Tag Archives: internet

How the internet is strengthening coding communities and e-societies (in Nigeria)

Whether we like it or not, digital technology is making it easier for technology enthusiasts and fanatics alike to create associations and interact in ways not possible before. This has been (in fact still being fueled) by information explosion propagated through the internet. The internet is one of the factors that have catalyzed globalization. It… Read More »

Surf the Internet Safely using Tor

By | February 20, 2017

With the internet super-highway becoming filled with every dick and harry (including the ones that intend to cause harm to others), there is need for privacy and anonymity to be on the front burner of any user. In this post I’d be talking about about how to remain anonymous and maximize your privacy as you… Read More »

The Nigerian communication commission and the freedom of the people

By | December 2, 2016

I have written previously about the importance of the internet to the development of FOSS in Nigeria. Even though the current rate of accessing the internet in the country is very expensive compared to what is obtainable in other parts of the world. Last week the Nigerian communication commission (NCC) – the regulatory agency responsible for… Read More »

CDMA: Hydrating an Internet-drought country

That morning I had some work to do online, so I decide to credit my Multilinks modem (my favorite) as quick as possible. Since it controlled a relatively minute share of mobile subscribers the recharge voucher was not sold around my area (like other mobile networks). Within a bus ride away, I head for their… Read More »

Browsing on Ubuntu Linux with Etisalat USB modem

STEP 1 – Plug the Etisalat usb modem into one of the USB port and wait for red the power indicator light on n the modem to turn blue. The modem should be automatically detected and the setup window/wizard should appear. But if not, go to the upper-right side of your desktop an click on… Read More »

SETTING-UP Wi-Fi on LINUX using Android

The easiest way to connect to the internet is using android phones or tablets (Phablets). It is not surprising that mobile devices are now the major way to access the internet largely because of the proliferation of the cheaper android devices all over the place. The major telecoms company and internet service providers (ISP) tend… Read More »