MTN Nigeria unveils BlackBerry 10 data plans

MTN have revealed that the unlimited data service that had become a hallmark of BlackBerry devices in most African countries will not be offered with the BlackBerry Z10 on network. MTN gave the warning to customers that devices running on the new BlackBerry 10 platform will not support the existing BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) data packages. Previously there was some industry speculation that certain BlackBerry… Read more

Fifa grants goalline technology licence to German firm

A third company has been licensed by Fifa to provide goalline technology systems. The German firm Cairos has had its system approved by the world governing body and will be able to tender for use in next year’s World Cup and the Premier League. The other two systems licensed are those produced by Hawk-Eye, the British firm now owned by Sony, and a German-Danish system… Read more

Google’s touchscreen laptop

Google touchscreen laptop Google is stepping further into the laptop business, and moving way up the price scale. The company introduced the Pixel on Thursday, a new version of its Chromebook laptops that store everything online without desktop software. The latest version has a few major distinguishing factors. Google designed and manufactured the laptop itself, and it has a touch screen. It is also much… Read more