Samsung announced the Galaxy Buds during the February Samsung Unpacked event. Equipped with Bluetooth 5.0, Samsung aims to give its phone users, especially those on the latest flagship a near-seamless listening experience similar to what arch-rival Apple gives its users. I finally had my hands on the buds somewhere last Continue Reading
Do you even fold, bro?
It’s been a crazy past couple of days for the mobile phone industry…whew! We had always known Samsung was going to announce a device with a foldable display this year but Royole snatched the bragging rights by hastily announcing the Galaxy’s first ever foldable phone, the Royole FlexPai earlier this Continue Reading
4 Methods to Develop Consistent Customer Relations
The role of customers is central to any business. It is very important to attract new customers while retaining your current customers. In order to do this, you need to develop consistent customer relations. Businesses try various ways to win over their customers. While some work, others fail to attract Continue Reading
The state of Design in Africa and what one company is doing about it
For a while now, most African companies have survived with little or no investment in design thinking, design sprints, good user interface designs and good user experience designs. This neglect in a way has also stunted the growth of many companies (we will focus on tech) in the country, making 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
What is two-factor authentication and why should I care?
Introduction We are all used to entering our email address and passwords before being granted access to our online accounts. Technically, this is referred to as single-factor authentication. Today, we will look at two-factor authentication (2FA), the security process that requires a user to verify their identity in two unique ways before 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
Cameroon shuts down internet in anglophone regions
This article was contributed by Shalom Akinboboye. In a world of fake news on Facebook and Twitter wars between presidents, where terms such as “internet shutdowns” and “web censorship” have become commonplace in conversations on human rights, it is becoming difficult to navigate the relationship between politics and technology. According to Continue Reading
Airtel in talks with tiGO for Ghana merger
Airtel is in talks with rival Millicom International Cellular (operators of tiGO) for a possible merger in Ghana, as India’s number 1 telecom operator, embroiled in a brutal tariff war in its home market, tries to find ways to improve operations in Africa where it has yet to make a Continue Reading
Virtual Reality simplified (with Samsung Gear VR)
So you’ve probably been hearing a lot about VR lately. Well not to worry! I’ve been using the Gear VR for some time now and it’s such a great experience. But before I give you my impressions about this awesome piece of equipment I thought I should give you a background 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 does crowdfunding look like in Ghana?
Last month, Jake Amo, a five year-old boy from Asempanaye became an internet sensation. A funding initiative had been started by Solomon Adufah to raise $20,000 to support his education. That is an example of Crowdfunding. What is Crowdfunding? It is basically raising capital from a large group of people using the Continue Reading