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Xiaomi Redmi 4A: Unboxing & hands on review

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Xiaomi’s latest budget Smartphone launched in the market is Redmi 4A.  It supports Dual SIM, that can be nano or micro. The 5inch (12.7cm) phone has a 2G RAM, weighs about 131.5g and feels feather light in the hands. It is available in colours: gold ,rose gold and dark grey. The operating system is Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), an upgrade is available. It has a 3120mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery and comes power-packed with Adreno 308 GPU & Snapdragon 425 64-bit, a quad-core processor that enables smooth gameplay.

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Slack way of our Legal System? Know more about this new-age communication

Slack Way of Our Legal System? Is it Really Possible?

Slack is a new-age collaborative team communication, file sharing, and search platform that’s being marketed as a replacement for the email. There’s scope for Slack in any type of work where team communication and project management are involved. Slack is already being used by top global brands such as Samsung, LinkedIn, TIME, EA, Airbnb, Harvard University, eBay, Pinterest, and BuzzFeed. Slack was primarily designed for corporates, but owing to its immense capabilities to make teams more productive and their work simpler and pleasant, it is being utilized by people in various other domains. One such domain is the legal system, wherein many lawyers and law firms in the United States have started using Slack. Here’s how Slack is turning out to be hugely beneficial for lawyers and law firms.

Real-time interactions with the client: Slack enables real-time interactions with the client, which significantly increases the productivity of legal professionals. Considering the huge popularity of Slack, it is highly likely that the client may already be using Slack. Such a client would find it really useful if their lawyer is also on Slack since it will allow for faster communication and information and document sharing.

Comprehensive app integration: Slack connects seamlessly to a wide range of apps encompassing communication, analytics, file management, productivity, payments and accounting, security & compliance, etc. This allows users to access anything they need from a single dashboard without having to constantly switch between dozens of apps. This helps lawyers to focus more on their core job and reduce the time spent on administrative functions.

Different channels for different clients: In situations where a lawyer has multiple clients, it becomes really difficult to track conversations through email. All the various emails from different clients drop in the same inbox, which makes things quite confusing and cumbersome. Slack helps resolve such issues as it allows lawyers to create dedicated private channels for each client. All communications and files relevant to a client are available through the respective private channel, something that makes life easier for lawyers.

Sharing important information with colleagues: Changes are always occurring in the legal world, for example, a new legislation, regulatory or statutory updates, a new ruling by a judge/court, etc. Legal teams need to have access to such information to make changes to documents, case files, notes, etc. Slack makes it easier for legal teams to share such important information and make it available to anyone who might need it through the respective channel. Such information could be vital in determining the outcome of a given court case.

Advanced search features: Slack comes with an advanced search feature that can shift through voluminous amounts of data and find the right information a lawyer may be looking for. Junior members of the legal team often have to search through thousands of documents and case files, which could be really time-consuming. Slack works by creating a rich database of information, enabling users to instantly find the documents or information they are looking for.

Cutting-edge security features: Privacy and confidentiality are critical in the legal system. Slack has advanced security features that ensure 100% protection in terms of communications, information sharing, documents, case files, etc.

Team bonding: Slack has also shown to improve informal bonding with clients and among team and project members. Email rarely provides opportunities for informal communications, but Slack is real-time and there’s plenty of scope for informal chit-chat. If needed, a separate channel can also be created for informal communications with team members. Informal communications help create stronger bonds with team members, eliminate the drudgery of work, and ensure a free flow of ideas.

Slack way of our legal system is possible and it can unlock a host of new possibilities. However, there may be some challenges, since Slack was not designed specifically for the legal system. Nonetheless, considering the fact that an increasing number of lawyers and law firms have started using Slack, new features may be added to suit the specific needs of the legal system. It is also possible that a platform similar to Slack may be launched, which would be designed exclusively for the legal system.
About MyAdvo: A leading lawyer discovery platform, MyAdvo utilizes the latest technology for making legal simple for anyone who may need it. MyAdvo’s technology framework helps people in need of legal assistance to find the best lawyer based on in-depth lawyer profiling, specializations and client reviews. MyAdvo helps people to get more clarity on the costs involved, allowing them to take informed decisions. MyAdvo also has a dedicated mechanism for handling any concerns that may arise during the progress of a particular case.

 

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro: Unboxing and hands on review

Unboxing, you get a 2A Samsung charger, a USB cable, a warranty card ( keep this close), Samsung earphones, quick start guide to help you get familiar with the device, regional lock guide & SAR certification information.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro is a 6-inch smartphone with an extensively powerful Li-Ion non-removable battery of 5000mAh. Galaxy A9 Pro comes installed with Marshmallow, the software update is available. It weighs 210gms which feels a little heavy in the hands. The 1080×1920 super AMOLED screen with ~367ppi comes protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on the back panel as well. The viewing angles are pretty great, the display colours remain intact even when viewing from odd angles. The screen display has 16M colours. The Smartphone is available in colours: pink, gold and white.

It has an octa-core CPU, Adreno 510 GPU and Snapdragon 652. The phone can handle multitasking really well with its 4GB RAM and an internal storage of 32GB. The storage can be expanded up to 256, thanks to the dedicated SDcard slot. The phone supports NFC that means you can share files with other phones that support NFC by just a simple tap.

The 6-inch phone has a screen-to-body ratio of ~75.9% and has a front mounted fingerprint scanner. It has sensors like accelerometer, compass and proximity.

At the bottom, you’ve the charging port, 3.5mm audio jack and speakers.

At the left-hand side, you’ve the volume buttons.

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And a lock button on the right-hand side of the Smartphone.

At the top, there’s the SIM slot. The phone has a Dual SIM support. Both the slots are 4G/LTE enabled.

The phone comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front camera. It comes with features such as geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR , sports mode, beautify for selfies and GIF.

The pro mode gives you the complete control of the camera, somewhat in a DSLR fashion. ISO, white balance, metering and exposure can be manually set.

As a photography enthusiast, the camera quality is really important to me.

These are some of the pictures I clicked with Samsung Galaxy A9 pro and am impressed! The focus is pretty quick and the clarity is good too.

Stock Clearance Sale! Aspire India, Bluetooth speakers @580 only

Just came across this amazing Bluetooth speaker from Aspire India, available on Flipkart and Amazon. Originally priced at Rs.2,239 it is at the lowest price now at only Rs.580! Stock clearance sale is up, so I grabbed them before stock ends. It is suggested that you do too as such Bluetooth speakers are generally priced more than 1000 bucks. You can enjoy your favourite music in many ways:

  • Play via Bluetooth connectivity from your Smartphone
  • Listen to the Radio, by connecting the aux wire supplied with the speakers
  • Connect it to your PC or laptop, by using the USB slot

The speakers are available in black and gold rose colours. The best thing I like about them is the LED light on the top of the speaker that gives it a trendy look.

Amazon: http://www.amazon.in/ASPIRE-INDIA-Bluetooth-Speaker-Golden/dp/B01MTY4295?tag=googinhydr18418-21&tag=googinkenshoo-21&ascsubtag=979572f7-3cc4-4e25-bed3-aa569acceab7

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Pokemon Go, the worldwide sensation

Are you the only one who doesn’t know about Pokemon Go? Let me save you the embarrassment you will face among your other up to date friends. No, don’t run away to download it from playstore it’s not there (Might be available if you took to long to read this post). Here is the link, thank me later?

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