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Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Facebook Now Lets You Collect Donations On Your Birthday

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Normally on your birthday, facebooks makes post on your friends timeline reminding them about your birthday, it also let you remember your friends birthday as well. Its has become a good custom. Sometimes you will see people you haven’t had a real conversation with in years will come out to type ‘hbd.’

Now Facebook is introducing addition features to the reminder you get. Its called Birthday Fundraisers. Yes! did i hear you say that? well this feature is not for celebrant to make use of with some kind of interior motive. However, this Facebook Fundraiser feature allows you to raise money for a Non-profit organisations. Cool right?

How To Use Facebook birthday donations Feature

But here is how the Facebook Birthday fundraiser works; two weeks before your birthday, Facebook will ask you if you want to dedicate your birthday to support a cause. If you agree you can pick from one of 750,000 non-profit organizations, currently limited to the United States, and set a donation goal. On your birthday, your friends will be notified of your cause. It's that simple!

Facebook Birthday fundraiser

Though asking someone to support a cause on your birthday is not a new practice, but integrating it directly into Facebook’s platform is a clever move. After all, everybody has a birthday, and raising money for a non-profit is something people might not have thought of without being prompted. It’s simple to set up and makes people feel good about themselves.

This Facebook features could actually makes a difference in ones live. Even if only a few of your friends donate, its still something. The non-profit organizations will definitely be receiving something, instead of nothing. Which is far more better than random messages you will get on that day.

According to TheNextWeb, In addition, Facebook is also rolling out birthday videos. The idea is that close friends will have specially made videos showcasing your time together – much like Facebook’s other videos. It’s not clear how Facebook determines what a ‘close friend’ is, but it will at least go a bit beyond an empty ‘hbd.’

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Android O is Officially Called Android Oreo: Check Out All The Features

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Google has just reveal it latest android version, dubbed Android Oreo. with lot of rumors and speculations that have been making rounds on the internet when the company reveal the first letter 'O' some months back.

Many folks called it different names, some of the names were Omeon, Onipo among others, However, Google has just put a stop with all those guess by revealing the name as "Android Oreo. Without doubt Oreo comes packed with lot of cool features.

Android Oreo Features

Various developers editions and Google I/O announcements have already reveal the major features of Android Oreo. Some of the major Android Oreo features are highlighted below:

Android Oreo


  • Notifications Channels
  • Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode
  • LDAC Bluetooth audio codec support
  • Adaptive icons
  • Notification Dots for icons
  • Smart text selection
  • New Autofill APIs
  • WiFi Aware support to improve communication with nearby WiFi devices.
Android O also ships with more security features, including remote location, locking and wiping with Find My Device, and Google Play Protect, which scans for, detects and automatically deletes malicious apps on a daily basis.

When Is Android 8 Oreo Rolling Out?

Well, according to Google, android Oreo will be rolling out in phases soon, first on Google own devices like Pixel, Pixel XL, then to other devices like HTC, Samsung, Tecno, Infinix etc. However, if your smartphone brand uses a custom user interface, your chances of getting the update begin to drop drastically.

What are your thoughts, If you were to guess the name, what would you have called it? use the comment box below.
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Freetel Priori 4 Specifications, Features And Price

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Freetel Priori 4 is a 5.0-inch display smartphone. Unlike most budget phone that is made in China, Freetel Priori 4 is device that is made in Japan. It comes with a fairly extensive range of LTE bands coupled with a big 4,000 mAh. According to rating, Freetel Priori 4 battery can last you for a day.

In term of Freetel Priori 4 specs, it comes with Android 7 Nougat OS + FREETEL UI, a 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage which can be extended via a dedicated Micro-SD card up to 32 GB. And ofcourse, the Freetel Priori 4 camera is also reasonable considering the price tag. Check out Freetel Priori 4 specifications and price below: Freetel Priori 4 review is coming.

