Month: September 2012

Activating Airtel (Nigeria) Internet Bundle on an iPad. (Updated)

This is for those who plan to use/ test the functionality of the 3.75G from Airtel Nigeria. According to Airtel, you can browse and download from a selection of a million songs at affordable rates. Send and receive emails, play games, set caller tunes, download ringtones, videos and images. Access info services, lifestyle tips and lots more. Airtel nicknamed it the Airtel live! which has more content than you’ll find anywhere else. It’s quite simply the best. Well you be the JUDGE of that!

Now follow the steps and check out the screenshots:

1) Go to “Settings” from your iPad Home Screen

2) Go to “Cellular Data” on the “Settings” pan on the left (as shown in the screenshot below)


Finally Samsung SIII gets Jelly Bean Update.

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S3 has begun rolling out to handsets in Eastern Europe, signalling a possible arrival to other regions very soon.

According to SamMobile, Galaxy S3 handsets in Poland can now get Jelly Bean via the Kies desktop software or through an over the air (OTA) update.

Apparently Android 4.1 will hit other countries later this month, which means we could see if before the week is out, as October starts on Monday.

SamMobile reports improved battery performance and a smoother operation thanks to Project Butter on its updated Samsung Galaxy S3, as well as a tweaked settings menu, new notifications bar, resizable pop-up-play window and the addition of Google Now.


Eyes Will Reveal

In June 2002, the movie Minority Report was released to critical acclaim. A few of you may know the movie was based on a short story by science fiction writer; Philip K. Dick.  What you  may not know is that the fiction may become fact…probably sooner than you expect.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reportedly embarking on a $1 billion project with some tech giants to basically recreate the ocular wizardry as seen in  the movie for identifying citizens.

Next thing you know, you’ll have to be careful about having nightmares as they just might become fact!!!

Source: Gizmondo



Motorola teams up with Intel, announces RAZR i in Europe: packs 2GHz Medfield processor, launches next month

Motorola’s revealed the first smartphone to be borne from its team-up with Intel. Here in London, UK, it’s a familiar-looking Android smartphone with an important internal difference. The RAZR i will be running on one of Intel’s latest mobile chips (2GHz processor), differentiating it from what we saw from the Google-owned phone-maker a few weeks earlier. Motorola’s calling the phone its biggest launch in the UK since the original RAZR.

Motorola’s touting the (almost “edge-to-edge”) 4.3-inch AMOLED display, 2,000mAh of battery and the same Kevlar coating — it’s water repellent this time. But this event is also about Intel’s 2GHz processor inside. The chipmaker says it’s optimized the architecture for web browsing, especially for Java-based activities. It’s also pushing for power consumption even on processor-intensive activities like gaming — but we’ll have to wait for our own tests to check it out. (more…)

Microsoft warns Internet Explorer Users against Eminent Attack

Users of Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions have been urged to deploy a toolkit that could help protect their PC against a series of attacks hitting its system.

It was revealed earlier in the day by security forum Rapid7 that Internet Explorer was hit with a new zero-day exploit, which takes advantages of a security hole within websites to carry out attacks. This means that anyone using IE to visit a website that has malicious links could have their computer compromised.

The exploit is said to affect Windows XP, Vista and 7 systems.

Click the link to download the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET).

The EMET aims to protect against this issue and should not affect usability of websites.

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Recycled from: Mashable

How to back up your contacts on BlackBerry.

Many of those who own a BlackBerry device are not aware of the back up and restore options on their phones. Quite a number of people have contacted us seeking advice on how to retrieve their contacts after a major mishap (owing to either memory wipe, corrupt OS and so on).

Below are steps on how to back up and restore your contacts on your BlackBerry phones:
a. Open your BlackBerry Messenger app
b. Tap the BlackBerry button
c. Scroll down and tap Option
d. Scroll down to “Back-up Management”
e. Tap “back up” to save a back up of your Contact list
f. On the next page, you have two options that is, “back up files remotely” or ” back up files locally”.


Resize, Crop and Edit images faster than you can imagine

Ever needed to work with an image or trying to send a friend an image and you found out the image was too large and you have got little or no clue about working with applications such as CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop and the likes. Well worry not for there is a fast and easier way around this (your 7-year-old would do it). Simply follow the steps below:

What you need?

  • Your Picture (remember to save a copy of picture the before carrying out any of the steps)
  • Microsoft Office Picture Manager 2010 (this comes with Microsoft Office 2010 CD) (more…)

RIM: BB10 will have more launch apps than any other OS


We may not see RIM’s next-gen OS BB10 for a few months yet, but the BlackBerry-maker is already bigging up its app skills.

BB10 will have more apps at launch than any other mobile operating system, according to RIM’s vice president of developer relations and ecosystem development, Alec Saunders, CNET reports. The bad news? That might not be such a hard task after all.

Saunders concedes that iOS and Android’s app stores were practically nonexistent when the operating systems launched, which leaves Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS as the frontrunner. Its magic number is 7,000 apps — that’s according to Nokia at the launch of the Lumia 920 this week. (more…)