As smartphone wars heat up: Africa Techies beware of the App distraction to your business

From Afrinnovator Sat Feb 9 2013, 13:29:47

"Why should I get the intel Yolo vs the Samsung Pocket"- asked a young man at the Safaricom Junction shop. "This phone is just like a computer, it has the intel chip inside!" replied the Safaricom attendant "So this WiDi HD video streaming, I don't have a compatible TV, it is useless to me"- shot back the young man. "That's ok, we are planning to sell the device attachment in Safaricom Stores from next month so you can use it even on an old TV." It is profound what a smartphone can do these days and in Africa it already

Read More

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Congo-Kinshasa:   Congo's Bad Year Is About to Get Worse (news)
IRIN
24 May 2017

For a country that has witnessed millions of deaths, brutal colonial rule, and devastating dictatorship, the past year in the Democratic Republic of Congo still stands out as a bleak one. Civilian ... [read more]

Nigeria:   Nigeria, Others Hopeful As OPEC Meets to Extend Oil Output Deal (news)
Premium Times
25 May 2017

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, meets in Vienna today to deliberate on its plan to extend output cut, an agreement reached in 2016. PREMIUM TIMES' Oladeinde Olawoyin examines ... [read more]

Egypt:   Govt Blocks More Than 21 Websites (press release)
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
25 May 2017

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemns the Egyptian government's blocking 21 websites Monday night, for allegedly "inciting extremism or supporting terrorism", charges that ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!