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After Nigeria’s ‘game’ against Iran today in the World Cup, a lot of us kept the little hope we had up that Ghana would do us as Africans proud and defeat USA. Sadly, that didn’t happen, but at least they managed to score one goal. Not long after the win, brands started sending out congratulatory tweets as they always do when there’s a major event. It’s a great marketing opportunity, you can’t blame them really. However, one brand’s tweet wasn’t well received by Africans especially. Delta Airlines decided to congratulate theRead More
  Rockstar Games has finally announced that the highest selling game in its series, Grand Theft Auto V will be available on the PC, Xbox One and PS4 this fall. The game is said to have an improved graphical display on the new generation consoles and PCs such as a higher resolution, improved graphical texture details and lots more  as they make use of the updated hardware of the consoles. The game will include all contents that has been added to the game since its release last year. Another nice addition isRead More

Posted On February 19, 2014By Adetunji Openiyi (freeshype)In Entertainment, Gaming, Social Media, Top Stories, Uncategorized

75,000 People Play The Largest Pokemon Game Ever

For a whole week thousands of players have been playing Pokemon Red/Blue at TwitchPlaysPokemon and you can be a part of the hilarity as well. Why ‘hilarity’? Well that’s because TwitchPlaysPokemon is a channel on the game-streaming site Twitch that turns chat comments into controller inputs, parsing hundreds of thousands of ups, downs, and starts and translating them into in-game movements. The results rarely create coherent movements, but yet the participants have defeated half of the gym leaders in the game. The sheer randomness is so much so that currently there is a chatRead More
HBO has announced the premiere date of the 4th season of Game of Thrones. The medieval-style hit show is to return to screens on the 6th of April at 9PM eastern time(3AM in Nigeria. The Season 3 finale saw 6.3 million viewers and made Game of Thrones the most pirated TV show of 2013. When we last saw Game of Thrones, a large part of House Stark had been wiped out after Robb’s wedding. Leaving Sansa, Arya, Bran and Rickon orphans. The Lannisters are still in charge while Stannis Baratheon andRead More
YouTube Nigeria has released a list of the most watched videos in the country. A look at Nigerian favorite music videos in 2013, reveals that songs like Ada Ada by Flavour, Caro by Starboy feat L.A.X & Wizkid, Personally by P-Square, Jaiye Jaiye by Wizkid ft Femi Kuti and Eminado by Tiwa Savage ft Don jazzy were some of the most watched music videos in NIgeria in 2013. Comedy videos continue to top the charts with videos like The Interview by NdaniTV and Lagos Big Girl’s Game by VideoHitsShow’s featuringRead More
  Oxford Dictionaries decided to add twerk, selfie and digital detox to their dictionary. Mind you, both twerking and selfie aren’t even recognized by a smartphone’s autocorrect, that’s how bad this is. If you don’t know, twerking, in the simplest terms, means to your backside viciously. Selfies are self portraits taken with your camera, and digital detox is pretty much a detox from social media and other related internet addictions. “The rapid-fire gyrations employed by U.S. pop starlet Miley Cyrus to bounce her way to the top of the chartsRead More

Posted On August 21, 2013By Adetunji Openiyi (freeshype)In Entertainment, Gaming, Mobile, Top Stories

Titi Tilapia Enters Android Beta Testing

We came across Titi Tilapia in January 2012. It’s the first homegrown video-game from Nigeria, a lot of things have happened since the first demo. Sonbim Games has discontinued the 3D PC game announced earlier in January 2012, signifying a move to the mobile platform for the time being. The game Titi Tilapia will enter Android Beta testing, an APK file is available here and it is the first Android build so it’s bound to be buggy. “We feel letting a lot more people test and give us feedback will helpRead More
  My video app is better than yours. In the ever growing battle for user time(and bandwith), Vine, Vimeo, Instagram, YouTube and Keek have even more competition. MixBit – launched by YouTube Co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen is the new kid around the corner. MixBit is an iPhone app that lets users record, edit, share and mix videos from other users into a video of your own. It was created by Hurley and Chen’s company – Avos Systems. To record a video in MixBit, all you have to doRead More

Posted On August 3, 2013By Paul OgunlowoIn Entertainment, Media, Mobile

Gidilounge iOS App Review

Gidilounge – the popular Nigerian music player, has been largely enjoyed on the web and for some time on Android now. Gidilounge has now widened their reach to include iPhone users with their recently launched Gidilounge iOS app. We at Technesstivity decided to give you a review of the app. The Gidilounge app is free on the Apple App Store, it is not a large application, so it downloads fairly quickly and installs on the iPhone. When you launch the application, you are presented with a login page in whichRead More
I don’t know why this isn’t already a thing. This should have been a thing a long time ago when online things were becoming things. NextSpeel is a new website that aims to bring all your favourite African soap operas and TV shows to you online. Specifically, they want to make full episodes of shows that made waves on TV available to users online and on demand. The service launched in Nigeria first and will soon come to other West African countries before expanding to the rest of Africa. ForRead More