Author: Ogechukwu Anthony

I am an experienced tech and innovation writer. It's been 3 years since I started writing at Terecle, covering mostly Consumer electronics and Productivity. In my spare time, I enjoy reading and learning the latest happenings around the tech ecosystem.

USB stands for Universal Serial Bus; The USB 3-0 standard is supported by new computers and devices being manufactured recently. The USB 3.0 standard is popularly referred to as SuperSpeed USB. USB 3.0 was manufactured in November 2008, and started becoming available in 2010. It was designed to increase the maximum output of the USB standard to compete with other connectors. It was also designed to maintain compatibility with existing USB 2.0 and 1.1 devices. USB 3.0 also adds full-duplex communication and supports speeds up to 5 Gbps. In January 2013, it was updated to 3.1. This update came with…

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Google Calendar is a time-management and scheduling calendar service developed and maintained by Google. The service is used by business organizations, educational institutions, industries, start-ups, and even the government. It is the best tool for managing personal and professional schedules as it allows users to create and edit events, create reminders for events, invite others for an event, they can even add event locations. There is really a lot that can be done with Google Calendar and this article tells you all you need to know about the Google Calendar. Features of Google Calendar? Google has added a lot of…

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It is possible to hide your 9mobile number while calling someone. There are different reasons people hide their number; they might want to remain anonymous or they hide it for security purpose. While others might not even know their number is hidden till they are notified about it. In this article, I will give a step-by-step detail on how to unhide your 9mobile number before making a call. How to unhide 9mobile number The code #131# when inputted before a number will keep the number hidden on the receiver’s end. Therefore, to unhide your number before calling a number, you…

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Padlet is a very useful whiteboard tool used mostly by educators and teachers. Padlet is in the form of a digital whiteboard where teachers can create an account and gain access to the board where they can add texts, images, links, diagrams, and any other useful materials to share with their students. It is collaborative as the students in turn can give feedback and comments. Or create their own board and add articles, assignments to share with their fellow students. In this article, I will be showing you how to share your Padlet successfully. How to share a Padlet First…

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Vibe board is a device that functions as a TV, computer, whiteboard, display, projector, and monitor, etc. it is ideal for any room at home, in the office, or at school. The virtual whiteboard platform allows all-in-one collaboration for teams to work and brainstorm together. Vibe combines a smart digital whiteboard and white boarding software to build an open ecosystem with enterprise-grade data protection. It is a cloud-based whiteboard where people can meet, share ideas, brainstorm and present their ideas. Vibe Board allows at least 4 collaborators to use the board at the same time, with 10 simultaneous touch points.…

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Jamboard is developed by Google as one of the tools in the Google Workspace. It is a digital interactive whiteboard used for online collaboration using Google Workspace. It has a 55″ 4K touchscreen display and can be used on the web. Whiteboards are used as a collaboration tool to organize thoughts for meetings or projects. Jamboard is a virtual whiteboard that makes online meetings easy amongst work colleagues and even students. Google Jamboard has a whiteboard-like interface which syncs with your Google Workspace account and can be shared with other Workspace users for easy collaboration. Users with access to the…

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Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the programs in the Microsoft Office suite which also consist of Word, Excel and other Office productivity tools. It is used to create presentations for both personal and professional purposes. In this article, we will be detailing the functions, features, benefits of PowerPoint; including tips on how to make a presentation using this software. The Birth of Microsoft PowerPoint? The program was initially created by Robert Gaskins and Dennis Austin in a software company named Forethought, Inc. It was released on April 20, 1987, and 3 months later, it was acquired by Microsoft who owns…

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Google Drive was launched by Google on April 24, 2012 as a file storage and synchronization service. Users use Google Drive to store files in the cloud, and also synchronize files across devices, and share files. As of July 2018, Google Drive boasts of 1 billion users.  People love Google drive because it is able to sync stored documents, photos and videos across the user’s devices; mobile devices, tablets and PCs. Features of Google Drive In terms of pricing and storage tiers, Google offers 15 gigabytes of storage for free. Users can buy larger amounts at low rates; 100 GB…

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The Google One VPN is one of the benefits you gain from subscribing to the Google One plan. However, a few users have reported that Google One VPN is not connecting on their devices, it displays error messages instead. There are several reasons Google One VPN will disconnect on your Mac. There are ways to resolve this issue, and that is what will be discussed in this article. Why Google One VPN may not connect to Windows or Mac When the Google VPN is disconnected, your device is left unprotected which can get really frustrating. Google One keeps disconnecting because…

