Ford has revealed a new ebike concept called the MoDe:Flex. It is complete with a new smartwatch app, just like other prototypes from its new Palo Alto Research and Innovation Center. It's an electric-assisted bicycle that uses a special app to help you do "multimodal" commutes via car, train and bike. This...
The minister of State for Higher Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Sandy Stevens Tickodri-Togboa  has reveled that the commercial production of the Kiira EV vehicles will start in “three to four” years’ time. The new Vision reports that the proffesor who is an engineering scientist and the principal investigator of the electric vehicle...
KAMPALA – After a challenging 48hours of the most electrifying, inspiring and innovative idea generation, with sleep a distant memory for 18 hardworking teams, the innovators in the MTN App challenge this afternoon presented their results to a panel of judges in a well attended closing ceremony. The challenge was...
Intelligent Environments, a UK based technology firm has announced the launch of “the world’s first emoji-only passcode.” The firm believes emojis are mathematically more secure than four-character PIN numbers as well as easier to remember. The company adds that emojis as a PIN will prevent hackers from identifying common and easily obtainable numerical...
Launched at the end of April, Mkito.com is Africa’s newest online music platform. Founder Sune Mushendwa spoke to about how the idea came about and his ambitions for the platform. The idea for Mkito.com matured over a number of years, says Mushendwa:”We needed a platform in Tanzania to distribute music...
Eesha Khare, who is only 18 years old, just created the device of our dreams. It's a tiny a gadget that fits inside cell phone batteries, and allows them to fully charge within 20- to 30 seconds. Typically, it takes several hours to get a full charge. Khare demoed her "super-capacitor"...
If you though your TV is thin, you may have to reconsider. LG has come up with the 'wallpaper TV', so slim and light you can hang it on the wall using magnets. The 55 inch screen is less than 1mm thick and weighs just 1.9kg. The electronics maker diplayed the system...
Lenovo has showed off a prototype of its Magic View smartwatch, which has a tiny projector on the band that makes images appear much bigger when you look into it. This was at its Tech World gadget fest in Beijing. The company says it has 120 patents on the projector, which can work...
A new technology has been introduced to benefit pastoralists from a noble mode of taming cattle rustling in Kenya. The technology is  innovative electronic tracking chip to keep tabs on cattle. Cattle rustling is reported to claim over 600 lives and displace thousands annually. Supported by World Bank and East African...
Developed to address the problem of bringing light to remote parts of the developing world,  GravityLight is simply charged by a bag that is filled with around 9kg of material and hung from a cord below the light. As the bag descends, a series of gears inside the device translates...