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Uber, the innovative app that connects riders with drivers at the push of a button is now available in over 475 cities in 75 countries across 6 continents, including Kampala. This means there’s no waiting on the street or walking through unfamiliar neighbourhoods to find transport. Uber is a...
Google has launched a new app for group sharing experience called "Spaces" that lets people get together instantly to share around any topic. With Spaces, it’s simple to find and share articles, videos and images without leaving the app, since Google Search, YouTube, and Chrome come built in. The company will be experimenting their...
So Facebook beat Google to WhatsApp, although Google was willing to offer more than whatever Facebook was offering. Google was mainly interested in keeping it away from Facebook. The acquisition has left so many questions unanswered, and in my Opinion, i believe the users stand to loose on this deal. Privacy...
Google's Family Link is now available publicly after launching in a limited beta earlier this year; lets kids access Google services like Gmail, Maps, Chrome, and Photos. But it ties their devices to their parents’ devices, and parents get notifications about virtually everything their children do. Family Link can only manage Android devices, with...
Estonia based ride-hailing firm Taxify, on Monday officially launched its services in Dar-es-Salaam to give commuters more options in private urban transport - taking on more competition to its rival uber and the other based local transportation system. Dar-es-Salaam becomes the 5th city in Africa and 3rd in East...
Google announced its new smart messaging app called Allo at the Google I/O 2016 conference. The apps boast of end-to-end encryption and claim to deliver smooth user experience. These app promises to offer great functionalities and is poised to give tough competition to the likes of WhatsApp, Snapchat ,Facebook Messenger and many...
Do you want to try out the Firefox OS? The FXP (FreeXperia) team of developers have been working behind the scenes, and in collaboration with Mozilla to support several Sony Xperia devices in Mozilla’s repos. Firefox OS can now work extremely efficiently on your Xperia's current hardware. FXP has released...
Microsoft has released Windows 10, which combines the best of Microsoft’s previous operating systems and combines them into one ultimate package. In case you opted in to the free upgrade and have changed your mind after running Windows 10, the good news is that you to roll back. Microsoft has made it easy...
Apple Music is now available as a bot on Facebook Messenger, which allows you to stream full songs, as long as you're a subscriber. This follows the integration of Spotify a couple of months ago, which offers the ability to create group playlists with help from AI. To get started, simply open up Messenger...
Moto-Taxis are now innovative solutions in frontier markets and are becoming the most common method of getting around in most/many areas around our towns. They’re (Moto-taxis) are strongly regulated; drivers wear helmets, reflective vests, follow the traffic laws, and carry an extra one for their passenger who also does...