God bless Twitter. It's there for us in our times of boredom and, more importantly, during our times of excitement. And none more so than during the Premier League season when all manner of exciting things happen...and we all take to Twitter to talk about it. But what have been the...
IF Facebook were your friend, you would have noticed that in recent months it has changed status from “It’s Complicated” to “In a serious relationship and quite engaged.” Over the years, Facebook has gone through the evolution you would expect of an American child. It kicked off as a platform...
Google is reportedly set to introduce its own Internet of Things platform, which it will show off at Google I/O 2015. First reported by The Information, Google is working on a new OS codenamed "Brillo" that is incredibly small and will need just 32MB or 64MB of RAM to run...
Despite a temporary suspension of Google's Map Maker program, someone still managed to deface the popular service. The Washington Post on Tuesday reported that a Google Maps search inquiry for the racist term "nigga king" will direct you to the White House. "Some inappropriate results are surfacing in Google Maps that...
Barack Obama last night shattered the record for fastest time to reach one million followers on Twitter, after his new verified account @POTUS reached the figure in less than five hours. https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/600324682190053376 The US President already has the account @BarackObama, which has amassed nearly 60 million followers. However, the new @POTUS account is...
As good a cause as it is, Internet.org recently came under pressure for allegedly violating India's net neutrality laws -- something Facebook was quick to address. Still, that's not stopping the social network from spreading its initiative, which brings free basic web access to underdeveloped countries, across more places. On...
Habit is second to nature. What we do often actually becomes a natural part of us with time. The desire to text frequently, tweet, Facebook and access social media networking sites is now higher than that of the wish to take alcohol or smoke a cigarette. Back in the days,...
In 2011, the telecom sector in Uganda was awash with promotions promising subscribers almost free calls. As a result, call prices dropped by over 70% and a number of experts warned that these (price wars) were unsustainable and would ultimately hurt the sector. Cue to that, barely two years later,...
Facebook could be about to release its own search engine, letting users find articles to share with their friends alongside their status updates. At the moment, users must paste in the URL of a page if they want to share it. But some iOS users are seeing a version of...
I DON’T know about the rest of you but I have been around long enough to wonder what, exactly, people are still printing in 2015 and why. About twenty years ago when some of us had just started working in official places that had stuff like identity cards, reception desks...