Western Digital EX2 Network Attached Storage – A Review

My plan was to pick up the 4 bay option of Western Digital’s (WD) Network Attached Storage (NAS), the EX4. With this option, i would have a storage device that can accomodate 4 hard disk drives. However, budget considerations made me settle for the 2 bay option, the EX2. What Are Network Attached Storages (NAS)? […]

Back To Life!

I picked up a number of WiFi routers on Amazon last December for a very good discount, hoping to make a good profit selling them in Nigeria. The Linksys E1200 brand of WiFi routers was retailing for $19.99 (about N3,200) apiece, and my plan was to sell them for N10,000 each. It was not until […]

What Features Do You Look For In A Keyboard App?

On any computing device, we want the easiest and most efficient way of communicating. This communication encompasses both information that we feed into the device, and the one we get out. The effectiveness of this interface between human and machine determines if we are “getting our pound of flesh” from our “investment” I shall be […]

How Much Impact Does Your Device Have On Your Life?

Some of us are perpetually hunting for apps for our mobile devices – to squeeze every ounce of functionality out of it. Our devices can be an ornament. Sure, a wristwatch is primarily meant to serve as a timepiece. But of course, it is often a fashion statement. “Show me your wristwatch, and I may […]

TimThumb – Hacker’s Delight

While no website on the Internet can be deemed 100% safe from hackers, lately, sites based on the WordPress platform have received more than their fare share of such intrusions. WordPress is the most widely adopted Content Management platform, with millions of blogs and websites based on this platform. The relative ease of setup and […]

How To Back Up Blackberry 3rd Party Applications

Many of you have had reasons to upgrade your Blackberry device OS or restore to factory settings. No doubt, by doing this it may solve your blackberry’s issue, but of course, you will lose all your data. Even though you can use the Backup and Restore function of your Desktop Manager (provided you have the […]

Finally, iPad 2 Jailbreak!

iPad 2 owners who have been longing to jailbreak their units can finally do so using Comex’s jailbreakme. The jailbreakme.com site relies on an exploit that crashes Safari, allowing custom code injection to create the iOS jailbreak. The site was first used way back in 2008, and again in 2010, to provide an incredibly user-friendly […]

RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook: A Promising Tablet

RESEARCH IN Motion’s BlackBerry PlayBook ($500 for 16GB version, $600 for 32GB, and $700 for 64GB) offers a convenient size and novel navigation, but its software can be frustrating. In some respects, the PlayBook is the most impressive tablet I’ve seen. But native apps such as its browser have disappointing glitches, and its variety of […]

So You Want A Tablet?

Scan the headlines, and you’d be forgiven for thinking that everybody had a tablet these days. The iPad broke the market open, and since that point we’ve seen a torrent of rivals each trying to take the touchscreen crown. It’s a tricky segment to judge, and even harder if you’re trying to take your first […]

Differences Between Blackberry BIS And BES

I’m often asked about the difference between BES and BIS. They both serve the same ultimate purpose: to deliver email (and data) to your handheld in a secure and reliable manner. So what’s the difference? What is BIS? BIS stands for BlackBerry Internet Service. It gives your BlackBerry access to the Internet. It’s like an […]