The Lies In The Nigerian Tech StartUp Space

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What I think of the tech space in Nigeria, is basically, a space where a bunch of we can all be rich in the “foreseeable future” sets of people come together to explain prehistoric rich men who are not willing to believe them; due to lack of real business know how, that this idea of an app will bring in unimaginable wealth with a peanut from your money pile.  But, this is just an idea with no reality whatsoever, the idea generator does not have any mystical marketing powers neither is he or she mostly he, a God or Goddess is the HR world (wait, do they know HR?).  Continue reading

Gionee S6 Review From Bullets Systems

Getting into the issue that my Canon camera is still wounded and helps, is something i must do until help comes, is something I must do!

So I got to review the Gionee S6 a while back and it was pretty cool, yes I know the phone is a little bit old but you have to remember that Nigeria do not produce this phones and it takes time for me to lay my hands on it. The Gionee S6 is a pretty straight forward phone with lots of “not too many pre installed apps” (Yeh! More space!).  But, if you want to know more watch the video and remember to subscribe to the channel.

Tech Alert! Nigeria Plans to Acquire ‘Eavesdropping’ Satellites That Records Things Like Voice Calls, Emails

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The Federal Government of Nigeria intends to acquire two new satellites to add to the existing satellites — Nigeria Sat 1 and Nigeria Sat-X (Built exclusively by Nigerian scientists) — in the orbit.

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Bill Gates To Become World’s First Trillionaire

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See What’s So Special About The Infinix Hot 4

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Guys it’s kind of a metal cased phone that looks like a plastic cased phone in pictures, it name Infinix HOT 4 X557 KV!    A cheap phone with high tech affordable for the average buyer, (who saw what I did there?). The camera is NOT 13MP like my Infinix Hot S, the Infinix Hot 4 X557 also features a 5.5″ HD Screen Display, a 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM expandable to 32GB micro SD. And it arrive with a MT6580 Quad Core Cortex; 1.3GHz CPU and a XOS (Based on Android Marshmallow) as the operating system. Continue reading

These Are the Most Popular Apps in 2016

Nielsen has published its annual report of the year’s most popular apps. For 2016, there appears to be one social media service that’s still trouncing the competition when it comes to the world of apps: Facebook. As Nielsen’s study found, Facebook has taken the top spot for most popular apps of 2016, with 146 million unique users. Coming in at the second top spot was Facebook Messenger, which boasted 129 million unique users in 2016. Continue reading

Tech Alert! LG’s Levitating Speaker

Seeing all this tech stuffs just makes me, want to travel to Egypt and look for an elixir of life lol….   PSA: LG has joined the Levitation magic (more like magnetic) trick class of 2016/2017.   A;though LG is not the first company to create such speakers, but actually the first key tech company to launch such. The LG PJ9 is a wireless, 360-degree omnidirectional speaker that levitates (Duh). It comes with a 10-hour battery life, with the speakers actually floating back to its base as the battery starts to run out. You also get an embedded subwoofer, an IP67 certification, a wireless charge, and the ability to connect to two Bluetooth devices simultaneously. Continue reading

Guess Which Tech Company Might Be the First to Reach the Trillion-Dollar Market Value?

 

One Trillion Dollar Market Evaluation, is like when a company becomes a country!! #BrainFreeze Despite the fact that the Microsoft’s market value currently trails both Apple and Alphabet, analyst Michael Markowski of Equities.com believes that Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn could help them reach the $1 trillion milestone.

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iPhone 8 With Curved Screen Could Be Released as Soon as Next Year

So all Apple needs to do to stay in business is to increase their prices and people will come? According to the Wall Street Journal, the new iPhone 8 could be releasing as soon as next year. It’s been reported that Apple has been testing out more than 10 different prototypes and some have seen a curved screen with no home button. The report states that the new model will house a 5.8-inch OLED display (instead of a LCD screen) with, of course, higher resolution. With OLED technology, a backlight is not needed, therefore thinner and lighter phones can be created. The new iPhone iteration may also include an embedded home button, as opposed to the current location on the iPhone 7′s design. Continue reading

Uber can now track your location even after a ride ends

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Uber has started tracking users for five minutes before and after exiting their ride, the company recently announced in its update.

