Mark Zuckerberg’s Africa tour tracks tech’s growing interests on the continent

After a surprise Nigeria visit to meet with techies in Lagos, Mark Zuckerberg took his Africa tour to Kenya this Thursday. There the Facebook CEO visited the iHub innovation space, reviewed the BRCK mobile Wi-Fi device, had lunch with Kenyan ICT Cabinet Secretary Joseph Mucheru, and met with tech…

Link: Mark Zuckerberg’s Africa tour tracks tech’s growing interests on the continent via techcrunch.com

Inside the 2016 MacBook Pro — CPU choices

While no update is expected at the Sept. 7 Apple event, a long-awaited refresh of the MacBook Pro has two obvious main processor choices — but what it has selected to use will dictate if the computer releases sooner, or later. Relatively speaking, it has been a long time since the MacBook Pro was…

Link: Inside the 2016 MacBook Pro — CPU choices via appleinsider.com

Can we still expect a “best on Windows” Microsoft experience?

The day that Microsoft introduced Windows 10 was also the day that Microsoft said this would be the final and, as they boasted, best version of Windows yet. It was also the day that Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella went on record assuring millions of enthusiasts, consumers, developers and businesses…

Link: Can we still expect a “best on Windows” Microsoft experience? via http://www.windowscentral.com

Top 10 Android Apps of August 2016!

– Any – Acer Liquid M220 Airave 2.5 Plus Alcatel 510A Alcatel 768 Alcatel 871A GoPhone Alcatel A206G Alcatel A382G Big Easy Alcatel A392G Alcatel A394C Alcatel Authority Alcatel Big Easy Flip Black Alcatel Dawn Alcatel Fling Black Alcatel Idol 4 Alcatel Idol 4S Alcatel One Touch 991 Alcatel One…

Link: Top 10 Android Apps of August 2016! via http://www.phonedog.com

The best Linux distros: seven versions of Linux we recommend

Even people who wouldn’t know where to start with a command line interface have probably heard of Ubuntu, and it’s not hard to see why. Here we’re greeted by the friendly, familiar face of Debian (a larger distro that predates Ubuntu by a decade), with new releases every six months rather than ev…

Link: The best Linux distros: seven versions of Linux we recommend via http://www.techradar.com

Cyber Security for Travelers: How Not to Get Burned This Summer

It’s as summer as it can possibly be. As the temperatures soar, the city streets empty more and more. These days there are fewer cars, fewer people, fewer reasons to be stressed. Work is slow and out-of-office auto-responders are the norm. You cannot help but daydream about your upcoming holiday,…

Link: Cyber Security for Travelers: How Not to Get Burned This Summer via heimdalsecurity.com

The Today and Tomorrow of Mobile Gaming — #Android @FinalFantasy #videogames

Let’s face it — living in a bustling city means there’s a lot of downtime to contend with; long grocery store lines and half-hour+ commutes mean there’s a lot of time that needs to be filled, and I usually pass the time playing games on my phone. In the early days of mobile gaming, the best I cou…

Link: The Today and Tomorrow of Mobile Gaming — #Android @FinalFantasy #videogames via http://www.yrbmagazine.com