Daily Archives: September 1, 2017

Vernee Apollo X Specs and Price

Vernee Apollo X is a nice smartphone that offers features that one could say are a bit unusual at its price. The Vernee Apollo X is a high performer, boasting of a 10-core processor, ample memory, a fingerprint scanner and a USB Type-C port, amongst other amazing specs. Where to Buy Vernee Apollo X Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | ...

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Essential Phone PH-1 Specs and Price

Featuring a modular design, the Essential Phone PH-1 is an appealing smartphone built to help you do more. It features a brilliant edge-to-edge display, dual rear cameras, flagship Qualcomm processor, and USB-C port. Where to Buy Essential Phone PH-1 Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | Jumia Kenya – See Offers Essential Phone PH-1 Key Specs & Features 5.71-inch LPTS Display, ...

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Uber Hires Former Facebook Exec And Firefox Founder Blake Ross

Uber has hired Firefox co-founder Blake Ross to work with them on product strategy. Ross will be working with the ridesharing company part-time from Los Angeles. He announced it on Facebook, where he once worked as director of product.  “I’m joining Uber to help develop product strategy, rally the troops, and improve my passenger rating,” quipped Ross. The news comes ...

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First Impressions of Essential’s 360-Degree Camera Attachment

Essential has a unique port around back on its debut Phone, which can handle data and power transfer, and which attaches to accessories via magnets. The first such accessory is Essential’s own 360 camera, which offers you an easy way to capture immersive images and video in a very small package. The Essential 360 camera is much smaller than most ...

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Renewable Energy Firm Plans $800m Investment on Solar-Powered Mobile Phone Towers Across Africa

GreenWish Partners, a renewable energy company run by a former Morgan Stanley executive, is planning to invest $800 million on solar-powered telecommunications towers across Africa reports Bloomberg. The project could fuel economic growth by providing power for essential services. Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest rates of energy access in the world and is home to about half of the world’s ...

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Piggybank vs CowryWise

Saving money is not a strong suit for a lot of people – including this writer. Many of us shuns the discipline that is required to put away some of our “hard earned” money. It is not a Nigerian problem, it is everywhere. But two Nigerian start-ups have found solutions that they are hoping will revive the culture of saving ...

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Bitcoin Moves $300 Near $5000 Over North Korea Tension

On Friday, world’s number one cryptocurrency bitcoin continued its groundbreaking pace reaching near $4700 for the first time following jump in demand for the cryptocurrency seen as safer asset than fiat money in view of heightened tension from the Korean Peninsula. Analysts at MarketWatch said investors who are worried about escalating tension following the North Korea’s missile test over Japan ...

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Iphone 8 Gets a September 12 Release Date

Apple Inc. has set Sept. 12 for its most significant new product announcement in years. The company plans to introduce three new iPhone models, a version of its Apple TV set-top-box that can stream higher-quality, and a new version of the Apple Watch that can connect to LTE cellular data networks, Bloomberg has reported. The event will be the first at the new Apple Park campus in ...

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Amazon, Facebook, Google and other tech giants urge Trump to continue DACA program

America’s tech industry has urged President Donald Trump and other political leaders to continue a program that allows undocumented young immigrants to remain in the country. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an initiative that was established by former President Obama. Also known as the Dreamers Program, it gives young immigrants the opportunity to stay in the U.S., to ...

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