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Tracking The Cheating Spouse

Vehicle GPS trackers made a foray into the Nigerian market over a decade ago, and was made popular by the insurance companies who bundled these devices with their comprehensive insurance packages. The primary purpose of these devices is to help in reducing the risks the insurance companies face in the

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U8 Bluetooth Smart Watch – A Quick Review

I got this smart watch from my lil’ sis for N4,500.00, after driving a hard bargain. I am sure she got it for about $10 on amazon, less tax and shipping costs. With exchange rate at about N300 to US$1, not sure she would be making much profit on it.

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How To Block Ads In Android Without Rooting

One common excuse people give for rooting their android devices is to block annoying ads from popping up on their devices. This indeed is a compelling reason as mobile ads, at best, can be; intrusive and distractive ruinously expensive as it burdens device hardware resources and also drain internet data.

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God Mode: Try If You Dare!

For the old timers, it should please you to know that the legendary “god mode” still works in Windows 10. A throwback from Windows Vista, by creating a new folder and renaming it with the following text string; GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} the folder brings together a long list of customization settings allowing

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Cost Benefits Of Making Voice Calls Via Whatsapp In Nigeria

Made a Whatsapp call this past week to my wife on Globacom Nigeria’s 3G mobile Internet. It was my first. In my estimation, a one minute call consumed about 360kb of data. If you are subscribed to the popular Globacom “So Special” data plan of N2500 for 4.5GB, a minute

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Windows Operating System And The Even-Year Jinx

I was and remain a committed fan of the Windows 8 Operating System. I found it very painful that the OS did not gain widespread acceptance as expected. Microsoft’s attempt at forcing what they (and I) felt were features for an OS of the future was met with stiff resistance,

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BASIC Is Now 50, and I Still Miss It

One of the most popular computer programming languages ever just turned 50, but almost no one uses it anymore. BASIC, short for Beginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code, may have gotten its start in 1964 at Dartmouth College as a math project. But it ended up defining home computer ownership for

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