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BrainShare, the educational service with over 80,000 active users in more than three countries was the winner of the “Best Education Application” category at the MTN Innovation Awards last month. BrainShare was launched with the objective of connecting students to top content at reduced cost as well as empowering...
I recently caught up with Thoughtworker Jackline Mutua after her talk at RubyFuza. In this interview she tells me about this talk, her passion for Astrophysics and reducing the gender gap in technology. I hope she inspires you. Q: What Part of your work do you find exciting? Breaking stuff and...

mineMobile price wars are a common feature in a highly competitive market. In such an environment, service innovation becomes the key enabler for differentiation and growth.

Africa’s service providers are taking advantage of advanced technology, new infrastructure and increased bandwidth to develop and offer customers differentiated and profitable new services.

PC Tech Magazine's Facebook Group celebrated 200 members with an interview with Martin Gicheru, who was the 200th member of the group. Albert Mucunguzi conducted an email interview, and below are Gicheru's answers.


Martin GicheruWho is Martin Gicheru?

Martin Gicheru is a web developer with Infoken Solutions, and a blogger at Techweez.com. I have grown a passion for developing using CMSes like Wordpress, Joomla, Magento and Drupal. At Techweez, which I started, I cover mobile reviews, tech events and sometimes take time to research the tech industry and write opinion analysis. A few months ago I was employed as IT admin in a Real Estate firm in Nairobi, decided to get dynamic, now I have full hands.

Battery life is one of the most important things to consider when buying a new smartphone. Samuel Cris Ayo, Devices Service Manager, Huawei Uganda insists that how you use your smartphone greatly determines its battery life. Big, bright screens, 3G/4G,GPS, Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth modes enabled makes your battery run...

MichaelMichael is Head Corporate Relations Office at the College of Computing and Information Sciences of Makerere Univeristy. He holds an MBA from MsM and ESAMI Business School. He is an Adjunct Lecturer with the ESAMI Business School. As Head Corporate Relations Office, Michael is a consultant trainer in a wide-range of areas in the both business and IT but specifically he is passionate about digital/cyberspace branding and visibility, IT Strategy and Management and IT optimization. Michael has a passion for inspiring the youth to unleash their potential and currently runs life skills seminars for university students as part of his social responsibility. He spoke to PC Tech Magazine’s Albert  Mucunguzi, and below are the excerpts.

Q. Makerere University, especially the College of Computing and Information Sciences, over the past few years has been trying to integrate ICTs in its education system. What’s your take on the progress of the institution in that direction? What are the key challenges you have encountered in the process?

 

Dickson Mushabe the founder of Hostalite is not sorry for his mistakes. In fact he even wrote a book about how he’s not sorry and it’s been selling like hot cake! You need to read the book “I’m not sorry for my mistaeks” to understand why he’s taking such...
MTN Uganda has been rapidly upgrading their infrastructure and systems over the last few years. We caught up with the CTO, Rami Farah to get insights into his view of things at Uganda's largest telecoms operator. MTN has invested heavily in technology leading the pack over the years. What is...
On 1st September, 2015, the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) officially launched the Automated Trading System that had been in place since July 22nd 2015, putting an end to the old-fashioned open cry system. PC Tech Magazine's Joshua Twinamasiko and Emmanuel Onyango caught up with Paul Bwiso, the CEO of...
Mark Sue, New York-based Stocks Analyst was quoted recently saying, “Samsung is growing faster than the market.” He aserted that smartphone penetration is now maturing to a replacement cycle in the developed markets, while growth in emerging markets is expected to be driven by demand for low-end/mid-tier smartphones. But...