Microsoft’s annual Imagine Cup has been gaining a lot of momentum over the last couple of months and it is almost time for the worldwide finals. This year, the event is scheduled to take place in St. Petersburg, Russia, and there are a number of African teams who have made the cut to...
If you are missing the old days when walkie talkies were the order of the day, Sit back and relax, Prip is an app for Android that  turns your handset into a two-way walkie talkie. Messages and phone calls are great but sometimes you want or need simple instant voice...
The PIP, a device that allows technology to respond to emotional stimulus has launched on crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter. Innovated by Galvanic Ltd, the PIP - Personal Input Pod™ - is a wireless, hand-held device that uses galvanic skin response to measure an individual’s stress level in real time and communicate it...
Learning the alphabet is the first building block of reading. It is recommended that children have a working knowledge of their ABCs before entering kindergarten, as mastery of this crucial pre-reading skill will allow them to keep pace with their peers through the first year of school. When learning letters,...
Ann Makosinski is a 15-year-old who won a bronze award for a piezoelectric flashlight at the Canada-Wide Science Fair last year. This year, her battery-free Hollow Flashlight has taken her all the way to the top-15 finalists of the Google Science Fair. Inspired by the idea that the human body is like a...
Apple has released a second version of its beta for iOS 7 and the operating system has learned a few new tricks. One of the most head-turning  is that users can now control certain parts of the user interface by simply tilting their heads certain directions. Yes, the iPhone or iPad watches...
Sony has announced a follow up to its SmartWatch in the form of the SmartWatch 2 which the company is billing as a perfect second screen for your smartphone. With the smart watch you can do all the basics of a smart phone like making and receiving phone calls, looking...
Airtel and Warid introduced  smart internet plans that will see internet penetration spread deeper in the rural parts of Uganda. They have ensured that all their customers will be able to access internet all over Uganda wherever they are able to make a phone call. Customers to both net works...
For all those who have ever wished that you could record something that already happened, like the words someone has already said, or you cant remember what your boss requested you do three minutes back, there is a solution in a new iOS app. That’s the idea behind Heard, a...
Boeing uses Stratasys's 3D printers to make some components of the plane, and is constantly working on more ways to implement the technology. The airline company has even built an entire cabin using one of Stratasys's 3D printers. This is just one way to show how 3D printing is revolutionizing...