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Delightfully Easy To Use Currency Converter App

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People who travel on a frequent basis probably already know the importance of a currency converter app, where as people who don't travel a lot or not at all may find it completely useless. Today in the modern era of Technology, this is not the case as many users have become accustomed to Internet shopping and usually have to pay in foreign currency when ordering online from a store based in foreign country. Converting currencies has become a common practise, whether buying a souvenir for home or a cool new shirt with a french monogram from the Internet. 

Thanks to the many currency converter apps and tools available on the Internet to help you, you do not need to be a pure mathematician in order to convert currency. Although due to the large variety available, it's tricky deciding on what to currency converter app to use. It all depends on you and your preferences. Some people prefer to Google and some like to use Apps to convert Currency instantly without any hassle. If you have a smartphone and travel or do business on a regular basis, it's recommended to install a currency converter app to save yourself from the torture of having to having to wait for your browser to load and then googling the currency rates, which can be time consuming. 

​I'd like to introduce a Delightfully Easy to Use Currency Converter App called " Currency Converter " by Amdoren, available exclusively for FREE on the Google Playstore (click here to download), is a user friendly and clear currency converter app that supports over 150 currencies.

​Currency Converter App Features 

Although this App requires having WiFi or Data Connection enabled, what's best about this app is the fact that it is completely ad free and doesn't ask for special permissions during installation, as we are looking for information here. The last thing you'd want is a series of Adverts blocking your information.  As soon as you install this App, all you've to do is add two currencies and input your amount to convert or can simply tap on the display amount for a quick currency conversion. 

Easy to use Currency Converter App for Android

​Unfortunately, if you're a free user - you can only add upto 2 currencies and currency exchange rates are updated after every 12 hours, you can remove these limitations by upgrading to the premium version by a ONE time payment of $1.99, which is cheap as you will have to pay only once, unlike other Apps which normally ask for Monthly subscriptions. 

Easy to use Currency Converter App for Android

​The advantage of the Premium version is that you won't have to wait a large amount of time for the currency exchange rates to update, as in premium version the rates update on a hourly basis.  Apart from that, the Premium version also allows you to personalize the background color and shows upto 5 currencies.

​No matter whether you are a businessman, traveller or a shopaholic, if you prefer a decent and easy to use interface that doesn't hide away relevant information with ads and gives you what you want with under 5 presses, this is the App for you. For more information, you can visit their website by clicking here.

Find My Phone – Track Lost or stolen Android Phone

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You would never want your smartphone or another family member’s smartphone to get stolen. There is so many data, mostly important such as: pictures, videos, audio, apps, documents and most importantly contacts which are stored on the smartphone. It'd be extremely frustrating and a big loss to lose the phone forever. Hence to protect your phone you can always get it tracked in real time. That is what the real time mobile tracker of the Find My Phone app does on your android phone. This is a quick review of the app, so that you may decide if you want it in your phone or not.

What is Find My Phone?

Track lost or stolen android phone with Find my Phone Android App

Find My Phone is an app which is made for android smartphones, so that the phones can be tracked in real time, and can be recovered in case stolen or lost. Moreover you also track a family member and know where the person is at any time. To locate the lost phone you can just log into the app’s website and track and see the lost phone’s location. You would also know if the phone is now at place or in movement.

The main features of the mobile tracker

The main features of the Find My Phone tracker app, are as follow:
  • App can be installed in just once click and doesn’t take much time.
  • The app works silently in the background, hence is not openly visible.
  • The app starts on its own when the phone is started.
  • There is no need to manually start the app, or mess around with it's settings.
  • You can track all the phones in your family through one single user account by logging into the app’s website
  • The real time tracking shows if the phone is stagnant or moving.

How to install and use

It’s very easy to install the app on the phone. You have to visit Google play store to get the app, download it (click here to download), and just install it in one click in the android phone and the app takes care of the rest. Definitely, you will have to set up your account which is a one time process after installation, and during this, you would also have to link your email account with the app account.

