Posts Tagged ‘technology’
Airtel Ghana upgrades network for faster broadband
Friday, January 20th, 2012

Airtel, Ghana's second national operator announced an upgrade of its cellular network to a newer/faster mobile broadband technology called 3.75G earlier this week. 3.75G, otherwise known as HSPA+, is the latest iteration of the 3G mobile broadband technology. The launch makes Airtel the pioneer of 3.75G in Ghana, and the fastest mobile broadband service in Ghana presently. Airtel is promising a maximum theoretical download speed of 21Mbps. Its ...  [Read more]

Toshiba shines with world’s thinnest tablet at CES 2012
Friday, January 13th, 2012

The 2012 edition of Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas USA did not disappoint. Being the biggest platform for tech companies to show-off their latest innovations, a lot of new tablets (mostly running the Android OS) were among the announced. I have followed the news reports and one tablet that stood-out of the crowd was Toshiba's Excite x10. It is exciting. From PC World: This 10.1-inch tablet distinguishes itself as the only model that ...  [Read more]

TEDxDzorwulu to be held in Accra, Ghana
Thursday, December 8th, 2011

TEDxDzorwulu comes-up in Accra Ghana this Saturday 10th December 2011. Find the full press release from the organizers, below: On Saturday, December 10, 2010, from 8:00AM – 5PM GMT, the inaugural TEDxDzorwulu conference will be held at the African Regent Hotel in Accra Ghana on the theme: Think, Create and Innovate. TEDxDzorwulu will focus on innovation that has taken us beyond traditional thinking and is producing budding Entrepreneurs from ...  [Read more]

Harnessing the full power of WordPress for multimedia publishing – WordCamp CT 2011
Sunday, October 9th, 2011

WordCamp Cape Town 2011 was informative and exciting. I had the opportunity to attend a blog camp that was focused exclusively on WordPress. WordPress is the software that powers this blog, as well as millions of other websites around the world. WordCamp Cape Town was split into two tracks: publisher and technical. I was privileged to speak at the publisher track though I spent most of the day at the developer track. The galaxy of speakers ...  [Read more]

WordCamp Cape Town 2011
Sunday, July 31st, 2011

WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. There have been dozens of such events around the globe in the past, and there will be WordCamps for as long as WordPress continues to exist in its current shape and form. WordCamp Cape Town has been scheduled for 15th September 2011 and will serve as a platform for discussing the latest trends in WordPress, targeting developers and publishers alike. The event fee is only R135 ...  [Read more]

Challenges of Shopping Online in Nigeria
Friday, July 15th, 2011

I got the following message from a reader of this blog: Good day Mr. Ajao. I am a post graduate student at the university of Northampton, United kingdom, studying MA International Marketing Strategy. I am really proud as I see a Nigerian like you writing good articles on current issues on the internet. I have read about 4 of your articles and I must that I am very impressed. You are making us proud here in the United Kingdom. After reading one ...  [Read more]

The rebirth of Ghana’s .gh domain name system?
Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

.gh is the country code Top-Level Domain name (cc-TLD) for the Republic of Ghana. Introduced in 1995, it is currently managed by a private company in Accra Ghana. This company sponsored the .gh domain with ICANN (the international body for managing domains) and currently serves as the registry and registrar, simultaneously. Although .gh is intended for use by entities in Ghana, it is poorly patronized due to poor awareness on the part of the ...  [Read more]

Effective Blogging: HOW to make your blog mobile-friendly
Sunday, June 26th, 2011

This blog post is part of a series of blog posts focused on how to blog more effectively. In an earlier post in the Effective Blogging series, I made a case for why every blogger should have a mobile-friendly version of their blog. In this post, I would be highlighting how to make your blog mobile-friendly. The key to displaying your blog nicely on the screen of mobile web devices is the mobile theme. A mobile theme is basically a collection ...  [Read more]

Esoko Tech Showcase. The BackStory.
Friday, June 24th, 2011

I was invited to cover the Tech Showcase of Esoko's 3rd Annual Partner Conference. The Tech Showcase was a segment of the larger partners' gathering. Esoko Partners are their international clients who have paid to use Esoko software in their respective countries. I was able to gather information that I would be sharing in the next few days. Since the information is much, I have decided to split it into multiple parts. The first part would be ...  [Read more]

Esoko Tech Showcase. The BackStory.
Friday, June 24th, 2011

I was invited to cover the Tech Showcase of Esoko's 3rd Annual Partner Conference. The Tech Showcase was a segment of the larger partners' gathering. Esoko Partners are their international clients who have paid to use Esoko software in their respective countries. I was able to gather information that I would be sharing in the next few days. Since the information is much, I have decided to split it into multiple parts. The first part would be ...  [Read more]