MTN App Challenge winner talks to AFD TechTalk

Wheelo, a game developed by Agoru Studios, was crowned the ultimate winner of the recently ended MTN Apps Challenge Version 3.0 Competition in Accra. The group also walked away with a cool GH¢ 20,000 (US$ 5,200) cash price. We had the honor of interacting with Kwaku Tabiri, the lead developer Continue Reading

How to take screenshots on Android 6.0 Marshmallow

A screenshot, screen capture (or screen-cap), screen dump or screengrab is an image taken by a person to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or other visual output device in use. Integrated Screenshot Capture was added to Android in version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), which is accomplished Continue Reading

Improve your privacy with Screen Pinning

Has someone ever borrowed your phone with the reason that they want to make a phone call and ended up browsing through your entire Photos, WhatsApp and Instagram? Yeah, me too, and I didn’t like it, but what could I do? Thanks to the folks at Mountain View, there is Continue Reading

The Huawei P9 has got some pretty dope cameras

Huawei’s flagship device, the Huawei P9, was officially launched in Ghana on the 14th and 15th of May. The event, taglined “Reinvent Smartphone Photography” allowed fans and enthusiasts to pose for photos with EL, the 2016 VGMA Artiste of the Year and the sassy Deborah Vanessa. I got my hands Continue Reading

Turn your photos into remarkable artworks with Prisma

Prisma, the smart filter app which went viral on iOS has made its official debut on the Play Store. Now, Android users have the opportunity to see what iOS users were excited about some weeks back. What sets Prisma apart from the numerous filter apps on the market is its Continue Reading

All the Android 7.0 Nougat features in one post

The events leading to the final release of Android 7.0 Nougat have been something else — from the multi-faceted super early Developer Preview releases to the public naming of Android N (Nkatie Cake over Nougat any day), this has been the most ‘exciting’ release yet. We laid our hands on Continue Reading

Note the following before factory resetting your Android device

Once a while, it becomes necessary to do a factory reset on your device. A factory reset (or a master reset) is simply returning a device to how it used to be fresh out of the box.  It removes all user data such  as third party apps, call logs, messages, Continue Reading

How to block calls on any Android phone without an app

In the recent past, the purpose of a mobile phone was to make and receive phone calls (and maybe send and receive text messages as well). Enter the era of smartphones, where we use our phones for surfing the internet, taking photos, watching videos of cats, gaming — almost everything Continue Reading

How to legally install paid apps for free from Play Store

Promotional codes or promo codes, also known as coupon codes, are series of numbers and letters that allow you discounts when making purchases. A retailer might tell frequent customers to enter the promo code “AFD10TEC” to receive a 10% discount on a whole order. Google has long been using Promo Continue Reading

Stay on top of your series with SeriesGuide

With the TV season getting exciting with more intense suspense and popping up of new series, if you’re anything like me, you’ve not missed one episode of your favorite shows so far. With Flash racing between two Earths, Josh and his Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Peggy Carter kicking ass and Jake Epping Continue Reading

Find what’s making your Android phone slow with Safe Mode

At the point where smartphones started prevailing, all they did was being a standard calling and messaging device and as a Personal Digital Assistant. They have now evolved with multi-cores, QuadHD displays and huge RAMs, making them working as tiny PCs with lots of apps developed for them everyday, making Continue Reading

Google’s Nexus line of devices is all you need

Even though original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) like Samsung, LG, Sony, HTC and the rest manufacture devices that run on Android, the look and feel differs from one OEM to the other. Device makers take Stock Android (or  “barebones Android”, which is the look and feel of Android according to Google) Continue Reading