Monthly Review – January 2011

I guess we have come to the point where much effort as to be put in to inch the ranking of the site upwards, the competition is probably more intense at the top. The ranking of the site dipped at the local level (Nigeria) while there was an improvement Globally and most other measuring indices. Read More

I Have a Dream …

The impending Mobile number portability in the Nigerian GSM sector has been welcomed with applause and expectations. This is with the assumption that the industry would become very much competitive, barring any form of cartel formation, that is, if it is not in existence already. Number portability basically means that, say, using a “0809” number Read More

More Utilities I Can NOT live without!

My recent articles “Increase your typing speed” and “Awesome Keyboard Remapper –  Clavier+” were to help you make better use of your devices. In line with this, I will today point out three more of the essential utilities I find indispensable  on my netbook. These are listed below in no particular order of usefulness or Read More

Awesome Keyboard ReMapper (Clavier+)

As a sequel to my earlier post Increase Your Typing Speed,  I would like to bring to our attention a wonderfuland FREE application called Clavier+. The program is designed for the Windows Operating System. it offers “set-it-and-forget-it autostart functionality. Of course there are numerous keyboard-remapping applications. But this one caught my attention due to its Read More

Nokia N9, a Nokia Tablet?

Though not officially announced yet, the Nokia N9 is being rumoured as Nokia’s contribution to the Tablet Market. GSM ARENA describes the device as “Packing a 4.5” screen the Nokia MeeGo half-tablet-half-phone will be supporting 3G with HSDPA, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. A microUSB port isn’t mentioned but it’s now mandatory for all devices sold in Read More

The brand new Mandriva Linux 2010.2 is here!

Mandriva announces the launch of the new version of Mandriva Linux 2010.2 based on its new product strategy, a one-year period between major releases. Additionally, Mandriva will also release updated versions of its products on a periodic time on a 6-month basis. Mandriva Linux 2010.2 is the first product following this new strategy. It is Read More

An Offer of True Value

An Offer of True Value Dear Esteemed Customer, You are one of our identified high value customers, and it therefore pleases me to personally inform you of the most recent value offering from MTN Nigeria. It is an offer of true value! It means instant connections to your loved ones and call rates that are Read More

GLO mobile Service Outage

GLO mobile Service outage in Port Harcourt. Affected services include GSM and Blackberry services. Read More

Google “Search Within Results”

Some of you may have noticed that the “Search Within Results” link in your Google search engine web page have suddenly disappeared. For those that do not know, this was an ace functionality in Google used in streaming down searches. Hear what Google has to say for removing the link and the Public’s response. Click Read More

Microsoft Mathematics 4.0

No, it is not some wise crack or joke, it is for real. Microsoft Mathematics provides a set of mathematical tools that help students get mathematical problems solved quickly and easily. With Microsoft Mathematics, students can learn to solve equations step-by-step while gaining a better understanding of fundamental concepts in pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry, physics, chemistry, Read More

Reduce Your Internet Cost

Let me give a warning up-front. If, like nature, you love to  waste, this article is NOT for you. Nature abhors Vacuum, i detest waste! This is a follow-up to my article of October 26, 2010 titled “Save some money browsing on PC”. The primary thrust of that article was to point out the possibility Read More

Good Grammar – The role of Technology

For folks old enough to remember, there was this popular “soonest recover” musician who sang, “Grammar, grammar, grammar no be MONEY Grammar, grammar, grammar no be PROGRESS Grammar, grammar, grammar no be my LANGUAGE”. He was trying to belittle the importance of quintessential and accurate use of grammar when communicating. I would not subscribe to Read More

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