Tag: Blackberry

AzeezSeptember 28, 2016

BlackBerry stops phone manufacture, switches to software development

Tech company, Blackberry has quit the manufacturing of phones and now moved to software development. The company in a statement ...

MuyiwaJanuary 23, 2015

It’s true – Samsung actually wants to buy BlackBerry

by Muyiwa Matuluko Last week, we reported Samsung’s alleged plans to acquire BlackBerry in a deal worth $7.5 billion. Apparently, ...

MuyiwaJanuary 22, 2015

Cry babies: BlackBerry CEO wants to force developers to build more apps for the platform

by Muyiwa Matuluko Desperate times call for desperate measures. That has to be BlackBerry CEO, John Chen’s new mantra for ...

MuyiwaJanuary 22, 2015

WhatsApp officially comes to PC – here’s how to use it

by Muyiwa Matuluko Following the detailed rumours, WhatsApp has finally announced a featured everyone has been waiting for. That’s right, ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 21, 2015

Opinion: Welcome to the era of the flippant uninformed generation

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Owhe is having a chat about the forthcoming elections with his 18 year old sister who’s in ...

MuyiwaJanuary 15, 2015

So true, so false: Samsung is planning to buy BlackBerry for $7.5 billion

by Muyiwa Matuluko Reuters reported yesterday that smartphone giant Samsung recently approached BlackBerry for a takeover bid worth $7.5 billion. ...

OluwapelumiDecember 23, 2014

Resilience in motion – BlackBerry’s tough journey back to profitability

by Oluwapelumi Oyetimein Just less than a year ago, pundits predicted the end of Blackberry and some even went as ...

MuyiwaDecember 17, 2014

Meet The Blackberry Classic – The Retro Blackberry Bold Touch

by Muyiwa Matuluko Blackberry today announced the Blackberry Classic, a shiny new Blackberry 10 device which bears striking physical resemblance with ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 11, 2014

NYSC has launched an app for corpers (LOOK, DETAILS)

by Kolapo Olapoju The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has launched an app for youth corps members. ...

SolaJuly 26, 2014

The wait is over: Windows Phone users, BBM is here

by Emmanuel Chidiogo   The wait for Blackberry Messenger on Windows Phone is over, as Blackberry has released its once ...

July 18, 2014

Proudly African social network: It’s time to power your chat with MXIT… now in Nigeria

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Joining Mxit, the free and proudly African social network, will allow you to chat to your friends ...

July 9, 2014

CLICK: It’s time to power your chat with Mxit… now in Nigeria

by Akintomiwa Agbaje   Download Mxit, get connected, and share the things that matter most to you with millions of ...

July 2, 2014

Man jailed 2 years for stealing a BlackBerry and beating up owner

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man in Oyo has been sentenced to spend the next 2 years in prison after he ...

February 26, 2014

Nigerian to spend 12 years in UK prison for stabbing his wife in her sleep (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man in the Manchester area of the United Kingdom has been sentenced to spend 12 years ...

January 21, 2014

Idiareno Atimomo: Brands that made us dance

by Idiareno Atimomo I fear that some musicians craft is being diminished by their association with brands. I won’t cite ...

December 13, 2013

Instant makeover: This is how to transform your iPhone into a BlackBerry in seconds (LOOK)

by Oke Efagene US TV presenter, Ryan Seacrest, is being backed by a company to help bridge the gap between ...

November 30, 2013

‘Airtel this is a BLEACH of contract’: Top 10 (painful) reactions to the Airtel BIS saga (TWEETS)

by Tutu Akinlabi Telecommunications company, Airtel has become a major subject of discussion on Nigerian social media. This is due ...

November 23, 2013

Tunde Kara: I’m addicted to gadgets; what manner of witchery is this?

by Tunde Kara  “Cell phones in particular, have become near biological appendages – everywhere you go!” I own a PlayBook, ...

November 15, 2013

How armed robbers attacked me – Musician, Terry G

by Chi Ibe Remember a few weeks ago, the singer Terry G (Gabriel Amanyi) was said to have been shot ...

October 15, 2013

#ToWhomItMayConcern: BlackBerry pleads for patience in open letter to customers (READ)

The future of BlackBerry is up in the air as the company continues to work with Farifax Financial and other groups that may be interested in ...

September 25, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: BlackBerry agrees to be acquired for $4.7billion

Fairfax Financial Holdings has agreed to acquire BlackBerry in a deal worth $4.7 billion, both companies announced Monday.The Toronto-based financial holdings conglomerate ...

September 22, 2013

Mina Ogbanga: Where are all our technology geniuses? (Y! FrontPage)

by Mina Ogbanga “With many a youths involved in technology building,refurbishing,repairs and maintenance,how come we still deal with a seeming ...

September 18, 2013

It’s finally HERE! BBM arrives for Android this Saturday, iOS on Sunday

The long-awaited cross-platform versions of BlackBerry’s BBM will be available this weekend, according to the company. Android users will get first crack ...

September 18, 2013

Terrible: Caleb University student accused of raping 2 girls in Lagos

A 22-year-old undergraduate of Caleb University, Lagos, Ugochukwu Agudosi, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate Court, Lagos, for allegedly ...

September 1, 2013

All gold everything: Tonto Dikeh shows off her fancy customised gadgets (LOOK)

by Adeola Balogun Tonto Dikeh is not just about the golden coloured hair, she’s about all gold everything. Take a ...

September 1, 2013

SAD: Did this woman really commit suicide over an iPad? (PICTURED)

A 41-year-old woman, Mrs Catherine Sefunmi Urouna, has allegedly committed suicide by drinking some poisonous substance in protest of her ...

August 22, 2013

Busted: 2 students jailed for stealing smartphones in Abuja

by ‘Jola Sotubo Two students resident in Abuja have brought their educational journey to a screeching halt after being convicted ...

August 7, 2013

Moving up: Whatsapp upgrade adds voice messages to chat app

Whatsapp is adding the ability to record and send voice messages to its smartphone chat software. The move will help ...

July 28, 2013

Opinion: Tribes and prejudices – My experience with an Igbo phone repairer

by David Olamide Craig So perhaps there is some truth in the prejudices you have heard. Perhaps Yoruba men are ...

July 20, 2013

Patience Akpan-Obong: The miracle of losing my phone and getting it back

by Patience Akpan-Obong Some 30 minutes after we left, we returned to the bank. I didn’t think the phone would ...

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