Lagos, Nigeria: 30 April, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat has simplified data bundle purchase and usage for customers, with the creation of special recharge vouchers called the Direct Data Voucher. This scratch card enables customers to buy data bundles without having to buy a conventional airtime recharge card or remember [...]
From some of the very first mobile phones to hit the mass market, through to the new generation of smartphones, Nokia have been at the forefront of mobile phone development for decades. They may have been in the shadows of Samsung and Apple when it comes to smartphones in recent years, but one of the [...]
I still believe that a physical keyboard is a game changer for serious work on a mobile device. I really do suspect that this generation are not ecstatic about hardware keyboards because many of them never learnt to type properly and have been saved by Swype and Swiftkey.
Sailfish OS is the new smartphone platform that has risen from the ashes of Maemo/MeeGo. Nokia abandoned MeeGo recently and it was picked up and modified quite a bit by a new Finnish manufacturer. The first smartphone running Sailfish is the Jolla and it will be available by the end of the year. Here are [...]
Huawei produced the Huawei 4Afrika AKA Ascend W1 as a low-cost smartphone for the African market and announced that it would cost $150 (around N24,000, all things being equal). Consumers have been excited about picking up this bargain and have looked forward to the arrival of the device. Well, the W1 is finally here, but [...]
This week, we are offering the Tecno P3 a subsidized price of N10,000. Standard price in the market is N13,000, so you are getting a N3,000 discount! Available colours: Black. Delivery: 4 working days within Lagos. Delivery is free in Lagos mainland. Outskirts and extreme regions of Lagos attract N1,000 delivery fee. Delivery outside Lagos [...]
It is a 4.5 inch HD screen (960 x 540 pixel) Android Jellybean 4.2 smartphone powered by a 1.2GHz Quad Core MT6589 processor and PowerVR SGX 544M GPU. And it costs just N27,0000 (170.00 USD). Unbelievable; right? My same initial reaction. Here are the rest of the specs: – 1GB of RAM, – 4GB of [...]
Asha may be unable to match Android in terms of sheer number of apps and features, but in terms of performance and resource management – things that are badly needed at the low end of the smartphone spectrum, Asha OS looks hard to beat.
Mobile number portability has been here for a little while now, and I know a few individuals who have ported or attempted porting. None of them have had a trouble-free experience. Jesse, whose porting from Airtel to Etisalat took eight days of going back and forth, has a few things to say. Besides the porting [...]
I am a big fan of mobile, but not just for the sake of the technology. Rather, I love to showcase and explore what these powerful tools can actually do in real life usage. I read on Balancing Act Africa that a mobile TV drama series shot entirely on the Nokia N8 is being produced [...]