Apps that are changing the face of tourism in Dubai

It goes without say that technology is changing how we do things and tourism has not been left behind. In Kenya for example, the wide access to smartphones and internet connectivity has made it possible for travelers to make use of technology to check an attractions rating before traveling or comparing best rates, checking the […]

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Opera avails its News App in Africa

Opera Software has announced the official launch of Opera News, a new AI-powered app which enables people to access their favorite news articles and hottest trending videos. The release of the new app follows Opera’s recent announcement that its AI-powered news service inside Opera Mini grew to more than 100 million active users in less than a year, showing […]

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The Best Apps To Have When You’re Travelling In A Car

By Benjamin Washington You love to travel around the world – who wouldn’t, right? You think that travelling is a great avenue for you to de-stress from whatever is happening with your life right now and you love the feeling of refreshment you’d get after you’d go travelling. Most of your travels were done internationally so […]

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How To Make Money Online In Kenya

Help Companies with easy surveys and research Kenya is one of the most exciting places in the world. Many companies want to understand how we live and to launch their products and services here. The good news is you can get paid for helping them! By completing surveys, answering questions and taking part in research, […]

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Sarahah: Internet’s new self esteem meter

Last week, Davies wrote an article about Sarahah the new feedback app that is trending the Internet. If you haven’t heard about it, you can read here. When one creates an account on the app, a web page for that user is created and other people can leave comments anonymously. The app was created in Saudi Arabia and […]

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Best Legal Android TV Box Apps For Streaming Movies

Are you looking for the best Android TV Box apps for watching movies? There is an easy way to watch movies and TV shows on your Android TV Box. Android TV Box gives you an exceptional smart TV experience. It uses Android as an operating system that allows you to download any app from Google […]

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Data Recovery is Made Convenient with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

In today’s fast-paced digital realm and emerging nanotech workplace, storing information electronically becomes the standard method of organizations and businesses across the world. Protecting this information is given an utmost importance for those who solely depend on data for business. Every organization that puts electronic data storage on practice understands the importance of utilizing encrypted […]

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Best Ways to Recover Lost or Deleted File for Windows Users

Summary: The Blog guides you with the best ways to recover lost or deleted files from Windows Users. It speaks about the several data loss scenarios, preventive measures to avoid data loss, and things not to do in case of data loss and recovery approaches. Read on to know more. Picture a scenario. You and […]

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How to protect your app from getting hacked

  At any given point of time, users have 5 to 20 apps installed on their devices ranging from games, entertainment to payment and shopping apps, which have their personal information – from card details to social media credentials. While they won’t care if one of their gaming apps gets hacked but imagine the problems […]

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Microsoft just ended support for Windows Vista

Goodbye Windows Vista, yes, Microsoft has announced that it is ending support for Vista more than ten years after it first debuted.  What this means is that Vista customers will no longer receive new security updates, no-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted options, or online technical content updates from Microsoft. Windows Vista users will now […]

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Everything You Need to Know About 5 Biggest Messenger Apps [Infographic]

I still remember my reaction when my 60 years old dad sent me a GIF via whatsapp. I  still remember how surprised I was when my 12 years old niece told me about her choice for whatsapp over facebook messenger due to the encrypted message settings. It is interesting to see that the technology of […]

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SureBüddy brings sponsored cover to Uganda with new insurance Mobile App

  SureBüddy Android application that has today launched sponsored insurance and insurance-related products to Uganda. SureBüddy renders advertisements, the consumer watches the ads, and then receives free cover as a reward. The ad images are non-intrusive, use very little data, and disappear with a click. SureBüddy’s cover is sponsored for the user as all costs […]

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Monitor what your children are doing on Skype through TheOneSpy spying app

An Overview The last two decades have surely been all about the internet, new applications, new software and a whole new world of communication. Ever since its release in 2003, Skype has been an important part of this internet uprising. Through Skype app, one can do video and audio calls, can share texts, pictures and […]

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4 Reasons Why Xamarin Can Be Your Best Bet for Mobile Application Development

  Mobile app developers have a multitude of tools and programs to choose from in order to develop their mobile apps. One great challenge is attempting to identify a tool that works for cross-platform applications and will be able to create apps that feel completely native to each operating system. To make this process easier, […]

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Rambo Launches Real Money Casino Mobile App in Kenya

Gambling company Rambo Resource Ltd has released the first ever casino mobile application in the country. The application which is available for Android phones will allow mobile phone users to enjoy online slot machines on the go free of charge with no deposit bonuses. One gets to place their bets on the mobile application and […]

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Safaricom Has Launched ”My Safaricom App”, Here’s what you can do with it.

