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EXCLUSIVE: Leaked Document Reveals UCC Proposal to Limit International Gateways

A proposal to restrict the number of networks which can provide international connectivity in Uganda has been criticized by industry experts who argue that it will adversely impact the growth of...
Richard Zulu (Founder at Outbox) participates in an interview at a radio station in Kampala, Uganda. Photo Credit: Richard Zulu

Verifywise Wants to Automate Radio Fact Checking in Africa

Understanding the fact that the accuracy of news has been impacted by fake news and often ends up unverified on media platforms like radio, which is the most widely used communication...

Microsoft working on new ‘Game Mode’ feature to optimise PC gaming performance

Microsoft is working on a new "Game Mode" feature for Windows 10 that will enhance the PC gaming experience of users making it run faster. It will arrive with the Creators...
Companies like Apple and Google have attempted to move security into a post-password world with features like fingerprint or iris recognition. Image Credit: NightLionSecurity

Study shows ‘123456’ as the Most Commonly-Used Password in 2016

Numeric combination of '123456', followed by '123456789' and 'qwerty' were the most common password used in 2016, this was according to researchers who reviewed over 10 million security codes that became public following...
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Samsung says Battery was the Main Cause of the Note 7 Fires

South Korean-based smartphone manufacturers last year in September initially announced a recall of 2.5 million Note 7 smartphones and identified the cause of the fire as a manufacturing process problem at...
New Wireless Bluetooth V2.1+ EDR Sport Sunglasses Headset Headphone Hands-Free. Image Credit: Ebay

Editors Pick: Awesome Tech Gadgets Worth Buying

In this era, we look to own some cool looking gadgets, from having the latest smartphones to VR Headsets, Bluetooth headsets and speakers to laptops to DSLR cameras to tripods, and...
Officials from the Ministry of ICT look on as Afrosoft innovators pitch their innovations.

Government Can Only Support Organized Innovators – ICT Ministry Permanent Secretary

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information, Communication Technology and National Guidance, Vincent Waiswa Bagiire has revealed that the government is willing to support innovators if their projects are well...

Kenya’s Communication Authority May ‘Block Internet’ During Elections

Kenya's Communication Authority (CA), the body which regulates the communication sector, has warned that it could shut down the internet during the 8 August general elections to prevent violence, the private...
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Telegram Finally Graduates its Desktop Version to v1.0 with a Fabulous New Design

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...
The Huawei P8 Lite is available in three color variants, Gold (Left), White (Middle), and Black (Left), in Europe before they go global. Image Credit: Mobilegeeks

Huawei P8 Lite (2017) Launched with Android 7.0 Nougat, a Head of the Pre-Mobile...

Chinese-based smartphone makers, Huawei Corp. has announced an upgrade of it's P9 Lite phablet which was launched in April 2016, the Huawei P8 Lite (2017). The mid-range smartphone is said to be...
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Here are the Five African Inventions to Look out for this...

2017! we hope to see and expect much more this year, ranging from innovation, to tech, to fintech, and so forth. Earlier this week,...