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  • Haile Awaits City Admin Approval For Hyundai Assembly Plant Plot

    The legendary long-distance athlete and investment tycoon, Haile Gebresilassie, said that he is still waiting for the approval of the Addis Ababa City Administration cabinet to secure a plot of land he requested to build an assembly plant for the Korean vehicle brand Hyundai in the southwestern outskirts of Addis Ababa.

    However, sources told The Reporter that the city cabinet had a meeting last week where it evaluated Haile’s request for land but rejected it because the requested land size is too large in view of the current shortage of investment land. However, sources further said that the cabinet is still planning to reconsider provided that Haile is willing to reduce size of the plot considerably.

    However, Haile said that the plot has not yet been confirmed by the city formally.

    Haile had requested some 70 hectares of land for the car assembly originally. On his part, Haile told The Reporter that he recognizes the need to reduce it to 30 hectares. “I understand the problems in investment land shortage which the administration is feeling in recent times”.

    He also told The Reporter that he applied for the plot almost two years ago. He said that his plan was to build the plant and begin assembly operation immediately.

    He also said that the Korean carmaker’s board reapproved Haile’s car assembly plant to manufacture the vehicle in Ethiopia recently.

    He also said his company’s engineers were sent to Korea to received practical training in Hyundai’s factory.

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  • 10 Simple Ways To Reduce Data Usage On Your Android Device

    10 Simple Ways To Reduce Data Usage On Your Android Device
    10 Simple Ways To Reduce Data Usage On Your Android Device
     

    Nowadays network carriers are so intelligent that they have realized what we honestly want, which is ‘Data’ because Smartphones now demands the internet to function well so they made it expensive. However, we have stated ten tips that will help you to decrease your Data usage. So go through the post to know about it.

     

    Today almost every smartphone user uses the internet for browsing, downloading and uploading that consumes lots of data. Android consumes much more data compared to the normal mobile because of the apps installed on an Android device that always consumes data and we all know how expensive our Internet data packs are. So for this, we have some useful tips that will help you minimize your Android data usage. This method is going to save your money which is being charged for extra data usage.

    Easily Minimize Your Android Data Usage

    In this post, we will discuss some suggestions that will help you to reduce your internet data usage in your Android by which you can save your data. So proceed with the tips below.

     

    1. Use Opera Max

    Use Opera Max

    Use Opera Max

    Opera Max encrypts data for all apps on your device when you are connected to a mobile data network, all the server request gets through the Opera server which reduces data usage and allowance for any untrusted application on your Android device. So must download and install this app on your Android to save your data and battery.

    2. Chrome’s Data Saver Feature

    Chrome's Data Saver Feature

    Chrome’s Data Saver Feature

    In Google Chrome Android browser, there is the inbuilt feature to minimize the data consumption while browsing which you can activate through below steps.

    • First, tap on the menu button, and then Settings.
    • Navigate to Advanced -> Data Saver and enable it.

    3. Use Opera Mini

    Use Opera Mini

    Use Opera Mini

    Opera mini is the best option to minimize data consumption on your Android device as it is only the app that uses only required packets of data to browse a page. So must use it in your Android and save your data.

    4. Set Data Limit

    Set Data Limit

    Set Data Limit

    Your Android smartphone lets you set a specific limit for using data. You can go to Settings> Wireless & Networks> Data Usage and then turn on ‘Set Mobile Data Limit’. Set the limit according to your Data usage, you will get a complete idea of your average internet usage. You can reset the limit every months.

    5. Restrict Background Data Usage

    Restrict Background Data Usage

    Restrict Background Data Usage

    If you restrict background data usage in your Android, then all the apps that consume data in the background will not be able to devastate anymore. Moreover, this will save your battery and internet data in your Android. Just follow some steps below.

    1. First of all open Settings > Mobile Networks > Data Usage.
    2. Now there click on right top three dotted buttons and click restrict background usage.

    6. Skip Streaming Content

    Skip Streaming Content

    Skip Streaming Content

    We love to stream videos on Youtube, but those high-quality videos can really cost you much. So if you are looking for data saving options in Android, then avoiding streaming content would be a handy choice. However, we all know that smartphone without videos are worthless so another option is to decrease the resolution of Videos while streaming.

    7. Utilize The Offline Mode

    Utilize The Offline Mode

    Utilize The Offline Mode

    YouTube which is the largest video site now offers Offline video, Well, we spend lots of our precious data on Streaming services like YouTube, Spotify, Vine etc. Most of them now offer offline video mode. So, make sure to utilize the feature and save the video for offline view.

    8. Update Apps Only Via WiFi

    Update Apps Only Via WiFi

    Update Apps Only Via WiFi

    We download lots of apps from Google play store, and as soon as we connect with the internet, Play store automatically updates all the apps which consumes lots of your valuable data. However, you can stop the auto-update of the apps from Google Play store

    • Open Settings from Google Play Store
    • Select Auto-update apps and then click on “Auto-update apps over WiFi only

    9. Use Opera Video Compression

    Use Opera Video Compression

    Use Opera Video Compression

    Watch more videos on your mobile device, while using fewer data. Turn on video compression in the data-savings settings to prevent videos from stalling. This feature is rare so you must use this feature if you really want to save some extra data.

    10. Blocking Ads Using AppBrain

    Blocking Ads Using AppBrain

    Blocking Ads Using AppBrain

    AppBrain Ad Detector  detects all annoyances of apps installed on your phones, such as Push Notifications, Desktop icon spam ads, and apps with privacy concerns. It identifies the adware and spyware and allows you to then remove it.

    So above is all about How to Minimize Your Android Data Usage. With these tips above you can easily minimize your data usage and can let you save your extra charges on much data usage. Hope you like our work, don’t forget to share it with others too. Leave a comment below if you know the more useful alternative way for this.

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