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LG Watch Style Reaches Canada

LG's latest flagship smartwatch powered by Android Wear 2.0 platform is now available in Canada.  The smartwatch can be purchased from the Canadian Google Store, where it is priced at CAD 319 or around $230 at the current exchange rates for the silver and

Merriam-Webster's "Sheeple" Definition Uses Apple Fans As Example

The official definition of "sheeple" in Merriam-Webster's dictionary takes a shot at Apple.  Two examples of the word are given on the dictionary's site, one of which uses Apple fans as an example. Merriam-Webster just made the term an actual word

Turkey Blocking Wikipedia Because It Didn't Remove Content

Wikipedia, one of the most popular sources of info on the web, is now being blocked by Turkish authorities.  They claim the site was running a "smear campaign" against the government. Wikipedia didn't remove allegations that the government is coordinating with militant groups, leading to the block.

Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Owners Now Reporting Sudden Restarting Issues

Samsung had enough time to properly test the flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones and while they do not explode like the Galaxy Note 7, there are still some issues with them.  Following the recent issue with the display and red-tint, owners of the latest

Elon Musk Teases Tesla's Semi

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has released a teaser image for the Tesla semi, an upcoming electric vehicle that was first discussed by the company in 2016.  He showed the picture, which only gives us an outline of the truck, during a TED

Amazon Echo With Screen May Arrive Next Month

Amazon is going to reveal a new Echo product with a built-in screen within the coming weeks, claims CNET.  The device would utilize the Alexa digital assistant and its display to help people

Huawei Admits It Has Been Using Less Efficient Memory Chips In Its Flagship Phone

Earlier this month, we reported that Huawei might have been using different memory chips for its flagship smartphone.  This was confirmed by the company's mobile chief, who said that Huawei used a

Facebook Will Let Creators Profit When Their Videos Are Stolen

Like on YouTube, Facebook is going to let video creators make money when their videos are stolen.  If someone re-posts content without the creator's permission, the original creator can receive all of the revenue associated with the content.

Acer Unveils New Mid-Range Gaming Notebook Lineup

At the next@acer press conference in New York City, Acer unveiled a lot of new products, among which is the new gaming notebook lineup called Helios 300.  With the new lineup, Acer aims to bring the price/performance-balanced notebook

Sony Expected To Launch A New Console In 2018

After years of being behind Sony, Microsoft is finally looking like it could beat Sony with its new gaming console.  The new Xbox Project Scorpio really looks impressive on the paper and will definitely be stronger than the recently announced PlayStation 4 Pro, which is

MUSIC: Isolate – Etutu (Sacrifice)

The prolific TRADOFUNK musician is here again with an ‘afrohip’ classic tune for the ballers, and for the lovers of his rhymes. As you already know, the proverbial lyricist’s ‘Arafada Isolate’ is known for his distinct sound, and he has proven himself to the entertainment industry, also to his fans home and in diaspora with hit songs

Video: Di’Ja – Wan Chop

Mavin Records songstress  – Di’Ja is out with a spanking new single entitled “Wan Chop”. The Don Jazzy-produced single is a mid-tempo playful number on which she uses culinary metaphors in delivering a solid tune.

MUSIC: MVP – Awon Temi

”    After the release of his E.P last year, ‘TUSH’ (Turnt Until Something Happens), with singles that featured  YCee, Toby Grey, Koker and more. 
MVP drops the much anticipated single and his first song of the year, “Awon Temi”  – a term in the modern Yoruba street slang for “Where My People At”. 

Take A Look At Galaxy S8 With Clear Back Panel (Photos &Video)

Smartphone companies are always trying that little of something that would put their products ahead of competition.  Samsung's latest Galaxy S lineup features very attractive design with impressive Infinity Display, but there is always room for improvement.

Google Wifi Arrives In Canada

Google's home WiFi system, simply called Google Wifi, is now available in Canada.  It has already arrived in the US and UK markets, and now people can get a single unit for $179 CAD or a triple pack for $439 CAD.

