Friday, September 25

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How to Set Up FaceTime on Mac

How to Set Up FaceTime on Mac

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   As we all know in our previous posts, Apple's FaceTime app lets you make video or audio calls from your Mac to any of your friends and family for free, as long as they have an ‌iPhone‌, iPad, iPod touch or Mac. You can talk face-to-face on Mac using your Mac's built-in ‌FaceTime‌ or iSight camera and built-in microphone.You can equally use a connected camera and microphone if you want. It is easy to set up FaceTime on your Mac as long as you have a working and stable internet connection.Follow the steps below to learn how to Set Up FaceTime on your Mac. Open the FaceTime
How to Set Up FaceTime on iPhone or iPad

How to Set Up FaceTime on iPhone or iPad

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You can make both audio and video call with the Apple's Face Time app.You can also choose to talk face to face or switch to the rear camera so that both you and the person on the call can see who is in front of you. Making a Face Time call with family and friends is possible from any location in the world, all you need is a good and stable cellular data connection or Wi-Fi, and the other person you are on call with to have either iPhone,iPad,iPod Touch or Mac with a account of their own. Also know that you can choose any phone  number you want to be called with in a Face Time call.Follow the steps below to know how to setup Face Time on iPhone or iPad. Open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad. Scroll down and tap on FaceTime. Turn on FaceTime . Tap Use your Apple ID
How to make a FaceTime call in iOS

How to make a FaceTime call in iOS

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       All  iPad,iPhone,Mac,iPod Touch comes with an in-built FaceTime app that is free to use and extremely easy.It is an in-built app so you don't have to download it from anywhere. You can make a FaceTime call on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac from any location in the world but only requires a cellular data connection or Wi-Fi and also the person you want to call must have an iOS
How to Connect and Disconnect a Bluetooth Mouse from your iPad

How to Connect and Disconnect a Bluetooth Mouse from your iPad

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Apple has brought the official Bluetooth mouse and trackpad support to its iPads with the current release of iPadOS. In this guide, we will teach you how to connect and disconnect your Bluetooth mouse from your iPad. Connecting your Bluetooth mouse to your iPad Go to the Settings app on your iPad. Tap on Bluetooth on your iPad and ensure that it is visible to other devices.                                            Turn on your mouse and make sure it's near your iPad and also in pairing mode.                                                        Tap  the name
How to sign out of iCloud on your iPhone or iPad

How to sign out of iCloud on your iPhone or iPad

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                                                                                                                                                                                                         Whenever  you sign out of iCloud, it also means that you are automatically signed out of the App store. Also signing out of iCloud  disqualifies you from using FaceTime, iMessages, purchasing movies,music and books from iTunes and syncing contacts, calendars & reminders through iCloud. Below are the easy steps on how to sign out of iCloud on your iPhone or iPad. Go to Settings on your iPhone. At the top of your screen, tap your Apple ID. Scroll down to the bottom and tap Sign Out. Enter your Apple ID password. Tap Turn Off. You can choose the data you wish to keep t
How to create a new Apple ID on your iPhone

How to create a new Apple ID on your iPhone

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Creating an Apple ID on your iPhone gives you access to download and install apps from the Apple App store. It also lets you use other things like FaceTime  and iMessages in messaging apps, purchasing movies,music and books from iTunes and syncing contacts, calendars & reminders through iCloud. In the content below, we will teach you easy steps on how to create a new Apple ID. Open the Settings app on your iPhone. Tap Sign in to your iPhone.                                                                                                                                                  Tap Don't have an Apple ID or forgot it?                                                                                                                                       When the wind
How to delete or remove search history on your computer

How to delete or remove search history on your computer

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Sometimes when you don't want your browsing history to be public, or when you don't want to keep record of the web pages you visited, you delete or remove them. And whenever you delete your browsing history, it can not be recovered. Here, we will show you the steps to delete or remove your browsing history on your computer. The steps include; Open Chrome browser on your computer. Click the three dots at the top corner of your browser. Click on History.                                                                                                                                                                    Click on Clear browsing data on the Left-middle corner of your screen.                                                                          Select the tim
How to get Emojis on your computer

How to get Emojis on your computer

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Adding Emojis to text makes it more unique and tempting to read. Emojis are also used to express feeling or opinion when you are lost of words to type. You can get any Emoji you want in your computer through the following methods and steps below. You can get Emojis through; Windows 10 & 8 Touch Keyboard  Google Chrome Plugin Through Windows 10 & 8 Touch Keyboard Right-click the Windows Taskbar (usually at the bottom of the screen) then choose Toolbars > Touch Keyboard.                                                                                                                                                                                                Click the keyboard icon in the taskbar, a keyboard will appear on the screen. Click the emoji key tha
How to clean a Laptop

