Apps & Software

Apps & Software

News, features and insights about various desktop and mobile applications and software.

E-Skin is here! Shift From Wearables to Skin-Worn Devices

Have you heard of E-Skin? As a wearable, ultra-thin, flexible device, electronic skin (e-skin) involves the convergence of several technologies such as microelectronics, sensors, materials and ICT. E-skin is rapidly establishing its...
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Mara Plans on Integrating the Nimbuzz Platform With its Existing Mara Platforms After Acquisition

African multi-channel platform of online and mobile tech innovations that are designed to connect people across emerging markets; Mara Social Media, has announced this week that it has acquired 9-year-old global...
Facebook Live on Desktop rolls out to all Facebook Users. Image Credit: Facebook Newsroom

Facebook Live Video Streaming Finally Comes to Desktops and Laptops

Facebook Live was first launched and made available to mobile devices (and Pages), but it has now expanded its services for all users to be able to stream directly from desktops/laptop, as...

New Networking App for Women Entrepreneurs Launched in Rwanda

A new networking App, “SheTrades” has been launched in Rwanda to empower women entrepreneurs in the small East African country. SheTrades which is an initiative of the International Trade Center provides women...
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Google Maps Gets Real-Time Location Sharing Feature for its Apps

Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Wednesday that it will revamp its popular maps app to allow users to share their locations, in order to boost engagement on a product of increasing...
Instagram's latest update to display your best posts first. Image Credit: Mashable

Social: Instagram Has One Million Active Advertisers

Facebook-owned photo and video sharing app, Instagram announced a milestone of 1 million monthly active advertisers with firms from US, Brazil, Indonesia, Russia, and UK making up most of the business profiles...
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How to Set Up The Old-Text-Based Status Feature on WhatsApp for Android

Having received multiple feedback's from its app users, WhatsApp decided to bring back the option of the old-text based status as users say they were discontented about the disappearing photo and video-based...

Visa wants you to Pay for Stuff using Sunglasses!

Very soon, you maybe be able to pay for stuff using sunglasses! This is after Visa revealing a prototype at SXSW last week Tuesday, saying it was used to pay for purchases. A small...

Ushahidi Releases iOS, Android Apps

African tech startup Ushahidi, has launched smartphones apps for iPhones and Android smartphones, making it easy for users to access deployments and post from anywhere and at anytime. You can now build...

Are you attractive? The Internet can help

Are you concerned about your looks? The internet can come to your aid through a selfie-judging app called Spontana. With the app, all you have to do is share pictures of yourself...
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The Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) Fund is an initiative of the Inclusive Business Accelerator (IBA) platform, challenges private sectors to develop products, services and...