Three Nigerians have made it to the top 10 finalists in Google’s Africa Connected competition as announced today. The competition was launched in August last year, calling entrepreneurs, creatives, innovators and web-lovers to share stories of how the web has transformed their lives and work. The 10 finalists were selected by a panel of judges [...]
The news is obviously awash with tales of how Google acquired Motorola for $12.4 billion and is selling “same” for a “paltry” $2.9 billion and as a result Google is taking a huge loss on the deal. There is nothing further from the truth. First of all, what Lenovo is buying for $2.9 billion is [...]
Now this came out of no where, Lenovo has reached an agreement with Google to buy the Motorola smartphone business for a reported $2.91 billion. In the deal, Google gets to keep a bulk of Motorola’s patent portfolio–the major reason they bought Motorola in the first place, but Lenovo would get license to them as [...]
Now for a little background on this post and who Jay is. Jamil is for better use of the word a genius. He is my go-to man when I need advice on purchases or tech advice. So, I had something on my mind. After seeing so many reports on the news and statistics about PC [...]
Introduction I have always had my reservations regarding Android devices, I had never really used one before but recently, thanks to the constant bombardment of the platform in my face, I started warming up to the idea of getting one, and over a week ago, I finally decided to listen to the ‘lil boy’ inside [...]
Gone are the days of having to copy and paste your latest WordPress posts or going through the extra steps of putting up a post and then sharing it via a G+ Share button. Since its launch, Google+ has lacked this vital feature to automatically share posts much to the chagrin of WordPress users. A [...]
Google has just let us know via a blogpost that they have added 5 new languages to their Google translate service. The new languages include Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo, the three languages outside (English) spoken predominantly in Nigeria as well as Zulu and Somali. Hausa (Harshen Hausa), spoken in Nigeria and neighboring countries with 35 [...]
Google defines its doodles as “fun, surprising, and sometimes spontaneous changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists.” If you have used the internet for a bit, you shouldn’t need the Google definition to know what doodles are. The last doodle, celebrating [...]
There is no doubt that Samsung is pretty much synonymous with Android. Most people pretty much associate it with Samsung and it is one company that I can say has taken the OS to the current height it is now. Heck, Samsung has pretty much pushed or is pushing other Android mobile phone manufacturers to [...]
When Google isn’t dominating the mobile and search technology, it is busy funding new innovative ideas that harness technology to better society. The Constitute project is one of such ideas seeded by the company and developed by the Comparative Constitutions Project. The project addresses one of the core issues law makers from around the world [...]
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