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“, he says: “Damn, do I even have a say ’bout Continue Reading

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 and Google Drive under four simple criteria: File Sharing Syncing Continue Reading

Everything about Facebook v Cambridge Analytica in 2 minutes

Over the last few days, unless you are hiding under a rock, you must have heard or seen the #deleteFacebook movement and articles on something called the Cambridge Analytica scandal. You are probably wondering how this affects you, the average Kofi, who just wants to post a few jokes and Continue Reading

Noise cancelling headphones are more than just good sound

Have you ever had to adjust the volume of the music you’re listening to all the way up when you step out of your room, because all of a sudden, you couldn’t hear your music above the noise outside? I too go through this every morning as I walk around Continue Reading

The future of money in Africa

It is another Monday morning in the busy city of Accra, the year is 2048, and the rains are just setting in. Kwame dashes out of the door and hastens to his car, double checking his watch as he runs late for work. He speeds out of the drive way Continue Reading

What is the bitcoin craze about?

Like the California Gold Rush of 1848–1855, our world today is hit with a new craze surrounding digital forms of money; Bitcoin. If you are a little familiar with the internet and social media, you may have come across claims of some individuals being several times richer “overnight” through Bitcoin. Continue Reading

We’re giving away 1,000 GitHub coupons!

Yes, you read that right! From now until May 2018, Afdtechtalk in collaboration with Ingressive and GitHub are giving away coupon codes that provide free private repositories on GitHub worth $7 per month for a year to 1,000 developers! The objective of this giveaway is to empower people to move Continue Reading

Facebook Monitoring Software to Save Kids from Facebook Dangers

Facebook is no doubt one of the favorite pastime activities for kids and teens. For a little over a decade, Facebook instant messaging app is one of the leading and fascinating social media platforms for youngsters. Facebook has about a billion active users worldwide and kids are part of the Continue Reading

Meet the Essential phone you never knew you needed

If you are reading this, there is an 80% chance that you are doing so on an Android device, and so you have Andy Rubin to thank for. In case you didn’t know, Andy co-founded Android with Nick Sears and Rich Miner (what a name, right?) before it was acquired Continue Reading

Galaxy S8 Impressions

Somewhere late last month, Samsung released the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. Prior to the Unpacked event in Barcelona, Samsung teased that it had re-imagined the look and feel of modern smartphones as we know. They were not wrong: the Galaxy S8 is the most beautiful phone I’ve ever seen. Continue Reading

10 Justice Innovators will win €20,000 each this year

Last year, JustLand from Ghana received equity free grant from HiiL (The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law) to push their innovation in legal services provision to the next level. This year, 10 similar innovators will win 20,000 EUR each to support their innovation. HiiL is a not-for-profit institution based in Continue Reading

The future of customer contact centers

Companies with large customer bases usually set up contact centers to handle customer complaints and feedback. A contact center is a central place where all customers can contact a business via phone, email, or social media. There, issues are received and managed to ensure good customer experience and after-sale service. The success Continue Reading