Nokia announced it will retire Symbian for the popular N-series smartphones in favour of MeeGo. MeeGo is a Linux-based open source mobile operating system that merged Intel’s Moblin OS and Nokia’s Maemo OS. Refer to the write-up published a few weeks ago on this site about Nokia’s intention to introduce the MeeGo OS to it’s… Read more Nokia Quietly Retires Symbian from N-Series Smartphones
Below is an excerpt from an article on www.osnews.com. It was published way back 2002. First, a little background. I am a Windows user who has been using Windows since 3.1. I am not a programmer or a developer, I am a user. I process photos, use the internet, e-mail, write letters, play the ever… Read more I Hate Windows – I am Afraid of Linux
Most times, your preference for an Operating System (OS) over another is largely influenced by your familiarity or comfort with a particular one. Sometimes, the opinions can be out rightly one sided especially for our country Nigeria where most people have never seen anything else other that a Windows PC. There’s been so much superiority… Read more OS Wars – Get a Mac!
Web browsers have been around for over two decades. With the introduction of the NCSA mosaic web browser in 1993, web browsers as we know them today, came into existence. Netscape Navigator was introduced in 1994 as a free for personal use only and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 1.0 in 1995. Both were influenced by the… Read more Browser Wars
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It’s been a while i visited Ilorin, capital city of Kwara State, Nigeria. Been here about 2 times since i graduated from the University of Ilorin, sometime last decade, the last being about 3 years ago. The level of development here is definitely nothing compared to Lagos or Abuja but i can not help but… Read more Ilorin on my mind
I find it amusing when some people use fictitious email addresses during the registration process on this secure site but have absolutely no qualms in signing their names (and email addresses) to some online petition or forwarding to a string of people one of those endless office junk mails. But why the fear? Why are… Read more Email Extraction
Unique visits for last week stood at 1437, we thank those that made this happen. This week, we are stepping up activities on the forum. Come together and let’s share ideas. Who knows, you might even get a freebie while you are at it.
There’s been so much talk about the impending demise of Nokia’s Symbian platform, the operating system powering almost all the phones in the Nokia range. The Symbian operating has come in a lot of iterations over the years but the relevant ones today are; SYMBIAN S40 – Introduced in 2002. It is regarded as the… Read more Is Symbian truly Dead?
It is common place in most offices to have administrative priviledges removed from end-user PCs. This is usually done to prevent unauthorised installation of softwares or hardwares on such PCs. Unauthorised software installation is usually a primary source of introduction of malicious softwares that may cripple a computer network. This write-up may seem like a… Read more Portable Applications
There are indications that there is going to be a ban on some blackberry services in the UAE effective October 11, 2010 because of the inability of authorities there to monitor blackberry’s encrypted services. Services affected include blackBerry email, messaging and web services . The UAE ban will also cover foreign travellers passing through Emirate… Read more Blackberry Faces Ban
Ebooks and ebook readers are becoming increasingly popular these days, so much that only very few books or magazines are published without consideration for an ebook format version. Ebook readers come on different software platforms and devices. Many come in form of dedicated devices like Amazon’s KINDLE and Barnes & Nobles (B&N)’s NOOK. These happen… Read more Ebook Readers