A Smarter Way to Work

Raj is the founder of a startup that specializes in providing blogging services. He works with colleagues who are almost like his friends. They have no relationship of super-ordination or sub-ordination; they work in a flat hierarchy. They value creative problem solving and open communication. This is why when Raj found it difficult to handle teamwork with the resources at his disposal, he was ready to consult his human resources head, Siddharth and follow his recommendations.

Siddharth recommended the following apps to make Raj’s task smoother.

  1. Trello

Trello is a free web-based project management application which keeps track of everything, from the big picture to the minute details. It gives you perspective over all your projects, at work and at home. Whether it’s managing a team, writing an epic screenplay, or just making a grocery list, Trello is your sidekick for getting things done and staying organized.

2. Liwi

The Liwi application, which is available on Android, Windows and Mac, lets you seamlessly transfer huge files in the blink of an eye. The app can even betransferred via Bluetooth. Thanks to Liwi, you can now transfer files from phone to desktop and vice-versa without any hassle. So, next time you have little data but have got to share huge work files with colleagues, Give a try to Liwi.

You can benefit from Liwi in many ways, and all of it is offline. The app has a broadcast feature which connects many devices at a time and transfers unlimited number of files. This means that you can accomplish teamwork with literally no data connection. What’s better — Liwi does not have any in-app ads; this makes work faster and more efficient.

3. Google Hangouts

Use Hangouts to keep in touch. Message contacts, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group. Include all your contacts with group chats for up to 150 people. Turn any conversation into a free group video call with up to 10 contacts. This enables teams to communicate without the hassle of cumbersome group chats. Call any phone number in the world (and all calls to other Hangouts users are free!).

Connect your Google Voice account for phone calling, SMS texting, and voicemail integration. Keep in touch with contacts across Android, iOS, and the web, and sync chats across all your devices. Message contacts anytime, even if they’re offline.

4. Google Calendar

Get the official Google Calendar app for your Android phone and tablet to save time and make the most of every day. It allows different ways to view your calendar; quickly switch between month, week and day view. Events from Gmail such as flight, hotel, concert, restaurant and other reservations are added to your calendar automatically. You can use Reminders to create and view to-dos alongside your events. Add personal goals, such as “run 3 times a week”, and Calendar will schedule time for them automatically. Smart suggestions for event titles, places and people save you time when creating events. Google Calendar works with all calendars on your phone, including Exchange.


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Liwi Decodes a Smoker’s Jargon

If you want a good pastime, Liwi offers you a way cheaper, faster and definitely healthier than tobacco. It is available on Android, Windows andMac. It lets you seamlessly transfer huge files in the blink of an eye. The app can even be transferred via Bluetooth.

Thanks to Liwi, you can now transfer files from phone to desktop and vice-versa without any hassle. So, next time you have little data but have got to share huge files with a friend, switch to Liwi. Now compare this to tobacco. The following terms are not in alphabetical order because neither smoking, nor coolness or Death for that matter, are very systematized actions.

cigarette /sigaret/ noun TOBACCO in a tube of thin white paper that people smoke:

A stick of death that slowly gnaws at all frustration. Frustration, like unrequited love, is chronic. It begins during those days of teenage when you juggle among anxious parents, the threat of an adverse future, the demands of a sexual partner…not to forget, your mood swings that toss at once carefree days- all in the name of Life, and haunts you till the ignited end of the stick gnaws at your shadow to render it to ashes.

coolness /kulnes/ noun the quality or state of being cool:

The Nirvana of Kurt Cobain, the enigma in Marylin Monroe’s lips, the habit that Mark Twain quit a thousand times, or simply the popular senior at the college freshers’- coolness is the nicotine for every smoker, most of whom begin young.

passive smoking /pæsiv/ noun the act of breathing in smoke from other people’s cigarettes:

