Editorial

To get small and medium businesses using ICT services more extensively, we have to overcome complexity, affordability, connectivity and a compelling reason.
One of the biggest debates in the smartphone world is which is better, Android or iOS? The answer to that question is very dependent on which side you lean on. However, things take a different tone when you pit...
Kenya’s mobile industry growth is largely driven by data and will catapult the industry to deliver even more value-added services. by Aldo Mareuse.
Following the article, I wrote regarding Kenya's Nairobi Wire being caught mining cryptocurrency using the visitor's CPU, the company responded to us via Twitter and explained that the script was unauthorized and that they pulled it down immediately they...
Four months ago, as M-Pesa was announcing its financials, the company took that opportunity to announce the coming of age of their new M-Pesa solution, M-Pesa 1Tap. M-Pesa 1Tap was meant to solve the problem of redundancy and error prone...
We all have our reservations when it comes to brands, especially with smartphones, we have loyalists then we have those who make their decisions based entirely on how much value they can squeeze from a device. According to research firm...
Cash on Delivery and Mpesa Still Preferred Online shoppers in Kenya over Cards for Fear of Being Conned.
The debate on whether telcos should really expire data bundles or not has been going on for a while now, especially in Africa, where it is clear that data bundles have become a pain-point for most mobile internet users....
We are in that future where industry prophets foresaw the phasing out of trips to the bank to do minor things like check the details of your bank account. We are in that future where the banking sector is...
When someone promises you a quick and easy way to get money, our natural instinct as human beings is to jump at the opportunity without thinking twice. Pyramid schemes are not a new concept, they have existed for around...
For years, Virtual Reality was a concept that only existed in the world of fantasy and science fiction. Over the past few years however, technology has finally caught up and has begun to make that fantasy a reality.  There...
There is no denying that the arrival of the Madaraka Express SGR (standard gauge railway) Train marks one of Kenya’s biggest projects to date. While the train is currently serving Nairobi and Mombasa with fair prices (compared to road),...
It is not a secret that your phone no longer feels as fast as it used to when you first got your hands on it, well, unless you just bought one. But everything in life experiences wears and tear...
When it comes to the choice between convenience and privacy, very few people can honestly pick one over the other. Most of us want to have both and we have created this mentality in our heads that we can...
Has it ever happened to you that you were out of cash and the only thing you had was a cell phone? Well, I have recently found myself in such situation. And I have paid for some services with...
WhatsApp needs to do this to compete effectively with other messaging platforms.
Much has been said about the recently published Hate Speech Guidelines from the Communications Authority in partnership with the National Cohesion and Integration Commission. These Guidelines are on the Prevention of Dissemination of Undesirable Bulk and Premium Rate Political...
Android users are a disadvantaged lot, as much as it pains me to admit it. Unlike iOS, Android's open source nature has allowed smartphone manufacturers to taint its beauty all in the name of "differentiating themselves from the pack"....
A recent study by Kenya Audience Research Foundation (KARF) on media consumption in Kenya has elicited a battle between Traditional and New Media. Dubbed “Media Consumer Survey”, KARF broke down the different ways Kenyans get their news and which...
When's the last time you bought a phone? What was the reason behind your purchase? Was it to replace your lost phone? Or your previous phone had gotten too old? Or did a new phone just come out and...
Well, a month ago when I wrote a piece of how WhatsApp group admins in South Africa had been warned that they were legally responsible for the content that is shared in the groups, I expressed my concern on...
For an organization whose name literally means ‘testimony’, there appears to be a problem at Ushahidi. The company has been the subject of much speculation after revelations that it did nothing after an employee reported a member of senior...
Ask a guy half the time to hold a lady’s phone and they will have an expression as that of holding their handbags. This is because most ladies, like myself, love color and splash, something that guys cannot wrap...
Key ideas that every app development company should consider. These ideas will likely help app developers build successful mobile apps.
Ever since smartphones hit the markets, human beings have had enough time to interact with the devices and form peculiar habits around these gadgets. We have become so attached to our devices that we cannot function properly without them....
Smartphones without apps is like launching a modern train without an online booking platform - oh wait, they did that. But you don't need to make the same mistake, smartphones are powerful gadgets and with the right apps, you...
Telegram Messenger is one of the best things to happen to smartphone communication, if you have disagreements, please feel free to present them in the comment section below but that's my stand and for this reason I will give...
There are countless apps available out there for the two main platforms of mobile technology. They'll do everything from looking up song lyrics to tracking your exercise for the day. Many of these apps do things that save you...
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