Samsung Unveils Micro LED, NEO QLED and Lifestyle TVS AT CES 2022

Samsung Electronics today unveiled its newest MICRO LED, Neo QLED and Lifestyle TVs ahead of Consumer Electronics Show 2022. With advancements in picture and sound quality, more screen size options, customizable accessories and an upgraded interface, the 2022 screens bring the vision of ‘Screens Everywhere, Screens for All’ closer to reality with life-like images, immersive sound and hyper-personalized experiences MICRO LED offers a best-in-class picture quality thanks to 25 million micrometer-sized LEDs that individually produce light and color, creating an incredibly immersive experience through impressive depth, vibrant colors and a…

Huawei partners with African universities to train 700,000 ICT professionals

 Huawei Technologies has set an ambitious target of training nearly 1 million new ICT professionals in partnership with universities across the African continent. Under the theme of “Connection, Glory, Future”, Huawei has invited bright university students from 70 countries and pursuing courses in Information and Communication Technologies to test their talents through an intense assessment. The ultimate aim is to increase academia collaboration with the ICT industry to advance the digital transformation of local industries. This year, young Kenyans drawn from the University of Nairobi among others are part of a group of 15,000 students in 130 teams, from 500 top universities and colleges are participating in the assessment.  They are tasked with designing and building innovative solutions on Huawei technological platforms, including the Cloud to address areas such as environmental protection and close societal gaps with digital skills. Besides the traditional Network and Cloud Track, it includes an Innovation Track that will for the first time stretch the students’ creativity. With a target of 700,000 skilled professionals trained by the year 2023, the firm is using its annual ICT assessment to examine the students for their ICT knowledge, practical skills and innovation acumen. The program also serves as a platform for talent placement, with 350 students having succeeded in getting jobs over the last 5 years. Billed as the largest of its kind in Africa, Kenyan students will be looking to maintain the winning streak set in 2020 by the Mazingira Team from Kenya that presented a solution called ‘Wildfire PrediTec’ designed and built on Huawei IoT and AI platforms to detect, analyze, predict and prevent wildfires. They tied with two other teams from Uganda and Mauritius for the joint first prize while the grand prize was collected by a team from Nigeria The Sub Saharan Africa finals are scheduled for February 2022 while the global finals will take place in May 2022. Over the past 5 years, the competition has attracted over 80,000 passionate ICT students, with 21 teamsentering the global finals, further incentivizing contestants to excel in this field.

OPPO A95 Smartphone Now Available for Purchase in Kenya

OPPO A95 that was released last month is now available for purchase in Kenya. Continuing the characteristic features of the OPPO A series, A95 empowers users through powerful technology and stylish design, to address young and sophisticated users’ needs for smarter everyday communications. OPPO A95 comes equipped with a large 5000mAh battery and 33W Flash Charge to ensure longer battery life and usage time. Stylishly finished using the unique OPPO Glow design, the smartphone is not only gorgeous to look at, but comfortable to use and highly durable. It also…