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You Can Get An iPhone X Or Samsung Galaxy S9+ For Less Than N30,000 But There’s A Clause Attached

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I know you’re actually wondering how it’s possible to do this but it seems MTN has joined Jumia in letting you buy phones on contract.

Here’s how it works

MTN Device financing is a newly introduced way of getting your dream high end smartphones by paying in installments of up to 6 month.

It’s like having contract phones in Nigeria, it enables customers to buy devices with a small deposit and choose the installment plan that suits them.

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To make this come into fruition, MTN partnered with Diamond bank to bring you this services.


Requirement For MTN Device Financing 

  • Your Phone Number and Email Address
  •  Means of Identification: National ID/Drivers License/ International Passport 
  • Your BVN number 

Follow The Below Steps to Begin if you meet up with the Requirements above Visit https://www.mtnonline.com/device-financing/diamondbank

Correctly fill the form which includes your name, location and phone number
Choose your preferred mobile device type and your pick up locations
Hit the submit button. Pick Up Locations in Nigeria

Abuja, Kaduna, Kano, Sokoto, Asaba, Enugu, Port-Harcourt, Ibadan, Ikoyi, Apapa, Matori, Yhello City and Ikeja. Please refer to the image below for the precise locations.

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Not a bad move from MTN, So what do you think would you get a phone on contract.

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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Vulnerability in RCS messaging could compromise your bank details

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German security company SRLabs has recently discovered a serious security breach that could replace SMS. According to their findings, the RCS protocol has a vulnerability that allows your data to be intercepted.

Hackers could exploit this vulnerability locally or remotely. Among the information they can intercept, we have unique codes that are sent by message in two-factor authentication systems.

One of the applications of these unique codes is in the authorization of bank transactions. This means that in extreme cases your bank details could be compromised due to this vulnerability.

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Android messaging should improve your domain verification system

As SRLabs points out, the most popular application supporting RCS technology is currently Android Messaging. According to its findings, this application does not properly verify domains.

This means that miscreants can spoof caller ID or DNS. Something that could mislead users and provide information they shouldn’t.

Coincidentally or not, Google revealed this week that it will accredit message senders in your app. The idea is for companies to register their contact numbers with Google so that they can validate them when communicating with users. A measure that will certainly reduce the impact of this vulnerability.

What is RCS and its differences from SMS

The acronym RCS stands for Rich Communication Service. Briefly, this protocol allows messages to be sent over the internet. The SMS protocol uses cellular networks to send messages.

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Vivo S5 will have a very peculiar triple rear camera, reveals official image

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We are just a week from the official presentation of Vivo S5, the next mid-range smartphone to be launched by the brand. Now, an official image published on the Chinese social network Weibo, has confirmed several details about the design of this smartphone.

According to the picture, the Vivo S5 will come with a rear ‘quad-chamber’, centred on the rear panel with a diamond shaped module. In addition, it will come with a small punch-hole in its screen, where the front camera will be embedded.

 

Vivo S5 has confirmed design on the official poster

In the diamond-shaped module, three of its four cameras are integrated, and the LED flash. The fourth chamber is positioned immediately below the ‘protrusion’.

In the front panel, we can confirm that you will not have a notch on the screen by choosing a small punch-hole in the upper right corner, where your front camera will be embedded.

Although visible, their margins appear to be quite thin, ensuring an immersive user experience. In addition, an AMOLED screen is confirmed as an on-screen fingerprint reader is present.

Alleged Vivo S5 Specifications

Although not officially confirmed by the manufacturer, certification of the smartphone at TENAA agency eventually revealed the main details about its hardware.

  • 6.44 “inch AMOLED display with Full HD + resolution
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Processor
  • Up to 8GB of RAM
  • Up to 256GB of internal memory
  • Four rear cameras: 48MP + 8MP (ultra wide-angle) + 5MP (depth) + 2MP (macro)
  • 32-megapixel front camera
  • 4,010mAh battery
  • Android 9 (not confirmed)

Regarding its price, there is no information yet. Still, it is expected to arrive at a competitive price, which could possibly be around € 250.

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