Youper App Review – How this AI-Based App Works?

Youper App Review
Youper App Review

One of my friends uses Youper, and he suggested me to write a Youper app review because he likes the way the app helps him. Dealing with emotions is not one person’s job. You need someone to take care of you, guide you, and track your goals. Well, these days, technology has changed so many things, and with the help of AI, so many tasks are achievable. Youper app which helps you deal with your emotions is an application with a mission of helping the world. In today’s post, we are going to explore this little AI programmed Youper app and see what we can learn from this app. This is the ultimate Youper app review. So, let’s go. Continue reading “Youper App Review – How this AI-Based App Works?”

HD Video Converter Factory Pro Review 2019

The history of video converters is huge. Throughout time, new features have developed. HD Video Converter Factory Pro by WonderFox is another video converter with not just video converting tools, but it’s a full package of a video editor. In this article, I’m going to write HD Video Converter Factory Pro review and see what new features it brings to the world. Continue reading “HD Video Converter Factory Pro Review 2019”

Screencast-O-Matic Review – Why I Like this Screen Recorder?

Screen-O-Matic-Review
Screencast-O-Matic Review

There are hundreds of screen recording software out there. Some are good, and some are not, and almost every software has a premium version. So, how do you know which one is for you? Well, of course, by reading the reviews. Screencast-O-Matic is a multi-platform screen recorder. It comes with many features, and here I’m exploring those features. I have been using Screencast-O-Matic for over two years for my YouTube channel, and I have seen the software changing and growing. We’ll not just review the free version of Screencast-O-Matic, but the premium plans as well. Every word written in this post is from my experience. We will be reviewing each round, and after each round, there will be rating. Finally, we will calculate the overall score. After reading this review, you will not need to go anywhere, as this is the ultimate review of Screencast-O-Matic. Continue reading “Screencast-O-Matic Review – Why I Like this Screen Recorder?”

Anonymous VPN Review – How this Multi Platform VPN Fits in 2019?

Anonymous VPN Review
Anonymous VPN Review

When it comes to VPN, you want fast and reliable service. VPN is essential for many purposes, and a powerful VPN can hide you from many organisations. Anonymous VPN is a VPN client with a mission. Most of the VPN software packages offer fast speed and unmetered bandwidth with a small fee. The problem with digital products is, you must make sure that you are buying something suitable for your needs. Anonymous VPN may not be so popular, but it is super fast. Being a customer, it’s is my duty to write an Anonymous VPN review. We will go through its features and do some tests to find out whether it is the right VPN client for you. Continue reading “Anonymous VPN Review – How this Multi Platform VPN Fits in 2019?”

VMOS Review – Best Samsung Knox Alternative in 2019?

VMOS-Icon
VMOS-Icon

VMOS, an alternative to Samsung Knox is an application available for free on Google Play. VMOS is a virtual machine (VM) based app. You can call VMOS an emulator or apps cloner. We have seen these kinds of technologies in Samsung devices (Samsung Knox). VMOS is much more than Samsung Knox. Well, this is not a comparison, so I’ll move towards what is for you in this article. The article covers VMOS review in 2019. We’ll be going through functionalities and what you can get by installing this app. We will also go through some of the issues I encountered while testing. Continue reading “VMOS Review – Best Samsung Knox Alternative in 2019?”

Google Go Review – What’s Different in the New Search App?

Google Go is a an app in the market and Google has suggested that the app is the lighter version of the Google search app. The app occupies 28 MB of storage wheres Google search app occupies 268 MB of storage. Google Go is designed for mid-range devices and supports a few features which the original app does, and some with limited functionality. After using Google Go for a couple of weeks here is a complete Google Go review. In this article, we will be looking at every bit of the app and see if the app is right for you. Continue reading “Google Go Review – What’s Different in the New Search App?”

Tubi Review – Full Review of Tubi Online Streaming Service in 2019

Tubi TV Logo - Fan Made
Tubi TV Logo – Fan Made

The article covers the Tubi TV review. When I say, free movies, then everybody says yeah! Well, there are many services online, but almost all of them are paid. Wait, I said almost! Some think of the people too. Tubi TV is an online streaming service which is entirely free and available on many devices. You might think, how this app is legal, which I still don’t know, you might also consider what features it has? Where can I get this app? Will they ask me about my credit card? Well, we will be answering all these questions here in Tubi TV review.

