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…

“Oh Sweet Lorraine” – Emotional Song From A 96 Year Old To His Late Wife

The good Lord definitely works in mysterious ways. It took the whole 96 years of Fred Stobaugh's life for him to be transported from relative obscurity to worldwide limelight, thanks to the letter he penned to his wife. Sitting alone in his living room one month after the death of his wife, he decided to…

Storing Up Your Treasures On Earth

Last weekend, i decided to backup the downloads i had acquired over the few months i last did a back up. I also intended to rummage through my 25,000+ mp3 music files in response to a request. Less than half way through my backups, my 1.5 TeraByte Western Digital External Hard Drive suddenly spluttered and…

Top Apps On Offer On Google Play For Only N40!

As Google play witnesses the 25 billionth download on its Google Play app store, top apps are being offered to all and sundry for only 25 cents (N40)! You will recall a similar discount offer that took place only last December 2011 when Google Play witnessed the 10 billionth download, and it offered apps for…

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.…

App Review : FIFA 12

My largest download, ever, from the Google play android app market is the FIFA 12 game from the stables of EA (Electronic Arts) Deceptively listed as 13MB in the app market, it was not until i had paid, installed the app and ready to play the game that i got a prompt that i needed…

Design Your Own BlackBerry Themes

There is an almost inexhaustible supply of blackberry themes on the internet. I have come across very cool looking ones and of course, trashy ones too. However, very few of these can be considered to be functional or perfectly suited to ones personal needs. Personally, I like my themes to be able to give me…

114 Things You Should Know About Apple’s New Offerings

1. Mac OS X Lion is the 8th major release of the OS. 2. It will be available in July. 3. It has over 250 new features (not all of which were detailed) 4. It comes with 3,000 new developer APIs. 5. It will be only available by download through the Mac App Store. 6.…

Norton Internet Security 2011 (90 Days License)

Symantec, the company behind Norton Antivirus, is offering their Norton Internet Security 2011 free for 90 days. Click here to make your downloads, no serial number needed. One year subscription for up to 3 PCs costs $69.

The Devil is a Liar

My intention was to give you guys some time to download the Virtualbox software, as most internet connections in Nigeria may not permit downloads of that size. But the unexpected happened. I almost lost the site and all my blogs! And worst still, i had no back-up! My less than one week blogging experience would…