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Month: April 2018

Figma Africa: Let’s build a world class design community together!

Figma is excited to announce the launch of their Global Design Community, starting in Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa, with plans to extend to other countries soon! Figma’s mission is to make design accessible to everyone, anywhere in the world…

J Cole wants to allocate tax money with an app

To the reader: This isn’t an opinion piece. This is an open-ended article to solicit your opinions on the matter. I’ll share mine, then you share yours. In the second verse of J Cole’s “BRACKETS” off his latest album “KOD“,…

Three reasons mobile money isn’t as cool as it seems

Before I begin, let me put out a disclaimer: This article is in no way attacking any telecom company, neither is it a fight against a progressive transformation to a cashlite or cashless economy. It is equally not a kick…

Cloud War: Dropbox vs Google Drive vs OneDrive

Cloud storage is very ubiquitous now. It has become the new “pen drive” (flash drive). Your phone, tablet or laptop most likely came along with its default cloud service for you. In this article, we will compare Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive…

What is causing your smartphone to overheat?

Several smartphone users are plagued with suddenly overheating devices, so hot that it could actually burn your skin, followed by a fast depleting battery. Whenever this happens it indicates that there is a problem with your device being a hardware…

Many Ghanaian tech startups are inspired by all but one thing: data

Hello there. Take a pause. Set a timer for 60 seconds and simply do nothing — just gaze into the vast expanse of the universe. This simple experiment may seem like child’s play but in that time span, an immense…

Is my device waterproof or water resistant?

I owned a Motorola Defy phone in 2011 and used to brag about how water-resistant my phone was because I could take a stroll in rain without worrying about water damage. With more and more electronic devices from smart bracelets…