Apps & Software

Apps & Software

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

Apps that drain most of your Smartphone battery

On average, smartphone users have about 30 apps on their smartphones, with the most used apps being messaging, social media, and streaming entertainment. These also happen to some of the biggest guzzlers of battery...

Google launches its own free Music streaming service

Web and Internet giant Google has launched an ad-supported version of Google Play Music. The service will be available first in the US and the free version of Google Play Music works...

Interview: Africa 118 CEO Shares Lessons For Running A Successful Startup

Last Month, Africa 118 launched  InfoMoby a business Directory for local business in Uganda. I had a chat with the CEO Mr. Ezana Raswork about why and how he started Africa 118...

Adobe offers Photoshop app for free on Android

Imaging software maker Adobe has launched free Photoshop application for Android platform. "This is most comprehensive release that we have ever done. All Adobe's mobile applications are free. Photoshop mix, shape CC,...

You can now order custom designed portraits from Fiverr Faces based on your selfies

Fiverr has launched Fiverr Faces, its first standalone app for the iPhone, featuring a curated collection of artists who design unique, high-quality portraits from your original photos.

Best Google playstore alternatives to your Android Phone

Are you tired of the Google Play Store  and looking for an alternative? I have good news for you. There are actually a lot of alternative Android app stores out there that...

Google Has Released Hundreds of Cool Icons That You Can Use For Free

Google has published a set of lovely icons, designed for use in mobile apps or whatever else you fancy using them for. The most intersting this is that they are for free. This...

18 Projects Developed at the MTN App Challenge this Weekend

Starting Friday evening, coders, business developers and project managers have been camped at MTN Uganda's head office in Kampala where they've been tasked to create innovative solutions to our society's most...

YouTube Kids app receives criticism over inappropriate content, FTC to review complaints

An app designed to make surfing on YouTube safer for children has come under fire for linking to "inappropriate" content. A number of consumer advocacy groups sent a letter to the FTC...

Tanzania innovators get Shs 85 million boost

The innovation Fund, which has been established to support innovation in developing the economy has awarded six companies over 85m/-.  Speaking at the handover ceremony at the Commission for Science and...
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