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Facebook termed Twitter as “Social Media” on search tab and Twitter didn’t like that

Facebook's search was pretty mediocre and the company took notice by revamping their search algorithms for their mobile apps. This was a welcome change...
Phares Kariuki Node Africa

Exclusive: Interview with Node Africa’s Phares Kaboro – Life Goes on

In  September, we sat down for an interview with the then Angani CEO Phares Kariuki.  Phares outlined ambitious plans for his then startup which...

How Does DataBank fair Against Local Competitors

Cloud computing has been growing exponentially in Kenya and the African continent in general. Most people think of cloud as solution deployed for enterprise...
smartphones

The Best Smartphones I’ve Reviewed in 2015

I've interacted with quite a number of smartphones in 2015 for review purposes. Here are the few that really impressed me in their order...

My Favourite Android Apps of 2015

2015 has seen quite a number of applications make their way to the Google Play Store, the official Android app store. They range from...
smartphones

What to Watch Out for in the Kenyan Smartphone Market in 2016

It's a few days to the end of the year. 2016 is almost here. With it comes a lot of expectations for an industry...

With the Snokor Rocket Z5000 Smartphone, Budget No Longer Means Mediocre

I have had quite a run in with budget smartphones this year. Some impressed, some failed to impress, others that I had high hopes...

The Curious Case of Kenyan Banking Applications

What is the point of an application? Let me not limit this to applications alone. What is the point of any technology that we...
Xtigi X8

X-TIGI X8 Overview

The X-tigi X8 is a lovely phone, with quite the decent experience. The price and unique features too that it comes with are quite...
Uhuru Kenyatta

What are the Moments of 2015, Through the Kenyans on Twitter lens?

1. #UhuruInKenya - Kenyans gave President Uhuru a piece of their mind for the fact that he seems to be more out of the...
Windows 10 November Update

How To Force The Windows 10 November Update onto Your PC

Have you already upgraded to Windows 10 but are yet to receive the November update? If you haven't yet received the first major update...

6 Things You Need to Know About the Infinix Note 2

After its apparent success, it was inevitable that the Infinix Hot Note, one of the surprise smartphones of the last 12 months, was going...

What DataBank Presents to the Kenyan Businesses

Last week, we told you about Databank a cloud  computing solution developed by  Compfix Data Limited. The solution is developed and deployed under the...

How Hard Is It To Start And Build A Business In Kenya?

We ranked 8th! Out of 12 countries studied, Kenya ranked eighth at conduciveness of starting and conducting a business in Africa. 'That is too...

What is Intel RealSense Technology and Why Do You Need to Tap into It?

This is a term that I have seen for a while but got into it after the announcement of the Intel Developer Challenge, where...
Social media gaffe

Lessons from the Strathmore University drill about obtaining information from social media

Twitter is really good at disseminating  breaking news items and this has its merits and its disadvantages. The merits include the rapid transfer of information...

Databank and the Role of Cloud Computing for Kenyan Businesses

In its Fourth Quarter report on the state of ICT in Kenya, the Communications Authority of Kenya stated that Kenya has 29.6 million internet...

Anti-virus Company ESET opens Nairobi Office and Here are Plans for the Market

In October, Cyber-security firm Serianu unveiled the Kenya Cyber Security Report 2015. According to the report, 80 per cent of Kenyans connected to the...

Want To Buy Products From Amazon? Try VituMob

I love reading. I always have from a young age and almost always have a novel tucked in somewhere in my bag to indulge...

Here is What Interswitch plans for the East African Market

In Kenya, if you are looking to withdraw money from your bank account but cannot find your bank's ATM, you are likely to look...

5 Things You Need to Know About Apple Music on Android

So Apple Music is finally available on Android. No biggy. I have been using the service since it debuted on July 29th and was...
OLED

OLED Technology: How it Works and why You Need it in your Life

If you’re old enough, you remember sitting in front of a TV with a picture tube (cathode ray tube) to watch your favorite shows....

5 Yesteryear Flagship Smartphones Still Worth Buying Today

You know what else is shorter than a Kardashian relationship? The life cycle of a smartphone. Any smartphone. High-end, mid-range, low-end. Name it. The...

This Is Nest’s Plan For Kenyan Startups – Interview With Nest COO Lawrence Morgan

More and more veteran entrepreneurs are over time, taking on the responsibility of nurturing new entrepreneurs and helping them grow their businesses. This is...

Want To Take Your Startup Global? Nest Will Help You Take Over Asia

In my opinion, the startup culture in Kenya has seen a significant growth over the past 10 or so years, owing partly of course...

The Making Of The Kio Kit: Interview With BRCK CEO Eric Hersman

Last Tuesday saw the launch of BRCK Education, and their products, the Kio tablet and Kio Kit, which are going to instantaneously digitize a...

Google is About to Unveil the 2015 Nexus Smartphones: Here’s All You Need to...

Tuesday, September 29th is almost here with us. It is no secret that Google is going to unveil its long-awaited Nexus smartphones. Of course...

The What And The How Of BRCK’S Kio Set-up

A number of companies have come up with way to innovate our education sector and this is mostly done by digitizing our education curriculum...

With Fuzu, You Don’t Have To Look For A Job, It Looks For You!

Let’s be real for a minute here, searching for a job is a headache, both for the job seeker and recruiter. When looking for...

Kenyan Chapter Of Women In Tech Africa Brings Great-Minded Women Together

The technology scene has been considered as a ‘man’s field’ for the longest time. Only recently has the inclusion of women been brought into...
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