Tubi TV Review 2019

Supported platforms

Tubi TV is available on below platforms.

  1. Android.
  2. iOS.
  3. Roku.
  4. Apple TV.
  5. Amazon Fire TV.
  6. Xbox One (the US only).
  7. PS3 (the US and Canada).
  8. PS4 (the US, Canada, and Latin America).
  9. Chromecast.
  10. TiVO.
  11. Xfinity x1.
  12. Cox Contour.
  13. Samsung TV.
  14. Sony TV.

That’s the list of 15 devices which Tubi TV supports. 15 is a number which made me write this Tubi TV review. You can watch movies on any of the above devices. Tubi TV comes with a free account which helps you sync movies across devices. You can watch on your phone and then come back later on PS3 to start where you left.

Tubi website

Tubi TV Website
Tubi TV Website

The Tubi website is a great place to start watching. It comes with a dark interface which gives it more of the movie and TV drama streaming style. You can create an account or login from the top right. You can browse movies straightaway by clicking on the Watch Now button. On the top left, there is a menu with the movie genre. You can search for movies on the top.

Tubi web video player

Tubi TV Website Video Player
Tubi TV Website Video Player

The video player is simple yet comes with many tools. One thing I must mention is the video player is fast, and there isn’t much of the streaming involved. You seek or click on the bar, and it starts playing. On the below, we have video options, including play, 30 seconds backward, 30 seconds forward, volume adjust, full screen, video quality, and captions. Scrolling down shows the information about the movie/tv show. Also, you’ll be able to see related movies with the data.

Check out: 5 best video converter apps for Android.

Tubi mobile apps

Search and Browse Screen - Tubi Mobile
Search and Browse Screen – Tubi Mobile

Tubi TV review covers both platforms. Tubi mobile is available on iOS and Android. The interface might be different, but the functionalities are the same. The mobile version has a beautiful homepage with featured movies on the top. The app comes with home, browse, search, and account buttons down the below. As you swipe down, you find different genre movies with the movies and TV shows you had left in the middle. The search screen shows the recent searches also the trending searches.

They claim that they have the movies/tv-shows which people can’t find on Netflix. The settings options are in the account menu. You can switch on/off captions and lock in landscape mode. The app itself on iOS is 139 MB, while on Android it occupies 45.33 MB of storage. It has 4.0 ratings on iOS and 4.4 ratings on Android. Android users tend to like Tubi TV more than iOS users.

Tubi mobile video player

Tubi TV Mobile Video Player
Tubi TV Mobile Video Player

The video player on the phone has the progress bar with the current time and the remaining time. You have an option to turn on/off captions and play on TV on the top. Touching the video shows the hidden play/pause button with 30 seconds backward and forwards options.

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FAQs

Is Tubi TV free?
Yes. Tubi TV is free. It does not ask for the credit card information or any of the other payment information.

Is Tubi TV legal?
Apparently, it is. On Google Play and App Store, it says that “we are 100% legal” in the app’s description.

What kind of movies are available on Tubi TV?
There are thousands of movies and tv shows on Tubi TV.

Are there any ads on Tubi TV?
Yes. Tubi uses ads to earn money.

How can I enjoy fully with Tubi TV?
Create a free account and sync across all the devices.

Any other questions? Please 🙏 leave in the comments below.

In conclusion

Here is the end of Tubi TV review. In this world, you don’t get free stuff that easily. Tubi TV is offering movies and tv shows on free of charge, which is impressive. Anyway, I hope the post helped. Let me know what do you think of Tubi TV in the comments below. Also, if I missed something, please let me know so I can update and everyone can enjoy the fresh news.

Image information: The images used in the article are the screenshots of the Tubi TV app and web. These are the property of Tubi TV developers. The post last edited by Madhsudhan 02 of August 2019.

i88 TWS Full Review, Features, and Comparison with AirPods 2019

i88 TWS
i88 TWS

The article covers i88 TWS review, features, and comparison with the original ones. When we talk about earphones, we talk about AirPods, but if you get the same thing for $20, then you would say, “awesome! I want that.” Well, there are plenty of earphones out there, but I’m talking about the i88 TWS which is the same size as the original and sound quality is better than AirPods. Let’s review i88 TWS and see what features are available.

