‘Mobile Apps’

Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan have agreed on a regional deal to cut roaming costs

Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan have agreed on a regional telecommunications framework to establish a “One-Network-Area” by 31st December 2014. According to reports, when fully operational, charges on phones calls within the region could drop by up to 60 percent. Subscribers travelling within the corridor will be charged as local subscribers in the visited […]

Gartner:Tablets to overtake PCs by 2015

Tablet computers will outsell personal computers by 2015 globally in another sign of the shifting tech landscape, a survey showed. A report by the research firm Gartner said that the shift comes despite a cooling of the tablet market in 2014 and some stability in PC sales, due to upgrades of aging devices. The research […]

Mobile phone growth outpacing income growth in many African countries

This article is part of a weeklong series analyzing how mobile technology is affecting politics, business, and well-being. WASHINGTON, D.C. — From its use in farming to banking, mobile technology is changing many lives in Africa — fast. Nearly two-thirds (65%) of households in 23 countries in sub-Saharan Africa had at least one mobile phone […]

Personal Touch Signature better securty for Mobile Devices

New system provides security by monitoring how user touches the screen Passwords, gestures and fingerprint scans are all helpful ways to keep a thief from unlocking and using a cell phone or tablet. Cybersecurity researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have gone a step further. They’ve developed a new security system that continuously monitors […]