Skype is introducing a new video messaging app for Android, iOS and Windows Phone called Skype Qik. As its name implies, the app is centered around sharing short, spontaneous clips. Taking a cue from ephemeral messaging apps such as Snapchat, each video clip lasts exactly two weeks – quite a...
Given the staunchly divided opinions Windows 8 elicited among its users, it should come as no surprise that the first look at the next iteration of the operating system has proven quite popular. According to a blog post today by Windows guy Joe Belfiore, the Windows Insider Program hit 1 million...
A thread surfaced on Reddit today that contained links to files containing hundreds of usernames and passwords for Dropbox accounts in plain text, but it’s unclear where they were obtained from. In four Pastebin files linked to from the site, a few hundred username and password pairs were listed in plain text as...
Software Maker Microsoft has released an early prototype of an Android Wear app that lets you draw letters on the screen to enter text. This is because Android Wear smartwatches don’t include on-screen keyboards, because it’s easier to enter text using voice recognition than it is to type on a...
Google is looking to bridge the gap between the complexity of its ad products and startup users’ often relative inexperience with marketing and search ads. Launched today, Primer looks to give startups the most basic of tips on successful marketing via five minute lessons (case studies, quizzes and insider tips) designed...
Google is rolling out a new Google+ feature that allows users to add a poll to posts on the social network. It’ll first be rolling out for Android devices and on the Web “over the next few days”, before being followed closely on iOS. Once live, users should see the...
HTC wants you to rethink how you capture life's little moments. The company is unveiling a camera, the HTC Re, which is meant to get the smartphone "out of the way" when you're taking photos and video. If you're like most people, you whip out your smartphone when you need to...
Microsoft is combating Google Classroom with its own education platform for teachers and students, called OneNote class notebooks. The service allows teachers to set up OneNote accounts that are synced online using Office 365 and SharePoint Online. Students use the “notebooks” for all of their classwork and teachers can access...
Social coding community GitHub has announced that students will now be able to gain free access to a slew of developer tools. The new initiative is in partnership with a handful of third-parties, and constitutes part of GitHub Education, a dedicated site launched earlier this year to help schools use GitHub...
Last Month MTN Uganda Upgraded its mobile money service and as a customer when you hear about an upgrade, you think of new things and better ways to transact via mobile money. Well a lot has changed after the upgrade and I heard a lot of complaints and confusion...