Friday, 25 September 2015
Firstly, you need to deactivate any active Chatpack on your etisalat SIM by dialing *343*5*0#
Then load N100 on your etisalat SIM and dial *200*3*3*2*1*1# (Ignore this if you have active Daily Etisalat Smartpak)
Most of us are already familiar with this tweak. It's unlimited and as far as you do not load on that sim again, the plan will never expire.
Now the OpenVPN Configurations
1. Open Play Store on your phone and Search for OpenVPN Connect or Download it here
2. Download new OpenVPN Profile Settings here to your memory card.
3. Open your OpenVPN Connect, click on Options or Menu, you will see Import, click import, then import from SD card
4. Locate the Setting.ovpn that you downloaded and Select it
OpenVPN Connection Details
NB: STILL CONNECT WITH THE SAME APN FOR SS & PISPHON
After you input the username and password, click on Save and Connect
When it connected, just minimize and start your surfing for free + unlimited downloading!
Sunday, 20 September 2015
In 1970, it cost 70 cents to make a three-minute long-distance call in the United States—that’s the equivalent of $4.31 in today’s dollars. Today, however, long-distance calling barely exists. Not technically, and not culturally.
Area codes, now linked to cellphones, routinely represent geographic regions in which a person no longer lives. And telephone calls themselves are increasingly conducted via Internet connections—if at all—with voices transmitted over data networks, rather than along telephone lines.
These days, long-distance calling comes up as one of those little emblems of the way things were—surreal as looking back at a $730 CD player in 1982, or a $1,500 camcorder in 1990. Wait long enough, and the price you pay for various technological marvels will fall. So it follows that Internet connections and mobile data plans will be far cheaper in the future, just the way long-distance prices evaporated. But is that right?
“It's a very natural question to ask, but the metaphor fails for a number of reasons,” said Shane Greenstein, a professor of business administration at the Harvard Business School. “First, in telephony, the Federal Communications Commission of the United States had direct regulatory authority over long-distance prices. There is nothing equivalent for the Internet today for long-distance data transmission [in the United States].”
In the mid-20th century, the FCC set the price of long-distance calls, which in turn helped subsidize cheaper service for local phone lines. But that eventually changed. “It was a couple things that made the price of long distance go down,” said Gerald Faulhaber, a professor emeritus at Wharton who served as the FCC’s chief economist in the early 2000s. “It was bringing competition to long distance. But the other part of it was we began to stop the concept of regulating long-distance prices. We said, ‘Okay, you can charge what you want.’ What happened then was, in response to competition, long-distance rates went down.” What people sometimes forget, though, is that as long-distance prices fell, the price for local calls went up. (Then, of course, people abandoned landlines for cellphones, only complicating the economic picture—a paradigm shift the FCC didn’t fully grasp when it ditched long-distance regulation.)
Though higher long-distance prices were created through a mix of federal regulation and market dominance by a few companies, there really was a cost for those firms that first set out to crisscross the country with telephone lines. And likewise, Internet infrastructure requires plenty of capital to build, but once it’s in place, several companies actually deliver webpages.
Content delivery networks—third-party systems of local servers that deliver the web to people in close geographic proximity to those servers—have already mitigated much of the cost burden associated with carrying information across great distances. “You can put most, not all, but a substantial majority of content into these mirror servers and eliminate the need for the transmission of long-distance data,” Greenstein told me. For example, Akamai, one of the best-known content delivery networks, is responsible for delivering up to 30 percent of the web’s overall traffic, Reuters reported.
Here’s where things get complicated, though: At the same time as it’s become technologically easier to access data, demand is spiking. And even though the United States is known for having relatively little competition among Internet Service Providers—in many cities, consumers are forced choose between one or two unpopular companies like Comcast or Time Warner—the uptick in mobile wireless access may represent an emerging field of competitors. But that doesn’t mean prices are going to fall sometime soon.
“Long distance went away in part because it was alway as political construct,” Scott Wallsten, an economist and the vice president for research at the Technology Policy Institute. “Within a state line versus across a state line: that part of Internet pricing doesn’t exist, so to that extent, there isn’t that weird regulatory obstacle to overcome. But then: What is an equilibrium price? It’s really hard to say because every year we do more online, which means we’re willing to pay more.”
Wireless, it must be pointed out, has limitations of its own. There’s only so much wireless spectrum availability out there—which is part of why wireless carriers try to offload their consumers back onto wifi networks. The spectrum scarcity is also how the FCC, even without regulating Internet prices the way it regulated long-distance telephony, continues to politicize the cost of a connection.
“There is no question at all that we have been very laggard in getting new spectrum into the market for wireless companies," Faulhaber, the former FCC economist, told me. “Physics only lets us get so far. The issue is we need more spectrum and that’s a technological issue. The political issue is: It’s the FCC that allocates it... It just moves so damn slowly. Most people don’t understand it very well, so politicians have very little interest in it.”
Limited competition, infrastructure that’s costly to build, growing demand for services, and only a sliver of spectrum availability left: For all of these reasons, the comparison to long-distance rate drops just doesn’t work.
Instead, we might ask: How are we already doing all of the things we do online for so relatively little? (“People will think you’re crazy if you put it that way,” Wallsten acknowledged.)
Greenstein says it helps to take even a bigger step backward: “What is a price? This is really the essence of what you’re asking. Just think about it for a minute: The price to a user of getting a video has defacto declined... But expenditure on Internet access is going up. It's kind of amazing, but then the question that makes it really hard is, well, what did you used to spend that money on? Is it effectively a price decline after all? From a consumer price index standpoint, that is actually a really hard question to answer.”