Freetel Priori 4 specifications

Network and Software

  • GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 3G: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 20(800) / 8(900) / 28(700) / 41(2500) MHz
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM)
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat OS + FREETEL UI

Freetel Priori 4


Design

  • Dimensions: 144.8 x 71.5 x 9.5 mm
  • Weight: 167g
  • Display: 5.0 inches, 1280 x 720 pixels (294 PPI) IPS
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Compass, Gyro.
  • Build: Plastic
  • Colours: Silver. Black.Blue. Pink. Green. Purple.

Hardware

  • Processor Type: 64-bit Quad-Core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Processor Name: MediaTek MT6737
  • Graphics Processor: ARM Mali 720 MP2 600 MHz 
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • External Storage: Dedicated Micro-SD card up to 32 GB

Camera

  • Rear: 8 megapixels, auto-focus, and LED flash
  • Video recording: 720p
  • Front-facing: 5 megapixels

Multimedia

  • Music Support: mp3, aac, aac+, eaac+, amr
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Video Support: mpeg4, h.263, h.264
  • FM Radio: NA

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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB v2.0

Miscellaneous

  • Charging: Regular
  • Battery: Non-removable Lithium-Polymer 4000 mAh
  • Announcement: November 2016
  • Availability: January 2017
  • Launch Price: $131 / NGN35,000
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Sunday, 20 August 2017

TECNO Spark K7 Specifications, Features And Price

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TECNO Mobile has just released a budged smartphone, dubbed TECNO Spark K7. The Spark series is a new line-up smartphones from TECNO Mobile, and the Spark K7 is first on the list. It has 5.5-inch display. In this TECNO Spark K7 review we will point out its features.

In term of TECNO Spark K7 specs, the device only support 2G and 3G only, No 4G. The TECNO Spark K7 also has a 1 GB RAM, so if you are the type that love high graphics games, it best you stay away from this phone. It has 16 GB internal memory which can be expanded via a microSD, up to 32 GB.

DON'T MISS: Nokia 8 Specs: Three 13 Megapixel Cameras with Zeiss Optics

TECNO Spark K7 Camera is reasonable considering the price, however, the device comes with a 13 megapixels rear camera, with f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, LED flash and 5 megapixels front-facing camera, 83° wide-angle, with flash and screen flash. You love selfies? do you think the TECNO K7 front camera can give you that superb selfie?

The TECNO Spark K7 battery is moderate. it has a Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 3000 mAh, which i think can take you the whole day. Even if you are a heavy user, Spark K7 battery still got your back for few hours. And if you are like my mum, then the Spark K7 battery will last you for 28Days! LOL!.


Having said that, TECNO decided to give you that security you wanted by making sure the Spark K7 fingerprint features is included. When activated, you can unlock TECNO Spark K7 within 0.1-0.2 secs. Cool right? apart from that, the device also comes with the not too latest Android 7.0 Nougat.

The company wants you to get this phone by making the TECNO K7 affordable. The official TECNO Spark K7 price is N32,800. Which is about $90 if you are an international buyer. A TECNO Spark K7 review will be available once we get our hands on it. check out the full in-dept TECNO Spark K7 specifications below.

TECNO Spark K7 Specifications

Network and Software

  • GSM: GSM 900 / 1800
  • 3G: HSDPA 900 / 2100
  • 4G: No
  • SIM Type: Micro-SIM (dual SIM, dual standby)
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat

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Design

  • Dimensions: 153 x 76.4 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: g
  • Display: 5.5-inch, 720 x 1280 pixels (267 PPI)), IPS LCD touchscreen 2.5D display
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity
  • Build:
  • Colours: Phantom Black. Metallic Red. Champagne Gold. Coral Blue

Hardware

  • Processor Type: Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Processor Name: MediaTek MT6753
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T720 MP4
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 32 GB

Cameras

  • Rear: 13 megapixels, f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, LED flash
  • Video recording: 1080p @ 30fps
  • Front-facing: 5 megapixels, 83° wide-angle, with flash and screen flash
Multimedia
  • Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA,
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB v2.0

Miscellaneous

  • Charging:
  • Battery: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 3000 mAh
  • Announcement: August 18, 2017
  • Availability: August 23, 2017
  • Launch Price: N32,800
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Friday, 18 August 2017

Nokia 8 Specs: Three 13 Megapixel Cameras with Zeiss Optics

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Nokia 8 is the latest smartphones produced by HMD Global, the phone has a spectacular specs. Its a 5.3-inch device with loads of amazing features. In term of Nokia 8 specs, it has dual main camera, and each of the camera has 13 megapixel resolution with Zeiss lenses for high quality photos.

