Thursday, 10 August 2017

How to activate Glo free data day offer

How to activate Glo free data day offer


Good news to Glo customers, the leading ISP in Nigeria have declared Friday 11th August 2017 as the first free data day. 
The free data package was recently launch by Glo to enable it customers enjoy free data once in a seven days period. 

The offer  allows subscribers to access the Internet for a whole day once they meet the  voice and data threshold within seven days. 

In a statement made by the  company Zonal Business Coordinator, Lagos, Adebola Omoboya  
“We appreciate the essence of the internet in contemporary world. We are through this product empowering our customers in an unprecedented way in their business, social and educational pursuits”,
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He also went further to explain that 
"When a customer qualifies for the offering, he would be able to enjoy free data usage anytime that day. This unique initiative is first in Nigeria and unveils a new level of freedom to use data. Now the customers can enjoy this free data on the world class new 4G LTE network of Glo,” 

How to activate the Glo free data day 

You don't need to opt-in or subscribe to any package before you can enjoy  free data day, all you have to do is use N250 or more on voice calls or use at least N150 or more on voice calls and minimum of 100MB on data preceeding seven days before the award for free data. 
You will be notified when you qualified for the free data day.  

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Enjoy the new Airtel  Ovajara 8x bonus on SmartConnect 4.0

Enjoy the new Airtel Ovajara 8x bonus on SmartConnect 4.0


Airtel Nigeria is out with another offer to thrill it customers, the new offer which is name Ovajara 8x gives you 8x times value on your recharge including data bonus every month. 

Who can enjoy the offer?

The bonus  from the SmartConnect 4.0 package is hashtag #overjaraback2seder, it is introduced to draw more customers to the Airtel network, your guess is as good as mine, the offer is made for new customers while existing customers will keep enjoying other SmartConnect 4.0 package. 

Airtel Nigeria, chief commercial officer,  Ahmad Mokhles said With the revamped SmartConnect package, Airtel is putting power in the hands of telecoms consumers so that they can do much more, achieve much more and actualize their dreams,” 

The Airtel Ovajara is categories into three segment, this is how it works, when you make a recharge of N200 you get 8x bonus value which is a total of N1600. 
The first bonus is for Airtel calls, the second bonus to call other networks and the their goes for data. 

Furthermore, if you recharge N200 you will receive N500 for voice call, N500 for data, N200 to call family& friends and N200 social media (WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook and BBM) with the main N200 recharge untouched. 

A recharge of N1000 will give you N2,500 bonus to call other networks, N2500 bonus on data worth 500MB and N1000 airtime to call your registered family &friends number. You will also be given N1000 to access  social media and N1000 data bonus at the end of the month. 

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The main Airtime account will remain valid until it  is exhausted while the bonus account have a 7-days validity period. 
Note that new subscribers will only get the Ovajara bonus for the first three months, and any recharge less than N200 will not attract any data bonus at the end of the month. 

How to subscribe to Airtel Ovajara 8x bonus 

Like i stated above, only new subscribers are entitled to this package. 
In other to start enjoying the Ovajara 8x bonus, buy and registered a new Airtel sim and recharge your line with at least N200 by dialing *126*PIN#

How to check Ovajara account. 

To check your Ovajara 8x bonus account, dial *123#

If you have questions or currently enjoying the new offer, kindly share your experience by using the comment box. 
See the new Intel 18-corei9 spec, release date &  price

See the new Intel 18-corei9 spec, release date & price

Intel announce  it new core i9 x-series family  at complex 2017, it comes with more cores than the old core i7 HEDT CPU.
The CPU is available in four cores from 12 to 18-cores being the highest of them all, and aim at targeting the desktop market with more power and speed. 

Core i9 speed and performance 

The core i9 in no doubt is about to steal the attention from the much awaited AMD Threadripper, when it comes to performance the CPU plays an important role, it is determine by how much power and speed it can deliver.

Release date.

The four cores chip are ready to hit the market soon, haven reveal the clock speeds and TDP power estimates, the 12-core Core i9-7920X will launched in August 28, while the 14-, 16-, and 18-core Core i9 chips will be available by September 25. 
Though the 18-core Core i9 chip is coming a little early than it previous date,  it was expected to ship in October. 

Intel has announce that all the clock speed in the core i9 x-series family are unlock and waiting to be overclock. 
Below are the summary of the core counts and clock speed of the core i9 x-series family.

