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  • TECNO Phantom Z review: Going for gold

    TECNO Phantom Z review: Going for gold

    The TECNO Phantom Z is here and looking good. Everything screams premium. TECNO is going for gold. How well did they achieve that with the Z? I have taken it for a spin over a period of one week and…Read more →
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 7:45am -
  • Common phone Acronyms and their meanings

    Common phone Acronyms and their meanings

    When he googled a phone he fancied, Gsmarena website popped up among the first search results, He clicked and opened it, skimmed through the phone specifications and was like Yeah!! Yeah!! Wow!!. “This phone is actually cool oh”, he yelled.…Rea…
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 5:00am -
  • Can the tablet replace the laptop?

    Can the tablet replace the laptop?

    People buy tablets and laptops for various reasons, some buy these devices for entertainment purposes while for some, its serves as a major tool for their work. But these two devices seem to have various levels of productivity. Even though,…Read mo…
    - 7 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • Angry Birds; Angry Dad: the travails of home WiFi

    Angry Birds; Angry Dad: the travails of home WiFi

    Last week, I got a notice that I had used up my 10GB Smile 4G subscription. That wouldn’t have been news, save that the subscription was less than two weeks old. I usually am able to stretch that plan across…Read more →
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 6:18am -
  • The Etisalat N1,000 for 1GB plan
    After reading the title of this post, I’m guessing some people will jump, punch the air, and celebrate. Because probably, their prayers have been answered. It’s not the case here yet, but this is a step in the right direction.…Read more →
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 3:00am -
  • Some people scoffed at Lumia PureView and Galaxy Zoom for this

    Some people scoffed at Lumia PureView and Galaxy Zoom for this

    Yes; some people turned up their noses at Nokia’s Lumia 1020 PureView and Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Zoom and Galaxy K Zoom for this monstrous contraption. But then, it is an odd world we live in. Different strokes for different folks.Read more →
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 7:45am -
  • Cameroon to migrate to 9-digit telephone numbering system

    Cameroon to migrate to 9-digit telephone numbering system

    Business in Cameroon reports that the country’s Telecommunications Regulations Agency (TRA) has announced the switchover to the new 9-digit telephone numbering system to take effect in November 2014. This is the 3rd telephone numbering system that…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 6:54am -
  • The tale of a Lion and a Sheep

    The tale of a Lion and a Sheep

    He’s the self proclaimed King of the jungle, he’s fit, he’s strong, he’s arrogant, nothing can stand in his way. His powerful paws, strong set of carnivorous teeth, can tear apart any herd he wants to feed on. He’s free,…Read more →
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 7:27am -

MOBILE NEWS

MOBILE TECH NEWS

CRAZIEST GADGETS

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…
    - 11 days 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…
    - 12 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…
    - 12 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…
    - 13 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…
    - 32 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…
    - 33 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:…
    - 33 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
    - 34 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:…
    - 34 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…
    - 36 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 4:24pm -

MOBILE CRUNCH

  • Tables, Tablets, Data And Eating

    Tables, Tablets, Data And Eating

     Restaurants as we know them have remained the same for over two hundred years, and fables about amazing restaurant tech have inevitably leapt to futuristic ideas: robot waiters, food printers, talking refrigerators. Today’s reality is far more in…
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:00pm -
  • Typing Writer Turns Your iPad Into A Typewriter (And No, It Wasn’t Created By Tom Hanks)

    Typing Writer Turns Your iPad Into A Typewriter (And No, It Wasn’t Created By Tom Hanks)

     A couple of weeks ago, Hanx Writer, a typewriter app from movie star Tom Hanks, shot to the top of the Apple App Store. I guess there must be something in the air, because it’s not the only iPad-into-typewriter app to launch recently. There’s a…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 11:05pm -
  • How Siri’s Founders Could Have Built The Next Google

    How Siri’s Founders Could Have Built The Next Google

     Editor’s note: Dan Kaplan helps startups tell their stories. He’s done marketing for Twilio, Asana, and Salesforce and blogs about marketing, growth, and storytelling at Threadling. It always breaks my heart a little when the startups with the…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 2:00pm -
  • Snapchat Steps On Twitter’s Toes, Lets You Follow Remote Events Live

    Snapchat Steps On Twitter’s Toes, Lets You Follow Remote Events Live

     Snapchat has just updated its app with a brand new Live section that will incorporate Our Story into everyone’s feed, regardless of location. Our Story is a Snapchat product that lets users contribute snaps to a single Story (or, thread of snaps)…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 7:05pm -
  • Tablet Growth Now Expected To Be Flat In North America And Europe This Year

    Tablet Growth Now Expected To Be Flat In North America And Europe This Year

     Tablet growth in the North American and European markets will be flat this year, according to IDC. The group revised its estimates after what it called a “second quarter of softer than expected demand.”The tablet market, which IDC counts as ta…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 5:58pm -
  • Tripcast Is A Beautiful Travel Journal For Your Smartphone