Nokia boats - this phone has what it takes to beat down Samsung and iPhone. However, the amazing things you can do with Nokia 8 is that you can take photos and record videos and live stream from both the front and rear cameras simultaneously. Check out the Nokia 8 specs and price below.

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Nokia 8 specifications

Network and Software

  • GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G: HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G: FDD-LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 38(2600) / 39(1900) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • CDMA: Yes
  • SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM
  • OS: Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Nokia 8 Specs: Has Three 13 Megapixel Cameras with Zeiss Optics


Design

  • Dimensions: 154 x 75.8 x 7.85 mm
  • Weight: g
  • Display: 5.3 inches, 2560 x 1440 pixels (554 ppi), IPS LCD display with curved 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5
  • Sensors: Fingerprint. Proximity. Accelerometer, Ambient light. Gyroscope. Compass Magnetometer
  • Build: 6000 series aluminium Unibody + IP54 splash-proof rating
  • Colours: Gloss Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel, and Polished Copper

Hardware

  • Processor Type: 64-bit Octa-Core 2.5 GHz
  • Processor Name: Snapdragon 835
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 540
  • RAM: 4 GB / 6 GB (Gloss Blue only)
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB (Gloss Blue only)
  • External Storage: MicroSD card (hybrid)
  • Cloud Storage: Unlimited Google Photos storage

DON'T MISS: Obama’s Charlottesville Tweet Becomes The Most-liked In History

Camera

  • Rear: Dual 13 megapixel colour + 13 megapixel monochrome, Zeiss optics, OIS, Laser autofocus, Super EIS and dual LED flash
  • Video recording: 4k + Nokia OZO audio recording
  • Front-facing: 13 megapixel, f/2.0, Zeiss optics

Multimedia

  • Music Support: mp3, aac, aac+, eaac+, amr
  • Audio: Dolby Atmos
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Video Support: mpeg4, h.263, h.264
  • FM Radio: To Be Confirmed

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB v2.0, USB Type-C

Miscellaneous

  • Charging: Quick Charge 3.0 (18W)
  • Battery: Non-removable 3090 mAh
  • Announcement: August 16th, 2017
  • Availability: September 2017
  • Launch Price: €600 / $675
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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Obama’s Charlottesville Tweet Becomes The Most-liked In History

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The former United State president Barack Obama twitter handle received tremendous hit following the tweet made last week. Barrack Obama tweet is now the most liked in twitter history.

The tweet was made in response to the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left three people dead. It shows a picture of Obama greeting several children of different ethnicities, along with a quote (the first in a series of three) from Nelson Mandela’s biography.

Obama’s Charlottesville Tweet Becomes The Most-liked In History

"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017



Though this is not the first tweet that has becomes the most liked in twitter history, the former title holder was Ariana Grande’s “broken” tweet, which was made in response to the Manchester bombing. Now Barack Obama Charlottesville Tweet is the new king.

Having said, as at the time of writing this, Obama’s Charlottesville Tweet has received 3,840,732 Like and 1,475,873 Retweets, making it most-liked tweet ever. With this tweet Barack Obama now holds over half of the position in the list of top five most-liked tweets. However, it sucks to see the top three most-liked tweets were made in response to awful events, but atleast it enables twitter users to find oneness in a such a tragic events.

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Saturday, 5 August 2017

This Is The Most-viewed YouTube Video Of All Time In Seven Months

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Youtube been the world's largest video platform has capture alot of video lovers heart. Apart from watching the latest Music and videos, there are lot of DIY tutorials which you can learn to enrich yourself for the future. Million of people can't really do without watching YouTube video in a day. Well, if you live in South Africa or Nigeria you are exempted from those who can not really do without streaming YouTube Videos, because the cost of data might stop you even if you want to.

