In 2019, 266,000 POS agents with 5.3 million customers processed a total of 377.3 million transactions valued at ₦5.1 trillion. With all stats and values, do you still feel (in)secured making transactions at POS points?
The Centre for Space Transport and Propulsion (CSTP) a technical arm of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) launches test rockets and the preparation to make a booster capable of launching Satellites from Nigeria soil come 2030. Are they well equipped, funded and technically prepared?
After weather concerns which led to scrubbing of the Nov 14th Crew-1 mission, the spacecraft finally set sail atop the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday November 15, 2020. Hit the play button for more as we prepare for Crew-2 mission.
Facebook's idea of a unified world using its Libra digital currency may have suffered some setbacks but the company is not giving up. WhatsApp pay has been granted approval to upscale payment from 1 million to 20 million accounts in the India market. What is the journey so far?
Will the new mac books powered by Apple silicon outperform the high end laptops running on Intel processors?
Apple stopped listing macs carrying intel processors on its store. If you still wanna get dem intel variants, you would need to pay more.
2020 is packed with amazing things in tech and space irrespective of the horrors of the pandemic. NASA crew-1 mission is scheduled for Saturday, November 5, 2020. Another static fire test on SN8 and the launch of a 6G enabled satellite by China.
Do you know BEDC gets only 9% of the total transmitted electricity in Nigeria? This meagre sum covers Ondo, Edo, Ekiti and Delta State.
A new tariff system has been introduced with customers disaggregated on 5 bands - BAND A, B, C, D, E. Michael Barnabas, BEDC Public Relations Officer, Ondo State beams light on this as well as the mass metering program by the FG.
The SpaceX Dragon Capsule (no.207) for the NASA Crew-1 mission has been dubbed "Resilience" by the astronauts.
The Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon with Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi is now set to liftoff from LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center, FL, on 14 November 2020 at 19:49 EST (23:49 UTC
Adobe Flash is dying and would be laid to rest on December 31st, 2020. A breath of fresh air into the new year. But Microsoft has released a tool to rid it from its OS. Find out more here.
Thumbnail - petaPixel
With the SN8 successful cryo test and an already scheduled static fire test using three raptor engines, we are moments away from the evitable 15km flight test of the starship prototype SN8.
Music Credit - NASA - How We Are Going - Lava Sound Studios
Another launch is scheduled for Sunday, October 18th, 2020. The 14th Starlink mission will send another 60 batches of satellites to Low Earth Orbit (LEO).
Music Credit - NASA - How We Are Going to the Moon - Lava Sound Studios
The new service-based tariff (SBT) introduced by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) will group customers into 5 bands depending on the number of hours of electricity they can afford.
Listeners also called in to give their opinions and complaints. Amazing episode.
Peacocks Guitar Band - Edikwansa
This is not your regular sweet English episode but it may answer your questions.
UHD - 2 * (1920 by 1080) = 3840 by 2160p
4K resolution - 2 * 2k resolution (2048 by 1080) = 4096 by 2160p
Most of the TV makers sell the UHD narrative cox both UHD and 4k are 2160p.
Is getting an 8k TV necessary in 2020? Hit the play button to find out.
In this first episode of "All things Elon", I covered updates from the Saocom 1B launch, Starlink Mission 12, Updates from Neuralink, Boca Chica, and lots more.
Weaver at the Loom - Bombardment Society Founder
This update covers tech news from Sony (PS5), Apple vs Fortnite, Malicious Android Apps you should uninstall now, Nvidia GeForce RTX 30X series, and lots more.
ODESZA - A Moment Apart (Full Album)
Not all icons make it to the headlines but they remain superheroes to the many who know them personally and those whose doggedness to life inspired us all. Femi Akinsiku was a good friend who inspired on a one-on-one basis and Chadwick inspires me across continents.
Cheers to the memories and their impacts on our lives.
Music Credits -
* Don't Wish Your Life Away (From the Original Motion Picture Fantasy Island)
* Chadwick Boseman Tribute by Samuel Kim Music
After a successful SN6 static fire test on Sunday, August 23, 2020, the same will attempt to hop like the SN5 in the 150m Hop and Landing test scheduled for Friday, August 28th, 2020 (with backups on 29/30th).
Sound - The XX Intro
Man has not arrived at a fully digital age. But this is certain, we are closer than ever.
Neuralink, the brainchild of Elon Musk is a brain-machine interface (BMI) that will shape the future and in many ways enhance humans.
