Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Google recently launched a Ramadan companion website and app which was built to help Muslim users organize their fasts and feasts. It was launched at the start of Ramadan and is named ‘My Ramadan Companion‘. Its features include Iftar recipes, local sunrise and sunset times, directions to local Halal restaurants, daily tips on how to have a healthy Ramadan, featured Ramadan-related YouTube content, etc.
Do you like the Mercedes Benz GLK SUV but feel it’s too small? Well, here is a bigger option. Mercedes-Benz is phasing out its GLK SUV from 2016 and is replacing it with a larger SUV called GLC which will be manufactured starting from the 2016 model year and will go on sale in mid-November 2015.
The GLC comes with better safety features, suspension, performance and handling. Daimler AG representative, Thomas Weber said: “Our new GLC represents a further, systematic step in the implementation of our successful SUV philosophy.”
Monday, June 22, 2015
Huawei recently unveiled its low cost Huawei Y3 smartphone in Nigeria. The smartphone is powered by Etisalat Easyblaze. The company through its Senior Marketing Manager, Olanipekun Okunowo, said "We are excited to launch the Huawei Y3, a powerful more accessible entry range Huawei smartphone to the Nigerian marketplace.” He also said that the Y3 is specially designed for the Nigerian market with excellent features and design which users will appreciate.
Leading Nigerian Internet Service Provider, Swift Networks Limited recently acquired Chromecom, a subsidiary of Monarch Communications Limited. The acquisition is to increase the speed and capacity of Swift’s Network.
The Managing Director of Swift Networks Limited, Mr Charles Anudu in his statement said “As a company, we believe in pursuing strategic initiatives that will continuously reinforce our brand essence and value proposition to our teeming customers.”
Google has created a tool which can help phone buyers find the “Best Android Phone” for themselves by simply answering few questions about their preferences and lifestyle. The tool is a website (android.com/phones/whichphone) and on it, there is a statement saying "With many Android phones to choose from, here's a great place to start…"
From July 2015, Twitter Direct Messages or DM’s as they are popularly called will no longer be restricted to 140 characters. Unfortunately though, tweets will still be limited to 140 characters as it is one of Twitter’s unique features.
It will however be tested for some weeks before complete application. This limit removal will eliminate the need for many messages in one conversation. Twitter has been facing stiff competition from rivals such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. and has also witnessed stock price decline since its public listing on the New York Stock Exchange.