Thursday, 26 May 2016

How to Use Java 8 with Android N

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Google has unveiled developer preview of Android N last month with a new exciting developer program. Official release is planned for Q3 2016. Amongst the new features of Android N, the support of several Java 8 language features is a great addition for developers.

You should update by thisGet Android N Features without root

Supported features include :


  • Lambda expressions
  • Default and static interface methods
  • Repeatable annotations
  • Method References
  • Additionally, some new APIs introduced with Java 8 are available like reflection and language-related APIs and Utility APIs (java.util.function and java.util.stream).

Set up your development environment

To support Android N new features, you need to set up correctly your development environment. You need to get last version of Android N developer preview and to download Android Studio 2.1. You can make these installations via the Android SDK Manager on your computer. To get more details about the installation process, don’t hesitate to read the official documentation from Android Team :
http://developer.android.com/preview/setup-sdk.html

How to Use Java 8 with Android N

Enable support for Java 8

In order to use the new Java 8 language features, you need to use the new Jack toolchain. Jack, for Java Android Compiler Kit, replaces javac compiler. It compiles Java language source code into Android-readable dex bytecode with its own .jack library format.

Did you know : Google replace java with Apple's Swift Programming Language for Android

Furthermore, it provides other great toolchain features inside a single tool like repackaging, shrinking, obfuscation and multidex. Before Jack, you needed to use ProGuard to achieve these tasks for example.

To enable support for Java 8 in your Android project, you need to configure your build.gradle file like that :

android {
  ...
  defaultConfig {
  ...
    jackOptions {
      enabled true
    }
  }
 
  compileOptions {
    sourceCompatibility JavaVersion.VERSION_1_8
    targetCompatibility JavaVersion.VERSION_1_8
  }
}

Enjoy your first Lambda Expression on Android

Now, you can enjoy your first Lambda expression on Android. Basically, a Lambda expression is a block of code that can be passed around to be executed later. In fact, it is very similar to anonymous classes. However, Lambda expressions are succinct with less verbose code.

Java 8 Lambda with Android N


Let’s use a Lambda to set a click listener on a Button :
button.setOnClickListener(view -> Log.d(TAG, "Button Clicked."));
You can make the same with an item click listener on a ListView :
listView.setOnItemClickListener((parent, view, position, id) -> {
  // …
}
It works great with a Runnable interface too :
Runnable runnable = () -> Log.d(TAG, "Log from a Runnable with a Lambda");
newThread(runnable).start();
Clearly, you can see the code is shorter and more readable with Lambdas expressions. It will be great for the productivity of Android developers.

Create your first Functional Interface on Android

To create our first Functional on Android, let’s take classic example of a Calculator with an addition feature :
@FunctionalInterface
public interface Calculator {
  int calculate(int a, int b);
}
Now, you can add a default method to the Calculator interface that will be used to display a result for example :
@FunctionalInterface
public interface Calculator {
 
  int calculate(int a, int b);
 
  default void print(String result){
    // … print result …
  }
}
Finally, we can create a Lambda expression with that interface :
Calculator c = (a, b) -> a + b;
Like you can see with those simple examples, Java 8 language features will offer a new way to Android developers to improve their productivity. Thanks to the developer preview of Android N, you can try these features right now.
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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Google Map Java Library

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Java client library for Google Maps API Web Services

Use Java? Want to geocode something? Looking for directions? Maybe matrices of directions? This library brings the Google Maps API Web Services to your server-side Java application. 



The Java Client for Google Maps Services is a Java Client library for the following Google Maps APIs:

Keep in mind that the same terms and conditions apply to usage of the APIs when they're accessed through this library.

Note:

The Java Client for Google Maps Services is for use in server applications. If you're building a mobile application, you will need to introduce a proxy server to act as intermediary between your mobile application and the Google Maps API Web Services. 
The Java Client for Google Maps Services would make an excellent choice as the basis for such a proxy server.

