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Science Prize: 11 Year old Girl win $25,000; America’s top Young Scientist Award

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Science Prize: 11 Year old Girl win $25,000; America's top Young Scientist Award

A seventh grader from Colorado, Gitanjali Rao has been named the  America’s top young scientist after she designed a compact device which could detect lead in drinking water.

Gitanjali Rao said she believes that the new device can be faster and cheaper than other current methods.

The 11-year-old’s invention was inspired by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where cost-cutting measures led to tainted drinking water that contained lead and other toxins.

Science Prize: 11 Year old Girl win $25,000; America's top Young Scientist Award

Rao’s new invention It also won her a $25,000 prize, for which Rao already has plans. According to her;

“I plan to use most of it in developing my device further so that it can be commercially available soon,”

Science Prize: 11 Year old Girl win $25,000; America's top Young Scientist Award

The STEM School student had originally submitted the idea to the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, an annual youth science and engineering competition for middle school students in the US, inaugurated in 2008.

Science Prize: 11 Year old Girl win $25,000; America's top Young Scientist Award

Gitanjali Rao was awarded a 3-month mentorship with Kathleen Shafer, a research specialist who develops new plastics technologies:

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Infinix Zero 5 | Specification, Review, Price & Everything You’ve got to know

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Infinix Zero 5 | Specification, Review, Price & Everything You’ve got to know

Infinix, Hong Kong-based smartphone manufacturer has released yet another awesome smartphone into the Android market christened Infinix Zero 5 after it was unveiled in Dubai.

Infinix Zero 5 is quite an eye-catching and attractive body mobile phone with features the popular 18:9 screen ratio that has been in trends for smartphone makers lately.

Infinix Zero 5 Major features:

  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat with XOS v3.0
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro)
  • 4G LTE: YES, LTE
  • Screen Size : 5.98 Inches FHD IPS Touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels (403 PPI)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core 2.60 GHz Cortex, Mediatek chipset
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB or 128GB.
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 2TB
  • Back / Rear Camera: 12MP + 13MP camera & LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 16MP with LED flash
  • Battery: 4350 mAh (non-removable)

Infinix Zero 5 price and Where to Buy:

The Infinix Zero 5 is sold  within the ranges of 122,000 naira to 135,000 naira ($310) in Nigeria  and Ksh 10,999 in Kenya and Rs. 20,000 in India.

The smartphone widely available in Nigeria and many other African countries online and offline stores as well as in India, Pakistan, Dubai.

In Nigeria, Infinix Zero 5  can be purchased on Jumia Nigeria – Click Here while in Kenya, it can be purchased from Jumia Kenya – Click Here

Infinix Zero 5 Alternatives:

If you are however thinking of going for best alternative of the Infinix Zero 5, then you should maybe consider going for Tecno Phantom 8.  They both share a lot of things in common with little differences in the battery and screen sections. Gionee M7, Note 4, Note 4 Pro, Infinix Zero 4 and Zero 4 Plus and Nokia 8 are also quiet similar.

 

Infinix Zero 5 Detailed Specs

NETWORK
2G Network GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM)
4G Network  Yes, LTE (Global Support)
SIM Dual Micro SIM (Dual Standby)
Status Launched: November 2017
BODY
Dimensions –  mm
– Weight: -g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Gold, Matte Black and Apple Red
Cover Metal
DISPLAY
Type FHD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
Size 5.98 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 403 Pixels Per-square Inch
MEMORY AND OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 2TB
Internal 64GB or 128GB
OS Android 7.0 Nougat (with XOS V3.0)
Processors – Octa-core 2.6 GHz CPU
– Mediatek Helio P25 chipset
– Mali GPU
RAM 6GB RAM
AUDIO
Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
CONNECTIVITY
2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 mbps downlink; Up to 11.5 mbps uplink
4G YES
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP
GPS A-GPS
NFC NO
USB Type-C (with OTG support)
CAMERA
Primary – 12 MP and 13 MP, auto refocus, 10x Super Zoom and single-LED flash
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 16 MP Camera with single Selfie Flash
BATTERY
Capacity 4350mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Stand-by N/A
Talk time N/A
Music play
OTHER FEATURES
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint and Light sensor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous – FM radio
– Quick charge tech
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
PRICE
Price level About 122,000 naira– 135,000 naira (310 USD) (10,999 Ksh)

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Bitcoin Value Reaches $14,000

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Bitcoin has continued to soar in price as a result of increased attention and investors as it's value rises above $14,000Bitcoin Value Reaches $14,000

The digital currency Bitcoin has continued to soar in price as a result of increased attention and investors as it’s value rises above $14,000.

Bitcoin started off the year below $1,000, then surpassing it and only last week reached $10,000. Despite the warnings from renowned economists and business leaders, its has continued to appreciate in value.

In Asia, it surpassed two milestone $12,000 and $13,000 within 24 hours on Thursday before skyrocketing to the sum of $14,000 per coin. In Hong Kong, the coin traded around $14,200 after briefly nosediving below $13,400.

Bitcoin has however suffered a series of depreciation this year, a reminders of its extreme volatility after it’s sharp dive to $2,000 per coin from  $11,000 last week before it continued it’s climb.

The rapid rise in value of the e-Currency this year has been attributed to the projection that established fund managers might start investing heavily into the virtual currency as it gains legitimacy.

Bitcoin is one of many cryptocurrencies, virtual “coins” that are “mined” by computers using complex algorithms.

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Kwesé TV; channels, Subscription, Installation & Everything You need to Know

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Kwesé TV; channels, Subscription, Installation & Everything You need to Know

Kwesé is a distinctly African entertainment company, disrupting the industry by breaking through the confines of traditional approaches to broadcasting. Kwese is a brand of Econet Media Limited, the media arm of Econet, one of Africa’s leading Telecoms, Media & Technology groups.

Kwesé launched the operation of its entertainment and sports television network Kwese TV in Lagos, Nigeria today October 19, 2017.

 

TV Channels

The full Kwesé TV bouquet offers over 65 channels which includes international channels such as CNN International, DreamWorks, DTX, ESPN, VICELAND, Diddy’s REVOLT TV, BBC, Trace Africa and many more including many Nigerian channels such as Channels TV, TVC News and NTA.

Kwesé TV; channels, Subscription, Installation & Everything You need to Know

Even when your subscription expires, you can still enjoy channels such as Africa News, Flow TV, NTA, Islam TV and of course Kwesé Free Sports.

Subscription

Kwesé Tv offers a ‘pay-as-you-watch’ subscription packages for premium programming which enables customers to purchase and 7 day subscriptions at N990 and N1,850 respectively, as well as a 30 day subscription option for only N6,275,

Installation

According to Kwese, Simply visit one of our Kwesé branded stores near you, find a dealer online or buy a decoder online to get your starter package.

An installer will visit you within 72 hours of your purchase
If you have an existing satellite dish, remember to inform your installer before spending money on a new dish. The
Kwesé decoder is compatible with an existing satellite dish of 90cm.
In the event that you don’t have an existing satellite dish, the installer will arrive with your satellite dish and necessary equipment to get you set up.
Your satellite dish will be installed and your Kwesé decoder will be activated
To find a dealer online, CLICK HERE

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