With the high costs of staff training and education, forward looking companies are taking to innovative electronic solutions to improve their competitiveness and employee skills. Centenary Bank, Uganda’s leading indigenous commercial bank is one of the few ingenious institutions that are moving to tame this challenge in innovative ways. Last...
Breathometer is the world's first smartphone breathalyzer. The device plugs into your smartphone and measures your blood alcohol concentration when you breathe into it. Unlike other breathalyzers,  Breathometer fits easily into your pocket or pocket or on your keyring. The device works with iPhones and Android devices. And the app makes it easy...
A smartphone app that uses a phone's camera to analyse urine and check for a range of medical conditions has been shown off at the TED (Technology, Education and Design) conference in Los Angeles. Uchek tests for 25 different health issues and could help diagnose and treat diseases in the...
PC Tech Magazine, a leading technology magazine, this week launched a new portal, dedicated for reviews of gadgets and software applications. The portal, dubbed PC Tech Reviews is the latest addition to PC Tech's growing online empire that already includes a jobs board, a directory, a blog aggregation portal called Apparently...
After taking a big step towards making its Google Glass specs available to the wider public, Google has expanded preorders for the technology, and showed off its potential in a new video.
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...
As the Internet becomes readily available and continues to play an integral role in our everyday life, Google has been improving its algorithms to further personalize the search experience. At an event in Kampala, Google’s Uganda Country manager Ham Namakajjo explained the company’s latest search feature, Google Knowledge graphs. The graph is made...
Over  the past  many years, information flow over the internet has taken different trends in such a way that the need to create an atmosphere in which people will keep wanting to know more and more is key. A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry...
Regenesys Business School is claiming a world first: free, fully accredited, internationally recognised online business education for South Africans. The courses are offered on a freemium model under which studying and access to training materials — from certification level, through to MBA level — are free. Submitting assignments or exams, and...
Hey, you can name your baby whatever you like. India, Brooklyn, D’Brickashaw, Apple, Falcon, Africa, Uganda, Pctech, etc. But if you’re going to give your daughter a weird name, at least roll with something that doesn't imply you spent the entire pregnancy cycle staring at your iPhone. Baby Hashtag popped into this world on Saturday around 10...