Apple Ends Royalty Payments To Qualcomm

In the midst of a legal fight over royalty payments between Apple and Qualcomm, the former has stopped paying the latter.  Qualcomm says its revenue will be lower now that Apple is halting any disputed licensing fees.

Google, Facebook Affected By Large Phishing Scam

A Lithuanian man was able to get $100 million from Google and Facebook through a phishing scam, reports Fortune.  Over the course of two years, Evaldas Rimasauskas, pretended to be Quanta Computer, which Facebook and Google are clients of.

Galaxy S8+ Variant With 6 GB Of RAM Is Compatible With AT&T And T-Mobile

For now, Samsung has no plans on selling the top Galaxy S8+ variant with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of native storage in other countries but South Korea and China, despite seeing heavy demand.

Latest Schematic Of Apple's Upcoming iPhone Hints At Dual Front Cameras

A lot of things have been said about Apple's upcoming smartphone and we don't know what is true as none of those reports were backed by real evidence.  After we saw first schematic of a new iPhone, another one has appeared online with some additional details. The image shows that the new iPhone will not only have dual rear cameras, but front as well.  It also reveals other details, such as wireless charging coil and module, taptic engine vibrator and more.

Nokia 3, 5, 6 And 3310 Now Available For Pre-Order In The UK

Just hours after we learned that the Nokia 3310 will launch in Europe on May 15, the latest Nokia phones are now available for pre-order in the United Kingdom.  Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 3310 are all available for pre-order from Clove, a popular

BLU R1 Plus With 5.5-inch Display And 4,000 mAh Battery Now Official

The well-known smartphone manufacturer BLU has just announced a new smartphone that complements its R1 handset.  The new BLU R1 Plus is already available from Amazon and other retailers for $159.99, but during a limited time, it will be available for $109.99.

Amazon's Alexa Now Sounds More Human

Amazon has just announced that its intelligent personal assistant Alexa supports new Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) that will make it sound more human.  The addition of a new set of speaking skills allows Alexa to control the tone,

LG G6 Mini With A 5.4-inch Display To Launch Soon

There are people that are not into large smartphones, but they still want high-end specifications.  Newer smartphones pack larger displays into almost the same chassis thanks to smaller display bezels, but for some people they are is still too

New Gigabyte Aero 15 Laptop Leaks Online

High-end products are not the main income of money for most companies, but the entry-level and mid-range products.  Regarding the notebooks, people are mostly searching for powerful, yet affordable models and Gigabyte's latest lightweight Aero is such lineup.

MUSIC: Idahams – Toast

Grafton Records’ act Idahams has finally released his second single “Toast” and music lovers just got a new anthem for their playlist. Idahams’ new song won’t be new to thousands of music lovers on the Music Plus platform as the song is currently the most streamed song of the week on the streaming app and site with over 25, 000 streams in its first week.

Video: Boybreed, Xbusta, HD – Bad

From the stables of Bovibes Entertainment and Dream Empire Music presents “BAD” a fusion of Dancehall & Hiphop influence.
Boybreed of Bovibes Entertainment team up with HD of Dream Empire Music  and FiveStar Music

MUSIC: WizzyPro ft. Runtown & Dr. Jazz – Oh No

Highly-talented hit making producer, WizzyPro switches things up with this beautiful new song titled “Oh No” featuring Rave of the moment Runtown and Dr Jazz.

Samsung Launches Tutorial Video Series For Galaxy S8 And Gear VR

Samsung is very innovative in a lot of aspects of their products, but they have once again found a way to further improve them.

The company has now posted new short tutorial videos for its latest Galaxy S8

Samsung Unveils Galaxy J3 Prime Handset (Features)

Samsung's budget smartphone series Galaxy J has just received a new member, the Galaxy J3 Prime. The handset is available for purchase in the US through T-Mobile, which has it listed for $6.00 down and $6.00/month for 24 months, or for prepaid customers for $150.

