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Data sharing made easier

Kampala – There are those moments when you get to a place and urgently need to update your social media pages or simply check out an internet page. But alas, you...

3 Tips for Better Smartphone Photography

A picture is worth 1000 words. An old adage that was crucial to #KoikoiUg at its inception. We believed that pictures would tell more than words ever could, and that they...

Useful tips to help you reduce mobile data usage and save money

Believe it or not, your smartphone is literally of no use without internet connectivity. Millennials have become addicted to Snapchating, Instagraming, Facebooking and Tweeting (not in that order), while cloud storage...

Make meaningful gestures that really help

In the wake of the Nepal earthquake disaster, Internet phone company Viber turned off its “Viber Out” billing on its Nepalese network. Nepal users can now call any destination for free...

Why Joomla Day reminds me of my early days as a developer

During my time at the University, I picked interest in web design as hobby. I had spent my time in the 8-months-long vacation as, among other things, a computer tutor back...

Google working on new Android-based OS ‘Brillo’ for Internet of Things

Google is reportedly set to introduce its own Internet of Things platform, which it will show off at Google I/O 2015. First reported by The Information, Google is working on a new...

A new font based on Einstein’s handwriting will let you write like a genius

Soon your mundane emails can look like the scrawlings of a genius. A new font based on Albert Einstein’s handwriting is being developed in Germany, in time for the 100th year anniversary of the theory of relativity. Aided...

How Microsoft is enhancing productivity to facilitate Africa’s economic development

In February 2013, Microsoft launched an initiative called 4Afrika in a bid to increase internet accessibility through affordable smart devices, facilitate modern education techniques and promote new Africentric technologies. Microsoft set out...

Ushahidi, iAfrikan create interactive tool to help fight Xenophobia in SA

Kenyan non-profit Ushahidi and online publication iAfrikan have developed Report Xenophobia - a tool to help better understand the landscape of the violent attacks taking place against foreign nationals living in South Africa. The tool has...

Is some Internet better than no Internet?

In 2013, Facebook partnered with a number of multinationals to launch a project they claimed was going to connect the remainder of the world's population that's still out of reach of...
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INNOVATION

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa Coming To Nairobi in October – Calls...

The African continent being rich with diversity – in language, culture, and perspectives – has fostered innovation and creativity across a broad spectrum of...