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Top 5 Laptops under $300 April 2016

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Laptops nowadays are very necessary to one’s life. Be it a school work, office work or just for you home, Today we will tell you Top 5 Laptops under $300 US dollars. These Top 5 Laptops under $300 April 2016 are handpicked with keeping in mind every possible use including gaming, Yes, you can game on a $300 laptop. Don’t believe me? Check out the list and test it for yourself. So let’s get started –

Top 5 Laptops under $300 April 2016

5) Samsung Chromebook 2 11.6 Inch Laptop

Even though the Samsung Chromebook 2 costs just $190, the build of the laptop is no less than the $1000 Apple Macbook, with a cool metallic finish and a sleek design, this is the lightest as well as the most well-looking laptop in the list. It is running the latest version of Chrome OS and can do almost every task you will need except gaming. Chrome OS gives you the flexibility of using any web app based on chrome. This will help the laptop you utilize all its hardware capabilities to only one thing, web browsing, unlike other Macs and window’s laptops.

Top 5 Laptops under $300 April 2016 - Samsung Chromebook 2

Samsung Chromebook 2 Laptop

The Samsung Chromebook 2 has an Intel Celeron processor coupled with 2GBs of  DDR3L(Low power consuming) RAM. IT has a 16GB Solid State drive and by no means it is enough but you can always expand it by a micro SD card. The SSD storage in the laptop is super fast. The laptop ecosystem makes it very easy to store your data on the cloud, that is Google drive.  It also comes with intel HD graphics for all you essential needs. It will hardly take 5 seconds to boot up. It has an 11.6″ 720p LCD panel which is enough for doing word processing or even consuming media. It has a leather finish on top and a metallic finish on the bottom. It has a chiclet style keyboard and comes with 2 USB ports as well as one full-sized HDMI port.

ProcessorCeleron 2.16 GHz
Operating SystemChrome OS
Memory 2 GB DDR3L SDRAM
Storage16GB SSD
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics
Weight4.35 pounds
ShippingFree
Price$190
Rating4.6/5
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4) Dell Inspiron i3452 14″ Laptop

This is a mediocre device featuring a plastic body with some decent specs inside. Dell’s premium series is very popular amongst gamers and professional like its XPS and Alienware series. As a Dell laptop user, I will say that it is bang for the buck, The spec sheet is usually very good compared to other brands in same price bracket, though you will need to adjust to the bulk and low battery life.

Top 5 Laptops under $300 April 2016 - Dell Inspiron i3452

Dell Inspiron i3452 laptop

The Dell Inspiron i3452 comes with an Intel Celeron N3050 processor clocked at 2.16Ghz. It has 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage(eMMC). It has a 14″ LED Display with Dell’s Trulife technology. Talking about the IO, It has almost every port including HDMI, LAN except VGA which is now days hardly seen anywhere. It comes with Windows 10 home addition along with Onedrive.The only downside of this Laptop is its battery life and the bulk. You can get his laptop for just $200 which is why this is 4th on our Top 5 Laptops under $300 April 2016 list.

ProcessorCeleron N3050
Operating SystemWindows 10
Memory2GB SDRAM
Storage32GB
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics
Weight5.8 pounds
ShippingFree
Price$200
Rating3.5/5
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3) HP Stream 11-r010nr 11.6-Inch Notebook

This is that kind of a laptop which are always trending, This laptop was released a couple of years ago but it is still selling like butter. The HP stream 11 now comes with windows 10 out of the box. It is made keeping mind the need of students, from the tangy colours to its portable size. It has an 11.6″ display which is enough for daily use. It has a plastic body but is of high quality.

Top 5 Laptops under $300 April 2016 - HP Stream 11

HP Stram 11 laptop

The HP Stream 11 comes with an Intel Celeron N3050 1.6Ghz processor which is a dual-core processor. It has 2GB of SD RAM and comes with intel HD graphics as well. It comes with 32GB of Solid state drive but with HP stream 11 you also get a 1TB of cloud space. Along with this, It also comes with a 1-year office 365 personal subscription for absolutely no cost. This can be termed as the Windows version of the Samsung Laptop which was presented at the beginning. The HP stream 11 also comes with a colour matching accessory which is an added bonus if you are that kind of a person who likes such stuff. This laptop comes with a battery life of about 10 hours of web surfing which is UNBELIEVABLE, It is in fact made for students. Talking about the I/O, It comes with a full-sized HDMI port, a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 port and a micro SD port for expansion.

ProcessorCeleron N3050
Operating SystemWindows 10
Memory2GB SDRAM
Storage32GB + 1TB Cloud
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics
Weight2.6 pounds
ShippingFree
Price$195
Rating4.3/5
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2) Lenovo B01BAXQ61M 15.6″ Laptop

Lenovo is not a new brand, They have been making PCs and Mobiles from years and they even bought American brand Motorola a couple of years back. Coming to the laptop, the Lenovo B01BAXQ61M is a decent performer with some standard features like an Optical disc drive.

