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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...
Sometime last week, Blackberry launched its latest flagship device, The Blackberry Passport. Blackberry Passport was possibly the worst kept secret in the history of smartphone devices. As early as July, Blackberry leaked images of the device to gauge consumer...
Consumer education or better still, public education can be done effectively by social media platforms. This is why governments, NGOs and private companies have opened official accounts to make statements to the public about issues that are linked to...
This is a hard one to write. In fact, I have been putting off penning this down for weeks with the hopes that I will get back what I lost but so far, there is no sign of that...
Safaricom is slated to announce its Half Year 2016 results on Thursday,  5th November 2015. The Telco has in recent times increased its non-voice revenues with data and M-Pesa contributing significantly to the companies earnings and from that end,...
Blackberry, the Canadian smartphone maker has for long prided itself as offering the best hardware and software as far as mobile devices go. In addition, Blackberry is the leader in mobile enterprise solution that incorporates ne plus ultra security...
I have spent the better part of the last five years actively using mobile devices of all shapes, sizes and prices and reviewing or writing extensively about them. Until now, having a good experience using a smartphone almost always...
According to the latest Google’s monthly Android platform distribution numbers, only 0.7% of all Android devices run on the latest iteration of Android, Nougat (7.0 & 7.1.1). Majority of android devices (33.4%) are running on Android Lollipop, which is over...
WhatsApp needs to do this to compete effectively with other messaging platforms.
With the ever-growing technology, various organizations are moving to cloud storage, big data, etc. for a secured and efficient data management. In addition, the concept of bringing your own device (BYOD) is adding up to the pressure of many...
This is probably a question that you have asked yourself at some point in time. If you haven’t, well you should because this is something that hurts a lot of budding developers and entrepreneurs who have fantastic startup ideas...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Why is mobile sports betting exploding into Africa? Well, one of the most logical answers is winning plenty for spending as little as $1 or less, while not having to go anywhere to place that bet. You just take...
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....
The internet is arguably one of the best, if not the best creation of humanity. The opportunities that have been created and those yet to be realized are limitless. However, problems and issues arise especially in relation to laws...
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....
Here are the differences between Twitter Lite and Twitter for Android
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...
While JTL's product Faiba 4G is very innovative it's going to be their crazy low-cost pricing that is going to carry the day for them.
The transport industry in Kenya has changed a lot over the years. Public transport now boasts of things like free Wi-Fi onboard and of course the use of electronic cards has been part of the national discussion for a...
Safaricom has already laid out 770 kilometers of fiber cable within Kenya with 640 ongoing, Nairobi takes the bulk of this. The 640 km that is ongoing according to Safaricom will go to other big towns, Nairobi, Nakuru, Mombasa...
This past weekend photographer @simplykech raised a claim against several parties including, musician Octopizzo that his photo (of Octo) was used to promote a certain event without both his consent and due payment. Several people have made varying comments and...
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...
Huawei P20 Pro is a superb handset, and one that continues a number of successful trends in the marketplace.
Something interesting happened to me the other day. I was on a call and the person I was in conversation with, mentioned that there was a bottle of Hennessy on the desk they were on, fast forward and after...
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