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MTN Uganda last week rolled out its 4G LTE network services to cover the whole country other than Kampala and Entebbe, establishing itself as the largest 4G LTE network provider and internet leader in the country. In a world moving towards the ‘internet of things’, the ability to interconnect seamlessly...
Over 78% of job recruiters check search engines for background on candidates, and 63 percent check social media sites, too. So it doesn’t matter how you set your privacy settings, whether you friend your boss on Facebook, or how few followers you have: What you do on social media...
Cloud storage is one of best innovations in the tech space. It brings the convenience to everything. Instead of copying crucial documents to flash drives or burning them to disc, you stick them in the cloud where they can easily be accessed any time. Cloud-based storage knows when you've updated a file...
This time last year, we published our 2015 social media predictions. It seems those predictions were proven accurate, so we thought we’d do the same for 2016. Not to blow our own trumpet, but our main 2015 social media predictions we’re spot on. We predicted huge growth in video and...
The new update for Skype is bringing along one of the requested features. You can use personalized ringtones and the ability to forward photos from your chats to other Skype users. Users can now set custom ringtones for their contacts by going to a conversation and tapping "Ringtone options" on the lower right of...
Google Maps in collaboration with Digital Matatus have made bus & matatus (minibuses/ minivans used as public transport) routes information available to the public, for free, on maps.google.co.ke. So from today, every Nairobi resident and guests of the city can plan their route with Google Maps when using public transport. This new Transit...
MTN Uganda recently partnered with Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) to usher in the new service that offers its Mobile Money subscribers the option to save and access loans using their mobile handsets. The service dubbed MoKash allows subscribers to activate a savings and loans account free of charge. CBA reported...
ONE of my favourite indigenous jokes from back when the internet was a bit new to Kampalans came from a friend who is now in charge of a big government parastatal. “Man,” somebody had said to him, “these days we no longer go to Mbarara to visit the cows. We...
Maker of top Chinese phone brand - Huawei Technologies and Uganda's largest 4G network - MTN Uganda yesterday officially unveiled the Huawei P8 smartphone into the Ugandan market, after a successful global launch in Asia, Europe and South Africa. The 4G enabled Huawei P8 was launched in partnership with MTN Uganda,...
After the un-boxing of the Tecno Y2 and the first wave of the first impression, we took the low budget entry level smartphone for a spin. And what we learnt about it we bring to you in this breakdown. We also got the chance to meet the Sales Manager of...