OnePlus 5 – India launch event is set to be on June 22, 2017 at Mumbai. This is going to be the best OnePlus device ever and there are the most interesting features/specs of the OnePlus 5. Continue reading “Everything we know about the upcoming OnePlus 5.”
Samsung Dex is an amazing tool which gives a desktop like experience with your smartphone. Well it’s only compatible with the Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus. Though Samsung Dex is not a powerful tool compared to a Mac desktop or Windows desktop, but it can come really handy for certain tasks if time and flexibility are your priority. In this article, you will find how you can use Samsung Dex to improve your Instagram photos. If you do not have a Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus, not to worry, you can also use the method on the device that you have.
Understanding Samsung Dex platform:
Dex is a dock/hub which allows the user to connect a phone (Galaxy S8/S8 Plus), a monitor, a keyboard and a mouse. It can also be connected to an Ethernet connection, but that is not required for the specific task that we are going to perform in this experiment.
By setting up all the above items, one can have the desktop like experience from their phone. So the user can use the Android apps from their phone on a bigger screen and perform the tasks with a much better flexibility with the help of a physical keyboard and a mouse. Also this process is quite convenient. Nobody would like to import one photo from their phone to their computer and edit it through a massive photo editing tool and then again export back to the phone just to upload it to Instagram.
Google play store is highly optimized for Samsung Dex. So a lot of apps are compatible to run on a full screen/desktop screen. So these are the steps that you need to know to improve your photos using Samsung Dex.
- Connect your Galaxy S8/S8 Plus to your Samsung Dex station. It will soon provide you two options. Such as “Screen mirroring” and “Samsung Dex”. You can choose either of them. First go with “Samsung Dex” then you can experiment with the “Screen mirroring” option later.
- Go to your Gallery and choose a picture that you want to edit. Then click on the “Share via” option and open the photo with one of your favorite photo editing app. These are some of the recommended apps which are the best for Android platform.
- After this you can edit the photo in the same way that you used to do in your phone. But the only difference will be in terms of flexibility and precision. Your editing process will be much flexible and the tools those you will apply will be more precise.
- After editing the picture, you may directly upload the picture from your Dex station or you may take the phone back from the Dex station and upload it to Instagram from the phone directly.
I do not have a Samsung Galaxy S8 or a S8 Plus. How this process is useful for me?
A lot of readers might think this on the first place by reading the headline of this article. But it’s all about the concept not the gadget/tool. “Screen mirroring” is the alternative option that is available in almost all Android smartphones. Through this process you can even mirror the screen of your phone on a huge TV and edit your picture in a better way.
We hope you like this article. If you have any other innovative idea that one can implement in improving the quality of their Instagram photos, do let us know. Also follow us on Instagram at @360techlife for more ideas and DIY kind of stuffs.
The largest photo sharing app Instagram just announced one new upgrade to its platform. From the beginning, Instagram has been application specific and was available for iOS and Android. But recently Instagram has updated its mobile website where, a User can upload a picture from the mobile device or various cloud services and use the Explore tab. Continue reading “Instagram mobile website now allows to upload photos and explore.”
Nikon launched the new D7500 which is the successor of the D7200 with a lot of amazing features in the price range. This camera will be available in India in June 2017 and the expected price is ₹97,000 for the body only. This camera is getting a lot of good impression from photographers around the world and here it is why? Continue reading “Nikon unveils the D7500: The best DSLR for enthusiasts.”
The new LG G6 comes with this cool default wallpaper which looks like the number 6. The fact is that the image which is used for the wallpaper is not a computer render or a vector. It is a “photograph” and it took 2 months to plan and shoot to create this wallpaper. Continue reading “LG took 2 months to create the wallpaper for G6!”
Moment, one of the most popular smartphone(iPhone) attachable lens designing company, is now back with their new product and like before they are again in the Kickstarter campaign to raise money for this mega project. Till date Moment has raised around $204,000 for this project. Founder of Moment Marc Barros mentioned that it is the most technically advanced project that they have ever worked on. Continue reading “Moment lens: The future of photography is in your pocket.”
Instagram, the most popular photo sharing application has recently introduced a lot of interesting features which are being well appreciated among all Instagrammers and people who are active in social media. Some of these cool features are “Instagram story” an exact replica of Snapchat story, “Boomerang”, “Live story” etc. However, the coolest feature is yet to come. Instagram is currently working on this new feature where any user can upload a photo album to Instagram. This is definitely going to change your overall Instagram experience. Read the complete article to know the details about this feature. Continue reading “Instagram is bringing photo album option soon.”
After the tragic recall in late 2016, GoPro Inc. has announced that the company is now ready to re-release the GoPro Karma very soon. GoPro Karma was originally released in September 2016 at a price of $799 and was one of the most popular consumer end drone. However, the company recalled the drone soon after the release due to several lawsuits as there were several reports regarding the drone falling down during the flight. Continue reading “GoPro Karma is coming back in 2017”