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Control YouTube Video Quality and SAVE Bandwidth

YouTube has an inbuilt feature to control the video quality based on the bandwidth. Not only in the web version but it is available across all device versions such as Android, iOS, Samsung Smart TV, SONY TV, LG TV and even in Play Station versions.

Available quality settings depends on the device and the video you are playing. Below given list of all available quality levels supported by YouTube:
  • Auto (adjusts based on the available bandwidth)
  • 144p
  • 240p
  • 360p
  • 480p
  • 720p (HD, High Definition)
  • 1080p (FHD, Full HD)
  • 4K (UHD, Ultra HD)
If you have a limited data internet connection, it is advised to set the quality level not to Auto, set it based on your data plan.

Below chart will give a rough data usage based on the bandwidth:

Say you have 50Mbps connection and you watch YouTube in 1080p resolution, you will consume a maximum of 21.97GB data in an hour! You can reduce the data consumption by reducing the quality to say 720p.

Since YouTube has this feature, you don't need to worry much about the bandwidth usage. There are other video apps such as Amazon Prime, where there is no quality control option. Amazon decides the quality based on the internet speed but there is no option by which you can reduce the quality. If you have a 100Mbps connection and you are watching a 4K movie, you will end up consuming more than 100GB data in 2 hours time.
Is there any workaround for this problem? Don't worry, I have a trick by which you can even control how much data such services can use. Stay tuned for my blog post on this topic!



Induction Cooker Showing an Error Code? Induction Cooker Error Codes Explained

Are you searching for Induction Cook-top error codes? Here you can find the error codes of all popular induction cooktops and how to troubleshoot it.

These are for your reference only, do not try to open your cooktop without proper safety measures, we advise you to call the service person if any servicing is needed.

If you want to know how Induction Cook-top works, read our previous article titled What is Induction Cooker? How Induction Cooker Works?.

Whirlpool Induction Cooker Error CodesError CodeErrorSolutionF0An internal error was detected.Disconnect power. Wait 5 seconds before reconnecting power. If the symbol appears again, call for service.F2The surface cooking area is too hot and has turned off.Remove the pans from the surface cooking area. "F2" will disappear when the surface cooking area has cooled. If you turn the surface cooking area back on and "F2" reappears, the cooktop is still too hot. Turn off the surface cooking area and allow it to cool.F4The po…

HDFC Bank introduces Missed Call Service to know Account Balance

Missed call is a powerful business tool in developing countries like India where customers give a miss call to specific phone numbers for getting account details, providing feedback, voting etc. On receiving a missed call from a registered phone number, the underlying app performs a phone number lookup and sends the data to the caller via text message(SMS) or records the call details for future processing.HDFC Bank recently introduced missed call service for its retail customers which allows to retrieve bank account details, mini statement etc. by simply giving a miss call to their toll free numbers.Following services are now available: 1800 270 3333 - Account Balance 1800 270 3355 - Mini Statement 1800 270 3366 - Request for new Cheque Book 1800 270 3377 - Request for Bank account statement Also you can download HDFC Mobile Banking Application by giving a missed call to : 1800 270 3344. Other banks providing missed call serviceAxis bank(known as Axis Dial) - 09225892258Bank of India…

Income Tax Return eFiling - Must Know Facts

Income Tax filing is a legal obligation of every citizen of India whose total income of the previous year exceeds the limit defined by the IT law. Thanks to Information Technology, now you can file your tax return online via or third party services such as, etc.(Refer list of e-filing portals below). Income Tax Department has received a record number of 1.64 crores e-Returns in the F.Y. 2011-12.

You need to file the return on or before 31st of July of the assessment year. This article does not provide information on how to file your tax but the steps to follow after filing your returns.

Once you are done with the Income Tax e-filing, the acknowledgement form will be available for download normally in 2-7 days depends on the portal through which you filed your return. You need to download, sign and send the Income Tax Return Verification Form(ITR-V) to the Income Tax department within 120 days of submission via ordinar…