Phylix Peters

An avid reader and lover of fiction, Phylix also likes to make up stories and write them for people to enjoy. When he's not writing or reading, he likes to do other things like play with computers and create websites or finish video games.

Vconnect’s Justice Mba Flies Africa’s Flag At React Rally 2017

Justice Mba, a Front End Developer with Vconnect was one of the 20 speakers at 2017’s React Rally held in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. The two-day event featured talks from Tech companies like Twitter, Pinterest, Eventbrite, Adobe and many more. Ok, let me back up a moment here and explain what React is. React, as described on Facebook’s GitHub page, is a  JavaScript library maintained by Facebook for building user interfaces. It makes it painless to create interactive UIs (User Interfaces), so understandably,  it is quite popular with UI developers. React powers applications like Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp on the web and more. However, React is still a relatively new JavaScript library, it has only been around since 2013, so the fact that Justice was one of the speakers invited ...

5 Natural Ways to Clear Dark Spots

Your skin is the part of you that everyone can see, especially your face; it’s your main form of identity. It sometimes shapes people’s impressions of you. This is one of the reasons why skin care is extremely important. Some people have clear skin with no pimples or pigmentation problems. However, at some point, we all have had pimples or injuries which leave spots. It’s almost ridiculous how one mosquito bite or a tiny pimple can leave a very dark spot. These days, it’s almost hard to find skincare products that clear spots without whitening your skin tone. Mother nature to the rescue! There is a natural approach for everything, including skincare. The great thing about natural skincare is that there are no side effects. Check out these five natural tips to clear dark ...

Cost & Requirements to Apply for a Student Visa in Nigeria

Nigerians have always sought better quality education and opportunities outside the country. However, most countries outside Africa (and even some within Africa) require a special student visa for international students. From our research, there are several countries that Nigerians go to for higher education. Some countries are however more popular than others due to factors like work opportunities, cost of education, immigration policies, etc. We have picked out the top five countries from the long list and simplified the application process for all five. The five countries are Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, Cyprus, and Australia.   At the mention of a visa, you might get scared. Don’t worry; getting a student visa is not rocket science. With this list, you’ll have everything you need. Most student visa applications have ...

10 Places To Repair Your Phone In Lagos

Phones are almost next to air in the world right now. These days, people nearly bond with their phones more than they bond with other humans. You might be able to go without food for a whole day but can’t be without your phone for an hour. Phone repairs happen quite often. Phones naturally develop faults after a period of time, mainly from misuse. With a faulty phone, the next thing is to find a place to get the phone repaired well at a good price, unless you have money to shell out for a new phone every time your phone develops a fault. Most commonly, it is a broken screen that is a problem. Here is how much it really costs to replace your phone screen. Lagos is a big city. Just like most big ...

7 Strangest Enquiries We Have Received At Vconnect

The nature of what we do here at Vconnect means that we get enquiries about everything. No, really … we mean Everything. We are glad to oblige these requests. Afterall, what we want to do is cut the time you spend looking for professional service providers from days, to mere minutes. Forbes even has an article about it. Ideally, all this happens on the Vconnect website with the help of an enquiry form that gets the details of what service you are looking for and informs the appropriate businesses to contact you. Pretty neat!Learn more. However,  we often get people who would rather call us to make their enquiries (not that we mind). When this happens, our Customer Care Representative, the lovely Gina, handles these calls. Boy does she get all ...

Wahab Has Used The Same Phone For 5 Years. Here’s How He Did It.

Every Nigerian wants to own the best clothes, cars or phones. However, it is one thing to own expensive or luxurious items, and it is another thing to maintain them. With mobile phones, they always have a way of getting spoilt, lost or stolen. Even if you’ve never had your phone stolen or lost it, you have probably needed to repair your phone at some point. It’s even possible that you have chosen to buy a new phone rather than spend money repairing an old one. After spending so much money on a phone, how do you make sure that phone serves you for a long time? We’ve gotten advice from our friend Wahab and curated the following tips: Ignore Trends Before we proceed to list dos and don’ts, take note of this: For ...