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October 11, 2018 5:55 AM Asante Kotoko set to launch mobile application

Supporters of Asante Kotoko will be enjoying more updates and teams news soon as the Porcupine Warriors plan to launch a new mobile application by the close of the year. The app will grant passionate fans of the club easy access to first-hand information about the team. The innovation is believed to have been championed by the management of the club and its communications 656

February 20, 2018 3:04 PM Apple pushes fix to latest text bomb bug

Apple has tackled a bug that causes its devices to freeze if they encounter a specific character from the Telugu alphabet – a language native to India. Following the glitch’s discovery, pranksters had used the symbol on social media, private messages and even Uber’s app to cause problems. Apple has now issued a software update for its iPhones, iPads 63

February 5, 2018 10:37 AM Agya Koo more popular than John Dumelo – Afeku

The Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Catherine Afeku has explained why her ministry chose Alex Kofi Adu affectionately known as Agya Koo as the first actor whose works will be put on an app for viewing. This comes on the back of the announcement by the minister at her recently-held meet-the-press that the ministry would be launching Agya Koo TV, an initiative 59

December 30, 2017 9:51 AM YouTube app removed from Amazon Fire TV kit early

The YouTube app has been removed from Amazon’s Fire TV devices four days earlier than expected, as a dispute between Amazon and Google continues. Fire TV devices now encourage people to use the YouTube website in a web browser instead. Google had warned it would remove the YouTube app from Fire TV devices on 1 January. It said the two companies had not reached 53

December 10, 2017 11:33 AM Apple ‘to buy Shazam for $400m’

Apple is close to buying the music recognition app Shazam for about $400m (£300m), media reports say. Shazam, a UK company founded in 1999, allows people to use their smartphone or computer to identify and buy music through a snippet of sound. Shazam, which says it has more than 100 million monthly users, makes most of its revenue from commissions paid on referrals 87

December 1, 2017 7:54 AM Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app that’s optimized for developing countries. Twitter Lite minimizes 59

October 30, 2017 10:51 AM Hot Audio: Ghana not paying $400, 000 to Google yearly; Vokacom CEO insists

The Chief Executive Officer of Vokacom, the company that developed the digital address system, has dismissed claims that government will pay an annual subscription fee of $400,000 to Google for deploying the service on its platform. According to Nana Osei Afrifa, the said amount is rather a part of the contract sum the government paid to Vokacom out of which 74

October 30, 2017 6:31 AM Apple fires iPhone X engineer after daughter’s hands-on video goes viral

Apple has reportedly dismissed an engineer after his daughter’s iPhone X hands-on video went viral on YouTube. Brooke Amelia Peterson published a vlog earlier this week, which included a trip to the Apple campus to visit her father and see an unreleased iPhone X. Peterson’s video was quickly picked up by sites like 9to5Mac, and it spread even further 234

October 29, 2017 8:57 AM Ghana won’t pay Google for address system after 2017 – Andah

Government does not intend to make any more license payments to Google, beyond 2017, for embedding the company’s online map into the country’s newly designed National Digital Property Addressing System, Ghana Post GPS. The management of Ghana Post had announced that Ghana is to pay Google an amount of $400,000 as a licensing fee annually, for making 76

October 28, 2017 8:04 AM Ghana Post GPS can withstand cyber-attack – Ursula

The Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has made a case for how robust the recently launched Ghana Post GPS system is. According to her, enough measures have been put in place to prevent any external intrusion or hacking. “The proper firewalls and security features are being built into the system prior to it going live to protect against 52