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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,...
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.
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...
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...
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...
As it becomes easier to access all kinds of games via mobile apps, the popularity of mobile gaming seems set to go through the roof. According to the report issued by App Annie Index: Market Q3 2014, games generate...
The proposed bill gives the films board a wider mandate that can be misused to stifle the creative sector.
Downtime is to be expected in business though it creates a terrifying thought because it has a direct impact on the profitability of the business.
Social media has had an unparalleled impact on the world. While the jury is still out on whether the general impact has been positive or negative, over these past few weeks, I have witnessed the positive impact it can...
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...
Happy New Year guys! We have been given the privilege of seeing yet another year, and as with every New Year, 2016 has brought with it a flurry of ‘New Year, new me’ sentiments all over. Although very little...
It is rather regrettable, that the man we have at the helm of Kenya’s Central Bank, is of the opinion that Kenyans, and broadly Africans, are not good enough to embrace one of the greatest technologies of our time....
10 ways you can take control of your smartphone's data consumption habits.
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"....
Snapchat and Periscope...the ball is in your court and we await your move.
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...
Hello readers, each week (from this one), I’ll be looking to highlight apps made by Kenyan developers who believe they will offer some value to the wider population. They may not be the best made apps out there, or...
Self-driving cars are a reality, companies such as Tesla and Google have been at the fore front pushing for this technology. We already have road-legal, consumer ready autonomous cars, such as the Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model X....
Ever since Windows 10 launched back in 2015, there has been controversy after controversy surrounding the operating system. Starting with how Microsoft was asking people to upgrade to Windows 10, free or not, it was being a bit too...
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...
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