    Tripcast Is A Beautiful Travel Journal For Your Smartphone

     A new mobile application called Tripcast, built by the team that created photo-sharing app Cluster, allows travelers to privately share their photos with their friends back home. The app lets you create a travel journal of sorts, by not only colle…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 5:41pm -
  • This May Be The Best Look Yet At The New iPhone

    This May Be The Best Look Yet At The New iPhone

     It’s happening. Apple’s invitation to a September 9 event has officially gone out. At least one next-gen iPhone will be unveiled in a few short days. However, new photos have emerged on Chinese site WeiFeng that appear to show components that m…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:47pm -
  • Nokia’s Here Maps Its Future On Samsung With Its First Android And Tizen Apps

    Nokia’s Here Maps Its Future On Samsung With Its First Android And Tizen Apps

     Opera may have taken some of the wind out of the Nokia brand’s sails with the news that its browser will be replacing Nokia’s on the now-Microsoft-owned, winding down, feature handset business. But today the Finnish company that has remained af…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 9:56am -
  • Mikael Hed Steps Down As CEO Of Wavering Angry Birds Maker Rovio, Pekka Rantala Steps In

    Mikael Hed Steps Down As CEO Of Wavering Angry Birds Maker Rovio, Pekka Rantala Steps In

     A changing of the hoodie at Rovio, the Finalnd-based creator of the catapulting Angry Birds series of casual games that has seen its profit fall by more than half in the last year: its CEO Mikael Hed is stepping down, and he is passing on the reig…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 9:29am -
  • Findster’s GPS Tracker Locates Missing Kids Or Pets, Without A Monthly Fee

    Findster’s GPS Tracker Locates Missing Kids Or Pets, Without A Monthly Fee

     There are a number of gadgets, both new and old, that allow parents to geo-locate their children – or let puppy parents track down a wandering Fido – but many of these either fall short of the task at hand by relying on Bluetooth alone, or req…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 8:13pm -
  • In-App Search Is An App That Searches In Your Apps

    In-App Search Is An App That Searches In Your Apps

     Are users itching for a better way to search through the information contained within their mobile apps, bypassing the web and traditional search? Developer Steve Taylor decided to find out, and is now launching an iOS application called In-App Sea…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 5:48pm -
  • Apple Confirms Special Event On September 9, Likely For iPhones

    Apple Confirms Special Event On September 9, Likely For iPhones

     Apple has sent out invites to a special event it’s holding on September 9, where we will almost certainly get our first official look at the next iPhone. The invites follow a previous report from Re/code pegging Tuesday, September 9 as the date,…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 4:06pm -
  • Contact Center Has Changed The Way I Use My iPhone

    Contact Center Has Changed The Way I Use My iPhone

     Contact Center acts like speed dial built for the way we communicate with others on smartphones today. You’re given a set of customizable tiles that can be edited to show common functions, like calling, texting, or sending GIFs, or to show your f…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 4:05pm -
  • Ticket Search Engine SeatGeek Raises $35M Round From Accel And Some Big-Name Athletes

    Ticket Search Engine SeatGeek Raises $35M Round From Accel And Some Big-Name Athletes

     SeatGeek, a company that bills itself as “the web’s largest ticket search engine”, is announcing that it has raised $35 million in Series B funding. The round brought was led by Accel Capital, with Accel’s John Locke (whose previous investm…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 2:02pm -
  • Samsung’s New Gear S Smartwatch Features A Curved Screen And 3G Connectivity

    Samsung’s New Gear S Smartwatch Features A Curved Screen And 3G Connectivity

     Samsung officially takes the cake when it comes to launching smartwatches: It just announced the Samsung Gear S, its billionth smartwatch device launching this year. The Gear S has a few hallmarks that set it apart from the crowd, however, includin…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 4:34am -
  • LG G Watch R Will Offer A Circular Smartwatch With Android Wear In Q4 2014

    LG G Watch R Will Offer A Circular Smartwatch With Android Wear In Q4 2014

     LG is doubling up on Android Wear smartwatch devices in 2014, with a circular smartwatch destined for release later this year, by the end of the fourth quarter. The LG G Watch R (presumably the R is for round) will get a proper introduction at IFA…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 4:16am -
  • Apple May Reveal A Wearable Alongside New iPhones In September

    Apple May Reveal A Wearable Alongside New iPhones In September

     Apple should have a very busy schedule for its (yet-to-be-confirmed) event on September 9: Re/code is now reporting that it will show off its wearable device on that day alongside new iPhone hardware. The report from John Paczkowski says that Apple…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 5:34pm -
  • Messaging App Tango Expands Its Channels Program With BuzzFeed And Other New Publishers

    Messaging App Tango Expands Its Channels Program With BuzzFeed And Other New Publishers

     Mobile messaging company Tango is announcing some new additions to its Channels program for publishers and brands, including BuzzFeed and Vimeo.As I wrote when the program launched in June, Tango’s Channels represent something similar to Faceboo…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 5:24pm -
  • Mixpanel Adds Mobile A/B Testing To Its Analytics Platform

