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MI NOTEBOOK AIR : lighter and cooler than Macbook

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A while ago , leading smartphone company Xiaomi has just unveiled its first ever laptop in the form of the Mi Notebook Air which is going to give a tough competition to Macbook Air as per the company.It comes in two variants : 13.3" and 12.5" .Mi Notebook is slimmer and lighter than the MacBook in both instances. Lets take a look at what makes it so cooler.


The novelty which everyone was waiting for Lightweight, innovative, high-performance laptop with a Full HD display. What would you prefer — the compactness or the performance?

If you focus on performance, will you find an ultra-lightweight and elegant notebook with a full-size keyboard and a 12.5″ display? And if choosing among compact, it turns out that finding a powerful and fast CPU of the 6th generation and a discrete video card in such a device is not so easy.

Thin, lightweight laptop with a discrete graphics card Slim all-metal bodyFull HD screenUltra-narrow bordersLong battery life — 9.5 hours6-generation Intel Core …

How to install Windows applications and games in Linux

Tired of running 15-20s of linux commands to get a small job done , if not the keep it up . But if you are then here's how you can install windows applications and games in Linux.

Open Linux terminal  and run these commands one by one : 
i>   sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa ii>  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps iii> sudo apt-get update iv> sudo apt-get install wine:i386 v> sudo apt-get instal playonlinux

Now PlayonLinux would be installed in your Linux system so open up PlayonLinux ,then click on install a program, then select the program you want to install , if you want to install any *.exe file that is not listed then click on "install a program that is not on the list" and manually select the *.exe file and click on install the application and it will start the installation module from the binaries. After the installation is completed , it will prompt for making an additional shortcut on the homescreen (seems helpful) . After that yo…

How to install Windows applications and games in Linux

Tired of running 15-20s of linux commands to get a small job done , if not the keep it up . But if you are then here's how you can install windows applications and games in Linux.

Open Linux terminal  and run these commands one by one : 
i>   sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa ii>  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps iii> sudo apt-get update iv> sudo apt-get install wine:i386 v> sudo apt-get instal playonlinux

Now PlayonLinux would be installed in your Linux system so open up PlayonLinux ,then click on install a program, then select the program you want to install , if you want to install any *.exe file that is not listed then click on "install a program that is not on the list" and manually select the *.exe file and click on install the application and it will start the installation module from the binaries. After the installation is completed , it will prompt for making an additional shortcut on the homescreen (seems helpful) . After that yo…

Top 5 text editors for developers

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Still using the 90s notepad for writing your codes ? Obviously not but here's some cool and awesome text editors you can try out:

1. ATOMAtom is a text editor that's modern, approachable, yet hackable to the core—a tool you can customize to do anything but also use productively without ever touching a config file.

2. SublimeSublime Text is sophisticated text editor for code , markup and prose. You'll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance.


3. BracketsA modern , open source text editor that understands web design. With focused visual tools and preprocessor support , Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Its crafted from the ground up for the web designers.



4. NotePad++Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License. Based on the powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is…

Top 5 text editors for developers

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Still using the 90s notepad for writing your codes ? Obviously not but here's some cool and awesome text editors you can try out:

1. ATOMAtom is a text editor that's modern, approachable, yet hackable to the core—a tool you can customize to do anything but also use productively without ever touching a config file.

2. SublimeSublime Text is sophisticated text editor for code , markup and prose. You'll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance.


3. BracketsA modern , open source text editor that understands web design. With focused visual tools and preprocessor support , Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Its crafted from the ground up for the web designers.



4. NotePad++Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License. Based on the powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is…

How to setup a DC hub in your local network

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Having problems while creating a terminal hub or functional problem in Raspberry Pie? No problems just create your own DC hub in your own pc using PtokaX .

What is PtokaX or more specifically PXH?PtokaX Direct Connect Hub (PXH) is a multi-platform server application for Neo-Modus Direct Connect Peer-To-Peer sharing network.
How to setup the hub in your Local Area Network? 1. Download latest version of PtokaX compactible with your system from this link. 2. Extract it to a folder using 7z archiver . 3. Open PtokaX . 4. Go to settings.
5. Name your hub , give it a description and put in your IPv4 address that will work as your server address.

6. To find your IPv4 address simply press win+R > type cmd > enter > type ipconfig > enter
    then your IPv4 address will look like :

7. Now your PtokaX settings will look like :

8. Now , save the settings .


9. Click on "Start Hub" and your hub will start on the local area network.
10. Now to connect to your hub ,   simply open DC+…

Review of MI Redmi Note 3 : The best budget phone under 15K

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Redmi Note 3 : The Game Changer 1. LOOK N FEEL  Xiaomi is no newbie in the smartphone making game, and the Redmi Note 3 is a tribute to the expertise the company has acquired over the years. Moving over the plastic builds from the Redmi Note 2, the Note 3 features a metallic build that grants it a nice heft and leaves no stone unturned in hiding away the true price of the device. No way you can say this is a cheap device, because it certainly does not look cheap.
On the face of it, the Redmi Note 3 would appear as a device sporting a metallic unibody build. The marketing materials sure do point to this as they smoothen out and make the back appear to be made of one material. But, the phone is not all metal and glass. The top and bottom ends of the Note 3 are definitely plastic, but the combination of plastic bits to the metallic back that Xiaomi went for does not easily give it away. The main metal body bears a cool, smooth finish; while the plastic has a glossy finish wh…

Install a cool looking mac dock in Linux.

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Well there are a number of applications that provide a dock with an awesome looking GUI and widgets.
Some of them are:
1.GLX Cairo Dock: Cairo-Dock is a desktop interface that takes the shape of docks, desklets, panel, etc It is designed to be light, fast and customizable, and is desktop-agnostic. It has a powerful DBus interface, to be controlled from a terminal or another application.
Features can be added by plug-ins or applets, and applets can be written in C or in any language.
Most actions can be done from keyboard. Cairo-Dock is a pretty, fast and customizable desktop interface. You can see it as a good alternative/addition to Unity, Gnome-Shell, Xfce-panel, KDE-panel, etc.
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2. DOCKY 
If there ever was something made of pure AWESOME in the history of mankind, then its name is Docky. It is an advanced shortcut bar that sits at the edges of your screen. It provides easy access to some of the files, folders and applications on your computer, displays …