How To SOLVE Computer Hang / Freeze

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How many time has it happened when you are working on your computer and suddenly your computer hangs or freezes? Almost all of us have faced this problem. Now-a-days in Windows 10 days, it doesn’t happen frequently but in good ol’ Windows 98 and Windows XP days, it used to happen occasionally.

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When the computer hangs/freezes or enters into “Not Responding” state, nothing works except the mouse cursor/pointer. We can move the mouse cursor here and there but if we click on an icon or Start button, nothing works. No program opens, no Start Menu shows, nothing. Only one thing works i.e. the mouse cursor.

Let’s go back to our discussion! When your computer hangs and you are able to move mouse cursor, there are certain things which can be done to solve the issue and make your computer working again.

Today in this tutorial, we’ll discuss some points which should be remembered and followed if your computer hangs or freezes. These tips will work in almost all Windows versions such as Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10. If you are using Windows Server editions, these methods will also work for you.

NOTE: If the mouse cursor also doesn’t work when your computer hangs, it might be a hardware problem such as RAM problem, hard disk problem, overheating issue, etc. In such case, you should contact a technician to check your computer.

Let’s start the tutorial:

1. Have Some Patience and Wait

Yes. You read it right. That’s the first thing which you should do when your machine hangs. Actually most of the time when computer hangs, it might be possible that a particular process, application program is taking too much amount of RAM and CPU resources which makes the whole system unresponsive. Waiting for a few minutes (5-10 minutes) is the best solution in such situations.

When the problematic process completes the task and releases CPU resources, the system becomes responsive again. This is what happened recently with one of my Windows 10 machines. It was freezing for a few minutes and fixing itself automatically. Check out following article for more details:

[Problem] Windows 10 Hangs (Not Responding) For Few Minutes After Restart

Many people continuously click and press random keys if their computer hang. That’s completely wrong! Doing this puts extra load on the computer processing unit and makes the things worst.

So in future if your computer hangs, have some patience, don’t press any key or click anywhere. wait for a few minutes and chances are that your computer starts working again without doing anything.

2. Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc Keys Together to Launch Task Manager

If waiting doesn’t help, try this! Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys together on your keyboard. Its a keyboard shortcut (hotkey) to launch Task Manager. If you are lucky, Task Manager will open and now you can check which process is consuming highest CPU resources and RAM amount. You can select the culprit process and click on End Task button. It’ll kill the running process and you should get your working system back.

End_Task_Windows_Explorer_Task_Manager.png

You can also restart Explorer using Task Manager which will fix the freezing problem. Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10 allows users to restart Explorer using Task Manager.

Check out following tutorial to learn how to restart Explorer using Task Manager:

[Guide] Different Ways to Close and Restart Explorer in Windows

3. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del Keys Together

If you are unable to open Task Manager, use the classic and always working keyboard shortcut i.e. Ctrl+Alt+Del. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys together and it’ll show CAD screen which allows users to log off (sign out), switch user and open Task Manager.

You can also use power options such as restart, shut down, hibernate, sleep from the CAD screen.

So restart or log off using CAD screen and it’ll also fix the hanging problem.

4. Press Win+Ctrl+Shift+B Keys Together

If the traditional Ctrl+Alt+Del method also doesn’t work, here is another keyboard shortcut which can be used when your computer hangs or freezes.

Press Windows logo key+Ctrl+Shift+B keys together. This hotkey will force Windows to refresh the screen by restarting the graphics card driver. You’ll hear a short beep sound and the computer screen will blink or dim for a second.

It should fix the freezing issue.

5. Close and Open Lid of Your Laptop

If your machine is a laptop, you can also try to close and then re-open the lid. Sometimes it also helps in fixing hanging and freezing issues in almost all Windows versions.

6. Kill ‘Em All

If nothing works, then it must be a bad day for you. Now it’s turn of the last method which always works.

Press the power button on your Desktop PC or laptop for a few seconds and it’ll power off the device. Please keep in mind that it’ll forcefully power off the device and you’ll lose all unsaved work.

Now you can switch on the machine again and everything will be back to normal. That’s the best solution if your computer hangs/freezes and nothing works.

ANOTHER STEPS :

  1. 1Check your external devices. It is most likely that one or more external devices connected to the PC are causing the problem. Disconnect all these devices and start up again.
  2. 2Restore your computer to a time before it started to be a problem. Recent hardware/software changes you have made on your PC might also be affecting it. You can resolve the issue by restoring your PC (using System Restore) to a previous working configuration.

