Nigeria ‘records 34m emergency calls in 8 months’

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The telecoms regulator says that 34 million emergency calls were routed through 24 Emergency Communications Centres (ECCs) across Nigeria between January and August this year.

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The best of the Pano Awards – the world’s most spectacular photo contest

Arguably the world’s most spectacular photography competition, the Pano Awards continues to deliver awe-inspiring images celebrating the art of panoramic photography, from fairy-tale sunrises to surreal cities poking through the clouds.

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US Air Force to install nuclear micro-reactor at Alaskan base

The US Air Force is installing a nuclear micro-reactor at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska. Scheduled to go into operation by 2027, the commercially-owned pilot plant could lead to next-gen micro-reactors being used in other remote locations.

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CEO: MTN Nigeria ‘sell-down’ begins before end of 2021

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Mr Ralph Mupita, MTN Group President and CEO says the sale of shares in its local unit to Nigerians is expected to begin before the end of 2021.

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Razer’s ready to rumble with headphones that vibrate to gaming action

At the RazerCon 2021 livestream event, Razer launched new Kraken headsets with HyperSense haptic feedback technology cooked in, adding another immersive dimension to gameplay by converting sound signals into "dynamic touch-sensory feedback."

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Dr Eugene Juwah: Minister, industry leaders pay tributes to ex-NCC chief

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Dr. Omobola Johnson, Nigeria’s pioneer Communications Technology Minister, has joined technology industry leaders to pay tributes to Dr. Eugene Juwah, the nation’s former telecoms regulatory chief, who died this month.

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Sony launches fourth generation Alpha 7 full-frame mirrorless camera

Back in 2018, Sony raided its flagship cameras for the third generation of the a7 full-frame mirrorless camera. Now generation four has been launched, which boasts a newly-developed 33-MP image sensor and performance improvements across the board.

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Philips aims for big-screen flexibility with all-in-one portable projector

Though replacing a big-screen TV with a projector is getting easier, your options are more limited if you want to take movie nights out to the patio. The latest to add to a growing number of all-in-one media hubs is Philips, with the PicoPix MaxTV.

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The best of the 2021 Close-up Photographer of the Year Awards

Now in its third year, the Close-Up Photographer of the Year competition has quickly become an impressive showcase for macro photography. Highlights in 2021 include surreal shots of fungi and a rare glimpse at fighting toad-headed agama lizards.

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3rd-gen Apple AirPods offer adaptive audio and 6-hour battery life

Regardless of whether you think they're less cumbersome or just easier to lose, AirPods certainly stirred things up when they first debuted. The third generation offers longer battery life, and technology that adapts the sound to each user's ears.

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