Skype sets free ‘group calling’ feature on Mac, windows, Xbox One

Skype has set its ‘group calling’ feature free on Mac, windows and Xbox One. According to Tech Crunch, Skype introduced group video calling in 2010, but the feature has been a premium service for paying customers since it exited beta. The reason behind this step is the increasing competition Skype is facing from other services such as Google […]

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New MacBook Airs likely launching tomorrow

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Samsung Galaxy K zoom launched

Samsung has officially launched the much-anticipated camera-variant of the Galaxy S5, the Galaxy K zoom, at its ‘Kapture the Moment’ event at the Red Dot Design Museum in Singapore on Tuesday. The Samsung Galaxy K zoom is the second camera specialized-smartphone from the company with the first one being the Galaxy S4 Zoom. The Galaxy K zoom […]

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HP’s SlateBook PC isn’t a “PC,” it’s a 14-inch Android laptop

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How to tell if any of your accounts have been hacked

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Apple to replace faulty iPhone 5 power button for free

Apple has offered to replace faulty on-off buttons on the iPhone 5, a rare glitch which it admitted affected “a small percentage” of the previous-generation smartphones for free. Apple said on its user-support page that “iPhone 5 models manufactured through March 2013 may be affected by this issue,” in which the button, also known as […]

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Nokia Tune marks its twentieth birthday, so where did it all start?

It’s arguably the most-played melody today. With more than a billion Nokia handsets in global circulation, the renowned Nokia ringtone, which celebrates its twentieth birthday this year, is estimated to be played 1.8 billion times per day thats about 20,000 times per second. But where did it all begin for what is commonly known as […]

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Microsoft Admits to Huge Security Flaw in Internet Explorer

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The end of the car wash? Nissan develops ‘self-cleaning’ vehicle

Nissan has unveiled a new prototype that could potentially do away with car washes. The car maker is experimenting with a special super-hydrophobic paint called Ultra-Ever Dry that it’s billing as “self-cleaning” for cars. It has been specially engineered to be extremely water- and oil-resistant by UltraTech International. “By creating a protective layer of air […]

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Microsoft officially welcomes the Nokia Devices and Services business

  Microsoft has completed its acquisition of the Nokia Devices and Services business. The acquisition has been approved by Nokia shareholders and by governmental regulatory agencies around the world. The completion of the acquisition marks the first step in bringing these two organizations together as one team. “Today we welcome the Nokia Devices and Services […]

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Sina.com Punished For Pornographic Content By China’s Government

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Google Is Preparing To Pay A Huge Fine For Tax Noncompliance In France

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Orange rolls out 3G network in Uasin Gishu County

Orange has rolled out its 3G network service into Uasin Gishu County. The 3G network will initially cover Eldoret town and its environs, the Moi University locality and Iten. The launch of the 3G network in Eldoret is part of the company’s ongoing plan to connect all counties across the country to Orange’s high-speed network. […]

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See how Nairobi has changed: Google Maps adds historical street views

Remember how the road to Thika looked before the construction of the new Thika Superhighway? well, a new function on google maps may just help you refresh your memory on that. The new ”time machine on Google Maps, will now help you see street view images going as far as 2007. Internet giant Google on Wednesday unveiled the […]

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Facebook teams up with Storyful to create social network generated newswire

Facebook has teamed up with Storyful to create newsfeeds of original content generated by users of the world’s biggest social network. The new project, know as  FB Newswire, which aims to make it easier for journalists and newsrooms to “find, share and embed newsworthy content from Facebook” in their work. The two The companies hope that FB Newswire […]

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Google Plus chief Vivek ‘Vic’ Gundotra quits Google

Google’s top social networking executive is leaving the Internet company after a nearly eight-year stint highlighted by an audacious challenge to Facebook. Vivek ‘Vic’ Gundotra fittingly announced his departure in a post Thursday on Google Plus. Gundotra had been in charge of Google Plus as the Mountain View, California, company’s senior vice president of social. […]

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Facebook Buys Fitness App to Track Your ‘Moves’

Facebook has bought the fitness app Moves, which helps people monitor daily physical activity and their calorie counts on a smartphone. The 2-year-old Finnish startup ProtoGeo, which developed the app, said Thursday it had been acquired by the U.S. social networking giant and that key members of its team would be moving to the Facebook […]

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Google+ Is Walking Dead

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Reports say an Amazon phone is close

After more than two years of hints and leaks, the long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut. The device has been a prime example of “vaporware,” the term for rumored tech gadgets that everybody loves talking about despite the fact they don’t officially exist. And Amazon has never confirmed that it’s […]

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New Apple recycling program will pay you for your old gadgets

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The Galaxy S5 already accounts for nearly 1% of Android smartphones