Method2 : Freezing at Shutdown

  1. 1Install all available updates.
  2. 2Check if there are any device issues. For this, you must disconnect non-essential hardware e.g., USB devices.
  3. 3Check if the problem also occurs in Safe Mode. If not, uninstall any software that is not being used by you.
  4. 4Scan for any malware, i.e., malicious software.

Method3 : Random Hanging

  1. 1Check for damaged files. A damaged/corrupt system files may be the underlying cause and you can repair such files by running tools like the System File Checker (SFC) or the Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM).
  2. 2Try removing new programs. A software compatibility problem may also be a contributing factor, especially if you recently installed an app or driver. You can try to remove it. If you’re not able to, run a System Restore to return the system to a previous working state or another saved restore point before you installed the particular software/ application.
  3. 3Check for a damaged registry configuration. This can happen due to registry cleaning tools; to overcome this problem, you can use System Restore or Refresh to return the system to a previous working configuration.
  4. 4Look for hardware issues. Such disk failure could be a contributory factor, especially if chkdsk runs while starting Windows. In case of repeated failures, try replacing the hard drive. Other faulty hardware can also lead to random hangs; for that, you may run hardware diagnostics.
  5. 5Check for malware. This kind of malicious software may also result in random hangs in Windows. For this, you can run one or more of the online detection tools e.g., Microsoft Safety Scanner.
  6. 6Make sure your antivirus software is up to date. Antivirus software, at times, can cause a random hang in Windows, especially if the antivirus software is out of date, or if you have more than one antivirus running on your PC simultaneously. Uninstall all but one antivirus program, and install the latest updates for your antivirus software.

Method4 : Generic Freezing

  1. 1Check your drivers. A generic freeze may occur due to problems with one or more important drivers such as display drivers, Bluetooth drivers, network drivers, motherboard drivers etc., which can all contribute to temporary freezing of the system. For this you must uninstall the specific driver(s) causing the freeze and reinstall it/them again.
  2. 2Optimize your system. A freeze could as well be part of a general poor performance problem leading to a slow or lagging computer. In such an event, you must optimize your Windows for better performance.

Method5 : Single-App Freezing

  • In case of your PC freezing temporarily while using a specific app, Windows is not the cause, but in all likelihood, there is a conflict with the app that is freezing. In such a single-app freeze, the following steps are recommended:
  1. 1 Be sure to try all steps listed for overcoming a generic freeze.
  2. 2 Install all latest updates for the app.
  3. 3 If you can run the app offline, try running it without being connected to the Internet.
  4. 4 Uninstall and reinstall the app. In order to make sure that the app files and configuration are not damaged, a fresh start can be helpful.

#Top 9 Reasons for “Why Computer Keeps Freezing”

It is important to identify the actual causes for a computer that keeps freezing. The 9 most common causes of why Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 keeps freezing are shown below.

1. Too Many Programs Opening

Every program in your computer requires certain amount of both internal and external (hardware) resources to function. If multiple programs are running concurrently, your computer might not have enough memory or computing power to support all of them.

In this situation, you should right-click Task Manager, choose Task Manager, click the Processes, find the program that is frozen and click End Task. It is recommended to run programs you need at a time.

too many programs running

2. Driver Corruption or Errors

Drivers are used for communications between hardware devices and the operating system. Outdated or damaged drivers could be reasons to why your Windows keeps freezing. Therefore, you should make sure that your drives are always updated.

3. Overheating

Excess heat can slow down a computer, eventually causing computer freeze. If the temperature is high enough, it can even damage the integrated circuit of your system processor and render it unusable.

To avoid this, please make sure your computer is thoroughly vented. Computer casing should be used for harsh environments.

4. Insufficient RAM

If your computer freezes frequently and regularly, you might have insufficient RAM. You can consider upgrading your RAM or reinstalling the operating system to solve this issue.

5. BIOS Settings

Modifying BIOS settings may put the system in the freeze mode. Resetting the BIOS to default could fix your freezing problem.

6. Faulty External Devices

Faulty USB or other external devices such as the mouse and keyboard can cause the computer to freeze. You can try connecting one device at a time to investigate the root cause. Also try updating the USB device drivers to fix this computer keeps freezing problem.

7. Computer Viruses

Viruses could also be the main cause for a computer to freeze. You should perform an antivirus check regularly.

8. Corrupted or Missing System Files

According to our investigations, we found that Windows 10 / Windows 7 keeps freezing due to corrupted or missing system files.

9. Software Errors 

Regardless of the vendor, any third-party software could be freezing your computer.

Some applications may take up a lot of memory to attempt to perform actions or access resources that Windows cannot understand. If your computer isn’t able to handle the strain, it can get hung up and freeze. To fix this, you should update all third-party software that is installed on your computer.

In addition to the above-stated reasons, there are other reasons like broken memory card, low disk space, etc. No matter what the cause is, our main focus is to fix this problem without affecting the original data. Next, let’s see how we can protect our data while solving this issue.

Quick Fixes for Windows 10 Computer Freezing Randomly

See the following solutions to troubleshoot Windows 10 computer freezing randomly. 

Fix 1. Free up Disk Space on the System Disk

Low disk space on system disk will slow down PC and even cause random Windows 10 freezing issue, so first, please make sure that you have enough free disk space on C drive. If not, you can try to clean up junk files to free up some disk space using Windows 10 disk cleanup. Or trying another better solution – to extend system drive using EaseUS free partition software.

Fix 2. Disconnect All Devices

Disconnect all external USB devices even including the mouse and keyboard from the computer and then boot up to check if they are the causes of random computer freezes.  

Fix 3. Check for Faulty Hardware 

Damaged hardware is one of the factors that can trigger the computer freezing issue. But if the issue only happens in Windows 10, we can confirm that there is nothing wrong with your hardware.

Fix 4. Uninstall Incompatible Programs

Did you install any new programs before your computer freezing? If yes, it might the problem. Please try to uninstall them to see if it helps.

Fix 5. Scan with SFC to Repair Corrupt System Files

Random hangs & freezes on Windows 10 sometimes happens when system files get corrupted. To test and correct it, run a Command Prompt as administrator, in the black Command Prompt window, type: sfc /scannow. Then press Enter on your keyboard. 

Advanced Solutions to Fix Random Freezes on Windows 10 Computer

Getting tired of trying all these general methods one by one but none of them is useful? If yes, advanced solutions are offered in the next part to help. Please have a try!

Method 1. Updating All Device Drivers to the Newest 

According to users, random computer freezing usually appears after Windows 10 update. And the reason might be incompatibility of hardware and drivers. To correct it, just update all device drivers.

1. Click “Start” menu and click “Settings” tab.
2. Click “Update & security”.
3. Select Windows Update in the left pane and click “Check for updates”(make sure you have an active Internet connection).

Method 2. Flash Your SSD

If you have Windows 10 installed on your SSD, you might experience random freezing on your computer due to older firmware. To fix it, just install the newest firmware on your SSD.

1. Open your advanced power plan settings.
2. Expand open Hard disk and Turn off hard disk after, SET TO NEVER, and click/tap on OK.

Method 3. Perform a System Restore or a Clean Install of Windows 10

If your computer still freezes frequently and randomly on Windows 10, you may try to either perform a system restore to roll back to the previous version or do a clean install of Windows 10 to find a fix.

Touchscreen Technology : 2021

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5 Types Of Touch Screen Technology.
Which One Is Best For You?

Touch Screens have become very commonplace in our daily lives: cell phones, ATM’s, kiosks, ticket
vending machines and more all use touch panels to enable the user to interact with a computer or device
without the use of a keyboard or mouse. But did you know there are several uniquely different types of
Touch Screens? The five most common types are: 5-Wire Resistive, Surface Capacitive, Projected
Capacitive, SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave), and Infrared.

Below is a basic description of each technology, and the advantages/disadvantages of each to help you
decide which touch screen type is most appropriate for your needs:

Resistive touch

5-Wire Resistive Touch is the most widely used touch technology today. A resistive touch screen monitor is
composed of a glass panel and a film screen, each covered with a thin metallic layer, separated by a narrow
gap. When a user touches the screen, the two metallic layers make contact, resulting in electrical flow. The
point of contact is detected by this change in voltage.
Advantages:
• Can be activated with virtually any object (finger, stylus, gloved hand, pen, etc.)
• Has tactile feel
• Lowest cost touch technology
• Low power consumption
• Resistant to surface contaminants and liquids (dust, oil, grease, moisture)! !
Disadvantages:
• Lower image clarity compared to other touch technologies
• Outer polyester film is vulnerable to damage from scratching, poking and sharp objects