In buses, trains, airplanes, hospitals, schools and other places where the smoker performs his on-stage performances, passive smoking is an unavoidable evil that makes everyone around cringe, gesticulating to the smoker their disapproval of the tabooed action. At home, however, the smoker unmasks themselves to let their family a glance at (read breath of) how well they perform off-stage too. However, it is not always loathsome; it has been for generations exerting peer pressure in and around college premises.

anti-nicotine /anti-nikotin/ noun antidote to the poisonous chemical substance (nicotine) in TOBACCO:

An illusion that merely boosts the irresistible urge to smoke and smoke and…

tobacco /t-bako/ noun the substance that people smoke in cigarettes and pipes (the dried leaves of the tobacco plant):

Ain’t nothing on earth, that can compete with Mortality as efficiently as a leveller as tobacco can. Prince and pauper, feminist and sexist, young and once-young alike- to each, their own; be it from a pipe, vaporizer, roll-your-own, kretek, hookah, or beedi, dried leaves blow all across the social matrix.

cancer /kænser/ noun a very serious disease in which lumps grow in the body:

Cancer, as smokers believe, is the fourth sign of the zodiac. Most think they are lucky until they are not anymore. It is a sting of fate that bites some smokers. It is not a disease that afflicts one at a time, but it makes tears so contagious that all near and dear ones of the one who physically suffers can never stop shedding tears. Strange, isn’t it?

Death /deth/ noun the end of sb/sth’s life; dying:

The Death of a person may be caused by an accident, suicidal tendencies, murder, the cycle of Nature, or through tobacco- the last one being a clumsy method lethal to not just one life. The author thus recommends faster, more foolproof, lonelier, more accurate, less poetic and less cool methods to embrace the Eternal.

You can benefit from Liwi in many ways, and all of it is offline. The app has a broadcast feature which connects many devices at a time and transfers unlimited number of files. This means that you can accomplish teamwork with literally no data connection. What’s better — Liwi does not have any in-app ads; this makes work faster and more efficient.

Best Trick to Save Internet Data

You must have wondered when out of your house about how to save your internet data because it is almost always more dear than WiFi connection. So, here is a list of few mobile applications which you can use even without the internet connection.

  1. Amazon Kindle

Kindle is every bookworm’s dream app. Be it on your tablet, computer or phone, this eBook reader by Amazon lets you read your favorite book or magazine without the hassle of accumulating paperbacks on your shelf and cleaning them regularly. Kindle is the most eco-friendly method of reading. All you need is an Amazon account and over four million books will be at your fingertips.

2. TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor enjoys a well-deserved command over the market of travel apps. It is an American travel website company providing reviews of travel-related content. It also includes interactive travel forums.

It used to have dedicated City Guides which could earlier be downloaded externally, but now these functions come packaged into the offline features of the app. You can access reviews, maps and photos of over 300 cities offline on TripAdvisor now.

3. Liwi

This is how your PC window looks after you have received a file.

The Liwi application, which is available on Android, Windows and Mac, lets you seamlessly transfer huge files in the blink of an eye. The app can even betransferred via Bluetooth. Thanks to Liwi, you can now transfer files from phone to desktop and vice-versa without any hassle. So, next time you have little data but have got to share huge files with a friend, switch to Liwi.

You can benefit from Liwi in many ways, and all of it is offline. The app has a broadcast feature which connects many devices at a time and transfers unlimited number of files. This means that you can accomplish teamwork with literally no data connection. What’s better — Liwi does not have any in-app ads; this makes work faster and more efficient.

4. Google Translate

It is great to be multilingual but it’s not humanely possible for a person to know all languages that there are. Not knowing the meaning of certain local words and idioms can mislead us or make us end up being duped.

Google’s free multilingual machine instantly translates even without data connection, words, phrases, and web pages, images, or real-time video from one language into another between English and over 100 other languages. It can even detect the language you enter.

