Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts

7 Nov 2013

LG introduces new mosquito-combating air conditioner in Nigeria


LG Electronics (LG) recently announced that its latest residential air conditioner model, the Mosquito Away, will be released in Nigeria. Specifically designed and built for the local market, the new product incorporates an impressive function that uses ultrasonic waves to combat mosquitoes. Like its predecessor, the successful Anti Mosquito, the Mosquito Away comes with all the advantages of LG’s advanced air conditioning technologies, such as powerful cooling and dependable operation in extreme temperatures.

“LG’s new Mosquito Away Air Conditioner delivers true comfort to Nigerian consumers,” said Mr. Junhwa Jeong, General Manager, Air-conditioning and Energy Solutions, LG Electronics West Africa Operations. “It comes with powerful cooling and extreme durability, this product is more than a match for the country’s challenging weather conditions. Better still, it incorporates ultrasonic wave technology, which effectively repels mosquitoes. We are confident that the Mosquito Away air conditioner will meet the needs of consumers in this important African market.”

3 Nov 2013

Photos: Check Out The Shorts That Prevents Ladies From Being Raped


The creators of a new clothing line have devised yet another means to prevent rape and help women feel safer on the streets.

The new anti rape short called AR Wear (anti-rape wear) doesn't send electric shocks like previous anti rape products, rather it frustrates the would-be rapist by making it difficult to remove either by force or stealth (in situations where the victim cannot resist because she has had too much to drink, was drugged, or is asleep).

The waist, thighs, and central panels of the shorts are protected with specially designed, cut resistant
straps and webbing.

26 Sep 2013

Photo: iPhone 5S Owners Are Now Using Their NIPPLES To Unlock Their Phone

Out of all of the features introduced by Apple’s new iPhone 5s, it’s the Touch ID fingerprint sensor that has got the most attention. Because the latest body part being used to unlock the phone's fingerprint scanner is a nipple.

24 Sep 2013

BBM for Android and iPhone Update – Note from the head of BBM

Hi Android and iPhone users,

This is Andrew Bocking, head of BBM at BlackBerry. As a follow up to our first blog post on Saturday, I want to take a moment to provide you with an update on the rollout of BBM on Android and iPhone.

19 Sep 2013

Samsung Confirms BBM™ on Galaxy Smartphones


Samsung today confirmed that when BBM™, the mobile social network, launches for Android smartphones on the 21st September 2013, it will be available as a free download for Samsung Galaxy smartphones across Africa from the Google Play store.

10 Sep 2013

Miley Cyrus music makes you more INTELLIGENT -Scientist claims

Emma Gray said emotive pop and rock songs including Katy Perry's 'Firework' song can produce a heightened state of excitementEmma Gray said emotive pop and rock songs including Katy Perry's 'Firework' song can produce a heightened state of excitement

A British scientist has claimed that listening to songs by Miley Cyrus or Justin Timberlake while studying has a calming effect on the mind that aids logical thought.

Tech giant unveils new $99 plastic iPhone AND 'gold-standard' $399 handset with fingerprint scanner

The iPhone 5S is a modified version of the iPhone 5. It comes in three colours - gold, silver and slate - and was Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, Phill Schiller, pictured, claimed it is twice as fast as the current handsetIn what's been classed as a 'make or break' event for Apple, the Californian-based tech firm has unveiled its plastic iPhone 5C that comes in a range of colours and will cost £469.

In what's been classed as a 'make or break' event for Apple, the tech firm has unveiled a cut-price handset called the iPhone 5C as well as a high-end model called iPhone 5S.

9 Sep 2013

Microsoft launches MSN Nigeria Portal

Devices and services company, Microsoft has partnered with Kagiso Media to officially unveil the MSN Nigeria portal in Lagos.

Tech Review: Blackberry launches 9720 with BB OS7 in Africa

Blackberry has been in shambles lately so much so that it has put itself for sale. But, that doesn’t stop it from adding new products in its portfolio. Just a few days ago, it had quietly launched 9720 in the mid-range segment and now it’s available for sale. What’s interesting about this device is that it’s running on Blackberry 7 OS, instead of newly launched BB OS 10. With 9720, Blackberry seems to be pleasing its loyal fan base using its Bold or Curve series of smartphones. Let’s check what it offers-

3 Sep 2013

The iPhone 5C comes in a rainbow of colours

As Apple's rumoured iPhone event looms on the 10 September, new photos have been leaked that claim to show blue, yellow and pink iPhone C's boxed up ready to be shipped, pictured.
As next week's Apple iPhone event draws nearer, new images of what is rumoured to be the iPhone 5C - boxed up and ready to be shipped - have been leaked online.

1 Sep 2013

Pop music encourages young to indulge in alcoholic drinks, sex

Four brands of spirits, including Grey Goose vodka, made up more than half of specific references to labelsRihanna swigging straight from a bottle of wine
Pop songs which refer to alcohol brands could be encouraging young people to binge drink and have sex, experts have warned.

30 Aug 2013

Nokia ‘to release Windows RT tablet’

Nokia is preparing to launch a 10.1-inch tablet running the Windows RT version of Windows 8, according to reports.

29 Aug 2013

Researchers perform first human brain-to-brain interface

University of Washington researchers have performed what they believe is the first non-invasive human-to-human brain interface, with one researcher able to send a brain signal via the Internet to control the hand motions of a fellow researcher.

How to share scientific data

Stewart Brand, the founder of the Whole Earth catalog and a Silicon Valley muse, once said that information wanted to be free and expensive, simultaneously.  That paradox is increasingly haunting the world of modern science.

Exploring genetic manipulation of animals

We’ve always felt free to meddle with animals in the name of good breeding, with results that sometimes backfire. We have Dalmatians that are prone to deafness, retrievers with weak hind legs, pugs and bulldogs that can barely breathe.

28 Aug 2013

ABBspot Readers, you need to explore the hidden benefits of Samsung Galaxy S4

Make your life richer, simpler, and more fun

Life companion

Make your life richer, simpler, and more fun. As a real life companion, the new Samsung GALAXY S4 helps bring us closer and captures those fun moments when we are together. Each feature was designed to simplify our daily lives. Furthermore, it cares enough to monitor our health and well-being. To put it simply, the Samsung GALAXY S4 is there for you.

25 Aug 2013

Android Beam: A better way to connect

One of the interesting features of mobile phones has been the capability to connect one to another and share or transfer content between the two. One would recall the early days of infra red connectivity where you had to align the phones side by side before they could connect, and the speed of transfer was rather slow.

10 Aug 2013

Nigeria plans to launch first man in space

Nigeria has taken serious steps to put the country’s first man into space in 2015 with the assistance of the British government.

8 Aug 2013

PayPal co-founder invented an APP to get women pregnant

PayPal co-founder Max Levchin rolled out a new iPhone application on Thursday designed to help couples conceive by calculating the best time to procreate.

5 Aug 2013

World's first lab-grown burger to be tasted in London

Scientists were on Monday set to unveil the world's first lab-grown beef burger, serving it up fried to volunteers in London in what they hope is the start of a food revolution.


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