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Tecno launches the PhonePad 3 at a glamorous event in Lagos

Tecno launches the PhonePad 3 at a glamorous event in Lagos

Africa’s frontier phone maker, TECNO Mobile unveiled its latest device at a launch hosted at the alluring Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagoson Monday, March 27, 2017.L-R Eason Duan, County Manager Tecno Mobile, Nigeria; Attai Oguche, Deputy Marketing Manager, PR and Sponsorships; Chidi Okonkwo, Regional Director, Transsion Holdings, West Africa; King Dong, Marketing Manager, TECNO Tablet Division; Eric iu, TenoTablet Division Manager; Emeka ...

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All you need to know about the re-launch of Nokia 3310

All you need to know about the re-launch of Nokia 3310

Was first released in 2000, the original Nokia 3310 sold 126 million units worldwide, making it one of the world’s best-selling mobile phones. The new Nokia 3310 takes the iconic silhouette of the original and re-imagines it for 2017. The custom designed user interface brings a fresh look to a classic, whilst the 2.4” polarized and curved screen window makes ...

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LUTH celebrates birth of first IVF baby

LUTH celebrates birth of first IVF baby

The Assisted Fertility Centre (AFC) at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Tuesday celebrated the birth of its first In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) baby born through assisted reproductive technology. Prof. Osato Giwa-Osagie, the Coordinator of the centre, made this known during a verification visit by a team from the Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Abuja, to the institution in ...

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Samsung in hot water after ‘new’ phone catches fire on plane

Samsung in hot water after ‘new’ phone catches fire on plane

A US flight was evacuated prior to takeoff when a passenger’s Galaxy Note 7 — reportedly a replacement in Samsung’s global recall — caught fire, landing the company in new controversy. Samsung has been struggling with a recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 handsets due to complaints of exploding batteries, a problem the replacement phones are supposed to fix. ...

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Watch: World’s First Baby With New “3-Parent” Technique Born in Mexico

Watch: World’s First Baby With New “3-Parent” Technique Born in Mexico

The world’s first child has been born using a revolutionary technique that combines the genes of three parents, DailyMail reports. Five-month-old Abrahim Hassan’s Jordanian parents, Ibtisam Shaban andMahmoud Hassan, were treated by a U.S based team in Mexico, using a controversial technique – which has only been legally approved in the UK – that allows parents with rare genetic mutations to ...

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Nigeria will be built on the energy and innovation of young people” – VP Osinbajo says as FG Launches 30 Startup Businesses | WATCH

Nigeria will be built on the energy and innovation of young people” – VP Osinbajo says as FG Launches 30 Startup Businesses | WATCH

The Nigerian government on Friday launched thirty startup businesses by youths under the Aso Villa Demo Day (AVDD) platform for technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who launched the businesses at an event attended by the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, said that Nigeria will be built on the energy and innovation of young people. Three businesses were selected from ...

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Full Specifications of the new Galaxy Note7

Full Specifications of the new Galaxy Note7

Setting a new standard for large-screen devices, Samsung Electronics Co., Limited has yesterday introduced Galaxy Note7, the Intelligent Smartphone that thinks big. Featuring a refined craftsmanship, premium materials and a unique, symmetrical edge design, the new device strikes a balance between work and play, enabling people to achieve more than what they thought possible on a smartphone. With the new ...

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Infinix mobile hit the market with a wearable Xband and DNC headphones

Infinix mobile hit the market with a wearable Xband and DNC headphones

Infinix mobility launched a combination of accessories which are wearable tecnology, X-band (XBO1) and a dual noise cancellation headphone (XEO2). The X-band smart bracelet is the first of its kind from Infinix, unveiling an innovation that is crafted in premium space magnesium alloy. The bracelet body is finely processed with brushed metallic texturing, and it contains the latest technology  to enhance fitness. ...

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Instagram passes 500 million overall users, 300 million daily users

Instagram passes 500 million overall users, 300 million daily users

Instagram announced that it now has 500 million users — two-thirds of whom (300 million) use the photo- and video-sharing service every day. Today’s news comes nine months after Instagram revealed its previous notable milestone of 400 million users, and four years after Facebook acquired the service for a cool $1 billion — at a time when Instagram had a ...

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Apple introduced 4 inch iPhone

Apple introduced 4 inch iPhone

The CEO of Apple Tim Cook, introduces a smaller 4-inch iPhone called iPhone SE at Apple’s Cupertino campus. iPhones have grown up over the past nine years, going from the original 3.5-inch phones to a bigger 5.5-inch phones starting from iPhone 6S Plus. The iPhone SE looks similer to iPhone 5S, which was Apple’s last 4-inch phone released in 2014. ...

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Kia Motors Is The Latest Automaker to Join the Self-Driving Cars

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Self-driving cars are the new bandwagon, and Kia Motors just bought a ticket. The automaker unveiled plans on Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to develop autonomous vehicles. But it may be a while before you see them. Kia aims to have fully self-driving cars on the road by 2030 (yes, 14 years from now). However, the ...

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Secretive Tesla Competitor Unveils Concept Supercar

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Faraday Future, a secretive California automaker, unveiled its first concept supercar at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Monday night. The FFZero1 concept is a sleek single-seat all-electric sports car that could, according to Faraday, produce as much as 1,000 horsepower. The car itself offers little clue as to what Faraday’s first production car will look like. That car, ...

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Casio launches Android Wear smartwatch

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Rugged smart-watch is water resistant and shock-proofed to military standards with two displays, extra buttons, pressure sensors and compass. Casio has launched the G-shock of smart-watches with its first Android Wear device that can last a month between charges. The Smart Outdoor Watch, which was launched at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, is the first true smartwatch aimed at the ...

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Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch about to work with the iPhone

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In a departure from earlier models, Samsung made its Tizen-powered Gear S2 smartwatch work with Android phones from other manufacturers — and the company isn’t stopping there. VP Alanna Cotton just announced on stage at CES that the Gear S2 will support the iPhone later this year as well. Cotton didn’t give a specific date or details, but it’s almost certain ...

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Drones Could Soon be Used to Catch Criminals in UK

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Police in the UK are trialling the use of drones as an alternative policing method and could soon be using the remote-control devices in a range of scenarios. The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) said that they’ve been working with the Home Office to investigate how drones might be used in “law enforcement and counter terrorist work, including for support for ...

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