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TECNO Phantom 9 Officially Launches in Kenya

Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings' smartphone brand TECNO Mobile has officially launched their 2019 flagship, the TECNO Phantom 9 in Kenya. The long wait is...

OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Camera Review

I've been using the OPPO  Reno 10x Zoom for a little while now and I got to play around with the four cameras it...
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Uber Rides Will Become 29% More Expensive Starting Next Week

UberSELECT, Uber Kenya's premium option is going to be scrapped, according to the company. UberSELECT was introduced in Nairobi in October 2017 as a 'premium'...
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Facebook Pressures Instagram to Double the Number of Ads Served to Users, Begins Testing Back to Back Ads in...

If you thought Instagram user experience is becoming annoying from the increasing number of ads served and the carousel photo issue, it's about to...
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HMD Will Launch “Value” Nokia 5G Smartphone Next Year

We are in the teething stages of the rollout of 5G networks across the world. 5G capable devices are very few and very expensive....
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How to Activate VoLTE on Your Safaricom SIM-Card

Safaricom announced Voice over LTE (VoLTE) a month ago and they promised that it promises three times better phone call quality than 3G. For...
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Google Cracks the Whip on Predatory Loan Apps on Play Store

You may have seen a deluge of loan apps on the Play Store and they have become quite popular since they offer easy credit...
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Google Play Store Redesign is Now Rolling Out

The Google Play Store has had its fair share of design tweaks over the years and now we have a new one. Google has started...
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Here Are Nokia Smartphones That Will Receive Android 10, and When

Android 10 is official and this time around, it does not have a dessert name, a development that has received mixed feelings from Android...

Safaricom Data Services are Down

It appears Safaricom's mobile data services are down. This has been ongoing in the past 30 minutes, so if you cannot access the internet at...
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The Next Version of Android is Simply Android 10

We have been waiting for Android Q’s name to drop with an unabated breath. Google, which owns the mobile OS, has been branding its...
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Mercy Wanjau Assumes Director-General Role at Communications Authority of Kenya

Kenya's ICT watchdog the Communications Authority of Kenya has a new Director-General - Mercy Wanjau. She will be taking over from Francis Wangusi, whose...
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Huawei’s Next Flagship to Run on Android, No Plans for a Harmony-Powered Smartphone This Year

Huawei is still holding on to Google's Android platform even after the launch of their in-house operating system, Harmony OS. In a New York...

Discovered: New Websites, Apps and Extensions for This Week

The internet can be a very interesting place if you know where to look at. Discovered will do the digging and bring you the...

Huawei Issues Demand Letter to the Wall Street Journal Following Damaging Spying Report

Last week, the Wall Street Journal published a story regarding Huawei's hand in helping African leaders gain illegal access to their rivals' information. The...
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Celebrities Are Falling for This Viral Instagram Hoax

There's a hoax going viral on Instagram. The post which people are reposting is a block of text claiming that Instagram is changing their...
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Facebook Launches “Off-Facebook Activity” Tool: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Facebook has finally launched this feature they announced during last year's F8 conference. Clear History was set to launch soon after that announcement but...

Facebook Will Rely on Humans to Curate Stories For the News Tab

Facebook is hiring journalists for ita News Tab initiative which is the social media giant dip into publishing. The News Tab will be a section...

This Influencer Staged a Motorcycle Accident for an Instagram Ad

This is a new low for Instagram influencers. Tiffany Mitchell, a US lifestyle blogger posted a couple of photos on her Instagram page which...

DStv Kenya Slashes Package Fees Significantly

MultiChoice has been struggling to make ends meet partly due to the popularity of streaming apps that have eaten into its market. The corporation's...
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4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Across Kenya and Tanzania

Earthquakes/tremors are one of the most random events we experience in our lives. Large ones cause a lot of destruction and that is why...
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Twitter Suspends Hundreds of Accounts Linked to China Propaganda on Hong Kong Protests

Brief background The 2019 Hong Kong protests have been going on in the last couple of weeks. The demonstrations, which have since been amplified across...
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Another Blow to Safaricom Alpha as Senior Employee Leaves the Innovation Hub

Safaricom Alpha was the telecommunication giant's "research and development organization" and it seems like it is on rocky ground thanks to another high profile exit. Huston...

Huawei Gets Another 90 Day Reprieve from the U.S

The U.S government has accorded Huawei another 90-day reprieve. The temporary license the Chinese tech giant was given in May expired today and it...
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Uber Adds “Call For Ride” Option in Nairobi

Uber has added an interesting option for those instances you are not in a position to use their apps. Uber has added an option to...
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Google to Finally Drop Support for Unencrypted FTP Connections in Chrome

Some of us have used File Transfer Protocol (FTP) connections to get access to files from the internet. Often, the file-hosting system is used...
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Vivo, OPPO and Xiaomi Team up to Launch Cross-Platform Airdrop Alternative

Well, nobody saw this coming. With growing smartphone competition especially in China, it's strange that three smartphone brands are teaming up to launch a...
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Leaked Infinix Hot 8 Retail Box Reveals Much Needed Specifications Bump

Trassion’s focus on the African market has paid off for the Chinese corporation. Its array of phones, including the likes of Tecno and Infinix...

Google Removes 85 Adware-Infected Gaming, Camera and Photo Editing Apps from the Play Store

The Google Play Store is the most popular and important app distribution platform on Android and its official nature makes threat actors publish innocent-looking...

YouTube Originals Will Be Available for Free but with Ads Starting September

YouTube Originals are YouTube's scripted programs available on YouTube Premium, formerly known as YouTube Red. YouTube Premium is a paid service that costs $12...

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