Now, Will The X Even Save Nokia this Time?

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With anticipation, we waited for Nokia X amidst rumors and facts being passed around. We all saw it coming and anticipated the arrival of the first Nokia Android device. In an article I published two years go, I raised this question about what is likely to happen if Nokia developed an Android device, this was even before the the Nokia X stories  started flying around. The smartphone market is already crowded – HTC, Samsung,Motorola and the rest of them have already bombarded the market with … [Read more...]

8 Ways Protect your Smartphone from Malware Infection

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Malicious software or Malware is the most common threat to mobile devices. The rise in Smartphones and the host of apps that can be downloaded to spruce up the smartphone is one of the best possible sources of infection. As we have often associated virus attacks with our computers, we seldom consider the possibility of malware affecting our dear little Smartphone. Come on, isn't that something we use only to make phone calls and send text messages? Wait a minute. Have you forgotten the countless … [Read more...]

Android Evolution: An Overview of Released Versions

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Android 4.4 Kitkat has been officially released by Google for quite a while. All Android releases are named after some sort of sweet snack, cupcake, gingerbread etc. and Google's idea of Kitkat is to make an amazing Android experience available for everyone. Here we have a brief history of the various Android releases; this is not an in-depth look into the version and releases but rather just a quick look into the key moments in the various releases. Android 1.5 Cupcake30th April, 2009: … [Read more...]

How to Hide Last Seen Timestamp on iOS and Android

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This feature has always been available on iOS for as long as I can remember, perhaps 2012 or so, and I've had a few people ask me on WhatsApp how come they didn't know when I last came online. I simply told them it's in my WhatsApp settings though I knew it was an iOS exclusive feature then. It wasn't until a few days ago that this awesome feature became available on Android too.Unfortunately, if you love spying on your friends too to know when they last came online, turning on this feature … [Read more...]

Nokia May Unveil Android Phone Normandy (Nokia X) on February 24

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It now evident that Nokia's much anticipated Android device, known as Normandy and now being referred to as Nokia X, might soon be available in Vietnam as reported by an online listing of the yet-to-be-announced device. Reports of the development of the first Nokia Android phone first emerged in November 2013, but not much was heard about it until later on in the year.The phone is said to be a replacement for the aging Asha series, which operate on Nokia’s Series 40 software. Here are the … [Read more...]

How Flexible Is the Future of Smartphones? The LG G Flex Arrives End of January

If a curved-face smartphone is the beacon signal for the forthcoming wave of the future in technology, consider January 31st to be a day of revolution as this is when your local store shelves will be officially stocked with the spacey new mobile device known as the LG G Flex courtesy of Sprint. The G Flex has been gleaning a lot of attention for some time now as many global tech-hungry critics are seemingly stimulated by its curvaceous body. And, aside from the Samsung Galaxy Round which sports … [Read more...]

Tecno Phantom A3: Review, Specifications and Price in Nigeria

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Tecno keeps bringing innovative products to the Nigerian consumers and the latest in their line of products is the Tecno Phantom A3. This device was released late last year and it was met with a lot of positive feedback from users. It's yet another affordable high-end Android-based smartphone from a trusted brand.Camera and Display The device is not just a smarphone, it's a phablet with a whooping 6-inch capacitive HD touchscreen. That's a whole lot if you ask me. If you enjoy playing … [Read more...]

Hands-on Review: Tecno Phantom A+ (F7)


Tecno Mobile made a bold statement in the Nigerian mobile market last year with the launch of the "Live Smart" campaign and the introduction of a series of high-end smartphones into the market, putting the much appreciated Android technology into the hands of the average Nigerian. One of the devices in the Live Smart family is the Tecno Phantom A+ Which I've been playing around with for the past one week. Introducing Tecno Phantom A+ Being an iOS user, this device actually made me love Android … [Read more...]