Surface Capacitive

Surface Capacitive are the second most popular type of touch screens on the market. In a surface
capacitive touch screen monitor, a transparent electrode layer is placed on top of a glass panel, and covered
by a protective cover. When an exposed finger touches the monitor screen, it reacts to the static electrical
capacity of the human body; some of the electrical charge transfers from the screen to the user. This
decrease in capacitance is detected by sensors located at the four corners of the screen, allowing the
controller to determine the touch point. Capacitive touch screens can only be activated by the touch of
human skin or a stylus holding an electrical charge.
Advantages:
• Better image clarity than Resistive Touch
• Durable screen
• Excellent resistance to surface contaminants and liquids (dust, oil, grease, water droplets)
• High scratch resistance! !
Disadvantages:
• Requires bare finger or capacitive stylus for activation
• Sensitivity to EMI/RFI

Projected Capacitive

Projected Capacitive is similar to Surface Capacitive, but it offers two primary advantages: in addition to a
bare finger, it can also be activated with surgical gloves or thin cotton gloves; and it enables multi-touch
activation (simultaneous input from two fingers). A projected capacitive is composed of a sheet of glass with
embedded transparent electrode films and an IC chip, which creates a three dimensional electrostatic field.
When a finger comes into contact with the screen, the ratios of the electrical currents change and the
computer is able to detect the touch points.

touch

Advantages
• Excellent image clarity
• More resistant to scratching than Surface Capacitive
• Resistant to surface contaminants and liquids (dust, oil, grease, moisture)
• Multi-touch (two-touch)
Disadvantages:
• Sensitive to EMI/RFI
• Must be activated via exposed finger, or thin surgical or cotton gloves

SAW Touch

SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave) touch screen monitors utilize a series of piezoelectric transducers and
receivers along the sides of the monitor’s glass plate to create an invisible grid of ultrasonic waves on the
surface. When the panel is touched, a portion of the wave is absorbed. This allows the receiving transducer
to locate the touch point and send this data to the computer. SAW monitors can be activated by a finger,
gloved hand, or soft-tip stylus. SAW monitors offer easy use and high visibility. ! !


Advantages:
• Excellent image clarity
• Even better scratch resistance than capacitive
• High “touch-life”
Disadvantages:
• Will not activate with hard items (pen, credit card, or fingernail)
• Water droplets may cause false-triggering
• Solid contaminants on the screen can create non-touch areas until they are removed

Infrared (IR) Touch

Infrared touch screen monitors do not overlay the display with an additional screen or screen sandwich.
Instead, infrared monitors use IR emitters and receivers to create an invisible grid of light beams across the
screen. This ensures the best possible image quality. When an object interrupts the invisible infrared light
beam, the sensors are able to locate the touch point.
Advantages:
• Highest image clarity and light transmission of all touch technologies
• Unlimited “touch-life”
• Impervious to surface scratches
Disadvantages:
• Accidental activation may occur because the infrared beams are actually above the glass
surface
• Dust, oil, or grease buildup on screen or frame could impede light beam causing malfunction
• Sensitive to water, snow, rain
• May be sensitive to ambient light interference
• Higher cost

TOP 10 MOBILE OF THE WEEK

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LIST OF MOBILES WITH PIC

BY NS GROUP

1. One Plus Nord

SPECIFICATION :

OnePlus launched a new phone named OnePlus Nord on July 21, 2020. OnePlus Nord series phone is available with mid-range features and specifications along with a high-quality camera. The mobile will mark OnePlus entry in the mid-range price phone segment. The price of the phone is Rs 27,999. Moreover, the dimensions of the phone are 158.30 mm x 73.30 mm x 8.20 mm, and it weighs around 184 grams. You can buy the OnePlus Nord smartphone in Blue Marble and Gray Onyx colors.

PerformanceOcta core (2.4 GHz, Single Core + 2.2 GHz, Single core + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core)
Snapdragon 765G
6 GB RAM
Display6.44 inches (16.36 cm)
409 PPI, Fluid AMOLED
90 Hz Refresh Rate
Camera48 + 8 + 5 + 2 MP Quad Primary Cameras
Dual LED Flash
32 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Cameras
Battery4115 mAh
Warp Charging
USB Type-C Port

2. Infinix Note 7

SPECIFICATION :

nfinix Note 7 smartphone runs on Android v10 (Q) operating system. The phone is powered by Octa core (2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A75 + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55) processor. It runs on the MediaTek Helio G70 Chipset. It has 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.

