Arfa Karim Randhawa, the world’s youngest Microsoft certified professional has died in a hospital here at the age of 16, her family said on Sunday. Randhawa was admitted to a military hospital in Lahore two weeks ago after she suffered epileptic seizures that caused brain damage on December 22.Doctors pronounced her dead late last night,… Read more World’s Youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Dies
With the release of the iPhone 4S, iCloud, and iOS 5 came a whole new set of tricks for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Here are some of the most useful, interesting, and important to remember. 1 Don’t let Siri access your locked iPhone When you hold down the Home button for a couple… Read more 25 Tips and Tricks for getting the most out of iOS 5
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who is worth about $14 billion, closes down restaurants to talk to people, has gone paperless, and truly believes that the only difference between Microsoft and Apple in the mobile market is that the iPhone maker made one right decision–choosing ARM chips for its smartphone, rather than Intel’s battery-hogging alternatives. That’s… Read more Steve Ballmer – The Richest Employee
For those of you that installed a 32-bit version of Windows, you have my condolences. Otherwise, you really made the right choice based on a number of reasons. I think it’s important in this day and age to run any operating system on the highest possible bit width offered, but there’s a few reasons particular… Read more Why a 64-Bit Version of Windows 7 Might Be a Better Choice
Old habits die hard, someone said. Nothing sums up my perpetual need to extend the limits of my devices. It’s been a little over a week since I took delivery of my Toshiba Thrive tablet but it took me just a couple of days to realize that they was a need to push the limit… Read more Rooting Your Toshiba Thrive
I finally took delivery of my spanking new Toshiba Thrive tablet a day ago and the first thing that hit me was, “Men, this thing is big!”. The thickness of the Thrive is, conservatively, about twice that of the iPad 2. And the 10.1 inch screen is noticeably larger than iPad’s 9.7 inch screen. At… Read more Toshiba Thrive – My Hands On Review
Sure, the iPad is great. But it isn’t right for everyone. A new tablet from Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, or another maker may be a better choice for you. Choice. For a long time, you didn’t have much choice if you were in the market for a tablet—Apple’s iPad was the only good option. But that’s… Read more Android Tablets: Finally Ready?
December 25, 2011 was a Christmas day like no other. While most of you fine folks were enjoying the spirit of the festive season and probably, also waiting for the next juicy post on your favourite blog, Diary of a Geek, some low-life, never-do-well, anti-social, society-reject scumbag, nincompoop, scallywag script kiddie was hacking away at… Read more Scumbags!
Name it, chances are that I have used it before. From the early days of internet access in Nigeria in the late 1990s when ISPs like hyperia and linkserve held sway with their dial up internet, to more recent times with ISPs like IPNX, Zoom, Onet and the GSM networks like MTN, Glo, Etisalat calling… Read more Cobranet – Nigeria’s Fastest Internet Speed?
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced fresh service quality verification tests offered by the three biggest GSM operators in the country amid the expiration of the November 30 deadline for them to improve service quality or risk a sales ban. Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Tony Ojobo confirmed the commencement of the quality of service… Read more Regulator begins service quality probe of ‘Big Three’ GSM operators
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 sample “was used as control, incubated… Read more Wi-Fi May Damage Sperm
There is an almost inexhaustible supply of blackberry themes on the internet. I have come across very cool looking ones and of course, trashy ones too. However, very few of these can be considered to be functional or perfectly suited to ones personal needs. Personally, I like my themes to be able to give me… Read more Design Your Own BlackBerry Themes