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WhatsApp tries to make text formatting on its Android app easier

Since last year, WhatsApp has allowed its over 1 billion users to do something useful: format the text they…

Dropbox’s Android app gets document scanning feature in latest update

Scanning documents using my Android smartphone’s camera is one of those things that I do every now and then….

YouTube

How to play YouTube videos in the background on your Android smartphone without rooting

Rooting, that is allowing applications installed on an Android device to have higher access privileges to the system, is…

Music Mate is a new Android app that makes finding official music videos on YouTube easier

We’ve all been there. That one time when you are listening to a very nice song on your phone…

Mobile lending apps dominate the top 10 list of Kenya’s Android-based finance apps

According to the Central Bank of Kenya, Kenyans transacted as much as Kshs 9.2 billion daily through real-time mobile-based…

Top 50 Android apps in Kenya – March 2017

As of the end of last year, according to StatCounter, over 77% of all smartphones in Kenya were running…

Evernote wants us all to share notes more with its new Android-only tool

I have been a longtime user of Evernote, the popular note-taking application. Over the years, I have been swayed…

Safaricom’s Android app updated to include M-PESA services

Nearly a year ago, Safaricom finally released an application meant for its users to be able to access most…

Microsoft starts testing its Personal Shopping Assistant app on the Play Store

You can’t really use popular means of buying items from Amazon in Kenya like Vitumob on your Android device…

Security-focused messenger app Signal’s video calling feature exits beta

Signal, the popular secure messaging application, has been testing a video-calling feature for the last one month. It looks like…