Google is launching the Android Developer Challenge for Sub Saharan Africa, which will provide awards for great mobile apps – and Nigeria is on the list.
TechLoy reports that Microsoft has announced that Windows Phone 7 would be available in Nigeria this summer. From the report: Today, Shina Oyetosho, a Microsoft Nigeria architect disclosed that the Windows Phone 7 will be available in Nigeria within the next two months. He also did a good job demoing the Windows Phone 7 to bloggers … Read more
It seems natural to compare the Nokia E7 with its older sibling, the N8. However, a quick look at the specifications show that while they may have the same engine under the hood (680 MHz processor and GPU on Symbian^3), they are targeted at two different classes of users. By all means, one is targeted … Read more
Open Letter from CEO Stephen Elop, Nokia and CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft: GLOBAL – Today in London, our two companies announced plans for a broad strategic partnership that combines the respective strengths of our companies and builds a new global mobile ecosystem. The partnership increases our scale, which will result in significant benefits for consumers, … Read more
I got the Nokia N8 on the whim of the moment. I had seen YouTube video reviews and also read reviews of the phone. I was particularly interested in its multimedia features, especially video and camera performance. The social networking integration it has was also something that I was looking forward to, alongside email, USB … Read more
Thanks to a heads-up from a regular here on the forums, we are able to announce that subscribers of Glo can now watch DStv live.
Anabel Mobile, manufacturers of the Nigerian mobile brand, Anabel, has opened a service and repair centre in Lagos. The centre, located in Ikoyi, will provide support for users of Anabel phones in the country. Anabel produces a range of Windows Mobile powered smartphones. The company premiered a number of them back in February this year.
Finally, those of us with GPS enabled phones in Nigeria can now at least put them to use, albeit in a limited way. In the past, most navigation applications that run on GPS enabled devices didn’t come with support for Nigeria and that included the widely popular Google maps. But that has changed now with … Read more