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Selling online is not quite established in Kenya, one of the main reasons is trust. This comes up as a result of lack of physical addressing in Kenya, you cannot get an address of a business or individual that...
By 2018, messages sent to and from applications will bring in revenues worth $60 billion. According to Juniper A2P (Application to Person) messages currently rake in $55 billion. SMS provides organization with a reliable tool to contact customers over...
Optical storage media, such as CD, DVD are frequently used for storing files permanently since they are portable and do not require much to spend on. These inexpensive digital media are fragile and often get scratched when used frequently...
With the global unemployment rate remaining high in the last few years, pinching cents and keeping a tight budget is as crucial as ever. You’ve already acknowledged this by organizing files and sorting bills month after month, and you know...
We are living in the "app" age, which has been fueled by the upsurge of smartphones use worldwide. Companies worldwide are outing official apps on Google's Play Store and Apple App store that offer their services. In Kenya,...
Uber has been a point of contention for the past couple of weeks due to the ‘eruption’ of the growing anger of people in the taxi industry. This lead to them launching attacks on unsuspecting Uber drivers causing some...
A creative entrepreneur is unlikely to be able to secure a bank loan, interest rates, repayment requirements for high risk startups are a hurdle
Before the smartphone age, people bought tickets to concerts, met their friends and came back later with memories that were firmly engrained in their minds. Fast forward to the current age we are living in, concerts have a different look....
Cash on Delivery and Mpesa Still Preferred Online shoppers in Kenya over Cards for Fear of Being Conned.
Snapchat and Periscope...the ball is in your court and we await your move.
Did you know that your Android device can be used as a home CCTV security system? The Android app Salient Eye helps you do exactly that. When installed in your phone the Salient Eye app uses your smartphone camera...
What will happen on June 17, 2015? This will be the last day for the switch off of the analogue television signals worldwide. In 2006, Kenya and other countries across the Globe signed a treaty agreement at the conclusion...
You know those pivotal, eye opening moments that you experience and suddenly question your tolerance to the existing norms that all of a sudden seem inefficient and outdated. As humans, we can easily be stuck to one mundane and...
“Security starts with you” is a controversial statement attributed to an advertisement featuring President Kenyatta in the media at the height of terrorist attacks on Kenyan soil from Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab. https://twitter.com/bonifacemwangi/status/537552927855214592 However, when it comes to your online safety,...
Just how much did the Safaricom outage that occurred the other day impact on your daily routine such as your interactions and businesses? Admittedly, outcomes were mostly damaging, which included Mpesa inaccessibility that caused a lot of panic among...
Why is your Kenya Power bill about to shoot up dramatically? If you've read the news recently, you'll have seen that Kenya Power intends to backdate taxes that should have been paid last year onto the consumer. This article...
Rugged stands for ‘manufactured to withstand rough handling’ in official dictionary terms. That’s not much different from how rugged computing device manufacturers describe their products. VDC Research says that the market for rugged devices is in transition mode, and is...
With billions spent on mobile games, even casino operators have taken notice. When we look at the Top Grossing Paid apps on both the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store, it looks as though games like Clash...
Disruption of how you read articles online Facebook shook the industry by introducing Instant Articles, a platform that aims to revolutionize how we read articles in the web by drastically reducing the load times. This is why they term them...
A group of Kenyan photographers came together and decided to showcase Nairobi in a very different light. The results are amazing!
The excitement that comes with the release of a new smartphone has been fading away slowly by slowly. Smartphone sales have been slowing down, and even though the stats show that the sales have increased, the difference is neglible....
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...
A decade or so ago, online shopping and associated e-commerce services were unheard of in the country. This has changed over the years as internet penetration continues to grow, in addition to the launch of local-driven e-commerce systems that...
A corrupt SD card could turn out to be a nightmare for many specially photographers. SD cards are widely used in many devices including digital cameras to store thousands of photographs. Such cards make use of the non-volatile technology...
Kenya's digital migration has not been a smooth sailing pitting the regulator Communication Authority of Kenya and three major media houses. At the height of the tussle which led to a switch off of the three, the companies...
Digital marketing has taken prominence over the last couple of years and it is thanks to more and more people using the internet. Brands have noticed they cannot simply ignore this growing online audience and this is why agencies...
Since Kenyan banks lost to Mpesa in 2006, their sole strategy has been to catch up. Kenyan banks are running out of ideas, resorting to copying Mpesa.
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