• 24 Jan 2020 - Twitter has introduced emoji tap backs to direct messages. Tap backs allow users to respond to incoming or outgoing messages with one of six popular emoji, including the red heart, thumbs up, and thumbs down. Dubbed “emoji reactions”, the feature directly mimics Apple’s infamous iMessage. Twitter…
  • 24 Jan 2020 - The Huawei Nova 5T is the latest smartphone from the company to launch in Kenya. The Nova 5T was unveiled to a global audience late last year and has been available in other markets and... The post Huawei Nova 5T Specifications and Price in Kenya appeared first on TechArena.
  • 24 Jan 2020 - 5 African startups with solutions in the credit scoring space have been selected to pitch for the chance to secure a testing phase for their solutions with French utility company ENGIE. The partnership between ENGIE and Africa Tech Summit Kigali offered credit scoring startups with the potential to…
  • 24 Jan 2020 - Instagram is dropping the  IGTV button after claims that only a few users click to it. Most people are finding IGTV content through previews in Feed, the IGTV channel in Explore, creators’ profiles and the standalone app according to an Instagram spokesperson Instagram launched IGTV extension to…
  • 24 Jan 2020 - South African cryptocurrency exchange, Luno announced on Wednesday, 23 January 2019 that it has introduced faster and automated withdrawals to its South African customers at no additional charge. This means customers are no longer restricted to daily withdrawal schedules. “Luno customers wanting to…
  • 24 Jan 2020 - It is not always that we get see the CEOs of major phone makers take a detour to Kenya. HMD Global, the exclusive brand licensee that makes the current Nokia phones has been trying to revive the name of the once key player in the mobile telephony space. Its presence in the Kenyan market can […]…
  • 24 Jan 2020 - Uber is testing a new feature in California that will allow drivers to set their prices for rides. Previously, Uber will preset prices for the drivers. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The new feature allows drivers to increase fares to up to five times more than Uber’s original…
  • 24 Jan 2020 - Netflix subscribers in Kenya will now pay in the local currency. The company announced its plans by sending an email to paying subscribers on Tuesday this week. Netflix will switch to the new model in... The post Netflix Kenyan Subscribers will now pay in Shillings, Making it Cheaper appeared first…
  • 24 Jan 2020 - Last week Xiaomi officially announced that it is spinning off its POCO sub-brand to stand on its own. We have seen rumours trying to pinpoint the likely specs of the company's first device as a... The post POCO F1 Successor To Be Launched in February appeared first on TechArena.
  • 24 Jan 2020 - Circuit simulation software is gaining popularity day by day. Electrical engineers, professionals, electronics hobbyists, as well as students, use circuit simulators often to design and check circuit diagrams. Using such software, anyone can construct or design an electrical circuit diagram, check…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Vlogging is actually not as easy as it seems The post 5 Most Influential Kenyan YouTubers appeared first on TechMoran.
