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)
Blocked sinuses are no fun, especially when the problem frequently requires taking a pill. Comment below points to a clever acupressure method that can solve the problem in just 20 seconds: Push your tongue against the top of your mouth and place a finger between your eyebrows and apply pressure. Hold it for about 20… Read more Clear Your Sinuses in 20 Seconds with Your Tongue and Your Thumb
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!
How does Apple’s iOS 7 compare to Google’s Android 4.2 Jelly Bean? We take a look at both to check the lay of the land. Interface Android’s interface has utilised a similar look and feel since version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (and to an extent 3.0 Honeycomb) which was introduced by Mathias Duarte. This comprises… Read more iOS 7 vs Android Jelly Bean 4.2
Kenya’s huge success with mobile money and the M-Pesa platform has launched Africa into the startup spotlight. But African innovation goes way beyond mobile money. Whether it’s ecommerce in Nigera, price comparison in South Africa or mobile advertising in Tanzania, African startups are not only changing their continent, but the world. 1. Saya – Ghana… Read more 20 Important African Startups to Watch
Lets face it, in Nigeria only two messaging platforms are worth considering – Blackberry’s BBM and Whatsapp. And of these two, Whatsapp is probably more widespread though not necessarily more actively used. The reason for this is very simple. Apart from the fact that Whatsapp is cross platform, subscribing to this messaging service and acquiring… Read more Between BBM, Whatsapp and Privacy Concerns
The “Diary of a Geek” blog finally has its android app listed on Google Play, Android’s digital application distribution platform. Diary of a Geek is the definitive source and final word for news as it affects Nigerians with especial focus on gadgets and technology news. The blog attracts readers with both business and consumer focus… Read more Check out “Diary of a Geek” on Google Play!
Some things just don’t add up when it comes to the Woolwich killings. There are certainly more questions than answers. Let us examine the facts. An off-duty British soldier by the name of Lee Rigby was walking down the street in the charming and peaceful London suburb of Woolwich. All of a sudden, and out… Read more Femi Fani-Kayode: The Woolwich killing and the Illuminati – More questions than answers