Thursday, September 29

Radio Lagos Launches Website!

Here comes the first Nigerian Radio Station to take the giant stride of Live Broadcast online!

The official launching of the website is taking place today, 29th Of september, 2005 at Radio Groud, Agidingbi, Ikeja.

In attendance will be, among other important dignitaries, The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Be part of this huge success. Click Here now for Live Broadcast from the radio station.

Hurray! to Radio Lagos and Eko FM... tiwan tiwan!

Monday, July 18

Google's Growth Prompts Privacy Concerns

By ANICK JESDANUN, AP Internet Writer Mon

NEW YORK - Google is at once a powerful search engine and a growing e-mail provider. It runs a blogging service, makes software to speed Web traffic and has ambitions to become a digital library. And it is developing a payments service.

Although many Internet users eagerly await each new technology from Google Inc., its rapid expansion is also prompting concerns that the company may know too much: what you read, where you surf and travel, whom you write.
"This is a lot of personal information in a single basket," said Chris Hoofnagle, senior counsel with the Electronic Privacy Information Center. "Google is becoming one of the largest privacy risks on the Internet."
Not that Hoofnagle is suggesting that Google has strayed from its mantra of making money "without doing evil." read more >>>

Source: Yahoo! Tech News

By ANICK JESDANUN, AP Internet Writer Mon

NEW YORK - Google is at once a powerful search engine and a growing e-mail provider. It runs a blogging service, makes software to speed Web traffic and has ambitions to become a digital library. And it is developing a payments service.

Although many Internet users eagerly await each new technology from Google Inc., its rapid expansion is also prompting concerns that the company may know too much: what you read, where you surf and travel, whom you write.
"This is a lot of personal information in a single basket," said Chris Hoofnagle, senior counsel with the Electronic Privacy Information Center. "Google is becoming one of the largest privacy risks on the Internet."
Not that Hoofnagle is suggesting that Google has strayed from its mantra of making money "without doing evil." read more >>>

Source: Yahoo! Tech News

Google's Growth Prompts Privacy Concerns

By ANICK JESDANUN, AP Internet Writer

NEW YORK - Google is at once a powerful search engine and a growing e-mail provider. It runs a blogging service, makes software to speed Web traffic and has ambitions to become a digital library. And it is developing a payments service.

Although many Internet users eagerly await each new technology from Google Inc., its rapid expansion is also prompting concerns that the company may know too much: what you read, where you surf and travel, whom you write.
"This is a lot of personal information in a single basket," said Chris Hoofnagle, senior counsel with the Electronic Privacy Information Center. "Google is becoming one of the largest privacy risks on the Internet." read more >>>

Source: Yahoo! Tech News

Friday, July 15

Microsoft warns of software flaws in Word, Windows

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. warned users on Tuesday of three new security flaws in its Windows and Word software and issued patches to fix the flaws, which could allow attackers to take over a computer system.
All three of the "critical"-rated security patches could potentially allow an attacker to take control of a personal computer and use it to steal data or launch other attacks, said Stephen Toulouse, a manager at Microsoft's Security Response Center.
"The key thing is really that we want to make people understand the risk with these flaws and that they enable automatic updates," said Toulouse, referring to a feature in Windows that downloads and installs the software patches automatically. .................read more

Wednesday, July 13

Glo Mobile Internet

The gprs advantage

glo mobile internet

what is glo mobile internet?
glo mobile internet service provides you high speed access to all popular internet sites which have been customised for mobile phone browsing. You will be able to access such sites and surf the mobile internet, directly from your mobile phone, provided your service has been activated and your mobile handset is WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) and GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) enabled.
glo mobile internet service runs on top of Glo mobile's superior GPRS network and uses the Wireless Application Protocol, popularly known as WAP. read more > >

Tuesday, July 12

Starcomms Mobile Data Card

Starcomms roll out mobile data card

ANigeria’s private telecom operator (PTO) Starcomms has rolled out its instant Internet access via wireless mobile data card at an official launch held in Lagos at the just ended NICOMM 2004, an annual event organised by the Association of Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ATCON). Wireless Internet access is catching on globally with the spread of wi-fi. Most notebooks now come with the wireless card compartment.