With companies now looking for better and faster ways to interact with customers, Safaricom has today launched a new app that will enable the 7.8 million smartphone users on the network to perform a wide range of operations. Available for Android and Ios users, the My Safaricom App will allow users to purchase of data […]

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63% of consumers globally don’t license agreement when installing new apps on their devices

63% of consumers globally do not read the license agreement carefully before installing a new app on their smartphone. Kaspersky Lab’s “Are you cyber savvy?” Quiz, has found out. The quiz further says 20% of these consumers never even read massages when installing these apps, they simply go through the motions of clicking ‘next’ and […]

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Google Now lets users edit files from within the Google Drive App

If you have the Google Drive app on your Android smartphone you will realize when using it you are only limited to basic management functions. This means as a user you cannot be able to edit or even sort documents easily with the Drive app. Well, that is about to change. Google has made an […]

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Google’s Android N Is On The Way

After Version 6, a new version is coming. Had a sneak peak on Google’s Android Developers blog. For clarification I quoted the whole blog for you guys. Note, this isn’t my content!; First Preview of Android N: Developer APIs & Tools ”Today we’re happy to announce a Developer Preview of the N release of Android! […]

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No more Skype for TV come June

Letters, phone calls, telegram, fax and e-mail were the most commonly used mode of communication to the distant world. One day, Microsoft saw a gap; all the modes were replacements of seeing one another considering the distance. Yes, one on one conversations was the good and memorable thing. 11 years ago, Skype was created. Skype […]

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“No More Flash Player” Google Says,”Shift to HTML5″

Nick just like Spencer is a net guru. Both of them are always on the loop to get you informed. If you are a regular Internet user usually at your laptop or PC, you are familiar with the term ‘flash player’. Yes, this has been a common thing in various web platforms. For example, Nick […]

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Truecaller reaches 200 million user milestone, launches new tagging feature

Trucaller user base has now reached 200 million globally in less than 10 months, the company has announced. This announcement has also come at a time when Trucaller was unveiling a new feature that the company says will bring richer information to the screens of Truecaller users around the world The new Tagging feature available […]

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Easy Taxi app now available for Outlook

Easy Taxi users will now be able to request a taxi within their Microsoft Outlook email. This is after the company unveiled a new version of the taxi app that is intergrated to Microsoft email solution, Outlook. The company says it created the feature with the same characteristics as the Web App, thus increasing more […]

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Video: Just what is VirtualPessa?

VirtualPessa is an online app that allows its members access airtime for Safaricom, Orange, YU and Airtel and automatically generates commissions for its members. The system also avails commissions for KPLC Tokens to all its members as they buy KPLC Tokens via the App. Other bills payments include DSTV, GOTV, ZUKU, STARTIMES, NAIROBI WATER, PARKING, […]

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The new Truedialer is complimentary to the main Truecaller app, which is now adding more than 250,000 users every day.

Truecaller unveils its new redesigned dial pad app Truedialer

Truecaller has today unveiled the new look of its popular dial pad app Truedialer. Truedialer has been designed to replace the old dialer apps with multiple improvements on design and features. With more than 10 million users currently, the new Truedialer app includes a more intuitive app design, and the quickest and most convenient way to […]

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Time Buddy App lets you check and compare time anywhere in the world

Have you ever wished to talk to someone in a different country, maybe via Skype or even a phone call? Or planning to travel but not sure about what time your flight will reach your destination? Of course you might have had issues trying to figure out if it is indeed the right time to […]

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Easy Taxi is now in Nakuru

Easy Taxi is now in Nakuru, the company has announced. All of this month until the 30th of June, Easy Taxi will be in the town to help Nakuru residents travel around in a faster and more efficient way. Launched in Brazil in 2011, Easy Taxi has grown to be one of the largest taxi booking apps in the world, connecting […]

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Periscope now available on Android

