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Gadgets & Apps

Google Glass is back but it’s not here for you

Yesterday, Alphabet’s X division announced their new device Google Glass Enterprise Edition. The new version of Google Glass will be targeted for use in companies that in industries like manufacturing, logistics, and healthcare etc. The selling price of Google Glass EE is not known at the moment but given how the first one was retailing for […]
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Broadband

What to look forward to #BroadbandEconomy Conference tomorrow

We look forward to welcoming some of you to the Broadband Economy Conference tomorrow Thursday the 20th of July 2017. Most of you will have to join us via live streaming right here techzim.co.zw/BEC or on our Facebook page. You can join in the discussions by sending questions and comments on the various discussions via […]
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Business

Now you can shop from Choppies online

Without a doubt the internet is surely disrupting our traditional systems. We’ve been talking quite a bit about this as we prepare for our upcoming Broadband Economy Conference where these and other related topics will be discussed in full to help businesses leverage on this disruption rather than be booted out by it. See, the […]
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Business

Digital Future Conference 2017 Video

“If it’s not online, then it doesn’t exist.” That statement stood out throughout the conference, though implied more than it was actually said. It might sound a bit exaggerated, but this video will surely clear things up for you and help you see how it is not so far from the truth. The Digital Future […]
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Education

Private schools, local languages and all the rest…

Sometimes it doesn’t make sense why certain stories find their way on Techzim right? An example of such is this very article. Why would a tech blog talk about vernacular languages in the education system? Here’s the short explanation: First, you are right, Techzim is a tech publication with a hint of business. Education, however, […]
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Mobile Money & eCommerce

Press Release: Telecash wins best aggregator award

Telecel Comms and Branding Director- Obert Mandimika (left) and Distribition Manager – Titus Goredema (right) holding the Best Aggregator Award. Telecel Zimbabwe’s mobile financial service platform, Telecash, has been awarded the Best Digital Financial Services Aggregator at the Agent banking and Digital Financial Services Awards held on Thursday this week. The best aggregator award that […]
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Events

Facebook developer circle – A new community for developers and non developers

Today, Facebook launched their developer community called developer circles. The community aims to attract regular people who are either already established coders or who are interested in code. It will mainly be a place for learning new and old Facebook technologies. So how will it all work, Facebook developer circles aren’t just about writing code […]
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Broadband

Title deeds, what for? Flexibility in the #BroadbandEconomy

Some have called it the most important scientific and social advancement since the discovery of electricity. I would contest that the internet is bigger in impact than electricity itself. Yes, electricity is a more important discovery because without it we wouldn’t have the internet. However when looking at both in isolation of each other, the […]
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Social Media

Adverts are coming to Facebook Messenger

Earlier this week, Facebook announced that they will be rolling out advertisements globally to their mobile messaging application – Messenger. The feature was already available but only in Australia and Thailand as it is still in its testing phase. After getting good feedback, the company has decided to roll out the update to everyone using […]
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Media

Facebook audio – The democratisation of radio

Late last year, Facebook launched their audio streaming service on their mobile application. The service is similar to the Facebook live video we’re all used to but just without the video part. Earlier this year, the service was rolled out to a select few as it was in the testing phase. Recently, Facebook has added […]
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Gadgets & Apps

The big F and battery life… data usage too

Okay, we need to have this conversation again because even this far into 2017 Facebook still has not managed to fix the battery drain issues that plague its official app, the android one at least. You would think with the resources at their disposal they would have figured it out by now but no, it […]
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Miscellaneous

The power of a #hashtag

Image credit: Pixabay No doubt the hashtag has become a powerful tool in this digital age. Well of course, it drew most, if not all of it’s power from Twitter, not only because it originated there but also because of the structure (for lack of a better word) of the platform. However, it still is […]
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