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Month: December 2016

Ghana’s Ministry of Health to provide nationwide electronic patient management system

In the era where information is on our fingertips and every data stored securely in the cloud, it is imperative that our health details are readily available on request for use during emergencies and also fasten the delivery of healthcare….

Be the first to know when Super Mario Run comes to Android

Released on the 13th day of September 1985, Super Mario is an indelible part of our childhood. Ever since its release, it has appeared on every major Nintendo video game console and handheld. Back in the day, we used to…

Factors to consider when buying a new device

‘Tis the season to send and receive gifts! And what better gift to give someone than a feature phone or a laptop? As you’re about to make purchasing decisions, let us discuss some factors to consider when buying a device….

Top 5 tech products & announcements in 2016

Prior to this year, my thoughts on 2016 in tech were somewhat skeptical because 2015 looked like the year innovation tapped the brakes a little bit. We heard all the VR and AI research announcements and it was the year…

Christmas is here! Here’s how to stay safe.

When our devices get stolen, most of the time we are more concerned about the information we have on them rather than the economic value of the device (Well, I guess if you used your life savings to purchase an…

Virtual Reality simplified (with Samsung Gear VR)

So you’ve probably been hearing a lot about VR lately. Well not to worry! I’ve been using the Gear VR for some time now and it’s such a great experience. But before I give you my impressions about this awesome piece…

Maximize your battery life with our curated tips

Gone are the days when phones last an entire week on a single charge. Today’s smartphones’ capabilities have extended beyond the traditional use of the mobile phone. Every year, mobile devices come with more pixels, faster processors, more RAM, thinner…

Connecting the dots: Awareness API, Google Assistant & Instant Apps

As we learned earlier, “Awareness API” will enable apps to intelligently react to current user situations by making use of sensor-derived data — Time, Location, Activity, Weather, etc — to get a better sense of what the user is doing in…

WhatsApp may soon allow you to edit and delete sent messages

You need some level of speed to be able to sustain the heat and excitement when interacting with friends and loved ones on IMs such as WhatsApp. But more often than not, the race to keep up the pace results…

Do not fall for the WhatsApp Gold scam

For some time now, I’ve been spammed with an ongoing message about WhatsApp Gold, a so-called secret version of WhatsApp that is used only by celebrities. This latest scam claims that, after installing this WhatsApp Gold, you have access to…

Know your lyrics with Genius

We have all had that embarrassing moment when we confidently sang the wrong lyrics of a song. Next time, save yourself the embarrassment with Genius, an app that displays song lyrics in real-time. Genius is a crowdsourced knowledge base for…

The following apps are draining your battery

Whenever a friend complains about performance or battery life on his or her Android phone, a quick skim through their app drawer and then looking at their “running apps” usually explains it all. The number of apps most Android users…