Android users will now be able to download twitter’s live-video app, Periscope app on Google play store, two months after debuting on the iPhone, Twitter has announced. This move opens up an opportunity for them to stream video to their followers on Twitter. Twitter acquired Periscope in January 2015 and the company claims that there were […]

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Video: MyRide Kenya app fostering a safe and convenient matatu culture in Kenya

A very huge percentage of Kenyans use matatus to conduct their daily routines, moving from one place to another. Now, did you know about MyRide Kenya? an app that lets you share your matatu rides with other people? With this app, you can post videos, photos, recorded audio or simple text to other people sharing […]

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Hellofood launches new website

Leading global online food delivery platform hellofood together with its affiliated brands Foodpanda and Delivery Club, have launched a newly redesigned website. The website, which the company says has been build with user needs in mind aims to provide a seamless user experience, showcasing its vast network of restaurants in an immersive and visual way. […]

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Easy Taxi Launches a cashless payment option for its customers

Easy Taxi ,Kenya’s fastest growing taxi hailing mobile phone application will today launch, Easy Taxi Pay (ET Pay) an in-app cashless payment option for its customers. With Easy Taxi Pay, customers can add their credit/debit card details and pay for a ride by simply tapping their smart phone screen. The application also provides a detailed […]

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Facebook is testing out its own Phone app

Facebook hasn’t been shy of releasing spin-off apps of late — consider Home, Rooms, Groups, Slingshot and of course Messenger — and it looks like there’s another one in the pipeline too. A couple of Facebook users on Android have noticed links to what seems to be a Facebook dialler app called, appropriately, Phone. Android […]

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Your online food delivery just got easier, thanks to Hellofood

By TechTrendsKE, Nixon Kanali/Lilian Mutegi Having a busy day? Ordering food just got easier and faster Picture this, you are stuck in the office with loads of work and unmet deadlines, you got a review in the afternoon and a meeting maybe later in the evening, and still to top it all up you have […]

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Uber is finally in Kenya, promises users a seamless, efficient and safe ride

After much speculation Uber, the international smartphone app that seamlessly connects riders to drivers, has launched in Nairobi, Kenya this morning. “After a months worth of speculation, we are so excited to be launching in Nairobi with our uberX product”  Alastair Curtis, International Launcher for Africa said He adds that this new service means that […]

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Ebola Survivors Across West Africa Share Life-Saving Tips Via Mobile App

#ISurvivedEbola  the groundbreaking West African multimedia campaign, has launched a new, interactive mobile app that allows Ebola survivors to connect with each other, share public health advice, and update the world on the challenges they still face during their post-recovery lives. The innovative digital tool debuted in Guinea on January 5. It is being piloted […]

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WhatsApp may come to your desktop soon: Report

AndroidWorld has recently published a report suggesting that world popular instant messaging service WhatsApp is developing a web version of the app, which will allow you to use the service on desktop too. The report comes days after Pavel Durov’s revelations about strings in the code of WhatsApp that suggest of a web version. Paul […]

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Samsung in patnership with @iLab Africa Unveil Eight New locally developed Apps

Samsung Electronics East Africa, in partnership with @iLab Africa, has today unveilled eight new locally developed mobile applications (apps) during the 2nd edition of the Samsung Apps Show N’ Tell. The Apps have been designed by young Kenyan app developers as part of the ongoing partnership between  Samsung Electronics East Africa and Strathmore University. The Apps […]

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WHATSAPP NOW TELLS YOU ‘WHEN’ YOUR MESSAGE WAS READ!

Popular messaging service, WhatsApp has now rolled out a new update that allows users to know when a message they have sent to someone has been read by the recipient. WhatsApp has silently started rolling out a new feature in its new update that drops in two blue check marks when the recipient has read […]

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New google Calendar app turns your emails into Calendar events automatically

Google wants you to spend less time managing your day, and more time enjoying it. The company has announced its  latest version of its Calendar app for Android with some new amazing features. With this new calendar app, your emails can turn into Calendar events automatically. With the auto-add function all your events will now be automatically  pulled in […]

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Microsoft unveils ”Microsoft Band” to help you monitor your fitness

