WhatsApp hide chats upgraded feature

WhatsApp hide chats upgraded feature: WhatsApp has upgraded the hide chat feature. This was a long awaited changed that will keep messages hidden. Almost all WhatsApp users have been in a situation where they have looked to hide some of their chats, yet it is not always as straight forward as it seems. Until now, WhatsApp would allow you to hide certain conversations but they would reappear whenever a new message would arrive, pushing them right back to the top of the list of messages which defeated the purpose of…

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Installation of Huawei 5G banned in the U.K.

United Kingdom on Monday detailed plans to phase out Huawei from its 5G networks. Come September 2021 carriers installing the Chinese firm’s gear will have to stop. The U.K. government decided to ban 5G equipment from Huawei over the summer. Reversing course after heightened pressure from the United States. Westminster had initially allowed Huawei a limited role in the U. K’s 5G deployment. Washington has imposed devastating sanctions on Huawei. It is claiming that the Shenzhen-based company could enable the government in Beijing to spy on sensitive communications. For its…

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TECNO new innovations to meet Africans needs

For the past 15 years, many aspects contributed to Africa’s rapid economic growth. Mobile phones were critical in leading to this growth. Transsion, a Chinese-led group that started in Africa and focuses on emerging markets outside of China. Its brands, such as TECNO, are household names on the continent, where it is today the single biggest smartphone seller. Transsion’s vice-president, Stephen Ha, puts this down to designing phones specifically for the needs of the African consumers. In 2008, it made a strategic decision to focus exclusively on Africa, before expanding…

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TikTok granted a 7-Day deadline extension

The Trump administration has given Byte Dance, TikTok’s owner another week to complete a sale of its popular video-sharing app. This is in regards to resolve U.S. national security concerns raised earlier in the year. The deadline extension The new extended deadline is Dec. 4. The popular app fate was caught up for months in U.S. President Donald Trump’s crackdown on Chinese technology companies. The app has more than 100 million downloads in the United States. The administration claims that American’s private data gathered through the app. They suspected that…

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Google One: Free Photo Uploads Ending On June, 2021.

Google Photos Free Uploads Ending On 1st June 2021. Google Photos has been among the must-have apps for every smartphone user for the last five years. The app gave its users a free cloud storage platform for their images. Users would just allow it to back up images from the device camera roll or any other folder automatically. Unfortunately, this is coming to an end. As of 1st June 2021, Google will start charging users for additional storage once the 15 GB storage has been exhausted. The development is based…

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Zain ranked best Telecom employer in region by Forbes’ World’s Employers list for 2020

Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator operating across the Middle East and Africa is proud to announce its categorization as the region’s highest ranked telecom group and only company from Kuwait in Forbes magazine’s The World’s Best Employers list for 2020. The list also saw Zain ranked fourth best employer across all industries in the Middle East. First published in 1917, the world-renowned American business magazine, Forbes, is one of the most reputable and respected names in business publishing globally, and Zain’s inclusion in its list of best employers…

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Facebook gaming and dating service to be introduced

The world’s most popular social media platform Facebook that almost every person has an account, keeps developing and evolving day by day. Well, according to Reuters, Facebook has launched a dating and gaming feature in Europe. The online platform Facebook launched the free-to-play cloud gaming feature on its social media platform. This will allows users to stream and play games like “Asphalt 9: Legends” and “WWE Super Card” without downloading them. The most interesting part is that all the cloud-streamed games would be played on the platform’s gaming tab or…

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Free calls and data during Safaricom at 20

Telecommunication giant Safaricom has announced to give away free calls and data for its loyal customers at its Safaricom at 20 birthday celebrations at the Serena Hotel, Nairobi. Safaricom which enjoys about 35 million subscribers in Kenya said all its customers will be enjoying one free call of up to 20 minutes within the next 30 days as they celebrate 20 years of service. The 20 free minutes offer is a gift from Safaricom which is celebrating 20 years since its establishment in Kenya in 2000. Customers also turning 20…

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Facebook reinforces its presence in Africa

Facebook is in Africa’s good books yet again and this time, the tech giant  hopes to develop products made by Africans, for Africans and the rest of the world. In 2016, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg visited Nigeria in what was his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. While the attraction to the budding tech ecosystem which was already producing some of Africa’s best known startups was obvious, there was also the underlying influence of Facebook’s pool of high-ranking Nigerian-American executives. Four years later, that influence may be yielding more results as Facebook is…

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Airtel Kenya launches a TV app service to tap into the streaming services market

Airtel Kenya has launched a TV app service to tap into streaming services market

Telecom firm Airtel Kenya has launched a TV app service in the market as it moves to tap the growing demand for movie streaming services and rev up data consumption on its network. The free service dubbed Airtel TV will allow users to watch movies, documentaries, music, and cartoons, seeking a piece in a market dominated by giants Netflix, Amazon, and Showmax– which provide videos on demand. The service will be free for now, a pointer that seeks to earn money from the consumption of data by its subscribers. The…

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