Suba, the mobile app that allows everyone at an event to see and share event photos, will be introduced to an expected 10,000 festival attendees alongside some of Ghana’s brightest tech startups at the Chale Wote Street Art Festival in Jamestown, Accra on August 23 – 24, 2014.
Suba, a leading mobile app platform which enables Africans to collect, discover and share photo streams seamlessly with others, has announced its licensing of the TCPEngines’ innovative congestion control solution. One of the features of the user experience of the Suba application is the ability to upload and view photos quickly across the challenging mobile…
QwikGist, a web & mobile social news platform that allows users to bring all the stories they enjoy from different sources into one place and create conversations with others has launched its Android app, available on the Play Store. Launched in 2013 by former Rocket Internet employees, Onyeka Akumah and Pelumi Aboluwarin, the app reportedly grew over 200,000 users…
Remember the mobile messaging service with the most audacious goal of becoming the WhatsApp for the world’s over 5 billion feature phones? The awesome app out of Ghana’s MEST that allows you to message your phone contacts, Facebook contacts and have anonymous streetchats at a go, even from a feature phone.
The world’s largest PC maker, Lenovo, now sells more smartphones than PCs, according to its latest earnings report released today. In the report, Lenovo revealed that it sold 15.8 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2014, compared to 14.5 million PC sales and attributed its rise in smartphone sales to the market shifting from…
According to the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), mobile money transactions in Kenya reached a staggering Ksh 1 trillion (US $ 12.5billion) in the first half of this year, breaking previous records. CIO East Africa
Its no news that everything is going mobile as businesses and companies strive to establish themselves to the mobile users. Over the years, there has been a steady increase to the numbers of the mobile users and this has affected the way we communicate, make transactions, share data and information and do many things.
According to a recent study conducted by research firm Kantar Worldpanel, 63 percent of people who purchased a device in the first quarter of 2014 were recommended a Samsung device. This represents more than twice the rate of recommendation for an Apple device and almost 10 times more than recommendations for a Nokia device. [Source: Digital Trends]
The Windows Phone Store has now passed 300,000 apps, according to a Microsoft’s spokeperson who told The Next Web that there were more than 300,000 Windows Phone apps as at June 2014 and the Windows Phone Store continues to grow. The Windows Phone Store hit 100,000 apps in June 2012 and then 200,000 apps in…
Leading mobile phone brand in Nigeria, TECNO Mobile, unveiled its latest flagship smartphone for 2014, the much anticipated Phantom Z at the prestigious Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos on Tuesday which elicited excitement from consumers as ten lucky winners won a Phantom Z each.
Today, the company launched the Internet.org app in Zambia in partnership with the Airtel network, thus allowing people in Zambia with free data access to basic internet services such as health, education and jobs.
Skits is a new and exciting social video network that rewards people for engaging with their favourite brands.
Over the recent years, the level of security in Nigeria has diminished. Cases like kidnapping, armed robbery and even bombings are no longer news to us and it’s sort of expected if these events happen at least once a day. This is why the good people at Delgrem Incorporation came up with the Naija Rescue…
The company behind the information anywhere, anytime app, Evernote is on a quest to discover the best African apps, as it plans a series of developer events as a way of engaging the continent’s developer ecosystem.
In a deal that underscores the importance of mobile in the retail sector, Africa’s leading price comparison service, PriceCheck and the continent’s leading mobile operator, MTN Group have launched a co-branded shopping discovery app in Nigeria, similar to the one announced in South Africa back in March.
Since fastest growing telecommunications operator, Etisalat Nigeria announced its partnership with Apple Inc. to deliver the iPhone 5S from June 16, the news has been generating much excitement among Apple fans and discerning consumers in Nigeria.
Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria was lead sponsor and event partner of the fourth Mobile West Africa, a highly acclaimed technology conference, which recently held at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Victoria Island.
Because there’s more to banking than these, Diamond Bank, one of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria has released a new version of its mobile app to include a host of new services that help make banking with Diamond a convenient and interesting experience.
The Mobile West Africa conference 2014 which started on 13th of May and ended on 16th of May was a success and a great event. Stakeholders and contributors to the mobile ecosystem all gathered to meet and talk mobile and how to improve the ecosystem. The event took place in Four Points By Sheraton Lagos, same venue as last year.
We caught up with the event organiser, Matthew Dawes, who shared exclusively with TechLoy what his company wants to achieve with the conference this year as well as his thoughts about the “foreign invasion” debate that kicked off a few months ago within the Nigerian tech ecosystem.