How to clean a Laptop

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When we clean the laptop, it helps it last longer. Some of the parts of the laptop eg the keyboard can accommodate a whole lot of germs. These germs mainly stays in surfaces that we frequently touch. Cleaning your screen and keyboard will make it much easier  to get your work done and also extend the life spam of your laptop. The following steps guides you on how to clean your keyboard and LCD screen For your Keyboard   Turn off the laptop and disconnect the battery. Open the laptop. Turn the laptop upside down and gently tap it to get rid of any loose crumbs. Spray some canned air on the keyboard. This will loosen some of the gunk that's stuck in between the keys. Put the laptop on a flat surface and vacuum the keyboard with a small brush attachme
How to mute people and words on Twitter

How to mute people and words on Twitter

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Twitter helps people all over the world to communicate and do so many other things .It is also one of the means or ways to do so many things online or in the internet. But because anything that have advantage also have disadvantage, it isn't helpful or useful all the time. That is why there is a very simple way to mute people, block words,accounts,hashtags,words you don't feel is useful to you. Below are the easiest and simplest ways to mute people and words on Twitter. How to mute people on Twitter Head to the account's profile. Click the 'Options' menu. Select 'Mute'  How to mute words on Twitter Head to the main Options menu Click 'Privacy and Safety' Scroll down to 'Safety' and click 'Muted' Select 'Muted words' Click on the plus sign in th
List of all FIRS offices in Nigeria

List of all FIRS offices in Nigeria

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The Federal Internal Revenue Services (FIRS) is the body in charge of taxation of businesses, organizations and individuals domiciled in Nigeria. To help you locate the nearest FIRS office near you, we have made a list of all FIRS offices in Nigeria with their official phone numbers and email addresses for your easy location. List of all FIRS offices in Nigeria: ABIA, EBONYI & ENUGU S/N FIELD OFFICE ADDRESS EMAIL PHONE 1 STATES COORDINATION OFFICE NO. 4, JOHN NWODO CLOSE, GRA, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE [email protected] 09070327746 2 ENUGU MTO 1 BANK AVENUE (BESIDE FBN MAIN BRANCH, OFF OKPARA  AVENUE, G.R.A., ENUGU [email protected] 09070327560 3 ABA MSTO 176, AZIKWE ROAD, ABA, ABIA STATE [email protected] 09070327552 4 ABAKALIK
Using Big Data to solve Lagos’ Traffic Problems

Using Big Data to solve Lagos’ Traffic Problems

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Lagos State is the busiest activity hub in Nigeria. Located in the South-west region, Lagos can easily be said to be the most advanced area in Nigeria in terms of overall development, technological advancement, infrastructural growth and as well, revenue generation. The land, surrounded by water, has experienced an influx in the number of citizens residing there over the years. This has led to the increase in population density and the problems that arise with it, one of those being traffic jams. Government and individuals have devised ways over the years to combat this issue of traffic. Some work, others just relieve the problem for a while till it doesn't work anymore. Currently, big data (i.e large amounts of digitized data) is seen as a way through which the Lagos traffic pro...
Google’s AI lab launches in Ghana

Google’s AI lab launches in Ghana

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For the first time in Africa, Alphabet, the parent company of search engine giant Google has opened an artificial intelligence lab in Accra, the capital of West African country Ghana. Last year, Google/Alphabet first disclosed its plans to create an AI hub in Ghana, one of the few African countries with uninterrupted electricity. The Silicon Valley, California-based tech outfit says that it plans to utilize the center in solving some of Africa's problems with AI. Via a press statement last week, the company said that it is excited to "combine our research interests in AI and machine learning and our experience in Africa to push the boundaries of AI while solving challenges in areas such as healthcare, agriculture, and education.” Google's other AI labs are located in Japan,
Durban gets its own (free) TV service

Durban gets its own (free) TV service

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The residents of Durban, especially those that live in the eThekwini Municipality could in a short time get a free TV service come to them courtesy of the government and its parastatals. This TV service would see the residents of this municipality get all the decisions that has been made by the council on their behalf, and all these from the comfort of their homes. Just on Wednesday (yesterday), the city approved a proposal that was submitted to the effect of broadcasting live the events of eThekwini municipality. The spokesman for the municipality in person of Tozi Mthethwa has said that the introduction would be cost free to citizens as the broadcasts would rely on existing infrastructure to function. This innovation was also lauded as a wonderful idea which would keep the citizens ab...
Samsung outdoes Apple in Global Smartphone market for Q3

