7 posts tagged Android

Meet the Zimbabwean woman behind the new TPC Mobile phones

It’s not everyday when someone’s dreams actually come true, but the same cannot be said for Thelma Panashe Chidavaenzi, the woman behind the exciting new Zimbabwean mobile phone company, TPC Mobile. TPC stands for Thelma Panashe Chidavaenzi (TPC), get it! According to Thelma the idea to conceive TPC Mobile came to her in a dream, yes in a dream. From the short period of time I got to spend with her, you can tell, she is a very humble, very religious and soft spoken woman, but don’t let ...

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ShowMax VOD service now available in 36 African countries, including Zimbabwe

South African Video on Demand(VOD) internet TV service ShowMax has just expanded to 36 Sub-Saharan African countries including Zimbabwe. ShowMax is owned by Naspers, the company that also owns the popular satellite service, DSTv. Prior to this announcement ShowMax was only available in South Africa and 28 other countries in Europe and the Americas, including Australia. The service will cost African users US$7.99 per month, the same price charged by Netflix, which also expanded its VOD ...

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HIFA Android App 2014 now available for download

The Harare International Festival of the Arts(HIFA) has released the HIFA Android App for the 2014 event. The App developed by C2 Media allows users to read artists profiles, find venues, check showtimes and submit reviews for shows. It also allows you to tag your social media posts with the official hashtag which is #HIFA2014 and your posts will appear on the App’s feed. HIFA 2014 is running by the theme SWITCH ON will take place in Harare form the 29th of April to the 4th of ...

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Nokia launches first Android Phones at #MWC14

Nokia this morning launched their very first batch of android phones, the Nokia X,X+ and the XL, this despite overtures from Microsoft who have expressly shown interest in buying Nokia. The Nokia X which bares a very close similarity to the Nokia 520 will run android apps but will use an alternative app store not the Google Play store. All the Android devices will feature very low cost  hardware which means they are targeted at emerging markets like Asia, Eastern Europe, The Middle East and ...

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Enter Blackphone, a smartphone for the security conscious!

There was a time when Blackberry was at the summit when it came to security in terms of communications, it was the most secure and most sought after device by business executives and other important people. We then went through a phase were we relaxed nobody even mentioned security at all, until Edward Snowden came on the scene, and then the security questions popped up again. Luckily for us this time, Blackphone is seeking to answer the mobile security question once and for all by launching ...

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Infographic: A Brief History of Android

Android has grown to become the most dominant mobile operating system, easily surpassing Apple's iOS and Windows, Find out how the Google backed mobile OS has evolved over the years. A Brief History of Android infographic

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HTC launches own windows 8 phone

HTC have launched Windows Phone 8X following a similar launch by Nokia in early September. Windows 8 seems to be gaining a lot of popularity now what is not clear is if this move means HTC have ditched android and opted for Windows 8 as their new OS. Key Features: World-class camera. Get more people in the shot, including you, with the new ultra-wide-angle front and back cameras. 8X takes sharp, crisp photos—even low-light conditions. Perfect-fit design. This is the most comfortable ...

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