Microsoft YouthSpark is a global initiative to create economic opportunities for 300 million youth over the next three years JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Unemployment remains rife on the African continent. With almost 200 million people aged between 15 and 24 in Africa today, the youth community represents more than 60 per cent...
The International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed shipments of smartphones in Africa went up 21.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2013, with smartphones now accounting for 18 per cent of the overall mobile phone market. IDC said Korean phone maker Samsung leads for the fourth quarter in a...

bctaThree million poor people in Africa and South Asia, the majority of them women, will gain access to low-cost mobile phone numbers as part of technology firm Movirtu's partnership with the United Nations-backed initiative that enlists the private sector in efforts to fight poverty.

Instead of sharing a phone number with family members or neighbours, those provided with a Movirtu cloud phone number will be able to use any mobile phone to log in with their own unique number to make and receive individual calls and access critical information and services such as banking or agriculture support.

NWSC's Android app builds on an already successful year in which they ranked highly in Social Media utilization for service delivery.

spyINTERNET spies have hacked into the email of ICC witnesses. Two witnesses under protection abroad confirmed yesterday that some of their emails had leaked and their confidential information was being circulated by some individuals.

The hackers have now been able to identify the witnesses putting their security at risk.

Agent 47 is back. The more excited! Yesterday to premiere the Action-Packed Hitman season. You can now download and play your first episode of Hitman on PS4. Your first step into the world of assassins and it’s a very proud moment for everyone that has been involved with the game. PlayStation...
This article was written by Henry Ford Miirima Press Secretary of the Omukama of Bunyoro-Kitara, to the Daily Monitor in response to columnist, Robert Kalumba's article, WHAT HAVE WE ACHIEVED IN THIS PAST DECADE? (December 28, 2010).

"Smartphones? Tablets? e-Book readers? Netbooks? They could all save newspapers, magazines and books, or destroy them. Or both" PC Tech's Issue #4 After demonstrating that Ugandans (Africans) have done nothing in the field of discovery, Kalumba castigates us by saying we are so incapable of doing anything that even simple, modern scientific advances like OPERATING THE ATM MACHINE IS AN IMPOSSIBILITY TO A GREAT CHUNK OF UGANDANS.

He says, "We are welcoming a new decade without not only having failed to impact the world with new innovations are still mired in the same chaos our great grandfathers faced." 

"...but its really ashaming as a continent that we  welcome 2011 with totally nothing to show to the world," he continues.

But, let me ask Robert Kalumba, "Don't you know that Uganda's population of over 31 million, more than half are totally illiterate.

Battery life is one of the most important things to consider when buying a new smartphone. How you use your smartphone greatly determines its battery life. Big, bright screens, 3G/4G, GPS, Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth modes enabled makes your battery run out fast and further added that you should...

mswordLong before computers gave up optimum productivity in exchange for social networking, media streaming, gaming and many other unproductive practices, they have been utilized for usefulness, designed as a machine made to simplify tasks and produce beautiful output.

Top of the world most used software is Microsoft Word. The programme is overloaded with seemingly countless features hidden under a bevy of menus and tabs.

All these adverts by the different telecos like MTN, Vodafone, airtel and africel  about how they offer 4G internet connectivity has gotten me curious, apart from increased internet speed, what else does 4G have to offer and even so how does 4G work. For starters if what you're getting from...