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Apple throws Instagram ‘stalker’ app off store

Apple has banned an app that let people monitor others’ activity on Instagram. Like Patrol charged a fee to notify users which posts their friends had “liked” and who they had recently followed. The action comes a month after Instagram had tried to force the app to shut down after …

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Valentine’s Day text glitch causes mass confusion

Text messages received overnight on Wednesday confused thousands of mobile phone users in the US. The messages were sent on Valentine’s Day, but bizarrely arrived eight months later, carrying Wednesday’s time stamp. The issue occurred across all major carriers in the US, and affected both Apple and Android devices. Syniverse, …

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3 hidden features on WhatsApp to help you

WhatsApp has so many features that sometimes, useful ones go unnoticed. Today, we’re looking at three great options that you might not have known about. 3 hidden features on WhatsApp 1. Send higher quality photos Normally we send photos through the “Gallery” option, but that compresses them so that they …

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Zuckerberg should pay price for damage to democracy – Hillary Clinton

Former US presidential candidate, Hilary Clinton has criticised Facebook’s decision to let politicians lie in adverts. According to her, Mark Zuckerberg “should pay a price” for what he is doing to democracy. Hillary Clinton said as she expressed doubts about whether free and fair elections were even possible in the …

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Android: 20 dangerous apps you must delete now – Experts warn

From Samsung to Huawei, Android smartphones are some of the most popular devices on the market. But if you use an Android device, you may want to double-check which apps you have installed. Researchers from ESET have warned users about 42 dangerous apps that were previously available on the Google Play …

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Central University turns on solar plant

The Central University is set to increase its usage of solar energy as part of efforts to reduce the school’s spending on electricity. The school started using electricity from solar at its Miotso Campus at Dawhenya, near Tema, this month and is now convinced that the resource was the best …

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Donald Trump wants the iPhone home button back

President Donald Trump seems to have recently switched to an iPhone without a home button, and he doesn’t seem to like it very much. So much so that he decided to casually subtweet Apple CEO Tim Cook with a bit of light tech commentary. iPhone 8 plus We can’t tell if Trump …

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The race to build a flying electric taxi

For any commuter the prospect of being whisked to and from work in a fraction of the time it usually takes is pretty irresistible. No traffic jams, no train delays and no cold platforms – what’s not to love? This is the promise of more than a hundred companies developing …

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China’s Xiaomi plans to launch more than 10 5G phones next year

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp plans to launch more than 10 5G phones in 2020, CEO Lei Jun said on Sunday, speaking at the World Internet Conference in the eastern Chinese town of Wuzhen. Lei’s remarks come as the company faces intense competition in its home market from rival Huawei …

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Ghana-based IT professional wins Microsoft MVP award

Ghana-based Information Technology (IT) professional, Mr Abou Conde has won the 2020-2021 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award. The award by the American multinational technology company – Microsoft was in recognition of his exceptional technical community leadership on the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform in Ghana. “We recognize and value your …

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