    Mixpanel Adds Mobile A/B Testing To Its Analytics Platform

     Mixpanel, the analytics startup incubated at Y Combinator and backed by Andreessen Horowitz, is launching a new feature today for mobile developers who want to test out different variations of their app.We’ve written about several startups that…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • Cotap, A WhatsApp For The Workplace, Adds Box, Dropbox, Google, OneDrive And Desktop App

    Cotap, A WhatsApp For The Workplace, Adds Box, Dropbox, Google, OneDrive And Desktop App

     Cotap, a startup founded by former Yammer executives Jim Patterson and Zack Parker that launched last year with the premise of becoming a “WhatsApp for the workplace“, is today unveiling a new build of its product, and a wider remit. Cotap is…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:05pm -

PHONE ARENA

  • NewAnd here's a photo of the Motorola Moto G2 retail box

    And here's a photo of the Motorola Moto G2 retail box

    There's a Motorola event scheduled for September 4, and we're pretty sure that a successor to the hugely-popular Moto G smartphone will be announced there, along with a handful of other gadgets. Need further proof? Well, how about a photo of the Moto…
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • NewThey got jokes: The next bumper case for the iPhone

    They got jokes: The next bumper case for the iPhone

    Here is the reality about being online, whether on your computer or on your phone, it is pretty much a free for all. While everyone ponders what to do with all their pictures backed up in some cloud or on their device somewhere, there is another ang…
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:18am -
  • NewSony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact rumor round-up: price, release date, specs, and features

    Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact rumor round-up: price, release date, specs, and features

    Note: Image above is of the Sony Xperia Z2No, you got that one right. We're, indeed, about to discuss the upcoming Xperia Z3, and, alongside it, the Xperia Z3 Compact. And no, it's not too early, as notable information about the two has already found…
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 8:30am -
  • Nokia to build a 5G test network

    Nokia to build a 5G test network

    The remaining, or “original” Nokia, the portion of the Finland-based icon that was not acquired by Microsoft still has a major role to play in mobile even though it is not making phones, and more than simply providing maps.The part of Nokia that…
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 8:18am -
  • Note 4 price revealed in a retailer listing

    Note 4 price revealed in a retailer listing

    Media Markt, the world's second largest electronics retailer after Best Buy, and the number one in Europe, has pulled the trigger on the Note 4 pricing in its Russian branch, and it seems that Samsung's fourth-generation phablet will be priced simila…
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 7:49am -
  • Sony Xperia Z3 full specs sheet pops in the wild: 600 nits screen, thinner chassis

    Sony Xperia Z3 full specs sheet pops in the wild: 600 nits screen, thinner chassis

    Someone has managed to snap a prototype Xperia Z3 with a full specs sheet taped on the back, on the cusp of tomorrow's grand announcement at the IFA expo in Berlin. The list is largely similar to what we have now in the Z2, with a few notable differe…
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 7:20am -
  • Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs leak out

    Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs leak out

    With just a little over 24 hours left until Sony walks up the stage at IFA 2014 in Berlin, we're honestly starting to feel quite anxious, and so does the web as a whole. Indeed, just these past two days, we've seen an uncountable number of leaks, spe…
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 6:52am -
  • Assembled iPhone 6 appears on video, reviewing every nook and cranny

    Assembled iPhone 6 appears on video, reviewing every nook and cranny

    After months of leaked dummies, half chassis and frontal screen halves, the alleged iPhone 6 has finally been assembled, and its inner (and outer) workings displayed on video. Not only that, but the authors explore every nook and cranny of the claime…
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 6:32am -
  • Microsoft given a deadline by Chinese government to respond to antitrust questions

    Microsoft given a deadline by Chinese government to respond to antitrust questions

    In late July, Microsoft saw at least four of its offices in China get raided by government personnel, confiscating documents and computer hardware in what would later be confirmed to be part of an antitrust investigation.The details of the investigat…
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 5:43am -
  • HTC expects brisk sales of the water-resistant Butterfly 2 across Asia

    HTC expects brisk sales of the water-resistant Butterfly 2 across Asia

    Today, HTC is launching the Butterfly 2 in its home country, Taiwan, with plans to release it in other Asian markets pretty soon. According to Focus Taiwan, HTC North Asia president Jack Tong said that the company expected “brisk sales” of the n…
    - 7 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:56am -
  • Alcatel OneTouch Flash announced as a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo competitor

    Alcatel OneTouch Flash announced as a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo competitor

    The newest Alcatel-branded smartphone is the OneTouch Flash (model number 6042D), a handset that’s been officially introduced in Thailand - where it’s going to be promoted as a Samsung Galaxy Note competitor. Alcatel’s promo video for the OneT…
    - 8 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 3:45am -
  • Humor: The beginning of yet another Apple product cycle

    Humor: The beginning of yet another Apple product cycle

    When you think about it, there is a certain, “which came first, the chicken or the egg” genre emerging with products that have a loyal, dedicated, following.Apple’s iPhone is the epitome of such a following. While it could be argued that Apple…
    - 8 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 3:31am -