When some people see the word “refurbished” placed in the title of a device, their immediate reaction is to avoid the item like the plague, not knowing all the differences between a refurbished and new device. People sometimes confuse “refurbished” or “repackaged” devices with used ones. There’s a huge difference between... more →
The veil has finally being lifted from the Geek Store (geekstore.com.ng), an online discount electronic store that aims at making available and affordable, modern gadgets and accessories to everyone in Nigeria.
For a country where most residents are reported to live on less that US$1 a dollar, paying for most of these gadgets is... more →
Last weekend, i decided to backup the downloads i had acquired over the few months i last did a back up. I also intended to rummage through my 25,000+ mp3 music files in response to a request. Less than half way through my backups, my 1.5 TeraByte Western Digital External Hard Drive suddenly spluttered and went belly up – just... more →
So you tried to download an app from Google Play Market and you got the message “This Item Cannot Be Installed In Your Device’s Country”. Or you probably saw an advertised android app and you just can not seem to find it in the Google Play Market.
This user experience is quite frequent and it is not restricted... more →
A team of scientists has suggested that Wi-Fi-connected laptops sited too close to chaps’ gonads could damage their sperm.
Argentinian and US boffins collected semen from 29 healthy males, divided each sample into two containers*, then exposed one “to an internet-connected laptop by Wi-Fi for 4 hours”. The second... more →
Apple has expanded the Mac and iOS App Stores to reach another 33 countries, most of them in the Caribbean region, along with a few in Africa, the Mediterranean region and elsewhere. In addition to helping expand iOS device and Mac sales in those regions, the move will also make the iCloud service available to those countries when... more →
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Mandriva announces the launch of the new version of Mandriva Linux 2010.2 based on its new product strategy, a one-year period between major releases.
Additionally, Mandriva will also release updated versions of its products on a periodic time on a 6-month basis.
Mandriva Linux 2010.2 is the first product following this new strategy.... more →