In Nigeria, hotspots are increasingly gaining grounds.The wireless or mobile data card being offered by Starcomms will operate at an average download speed (DS) of 80kbps but has capacity to reach a maximum DS of 140kbps.Starcomms’ CEO Dirk Smet says the new service is easy to use, fast, and convenient, and requires no special activation charge

The WiFi Internet in Nigeria

Many travelers are beginning to plan their trip around the ability to get Internet access. They would choose one hotel or restaurant over the other based on the availability of an Internet connection.

Check this out here

The Lagos Digital Village

The Lagos Digital Village project is a multi-stakeholder partnership between Junior Achievement of Nigeria, Microsoft and the Lagos State Government, it enjoys support from the Lagos Mainland Local Government.....Read more >>>

The Nokia Communicator 9500


















Nokia 9500 Communicator


Nokia 9500 Communicator homepage


Key Features


  • Full QWERTY keyboard and two 65,536-color displays
  • Tri-band operation on five continents
  • 80 MB built-in memory, support for additional memory with memory card (MMC)
  • High-speed data connectivity with EGPRS (EDGE)
  • Wireless LAN access
  • Email, Personal Information Management (PIM), HTML 4.01 / xHTML browser
  • Business applications like word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation editor, and viewer
  • Office tools: Documents, sheets, presentations (Microsoft compatible, MS Office 97 onwards)
  • Security solutions: SSL/TLS, VPN, Ipsec, WPA
  • Integrated VGA camera, video recorder, MMS
  • Symbian 7.0 OS (series 80 platform), Java MIDP 2.0 and Personal profile
  • Advanced voice features: Integrated handsfree, conference call
  • Bluetooth technology and Pop-Port™ interfaces for versatile enhancement support



Full Specifications





Size

  • Weight: 222 g

  • Dimensions: 148 x 57 x 24 mm




    Tri-band Operation
  • EGSM 900, GSM 1800/1900 and EGSM 850, GSM 1800/1900 networks in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, North America, and South America where these networks are supported
  • Automatic switching between bands



    Display and User Interface
  • Cover display: Active matrix with 65,536 colors in 128 x 128 pixels
  • Inner display: Transflective LCD with 65,536 colors in 640 x 200 pixels
  • Five-way navigational key on the cover, nine-way navigational key on the PDA side
  • Full QWERTY keyboard with 8 shortcut keys
  • Symbian operating system version 7.0S
  • Series 80 platform


Connectivity

  • High-speed, flexible data connections with EGPRS (EDGE) and Wireless LAN
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Infrared
  • USB 2.0 connectivity (Nokia Connectivity Cable DKU-2)
  • Pop-Port™ interface



Messaging

  • Multimedia messaging: Combine image, video, text, and voice clip and send as MMS to compatible phone or PC; use MMS to tell your story as a multi-slide presentation
  • Email: Access your work and private email accounts; supports SMTP, POP3, and IMAP4 protocols
  • Text messaging: Supports concatenated SMS; picture message receiving; SMS distribution list
  • Fax: Send and receive faxes through your GSM number


Integrated VGA Camera

  • Camera: 640 x 480 pixel resolution; Viewfinder in cover
  • Video recorder: RealVideo, MPEG4, and H.263 formats supported



Memory Functions

  • 80 MB built-in memory for saving contacts, messages, files, images, sounds, applications, and more
  • Memory card (MMC) slot with hotswap functionality for additional memory


Applications

  • Word processor, spreadsheet viewer and editor, presentation viewer and editor
  • Compatibility with MS Office programs (MS Office 97 onwards)


Internet Browsing

  • Opera Internet browser
  • Support for HTML, XHTML, and JavaScript™


Data Transfer

  • Up to 236.8 kbps in EDGE networks
  • Up to 53.6 kbps in GPRS networks
  • Up to 11 Mbit/s in Wireless LANs


Call and Contact Management

  • Log Viewer for communication incidents retrieval
  • Advanced contacts database with support for multiple phone and email details per entry, also supports thumbnail pictures and groups
  • Contact copier


Voice Features

  • Handset, headset, and handsfree options for convenient call handling
  • Integrated loudspeaker
  • Conference calling with mute functionality, enables usage of several applications at the same time
  • Bluetooth audio enabling hands free communication


Ringing Tones

  • Use MIDI, WAV, AMR or AAC/MP3 files as ringing tones



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Monday, July 11

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