Amazon today unveiled a new storage service called Amazon Cloud Drive that gives you 5 GB of free online storage space to store your documents, photos, music and other files securely in the cloud. All you need is a free Amazon.com account to upload your files which you can then access from anywhere using a… Read more Amazon Cloud Drive
A follow-up question to the question above could be – does superior branding / reputation equate to a better product? We subconsciouly (or unconsciously) almost always associate the price level of a product (or service) with its value (quality). And we confuse great branding and awesome advertising gimmickry with accompanying QoS. This article is prompted… Read more Does Costlier Mean More Qualitative?
Research In Motion is planning to bring its beloved BlackBerry Messenger app and service to Android, and eventually to iOS as well. And best of all, it may likely be free! It would, however, be a stripped down version as they might not be able to share photos, location, or videos.
The ipad 2 was finally unveiled today by, who else, Steve Jobs! Still being retailed at the prices of the first ipad iteration, starting at $499 for the 16GB Wi-Fi only model, it features an A5 processor for a 2x faster CPU speed and 9x faster graphics speed with the power consumption of the original… Read more It’s official, Ipad 2 Unveiled
Software Piracy, as defined by Wikipedia refers to several practices which involve the unauthorized copying of computer software. There is an unspoken consensus, especially in this part of the world, regarding Software Piracy. For computer users to be productive, certain tools must be present on their computers. This includes, but is not restricted to, an… Read more Opensource: The cure to Software Piracy
In the recent past, I wrote about a few utilities I find indispensable on my personal computer. These included : [EveryThing / UltraSearch] – for speedy hard disk content search [Turbo Type] – a highly customizable word auto-completion – as you type [Clavier+] – an awesome keyboard remapping tool [TheSage] – Dictionary, thesaurus. General reference… Read more More Utilities To Kill For
Linux has been covered in some of the early articles on this site. However, as a quick introduction to our new readers, Linux is an operating system kernel used by the Linux family of Unix-like operating systems. It is one of the most prominent examples of free and open source software. What all that jargon… Read more Top 4 Linux Distributions Today
Running a blog site like the Diary of a Geek is by no means an easy task, especially if you wish to keep churning out quality articles that will positively impact on Nigerians as a whole, locally or in diaspora. Thanks to the efforts of Wale Falade and Eyebeekay (Chief Guest Contributor), we have been… Read more Calling For Guest Contributions
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Logging in to Facebook? Sure, you can use the social networking site’s full Web address, or you can just type www.fb.me. The keystroke-saving shortcut is possible because the government of Montenegro makes its “country code top-level domain” — the .me suffix — available to commercial and private Internet users, for a fee. Facebook and other… Read more Country Domain Names Becoming Source of Revenue
Missed out on a great .com domain name? You just may still get the .co variety. For all practical purposes, .co domains are the same as .com domains; that means they are available to everyone on a first-come, first-serve basis. One of the biggest advantages of the .co domains, besides the fact that they’re similar… Read more .CO Domains – Free Offers