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Viber For BlackBerry 10 Finally Available

For what looks like forever, Viber would now be available for BlackBerry 10 devices.  Initially, the team behind Viber says they won't be bringing their Viber app to BlackBery even though they initially had the idea since October 2013. But, new news reaching us now points to Viber becoming available to BlackBerry users soonest.  For those that don't know what Viber is: it's an app that does VoIP and messaging just like the likes of Skype. It's currently available for Android, iOS, Mac and PC.  Functions of Viber include the following: Text with your friends in one-on-one and group conversations Make free calls with HD sound quality Share photos, videos, voice messages, locations, stickers and emoticons Push notifications guarantee that you never miss a message or call, even when Viber is off Support for the Viber Desktop application on Windows and Mac Translated into 34 languages Viber Out Viber Sticker Market No word on when it

Tecno R7 Smartphone With 2GB RAM Full Specifications

Tecno Mobile have released their latest flagship device dubbed the Tecno R7 Smartphone. The new Tecno R7 has specs that deviates from what we've been used to significantly and that is one of the reason why this latest smartphone, perhaps, Tecno's "high-end smartphone", so to speak, will get people's attention than other devices released in previous times.  Currently, we do not have a hands-on the device yet but we've been able to get a list of its specifications and features as presented below. General Information 2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 4G Network No SIM Dual mini SIM Status Available April 2014 Body Dimensions 158 x 78.5 x 8.4mm Keyboard Touchscreen Colors White, Black, Yellow Cover Plastic Display Type Capacitive touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors Size 5.5 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels, 267 pixels per inch (PPI) Memory And OS Card slot MicroSD, up to 32GB Internal 16GB OS Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Processors 1.5GHz hexa

Nokia Changes Privacy, Data Protection and Service Terms To reflect Microsoft Takeover

Almost everyone now know as that Nokia Devices and Services Business has been sold to Microsoft and to that effect, Nokia have released set of new information regarding the changes and transition that would take place for their numerous fans. One of the very significant change is that Nokia devices will start carrying the Microsoft branding once the takeover is final.  In a letter to consumers, Nokia has this to say: Hello, We wanted to share some important information about your data privacy and contracts. Nokia currently expects to complete the sale of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft in April 2014. With the completion of this transaction, a Microsoft Finnish affiliate* assumes responsibility for your personal data and the contractual relationships for the products and services related to this business. Microsoft cares deeply about your privacy and the protection of your personal data and will continue to collect and use your personal data in the same w

5 Smartphone Apps That helps You Procrastinate Big Time

Procrastination is the act of postponing what one needs to be doing at a present time to a later time usually needlessly. Will all are guilty of procrastination at one point in time and the emergence of smartphones makes this even easy to do so don't act like you are a saint. However, there are certain apps on our smartphones that makes us even more guilty and this apps are outlined below. 1. Candy Crush Saga Mehn, this game which is available for PC Android and iOS devices and can be very addictive; if you one isn't careful, getting hooked is a piece of cake. Imagine getting to the lobby of a big company and the receptionist seemed so busy on the computer, people even queuing up only to find the lady trying to get pass stage number 35 in candy crush game through Facebook. Someone might get hurt.   We've seen this happen many times in different scenarios. Therefore, on our list, candy crush tops the list of highly addictive game that can help in pro

Tecno S9 Phablet: Our Opinion With Lots of Images

Well,  Tecno have released yet another a phablet, the first phablet for 2014. Its not as if we are excited because there is really nothing new in the device spec that we have not seen on other Tecno devices. This new phablet is known as Tecno S9 and as far as we know, it's not selling for less than N22,000.  However, instead of just stating the specifications , we would want to point out some little things and our opinion about Tecno S9 and even Tecno Mobile in general.  Form Factor  Tecno S9 is quite masculine in nature firstly because it's quite massive in weight and it's 7 inch screen display - but again, it's a phablet. Also, the thickness is much. A quick glance on the dimensions says it all 193*111 *9.5mm.  Tecno S9 bottom mic Personally, we think the Tecno S9 is a bigger and thicker version of Infinix Alpha aka X570 especially with the placement of the sim slot compartment.  Volume keys are at one side of the phablet while power

