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A Roundup Of Last Week’s Tech Trends


Let’s recap everything in tech that happened between the 10th and 17th of April, 2015:

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge was launched: With the first batch officially being launched at Connect Zambia’s Samsung Experience Store at Eastpark Mall in Lusaka on the 11th of April, 2015. They’re both very beatiful phones to look at, and the camera had our jaw slightly dropping at it’s clarity. You have to see it for yourself to understand. Go to the experience store and experience the phones. Read more on its features here and also compare its pricing in some of the biggest stores in Zambia here.


eCommerce business types in Zambia: eCommerce businesses are gaining momentum in Zambia and before you start buying or selling products/services it’s important to understand what kind of eBusiness you’re in or want to create. We gave the 5 common types currently in Zambia here so you can figure it all out.


How to buy and sell on the eMarket Kaymu: speaking about eCommerce, we wrote about how one can go about buying and selling items on the online marketplace Kaymu. It’s present in many countries but has its own Zambian platform. To get started read more here.

Cyanogen 12 was rolled out first to the OnePlus One phone: Cyanogen 12 was rolled out first to the One Plus One smartphone, created to work with the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system.  It comes with features such as App Themer and has its email powered by Boxer. You can read more about that new tech here.

Protecting your device’s data: How people love scandal, and what better way to create it than leak a few photos from a phone to social media? If the names ‘Mainga’ and ‘Priscilla’ are now dented in your mind and you don’t want the same fate, there are tips to ensure that your private life stays private. Read those tips here.

Fibroniks FTTH project expanded from Zambia to Zimbabwe: The fibre to the home (FTTH) project called Fibroniks which was started in Zambia by CEC Liquid Telecom expanded to Zimbabwe to offer some of the fastest and cheapest internet connections. This is a great tech move for households that are tech savvy and want to be connected. Fibroniks allows more than one device to be connected to the same connection. Read more about the expansion here.

Huawei P8 was shown off: and it’s really pretty, (even though it looks strikingly similar to the iPhone 6)! It comes as a smartphone and a phablet version called the P8Max.


Both have a 13MP back camera and an 8MP front camera, a 3GB RAM, a 2680 mAh battery in the P8 and a 4360 mAh one in the P8Max. It also runs on the Android 5 (Lollipop) operating system. The version that was released has a dual SIM functionality, one microSIM and one nano SIM.

Thats about it in tech stories from last week. Let’s see what this week has on the table.


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