Whenever you want to track and see where the phone is, you just need to get online, open the website, login to your app account to see where your phone is. 

The pros
  • It helps track your lost or stolen Android phone
  • You can track activities of a family member i.e: spouse, parents, aged or teenage kids by installing this app on their phone.
  • You can control all the phones together from one account, and don't need to create separate account for each phone.
  • It shows if the phone is moving or at one fixed place.

The cons
  • The only caution with the app is that, you cannot/should not install on a member's mobile without his consent.

Verdict: Since the app is working silently, gets started on its own, and doesn't slows down the phone’s working, hence it’s the perfect detector for the phone’s location in any situation.

Sixsquares - Addicting Android Puzzle Game

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In the endless sea of free android apps available on the market, it has become hard to find apps that are actually new or refreshing. Especially in saturated genres like the puzzle game genre. Every once in a while Thetic Blog writes a small piece about an app that comes to our attention. This time the app is called Sixquares, which is available for free on Google Playstore (click here to download) and it is all about getting your brain cracking. We will explain the game mechanism and list some pros and cons of the app, after that it is up to you to decide whether you want to give it a try or not.

Sixquares, a puzzle game with six squares

Sixsquares addicting android puzzle game preview

It's not too hard to derive what the game is about from it's name. The rules for solving a puzzle however might seem dazzling when you open the app for the first time. Sixquares is played on a gridded square field. There is a maximum of six squares available on that field and the goal is to get one specific block into the center. This can be achieved by sliding the blocks and although sliding might sound very familiar, this kind of sliding works in a totally different manner from other sliding puzzle games that are well known (like unblock me free, etc.). This time the blocks are not in the way and have to get out of the way, instead they have to be in the way in order to be able to move the block.

Sixsquares addicting android puzzle gameplay

​This confusing puzzle mechanism can best be visualized as a sliding puzzle in space (even though the developers never use the word). You can only slide a block in the direction of another block, i.e. once you move a block, it keeps moving, until it is stopped by another block.

Pros & Cons

Even though the game-mechanism is fun, there are always some things to improve on apps that are this new. Here's a list of pros and cons we compiled.

  • The game is quite unique in its genre. There are lots of free sliding puzzle games available for android, but we haven’t seen a puzzle game with this kind of concept yet other than this yet. 
  • The game is challenging. It will take some time to get a good grasp on what blocks to slide where. But even when you get the hang of it, it is still way harder than you would expect from a sliding puzzle game with just six squares.
  • Challenging and not so frustrating to make a person close the game instantly. There's options to undo a move in case you make the wrong move by accident, instead of having to restart the level.
  • Supports Offline Play, meaning no Internet Connection is required to play the game.

  • Even though the design is quite polished, the colors seemed a bit dull to us. It might seem a minor flaw, but we still thought we should mention it.
  • For all of you quick-swipers out there: pay attention this time. The tutorial is only shown once. If you quickly click through it, eager to get started, you will find yourself struggling to get a hang of the game. This is a con as majority have habit of skipping tutorials to get started on the game quickly, hence make sure to go through the tutorial carefully as you play for the first time.

Sixsquares addicting android puzzle game levels

All in all the game is a good way to pass your time and is a bit addicting, if you like to use your brain a little. The game is not really big as it is still in development, but you will still need quite some time to play it all the way through to the end. Some puzzles might seem ridiculously hard at first glance, but once you get that navy colored block into the center and the jazzy soundtrack starts to play once more, there will be a genuine feeling of success.

Should you give it a try, feel free to leave a comment below this article. We are always interested in our readers opinions.

How To Get More Followers On Instagram 2016

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No matter what social network you are on, the first priority is to get a large amount of followers/fanbase. The bigger the fanbase you have, the more interaction you will get. Social Networks are also a great place for marketers to promote their products, services or interact with their fans. One of those popular social networks is Instagram, which is gaining more and more popular each day. Instagram is estimated to have 500 million monthly active users. You don't need to be a celebrity to get many followers on Instagram, you can do so while being an ordinary person with these 10 unique ways on how to get more followers on Instagram.

