HTC unveiled the HTC Desire X at IFA Berlin today (30 August), with a South African spokesperson saying that it is expected to launch locally during October 2012.
The device will feature a dual-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, a 4-inch WVGA (480×800) Super LCD display, 5 megapixel camera, and Beats Audio.
In a remarkable development with regard to Social Media, MultiChoice Uganda, after launching its Google+ pageas well as Big Brother 7 Google+ page, anounced that fans will be able to follow updates from their favourite African reality show as well as provide feedback.
“At MultiChoice we are constantly on the look out for opportunities to serve our customers better and we have realised a forum that can enable us do just that. The technology industry in Uganda is growing and so is the adoption of smartphones among Ugandans. As such we realised the need to reach out to our customers through social networks such as Google+ that are readily available to many of our customers on their internet enabled laptops and smartphones,” said Mr. Charles Hamya, the General Manager for MultiChoice Uganda.
This week, Facebook has made it easier for users to check and change their privacy settings from mobile devices, too.
In a December 8 blog post, Facebook product manager Rose Yao explained: "Now you can see a detailed view of the information you've shared with various applications and websites and adjust your settings on the go...
The Star in Nairobi reports that Kenya’s Communication Commission (CCK) has put in placeguidelines to control political campaign text messages in order to gate-keep any hate speech disseminated.
The CCK has drafted new rules to control political text messaging. According to new rules, mobile operators will be responsible for filtering messages being transmitted through their networks.