10 Stores you can get pocket-friendly quality laptops in Lagos

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10 Stores you can get pocket-friendly quality laptops in Lagos   One of the most effective devices in the information technology age is a computer system. Experience has shown that the search for a good system today often prioritises portability and durability. As such, laptop is always the word that comes to mind whenever the need to get a system to turn your office to a mobile abode arises. This is not misplaced as a good a good laptop allows you to be flexible and mobile with your tasks. The…

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‘New Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra crashes smartphone capacity boundaries’

Samsung Galaxy s21 Ultra

‘New Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra crashes smartphone capacity boundaries’     Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S21 Series, the flagship device that pushes the boundaries of what a smartphone can do. According to a press statement by the company the Galaxy S21 is loaded with state-of-the-art innovations that users can make the most of every moment and the new flagship series debuts a head-turning, iconic design, an epic pro-grade camera for users of any skill level and the most advanced processor ever in a Galaxy device The statement added that…

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560m youths to deepen Africa’s smartphone penetration – Report

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560m youths to deepen Africa’s smartphone penetration – Report   The number of youths driving smartphone usage in Africa has been projected to increase by 30 per cent in the next decade, thus, bringing the number to 506 million. This, according to a recent report released by Counterpoint Research stated that there has been tremendous change in African technology sector in the last decade which is mainly driven by infrastructure as well as social factors. “Many of the countries are no longer technology barren lands, as steadfast urbanization and widening…

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How you can get 50% discount on Samsung screen repair cost

Samsung screen repair cost

How you can get 50% discount on Samsung screen repair cost   One major source of concerns for users of high end mobile gadgets such as the Samsung brand is the cost of repair, particularly of the screen. To help users of the Samsung mobile brand get over these worries, TD Plus, a subsidiary of Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading technology, lifestyle and solutions distributor, TD Africa, has signed a partnership to provide quality support services to customers of Samsung, a global Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) in Nigeria and beyond. TD Plus…

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Smartphone makers to establish assembly plants in Nigeria

Smartphone makers to establish assembly plants in Nigeria   The federal government has hinted that some major international smartphone manufacturers are considering establishing assembly plants in Nigeria. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr Timipre Sylva, said this on Monday at the graduation ceremony of 600 youths trained on GSM phone repairs, maintenance, software and hardware specialisation in Kano state. The training was acollaboration between the Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and Mr Nasiru Ali-Ahmed, the House of Representatives member representing Nasarawa constituency of the state. The Minister,…

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23m smartphones shipped in Africa in Q3 2020 – IDC

22.9 million smartphones were shipped across various countries on the African continent in the third quarter (Q3) of 2020, the International Data Corporation (IDC) ha reported. This represents a 14.1 per cent year-over-year increase relative to the same period of 2019. “The growth of the smartphone market was caused by the release of pent-up demand after countries eased their COVID-19 lockdown restrictions and by a shift in vendor strategies to offer more entry-level flagship models,” the IDC says in a statement. While smartphones were on the rise, feature phones were…

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Huawei MatePad 10.4: Life without Google services

Huawei MatePad 10.4

Huawei has a good mid-range tablet on offer: the MatePad 10.4. The 10.4-inch Android tablet did a good job during our review and we were particularly impressed by its good price-to-performance ratio and connectivity. The MatePad 10.4 lacks access to Google services, however. Find out whether we can still recommend this tablet in our review highlights. Huawei’s newest tablet addition is called MatePad 10.4 and is marketed as an all-rounder. The MatePad 10.4 is available for a good price and competes with some impressive devices such as the Lenovo Yoga…

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Itel targets Nigerian market with S16 Smartphones series

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Itel Mobile Nigeria, makers of the itel phones, has launched the itel S16 smartphone series in Nigeria. The launch, which was hosted by Nigerian actress, Mrs Annie Idibia, also saw the company unveiling other electronic products including the itel television, itel power bank, itel AWS Earbuds and the itel extension cord. Speaking at the launch, Oke Umhurhohwo, Itel’s marketing manager, reiterated the company’s commitment to providing classy yet budget-friendly devices to its customers in Africa. “For the past 12 years, the itel brand has positioned itself as a brand of…

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Global Smartphone Sales Declined 20% in 2020 Q2


Samsung, Huawei in virtual tie as world’s favourite The global mobile smartphone market continued to react to the impacts of Coronavirus on the economy as the market suffered 20 per cent decline in the second quarter of 2020. Latest data form Gartner Inc., the world’s leading research and advisory company, indicated that during the period under review, worldwide sales of smartphones to end users totaled 295 million units. Among the top five smartphone vendors, Samsung experienced the largest decline in sales while Apple’s smartphone sales were nearly flat year-over-year. Although,…

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