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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...
I am that guy who spoils the party just when it's about to begin, once in a while. Nokia has a new brand ambassador in Kenya. But they have not announced it yet, neither has the brand ambassador come...
Here are a few parties who I believe are big winners from the Kenya ICT policy 2016.
On September 13 and 14, 2016, nearly 150 digital equality advocates from across Africa and the world gathered in Accra, Ghana for the inaugural Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology. For two days, participants came together to...
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.
IT procurement has historically been a long and complex process. Just setting requirements, conducting supplier reviews and doing proof of concepts could take months and even years. And that's before there is any visibility of the business outcome. The cloud changes that.
There's a very high chance that you have read, heard or seen the plans that the Kenyan government, through the Communications Authority, has to spy on its citizens. If not, well, now you know that there's such a plan....
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....
Since M-Pesa was launched back in 2007, it is not a secret that lives have been changed. M-Pesa has changed how Kenyans do transactions, how businesses operate and through Lipa Na M-Pesa, even propelled the growth of e-commerce. M-Pesa...
Today, most of the parents are struggling with what they can do when their young kids aspire to join Facebook. There are no clear-cut rules or guidelines about when a child can join social media so parents have to...
The digital migration debate was one of the most contentious issues in Kenya in 2015. So tough was the matter that the three main media houses Nation Media Group, Standard Group and Royal Media Services went off air for...
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...
We read a lot of articles online and unlike traditional print, you have the ability to store the latter and read them later. For articles online, we used the bookmarking function on browsers for a very long time to...
USSD codes is one technology that is used widely in Kenya. We use it for a host of things that range from buying airtime to subscribing for data plans and even for mobile money transactions. It is a very...
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...
E- commerce. This is no longer a new word to us. It is everywhere we look these days, both online and offline. Online shopping is turning out to be a viable option for many of us, especially but certainly...
If there's anything the last few weeks have shown us here at Techweez then it is that budget smartphones are the kings of the Kenyan mobile market. We have every brand imaginable angling for a share of the pie....
Finnish Tech website IT Vikko recently reported that Nokia will turning over HERE Apps development to Microsoft. Though this may seem like a blow to the Windows Phone platform, especially when Nokia has recently developed an Android HERE maps...
Article by Bill Ray - Vision Mobile Integrated Development Environments have evolved to solve every problem a developer can have, but in recent years we’ve seen a scaling back of capabilities as developers embrace more-basic options. At VisionMobile our latest...
“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,...
Have you ever requested or needed some information from government and they simply didn't get back to you, couldn’t trace the information or simply said the information was classified? Fear no more, the Access to Information Act, which was recently signed...
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...
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...
A typical Kenyan day involves at least one instance where you will leave your phone number either at a security desk while getting into a building or at a supermarket when you "conveniently" pay for your shopping through your preferred...
Fake news is a weed that needs to be uprooted fast by Facebook to maintain its integrity.
ZTE is the latest smartphone company to establish a strong presence in the Kenyan mobile phone market. ZTE as a brand was popular in the early days of Android smartphones in Kenya. Back when the Huawei U8150 IDEOS was...
With a platform like OLX users are bound to get the impression that OLX owes them quite a lot in terms of ensuring the genuineness of the buyers and seller they are going to meet on there. That is...
I was always skeptical of buying apps. The free versions were alright save for the ads and in some cases, I got worthy alternatives. That changed in 2016 when I decided to periodically buy apps and I've never regretted...
Digitization is changing the rules of the game. The digital economy carries the promise of unlimited opportunities, as the latest solutions for tomorrow’s economy.
Mwezi iko kona is a popular mid-month statement used by Kenyans to state they are running on a shoe string budget awaiting to get paid at the end of the month. Most people take to borrowing from family and...
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