Practical Insights on Apple

Breaking News: USAID Launches $4.1 Million Artificial Intelligence Initiative

Breaking News: USAID Launches $4.1 Million Artificial Intelligence Initiative

Published on: Apr 01 2019 by Bertie Heliograf - 13 Comments
Washington, D.C. – For Immediate Release, April 1, 2019: Today the United States Agency for International Development launches a groundbreaking initiative...
Do You Trust Apple and Google More Than Your Government?

Do You Trust Apple and Google More Than Your Government?

Published on: Mar 14 2019 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Lesson I: Never take candy from strangers, unless they are a multinational tech corporation When I was younger, I was taught that the ridges and patterns found...
Which Mobile Phones Work Best for Disaster Responders and Humanitarian Aid Field Teams?

Which Mobile Phones Work Best for Disaster Responders and Humanitarian Aid Field Teams?

Published on: Mar 05 2018 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
During my time working with a well-known Mobile Industry Development group, one request which would turn up on a regular basis in my in-box was for recommendations...
Breaking News: Apple Buys USAID and US State Department

Breaking News: Apple Buys USAID and US State Department

Published on: Apr 01 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
WASHINGTON, D.C. – For Immediate Release, April 1, 2017 – Apple® today announced it has agreed to acquire the critically acclaimed US Department of State and...
What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?

What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?

Published on: Nov 04 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?
While the rapid development of information and other technologies has brought the world closer together, it has also contributed to highlighting some of the glaring...
ICT4D is Better Than Apple at Pleasing Its Customers

ICT4D is Better Than Apple at Pleasing Its Customers

Published on: Feb 08 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on ICT4D is Better Than Apple at Pleasing Its Customers
In a recent post wondering what Steve Jobs would do in ICT4D, Ken Banks of FrontlineSMS fame bemoaned the lack of customer focus in ICT4D and expected that Apple...
You Need an iPad (not Tablet) Strategy in 2012

You Need an iPad (not Tablet) Strategy in 2012

Published on: Jan 30 2012 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Recently, Apple released its 4th quarter earnings, and the numbers were stunning. Macrumors spells out the highlights of what is now the most valuable public...
This is NOT a School in a Box

This is NOT a School in a Box

Published on: Nov 11 2011 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Recently there is much hoopla over this tweet by David Coltart, Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture, in Zimbabwe: Great meeting with Apple folk in Paris...
Who is Who in ICT4D in Ghana, West Africa?

Who is Who in ICT4D in Ghana, West Africa?

Published on: Jan 03 2011 by Tsega Belachew - 2 Comments
I am an Ethiopian that has not been back in Africa in 4 years and so I am counting down to my very first trip to Ghana and I am excited. Ghana is arguably one of...
What the Apple Tablet Means for Africa

What the Apple Tablet Means for Africa

Published on: Jan 27 2010 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Today, the gossip says that Apple will show off a 10-inch touch screen device with the amazing multi-touch gestures that make the iPhone such a breeze. It will also...