Infinix Note 7 smartphone has a IPS LCD display. It measures 173.4 mm x 79 mm x 8.75 mm and weighs . The screen has a resolution of 720 x 1640 pixels and 258 ppi pixel density. On camera front, the buyers get a 16 MP Primary Camera and on the rear, there’s an 48MP + 2MP + 2MP camera with features like Fixed Focus. It is backed by a 5000 mAh battery. Connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, and more.

PerformanceOcta core (2 GHz, Dual Core + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core)
MediaTek Helio G70
6 GB RAM
Display6.95 inches (17.65 cm)
258 PPI, IPS LCD
Camera48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Primary Cameras
Quad LED Flash
16 MP Front Camera
Battery5000 mAh
Super Charging 3.0
Micro-USB Port

3. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series.

SPECIFICATION :

RAM12 GB
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 865
Rear Camera108 MP + 13 MP + 12 MP
Front Camera40 MP
Battery5100 mAh
Display6.9 inches
BrandSamsung
ModelGalaxy Note 20 Ultra
Operating SystemAndroid v10 (Q)
SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Network5G: Supported by device (network not rolled-out in India),
4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensoryes
Quick Chargingyes

 Display : 6.9

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 865
ProcessorOcta core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 585 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 585 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 585)
Architecture64 bit
GraphicsAdreno 650
RAM12 GB
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Network Support5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTEyes
SIM 14G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands:UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands:GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:AvailableEDGE:Available
SIM 24G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands:UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands:GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:AvailableEDGE:Available
Wi-Fiyes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
Bluetoothyes v5.1
GPSyes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFCyes

4. Asus Zenfone 7

SPECIFICATION :

Asus Zenfone 7 smartphone runs on Android v10 (Q) operating system. The phone is powered by Octa core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 585 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 585 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 585) processor. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Chipset. It has 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.

Asus Zenfone 7 smartphone has a IPS LCD display. The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and 411 ppi pixel density. On camera front, the buyers get a 20 MP Primary Camera and on the rear, there’s an 64 MP + 13 MP camera with features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus. It is backed by a 5000 mAh battery. Connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, NFC and more.

5. OnePlus 8T and 8T Pro

SPECIFICATION :

  • Height: 165.3 mm Thickness: 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 199g
  • Width: 74.3 mm
  • Size: 17.22 centimeters(6.78 inches.The corners of the screen are within a standard rectangle. Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.78 inches in the full rectangle and 6.55 inches accounting for the rounded corners.)
  • Resolution: 3168 x 1440 pixels 513 ppi
  • Aspect Ratio: 19.8:9
  • Type: Fluid AMOLED
  • Support sRGB, Display P3
  • Cover Glass: 3D Corning® Gorilla® Glass
  • Operating System: OxygenOS based on Android™ 10
  • CPU: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865
  • 5G Chipset: X55
  • GPU: Adreno 650
  • RAM: 8GB/12GB LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB UFS 3.0 2-LANE
  • Battery: 4510 mAh (non-removable)
  • Warp Charge 30T Fast Charging (5V/6A)
  • 30W Wireless Charging
  • Sensor: Sony IMX689
  • Megapixels: 48
  • Pixel Size: 1.12 µm/48M; 2.24 µm (4 in 1)/12M
  • Lens Quantity: 7P
  • OIS: Yes
  • EIS: Yes
  • Aperture: f/1.78
  • Megapixels: 8
  • Pixel Size: 1.0µm
  • OIS: Yes
  • Aperture: f/2.44
  • Megapixels: 48
  • Aperture: f/2.2
  • Field of View: 120°
  • Megapixels: 5
  • Aperture: f/2.4
  • Dual LED Flash
  • 3× hybrid zoom
  • Multi Autofocus ( All pixel omni-directional PDAF+LAF+CAF)
  • 4K video at 30/60 fps
  • 1080P video at 30/60 fps
  • Super Slow Motion: 720p video at 480 fps, 1080p video at 240fps

6. Samsung Galaxy Fold 2

SPECIFICATION :

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 smartphone runs on Android v9.0 (Pie) operating system. The phone is powered by Octa core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 585 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 585 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 585) processor. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Chipset. It has 12 GB RAM and 256 GB internal storage.

