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Google last week officially announced October 4 as the date they will unveil its much anticipated Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones which be running on the company's latest Android OS, Android 7.1 Nougat, and do away with the Nexus brand. Asides from that, a recent tweet by Hiroshi Lockheimer, SVP Android, Chrome OS & Play at Google indicated...
The Galaxy S3, the Galaxy S4,the Xperia Z and the Galaxy Mega remain among the few phones sold in East Africa that get upgrades to android 4.3 JellyBean, Which is the most recent version of the Android OS. Whereas the new OS was announced more than among ago, one of...
This isn’t the first time that Africa’s leading smartphone makers, TECNO Mobile have dropped several hints as regards releasing an innovative phone that would revolutionize the mobile market and enhance user experience. A few months ago, the rumor mill buzzed about TECNO launching a flagship smartphone with a first...
India based E-commerce company, Flipkart, is now taking on pre-orders for Google's newest flagships, the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, with a 1 year manufacturers warranty at starting prices of Rs. 57,000 (roughly $852, or 2.9 million UGX) for the Pixel 32GB variant, Rs. 66,000 (roughly $987, or 3.3 million UGX) for the...
The Samsung Galaxy S7, one of the most anticipated devices of the year so far is now available in stores in Uganda. Samsung Uganda officially unveiled their new flagship device as well as the "revolutionary edge version" the S7 Edge this morning in partnership with Knight Frank. Speaking at the...
According to CNN Money, Apple Inc. has sold 896 million iPhones between June 29, 2007 when the iPhone first on sale and the end of 2015. If Wall Street analysts' forecasts are accurate, the company will sell its 1 billionth iPhone sometime this summer on July 20. When the company provides its...
Samsung Galaxy S IV launch is one of the most anticipated events and now that we're drawing closer, the rumours are coming thick and fast. The latest one, courtesy SamMobile mentions that the Galaxy S IV will come with a new display technology from Samsung in the form of a "green PHOLED", that bears...
Last week, BlackBerry Ltd revealed that it has signed a new license agreement with BLU Products Inc, a Florida-based maker of low-end Android phones, that would end patent disputes between the two companies. Canada's BlackBerry filed lawsuits against BLU in 2016, as part of the handset-maker-turned-software-company's move to make cash off...
Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), has set 15 requirements imported smartphones should meet before being accepted in the country, with one being that they should have 8 and 24 hours of talk and standby time respectively, reports The Daily Nation. The 15 requirements are said to be an addition to...
Samsung beat Apple in a customer smartphone satisfaction survey, the American Customer Satisfaction Index suggests. Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 was the top-ranked smartphone in the 2016 report, garnering a score of 86 on a 100-point scale. Apple’s iPhone 6S Plus came in second, with a score of 85. Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge Plus...