I decided a while back to try out a 7 inch tab as my main phone. My reasons were simple; My quest for a functional and productive mobile device informed my decison to a stick to a Windows OS powered tablet. However, the allure of an android tab remains. In a bid to save myself… Read more The Search For The Perfect 7 Inch Phone
Mobile banking on Android smartphones could put consumers at risk of fraud and cost banks millions. An IT security company, MWR Labs, investigated the security standards of Android mobile phone brands to determine the overall exposure to risk of consumers who use mobile banking. It said that its results indicated that on some handsets as… Read more Bank App Users Warned Over Android Security
The influence of technology on religion has long been a subject of discourse on this blog and it is definitely an issue that will continue to generate a lot of controversies. You can read my earlier posts on the influence of technology on religion here. Apart from the “End of the World” proponents who are… Read more “In The Name Of The Father …”
Vehicle GPS trackers made a foray into the Nigerian market over a decade ago, and was made popular by the insurance companies who bundled these devices with their comprehensive insurance packages. The primary purpose of these devices is to help in reducing the risks the insurance companies face in the event of theft of these… Read more Tracking The Cheating Spouse
I understand that one of the main joys of parenting a toddler involves keeping the little one amused. Amused, as in quiet. Ever since the iPad came along, with its bright colors and infinite range of games and pictures, it has seemed like an ideal tool to keep baby happy. This happiness, however, is one… Read more Toddlers And iPad Addiction
New advancements are ensuring that it’s only a matter of time until your smartphone’s camera is just as good as a point-and-shoot. Smartphone cameras have come a long way—moving from convenient methods for sharing mediocre snapshots to near pro-quality image-capture tools in the right hands. Although the old benchmark of resolution seems to have topped… Read more Moving Beyond Megapixels : More Is Not Always Better!
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 Embracing Employee – Acquired Smartphones Without Compromising Security
Hybrids have gotten a lot of hype lately, with a slew of touch-enabled laptops and flipping, folding convertible designs launching so far this year. But with some of these new hybrids—specifically smaller tablets with docking keyboards—there’s been a nagging question that I can’t quite shake: Are hybrid tablets the new netbooks? You remember netbooks, right?… Read more Are Hybrid Tablets the New Netbooks?
The C Pen is a capacitive stylus made to work specifically for the Samsung Galaxy S3. Unlike most capacitive stylus that have a big soft rubber on the tip that tend to be much softer to the point where they squish in considerably, the Samsung C Pen gives you a more precise input option due… Read more Samsung Galaxy S3 Accessories: The C Pen Review
We’re not making any moral judgments here. But it is definitively a bad idea to visit pornography sites on your smartphone or tablet. Nearly one-quarter of malware on mobile devices comes from porn websites, according to a new study from Blue Coat, a Web security and optimization company. Mobile users don’t check out porn sites… Read more Watching porn is bad for your smartphone