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Posted in Advice, Android, Cellphones, Mobile Devices, Mobile Protection
on Jun 20th, 2016
As a boy growing up in a coastal city, one of the coolest things you could own was a water resistant watch. It made games in the pool or at the beach that much more fun. You could be a spy on a top-secret aqua mission where, MacGyver-like, your watch was your only tool to save the world. Or you could simply time you and your friends swimming laps, or who could hold their breath under water for the longest. And not much has changed since then.
Okay, I don’t time how long my friends can hold their breath under water for anymore, but I still think one of the coolest things you can own is a water...
Posted in Advice, Fashion
on May 26th, 2016
How many “Made-in-Nigeria” products have you purchased recently? Given the weak value of the Naira of late, campaigns like #BuyNaijaToGrowTheNaira have called for Nigerians to start supporting more local brands.
From luxury SUVs to breakfast cereals, there are a wide variety of home-grown items to choose from at the same quality you are used to. What’s more, these products are usually sold at a very affordable price compared to their imported equivalents.
So the next time you are considering making a purchase – big or small – stop to think if it’s been made by Nigerians. This will not only...
Posted in Advice, Baby Care, Food
on Mar 30th, 2016
Babies don’t come with manuals and the best baby care solution is to have everything that your baby will need. But how do you know what to buy and what not to buy when you are a first-time parent?
Let PriceCheck let you in on some of the most important products to have by your side before and after your baby arrives.
Nappies and wipes
Everyone knows that babies wear nappies but not everyone knows just how much you need and that size matters. If you don’t know your baby’s size you may end up buying small or big nappies that will not fit the baby or buy few nappies that will not be enough for...
Posted in Advice, Computers
on Feb 24th, 2016
As a working professional, you should know by now that nine business hours in a day is sometimes not enough. What is even worse, is not having the right office supplies that cause you to constantly root around your desk for a single pen.
We all know that there are plenty office essentials to invest in, but how do they tend to your office needs?
A single pen can be one of the most difficult things to find, and if your workspace is a mess, you may spend hours searching for something, ANYTHING to sign important documents or notarise key points in your boss’s daily meetings.
If this is you,...
Posted in Advice, Food
on Feb 25th, 2015
The act of fasting is primarily a willing act of abstinence, or if you like, reduction from some certain food items, drink, or both for a period of time. Some people fast for health purposes, some for religious reasons. Around the world now, some Christian communities are observing the period of Lent, especially the Catholic Christian community.
Beyond its spiritual benefits, a series of scientific studies have revealed that the act of fasting, if properly conducted, may benefit humans immensely. Some of these benefits include:
Better state of health:
Fasting is considered to be an option to increase...
Posted in Advice, Online Shopping, smart shopper
on Feb 25th, 2015
Even on days when I’m broke, I enjoy the thrills and fun of walking around the mall in the company of my friends, as we shamelessly feast our eyes on the beautiful items on display. What else would we be drooling over if not the beautiful strappy sandals that aid our vain display of freshly pedicured feet adorned with brightly coloured nail varnish?
The month is almost ending, so here we are, feeding our insatiable want for goodies, as good as they come, then it hits you that ’Tito may not be able to plan a birthday party as big as she initially set out to have, and as much as we love the things we...
Posted in Advice, Health & Fitness, Tips
on Jul 3rd, 2014
Ramadan is here again, it the time when Muslims all around the world set aside to fast, pray and maintain a holy life. During these periods, observers abstain from food within specific hours of the day (between sunrise and sunset) between 5am in the morning till around 7pm in the evening. It would be good practice while fasting, to keep both the mind and the body in top condition.
During fasting the body usually undergoes several metabolic and biological changes which requires some precautions taken before breaking a fast. Here are some of the precautions. First of all avoid taking heavy foods or...
Posted in Advice
on Jun 18th, 2014
The World cup is finally here, and with so much excitement in the air, it would be a good practice to enjoy the moments while still staying safe and sound. It has been known that during this period there are lots of injuries that could have been prevented. So here are simple safety precautions to keep you safe during the world cup tournament, wherever you are watching:
1. Don’t scream: Be mindful of the way you shout or scream, this could damage your voice box
2. Maintain good ventilation: Make sure there is enough ventilation in the hall or room where you are watching the match
3. Turn off...
Posted in Advice, Flights, How To, PriceCheck
on Apr 15th, 2014
PriceCheck’s functionality now includes an ingenious feature that helps you find the best flight prices. Our quick and simple touch website can save you a lot of time, travel stress and money – but how would you go about using it?
Firstly, you will need to visit PriceCheck‘s smartphone optimised mobile site from your device. Once on the landing page, simply select the “Flights” tile, after which you will be directed to another browser page for the rest of the process. This is simply because the flight booking and reservations are being taken care of by TravelStart. It’s worth noting...
Posted in Advice, e-Commerce, Tips
on Dec 10th, 2013
Launching or marketing an online store can be a very difficult task especially if you don’t have the money or the technical know-how to compete with companies that already have a strong online presence.
Some of the biggest challenges online businesses face is getting traffic to their website, increasing their current traffic and converting traffic to sales. But an even greater task than ‘simply’ generating traffic or converting visitors to buyers, is creating a following of loyal or frequent online shoppers. Therefore to grow a successful online store, you have to understand the market which...