Monthly Archives: October 2017

Report Predicts 18 Billion Connected IoT Devices by 2022

The latest Ericsson Mobility report predicts that Internet of Things (IoT) devices will surpass mobile phones as the largest category of connected devices starting from as early as 2018 and that there will be about 18 billion connected IoT devices in 2022. This massive uptake, the company has said, would require a different approach to network planning, design, operations and ...

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StartZone Partners Bramo Digi to Host The Social Good Summit

StartZone, an indigenous innovation hub, focused on solving Africa’s biggest challenges by supporting the digital ecosystem partnered with Bramo digi to host the 2017 Social Good Summit. The Social Good Summit examines the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world and is held annually during United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Week. The Summit which ...

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Android 8.1 Lets You Restore Data After Initial Phone Setup

Android 8.1 is the first maintenance release after Android 8.0 Oreo. Currently, Pixel owners can download and install the Android 8.1 Beta now, before the update is publicly available. The new update brings a few notable changes like the possibility of Chrome and SMS integration and self-dimming navigation buttons to prevent burn-in. One other new feature that was spotted on ...

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Samsung Posts Record Profits in Q3

After releasing its preliminary guidance two weeks ago, now Samsung has posted its official earnings for Q3 2017. The company registered KRW14.53 trillion in operating profit or $13 billion. This is a massive 179% growth year over year and a record, enabled by high demand for flagship mobile devices and memory chips for servers The revenue reported by Samsung is ...

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Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) Specs and Price

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) is a smartphone for people who desire quality but are short on funds. It features a portable design and comes with a quad-core Exynos processor while offering LTE support. Where to Buy Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | Jumia Kenya – See Offers | Jumia Ghana – See Offers Samsung Galaxy J2 ...

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Alcatel Idol 5 Specs and Price

Parading a sleek design, the Alcatel Idol 5 is a decent phone for users looking for something cool and affordable. It features a sharp Full HD display, respectable RAM, a fingerprint sensor and LTE support. Where to Buy Alcatel Idol 5 Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | Jumia Kenya – See Offers | Jumia Ghana – See Offers Alcatel Idol ...

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Essential Phone early adopters get $200 vouchers

Last week Essential dropped the price of its PH-1 smartphone by $200, bringing the tag down to $499. But if you paid full price for it you’ll now be compensated. The company is giving a $200 Friends & Family code to use towards a new Essential Phone or Essential 360 Camera. So you can either hook up a family member ...

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What Nigerian Investors Should Know About Bitcoin Forks

On Wednesday, the bitcoin community saw another bitcoin fork that again proved doomsday forecasts were very off the mark. The latest fork gave birth to a new version called Bitcoin Gold at block 491,407 on the original blockchain. Although it is too early to call the impact on the price of bitcoin, modest predictions have put them at stable for ...

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Uhans Max 2 Specs and Price

Looking at the specifications, the Uhans Max 2 is a smartphone one may describe as dirt-cheap for its price. The behemoth comes with a Full HD display, an octa-core processor, ample memory and dual cameras on both front and back. Where to Buy Uhans Max 2 Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | Jumia Kenya – See Offers | Jumia Ghana ...

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New Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) update brings BlueBorne fix

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone. Currently hitting units in Europe, the update weighs in at 392MB, arrives as version J530FXXU1AQI3, and brings along fix for the BlueBorne vulnerability. The vulnerability, for those who aren’t aware, allows a remote attacker to take control of devices via Bluetooth. What’s more bothersome is that ...

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