What is i88 TWS

Alright, to understand i88, we must know the previous models. i88 TWS is a new model to town. Other series including i7, i8, i9, i10, i12 are already there. Before i88, i10 which costs about $30 was dominating the market. i88 TWS has only been here a few months and has taken away the i10 dominance. i88 has a similar sound quality, and it is just $20, and hopefully, by the time it will get cheaper.
Check out: Google Play Music vs Spotify.

i88 TWS features

Let’s cover i88 features in i88 TWS review. i88 is available in a few colours including white, black, blue, red etc. The size is the same as the original ones, and when you put them in the ear, no one would be able to say that these are the duplicate ones. The case of colours ones feels different than the white i88 case. The white case material feels the same as the AirPods, while on colour ones it feels more greasy.

i88 TWS dimensions

i88 TWS does not differ from Apple AirPods regarding the size. i88’s case dimensions are 42 x 53 mm while AirPods’s case size is 44 x 53 mm. The bud of i88 TWS is 40 x 16 mm while the AirPods’s buds size is the same.

The case has fours green LED charging indicator lights. Each for 25% of charging. Unlike other model series i7, i9, and i11 they start working as soon as you open the case. They connect to each other automatically, but for some reason, if you can’t connect then tap on the touch sensor to connect them. The LED light on the buds itself flashes when the buds aren’t connected. Moving to battery life, they come with two hours of talk time and two hours of music time. The battery could be improved, but if you are not a big fan and want to show to the world, then these are perfect.

i88 TWS vs Apple AirPods comparison

Regarding the sound quality, there was something new. I have seen some people saying that i88 isn’t that good, but I felt something different. i88 TWS has bass which everyone would like, also the sound was louder on the maximum as compared to AirPods. The missing thing was naturality as i88 felt not the kind of buds which can provide the natural sound of a song. Let’s take a look at 11 seconds video showing i88 and original AirPods sound quality.

Personally, I think i88 are better than the AirPods regarding the sound and base. Moving on, AirPods come with touch sensor buttons in which you can pause or resume music, attend or decline calls, and talk to Siri/Google Assistant. Meanwhile, i88 TWS comes with the same touch sensor buttons with the capability of doing the same things as the AirPods expect it won’t pause when you remove the buds from your ear. Comparing with AirPods 2, i88 TWS does not come with wireless charging capability. The case supports MicroSD cable and comes with the able and a manual in the box.

Comparison with i10 TWS

In this i88 TWS review, I wanted to add some information about the comparison between i88 TWS and i10 TWS. Have a look at the below infographic. i10 TWS is better because of its sound quality. They are almost the same as AirPods. The price, of course, makes the difference and the battery capacity as well.

i88 TWS vs i10S TWS
i88 TWS vs i10S TWS

If you are a fan of wireless charging then you should go with i10. Otherwise, i88 TWS is the way to go. Both use 5.0 Bluetooth technology and i88 TWS comes with Video Synchronisation.
Check out: i10 review, features, and comparisons.

i88 TWS specifications

We must cover the technical specifications in this i88 TWS review.

  1. i88 buds the same size as i10s and original AirPods.
  2. They come with 2.5 hours of talk and music time.
  3. 400mAh of the battery capacity of the case.
  4. Speakers are made of copper.

Where to buy?

These days, there are duplicates of duplicate so, you got to make sure that you are purchasing the right item. You can buy from YouLad or AliExpress.

  1. Buy i88 TWS from AliExpress (credit card).

i88 TWS review video

Let’s take a look at the below video showing the full review of i88 TWS, its features, and comparison with the original AirPods.

In conclusion

Here is the end of i88 TWS Review and comparison with the top competitors in the market. I hope the article helped you choose the right earphones for your ears. Let me know what do you think of i88 in the comments below so we can discuss more. Did I miss any of the information? Please let me know so I can improve this article. Last modified by Madhsudhan on 16th of July 2019.

ExpressVPN Test – LTE, Location, and Download Tests (2019)

ExpressVPN Review, Download, Upload and Torrent Speed Test

There are a few VPN clients which have the potential to provide security and performance at the same time. The article is about ExpressVPN. We are going to review and take a few tests on ExpressVPN. We will connect VPN to different regions and then check if it changes our location and then we will test the download and upload speed and finally torrent test. The article is the ultimate review for Express VPN.