By Nixon Kanali,   Microsoft Corp has launched “Microsoft Band” a new device which Microsoft says has been  designed for Microsoft Health, for people who want to live healthier and be more productive. With “Microsoft Band”  users will be able to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the world’s largest software company’s debut into the wearable […]

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Facebook unveils new anonymous chat app ‘Rooms’

Facebook has launched a new app that will allow people to set up online chat rooms. Called ‘Rooms.’, the app will let you create a chat room community for the things you are interested in. If it is cooking, blogging, writing etc. Unlike Facebook itself, rooms does not require people to use their real names meaning you can create […]

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”Inbox” Googles’ new email service

By Nixon Kanali Google on Wednesday introduced a new e-mail service called Inbox, a service which it says is designed to focus on what really matters.   Available for iOS and Android platforms through an invite system, the feature has been designed to help users organize their e-mail by highlighting the most important parts of an e-mail such […]

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PhotoMath App uses your phone’s camera to solve math problems

Remember those times back in high school when you always had problems solving those maths problems? well those times might just be coming to an end to current students. There is a new smartphone app may definitely reignite a debate about how technology should be used in education. PhotoMath, developed by a London-based software company MicroBlink, is an […]

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Microsoft’s Android Wear keyboard lets you draw letters on your smartwatch

Microsoft has a new keyboard app for Google’s Android Wear-powered smartwatches called Analog Keyboard for Android Wear. The “analog keyboard” app Currently released as a prototype, allows users to enter text by drawing handwritten letters on the watch face. It also works works with square-faced Android Wear smartwatches with a 320 x 320 resolution or the […]

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Google Testing Doctor Patient Video Chats feature

  Google is testing a new search feature that could hook you up with a virtual doctor appointment when you search for symptoms, one Reddit user discovered on Friday. Tech blog Engadget has independently confirmed that Google is testing this new feature as well. The idea behind the search tool is pretty simple. When you […]

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Facebook may launch an app that lets users share posts anonymously, reports

Facebook is reportedly preparing to launch an app that will let users share posts anonymously with one another,New York Times has reported. According to the report, the app, which is expected to be released in the coming weeks, reveals a different, experimental take on Facebook’s long-established approach to identity. It will allow people to use pseudonyms […]

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Instagram launches Hyperlapse app for capturing high-quality time lapse videos

Popular photo-sharing site Instagram has launched a new app that will let users capture high-quality time lapse videos even while in motion with their smartphones The Hyperlapse app lets you create image-stabilised timelapse video clips, with users able to choose the speed of their timelapse (1x to 12x). Traditionally, time lapse videos depend on holding your phone […]

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Sanofi pediatrics ’Mommy’s Book’ App in Kenya

Sanofi pediatrics is now offering more than solutions from prevention to treatment adapted to children. In conjunction with Kenya Pediatrics Association, the company yesterday launched an App that is aimed at helping mothers  keep their child’s health records in the Kenyan Market. Dubbed ‘’Mommy’s Book, the App will help Mothers save their child’s heal information from birth. […]

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Can’t touch this: New camera app to revolutionise selfies

A Swedish startup aims to make the lives of smartphone users a little bit easier with the launch of a touch-free selfie app. GoCam, a new app by Crunchfish, allows users to trigger a photo without having to touch their screens. Instead, people can take a photo or video with a simple hand gesture while […]

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Product Review: ASUS Google Nexus 7

    Overview The ASUS Google 7 tablet, surprised us once we were given a chance to review the gadget. Its sleek body, portability and small size. It is also affordale as it goes for Kshs. 20, 000 in major outlets in major outlets. It’s not quite as good as the new iPad mini, but […]

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The HelloFood app; get food easier in a delicious way

By Nixon Kanali, TechTrendsKE Staying at the office for lunch? Want your food to be delivered at home or your office to enjoy an evening with your friends or family?  Well, HelloFood, an app that is making things easier by helping you order food online is just what you need. The HelloFood app itself is […]

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An app that Organizes Your Smartphone Photos Into Albums With Just A Swipe, Tidy

There is a  new application in the market called  Tidy. Tidy has been developed by Covworks , a web and app development company from South Korea which has created a number of mobile apps for photo manipulation and management, including things like Uface, Pictory, Toonface, ColorManager Cam, and more. Tidy  helps you better organize the photos you have […]

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