Edward Tagoe

The Lumia 535

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The Lumia 535

With the Lumia 535 now launched in Ghana, mobile users can have a taste of the smartphone experience at an affordable price. The phone runs the Windows Mobile OS and this comes with all the apps under the Microsoft umbrella. Apps such as Skype, Microsoft Office, One drive (15 GB free space is available when […]

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Microsoft Lumia to take 3 couples to Singapore

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Microsoft Lumia to take 3 couples to Singapore

What better place to spend the New Year (2015) than the beautiful South-Eastern Asian country of Singapore, home to the world’s most attractive tourist sites? With just some few weeks to Christmas, Microsoft Lumia, is offering beautiful and exciting Singapore to Ghanaians on a silver platter through its “#MakeItHappen” promotion, running now till the end […]

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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology receives $20.8M scholarship from the MasterCard Foundation

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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology receives $20.8M scholarship from the MasterCard Foundation

Higher Education in Africa has been given another boost by the MasterCard Foundation, one of the biggest muscles supporting education on the continent. The Foundation has spread its support to reach West, East and South African Universities with an $86.6 million funding. The beneficiary schools include Ghana’s very own Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and […]

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Edward Tagoe

Why we love selfies

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Why we love selfies

Selfies or self-portraits have been with us at least since the invention of the pinhole camera. You can take that as an exaggeration, but the truth is the selfie craze is not a new phenomenon, dating back to 1839 when Roberto Cornelius, a pioneer photographer took the earliest known selfie. At that time, you probably […]

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Removal of import duties on smartphones will not increase smartphone penetration. This is why!

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Removal of import duties on smartphones will not increase smartphone penetration. This is why!

Mobile phone penetration is high in Ghana. However smartphones form only 15% of this penetration. Communication is shifting from voice to data and mobile data is projected to grow 6.3 times between 2013 and 2018. It is being proposed that in order to increase smart phone penetration, and in line with Government’s policy of bridging […]

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Edward Tagoe

How to fix the Whatsapp problem on your Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL devices

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How to fix the Whatsapp problem on your Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL devices

Since June 9th, some owners of Nokia’s first set of android devices, Nokia X and XL have had the “device not supported error” each time they try to launch the popular chat application, Whatsapp. Although Nokia is working closely with Whatsapp to permanently resolve this issue, there are some few temporary measure one can take […]

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RetailTower : Seedstars Accra Regional Winner

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RetailTower : Seedstars Accra Regional Winner

Hanging in the RetailTower office in Accra is the start-up’s ticket, certifying its position as the regional winner in last year’s SeedstarsWorld competition. RetailTower, an e-commerce platform with more than 15,000 registered merchants, enables these merchants to promote their online stores across leading comparison shopping sites such as Amazon, Google, Shopify etc. The Retailtower team […]

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How to download Whatsapp and many more android app on your Nokia X

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How to download Whatsapp and many more android app on your Nokia X

After many rumors about the Nokia Normandy project which was said to produce Nokia phones running Android Operating Systems, Nokia launched its Nokia X at the Mobile World Congress 2014 held in February this year. The phone was later launched in Ghana in March at the Alisa Hotel. Though the Nokia X runs a forked […]

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TECNO cracks down on counterfeit handsets in Africa

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TECNO cracks down on counterfeit handsets in Africa

With the mobile phone manufacturer TECNO becoming more and more popular in African market, a great many of fake products appeared, threatening the benefits of the manufacturer, its distributors and dealers, local government and the customers as well. TECNO determined to offer a heavy blow to fake handsets in many countries in Africa, such as […]

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Android powered Nokia X Launches in Ghana

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Android powered Nokia X Launches in Ghana

Nokia has announced the introduction of the Nokia X Smartphone into the Ghanaian market a after it was launched to wide acclaim at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The dual sim android compatible device comes with a fresh, tile-based user interface inspired by the Lumia family as well as Fastlane to simplify and […]

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