Facebook has unveiled a new feature called “Anonymous Login” that lets users sign up for websites without having to enter a name or email address. The Anonymous Login button is colored black instead of Facebook blue. Anonymous Login lets users easily log in to applications without a username or a...
A 3D printer that can output a real, cuddly teddy bear in a few hours, has been created by researchers at Carnegie Mellon and Disney Research. The machine uses soft yarn and a needle to “felt” the object together by entangling the fibers as the object is built. A research paper by Scott...
In Uganda, Bank of Africa has unveiled a mobile banking platform in a bid to tap into the increasing use of mobile money services as a transaction medium. Dubbed Mobile Wallet, the product will enable Bank of Africa (BOA) account and non-account holders to transact/send and receive money using their...
According to reports by Recode, Google isn’t just helping Samsung by providing witnesses to help the South Korean corporation defend against Apple’s patent claims in their second U.S. trial; the company will also pay a share of Samsung’s legal costs and will share damages in case Apple wins. A Google lawyer testified on Tuesday that the software...
The long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut. For over a couple of years now, there have been hints and leaks about the phone, although Amazon has never confirmed that it’s making a smartphone. Recent reports suggest the handset will hit the market soon. In the...
Samsung last night introduced the much anticipated latest flagship model, the Galaxy S5, at a media-packed event in Nairobi. The fifth generation of the Galaxy S series offers consumers a refined experience through innovation of the essential features: design, camera, connectivity, fitness and protection. “With the Galaxy S5, Samsung is going back...
Dropbox has unveiled Carousel, a product to store and manage your photos and videos. Mailbox founder Gentry Underwood showed off the service, at a launch in San Francisco. The app  which organizes photos and videos from your camera roll into an app for Android and iOS. A scroll wheel at the bottom of the app...
Wananchi’s Zuku pay-TV service has launched the Independent Television Limited (ITV) free-to-air (FTA) channel on its platform in Tanzania, expanding its satellite bouquet in an effort of broadening its consumer offering. The channel will air on Channel 029 and promises Zuku audiences informative, educative and entertaining content. “The new channel forms...
The African Innovation Foundation (AIF)  has announced the finalists of the prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2014 . Ten African innovators have created practical solutions to some of the continent’s most intractable problems, from a domestic waste biogas system to a wafer matrix for paediatric antiretroviral (ARV) drug treatment. Chosen...
If you can blush easily, then wearing this dress may make you reveal far more than you planned. It is the Intimacy 2.0 dress, created by Netherlands-based Studio Roosegarde, and it turns transparent when the wearer is aroused. The dress comes in an option of white cloth or black fake leather...