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After Waking Up, 61% Of People Check Their Phones Within 5 Minutes – Study

Mobile in bed

Before I go into details on what this statistics actually is saying, even though you might have grabbed a hint from the topic, let me quickly confess and tell you what I do within five minutes of me waking up. Immediately after waking up, the very first thing I do is grab my phone and put on my data – ... Read More »

Godwin Emefiele proposes to impose tax on mobile phone users

in this time of recession, Godwin Emefiele who is the governor of CBN proposes to the federal government to impose tax on the upper class, middle class and long phone call makers after their third minute on a call, at the 2016 Annual Bankers’ Dinner hosted by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) on friday, in Lagos, while ... Read More »

Infinix Hot, Infinix Zero Among 3 Million Unsafe Devices Worlwide; Full List

3 million Android devices vulnerable

According to a report published two days ago, owners of some models of the popular Infinix phones in Nigeria and around the world are vulnerable to attacks by malicious bugs. These attacks are capable of taking over and controlling the whole device. The security researchers, from Bitsight company, showed how the bug which affects mostly low-end phones produced in China. ... Read More »

About 1.6 Million Note 7 Recalled In US; Nigerians Refuse To Return Theirs

85% success rate recalled Note 7 US

According to Samsung, of the almost 2 million units of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sold in the US since the phones was released, about 15% of that number still remain unaccounted for. This could be as a result of some who don’t want to be bothered with the stress involved in the process of the recall or it could be ... Read More »

Samsung Belatedly Responds To Reports OF Galaxy S7 Edge Fires

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Fires

Would Samsung ever catch a break since the Note 7 debacle that lead to the final, permanent killing of the phablet? The latest bad news is that some Galaxy S7 Edge are also catching fire.   The question is why now? This is a question Samsung is trying to respond to, to douse the tension building up in people who ... Read More »

LG Planning To Dump The Modular Design In Next Flagship Device, G6?

LG G5, G6, Modular Phone, Project Ara

When LG announced the G5 flagship phone back in March at the Mobile World Congress, it got so many people excited mainly because of its modular nature. Up to the point of the announcement of the G5, Google seemed to have locked up all chatter about modular phones. I mean, all talk about modular phones were invariably linked to Project ... Read More »

Get $100 Discount On Any Samsung Device If You Return Your Galaxy Note 7

$100 discount Samsung devices Note 7

The introduction of Samsung’s second Flagship device, the Galaxy Note 7, was supposed to be like all others before it: smooth, flawless and with lots of money going into Samsung’s huge bank balance.     Instead, there has been a double recall as a result of the fires from exploding batteries; leading to huge embarrassment for the company. And to ... Read More »

End Of The Road For Galaxy Note 7? A Brief History Of Exploding Flagship (updated)

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 production halted

Well, it is now finally over for Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The phone that was launched with a lot promise is now going down without a whimper. The biggest publicly funded news agency in South Korea, Yonhap News Agency, is quoting an unnamed Samsung official as saying that further production of the so-called ‘safe‘ replacement Samsung Note 7 had been ... Read More »

The End Of Galaxy Note 7? Replaced Phone Caught Fire On Plane

Replacement Galaxy Note 7 catches fire on plane

The internet is abuzz with the news that a new Galaxy Note 7 caught fire on a plane just before take off. The Southwest Airlines plane bound for Kentucky from the Louisville International Airport had to be evacuated. Nobody was hurt among the 75 passengers and crew members on board at the time. The latest incident of a Note 7 ... Read More »

Touch Disease: IPhone 6 Users Drag Apple To Court Over Complicity

iPhone Touch Disease, iPhone 6 users drag apple court

The dust over the euphoria of launching a new iPhone is yet to settle down, yet some iPhone users, specifically those who bought the iPhone 6 and 6S, are very angry with Apple. They are showing how displeased they are by dragging Apple to court. The problem for them boils down to the so-called, ominous sounding ‘Touch disease’ affecting these ... Read More »