Friday, May 22, 2015
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The rumor mills add that it will run Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) on a Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 chip and a Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 or quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. It has 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory and 64 GB capacity microSD slot. The rear camera is 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels with autofocus and LED flash while the front camera is 5 MP, 1080p.
Apple recently launched the new version of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display. The main addition is the Force Touch Trackpad which was first introduced earlier in the year with the new MacBook. The new 15 inch Macbook Pro also has faster flash storage, longer battery life and comes in two models, one with a 2.5GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor that Turbo Boosts up to 3.7 GHz, it also has AMD Radeon R9 M370X graphics with 2GB GDDR5 memory and 512GB flash storage.
The phone runs Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) on a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chip and a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. It has 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory and 128 GB capacity microSD slot. Its rear camera is 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels with autofocus and LED flash while its secondary camera is 2 MP.
Remember the popular card game on your old Windows 2000/XP computers? Well, it recently clocked 25 years and Microsoft is celebrating the classic-card game which a lot of us played and still play on our PCs.
To celebrate it, Microsoft has organized an internal competition among its employees which will begin in early June. The same challenges used in the internal competition will be made available for users world over to play.
Solitaire is a classic card game in which players sort out a deck of cards which has been shuffled and arranged into seven piles, and the first card is open for the player to see.
Google and Twitter have partnered to display tweets in search results. This will give Google more real-time results in its search engine and help Twitter boost traffic and revenue as it is currently undergoing very sluggish growth which is having a negative effect on its stock price.
Search results from twitter will start within the Google app and mobile Web and a desktop version will follow shortly, the feature will also be extended to more countries with time. Twitter vice president Jana Messerschmidt said "We're excited to team up with Google to bring Twitter's unique, real-time content to Google's search results,"
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Speaking to newsmen in Lagos weekend, Don Pedro Aganbi, Managing Consultant, Technology Africa, noted that “in today’s modern society, information communication technology (ICT) continues to play an increasingly significant role in the development of any nation culturally, socially and economically”.
He revealed that in Nigeria with over $30 billion invested in the nation’s ICT sector there is an urgent need to assess and promote the impact of this pervasive sector.
The latest UC Browser offers a series of content and services meticulously selected to meet local users’ demands. Now Nigerian users can access to their favorite content and services with a single click on the browser. For instance, football is the most popular sport in Nigeria, UC Browser created UC Football (see screenshot below), a one-stop football content platform for users to stay tuned to live scores, text broadcast, stats, photos, videos, etc, with a unique Comments feature, allowing football fans across the country to interact with each other instantly while browsing the football news.