Tag: tablets

Fancy Hosting Your Website From Your Mobile Phone? Here’s How…

How would you like to host your websites from your mobile phones or tablets? Preposterous? No, actually, it is quite doable and in very few steps too. In this example, we will be setting up a WordPress website/blog on an android device. PS: Your Android device does not have to be rooted to carry out Read More

How To Set Up A Budget Home Entertainment Network

For many, the word “server” brings to mind an intimidating stack of unidentifiable devices with endless flashes of light. But in reality, a server can be that very basic featured, very old laptop or desktop computer you have gathering dust in a corner of your home. Wikipaedia defines a Home Server as a server located Read More

Tablets : Between Recreation and Productivity

I handed over my tablet to my son a few months ago after a failed bid to sell it off. While I was researching for the ideal tablet to put my hard earned cash on, the Toshiba Thrive came tops as the most productive or functional tablet around. However, after a few months of using Read More

“In The Name Of The Father …”

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

Toddlers And iPad Addiction

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

A Case Study of e-Commerce In Nigeria: Why It Pays To Own A Shop Online!

I have previously written about the rise of e-Commerce in Nigeria and how you can profitably take part, so in case you missed out, you can read it here. Consider this a follow-up article as I will be sharing with you first hand my own experience of how I made close to a million naira Read More

Samsung Galaxy S3 And The Case Of Failed SanDisk Memory Cards

I have used 2 (Two) 32GB Sandisk Memory cards with my Samsung Galaxy S3 in the space of 5 months, both dying out on me suddenly, taking away with them valuable data. The last happened just last week. I was very worried and even considered the possibility that the cards were fakes. However, common sense Read More

Are Hybrid Tablets the New Netbooks?

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

Watching porn is bad for your smartphone

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

What Features Do You Look For In A Keyboard App?

On any computing device, we want the easiest and most efficient way of communicating. This communication encompasses both information that we feed into the device, and the one we get out. The effectiveness of this interface between human and machine determines if we are “getting our pound of flesh” from our “investment” I shall be Read More

How Free Apps Can Make More Money Than Paid Apps

While building apps for Apple and Android app stores can be highly lucrative ventures for developers, one of the hardest decisions an app developer has to make is how to get the app to pay for itself. Often the “monetization strategy” — shorthand for “how will this app make money?” — is left for last. Read More

Ereaders – The End Of An Era?

Fiddling with a Kindle Keyboard, i can not help but marvel how much water has passed underneath the bridge since 2009 when Ereaders started becoming popular in Nigeria. This is 2012, what exactly has changed? When the ereaders started trickling in, many saw the end of literature as we know it, that the Kindle, Nook, Read More

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