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  • You can’t check your data usage balance while on MTN BIS, Why?

    You can’t check your data usage balance while on MTN BIS, Why?

    This issues has been on for a while, and most people have gotten used to it. I have the 4 major network SIM cards : MTN, GLO, Airtel, and Etisalat, and I’ve subscribed for and used BIS (BlackBerry Internet Subscription)…Read more →
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Aug 14, 5:00am -
  • Intel team up with Unity to enhance support for Android devices

    Intel team up with Unity to enhance support for Android devices

    Intel has partnered with Unity- A high performance graphics development platform to support Intel-based devices running Android OS. This new strategic partnership shows Intel’s interest to make it’s mark on the tablet market. What this new partne…
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Aug 14, 3:06am -
  • ZTE N600+ Specifications

    ZTE N600+ Specifications

    Technology CDMA: 1X 800 MHz 3G: EVDO 800 MHz 4G: No SIM Type: UIM OS: Android 2.2 Froyo Design Dimensions: 198 x 122 x 13.2 mm Weight: – g Display: 2.8-inch, 240 x 320 pixel, TFT resistive touchscreen display Hardware…Read more →
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:15pm -
  • Nokia’s Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha are not going away yet

    Nokia’s Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha are not going away yet

    Yesterday, Opera and Microsoft signed an agreement to use Opera Mini as the default web browser for Microsoft’s existing feature phones and Asha phones portfolio. This covers Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha software platforms. Nokia and Opera have a…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:45am -
  • Did you know? There’s a torrent app for iOS

    Did you know? There’s a torrent app for iOS

    Torrent apps have been prohibited on iOS and iOS devices due to the fact that it is usually linked with piracy. Torrents have been used by millions to lay hands on various types of media and apps without having to…Read more →
    - 2 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:20am -
  • Facebook messenger becomes the third non Google app to surpass 500 million downloads on Play Store

    Facebook messenger becomes the third non Google app to surpass 500 million downloads on Play Store

    Due to the decision to separate Facebook messenger from the main Facebook app and make it a separate app on the Google Play Store, Facebook messenger has become the highest downloaded app within the past few weeks. The app which…Read more →
    - 2 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:15am -
  • Don’t be conned: Ericsson free laptop promo

    Don’t be conned: Ericsson free laptop promo

    Today, I received an email with the following message: Hi, Please find attached the offer of free laptop from Ericsson. Thanks. In the mail, I was one of 13 people copied, and there was a Microsoft Word document attached with…Read more →
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 8:36pm -
  • First Impressions with photos: The Phantom Z arrives MOBILITY

    First Impressions with photos: The Phantom Z arrives MOBILITY

    You’ve heard about TECNO’s new flagship, the Phantom Z. You’ve seen promotional images. Now, we have a unit here at MOBILITY Towers and have two weeks to play with it and tell you what we think about it. Here is…Read more →
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 7:46am -

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GADGETS AND GIZMOS

  • Microsoft Launch Cheap as Chips Phone But It’s Not Smart

    Microsoft Launch Cheap as Chips Phone But It’s Not Smart

    The latest cut price phone to come out from Microsoft will cost a mere £15. That sounds great, so what’s the catch?The problem with the Nokia 130 is that it doesn’t have a data …Microsoft Launch Cheap as Chips Phone But It’s Not Smart is a…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:12am -
  • The Tablet That Corrects Vision Problems

    The Tablet That Corrects Vision Problems

    Could tablets provide a solution for anyone with vision problems? It seems unlikely but researchers are working on a display that could do just that.The prototype tablet display that is being researched basically compensates …The Tablet That Corre…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 12:47pm -
  • Google to Re-Brand Photo Service?

    Google to Re-Brand Photo Service?

    Could Google soon be bringing out its own new, dedicated online photo service or app separate from the Google+ service?According to some sources, in a report on Bloomberg, Google is hoping to get more …Google to Re-Brand Photo Service? is a post f…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 8:43am -
  • Hitchbot Hitches His Way Across Canada

    Hitchbot Hitches His Way Across Canada

    We all love robots but would you give one a lift if you come across it hitchhiking at the side of the road?This is exactly the situation faced by Canadian drivers right now, as …Hitchbot Hitches His Way Across Canada is a post from: Gadgets and gi…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 8:41pm -
  • Robot Fans Create Atmosphere in Korean Baseball Stadium

    Robot Fans Create Atmosphere in Korean Baseball Stadium

    You have seen at some point how football team have used cardboard cuts outs of spectators to make the stadium look fuller than it really it is. It looks kind of naff, doesn’t it? Why …Robot Fans Create Atmosphere in Korean Baseball Stadium is a p…
    - 22 days ago, 1 Aug 14, 8:33am -
  • Amazon Offers 3D Printing Store

