A Geek Gift For My Son At 10

My older son turned 10 years recently. A milestone. A big excuse for an “owambe” party. Instead, the introvert in me opted for a quiet family outing, a decision that was further reinforced by the spiraling exchange rate. Well, that is the excuse we all give for our cost cutting? 🙂 Weakened Naira or not, i Read More

Off To Novare Mall!

First day away from work. What an exhilarating experience! Ice Cube’s hit tune “Today was a good day” was buzzing in my brain. “How best can i spend today”, i thought to myself. “A visit to the cinema perhaps”? Hmm, a visit to the cinema it is! Off to Novare! Ever since Novare Mall opened Read More

Analyzing A First Bank Scam Email

Possibly the same bunch of never-do-wells behind the GTBank scam email that I published on this site last week are also behind the First Bank scam email I received last week – reproduced below. However, this scam mail is a little less sophisticated than the previous. My comments, in red, details the red flags you Read More

U8 Bluetooth Smart Watch – A Quick Review

I got this smart watch from my lil’ sis for N4,500.00, after driving a hard bargain. I am sure she got it for about $10 on amazon, less tax and shipping costs. With exchange rate at about N300 to US$1, not sure she would be making much profit on it. This would be my first Read More

How To Block Ads In Android Without Rooting

One common excuse people give for rooting their android devices is to block annoying ads from popping up on their devices. This indeed is a compelling reason as mobile ads, at best, can be; intrusive and distractive ruinously expensive as it burdens device hardware resources and also drain internet data. Popular ad blocking apps like Read More

Finally, A Lollipop Update That Works On Innjoo One

All through 2015, a string of Android OS Lollipop updates were released for the Innjoo One 3G phone. While the updates worked on a few phones, for most, there were severe bugs that caused bootloops. Finally, an update that works has been released but not by Innjoo but by an individual who ported the 12.1 Read More

Netflix Arrives Nigeria – Quick Facts

3 Subscription plans available US$7.99/US$9.99/$11.99 per month. Details here . GT Bank rate is about N270 for US$1 New subscribers get one month free viewing. BUT you are required to provide your card details to sign up. Automatic debit occurs after 30 days – unles you cancel before then. 4 Streaming formats available; LOW, SD, HD and Ultra Read More

How To Uninstall An App From An Android Phone

I am sure some geeks will be laughing their heads off, rolling on the floor by now. Pick yourself up! This write up is dedicated to my wife, she who can not uninstall an app from an android phone. We all have to start from somewhere, you know. The video below shows two ways of Read More

Get Your Own US Mobile Number Here In Nigeria

Fancy having your own US mobile number to receive and make calls with, even here within Nigeria? Or to send and receive SMS with? NextPlus is a mobile phone service that provides unique virtual 10-digit mobile phone numbers with every android (and iOS) app install, thanks to its partnership with Level 3. Calls and texts Read More

[Video] How to set up a Linux Virtual Machine using Virtual box

A virtual machine is a program that acts as a virtual computer. They allow you to run other operating systems within your current operating system – the operating systems will run as if they are just another program on your computer. Virtual machines are ideal for testing out other operating systems – like the new Read More

The Best Data and Voice Deal For Any Mobile Network In Nigeria

You can only enjoy this cost saving tip if you are subscribed to the Globacom Mobile Network. If you are not, after reading this tip, you may consider if it is worth your while to join the network. HACK ALERT! This article contains a reference to a mild hacking technique. You will need to change Read More

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