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The Multi Screen World (Infographic)

Guest Blog By: Russel Cooke  Is it a multi-screen world? Research from search giant Google says yes. In 2012 Google reported that 90% of all of today’s media interactions are screen-based and people move between multiple devices. Users will switch devices depending on the actions they’re performing and portability is a major factor in the rise […]

The Evolution of Mobile Innovation (Infographic)

Guest Blog By Ivan Serrano Once upon a time cell phones weighed 2.2 pounds. That was advanced back in the early 80’s, when a Macintosh was the size of a wall, and owning a cell phone was like owning a shiny new boat. The cell phone had one function: dial another person. Needless to say, […]

Sms and USSD VS Native Applications

By Kelvin Mbugua Is going for sms based solutions opposed to using native apps offering half backed “convenient solutions” good for us? How sustainable is it? Should we continue with things the way they are or try our hand in disruptive innovation as the tech community in Kenya. We have had fun with sms and […]

The m:lab Wins Impact Economy Innovations Grant

Mlab East Africa (m:lab) is among the seven organizations that won the Rockefeller Foundation and the Tony Elumelu Foundation‘s Africa Impact Economy Innovations Fund (IEIF).As a fund administered by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), the IEIF provides capital for entrepreneurs with projects that create jobs in underserved sectors. The IEIF also supports proposals geared […]

Intel – Google Developer Group Meetup: “Building Apps 101: Know Your Audience” | Saturday 15th February, 2013 | 9:30 am – 5:00 pm | iHub

As more and more people move into the field of app development locally, it is important for local developers to understand what the market in which they are operating is interested in, as well as how that stacks up to what global trends look like. If this does not happen, they run the significant risk […]

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