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Android One

Android One is Not Dead and Could Soon Be Coming to Mid-range and Flagship Devices

While speaking to Gadgets 360, Android's Vice President of Product Management and Google Play, Sameer Samat revealed that Android One was not dead and...
Okoa Jahazi Legal

Safaricom’s Okoa Jahazi Users Term the 10% Interest Illegal, Demand for Compensation

Some Safaricom clients are unhappy about the telco's Okoa Jahazi service, which is why they have sued the company for breaching banking laws. Okoa Jahazi...

Twitter Is Now Doing Facebook-like Tracking On The App

Twitter is an ad based company and it relies on ad revenue to cater for administrative costs like staff salaries, running servers and for...
Uber Freight

Uber Joins the Race To Conquer Trucking Business with Uber Freight

Uber is a tremendously successful transportation network company. After starting its business in 2009 with its popular taxi-hailing app, the company has been trying...
telegram

Telegram’s Latest Update Brings Video Messages, Bot Payments and Instant View for Everyone

Telegram has proven time and time again that it is miles ahead of the competition when it comes to features and true to this,...

Key Announcements Made On Google I/O 2017

Google's annual I/O conference started yesterday and they used the opportunity to announce new features and improvements on their ecosystem. Ecosystem update Google revealed that we...
google-io-koitlin

Google Now Supports Kotlin as an Official Android Development Language

At Google I/O 2017, Google announced that it will officially support Kotlin on Android as a “first-class” language. Kotlin is a new programming language built by...
Data Centre

East Africa Data Centre (EADC) Wins Tier III Certification from Uptime Institute

Liquid Telecom’s subsidiary, East Africa Data Centre (EADC) has received Tier III Certification, thanks to its efforts in delivering 100% uptime in IT and...
android-instant-apps

Android Instant Apps Now Open to All Developers

Last year, Google introduced Android Instant Apps - a feature that allows Android users to use applications without downloading from the Google Play Store. This...
Google I/O 2017

Google Isn’t Letting Go of Emerging Markets, Launches Android Go

Google, which took its first try at designing an Android phone from the hardware and software standpoints (aka the Google Pixel, with the help...
Google Lens

Google Lens Will Use Your Camera To Understand What’s Around You

Today at Google I/O, Google is really pushing its agenda as an AI forward company, from the porting of Google Assistant to the iPhone...

Google Assistant Will Now Be Available On The iPhone

Google Assistant was announced by Google last year to much fanfare as a smarter alternative to Google Now that was able to contextually understand...
Truecaller

It’s Time to Uninstall Truecaller as the Company Introduces Controversial Truecaller Ads [UPDATE: TRUECALLER RESPONDS]

So avid users of Truecaller, like myself, will be disappointed to know that the company has decided to integrate a rather controversial form of...
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Tecno Mobile Introduces the DroidPad 7D, a Seven-Inch Tablet that Costs Less than Ksh. 10,000

If you are getting confused by the naming scheme of Tecno tablets, then you're not alone. There's the recent PhonePad 3, DroiPad 7C, DroidPad10...
Csquared Google Fiber

Google’s Nairobi Based Carrier-Neutral Fiber Project Csquared Closes USD 100m Investment

Google and partners IFC, Convergence Partners and Mitsui fund Csquared USD 100 million to roll out carrier-neutral fiber infrastructure in Africa.
instagram face filters screenshot

Instagram Face Filters Are Here And The Snapchat Stories Clone Is Almost Complete

Instagram launched Instagram Stories way back in August last year as a direct attack on Snapchat Stories and it has been a whirlwind since...
Google Assistant

Google Assistant for iOS Could Be Announced During Google I/O 2017

Google I/O is about to kick off and there are reports that Google could announce Assistant for iOS as a standalone app. The reports coming...
Galaxy S8 Camera

DxOMark Ranks the Samsung Galaxy S8’s Camera Lower than the Google Pixel and the HTC U11

Samsung Galaxy S8's camera is still largely similar in performance to its predecessor according to DxOMark
huawei Y7

Huawei Y7 Comes with a Massive 4,000mAh Battery, Android Nougat and a Solid Build

Huawei's mid-rangers are not exactly the strength of the company, that segment belongs to other Chinese manufacturers we will not mention. However, this isn't...
Galaxy S8

Samsung Has Already Sold More Than 5 Million Galaxy S8s

As your day gets filled with news of the squeezeable phones, Samsung wants to remind us that they have a device that's selling very well...
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HTC Announces the HTC U11, a ‘Squeezable’ New Flagship With No Headphone Jack

HTC has finally unveiled the HTC U11, their new flagship phone for this year and it is impressive.
Root Access

Netflix’s Android App Will Not Work On Your Rooted Android Device

Android is fairly friendly to enthusiasts and tinkerers who want to make their devices run in particular manner or want to get rid of...
telegram messenger

Telegram’s Newest Desktop Update Gives Chat Admins Power To Delete Your Messages

Telegram Messenger is one chatting app that has become my favourite due to several features and since its inception in 2013, it has able...
OPPO F3 Launch

Selfie Focused OPPO F3 Officially Available in Kenya at a Ksh.33,000 Price Tag

The OPPO F3 which comes with a dual selfie camera composed of a 16 MP f/2.0 lens and a 120-degree wide-angle 8 MP lens...
WannaCry

Here’s What You Need to Know About the WannaCry Ransomware Cyber Attack

A ransomware is a malicious software that infects a computer and restricts the user to get access to the computer until a ransom is...

South Africa’s Telco Vodacom to Hold 35 Percent Stake at Safaricom Limited

UK-based Vodafone Group PLC has proposed a transfer of 35 percent of its indirect shares in Safaricom to South Africa's Vodacom Group Ltd. Please note that...
Government Cloud

Huawei Technologies Will Get Paid to Move Kenyan Government Data and Apps to The Cloud

The Kenyan Government has struck a deal to develop the Government Cloud Service Project with Huawei Technologies Company Limited, a Chinese global ICT company...
Samsung Z4 Tizen 3

Samsung Z4 is the Latest Entry-Level Smartphone Running Tizen OS

Tizen OS is Samsung's own Linux-based operating system that runs on their electronics including smart watches and smart TVs. In 2015, Samsung started using...
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