Category: Technology

Africa: scant data protection leaves internet users exposed

In Kenya, which has a large and fast growing population of internet users, there are no specific laws or regulations to protect the privacy of those individuals. Kenya is not alone in Africa, which as a region has clocked the world’s fastest growth in internet use over the past decade. Unlike in Europe and the […]

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What you should know about Acer Predator 21X

There are a grand total of 300 Predator 21 X laptops in the entire world, and we’ve been playing with the 226th one. It’s one of the most striking, unusual and imposing laptops we’ve ever clapped eyes on – but then it would need to be. It costs an astonishing $9000. It’s also a wheely case, […]

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Huawei P20 Pro to have three back cameras

The Huawei P20 Pro looks set to have three cameras around the back, with the latest rumors suggesting one of them will clock in at 40MP! When you consider the rumored resolutions of the other cameras on this phone, the P20 Pro’s collective pixel-count could come in at no less than 80MP. But in a world in […]

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Nikon adds 4K and other video features to DSLR

Until recently, Nikon had been wasting an opportunity to make its cameras more appealing to filmmakers. It doesn’t have a pro video camera lineup to cannibalize, unlike Canon and others, so by adding 4K and other video features to DSLRs, it could have made taken sales away from rivals. Thankfully it started to catch up […]

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Filtration Tech to Give You Clean Drinking Water andPower Smartphone, Car

MOFs are a sponge-like material that have the largest internal surface area of any known substance , which gives it the ability to capture, store and release chemicals at the atomic level. They are composed of designer synthetic crystals cooked up by chemists by stitching inorganic molecules together with organic molecules. Their structures can also be tweaked […]

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Macbook Pro vs Macbook Air: Which will you buy?

Only two of them come in 13in sizes though, so if you know you want a laptop with a 13in screen, you’ve got to pick between the MacBook Air and the smaller size of MacBook Pro. In this article we compare the two, leaving out the 12in MacBook. That means you’ve got a few decisions […]

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Laptop tech: HP Envy x2 Something perfect

For years, the smartphone’s LTE has chuckled at the laptop’s limited, Wi-Fi-only connectivity. But the HP Envy x2 ($999 as tested) is a part of a new breed: a laptop with an LTE modem that comes standard and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. The goal: ubiquitous internet and a battery that lasts longer than most […]

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Nintendo gaming: Episode 155, say tomato

Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King (Switch) Ty the Tasmanian Tiger (GC) Troddlers (SNES) Mercenary Kings: Reloaded Edition (Switch) Dino City (SNES) See more

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Best apps for Instagram users

With the Followers Analytics for Instagram – InstaReport app, you can track followers that you have gained or lost as well as who is not following you back and who liked your post the most. In addition, the app offers account analytics with post performance and engagement activities. Why we love it Followers Analytics for […]

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Bluetooth tracker with feature everyone loves

This Bluetooth tracker gadget will b able to do the following [Rechargeable & Low Battery Notification] Over one month battery life. [Easy Setup & Intuitive App] Download the free iOS/Android app with short video tutorials. [Find Your Lost Items & Phone] Tap “Find” on the AIKO App to make AIKO beep. Double press the AIKO […]

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TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp with Wireless Charger (LED desk lamp)

If you work at a desk and have an iPhone or Android handset that supports wireless charging, we’re about to introduce you to your new favorite device. It’s called the TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp with Wireless Charger, which is obviously an extremely telling name. As you might have surmised by now, it’s an LED desk lamp… […]

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What is Atari VC?

Atari has renamed its upcoming retro mini-console from the Ataribox to the Atari VCS, according to VentureBeat. The device, similar to Nintendo’s NES Classic and SNES Classic consoles, uses a design aesthetic inspired by the Atari 2600 Video Computer System. In an interesting twist, the device will not only play classic Atari titles, but it will also […]

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See how world’s smallest computer looks

IBM is kicking off its IBM Think 2018 conference this week with “5 in 5,” a collection of IBM Research inventions and technologies “that could change our lives in the next five years.” If you want to hear a large corporation tell you about AI, blockchain, and quantum computing all in the same breath, IBM […]

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Why reduce price of HTC Vive?

TC’S VIVE PIONEERED room-scale virtual reality, and brought it to the homes of enthusiasts. That innovation came at a price—it launched at $800, costing hundreds more than its closest competitor, the Oculus Rift. As of March 19, 2018, it finally has a price tag of $500. You can now buy the standard Vive for $500 (give or […]

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Mac Pro 2018 on the way!

