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 How to Tackle Pre-Installed Malware on Your Android Phone

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

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 How to Replace CyanogenMod with LineageOS on Your Android Device

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 NCC develops numbering plan for telephone networks

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 Cameroon’s Crackdown Is Creating Internet Refugees

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