It may not be as intense as CIA-level spying, but users aren’t very comfortable with the update. Continue reading

#NoDataHike We Never Ordered Operators To Raise Data Prices Says Minister Of Communication

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Nigeria’s Minister of Communication, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has disclosed that the Federal Government never gave any directive to telecommunications operators in the country to increase prices of data from Thursday, December 1, 2016 as claimed.

Since the beginning of this week, Nigerians have continued to kick against messages sent to them via text messages by telecoms operators, informing them that from tomorrow, prices of data would go up and in some cases, by 100 percent. Continue reading

Yasmin Belo-Osagie’s of She Leads Africa New Ad for Microsoft Is Awesome!

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Screenshot: Yasmin Belo-Osagie Microsoft ad

Yasmin Belo-Osagie, the Cofounder of She Leads Africa — a community that helps young African women achieve their professional dreams — might come across as being shy and reserved, but the new Microsoft ad changed my perception!

The 30-second ad is for the new Lenovo Yoga, a convertible laptop created by Lenovo and powered by Microsoft. Continue reading

Kwara State Wants to Be One of the Largest Tech Hubs in Nigeria, Plans to Build N500m ‘Computer Village’ in Ilorin.

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Last week, Kwara State Governor, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, performed the groundbreaking of Harmony Hub, Kwara State’s version of the popular Computer Village, in Ilorin. The entire project is estimated to cost 500 million Naira.

Speaking at the groundbreaking, the Governor said the Computer Village would directly employ about 600 youths when fully operational. Continue reading

Tips For Choosing A Washing Machine

jj1A washing machine is one of the greatest and most helpful household inventions of the last century. Keeping clothes and all kinds of textile goods fresh and clean has never been easier than with the help of a washing machine. Buying the right kind of a washing machine, the one that matches your needs and budgets, can be tricky due to the variety of machines on the market. However, with our tips you’re guaranteed to make a smart choice! Continue reading

HTC Might Sell Off Its Smartphone Business

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According to the rumors, HTC might be selling off its Smartphone business — which would be rather sad given how good their smartphones were (cc the HTC M8).

No specific names were mentioned, but people are already suggesting that Google might be the best fit to buy the company’s smartphone business since it had a hand in making the Pixel devices. Continue reading

Your iPhone Secretly Sends Your Call History + Facetime Calls To Apple — Elcomsoft

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A digital forensics company in Russia, Elcomsoft, claims that your iPhone sends your call history to Apple and this only happens when you enable iCloud on your device. What might piss you off is the fact that the data — which contains a list of calls made and received as well as the dates, times, call duration and entire phone numbers, plus your Facetime’s voice and video calls  — gets uploaded without notifying users or even giving them a choice. Apple, in turn, retains the data for up to 4 months before it gets deleted.

This might not be a big deal until you remember the FBI issue. Plus, all a hacker needs to get your data are your iCloud’s login/password details and applications like Elcomsoft’s extraction tool. Continue reading

Logical Address Represents Nigeria At The 2016 ITU Telecom World Bangkok, Thailand

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Logical Address is now in Thailand and the Thai people can’t stop smiling!  The address solving startup form NHUB, a tech community based in Plateau State, Nigeria is expanding their global presence one country at a time and Thailand is the current destination.  Logical Address is an addressing system that solves one of humans most fundamental problems, navigation your way to someone’s location . Continue reading

Update Live Blogging #HackJos2016 Final Day Hackers Talk With Mark Essien

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Teams and their innovations….

NOX: Mechanox, an application that solve basic motor vehicle issues that may require the aid of a mechanic; or provide the user with basic information within a checklist of things.

Team Uplift: Gas Leakage Detector Using Arduino and GSM Module, a system that detect irregular gas levels and triggers a real time SMS response.

Team Kuce: TractUS, an SMS based tractor on demand service. Continue reading

Slack Welcomes Its New Friend Microsoft With A ‘Dear Microsoft’ Ad In New York Times.

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Slack’s founder is taking marketing lessons from Apple — In 1981, when IBM launched its first PC, Apple ran a full-page ad in the Wall Street Journal to welcome its new competitor to the personal computer market.to the personal computer market. Continue reading