Interesting Reads

Interesting Reads

This is my main category for this blog. Here I research on topics I am excited about and write posts for your enjoyment. They are long posts and a good column for your leisure time.

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Google launched Android One a few weeks ago. This project will see Google partner with hardware and carrier brands. Google will handle all software and security updates and will also make reference hardware designs meaning the OEMs only have to build the phones. The main aim of the Android One is to spread Google-controlled Androids to the next billion...
I asked people to tell me what fascinated them most in the tech world in 2015. So this is the #2015Review by 12 Great People from different parts of the world. Read on
On 9th September, Apple launched the much hyped iPhone 6 and a smartwatch which they decided to call Apple Watch but we all know we'll be calling it the 'iWatch'. They also revealed their first Phablet, the iPhone 6 Plus which is 5.5 inches. Apple finally gave in and have started being followers of Trends. The company for the...
Apart from being a beautiful country, remarkably green and very hilly, Rwanda is also one technologically advanced nation. Can you imagine the country’s road network is almost perfect plus 4G network coverage is virtually country-wide! I had never been to Rwanda before. All my life everything I knew about the small country was either through the media or through history...
Android is proving to be the most successful Operating system of all time. Going with the recent study release by International Data Corporation, Android's market share has increased from 79% to 85%. This is a 33% growth, meaning 85% of all smartphones on Earth now run on Android. Out of every 100 people you meet with a smartphone, 85 will be...
You've heard it by now. Facebook plans to beam Internet from space to remote areas of sub-Saharan Africa starting 2016. This is a follow up project to Internet.org (now Free Basics) which is currently giving people free access to a particular number of websites. You can read something I wrote about it here. Internet.org faced criticism from groups who argued that...
Each passing day the world witnesses new inventions that awe us. The consummate will of human beings to go beyond the conventional stuff and achieve more amazes me daily. Just some days ago the whole world was amazed by Eighteen-year-old Eesha Khare who may have developed a super capacitor that could reduce cell phone charging time to 20 seconds!...
You all know I want to own/drive/touch a Tesla. But I can't do that in Kenya. Anyway, even if I was able to import a Tesla to Kenya, would I be able to enjoy the self-driving bits of it? This post talks about self-driving cars and why I think Kenya is still behind and can't handle this tech.
Article by Isa C. Isa is a blogger, internet security expert and tech lover. Online privacy, safe blogging practices and internet censorship are the topics she enjoys covering. Together with friends they run Securethoughts.com. The internet—the world’s final frontier for free thinkers and pictures of cats. These days just about everyone uses it, from grandma to six-year-old little Timmy. We may have...
It's Monday again... I know that feeling. The weekend is always so short. It feels unfair doesn't it? Well, the good thing is that it is unfair to everybody. Even your arch nemesis hates Mondays. That's something right? These four ideas will spice up your Monday forever. Try doing this and you will always have a good week's start:   1. Wake...