OLX and craiglist are examples of sites that use the type of advert platform that is now on arthurwales.com The platform is open source so most likely no two sites will be the same as you have a free rein to get your hands dirty manipulating the underlying code. Please help to review the site… Read more Search For Passive Income
For many and for a very long time too, Yahoo provided the only email services they ever knew. To them, the term “email” was synonymous with “Yahoo”. The company strutted the internet cyberspace like a colossus. Yes, business was extremely good. Things, however, took an unpleasant turn for this email giant sometime in 2004 when… Read more Migrating From Yahoo! Email To Gmail (Revisited)
I must confess that I never knew it existed, though I had fantasized about such a technology in the past. Recently, I was saddled with the task of scanning a huge pile of papers at my workplace, over 200 pages! Just the thought of using the traditional scanners filled me with so much apprehension. There… Read more Product Review: Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500
If you have not heard of a Virtual Machine or VirtualBox before now, i strongly suggest you go to this link and this link too to read more about it before you proceed with this article. One of the major problems users of Virtual Machines face is how to expand the hard disk of their… Read more Easily Expand The Hard Disk Of Your Virtual Machine (VirtualBox)
You probably may have been faced with this decision more than once; Hibernate, put to sleep or simply shutdown your PC. What option did you take? What option should you take? Simply put, the choice is yours on the options to take. Your work schedule or purpose for use of these laptops should largely determine… Read more Shutdown, Hibernate or Put To Sleep – Which Option Is Best For Your Laptop?
Diary of a Geek started out in 2010 as a meeting point for technology enthusiasts with especial focus on Nigeria. Technology is very much the first love of our readers and has been the focus of the blog. But over time, there have been an increasing demand for a more inclusive and wider range of… Read more “Diary of a Geek” Rebrands!
I picked up a number of WiFi routers on Amazon last December for a very good discount, hoping to make a good profit selling them in Nigeria. The Linksys E1200 brand of WiFi routers was retailing for $19.99 (about N3,200) apiece, and my plan was to sell them for N10,000 each. It was not until… Read more Back To Life!
According to an article on This Day Live, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), the registry for .ng domain names, has reduced the price of registering a second level .ng domain name by 97% to NGN 15,000. That is equivalent to about $95 USD. Previously, the group had been charging NGN 500,000, or $3,165 per year,… Read more Nigeria slashes second level .ng registration cost by 97%
On 1st of June, 2012, Cobranet ISP replaced its flagship internet modem, the CN438, with the more modern UGO Mach5. Targeted at homes and small offices, the new modem boasts of an array of features, which includes a higher data transfer rate and, more importantly, an in-built WIFI router. I picked up one of these… Read more The Mach 5 – Cobranet’s New Flagship WiFi Modem
Make sure your company is the named registrant of your company’s domain names. This is just a friendly public service announcement to all small business owners out there. I just finished reading a domain dispute regarding the domain name TexasCash.com. The complainant, TCR Business Systems, alleged that the respondent registered the domain on its behalf… Read more Never Let An Employee Register Your Company Domain Name In Their Own Name
Computer Village, located in Ikeja, Lagos is arguably the biggest computer and allied products market in the West African sub region. Daily, huge sums of money exchange hands between buyers and sellers of phones, laptop computers and many other devices in the market. The market has also proven to be one of the biggest employers… Read more Computer Village: Traders Worry Over Relocation
About three years ago, 10 major mobile devices manufacturers, including Apple, Nokia and Samsung, committed to a voluntary agreement to work towards a universal charger based on a micro USB connector, in an effort to reduce unnecessary waste. But no such universal charger has been settled on, and Apple appears to have backtracked on the… Read more Using The Right Charger For Your Mobile Device