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6 Ways to Be Data Efficient When Developing Mobile Apps for African ICT4D Projects

6 Ways to Be Data Efficient When Developing Mobile Apps for African ICT4D Projects

Published on: Sep 05 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Ways to Be Data Efficient When Developing Mobile Apps for African ICT4D Projects
Here is what I’ve learned about being data efficient when developing mobile phone applications. The first and foremost thing, is to please the user by reducing...
A $16 Billion Dollar Future in Feature Phone App Development

A $16 Billion Dollar Future in Feature Phone App Development

Published on: Feb 21 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
If you listen to Kennedy Kachwanya, African developers should be developing for smartphones, not feature phones. In fact, just last week, I was talking with Moses...
If You Could Have Unlimited Broadband, What Would You Use It For?

If You Could Have Unlimited Broadband, What Would You Use It For?

Published on: Feb 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Let’s take a moment to dream. Let’s imagine that you could have unlimited, high-speed broadband Internet access at a reasonable price or even for free,...
Two Reasons Why Software as a Service Is a Bad Business Model

Two Reasons Why Software as a Service Is a Bad Business Model

Published on: Jun 07 2013 by Wayan Vota - 12 Comments
Looking around the tech world and you would think Software as a Service (SaaS) is a godsend. All the cool Google services (search, GMail, Docs) are SaaS and the...
The African Cyber Cafe of the Future is Here Today

The African Cyber Cafe of the Future is Here Today

Published on: Feb 15 2012 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
If you were to think about what Internet cafes might look like in 5 years, I bet you might imagine something like the photo above. A clean, modern cyber cafe...