Downlaod Project

Support

This library is community supported. We're comfortable enough with the stability and features of the library that we want you to build real production applications on it. We will try to support, through Stack Overflow, the public and protected surface of the library and maintain backwards compatibility in the future; however, while the library is in version 0.x, we reserve the right to make backwards-incompatible changes. If we do remove some functionality (typically because better functionality exists or if the feature proved infeasible), our intention is to deprecate and give developers a year to update their code.

If you find a bug, or have a feature suggestion, please comment below.

Requirements

  • Java 1.7 or later.
  • A Google Maps API key.

API keys

Each Google Maps Web Service requires an API key or Client ID. API keys are freely available with a Google Account at https://developers.google.com/console. To generate a server key for your project:
  • Visit https://developers.google.com/console and log in with a Google Account.
  • Select an existing project, or create a new project.
  • Click Enable an API.
  • Browse for the API, and set its status to "On". The Java Client for Google Maps Services accesses the following APIs:
  1. Directions API
  2. Distance Matrix API
  3. Elevation API
  4. Geocoding API
  5. Places API
  6. Roads API
  7. Time Zone API
  • Once you've enabled the APIs, click Credentials from the left navigation of the Developer Console.
  • In the "Public API access", click Create new Key.
  • Choose Server Key.
  • If you'd like to restrict requests to a specific IP address, do so now.
  • Click Create.
Your API key should be 40 characters long, and begin with AIza.
Important: This key should be kept secret on your server.

Installation

You can add the library to your project via Maven or Gradle.

Maven

<dependency>
    <groupId>com.google.maps</groupId>
    <artifactId>google-maps-services</artifactId>
    <version>(insert latest version)</version>
</dependency>

Gradle

repositories {
    mavenCentral()
}

dependencies {
    compile 'com.google.maps:google-maps-services:(insert latest version)'
    ...
}
You can find the latest version at the top of this README or by searching Maven Central or Gradle, Please.

Developer Documentation

View the javadoc.

Additional documentation for the included web services is available at https://developers.google.com/maps/.

Usage

This example uses the Geocoding API.
GeoApiContext context = new GeoApiContext().setApiKey("AIza...");
GeocodingResult[] results =  GeocodingApi.geocode(context,
    "1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043").await();
System.out.println(results[0].formattedAddress);
For more usage examples, check out the tests.

Features

Google App Engine Support

You can use this client library on Google App Engine with a single line code change.
GeoApiContext context = new GeoApiContext(new GaeRequestHandler()).setApiKey(API_KEY);
The new GaeRequestHandler() argument to the GeoApiContext constructor tells the Java Client for Google Maps Services to utilise the apropriate calls for making HTTP requests from Google App Engine, instead of the default OkHttp based strategy.

Rate Limiting

Never sleep between requests again! By default, requests are sent at the expected rate limits for each web service, typically 10 queries per second for free users. If you want to speed up or slow down requests, you can do that too, using new GeoApiContext().setQueryRateLimit(qps).

Retry on Failure

Automatically retry when intermittent failures occur. That is, when any of the retriable 5xx errors are returned from the API.

Keys and Client IDs

Maps API for Work customers can use their client ID and secret to authenticate. Free customers can use their API key, too.

POJOs

Native objects for each of the API responses.

Asynchronous or synchronous -- you choose

All requests support synchronous or asynchronous calling style.
GeocodingApiRequest req = GeocodingApi.newRequest(context).address("Sydney");

// Synchronous
try {
    req.await();
    // Handle successful request.
} catch (Exception e) {
    // Handle error
}

req.awaitIgnoreError(); // No checked exception.