ExpressVPN review and features

ExpressVPN Review
ExpressVPN Review

It supports a vast number of servers — a unique feature available is Smart Location which connects to the nearest server. Meanwhile, if you want to choose a server, then tap on the Servers options. You can see the recommended servers by ExpressVPN or tap on All Locations to see all the available servers. It comes with two VPN protocols. The first one is UDP which is the best combination of speed and security, and the second one is TCP. You can also tap on Automatic if you want fate to decide. You can find these options in the settings menu.

Why should you try ExpressVPN?

256-bit encryption

ExpressVPN uses 256-bit encryption. Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) comes in different key strengths: 126, 192, and 256. 256-bit encryption is a highly powerful AES, and it is widely used on major websites. ExpressVPN uses 256-bit encryption which is very hard for a typical hacker to hack. The protocol changes unsecure VPN connection to a highly secured one.

Unlimited bandwidth

ExpreeVPN comes with unlimited bandwidth which means you can stream and download full HD videos. Looking at the fact that ExpressVPN is only paid everyone would expect it to provide unlimited bandwidth.

Left panel menu

On each platform, ExpressVPN comes with the same and different options. We are testing ExpressVPN on Android, so I’ll mention the settings available on Android. In the left panel, we can change the settings including protocol, language, set up other devices and log out while the alternative settings include start ExpressVPN on startup, get 30 days free, improve ExpressVPN and a couple more.

ExpressVPN review, download, upload and torrent speed video

The video shows what you need to know about ExpressVPN. Continue to the rest of the article.

Availability

ExpressVPN is available for Windows, iPhone & iPad, BlackBerry, Apple TV, PlayStation, Linux, Android, Mac, Kindle Fire, Xbox, Chromebook, Nook, Nintendo Switch, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung Smart TV as an extension for Chrome, Firefox and Safari.

It also supports Router which means after setting up you can secure all the devices connected to that router. By default, you can connect up to three devices, but you can connect as many as you want using the ExpressVPN for the router.

Check out: UFO VPN Review (Android).

Location test

Let’s see if ExpressVPN changes our location. After connecting to a server in the United States here are the results.

UFO VPN Location Test
UFO VPN Location Test

ExpressVPN does an excellent job of hiding you. Test results: Passed.

ExpressVPN download and upload speed test

The speed test is essential and ExpressVPN review comes with this test. Before we finish, we still have two tests to take. Let’s move to the second test which is the speed test. Both tests were conducted at the same time at the same location. The left one is the LTE while the right one is LTE + ExpressVPN.

ExpressVPN Download and Upload test
ExpressVPN Download and Upload test

We can surely say there is a difference in speed. We lost about 57Mbps download, and 9 Mbps upload speed. Although ExpressVPN’s speed on LTE is excellent, there might be more different in Wi-Fi. Test results: Passed.

ExpressVPN torrent test

Let’s move to the final test in ExpressVPN review which is the torrent speed test. Many people are concerned whether it can download torrent at high speed. I’ll go with Smart Location so it can get the maximum speed. I’ll test ExpressVPN on Popcorn Time because it quickly starts downloading if the video is popular. In the test, I found positive results. On my LTE connection, the downloading began in a few seconds. Test results: Passed.

Pricing

ExpressVPN comes in three different plans.

  1. For $12 you can enjoy ExpressVPN for a month.
  2.  For six months you pay $60.
  3. The most popular is the annual plan for $100. You will get three months extra (15 months in total) on this plan.

Get ExpressVPN annual plan here.

In conclusion

There is no doubt that ExpressVPN is a fantastic VPN client, but as my brain works, I think ExpressVPN is the best. Anyway, I hope you enjoyed this Express VPN review and download speed article. Do you use any VPN clients? Tell us about your experience in the comments so everyone can decide quickly.

UFO VPN Location and Download Test 2019 (Android)

UFO VPN Review - Note 9
UFO VPN Review – Note 9

Released in October 2018, UFO VPN is one of the new VPN apps. It currently has over 500K downloads and has the potential to reach millions of users. After testing and reviewing I’m fully prepared to write an article and make a video. The post is the ultimate place for UFO VPN review and download speed. So let’s begin.

UFO VPN Review – YouTube video

A tutorial looks good when a video is included. To save you some time I have made this video which explains everything you need about UFO VPN.

UFO VPN Review

Unique features

A unique feature which you might love is Smart Location. When you tap on Smart Location, it will connect to the nearest server. The close the server is the speed you get. Smart Location is beneficial if you only want to hide your location because if the closest server is in your country, then it will connect to that one which means you will be in the same region.