VIDEO: Ice Prince – Stand Out ft. Bre Z

Off the “Jos To The World” album, Super Cool Cats boss, Ice Prince dishes out the video to Stand Out which features Bre Z who stars as Freda Gatz on the Empire series.

MUSIC: Reminisce – Level Yen

Reminisce goes in on his smashing new single #LevelYen, produced by T-Izze. Bar for bar, Reminisce shows his lyrical mastery as he teases and flaunts on this hip-hop number reminding us why he is a god of the street level flow.

MUSIC: Burna Boy – Rock Your Body (Prod. by Juls)

Spaceship Ent. act, Burna Boy serves us with yet another lovely tune, This is entitled “Rock Your Body”. song produced by Juls. Oluwa Burna is not set to quench the burning fire at all. Listen Up!

Sniper Elite 4: Performance Analysis

Sniper Elite 4 is a direct sequel to Sniper Elite III, and follows the theme of the previous versions closely.

You are Karl Fairburne, an OSS agent and expert marksman who's sent to Italy in the year 1943 to help the Italian resistance battle the evil Nazis.

FinalMouse Scream One Second Edition

FinalMouse is a relatively new competitor in the market of computer mice, having made its entry early 2015 with the first FinalMouse and catering to hardcore E-Sports enthusiast since their first days. 

The Scream One is named after the legendary Counter-Strike player Scream.

It is their first mouse to boast the 3360, the best sensor currently available, and claims to have custom firmware and MCU programming to maximize performance for that tiny edge over your competition.

Roccat Cross Gaming Headset Preview

The selection of gaming headsets priced at around $70 is getting extremely crowded.

This price bracket gives manufacturers plenty of space to outfit their devices with good audio drivers, a quality microphone, and a wide array of extras, the latter being almost as important to the target audience as the raw performance itself. 

Kingston, Razer, Logitech, Turtle Beach, and Creative are only some of the big names that will gladly sell you a headset at that price. Is there any room here for Roccat?

The Sony PS4 Pro is The Best Console You Can Buy RIGHT NOW

The PS4 Pro is now AVAILABLE... It's TIME For 4K Gaming This year, 2016, may be wrapping up fairly soon, but it has been "The Year Of" a number of things, most notably the adoption of things which have been in the

Facebook and Google were conned out of $100m in phishing scheme

Google and Facebook were phished for over $100m, it has been reported, proving not even the biggest technology companies in the world are immune from the increasingly sophisticated attacks of online scammers. Last month it was reported that two major tech companies were tricked by a Lithuanian

Call of Duty WWII is about killing for fun. Why pretend otherwise?

There is a new Call of Duty video game coming out this November, and like the first three titles in the long-running, hugely successful series, it will be set during the second world war.  Over the course of a 45-minute livestreamed announcement event on Wednesday night, developer Sledgehammer laid out its vision for the new military shooter: a gritty but

Britain's Iron Man: inventor takes flight in jet-powered suit

Richard Browning, the British inventor dubbed “Wiltshire’s Iron Man”, successfully demonstrated his personal flight suit on the shores of Vancouver harbour taking to the skies, with mini jet engines on his hands. Inspired by the Marvel comic superhero Iron Man, Browning flew in a circle and hovered a short distance from the ground using thrusters attached to his arms and back, captivating attendees at the Vancouver TED conference.

MUSIC: Pilelejazz ft. Oritsefemi – I Thank God

TopNaijaMusic / Funmitrends Worldwide Premieres PILELEJAZZ (the great mouth organist) from the BLW Nation and ORITSEFEMI (Musical Taliban) collaborates on the remix of this soul lifting and dancehall masterpiece titled I THANK GOD. It is produced by DaBeat, mixed and mastered by Spiritualbeatz

Video: Riton ft. Kah-Lo, Mr Eazi, Davido – Money

The official video for Money – the new single from Riton featuring Kah-lo, Mr Eazi and Davido, OUT NOW

MUSIC: Wale – ‘Shine Season’

Wale has announced that his new album SHINE is now set to drop a week early on Friday (Apr. 28). With just hours until its release, he liberates “Shine Season.” Bouncing all over the track, Folarin rhymes about a slew of topics, including his rightwing nemesis. “Tammy Lauren, I ain’t ready for you,” he raps. “All the Beckys want an Uncle Tom Sawyer.”

