Twende Twende is a mobile application that can send messages to drivers to avoid traffic in the city. It was designed by IBM's Nairobi lab last year. The app send motorists free text messages of where they are and the traffic conditions, including recommending a route to take to avoid a...
Two undergraduate students pursuing Information Technology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology have developed an innovative solution aimed at streamlining land registration and title deed acquisition process. Robert Ouko developed the biometric land registration system while Jeniffer Mwai marketed it. They seeks to forestall land ownership issues such as land grabbing...
Intel has introduced Edison, a miniature computer based on the same technology condensed into the form factor of an SD card at CES 2014. Unveiled by the company CEO Brian Krzanich, The tiny computer is built on the company's 22nm transistor technology, runs Linux and has built-in WiFi and Bluetooth modules. The tiny...
If you thoughts tweeting was reserved for humans, think again! Scientists in Western Australia have figured out a way to have an early warning system in place for surfers in the area by having the sharks tweet when they get too close to shore. Western Australia has the dubious record of...
First came the smartphones. Then came the tablets. But soon, Google will be taking its Android operating system and putting it in a much bigger package. The Wall Street Journal reports that Google plans to partner with Audi to develop Android-based software for new cars. Ron Montoya, the consumer advice...
A group of four teenage girls from Nigeria have created a generator that lets you put your waste to good use. The four teens, aged just 14 and 15 years old, are Duro-Aina Adebola, Akindele Abiola, Faleke Oluwatoyin, and Bello Eniola. They urine-powered generator that they made can provide six hours...
LG Electronics has launched the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet, the first device to be designated a Google Play Edition tablet and the first tablet to be launched under Google’s Android Open Source Project. The tablet features the latest Android operating system, Android 4.4 KitKat, alongside LG’s 1920 x 1200...
Viber has announced the release of Viber 4.1 for Android and iPhone, which comes with the global launch of Viber Out, a feature allowing users to make calls to any mobile or landline phone number. The new feature allows all Viber users to call anyone across the world, even if...
On Tuesday, January 12 2010, the world watched in horror as Haiti was struck by a catastrophic earthquake. At least 100,000 people lost their lives in the devastation. In the aftermath, many people around the world sent financial aid to help support survivors. But one young entrepreneur was so affected...
Good news ladies, Microsoft is bringing artificial intelligence to lingerie. Researchers at Microsoft have developed a prototype of a "smart bra" embedded with physiological sensors that seek to monitor a woman's heart activity to track her emotional moods and combat overeating. The sensors can signal the wearer's smartphone, which then flash...