// Async
req.setCallback(new PendingResult.Callback<GeocodingResult[]>() {
  @Override
  public void onResult(GeocodingResult[] result) {
    // Handle successful request.
  }

  @Override
  public void onFailure(Throwable e) {
    // Handle error.
  }
});
Thats the joy of this library because your work is done now. Just grab API Key and play with this google map library. If you've any problem, suggestion or issue then comment below.
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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Demo : Animated Moving Marker on Google Map

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Recently i added a post on animated moving marker on Google map with full source code. But now i am giving you demo of that source code by which you can easily find out how it feel to work.
You can be download source code from here.


How to check below demo :

Here you'll got two text field(for starting and end point) with submit button. Just add both destination and click on submit button. You got the magic.

Demo :


Review :

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What is Google's Project Soli

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Project Soli is a new way of touchless interactions. It is a sensing technology that uses miniature radar to detect touchless gesture interactions. Talking about some of the devices where Project Soli can be embedded include wearables, phones, computers, cars and IoT devices. Google at the I/O 2016 also showed new concept hardware made in collaboration with LG and Harman.


Touchless Interactions

Soli is a new sensing technology that uses miniature radar to detect touchless gesture interactions.


It is a purpose-built interaction sensor that uses radar for motion tracking of the human hand.
The sensor tracks sub-millimeter motion at high speeds with great accuracy.
It is creating a ubiquitous gesture interaction language that will allow people to control devices with a simple, universal set of gestures.
It envision a future in which the human hand becomes a universal input device for interacting with technology.

The concept of Virtual Tools is key to Soli interactions: Virtual Tools are gestures that mimic familiar interactions with physical tools. This metaphor makes it easier to communicate, learn, and remember Soli interactions.

Demo


What is Virtual Tool Gestures

Imagine an invisible button between your thumb and index fingers – you can press it by tapping your fingers together. Or a Virtual Dial that you turn by rubbing thumb against index finger. Imagine grabbing and pulling a Virtual Slider in thin air. These are the kinds of interactions we are developing and imagining.

  project soli button    project soli slider

Even though these controls are virtual, the interactions feel physical and responsive.

Feedback is generated by the haptic sensation of fingers touching each other. Without the constraints of physical controls, these virtual tools can take on the fluidity and precision of our natural human hand motion.

How does it work?

Soli sensor technology works by emitting electromagnetic waves in a broad beam.

Objects within the beam scatter this energy, reflecting some portion back towards the radar antenna. Properties of the reflected signal, such as energy, time delay, and frequency shift capture rich information about the object’s characteristics and dynamics, including size, shape, orientation, material, distance, and velocity.

Radar signal visualization with Baudline
Soli tracks and recognizes dynamic gestures expressed by fine motions of the fingers and hand. In order to accomplish this with a single chip sensor, we developed a novel radar sensing paradigm with tailored hardware, software, and algorithms. Unlike traditional radar sensors, Soli does not require large bandwidth and high spatial resolution; in fact, Soli’s spatial resolution is coarser than the scale of most fine finger gestures. Instead, our fundamental sensing principles rely on motion resolution by extracting subtle changes in the received signal over time. By processing these temporal signal variations, Soli can distinguish complex finger movements and deforming hand shapes within its field.

Soli gesture recognition

The Soli software architecture consists of a generalized gesture recognition pipeline which is hardware agnostic and can work with different types of radar. The pipeline implements several stages of signal abstraction: from the raw radar data to signal transformations, core and abstract machine learning features, detection and tracking, gesture probabilities, and finally UI tools to interpret gesture controls.

Sensor data showing four gestures performed by five users
The Soli SDK enables developers to easily access and build upon our gesture recognition pipeline. The Soli libraries extract real-time signals from radar hardware, outputting signal transformations, high precision position and motion data, and gesture labels and parameters at frame rates from 100 to 10,000 frames per second.

What are the potential applications of Soli?

The Soli chip can be embedded in wearables, phones, computers, cars and IoT devices in our environment.

Soli has no moving parts, it fits onto a chip and consumes little energy. It is not affected by light conditions and it works through most materials. Just imagine the possibilities...

Whats your review ?

