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  • “Toke Makinwa’s Issue Is D*ck-Related Issues” – Toyin Lawani

    August 24, 2017 7:12 AM 39

    Celebrity stylist, Toyin Lawani recently appeared on Latasha Ngwube’s Hot Topics show, where she shared her thoughts on topics like marriage, Bobrisky, and Toke Makina’s book. The fashion entrepreneur while talking about Toke Makinwa’s book, said that Toke’s problems are ‘d*ck’ related and she is yet to experience what real life pain is. “Toke Makinwa’s

  • Samsung confirms it IS developing a smart speaker featuring its Bixby assistant to take on Apple, Amazon and Google

    August 23, 2017 9:03 PM 31

    Samsung has confirmed the firm will 'soon' release a smart speaker designed to take on Amazon's Echo, Google's Home and Apple's HomePod. DJ Koh, the president of Samsung's mobile division, told CNBC a smart speaker was on the way. 'Maybe soon we will announce it. I am already working on it,' Koh said. 'As I mentioned I wanted to provide a fruitful user experience

  • WhatsApp Text Status Gets a Colourful Update, Now Rolling Out to iPhones, Android Phones

    August 23, 2017 6:21 AM 32

    After testing it in beta for a while, WhatsApp has finally introduced coloured text statuses to its Android and iPhone apps. This feature was first introduced by Facebook late last year on its Android app first, allowing its users to write their status update with a colourful background, font, and emoji combination. WhatsApp has confirmed that the coloured

  • Fujitsu looks to sell struggling mobile phone business

    August 22, 2017 10:16 AM 35

    Fujitsu Ltd. is looking to sell its mobile phone business after struggling to win back consumers from smartphone competitors such as Apple Inc., sources said Tuesday. The information technology firm could begin accepting bids as soon as next month, with potential buyers including Asian phone manufacturers and investment funds, the sources said. Apple’s

  • HTC Vive VR Headset Gets a $200 Price Cut, India Getting New Price Soon

    August 21, 2017 12:54 PM 31

    HTC has given its virtual reality headset – the Vive – a $200 (about Rs. 12,800) price cut in the US, which brings the total cost down to $599 (about Rs. 38,400). With that, HTC is trying to keep up with its biggest competitor, Oculus Rift, which currently retails for $399 (about Rs. 25,600) as part of a summer sale, though its base price is $599 as well. The price

  • WhatsApp Status Feature Now Available on Web

    August 21, 2017 6:04 AM 41

    WhatsApp, the mostly widely used messaging app in the world which now has 1 billion daily active users, has started rolling out the Status feature to its Web interface. To recall, the WhatsApp Status feature started rolling out to users worldwide in February this year. Unlike the mobile app, the WhatsApp Status on Web interface is available with a circular

  • Microsoft Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition launched, shipping starts November 7

    August 21, 2017 2:57 AM 43

    Microsoft announced its next gaming console, aka the Xbox One X, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in June. The Xbox One X -- Microsoft's much-awaited Project Scorpio -- is being touted as the world's first true 4K console and will be available for buying from November 7 for a price of $499. On Monday at Gamescom, the Redmond major kicked off the pre-orders

  • Facebook is making birthday shout outs extra special

    August 20, 2017 7:15 AM 31

    Facebook announces two new birthday experiences to make birthdays even more meaningful Facebook users send 45 million birthday wishes every day, and now Facebook is letting users get a little more creative with their happy birthday posts. Facebook is enhancing the birthday experience with birthday videos, these videos can be shared to friends and family

  • Is Xbox One X Getting a Special ‘Day One’ Edition?

    August 18, 2017 7:45 PM 40

    Xbox One X is out November 7, and it might be getting a very special Day One Edition. Xbox One X was known as Project Scorpio for over a year before it received it’s official title at E3 2017. During that time, Project Scorpio had grown on people, and many around the internet were sad to see that name go. Well, if true, then it appears Microsoft will honor

  • Facebook Messenger has launched its digital assistant M in the UK

    August 15, 2017 5:03 PM 47

    Facebook Messenger is getting a lot more interactive if you’re a UK user. Facebook is launching its digital assistant M, as part of its global rollout. M is a completely automated assistant that makes suggestions based on the conversations that you are having in Messenger, potentially alerting you to features that you may not have known about previously