User experience is becoming an increasingly popular feature of the digital landscape. But digital marketers don’t always have a clear view of what it is, and how it impacts work. Here are some fundamentals of user experience, and how it impacts the work of digital marketers: User experience is not just about interfaces The biggest…
Award-winning Nigerian mobile games company, Gamsole, has launched a new competition offering US$4,000 in prizes and career opportunities for five talented illustrators. Founded by Abiola Olaniran, Nigeria’s highest paid Windows game developer, Gamsole creates games for the Windows phone platform, taking advantage of its fast growth and unsaturated gaming market. In just six months of…
AMPION has announced that four leading global IT, healthcare and satellite giants are joining forces with the NGO to enable entrepreneurial talent in Africa to develop innovative solutions on the continent by making best use of the power of mobile technology. African mobile phone network provider, MTN as well as SAP and Microsoft will financially support AMPION’s 2014…
As part of the Nigeria Independence Anniversary celebrations, leading web hosting company in Nigeria, WhoGoHost is offering up to N300 off any of its web domain and web hosting services throughout the month of October. Customers who want to make .ng, .com.ng, .org.ng and .name.ng domain registrations during this month can use the coupon code “dotNGOct2014″ to…
As Nigeria celebrates its 54th Independence Anniversary today, GigaLayer is offering its new and existing customers a 54% discount on all of its hosting plans till midnight. In order to grab the offer, you need to make a new order for new website or migration to GigaLayer hosting services and use the coupon code “NIGERIA@54″…
Google doodles, especially the ones that celebrate an event such as a country’s independence day, are always anticipated and revered. Since 2010, Google has been creating illustrative artwork that feature the colours, cultures, flags or fabrics of Nigeria.
Just a few months after its logo rebrand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, one of the leading banks in Africa has refreshed its website’s homepage today.
Google today announced it will turn off the Google Maps API for Flash on September 2, 2014, a move which is said to be in line with the three-year deprecation period following the API’s initial deprecation on September 2, 2011. This means that any developer with an app that uses the old API should migrate…
This plugin allows you to accept payment on your Woocommerce store via the Interswitch Webpay gateway using Nigerian issued Visa Card, Mastercard and Verve Cards.
In order to get the most out of your email marketing techniques, this post shows how to properly construct an effective email marketing campaign.
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.
Because there’s more to banking than these, Diamond Bank, one of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria has released a new version of its mobile app to include a host of new services that help make banking with Diamond a convenient and interesting experience.
Following the news that Microsoft would be ending support for the Windows XP operating system, its usage is gradually dwindling in Nigeria as Windows 8 usage sees steady growth over the past one month.
If you work in the creative, web or publishing industries in Africa, you would agree that it could be really tough getting that perfect image to use for your work. Often times, the project may require that you use an African-esque landscape or a simple, yet unique portrait image.
After going through bouts of frustration over expensive email newsletter campaign services such as MailChimp, two Nigerian entrepreneurs have launched MailCliq to help you launch email campaigns at reasonable prices.
If you’re a hardcore BBM fan, you would agree that one of the many joys of using the instant messaging service from Blackberry is the DP’s or display pictures that you see every day on your friend’s list.
Windows 8 is Microsoft’s latest operating system for modern businesses, but why have some organizations like our very infamous Cyber Cafés, IT driven firms, etc bluntly refused to upgrade to Windows 8?
Verve International has partnered with Microsoft, Nokia and Mobile Monday Nigeria to host a developers’ contest tagged “DevCon Alpha – Build with Verve – Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 Edition”.
From a Nigerian government official not knowing the address of his organisation’s website to the South African government ‘Wordpress’ website that cost R140 million to build (about $15 million in 2013), Africa is peopled with controversial stories about some of its institution’s web presence.
San Francisco-based Heirs Holdings, the pan-African proprietary investment company founded by former United Bank for Africa Group CEO, Tony Elumelu, has announced an undisclosed investment in US start-up Planet Labs.