Hit the play button to know all about Neuralink.
Soundtrack - ODESZA - A Moment Apart Album
Work keeps progressing at SpaceX Boca Chica facility with the Superheavy High Bay reaching level 4. Some updates on the SN5, SN6, SN7, and SN8.
SN6 may have more flight tests in other to simplify and make flights easy for the Starship.
Samsung promises 3yrs generation of Android updates on its S, N, and Z Flip series. Microsoft promises the same on its Surface Duo (foldable phone). This way, users can hold their devices a little more longer rather than rushing each year to buy a new device due to OS updates.
As we welcome home Bob and Doug, the first crew on the SpaceX Demo-2 mission, the Crew 1 mission is slated for the end of September.
Four astronauts will be ferried to the ISS by SpaceX.
It's an amazing 2020!
Nothing seems to be slowing Samsung down as it launches new devices -
Note 20 & Note 20 ultra, Earbuds, watch 3, Tab S7, and the announcement of Galaxy Z fold 2.
I am happy yet sad. Want to know why? Hit the play button.
SpaceX records an amazing feat yet again as the Starship SN5 static fire tests and 150meters Hop and landing test are successful. So, what next?
Dive into this episode to find out.
Soundtrack - Spacex Music - Crew
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) issued an indefinite suspension notice to the final year student who is reported to have hacked the Premium Times website using it's IT network. In this episode, I have dropped my thoughts too.
Music - Weaver at the Loom - Bombardment Society Founder
Gionee is set for a come back with news of a new device that would pack 10,000mAH of battery. Will battery size be enough reason to buy this device and can they compete with the new realities of flagships?
The tech giants were grilled over their market power, monopoly, copying competitors, and threatening their rivals thereby putting them out of business. Hit the play button and do not forget to drop your thoughts on Facebook (Talk Tech Nigeria).
Correction *** Jeff Bozos is at the top of the billionaire list with about $179Billion as at this time.
Launched Thursday, July 30, 2020, the Perseverance Rover (alongside the Ingenuity) is on it's way to the red planet. It would land on Mars February 18, 2021.
For details of this mission and more, hit the play button.
Intro - NASA - We are going
Embedded SIMs have been in use since 2016 (global release), but MTN (a network carrier in Nigeria) just launched support for it. What is it about and what benefits does this bring to the table?
Hit the play button.
So, I did that thing where the audience calls in to tell me the new tech updates.
This update is a shared effort from me and the audience Phone-in.
Cool right? #ApplePatent #WhatsApp #DarkMode #iPhone12
Fearless Motivation - Let the Past be the Past - Song Mix (Epic Music)
Few updates covered on this episode include:
1. PWAs and it's future ahead of Chrome 84, 85, & 86 releases.
2. OPay shutting down some of its services temporarily
3. MTN launches 5G in South Africa with four spectrum bands
For details, hit the play button.
So many fusses on social media and other media regarding the "coronavirus app" that has been forcefully installed on our iPhones or Android devices. This podcast sheds more light on the API and it's usefulness moving forward.
There is growing need to protecting your online services and identity. Since our devices are an extension of ourselves, it is important to secure them using Two-factor authentication (2FA) and 2SV (two-step verification).
Most people mix the meaning of bits and bytes and how it translates into data and data transfer. I also dropped some tips on how to manage and preserve your internet data. This episode comes very handily!
Nigerian born Adekunle Oluwaseun is a 17 years secondary school graduate who wants to be a medical doctor but has a strong passion for tech and space exploration.
Talking tech & space exploration was fun with him.
Audio Backdrops - NASA (we are going)
While the federal government has set up guidelines and charges as regards the RoW as it affects Telcos, it appears some states in Nigeria are not seeing the long-term benefits of reducing their RoW charges. This episode will explain RoW and how it affects broadband penetration in Nigeria.
This episode starts with one of the greatest space speeches delivered by John F. Kenney on September 12, 1962, at Rice Stadium, Houston, Texas.
Then also the updates as regards the scrubbed Launch. A cherry on the top answering the question, "What is Internation Space Station, ISS?"
** Corrected - Shuttle took off at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A, Merritt Island, Florida
Soundtrack - NASA (We are NASA - Lava Sound Studios)
Windows would discontinue support for 32bits computers, Facebook launches Shops for Small Businesses, Burundi cuts off internet to WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook ahead of its elections, ... and many more in this update.
