Africa has been identified as the continent with the potential to become the next China. Africans have embraced mobile communication technologies faster than any other parts of the world and the continent is being recognised as the next potential enabler of sustainable economic growth, driving innovation for the developing...
Am sure we would all love to own a smart phone, and with many models with different specs on the market, we bring you the list of the specs that you should look for when buying a smart phone. 1.Screen size. A smart phone will turn out to be the device...
In just a few years, the proliferation of mobile phone networks has transformed communications here in Uganda. Almost every Ugandan you meet along the streets of Kampala has a mobile phone.Uganda has about 20 million mobile phone users with mobile service companies MTN and Airtel having 17 million of the users as...
Durex has started a campaign for a condom emoji to be released in an open letter to the Unicode Consortium. The condom manufacturer wrote to the organisation, which considers applications for new emojis, as it is meeting this week. The letter says: “Dear Unicode, this week you’re meeting to discuss new emojis...
Construction giant Dewalt has entered the smartphone market with a tough Android-powered handset designed for building industry workers. The $544 (about 1.8 million UGX) device is designed to survive a 2m drop on to concrete and can operate in temperatures ranging from -20C to 60C. Rival firm Caterpillar has already established itself as a...
Samsung has rolled out a new platform (they are not calling it a social network, but we leave that to you to figure.) An app they are calling "Waffle" on National Pi day. The name instantly makes one hungry but let's see why the app makes you even hungrier. Waffle,...
Nintendo has announced the release date for first smartphone app, Miitomo, as March 17th first to be available in Japan starting March 17 and then releases in the rest of the world will follow. Miitomo, a game which is now available on both Android and iOS lets one create their own...
Vivo are once again goes for the next level, the company confirmed that the Vivo XPlay 5 will come with a 6 GB RAM, making it the first smartphone to have such amount of memory and also expected to have Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 820. However, the Samsung Galaxy Note 6...
Apple could drop the headphone jack from the next iPhone so that it can get even thinner, according to reports. The iPhone 7 might have people plug their headphones into the Lightning port rather than the traditional 3.55mm hole, according to a rumour from MacOtakara. As well as allowing the phone...
Mobile payment schemes are taking full swing this year as systems from Samsung, Apple and Google are now being widely utilized by users in their own platforms. In an attempt to keep up, LG, another South Korean tech giant, is setting its sights to enter the now crowded mobile...