The future of apps: Contextual Awareness

The future is upon us… Imagine your phone reminding you to take an umbrella on your way out due to a storm approaching. Or warning you of traffic ahead and suggesting a faster route as you drive to work, or reminding you to stop by the groceries on your way Continue Reading

What Nana Addo’s win means for science and technology in Ghana

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is the President-elect of the Republic of Ghana. He defeated President John Dramani of the New Democratic Congress (NDC) in the December 7 general elections to become the 5th president of the 4th republic. At the launch of his party’s manifesto captioned Continue Reading

How to lock your apps with your fingerprint

Most of us use lock screens to secure our devices and keep our data away from the prying eyes of colleagues and friends. This first layer of security is insufficient because once your device is unlocked, anyone at all can have access to your data. A lot of us use Continue Reading

Speed up your downloads with Advanced Download Manager

Are you tired of the slow browser downloading, fragmented downloads, incomplete and non-resumable downloads on your Android device? Are you looking for an IDM-like download manager for Android? Well, the best solution is the Advanced Download Manager. ADM uses multithreading (up to nine parts) and its smart algorithm to increase Continue Reading

Internet of Things explained

Communication is very vital in the human society in order to maintain good relationships. We crave constant communication and interaction with the people that matter most to us. We always want to hear from them and know what they are up to at all times. We also want our friends Continue Reading

A little about Bluetooth

Okay so short story. In 940 AD, there lived a man, Harald Blåtand, who was king of Denmark. He was known for uniting Danish tribes into a kingdom, and also converting his country to Christianity. End of short story. We’ll come back to this later. What has this got to Continue Reading

Crowdfund with FundRaisingAfrica

FundRaisingAfrica is the leading crowdfunding website in Ghana (for now…watch out for our announcement of our next African conquest). We exist because we believe Africans care about Africa and want to put their money where their heart is by supporting home-grown fundraising campaigns. This is why our platform enables both local Continue Reading

Will e-voting in Ghana be efficient or elusive?

After a myriad of campaign rallies, a dozen heated debates and uncountable gargantuan promises, December 7th is finally here! It is time for Ghana to decide who their next President is going to be. The world followed attentively one of the most controversial and keenly contested US presidential elections yet. Continue Reading

Experience Amazon Go, a store without checkout lines

Whoever thought we’ll be “Go”ing places in 2016? It started with ‘Pokemon Go’, a location-based augmented reality game that dominated the news for weeks. Now, Amazon launched a new line of stores named Amazon Go. Admittedly these are two different ideas but the fact that they both want us to Continue Reading

What does ‘Wi-Fi’ stand for?

“Can I get your WiFi password?” “All right, it’s 1234567890.” “Duuude! You really need to change that weak Wi-Fi password!” “Hey, hey, hey! Will you keep quiet?” This is just a mock interaction that comes up when an average person detects an available connection within proximity. But the big question Continue Reading

Android 7.1.1 Nougat factory images are finally live!

Google launched Android 7.0 on August 22nd this year after the first Android N developer preview came on March 9th, two full months earlier than expected. Android Nougat delivered split screen mode, fast switching of recent apps, seamless updates, and the rest. Fast forward to October 20th, Google comes with Continue Reading

VPN for starters

A virtual private network (VPN) is a technology that allows you to access the internet via a server. All internet use on your devices is tunneled through an encrypted secure server, which means your Internet Protocol (IP) address is changed in the process. When you visit the internet, the data Continue Reading