UFO VPN like others has the option to select the prefered server. The free version comes with countries including the United States, United Kingdom, Canda, Australia and a few more.

To connect you can tap on Choose Location and the list with countries names will come up. To see all the servers, tap on the country name, and you will find all the servers in the chosen country. Tap the server which is best for you.

Another cool feature of UFO VPN is if you’re not sure which country to select then tap on the button on the top right corner in the servers menu. The option does only one thing which is finding the closest server to you.

Free and paid

The free version comes with limited servers. If you want more servers than you can buy the premium one. The premium plan comes in three different plans.

  1. $3 of one week.
  2. $8 for one month.
  3. $30 for six months.
  4. $36 for one year.

An Important message to add to UFO VPN review is in the coming weeks UFO VPN will be completely free which means no premium at all. The message also means the company will increase the frequency of the ads.

Meanwhile, the Premium UFO VPN has the benefits including unlimited bandwidth & usage, can connect on up to five devices, worldwide servers, no ads and ultra-fast speed.

Check out: The best free Popcorn Time VPN for PC and Android.

Tutorial

Using UFO VPN is a straightforward job. You open the app and tap on either Smart Location or Choose Location. The left panel comes with options including sign/out, premium, language (English & Farsi), help centre (FAQs and contact us), feedback, Invite friends, rate UFO VPN, about, and follow us.

Connection test – Does it really work?

UFO VPN Location Test
UFO VPN Location Test

In the above image, we can see if UFO VPN works. I chose my location to the US and then I selected Atlanta. Bravo! It worked like a charm. UFO VPN does an excellent job of hiding your location and connecting you to the chosen location.

One issue I encounter sometimes is the message “Can’t make the connection”. The chances of getting this message are low meagre and it comes when you try to connect to different servers again and again. If you find this message continuously, then restart the app, and it will work fine (fingers crossed).

UFO VPN torrent speed test

One of the main reasons to test VPN clients is whether it can support torrenting. Popcorn Time is a torrent client and if you try downloading a trending video, then Popcorn Time starts downloading within a few seconds. To maximise the chances of high speed, I will go with Smart Location. After testing UFO VPN on three different servers, only once Popcorn Time could start the downloading. You will have to play with the app to find the optimal server.

Check out: Popcorn Time full review.

In conclusion

UFO VPN has made thousands of customers and among the thousands of happy customers. Without a doubt, I will recommend UFO VPN to everyone. I hope the video UFO VPN review and download speed helped. Do you use any VPN client? Which one is it? Tell us your experience with UFO VPN and overall with VPN clients, so everyone reading this can get benefits.

VLC Media Player for Android Review – Tech is Tech Reviews

VLC Media Player by Nizar
VLC Media Player – by Nizar

Lying in my bed watching a video in VLC on my Note 9 brought me to my website and start writing about VLC Media Player. There is no doubt that VLC is one of the great video players for Android but what exactly VLC Media Player can offer and when you should choose VLC? The article is the ultimate review of VLC for Android.

Facts about VLC

Let’s see some facts about VLC in general.

  1. It’s been over fifteen years the name of VideoLAN exists.
  2. Over 700 contributions have recorded.
  3. Over three billion downloads have been recorded.

Interface & Menu

VLC Media Player
VLC Media Player

All the videos are there when you open VLC. On the top left, we have the menu button which includes options like audio, directories, history, about etc. You can search for video and audio songs by tapping on the search button. VLC has a feature of restoring the last playing video by tapping on the button next to the search bar. The second left button will help you sort out the videos by name and length. The last one is to refresh the player and change equaliser settings. The button on the bottom right is to play the first video.

VLC Media Player for Android

Tutorial

Video Tutorial - VLC Media Player
Video Tutorial – VLC Media Player – Flickr

VLC is a simple but advanced media player. That’s why I could not stop myself writing a review of VLC for Android. The buttons show us what we can do while watching a video. The first three are invisible, and the rest can be accessed by touching anywhere on the screen.

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Buttons

  1. You can seek by swiping left and right anywhere on the screen.
  2. You can change the brightness by swiping up and down on the left side of the screen. On Android, it requires you to give permission to change the brightness.
  3. You can change the volume by swiping left and right on the right side on the screen.
  4. The first button on the menu is lock/unlock. You can lock the screen with one touch. Of course, you will have to unlock by touching on the same button again.
  5. The second left button is for audio and subtitles. You can select the audio track, subtitles, choose a different subtitle file and download subtitles which goes online and then finds the subtitles.
  6. The third option is for pausing and resuming the video.
  7. The fourth one is packed with a wide range of options.