Apple then further backed its promise of a new Mac Pro with a easter egg within a press release for the new iMac Pro sale date back in December. So, we know for a fact that a new Mac Pro is being actively developed, and we could see it launch by the end of 2018. However, […]

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Tech: Welcome mirrorless camera

The Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S is a weather-sealed mirrorless (or compact system) camera that withstands the elements when shooting outdoors. It’s designed as a video-first camera, meaning it’s more suited to capturing video than still photos and has videographers in mind. Our latest round of testing also includes a camera that is compact in size but […]

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FIFA to use video assistant referee in 2018 World Cup

Video assistant referees are about to get their biggest test to date. In the wake of an earlier general approval, the FIFA Council has authorized the use of VARs at the upcoming 2018 World Cup in Russia. The tool will help refs make decisions on difficult calls involving goals and penalties, any offenses leading up to those moments, mistaken […]

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Huawei reports Brits hates photos taken on their mobile phones

You know how it is, you spend ages lining up that special shot on your phone to get the perfect photo, and something goes wrong. A gust of wind knocking you off balance, a pet jumping in to get in on the action or just the plain old not liking anything you happen to take […]

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Android smartphones you can get for less than 30K in 2018

Few years ago, it was really expensive to purchase an android device in Nigeria. In fact, very few could afford to spend money on android devices. We’d rather buy mobile devices running the Java OS and Symbian OS. But with the intervention of the chinese manufacturers and introduction of budget related devices (devices with acceptable […]

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Galaxy S9+ Review: The Android Phone to Beat

More refinement than revolution, the Galaxy S9+ ($840) builds upon the best phone design in years in subtle but important ways. The new phone boasts an improved camera for better low-light photos, a fun new Super Slow-Mo video mode, and improved performance and battery life — all stuffed inside a handset that’s still the sleekest […]

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Leaked price of samsung Grand Prime Plus, others at Jumia Mobile Week in Nigeria

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Sneak Peak: HTC U12 Will Have Up To 256GB Of Storage, Dual Cameras, More

The HTC U11 is approaching the one-year mark, meaning that a successor is soon to be released. That successor, likely to be named U12 and codenamed ‘Imagine,’ was apparently shown off at a 5G industry event about a month ago. LlabTooFeR, a ROM developer with a good track record for leaking HTC-related things, has just […]

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Myths about phone batteries you should know

There seems to be this mind block that don’t allow phone users of today realize how well technology has advanced especially with batteries. I want to share with you guys some of the top battery myths we still seem to believe today. 1. CHARGE YOUR BATTERY FULLY ON FIRST USE FOR HOURS I still hear […]

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Smartphones in 2018 will have glass backs

The Nokia 8 Sirocco, Samsung’s Galaxy S9 devices, Sony’s Xperia XZ2, ZTE’s latest Blade V9, and the Asus Zenfone 5 all feature glass backs. Last year’s LG V30 and Huawei’s Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro devices used glass, and those companies are expected to announce new phones this year featuring more of that reflective material. Read on

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Why Whatsapp is a favourite for Africans

African countries notched a 12%-growth in active social media users to 191 million last year, according to a report by global digital agencies, We Are Social and Hootsuite. Of those, mobile users accounted for 172 million, most of whom used only two Facebook-owned platforms: WhatsApp and Messenger. With the exception of a few countries, WhatsApp was easily […]

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Welcome to our weekly Xbox news recap series

Welcome to our weekly Xbox news recap series, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Xbox. Let’s get started here.

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Things you may not like about Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9 debuted at Mobile World Congress last weekend. The all-new flagship smartphone boasts a redesigned Dual Pixel rear camera with a variable aperture to improve shots in tough low-light conditions. The Galaxy S9 range also boasts a super slow-motion mode, which can shoot up to 960 frames-per-second for short bursts. Galaxy S9+ owners will […]

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Here comes a phone with a finger print scanner under its screen

It is called Vivo Apex. The maker, Vivo, a flourishing Chinese phone maker, may have just shown us one of the most interesting and forward-looking smartphone concepts at Mobile World Congress. The Vivo Apex, a concept phone that may or may not ever reach the market (in China), is very remarkable for exactly 4 things. Let’s take […]

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Smartphones that made it to the top at MWC 2018

Read the report about Smartphones that made it to the top at MWC 2018 Here.

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Best 4G smartphone for less than N35k in Nigeria

Let’s be honest, there’s an open secret between both of us. Yes.. Us. (I’m referring to the amazing person reading this post now). It’s a known fact that we both hate slow internet. So why would you spend a huge amount of money on a phone with a 3G connection. I decided to go through […]

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