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By IndepthAfrica
In News
Dec 17th, 2013
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By Toyin Owoseje, www.ibtimes.co.uk Google has added Nigeria’s three main languages to its Google Translate facility. Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba have been made available on the free automatic language translation service, which uses state-of-the-art technology to translate written text from one lan...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 14th, 2012
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Monica Mark, The Guardian In Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt, Africa’s three biggest economies, BlackBerrys outsold smartphone competitors this quarter “What’s your BB pin?” The question is the ultimate social status badge for many young, urban Nigerians. Standing in front of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
May 3rd, 2012
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Smartphones are clearly the future of phones, and of mobile computing. Last year, an estimated 19% of all phones sold, or 472million, were smartphones. That is expected to double to 982million by 2015. Currently, most cellphones being sold are so-called feature phones, many of which can’t acces...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sci/Technology
Apr 9th, 2012
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Facebook has acquired photo-sharing service Instagram for $1-billion in cash and stock. The deal was announced by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a post on the social network. Instagram lets users edit photos and share them via the Instagram network, being an iOS exclusive app until last week, when a...
By benim
In Canada
Jan 6th, 2011
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As the doors officially open on the 44th Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, much of the buzz surrounds tablets and televisions. Given the incredible success of Apple’s iPad, it’s no surprise many of the big tech companies announced their own tablets just prior to the show, including products fro...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Oct 19th, 2010
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Windows Phone 7: This Name Does Not Sing to Me Windows Phone 7: a name that provokes people everywhere to say “Meh.” It’s the successor to Windows Mobile 6.5 (an uninspiring name if there ever was one), and surely MS intends the shift from “mobile” to “phone”...
By benim
In Photo Gallery
Oct 17th, 2010
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When Microsoft introduced its Windows Phone 7 operating system Monday, it couldn’t make its traditional sales pitch to consumers: We’re Microsoft, this product has “Windows” in its name, get on board now! Instead, it had to ask something different: Trust us to build this platf...