MOBILITY NIGERIA

  • App Review: Chatter – all your Nigerian news in one place

    App Review: Chatter – all your Nigerian news in one place

    Chatter is an Android app that allows you to read stories from your favourite Nigerian online media in one place. In other words, it is a news aggregator. The app has a catalogue of online media filed under different categories, including Blogs, Busi…
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  • Facebook Lite is here for the data-challenged

    Facebook Lite is here for the data-challenged

    There is a new version of Facebook in town and it is targeted at users in areas of limited network connectivity, 2G network data and who need affordable access. The Facebook Lite app is: Fast to install — the app is less than 1 MB? Quick to load Ef…
    - 23 hours ago, 26 Jan 15, 9:58pm -
  • What users are saying about Microsoft Lumia 535

    What users are saying about Microsoft Lumia 535

    It turns out that Microsoft’s first branded smartphone, the Lumia 535, is turning out to be something of a hit. It is a 5-inch display, quad-core processor device with 1GB RAM, microSD slot, 5 megapixel cameras front and back, and runs Windows Phon…
    - 24 hours ago, 26 Jan 15, 9:11pm -
  • Gfive President Tango 7 Specifications

    Gfive President Tango 7 Specifications

    Technology GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 3G: 900 MHz, 2100 MHz 4G: No SIM Type: Dual-SIM OS: Android 4.4 Kitkat Design Dimensions: Unspecified Weight: Unspecified Display: 5.5 inches, 720 x 1080 pixel G+G display Hardware Processor Type: 1.5GHZ Hexa-…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 8:44am -
  • Hulk or Hercules? See BlackBerry Passport beside Curve 9320

    Hulk or Hercules? See BlackBerry Passport beside Curve 9320

    Often, the size of the BlackBerry Passport isn’t evident until you place it beside an older BlackBerry, especially considering that legacy Blackberry devices have almost always been compact items. Well, here is the Passport beside the venerable Cur…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 4:43am -
  • Android Tip: How to read your lost notifications

    Android Tip: How to read your lost notifications

    On our Android phones, we get to see notifications by swiping down from the top of the screen downwards. Sometimes, we mistakenly swipe away these notifications and wish we didn’t. This comes in handy especially when you want to read a message(or i…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 3:51am -
  • Cyanogen goes rogue: wants to take Android away from Google

    Cyanogen goes rogue: wants to take Android away from Google

    According to Android Authority, Kirt McMaster, the outspoken CEO of Cyanogen Inc., introduced himself this way at a symposium: I’m the CEO of Cyanogen. We’re attempting to take Android away from Google. He further went on to present Cyanogen’s…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jan 15, 11:26am -
  • Lumia Camera is default camera app on all Windows 10 phones

    Lumia Camera is default camera app on all Windows 10 phones

    Engadget reports that they were able to confirm that all Windows 10 mobile devices will get Lumia camera, as that will be the default camera app for the platform. That means that all Windows 10 smartphones, regardless of manufacturer, will get the su…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 10:04am -

MOBILE NEWS

MOBILE TECH NEWS

  • Samsung Invests Rs. 517 Crores On Expansion Of Noida Plant Where Tizen Z1 Will Be Manufactured

    Samsung Invests Rs. 517 Crores On Expansion Of Noida Plant Where Tizen Z1 Will Be Manufactured

    Samsung India has invested Rs. 517 crores for the expansion of its Noida plant under the UP mega policy, reaffirming its commitment and contribution towards India’s manufacturing sector. Samsung’s state-of-the-art mobile phone plant was inaugura…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:06pm -
  • Lava Iris Fuel 60 Smartphone with Massive 4000 mAh Battery Launched At Rs 8,888

    Lava Iris Fuel 60 Smartphone with Massive 4000 mAh Battery Launched At Rs 8,888

    Lava International has also announced today the launch of a new member in its ‘iris Fuel’ series of high power battery smartphones. The newly launched Iris Fuel 60 is the second smartphone after the recently launched Iris Fuel 50. With the lau…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 11:54am -
  • Lava Launches Iris X1 Grand With 5 Inch & Iris X1 Mini With 4 Inch Displays

    Lava Launches Iris X1 Grand With 5 Inch & Iris X1 Mini With 4 Inch Displays

    LAVA International has expanded its portfolio of Iris series of smartphones and announced today two budget handsets – Lava Iris X1 Grand & Iris X1 mini smartphones which are enhanced versions of its long-running Lava Iris X1 launched earlier in M…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 11:21am -
  • Cyanogen OS Powered YUREKA Smartphone Gets Republic Day Theme

