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Google Wifi For UBA – Google Partners with UBA to Provide Free Internet

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Google Free Wifi For UBA Customers is here and it seems we all are going to get faster internet access but like with most things that come from foreign brands, there’s a little limitation.

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Google Free Wifi For UBA – How It Works

Google just partnered with UBA to provide free WiFi across 11 locations in Lagos State, Nigeria.

Google Wifi For UBA

Seriously, Just in Lagos. Google I’m disappointed. Even Facebook did the same thing with their Express WIFI.

According to reliable sources, the Wifi service would be available at 11 locations in Lagos State and is an extension of the Google Station initiative launched at the #GoogleforNigeria event held last year.

However, the good news is that Google said it will roll out the service in 200 locations in five cities across Nigeria before the end of 2019.

Google Station actually started in Lagos last year and extended to Abuja in December in partnership with Backbone Connectivity Network.

This Google-powered initiative would allow customers access to internet connectivity within the 11 branches and its environs, thereby facilitating their day-to-day businesses and activities, while ensuring unhindered connectivity.

I feel this would actually make standing at the ATM queues at the banks less boring.

Google Free WIfi UBA

The 11 branches where the hotspot will be located are: UBA Bank Road, 810-811 Bank Road, Daleko; UBA Matori, 21 Fatai Atere street; UBA Surulere, 152 Ogunlana Drive; UBA Allen, 13 Allen Avenue, Ikeja; UBA Tisco Plaza, Alausa; UBA Apapa, 11-13 Warehouse Road, Apapa; UBA Marina, 55 Marina, Lagos Island; UBA HQ, Broad Street, Marina; UBA Lekki Admiralty; UBA Oke Arin and UBA Aspamda Plaza, Trade Fair.

Google Nigeria’s Country Director, noted that the institutions remained focused on providing internet services to users for free.

She said, “With the help of our partners, we are offering high-quality internet access in heavily-trafficked areas like airports, markets, malls and bus stations throughout the country, especially in areas where there were no internet connections before.

“Even with the amazing progress on expanding mobile internet, we are finding that public Wi-Fi remains a crucial step in getting free, high-quality internet to everyone,” she explained.

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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Complete List Of Xiaomi Service Centers In Nigeria

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Xiaomi Officially Launches In Nigeria

Xiaomi Nigeria has released the list of Xiaomi stores in Nigeria and service centers. I must say I am very impressed with this move. This means Xiaomi is here to stay.

List Of Xiaomi Of Service Centers In Nigeria

Last month they launched the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi 7, the latest smartphones in the new Redmi brand.

According to the Head of Expansion Marketing, Xiaomi Global, Steven Wang –

“Redmi Note is one of Xiaomi’s most popular series, “Redmi Note 7 truly illustrates our philosophy of innovation from everyone because of its amazing performance and attractive price. Partnering with Jumia, we’re very excited today to bring Redmi Note 7 and Redmi 7 to our customers in Nigeria.”

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List of Xiaomi Stores In Nigeria

Xiaomi Service Centers / Stores in Lagos

  • 18, Kodesho street opposite computer village gate, Ikeja, Lagos
  • 16, Saka Tinubu Steet, Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Water Front Complex, Plot 8 Block 12E, Admiralty Way, Lekki, Phase 1

Xiaomi Service Centers/ Stores in Oyo (Ibadan)

  • Golden Age Plaza (YAMAHA Plaza), Plot 125, Magazine Rad, Jericho, Ibadan

Xiaomi Service Centers / Stores in Kwara (Ilorin)

  • 199, Ibrahim Taiwo road, Promo plaza, Ilorin

Xiaomi Service Centers/ Stores in Abuja 

  • Discovery Mall, Str. Adetokunbo Ademola, Wuse 2 Abuja
  • Alexandria Cresent, Behind Banex Plaza Abuja

Xiaomi Service Centers / Stores in Delta (Asaba)

  • 23 Ibusa road, beside winners chapel, Asaba

Xiaomi Service Centers / Stores in Rivers

  • 30 Str. Okporo Road, off Aba road, Near Artilary st., Port Harcourt, River State

Xiaomi Service Centers / Stores in Delta(Warri)

  • Shop H29, Block, Robinson plaza, Warri

Xiaomi Service Centers / Stores in Kano

  • 18D, Civic center road, Kano

Xiaomi Service Centers / Stores in Kaduna

  • L30/31, Mangal Plaza, Leventis area, Kaduna

I’ll update this list if New stores are added

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How Multiple Cameras Work On Android And iOS Smartphones

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How multiple cameras work on smartphones have always been a question on the minds of most people and 2019 is the year of multiple cameras and many if not all smartphone brands have released phones with multiple cameras. You’ve probably seen the Nokia 9 Pureview with 5 cameras and the Huawei P30 Pro that comes with 4 cameras  (40MP + 20MP +12MP +TOF Camera) and 50x optical zoom.

https://www.gadgetsnow.com/mobile-phones/Huawei-P30-Pro

 Huawei P30 Pro

How Multiple Cameras Work

These two devices come with crazy specifications but I won’t go into that right now, maybe in another post.

However, have you ever tried covering the main camera of your device with a dual camera?

If you haven’t, try doing that right now.

You’ll notice you are actually blocking the whole camera. That leaves the question – What do the secondary cameras do and how do they work.

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How Multiple Cameras Work

Now I want you to understand this. Most OEMs have other uses of their secondary camera other than the ones I’m going to mention below. These are just the basic functions of the secondary camera.

The secondary camera improves the overall clarity of the image with the help of a “Monochrome” feature. The secondary camera only records the black and white version of the image. With the help of the Monochrome sensor, the primary camera measures how much light is coming from the point of focus.

Previously (with the exception of the Google Pixel 3), the primary camera in smartphones normally handled the measurement so there was a very high possibility of losing some detail while measuring light intensity since it would still need to work on the color filtering.

So this extra burden is handled by the second camera which takes care of that area. Combining the monochrome image which has detailed information about the light and sharpness with the colored image that was captured by the primary camera will produce a rich and detailed image.

In some phones, the secondary camera acts as the zoom lens. Huawei uses their cameras on the P30 Pro a bit differently but going into the entire details might end up making this post a bit lengthy and a bit boring for people who aren’t hardcore techies so I’d try to keep this balanced. However, if you’d like to see that in another post do let me know in the comments.

So that’s basically how multiple cameras work on smartphones

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