Young man constructs a machine that can charge mobile phones with a bucket of water (photos)

– A Nigerian man has invented a machine that would be able to charge phones with a bucket of water – The 32-year-old man created a 20 watts mini hydroelectric power plant that would generate electricity – He is a graduate of electronics and computer technology from University of Calabar Talent is not a rare […]

You may soon pay for Facebook

The Global Linkup is a summary roundup of important tech news curated from around the world. On this week’s edition of the global news round up, Cambridge Analytica was planning an ICO, you may soon pay for Facebook and there is cryptocurrency news as usual. Read on. Will you pay for Facebook? Last week Tuesday […]

Nokia 1 arrives in Nigeria

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces that the Nokia 1 is now available to buy from accredited dealers for N27, 000 from 16th April, 2018. A breakthrough in accessible technology, the Nokia 1 delivers smartphone essentials, refreshingly familiar design and the reassuring quality of a Nokia phone to fans around the world. […]

9mobile stakeholders in court to stop acquisition process

A Federal High Court in the Abuja Division has halted the sales of 9mobile on the ground that stakeholders of the company are not part of the acquisition process. This is coming after the preferred bidder, Teleology Holdings, made a down oaynent of $50million with a 90-day deadline to complete the payment. According to Vanguard, the aggrieved […]

Facebook confirms it collects data beyond users

Facebook, embattled in a scandal over the mishandling of user data, confirmed Monday that it also collected information from people beyond their social network use. During heated hearings in Congress last week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg had already explained that Facebook collects data beyond what users share on their profiles. “When you visit a site or […]

Nokia X with slim design surfaces, expected to launch on April 27th in China

  HMD Global is not backing out in launching phone across the globe, especially the Asian markets, and it now looks the company is on the verge of bringing a new mid-range smartphone dubbed Nokia X. According to a leaked digital advertisement that surfaced in China, the company will be launching the phone on April 27th.  […]

Xiaomi Black Shark Gaming Phone with Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, Liquid Cooling, detachable Gamepad announced

Xiaomi’s Black Shark has introduced the Black Shark Gaming Phone in China, as it had promised. It has a 5.99-inch FHD+ display, is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC with up to 8GB RAM, liquid cooling to keep the phone cool when gaming by reducing the CPU’s core temperature by up to 8-degree. It has a dedicated One-touch SHARK […]

Google Go launches in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa to make search faster

Today, Google announced the launch of Google Go in Nigeria and across 26 other Sub-Saharan African countries. Google Go is a search app built specifically for the African market to address the issue of slow internet connectivity. As smartphone penetration increases on the continent, there is still a wide divide in smartphone specifications and internet […]

Facebook to eventually allow everyone to unsend messages

After retracting messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg from the recipients’ inboxes, Facebook confirmed that it would soon let everyone unsend messages and is already considering how to build this product. However, the ability won’t be coming anytime and might take several months. The company also clarified that it would no longer retract messages of executives until […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red Limited-Edition smartphone launched in India

Samsung launched its flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+smartphones back in April last year in Midnight Black and Maple Gold colors, later it launched the Orchid Gray color variant of the smartphones in July last year. Today it has launched Burgundy Red color variant of the Galaxy S8, a month after the launch of its successor, the Galaxy S9. […]

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