    Cyanogen OS Powered YUREKA Smartphone Gets Republic Day Theme

    YU, the new online brand from Micromax, which launched Cyanogen OS powered Yureka smartphone last month in India, has released its first India specific Theme ‘Republic Day’. This special tri colour theme is specifically designed for all the YURE…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jan 15, 3:17pm -
  • PNY Releases BE-740 Power Bank With 10,400mAh Capacity

    PNY Releases BE-740 Power Bank With 10,400mAh Capacity

    PNY Technologies, headquartered in NJ, USA, and world renowned manufacturing giant for USB and Memory products, has launched the compact and sturdy power bank BE-740 power bank. The PNY BE-740 features a high quality rechargeable li-ion battery with…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jan 15, 12:07pm -
  • Samsung To Manufacture Tizen Z1 Smartphone In India

    Samsung To Manufacture Tizen Z1 Smartphone In India

    According to PTI, Samsung is planning to manufacture its Tizen OS powered smartphone Z1 in India soon. This phone was launched by Samsung in India on 14th Januray at an attractive price of Rs. 5,700. “The compelling proposition of an easy to use an…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jan 15, 1:02pm -
  • Amkette Super Slim Power Bank Launched At Rs. 1395

    Amkette Super Slim Power Bank Launched At Rs. 1395

    Amkette today announced the launch of its Super Slim Emergency Power Bank at Rs. 1395. Amkette Super Slim comes with a connector which enables sharing your favourite device with everyone else; whether it’s an android phone or all generations of i…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 3:09pm -

CRAZIEST GADGETS

  • Batman Tumbler Stroller

    Batman Tumbler Stroller

    Batman Tumbler Stroller Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 10:05pm -
  • Magnetic Pen and Stylus is a Fidgeters Dream

    Magnetic Pen and Stylus is a Fidgeters Dream

    Magnetic Pen and Stylus is a Fidgeters Dream Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 6:45pm -
  • Loch Ness Monster Ladle

    Loch Ness Monster Ladle

    Loch Ness Monster Ladle Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 1:33am -
  • Goonies Playing Cards

    Goonies Playing Cards

    Goonies Playing Cards Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
    - 12 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 7:39pm -
  • Toaster Buddies Improve the Toaster

    Toaster Buddies Improve the Toaster

    Toaster Buddies Improve the Toaster Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
    - 12 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 4:40pm -
  • Gameboy Slider Puzzle

    Gameboy Slider Puzzle

    Gameboy Slider Puzzle Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 6:36am -
  • Redneck Toilet Plunger

    Redneck Toilet Plunger

    Redneck Toilet Plunger Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 6:35pm -

GADGETS AND GIZMOS

  • Pyro Wristband Flame Thrower for Budding Superheroes

    Pyro Wristband Flame Thrower for Budding Superheroes

    How would like to shoot fireballs out from your wrists like the Human Torch? Sure, it isn’t the kind of thing you get asked very often but it is now finally an option you can …Pyro Wristband Flame Thrower for Budding Superheroes is a post from: G…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 10:18am -
  • The Jeans That Stop Hackers in Their Tracks

    The Jeans That Stop Hackers in Their Tracks

    You might never have thought about the need for anti-virus jeans before but apparently you need them.The good news is that you will be able to actually buy them soon. The internet clothing firm …The Jeans That Stop Hackers in Their Tracks is a pos…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 9:00am -
  • Sony Produces a Watch Made Out of E-paper

    Sony Produces a Watch Made Out of E-paper

    One of the latest experimental products to be produced by Sony is a watch. It’s not just any old watch though, is it?Ah, so it’s an e-paper watch. This exciting development is part of …Sony Produces a Watch Made Out of E-paper is a post from:…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 10:02am -
  • South Korea Cracks Down on Selfie Sticks

    South Korea Cracks Down on Selfie Sticks

    You might wonder why some selfie sticks are banned in South Korea. Is it because of the fears of uncontrolled sticks bashing people on the head at the country’s big tourist attractions?Perhaps it is …South Korea Cracks Down on Selfie Sticks is a…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 9:00am -
  • Is Wi-Fi Giving You a Headache?

    Is Wi-Fi Giving You a Headache?