    Video Options - VLC
    Video Options – VLC
  8. The second option is the playback speed.
  9. You can set up the timer to help you stop at the right time.
  10. The third option helps you go anywhere in the video. Also called seek faster option. You can set the time and video will start playing from that time.
  11. The fourth button is the equaliser settings.
  12. The fifth one is called background video. It converts your video into audio so you can close VLC and do other things.
  13. The sixth button is for subtitles delay, which I find helpful when there is a difference in audio and subtitle time.
  14. The seventh one is the audio delay button.
  15. You can enable the pop-up view. With that view, there will be a small video pop up on the screen.
  16. The ninth option is for repeating. If you have selected only one video, then it would only go from zero to one.
  17. The tenth one enables digital audio output. I don’t know what the option does, but it is something to try.
  18. The last button on the screen is the screen ratio. You can change the video size with this button.

Audio

VLC Media Player Tutorials for Audio
VLC Media Player Tutorials for Audio

VLC also supports audio files. You can play any extensions. It supports the most common and the rear ones. It quickly syncs the audio files in your device and then shows you tips about the audio player and playlist. The notification for VLC is like YouTube where you have to tap on the cross “x” button to remove the notification. The audio player has improved a lot, and it is my favourite player on Android so far.

In conclusion

I hope the review for VLC Media Player helped you choose which app to download for your videos. Which app do you use for watching videos and audio songs? Please let me know in the comments below so everyone reading this article can easily choose a video player. You can also check out the app on the Google Play Store from here.

Image information: The logo image is created by Nizar (the link for his twitter is in the image caption). One of the pictures is from a user on Flickr. All other images are the screenshots of VLC Media Player on Android. Please let me if you have any concerns about the images used.

Grammarly Review – A Complete Review of Grammarly Free and Premium

An Image of Grammarly official Logo
Grammarly Logo

In this scientific world, we always find helpful tools to make our life easier. In this review, I’ll be exploring the Grammarly writing assistant. A tool which changed people’s writing habits. Grammarly teaches us how to write professionally.

From simple mistakes like “your vs. you’re”, “there vs. they’re, “subject-verb agreement errors” to missing comma, even a professional writer can make mistakes because of their carelessness.

Over a million search queries happen on Google for Grammarly every month. In this review, I’m going to explore the Grammarly world.  I’ll write everything about Grammarly from my experience. We will also see how Grammarly can improve our English and at the same time how it can save us from getting punished or banned in the online world. The article is the ultimate review of Grammarly.

Grammarly review

Details

The company released the tool in 2009, and since then the company is on a mission to make Grammarly the number one writing assistant. You will need continuous internet and an email address to start typing. The basic checker checks for spelling and limited grammar mistakes, while premium checker checks your content against over 400 grammar rules. You can write in four versions of English. It supports American, Australian, British and Canadian English.

In the beginning, Grammarly was just a web-based tool where users can create an account and start writing. It could check your writing and spelling mistakes and give you the recommendations. The company then thought about expanding the tool as extensions for browsers and Microsoft Office and then an app for mobile phones. Today we have an online editor, a desktop app, an extension for Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge, a beta extension for Google Docs released in late 2018, an add-in for Microsoft Word and an app for iOS and Android.

Today Grammarly has 15 million active users who find the mistakes every day. There is no doubt that Grammarly is an important part of professional life, and with machine learning and artificial intelligence who does not want to use a grammar tool?

Also read: Waze vs Google Maps – Two Apps from Google.

Is it beneficial for you?

Generally, it is beneficial for everyone. Specifically, Grammarly is useful for those who work in the professional environment, whose English is the second language, who are studying, bloggers, publishers and others who write a lot.

Grammarly Free vs Premium

You don’t need to pay anything for Grammarly free. The free tool only checks grammar and spelling mistakes. While premium tool checks for grammar, spelling, punctuation, context and sentence structure mistakes. It suggests vocabulary enhancement, checks genre-specific writing styles and detects plagiarism. The problem with Grammarly Premium is you can’t try for free. If you even want to use for a day, then you will have to get a plan.

On each platform and tool, the rules for free and premium are the same. Grammarly has an advanced editor where you can review advanced grammatical mistakes. I hope you now know the difference between Grammarly free and premium; we are going to review Grammarly premium as it would help you understand the limitations of Grammarly clearly.

