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Binjo is passionate about(some say he's obsessed with) technology and the web. . In his spare time, Binjo runs UP NEPA! Where he blogs on a wide range of issues. Circle Him on Google+

Airtel Nigeria has unveiled new bundles for Android users on its network. The bundles make Airtel the cheapest network for using your data guzzling Android device. There are 2 bundle options and they last 30 days: 2GB for N2000 and 4.5GB for N3500. Here’s how to activate it To activate the 2GB Android bundle @ N2000 for 30days, dial *437# To activate the 4.5GB Android bundle @ N3500 for 30days, dial *438# To check your Android data balance, simply dial *223# However, it’s important you know that at night(between 10pm andRead More
Amazon has finally announced its smartphone and dubbed it “Fire Phone”. The phone comes after years of countless rumors. We’ll go right into the specs. Fire Phone sports a 4.7-inch HD LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It’s 8.9mm slim and weighs 160 grams. On the inside the Fire Phone gains power from a 2.2GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU, with Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Internal storage is at 32GB or 64GB. The Fire Phone runs Amazon’s Android-forked Fire OS 3.5.0.   For cameras, theRead More

Posted On June 16, 2014By BinjoIn Business, Top Stories

PayPal Now Available To Nigeria

In a statement released today, PayPal has announced that residents of Nigeria can now open accounts and perform transactions online. Nigerians will be able to pay on websites that accept PayPal but cannot initiate transfers or accept payments. Other countries getting PayPal are Belarus, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro and Zimbabwe. Rupert Keeley, senior vice President of PayPal Europe said Paying with PayPal provides peace of mind, because people never have to expose their financial information during the transaction” Nigerians, especially those in the technology industry have believedRead More
Are you a young, Nigerian woman nearing marriageable age? Do you sometimes wonder what your bride price could do? Not to worry, there’s a app website for that. consults the oracle and calculates your bride price after you answer a few questions. Questions range from how tall you are to your cooking skills. Ha. After checking your Bride Price, you’re encouraged to share it on Facebook or Twitter so your future husband can see. And runaway. If you’re not of marriageable age and your friend is, you can enter their Twitter handleRead More
Stumbled on Fleksy last night while I was going through Google’s Play Store. It seemed great so I downloaded it. During my download, Play Store recommended Minuum so I tried that too. FLEKSY KEYBOARD Fleksy wants you to type on your phone without looking at the keyboard. It claims to have patent pending technology that makes typing on any device fast. Fleksy has a really simple interface. It’s primary keyboard is the Qwerty keyboard and a row of shift, the number keyboard, space, backspace and enter at the bottom. Fleksy’sRead More
BlackBerry announced 2 low end devices to its BlackBerry 10 range – the Blackberry Z3 and Q20. The Z3 is like its predecessors the Z30 and Z10 while the Q20 features a touch screen and keyboard combo like the Q5 and Q10. BlackBerry Q20 The BlackBerry Q20 features a 3.5-inch touchscreen display and a physical keyboard. BlackBerry calls it a “Classic” and it brings back the Menu, Back, Send and End buttons. It even has the good old trackpad BlackBerry is famous for. John Chen, BlackBerry’s Executive Chairman and CEORead More
At Mobile World Congress last night, Nokia announced a lineup of its Android phones. The phones are the Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL. The three phones are manufactured by Nokia but run a forked Android version called “Nokia X”. Nokia has built its own services and interface on Google’s Android and the OS has no ties to Google. It reminds us of the Android version on Amazon’s Kindle Fire range. We’ll go into specs, features, photos and videos of the Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL. Nokia X+Read More
Recently launched Oveem is an e-commerce store for fresh fruits and vegetables in Nigeria – at least that’s what the description on the site says. Oveem’s website has eight categories of fruits and vegetables to choose from and promises to deliver within 24 hours. Here’s what the website looks like The service currently delivers to these areas in Lagos: Apapa, Ikeja, Ikoyi, Isolo, Victoria Island, Lagos Island, Lekki, Surulere and Yaba. We know you’re already thinking about how they intend to preserve fruits over long periods of time. Well, Oveem’sRead More

Posted On February 19, 2014By BinjoIn Gadgets, Mobile, Top Stories

Is This The iPhone 6?[PHOTOS]

Sonny Dickson, a renowned Apple device leaker has leaked pictures of what might be the iPhone 6. The pictures were posted via his Twitter account. From his images, we can see what is a purported casing of an iPhone 6 with a 4.7 inches diagonal display iPhone phablet with a 5.5-inch display. Another set of pictures have leaked from MacRumors. These give us a better look into the design of the purported iPhone 6. Apple is known for secrecy in its plans for any of its devices and services. However, lastRead More
First, a background. Flappy Bird is a game for iOS and Android that has recently gone viral in the last few days. The game was developed by Vietnamese developer, Nguyen Ha Dong. To advance in Flappy Bird, you have to tap the screen to navigate the bird between Super Mario-like pipes. After each pipe, you get a point. It drives people crazy. What’s amazing about this game however, is that some users have managed to play for so long and have reached scores of over 2 billion. Yes. 2 billionRead More