Stories submitted by Ufuoma Ozore

Nigerian Network Operators And Their Appstores-Sham And Ineffective?

Nigerian Network Operators And Their Appstores-Sham And Ineffective?

The new trend by network operators in Nigeria of launching appstores to provide apps and local content to their teeming customers is a welcome development. While the idea is great, what it offers is basically a ''sha...

Jun
10

New Tactile Display Has Buttons That Pop Out Of The Screen

New Tactile Display Has Buttons That Pop Out Of The Screen

A new type of capacitive display allows any type of button to protrude from a touchscreen on command. When no longer needed, the buttons drop back down seamlessly into the screen. Combining the best aspects of a touchscreen ...

Jun
7

The Mobile Way: African Startups On The Rise

The Mobile Way: African Startups On The Rise

When young maize crops began failing in parts of Kenya earlier this month, the bad news as well as information about where farmers could get seeds for other crops spread on many Internet sites, including Facebook, which has...

Apr
22

Nokia Looses Patent Case In Germany

Nokia Looses Patent Case In Germany

Nokia has lost an intellectual property case against IPCom in Mannheim, Germany, but the verdict will have little effect because existing phones aren't infringing on the patent, Nokia said Friday. Even though the loss wi...

Apr
22

Blackberry Internet Service Bias?

Blackberry Internet Service Bias?

I love my mobile phone and when i say my ''mobile phone'', I am referring to my sweet Android device that boasts so many features. Having a mobile phone without internet subscription service is like having a ...

Apr
8

Wikipedia's Co-Founder Adds Other African Languages

Wikipedia's Co-Founder Adds Other African Languages

The co-founder of Wikipedia says the languages of Yoruba in West Africa and Swahili in East Africa are the most popular among the several African languages being used on the online encyclopaedia. Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy ...

Mar
30

The Mobile OS World - iOS

The Mobile OS World - iOS

Apple's much coveted child, the iOS has its footprints in the sands of time in the Mobile OS industry. It seems whatever Apple touches turns into gold. The iOS is simply a gorgeous OS that runs all Apple products from the iPhon...

Mar
26

The Mobile OS World - Windows Phone OS

The Mobile OS World - Windows Phone OS

Windows - does that name ring a bell? The Windows Phone OS is a Microsoft-powered OS that succeeds the Windows Mobile OS. While its predecessor was not amongst the top operating systems, is this new kid on the block ready to re...

Mar
26

The Mobile OS World - Android OS

The Mobile OS World - Android OS

Cupcake, Doughnut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich, anyone hungry? I am sure a lot of you are ready to feast on such mobile goodness, flavoured to take our tongues on a trip. I want to get lost i...

Mar
26

The Mobile OS World - BlackBerry OS

The Mobile OS World - BlackBerry OS

Research in Motion's much touted BlackBerry OS runs its line of BlackBerry smartphone handheld devices. The OS produces multi-tasking and supports specialized input devices that have been adopted for use in its handhelds, parti...

Mar
25

The Mobile OS World - Symbian OS

The Mobile OS World - Symbian OS

Android OS, iOS, Symbian OS, Blackberry OS and Windows Phone OS:what do all these have in common? If you guessed mobile operating systems, then you are absolutely right! These operating systems run on devices ranging from sm...

Mar
25

Finding Your Way With LED

Finding Your Way With LED

When you go to the grocery store, chances are you find yourself hunting for at least a couple of items on your list. Would it not be easier if your smartphone could just give you turn-by-turn directions to that elusive can of ...

Mar
21

Sony Mobile Announces The Neo L Android Smartphone With ICS Update

Sony Mobile Announces The Neo L Android Smartphone With ICS Update

Sony Mobile announced a new addition to its Xperia smartphone line-up. The Sony Neo L is a mid-range device that is based on the Neo V and is destined for the Chinese market. The Xperia neo L will run Android 4.0 Ice Cre...

Mar
21

Tech Poetry!

Tech Poetry!

You are my ATM and I am your mistress in distress Your love flows through my vains with the highest BANDWITH I am satisfied even with the smallest BYTE u give to me Your sweet touch sends me to CYBERSPACE You...

Mar
12

Mobile World Congress 2012 Round-up

Mobile World Congress 2012 Round-up

The glitz and glamour, the flashing cameras, eager eyes waiting, the media televising what can be termed the "hollywood" of the mobile world, held in the beautiful and picturesque city of old, in the heart of Spain...

Mar
3

Nokia announces 808 PureView: Belle OS, 4-inch display, 41-megapixel camera!

Nokia announces 808 PureView: Belle OS, 4-inch display, 41-megapixel camera!

Today at their MWC 2012's press event Nokia brought the Pureview teaser to a thrilling 41 megapixel end, announcing the Symbian Belle-running Nokia Pureview 808. The Nokia 808 uses a 41 MP sensor, which captures image da...

Feb
27

Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the combination of the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent Chief Executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology...

Feb
26

Next Generation Portable (PS Vita Review)

Next Generation Portable (PS Vita Review)

"Next generation portable" is the codename for this beastly portable gaming device by Sony, the successor of the PSP series. As a Playstation fan, I walk with swag and a cute grin from ear to ear. This '&#3...

Feb
23

Xbox's 360 Kinect - The Interactive Gaming Platform

Xbox's 360 Kinect - The Interactive Gaming Platform

Over the years, playing video games has become generic as a result of the controller input, a pad with directional buttons, analog sticks and other action buttons. Well, that's the appeal to the hardcore gamers; first person sh...

Feb
19

A 3rd Dimension To Portable Gaming (3DS review Pt 2)

A 3rd Dimension To Portable Gaming (3DS review Pt 2)

At launch, the 3DS launch line-up did not look promising, a few good games were released at launch with the remainder coming later down the months. The Nintendo 3DS first launched in Japan on February 26, 2011 with Pro Evolutio...

Feb
18

A 3rd Dimension To Portable Gaming (Pt 1)

A 3rd Dimension To Portable Gaming (Pt 1)

The Nintendo 3DS is the successor to the throne of the Nintendo DS series, ''the king of portable gaming''. This Nintendo newbie has got big shoes to fill considering the fact that its older brother, the Nintendo DS series has...

Feb
11

Nokia Now Shipping Symbian^3 Devices With Belle Out Of The Box.

Nokia Now Shipping Symbian^3 Devices With Belle Out Of The Box.

Nokia has confirmed via its official Twitter feed that major updates have already begun rolling out to a number of devices currently running Symbian Anna OS, bumping them up to Symbian Belle; news that a lot of Nokia fans wi...

Jan
28

Evolution Of Wireless Data Technology

Evolution Of Wireless Data Technology

We keep hearing ''G'' whenever there is a reference to mobile, wireless data transfer or internet speed. But what exactly is this ''G''? It refers to the ''generation'' of wireless data service. Wireless data transfer technolog...

Jan
26

Tektweet.com Magazine

Tektweet.com Magazine

It is with great pleasure that we, as members of TEKTWEET, hereby announce the official launch of tektweet.com magazine. We hope to reach the more traditional audience that may not have access to the web through this monthly pu...

Jan
25

BlackBerry Porsche P'9981

BlackBerry Porsche P'9981

£2000...that is the amount you require(maybe save up your pocket money) in order to afford the beauty that is the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 smartphone. The Porsche Design P'9981 packs a stainless steel frame hewn from a ...

Jan
25