Premium Plan

The premium plan comes with three different payment options. If you want to give it a try the premium, then the monthly plan which costs $29.95/month would be the best. The quarterly plan cost 19.98/month while the annual plan costs 11.66/month.

Online Editor and Desktop app

Image Showing Grammarly Online Editor (Premium) with Assistant
Grammarly Online Editor with Assistant

The basic idea of the online editor is typing, and it would automatically save to your account. The online editor would be the most advanced version of Grammarly. The online editor comes with an assistant which helps you get things done.

Image Showing Goals Menu on Online Editor
Grammarly Assistant Goals

Grammarly online editor categorises the mistakes in grammar, punctuation, conciseness, confidence, variety and vocabulary. By default, the plagiarism is disabled, but you can enable it by clicking on the button. The assistant can work as you want. The option “Set/Update Goals” specify your needs. You can select the intent, audience, style, emotion, and domain of the document. The editor will readily adapt the goals and then recheck the document. You can also check or uncheck if you want Grammarly to set goals for each new document. There an option to upload Microsoft Word document on the editor and after uploading you can continue working. You can download the document as a .txt extension but, unfortunately, there is no way to save Grammarly document as .docs (Microsoft Word).

The documents are saved in the database, and you can access them on Grammarly website and Grammarly desktop app. The desktop app is like the online editor. The good thing is you don’t need to open the web browser and go to the website. The app saves your account details, and you can access all the documents and edit them right away.

Extension for browsers

Grammarly Extension Menu on Chrome
Grammarly Extension for Chrome

The extensions do the same thing, but you can write on thousands of websites. The extension is highly beneficial for Gmail, WordPress, Blogger and your educational site. With the extension, you can see word’s meaning and synonyms by double-clicking on the word on most of the websites. When the extension is on, it disables the browser’s error and spells checking feature. You can review basic errors in the text field, but for premium mistakes and plagiarism, you can find the option to open the premium editor on the bottom of the text field.

The beta version for Google Docs works like the same, but it is only available for premium users. According to Grammarly Blog, the browser extension can also work with Google Docs, but users wanted a tool which can fully support Google Docs. All the mistakes highlighted in red. Premium users can send feedback.

Problems with the browser extension

I have been using Grammarly premium for over eight months, and I have found a few issues which I think would be good to mention. The first problem I encounter is the premium editor might change the settings and style for the typed text. For example, on WordPress, if I check “Open the link in a new tab” on the link text, and then open the advanced editor, it unchecks that option for all the texts with links, and to fix it, I have to go to settings for each text and recheck the option.
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Android and iOS keyboard App

Some Written Text on Android Using Grammarly Keyboard
Grammarly Keyboard App on Android

The keyboard app is still new, but it does the same thing as the editor. As compared to other keyboard apps, it lacks features like words suggestions, themes, languages and flow typing. As you type, it checks for errors and shows the mistake above the keyboard. You can tap on the correct word to fix, or you can tap on the green button to activate the advanced error checking tool. The advanced error checking tool shows each error one by one, and you can tap on the correct word to fix the mistake.

Regarding the tool, it comes with a light and a dark theme. It supports auto-correction, auto capitalisation, disable space period and contact name suggestions settings. You don’t need an account for the basic check with the keyboard, but for the premium checker, you must sign-in.

Problems with the app

The problem I usually face with the keyboard app is, even the internet is connected it displays “the internet is required”. The message goes away after 30 seconds, but no one likes to wait for 30 seconds. Another problem with keyboards apps is they do not support plagiarism checking. You can save the document and check on your PC, or if your browser supports desktop version, then you can go to My Grammarly and then review the text.

Plagiarism

It’s better to be safe than sorry. Another Grammarly’s feature is checking for plagiarism. Grammarly checks your text on over 8 billion web pages. Plagiarism is one of the dangerous practices in the world. From search engines to universities, no one likes plagiarised content. The feature is only available in the premium version.

In conclusion

Being a blogger and being English my second language, Grammarly helps me write my posts as well as my assignments. From the online editor to phone apps, Grammarly is part of my life. The best thing about Grammarly is you don’t need to pay anything. That’s is the end of Grammarly premium review. I hope the article helped. Do you use any grammar tool? If so, please share your experience with us so everyone can benefit.

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