Apps & Software

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

If you are a user of Google Adsense, one of your biggest worries is being informed that your Google Adsense account has been disabled or temporarily banned. A number of reasons can lead to your account being disabled, including external links which link to pages or websites that are distributing copyrighted...
TEN years ago when MTN was just one of three operators of telecommunications services in the country, it was hard to imagine a time when a "Dial *156#" would be so difficult and confusing that users needed a shorter shortcut to checking their airtime balance. As were the operators, the...
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 power, according to a  study of Android phones from AVG Technologies. When it comes to overall performance, Facebook tops...
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 sort of like Pandora. Users can browse through themed radio stations and find songs that suit your current mood,...
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, Brush CC and Color CC will be now available on Android for free," Adobe Systems India managing director...
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 you can use anytime you want. We decided to take a look at what’s out there. In case you...
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 painful problems.  They have developed solutions in the categories of health, finance, business and entertainment. We've seen mobile games,...
MTN Uganda today kickstarted the 3-day app development challenge in which developers have been tasked to come up with innovative prototypes of mobile-based solutions under the themes M-Health, M-Finance, M-Business and M-Entertainment. The competition has been organized in collaboration with Outbox, a leading innovation hub in Uganda, and Garage 48....
Hyundai has become the first car maker to offer Google's Android Auto system built into its cars. The company will ship in its 2015 Sonata model with the built-in navigation option. Also  Android smartphone users with a 2015 Sonata can ask dealers to download the system for free. Existing Sonata owners must have inbuilt...
Cambridge entrepreneur and fitness expert Marco Daroczi announced the launch of a crowd-funding campaign for his newly-invented ResisTrack®, the world’s first muscle tracker, activity tracker and motivator. The campaign launched on Kickstarter on May 20th. ResisTrack® is unlike other activity trackers on the market. It is the world’s only muscle...