Tag: internet access

Upgrading From Windows 8 To Windows 8.1

A couple of weeks ago, i decided to upgrade my Windows OS from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. Ordinarily, it does not sound like a big deal but it was. Firstly, you will have to initiate the upgrade from within the Windows store. Perhaps due to the large number of early adopters it was almost Read More

Cobranet – Nigeria’s Fastest Internet Speed?

Name it, chances are that I have used it before. From the early days of internet access in Nigeria in the late 1990s when ISPs like hyperia and linkserve held sway with their dial up internet, to more recent times with ISPs like IPNX, Zoom, Onet and the GSM networks like MTN, Glo, Etisalat calling Read More

Free Internet Browsing

At least half of the people that click on this post would expect to find some hacking tips on how to browse the internet for free. Sorry, no hacking tips here. However, for those that subscribe to Globacom’s cheaper internet bundles, ever tried dialling 124 to know if you are a beneficiary of Glo’s free Read More

India launches Aakash tablet computer priced at NGN 6,000 ($35)

India has launched what it says is the world’s cheapest touch-screen tablet computer, priced at just NGN 6,000 ($35). Costing a fraction of Apple’s iPad, the subsidised Aakash is aimed at students. It supports web browsing and video conferencing, has a three-hour battery life and two USB ports, but questions remain over how it will Read More

iPad App Review – MyWi 4.0 [Jailbreak]

As desirable as the iPad has proven itself to be, it is not exactly very efficient for all tasks. Even for simplest tasks, at times you may crave for the bigger screen estate that the conventional PC offers. However, on the other hand, the iPad can effectively serve as an extension of your work while Read More

“Call Me On My Ipad …”

The internet is awash with a lot of news about the iPad phone, courtesy of the guys from iphoneislam. One thing is very certain, these guys from Egypt have pulled the biggest hat trick this year. I decided to take the bull by the horns and proceeded to download the app via the alternate app Read More

Network Your Homes Wirelessly

Notwithstanding the fact that wired networks are usually more reliable and faster, there is a preference for wireless networks in most homes and small offices. Understandably so, because wired networks can be very unsightly and manually intensive to set up. Most wired networks nowadays can guarantee a “through-put” of as much as 100Mbps (Mega Bits Read More

Peer to Peer Networking (Wired)

Peer to Peer (P2P) Networking is probably the simplest form of computer networking available. Wikipaedia defines the word PEER as a group of people who share a similar or equal status. Likewise, for computers in a peer to peer formation, each computer is equally privileged and are equipotent participants The option of whether to use Read More

Computer Networking

One aspect of computer technology that i have been most fascinated about is Networking. At one time or the other most of us would have come across application of basic or obvious forms of networking, say, connection of multiple computers to a single printer or sharing of a single internet access among different computers. In Read More

Android On Your PC !

Even with the flurry of activities in the tablet form factor sector, it is hardly surprising that Nigeria seems to have been sidelined.Not for lack of interest but largely due to the prohibitive price tags placed on these devices. The ipad2 and the motorola Xoom, two flagship tablets, have their price tag as high as Read More