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How Evernote Wants To Engage The African Technology Ecosystem

How Evernote Wants To Engage The African Technology Ecosystem

The company behind the information anywhere, anytime app, Evernote is on a quest to discover the best African apps, as it plans a series of developer events as a way of engaging the continent’s developer ecosystem.

Google Introduces New HDMI Streaming Solution For TV’s Called “ChromeCast”

Google recently introduced “Chromecast”, a 2-inch HDMI USB dongle that mirrors content played nearby on a smartphone or tablet/PC. The device streams the content from the cloud direct to the dongle when you activate mirroring on a Chromecast-compatible service like YouTube or Netflix. The device also has a “Cast” button that allows users to push


Microsoft Partners With TechLoy To Giveaway Office 2013

Since Microsoft announced the availability of Office 2013 in Nigeria, we’ve been looking for ways to show our support for the company’s latest Office suite of products for Windows users. That’s why we’re launching the Office 2013 giveaway, in collaboration with Microsoft, in order to give our readers the chance to experience how working seamlessly in the cloud as well as offline can add value and increase productivity in their lives and businesses.


NextSpeel Brings African TV Series And Soap Operas Online

NextSpeel, a new online streaming site for TV episodes and series wants to let you watch the best TV series and soap operas from Nigeria and Africa for free. With popular soap operas from Nigeria such as Super Story and AY’s Crib, the platform says it would be launching this Friday, May 3 with at

orin-screenshot Is A New African Music Streaming Service With A Social Feel

A new music streaming service called Orin has launched to help you discover new African music and share with your social sphere. Founded by Finbarrs Oketunji, a Nigerian product designer based in the UK, Orin (pronounced Oh-rin; which is a Yoruba word for song) has a cool design interface that is very similar to, a

Kenya’s Safaricom Selects Gemalto’s Cloud-Based Solution For Phonebook Back-Up

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has announced that Safaricom, a leading mobile operator in Africa, with over 18 million customers, is using its LinqUs Cloud Backup solution to offer mobile subscribers in Kenya a comprehensive back-up service for phonebook contacts. The solution ensures that Safaricom customers can easily protect themselves against the disruption


Leading Cloud Computing Company, Business Connexion Launches In Nigeria

Business Connexion, Africa’s leading provider of Data Centre and Cloud Computing Services, has officially launched its Cloud Computing Services in Nigeria. Having been operating in Nigeria for the past five years, the company believes that Nigeria’s growing IT industry needs a reliable and secured cloud-based infrastructure provider and data centre facility to ensure that customer


Whogohost Is Now 2nd Largest Web Hosting Company in Nigeria

Whogohost has been ranked the 2nd largest domain name and web hosting company in Nigeria with over 2,600 domain names hosted on its servers, according to WebHosting.Info, as at February 18, 2013. The company which was founded in 2006 claims to have over 5,000 domain names under management to date, although it seems that half of that