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24Bit episode 38: Tecno Phantom X

The Tecno Phantom X is the brand’s most expensive smartphone ever. Why is that? What does it have that justifies the steep price? We discuss…

Nokia C10 starts selling in Kenya

After having revived the C series back in 2019 with the Nokia C1, it appears that HMD Global, the…

What you need to know about the new UBA mobile app

Every bank has a banking app now but, unfortunately, not all understand what their customers need. UBA has continued to innovate its digital platforms,…

24Bit episode 37: The horrors of Finance Act 2021

Calling rates are up across all of Kenya’s three main network operators (here are the rates by both Safaricom…

Scrolling screenshots set to finally become native to Android with version 12

It might surprise you but Android doesn’t natively support scrolling screenshots. Yes, those long (and annoying) screenshots people share on social media every other time…

New Safaricom Home Fibre rates – effective July 2021

Safaricom has revised the pricing of its Fibre-to-the-Home product, Home Fibre, starting July 8, 2021. Following the coming into effect of the Finance Act, 2021,…

RIP: End of the road for Android Jelly Bean as Google drops Play Services updates in August

Android Jelly Bean… Remember it? It’s been a while since the versions of Android that we also knew as Android 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3, were…

Safaricom subscribers accessing services out of bundle to pay more starting July 7

Safaricom customers not subscribed to any bundle provided by the network operator will, from today onwards, pay more than they used to. Calls on the…

24Bit episode 36: Do we really need Android apps on Windows?

Microsoft had said that Windows 10 was “the last Windows”. Well, that promise lasted as long as the many by Android device makers on…

Telkom Kenya announces rise in Pay-As-You-Go call, data and SMS pricing as Finance Act 2021 starts to bite

Telkom Kenya subscribers that often browse, call or text “out of bundle” i.e. are Pay-As-You-Go customers, will pay more starting today as the telecommunications…

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How to set up/change the wallpaper/background in Android Auto

Android Auto is an app that mirrors your smartphone on your car’s infotainment screen, assuming the latter is compatible, to make it easy to…

How to apply for apply for a Kenyan passport and pay for it on eCitizen using Telkom Kenya’s T-Kash

1. Go to the eCitizen portal and log in using your credentials. If you have never signed up on eCitizen then click Create an…

How to apply for a birth and/or death certificate on eCitizen and pay using Telkom Kenya’s T-Kash

1. Go to the eCitizen portal and log in using your credentials. If you have never signed up on eCitizen then click Create an…

How to apply for a Mombasa county business permit (and other services) and pay using Telkom Kenya’s T-Kash

You’ve heard? It is now possible to pay for various government services at both the national and the county…