Top 5 Laptops under $300 April 2016 - Lenovo B01BAXQ61M Laptop

Lenovo B01BAXQ61M Laptop

The Lenovo B01BAXQ61M comes with an AMD e1-6010 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and an AMD Radeon R5 GPU. The best part is that unlike other laptops in this list, you can easily increase RAM by just adding a new DIMM. This laptop is a bit bulky but the form factor is really thin. Another pro of this laptop is that, that the chicklet style keyboard of this laptop is on par with quality, they key press feels real and it is one of the best laptops for bloggers who don’t mind the bulk. The laptop features a full sized HDMI port, VGA port, three USB ports as well as some other essential ports like LAN and audio. The only bottleneck I find in the laptop is the processor which gets fixed in the next laptop.

ProcessorAMD E1-6010 Dual Core Processor
Operating SystemWindows 10 x64
Memory4 GB DDR3L SDRAM
Storage500GB
GraphicsAMD Radeon R5
Weight5.5 pounds
ShippingFree
Price$269.99
Rating3.5/5
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1) Asus B019HZVHJ6 15.6″ Laptop

Asus has been making laptops for years and years, and this is their cheapest offering. The Asus B019HZVHJ6 comes with windows 10 out of the box and that too 64-bit. The Asus laptops are known for some solid build, a good lifespan and an almost excellent support.

Top 5 Laptops under $300 April 2016 -Asus B019HZVHJ6

Asus B019HZVHJ6 15.6″ Laptop

This laptop came in the market just this year so it means that you are getting the latest device. It comes with an Intel Celeron Dual Core processor, 4GB DDR3L Ram which is expandable to 8GB as well as intel onboard graphics to make the experience much better. It also comes with a DVD writer and has all necessary I/O ports such as HDMI, LAN (RJ-45), USB 2.0, USB 3.0 etc. One added bonus of this laptop is its full sized keyboard and a great mousepad, this makes it an idle laptop for bloggers and writers who are looking for something in the budget. The laptop also coming with a whopping 500GB of storage. This definitely deserved a spot in our Top 5 Laptops under $300 April 2016 list.

ProcessorCeleron N3050
Operating SystemWindows 10 x64
Memory4 GB DDR3L SDRAM
Storage500GB
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics
Weight4.85 pounds
ShippingFree
Price$267
Rating3.5/5
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Add Shot on OnePlus on OnePlus 7T

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The OnePlus 7t is one of the best phones available in the sub 600$ range. It provides great build quality, awesome display, and best specs at a decent enough price. With this, it improves upon the OnePlus 7 with a 90Hz refresh rate screen, some camera improvements, and faster charging. There are tons of other minor improvements, and it all makes up for a more refined and reliable overall smartphone. The 7T is an excellent low-cost flagship. Today we will show you how you can add shot on OnePlus on your OnePlus 7T. Owning an OnePlus brings its own swag and one such way to do so is by adding the Shot on OnePlus watermark. Today we will show you how easily you can add shot on OnePlus and your name on you OnePlus 7T.

Fix – Add Name and Shot on OnePlus to OnePlus 7T

Steps to add your name on photos on OnePlus 7T

  1. Go to your camera, swipe up from below and you will find a settings icon on the top right
  2. Press the Settings
    Shot on OnePlus on Oneplus 7t
  3. Press Shot on OnePlus
  4. In the following screen Enable the option
  5. If you want to add your name then you can Enable the Name option and enter the name you want it to be displayed
    Shot on OnePlus

You should now have successfully added Shot on OnePlus logo on your OnePlus 7T.

 

We hope you were able to add the feature on your OnePlus 7T, let us know in the comment section below 😀

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Fix – OnePlus 7T not charging

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The OnePlus 7t is one of the best phones available in the sub 600$ range. It provides great build quality, awesome display, and best specs at a decent enough price. With this, it improves upon the OnePlus 7 with a 90Hz refresh rate screen, some camera improvements, and faster charging. There are tons of other minor improvements, and it all makes up for a more refined and reliable overall smartphone. The 7T is an excellent low-cost flagship. However, some users suggested that they were facing charging issues on their OnePlus 7T. So we are going to have a look at how to fix OnePlus 7T not charging.

Solution – Fix OnePlus 7T not charging

Method 1 – Restarting your 7T

One of the best solutions for your device not charging is to just restart it. Even with OnePlus sometimes the software can become buggy, it can hang and just not accept any charge. The first solution is to restart your 7T by pressing and holding the power button for 5 seconds and press on shut down. Once it restarts, chances are, your phone will charge as usual.