“Despacito” Most-viewed YouTube Video Of All Time

That said, Have you ever wonder the most viewed video on YouTube of all times? i guess no, well, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” is now the most-viewed YouTube video of all time. It has more than 2,997,026,945 views presently and still counting. This video was uploaded in January, which means it took just seven months for this video to break the standing record.
most viewed youtube video despacito by luis fonsi and daddy yankees



Earlier this month, Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again” from Furious 7 which was released since 2015 stole the title from Psy’s “Gangnam Style,” which had held the record since 2012. Which means, Khalifa got to wear the most-viewed crown for less than a month. Now, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” is the new King.


What this tells us is that “Despacito” is extremely popular not only does it gain most view in video, it also the most-view track of all time. Its for sure this record will keep happening and the stream will continue to grow as well.

Have you listen or watch this video before? what's your opinion? use the comment box below.
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Friday, 4 August 2017

Latest Game Of Thrones Episode Leaks Online Ahead Of Its Sunday TV Debut

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The latest Game of thrones season 7 episode has been leaked online ahead of its TV debut on Sunday. Earlier this week the HBO was hacked and the company lost 1.5 terabytes of stolen data from the company’s US servers.

Now the Game Of Thrones episode 4 season 7 has been leaked by an unknown source, according to the report, this leaked episode has nothing to do with the recent HBO hacked. Instead, it came from one of HBO's distribution partners, Star India.

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Game of thrones season 7 episodes leaks

Game of Thrones is one of the most popular TV shows on the planet, especially as it nears its final season. That level of demand, unsurprisingly, makes it a prime target for leaks. However, this is not the first time Game of thrones will be leaked online, the company had battle different leaks in the past. The first four episodes was leaked in Game of thrones season 5, as well as, Game of thrones season 6 which was released a day earlier.


An unknown user on Reddit has just shared a link to watch the latest Game of thrones episode 4 season 7 online, but it only a matter of time before the HBO noticed this, and the link we be taken down. But before that you can watch. Techpill can confirm this episode is genuine, and the copy includes a “for internal viewing only” watermark attached
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Wednesday, 2 August 2017

How To Know Fake VPN Server Locations

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Earlier today, we pointed out how most top VPN provider lied to you about their server location. We couldn't elaborate more on free tools you can use to test VPN server locations. Well, in the post we shall cover that aspect.

Before that, not just top paid VPN providers that are guilty of this, even some free VPN providers does this as well. In real sense, it's understandable because it free but you can espect nothing off a free service; they will eventually collecting and sharing user data with third parties.

Let take Opera VPN for example, “free VPN” services they offer is not actually a VPN – it’s just a proxy service that many people consider to be insecure. You should also know that Opera’s privacy policy is particularly bad when it comes to collecting and sharing user data with third parties. With most of these free VPNs, your data is usually collected and sold to the highest bidder. (You are the product.).

How To Know Fake VPN Server Locations



Having said that, before you but VPN, there are tools you need to test that VPN originality, without having that regret or using the word of  'i thy know'. you can use the below tools to detect fake VPN server locations either on your android, IOS or PC.

How To Test Fake VPN Server Locations

With this three free tools below, you can quickly find the true location of a VPN server. The tool allow you to cross-check fake server locations with optimal accuracy.

#1. CA App Synthetic Monitor ping test

This ping test tool allow you to ping the VPN server from 90 different worldwide locations, it enables you to narrow down the locations with basic triangulation. The lower the lower the time (ms), the closer the server is to a given location.

#2. CA App Synthetic Monitor traceroute

The tool allow you to traceroute and test server from various worldwide locations. just as first one, traceroute allow you to spot the real locations with the lower time (ms).

#3. Ping.pe

Just as the first and second tools, ping.pe allow you to ping VPN server from 24 different worldwide locations. This tool also includes traceroutes for each location (MTR).

The tools above we help you to identify the true location of a VPN server. If you have any comment/opinion, use the comment box below. Support us by sharing this post with the share button.
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