A new device called CORONAOVEN used to decontaminate surfaces, Samsung working on the Galaxy S30 ahead of 2021, Google Pixel 4a release date shifted, and many much more in this update.
Do feel free to drop a review email@example.com.
The FG wants to scale up the households that would benefit from the COVID19 N20,000 palliative. An additional 1 million using three methods; Social Register, BVN and Airtime Recharge. Want to hear what people think about that?
"...we have therefore made the assessment that #COVID19 can be characterized as a pandemic. Pandemic is not a word to use lightly or carelessly. It's a word that if misused can cause unreasonable fear or unjustified acceptance that the fight is over leading to unnecessary suffering and death..."
~ WHO director-general Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
March 11, 2020
Myself and Layo Isaac was talking about the virus around 5PM on the radio. Less than 12hrs later, The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, Nigeria. The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be reported in Nigeria.
The UN health agency on Feb 11th, 2020 announced that "COVID-19" will be the official name of the deadly virus from China, saying the disease represented a "very grave threat" for the world but there was a "realistic chance" of stopping it.
As contained in the Financial Bill passed on January 13, 2020, the VAT (Value Added Tax) has been increased from 5% to 7.5% and this took effect from February 1, 2020. What is the inmplication? This is my two cent on a dollar thoughts on it. Hit the play button!
Soundtrack: Anthem of inspiration (No Copyright)
You may have seen scary videos of people using a hammer on a screen after a "Nano Liquid" was applied. But does this actually make the phone a superman? Hit the Play Button to find out.
Soundtrack: Royalty-Free Music - Epic inspiring cinematic monumental emotional orchestral
The 2019 CoronaVirus (2019-nCoV) is more contagious than SARS and as of today January 30th, it has killed over 170 people with over 7,700 reported cases of infection, but is Nigeria ready when it breaks in?
Soundtrack: Water NO Get Enemy - Fela Kuti
What if I told you there are very very small particles of plastics in your body system?
Would you work hard to stop using plastics to save the future?
Then listen to this episode to get the what, how, why, and when!
Soundtrack: Fela - Water No Get Enemy || Cover art
Information base: TED-Ed || China & Plastics || California bill on plastic || Intro to Microplastic || Dr. Macaulay Babajide Milton
This episode is a tribute to Windows 7
We are mourning the finals of Windows 7'S existence. It started October 2009 and the journey ends January 14, 2020.
So, for the almost 400million users still using Win7, what next?
In this podcast, I shared stated my opinion of the subject based on the current trend and also in line with the British company Geomiq offering $130,000 for interested people to sign-up to have their faces used as the face of their upcoming robots. This is not a sophisticated conversation but my little cent. #Humanoid #Robots
A company, Geomiq is willing to pay interested people $130,000 (about N46,000,000) for their faces to be the face of numerous robots worldwide. This podcast will crack you up as Nigerians want the N46m for different reasons. #talktechng #Robots #Geomiq #Humanoid
Temitope Odeyomi Adeniyi is a Masters' degree holder and co-founder of TechBridge Consulting. Hit the play button to find out more why she is a special guest in this month's edition of women in technology.
Marvelous Akinloye is a 17 years old secondary school graduate of Oyemekun Grammar School, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. The boy genius has an innovative mindset and some of his tech solutions will amaze you.
In this episode, Henry Friday Oriji, an expert who designs, fabricates and installs made in Nigeria inverters explains the difference between a made in Nigeria Inverter and a foreign-made inverter. He also explains explicitly why he believes Nigerians should patronize inverters made in Nigeria.
Henry is the Lead Engineer and CEO of HENROTION SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES.
In this episode, I highlighted some business concepts and tech tools to deploy in your business. How to use the existing tools to grow your business and some skills needed to keep you in business/reduce your chances of getting fired due to automation. I hope this broadens your mind.
In this podcast, I opened the phone line for listeners to tell me what future spec of tech they would like to have. I laughed to the point of almost crying. You can also drop yours by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
In this episode, myself and Shola Kenny (co-anchor) talk about all you need to know about inverter, solar inverter, panels, load calculation and what type of inverter set-up is suitable for your home, business or company.
#ShoKennySolutions #TalkTechng #FemiGreaterheights #EmpireRadio1045
This month's edition of Women In Technology (WITECH) features Yetunde Oluwabunmilayo Ogunlola, a 400 computer science undergraduate of FUTA.
