A North Korean technology company—Myohhang— recently launched a brand-new tablet that has been named after Apple’s trademarked iPad making it the first device launched out of North Korea that directly uses Apple branding. Continue reading
Foremost African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust BANK PLC, is leading the future of digital banking with the launch of GTWorld, a mobile banking app that is designed to cater to all that’s important to customers easily and seamlessly. Continue reading
When it comes to cheating, the school authorities preventive measures just makes the students more advance in the special craft of exam malpractice! Teachers check to see if the answers have been scribbled on parts of their body/Math set/calculator/four figure table while others collect their phones— but one country has taken an extreme approach by completely shutting down the country’s internet in a bid to keep students from cheating. Continue reading
11 new technology hubs from eight different African countries have joined the largest network of technology and innovation hubs in Africa, AfriLabs.
Launched in 2011, AfriLabs aims to build a community around technology hubs in Africa. It started out with just five members but has now grown to over 50 hubs across over 20 countries in Africa. Continue reading
Just saw on Miss Techy a new Linux launcher and i was wondering whats the big deal. Until I took a closer look, who here is a Mr Robot (season one) or any CIA based films. Remember when the use their phone to hack networks. This is the app, well not really the app but something like it. Linux CLI Launcher, a launcher that transforms your Android into a command prompt/terminal window where you will need to type out commands to operate your Android device. In case you are wondering, that is all there is to it— no app drawer, no icons, just a plain old terminal window. Continue reading
Don’t you like when your friends mistake your phone for Iphone, so for a brief moment in their mind you are a very person pikin (child). I am currently enjoying the mix up with my Infinix Hot S and the feeling is awesome. Imagine having the Gionee S10, it will be viral. Continue reading
One of the drivers of the popular Nigerian phone retail outlet, Slot Nigeria Limited, has been arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command over the diversion of N5.95 million worth of laptops, mobile phones and its accessories, just as it assisted in the recovery of N4,654,224 worth of goods from the suspect. Continue reading
The airship could wind up costing Brin $100 million to $150 million of his own money, so he can do with it what he wants. But just imagine if that money were given to people through grants, to aid entrepreneurship and education. Continue reading
Google is running a deal on its music streaming service and what some are calling a storage locker, Google Play Music. Typically, the site offers up a 90-day free trial when you sign up, but it’s now giving new subscribers an extra month of free time.
When Microsoft unveiled its digital assistant in 2014, it looked to the Halo franchise for inspiration, naming its system Cortana, after Master Chief’s AI companion. One ambitious fan has gone a step further and created his own holographic version of the assistant for his home. Continue reading
It seems like American prom goers, have a new way to make the act of loaning and using credit cards more interesting. Kahlaa Salahuddin, an 18-year-old makeup artist in Philadelphia, US, stepped out for her senior prom in a fringed and embroidered silver gown with winged sleeves, paired with Christian Louboutin heels, a clutch and white headscarf. Continue reading
The Nitro 5 would start at $800 — sounds good, right? Now, Acer has introduced another laptop — the Nitro 5— for people with sensible wallet and not people with billion stashed somewhere. The idea behind the line is to make laptops with the performance to play your high-end games but at a mainstream price. Continue reading
It seems like love is in Monaco. Banky W’s engagement to Adesua Etomi a few weeks back, has lead Don Jazzy on a steady social media campaign to act in a movie with the ‘love’ of his life. And he is currently looking for support form the on and only Mo Abudu . Continue reading
We all know the scene. A dapper middle aged man, strong, imposing and slightly graying enters a nondescript store: small but impeccably maintained and furnished. He’s greeted by an attendant who takes his coat and ushers him into a back room where his measurements are taken by the adept hands of a master tailor. This is the mainstream perception of bespoke tailoring and as fanciful as it seems it’s not completely wrong. Continue reading
Microsoft launched the new Surface Pro. And it’s still been called, the Surface Pro, you can add 2017 to it just to avoid confusion. But here is the catch, still no USB-C ports. It’s still 12.3 inches big, plus the dimensions are the exact same size as the Surface Pro 4 —11.50 x 7.9 x 0.33 inches. Continue reading
Rap titan and YBNL boss, Olamide has unveiled a new look even as he prepares to drop his second single of the year “Wavy Level” today. In photos he shared today, he is seen sporting a blond hair with tale blue highlights and a mixture of blond and tale blue for his beards.
Though 5G remains a somewhat nebulous concept because standards organizations have yet to formally classify it, the successor to LTE is broadly understood to be capable of gigabit speeds that rely on mmWave tech. Because mmWave transmits data at a higher frequency, and thus a smaller wavelength of between 30 GHz and 300 GHz, the technology is capable of reducing latency and expanding data transmission capacity. It also opens up possibilities for cutting down on antenna size and for packing more powerful multi-band antennas into a single device. Continue reading