5. Pocket

Suppose you are running on low data and you cannot afford to lose a link you have just come across because it might turn out to be useful in completing an assignment. Pocket is your place to quickly save, discover, and recommend the best, most interesting stories on the Web. Its offline feature makes it all the more lucrative to make it serve as your digital niche, quite literally.


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5 Apps You Need for Traveling

Are you a traveler? Does the smell of the sea attract you the most? Or do you love standing at the precipice and looking at all you have left on the way? Be it anything, if you are an ardent traveler, then wanderlust must have taught you that it is not easy to survive in a new place without certain basic necessities. Ranging from sharing the photos from your PC to tablet or phone for that perfect Instagram aesthetic to keeping your memories safe, some applications are custom-made to take that onus for you.

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1. Google Maps

You definitely need to navigate through new regions to make your adventure worthwhile and safe. Google Maps is a web mapping service developed by Google. It offers satellite imagery, street maps, 360° panoramic views of streets (Street View), real-time traffic conditions (Google Traffic), and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle (in beta), or public transportation.

Be it a café, lodge, bar or mall — Google Maps is the solution, so much so that it has almost become a synonym for navigation.

2. Google Translator

It is great to be multilingual but it’s not humanely possible for a person to know all languages that there are. Not knowing the meaning of certain local words and idioms can mislead us or make us end up being duped.

Google’s free multilingual machine instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages, images, or real-time video from one language into another between English and over 100 other languages. It can even detect the language you enter.

3. Liwi

Liwi App- Transfer Large Files Without Internet

Liwi is a free service which lets you transfer files across devices and platforms such as Android, Windows and Mac without using the internet. Now imagine going to a remote hill station where you hardly have any internet connection. How would you share all your files with your friends? How would you capture all the moments when your musically inclined friend strums the guitar during the bonfire? Capture the moments on one device and seamlessly transfer them to your friends immediately.

Not only does Liwi let you share files, but it also lets you transfer the app to another device via Bluetooth. So, next time your phone space is low or your laptop is running the risk of malware, just keep Liwi on the go.

4. XE currency

Imagine touring the USA as a resident Indian. You might want to calculate your daily expenditure and budget as a foresighted person. Stranded in the middle of Nice or Edinburgh without any clue about the value of the Euro is not a good idea either.

With the XE Currency App, you can access live exchange rates, view historical charts, and calculate prices on your smartphone or tablet. With over 55 million downloads worldwide, this free app is available for iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows, and Firefox OS devices. So, the currency variances across the globe is at your fingertips now.

5. AccuWeather

The weather at not just a tourist spot, but even in your hometown may be fluctuating all too frequently. If you want to stay safe, especially before hiking, snorkeling or trekking, it AccuWeather will come in handy.

AccuWeather Inc. is an American media company that provides commercial weather forecasting services worldwide. It was designed to provide accurate details and now serves around over a billion people.

Liwi is the Perfect Application for Teachers and Students

With advancement in technology, pedagogy (the method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept) has transformed for good. Schools have now started to enable WiFi networks and students bring tablets and laptops to school to learn new things and complete their assignments.

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In such a scenario, it is very important for teachers and students to be on the same page as far as the lessons in syllabus and the activities are concerned. There is only one application which perfectly accomplishes this function — Liwi. It is available on Android, Windows and Mac.

The WiFi Broadcast feature of Liwi facilitates sharing files with a range of devices connected to the same WiFi network. Suppose 50 devices are connected to one WiFi network and the teacher is broadcasting some files. All 50 students can receive the files through the Broadcast feature.

Using this feature, teachers can broadcast the class assignment files with the students who are connected to same WiFi only by following these simple steps.

1. Connect all devices to the classroom WiFi.

2. Open Liwi App in foreground in Laptop and Phones.

The devices connected to the same WiFi network will be shown in the left-hand bar only if Liwi app is opened on the foreground of other devices.
This is how it should look on the phone.