    The biggest headache with Wi-Fi is usually around trying to find somewhere to hook up for free on a secure connection.However, some people now suggest that exposure to Wi-Fi could be hazardous to your …Is Wi-Fi Giving You a Headache? is a post fro…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Jan 15, 1:56pm -
  • Get a Good Night´s Sleep and Some Romance Thanks to a Smart Lamp

    Get a Good Night´s Sleep and Some Romance Thanks to a Smart Lamp

    We can always count on the CES show to throw up some fascinating new gadgets and this year´s event has proved no exception.Among the array of exciting new devices on show in Las Vegas …Get a Good Night´s Sleep and Some Romance Thanks to a Smart…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Jan 15, 9:00am -
  • Kodak Phones and Tablets to be Launched

    Kodak Phones and Tablets to be Launched

    When you see the name Kodak you think of cameras, don’t you? The company was once one of the world’s leading camera makers, before the global recession saw it forced to declare bankruptcy.The good …Kodak Phones and Tablets to be Launched is a…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jan 15, 10:32pm -
  • Rainbow Kids: The Smart Toothbrush for Kids

    Rainbow Kids: The Smart Toothbrush for Kids

    There are some things in life that are so blooming difficult to do that just giving up sometimes seem like the easiest choice by far. Getting the kids to brush their teeth every day is …Rainbow Kids: The Smart Toothbrush for Kids is a post from: Ga…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jan 15, 9:51pm -
  • A Wi-Fi Hotspot for Every 11 People in the UK

    A Wi-Fi Hotspot for Every 11 People in the UK

    If you have ever wondered how many Wi-Fi hotspots in the world then some recent research from Wi-Fi provider iPass could go some way to answering the question.Their new study says that in the …A Wi-Fi Hotspot for Every 11 People in the UK is a pos…
    - 47 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 9:09am -
  • Tech21 D30 Classic Shell Case Review

    Tech21 D30 Classic Shell Case Review

    The iPhone 6 has been available for a good few months now and I was one of the lucky ones to get it early. Since then a multitude of cases, covers, bumpers and more have …Tech21 D30 Classic Shell Case Review is a post from: Gadgets and gizmos
    - 48 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 10:30am -

MOBILE CRUNCH

  • Quantum Dot Displays Could Lead To Cheaper, Thinner Screens

    Quantum Dot Displays Could Lead To Cheaper, Thinner Screens

     Devices can’t get thinner for a few reasons. While a lighter, thinner battery would be amazing, screens still take up a lot of gadget real estate, a fact that is mitigated slightly by e-ink and other “flat” displays. Now, however, researchers…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:42pm -
  • HotelTonight Adds New Features For Deeper, Location-Specific Discounts

    HotelTonight Adds New Features For Deeper, Location-Specific Discounts

     HotelTonight’s big selling point is the idea that you can get last-minute hotel rooms at reasonable prices, but now hotels can offer even bigger discounts for customers in certain locations. Specifically, HotelTonight is rolling out two new types…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 4:09pm -
  • Apple Tops Smartphone Shipments In China For The First Time, Says Canalys

    Apple Tops Smartphone Shipments In China For The First Time, Says Canalys

     Apple has topped smartphone shipment numbers in China in Q4 2014, according to analyst firm Canalys. The popularity of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus helped push the California gadget-maker ahead of its homegrown competitors, seeing it ship more than Xiao…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:20pm -
  • Fuse Raises $2.8M For Design-Centric App Development Platform

    Fuse Raises $2.8M For Design-Centric App Development Platform

     Fuse, an Oslo and now Palo Alto-based startup offering a iOS and Android app development platform, emerged from stealth today while also announcing $2.8 million in new funding as it heads to launch. The funding was led by investor Northzone, a Nor…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:06pm -
  • Ossia Raises $10M From KDDI And Others To Help Bring Wireless Power To Japan

    Ossia Raises $10M From KDDI And Others To Help Bring Wireless Power To Japan

     Real, practical wireless power is still more fantasy than fact for most, but Ossia has a new strategic partner that could help accelerate its transition to wider availability and usefulness. Japan’s KDDI, the country’s second-largest wireless c…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:00pm -
  • Twitter Adds Group DMs, Mobile Video Capture And Editing

    Twitter Adds Group DMs, Mobile Video Capture And Editing

     Twitter has added the ability to Direct Message with more than one person at a time, meaning you can now have private group conversations on the service. They’re also rolling out the ability to shoot video, as well as edit and share it directly f…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:50pm -
  • Apple Patents Snap-On Game Controller And Keyboard Accessories For iPhone