Latest Tecno S9 Specifications and Features

Tecno have released their latest S series smartphone dubbed the Tecno S9. Unlike previous iterations of Tecno S smartphones, this S9 is 7 inches wide. Hence, Tecno S9 is a phablet mobile device. Tecno S9 with dimensions 193*111*9.5mm was announced April 2014 and would be ready for purchase before the end of April. Below are the specifications of the device. Specifications 1. SIM: Dual SIM, dual standby 2. Network: 3.75G, 3G and 2G network 3. Network Bands: GSM900/DSC1800/WCDMA2100MHZ 4. Screen: 7inch multi touch display 5. Screen Resolution: 600 x 1024 6. Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 7. Internal Memory: 8GB with SD card support 8. RAM: 1GB 9. Processor: 1.3GHz Dual Core 10. Camera: 2.0MP rear camera with flashlight 11. Video: MP4, 3GP 12. Audio: WAV, MP3,MIDI, AAC 13. Battery: 3000mAh non removable 14. Messaging and SNS: Facebook,Gmail, Whatsapp, BBM etc 15. Sensors: Gyro, Light and Proximit

Samsung Galaxy S5 Now In Nigerian Stores

Samsung Galaxy S5 is the most recent flagship Samsung galaxy smartphone for 2014 and it's now available in more than 150 countries including Nigeria. Currently, online stores like Konga and Jumia are already offering the product for sale. If you are a Jumia fan, then you can get yours for just N110,000 or N109,000 if you use the coupon code OFFAXNkD when making your purchase. Also, when you buy from jumia, you get some extra benefits as shown in the image below. If you are a Konga fan you can get yours for same price as offered by Jumia but with the extra package coming from etisalat Nigeria. Finally, Slot Limited is offering the product for N110,000 but with no idea if these goodies found from the online store are included.  We shall keep you updated on price changes and offerings so keep watch on this blog.  If you choose to buy from Jumia, don't forget to use the discount code OFFAXNkD to get discount on the products - you can use the

How To Unbrick Tecno S3 Phone

Unbricking an android phone can be a daunting challenge basically because different android devices have different ways to which they can be bricked. Hence, they unbricking methods may vary depending on the device. The tutorial below may be applied to other MediaTek devices however, this particular one applies to Tecno S3. Warning This is a unbricking tutorial specific to Tecno S3 Android Phone. The ROMs contained are for Tecno S3 and not for any other Tecno phone Requirements 1. Tecno S3 ROM 2. Tecno S3 Drivers installed on the computer Download here 3. A Windows Computer 4. Download Sp Flash Tool V5 Procedures 1. make sure that the drivers for your device is installed on your computer. Also, make sure the VCOM drivers are on your computer. Check the driver link above to see how you can get the drivers. 2. Once you have the drivers installed on your computer, remove the battery of your bricked device. 3. Place all downloaded ROM files in a folder o

Infinix JoyPad 8S Android Tablet

If you are looking at getting a tablet that you can count on or trust it's quality, I believe that you've got one already - The infinix Joypad 8S. Infinix has once more released a new tablet known as the Infinix JoyPad X801 or simply Joypad 8S which is to be a successor to the Infinix joypad 7 which had been available for too long. The joypad 8S is a 8inch tablet with very premium build and feel. The shinny black back plate of the tab makes us just love it. Dimensions of the device is 204 x 142 x 8.8 mm. The 8.8mm represents the thickness and that just tells you how thin and lightweight the X801 is.  The joypad 8S has a micro SIM card slot that supports both 2G and 3G networks. The device comes with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor which effectively runs the Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 OS on the tab. Also, the RAM is 1GB which is great. Internal memory is 16Gb as usual with an option to increase it further with the help of a SD Card reader which supports

This iPhone Data Monitoring App Is Free Till April 4th; Grab It Now

Smartphones are internet data consumers and we as user are always looking for ways to make sure that we do not exceed or exhaust the data cap we purchased before its set expiry time; hence, we are always looking out for apps that are consuming data at a faster rate. Monitoring data usage by apps is a very daunting challenge for and iPhone user. Thanks to the developers of DataMan and iOS app, the challenge of knowing which app takes data the most is solved. This is one of  the best data monitoring apps that is out there. It's so specific and accurate you would love it. Apart from the accuracy, the app is clean and neatly built; you would be mesmerized at how simple and efficient it is to keep your data usage in check. DataMan for iOS was initially a $1.99 app but has gone free for a limited time; specifically April 4th, so we suggest that you go ahead to download this wonderful application before it becomes a paid application again. Check below for the direct d