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Internet search-giants on Friday announced it's Internet browser, 'Google Chrome' achieving over two billion active installs. However, the figures being impressive, doesn't necessarily mean that the browser is used on a daily basis, since many people might prefer using it as a secondary internet browser. "I wanted to make this point that...
Apple has announced a new app for its music lovers and creators called Music Memos. The app allows budding musicians and professionals to capture, organise and store their musical ideas on their Apple iPhones. Also pushed out was a major update for the Garageband app that adds Live Loops,...
Waze has started rolling out an alert feature that makes it clear when you're breaking the speed limit on a given street. You can tell it whether or not to sound an alert, and even force the alert to show only when you run over the limit by a set...
On August 17th 2005, Google acquired Android inc, which was initially designed to be an advanced operating system for Digital cameras, However, they shifted focus when they realised that the market was not big enough for them. The infographic below created by Android Headlines gives you a summarised history of Android OS.
Matibabu the revolutionary technique to diagnose malaria using a smartphone app is set to receive funding from President Yoweri Museveni Kaguta after the Mozilla Festival East Africa. Museveni, who was chief guest at the Mozilla Festival East Africa on Saturday promised to find $55,000 (sh180m) to fund the project to its...
A new program called Cloud Platform for Startups has been announced by Google, where it will give away $100,000 in cloud computing credits to startups that are less than 5 years old and generate less than $500,000 in annual revenue. The company will be working with over 50 top incubators, accelerators,...
Just earlier this month, Telegram introduce two new updates for it's mobile app to version v.3.16. One: that allows Telegram users to retract to sent messages within 48 hours, and Two: the Network Usage Section update that allows users to keep track of their data consumption on various network modes. Mid this week,...
Uber is developing new features such as an image-based navigation system and expanding other local features such as cash payment acceptance, according to the Associated Press News. According to Alon Lits, general manager for Uber in sub-Saharan Africa, the cash payment system will be rolled out in South Africa as...
InstaVoice, based on Kirusa’s patented technology, helps mobile users to be connected with each other using missed calls, voicemail, and Voice SMS
Ubuntu 16.04 has brought some interesting features that you must give try if you've upgraded. In this article we'll show you 10 things to do after installing or upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04. It'll save your time tweaking the system and also will provide you the taste of new features of...