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A smartphone app that uses a phone's camera to analyse urine and check for a range of medical conditions has been shown off at the TED (Technology, Education and Design) conference in Los Angeles. Uchek tests for 25 different health issues and could help diagnose and treat diseases in the...
Facebook Messenger users can now share photos, videos, and other files saved in the Dropbox without having to leave Facebook's standalone instant messaging app. Dropbox on Tuesday announced the new feature which will be available to both Messenger for Android and iOS users. The app will also soon support Video Chat...
WITIN  brings Technovation Challenge to Nigeria. The Mobile App Challenge was opened on Monday for secondary  school girls(ages 13-18) who would  work in teams of 5s to develop mobile apps, conduct market research, write business plans, and create a “pitch” for funding.  Each team will be working with both...
Smart phones come with plenty of great apps, Problem is  we miss out on some of them because we are not aware of their existence. Have you ever lost your Android Phone and wondered how you can get it back? Well there are plenty of apps to help with that...
Micro-blogging website; Twitter Inc. last year in October announced it would be shutting down it video-sharing app Vine as a cost-cutting measure. There were reports that the company was considering on selling the service instead of discontinuation. However, Twitter went ahead to announce earlier this month that it will be converting...
Uber, the multinational online transportation network is headed to Kampala Uganda. The company which launched operations in Mombasa Kenya last month has advertised an opening for Operations & Logistics Manager Kampala. Uber will be joining SafeBoda in the market, a service which had the same model of operation, only that they use motorcycles and...
Fast-growing social network, Pinterest is great place for business to dominate, unfortunately, its not the case. Studies have shown that 47% of online buyers in the U.S. have made a purchase based on something they saw on Pinterest (I know that I have). With an emphasis on eye-catching and beautiful photos, Pinterest is...
Are you a developer? Google is giving you more space for the apps. Android APK files can now be up to 100MB on the Play Store, up from a previous 50MB. Google said this has been done to support the growing number of developers who are building richer apps and...
Southwell Solutions Africa Limited in collaboration with Huawei Technologies Kenya on Tuesday launched the Kenya China Culture Exchange festival; to bring together members from different sectors with an aim of  sharing insights, development trends and global success stories on mobile innovations that will drive Kenya’s ICT transformation. During the event, the...
The chat bot is the first in the accounting industry and allows you track expenses and manage finances through messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger and Slack