 Core i9 
Core i9-7960X: 2.8GHz, 4.4GHz burst 
(16 cores-32 threads) 
Core i9-7940X: 3.1GHz, 4.4GHz burst
(14 cores-28 threads) 
Core i9-7920X: 3.1GHz, 4.4GHz burst
(12 cores-24 threads) 
Core i9-7900X: 3.3GHz, 4.5GHz burst
(10 cores-20 threads) 

Core i9 extreme edition 
Core i9-7980XE: 2.6GHz, 4.4GHz burst 
(18 cores-36 threads) 

Cost of core i9 x-series chip 

The chipset comes with a starting price of $999 to $1,999 in the order of performance. 
The tCore i9-7980X, extreme edition is said to be the most expensive chip  with a high price tag of $1,999.

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The core i9 chip is made to carry out intensive multitasking job like virtual reality, gaming etc, with the price tag place on it, it goes to shows the chip is not made for everyone, unless you really need to perform some task listed above. 


The new Intel core i9 with 18-cores and 36 threads is faster than 10-cores chip found in the corei7 x-series, and can compete with the new AMD Threadripper,if speed and performance is a priority, don't hesitate to get it. 

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

UmiDigi S price & specifications

UmiDigi S price & specifications


If you've been looking for a cool premium device with all the latest features at an affordable price, UmiDigi S is the right device that fits into the category we talking about. 
UmiDigi S features an octa-core processor with two cameras at the back that supports 4k video recording, it also runs on Android 7.0 nougat, with a huge battery capacity to enable user spend more time enjoying the device. 

key specifications of UmiDigi S phone 

  • 5.5-inch screen, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • Andriod 7 Nougat, (Umi Os) 
  • 2.3GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 with 4GB RAM
  • 13MP+5MP dual back camera and 5MP front camera.
  • 64GB internal storage, up to 256GB SD
  • 4000mAh battery 

UmiDigi S design & display 

UmiDigi S spot a full metal-body premium design, the body of the device is anti-dirt, anti-scratch and silk smooth to fit perfectly in your arms, UmiDigi S is slim and not too bulky with a body thickness of 0.82cm and weighs 168g. It is also available in black and Gold color. 

It features a 2.5D curve 5.5-inch  FHD touch screen with a 1920*1080 pixels display resolution. The screen is covered with corning gorilla glass 4 to protect from scratch or stains. 

UmiDigi S Hardware, Camera & software 

It is powered with an advance MTK Helio P20 chipset with 64bit - 2.3GHz CPU  Cortex-A53 Processor. Graphic is handled by ARM Mali-T880 MP2 900MHz. 

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UmiDigi S support 4G RAM to increase performance and 64GB storage capacity, expandable up to 256GB SD card. 
It runs on a  stable and optimise UMIDIGI OS base on Android 7.0 nougat operating system. 

UmiDigi S adopts  13MP + 5MP dual cameras at the back with LED flash, it also supports 4k video recording. The front camera spots a 5MP for selfie and video call. 

Other features 

It supports 4G Lte fast  network, dual sim option, Bluetooth 4.1,USB type-C port, GPS and WiFi. It has an inbuilt 4000mAh Li-polymer battery. 

UmiDigi S price &  availability 

UmiDigi S is available for sale at $199,you can order for it on Tomtop, aliexpress or Gearbest. 
The device is certain to go on sale on jumia, and it price range in Nigeria will range between 71,000 to 75,000.

UmiDigi S full specifications 

2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)


Size: 5.5inches
Resolution:1920 x 1080 pixels 
Multitouch: Yes

OS Android OS, v7. 0nougat  
CPU:  MTK Helio P20, 2.3GHz processor 
GPU: Mali-T880 MP2 900MHz
Skin : UmiDigi OS 

64GB internal storage 
Card slotmicroSD, up to 256GB

Primary:13.0MP + 5.0MP  dual  LED flash
Secondary: 5MP 

Bluetooth: v4. 1
WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
GPS: Yes
USB: Type-C port

Capacity: 4000mAh
Keystone bank launch USSD code for offline mobile banking

Keystone bank launch USSD code for offline mobile banking


Mobile banking was introduced to make banking service easier for customers, a lot of banks have adopted the new banking method, the likes of GTB, Access bank and UBA to mention a few have been using this feature. 

Recently, Keystone bank have also join the league of banks operating mobile banking, this feature allows Keystone bank users to carry out transactions on their mobile phones by dialing  the  *533# USSD code, Banking has been made easy as it allows customers to send money, pay bills, buy recharge cards, Bank transfer and also perform other basic bank transactions without the use of Internet. 

The bank Acting managing director, Mr Bakare said“This gap made our next move a no-brainer, especially since it has become a competitive tool in the industry. We appreciate that a key success factor for any commercial bank in today’s competitive market is electronic banking which helps to drive the retail banking strategy, and we are focusing extensively on this to achieve our objective". 

