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MTN Uganda last week rolled out its 4G LTE network services to cover the whole country other than Kampala and Entebbe, establishing itself as the largest 4G LTE network provider and internet leader in the country. In a world moving towards the ‘internet of things’, the ability to interconnect seamlessly...
The new update for Skype is bringing along one of the requested features. You can use personalized ringtones and the ability to forward photos from your chats to other Skype users. Users can now set custom ringtones for their contacts by going to a conversation and tapping "Ringtone options" on the lower right of...
Cloud storage is one of best innovations in the tech space. It brings the convenience to everything. Instead of copying crucial documents to flash drives or burning them to disc, you stick them in the cloud where they can easily be accessed any time. Cloud-based storage knows when you've updated a file...
Google Maps in collaboration with Digital Matatus have made bus & matatus (minibuses/ minivans used as public transport) routes information available to the public, for free, on maps.google.co.ke. So from today, every Nairobi resident and guests of the city can plan their route with Google Maps when using public transport. This new Transit...
ONE of my favourite indigenous jokes from back when the internet was a bit new to Kampalans came from a friend who is now in charge of a big government parastatal. “Man,” somebody had said to him, “these days we no longer go to Mbarara to visit the cows. We...
Netflix wants to ditch its five-star-rating system and find a better one, according to the company’s CPO, Neil Hunt. The problem, Hunt tells Business Insider, is that people subconsciously try to be critics. When they rate a movie or show from one to five stars, they fall into trying to objectively assess the...
We’ve talked about this before, and I actually circulated copies of a similar post to actual bar and restaurant owners, about free wi-fi in bars and restaurants. But now, please pay attention, all ye bar and restaurant owners: Memo: We STOPPED going to restaurants and bars just to eat and drink. All...
MMINDZS, a Ugandan startup has announced that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Francis Otim, the CEO of MMINDZS will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled MYAccounts, which is a A Low Cost, Mobile Money Enabled Accounting...
Maker of top Chinese phone brand - Huawei Technologies and Uganda's largest 4G network - MTN Uganda yesterday officially unveiled the Huawei P8 smartphone into the Ugandan market, after a successful global launch in Asia, Europe and South Africa. The 4G enabled Huawei P8 was launched in partnership with MTN Uganda,...
I just spent the last one week with the beautiful new Huawei P8 Smartphone. And I am loving every bit of it. It’s super slim, has an aluminum body, a bright screen and a look that’s more than uncomfortably similar to another super smartphone which I will name latter...