Geek NG https://geek.ng Tech News, Reviews and Tips Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:29:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Mesuit Is a $150 Case That Lets Your Run Android on Your iPhone https://geek.ng/2016/07/mesuit-150-case-lets-run-android-iphone.html https://geek.ng/2016/07/mesuit-150-case-lets-run-android-iphone.html#comments Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:09:32 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=20655 MesuitThere are certain features on Android OS which iOS users envy, and this applies to Android users as well. A lot of us have gone past the Android vs iOS war, it’s now all about embracing whichever mobile OS you choose to stick with. While some of us carry two devices around to experience both operating […]

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Edward Snowden’s Phone Case Design Blocks Smartphone Tapping https://geek.ng/2016/07/edward-snowdens-phone-case-design-blocks-smartphone-tapping.html https://geek.ng/2016/07/edward-snowdens-phone-case-design-blocks-smartphone-tapping.html#respond Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:19:44 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=20632 iPhone caseIt is no longer news that various tech inventors are looking for ways of making the smartphone more secure for users. Not quite long, we made mention of a Turkish who discovered a method of hiding his iPhone information using a special screen made with glasses in this post. Designs for a case-like device that prevent […]

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Final Developer Preview for Android 7.0 Nougat Is Out https://geek.ng/2016/07/final-developer-preview-for-android-7-0-nougat-is-out.html https://geek.ng/2016/07/final-developer-preview-for-android-7-0-nougat-is-out.html#respond Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:15:45 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=20623 Android NougatEven though it may still take some weeks before Android 7.0 Nougat is publicly unveiled, Google has already released the final developer preview of its mobile operating system. The latest version of Android OS has newly added features such as Quick Settings, enhanced notifications, support for multiple windows and new emojis. It will also impose boot checks as […]

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Kaymu Becomes Jumia Market: What This Means https://geek.ng/2016/07/kaymu-becomes-jumia-market-what-this-means.html https://geek.ng/2016/07/kaymu-becomes-jumia-market-what-this-means.html#comments Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:46:05 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=20625 jumia market competitve pricesIn a move that came rather as a surprise, Africa Internet Group (AIG) decided to bring its numerous brands under Jumia. It’s obvious that Jumia is the most successful arm of the group’s business, and this move makes quite a lot of sense. Bringing all seven brands under the trusted Jumia name will have a […]

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Twitter’s Blue Badge Verification Is Now Open to All Users https://geek.ng/2016/07/twitters-blue-badge-verification-now-open-users.html https://geek.ng/2016/07/twitters-blue-badge-verification-now-open-users.html#comments Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:10:47 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=20613 twitterTwitter introduced the blue tick badge in 2009 and so far, less than 1% of the 310 million active users can boast of it. The verification process in the past involves Twitter contacting certain organisations and popular figures that they consider worthy and verifying their accounts. Anyone with an account that has a verified phone number, valid […]

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Nokia to Release Two Flagship Android Smartphones Soon https://geek.ng/2016/07/nokia-release-two-flagship-android-smartphones-soon.html https://geek.ng/2016/07/nokia-release-two-flagship-android-smartphones-soon.html#comments Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:26:26 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=20589 Nokia logoNokia has been struggling to meet up with other competitors in terms of smartphone production for several years. Latest leak suggests that HMD Global Oy is currently working on two Android smartphones that will be released under the Nokia brand name. If this information is correct, then the company’s big break is finally around the corner. […]

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Why a Quad-Core Processor May Be Faster Than an Octa-Core Processor https://geek.ng/2016/07/truth-oems-will-never-tell-octa-core-processors.html https://geek.ng/2016/07/truth-oems-will-never-tell-octa-core-processors.html#comments Sun, 17 Jul 2016 19:51:31 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=20577 CPUTo dominate the mobile market, OEMs now go into specifications war, beefing up their devices’ specifications every year. Their marketers capitalize on consumers’ ignorance, selling lies and making money off them. Sadly, this trend will continue until consumers know the technicalities behind these things. However, it’s a known fact that this will never happen; OEMs […]

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Facebook Adds Instant Articles to Messenger https://geek.ng/2016/07/facebook-adding-instant-article-messenger.html https://geek.ng/2016/07/facebook-adding-instant-article-messenger.html#comments Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:54:58 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=20559 Image credit: FacebookFor quite some time now, posts published on Instant Articles were exclusive to the main Facebook app. Facebook rolled out the feature to the Android Messenger app yesterday with a promise that the iOS version will soon be available. Instant Articles is a mobile publishing format for news and content publishers to help produce fast, […]

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New Leak Shows How Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s Iris Scanner Works https://geek.ng/2016/07/samsung-galaxy-note-7-iris-scanner.html https://geek.ng/2016/07/samsung-galaxy-note-7-iris-scanner.html#comments Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:05:27 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=20544 Samsung Galaxy note 5In a previous report on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7, we made mention of an iris scanner which will serve as a faster alternative to unlock the phone. The latest leak seen on Weibo confirm its presence. One of the leaked images comes with an instructional screen that contains information on how to unlock with the iris […]

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Ranscam is a New Ransomware That Takes Your Money and Still Deletes Your Files https://geek.ng/2016/07/ranscam-new-ransomware-takes-money-still-deletes-files.html https://geek.ng/2016/07/ranscam-new-ransomware-takes-money-still-deletes-files.html#respond Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:31:41 +0000 https://geek.ng/?p=20528 ranscamRansomware often render computers unusable, and it seems more are just showing up in the wild every now and then. While antivirus programs often detect this, new ones can be pretty elusive and hard to detect. Attackers often prey on victims’ ignorance to spread the menace through free downloads. A new strain of ransomware has appeared, […]

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