What you think about this cool new upcoming Google's project Soli. Please comment below.
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Monday, 23 May 2016

5 Mobile Charging Myths - You should know

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"Don't use your phone while it's charging," "don't leave it plugged in overnight" and "always let it die completely" — these are simply a few popular myths regarding smartphone batteries.



When it comes to battery life, there are many little rules for what you can and can't do along with your smartphone. While lots of real rules exist, there are many rumoured ones you will simply ignore. Phone batteries have evolved so much over the years, becoming smarter and easier to manage. Most lithium-ion batteries, used by major retailers like Samsung and Apple, should last between three and five years, if you take proper care of it.

Myth 1: Using off-brand chargers destroys batteries.

The truth:

Off-brand chargers, while not optimal, are fine. It's knockoffs you should avoid.


Don't go for cheap brand knockoff chargers when you can at least purchase inexpensive, off-brand chargers (as long as they're made by legitimate retailers, such as Belkin and KMS).
The results showed that off-brand chargers, though obviously not as good as the official thing, work just fine. Knockoffs barely even get the job done.

Myth 2: You shouldn't use your phone while it charges.

The truth: 

Use it all you want, as long as you're not using a sketchy third-party charger.



There are scary reasons behind this myth. People believe that using a phone while charging will make the phone explode, or electrocute the user. That actually happened to a Chinese flight attendant named Ma Ailun in July 2013, when she used her iPhone 4 while it was charging.

However, reports say it's because Ailun was using a third-party charger, not an original Apple charger.

If you're using the manufacturer-approved charger and battery, you should be fine.

Myth 3: Charging your phone overnight kills the battery.

The truth: 

Your phone is smarter than you think. Once it's fully juiced up, it knows to stop charging. That means the battery isn't even in use at all.



However, that doesn't mean you should be charging your phone all night, every night. You wouldn't fill a cup with water if it was already full, would you? Your battery life will last longer if you keep your phone charged between 40% and 80%.

Myth 4: You don't need to turn your phone off — ever.

The truth: 

Your phone may be a machine, but it still needs to take a few breaks. An Apple Genius said that in order to maximize battery life, you should turn off your phone from time to time, especially when you go to bed at night.



At the very least, Apple experts recommend turning your phone off once a week in order to preserve battery life.

Turning off your phone is important for Android devices as well. A simple reboot can help restore battery life.

Myth 5: Don't charge your phone until it's completely dead.

The truth: 

It's better to charge your phone every day than to do a "deep charge" from time to time.



Lithium-ion batteries, like the kind used in Samsung and Apple products fare better when they're charged. If you constantly let them drain to 0%, they become unstable. Your battery has a finite number of charge cycles, and every time it fully dies, that's another cycle out the window.

BONUS: Fact — heat will ruin a battery.

The truth: 

This is absolutely true. Heat and tech don't generally go hand-in-hand, and that's no different with phone batteries.

Lithium-ion batteries heat themselves, and get hotter while they're being charged. Cold weather can also have a negative impact on a phone's life, and a cold battery will die faster than usual in low temperatures.

Your phone will be safe if you keep it within its recommended temperatures; Apple says 32 degrees Fahrenheit is the lowest recommended temperature for an iPhone's environment. Samsung, on the other hand, guarantees its phones can function anywhere between -4 and 122 degrees.

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Thursday, 19 May 2016

Google's AI-powered Smart Messaging and Video Calling App

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Get Ready for a whole new Artificial Intelligence-based Messaging and Video Calling experience.
At I/O event Wednesday, Google unveiled its new messaging app named Allo: A smart messaging app powered with machine learning programming and the company’s newly announced AI bot Google Assistant.
You just have to sign up with your phone number and link your Google account to Allo, and you are all set to go.


Today we’re sharing a preview of two new apps that take a fresh look at how people connect.

