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The starting point of this article is June 2011 and over the months it is becoming extremely clear to me that this will be the next frontier. Back then we had nothing in the eco-system and indeed 2011 was the...
Mobile innovations are the future of technology in Kenya. Since the entry of mobile in the late 1990s, a lot of vibrancy, growth and currency has been realized in the Kenya I.T & telecoms sector. In the 6 months...
Let's face it: Science and Technology has advanced in incredible leaps and bounds that there is no end in sight to continuous innovation. Everyday new gadgets come up, new inventions are made and inevitably, new jobs are created. Who...
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...
In a recent interview with Marc Israel, Office Division Director for Microsoft West, East and Central Africa, I was made aware that there is quite a lot of progress for Microsoft in the country this year. Marc Israel...
You worked hard and now all your friends are super jealous – congrats, you’ve got your hands on one of the latest editions of the iPhone 6! But now that you’ve dropped all that cash on a fancy looking...
Microsoft acquired Nokia's mobile division and all that mobile hardware business that came along with it. And that was the journey of a thousand Windows Phone devices. Part of the idea is to get Microsoft another channel to get...
It's safe to say that mobile POS systems have arrived. POS, for those unfamiliar with the acronym, means Point of Sale. It's the terminal at which money is exchanged for goods, and traditionally, it was a big clunky computer...
Your smartphone camera is more powerful than you think. Most of the videos watched on YouTube are shot using a smartphone camera. Almost all of the photos views on social media such as Instagram, Facebook or Twitter originated from...
Today is a Kenyan holiday. The name's Mashujaa Day, Mashujaa is Swahili for Heroes. And this is the day to remember heroes in Kenya's history who were significant in the change of events from a colony to a free...
What will happen on June 17, 2015? This will be the last day for the switch off of the analogue television signals worldwide. In 2006, Kenya and other countries across the Globe signed a treaty agreement at the conclusion...
Thanks to coding platforms getting more user friendly, creating your own apps is easier than it has ever been. Of course, creation alone does not guarantee success. If you really want to have the next big app and shove...
Sometime last week, Blackberry launched its latest flagship device, The Blackberry Passport. Blackberry Passport was possibly the worst kept secret in the history of smartphone devices. As early as July, Blackberry leaked images of the device to gauge consumer...
We all at one or many points in life find ourselves moving out of a place we've been living for quite sometime. Whether it's leaving college, getting outt'a your mom's, getting married or even moving out to another estate...
Some phones are known for long-lasting batteries, while others seem to drain in an instant. Yet whether you prefer Android or iPhone, if your smartphone seems to constantly be running on empty, try following these six steps to boost...
Did you know that your Android device can be used as a home CCTV security system? The Android app Salient Eye helps you do exactly that. When installed in your phone the Salient Eye app uses your smartphone camera...
With the ever-growing technology, various organizations are moving to cloud storage, big data, etc. for a secured and efficient data management. In addition, the concept of bringing your own device (BYOD) is adding up to the pressure of many...
Many SMBs and large enterprises are turning towards the cloud due to the benefits it offers in terms of effectiveness, remote store, price and scalability. Then there’s also the belief that third-party cloud providers deploy all sorts of technologies to...
Innovative advances in medical imaging technology could leave a significant impact on current clinical practices by allowing for non-invasive alternatives for the purpose of diagnosis. Imaging has transformed personal care, and therefore the practice of medicine, by avoiding expensive...
On April 26, 1994, China Airlines Airbus A300 crashed, taking 264 lives. This tragedy can be traced to a software bug. Recounting other software related mishaps, Guru99.com also reports: In 1985,Canada's Therac-25 radiation therapy machine malfunctioned due to software bug...
As mobile landscape in Kenya transitions from “dumb” feature phones to smartphones, the importance of apps with local content grows every day. Apps enable consumers to discover what’s new around them, quickly order and use a variety of services,...
A few months back, fastlane, Asha Platform, Nokia X Platform, Porting Android Apps, Smartphone like experience and fastlane to Android apps were quite huge words. Revolutionary if I must add. But not anymore. Things have changed and there is a...
As mobile landscape in Kenya transitions from “dumb” feature phones to smartphones, the importance of apps with local content grows every day.  Apps enable consumers to discover what’s new around them, quickly order and use a variety of services,...
As mobile landscape in Kenya transitions from “dumb” feature phones to smartphones, the need for apps with local content grows every day. Apps enable consumers to discover what’s new around them, quickly order and use a variety of services,...
After close to a two year absence from the Microsoft platform, HTC unveiled the HTC One M8 for Windows. It's the same devices as their current, award winning Android flagship device, the HTC One M8, running the latest version of...
Microsoft has recorded a good impact for their entry level smartphone Lumia 520 across the world with a reported 12 million Lumia 520 activations so far. This makes for over 60% of their smartphones sales. The second segment being...
A corrupt SD card could turn out to be a nightmare for many specially photographers. SD cards are widely used in many devices including digital cameras to store thousands of photographs. Such cards make use of the non-volatile technology...
With the global unemployment rate remaining high in the last few years, pinching cents and keeping a tight budget is as crucial as ever. You’ve already acknowledged this by organizing files and sorting bills month after month, and you know...
Application development has come of age for many, particularly now that it's evident that mobile first is the best approach. Ask Instagram and Vine. Now OLX is now a global company with usage in 40 plus countries. The target is...
With the ever-growing technology day by day, we have seen various advanced email client applications. Lotus Notes and MS Outlook are two most advanced and widely used email platforms across various organizations today. Lotus Notes is a product from...
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