MOBILITY NIGERIA

  • Celebrating 15 years of the Great Nokia 3310

    Celebrating 15 years of the Great Nokia 3310

    The Nokia 3310 we know is celebrating 15 years of it’s existence.  This one phone changed the lives of people worldwide, Nigerians especially. According to it’s Wikipedia page, the Nokia 3310 was announced September 1, 2000 and went ahead to bec…
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 15, 11:30am -
  • Skype for Android now supports heads up notifications and more

    Skype for Android now supports heads up notifications and more

    Android version for Skype has just received an update. The new update come with heads-up notifications. With this in place, you can interact with notifications while using another app without having the need to open Skype app. Asides that, there are…
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 15, 11:05am -
  • Check out the first cloud based Android smartphone: the Nextbit Robin

    Check out the first cloud based Android smartphone: the Nextbit Robin

    Have you ever thought of a phone that has a cloud based storage? A phone that seamlessly expands its storage online, making sure you always have space on your device. The Nextbit Robin learns your app usage patterns and accesses the space you need.…
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Sep 15, 9:24am -
  • Humor: See the reason why your mobile phone is called “Cell Phone”

    Humor: See the reason why your mobile phone is called “Cell Phone”

    Have you ever wondered why our mobile phones are called cell phones? Or did you think the acronym “cell” before the “phone” was just there for redundant purposes. The picture below gives us the hint we never knew all our lives. People are pri…
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 5:54pm -
  • Your iPhones will now support Android watches, says Google

    Your iPhones will now support Android watches, says Google

    If you own an iPhone, and would like to try out the Android smartwatch (running Android Wear), then rejoice, Because Google has just given you the leverage to do that. Google has just launched Android Wear for iOS. The Android Wear app will connect y…
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 5:21pm -
  • Breaking News!! Google has just unveiled a new logo, check it out

    Breaking News!! Google has just unveiled a new logo, check it out

    Google in recent times, have worked towards their public perception. Few weeks ago the search giant branched out as part of a bigger company called Alphabeth. Today, they have just unvieled a new logo. The new logo features a cleaner font an brighte…
    - 22 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 4:22pm -
  • UMI Iron Specifications

    UMI Iron Specifications

    Technology GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G: HSDPA 900 /1900/ 2100 4G: LTE SIM Type: Dual-SIM (Micro SIM, Dual standby) OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop Design Dimensions: 152.3 x 76.5 x 7.9mm Weight: 148 g Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pix…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 15, 11:33am -
  • Top 5 phones in 2015 with a fingerprint scanner

    Top 5 phones in 2015 with a fingerprint scanner

    The newest trend for premium devices is the availability of a fingerprint sensor or scanner. The basic function of a fingerprint scanner is to secure your smartphone instead of using patterns and passwords. Use for the fingerprint sensor on mobiles h…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 15, 11:08am -

MOBILE NEWS

MOBILE TECH NEWS

CRAZIEST GADGETS

GADGETS AND GIZMOS

  • Windows 10 Hits the 75 Million Users Mark

    Windows 10 Hits the 75 Million Users Mark

    The recent launch of the new Windows 10 has proved to be a stunning success. A month after being launched it is already on 75 million computers across the glove.The figure was revealed by …
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 15, 4:37pm -
  • The Nipper is a Tiny Phone Charger

    The Nipper is a Tiny Phone Charger

    When it comes to your smartphone charger, the smaller the better really. This means that the brand new device called The Nipper is likely to be welcomed by many gadget fans.In fact, this has …
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 15, 4:04pm -
  • What Can We Expect from Android Marshmallow?

    What Can We Expect from Android Marshmallow?

    The next version of the Android operating system will be called 6.0 but you are more likely to know it as Marshmallow.This new version was originally known as Android M but was then changed …
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 15, 4:00pm -
  • Hacking Danger for Electronic Skateboards

    Hacking Danger for Electronic Skateboards

    You might think that going out on an electric skateboard is all about fun, wicked noseslides and umm, varial heel flips.You would be wrong, though. These days, dudes with boards have to worry about …
    - 22 days ago, 11 Aug 15, 12:49pm -
  • The New Sphero Robot Is Educational

    The New Sphero Robot Is Educational

    The latest version of the Sphero robot looks like it is going to offer a lot more than just a cool looking connected toy. In fact, the Sphero SPRK could turn out be great news …
    - 27 days ago, 6 Aug 15, 1:49pm -
  • What Do You Get When You Cross an Apple Watch with an Analogue Watch?

    What Do You Get When You Cross an Apple Watch with an Analogue Watch?

