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Google Play will now save 65% of your data when updating an app

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The initial size of an update can affect an app’s popularity either positively or negatively .

It won’t hurt to save users some of their data allotment when they’re updating an app. On that note, Google just released a new Play Store feature for developers that automatically saves you about 65% of  data.  Before this update, users had to redownload the entire app. The data savings over this new method is between 10% and 15%, depending on the app.

How It Works
This new update method being rolled out consists of patching apps that need to be updated on a file by file basis. Apps, rather than being replaced, are actually  opened and each part modified with the new code. This stands in stark contrast to the current method, called Deflate. Deflate’s compression prowess is considerable, but small changes in an original file can be hard to track. Essentially, in this new method, the Play Store compares the version of the app on a user’s device against the new files coming down the pipeline, and opens the files up to make changes. Only the bits that are actually needed for the patch are sent through, meaning that the update cuts into a user’s data allotment as little as is possible for the update to happen successfully. It also means that updates happen faster, and with the patcher no longer replacing groups of files wholesale, there’s less room for error when updating an app.

The new patching method is already starting to roll out, and developers won’t have to lift a finger. Developers and users should start seeing the changes in the coming weeks, and eventually, every app published through the Play Store will be making use of this new update method. For the time being, since compression, file change, and then decompression can be a somewhat long process, Google is limiting the rollout of the new update method to auto-updates that tend to happen while a user isn’t actively using their device, such as while they’re sleeping.

This is a really nice development. I know many of you wouldn’t want to download a file of 100mb+as an update to an already downloaded app

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Download Stickers For WhatsApp – The Best Collection Of Whatsapp Stickers On The Web

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Whatsapp just added support for  sticker packs support and unfortunately it doesn’t come with a lot of stickers which means you have to download apps from Google Playstore to get new stickers.

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    If you are a kind of person that loves stickers , the downside of this is that you’ll end up having too many apps on your phone just for stickers. I decided to look for a workaround for this and luckily I found it.

    I have converted the best collection of stickers from Telegram for use on Whatsapp. So let me guide you on what to do to be able to use this method.

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    How To Add Your Own Stickers To Whatsapp

    • Download Personal Stickers For WhatsApp App From Here
    • Download Xplore App From Here
    • Download Your Choice Of Stickers From The Sticker List Below
    • Extract The Folder Using Xplore App 
    • Create A New Folder On The Root Of Your Device
    • Copy The Stickers From The PNG Folder To The Folder You Created
    • Place Your Files On The Root Of Your Device (It shouldn’t be inside any folder)
    • Launch The Personal Stickers App
    • Wait For The Folder Name To Show
    • Select Add Stickers To Whatsapp And Wait
    • You’ll get a success message, launch Whatsapp and you can see your stickers.

    Whatsapp Sticker Packs (Converted From Telegram)


    1. Bill Gates Whatsapp Sticker Pack



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    2. Elon Musk Whatsapp Sticker Pack



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    3. The Kardashians Whatsapp Sticker Pack





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    4. Captain America  Whatsapp Sticker Pack



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    5. American Dad  Whatsapp Sticker Pack



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    This page would be updated regularly. If there’s a particular sticker pack you want send me a mail at [email protected] and I’ll try my best to upload it here. Cheers.

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    How To Fix Facebook App Crashing On Android Smartphones

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    The main Facebook app is a data hog, drains batteryand eats up storage space and most times it ends up crashing whenever you open it on your smartphone. I’ve actually switched to facebook lite to save my phone from that endless torment.

    How To Fix Facebook App Crashing On Android Smartphones 11There are a couple of ways to fix the crashing on your phone. This method may also work for other apps.

    Method 1

    Update Your Facebook to the latest version

    Method 2: Clear App Cache

    1. Open Settings.
    2. Tap Apps.
    3. Navigate to Facebook app.
    4. Tap to open Options.
    5. Tap Clear Cache and then Clear Data.
    6. Restart your device and try out Facebook app again.

    Method 3: Reinstall Facebook App

    Uninstall the current Facebook app you have on your
    device and go back to Google play store and reinstall it Login with your Facebook ID and everything should be back to normal.

    Method 4: Download  Facebook Lite

    Simply download facebook lite from playstore

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