Saturday, 19 September 2015
This post would teach you a very easy and simple method to get your android device rooted with the superuser right access
1. Download Root Master One click Root here
2. Install the application to your device
3. Click on the root button, wait for it to finish
4. Restart your device
Congratulations you have successfully rooted your device with the superuser permission
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Friday, 18 September 2015
1. You can encounter following errors while using Windows Store Apps:
- This app wasn’t installed – view details.
- Something happened and this app couldn’t be installed. Please try again. Error code: 0x8024401c
- Your purchase couldn’t be completed. Something happened and your purchase can’t be completed.
- Something happened and this app couldn’t be installed. Please try again. Error code: 0x8024401c
- Your network proxy doesn’t work with the Windows Store. Contact your system administrator for more information.
2. Also, Windows Update may not check for updates or download updates, and you receive error code 8024401C or the following error message:
- There was a problem checking for updates.
4. Apps that are included with Windows 8 may indicate that you are not connected to the Internet. If you installed other apps from the Windows Store while you were connected to a different network, those apps may also indicate that you are not connected to the Internet. The apps may display one of the following error messages:
- There was a problem signing you in.
- You are not connected to the Internet.
Use authenticated proxy servers in Windows 81. Press Windows Key + R combination and put inetcpl.cpl and hit Enter to open Internet Properties.
Click OK. Close the Internet Properties settings window, thus the fix for downloading / installing Windows Apps is done so far.
Now, run Netsh winhttp import proxy source=ie command in the administrative Command Prompt to export the settings you’ve configured, to work for Windows Update as well.
Reboot the machine when you’re done to make changes effective.
This fix is applicable to Windows 8-10, Windows RT, Windows Server 2012 Standard & Windows Server 2012 Datacenter.
- Your Android device must be rooted, because the process involved Root Access
- TTF Font - Download this NotoColorEmoji.zip. It contains the TTF font you’ll be needing.
- ES File Explorer - download it here
1. Install the ES File Explorer that you downloaded.
2. Open ES File Explorer and go to the download location where you have NotoColorEmoji.zip. Extract the content, NotoColorEmoji.ttf 4. Go to Device > system > fonts and rename NotoColorEmoji.ttf to NotoColorEmoji_OLD.ttf. This will allow you to easily revert to the default color Emoji font if anything goes wrong.
3. Now copy the downloaded NotoColorEmoji.ttf you extracted earlier to Device => system => fonts.
4. To make this work, you need to change the properties and edit the permissions as shown below:
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Monday, 14 September 2015
=> For 1GB, load your Glo sim with N1,000 and dial *127*53# to subscribe
=> For 2.5GB, load your Glo sim with N2,000 and dial *127*54# to subscribe
=> For 4.5GB, load your Glo sim with N2,500 and dial *127*58# to subscribe
=> To subscribe for any other plan, simply apply its code from the above screenshot.
This should be a better option for iPhone, Windows phone, Symbian phone etc. and some Android phone users who are not yet succeeded in tweaking their phone IMEI.
The choice is yours, choose the one that suite your pocket.
Irrespective of your status or phone type that you are using, you can now send instant money transfers, pay for your bills or airtime top up directly from your mobile phone by simply dialing the specified USSD ShortCode (Firstbank and GTBank Customers only). I know some people have been using it for a while, but I'm sure that it will still be a benefit for some fans who are not yet aware of it.
GTBank Transfer to GT Accounts
» Dial *737*1*Amount*NUBAN Account No# e.g. *737*1*1000*1234567890# from the mobile number registered with the Bank.
» Enter last four digits of your GTBank Naira MasterCard to authenticate the transaction.
Wait for the transaction to be completed.
GTBank Transfer to Other Banks
For transfers to beneficiaries in other Bank’s:
» Dial *737*2*Amount*NUBAN Account No# from the mobile number registered with the Bank.
» Select recipient's bank (FBN, Access, Zenith, UBA & DBN)
» Enter last four digits of your GTBank Naira MasterCard.
» Wait for the transaction to be completed.
» You will receive debit alert once the transfer is successful.
NOTE: GTBank transfer charges are applied. The account name of recipient will be displayed for you before you enter the last four digits of your debit card. This lets you verify that you're not sending money to a wrong account.
If you're using the same phone number on your Savings and Current Account, your current account will be debited.
Also note: The *737* Transfer service is only available to GTBank customers via their mobile phone numbers registered with the Bank and has a minimum transfer limit of N1,000 and a daily transfer limit of N20,000.
» To access the services, you need to first dial *894#
» To transfer money, simply dial *894# and select 1; dial *894# and select 2 to withdraw money, dial *894# and select 3 to make purchase; dial *894# and select 4 to pay bills; dial *894# and select 5 to buy airtime; and dial *894# and select 7 to manage account.
Note: With this FirstBank platform, you can transfer money, buy airtime and pay for your DSTV or PHCN bills.
Have you tried any this? Is it working for you?
IMEI to Use: 359730061651100
Method to Follow
» Use imei analyzer to get a valid imei (Download it from Play Store here )
» Text the imei you analyzed to 232, add S to the number like this S359730061651101 and send it to 232 After sending the message
» You will receive a message from 232 saying that “welcome to the Smart phone bla bla bla….."
» After that, send Join to 141
» Dial *123*133# to check your data balance.
Note: If you received a message telling you; Dear customer, you can only receive the Smart SIM Offer once. Understand that the imei you tried has already been used by someone, what you need is to keep trying luck with another imei.
Best of luck.