Wednesday, 22 March 2017

DMOZ has officially closed | As of March 17, DMOZ will no longer be available.

The open directory project - DMOZ has been closed on 17 March, 2017. It was closed 3 days later than originally planned. It is same as yahoo directory.

It was multilingual open-content directory of World Wide Web links. We heard the new from It was announced on February 28, 2017 that DMOZ would close down on March 14, 2017.

DMOZ was based on the hierarchical ontology scheme for organizing site listings. All Listings are categories properly and grouped with similar topics.

As per Wiki "DMOZ was founded in the United States as Gnuhoo by Rich Skrenta and Bob Truel in 1998 while they were both working as engineers for Sun Microsystems."

Monday, 20 March 2017

The new and next addition of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is Redmi 4A was launched in India on Monday, priced at Rs. 5,999 and it will be exclusively available on and This is the another budget phone by Xiaomi. 

There are 2 Colors variant i.e. Dark Grey and Gold and will be available for sale from 12pm IST, Thursday, 23 March, 2017. 

Let's check out the some specifications and features : 

OS            : Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset   : Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 with 64-bit processor
CPU            : Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU            : Adreno 308

Dual SIM 4G VoLTE support

Card slot   : microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) 
Internal    : 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM

Primary        : 13 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash
Features       : Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Video     : 1080p@30fps
Secondary     : 5 MP, f/2.2

Non-removable Li-Ion 3120 mAh High-capacity battery

131.5g, 8.5mm thickness

12.7cm (5) HD Display

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Thursday, 16 March 2017

Tech News : Moto G5 Plus Launched in India | Price, Full Specifications & Comparison

Yesterday on 15-March-2017, Motorola (from lenovo) has been launched a new Moto Mobile series i.e. Moto G5 Plus in India.

It was showcased at MWC 2017 in Barcelona and just a couple of weeks the Mobile has landed on to the Indian shore and as expected has created a lot of buzz. It has metal body and available in 2 colors i.e. Fine Gold & Lunar Grey, looking quit impressive.

You can find below the Prices, Full Specifications & Comparison

Moto G5 Plus(3 GB+16 GB) Moto G5 Plus(4 GB+32 GB)
Price Rs. 14,999 Rs. 16,999
Internal 16 GB inbuilt 32 GB inbuilt
Card Slot Yes Yes
Dual Sim Yes Yes
Sim Size Nano SIM Nano SIM
Device Type Smartphone Smartphone
Release Date February, 2017 February, 2017
Dimensions 150.19 x 74 x 7.7 mm 150.19 x 74 x 7.7 mm
Weight 155 g 155 g
Type Color IPS screen, 16M colors Color IPS screen, 16M colors
Touch Yes, with Multitouch Yes, with Multitouch
Size 5.2 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels 5.2 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels
PPI ~ 424 PPI ~ 424 PPI
Features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Screen Protection
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
3G Yes, 1 Mbps Download Yes, 1 Mbps Download
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes (Supports Reliance Jio) Yes (Supports Reliance Jio)
Wifi Yes, with wifi-hotspot Yes, with wifi-hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.2 Yes, v4.2
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
Camera Yes, 12 MP with autofocus Yes, 12 MP with autofocus
Features Face detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus Face detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video Recording Yes, 2160p @ 30fps Yes, 2160p @ 30fps
Flash Dual LED Dual LED
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP Yes, 5 MP
OS Android, v7.0 (Nougat) Android, v7.0 (Nougat)
CPU 2 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Processor 2 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Processor
GPU Adreno 506 Adreno 506
Java No No
Browser Yes, supports HTML Yes, supports HTML
Supports MMS, Instant Messaging MMS, Instant Messaging
Email Yes, with Push Mail Yes, with Push Mail
Video MP4, H.264 MP4, H.264
FM Radio Yes Yes
Document Reader Yes Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Support Yes, with A-GPS Support
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint
3.5mm Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Type Non-Removable Battery Non-Removable Battery
Size 3000 mAh, Li-ion Battery 3000 mAh, Li-ion Battery

You can buy from flipkart here is the link -

Friday, 3 March 2017

Map Maker Will Close on March 31

As Google already showing the message on Google Map Maker Screen that Map Maker Closing in March 2017. This was announced in November 2016.

Now, Google spread the mail to all his Mappers that we will close on March 31. With the closing google provide the another service that is Google Map and many of its features will integrate directly into Google Maps. But Mappers can still be able to edits until then, and you have to focus on all your and review your all the pending edits before google maps to roll-out.

Also, many other features can be added to Google Maps on an ongoing basis and definitely this will help to identified the exact locations. 

As per Google
"This change will enable us to focus on providing the best editing and moderation experience within Google Maps on both desktop and on mobile. We will continue to roll out new features on an ongoing basis."