Tag: tablet

WhatsApp to soon launch a tablet version of their app, but there is a catch

The best thing about a tablet is the big screen real estate, ironically, it is also its worst aspect; this is because there is a rarity of apps that are designed to utilize such generous spaces. Most apps are simply the ones made for phones but are stretched out to fit the larger screens. WhatsApp 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

Tecno Droipad 8H – A Hands On Review

INTRODUCTION Reviews of this tablet is not very much available on the Internet. Worst still, the website of the manufacturer also do not have information on this device. Something akin to a mystery surrounds this tab. It has been wrongly referred to as DROIDPAD and H8 in many online references, coupled with incorrect product specifications. Read More

Extending The Capabilities Of The MS Surface Pro : A Review Of Plugable UD-3900 Docking Station

I use a Surface Pro 2 tablet as my regular laptop. With its up to 8 hour battery life, the tab stores enough juice to last an average work day. However, at home, its limitations become very apparent. For reasons best known to only Microsoft, this device comes with only a single port – a Read More

The Search For The Perfect 7 Inch Phone

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

Setting Up Raspberry Pi As A Media Centre Device

In my last post, we looked into setting up the Raspberry Pi in general, and what that entails. This article is gonna focus on setting it up as a Media Centre device. I have lots of media (Music, Movies, TV Series, etc.) on my laptop and I’ve always wanted a stress free way to have that Read More

Getting started with Raspberry Pi

After being constantly hounded by several people, I’ve finally gotten around to writing this post. Instructional blog posts on getting a Raspberry Pi to do just about anything imaginable are a dime-a-dozen on the internet. That means, a lot of the stuff I’m writing in this post are not new, and are stuff I also Read More

I Sold My Samsung S3 Phone Today

Sold off my Samsung S3 [US Version] phone today. I had used it for about a year. It was a tough decision to make as i had grown attached to the device and it did serve me well. But the fact is, i needed to move on. It had become a case of functionality and Read More

Making Phone Calls Using Your iPad SIM

Background I needed a second phone. The previous one that acted as a backup phone – housing my spare SIM card – was an ageing Samsung Galaxy Duos S6102 that was beginning to present some quirks. This is a project that i did not set out to spend too much on, being just a backup phone Read More

Children Of Nowadays

I overhead my 7 year old son discussing with his younger brother on how he took screenshots of the Lion King movie he was watching on his tablet. I was impressed but i kept quiet hoping to hear more about his exploits. I was particularly impressed because most android devices, including the tablet he uses, Read More

Why You Should Always Pay for Apps

So you just bought a smartphone or tablet, or received one as a gift. Congratulations! Now go buy some apps. No, not free apps. You, or a special someone, just spent, what, $200-plus on your new gadget? Plunk down $10 for some apps. Mobile app development is one of the last businesses in America where Read More

The Child, the Tablet and the Developing Mind

I recently watched my sister perform an act of magic. We were sitting in a restaurant, trying to have a conversation, but her children, 4-year-old Willow and 7-year-old Luca, would not stop fighting. The arguments — over a fork, or who had more water in a glass — were unrelenting. Like a magician quieting a Read More

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