    If you still aren’t sure whether to go for a classic luxury watch or a cutting edge smartwatch then there is a new product out that could be the answer to your problems.California based …
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 15, 1:49pm -
  • The Samsung Monitor That Charges Your Devices

    The Samsung Monitor That Charges Your Devices

    The latest advance that is expected to make it easier to keep your mobile phone topped up comes from Samsung. It is a brand new monitor that they have just revealed and that allows users …
    - 35 days ago, 29 Jul 15, 10:21pm -
  • SkyQ Box Expected to be Revealed Soon

    SkyQ Box Expected to be Revealed Soon

    The long awaited Sky 4k box is expected to be with us soon, with recent reports suggesting that it will go by the name of SkyQThe recent arrival of the BT Ultra HD box …
    - 37 days ago, 27 Jul 15, 10:21pm -
  • Facebook to Offer Music Streaming Service?

    Facebook to Offer Music Streaming Service?

    Industry rumours suggest that Facebook is planning to bring out a music streaming service in the not too distant future, although there is no indication yet of when this could happen.This comes hot on …
    - 43 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 9:13pm -
  • Nintendo PlayStation Console from the 1990s Revealed

    Nintendo PlayStation Console from the 1990s Revealed

    An incredible discovery has revealed to the world that a console from the fabled Sony and Nintendo PlayStation console still exists.There have long been stories of a Nintendo PlayStation being worked on in the …
    - 48 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 8:23pm -

MOBILE CRUNCH

  • Intel Invests In Qnovo’s Battery Boosting Tech

    Intel Invests In Qnovo’s Battery Boosting Tech

     Qnovo, a Newark, California-based firm that’s been developing battery charging enhancement technology since 2010, is today announcing an $8.6 million Series B funding round, with Intel Capital joining as a strategic investor, alongside existing i…
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Sep 15, 9:44am -
  • Wi-Fi Sharing Community Instabridge Locates $3M Series A

    Wi-Fi Sharing Community Instabridge Locates $3M Series A

     Instabridge, the Wi-Fi sharing community and mobile app, appears to be on somewhat of a roll, including (and perhaps unsurprisingly) finding a lot of traction in developing markets where the draw to Wi-Fi over cellular data is particularly prevalen…
    - 8 hours ago, 2 Sep 15, 7:00am -
  • Agent Q Is A Virtual Assistant That’s Focused On Helping You Shop Online

    Agent Q Is A Virtual Assistant That’s Focused On Helping You Shop Online

     It seems like everyone wants to build a virtual assistant that you communicate with via text message. In the case of New York City startup Agent Q, it’s an assistant that helps you shop online. Co-founders said Rémi Cossart and Pramod Thammaiah…
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 6:15pm -
  • On-demand Alcohol Delivery Startup Saucey Drinks To $4.5 Million In Seed Funding

    On-demand Alcohol Delivery Startup Saucey Drinks To $4.5 Million In Seed Funding

     Los Angeles-based on-demand alcohol startup Saucey has delivered good times in a bottle since 2013 but held off raising VC funding till now. The service just pulled in $4.5 million in seed money to make its platform more efficient. Saucey origin…
    - 22 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 4:25pm -
  • DoorDash Now Delivers More Than Food With A New 7-Eleven Partnership

    DoorDash Now Delivers More Than Food With A New 7-Eleven Partnership

     DoorDash, known for its restaurant delivery service, is the latest in a string of startups aiming to bring anything to your door right within hours of ordering it. The company said it is partnering with 7-Eleven to deliver products to DoorDash u…
    - 23 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 4:00pm -
  • Ride This One-Wheeled Gyro Skate They Call A “Hoverboard”

    Ride This One-Wheeled Gyro Skate They Call A “Hoverboard”

     The mad scientist who started Hoverboard Technologies calls his vehicle an “earned experience.” That means it’s hard to ride. Despite the name, this hoverboard* doesn’t levitate. Instead, it uses gyroscopes like a Segway to help you balance…
    - 23 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 4:00pm -
  • Mobile Gaming Live-Streaming Service Mobcrush Raises $11M

    Mobile Gaming Live-Streaming Service Mobcrush Raises $11M

     Mobcrush, which live-streams mobile games like Twitch does for PC games, said today that it has raised $11 million in a new financing round led by Kleiner Perkins. TechCrunch previously reported that the company had raised around $10 million. As w…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 15, 2:02pm -
  • LotusFlare Raises $6 Million To Help Emerging Markets Access The Mobile Internet

