Finally, A Lollipop Update That Works On Innjoo One

All through 2015, a string of Android OS Lollipop updates were released for the Innjoo One 3G phone. While the updates worked on a few phones, for most, there were severe bugs that caused bootloops. Finally, an update that works has been released but not by Innjoo but by an individual who ported the 12.1…

The Best Data and Voice Deal For Any Mobile Network In Nigeria

You can only enjoy this cost saving tip if you are subscribed to the Globacom Mobile Network. If you are not, after reading this tip, you may consider if it is worth your while to join the network. HACK ALERT! This article contains a reference to a mild hacking technique. You will need to change…

Innjoo – Service Par Excellence

Between June 1 and June 7,2015 Jumia had what it called its "Megathon". Specific mobile phone models from selected manufacturers were sold at 50% off its retail value. It was an opportunity for me to pick up a phone for my workplace SIM. I decided on an Innjoo One - Gold that was being offered…

Oh My God! It Works!

A while back, I was on a search for the perfect phone. A search that took me to the Far East where i finally settled for the Chuwi VX3, a premium grade Octa Core, 2GB RAM Chinese 7 Inch tablet. Some may wonder how possible it is to mention "Premium Grade" and "Chinese" in the…

Tecno Phones – Slowly But Surely Taking Over Nigeria

A few months back, i walked into a mobile phone store somewhere around highbrow Victoria Garden City (VGC) in Lagos (Nigeria) and requested for a particular model of the Tecno phone brand. The words were barely out of my mouth when the store attendant - with an air of superiority - dismissed my inquiry with…

Tecno Phantom A+ : A “Real Life Use” Review

A QUICK BACKGROUND ON THE TECNO PHANTOM A+ Contrary to popular belief, Tecno Phantom A+ was designed by the Hong Kong based Japanese company, Alps Electric Company Limited, in collaboration with Tecno. Some key components of the Phantom A+ were manufactured by Alps. Tecno Phantom A+ is not your regular Chinese Phone. INTRODUCTION This review…

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…

Technology – Building A Generation Of Introverts

This would probably be a familiar scenario to many of us. You find yourself stuck in an elevator with a bunch of strange faces that you will rather not be in a confined space with. Usually, chatting up your your new acquaintances is an option that you will rather not take. Chances are that you will…

The Fall Of The Family

There was a time when the rearing of our children was an act to be envied. It took the whole community, neighbourhood and the world at large. If I misbehaved in school and had the misfortune of being flogged or given a dirty slap by a teacher; the incident had better not get back to…

10 Android Apps Every Geek Must Have!

Andie Graph A throw back from my undergraduate days. The TI-86 programmable calculator sure came in handy. Even had a swell time programming in Texas Instruments’ version of Quick Basic. Was pleasantly surprised when I stumbled on this app on Google Play. It gave me back my TI-86, right there on my phones. Goes a…

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…

Moving Beyond Megapixels : More Is Not Always Better!

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…