10 Cool Android Apps That Are Not Available on the Google Play Store

According to Google, there were 65 billion app installs from the Play Store in the last one year. The Google Play Store has grown...

Nairobi Tech Spaces: Nairobi Garage // Westlands

Nairobi, a city known for its catastrophic traffic, fast paced dwellers, and home grown national park is most importantly growing a reputation of being...

6 Essential Tools for Your Windows PC

With the arrival of Windows 8, Microsoft heralded a new direction in the way users find, download and install software. To mimic what we...
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The Making of Brian Mbunde into a Social Media Pro – Interview

The rise of digital marketing has introduced a relatively new set of careers for people out there and one of the careers is being...

The Huawei P9 is Here: What You Need to Know

Last evening (East African Time), Huawei unveiled the P9, its 2016 flagship smartphone, at an event in London. Huawei has in recent years upped its...

An Introduction to Kenya Red Cross Society App created to Expand their Reach

Yesterday saw the launch of Kenya Red Cross Society’s app that they were keen to describe it as the world’s most advanced humanitarian aid app,...

Kenya’s Pewin Cabs Application an Example of a Well Thought Out Application

Pewin is a cab company started by a couple back in 2008 that has been pretty successful in the taxi industry. They have had...
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Four Up and Coming Apps of 2016

Apps are now an integral part of most people’s everyday lives. Approximately 64 percent of American adults own a smartphone, and these consumers use...

6 Notable Features of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung took the stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, towards the end of February to unveil its 2016 flagship smartphones. The...
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What do you Learn If you Study IT in College?

There is much demand for Information Technology (IT) courses right now, as job prospects in IT are relatively good. If you are interested in...

5 Most Memorable Sony Xperia Z Smartphones

Soon after Sony unveiled the Xperia S, a beautiful high-end smartphone, in January 2012, it started work on a whole new series of top...

Will 2016 be the Year We See the Android App Drawer Die?

The app drawer is one often overlooked but incredibly important part of the smartphone. Android smartphones to be particular. It is usually the gateway...
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How agile is DataBank in Meeting you Cloud Computing needs?

In a series of articles, we have talked about DataBank, a cloud computing solution developed by  Compfix Data Limited. The solution is developed and deployed...
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Making Sense of Uber vs. Regular Taxi Hullabaloo in Kenya

It has been all over the news over the last couple of weeks. Regular taxi operators are complaining that Uber cabs are ‘ruining’ their existing...

To Be a Social Media Manager in Kenya: Interview with Naomi Mutua

The rise of social networking sites has brought about a new industry where official accounts of brands need to cater to their customers, promote...
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Top Selling Android Apps That Will Dominate 2016

Here is a simple guide on the best Android apps that will dominate the market through 2016. Some of this apps even come integrated...

LIVELUVO: On Making A Digital Village

Village. Sounds old fashioned right? Something only our parents and a number of us know all too well from experience. However people like me,...

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...
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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...

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...

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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