Geek NG https://geek.ng Tech News, Reviews and Tips Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:47:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 63178480 Apple Is Set to Launch iPhone 7 on September 7 https://geek.ng/2016/08/apple-is-set-to-launch-iphone-7-on-september-7.html https://geek.ng/2016/08/apple-is-set-to-launch-iphone-7-on-september-7.html#respond Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:47:33 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=21253 Apple inviteCountless leaks of iPhone 7 have been surfacing on the internet since late last year. There were different speculations ranging from the possibility of being fully water proof and self healing to a more recent leak revealing a blue iPhone 7 Plus. The yet to be released smartphone was even cloned in China about two months ago. An invite for […]

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Microsoft’s New Tools Won’t Tolerate Hate Speech https://geek.ng/2016/08/microsofts-new-tools-wont-tolerate-hate-speech.html https://geek.ng/2016/08/microsofts-new-tools-wont-tolerate-hate-speech.html#respond Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:22:42 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=21246 This July 3, 2014 photo shows Microsoft Corp. signage outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft on Thursday, July 17, 2014 announced it will lay off up to 18,000 workers over the next year. (AP Photo Ted S. Warren)Attacks from internet trolls is now rampant not only on various social media platforms, but on other online communities as well. Facebook and Twitter have been tackling this issue for some time now by employing different measures to protect their users. In an effort to ensure online safety, Microsoft recently unveiled a website for reporting hateful comments […]

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Get It Before It’s Gone, CyberXchange Hackathon Registration Ends in Five Days! https://geek.ng/2016/08/get-it-before-its-gone-cyberxchange-hackathon-registration-ends-in-five-days.html https://geek.ng/2016/08/get-it-before-its-gone-cyberxchange-hackathon-registration-ends-in-five-days.html#respond Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:49:26 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=21239 CyberXchange HackathonHey guys… Do you know that registration for the largest CyberXchange Hackathon in Africa ends in five days? The competition will bring together undergraduates and early IT professionals together for a session of hacking, learning and fun with sponsorship from Facebook. The hackathon is targeted at developing the capacity of budding information security professionals. CyberXchange […]

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This iBag Keeps Impulsive Shopping in Check https://geek.ng/2016/08/this-ibag-keeps-impulsive-shopping-in-check.html https://geek.ng/2016/08/this-ibag-keeps-impulsive-shopping-in-check.html#comments Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:44:42 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=21222 iBag2A personal financial website, finder.com has finally come up with a lasting solution to overspending. It is a high-tech handbag dubbed “iBag2.” It was introduced in Australia two years ago, but this time around, there are improvements in terms of technology and the design. Apart from the feature of automatically locking when approaching a shopping […]

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NuTonomy Introduces Self-Driving Taxi Service in Singapore https://geek.ng/2016/08/nutonomy-unveils-first-ever-self-driving-taxis-singapore.html https://geek.ng/2016/08/nutonomy-unveils-first-ever-self-driving-taxis-singapore.html#respond Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:56:10 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=21209 NuTonomyWe have been anticipating a time when vehicles will be self-driven for decades and it is now possible. A US-based autonomous vehicle software startup, nuTonomy has launched the first public trial of self-driving taxi service which consists of six cars in Singapore. Reaching this milestone is very impressive for the three year old company. Top […]

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Apple Purchases Gliimpse, a Healthcare Data Startup https://geek.ng/2016/08/apple-purchases-gliimpse-a-healthcare-data-startup.html https://geek.ng/2016/08/apple-purchases-gliimpse-a-healthcare-data-startup.html#respond Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:05:43 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=21195 GliimpseAccording to Fast Company’s report yesterday, a platform for managing and sharing consumers’ medical records and information, Gliimpse is now part of Apple Inc. The iPhone maker did not deny the news and declared that the company frequently acquires smaller technology companies. The deal was sealed earlier this year without any publicity. Gliimpse which is located in Silicon […]

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Lenovo Tab 2 A10 Review https://geek.ng/2016/08/lenovo-a10-tab-review.html https://geek.ng/2016/08/lenovo-a10-tab-review.html#respond Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:48:18 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=21189 lenovo tab 2 a10This review is sponsored. Lenovo Tab 2 A10 design is simple and unobtrusive, and it looks very elegant. The whole design is made well and it sure looks great despite the simplicity. As for the size, it is very indiscreet, the tablet can not be described as ultra-thin, but it is small enough and does not weigh […]

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Performance Test: iPhone 6s Disgraces Samsung Galaxy Note 7 https://geek.ng/2016/08/apple-purchases.html https://geek.ng/2016/08/apple-purchases.html#comments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 01:43:41 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=21180 samsung galaxy note 7 vs iPhone 6sApple vs Samsung is the epitome of the never-ending Android vs iOS war. With Samsung releasing the Galaxy Note 7, someone has already pitched it against Apple’s phone from last year. Despite all the improvements Samsung brings to the table with the Galaxy Note 7, the result of the test is quite surprising. The iPhone 6 schools Samsung Galaxy […]

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Your Choice of Instagram Filters Could Reveal Depression https://geek.ng/2016/08/your-choice-of-instagram-filters-could-reveal-depression.html https://geek.ng/2016/08/your-choice-of-instagram-filters-could-reveal-depression.html#comments Sat, 20 Aug 2016 20:26:25 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=21163 Inkwell filterSigns of depression can now be picked up before it is diagnosed by a doctor, thanks to a new algorithm. Two researchers, Andrew Reece from Harvard University and Chris Danforth from the University of Vermont created a machine learning program that recognized clinical depression in Instagram users with 70 percent accuracy. They made use of 43,950 […]

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Google Duo May Be the Facetime Killer https://geek.ng/2016/08/google-duo-may-facetime-killer.html https://geek.ng/2016/08/google-duo-may-facetime-killer.html#comments Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:23:32 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=21147 google duoGoogle seems to get it right with its latest video calling app, Duo. Over the last couple of days, the app has been downloaded by millions and the feedback looks pretty great. At first, a lot of us thought it was nothing more than another social app Google would hype and fail to turn into a success, but this […]

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