Graphic photo: Sick Lagos-based woman dies at Uyo motor park after hubby left her to travel alone

What a sad story as narrated on Facebook by user Ab Isong:
DEAD ON ARRIVAL:  Somehow i wanted to overlook this story, but it boils down to marrying a wrong man hence this post.  Earlier today (thursday precisely), I went to Itam Park long distance bus terminus where i was expecting a parcel from Lagos.  On arrival I saw an unusual crowd and I decided to get close. Only to find this woman dead and laid beside the young shall grow bus which transported her to Uyo.  I was privileged to ask a co-passenger who boarded same vehicle with her from Lagos to Uyo.

Davido x Tekno x Krizbeatz – Erima

Krizbeatz as a sharp guy links up with Davido and Tekno on Erima!!! Unarguably one of the hottest producers in recent times with heavy chart-topping singles credited to him, Krizbeatz links up with DMW boss, Davido and Triple MG’s serial hit-maker, Tekno to serve a new banger titled “Erima”.

MUSIC: Wale ft Davido & Olamide – Fine Girl

Off his highly anticipated album “Shine“, American rapper of Nigerian descent, Wale, shares track 10 off the project titled “Fine Girl” featuring two of Nigeria’s finest exports – Davido and Olamide Check on it and enjoy.

MUSIC: Wale ft. Major Lazer x WizKid x Dua Lipa – My Love

Off Wale new album Shine here comes My Love featuring Ft. Major Lazer, WizKid & Dua Lipa Download & Enjoy !

MUSIC: Efe – Based on Logistics

The 2017 Big Brother Naija winner, Efe has just released a new single, titled ‘Based on Logistics’. These comes after his media tour roundup and greet with fans.

Corps members spend over N1500 to amend their Khaki in camp

So, I just came across a post on @nigeriancorpers on Instagram asking corpers how much they spent amending their NYSC uniform in camp, and the answers are surprising.

To think that NYSC usually ask them to fill in the their sizes before camp. What's the essence of asking if they won't provide the perfect sizes?

Most of them amended their uniforms for as high as N1500!!! See reactions below...

MUSIC: Jesse Jagz – New World

Jesse jagz drops a remix of Nas New world single off the nastradamus album which he dropped in 1999 hold us up as we wait for the “Odysseus” album from Emperor Jagz.

Acer Unleashes Predator Triton 700 Compact Gaming Notebook

At Acer's next@acer global press conference in New York today, the company unveiled the powerful and thin Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook.

The notebook's svelte 18.9 mm (.74 inch), 2.6kg (5.7 pound) aluminum chassis houses a 15.6-inch FHD IPS display and best-in-class computing technologies, striking just the right balance of size and performance without sacrificing thermals, features or rigidity.

"Building on the highly acclaimed Predator 21 X curved gaming notebook, Acer is proud to announce the new Predator Triton 700, an incredibly thin yet powerful gaming notebook," said Jerry Hou, General Manager, Consumer Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc.

"Our industry-leading AeroBlade 3D Fan with metal blades provides ultimate thermal performance, which allows us to pack massive computing power inside this ultrathin form factor without compromise."
As the first of the new ultrathin Predator Triton gaming notebook series, its understated black

Aqua Computer and Rockit Delidding Tools tested on Core i7-7700K

Intel has within the past few years moved from solder to thermal grease as the thermal interface material (TIM) between its mainstream SKU CPU dies and the integrated heatspreader (IHS). 
This, along with a higher density of transistors on the CPU die as die shrinks continued to happen, has resulted in a larger bottleneck to heat transfer from the CPU die to the IHS, which in turn limits the amount of heat transfer from the IHS to the CPU cooler/waterblock/pot being used.
 Lowering said bottleneck would result in the thermal equilibrium of the CPU core/package shifting towards a lower value, and with fan curves set to spin faster as per CPU temperatures, a lower CPU temperature would lower fan noise, and ultimately your computer's.
 The potential for a quieter system alone has resulted in more people getting involved in de-lidding their CPUs to do so. 
There are other possible side benefits, including a higher overclock at the same core voltage or even lower power consumption, but the…