    Apple Patents Snap-On Game Controller And Keyboard Accessories For iPhone

     Apple has a new patent (via AppleInsider) that covers modular accessories for mobile devices like the iPhone, which include a physical gamepad with action buttons, D-pads and analog joysticks; a QWERTY hardware keyboard for typing; additional camer…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:30pm -
  • UK Regulator Sets Out Priorities For Growing The Internet Of Things

    UK Regulator Sets Out Priorities For Growing The Internet Of Things

     The U.K.’s telecoms regulator Ofcom has identified four areas it plans to prioritize in order to support the development of the Internet of Things, after taking input from various industry “stakeholders” last year. Read More
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:52pm -
  • Microsoft Faces Stiff Mobile Challenge

    Microsoft Faces Stiff Mobile Challenge

     Microsoft had a heck of week last week, didn’t it? It actually felt like it got its groove back with HoloLens, its holographic virtual reality glasses, which I have to say looked way cool. It also got our attention with the Windows 10 mobile str…
    - 23 hours ago, 26 Jan 15, 9:50pm -
  • Favado’s New App Helps You Find The Best Grocery Deals

    Favado’s New App Helps You Find The Best Grocery Deals

     In my house, I have a small stockpile of shampoo and other health and beauty products that I’ve acquired for almost nothing, thanks to coupon stacking techniques that let you go into stores and walk out with vastly discounted products. I’m dis…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jan 15, 7:44pm -
  • Adobe Touch Workspaces Show What The Microsoft Surface Can Be With A True Creative Focus

    Adobe Touch Workspaces Show What The Microsoft Surface Can Be With A True Creative Focus

     Adobe’s Touch Workspaces are new UI tools for Illustrator and Photoshop that were introduced in the CC 2014 update of those applications, providing a friendly interface for touch devices with high resolution screens, like the Microsoft Surface Pr…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jan 15, 6:00pm -
  • As Google Looks To Expand Wallet Use, WePay Integrates Instant Buy API

    As Google Looks To Expand Wallet Use, WePay Integrates Instant Buy API

     Google is reportedly eyeing up an acquisition of Softcard to expand Google Wallet services to more points of sale with retailers; but it also wants to grow its position in the wider world of mobile-based transactions to compete with the likes of P…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jan 15, 12:28pm -
  • TC AppleCast 2: Apple Watch Battery Bingo And iPad Stylus

    TC AppleCast 2: Apple Watch Battery Bingo And iPad Stylus

     On the second ever TechCrunch AppleCast, Darrell Etherington and Kyle Russell discuss the Apple Watch and its battery life, as potentially revealed by leaks this week. We also touch on analyst reports claiming that a 12.9-inch iPad will also includ…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 9:03pm -
  • Kredo Helps You Make Your Portfolio Fancy

    Kredo Helps You Make Your Portfolio Fancy

     You may be fancy and everybody already knows this, but does your portfolio reflect that? Kredo, a new portfolio app, will help you and those around you find out just how fancy you are. Created by Lukas Dryja and Tyler Rooney, Kredo was built after…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 5:03pm -
  • Shout Offers A New Take On Location-Based Social Networking By Ditching Anonymity

    Shout Offers A New Take On Location-Based Social Networking By Ditching Anonymity

     A new application called Shout is offering a twist on location-based mobile social networking, with a newly launched app that lets you post messages shared with those in your immediate vicinity, or even citywide. The idea is similar in some ways to…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 4:59pm -
  • Vice News Offers Immersive Report On The ‘Millions March’ Protest Using VR

    Vice News Offers Immersive Report On The ‘Millions March’ Protest Using VR

     Virtual reality promises a lot of potential changes to the way we experience the world, but the ramifications it has for how we tell stories might be among the most interesting. Vice News is offering a glimpse into what news broadcasting might look…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 2:56pm -
  • Why The Apple Watch Doesn’t Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use Time

    Why The Apple Watch Doesn’t Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use Time

     Apple’s upcoming wearable still prompts a lot of questions, not least of which is how long it will last on a full charge of its battery. A new report form 9to5Mac suggests that Apple is looking at a smartwatch that will offer 2.5 hours of continu…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 8:16pm -
  • Mobile-Focused Eniac Ventures Raises $55M Third Fund

    Mobile-Focused Eniac Ventures Raises $55M Third Fund

     Eniac Ventures, a firm that backs early-stage mobile startups, is announcing that it has raised $55 million for its third fund.That’s a big step up from its $12.9 million second fund — to say nothing of the first, $1.6 million fund that it an…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 5:07pm -

PHONE ARENA

  • NewT-Mobile to update certain devices to make them compatible with faster 700MHz band

