Olayinka Oladele

When he's not coding, he is taking pictures. A different kind of geek and anyhow writer. Olayinka says "Hello World!"

Lost or stolen ATM card? Don’t panic. Here’s what to do

Your ATM card… gone! Ah, we all know that feeling. Terrifying is an understatement! A friend’s debit card was once snatched along with his wallet. He initially delayed because it happened during a weekend and he thought “after all, the thief doesn’t  know my card’s PIN”.   But a few hours later, he started getting debit alerts. Someone was withdrawing from his account. Before he could do anything, the daily withdrawal limit cash had been reached. The next day was a Sunday and the mystery withdrawals continued on his account till the daily limit was reached. So how did the ATM card snatcher access his PIN? The answer is the ‘ATM Skimming’. ATM skimming is like identity theft for debit cards. ...

19 mobile phone habits Nigerians need to break RIGHT NOW

The mobile technology is the sweetest thing that has happened to humanity since forever.  We love our phones to pieces; so much we are always caught in borderline-insane public displays of affection for them. No harm in loving our little digital friends, but how we show this love is often distressing to other people. Yea. Almost unbelievable, but allow us show you: thirty annoying mobile phones habits you need to break right now. 1. Talking really loud on the phone It would make sense if you were saying something interesting. But no.  Nobody’s interested in your little spat with Mr. so and so. 2. Looking into other people’s phone in shared public spaces You are comfortably reading their Whatsapp messages or watching ...

5 reasons we want the new iPhone SE

A big shout out to Apple for hearing the cry of the ‘masses’ and sending us a more traditional and affordable iPhone: the iPhone SE. We were worried Apple wasn’t for us when they began their journey down the unwieldy-phablet-y route with the iPhone 6 and 6 plus. But Apple now seems to be sending out a strong message. “You Apple stans all over the world. We see you.” Thank you Apple for seeing us. We love you too. The new iPhone SE has got us sufficiently tickled. We see the Apple that we knew and loved, and we see a lot more. First of all, Introduction Announced March 2016, Apple iPhone SE is Apple’s newest 4-inch device running iOS 9.3. The iPhone SE blends the native look and feel of an iPhone into a ...

Top Fools’ Day deals on VConnect

I was going to fool you with this post but no jokes; it’s not even April yet! Before real deals get mixed up with randy April fool jokes, let me show you the best - nigh on unbelievable - deals you can snap up before April full punters come to ‘kollect them’. Close your eyes, now open it! We’re still in March so let’s roll! The Saisho Electric Oven Who says you needed to be a millionaire to have an oven in your kitchen? Be the first to grab the first deal on this list. The Saisho S-907 12L electric oven will get stuff done in the kitchen - the modern way and without hassle. This oven is on sale for N5,000, and that is no joke! See all ...

Need A Ride? Try Sweet Uber!  [BONUS INSIDE]

  Uber is making commuters happy, especially in the traffic-infested Lagos. Each rider gets to enjoy a safe ride, maximum comfort and wholesome exquisiteness. It is easier to hop into the popular danfo for a cheaper fare but that would cost more stress in the real sense of it. Whether you are heading to work, going for a date, event or slap-it-a-name, Uber caters for your trip the best way possible! ENTER LIKE A BOSS WITH UBER It isn’t your limo but nobody knows this! For one, Uber cars are not branded so it looks like your personal car. So sir/ma, you can sit back, relax, look out the window and stare at the people outside like you got a free ride in a 2016 sedan car. Yikes! The best part is that you can simulate your entrance into that glorious event like a Champ in action ...

Pouncing On Huge Sales With an Online Marketplace

Online marketplaces are exploding in growth and profit in every 24-hour cycle. That’s generally speaking. Nigeria has a green pasture for this kind of development. Are you ready to make millions in 2016 and beyond? Read on. Internet has penetrated deep into the hearts of men and a huge number of consumers are purchasing goods online, mostly because of the convenience it provides; there is no doubt every retailer or SME would want to include selling online in their strategic plan. This can be done effectively in two ways: Owning your own store Registering with an online marketplace like VConnect. A business person can choose to start their own store online but then, the cost of creating and maintaining an e-commerce site could afflict much pain, not forgetting how much you’d spend on advertisement and preaching credibility to consumers. It could get tougher, especially for ...