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Microsoft launches a universal translator for group conversations

Microsoft has been hard at work perfecting its Translator app, having introduced support for offline use, OCR, and dual-device translation in recent times. On Tuesday, the company announced another interesting new feature that makes it easy to interact with groups in 60 different languages. The service lets you start a conversation with up to 100 participants (they can join by entering ... Read More »

Bluetooth 5 launches, and it’s more powerful

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (Bluetooth SIG) has revealed that the specification of the much-improved Bluetooth 5 technology  which has been finalized and is now ready for adoption by manufacturers all over the world. Bluetooth 5 offers double the bandwidth, four times the range and eight times the broadcast message capacity of Bluetooth 4.2, which will likely prove to be ... Read More »

Bye-Bye VCR: Last VCR Manufacturer Ends Production

At last video cassette recorder (VCR) as has finally come to an end with the last manufacture – Japan’s Funai Electric announcing it will stop production at the end of this month. The company cited a sharp decline in sales and trouble sourcing parts for its decision to stop making VCRs. VCRs which has once went triumph, reaching millions of ... Read More »

NCC Assures Northern States of Broadband Services

NCC Consumer Outreach Programme - Kaduna

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) stressed the commission’s commitment  to ensuring the delivery of accessible high speed broadband across the northern states of Nigeria. The Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau of NCC, Mrs Maryam Bayi made these clarification during the 71st edition of Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) Consumer Outreach Programme (COP) held on Thursday, 5th March, 2015 in Kaduna. The programme ... Read More »

INTRODUCING FACEBOOK LITE – FOR LESS DATA CONSUMPTION

One of the biggest complaints about the Facebook app is that it can take up too many resources, particularly on older phones. Which is probably why Facebook released Facebook Lite, a super lightweight version of its app directed at developing markets. Currently, the app is only available officially in a few countries—Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam ... Read More »

Business Registration Made Easy with Corporate Affairs Commision’s (CAC) Company Registration Portal

With the formal lunch of online business registration and other related service, transacting with CAC is now easier and more accessible; reducing cost and time involved. The platform which is a 24-hour online registration portal launched by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) on Monday 2nd February 2015 in Abuja by the Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga is to fast ... Read More »

Now You can Converse with a Group, Privately and Share Videos on Twitter

A few months ago, we mentioned some features coming soon, and today we’re excited to start rolling out two of them: group messaging and a new mobile video experience. – Twitter In an apparent effort to make the social media platform more appealing to use, Twitter is rolling out two new features: private group messaging and the ability to shoot, edit and ... Read More »

Facebook, Instagram Back Online: Outage Caused by Technical Flaw Not Hacked. – Facebook

We all woke-up and couldn’t access or heard that Facebook and Instagram had been down for about and hour across the globe denying it’s billion of user access to the social media sites. After a quick check we found out that other social media site like Tinder and Hipchat who depends on Facebook for connectivity were also affected. Users worldwide ... Read More »

BlackBerry Acquisition by Samsung: Just another rumor

Reuters report on Samsung offering to acquire Blackberry appears to be false as both parties denied any acquisition talks. Reuters had earlier posted that Samsung Electronics recently offered to buy BlackBerry Ltd for as much as $7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate market, – according to a person familiar with the matter and ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Crowdsource New Year Resolution

Facebook Founder & CEO - Mark Zuckerberg

While people all over the world await year 2015 with bucket list of resolutions writing down stuffs like what they will be buying, saving, and traveling to, the 30-year-old billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is crowdsourcing ideas for his next year’s personal challenges. Mark Zuckerberg this time around posted on this facebook page that even though he has an idea ... Read More »