The Blackberry Venice is for real: Here are some clear shots
Last month saw the internet buzz with a render of the Blackberry Venice (code name) an Android running device from Blackberry. This time round we get to see clear shots of the device in its full glory. Overall it looks like a Dell venue Pro and the Galaxy s6 Edge had a baby. Although the Edges are not so curved like Samsung's device, it is more like a 2.5 D glass with a physical keyboard underneath that slides up.
How to remove the Galaxy Note 5’s S Pen safely and preserve detection (video)
The past two weeks have been a PR disaster for Samsung when it comes to their latest phablet Galaxy Note 5. Apparently, if you insert the S Pen of the Samsung Galaxy Note5 backwards, and you forget to read the user manual that clearly says that you shouldn't you are doomed. If you succeed to pry the S Pen out, the Note 5 no longer detects the Pen. So how can you remove the Galaxy Note 5's S Pen?
Hive Colab and Outbox Hub among the 2015 beneficiaries of the UCC incubation support Initiative
Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is at forefront of developing, identifying and tracking the usage of ICTs and how they contribute in the future of Communications for all in Uganda. This year, communications regulator has awarded three incubation hubs under their Incubation Support Initiative (ISI) that was established in 2011 as a strategic mechanism through which potential ICT start-ups or innovative ideas in Uganda have provided vital supplements to facilitate them. UCC incubation support 2015 goes to Hive Colab, Outbox Hub and Bomix Soft Motion Graphics who have been awarded with huge sums of cash help the starts-up under their wings advance into
Digital Migration is coming to FM Radio: UCC begins the Introduction of Digital Audio Broadcasting in Uganda
Digital Audio Broadcasting in Uganda aka "Digital Migration" for FM Radio has been long over due for developing nations, if you have been living under a rock you can read the full article here on what we had to say about it back then. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) are mandated under the 2013 section 5(1)(c) communications Act to allocate, license, standardize and manage the use of the radio frequency spectrum resources in a manner that ensures widest variety of programming and optimal utilization of spectrum resources. The commission in a statement earlier today, has announced that the spectrum demand for FM (frequency modulation) broadcasting services in Uganda has far outstripped the existing supply.
You can now pay for fuel using MTN Mobile money
Shell Customers can now pay for fuel using MTN Mobile money and also other Shell products. This follows an agreement between Vivo Energy, the operators of Shell in Uganda, and MTN Uganda that will enable customers purchasing products from Shell stations nationwide to pay for the latter’s services using Mobile Money on their phones.
Could these be the next Lumia phones?
We've waited of the next Windows Phone flagship phones ever since Microsoft launched the Lumia 930. And if these rumors are to be believed, renown phone leaker Evleaks has posted the renders of the next Lumia phones on Twitter. The long the upcoming Cyan (code named Cityman) will have a large 5.7-inch screen, while the black phone with a 5.2-inch screen is Talkman.
Huawei Uganda launches the P8 smartphone
After a long wait seeing other regions enjoy the best of Huawei, that being it's flagship handset dubbed the P8, today saw it's grand entry into Uganda's smartphone market. Huawei Uganda launches the P8 smartphone together with the biggest telcom MTN at a fan packed event that was also graced by ICT Minister Nyombi Thembo and Chinese Ambassador H.E Zhao Yali at Kampala Serena Hotel.
The upcoming Gear s2 Smartwatch looks beautiful, but will it put Samsung in the lead?
Samsung has always made Smartwatches and for each iteration-- even after they try to bundle it with a smartphone-- the sales are always lackluster. This year, Samsung skipped to announce its up coming Gear s2 with the Note 5 and Galaxy s6 Edge+ and has kept the official announcement for IFA in Germany next month. However, Samsung wants everyone not forget that it has a new smartwatch coming. We've seen several glimpses of this watch at a fashion shoot of the Gear S2, and today we're getting another look at it courtesy of some Instagram shots.
MTN Group and Liquid Telecom to extend fixed and wireless footprint across Africa
Customers of MTN Group and Liquid Telecom are set to benefit from a larger connectivity footprint across Africa. This follows an announcement that the two companies have partnered to jointly offer customers access to the largest fixed and wireless footprint across the continent. The partnership, which covers wholesale, carrier-to-carrier, high speed broadband, enterprise and fixed data services, enables MTN and Liquid Telecom access to each other’s fixed and wireless networks in countries on the African continent, where one party may not currently have presence.