Method – 2 – Installing any Pending Updates on OnePlus 7t

As said above, charging issues often occur because of the software. If your phone is still turned on, check if your phone has any pending updates. If yes, then update it. These are the basic options that one must go through if their phone is not charging.

Method 3 – Changing the Cable | OnePlus 7T not charging

OnePlus 7T not charging

OnePlus is another apple in a lot of terms and After Apple, OnePlus is known for week charging cables. The USB C cable can often fry at the ends and can cause the cable to dis-function. A bad cable can also short circuit the phone’s USB C port so it is best to use the cable in its best condition and replace whenever necessary. If your OnePlus 7T not charging, try charging it with another cable or another adapter. To be honest, the quality of the OnePlus cables is not that great. Mine got frayed within two years of us so there is a high possibility that your adapter or the cable is the root cause of your phone not charging. Here is the link to a good USB – C cable which is compatible with your phone.

Also Read: Asus ROG Phone Review

Method 4 – Turning on USB Debugging on the OnePlus 7T

If the restarting of the phone has not worked and It is not the cable then you should try the third method. This works only if your phone is turned on. Go to about phone in settings. Tab build number seven times until you see the dialog saying you are now a developer. After that go back to settings and now you will see developer options. Go to developer options and check the option saying USB Debugging. This will force the phone to accept everything from the USB port. This even though is used by app developers but can fix your issue.

Method 5 – Clean the USB – C port

Phones are often kept in our pockets and a lot of times pockets have lint in them. The lint can then build up in the speakers, mic jack or the USB port. Before going to a service center or doing an experiment yourself, just take a toothpick or a paper clip and try to get all your lint out. This will take some patience but there is a high chance it might work. This is because when lint is present inside the port, the cable is not able to get inside completely and proper contact between the pins is not made. So it is suggested to clean the port thoroughly.

Method 4 – Replacing USB C Port | OnePlus 7T not charging

OnePlus 7T not charging

If your phone is still not charging then its the port on your phone that has gone bad. If you are not comfortable opening your phone then it is best to visit the service center. You can find the nearest service center from here. If you don’t mind tinkering with your phone then here is the link for the USB port of OnePlus 7T. Buy it and replace it on your 7T. You can consult this guide for disassembly of your phone.

 

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How to – Screen Record on OnePlus 8

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The OnePlus 8 is no more an affordable flagship in 2020. It is though cheaper than the main flagships, it still costs a lot. While its design refinements borrow elements from other flagships, it’s an undeniably sleek phone, with waterfall display edges and a punch-hole for the front-facing camera. It comes with a Snapdragon 865 and up to 12GB of RAM, the phone is high-performance despite costing notably less than most flagships, making it the cheapest 5G phone in many markets. Today we will show you the best way by which you can Screen record OnePlus 8. There are a couple of methods to Record Screen on OnePlus 8. One Uses OnePlus’s own screen recorder other uses an app. With Screen recording you can record gameplay eg recording PUBG, CNN, you can also record other videos you find on social media as well as you will be able to record stories of other people on WhatsApp/Facebook or Instagram. Having a way to Screen Record on your phone gives you a lot of opportunities to use it. Here are the methods by which you can Screen Record on OnePlus 8-

How to – Screen Record on OnePlus 8

Method 1 – Using Oxygen OS’s screen recorder

Notice: You will need an Updated OnePlus 8 to do this as Old version’s of Oxygen OS does not support this. If you have older Oxygen OS, try the method 2

Steps

  1. Open you quick settings from the notification bar
  2. You will find a pencil icon with which you can edit it
  3. Find the Screen Recorder option
  4. drag it to your Active Quick Settings box
  5. Press Back to Save the settings
  6. Not Press the Screen Recording Icon and you should be able to record your Screen on OnePlus 8.

Hopefully, Screen Record on OnePlus 8 should now be possible, if not follow the method 2 below-

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Method 2 – Using 3rd Part App

  1. Click here to download the recommended app for your OnePlus 8. This is a screen recording app which is supported by your phone.
  2. Now after installing the app, you will get a screen like this.
  3. Click on the Small Circle which has appeared on your Left side of the screen. Now what you’ll get is this.
  4. Click on the Center circle with the camera icon.
  5. Now click on Start on your phone.
  6. The video should start recording.
  7. To stop the recording, Go to your navigation bar and click on Stop.

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View the video you just recorded – Screen Record on op 8

Go to the gallery.

  1. In Albums, Go to the folder named Collection.
  2. Now you can share your video from here itself.

How to edit your Video you just recorded – Screen Record on OnePlus 8

  1. Go to Playstore and download Quik by GoPro.
  2. Now just select your video and start editing it!
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