Tag: Geek

Oh My God! It Works!

A while back, I was on a search for the perfect phone. A search that took me to the Far East where i finally settled for the Chuwi VX3, a premium grade Octa Core, 2GB RAM Chinese 7 Inch tablet. Some may wonder how possible it is to mention “Premium Grade” and “Chinese” in the Read More

Now You Can Put Your Business In The Streets

arthurwales.com is now live. A classified adverts site developed to support the Diary of a Geek blog. The site has a simple, minimalist design that is so clean, intuitive, super flexible with a fully responsive design that renders beautifully on any device it is viewed from. It is indeed a pleasure to browse the site. Read More

10 Android Apps Every Geek Must Have!

Andie Graph A throw back from my undergraduate days. The TI-86 programmable calculator sure came in handy. Even had a swell time programming in Texas Instruments’ version of Quick Basic. Was pleasantly surprised when I stumbled on this app on Google Play. It gave me back my TI-86, right there on my phones. Goes a Read More

“Diary of a Geek” Rebrands!

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

Check out “Diary of a Geek” on Google Play!

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

Embracing Employee – Acquired Smartphones Without Compromising Security

This article was first published in Diary of a Geek on April 20, 2011 If your capacity as an IT professional involves dealing with people in your office going on the road with mobile devices and bemoaning policies that keep them from accessing the company’s network because of pesky security protocols, then my heart goes Read More

BlackBerry to offer BBM for iPhone and Android

The idea was first mooted about 2 years ago about the possibility of Blackberry making its Messenger (BBM) real-time messaging service available on Apple’s iPhone and iPad and Google’s Android platforms.There was a post on Diary of a Geek from March 2011 suggesting this. This fact has however been confirmed by Blackberry and the service Read More

The “Geek Store” Finally Unveiled

The veil has finally being lifted from the Geek Store (geekstore.com.ng), an online discount electronic store that aims at making available and affordable, modern gadgets and accessories to everyone in Nigeria. For a country where most residents are reported to live on less that US$1 a dollar, paying for most of these gadgets is almost Read More

Write For Us And Earn N500 Per Article!

“Diary of a Geek” is a blog aimed at showcasing technology news as it affects Nigerians, locally and in diaspora. We are inviting guest bloggers to write for Diary of a Geek and earn N500 for each article published on the blog. The following should act as a guideline for every article sent in: Guidelines Read More

This Item Cannot Be Installed In Your Device’s Country

So you tried to download an app from Google Play Market and you got the message “This Item Cannot Be Installed In Your Device’s Country”. Or you probably saw an advertised android app and you just can not seem to find it in the Google Play Market. This user experience  is quite frequent and it Read More

How To Secure Your WordPress Blog – Part 1

WordPress is an open source and free blogging software. Two variants abound; WordPress.com WordPress.com are blogs hosted by the company that gave us WordPress, Auttomatic. Recommended to beginners with little knowledge of what goes on behind the scene of this blogging platform. Features – WordPress.com is the safer way to go. There are a lot Read More

Scumbags!

December 25, 2011 was a Christmas day like no other. While most of you fine folks were enjoying the spirit of the festive season and probably, also waiting for the next juicy post on your favourite blog, Diary of a Geek, some low-life, never-do-well, anti-social, society-reject scumbag, nincompoop, scallywag script kiddie was hacking away at Read More

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