He also added that “We have worked assiduously on the electronic support platform over the last couple of months and subsequently secured relevant regulatory approval for our own USSD or short code.
“As we launch this product, we stand to be counted in the industry to ensure our customers continue to have confidence in the bank and have every reason to improve patronage as we offer them convenient service comparable to, and even better than what is offered by competitors,”

To start using the mobile banking USSD code, your number must be link to your account, in case you're not using the number all you have to do is go to your branch and register it. 

To perform top up, dial *533*Amount#, you can also do a top up for a  third party sim by dialing *533*Amount*phone number#
 Customers are required to input their 4-digit PIN password to initiate the process. 

Perform clean boot in Windows 7/8.0 /10

Perform clean boot in Windows 7/8.0 /10


Most of us are familiar with safe mode in Windows where you restart your computer and start pressing the F8 key on your keyboard, the clean boot state is different from it. 

When you start your computer, several applications and programm run at the background which includes antivirus application, system  utility applications and basic system processes. 
These applications and services tend to cause software conflict when trying to install some applications on your windows computer. 

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When you experience such errors, the clean boot state is performe to troubleshoot the windows problem, it uses a minimum set of startup program and service to help eliminate software conflict issues that occur while trying to install a program. 
This post will show you how to perform a clean boot on Windows 7,8.0,8.1/10 to resolve conflicting application errors on your  computer. 

How to perform clean boot 

1.Press win+R key on your keyboard to open run, now  type msconfig and click enter to open System Configuration

2. On General tab, select start up and untick load start up system. 

3. Now, click on service tab in system configuration and select hide all  Microsoft services, after that click on disable all box. 

4. Click on OK /apply and restart your computer,you've successful put your windows into clean boot state. 

How to troubleshoot software conflict 

Once the computer have restart into a clean boot environment, you can go ahead and install or uninstall the program again. 

How to restart computer back to normal startup

When you're done with the installation process , you can now restart your computer in normal mode. 
Simply press Win+R key to open run, type msconfig and click enter to open System Configuration

In general tab, select normal startup,then move to service tab and uncheck hide all Microsoft service, click on the enable box. 

Click on OK/Apply and restart computer back to normal mode. 
If you're still unable to unistall or install a program , you can contact me via email for your software issues. 
Dell Inspiron 15R (N5110) Beep codes indicator &  common fix

Dell Inspiron 15R (N5110) Beep codes indicator & common fix


When you power on a laptop, it goes through a set of diagnostic test to make sure all components are working correctly, the process which it goes through to perform this action is called POST or power on self test. 

Whenever any of the test fails while powering on the laptop is program to notify the user with POST codes which includes beep codes , light codes. 
For  diagnosis of beep codes, you need to restart the laptop if it is already on or listen to the numbers of beep codes to identify where the problem is coming from. 

How to identify Dell Inspiron 15R beep codes 

In other to rectify the issue with beep codes, you need to understand what each beep codes means, below are the list of Dell Inspiron 15R (N5110) Beep Codes. 

Possible number of beep
Possible causes
BIOS ROM checksum in progress or failure
System board failure, covers BIOS corruption or ROM errors.
No Memory (RAM) detected
Memory or Memory slot failure
chipset Error (North and South bridge error, DMA/IMR/Timer error)
Time-Of-Day Clock test failure
Gate A20 failure
Super I/O chip failure
Keyboard controller test failure
System board failure
Memory read / write failure
Memory failure
Real Time Clock (RTC) power fail
CMOS battery failure
Video BIOS test failure
Video subsystem failure
CPU Cache test failure
Processor failure

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It's one thing to identify where the fault comes from and it's another thing to solve the problem, in case they might be too complicated for you, I'll suggest you take your Inspiron 15R (N5110) to a computer engineer for possible fix but if you can handle it then this are the common fix of Inspiron 15R (N5110) beep codes. 

Common fix of Dell Inspiron 15R beep codes 

1 Beep: Replace the motherboard

2 Beeps: clean and reseat the memory or replace the memory.

3 Beeps: Replace the motherboard 

4 Beeps: clean and reseat the memory or replace the memory.

5 Beeps: Replace with new CMOS battery.

6 Beeps: Replace the video card or replace the motherboard 

7 Beeps: Reseat or replace the CPU.

8 Beeps: Reseat the LCD cable or replace the LCD screen.

In the case of replacing with new motherboard, you can contact a laptop engineer to see if there is anything that can be done to fix it, if you're in Lagos, Nigeria you can contact me to check and fix your Dell Inspiron  15R (N5110) laptop for you at affordable price.Reach me via email,