frank Beckenbauer was selected as the greatest central defender with full-back duo Cafu – once of Real Zaragoza – and Paolo Maldini on the right and left sided defenders respectively.
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Burnley were thrashed yet again by Manchester City, with Riyad Mahrez scoring a hat-trick at the Etihad Stadium. Riyad Mahrez scored a hat-trick as Manchester City thrashed Burnley 5-0 on Saturday in a timely response to criticism of their early-season form.
The Algeria international struck twice in the first half to surpass 100 goal involvements in the Premier League and put City in total control.
Burnley had brief respite when a third City effort was disallowed, but Benjamin Mendy's clever finish – his first goal in English football – effectively ended the contest before half-time.
Ferran Torres also got his first league goal for City before substitute Phil Foden crossed for Mahrez to complete his treble and cap a supremely comfortable outing at the Etihad Stadium.
Mahrez opened the scoring just six minutes in, slotting home from Kevin De Bruyne's pass after a slick City move that started from a loose James Tarkowski pass.
It was 2-0 16 minutes later, Mahrez skipping into space and firing a shot in off the left-hand post after Burnley's defence switched off from a City throw-in.
Goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell, making his Premier League debut, saw the ball bounce in off the same upright only for the assistant referee's flag to spare Burnley's blushes, with Gabriel Jesus having headed the ball off the offside Torres.
The reprieve did not last long, De Bruyne given time to clip a cross to Mendy, who turned a controlled finish beyond Peacock-Farrell for his first club goal since a Coupe de France match between Monaco and Marseille in March 2017.
It was 4-0 with 66 minutes gone, Torres side-footing home after Jesus' clever lay-off from a Kyle Walker delivery, and Foden needed just 93 seconds on the pitch before his cross was nodded home by the unmarked Mahrez.
Peacock-Farrell turned the ball into his own net but was spared by another offside call, with De Bruyne crashing a shot off the post in injury time as City made it seven wins in a row against the Clarets by an aggregate scoreline of 28-1.
What does it mean? City close gap to champions
The win moves City into eighth in the table, six points behind Liverpool, who drew with Brighton and Hove Albion and have played a game more. It also ended a run of six consecutive league games in which City have failed to score more than once, something that will no doubt leave Guardiola feeling encouraged.
Burnley are 17th, with five points from nine matches, and have now lost four games in a row at City 5-0. In English football league history, only Notts County have beaten a specific opponent by five or more goals in four successive home games, doing so against Port Vale from October 1893 to February 1907.
Mahrez is the sixth African player to reach 100 goals and assists combined in the Premier League (62 scored, 41 assisted) and he did so in some style here.
He led Charlie Taylor and Ben Mee a merry dance as he became City's first African hat-trick hero since Yaya Toure against Fulham in 2014.
Tarkowski makes it too easy
On a day of zero positives for Burnley, the performance of the usually reliable Tarkowski, who has openly declared he does not plan on signing a new deal at Turf Moor, was particularly unfortunate.
His poor pass led to City's first goal, his careless clearance resulted in the fourth, and he seemed unable to organise the back line.
Key Opta Facts
– City have won their last seven meetings with Burnley in all competitions by an aggregate score of 28-1.
– Burnley have suffered six league defeats this season, losing more of their opening nine games of a top-flight campaign only once before, in 1888-89 (seven).
– Mahrez has scored seven goals in his last four league appearances against Burnley, netting more goals against the Clarets (eight) in the competition than against any other side.
– Since his Premier League debut in August 2013, City playmaker De Bruyne has provided 71 assists in the competition, eight more than any other player.
– City's Torres netted his first Premier League goal for City with his 14th shot in the competition (seven appearances).
– Peacock-Farrell became just the third goalkeeper to concede five goals on their Premier League debut, after John Sheffield in 1994 and Matt Murray in 2003.
City head to Porto on Tuesday, having already qualified for the Champions League last 16, before hosting Fulham in a week's time. Burnley are at home to Everton next.
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Last week we introduced the #HiOSfanchallenge.
The Round 1 saw Emmanuella Nwachukwu go head-to-head with Osaze Ero with Emmanuella emerging our first winner.
We also saw two winners from the audience who participated online.
You can watch the HiOS Fan Challenge Round 1 here:
Thanks to everybody who tuned in and participated.
Round 2 begins at 2pm West African Time on Wed. Dec. 16th, 2020.
Prizes to be won:
The HiOS Fan Challenge Experience package includes HiOS Goody Bag containing notebooks, Headsets, and other gifts meet and greet with HiOS team (subject to COVID-19 rules) and invitation to an exclusive Fan Hangout!
Know somebody? Or do you think you're the one we're looking for?
Nominate today! Drop your name in the comments or tag the person.
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Follow our Facebook and Tiktok page to be able to participate in this challenge
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Thank you for joining T-SPOT thanksgiving event & congrats to below participants:
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