Allo, a smart messaging app

Allo is a smart messaging app that makes your conversations easier and more expressive. It’s based on your phone number, so you can get in touch with anyone in your phonebook. And with deeply integrated machine learning, Allo has smart features to keep your conversations flowing and help you get things done.

Emojis, stickers, Ink, and our Whisper Shout feature in Allo


Allo has Smart Reply built in , so you can respond to messages without typing a single word. Smart Reply learns over time and will show suggestions that are in your style. For example, it will learn whether you’re more of a “haha” vs. “lol” kind of person. The more you use Allo the more “you” the suggestions will become. Smart Reply also works with photos, providing intelligent suggestions related to the content of the photo. If your friend sends you a photo of tacos, for example, you may see Smart Reply suggestions like “yummy” or “I love tacos.”

Smart Reply suggestions in Allo


Allo also features the Google assistant, bringing the richness of Google directly into your chats—helping you find information, get things done, and have fun. You can chat one-on-one with the assistant, or call on Google in a group chat with friends. Either way, you no longer have to jump between apps to do things like book a dinner reservation with friends, get up-to-date sports scores, settle a bet, or play a game. The assistant in Allo lets you bring things like Search, Maps, YouTube and Translate to all your conversations, so that you and your friends can use Google together.
The Google assistant in Allo understands your world, so you can ask for things like your agenda for the day, details of your flight and hotel, or photos from your last trip. And since it understands natural language patterns, you can just chat like yourself and it’ll understand what you’re saying. For example, "Is my flight delayed?" will return information about your flight status.

Google assistant in Allo


Privacy and security are important in messaging, so following in the footsteps of Chrome, we created Incognito mode in Allo. Chats in Incognito mode will have end-to-end encryption and discreet notifications, and we’ll continue to add new features to this mode.

Duo, a video calling app for everyone

Duo is a simple, fast one-to-one video calling app for everyone—whether you’re on Android or iOS, a fast or slow connection, in New York or New Delhi. Like Allo, Duo is based on your phone number, allowing you to reach anyone in your phonebook. And its simple interface fades away when you’re in a call, so it’s just the two of you.

Video call in Duo

One of our favorite features of Duo is Knock Knock, which shows you a live video preview of the caller before you pick up. Knock Knock invites you into the moment, making calls feel spontaneous and fun. Once you answer, Duo seamlessly transitions you right into the call.



Duo calls are in crisp HD video (up to 720p) and audio. We’ve optimized Duo to work well even on spotty networks, so if bandwidth is limited it gracefully adjusts quality so you’re still able to connect. We also seamlessly transition calls between cellular and Wi-Fi, so you don’t need to worry about what network you’re on. Finally, we built Duo with privacy and security in mind and all calls on Duo are end-to-end encrypted.

Both Allo and Duo will be available this summer on Android and iOS. We can't wait for you to try them.
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Add Android N Keyboard in Any Mobile

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If you are running the N Preview 3 on your Nexus device, there is a small yet delightful change that you must check out. You can now theme the default (Google) keyboard, with unlimited options! And if You don't have Nexus device then don't worry you can also use that thing in your Non-N Devices.

Add Android N Keyboard in Any Mobile

To enter the menu, simply head to the Google Keyboard settings, and check out the menu “Theme”.

Check some geeks : Android N vs iOS 9 : An Analysis of Security

Custom themes : Add Android N Keyboard in Any Mobile


From there you will be able to pick the colors, whether or not to display the key tiles, and also pick up an image (any image!) and tweak the black overlay transparency to ensure you have just the right contrast. There are even Dark and AMOLED themes built in, a great match for Android N’s built-in Dark Mode!

Did you know : Top 10 reason Google Android going down

Amoled themes : Add Android N Keyboard in Any Mobile

Answer is Google Keyboard :

It makes typing fast and easy with gesture and voice. Glide through letters with Gesture Typing to enter words - just lift your finger to finish a word and gesture again, no spacebar required. Compose text on-the-go with Voice Typing.

