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Access Your Google Drive Document While Offline

Internet outages and long plane rides shouldn’t prevent you from working in Google Drive. Set up offline access so that the next time you’re offline you’ll still be able to view Google documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and drawings, shuffle folders around, and edit files stored in your Google Drive folder.

Set up offline access

Follow these steps to enable offline access on your computer. Keep in mind that offline access is available only when you’re using Chrome or a Chrome OS device. (more…)

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Reduce Mobile Data by 50% WithThe New Google Chrome Mobile App

 

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Are you on an internet plan with a data cap or do you exhaust your mobile data before its due date. That should be a thing of the past with the recent update from Google for its Chrome Browser app which promises to helps users reduce the amount of mobile data used in surfing the web on your mobile devices. (more…)

Affordable WI-FI Hotspot in Lagos Nigeria

Going out with your friends or family and you need to connect to the internet while enjoying a day out in Lagos? Or you want to update your device i.e. iPad, iPhone, Playstation 3, PS Vita etc. worry not as Oxygen Broadband Networks now offers affordable internet connectivity in Lagos.

Who are they?

Oxygen Broadband Networks is a Wi-Fi provider with the aim of providing excellent internet access services to millions of users via the Oxygen Wi-Fi network.
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BBM Voice (UPDATE!!!)


While its gearing up for the January 2013 release of the BlackBerry 10 OS, RIM has released something to whet the taste buds of its customers. The ubiquitous mobile messaging service; BBM, has hit version 7 which means it will come with some improvement (or maybe just a security patch)

The more interesting news is that BlackBerry users will now be able to make voice calls over a Wi-Fi network through BBM…for free! Now you can LOL for real 😀 (more…)

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)

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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

Resolving “The DNS server isn’t responding” error message

DNS stands for ‘Domain Name System’, which is a technique developed to assign IP (Internet Protocol) addresses to domain names. It is like the phone book of the Internet, which assigns numbers to domain names of sites. Every computer connected to the Internet has a unique IP address which is a series of numbers separated by dots. Every web site is hosted on a web server and it has a unique IP address assigned to it. You can open a site by directly typing in the IP address after ‘http://’.

However, it is difficult to remember IP addresses for all websites and simpler to remember and recall domain names or host names of sites. That is why the hierarchical domain name system was developed. This system converts the domain names of sites that you type in the browser address bar into IP addresses. Then the web server, hosting that website, is located and the page is served on your computer, once a connection has been established to it through your ISP (Internet Service Provider) using the ‘Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP)’. A local DNS server, implements this ‘IP address’ lookup system for every ISP. In short DNS is a kind of an interface which translates domain names into IP addresses and vice versa.

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