    T-Mobile to update certain devices to make them compatible with faster 700MHz band

    T-Mobile is already known for having the fastest 4G LTE data speeds. Now, it turns out that several handsets and tablets that can connect to the 700MHz band, will achieve even faster speeds when using the carrier's 4G LTE pipeline. Certain models are…
    - 16 mins ago, 27 Jan 15, 8:39pm -
  • NewApple releases iOS 8.1.3

    Apple releases iOS 8.1.3

    One of our loyal readers has sent us a screenshot showing that Apple has rolled out iOS 8.1.3. Among the new features, it reduces the amount of free storage required for software updates. This might help stop a trend that has seen a lower adoption ra…
    - 60 mins ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:55pm -
  • NewHTC One (M9) design is "sleeker" and "more refined" compared to the current flagship

    HTC One (M9) design is "sleeker" and "more refined" compared to the current flagship

    According to a person who is familiar with the design for the HTC One (M9), this year's model is "sleeker" and "more refined" than the HTC One (M8). The black bar with the HTC logo that has been the bane of many owners and potential owners of the One…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 6:39pm -
  • Living without my Galaxy S5 smartphone, day 11: horror and bliss

    Living without my Galaxy S5 smartphone, day 11: horror and bliss

    It was 11 days ago, at 12:30 in the afternoon, when I voluntarily parted with my Samsung Galaxy S5. That moment marked the beginning of an experiment – one meant to show what would happen if a techie like myself had to survive without a smartphone…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:48pm -
  • HTC Desire 826 unveiled in China; phone will launch on January 29th

    HTC Desire 826 unveiled in China; phone will launch on January 29th

    The HTC Desire 826 was unveiled in China on Tuesday after being initially outed at CES in Las Vegas earlier this month. The mid-range model features a large 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920. A 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 CPU drive…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:33pm -
  • 7 apps for some extra brains

    7 apps for some extra brains

    You may very well be the smartest guy in the average room, but nobody can (or rather, should) say no to some extra brains. We all have our weak spots, and it's a sign of intelligence when somebody can be rational enough in order to identify those an…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:55pm -
  • The shortcomings of Android 5.0 Lollipop - here are 6 backward steps that Google took with its newest OS

    The shortcomings of Android 5.0 Lollipop - here are 6 backward steps that Google took with its newest OS

    Although the majority of Android users have not had the chance to give Android 5.0 Lollipop a try yet (and some will never have), the platform has been out for a while, giving us more than enough time to experience it to the fullest and form an opini…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:19pm -
  • 6 top of the line Sony Xperia Z3 screen protectors

    6 top of the line Sony Xperia Z3 screen protectors

    Rocking a Sony Xperia Z3? Put a screen protector on this baby - it's so worth it! The Z3's impeccably produced chassis might be tough as nails, but the illustrious 5.2-inch display needs a bit of extra edge to survive the grueling life of a smartphon…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 2:25pm -
  • GFXBench visit reveals specs for Meizu M1 Note Mini

    GFXBench visit reveals specs for Meizu M1 Note Mini

    The Meizu M1 Note Mini is the manufacturer's answer to the Xiaomi Redmi 2 and is expected to be officially unveiled tomorrow. Thanks to a visit paid to the GFXBench site, we have a good idea about the specs belonging to the new model. First, we shoul…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:41pm -
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 to have multiple back covers with camera lens attachments, health, dual-screen, and fitness functionality?

    Samsung Galaxy S6 to have multiple back covers with camera lens attachments, health, dual-screen, and fitness functionality?

    Ready for another round of Samsung Galaxy S6 rumors? Polish website Android.com.pl revealed some interesting information about the upcoming flagship. According to an anonymous insider, the sixth-gen Galaxy S has a proprietary connector on its back, f…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 1:40pm -
  • Apple Watch expected to have a powerful processor and crisp display at the cost of battery

    Apple Watch expected to have a powerful processor and crisp display at the cost of battery

    Ever since the Apple Watch was announced in September 2014, the subject of its battery has been a topic for plenty of speculation and discussions. After all, contemporary smartwatches are quite handicapped in this regard, as the small cases they need…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:51pm -
  • Saygus V2 pre-orders to begin Thursday

    Saygus V2 pre-orders to begin Thursday

    The Saygus V2 (V-squared) will be available for pre-orders starting on Thursday. The company has been taking pre-registrations for which no money changes hand. Those who pre-register for the device are merely informed by email when the phone is ready…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:50pm -