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Month: January 2017

Airtel denies exiting Ghana and Africa

Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel which is currently operating in 15 African countries including Ghana has dismissed media reports that the company planned exiting the continent by the end of the year. According to the Bharti Airtel in a statement…

G, E, 3G, H, H+, 4G symbols explained!

Today, we’re finally  going to learn what those letters that randomly keep changing in our notification panel stand for. We know they have to do with the network speeds but what exactly do they mean? You’ve got questions, we’ve got…

Cameroon shuts down internet in anglophone regions

This article was contributed by Shalom Akinboboye. In a world of fake news on Facebook and Twitter wars between presidents, where terms such as “internet shutdowns” and “web censorship” have become commonplace in conversations on human rights, it is becoming difficult…

The WhatsApp feature iOS users have been waiting for

WhatsApp has rolled out a new update for iPhone users which allows you to queue messages if you don’t have internet connection. Previous versions of whatsApp for iOS would let you send messages only if you have internet access, if…

Airtel to exit Ghana later this year

Reports reaching us seem to confirm that Airtel Ghana and tiGO Ghana may indeed merge this year. After the merger, the resulting firm will be taken over by French telecom giant, Orange. It is worth noting that Airtel has in the past…

How CNN captured the gigapixel image of Trump’s inauguration

By now, you have seen the jaw-dropping and awe-inspiring 360° picture of Trump’s inauguration that CNN published earlier this week. In the extremely rare case that you have not, here you go. With Gigapixel technology, CNN was able to capture every nook…

Airtel in talks with tiGO for Ghana merger

Airtel is in talks with rival Millicom International Cellular (operators of tiGO) for a possible merger in Ghana, as India’s number 1 telecom operator, embroiled in a brutal tariff war in its home market, tries to find ways to improve…

We now know why Galaxy Note7 units were exploding

When the glorious Note7 was announced, TIME described it as “a modest but welcome improvement over its predecessor, offering a more ergonomic design, an enhanced stylus, the same camera as its Galaxy S7 cousin, and some software tweaks” and awarded…

The power of Google Drive suite explained

When one mentions Google Drive, first thing and for some the only thing that comes to mind is cloud storage. More than just a cloud storage service, Google Drive allows you to edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Google Drive encompasses…

WhatsApp increases media sharing limit and adds the ability to search for gifs

WhatsApp has been adding numerous features since it purchase by Mark Zuckerberg, we have compiled a list of changes so far. The latest beta of WhatsApp on android now raises the ability to send 10 pictures in a batch to…

How to download your data from Google products you use

Google is well noted for Search, and due to it prevalence and strength as a search engine, it is listed as a verb in the Oxford English Dictionary. Google has got over 201 products and services, which may probably be…

This $20,000 smartphone is all sorts of awesome!

As usual, I was catching up on some MKBHD videos I had missed during the week after work. This led me to one of Unbox Therapy‘s old videos about a $20,000 smartphone. I proceeded to watch the video and I…