Category Archives: Technology

Google Unveils New App That Teaches You Coding For Free – Must Read

A team of guys working for at tech giant Google has created a new app called Grasshopper and it teaches the fundamentals of programming. Grasshopper works just like DuoLingo and in few minutes it can improve your skills by completing some tasks. The app’s about us page states, “Coding is becoming such an essential skill, and we want to make it possible for everyone to learn even when life gets busy. We made Grasshopper to help folks like you get into coding in a fun and easy way.”

The Grasshopper App uses animations and graphic designs to walk the user through simple challenges while teaching the basics of coding like functions, variables, and objects. The free mobile app is available for both Android and iOS. It is so simple that everyone who is smartphone literate can try it. By following the challenges step by step, the app can teach the basics of JavaScript. Laura Holmes, the founder of Grasshopper said that the app is a series of challenges which get difficult step by step as the skills of the user enhance.

Instagram Launches App for long Videos To Rival YouTube

Facebook Inc-owned social network Instagram launched a mobile app on Wednesday dedicated to user-generated videos up to an hour long, intensifying the competition for consumers’ time among ad-supported streaming services such as YouTube.

Called IGTV in a nod to traditional television, the service plans to feature videos from rising internet celebrities, artists and pets, some of whom have tens of millions of social media followers.

Nigerian Software Start-Up, KariXchange Launches An Artificial Intelligent Bot, Predicts World Cup Matches

KariXchange is a start-up software company that builds Platforms taking into consideration; User design, Ultimate user Experience and User Empowerment.
KariXchange has of recent, built a Social and Service Artificial Intelligent Bot, Nyra, which will underlie most of its applications and platforms.

Nyra is both a Social and Service Bot that will participate in major social activities and also be a backbone for KariXchange’s Service Apps.

Samsung Galaxy J4 Full Specifications And Price

Samsung Galaxy J4 is a smaller version of Galaxy J6. And it is also Sammy’s 2018 budget smartphone featuring a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display, an Exynos 7570 processor, and 2GB RAM. Here we have the complete specifications, features and price of the device for reference purposes.

Talking about the specs sheet, there is a dual-SIM, 4G LTE, as well as fingerprint scanner and Face Unlock for device security.

Whatsapp To End Support For Some Versions Of Android And iOS Devices

Whatsapp one of the worlds most popular messaging app has announced that it end support for some certain versions of Android and iOS device. While making the announcement, Whatsapp recommended users of the affected device to upgrade your operating system to the latest version.

The new is not a new one, as the company before now has made its intention known. Most of the affected device are very old and hardly in use.In its official blog, the company wrote;
 Once you have one of these devices, simply install WhatsApp and verify your phone number on the new device. Keep in mind that WhatsApp can only be activated with one phone number on one device at a time.

Chinesmartphone company Oppo just revealed a Lamborghini-edition Phone that Costs nearly $2,000

Chinese smartphone company Oppo just revealed a Lamborghini-edition phone that costs nearly $2,000.    The Chinese tech company Oppo has unveiled the first device from its partnership with Lamborghini, the Find X Automobili Lamborghini Edition. Oppo says the phone can charge completely in 35 minutes and will cost almost $2,000.

Irish Government Scholarships for International Students 2018 – Apply Now

Each year, The Government of Ireland provide scholarships named as Irish Government Scholarships for International Students.

The objective of the Irish Government is provide financial assistance to international students to undertake a masters or PhD programs or research in Ireland.  It aim at making Ireland a center for International research community.

NCC Expects Release of New Price for Data

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) is looking to release a new price for data, Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, has said.

Danbatta made the disclosure on Thursday during his induction as a Fellow of the Nigeria Academy of Engineering (NAE).