JAMNAV launches API to allow developers to tap into Geospatial Data

JAMNAV is a service by Mona Geoinformatics Institute (MGI), at the University of the West Indies. It provides a GPS navigation map for Jamaica which allows users street-level, voice-assisted, turn-by-turn navigation from a start point to any local destination. Thier primary product is the sale of Jamaica’s location data to GARMIN devices but recently JAMNAV […]

1SpotMedia offering free Usain Bolt Biography with 12-month Subscription

Jamaicans in the diaspora now have another reason to sign up for subscribe to 1SpotMedia. 1Spotmedia is the RJRGleaner Communications Group’s Internet media service, offering the full range of the RJRGleaner Communications Group television and radio brands, including TVJ, RETV, JNN, TVJSN, RJR94 FM, FAME FM, and HITZ92 FM, POWER 106, MUSIC 99 in one spot online. The […]

Barbados to host CaribNOG 13

The thirteenth regional meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, or CaribNOG, will take place in Barbados from April 18 to 19, 2017. CaribNOG is the region’s first volunteer-based community of network engineers, computer security experts and tech aficionados. “At CaribNOG 13, we’re expecting a large turnout of network operators, telecommunications regulators, academics, Internet service […]

WhatsApp adds Snapchat-like feature: WhatsApp Status

Move over Snapchat and Instagram Stories, there is a new player in the “videos/pictures that explodes in 24 hours market” –  Whatsapp Status! The WhatsApp Status feature is currently being rolled out and will allow users share photos, GIFs or videos overlaid with drawings, emojis and a caption that will be visible to selected or all […]

Pokémon GO expanding to include 80 New Gen 2 critters

The biggest mobile app release of 2016 was undoubtedly Pokémon Go. After months of minor tweaks, hacker swatting, in-game events and a slow worldwide rollout it seems that Niantic is finally releasing some serious game updates including the addition of dozens of new Pokémon. Will the new Johto Pokemon result in a huge resurgence for the […]

GK MPay Mobile Money – Mobile App Overview

GK MPay is Grace Kennedy’s new branded mobile money service that was launched recently. It allows users to conduct monetary transactions, including paying for goods and services, from a virtual account. This account can be topped up and is connected to a bank account. GK MPay is a regulated virtual account that cuts a lot […]

Mobile Money: GraceKennedy gets approval from BOJ to launch GK MPay

GraceKennedy Payment Services has been granted a license by the Bank of Jamaica to take its mobile money solution to the public through GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS) locations island wide. This comes at the successful conclusion of a nine-month pilot project which registered participation of over 250 internal customers. Branded GK MPay, the service will […]