By Adeyemi Adepetun The multiple data capturing and registration exercises in the country are costing government billions of naira which, according to stakeholders, amount to duplication and waste of human and financial resources. Many Nigerians probably must have participated in not less than four data capturing processes in the last seven years, with government agencies… Read more Nigeria: How Nigeria Wastes Billions On Data Capturing
The iPhone series has always produced among the most expensive phones around. However, every year, we get the bill of materials and we end up surprised by how little the company spends on production relative to the retail price. For instance, the previous iPhones cost a little over $200 to build while they sell for… Read more How much did it cost to build the iPhone X? Hint: Profit margins are huge!
A few years ago, camera company Polaroid stopped making instant film cameras. Shortly after that, the company stopped making its popular instant film. However, the Polaroid instant camera is officially back. Well, not the way it was before. The new Polaroid OneStep 2 is not made by Polaroid. Instead, it is made by the Impossible… Read more The Impossible Project announces the Polaroid OneStep 2, the new instant camera
Ever since “selfie” became part of pop culture, there has been an influx of smartphones whose USP has been selfie. Smartphone manufacturers can’t get enough of making phones dedicated to people who love taking selfies. The Gionee A1 Lite is another such phone launched in Nigeria in August this year with the main focus being… Read more What’s So Special About The New Gionee A1 lite Smart Phone?
YouTube Go, the offline-first, emerging market targeted YouTube alternative that was announced during the Google for Nigeria event in July is now available for public download in Nigeria. Why a second YouTube app? This is the first question I asked myself when the app was first announced. YouTube Go is the result of thousands of hours gathering information,… Read more YouTube Go – offline-first, data-friendly YouTube alternative
YouTube has officially announced that the YouTube Go app previewed at the recent Google for Nigeria event is now available for initial public download in Nigeria. YouTube has been reimagined to meet the needs of the next generation of users in YouTube Go, which is available for initial download in the Google Play Store.… Read more YouTube Go Officially Launches in Nigeria to Help You Save Data.
September 15, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Finance The benefits of cloud accounting software. If you’re running an ambitious accounting business, then our advice is straightforward: move your business to the cloud. Xero research reveals that cloud-based accounting firms have five times… Read full story here
September 16, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Online & Social, Opinion, Southern Africa, West Africa Nick Durrant (MD), Bluegrass Digital. To start things off the question remains… Should businesses have to choose between creating an app that provides a better… Read full story here
Opportunities in the financial sector are largely untapped with only little proportion of the population harnessing them. With ever-improving cutting edge technology, the unbanked are drawn to the financial landscape to reap the benefit inherent in the array of products introduced by banks. Kunle Aderinokun writes on recent efforts at boosting financial inclusion… Read full… Read more How Technology-driven Initiatives are Boosting Financial Inclusion
By Gadgetsng in Tech-News Tecno September 16, 2017 It appear Tecno Mobile is seriously working hard to further update its high-end portfolio of smartphones and this recent appearance of the Tecno AX8 on the database of Geekbench basically gives credence to that assertion . According to the Geekbench listing, the Tecno AX8 will be powered… Read more Upcoming Tecno AX8 Spotted on Geekbench with Mediatek Helio P25 (MT6757CD) SoC & 6GB of RAM – Gadgetsng
By Chike Onwuegbuchi Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted Pan African Towers license to provide infrastructure sharing and collocation services in the country. The license is valid for 10 years, but can be revoked if the company fails to roll out services in the next year. Pan African Towers is also obliged to pay an… Read more Nigeria: Pat Gets NCC’s Approval for Collocation Services
Bad electricity is a major problem in Nigeria, and has led to many other secondary problems. One of these is the difficulty that comes with charging of phones. Over time, people have employed the use of generators to charge phones and many other devices, but here we are with a startup taking a different dimension.… Read more How Saja station is using solar energy to charge mobile phones in Nigeria, with Seyi Fakoya, CEO