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Six cool iOS 9 features you will absolutely love

With iOS 9, the updates go beyond icon designs and color schemes. There's a lot to look forward to -- new apps as well as revamped ones. Apple Maps boasts particularly...
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East Africa’s future of search?

Founders of Kwetha.co.ke now launch a Products’ Search Engine dubbed pricelist.co.ke.

Pricelist HomepageIf you are already using Google Baraza, Kwetha.co.ke - the username with the highest reputation - will sound familiar. Kwetha is a question and answer platform, developed by a team of young innovative Kenyans, the same group that have now launched a search engine that 'promises to revolutionise the shopping experience for both shoppers and vendors in Kenya'.

Seedstars World’s $500,000 startup challenge debuts in Uganda tomorrow

Seedstars World (SSW) will make its debut in Uganda on the 27th of June, continuing on its journey to emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes. Seedstars World is the most exclusive startup...

Google introduces new search features

Internet giant Google is making some changes to its core product, search, in an attempt to make searches faster and more relevant.

Google is bringing its Siri-like voice search feature to the iPad and iPhone. The company expects to roll out an update to its free Google Search app later this week with the new feature, which uses speech-recognition technology to understand spoken, natural language search requests. Though it has not yet been approved, Google said it is working with Apple to get the app out.

Huawei Technologies scopes the award for 'Best Smartphone Brand in Africa' during the Digital Impact Africa Awards (DIAA) at Kampala Serena Hotel on Wednesday 17th August, 2016.

Huawei Scoops ‘Best Smartphone Brand in Africa’ Award at the DIAA 2016

Huawei, leading global ICT solutions provide was recognized as the best smartphone brand in Africa during the 2016 Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA) held on 17th August at Kampala Serena Hotel. DIAA is...

Apple’s cheaper Plastic iPhone to be called iPhone 5C

While rumours are rife about Apple launching a new low cost variant of the iPhone, it's still not known what the purported phone will be called. However, a new leaked photograph of...

Cybergovernance Model proposed by Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Cybersecurity Forum 2013, that took place at Palais de Congress,Yaoundé, Cameroon has proposed various approaches to Cybergovernance, with general agreement on the role Cyberspace could play to facilitate development equitably...
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Netflix Signals Possibility of Uniform Global Content While Continuing to Crack Down on VPNs

Americans can access three to six times more TV shows & movies titles than any other paying customers in other countries. This continues to raise global discontent with the company, causing...
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Google+: Over 400M registered users, 100M monthly active users

Google-logoAs part of Google’s announcement to acquire Snapseed’s creator Nik software, Vic Gundotra, the Senior Vice President of Engineering for Google, just announced a new milestone for Google+: 400 million registered users and 100 million monthly active users. He of course revealed the new statistic on Google+:

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Sony announces new Walkman X-series?

Sony has taken the wrapping off its most obvious iPod Touch competitor yet –300_Walkmanthe OLED-equipped X-series Walkman.

We’ve been hands-on with Sony’s latest addition to the Walkman family at the London launch and, while it’ll have to go some way to beat the all-conquering iPod Touch and iPhone duopoly, we’ve come away impressed.

Sony is emphasising the sheer quality afforded by the new Walkman and, on first impressions, it’s hard to disagree: the unit itself, while small and light, felt more than solid enough to cope with pockets and backpacks, and the four sides of the X-series are covered in a stylish mottled pattern that lends the Walkman a bit of personality aside from the familiar logos plastered all over it.

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