    Amazon Offers 3D Printing Store

    Anyone who wants a simple introduction to the world of 3D printing will we pleased to see that Amazon has launched a 3D printing store.This new store gives customers access to a big variety …Amazon Offers 3D Printing Store is a post from: Gadgets…
    - 23 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 2:27pm -
  • The New Nvidia Gaming Tablet Streams Games over Wi-Fi

    The New Nvidia Gaming Tablet Streams Games over Wi-Fi

    A new tablet from Nvidia has been launched, with the aim of enticing gamers to switch over to it.The Shield Tablet is powered by Android and is an 8 inch gadget that is capable …The New Nvidia Gaming Tablet Streams Games over Wi-Fi is a post from:…
    - 23 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 8:21am -
  • London to Become a 5G City in 2020

    London to Become a 5G City in 2020

    Internet users in London will be pleased to see that the capital will soon be a 5G city. If you thought that 4G was fast then wait until you see how fast 5G is.London …London to Become a 5G City in 2020 is a post from: Gadgets and gizmos
    - 24 days ago, 30 Jul 14, 9:45pm -
  • The Low Price Nokia Lumia 530 Set to be Launched

    The Low Price Nokia Lumia 530 Set to be Launched

    The Nokia Lumia 520 has proved to be a massive success, becoming one of the best selling budget phones of all time.However, it now has some competition in the face of, well, the new …The Low Price Nokia Lumia 530 Set to be Launched is a post from:…
    - 24 days ago, 30 Jul 14, 9:20pm -
  • Stubhub Users’ Accounts Used Fraudulently

    Stubhub Users’ Accounts Used Fraudulently

    Another security breach at eBay has led to more than 1,000 customers of Stubhub having their accounts broken into.Unlike the last time though, this problem hasn’t come about through the company’s servers being hacked. …Stubhub Users’ Account…
    - 26 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 4:24pm -

MOBILE CRUNCH

  • NewBiiSafe Buddy Is A Bluetooth Keyfob For Item-Tracking And Location Alerts

    BiiSafe Buddy Is A Bluetooth Keyfob For Item-Tracking And Location Alerts

     Finnish made BiiSafe Buddy, which was crowdfunded on Indiegogo, offers item tracking via Bluetooth and a location-sharing alerts feature geared towards families by turning the gizmo into a physical button to quickly share your location on a map wit…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
  • Apple Opens Battery Replacement Program For Affected iPhone 5 Units

    Apple Opens Battery Replacement Program For Affected iPhone 5 Units

     Apple has created an iPhone 5 battery replacement program after it released a statement saying that it had discovered a “very small percentage” of units “may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.” T…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Aug 14, 10:15am -
  • For The First Time, The Majority Of Opera Software’s Revenue Came From Mobile Ads

    For The First Time, The Majority Of Opera Software’s Revenue Came From Mobile Ads

     Opera Software may be best known for the desktop and mobile web browser of the same name, but it’s increasingly becoming a mobile ad company, as shown in a recent blog post about the company’s second quarter earnings report. Opera says that for…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:07pm -
  • Mobile Verification Service Zumigo Closes $6 Million Series B Round Led By Intel Capital

    Mobile Verification Service Zumigo Closes $6 Million Series B Round Led By Intel Capital

     Mobile device and location verification service Zumigo closed a Series B funding round led by Intel Capital on Friday, reporting it raised $6 million.Zumigo wants to take the password out of the authentication process. Using the location of your p…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 10:58pm -
  • Deepak Chopra Backs Art Marketplace GlobeIn

    Deepak Chopra Backs Art Marketplace GlobeIn

     GlobeIn, an online marketplace where you purchase art and handmade goods from around the world, has the backing of an unusual investor — spiritual guru Deepak Chopra. The company is announcing that it has raised $1 million in additional funding f…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:33pm -
  • Clones Of “Flappy Bird” Sequel “Swing Copters” Flushed From App Stores

    Clones Of “Flappy Bird” Sequel “Swing Copters” Flushed From App Stores

     The mobile app stores are dealing with the app cloning problem at last, it seems. Earlier this week, “Flappy Bird” creator Dong Nguyen released the sequel to his insanely popular, but frustrating game, which had once led to dozens upon dozens c…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:47pm -
  • Secret Update Removes Photo Library Access As It Faces Renewed Claims It Isn’t So Anonymous

    Secret Update Removes Photo Library Access As It Faces Renewed Claims It Isn’t So Anonymous

     Secret has a new update out for Android, with an iOS equivalent arriving sometime next week. The app changes include the addition of Flickr image search, which requires the “exchange” of the ability to use pics from your photo library, in a mov…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:13pm -
  • Facebook Rolls Out Analytics For App Links