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The Padlet digital whiteboard is mostly used by educators and teachers to create a board that enables their students to give feedback, drop comments, collaborate with other students on an assignment or a research project. In this article, I will discuss how to make Padlet for teachers, and share with their students. How to make Padlet for teachers As a teacher using Padlet, you have to sign-up by: If you already have an account, select Login. Once you login, click the Make a Padlet option to start creating a Padlet. When the board opens, select Modify wall to change the…

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Padlet is an online noticeboard used mostly by teachers. Padlet has a blank space that allows teachers to create their own board and customize them with texts, images, audio, videos, links, classroom newsletters, educational updates, lesson material, answers to questions, and other educational tools. It is basically a space for teachers and students to share materials and learn in real time. Padlet also allows teachers to share their board with their students and save them for referential purposes. In this article, I will be detailing how to create a Padlet and share in Google Classroom. How to Create a Padlet…

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You may have hide your MTN number, either knowingly for security reasons or unknowingly while calling someone. Join me as I take you through the steps on how to unhide an MTN number from your mobile device. How to unhide MTN number A lot of people find it difficult to pick calls from private numbers, as they suspect scam. There are codes you have to dial on your MTN line to hide your MTN number, and there are steps to take to unhide them. How to unhide MTN number on Android How to unhide MTN number on iPhone Un- hiding…

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At some point, you may have hide your GLO number before calling someone, or accidentally hide your GLO number. When you hide your number, you will realize it is difficult to reach people as people are wary of scammers. This article takes you through the steps on how to unhide a GLO number from your mobile device. How to Unhide GLO Number To unhide your GLO number make sure that you do not use the code #31# before the number you want to call. You can also unhide your GLO number through your phone’s settings, see the steps below. How…

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It is possible to hide your Airtel number while calling someone . Some people hide their number on purpose. While some people don’t even know their number is hidden till they are notified about it. In this article, I will detail how to unhide an Airtel number before making a call. The code #131# when inputted before a number will keep the number hidden on the receiver’s end. If you fail to input this code before calling a number, your Airtel number won’t be hidden on the other end. Asides the code method, you can undo the setting through your…

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Microsoft Excel also known as MS Excel is a spreadsheet program where one can record data in tabular form. On the spreadsheet, users can then analyse and save data. Users are also allowed to format, organize and calculate data in a spreadsheet. Features of Microsoft Excel Here are the features of Excel you should know before using it. How to open Microsoft Excel To open Excel on your computer, follow the steps below: Or you can search for Microsoft Excel using the search option. Terms in Microsoft Excel Cell: The Microsoft spreadsheet is in the form of a table consisting…

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Padlet is a virtual whiteboard used mostly by teachers. It is a customizable board as it allows users to fill it in with texts, images, audio, videos, links, and other educational tool and it creates space for teachers and students to share materials and learn in real time. Some educators have attested to using Padlet for classes during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a useful tool for virtual classroom as teachers can share lesson materials, answer to questions asked by their students. Students in turn can share assignments, articles, researches on the board. Students can use Padlet for classroom tasks,…

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Google Forms is a free online tool that allows users to create forms, surveys, and quizzes. Also, users can collaboratively edit and share the forms with other people to fill in for them.  Some students use it for research purposes where they create questions which give them information for their research. Some administrators can create survey questions to get feedback from customers or clients. It is free of charge and requires one’s Google account. How to use Google Forms To use Google Forms, one needs to sign in to Google to be able to create, access and share content on Google Forms.…

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Google Drawings is a tool for simple graphics, while Google Slides is a web presentation tool. We can call them the PowerPoint and CorelDraw of Google. They both lack some features and capabilities, but they allow you work collaboratively with others and store your documents in Google Drive along with the rest of your content. Google Slides by default does not allow users to insert a Google Drawing into Google Slides. However, there is a special process to insert drawing from Google drawings into Google slides. Lets delve into it! Method #1. Publish to the web If you already have…

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Google Slides is a presentation web app developed and maintained by Google. It was introduced on March 9, 2006, after Google acquired Writely, and was formerly known as Google Presentations. It has all the features of a traditional presentation program like the Microsoft PowerPoint. In this article, we will be telling you all you need to know about  Google Slides; its functions and its features.  Features of Google Slides Here are the features embedded in Google Slide: How to create presentations in Google Slides Alternatively: Go to the URL https://slides.google.com/create. You can also create new presentations from there. On Android:…

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Google drawing is a virtual board to enables you to create content on the board by drawing images, pasting images, linking videos and websites, inserting text, shapes, tables, and other content onto a page linked with Google Drive. One can also create various flow charts, diagrams, concept maps, visual storyboards, original art. Features of Google Drawing How to Use Google Drawings To be able to use Google Drawings, one needs a Google Account. If you do not have a Google account, you can create one by: If you already have a Google Account: Alternatively: What can I use Google Drawing for?…

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