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Huawei Won’t Allow the Mate 30 Series Bootloader to be Unlocked

Huawei launched their new flagships, the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro which provide the best hardware we've seen from the company to date. There was a lingering...

Facebook Set to Shut Down Group Stories Later This Week

Group Stories is a feature Facebook introduced nine months ago and it being shut down late this week. This feature allowed Facebook group members...
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iPhone XS and XR Processors Will Start to Throttle With iOS 13.1

Smartphones have become increasingly more powerful over time and this puts a strain on batteries. Battery technology has not progressed as fast as chip...
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TECNO Will Launch their Camera Centric Camon 12 Pro in Kenya Quite Soon

TECNO announced the Camon 12 series of phones early this month. We have the Camon 12, the Camon 12 Air and the Camon 12...

YouTube Revised Its Verification Process and Upset a Lot of Creators

On Thursday, YouTubers were waking up to emails from YouTube telling them that their channels no longer met the criteria for verification. The email...
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Huawei Mate 30 Doesn’t Ship With Google Services But They Have a $1 Billion Workaround

Today, Huawei announced their latest smartphones, the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro. They have the best hardware the company has presented so...
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Huawei Announces their 5G Powered Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro

Today, Huawei has finally unveiled their new flagship phones, the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro and they are quite interesting. They have a...

Samsung Names Galaxy Devices Eligible for Android 10 Update

The list is not official from Samsung. We will update the story as soon as we know more.  Android 10 has been around for...
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President Kenyatta Signs Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 into Law

President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into the law the Copyright Amendment Bill, 2017. The draft of the bill was developed sometime in 2016 and...
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TECNO to Target Young People with an All Screen Camon 12 Air

The TECNO Camon 12 series is here, but there is another member of the trio that has somehow not been publicized enough probably because...

Huawei Devices Expected to Be Launched at Their Munich Event Tomorrow

The growing tension with the U.S. hasn't stopped Huawei rollout of new devices, albeit it has accelerated their launch but tomorrows event has us...
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South Africa’s First Commercial 5G Network is Finally Live For $68 a Month

A South African telco has finally launched their 5G network today, becoming the first network to do so in the continent. Rain has launched their...

Huawei Offers $1.5 Billion to Entice Global Developers

Huawei is now offering $1.5 billion to attract global developers to partner with them and help build software for the tech giant amid the tension...

Podcast App Pocket Casts Is Now Free, Launches Subscription Service

The podcast business is getting competitive. Popular android podcast app, Pocket Casts has gone free for its app download and they have launched a...
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Andela is Letting Go Over 400 Developers in Africa in Major Overhaul

Andela, the well known outsourcing and software developer training company has decided to make a radical shift in its business model. The company today has...
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WhatsApp’s “Delete For Everyone” Found Not To Work Well on iOS

WhatsApp has had the "delete for everyone" feature for some time now. This feature allows you to delete something that you had sent inadvertently and...
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Kenya Firm Helps Track a Missing Child Featured in Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s AS Roma Video

It is always good when local firms go out of their way to offer services that surpass what we have come to expect of...

OPPO To Introduce Reno Ace with 65W Fast Charging in October

OPPO spun the flagship Reno line to theoretically take over from the Find series, which was updated last in 2018 with the crazy and...

Facebook Has a Tool for Advertisers That Can Potentially Be Used to Spread Disinformation

There has been a continued fight against disinformation and misinformation being spread on Facebook but now, the Mark Zuckerberg-owned platform has one tool that...
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South African Court Rules Mass Surveillance as “Unlawful”

Today, a South African court has ruled against a piece of legislation that gives the government the ability to spy n the electronic communication...
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Telkom Kenya Claims It Does Not Owe KES 900 Million, Says Safaricom Inflated the Debt

Telcos Airtel and Telkom Kenya rolled the dice on a merger deal in early 2019. The plan was to see the carriers combine some...

Microsoft Believes Going “Passwordless” Will Be Natural and Improve Security for Everyone

In this online world that we live in, we are faced with multiple security threats. It ranges from general malware to ransomware to phishing...
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Microsoft Report Reveals Africans are Incredibly Vulnerable to Malware Attacks

Malware is an ever present threat in our daily online lives. Our computers are vulnerable to malware lurking in the inter-webs like Trojans, spyware,...
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YouTube to Only Include Views from Organic Plays When Ranking 24-Hour Record-Breaking Music Videos

After recent controversy involving Bollywood rapper Badshah and YouTube, the giant video sharing platform is changing how it ranks 24-hour record-breaking new music videos. The rapper...
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Sage Sessions and HR Forum Rally for the Cloud in Payroll Management

Sage has been expanding its footprint in the Kenyan market. It continues to showcase its upper hand in the automation of accounting, payroll and payment...
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Huawei CEO Considers Selling Their 5G Technology to a Western Buyer

In a bold move with the growing trade ban between China and the US, Huawei CEO proposed the idea of the tech giant sharing...
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Uber Thinks Driver Partners Are Not Part of its Core Business Model

Ever since Uber was named in a series of scandalous events that saw the departure of its founder in 2017, the e-taxi corporation has...
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iPhone 8 Price Drop Makes it a Powerful ‘Midrange’ Phone to Consider

Yesterday, Apple announced their new generation of iPhones, the iPhone 11 and the iPhone 11 Pro. They have updated cameras, updated processors, updated displays...

Dark Mode for Gmail Begins Official Roll Out

Google has brought dark mode to most of its apps and the latest app to officially get this feature is the Gmail app. Dark mode...
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Huawei Mate 30 to Reportedly Run on Open Source Version of Android

With Google not offering their licensed Android version to be used on the upcoming Huawei Mate 30, this flagship is in a pickle and...

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