Fortune Nwosu

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5 ways to charge your phone without a phone charger

For 2016, the number of smartphone users in Nigeria is estimated to reach 15.5 million. That means more Nigerians trying to keep up with browsing the internet and other phone activities on-the-go will tend to run out of battery power most times. Our phones have become our everyday buddy and one can’t truly imagine a world without them but have you ever experienced being stuck somewhere, whilst trying to place that emergency call, poof, your phone’s battery goes dead and to make matters worse, you have no charger. A truly frustrating scenario (I can imagine). However, have no fear Vconnect is here to show you 5 easy ways to charge your phone without your phone’s charger to prevent a recurrence. 1. Hand crank charger

9 things you (probably) didn’t know you could do with your Android phone

Flagship devices powered by the Android OS are some of the best ones on the market. There are a ton of hidden functionalities, in addition to the ones the OEMs plaster on their marketing copies. Some of these hidden features will blow your mind to bits. Let’s go get them: Here are nine things you probably didn’t know your Android device could do: 1. Plug in a keyboard and mouse. This would be especially cool if you are a content developer like me. That’s productivity turbocharged. Also fine for Android game lovers. All you need is a *USB OTG cable. Steps to get it done; Connect your USB OTG (On-The-Go) cable into the micro-USB ...

Are digital products making us more or less productive?

Most of us are compelled to check our smartphones every few minutes. They have made life a lot easier for us by enhancing productivity. They’ve made decision processes at our homes and even workplaces faster and has made communication a lot faster. Gone were the days when we had to experience a wrestling bout with file cabinets in the name of trying to find or locate an important file. With the pace at which technology is now evolving, we can now conjure a "locator spell" like in the Harry Potter movies to find anything (just kidding, but hey) However, there is the thinking some segment of the world’s population that digital products are in fact reducing our productivity. What with their sheer number and how much distraction they prove to engender. ...

6 phone repair shops in Lagos that offer pickup and delivery

For some segments of the population, life would be meaningless if they didn’t have access to their phones. It’s so bad we have a name for it - nomophobia. Nomophobia: noun - a psychological syndrome in which a person is afraid of being out of mobile or cell phone contact. When your phone gets bad, especially in a scenario where you have little time to get your phone to a repair shop, you might begin to get mild seizures from the inability to use your phone. Repair shops with pickup and delivery to the rescue. They save you time, and from the traffic hassles that Lagos is notorious for. Let’s take a look at six of those in Lagos: 1. Gadget Haven Visit them at ...

Gadget Wars: All the reasons I would choose a phablet over a tablet

We know what they are; phablets and tablets. The Tablet is your regular flat notebook-like device. And the phablets: the love child of a regular phone and a tablet, hence “Phablet.” They are smaller in size than tablets but bigger than regular phones. However, they both share similar capabilities. They both feature regular smartphone specs like single and dual sim capabilities. I’m going to be partial and make a case for phablets. For starters, they provide the best of both worlds and maybe even more. Such as: 1: Reasonably large screen: Travellers would like this particular point. Phablets provide optimal visual experience and viewing comfort with their reasonable screen real estate. It straddles the line between functional and handy perfectly. Phablet provide quality UX without being too bulky.

Everything you need to know about your next external hard drive

Of all your computer's components, your storage is one of the most important. Speakers, screens, and keypads can be replaced with little trouble. But lost data? Not so much. Keeping your cherished bits of information safe, secure and recoverable is critical. One of the best ways to do so, short of buying an expensive cloud service, is to buy an external hard drive. Here are some things you should bear in mind if you are on the market for a new external hard drive. The Basics Cloud-based backup storage like Dropbox, Google Drive, and Apple's iCloud have become inexpensive over the years, but it's still a good idea to have a local drive for dedicated storage. You can restore a fried computer from a local drive more quickly with less ...