2D& 3D Games and Argument Reality with Unity/C#,
Graphics design with Coreldraw & Photoshop
Whiteboard animation with Video scribe,
#AR #VR #PHP #WomenInTech #oluwabunmilayo
credit: Published Graphics Geeks
To celebrate the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landings, here's some previously unseen animated footage. These unbelievable clips were animated from still photographs, using Adobe Photoshop. Recreating high-definition color video that wasn't possible in the 1960s.
#Apollo #talktechng #talktechnigeria
Considering owning or flying a drone and wondering if there are guidelines and permits to be filed?
This podcast will enlighten you as a drone owner or a drone pilot!!
Getting a permit for a UAV - NCAA
Dos and Don'ts - click here TechPoint
This edition of WITech on Talk Tech features Mrs. Opeyeoluwa Bibiresanmi (wife, mother of two and a professional photographer) and Yetunde Mabel Olusuyi (content developer and social media manager). Both ladies share their stories, success pointers and their role in the tech space.
They also offered free mentoring/training to ladies in their space as well.
#WITech #talktechng #opedavids #cyberoceans #ClaraHair
You may wanna listen to the specs review of the 2019 Tecno Flagship phone before you head down to stores to get it. Also, some questions relating to smartphones from one or two callers was treat as well.
Libra is a digital currency from the stables of Facebook and Calibra is a digital wallet which Facebook intends to monetize the Libra. All things being equal, Libra is set to launch first quater of 2020.
This episode features Omole Grace Olayinka and John Zoe.
Grace is currently a 400 level student of the mathematical sciences department, Federal University of Technology, Akure with stacks in HTML, CSS, JQuery, React and still has intentions on delving into UI/UX and Data science.
Zoe is a programs manager at Premier Hub Innovation Centre, Akure.
Quite an exciting moment bringing a lady unto the spotlight.
Tessa Thompson was only 14 when the first MIB (Men In Black) hit the screens and today, she is playing the lead role in the same movie. I believe this is a dream come for her. Get more movie juices by hitting the play button!
In this podcast, we decided to get opinions and contributions from some Nigerians who are eager to see what this "soon to be launched" crime fighting app from the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have in stall for them.
Apple Mac pro with a 1.5TB RAM and an afterburner processing images to a tune of 6.3billion pixels per second. This podcast brings to your ears the latest from the WorldWide Developers Conference 2019.
In this episode, Samuel Ajayi, an information Analyst and tech enthusiast dissects the trade war between US and China and explains the fate of Huawei amidst this "not ending soon" war.
Also joined in the conversation is Chris Focus.
In this episode, Mr. Ajaja Kayode, HVAC and MD/CEO at AJKAY TECHNICAL SERVICES LTD brought his 28 years wealth of experience and dealt with major questions surrounding Air condition.
Kindly listen and share.
In this episode, I did specs review on the new HP OMEN X 2S Gaming Laptop (world's first dual screen gaming PC), Lenovo Foldable PC (world's first foldable pc) and finally One Plus 7 and 7 pro smartphones.
These are just surface spec review and not a hands-on review.
Imagine the dangers posed driving during the dry season. Now imagine the dangers driving when its raining. This episode of the podcast focuses on some life hacks to reduce road accidents during the rainy season.
An average lightning bolt transmits about one billion volts of electricity. It is important to keep the following information about safety during the rainy season closely. This short episode focuses on lightning during rainfall.
Data security is a big deal now. Managing how we navigate online and how our web habits translates to a secured social media cannot be overemphasized. This is a podcast to shed more light on more ways to secure your online social accounts aside the conventional username and password channels.
Why are start-ups likely to fail in their first year?
In this episode Kitan David talks about SMEs, MSMEs and how they can apply tech in their business for exponential growth. Also, tools needed to stay ahead in a world soon fast ravaged by autonomous systems and machines.
Workable business models adaptable to Akure and the Nigerian ecosystem.
Enjoy this exciting podcast .
In this episode Alexander Tosin talks about 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G broadband. Importance of internet data in technological advancement. Other key words mentioned includes packets, LAN, WAN, MAN, Base station and factors affecting signal propagation.
Engr. Daniel Ale, a former lecturer in robotics and now a Senior Software Engineer joins in the conversation to dissect why a lot of Nigerians and maybe most part of humanity are scared when the word 'robots' are mentioned in relation to their livelihood.
Is Nigeria coming to the reality that AI (Artificial Intelligence) is coming and coming faster?
What kinds of jobs will easily be replaced?
Enjoy this edition of the podcast.
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