Category: Technology

Firm unveils device to reduce car theft
November 12, 2014 |

Firm unveils device to reduce car theft

A major manufacturer of security device, Tramigo, has unveiled new products that will assist vehicles owners in the country to reduce the incidence of car theft. The Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Arto Tiitinen, while speaking on Monday, in Abuja, said the move was part of the efforts aimed at responding to the […]

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MTN boss calls for consolidation among mobile phone operators
November 10, 2014 |

MTN boss calls for consolidation among mobile phone operators

To avoid market and company failures in the competitive mobile phone ecosystem, the Group Chief Executive Officer of MTN Group, Sifisco Dabengwa at the just concluded GSMA Mobile 360 Series Africa held in Cape Town, South Africa, has called for consolidation among phone operators. The GSMA   is an association of mobile operators and related companies […]

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Samsung showcases smart office solutions at 2014 Lagos Trade Fair
November 10, 2014 |

Samsung showcases smart office solutions at 2014 Lagos Trade Fair

Samsung Electronics, a global giant in digital media and convergence technologies, at the ongoing 2014   Lagos International Trade Fair is showcasing  its Printing Solutions Business unveiling its new Smart Office platform alongside its latest multifunction printers. With the theme: Samsung Smart Office Solutions, this is the first time Samsung Printing Solutions Business are being showcased […]

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Truecaller to replace smartphone dial pad
November 10, 2014 |

Truecaller to replace smartphone dial pad

Truecaller, an app that is said to make people take the right call, has announced the global introduction of Truedialer on Google Play. Truecaller’s 85 million users trust the app’s service to provide them with the contact information they need and protect them from unwanted calls. The company said it wasing using its expertise to […]

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GSMA releases code of conduct for mobile money providers
November 10, 2014 |

GSMA releases code of conduct for mobile money providers

For a safe and responsible mobile money ecosystem, the GSMA has launched a Code of Conduct for Mobile Money Providers with the aim of establishing common business principles that all mobile money providers would commit to implementing. The Code of Conduct was unveiled yesterday in Cape Town, South Africa at the ongoing GSMA Mobile 360 […]

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Tech4eco growth: Can WAFICT become rallying point for Africa’s tech sustenance?
October 29, 2014 |

Tech4eco growth: Can WAFICT become rallying point for Africa’s tech sustenance?

Over the last decade, Nigeria and indeed Africa, has been swimming along with the tides of technology even though this incursion into the technological world could be described as rather late. Notwithstanding, African nations, among which Nigeria, stands out for her huge telecommunications success, have recorded some progress that redirects world’s attention to the African […]

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Choosing the right tablet
October 24, 2014 |

Choosing the right tablet

SO, you’re tired of carrying your laptop around, and you’ve finally decided that you need a tablet to carry out your daily tech needs. Congratulations. But you have an even greater challenge ahead: how do you know what tablet to buy? Just like in Medicine where the wrong tablet prescription could endanger your life, buying […]

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Nokia returns to profit after handset sale to Microsoft
October 24, 2014 |

Nokia returns to profit after handset sale to Microsoft

Nokia’s fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit appear to be improving with the business returning to profit. The Finnish firm’s third-quarter net profits beat analysts’ expectations, rising to 747m euros (£591m), from a loss of 91m euros a year earlier. Sales rose 13 per cent. Nokia sold its handset division to Microsoft, leaving it with […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 ready for Nigerian market
October 21, 2014 |

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 ready for Nigerian market

Samsung Electronics says that its Galaxy Note 4 will officially go on sale in Nigeria as from Friday, October 24, 2014. It said the device would be available for purchase through all authorised Samsung partner stores and telecoms operator stores nationwide. Samsung Electronics West Africa’s Director of Information Technology and Mobile, Mr. Emmanuel Revmatas, said […]

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Microsoft, Truecaller to help detect spam callers
October 21, 2014 |

Microsoft, Truecaller to help detect spam callers

Swedish startup, Truecaller, has announced a partnership with Microsoft that will see its Live Caller Identity feature arrive for Windows phone users. Founded in 2009, Truecaller is a cross-platform call and contact management service, with more than 85 million users globally. “It is like an international crowd-sourced telephone directory – which means any mobile phone […]

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