VYBZING Animated Music Video Challenge to be hosted in Jamaica

“Bring the vibes, bring the creativity” is the call from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) as it announces its 2016 VYBZING Animated Music Video Challenge to be hosted in Jamaica. Under the theme, “Beam Me Up with ICTs,” young animators are being challenged to create a two-minute video which explores how information and communication technologies […]

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge makes a big splash at MWC 2016

The new Samsung Galaxy S7 has been officially announced at Samsung’s Unpacked event. The high-end smartphones with great design keeps iterating each year and in 2016 the Samsung S7 has made bigger splash just from its announcement that the S6 did last year. Before I look through the notable features and upgrades for the Samsung […]

Instagram app now allows switching between multiple accounts

Social media managers, pet owners, Instagram addicts and super users rejoice! You can now add multiple accounts (up to five) to your Instagram app on iOS and Android when the most recent update. Version 7.15 onward Account switching is available as part of Instagram version 7.15 for iOS and Android. The company explained in a […]

WhatsApp is the #1 Mobile Messaging App in the World

Some say that WhatsApp is the the most popular mobile messaging app in the world. The app is now boasting one billion monthly active users. That’s more than Facebook Messenger, more than iMessage, more than LINE, more than Skype; basically any and all popular mobile messenger apps in the world. Developing Economies driving growth WhatsApp […]

NCB sends out Digital Innovation Challenge

National Commercial Bank (NCB) is one of Jamaica’s biggest banks and offers a wide range of banking and financial services through a network of 37 branches and over 170 ABMs island-wide, as well as telephone and internet Banking. In an interesting move NCB has put out a Digital Innovation Challenge as they seek to “consistently […]

New Player set to enter Jamaica’s Mobile Telecommunications market

Jamaica currently has two players in the mobile telecommunications services market. However the Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Phillip Paulwell has revealed that an application is now before Cabinet for the granting of a new licence. This was revealed at the opening of the Energy Services Company (ESCO) on Wednesday January 27th 201 […]

WhatsApp now 100% free

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. It has exploded in popularity with over 1 billion users worldwide. It is available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows phones and Nokia phones. Though it has taken some flack for being insecure it has become […]