Tomisin Jasmin Ogunnubi, a 12 year old pupil of Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls, Oregun, Lagos, under the tutelage of an ICT partnership between the school and New Horizons Computer Learning Centre, has developed an Android mobile tracking application called My Locator. The app helps a user to know his geographic location, view it… Continue reading [SMART KIDS]#TECH: 12 YEAR OLD VIVIAN FOWLER SCHOOL GIRL DEVELOPED A MOBILE APP. TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT THE APP DOES:
Apple-style product-porn ads have become a marketing cliché, but this new video by Microsoft for its new Surface Studio all-in-one computer arguably out-Apples Apple and sets a ridiculously high new bar for the genre. Watch the introduction of Microsoft Surface Studio: At its Surface Event, Microsoft announced the much-anticipated desktop PC, dubbed Surface Studio. It’s… Continue reading [BRAND GENIUS]#DESIGNTHINKING: MICROSOFT SURFACE STUDIO LAUNCH MAY SNATCH THE CREATIVE COMMUNITY FROM APPLE iMAC; SETS UPGRADE TO MS PAINT 3D APP. READ REVIEW, WATCH AD:
It’s the end of an era. BlackBerry, a name once synonymous with high-end smartphones, will no longer make mobile devices. Along with a dismal financial report, the company announced today Wednesday. It plans to end all internal hardware development and will outsource that function to partners. BlackBerry’s journey to this point has been long and… Continue reading [MOBILE PHONES] #RIP: IT’S OFFICIAL, BLACKBERRY HAS ANNOUNCED IT WILL NO LONGER PRODUCE PHONES.
Apple has retained its title as the UK’s perceived “coolest” brand, despite growing doubts over the company’s ability to innovate. Innovation is one of four “cool” factors measured by the CoolBrands survey, but naysaying over Apple did not prevent the company winning out over Glastonbury, Netflix, Aston Martin and Nike. The top ten was rounded… Continue reading [BRANDS]#RATINGS: APPLE IS NOW UK’S MOST CHARISMATIC BRAND ACCORDING TO COOLBRANDS UK.
DJ Qbert’s Thud Rumble is working with Intel to bring microcomputers into DJ mixers, which may eventually replace laptops. Earlier this week at Intel’s IDF keynote, Qbert showed off a prototype of their Invader mixer – with a touchscreen display showing Traktor Pro on the mixer. Keep reading for what we know so far. Thud… Continue reading [PROMOTED]#VIDEOMIX: THUD RUMBLE INVADER MIXER ENDORSED BY DJ QBERT WOULD MAKE MAC LAPTOPS OBSOLETE SOON IN THE ART OF DEEJAYING. READ:
Verizon’s $4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo just shows how much has changed in the company’s over 20-years pioneering history. Yahoo went from being one of the world’s biggest companies in online search to an internet company that’s struggled in recent years to move beyond display advertising. Now, Verizon wants to build a digital advertising and… Continue reading [BRAND ACQUISITIONS] #NATIVEADS: YAHOO VERIZON DEAL; HERE IS ALL WE KNOW FROM ANALYSTS’ POV. READ:
Late May, Nokia had issued a press release announcing that not only would it be returning to the smartphone arena, but also its new line of devices would have Android running on it. The Finland-based company will license its brand to its Asian partners, which will then create Nokia handsets. Since the announcement, rumors about… Continue reading [MOBILE PHONES] #ANDROID: THE NEW NOKIA P1 3GB RAM LEAKED. CHECK IT OUT:
In today’s society the way you look is just as important as how you feel. Consumers are increasingly looking to find ways to quantify every aspect of their well-being and everyday life. Insight Nigeria, a foremost leading integrated marketing communications agency blazed the trail at the 58th Cannes international festival of creativity presently ongoing in… Continue reading [CANNES LIONS 2016] #UPDATES: INSIGHT NIGERIA TALKS MARKETING AS McCANN, OTHERS TALK EMPATHY AND HEALTHCARE BRANDING IN CANNES.
Microsoft announced yesterday that it has concluded plans to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, the high price tag also includes LinkedIn’s $3.2 billion in cash and equivalents. Microsoft’s deal to acquire the work-focused social networking giant is an all-cash transaction, and it will value LinkedIn’s shares at $196 each. Microsoft will be paying $196 per… Continue reading [BRANDS] #ACQUISITIONS: MICROSOFT IS BUYING LINKEDIN FOR $26BILLION.
Microsoft says it has awarded Affordable Access Initiative grants to 12 entrepreneurial businesses, including Ekovolt in Nigeria to increase affordable Internet access in communities around the world. It said each company would receive seed grants and resources, including BizSpark tools such as free software, services and technology support to help extend the reach of their… Continue reading [TECHNOLOGY] #MICROSOFT: EKOVOLT SECURES GRANTS TO EASE INTERNET ACCESS IN NIGERIA.
Good news for millenials (most never want to see your native ads anyways) and that’s bad news for digital marketers and publishers. Last month opera created desktop versions of ad blocker for computers now, Opera has an integrated ad blocker for Opera Mini mobile browser on the Google Android platform which is used by almost… Continue reading [ADVERTISING] #MILLENIALS: OPERA MINI NOW HAS A NEW NATIVE AD BLOCKER.
We are still basking in the euphoria of the launch of Samsung’s flagship S7 and S7 edge. “One day, you’ll put on a headset and that will change the way you live, work and communicate.” Read more about Mark Zuckerberg’s lofty dream on Artificial intelligence and virtual reality here Mark Zuckerberg said in Samsung mobile’s… Continue reading [DIGITAL MARKETING] #MCW16: SAMSUNG AND FACEBOOK’S OCULUS, A REASON WHY MOBILE MAY BE DEAD BY 2020. FIND OUT: