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The Samsung Galaxy NOTE 10 Plus is receiving an OTA update that bundles up a couple of new things with the September 2020 Google Security patch. Among the new features in the 1.2GB Update are
MTN, Airtel & Stanbic 'lose Billions' in Uganda Mobile Money Hack. Pegasus Technologies has had unknown hackers attack it, and make away with what could be billions in Ugandan currency.
The 7th Edition of the Seeds for the Future program by Huawei Kenya has come to an end culminating with a virtual graduation ceremony. For the past week, there was a 5-day intensive training with more...
itel has recently embarked on a brand re-introduction after being around for a while. They've brought in new products including TVs, and wearables. And their bid to build up an even bigger reach for their devices is still on course with the iBuy Festival.
The SPARK 5 pro comes with 128GB storage and 4GB RAM. This is a huge jump from the 2GB RAM, 32GB storage on the normal Spark 5 which we reviewed - video down below.
Vivo has announced it will be bringing their new Y20 to the Kenyan market from 8th October. The device will join the rest of the Vivo Y-series already available in the market.
Going forward, according to a new partnership agreement with Airtel Money, Jumia customers will have the option of completing their online transactions using Airtel Money.
Huawei Kenya has today announced the signing of a an agreement with the Kenyan Bankers Association (KBA) that will seek to deepen financial inclusion in the banking sector through further deployment of technology, and the building of fintech capacity.
The Infinix HOT 10 is the company's latest in the HOT series of affordable devices. The new HOT 10 is available in the country starting at KES. 13,999 with a large 5200mAh battery
2020 is an extraordinary year, witnessing explosive growth in technologies together with reforms in different industries. The tremendous potential of digital transformation is to be unleashed on the basis of synergy across five tech domains, in which connectivity, cloud computing, AI and applications develop surrounding 5G in ways never seen before.
Galaxy S20 FE will be available in Kenya from 23rd October 2020. Pre-orders however will begin on 9th October with the recommended price set at KES. 79,999. Samsung Kenya hasn't made it clear which model it is bringing in.
Along with all of this features paired with an overall smooth and intelligent user experience with the help of EMUI 10.1, the HUAWEI Y9a is one of the best mid-range smartphones out there. Be it for casual use or even for intensive performance, the HUAWEI Y9a delivers on all fronts.
Among the very first devices to officially support 5G in Kenya will be the Nokia 8.3 that is going on sale in Kenya in a couple of weeks. HMD Global has just announced it is bringing in their 'Global 5G' phone to the market with a set recommended retail price of KES. 69,000.
Safaricom has been included in the 2020 Fortune Change the World List. This is the 6th time Fortune has made this now annual list where 50 companies across the world are recognised for building innovative business strategies that positively impact the world.
This year’s program will be held virtually for the first time providing a 5-day intensive training with more than 20 mandatory and elective courses offering 60 participants from around the country training in technology fields including: