Google is connecting Africa to Australia with Umoja subsea cable

According to Google subsea cable Map, Google’s fibre optic cable has been coming from Kenya, passes through Uganda, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia, Zimbabwe, and with Google Cloud Region in Johannesburg, the fibre optic cables stopped in South Africa. Now, Google has announced Umoja subsea cable to connect Africa with Australia. The subsea cable … Read more

Starlink Internet Now Available in Indonesia

Starlink is now available in 17,000 islands of Indonesia. The satellite-based internet service, operated by Elon Musk’s SpaceX, promises high-speed internet even in the most remote and rural regions of Indonesia. According to the AP, Musk visited the island of Bali Today, Sunday 19th of May, 2024, to officially launch the SpaceX’s satellite internet service. … Read more

Top 5 countries with the costliest internet shutdowns in Africa 2024

In Africa, internet shutdowns have become increasingly common, especially during political conflicts and elections. Recently, several African governments have imposed internet blackouts to control information and suppress dissent during periods of political unrest. In addition, many subsea cables have been damaged, adding to the latest internet disruptions that’s currently happening in Africa. Specifically, the internet … Read more

Major Solar Storm Disrupts and Degrades Musk’s Starlink Satellites

On Saturday, Starlink, the satellite division of Elon Musk’s SpaceX, cautioned of “degraded service” amidst the Earth enduring its most substantial geomagnetic storm in two decades due to solar activity. Starlink maintains approximately 60% of the approximately 7,500 satellites orbiting Earth, solidifying its dominance in satellite internet provision. Musk mentioned earlier on Saturday 11 May, … Read more

Best Ring Light and Tripod Stand under N10,000 in Nigeria

Ring Light with Tripod Stand price in Nigeria is not friendly at all in many electronics shops available on the street. I, personally, have experienced in a physical store near my house. I entered the store and asked for 10 inch ring light and the man called it N25,000. I was light “what happened?’ Immediately, … Read more is now live in South Africa

Amazon has launched its e-commerce store in South Africa, making South Africa the first African country to have the US e-commerce giant operating in. The Amazon South Africa is having 3,000 pickup locations where buyers can pickup their ordered goods. Stocks available on the website are tagged in local pricing, ensuring next-day delivery. In … Read more

Vivo X Fold3 Pro: Global launch on the Horizon?

Vivo’s latest foldable phone, the X Fold3 Pro, launched in China in March, but eagle-eyed tech enthusiasts might be wondering: will it see a global release? While vivo hasn’t officially confirmed anything yet, there are signs pointing towards a possible international debut. When Vivo introduced the X Fold3 and X Fold3 Pro back in March, we … Read more

Egypt and Italy partner to create AI Data Centre in Cairo, aiming for African Leadership

Cairo, Egypt – May 6, 2024 – A powerful collaboration between Egypt and Italy promises to propel Africa to the forefront of artificial intelligence (AI) development. The partnership, announced after a meeting between Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat and Italian Minister of Enterprises and Made in Italy Adolfo Urso, will establish … Read more

Vivo unveils release date for X100 Ultra and X100s Duo

Vivo is launching new phones soon! On May 13th, they’ll reveal the Vivo X100 Ultra, along with two others: the X100s and X100s Pro. The X100 Ultra stands out with its unique camera setup. It has cool features like a micro-gimbal anti-shake telephoto lens for capturing fast-moving objects, a powerful macro camera for close-up shots, … Read more

The Galaxy S22 series OneUI 6.1 update has been discontinued

Following the recent update rollout for the Galaxy S22 series, reports emerged regarding a lock screen issue affecting certain devices, prompting an immediate halt to the update distribution starting Friday. The concern extends beyond the malfunctioning lock screen; some users also reported unresponsiveness in the touch screen functionality. In severe instances, users may find themselves … Read more