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One of the most momentous leaps that shook the world was the invention of plastic money (credit cards, debit cards, smart cards etc). Thanks to these, you do not have to worry about cash or carrying cash anymore because these cards serve as your cash accessing mini pocket cards. The...
Almost 40% of businesses are using artificially intelligent programmes to manage some aspect of their business, with South African companies like Sage and Clevva innovating the market. A.I. programmes allow a business to examine massive amounts of data very quickly, finding patterns or displaying behaviors based on the information...
African countries have seen a rise in mobile penetration and this has been mostly Feature phones. In the recent past, there is a steady growth of the number of people coming online thanks to the raise of smartphones and as you read this 70000 people have gone online. There...
KAMPALA – This week opened on a rather serious but comical note. The global deadline for the migration from analogue to digital broadcasting was finally here, then Uganda’s ex-Premier announced his presidential ambitions, finally. So what was comical about this, one may ask? Well, Amama Mbabazi made a digital announcement...
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 are out of data bundle! You turn on your WiFi and to your anguish there is nothing or even...
When I was a kid I always tinkered with stuff, often leaving them inoperable because I didn’t really know what I was doing, but on occasion I actually tinkered enough to fix a radio that had been written off or something like that. That a little boy can grab...
3Doodler is a first of its kind and is a 3D printing pen that boasts of a sleek design and can be used when the ink is released in a continuous flow. It helps you to give wings to your imagination! And with this pen you can write or...
As long as business expenses are concerned, there are many companies which overlook the vitality of preventative maintenance and don’t inform themselves about repairs until there are definite signals of damage. While you will spend less money during the short run, not considering preventative maintenance and waiting till things...
A new report by the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC) has exposed loopholes in Uganda’s cyber security capacity; indicating that it’s at an embryonic state and that no concrete action has been taken to help the situation. The report was compiled after a three day consultation with different government...
Remember when your social media feed used to be all about what you’d done in the past? You might have live-tweeted events or shared a few snaps on Instagram sometimes, but that was about as dynamic as it got. Now improvements in live streaming technology are changing everything. With...