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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...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. has revealed it will end its support for Windows 7 in Jan. 14th, 2020. Meaning the software company won't release any more updates and security fixes after the due date. It's worthy knowing that Microsoft closed the official forum support for Windows 7 in June 2018,...
WhatsApp used by more than 1 billion people worldwide, is testing a system that would let businesses talk directly to WhatsApp users for the first time, according to communications about the project seen by Reuters. The tests, which are being conducted with a handful of companies that are part of...
Mobile messaging app WhatsApp may soon have a rival in the form of a Google messaging app. This is according to a report in a business daily. The report says that the software giant Google is planning to launch the mobile messaging app and is likely to test the product in...
What Noga is Noga is a 'local word' in Uganda, to mean “Pluck”. Developed by Tamithi Developers, is a 3D maze Android game with a colorful Army Green twist. If you love runner games but want something that is challenging, then ‘Noga App’ is your best bet. At first it might...
(Geneva/Nairobi) The International Trade Centre (ITC) today unveiled a new web and mobile-phone application that will help women entrepreneurs from across the world to connect to markets. The SheTrades app was launched by ITC Executive Director Arancha González and Ambassador Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary of the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, at...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. launched a new Android app dubbed the 'Microsoft Azure' for its cloud computing platform Azure which will help administrators and other users find the convenience of being able to check on check status and critical metrics with their Android devices helpful, providing notifications and alerts...
Earlier this month, WhatsApp users reported discontented with the revamped WhatsApp Status a few weeks after it was officially rolled out to its mobile app. Users provided mixed feedback over the SnapChat and Instagram Stories lookalike, which really didn't make sense and preferred the old-text-based status. After having received the feedback, WhatsApp...
Search giant Google has launched Interactive Events, a second-screen tool meant to be used at the company’s own events.
SliceBiz, one of the winners of this year’s Apps4Africa competition plans to develop a service that will deliver 30-second pitches recorded by entrepreneurs to potential backers over the phone. It says investors will then be able to transfer cash into the projects they like via their mobile phones. SliceBiz was founded by William...