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Here’s Proof You’re More Addicted to Your Phone (and Tablet) Than Ever

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Samsung patent reveals a wild new smartphone design

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Apple’s 5.5-inch iPhone 6 phablet launch has reportedly been delayed

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Facebook launches friend-tracking feature

Your phone always knows where you are. And now, if you want, your Facebook friends will always know where you are, too. Facebook is introducing a mobile feature called Nearby Friends that taps into that steady stream of location information so friends can track each other in real time. The idea is to make it […]

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Google makes its Android chat app even better

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Microsoft to Close Nokia Acquisition deal this Friday

Microsoft and Nokia have closed out all of the last-minute transactional details. On Friday, Microsoft is expected to officially complete its acquisition of Nokia’s handset group, This is according to an announcement on its blog on Monday. ”Today we are excited to share that we have completed the steps necessary to finalize Microsoft’s acquisition of the Nokia […]

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Orange to distribute Juliani album

Integrated telecommunication services provider Orange has signed an agreement with local Kenyan musician Juliani that will see the popular musician sell his third album, ‘Exponential potential’, exclusively through the Telco’s 35 flagship outlets across the country. Orange together with Juliani will also initiate road shows, as an activation mechanism across the country, promoting both the […]

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Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda strike deal to lower roaming rates

Plans are underway to lower roaming rates among Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. Tanzania is not part of the deal because it has missed a number of talks that led to the pact. The deal will be struck after June budgets but details of the new roaming rates would be made public in May 2, according […]

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Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked with glue mould

The fingerprint sensor on Samsung’s Galaxy S5 handset has been hacked less than a week after the device went on sale. Berlin-based Security Research Labs fooled the equipment using a mould it had previously created to spoof the sensor on Apple’s iPhone 5S. The researchers said they were concerned that thieves could exploit the flaw in […]

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Cyborg glasses save users the need to control emotions

As Google continues to stoke excitement for its Glass smart-eyewear, a Japanese researcher has developed a radical alternative. Rather than focus on what the owner sees, Prof Hirotaka Osawa’s kit shows computer-generated eye animations in place of the wearer’s real ones. Special lenses let the user see out or take a secret nap if they […]

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LG G Watch to come in gold, too

Mid last month,  LG Electronics (LG) announced that it was  working together with Google on the LG G Watch powered by Android Wea, which extends the Android platform to wearables. The company said, through its website that the LG GWatch will be compatible with a wide range of Androi smartphones and will present relevant information to […]

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Google Hangouts 2.1 merging conversations

Are you a frequent user of Google Hangouts? Well, some good news for you. There’s a new version of Google Hangouts coming up that it’s going to bring some substantial improvements. According to  http://www.androidcentral.com/ Version 2.1 of Hangouts for Android’s biggest change is going to be in the way that it handles conversations with the same person over multiple […]

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Nokia Recalls 30,000 Chargers for Lumia 2520 Tablet

Last week on Thursday Finnish telecom  company Nokia recalled 30,000 chargers for its Lumia 2520 tablet due to a risk it could give customers an electric shock. The AC-300 charger, manufactured by a third-party supplier, was sold in Austria, Britain, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland, and the U.S.   The Lumia 2520 is the first tablet by […]

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Google rumored to be working on its Nexus smartphone

Google might launch a new Nexus smartphone powered by a MediaTek chipset according to a Chinese publication. The publication cites its sources from Taiwan supply chain which claims that the company will launch a low to mid-range Nexus smartphone priced as low as $100. The report goes further to suggest that the said Nexus smartphone powered by the MediaTek chipset will be […]

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The new Hyundai ix25 concept

Are you a car enthusiast? do you love big cars, machines, Hyundai has something new for you. The company made the world debut of its compact SUV ix25 at the on going 2014 Auto China – 13th Beijing International Automobile Exhibition. The vehicle measures over 4 meter in length, the stats of the vehicle stands at 4,270mm in […]

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Cheap internet for Kenyans in the offing as Operators agree to share infrastructure

Last week,  the Kenyan Government and internet service providers agreed on key provisions to share broadband infrastructure, a move which has been labeled as a step closer to affordable internet. Stakeholders from the Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK), Telecommunication Service Providers Organisation of Kenya and the Kenya National Highway Authority ( KeNHA) agreed to have the cost […]

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Google’s New Android Camera App

Photography lovers, Google just released its own camera app in the Play store. This means you don’t need a Google Nexus device to use the company’s Android camera; you can download the camera just like any other app and replace the camera app that came with your phone or tablet.   Ass google explained, app has a […]

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FuelBand and other hardware discontinued, development team fired as Nike seeks to exit wearable tech market

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Stream music and video to Amazon’s FireTV from your Android device with AllCast

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Facebook Plans to Launch a Mobile Payments Service

