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Posted On August 19, 2014By Adetunji Openiyi (freeshype)In Business, Mobile, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Globacom Launches Innovative 3-in-1 Recharge Option

Multistring Recharge is the name of Globacom’s new feature and it is supposed to give Glo customers the ease of loading airtime credit for their subscribed services directly without going through the process of first topping up their prepaid accounts before‎ allocating the airtime for data bundles or international calls. Mr. Bisi Koleoso, Head of Operations at Globacom explains how it works; “Under the new recharge, customers who want to directly top up and add to their main balance should dial *123*<Airtime_PIN_Here>#, while those interested in directly buying a data bundle without crammingRead More
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
  BlackBerry is set to launch a new phone into the market this September called “Passport”. BlackBerry’s CEO, John Chen announced this at BlackBerry’s Q1 earnings call. As the name goes, the phone is just about the same size as a passport. The phone is expected to have the normal QWERTY keyboard like other Blackberry phones, but little is known about the specs of the  phone. Blackberry phone sales and market shares have dropped drastically from last year as they have lost out to other top smartphone manufacturers like AppleRead 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
After failing to buy Snapchat a few years ago, Facebook went ahead to acquire Instagram. It seems they weren’t satisfied with the picture social service to compete with Snapchat.  Facebook has launched yet another app from their Creative Labs called Slingshot. Slingshot is a social app the lets you share pictures and videos with friends by swiping it in the app and then the picture or video disappears for good. However, what you send to a friend cannot be viewed unless you send or sling something back. Slingshot is available for download inRead More
Parallel Access used to be just an app that allowed users access their PC or Mac from an iPad, but all that has changed as the creators have taken the service up a notch and made it available for Android and iPhone users. Parallel Access helps you control apps or programs stored on your desktop  from your mobile device seamlessly. The new version for Android and iOS comes with a new feature that lets you create a shortcut to access the apps on your remote desktop from your mobile home screen forRead More
In the spirit of the World Cup which begins tomorrow, Twitter has activated ‘hashflags’ that display flags anytime you tweet a country’s short name with a hashtag. To make it easier to follow the games and events surrounding it, they’ve also created a special edition of their native apps on smartphones and their website that lets you follow tweets about the games in real time from players, coaches and commentators. The website has Twitter avatars and themes available to show your spirit for whichever team you support. It’s literally WorldRead More
Instagram’s recent update comes with  new editing features that should make uploading photos even more exciting. This recent version allows users to adjust picture brightness, contrast, saturation and more by selecting filter and then clicking on the new wrench shaped icon which allows you to start editing. You can head to the App store or Google Play store to get the update. feel free to drop your thoughts on the update in the comment section. Source: InstagramRead More

Posted On June 3, 2014By seyiIn Design, Mobile, Top Stories

Quick Preview of iOS 8 Features

At the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) event yesterday, Apple unveiled its new mobile OS,  iOS 8. The OS comes with a host of new features and additional improvement to the former. Here’s a quick look at some of the iOS 8 features   iCloud Drive The iCloud Drive app allows users to synchronize app files across all their devices. its kind of like the DropBox.   QuickType Keyboard The new keyboard helps users to accurately predict what their next word might be.  iOS 8 also gives room for the useRead 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. Brideprice.com.ng 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