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Dutch Town Plans To Add LED Lights To Sidewalks To Protect Smartphone Users

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Let’s be honest here, you and I are guilty of using our smartphones while walking, though not constantly but you’ve certainly done it once.

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A lot of people have lost their lives because of their smartphones. You can check out my post here :


Horrible Moments Smartphones Have Caused The Death Of People.

A town in Netherlands is taking a keen interest in protecting pedestrians from being run over— specifically, smartphone-wielding pedestrians. They’re testing out strips of LED lights near intersections so smartphone addicts will know when it’s safe and unsafe to cross the street. Not everyone supports this plan.

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It’s being tested in Bodegraven-Reeuwijk, which is just 25 miles south of Amsterdam. The street corners now have “light lines” of LEDs implanted in the sidewalks that light up red or green to correspond with when it is safe and unsafe to cross the street. The idea here is that “smartphone zombies” have their necks cranked down at their screens and distracted by what is happening on their phones, people just can’t pay enough attention to oncoming traffic

It’s never bad to get ahead of a potential problem before it happens, but these LED sidewalk lines are being met with some resistance. The Dutch road safety group VVN, for example, said that the idea rewards bad behavior. “It’s not a good idea to help mobile phone users look at their phones,”Jose de Jong of VVN, the Dutch Traffic Safety Association, told the BBC. “We don’t want people to use phones when they’re dealing with traffic, even when walking around.

People must always look around them, to check if cars are actually stopping at the red signals.” Similar pavement lights are being tested in the German city Augsburg. It’s going to take a while before we see this implemented in other parts of the world. Nigeria might probably not need this. Growing up in a country where drivers can be so reckless, it’s a rare sight to see someone glued to his or her screen for more than a few minutes. Some things can actually be blessings in disguise.

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Combo VPN MTN Settings: Browse For Free On MTN Using This New Setting

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Combo VPN MTN Settings allow you to browse for free on the MTN Network. We all love free data and of course, there’s a reason why it’s not too common, that’s why I’m here.😀

Combo VPN MTN Settings

To give you information on free and affordable data plans so you don’t get ripped off by our internet service providers. So without further ado let’s get down to business.

Combo VPN MTN Settings For Browsing Free

What You’ll Need

  • An MTN sim without data
  • Default MTN APN settings
  • An Android Phone

First Download Combo VPN Here – Download Combo VPN

  • Open the app, then tap on Combo Settings and configure this way.
  •  Turn on Stealth Tunnel
  • Connection protocol – TCP
  •  Connection Port – 443
  •  Turn on the switch for Connect via parent proxy
  • Edit and set parent proxy as 10.199.212.2 and 8080 as port
  • Turn on the switch for Custom TCP/http header
  • Edit Custom TCP/http headers
  •  URL/host: datareset.mtnonline.com
  • Request method: CONNECT
  • Injection method: Normal
  • Tick keep-alive and user-agent
  • Press Generate and Validate and Save.
  • Save all settings and Connect

    This works without data or Airtime 0.0k on your MTN line and it is capped. It is capped around 50Mb to 100Mb daily. It renews daily.
    If it stops, simply open the Combo app again and change URL/host to smartapp.mtnnigeria.net:8080
    If you are an mpulse user and you have mpulse data, then open the Combo app again and change the URL/host to mtn.pass.ng.

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The 100K Followers Challenge – Why You Should Join The Challenge

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Hey there,

I’m just making this post just for you . I won’t waste your time because I know you probably have a ton of other things to do so I’ll get straight to the point. Just give me a minute of your time.

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I’ve been running this blog for 3 years and I just started creating YouTube videos a couple of months ago and It’s not been easy. So this year I’ve embarked on a challenge and I need your help to get there. I’ve set out on a challenge to be the first Nigerian Tech YouTuber with a 100K subscribers.

 

The biggest ones in the world have almost 10M . Help grow one of your own..  Let’s take this to the next level.

All you have to do is click the subscribe button at the end of this post and share this post with your friends.

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What’s In It For You ?

Getting to 100k subscribers means I’ll be giving out a lot of free stuffs to those who subscribed to my channel also I’ll always be available if you need any tech help . Also you’ll be part of the 100k people who made this happen.

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