  • 23 Jan 2020 - South African sales tech provider Skynamo has secured $30 million in Series A from software investor, Five Elms Capital, to accelerate adoption of its field sales app and cloud-based management platform globally. Skynamo will scale up its operations to improve service to its rapidly growing…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - UNICEF has launched the first African Drone and Data Academy (ADDA) in Lilongwe, Malawi in efforts projected to promote its programmes and services to change the lives of children and young people on the continent.   UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said, “Humanitarian and development…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Finally, after months of waiting, Twitter has finally rolled out emoji reactions. With this feature, you can add a reaction to direct messages using the normal selection of your emoji similar to Facebook’s reactions. When you tap on a reaction emoji, all participants in the direct message will…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - SafeBoda, a motorcycle hailing and delivery platform, has signed up 3,000 drivers in Nairobi since its launch in the city and has announced a 40 percent cut in prices to pursue more users. SafeBoda drivers will also be getting smartphones and motorcycles loans from partners such as Watu Credit,…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - If there is something humanity has not been able to crack, is to transform the abundant ocean waters into a useful product – a product that humans can use to drink, cook, clean, and most importantly to irrigate with. This difficulty is compounded by the fact that in as much as water makes up 71…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - The Huawei Nova 5T has finally been unveiled in Kenya. Huawei introduced this phone to the market today announcing that it will be available in retail stores for Ksh 42,000. The phone is now available... The post The Huawei Nova 5T is Now Available in Kenya for Ksh 42,000 appeared first on…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Safaricom is allegedly testing wireless internet access points in Nairobi, Kenya. According to a report by TechWeez, the mobile network provider could be using these designated WiFi zones to increase their consumer base. “The operator is yet to clarify the operational model of the new Wi-Fi zones.…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Safi Analytics CEO Lauren Dunford has started a new fire on social media when she said in a statement that Kennedy Ng’ang’a, it’s co-founder as a disgruntled former employee and not co-founder and shareholder. Dunford, in a statement, claimed that she and her other co-founder Jason Dunford…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Huawei has this morning just launched the Huawei Nova 5T – their first device this year for the Kenyan market. This is also the first Nova device from the Chinese tech giant to hit our market. The Huawei Nova 5T will cater to those who want high-end specs but are a little tight on the pockets. […]…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - WhatsApp has finally rolled out dark mode for its users after along wait.  WhatsApp Beta users who have updated to WhatsApp Beta version 2.20.13 can now access dark mode. WhatsApp has reportedly been experimenting on dark mode versions for more than 18 months.  WABetaInfo.com had confirmed WhatsApp…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - 2019 was the best year yet for investment into the African tech startup space, with 311 companies banking a combined US$491.6 million – according to the annual African Tech Startups Funding Report 2019 released by Disrupt Africa. The report, which tracks the total amount of funding raised by…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Apple suppliers are planning to begin mass production of Apple’s iPhone 9 next month, Bloomberg has learned. The phone will be less costly and is expected to be announced as early as March. The iPhone... The post Report: Apple will Start Mass Production of the Low-Cost iPhone 9 in February appeared…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Datacentrix, a secure ICT solutions provider, has joined Game Changers, the newest partner tier announced recently by Cybereason, creators of the Cyber Defense Platform, as a level for its most strategic partners. The partnership will see Datacentrix incorporating Cybereason technology into its…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Netflix is one of the biggest on-demand streaming sites in the world and in 2015, they expanded to new regions including Kenya. Netflix usually charges diffrent prices in different regions and sometimes they use the local currency. In the US, they use dollars, in the UK they use the pound sterling…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - With data breaches hitting headlines daily, security professionals are constantly concerned about the next big threat. Whether it’s ransomware, phishing or endpoint attacks, there’s always something on the horizon waiting for its turn in the spotlight. Here’s a list of the top 10 cybersecurity…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Huawei has been a big selling point for the media in the past six months ever since the U.S. ban kicked in. The Chinese tech company has tried to fight back, releasing reports now and... The post 50 Million Huawei Phones are now Powered by Android 10 (EMUI 10) appeared first on TechArena.
  • 23 Jan 2020 - Now would be the best time for Apple to ditch its proprietary Lightning connector and switch to the most ubiquitous and modern which is USB-C. European Parliament had late last week unveiled a proposal to force... The post Why Apple should ditch Lightning and join other global players using USB-C…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - The new model will is similar to 2017’s flagship the iPhone 8. The first phone will launch in early march probably adopting the iPhone 9 name. Apple will begin assembling its lower-cost iPhone 9 in February and make it official in March. The assembly will split between Taiwan-based manufacturers…
  • 23 Jan 2020 - If you manage a business, however small or large, shift scheduling is one of those nitty-gritty jobs that just has to be done. Shift scheduling is also a task that can take a lot of time to complete if the correct tools are not used. This is why so many businesses around the world have […] Read On…