Do you know about Android NSome Android N Features Got Worse

When you can’t find the right words, express yourself with hundreds of perfect emoji. Works on all your Android devices.

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Key features:

Gesture Typing: 

Slide your finger from letter to letter. Completes a word before you’ve finished the gesture, especially useful when gesturing longer words.

Voice Typing: 

Touch the microphone to simply dictate your text.
Word completion suggestions, automatic corrections, and next-word prediction based on the words you have typed.

Emoji: 

Press and hold Enter to choose from hundreds of emoji in any app (Android 4.4+).

Learns as you type: 

No need to manually add words to a personal dictionary. Type a word once and you can gesture type it or find it in suggestions next time. Long press a suggestion to remove it from your “learned words” or the keyboard dictionary.

Sync your learned words across devices to improve suggestions: 

To turn on keyboard syncing, go to Settings → Language & input → Google Keyboard → Dictionary → Sync learned words.

Gesture cursor control: 

Slide your finger across the space bar to move the cursor.

Gesture delete: 

Slide left from the delete key to quickly delete multiple words.

Symbols hints: 

Show quick hints on your keys to access symbols with a long press (enable in Google Keyboard Settings → Preferences → Long press for symbols).

One handed mode: 

On large screen phones, pin keyboard to the left or the right of the screen by long pressing on Enter and selecting the thumb icon.

Fast symbols: 

Gesture from the “?!☺” key to temporarily switch to the symbols keyboard and insert a symbol.

Fast capitalization: 

Gesture from the SHIFT key to a character to capitalize it.
Choose a layout with or without key borders to suit your style.

Gesture typing and word suggestions supported in:

English (US), Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Bulgarian (BDS), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Belgium), Dutch (Netherlands), English (India), English (UK), Estonian, Finnish, French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), Galician, Georgian, German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian (Italy), Italian (Switzerland), Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Spain), Spanish (US), Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Vietnamese.

Additional keyboard layouts:

Arabic, Basque (Spain), Bengali (Bangladesh and India)*, Esperanto, Hindi*, Kannada*, Khmer (Cambodia), Lao, Malayalam*, Marathi*, Mongolian, Nepali, Tamil (India and Singapore)*, Telugu*, Thai, Zulu.

* For Indic languages, Google also offers Google Indic Keyboard in the Play Store with Hinglish and transliteration support.
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Monday, 16 May 2016

10 Highest Paying Programming Languages in 2016

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In the recent times, computer programming become the most popular as well as lucrative industries across the world, especially in the United States. However, the average salary for a computer programmer just hit the top high rank as it gradually approaches $100,000. Today, you can see a lot of languages and skill sets are move valuable than others.

Ever wonder which computer programming languages pay the most? According to Business Insider, the average salary of computer programmers just hit an all time high as it approached $100,000.

1. Java

2. Python

3. Ruby

4. Objective-c or Swift

5. Javascript

6. C++ language

7. C language

8. R language

9. C# language

10. Visual Basic .Net


Please comment below with your quote or suggestion on this list.

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Hack Any WhatsApp in Just 4 Steps

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Social Media and the day always seems to hackers hack accounts of users are many ways that harm. So now WhatsApp users has also come under attack from hackers.

They account for users WhatsApp hack their personal information, photos, videos and chats etc are stolen and their misuse.

Step 4 in just manages to hack WhatsApp account 


Hackers are so vicious that they account for just 4 easy steps hack into any WhatsApp steal their information. Not only that but once he came into possession of WhatsApp account hackers can work the way you want them.


So we're here to tell you that the 4 Easy Steps which hackers hack into any WhatsApp account fingertips are put


  1. Hackers work on the job in the first desktop charged WhatsApp QR Code work by scraping it.
  2. Then scraped the QR code app or post to the phishing site.
  3. The visitors hackers their phishing page from their mobile WhatsApp adds to Scan. To do this, users access to rewards or incentives in reward money and puts it in a trap.
  4. Then, once the user as soon as hackers scanning meets either at the instance of phishing on WhatsApp which takes all her personal information to access.

