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BrainTech wins TEC2016 hackathon

Six teams from six universities in Ghana gathered at the LBC Auditorium at the University of Professional Studies, Accra to battle for first place a hackathon organized by the Technology Executive Conference (TEC). The “hackathon” saw teams from Central University,…

WhatsApp updates terms and conditions to allow for information sharing

When Facebook acquired WhatsApp in February 2014 for $19 billion, it was met with mixed feelings as to the changes the social media giant had in mind for the chat app that had won the hearts of many. Already, speculations…

Vodafone Business Solutions IoT event roundup

Vodafone Business Solutions in an event yesterday at the Labadi Beach Hotel organized a workshop on the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) concept. Basically, IoT is about connecting everything to everyone everywhere and getting them to communicate. IoT…

FIFA 17 – Football has changed a lot!

It’s the season of announcements. Google had its I/O late last month; Apple held the WWDC a few days ago. Well, over the last few days (June 12 to 16), the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) has been running and…

Uber is en route to Accra!

Uber, a disruptive technology platform in the transportation space that connects driver-partners with riders through a smartphone app, is finally ready to launch in Accra Ghana! They’re offering up to six free rides (of up to GHS 20 each) to…

How to connect your flash drive to your phone

Usually when you transfer something from your pendrive (please say flash drive/ thumb drive), you’d have to hook both phone and flash drive to your computer before any transfer can occur. A USB OTG (On-The-Go) cable acts as a bridge,…

These tweaks will bring Android closer to perfection

Even though I’m a stickler for Google’s barebones Stock Android ROM, I still feel a few improvements and additions will add to the user experience. Google’s campaign to make custom ROMs redundant seems to be catching up because barebones Android…

Five features WhatsApp desperately needs

WhatsApp is extremely popular in our subregion. It serves us very well but we feel the app will be better if the following features are baked in. Here are five features WhatsApp desperately needs: Ability to send media to more…