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 smartphone has a Dynamic AMOLED display. The screen has a resolution of 1689 x 2213 pixels and 362 ppi pixel density. On camera front, the buyers get a 10 MP Primary Camera 8 MP Camera and on the rear, there’s an 64MP + 16MP + 13MP camera with features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus. It is backed by a 4500 mAh battery. Connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, NFC and more.

7. Realme 7 Pro

SPECIFICATION :

The Realme 7 Pro is the flagship model for the 7 series. The smartphone offers a striking HD+ display with a premium design. To add on to its spec-sheet, the device offers an impressive camera set-up, massive battery potential, and the latest operating system. Such specifications and marginal price-tag have made it one of the best upcoming smartphones.

PerformanceOcta core (2.4 GHz, Single Core + 2.2 GHz, Single core + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core)Snapdragon 765G6 GB RAMDisplay6.67 inches (16.94 cm)395 PPI, IPS LCDCamera64 + 12 + 8 + 2 MP Quad Primary CamerasLED Flash16 MP + 12 MP Dual Front CamerasBattery6000 mAhFast ChargingUSB Type-C Port

8. Google Pixel 5 series

SPECIFICATION :

Google Pixel 5 smartphone runs on Android v10 (Q) operating system. The phone is powered by Octa core (2.4 GHz, Single core, Kryo 475 + 2 GHz, Single core, Kryo 475 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 475) processor. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Chipset. It has 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage.

Google Pixel 5 smartphone has a OLED display. The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels and 414 ppi pixel density. It has an aspect ratio of 19:9 and screen-to-body ratio of . On camera front, the buyers get a 13 MP Primary Camera and on the rear, there’s an 16 MP + 16 MP camera with features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus. It is backed by a 3500 mAh battery. Connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, NFC and more..

9. Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro

SPECIFICATION :

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro is an upcoming mid-range offering by the device maker. Accompanied by a powerful spec sheet comprising of a powerful chipset and 6GB RAM, it also offers all the desired features. Apart from featuring a mammoth capacity battery, it’s powerful camera setup is sure to satisfy the buyer of the device. Additionally, the sleek body and the styling of the device adds to its list of offerings.

Performance Octa core (2.4 GHz, Single Core + 2.2 GHz, Single core + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core)Snapdragon 765G6 GB RAMDisplay6.7 inches (17.02 cm)393 PPI, IPS LCDCamera64 + 8 + 5 + 5 MP Quad Primary CamerasLED Flash32 MP Front CameraBattery5100 mAhFast ChargingUSB Type-C Port

10. Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus

SPECIFICATION :

Samsung’s Galaxy S series flagship phone from 2020 comes with the high-end industry features, including a display with 120Hz refresh rate. As you might expect with Samsung’s expertise in displays, the S20 Plus comes with one of the best panels ever seen on a smartphone. Along with this, you get the best chipset on any Android phone, a massive battery backup, extremely capable camera setup, and a punch-hole design. If you are going for an Android phone, you cannot go wrong with this one.

Performance Octa core (2.73 GHz, Dual Core + 2.5 GHz, Dual core + 2 GHz, Quad core)
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa
8 GB RAM
Display6.7 inches (17.02 cm)
524 PPI, Dynamic AMOLED
120 Hz Refresh Rate
Camera12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP Triple Primary Cameras
LED Flash
10 MP Front Camera
Battery4500 mAh
Fast Charging
USB Type-C Port

Blogging Tools & Make Money From Home

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Hey , guys we all have same goal as bloggers- to help others and monetize our talents,But with so many different products out there, it can be hard to decide what’s worth buying and what isn’t.

So today I’m sharing an EXTENSIVE list of all of the blogging resources and blog software that I use and recommend as a blogging business .

SETTING UP YOUR BLOG

HOSTING & DOMAINS

  • Bluehost: I’ve used Bluehost since Day 1 and still use them to this day. I recommend using shared hosting to begin with (which is what I did) and then upgrading to VPS hosting as you grow (which is what I use for some of my sites now).

PLATFORMS

Here is my step-by-step tutorial on how to setup your blog with WordPress.org and Bluehost.