John McAfee Teases Photo Of His “World’s First Truly Private Smartphone”

The CEO of MGT Captial Investments John Mcafee has posted the first prototype image of the secure smartphone. Known as the John McAfee Privacy phone, the device would run on the Android operating system and its expected to arrive in the market sometime in 2017.

Don’t Install Creators Update, It’s Buggy, Microsoft Warns Users

Windows 10 Creators Update has started to land on people’s computers but Microsoft is receiving negative feedback from various users regarding hardware issues. Following this, Microsoft has blocked updates to the affected devices and recommends not the install the update manually.

Satya Nadella’s ‘One Line Career Advice’ Is The Truth You Were Searching For

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella has definitely brought some serious transformations under his leadership. In a Business Insider, Nadella said he finds inspiration in a book called Mindset, written by Stanford psychologist Carl Dweck. As a career advice, Nadella said that a person should focus on knowing everything but try to grasp as much as he can.

VIDEO: Sugarboy ft. Kiss Daniel – Kilamity

After the successful launch of his debut album “BELIEVE” at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos this past weekend, G-Worldwide act Sugarboy releases the visuals for the much talked about single “Kilamity”. The track which has since become a fan favorite since it was released in March is the first official single off the artiste’s debut album.

MUSIC: DJ Timmy x Yung6ix x Lk Kuddy – Connect

KKTBM official disc jockey Baddest DJ Timmy enlists the services of hip-hop star Yung6ix and afro-pop force LK Kuddy for his new single titled “Connect”.

VIDEO: Banky W – Kololo (Lyric)

The official video for “Kololo”, inspired by the city of Dubai, drops in less than a week. In the mean time, please enjoy this Lyric illustration of my brand new joint.

What Is The Year 2038 Problem In Linux? Will Unix Clocks Fail On Jan. 19, 2038?

If you follow the developments of Linux world closely, you must be knowing about the Year 2038 bug. This problem exists because the latest time that can be represented in Unix’s signed 32-bit integer time format is 03:14:07 UTC on Jan. 19, 2038. After that, the C programs that use the standard time library will start to have problems with dates.

Caffe2 : The Deep Learning Framework for Mobile Computing

Caffe2 is Facebook’s new Open Source Deep Learning Library. In contrast to its previous PyTorch library, Caffe2 is built especially for bringing Deep Learning to Mobile Applications. Our Smartphones are gonna get more “Deeply” smarter soon!!. 

Popular Antivirus Flags Windows As Malware And Facebook As Phishing Site By Mistake

The users of Webroot antivirus witnessed a strange problem recently when the software started flagging Windows system files as malware. The antivirus also blocked the access to Facebook by labeling it as a phishing website. The incident took place due to a faulty malware signature. While Webroot has detailed the instructions to get back the quarantined files on its community page, it has said that the company is “in the process of creating a fix.”

Video: Shatta Wale – Bumper

New Music video by Shatta Wale Performing ‘Bumper’ Directed by Will Drey. Enjoy!

MUSIC: Roberto ft. Patoranking – Contolola

The latest offering from the highly anticipated forthcoming album SUPESTAR, by PAN AFRICAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR Winner, ROBERTO and proves once again why he is Southern Africa’s top Afro-Pop artist. Roberto offloads the first Official single from his 5th Studio album. Contolola, which is a street slang term meaning CONTROL, is a melodic Afro-Pop, Dance song that sees Roberto

MUSIC: Selebobo ft. Davido – Waka Waka

Made Men Music Group unveils a massive collaboration with the release “Waka Waka” by Selebobo featuring Davido. Following the massive success of the Yemi Alade assisted “Conquer”; the

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