    Facebook Rolls Out Analytics For App Links

     Today, Facebook is rolling out analytics for App Links, its initiative to make it easier for developers to link to specific content in partnership with Parse (which it purchased last year) and Mixpanel. The data available is still rather simple, bu…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 6:50pm -
  • Instagram Starts Offering Essential Ad Tools At Last

    Instagram Starts Offering Essential Ad Tools At Last

     Facebook-owned Instagram is making itself more advertising-friendly today with the rollout of a suite of business tools aimed at brands which offer insights and analytics related to their use of the image-sharing network. Included in the suite are…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 5:34pm -
  • Estimote Wants To Pioneer ‘Nearables’ With New Stickers Beacon Hardware

    Estimote Wants To Pioneer ‘Nearables’ With New Stickers Beacon Hardware

     The Internet of Things gets a lot of hype, but its rollout is slow and it will take a long time for consumers to upgrade existing, non-connected devices that still work fine into something that can communicate with computing gadgets like smartphone…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • Android Device Ecosystem: More Diverse Than Ever

    Android Device Ecosystem: More Diverse Than Ever

     Growing Android fragmentation — or device diversity if you prefer — has been visualized in a new report by crowdsourced cell phone signal startup OpenSignal, which has surveyed 682,000 devices to build its annual peek at Google’s mobile OS ec…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 4:21pm -
  • Felicis, Horizons Ventures Pour $3 Million Into The Vessyl Smart Cup

    Felicis, Horizons Ventures Pour $3 Million Into The Vessyl Smart Cup

     Mark One, the company behind the Vessyl smart cup, has today closed a $3 million seed round co-led by Felicis Ventures and Horizons Ventures The Vessyl is a cup that tracks your liquid consumption throughout the day, not only by volume but on a mol…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
  • Majority Of Digital Media Consumption Now Takes Place In Mobile Apps

    Majority Of Digital Media Consumption Now Takes Place In Mobile Apps

     U.S. users are now spending the majority of their time consuming digital media within mobile applications, according to a new study released by comScore this morning. That means mobile apps, including the number 1 most popular app Facebook, eat up…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 3:34pm -
  • Fancred Gets $3M To Continue Building Social Network Just For Sports Fans

    Fancred Gets $3M To Continue Building Social Network Just For Sports Fans

     As a big sports fan, I know fans love their teams with an unbridled passion and they may drive their friends who don’t share their view a little crazy by filling their social feeds with commentary on the latest game. For like-minded fans, this i…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • Tesla Model S Software Update Brings iPhone Unlocking And Ignition Start

    Tesla Model S Software Update Brings iPhone Unlocking And Ignition Start

     Tesla owners have been looking forward to OS 6.0, a software update for their vehicles, for a while now, but it’s finally rolling out to vehicle owners, reports Electrek. The system adds a bunch of new features for Model S vehicles, including a n…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 12:58pm -
  • Vemory Automatically Compiles Video Memories From Your Social Media Photos

    Vemory Automatically Compiles Video Memories From Your Social Media Photos

     It seems like everyone and their mom is making video montages. A year in the life of a baby from England. A year in the life of that new SNL actor Brooks Wheelan. But it takes quite a bit of dedication to actually edit those videos to perfection.…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 12:02pm -
  • Cross-Platform Development Platform Xamarin Raises $54M Series C

    Cross-Platform Development Platform Xamarin Raises $54M Series C

     Xamarin, the popular service for building cross-platform native applications, today announced that it has raised a $54 million Series C round led by a combination of new and existing investors. As far as we are aware, that’s the largest round eve…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 11:00am -
  • Hailo Launches API For E-Hailing On The Same Day As Uber

    Hailo Launches API For E-Hailing On The Same Day As Uber

     Not to be left behind in the growing feud between Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and others, Hailo has launched a public API for its taxi hailing service, on the very same day Uber announced its own. The startup, which launched in 2011 in London but has since…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 5:28pm -
  • Vine Finally Lets You Import Video From Your Camera Roll

    Vine Finally Lets You Import Video From Your Camera Roll

     With more than 100 million people watching Vines across the web each month, and over 1 billion loops every day, Vine has just released an update to the app that finally lets users import video from their camera. Twitter’s video sharing app has al…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 4:23pm -
  • Skype Will Make Itself Less Noisy Thanks To New, Smarter Chat Notifications

    Skype Will Make Itself Less Noisy Thanks To New, Smarter Chat Notifications

     Skype this morning announced a change to the way its notifications will function, designed to keep the app from annoying you with beeps and buzzes across all your devices. These new smart notifications will instead only be sent to the device you’…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 3:29pm -

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