SITE ASSISTANCE

RUNNING YOUR SITE

SPEED

  • Cloudflare
  • Ewww Image Optimizer WordPress plugin to compress your images
  • W3 Total Cache WordPress plugin to increase site performance
  • Upgrade your hosting plan or switch from a shared hosting plan to a Virtual Private Server (VPS) plan. Bluehost offers these VPS prices, which I have personally used before.

ANTI-SPAM

  • Akismet plugin for free cloud-based and anti-spam plugins

BACKUP YOUR SITE

  • BackWPup plugin (For WordPress- can be used with Dropbox, which is also free.)

STORAGE SPACE FOR FILES, PHOTOS, ETC.


WRITING

KEYWORD RESEARCH

WRITING TOOLS

*Note: Yes, I’m incredibly old-fashioned and I use notebooks and legal pads to write the majority of my outlines for videos and blog posts. With a young kiddo at home, I try to limit how much he sees me sit in front of a computer. Writing this way helps with that goal.

LINK SHORTENERS


DESIGN AND PHOTOGRAPHY

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

CAMERAS

STOCK PHOTOS

WORDPRESS FRAMEWORK

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How do bloggers get paid?

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Whenever someone is first introduced to the world of blogging, invariably the first question is “How do bloggers get paid?”

Here are some ways that bloggers make money. I won’t be able to go into great detail on how each of these work, nor have I used every one of these to make money.

First, here are a couple of things to handle before the money making moves. You may want to make sure your blog is hosted by a highly recomended Host . Avoid free hosting that can break your business.

Give your blog a pro look and feel. Don’t pick free themes to dabble with. I know it’s always difficult to cut the right choice. But for travel bloggers who blog on WordPress, you may want to pick one of these WordPress Travel Blog Themes.

Advertising is really a cool way bloggers make money on their blog. I want us to further break this down so we get a clearer picture

1 – Advertise your own products:

Now this is surely more straight forward. If you are an author, your blog will be a great avenue to advertise your own products.

To boost sales, you may want to cut down prices or offer special discount to your blog readers. So you find out you can Make money selling your own products on your blog.

2 – Advertise Affiliate products:

I often say you don’t need to be an author to make money online. Affiliate products are products that pay you a commission per sale.

What happens here is simple. You may want to sign up platforms like ClickBankCommission JunctionJVZoo, etc and get products that you know can pay pretty good commissions. For the most part, you’ll get banners and other sales tools to use on your blog while you make the money.

While the commission share is attractive, you have to rather focus on the relevance of the product to your target readership.

Many bloggers earn cash and make good money or generate six figure income simply focusing on affiliate marketing.

3 – Google Adsense Ads:

Google Adsense is one of the excellent pay per click ad networks and an important source of income. However, I often advise bloggers not to be in a hurry.

The downside of this advertising model is simply that it takes your visitors away from your blog so quickly. Google does not allow publishers control over how to set the target window of Adsense links.

That means visitors who click the Adsense links will be completely taken away from your blog and that’s not want we want as bloggers.

We want our visitors to hang around our blog for as long as possible to increase time on site and maybe reduce bounce rate. Anything that does not favor this should seriously be given a second thought.

Google has recently come up with the AutoAds feature which in my opinion goes a long way to auto-optimize and displace more targeted creatives and ads to your readers. While popular opinion holds that this feature can increase earnings by up to 10%, I have personally experienced more.

4 – Sell banner space:

Now, this is another winner! Nevertheless, be careful not to make your blog stuffed with banners. You can make a decent monthly income selling different banner spaces on your blog.

The more your blog traffic, the more impressions you get per portion and the more you can charge. Some blogs charge up to $1000/month per 125×125 ad space.

5 – Sell links on posts:

This is another exciting way bloggers make money blogging. However. it makes you an enemy to search engines. Google seriously frowns against link sales so you do this at your own risk.

A quick tip will be to make the link a nofollow so you don’t pass on the juice to the buyer’s url. Doing this will reverse your income opportunity as advertisers who buy links are often more interested in the link juice.

6 – Special events:

Some bloggers with very popular blogs get paid huge sums to announce special events on their blogs. This may go along with special videos aimed at spreading more information about the event.

7 – Publishing paid guest articles:

Guest posting is a common activity in blogging where bloggers develop content for other blogs. While some bloggers scramble to have free articles published on their blogs, others charge for it.

