I have to admit. It is much easier to write about problems than it is to actually provide a solution to the problem. Very many of us love complaining but only a small percentage try to do something about it....
  Co.nun.drum /kəˈnəndrəm/   noun    a confusing and difficult problem or question I love Ma3Route. I use it daily. Why then, do I imply that Ma3Route is a conundrum, such a hard word to write, let alone pronounce. Well because I think that...
When starting your business, there are various metrics you need to consider in order to track and measure your progress. Here are the basic metrics you need to flourish in your business: 1. Customer growth – The most important...
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,...
A large number of us commute daily, to and from work and it is a nightmare each time, whether you drive, take a matatu or use the train (let us be honest, this system is not reliable yet). Traffic...
Safaricom was launched in the year 2000 as an underdog in the telecom sector. The green company headquartered in Westlands, Nairobi from the onset has grown by leaps and bounds to become the biggest company in East and...
You know those pivotal, eye opening moments that you experience and suddenly question your tolerance to the existing norms that all of a sudden seem inefficient and outdated. As humans, we can easily be stuck to one mundane and...
Blackberry’s Priv smartphone, it’s first ever adventure outside the comfort (or turbulence depending on how you want to look at it) of its own software offering, will likely be a big test for the company as it tries to...
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...
A screenshot of a Whatsapp chat was doing rounds on Twitter which pointed out why WhatsApp should make drastic changes to groups. The screenshot contained a WhatsApp conversation of a certain “prayer group” of which one member by the...
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...
Some of us deal with this scenario more often than we would like to admit. Imagine sending someone money on MPESA, but because your more frequent interaction with MPESA is buying airtime, you subconsciously do that instead. So now...
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...
So I got a very interesting email last Saturday morning that really got me thinking, which I have to admit is the last thing I want to do on a bright beautiful Saturday morning, but I digress. I get...
In April, the government through the department of Immigration issued a directive that all passport application will be made via www.ecitizen.go.ke.  The directive also targeted citizens seeking to renew and replace their passports. The Ecitizen portal is a centralized...
As it becomes easier to access all kinds of games via mobile apps, the popularity of mobile gaming seems set to go through the roof. According to the report issued by App Annie Index: Market Q3 2014, games generate...
Let me introduce you to two brilliant people and their simple yet convenient solution. Meet Ongair CEO and CTO, Trevor Kimenye who defines these traditional roles a bit differently. “I am the Chief Errand Officer, where I basically run...
Today is the social media awards day and in the spirit of recognizing various personalities that have made an impact in their own way on social media, we had a chance to interview Robert Kunga, who is widely known...
Last year, Kenya opened up the market by legislation to Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs), basically meaning a mobile carrier can come in and lease infrastructure and go straight into business. Five companies applied for the MNVO license with...
It's been 3 years since the last iPod Touch launched and boy, aren't we glad that the iPod line is back? Yesterday, Apple just introduced the best iPod Touch yet and unveiled new colour options for all...
EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best free data recovery software to recover any of your deleted, formatted or lost data. You can use it on all of your hard drives, external hard drives, USB drives, memory cards, digital...
Twitter apparently will launch a curated news service called Moments which was previously name " Project Lightning". From an interview conducted by the Telegraph, Periscope’s CEO Kavyon Beykpour revealed that this curated news service will be called Moments that...
Android and iOS today account for the two biggest mobile platforms on the planet. However, things have not always been like this. If we were to go back in time to the year 2006, you wouldn't find an iPhone...
Masaku 7s  is a rugby tournament has become quite popular thanks to social media. Last year, thousands attended the tournament and I'm quite sure it was because of the conversation it generated on Twitter and Facebook. What it...
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....
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...
Keen on faster delivery of goods and services to the people, the Kenyan government has implemented e-citizen services. These services are offered through a revamped e-citizen portal, which is a centralized hub for all these services. Select government services...
We've been rambling on and on about music streaming services. Apple Music. Spotify. MixRadio. Except Apple's Music which will be coming to over 100 countries when it is eventually live later in the month, the other two and...
I was watching the season finale of Game of Thrones and while I'm still mourning the death of Jon Snow, I'm still wondering, what if there were smartphones those days? Would Jon Snow's smartphone had alerted him to either...
Starting a startup or an app that offer services that require engagement of the masses seems like all the rage right now, but in reality, it is very difficult to maintain one due to the high cost of maintenance,...
Google Doodles is one of those fun Google experiments where they alter their famous logo to celebrate famous people, their birthdays & achievements and specific holidays . The first Google Doodle was designed on August 30th 1998 by Google's...
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...
Twitter is known for its renowned "140 character " limit on tweets and Direct Messages. Well in a release statement for Twitter developers, starting July, the company will waiver the 140 character limit for Direct Messages.  The company still...
Is there something like a perfect smartphone? That question will unlikely be having a definite answer any time soon. There are iPhone 6 users who are so pleased with what it offers that to them it is the ultimate...
Instagram is one of my favourite social media platforms and there are some features i'd like to see being developed for the platform, which I think will improve the experience 1. Photo Groups Instagram right now is a mess. It is...

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