Report warns of more sophisticated cybercrime in 2019

November 19, 2018

More sophisticated cybercriminals are turning to targeted ransomware attacks on computers, phones, and other gadgets and reaping millions of dollars from unsuspecting victims,

Police commences fingerprinting of guns countrywide

November 17, 2018

Police has commenced on a gun fingerprinting exercise in a bid to solve firearm-related crimes. The exercise that began on 18th September 2018

4 years later, How Kampala is accepting the 6 ride-hailing companies

November 17, 2018

In 2014, SafeBoda opened the door to the ride-hailing industry in Kampala, Uganda. SafeBoda started with five riders. Ricky Papa Thomson, a co-founder

How to install Windows using a USB flash drive

November 15, 2018

If you’ve lost your Windows DVD, or you never had one, you can still reinstall Windows without it, using a USB flash drive.

With open MoMo API & 1bn startup fund, MTN looks to boost innovation in Uganda

November 15, 2018

Telecommunications company MTN Uganda on Wednesday officially rolled out the MTN Mobile Money API to Ugandan developers, showing its interest in supporting the

Ugandan tycoon Thakkar unveils first African-made smartphone

November 14, 2018

Ugandan tycoon Ashish Thakkar has announced the production of the first African-made smartphone, MaraPhone, with the first factories being set up in South Africa and

HP partners with Uganda for double raid as fake HP cartridges hit Kampala

November 13, 2018

HP and Ugandan authorities have conducted a highly successful operation to halt the trade of counterfeit HP branded print cartridges in the Kampala

How to minimize data consumption when using a MiFi

November 13, 2018

When out of the workplace where internet access is unlimited, we go home to use our MIFIs or wireless routers or mobile phone

How to disable write protection on SD cards & USB drives

November 12, 2018

If you use USB drives or memory cards a lot, you might have been in one of those annoying situations where the storage

What you need to know about Nano memory cards, the next generation of memory cards

November 8, 2018

Is it possible to use a memory card in a Nano SIM card slot in a mobile device? This is not possible with

Govt turns to digital stamps for fight counterfeit goods

November 7, 2018

The government has announced that it will introduce digital stamps to help track the origin of counterfeit goods that make their way into

45% CEOs don’t trust blockchain technology – Report

November 6, 2018

A new study has revealed that most business managers in Africa do not trust the use of blockchain technology to transform their business

US firm GE Healthcare trains East African radiologists in latest imaging technologies

November 6, 2018

American multinational firm GE Healthcare has conducted a series of educational sessions in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania targeting radiologists and radiographers. The educational

How to keep your chats private using GB WhatsApp

November 3, 2018

In our previous article, we detailed how someone could easily hack your chats on WhatsApp using different tools. But you can be able

How govt lost Shs6 billion to faulty electronic payroll system

November 2, 2018

The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has asked for a forensic investigation into how the government lost billions of shillings due to a

Akaboxi, Vouch Digital & MayiCard qualify for European Fintech program

November 1, 2018

Three Ugandan startups Akaboxi, MayiCard and Vouch Digital are among the 14 budding companies that have qualified for the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa, a

Uganda to start manufacturing smartphones 

November 1, 2018

The Government has reached a memorandum of understanding with CTI Africa, a US company, that will see the country start assembling mobile phones.

Why Huawei loves promoting its phones with celebrities

October 31, 2018

Despite multiple surveys showing that celebrity endorsements and advertisement don’t yield strong sales compared to other advertising channels, the Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei

Kenya earmarks $10 million for manufacturing mobile phones

October 30, 2018

The Kenyan government has earmarked $10 million (about one billion Kenya shillings) into startups that are aimed at manufacturing mobile phones as the

Why Chinese smartphone makers roll out multiple brands

October 29, 2018

Current statistics indicate that Samsung, Huawei, Apple, Xiaomi and Oppo are the biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world by market share. The order

10 bad habits that expose your Windows device to security hacks

October 28, 2018

Computer security, cyber security or IT security is the protection of computer systems from theft or damage to the hardware, software or electronic

How anyone can easily hack your WhatsApp account

October 27, 2018

As a messaging service, WhatsApp has eased communication in countless ways. But it has also been one of the platforms easily exploited by

Google partners with Andela and Pluralsight to support African developers

October 26, 2018

As part of its initiative to support the technology and startup ecosystem in Africa, Google has unveiled a new partnership with Andela and

SIM swap fraud now a global threat, warn tech experts

October 23, 2018

More mobile phone users globally are becoming victims of SIM swap fraud than earlier thought, a new study by Myriad Connect has revealed,

PIN vs password vs pattern vs thumb vs facial: What’s the best way to protect your Android phone?

October 22, 2018

Smartphones are by far the closest center for storage today, which is why you need to know the best way to protect your

How to connect to government’s free Wi-Fi MYUG

October 22, 2018

The government of Uganda provides free internet dubbed MYUG to people living within and around urban centers in Uganda. The internet is available

Cedric Babu lands big job at UBC

October 21, 2018

Cedric Babu Ndilima is now the head of corporate communications, sales, and marketing at Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC), SautiTech has learnt. Babu, whose

Cosmas Mwikirize wins prestigious US scholarship

October 20, 2018

Cosmas Mwikirize, a Ugandan scientist has won the 2018-19 Shatkin Scholarship, named after Aaron Shatkin, the founding director of the Center for Advanced

Blockchain technology to track source of minerals in Rwanda

October 20, 2018

Rwanda is set to host the blockchain-powered tantalum-tracking platform, the first of its kind in the world, aimed at finding solutions towards conflicts

Over 3000 cops to be trained in CCTV management

October 19, 2018

Over 3000 police officers are to be trained and equipped with CCTV management skills to help them handle the ongoing Uganda Safe City