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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...
We have known for a while now that Telkom Kenya was dropping the Orange Kenya branding seeing that latter sold its 60-percent stake in Telkom Kenya to Helios Investment Group. Helios took over Telkom Kenya through their subsidiary, Jamhuri Holdings...
You won’t dare leave your home without it—the mobile phone charger is essential to one’s everyday life. After all, people nowadays have a constant need to be connected all the time. For those who are old enough to remember, do...
Saving in Bitcoin has been lucrative for me compared to the alternative of Mshwari with 211% interest on Bitcoin versus 9.8% interest on Mshwari.
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.
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...
If you thought the price wars between Kenyan telcos was over, you thought wrong. After Airtel announced their "Tubonge Bundles" targetted at offering cheap calls to its subscribers, Telkom Kenya (Orange) announced their "Amkia MBundle" which offers subscribers of...
Here are the differences between Twitter Lite and Twitter for Android
Polls diversify understanding of a given situation in real time and impart a sense of togetherness with brands since the mode of communication is open ended.
Can I patent my idea? 5 things a techie needs to know about intellectual property.
It's a rush to sell at the retail stores and most small smartphone brands invest only at the retail stores focusing on converting walk-in customers.
March 22, 2017, Safaricom unveils a new bundle aimed at "the hustler". Dubbed Flex, this new bundle would let Safaricom customers buy Flex units using their airtime and use the units for either voice calls, sms or data without...
There's a misconception that password-protected public Wi-Fi network is genuinely safe. It's not, and you risk exposing sensitive data to intruders.
In the 1990s, everyone wanted to have a website, it was the in-thing, it was "cool". From 2013 upwards, every company and service wanted to have an app, as that was the new trend. Apps (or lack thereof) have...
Uber raised their fare prices today and now we can compare their new prices with the ones being offered by its competitors.
Cybercrime is common due to keen attention it has received from businesses, organizations and the government. Are we aware the rules that govern us?
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...
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.
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....
“I cannot comment on that but if Kenya is a good fit, we shall definitely consider offering to launch it here” - Ime Archibong, Facebook’s director of Product Partnerships. That was about five months ago, when Ime Archibong was asked about Facebook's...
WhatsApp was created to solve a specific problem at the time: It was a better and cheaper alternative to SMS and it was able to do that by it being available on multiple platforms. Skipping over to the present...
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...
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