Facebook is preparing to join the mobile-payments race with remittances and electronic-money services on the social network. According to a report carried out in the Financial Times reported last Sunday, the company is close to obtaining approval from the Central Bank of Ireland to start a service that would allow people to store money on Facebook […]

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Asus launches its Fonepad 7 Dual SIM voice-calling tablet

Asus has launched a refreshed version of its Fonepad 7 voice-calling tablet. The tablet has been dubbed Fonepad 7 Dual SIM, with a competitively priced handheld with 3G voice and mobile data for all the features of a smartphone, with the versatility of a 7-inch tablet. The Fonepad is Powered by the new Intel® Atom™ Z2420 processor with Android 4.1, […]

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom launch expected on April 29

Samsung is to release the second Galaxy Zoom camera come smartphone on 29 April in Singapore. An invite posted on Samsung Mobile’s Twitter account and clearly shows a massive K with a camera lens inside. The company is expected to unveil the much-rumoured camera-variant of the Galaxy S5, the Galaxy S5 Zoom. The device has been […]

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Sony Advises its Consumers to Quit Using Some of Its Laptops Because Batteries Can Overheat

Are using a Sony VAIO laptop computer? Well, Sony is advising its consumers to quit using some of its VAIO laptop computers and unplug them, saying that it’s possible that its non-removable battery pack could overheat. The company says it’s in the process of creating a program to repair or replace the computers, or will […]

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Hands on with the new Nokia 225: Slimmest affordable Phone Yet

Nokia recently released what they’ are calling the Slimmest Affordable Internet Phone (to date) whose main aim they says is to bring internet to more people. The phone features a slightly larger 2.8″ display making it “not only an ideal fit for pockets and handbags, but for also keeping you entertained on the move” The […]

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Why features, not speed, determine how people select iOS browsers

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New French law forbids reading work emails after 6pm

If you want the easy life outside of work, then it looks as though France is the country you should go and live in. Workers there already enjoy a 35-hour week, but now it’s against the law to read work email outside of working hours. A new labor agreement was signed last week in France which forbids workers from reading and […]

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Apple’s iWatch release reportedly set for Q3

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Adobe Announces Lightroom Mobile For iPad And iPhone

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Google’s secret Android TV set-top box may finally make an appearance

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Video: Here are the Project Ara Android phone sizes

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Hands-on with the newn Nokia’s new Lumia 930

            Nokia has Announced yet Another Lumia: The Lumia 930 With a 5-inch display has a 20 megapixel camera. The Lumia 930 offers up a full HD (1080p) 5-inch OLED display (both the 925 and 1020 offered 4.5-inch 720p displays), quad-core 2.2GHz processor (which showed no signs of lagging), 2GB RAM and […]

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Kodak Launches A Photo Book App For iPad, Makes Awful “Selfie” Joke

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Render gives first look at next-gen reversible USB Type-C cable coming in July

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The iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 is expected to replace the iPhone 5S as Apple’s premium smartphone at some point in September or November this year. According to techradar.phones ,the new iPhone could be one of the most pivotal devices in the Cupertino brand’s history – with the the iPhone 5S andiPhone 5C simple updates to previous models, there’s a lot of pressure heaped […]

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The New Android HTC One (M8) Smartphone review

There’s a new contender for Android top dog on the market, and it’s the HTC One (M8), the latest new smartphone from the Taiwanese firm Here is the review   Size 146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm ·         CPU SSize 146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm ·         CPU Speed Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801, quad-core CPUs ·         Memory1 Total […]

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Samsung Partners with eKitabu to roll out Digital Learning Systems for Secondary Schools on Samsung Tablets

In a trend-setting education delivery development in Kenya, Samsung Electronics East Africa has partnered with eKitabu, an eBooks software company, to roll out an online based eBooks system for the approved 8-4-4 Secondary School Curriculum. For the first time in Kenya, students enrolling at Sunshine Secondary School will be able to access their educational materials […]

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Melodigram Is A Photo-Sharing App That Adds “Atmosphere” And An Audio Message To Your Snaps

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Wananchi Group bets big on Malawi with launch of Zuku TV

Wananchi Group, owner of pay TV Zuku, has today confirmed plans to venture into Malawi by launching Zuku TV as part of its strategy to grow its TV operations. The move which is being set up at an initial cost of $10 million comes on the backdrop of Malawi’s government successful migration from analogue to […]

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GOOGLE INTRODUCES GMAIL “SHELFIES” AS IT MARKS 10 YEARS

You might have noticed something unusual today as you tried to access you Gmail account, the first thing one was asked to do was to take a “shelfie” of himself or herself by following some steps. Most people I bet thought it was one of the many pranks being pulled today, it being April Fools […]

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YouTube Claims It Has Been Behind Every Viral Video Trend Ever

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