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David Afolayan

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David believes that the future of the economy of Africa lies in development of her people. David is also a firm believer in the power of knowledge!

#AppReview: Safi.ng App, Offering Premium Dry-Cleaning Services to Lagosians With a Touch of Class

Size: 20MB Owners: Chinook Capital Limited Date: March, 2017 (Updated) Downloads: 100-500 Safi.ng is a Lagos-based start-up that aims at providing personalised, premium dry-cleaning services to its users...

#GadgetReview: Meet the New Nokia 3310 Smartphone

The smartphone fatigue notwithstanding, much of the new Nokia 3310's use will be as the ideal first phone; for making and receiving calls (that type that can be lost without much ado).

#AppReview: Lagos State ‘Citizens Gate’, a Formidable First From the Centre of Excellence

Lagos State Citizens Gate app was designed “to facilitate interaction and provision of services between government and the citizens from the comfort of their homes and offices without necessarily paying a visit to government establishments where such services are being provided.”

NCC Bans Open Registration of SIM cards, to Review Call Tariffs

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has placed a ban on open registration of SIM cards.

#AppReview: The BudgIT App – This Potent Civic Enlightenment Tool Deserves More Attention

One very glaring gap is the “up-to-date-ness” of the information provided on the app. For instance, the latest allocation record for any of the 36 states is the allocation for Lagos state,as at July 2015.

Tech Weekly Review: Omidyar Network Invests $1.5 million in BudgIT as #VPDemoDay Holds in Abuja

Four weeks into 2017, the tech space appears to be fully awake following an initial early year lull. The just concluded week witnessed a...

#AppReview: The Federal Government of Nigeria Information App (FGN IApp), a Work in Progress

Most conspicuously absent in the FGN Iapp is a comment box. This may be deliberate. But, the omission makes the app a propaganda tool

Tech Review: Uber Agrees to Pay 20 Million Dollar Fine, Twitter to Loop Short Videos

Twitter is doing more to keep its users on its platform for a longer time. That really is how it can survive its financial crisis. Find out what else is noteworthy in the world of tech

OTV Special: Top 7 Technology Innovations That Shaped 2016

What a year of tech innovations! 2017 will indeed be a boom for the tech world.

Mark Zuckerberg Unveils Jarvis AI Technology; But Can it Work in Nigeria?

This simple narration is built on the assumption that a number of factors are available. For example, the system is reliant on power. That is a luxury in Nigeria. And, if one is able to generate the power reliable on his/her own, the challenge of fluctuation in data connection is another recurring decimal.

Facebook to FLAG ‘Fake News’ posts. Who Decides What is Fake?

"Facebook is making it clear that users will still be able to post whatever they want, no matter how bogus, on their own Facebook pages but "you will see a warning that the story has been disputed as you share," - Facebook VP Adam Mosseri

False News that Senate Has Approved Data Hike Debunked

According to a publication on the website of Senator Solomon Olamilekan (Lagos West), who claimed to have spoken on behalf of the committee members, "there is no iota of truth in the misleading title."

Colourless #BlackFriday: An Indicator of Ailing eCommerce in Nigeria?

Players in the industry need to modify their approach. They must find out how to sell to Nigerians in their unique way without making the global standard suffer.

Raise Your Hand if You Were Part of the Facebook Copyright Craze; it is High...

There is a rumor circulating that Facebook is making a change related to ownership of users' information or the content they post to the site. This is false. Anyone who uses Facebook owns and controls the content and information they post, as stated in our terms. - Facebook

The Future Is Here! Self-Driving Uber Cars Start Operation in Pittsburgh

Uber disclosed that a number of vehicles are being deployed to customers only on certain roads and routes that the company has already mapped out and tested extensively.

The Lagos Smart City Plan: Possibility or Mere Dream?

A smart city would include working from home as against going to an office, receiving lectures from home as against going to classes, being in a conference from your loo, having a meeting from a park or having your client base in Lekki while you live in Abule Egba.

Breakthrough: Scientists Invent Exoskeleton to Help Paraplegics Walk

The doctors were surprised to discover that during the training with the exoskeletons, the eight patients used for the test all started to regain the sense of touch and movement below the injury to their spine

Infographics: How to Use the New Instagram ‘Stories’ Feature

An easy step-by-step manual that can help you go about Instagram story with less hassles.

China Tests World’s Futuristic Vehicle; the ‘Straddling Bus’ – WATCH

The straddling bus is built extra wide to carry up to 1,400 passengers, and extra tall to allow any cars under seven feet to travel underneath, whether the bus is in motion or not.

Weaning Yourself Off Social Media Addiction: Yes You Can!

Get over that addiction, use these tools only when your work has been done, or during down time. Don’t spend time updating your profile or changing your pic when there is work to be done

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