There are platforms today where you can meet advertisers who are ready to pay you to have their articles on your blog. Some folks start a blog and make huge online income with paid guest post.

– > Product reviews

Product reviews is another income channel that brings in quite handsome amounts of earnings. There are two ways bloggers make money blogging and reviewing products:

8 – a) Paid product reviews:

This is quite simple! Product owners pay you a certain amount of money to have you write a review post about their products. In this case, you get paid once and how much money you make depends on your blog traffic.

NB: Due to the fact that Google frowns at paid dofollow links, you have to be careful with this option.

9 – b) Affiliate product reviews:

Bloggers may not want to sit back and wait for vendors to pay them before creating a review post. Another smart step is to review relevant high converting products on their blogs and link to them (these products) on their affiliate links.

Any sale that is made through that review post generates commission. The beauty here is that this will keep generating commissions for as long as the post gets traffic (referral and/or search engine).

B – How bloggers make money blogging off their blogs

Now as a blogger, there are many other ways to make money online. Let’s see some of the things you can do outside your blog and earn some money;

10 – Paid to speak at events:

Most bloggers with authentic success stories are speakers during blogging events. Of course, they get paid to speak on specific topics and share their knowledge with participants. That’s another way big or pro bloggers make money.

11 – Paid to set up blogs:

If you have a little knowledge in setting up a blog, you can always have business. New blogs are published daily so one of the ways to make money as blogger is help beginners set up their blogs for a fee

12 – Paid to guest post on other blogs:

I mentioned above that you can charge a fee for content posted on your blog by other bloggers or SEO firms. In the same manner, you can be paid to post content on other blogs. That’s how it works.In this post, I show you how I was paid $100 per post I submitted to another blog. There are several of such opportunities where you are paid to submit content

13 – Paid to mentor:

It’s becoming increasingly clear that to succeed online, you need a mentor else you’ll have to learn the hard way. Another most successful bloggers get paid to coach younger bloggers to success.

14 – Contest and Win:

There are many cash prize contests and giveaways online today. All you need is enter, follow instructions and you could just be a winner. For the most part, bloggers make use of their blogging power to earn more points and stand a better chance to win.

15 – Paid to Tweet:

To be a successful blogger, you have to be active on social media. Bloggers with a considerable social media base get paid to tweet to their followers on Twitter. This also goes for Facebook.

Bonus – Make money on the internet

If you are a successful blog with an active community, they are going to always be some unthinking ways to generate income.

1 – Give help to companies and authors

I was recently contacted by an affiliate company to help them recruit affiliates to promote their new products. This earned me up to 50$ per qualified affiliate. This was a profitable deal as the product in question was super targeted to my audience. While promoting the product as an affiliate, I made more money recruiting more affiliates for the author.

2 – Focus on recurring income products

Many successful bloggers make money blogging by promoting affiliate products that pay recurring commissions. In this option, you generate the sale once but earn from month to month.

This is typical of a membership platform where the clients pay periodically to renew their memberships. Each time they are re-billed for account renewal, you earn your commissions.

Smart and savvy bloggers who understand the money making game and want to work less and earn more would focus on promoting this class of products to consistently generate affiliate sales.

3 – Get paid to take surveys

Another quick way for bloggers to earn extra money is to signup to paid survey sites. On these sites, you simply get paid to take surveys while working from home.

Some survey companies are not credible. They advertise paid surveys but at the end, you don’t just make any money taking taking online surveys with them. So do your due diligence and avoid scams

4 – Many other ways to make money on the internet

You can take blogging as a full time job. There are blogging related activities that open up other easy ways to make money. Many bloggers are freelance writer. As there is much freelance work out there, freelance writing is a quick addition to your income streams.

You can easily get jobs on platforms like Odesk, freelancer, Fiverr, Amazon mechanical turk, etc. Most of these paid your earnings straight to your Paypal account.

How to boost your income.

The amount money you make from your blog depends on a number of factors, one of which is targeted traffic. With a proper monetizing strategy, the more relevant traffic you get, the more money you make. As a result of driving traffic from search engines, you will constantly receive attention from advertisers.

Focus on getting more traffic to your blog from search engine optimization, social media and blog community sites like BlogEngageBizSugar and a couple of others.

Now, there is no way to make money fast as a blogger. Like many top money making bloggers like Pat Flynn, John Chow, etc, you need to work hard and give yourself time to build the business up.