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Naspers Set To Expand ShowMax Into Three Continents

Naspers Set To Expand ShowMax Into Three Continents

Naspers, a South African-based multinational Internet and media group, is set to expand its video-on-demand (VOD) service, ShowMax into three continents next year as it looks to compete with NetFlix for space in the global VOD market, according to reports by Bloomberg. With the planned expansion, Naspers is targeting more than 15 million customers outside


Nigeria’s ChopUp Games Launches Ebola-virus Education Mobile Game

ChopUp Games, a leading mobile gaming company in Nigeria has announced the launch of a mobile game that educate gamers about the deadly Ebola virus that recently ravaged some parts of Africa. Called Ebola Strike Force, it is the first local game to raise awareness about the deadly Ebola virus and its preventive measures. The

Opera Max now optimizes your music streaming data on the go

Opera has rolled out an update to Opera Max that’ll help users save data while they stream music on the go. According to Opera, the the app now optimizes users music streaming data 50-percent as much on streaming services like Pandora, Slacker or YouTube Music. It accomplishes that by converting MP3 audio to an AAC+


Airtel Africa Partners IMImobile To Launch Artist Management Platform

Airtel Africa, a leading telecommunication service provider in Africa has announced a partnership with IMImobile, a global technology company to launch an artist management platform to support music artists and promote industry growth across Africa. The platform – Airtel Artist Management System, will enable new and upcoming music artists to upload and make available their

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InnJoo Officially Launch Flagship Phone, InnJoo 2

InnJoo, a Dubai-based mobile phone manufacturer has officially launched its second flagship smartphone, the InnJoo 2 at a press conference on November 20, 2015 at Protea Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos. The InnJoo 2 is packed with a lot of features that will wow Nigerian customers, chief of which is the dual 13-megapixel camera that it

Sony confirms PS2 emulation is coming to the PS4

While it’s believed that this feature has to some extent been available on the new generation console, and even some game freaks may have for some time taken advantage of, Sony hasn’t really made it widely known to everyone. Few days ago the company told Wired that it’s working on utilizing PS2 emulation technology to


Ericsson launches subscription-based video-on-demand service, NuVu

Ericsson, a Swedish publicly traded telecoms equipment provider has announced the launch of NuVu, a subscription-based video-on-demand (VOD) service which will be marketed in close collaboration with service providers. NuVu is a complete end-to-end technology and content service which leverages Ericsson’s extensive over-the-top capabilities, and will be fully integrated into the operator’s customer relationship management


GE and National Geographic Channel Develop TV Series To Explore Breakthroughs In Science And Technology

Life-saving, mind-boggling innovation is a part of everyday life, but we sometimes take it for granted. This new TV series explores the courage, imagination, passion and self-sacrifice of the scientists bringing scientific and technological innovations to life.


Buni.tv Expands, Rolls Out Partner Platforms in Africa, UK & US

Buni TV, a Pan African video-on-demand platform has announced that in the coming weeks it would be rolling out its services on more than 10 partner platforms across Africa, the U.K and the U.S. The announcement was made following a month-long effort to increase the service’s audience base through an aggressive carriage deal strategy. As

Apple Music arrives for Android

Just as promised earlier this year in June of Apple Music coming to Android devices and the Apple TV, Apple is keeping to its promise and is releasing a Beta version of the music streaming service for Android devices — already available for download from the Play Store. Pretty much identical in form, the app


Uber Lagos Gives Music Lovers Opportunity To Meet Singer, Banky W

If you’re a music lover who wouldn’t mind crossing the seven seas to meet their favourite celebrity, online taxi hailing service, Uber Lagos is giving you the opportunity to an exclusive meet and greet with the King of Lagos Party, Banky W! From November 9, 2015, Uber users interested in this offer are expected to


South Africa’s Media24 Launches First Afrikaan Lifestyle TV Channel

Media24, a South African-based leading publishing group in Africa has announced the launch of its first TV channel, VIA. VIA is an Afrikaans entertainment-lifestyle channel – it currently run 22 programmes on food and diets, relationships and lifestyle, and focuses on Afrikaans women and their lifestyle. “As a young journalist I was taught to never

Google Play Games app now allows you capture Android gaming sessions

Google Play Games has launched a new feature that lets gamers record and gaming sessions from various mobile games on Android. Gamers can now easily capture their gameplay in 720p or 480p, and quickly edit and upload them to YouTube. Users can also choose to even include a video and commentary via the front facing

Screenshots of Apple Music for Android reportedly surface online

If you’ve been following, you should sure be abreast on the developments going on behind Apple’s new music streaming service Apple Music which is already making waves — it arriving Android in the fall, as earlier promised by the company during the service introduction at WWDC this year. Purported screenshots of Apple Music for Android