Afroway Newsletter: Receive our picks weekly to your inbox!
Jazz & Soul
Style & Culture
Artist of the week
\\ Rega launches turntable for Record Store Day 2018
As we gear up for the 11th year of the Record Store Day. Rega has announced a new limited-edition turntable…
\\ Microsoft new app allows easy transfer of photos to PC
Microsoft release iOS, Android app “Photo Companion” that allows users to quickly transfer photos and videos from a phone to…
\\WhatsApp Business App is finally here
The app will make it easier for small businesses to communicate with customers
\\Sony unveils new GSA CEO Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba
Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba has been appointed as the new CEO for Sony Music Entertainment, Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA).
What’s up, WhatsApp? Blackout hits messaging service
Popular instant messaging service WhatsApp hit by major blackout
IPhone X unveiled: An all display smartphone
Apple has launched what it says is the future of the smartphone.
Samsung Note 7 burns: Company attributes fires to two battery faults
As things were heating up at Samsung following the incidents of the Galaxy Note 7 catching fires, researchers
BMW unveils self-balancing next generation smart bike
The BMW Group has unveiled a series of concept vehicles to mark its 100th birthday, which include the new Motorrad…
Uber Scheduled Rides now in East Africa
Ride-hailing company Uber’s Scheduled Rides are now available in the four major East African cities. The feature which targets riders…
UberEats enters South Africa market
Uber Technologies will be rolling out its food delivery service UberEats to South Africa on Thursday, as it looks forward…
Samsung unveils spectacular Gear S3 watch
Samsung Electronics has launched its latest design of wearables, a smartwatch model that is inspired by traditional timepieces design, the…
Twitter introduces new tool to filter out annoying tweets
If you are a Twitter user, you probably, at one point, have cussed your throat sore at some lame tweet…
Facebook and Unity to develop new Facebook PC gaming Platform
Unity and Facebook have joined forces to build a new platform that simplifies the process for transferring and publishing games…
Uber now allows request for a cab without the App in India
Uber has unveiled a new site that allows users to hail a cab without the need for the famous application…
Speedo ‘Swim Coach’ fitness tool launched
World’s leading swimwear brand, Speedo has launched ‘Swim Coach’ a digital coaching tool to help improve fitness through swimming.
Casio G-Shock’s New Gulfmaster comes with first-ever Quad Sensor tech
The Gulfmaster GWNQ1000-1A model comes with Quad Sensor technology which adds a water depth sensor to the watch for the…
BMW Connected will allow you to beat traffic, plan driving routes
BMW plans to release its first version of its BMW Connected, an app which will simplify the daily planning of…
Yahoo View is here: Yahoo launches TV watching site
Yahoo has launched a new TV watching site which features free content from Hulu.
Meta search engine Torrentz shuts down
One of the oldest piracy search engine, Torrentz has shut down its search functionality.
Small businesses to make money from new Facebook Page sections
Facebook is in the process of rolling out new page sections to help promote goods and services on sell.
Daring LG to release LG V20 with Andoid 7.0 Nougat in September
Do you recall the chatter around LG’s launch of the successor to V10? The company has officially announced the launch…
Samsung battery test video shows Galaxy S7 is the best, but...
Ever wondered which of the major flagship smartphones has a better battery life? Well, Samsung has released a video of…
Mercedes Benz unveils e-Truck prototype
The prototype truck which will weigh 26 tonnes was unveiled by the German manufacturer and Daimler Trucks.
No free Windows 10 after July 29
Microsoft will be shutting down its free upgrade to Windows 10 on July 29, the very day the software maker…
BlackBerry Launches new Android device, DTeK50
BlackBerry has finally launched a second Android powered phone, the DTeK50 is the mobile phone maker’s first touchscreen-only Android gadget,
Verizon buys yahoo for $4.83 billion
The curtains have finally come down on Yahoo, a company that has tried so hard to stay afloat in the…
Last VCR to be produced end of this month, but no one cares!
Once upon a time there was a VCR, a kind of machine that would play and record video from or…
Car owners get chance to sell old machines at Kenyan classy motor event
Got one of those vintage or just an old car? Probably you have had enough of it and want to…
All-African passport launched: In theory and practice
The African Union electronic passport is here, the new passport was launched at the 27th AU Summit held in Kigali…
10 million Android smartphones infected by malware
The malware that secretly installs apps and spies on the browsing habits of victims has infected millions of phones across…
BlackBerry says physical QWERTY keyboard here to stay
Following the announcement that BlackBerry was discontinuing its Classic range of phones,
BlackBerry dumps Classic smartphone
American mobile phone maker Blackberry is killing its Classic smartphone. The model was based on a physical QWERTY keyboard.
Microsoft preps users for Windows 10 upgrade
The deadline for users to get the new free Windows 10 upgrade expires on July 29, after which you will…
Netflix unveils new app logo
Netflix is known for the unusual things and we are used to all that so long as they still give…
Tanzania stirs region with first-ever home-made chopper protect
Tanzania is set to produce choppers of its kind that will be entirely made it the East African nation. The…
Streaming-only releases to be eligible for Grammy Awards
Grammys will now consider streaming-only releases, this following a series of changes to the Grammy Awards.
Uber services take off in Tanzania
Tanzania is now the latest East African country to receive the revolutionary Uber taxi services after Kenya.
What Facebook Messenger redesign seeks to achieve
Facebook Messenger’s redesign has seen the application add a number of tabs including; Home, Favorites and Birthday Reminder tabs.
Twitter now lets you Retweet yourself, go have fun with that tweet
Want to retweet yourself until the mouse can’t tweet anymore?
YouTube rival Amazon Video Direct launched
Amazon, one of the biggest online retail firm has unveiled a new service dubbed Amazon Video Direct which will allow…
Visits to Service Centres May Soon Be Pointless as New Samsung+ App Is Launched
Samsung has made a major move in an attempt at customer satisfaction, following the launch of the upgraded Samsung+ app.
Facebook Lite App Lets Users Watch Videos On Slow Connections
You probably have that device working with slow speeds; say something close to the range of 2G? It makes your…
Kenyan Innovation Awards Set For March
With the Kenyan ICT sector growing in leaps and bounds, the youth are the main force driving the sector, but…
Samsung Unveils Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge: The Waterproof Handsets
Mobile phone manufacturer Samsung will be giving out free headsets to customers who pre-order the new Galaxy S7 and S7…
Facebook Messenger For Android Supports Multiple Accounts
There we go….Facebook Messenger for Android will now support multiple accounts.
The Independent Goes Web Only
Things are changing in the UK media landscape as one of the top newspapers The Independent goes digital.
Instagram Supports Multiple Accounts
The online social networking platform Instagram has officially launched its latest update which supports multiple accounts.
The Pirate Bay Implements Streaming Feature
One of the largest and popular torrent trackers The Pirate Bay has launched a new Torrents Time feature that allows…
Mozilla Abandons Firefox OS, looks to IoT
Mozilla has announced that it will end development on Firefox OS for smartphones after version 2.6 release.
Jazz & Soul
Style & Culture
Artist of the week