Samsung outdoes Apple in Global Smartphone market for Q3

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A research facility known as the Strategy Analytics has laid claim to a fact that Samsung devices outdid the products released by Apple into the smartphone market for the thierd quarter of the year, a domination which saw the ratio of sales of Samsung Products to Apple devices 2 to 1. Boiling these down to ordinary numbers, it is seen that Samsung racked up a total smartphone sales of 83.4 million units within the July to September (third quarter of the year) period while Apple just managed to stay above half of that, selling just 48.4 million units of its smartphones. As of this time likewise, the totality of the global market on which Samsung's influence had been exerted stood at a majestic 23.7% while Apple had to contend with its 13.6% share of the total booty. Strategy Analytics w...
New AppleTV to include Siri support for smoother usage

New AppleTV to include Siri support for smoother usage

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Apple Inc. is really looking to broaden its scope and widen its horizon also and this can be seen in the diverse range of products that is being manufactured by this multinational giant. From the iPhones to the Mac OS personal computer systems, to the Apple Watches and now, the Apple TV is rearing its head into the market. Apple has added some improved features for its TV to help it gain much more appeal among customers and to work towards earning it the surname "smart". Apple is planning to integrate the functions of Siri to include working on the Apple Music application and platform. Siri is an artificial intelligence programme developed by Apple which relates to individuals and phone users like another person and can actually hold a conversation. Siri is also capable of obeying your...
Samsung launches promotion package to push Samsung Pay

Samsung launches promotion package to push Samsung Pay

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If you are an owner of any of the latest flagship devices from Samsung, you just might be in for a treat. Owners of Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and the Galaxy Note 5 stand a chance to obtain a wireless charger for free as fast as they sign up to use the Samsung Pay service. This offer is apparently a bid by Samsung to make sure that its online payment service recieves widespread and higher reach among its customers whilst working towards making it the number one payment option for them. Samsung has opened this freebie promotion package right now and it is stipulated to run till the 8th of November. As you might feel that the closing date is still far to approach, keep in mind that Samsung has placed the offer for the first 200.000 participants and giv...
LPG Rollback on Basic Goods

LPG Rollback on Basic Goods

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The party-list group Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers’ Association (LPGMA) stated that the low cost of cooking fuel should lead to lower prices of other basic commodities such as pan de sal (bread) and other bread products. LPGMA party-list Representative Arnel Ty announced that local cooking gas prices have been starting to reflect the fair cost of LPG in the international market due to highly aggressive free market competition. The emergence of more LPG importers and suppliers led bigger companies to continuously adjust prices to keep up with their smaller rivals. He added that the ones who will benefit the most are the consumers since they will be able to enjoy fair and reasonable prices as a result of tough competition. A total of P37.40 is reduced in the price of 11-kilogram tank
Gameloft launches office in Nigeria

Gameloft launches office in Nigeria

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Gameloft has opened a newly built office in Nigeria which allows Africa's potential to increase its revenue at about 536 percent over the previous years. According to Vincent Brezillon, Sales Director of Gameloft Nigeria, the success that they had experience since the opening of their office in Nigeria and the heightening sales in Africa, justified the opening of a subsidiary in Nigeria, which is the strongest economy of Africa. He also added that it would facilitate interactions with their current and future partners. Gameloft had also joined forces with several mobile operators in the continent like Orange, MTN, Safaricom, Vodafone, Etisalat, and Ooredoo. They were also planning to reach Paris and make partnership in the future. Some popular games of Gameloft includes Asphalt 8: Airborne...
US: Joint Patrols with Philippines in the South China Sea Possible

US: Joint Patrols with Philippines in the South China Sea Possible

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The Philippines and US joint patrols are possible in the South China Sea, said US ambassador Philip Goldberg in a media forum. Protests have been made when commercial Chinese aircraft landed on one of China’s artificial islands built in the Spratlys. They also performed provocative actions by challenging Philippine military flights in the area. Goldberg announced that they were not dumping the possibility of joint patrols in South China Sea. Since October, two US warships have sailed by China-claimed islands in the Spratly and Paracel Island. He assured that US would strictly submit to international law, continue to enjoy rights to fly to international air space, and sail through international waters. Albert del Rosario, Philippine Foreign Secretary, stated that officials are deliberat