Category: Mobile

Desktop vs Tablet vs Mobile: Which Device Rules Africa?

Desktop vs Tablet vs Mobile: Which Device Rules Africa?

There is a place we all go to on a daily basis, some people once or twice a day whereas others let it consume their lives, taking up every waking moment of their existence. It is of course the internet. The internet provides users with a plethora of content and interactions and has become a Read More

How to Tackle Pre-Installed Malware on Your Android Phone

How to Tackle Pre-Installed Malware on Your Android Phone

As mobile devices become essential in our daily lives, malware developers have been working hard at developing software to attack the millions of Android phones around the world. Previously, a user could keep themselves safe by not installing shady apps and taking care while browsing the Internet. Recently, however, Check Point discovered a worrying trend Read More

The truth about the ‘killer numbers’ reportedly making Nigerians commit suicide

The truth about the ‘killer numbers’ reportedly making Nigerians commit suicide

Do you know anybody that has died this week from receiving calls from stranger killer numbers? There are rumours flying that there are phone numbers that are the harbingers of death in Nigeria. Allegedly, callers from these numbers hypnotise victims to commit suicide by chanting incantations. After the hypnosis, recipients are then directed to do Read More

How to Replace CyanogenMod with LineageOS on Your Android Device

How to Replace CyanogenMod with LineageOS on Your Android Device

The mass migration from the dying CyanogenMod to its spiritual successor LineageOS is happening. (Here’s all the info about the whys and the hows.) Rooted Android users in the millions, or at least hundreds of thousands, are moving over to the open-source project that, just like CyanogenMod, offers a bloat-free, flexible version of the stock Read More

Mobile phones from the 2000s - the Nokia 3310 and other classics

Mobile phones from the 2000s – the Nokia 3310 and other classics

The Nokia 3310 is set to make a dramatic comeback. The model is famous for its reliability and resilience. It is perhaps the most iconic model in history. But which other models have we loved and lost? Click here to view complete post at www.birminghammail.co.uk Read More

6 Symptoms That Show Your Android Phone Is Infected

6 Symptoms That Show Your Android Phone Is Infected

Android is one of the most popular mobile operating system in the world right now hence, readily available. Since it is an open source software, it means hackers and malicious developers are bringing about new ways of exploiting loopholes in the OS. These are five signs you should look out for to see if your Read More

NCC develops numbering plan for telephone networks

NCC develops numbering plan for telephone networks

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says it has developed National Numbering Plan (NNP) to set up uniform numbering scheme for easy calls to subscribers and operators. It said the NNP would provide a uniform dialing procedure for local, national long distance, international calls and calls to emergency, special services, independent of where the call was Read More

Cameroon’s Crackdown Is Creating Internet Refugees

Cameroon’s Crackdown Is Creating Internet Refugees

The internet blackout and accompanying violence is creating internet refugees, as anglophone Cameroonians undertake perilous journeys dodging checkpoints and roving police gangs into francophone regions in order to acquire internet access – “I am a refugee in my own country” notes one anonymous community manager. Internet access is no longer considered a luxury, with many Read More

Exclusive: First look at Android 7 Nougat on Infinix Note 3

First look at Android 7 Nougat on Infinix Note 3

Google announced the release of Android 7.0 Nougat late last year. Smartphone makers have already started providing the update to select models. Infinix Mobility has begun a testing phase for the latest version of the Android operating system. Currently, only the Infinix Note 3 and Infinix Note 3 Pro models are receiving the update. Here Read More

Etisalat may leave Nigeria over $1.2bn loan default

Etisalat may leave Nigeria over $1.2bn loan default

Abu Dhabi telecoms group, Etisalat, may sell its stake in Etisalat Nigeria, which has defaulted on a $1.2bn loan, but wants the company’s debt restructured before it does so, Reuters quoted two sources as informing it on Monday. Etisalat is due to meet with creditors on Tuesday or Wednesday to discuss the default, the sources Read More

AMCODET: Nigeria’s mobile phone technicians ‘make N40 billion monthly’

Nigeria’s mobile phone technicians ‘make N40 billion monthly’

Mr Apara Kehinde Ige, National President of AMCODET tells Technology Times in an exclusive interview in Lagos that members of the umbrella body of mobile technicians nationwide are raking growing revenue from fixing mobile phone handsets and allied devices for the nation’s growing mobile phone users. Click here to view complete post at technologytimes.ng Read More

So you think your octa core can beat the quad core? Think again.

So you think your octa core can beat the quad core? Think again.

Every time you look at smartphone’s specifications, you find that processors are labelled either dual core, quad core, octa core or deca core. These names indicate the number of cores available. However, more cores does not necessarily translate to more power, there are a lot more considerations. We will go through the major types of Read More

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