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Most Kenyans access the internet on the mobile phone, and the larger number is the one that accessed the internet the first time on the mobile phone. The smartphone is increasingly becoming a main computing device with development in...
You knew this was coming anyway so don't act surprised. It's not like it is a bad thing. Apple is famous for holding out on adding new features for no apparent reason and waits until it thinks the time...
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...
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...
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...
Here are a few parties who I believe are big winners from the Kenya ICT policy 2016.
In 2005, Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary General unveiled a small green laptop in front of an audience in Tunis, Tunisia. The audience consisted of delegates from all over the world discussing the role of information...
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....
Today is the social media awards day and in the spirit of recognizing various personalities that have made an impact in their own way on social media, we had a chance to interview Robert Kunga, who is widely known...
With Netflix's recent announcement to bring its content to an additional 130 countries globally, including all of Africa, you are probably wondering if you should sign up. Netflix is the world's largest provider of streaming movie and TV content....
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...
Intel experienced it, IBM experienced it, Apple experienced it and now one of the most iconic brands of the smartphone revolution is experiencing it.  Most of these brands rose to prominence amidst a tide of new technology, went on...
10 ways you can take control of your smartphone's data consumption habits.
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....
“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,...
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...
Give these guys a break. Its not the most efficient of services but they will get there
The past 11 months have been spent designing, developing and validating our financial application called Shika. Shika is a short term small credit android application. This is an incredible journey so far having come from an agency; I was...
There is a massive opportunity for developers
The past week has been awash with media reports putting the spotlight on the raging digital migration debate after the Communication Authority withdrew the digital broadcast license for Citizen, NTV and KTN this coming after the said broadcast...
There has been a heated discussion in our forums on how to tame the phone-snatching vice that keeps getting worse every passing day. It is so bad that hardly a month goes by without a friend or colleague falls into...
A creative entrepreneur is unlikely to be able to secure a bank loan, interest rates, repayment requirements for high risk startups are a hurdle
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...
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...
Tomorrow is Social Media day, which was started by Mashable back in 2010 where they said it was "to celebrate and highlight the ways social media and digital innovation have come to define this generation." The event is celebrated...
Transactions are basically defined as business processes with starting points and end-points. They have specific activities and timelines, through which these transactions take place to achieve the desired effects. Take for example an ATM transaction has many underlying operations,...
More often than not both business and personal users end up asking themselves, “How can printer ink possibly be so expensive?” Taking into account the size of a printer cartridge, ink can sometimes seem like the most costly thing on...
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...
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