    LotusFlare Raises $6 Million To Help Emerging Markets Access The Mobile Internet

     The mobile revolution may be booming, but not everyone has the same level of access. That’s why major tech companies like Facebook and Google are building out systems involving drones or high-flying balloons to make sure those in developing regio…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 15, 2:00pm -
  • Trusted Lets Parents Book Vetted Babysitters At The Last Minute

    Trusted Lets Parents Book Vetted Babysitters At The Last Minute

     Trusted is launching a new service for parents in search of high-quality babysitters — particularly parents who need to find someone ASAP. CEO Anand Iyer compared the startup’s approach to the recently launched senior care service Honor. When…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 15, 1:00pm -
  • Checking Out? Hilton’s App Now Lets You Grab An Uber

    Checking Out? Hilton’s App Now Lets You Grab An Uber

     Hilton and Uber announced a partnership today to let hotel guests grab a ride from anywhere they are staying in the world on the hotel’s HHonors app. Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are not an uncommon site alongside taxis at the front e…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 15, 1:00pm -
  • Samsung Preps Apple News Rival In Europe, Inks Axel Springer Deal

    Samsung Preps Apple News Rival In Europe, Inks Axel Springer Deal

     Samsung has inked a strategic partnership with European media giant Axel Springer. The pair said they will work together on “digital media offerings exclusively for Samsung customers”, saying they will develop a range of “creative new service…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 15, 12:54pm -
  • PayPal Launches PayPal.Me, A Simpler Way To Request Money Using Your Own Personalized URL

    PayPal Launches PayPal.Me, A Simpler Way To Request Money Using Your Own Personalized URL

     PayPal today is launching a new take on peer-to-peer payments with the debut of a platform it’s calling PayPal.Me. For the first time, PayPal customers will be able to set up their own user profiles which are associated with a personalized URL…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 15, 10:00am -
  • Smaato Ad Report Shows Big Growth On The Mobile Web

    Smaato Ad Report Shows Big Growth On The Mobile Web

     Ad spending on the mobile web doubled in the first half of 2015 (compared to the same period last year), according to a new report from Smaato. Specifically, Smaato saw its total ad spend split between 62 percent on apps and 38 percent on the m…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 15, 6:26pm -
  • Tep Is An Adorable Fitness Tracking App That Works Like A Tamagotchi

    Tep Is An Adorable Fitness Tracking App That Works Like A Tamagotchi

     Remember the Tamagotchi? Those little monsters were great. A new iOS app called Tep created a Tamagotchi-like app for your phone to help you stay motivated when it comes to working out. Move around if you want to feed your giraffe. Read More
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 15, 5:40pm -
  • With Recently, Receive A Monthly Printed Magazine With Your Camera Roll

    With Recently, Receive A Monthly Printed Magazine With Your Camera Roll

     Many, many startups let you send postcards and print photo albums from your phone, but this startup is different. Recently is a subscription service to receive a monthly magazine with your best photos from your camera roll. It will cost you $9 a mo…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 15, 3:41pm -
  • Cheap Airfare Finder Hopper Hits Android, Now Books Tickets With Just A Few Taps

    Cheap Airfare Finder Hopper Hits Android, Now Books Tickets With Just A Few Taps

     Hopper, a travel application launched earlier this year with the goal of helping you pay less for airfare by telling you the best time to buy tickets, is out today with a new version that will actually help you book tickets yourself without leaving…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 15, 2:41pm -
  • Giffiti Jazzes Up Photos With GIFs

    Giffiti Jazzes Up Photos With GIFs

     In the ever-escalating social media arms race, GIFs are the best way to get attention. Static photos are so 2013. But a new app called Giffiti (like graffiti with GIFs) lets you enhance your pics by overlaying animations. Announced by Nalin Mitt…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 15, 11:49pm -
  • Designing New Mobile Experiences For The Music-Loving Generation

    Designing New Mobile Experiences For The Music-Loving Generation

     As music fans go mobile, music festivals are following suit. The kids in America are rocking out to T-Swift with a Natty Lite in one hand and a mobile phone open to native festival apps in the other. Schedules, venue maps, artists and vendors are a…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 15, 3:00am -

PHONE ARENA

  • NewXiaomi Mi 4 running Windows 10 Mobile captured on camera with stable performance

    Xiaomi Mi 4 running Windows 10 Mobile captured on camera with stable performance

    A new video leak from China shows the Xiaomi Mi 4 running Windows 10 Mobile build 10240, a preview version of the mobile OS that Microsoft released six weeks ago. Earlier this year, Microsoft announced its intentions of bringing Windows 10 Mobile to…
    - 20 mins ago, 2 Sep 15, 2:26pm -
  • NewHuawei Mate S: all the official images and videos