Avoid such Whatsapp Hacking WhatsApp is a new method of fishing by hackers and it can be avoided by keeping a few things in mind. The person or group from any unknown emails or message, do not open and do not believe in the teachings therein.
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Friday, 13 May 2016

How India Bhuvan Map differ from Google Map

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Indian space agency ISRO is all set to challenge Google Earth with it's own satellite mapping service dubbed "Bhuvan", the IRS (Indian Remote Sensing) image portal will provide satellite images similar to Google Earth and WikiMapia but with more precision and frequent updates, currently Google Earth provides single-layered images with zoom levels up to 200 meters and images updated every 4 years in-contrast Bhuvan will provide multi-layered images with zoom levels up to 10 meters and images being updated every year.


Mobile app

 Location tracker and find ATM

 Traffic updates

 Location tracking

Difference between bhuvan and google map

Bhuvan
Google earth
Launched on August 12th 2009Released as Earth viewer 1.0 on June 11, 2001
National Remote Sensing Agency created the productCreated by keyhole inc funded by CIA
Spatial resolution ranging from 5m to 100mSpatial resolution of 15m
Location can be viewed from different perspectivesLocation can be viewed perpendicularly down or at an oblique angle
Allow measurement of distancesGet directions
works within the browser works on a downloadable client
promises zoom up to 10 m from the ground levelpromises zoom up to 200 m from the ground level
Have serious performance issues. The site currently very unstable.No such issues
Multi-layer informationSingle layer information
Images upgraded every yearImages upgraded every 4 years
Options of viewing on different datesNo alternate viewing options
Uses Indian satellitesUses international satellites
Access, explore and visualise 2D and 3D image dataOnly 2D images are available and 3D view is limited to few cities
Visualize multi-resolution, multi-sensor, multi-temporal image dataVisualize multi-spectral data
Superimpose administrative boundaries of choice on images as requiredImages overlaid on the surface of the earth superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery,  aerial photography and GIS 3D globe
Visualization of AWS ( Automatic Weather Stations) data/information in a graphic viewVisualization of streets, water and ocean, mars, moon
Heads-Up Display ( HUD) navigation controls ( Tilt slider, north indicator, opacity, compass ring, zoom slider)HUD is same as in Bhuvan
3D Fly through (3D view to fly to locations, objects in the terrain, and navigate freely using the mouse or keyboard)3D fly through same as in Bhuvan
Drawing 2D objects (Text labels, polylines, polygons, rectangles, 2D arrows, circles, ellipse)same as in Bhuvan
Drawing 3D Objects (placing of expressive 3D models, 3D polygons, boxes)In addition to 3D Fly through, 3D modeling can also be done
Snapshot creation(copies the 3D view to a floating window and allows to save to a external file)The Snapshot View command allows you to assign a specific camera angle and altitude to a place mark or folder.
Measurement tools(Horizontal distance, aerial distance, vertical distance, measure area)Modify or reposition a shape, removes selected shape and points, Measures line, path,  polygon and circle
Shadow Analysis(it sets the sun position based on the given time creating shadows and effects the lighting on the terrain)Quick visualization of the actual shadows created by landscaping and other features at various times of the day and year with the help of Google sketch up
View of stars and other celestial bodies are not availableGoogle sky allows users to view stars and other celestial bodies
Traffic speeds cannot be monitoredIn version 4.3, traffic speeds can be monitored
Apart from English, available only in 3 Indian languagesSince version 5.0, Google Earth has been available in 46 languages:
Only one version of Bhuvan is availableHigher versions of Google earth is available
Compared to Bhuvan, Google earth has many added features. We cannot say Bhuvan as a Google beater as it is just a starter. But we can expect newer versions of Bhuvan soon.
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