​Before I begin, I'd like to mention a few obvious tips that you probably already know off and would find almost everywhere on the Internet.

How to get more followers on Instagram 2016

#1. Make sure to upload a nice display picture along with few photos (more than 3) to give a impression you've photos uploaded and set a bio. Make sure to include your own name or a really cool nickname. Remember, the first impression is the last impression! On a survey taken, most people have said that they don't like following people that have no display picture along with 0 photos.

#2. Boost your followers by following people that you're sure will follow you back such as friends, relatives, neighbors etc. Just like the quote " To get money, you need money " same goes for Instagram " To get followers, you need followers ".

#3. Reciprocal. This is main concept of Social Networks, in order to maintain your followers, you have to follow back or else risk losing your followers. 

#4. Use third party tools such as crowdfire, statusbrew to see who unfollowed you, your inactive followers etc so that you can unfollow them.

#5. Link your Instagram profile on your other social network profiles. 

#6. And most importantly, be active by liking and commenting on photos.
Now that we're done with the obvious tips. Make sure you've followed them before continuing.

Have A Theme

In order to have a really successful Instagram account, you must stick to a theme/niche that interests your followers and develop a fan base based on that theme. E.g: In case you are a designer, then you can post about the fashion industry. If you are a chef, you can post about food. etc. Make sure you only post unrelated content to your niche/theme occasionally. If you do it frequently, you might end up losing followers.

Have A Schedule

How to get more followers on Instagram 2016 followers analysis

In case you have a schedule, your followers will know when to expect a new picture and they will wait eagerly for it. Have a rhythm and maintain it. This does not mean that you must post daily, although it is recommended to do so. You need to have a specific schedule and stick to it in order to have a loyal following. Also try to analyze the time zones of the majority of your followers so you don't mistakenly upload photos while they're sleeping. Remember, More likes = More exposure = More followers.

Do Not Bore People

People have an expectation from you. In case you have been posting photos of your dog and kitten, then do not throw in a picture of morning sunshine. Give people what they want. Hence try to have a variation in your photos but do not move away from the theme. Look at your own photo and see if it bores you. Now decide what you want to post. Always have something new and different to share. E.g: If you're a fashion designer, you can post motivation quotes or photos about New Technology.

Have Interesting hashtags

It is a good practise to use hashtags on your photos. Hashtags will help you to get more eyeballs on your post. Hence do not stick to common hashtags. Instead, you must stick with a handful of unique hashtags that are related to the theme of your account. It's best to research hashtags to see whether it suits your photo or not, before using them and make sure not to overuse hashtags.

Set profile to Public

Most people expect to become famous overtime while having their account set to private. By doing this, hashtags will be useless as your photos won't appear when people search those hashtags. If you plan on gaining a lot of followers, make sure to set your profile to public.

How to get more followers on Instagram 2016 by interacting with followers

Interact With Your Followers

This is your way to acknowledge your followers in some way and show proof that you are alive, not dead. You need to let them know that you appreciate them by liking their photos, commenting and also tagging them when possible.

Post Good Photos/Videos

This is a obvious one but a tip that most articles fail to mention. By posting good photos and videos, you will obviously gain more likes, resulting in more followers. Post photos/videos that you know for sure will interest your followers. Take photos that can be as good as possible and make sure not to just post photos all the time, but also videos. Simply master a few photo basics in order to take a good photo.

Edit Properly

This means that you must invest in a good photo editing app. Hence you need to go much beyond the limited filters as well as editing tools of Instagram. There many photo editing apps for your smartphone which can help you achieve this.

Get Featured

Your Instagram account cannot exist in a vacuum. Hence try to develop relations with famous Instagrammers and have them feature your Instagram account by giving you a shoutout on their profile or you can blog/guest blog and link your Instagram account to direct readers to.