    Huawei Mate S: all the official images and videos

    At the IFA expo today, Huawei took the wraps off what seems to be its official flagship for the season, the Mate S phablet. Sporting a 5.5" 1080p display, it adds a unique touch to the slim and stylish phones arena, and we mean a Force Touch, as a ve…
    - 20 mins ago, 2 Sep 15, 2:26pm -
  • New"Shatterproof" Motorola Bounce to be called Moto X Force, new render leaks out

    "Shatterproof" Motorola Bounce to be called Moto X Force, new render leaks out

    The unannounced Motorola Bounce that we showed you yesterday will reportedly be launched as the Moto X Force - a name that makes more sense, since the Moto X brand is pretty well known around the world. The handset's new name was revealed by @upleak…
    - 41 mins ago, 2 Sep 15, 2:05pm -
  • NewSony Xperia Z5 IFA 2015 event liveblog

    Sony Xperia Z5 IFA 2015 event liveblog

    Sony is rumored to have brought the big guns at IFA 2015: an all new Sony Xperia Z5 family is waiting to get officially revealed and rumors claim that among the new phones are the Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact.The Sony Xperia Z5…
    - 49 mins ago, 2 Sep 15, 1:57pm -
  • NewHuawei Mate S price and release date

    Huawei Mate S price and release date

    Huawei took to the stage today, and announced its true flagship for the season, the unique 5.5" FHD Mate S phablet. We say unique, as it will have a version with Force Touch display technology that can distinguish between light tap or a more forcefu…
    - 52 mins ago, 2 Sep 15, 1:54pm -
  • NewWanna catch Sony's IFA 2015 live stream? No problem - get over here!

    Wanna catch Sony's IFA 2015 live stream? No problem - get over here!

    What's up, smartphone fan-atics? You may be aware that today is Sony's big keynote at the annual IFA trade show in Berlin! Several little birdies have been telling us that Sony is about to debut its new Xperia Z5 smartphone line-up, and there may or…
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Sep 15, 1:44pm -
  • NewHow to stop the Galaxy Note5 from killing background apps and enjoy better multitasking

    How to stop the Galaxy Note5 from killing background apps and enjoy better multitasking

    Unfortunately, for all that state-of-the-art tech packed inside them, the Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and the new Galaxy Note5 have an Achilles' heel that leaves them prone to poor RAM management. Despite the Note5 having 4 GB of RAM, as much as a cheap lapt…
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Sep 15, 1:28pm -
  • NewHuawei Mate S is official with pressure-sensitive screen and a stylish metal body

    Huawei Mate S is official with pressure-sensitive screen and a stylish metal body

    Huawei has something pretty exciting in store to fill the screen gap between its 5.2-inchers like the flagship P8 or the midrange Honor 7, and its huge 6"+ P8max. The newly-announced Mate S carries the torch from its Mate7 predecessor in terms of a h…
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 15, 1:02pm -
  • NewThe Huawei Watch's US availability and pricing announced, bringing the premium to Android Wear

    The Huawei Watch's US availability and pricing announced, bringing the premium to Android Wear

    At IFA 2015, Huawei announced the US availability and pricing of the Huawei Watch, the company's first foray into the nascent Android Wear smartwatch market. Since its initial showcase at March's MWC, the wearable had been quite anticipated with its…
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 15, 1:00pm -
  • NewRumor: the Apple iPhone 7 might ditch in-cell touch panels to achieve thinner bezels

    Rumor: the Apple iPhone 7 might ditch in-cell touch panels to achieve thinner bezels

    As most of you probably know by now, Apple is about a week away from announcing new iPhones. Expected to be called the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus, these handsets are said to be traditional S-cycle products with tweaked and improved internal ha…
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 15, 12:54pm -
  • NewLeaked Sony poster confirms a Z5 Premium, Z5 and Z5 Compact

    Leaked Sony poster confirms a Z5 Premium, Z5 and Z5 Compact

    While we are waiting for Sony's event at the IFA expo in a short while, nobody could say for sure if the Xperia Z5 would indeed make a cameo so soon after the Z4/Z3+ release. Actually, we've been getting tangential leaks and benchmarks about not one,…
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 15, 12:43pm -
  • NewWatch Huawei's IFA 2015 live stream here

    Watch Huawei's IFA 2015 live stream here

    One of the major China-based smartphone makers, is a regular IFA participant. This year, the most probable star of the show will most certainly the Huawei MateS, a new member of the Mate lineup that is rumored to come with truly sizzling hardware spe…
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 15, 12:31pm -