3. Click ‘Share File’ button and select the Documents, PDF, PPT, Text, Excel Sheet, Zip, Files etc.

4. Select the “WiFi Broadcast” option in Contact list and click the ‘Share’ button.

WiFi file sharing allows you to broadcast the files with WiFi connected Liwi devices. All files go to everyone (more than 80 people) at same time. For students who do not have the Liwi app, the app can be shared via Bluetoothon the fly too. Learning is fun and far smoother if you have the Liwi app. So, cut the boring part out of learning by downloading Liwi now!

You can follow Liwi on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to stay updated about its latest developments.

Liwi is the Fastest File Transfer Tool for Musicians and Producers

Music composers come up with peculiar ideas about the circumstances under which they must work, or the milieu that must be at hand if they are to be at their creative best. Undoubtedly, once the habit is formed, the regular accompaniments to composition are necessary. However, the question is as to the necessity of forming the habit.

Beethoven could compose best during or after a brisk walk in the woods and fields, and many of his greatest works were inspired by the beauties of nature. Now imagine Beethoven creating his works in the twenty-first century. He would not have to take the trouble to remember the tune till it was documented. He could just record it on his phone or tablet and transfer it to his personal computer later via Liwi.

The Liwi application, which is available on Android, Windows and Mac, lets you transfer huge files in the blink of an eye. It is can even be transferred via Bluetooth. Beethoven would definitely love to transfer files from his phone to desktop without any hassle after having composed music.

Producers can also benefit from Liwi. The app has a broadcast feature which connects many devices at a time and transfers unlimited no of files. Team work becomes easy manifold, thanks to Liwi. What’s better — Liwi does not have any in-app ads; this makes work faster and interesting.

Next time you compose a tune or hang out with your musically-inclined friend, suggest him to use Liwi and watch his efficiency augment tremendously. Mozart, who could compose music while playing billiards or bowls, would cherish the Liwi app!


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Getting a problem to find devices on Windows?

Liwi is so easy to use and handy as an application that even my 12-year-old sister is using it to transfer her assignment files to her tablet these days. Yesterday as she was trying to transfer her summer vacation team assignment on to the tablet, however, she faced a problem. There was nothing wrong with the application but it seemed that her Windows desktop could not detect her Android tablet.

We at first thought that it might be because as a kid, she she was not being able to operate the computer properly but on a closer look at the problem, we charted out a solution to it. Follow these steps if you face a similar issue.

1. Check if Windows network discovery is on in your computer.

2. Close the Liwi App from system tray and task bar.

3. Open Liwi App in all devices (computer and tablet/phone) in foreground.

After this, to discover the devices on WiFi, all devices should be connected to the same WiFi network and the application should be open in the foreground on both devices. It should automatically discover the other device in 10–15 seconds.

So, the next time you face any glitch of this sort, you do not have to surf numerous random webpages on the internet. Instead, you can just open this blog and find the lucid steps.


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How to Transfer Files from PC to Phone without Internet

This morning I was done with my architecture assignment and it was for the first time in three years that I felt like a real architect. There were many files and folders of huge size that I had on my laptop. I wanted to create a backup of all these data and my references on my cell phone lest the data should be lost from my laptop owing to the recent ransomware attacks. So, I chose Liwi app to transfer the data from my Mac laptop to Android phone.

In case you are wondering how to transfer files across platforms and devices, let me say that it’s no rocket science at all. Liwi has got the easiest of steps to complete this process.

The following are the steps to be followed to transfer files from phone to the PC.

  1. Create group

Create a group from Android device and join the group from the Desktop/Phone device.

2. Ask friends to join group

3. Join Liwi WiFi from the PC

4. Wait till the list of connected devices appears automatically in few seconds

5. Click the Share button in PC to share files with your phone device

The above steps will make it very easy for you to transfer files across not justMac and Android, but also Windows. In order to avoid the risk of losing data from the PC, transfer your files to your phone now because your cyber security is the commitment of Liwi.