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Artificial Intelligence The next big thing in the technology world is artificial intelligence (AI). Big tech organisations like Apple and Google are aggressively investing in AI. Google has been partnering Oxford University to expand Artificial Intelligence. Some examples of everyday AI include iPhone Siri and Microsoft Windows 10 Cortana.

Before going further, it will not be out of place to define AI. Wikipedia simply describes AI as ‘intelligence exhibited by machine”. It further explained that the term AI is applied when a machine mimics cognitive functions that humans associate with other human minds such as learning and problem solving. Now AI is trending. Below are 5 things you should know about AI as it would soon become an important part of our daily life just like social media.

AI was coined in 1956

The first ever mention of AI was in 1956. John McCarthy was famously quoted at a conference at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire as saying: ‘As soon as it works, no one calls it Artificial Intelligence.” Since its mention, AI has pretty much been evolving to become a popular phenomenon today.

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Android 7.0 Nougat for Samung Galaxy

South Korean tech giant, Samsung has finally started rolling out the latest Android 7.0 Nougat update to its devices.
The heavily flawed S7 and the S7 edge have already started receiving the Nougat updates while others will have to wait a little while for the update to hit their devices.

A list however was made available by the company stating mobile phones that would be next in line for the Android 7.0.

Check the confirmed list of Samsung devices to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update below: – 

1. Galaxy S6

2. Galaxy S6 Edge 

3. Galaxy S6 Edge Plus 

4. Galaxy Note 5

5. Galaxy Tab A with S Pen

6. Galaxy Tab S2 (LTE Unlock)

7. Galaxy A3

8. Galaxy A8 

The updates are expected to come between now and June 2017. 

Other Samsung devices might be added to the list but as for now. These 8 devices including the S7 and S7 Edge will receive the Nougat update. 

Facebook

Facebook is the biggest social media network in the world. With over a billion followers, many people can barely survive a day without visiting the platform. It is now an important component in our lives. It has bridged the communication gap and provide real-time news unlike the past when traditional media was hugely relied upon for information dissemination.

Today, both Facebook (social media) and traditional media go pari-passu. Although Facebook has become a key feature in our lives, there is so much to know about the platform. Jovago.com, Africa’s No 1 hotel booking portal shares 5 proven facts you did not know about Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook.

350 million photos are uploaded daily

According to a research carried out by Nokia, over 350 million photos are posted on Facebook daily. In addition, as at last year December, more than 250 billion images have been uploaded also. In other words, 4,000 pictures are posted every second. An incredible feat for a company barely five years old.

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Instagram

A blog post by Instagram officially confirmed the evolution of the photo sharing network with a brand new look, feel and logo.

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The info reads;

Today we’re introducing a new look. You’ll see an updated icon and app design for Instagram. Inspired by the previous app icon, the new one represents a simpler camera and the rainbow lives on in gradient form.

You’ll also see updated icons for our other creative apps: Layout, Boomerang and Hyperlapse.

We’ve made improvements to how the app looks on the inside as well. The simpler design puts more focus on your photos and videos without changing how you navigate the app.

The Instagram community has evolved over the past five years from a place to share filtered photos to so much more — a global community of interests sharing more than 80 million photos and videos every day. Our updated look reflects how vibrant and diverse your storytelling has become.

Cheers to the new Instagram!

 ways your Phone can Save your Life

We get to appreciate what our phones can do for us when we are in situations where our phones become our saviour in very desperate situations.

Below are ways your Phone can Save your Life.

p1Send text when you cannot call

Why send a text message when you can make a call? But there are some places in Nigeria where  communication network  is unstable and always fluctuating. Hence, you have no choice than to result to text message to reach whoever you want to call.

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Tools To Help you Build your Own Website

Tools To Help you Build your Own Website

The era of relying heavily on website designers to design and build a website has significantly declined. This is partly due to the fact that there are several online tools that can now help you build a website with little cost. Hence, rather than being dependent on website programmers, you can save some cash by building a decent-looking web page with little or no knowledge and Jovago.com, Africa’s No 1 hotel booking portal shares 5 tools that can help you build a website.

WordPress

WordPress is arguably the most popular website builder in the world. You can either use the free version or the paid one. Anyone you decide to use, there are many templates, themes, and plugins that can be downloaded for free or purchase at a premium one. WordPress is very easy to learn and you can design it yourself with the array of templates.

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We are basically fresh off of Christmas and it is already that time of year again – Valentine, the day set apart for love.  Single, hooked or married, no matter your situation, there is a man in your life who needs that special expression of love.

Nigerian men tend to become materialistic around valentine and analyze the Valentine’s gifts they receive from their sweethearts. So, in order not to leave him unsatisfied with a tie and wine, Jovago.com has selected 5 top techie gift options. As the saying goes, you can never go wrong with a tech gift with a guy.

Xbox One 500GB FIFA 16 bundle | Gifts For The Nigerian Man This Valentine

Xbox One 500GB FIFA 16 bundle

Offer a fusion of technology plus football, and you have the average Nigerian man’s fantasy gift! While this gift creates the risk of you losing even more of his attention, it proves to him that you really do love him and care that he has fun.

If you are smart, this gift can actually spice up your relationship! The brilliant Xbox One 500GB FIFA 16 bundle has options for multiple players and so you get the chance to beat him at his own game. All you need to do really is to continuously stick the pigskin past his goalie and into the onion bag. And when you are done thrashing him, you can make him tasty dinner and settle back on the sofa for an evening of romantic bliss.

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apple music

Apple has released an android version for it’s popular music app Apple Music. The app which is currently in it beta stages is now available for download via google play store.

Apple Music competes with other music services like Spotify, Deezer and the rest. The app is free for the first three months thereafter users will be required to pay $9.99 to continue to use the service.

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Head on to the google play store if you wish have a taste of Apple Music on your Android device.

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World biggest search engine, Google turned 17 today and as you might have the noticed the Google doddle to celebrate this. Google was started 17 years ago by Larry Page  23  and Sergey Brin 24, who were Ph.d students at the Stanford University. The idea of Larry and Sergey was to sell their idea for $1 million but nobody did so they carried on with their project.

In 1997, Yahoo also turned down an offer to buy Google… Right now Google makes more than Yahoo…Big Loss for Yahoo’ …

Happy Birthday Google