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Cyber-thieves ‘target bargain hunters’

Cyber-thieves are preparing malware and spam campaigns in a bid to catch out retailers and shoppers during the run-up to Christmas, experts say. One gang had updated the sophisticated malware it used to target tills in stores, security company iSight said. There had also been an increase in spam and phishing emails crafted to catch out people seeking bargains. And some crime groups had made fakes copies of ...

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What do we mean by paying economic power Tariff?

The Minister for Power, this weekend, replayed the "I- Tune" version of my 2001 riff asking Ghanaians to pay more for power because our reliance on the Akosombo dam was well and truly over. “Akosombo Nkanea Asa” has been put more bluntly as “Ghanaians must brace themselves up and pay more for power,” How much more? was not disclosed by my brother Dr. Kwabena Donkor. However, I am more than pleased to offer ...

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The power of fragrance

Fragrance is a girl’s best friend. Even though it has been said diamonds are a girl’s best friend, Lux believes the real and first best friend of a girl is Fragrance. According to Dictionary.com, an online dictionary, Fragrance is defined as “a sweet or pleasant smell”, looking up some of its synonyms, words like perfume and scent came on display. Since time back, fragrance, scents or perfumes, however you ...

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Tigo gives GHS30,000 to Ghana Military Academy

Mobile telecommunications operator, Tigo Ghana, has donated a sum of GHS 30,000 to the Ghana Military Academy. The donation forms part of Tigo's continued support towards the training needs of the Military Academy. The donation which took place at the Military Academy and Training Schools (MATS), included a cheque and assortment of Tigo products worth GHS30,000. Presenting the cheque, the Director of Tigo B ...

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iPhone 7: UK release date, price, news and rumours – everything about Apple’s next phone

The Apple iPhone 6s was, as we all expected, a massive hit for the world’s most valuable company. Apple tinkered and changed a few things for its newest smartphone, introducing cool new features like 3D touch and Live Pictures. But it doesn't take long for the technology world to start speculating on what the next iteration will bring. Mere months after Apple's big event in San Francisco, internet rumours a ...

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Ghana to experience Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung Electronics dazzled the tech industry by announcing their innovative Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the Note 5 at the Unpacked event held in New York on August 13, 2015. The Galaxy Edge+ and Note 5 will soon be available for preview and pre-registration at selected locations and Samsung dealer shops in Ghana. The Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 blend form and function with industry leading features, i ...

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Try football if you can’t innovate, Africa’s ‘Bill Gates’ tells software copy-cats

CEO of SOFTribe Herman Kojo Chinery-Hesse is worried that the constant copying of  creative solutions among software developers is killing the spirit of innovation necessary for a flourishing App industry. In his characteristic tongue-in-the-cheek, Herman also known as Africa’s Bill Gates, told software copy-cats to “become a footballer if you are not an innovator. His advice was part of a power-point prese ...

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How good is a cheap smartphone?

From the £24,000 (about GHC120,000) Vertu Red Gold Black DLC to the £50 (about GHC250) Rook, the 2015 smartphone market seemingly has a device to suit every wallet. But do you get what you pay for? The Vertu comes with a super-robust sapphire display screen and boasts 64GB of internal memory. It has a 13 megapixel camera and also claims to have 300 hours stand-by battery life. It's a top spec with a top pri ...

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Ghana to experience Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung Electronics dazzled the tech industry by announcing their innovative Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the Note 5 at the Unpacked event held in New York on August 13, 2015. The Galaxy Edge+ and Note 5 will soon be available for preview and pre-registration at selected locations and Samsung dealer shops in Ghana. The Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 blend form and function with industry leading features, i ...

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Windows 10 review

Imagine you buy a new car, the same brand you’ve driven for years. But in this new model, the steering wheel is in the back seat. “That’s the future!” says the salesman, rattling off a list of reasons it’s better to steer from the rear. Driving home with your new car, you’d probably end up in a ditch. The last time Microsoft updated Windows, that’s what happened. In a desperate plea for relevance in a smart ...

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