Take Good Selfies

Try to take good selfies. This may require you to undertake a short online course to learn basic tips such as: Make sure of simple things like keeping the focus on your face. The light should be coming from infront of you or else it will make your selfies look dark. Wear light colored clothing so that the image comes out well. Have a steady hand or else try to make use of a selfies stick in order to have impressive selfies or take photos using selfie apps, that contain filters which will make you look good and save your time from editing.

If you follow these tips correctly, you'll be able to get more followers on Instagram and most importantly, also make sure to maintain them by staying active. In simple terms, the more followers you have, the more followers you will get!

Delightful 5-Day Weather Forecast App

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You need a delightfully clear weather app that can provide you with a 5 day weather forecast. It would be great if it is applicable to over 1,300 locations all across the world. This is really helpful as you can easily know if it will be rainy or shiny in your town on that day or other days with a single glance. Although having a Weather Forecast App installed may seem useless, but it really is not. They’re useful in many ways such as: helping you decide on your work clothes as you move out of your house in the morning, whether it’s a good day to go sailing or not or great day to go on a road trip etc.

Thanks to this modern era of Technology, we don’t need to rely on a piece of stone hanging outside our wall to be able to predict the weather. Instead we can find out how the weather will be like in a jiffy, thanks to the Internet. It’s up to you how you choose to view Weather Forecasts, via TV or Smartphone Apps. There are many Weather Forecast Apps and tools that help you do this. In this age of Smartphones, people mainly rely on downloading Apps that benefit them on a regular basis for their own convenience, instead of having to google every day.  

There are many apps available on the Google Playstore, the question is which one should you choose. First obvious factor is, is the App genuine? You wouldn’t want to fall victim to wrong information as there have been many cases of accidents related to false Weather Forecasts.

I’d like to introduce a Weather Forecast App called “ 5 Day Weather Forecast “ by Amdoren, available for free on the Google Playstore, (click here to download) for Android users. Typically such a weather app will require using an Internet connection. Hence you can make use of it without too much effort and what’s best of all, is that the App does not contain Ads!

5 Day Weather Forecast Features

As the name suggests, this 5 Day Weather Forecast App shows the weather of the assigned location upto 5 days. As soon as you install the App, all you’ve to do is enter your Country and City’s name. Unfortunately for free users, you can only add upto 2 cities and the Forecast is updated every 12 hours. Where as if you’re a Premium user (One time $1.99 fee), you can assign 5 locations and the Weather Forecast is updated on a hourly basis.

Delightful 5 Day Weather Forecast App Features

You should opt for the premium version as it can give you hourly updates and is extremely cheap. This is a highly important feature. You need such information all the time, in real time (Almost). This will also keep you well prepared in case you have to go to some particular place. In fact, updated information also lets you know whenever any bad weather is about to come your way. It always helps to be well prepared once you have access to information beforehand. Do note that even if you opt for a Free version of this weather app, you would still be getting updates of the weather forecast as these are made once every 12 hours as mentioned earlier.

Delightful 5 Day Weather Forecast App Settings

There are a number of options available with this app. You can personalize the date format as well as the background color in the Premium version of this 5 day weather forecast app. There are a lot of other customization options too. Choose the ones that you need the most. Pick out the cities that you would like the information on. You may be planning a holiday with your friends and family. This is when you would need such a weather forecast app the most. After all, the last thing that you would want is, to spoil your holiday just because the weather played foul. Now you have an app that will not allow such a thing to happen.

You need something that is easy to navigate. After all, you are looking for information here. The last thing that you would want here is a series of ads cluttering your webpage and hiding away relevant information from you and in my opinion, this is what makes this App best and unique as compared to the other Weather Forecast Apps. Now you have this 5 day weather forecast app that provides a clear interface, easy navigation and no ads. Hence you can access the relevant information that you want very easily and securely. For more information, you can visit their official website by clicking here.