Technology – Building A Generation Of Introverts

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This would probably be a familiar scenario to many of us. You find yourself stuck in an elevator with a bunch of strange faces that you will rather not be in a confined space with. Usually, chatting up your your new acquaintances is an option that you will rather not take. Chances are that you will rather fish out your mobile phone... more →
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The Long Wait

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Weaning my wife off her Blackberry addiction has been a very impossible task. Apparently, all my rants have come to nothing. Read my rants here. Here in Africa, particularly in Nigeria, Blackberry addiction is still quite rife. Most go to extreme lengths to get one of these devices, preferrably the flagship models. Personally, i... more →
Posted in: Gadgets, Mobile, Technology

The Microwave Oven – A Death Wish?

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I have never owned a microwave oven and i doubt if i ever would. At about $100 (NGN16,000) for entry level models, the microwave oven is cheap and is fast becoming a regular feature in most kitchens of the Nigerian middle class and even a few low income households. As popular as it is, it is still one of the technologies that has... more →
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Embracing Employee – Acquired Smartphones Without Compromising Security

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This article was first published in Diary of a Geek on April 20, 2011 If your capacity as an IT professional involves dealing with people in your office going on the road with mobile devices and bemoaning policies that keep them from accessing the company’s network because of pesky security protocols, then my heart goes out to... more →
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Create Free Websites Using Your Dropbox Account

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Owning a website is the norm nowadays. Whether to showcase yourself or your product, most people seem to have a reason (or more!) to own one. However, not many are willing to pay for this service. If you are among this category of penny pinchers, you are in luck. I know just what you need – Dropbox! Dropbox is a file hosting... more →
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For Those That Think They Know, But Know Nothing, Eat This; "Android RULES!!!!"

During Q2 2012 smartphone penetration continued to grow, with 54.9 percent of U.S. mobile subscribers owning smartphones as of June 2012. This growth is driven by increasing smartphone purchases: 2 out of 3 Americans who acquired a new mobile phone in the last three months chose a smartphone instead of a feature phone. Android continues... more →
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Mobile Phone Radiations – How Safe Are We?

Scaremongering could be a cardinal sin. Sure. But this is a controversy that has raged on for so long. Despite many claims and counter claims , there is no conclusive position by the guys who should know – The Radiologists, Doctors, etc. Mobile phone manufacturers would flaunt the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) value in your... more →
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