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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
Today at WWDC, Apple is reportedly unveiling it new operating systems both for iOS (iOS 8) and for the Mac (OS X 10.1) along with other announcements mostly software related. You can watch the event live via the live stream, but only if its an Apple device. To live stream the event on your Apple device you must be running Safari 4 or later on OS X 10.6 or later; Safari on iOS 4.2 or later; or second- or third-generation Apple TV with software 5.0.2 or later. Once you have allRead More
On April 15, 2014, Boko Haram abducted over 200 girls from Government Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State. This wasn’t their first time attacking a school. Though about 50 of them managed to escape, the fate of the remaining girls remains undetermined. Reports say they have been forcefully married to their kidnappers. Many are outraged not only at the fact that Boko Haram is terrorizing the country, but at the fact that it has gone on for so long and has only intensified since the year began. According to theRead More

Posted On April 24, 2014By Akinyemi OgunsanyaIn Business, Fashion

Etsy acquires Grand Street

Etsy – the New York based online marketplace for independent businesses and the maker movement, has made a move into indie electronics. It has just announced the acquisition of Grand Street, a Brooklyn-based startup. Grand Street bills itself as the marketplace for creative technology. The terms of the deal are “subject to closing conditions.” Grand Street states that: Simply put: the rise of the individual, small-batch maker is changing product development, production and commerce. The process of making physical goods is shifting as consumers are more interested in unique and personalizedRead More
Google just announced the first Nigerian archive on Google Cultural Institute that documents photography of early 20th century Nigeria. The archive is owned by the Pan-Atlantic University, making them one of the nearly 400 partners from 52 countries that make up the Cultural Institute. The Google Cultural Institute aims to preserve the world’s culture and history online by partnering with museums, cultural institutions, and archives all over the world. The Pan-Atlantic University currently has two exhibitions up: Birth of the Nigerian Colony visually displays the birth of the colony thatRead 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
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
Facebook recently released its new Paper app which isn’t another social network like you thought, but is a new way to view your Facebook news feed. Paper allows you to navigate through your news feed item-by-item with the swipe of a finger. Images appear full-screen with accompanying captions  and you can pan from left to right simply by tilting your device. To put things in a better context, the app poses as a radical change in  how users view status updates, photographs and videos posted by friends. Videos in your newsRead More
In today’s world of selfies, lategrams and #ThrowbackThursday, your filter choice on Instagram can say a lot about you. Are you the type to go au naturale because you see no need? Or do you overdo the filters and even add HDR to give it a boost because you can never have too much colour? Whatever your filter choice is from ‘#nofilter’ to Hefe, this infographic tells you what your filter choice says about you. Do you think it’s accurate? Let us know! Source: MarketoRead More